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The Granary

Walford near Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire (Ref. 961331)

4.8

Excellent

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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34 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a lovely stay, thank you"

    Reviewed by ChloeJun 2022

  • "The Granary is a lovely little property."

    It's kitted out with all that is needed. The location is superb. Loved it.

    Reviewed by AntonyMay 2022

  • "This was our 3rd stay at the Granary ( since the great lockdown of 2020/21 ended)——you do not return without good reason!"

    Would like to come back for number 4 should circumstances allow!

    Reviewed by NigelApr 2022

  • "Very clean, warm, well equipped cottage in a lovely setting with access to many local walks and amenities."

    Found the staircase challenging!

    Reviewed by DavidFeb 2022

  • "Very clean, comfortable cottage with everything you need."

    Surprisingly spacious. Excellent location to explore this stunning area.

    Reviewed by JohnOct 2021

  • "Clean and comfortable, and in a lovely location."

    Great walks nearby, and a friendly host. Couldn’t have asked for anything more.

    Reviewed by PaulaSep 2021

  • "Excellent stay in a wonderful position."

    Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by RonaldAug 2021

  • "A lovely comfortable cottage in beautiful surroundings, with wonderful walks in the doorstep."

    Would definitely like to return.

    Reviewed by AndrewJul 2021

  • "Even though it was the hottest week of the year, we had a fabulous stay at The Granary."

    We'd been warned about the steep stairs (ladder) to the bedroom so these were not a shock to us. The efficient fan was very welcome in view of the heat. Very well equipped cottage, hands-off hosts but there if you need them, and a glorious location. Only thing I'd say is that the fence round the garden is a bit low if you have a dog that can jump high!

    Reviewed by CarolJul 2021

  • "Fantastic location for waking , also loads of pubs/ food places."

    Host is really friendly and helpful . Only a short drive from Ross.

    Reviewed by GaryJul 2021

  • "Great location."

    Reviewed by NeilMay 2021

  • "Very good accommodation, with everything needed for a comfortable stay."

    Idyllic surroundings, very peaceful. Village pub recommended, a 5-10 minutes walk. Owners friendly and welcoming.

    Reviewed by MartinMay 2021

  • "Top quality location, house, garden and furnishings."

    Nothing to complain about. Ladder to bedroom would be difficult for less agile but we didn't have a problem and it stopped the dog getting upstairs. Beautiful views and birds in garden to watch. Near Wales, Forest of Dean and River Wye, so lots of scope for outdoor activities. Conservatory/living room is the focal point of the house, so relaxing to watch the sun go down whilst sat on the sofa.

    Reviewed by HelenApr 2021

  • "Lovely accommodation."

    Beautiful walks in the area. Abundance of bird life in the large garden.

    Reviewed by JuliaApr 2021

  • "A lovely peaceful location, but perhaps we were spoiled by good weather and seeing family again after so long in restrictions."

    Owner was friendly and helpful. Would think of booking again.

    Reviewed by NigelApr 2021

  • "Lovely accommodation for 2, clean and with everything we wanted."

    A friendly and helpful couple who owned the cottage and ideal for dogs with lovely countryside and walks as very close to the Wye Valley Way.

    Reviewed by LeighOct 2020

  • "Both properties we hired on this holiday were perfect."

    The system of booking was excellent however the help received over the phone was poor. I felt that this wasn't a service Sykes were interested in providing.

    Reviewed by RichardAug 2020

  • "Very nice cottage in a good location - lovely rural views, but near enough to local atractions and amenities."

    Nicole the owner was very welcoming and on hand if required. Having washing machine was a useful feature. Lovely walk from the cottage through the woods to Goodrich Castle.

    Reviewed by RAug 2020

  • "This is a charming cottage, beautifully decorated, with excellent facilities and a well equipped kitchen."

    Great garden area with the dog and wonderful views. The owner was on hand and very helpful when we needed her. The cottage is centrally placed for visiting many of the local attractions.

    Reviewed by JoJul 2020

  • "Lovely cottage with beautiful views across the countryside."

    Comfortable bed and sofas. The kitchen is well thought out with everything you need to cook all types of meals, including a full sized oven and good fridge. Lounge has large glass windows so you can watch the local wildlife from the comfort of your chair.

    Reviewed by SallyJan 2020

  • "Beautiful house."

    So cosy and comfortable with adequate heating for the cold weather! The stars were beautiful and it was so quiet and peaceful it was perfect for our anniversary

    Reviewed by IsobelNov 2019

  • "Cottage was perfect and cosy very quiet and the views were amazing."

    Great host who welcomes you and leaves you to it unless you need Nicole.

    Reviewed by DarrenNov 2019

  • "Just had a totally relaxing time with lovely walks"

    Reviewed by MaxineSep 2019

  • "Lovely Cottage, much larger than we were expecting and I would say roomy for 2 people."

    This is a super cottage and so peacful, the sunroom lounge is such a lovely qualty and a wonderful place to sit day or night when the stars are amazing. Attached to the owners home you really wouldn't have known it, apart from the friendly welcome on arrival. We had everything we needed, plenty of storage everywhere and space for walking boots, coats etc.The quality of furniture is excellent and the hard floors throughout downstairs means they are nice and clean too. Good location with plenty of places to visit and walk inc nice off road walks from the door. To be super fussy maybe the bathroom could do with a fresh paint and new flooring, especially as the shower & tiles look brand new. Will definately be returning. Good value and I can't imagine why its not 4 ticks unless it's the steps to the bedroom that are knocking it down? but actually we liked these and just added to the charm of the place.

    Reviewed by lisaAug 2019

  • "This is a great cottage in a beautiful location."

    It is perfect for a couple and we loved it. We already knew so it was not a surprise but be aware that the stairway/ladder to the bedroom is fairly sleep. Need to be reasonably agile!!

    Reviewed by JaneMay 2019

  • "Wonderful part of the world, stunning countryside amazing walks a real break from every day life in comfortable accommodation."

    Reviewed by CMay 2019

  • "2nd time booking this cosy venue."

    Great dog walks, and plenty of wildlife to observe. Ideal location for eating out, and visiting, Hereford, Ross-on-Wye etc.

    Reviewed by PaulFeb 2019

  • "The kitchen, bathroom and conservatory was lovely."

    Clean bright and well equipped. We knew the stairs would be a bit steep,however if we had known it was a ladder type up to the bedroom I wouldn’t have booked the property.

    Reviewed by JanJan 2019

  • "The location was beautiful very peaceful."

    The Granary provided a perfect place to unwind, it was very well presented and so cosy. We are looking forward to visiting again.

    Reviewed by GayleDec 2018

  • "Was a beautiful location easy access to all areas , spacious and comfy , dogs loved the heated floor and everything was provided ."

    (my only advise with ladder to bedroom was fine for us but could be a problem for some , very steep needs to be a bigger mention in description)

    Reviewed by NicolaNov 2018

  • "The Granary was comfortable and great for wildlife watching."

    The owners are friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by JulesOct 2018

  • "The Granary was very well appointed and very clean."

    Hosts were very helpful and friendly. However we would say that the photo and description of the property does not inform you that the property is attached to the side of a large house occupied by the owners. Therefore you are very overlooked.

    Reviewed by DavidSep 2018

  • "Good location, nice views and walks onsite."

    Ideal venue for country sports. Enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by PaulFeb 2018

  • "We had a wonderful break at the Granary."

    We met the owner on arrival, who was very helpful and pointed out some good information about the local area. We could walk our dog from the cottage up the lane and straight onto the Wye Valley walk. The cottage was ideally situated between Ross-on-Wye and the Forest of Dean, so we had the best of both worlds.

    Reviewed by PeterSep 2017

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Summary

  • One double bedroom
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast bar
  • Sitting room with dining area and electric fire.
  • Electric central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine
  • TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books and games, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot available on request
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Patio area with furniture to the front, lawned garden to the sides and rear
  • One well behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles
  • Note: Access to the bedroom is by stairs that are steep like a ladder, care to be taken.

The property

A well-presented, character cottage located in the heart of Walford, near to Ross-on-Wye in Herefordshire.

Lovingly converted, the old granary features exposed beams throughout and well-furnished, the cottage is an ideal romantic retreat.

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About the location

WALFORD

Kerne Bridge 1 mile; Ross-on-Wye 2 miles.

The scattered village of Walford lies in the beautiful Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just two miles from the riverside town of Ross-on-Wye, on the northern edge of the Royal Forest of Dean. Ideally located to enjoy excellent walks and cycle routes with the Wye Valley Walk and Offa's Dyke Path both passing close by, as well as a traditional village pub. One mile away is Kerne Bridge village with its Grade II listed bridge, canoe launch site, fishing, a riverside picnic area, along with a shop and pub. Also the famous Goodrich Castle is situated within the nearby village of Goodrich, a perfect example of a 12th century “Marcher Castle”. Nestling amidst the village's picturesque houses are the delightful village hall, shop and two friendly pubs serving good food. The Royal Forest of Dean comprises some 27,000 acres of woodland and provides, through a network of pathways and visitor centres, a chance to explore its beauty, history and many outdoor activities. One great attraction is Symonds Yat Rock, from which the breathtaking vista takes in the meandering River Wye and the distant hills of Herefordshire and Wales. The delightful historic market town of Ross-on-Wye has timbered Tudor buildings, a striking 17th century market hall and majestic bridges, together with excellent shops, pubs and restaurants to suit all tastes. Stroll along the banks of the beautiful River Wye, take a river cruise or view the stunning countryside from a hot-air balloon! Visitors to this area can also enjoy day trips to delightful Hay-on-Wye, the Black Mountains and the scenic Brecon Beacons National Park. Also recommended is a visit to nearby Hereford with its historic cathedral, museums and a vast variety of shops and restaurants.

Region Information

Note: Access to the bedroom is by stairs that are steep like a ladder, care to be taken.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
Book with confidence
If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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