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Steel Works Farm

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Gorsley, Herefordshire Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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15 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a lovely, relaxing few days away staying at Steel works farm, surrounded by wonderful views."

    The cottage was absolutely gorgeous - so cosy and inviting and there was a lovely welcome hamper for us on arrival which was extremely thoughtful and much appreciated. During our stay we went on some woodland walks with my children which was fun and we were out for hours but the owners had collated an information pack with many days out you could also explore which was very helpful. I would definitely recommend Steel works farm and would love to visit again!

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Feb 2024

  • "Really lovely little cottage in the countryside."

    Easily accessible from the motorway. We were three friends wanting to meet over new year somewhere quiet with lots of dog walks nearby. House was ideal for that, and was warm and cosy, comfy beds, and kitchen had everything we needed. Thank you for a lovely stay.

    Reviewed by Kathryn5.0Dec 2023

  • "Comfortable cottage equipped with everything you need."

    Lovely location and only a few miles from Ross. Thank you Jane for the generous welcome pack. The decorated Christmas tree in the lounge was a lovely surprise. We wouldn’t hesitate to book again.

    Reviewed by Pat5.0Dec 2023

  • "Lovely cottage, stunning views and owner was friendly and helpful."

    Would definitely recommend this place

    Reviewed by Maureen5.0Nov 2023

  • "Great Cottage, and location, nice quite setting got some good photos of a young Buzzard in one of the fields at the side of the cottage."

    Visited Cardiff, Ross on wye, Ledbury, Newent, Bourton-on-the-Water, Stow-on-the-Wold, and Worcester, all with in reasonable driving distance. The owners were very friendly and said if you need anything just ask. Everything in the Cottage you needed also milk,orange juice and a bottle of wine, in the fridge and a welcome pack. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Sep 2023

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at the barn and Jenny the owner was very Accommodating let us use her fields for walking and dog sports."

    And amongst the horses and goats in a tranquil environment could not have asked for more. I

    Reviewed by David4.1Aug 2023

  • "No Hot water at the property, owner did not seem bothered."

    It would seem it's a long term issue which will required a new system installed. Skye's customers need to know there is no hot water. I would appreciate a call back as I would like to take this issue and others further.

    Please accept apologies if you felt let down that was absolutely not our intention and have always prided ourselves on taking care of guests requests and ensuring they enjoy their stay. Over the past year since we opened this has always reflected positively in feedback, reviews and our guest book. However, there was hot water available at the property. Admittedly it had been turned off prior to your arrival as there had been an issue with the tank overflowing as identified by the guests that left prior to their arrival that day. A plumber had been booked in to resolve the situation. We didn’t want to run hot water away between guests thus it had been turned off. The tank runs only the kitchen sink and the bathroom basin. I would like to point out the dishwasher, electric shower and washing machine run independently from the boiler system and therefore were all working. The hot water was turned back on and we weren’t made aware that it wasn’t working after that. We did walk down to the property Monday and Tuesday afternoon to check how things were but you were out. We hadn’t heard anything else to the contrary so made the assumption all was ok. We take any maintenance issues seriously and have resolved the issue with the boiler by having a new system installed between guests 13th-15th August as it wasn’t feasible to do with guests in the property. This has also addressed any water pressure issues. Once again please accept our apologies and I hope you managed to enjoy the rest of your stay. Many Thanks Jenny Property Owner

    Reviewed by Peter3.4Aug 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay at Steel Works Farm."

    The cottage was pretty, clean and had everything that we required, as well as a lovely basket of goodies on arrival. It is perfectly located for some days out, we went to Ross on Wye and Symons Yat, and walks along the lanes and fields. Everybody was very friendly and helpful. Also loved seeing the horses, goats and dogs each day. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Sean5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lovely cottage in an ideal location to visit the many beautiful nearby towns and countryside."

    Jane and family were welcoming and friendly and the addition of horses, foals and goats meant there was always something to watch. Fabulous walking along the Wye valley and surrounding hills. The cottage was well equipped and comfortable. The addition of a hairdryer would have been good or maybe there was one and I didn’t find it! Definitely a cottage and area to recommend. Thanks for a great week

    Reviewed by Hall4.7Jun 2023

  • "Lovely location and place/situation."

    Enjoyed our break. My son and his partner were not comfortable in the diub let bed. My bed upstairs was great. It all comes down to personal taste. Lovely and clean. Great goodie bag and very friendly. Had an unfortunate incident with a bird waking up up at 5 am. Not the fault of the cottage though. Just unlucky.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0May 2023

  • "Myself and my 2 children loved our stay at Steel works farm."

    Jane and her grandchildren were wonderful hosts, becoming friends with us and sharing farm life fun and outdoor adventures across the adjacent fields. The barn itself was well appointed and had everything you’d need and more. The welcome basket was the perfect arrival gift after we’d had an arduous journey across the country to get there. Every little detail was thought of and catered for. Very comfy and relaxing home to stay at boasting picturesque views and surroundings, tucked away off the beaten track. Thank you very much for your hospitality, we’ve had many a Sykes holiday over the years and yours is up there with the best. Fabulous memories made. Thank you, Rachael

    Reviewed by Rachael5.0Mar 2023

  • "Amazing location with access directly into the local woods; great for walking (with or without a dog)."

    Property standard very good, warm with good quality furniture and equipment. Kitchen is very tight - in truth catering is a single person job as there’s no space for a second person. Could do with a couple of larger pots for catering for a small group. We loved the location, the welcome of the owners - the welcome pack was very generous. Definitely go back.

    We are delighted you had a lovely time and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Your comments reference the kitchen have been noted and we will add some larger cooking pots as suggested. Thank you again for your feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mark4.7Dec 2022

  • "A beautiful little getaway cottage We had an amazing stay at this lovely little cottage, it was perfect for our family of 4 to stay in."

    We stayed for Christmas, the place was really clean, the owners were really accommodating and couldn’t be more helpful, they were on hand if we needed anything. Thank you and we will be back! Would highly recommend this place to anyone.

    Reviewed by Deni5.0Dec 2022

  • "Beautiful location peaceful, tranquil and relaxing."

    The hosts were extremely helpful and very thoughtful. Great views and close to town to buy food etc. would definitely return again .

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Dec 2022

  • "The cottage was beautifully presented and spacious."

    We had all the facilities we needed and excellent neigh-bours! It was the perfect get away for her first family holiday and would highly recommend! The owner was very accommodating and was only a phone call away/ small walk. On arrival the care package was greatly appreciated, which included a bottle of bubbly to relax with after a long drive. We loved seeing the horses daily and even the goats who found the flowers on the decking! We would love to come back and visit again!

    Reviewed by Annabel5.0Sep 2022

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x ground-floor family room (double and single bed)
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Living/dining room with electric woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with electric woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Rear garden with decking and furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.8 miles, pub 0.7 miles
  • Note: The spiral staircase is steep
  • Note: One well behaved dog welcome

The property

Enveloped by far-reaching views across the Herefordshire countryside, situated in the quaint village of Gorsley, is this charming two-bedroom cottage, Steel Works Farm.

Completed with original features, including exposed stone walls and lofty ceilings, whilst well-positioned near local amenities and popular walking trails, the cottage accommodates five guests, especially recommended for those who love the outdoors.

Benefit from a well-stocked galley kitchen, with all expected appliances, along with a convenient breakfast bar to enjoy your meals, or perhaps head next door for formal dining around the inviting dining table; you'll also find a plush sofa, electric woodburning stove and TV to help you feel right at home.

Heading outside, be delighted by the tranquil backdrop of your abode, with views out to the nearby farmland and Herefordshire hills, perfect for a relaxing alfresco arrangement, or a night out under the stars.

At dusk, retire up the spiral staircase to the master bedroom, home to a king-size bed, whilst the family room and shower room are positioned on the ground-floor.

If you can tear yourself away from Steel Works Farm, the centre of Gorsley is a short walk away, home to a pub called The Roadmaker, the ideal dine-out option especially for a sunday roast, a childrens play area, a coffee shop, a village shop and convenience shop, to stock up on the essentials․ Also, electric vehicle charging points are close by.

By car, you'll reach Ross-on-Wye Golf Club, ideal for a competitive afternoon on the course, Goodrich Castle and its medieval ruins, and Newent Arboretum, where you can enjoy a family picnic or opt for a walk or cycle.

Towards the town you'll find River Wye, a peaceful setting, fitting for a quiet stroll, Coppett Hill, for those feeling energetic, and Symonds Yat Rock, a woodland track, perfect for hikers.

Gloucester is also a short journey away, home to Museum of Gloucester, showcasing roman ruins, running from the dinosaur age to present time, the National Waterways Museum, set upon the docks, and Alney Island Nature Reserve, 80 hectares of wetland, with picturesque scenery across the River Severn.

Gather your loved ones in Herefordshire, by choosing the charming Steel Works Farm as your home-from-home.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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About the location

GORSLEY

Newent 2.8 miles; Ross-on-Wye 6.4 miles; Gloucester 12.4 miles; Hereford 16.5 miles.

The village of Gorsley lies on the northern edge of the Royal Forest of Dean, on the Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire borders and is overlooked by May Hill and Malvern Hills with a good landscape view of the Brecon Beacons mountains. Gorsley offers a well-stocked village shop with Post Office and off licence, along with a popular free house pub with restaurant that's renowned for its Nepalese cuisine both in the county and beyond. The Three Choirs Way and Herefordshire Trail pass close to the village, whilst the village itself is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is surrounded by established woodlands which boast many popular walks. This stunning part of the country offers many activities and attractions, including numerous trails that can be enjoyed on foot, horseback or bicycle, as well as a high wire rope course, abseiling, caving and kayaking. Those looking for more relaxing activities can enjoy a day’s fishing on the River Wye or golf at one of the nearby courses. The historic market towns of Ross-on-Wye and Newent offer many amenities, whilst the city of Gloucester built on Roman foundations boasts renovated Victorian docklands and a stunning Norman cathedral whose cloisters were used in the Harry Potter films. The city of Hereford with its ancient and traditional buildings is only 16 miles away, and Goodrich is within driving distance where you will find a perfect example of a 12th century Marcher castle. Guests can enjoy a day trips to the Black Mountains, Hay-on-Wye, the magnificent Brecon Beacons National Park and the Malvern Hills, plus regency Cheltenham is just beyond Gloucester and is known as the 'Western Gateway to the Cotswolds'.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas