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The Granary

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

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Mr Marshall
    September 2017
    “We had a wonderful break at the ...”
    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.
    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.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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.

Upon entering the cottage guests are greeted with a well-equipped kitchen featuring the old bread oven brickwork and a lovely breakfast bar.

Relax in the comfortable sitting area or alternatively enjoy cooked meals in the dining area.

Upstairs there is a cosy double bedroom with sloped ceilings and an abundance of exposed beams.

On warm evenings, guests can sit out on the front patio area and enjoy a cold refreshing drink in the middle of the countryside.

The village of Walford is ideally located for walking and cycling, with the Wye Valley Walk and Offa’s Dyke Path both close by.

Guests can visit the traditional village pub for a warm meal or alternatively explore further afield, the famous 12th century Goodrich Castle is situated within the nearby village of Goodrich.

The historic market town of Ross-on-Wye is just a short drive away and offers excellent shops, pubs and restaurants together with beautiful Tudor buildings and a 17th century majestic market hall.

Accommodation

One double bedroom. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast bar. Sitting room with dining area and electric fire.

Amenities

  • 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, pub 10 mins walk
  • Note: due to style of property stairs are steep, care to be taken.

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.

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