A beautifully presented detached cottage, located in the grounds of the owners' home, in the scattered village of Walford, within the beautiful Wye Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in the Forest of Dean.
This delightful cottage is furnished throughout to a very high standard, providing light and airy contemporary accommodation, ideal for a small family holiday.
On entering the cottage there is a welcoming sitting room which houses a warming woodburner, perfect for those chilly evenings.
Also there's a well-equipped kitchen which boasts exposed brick and wall beams, all adding to the charm and character of the cottage.
The kitchen offers both a breakfast bar area and a dining table, to seat all guests, making a great place to sit and catch up with loved ones over dinner.
The ground floor bedroom is at the end of the cottage and has its own doors to the front garden.
Climb the stairs from the sitting room to a further two bedrooms and a bathroom.
This superb cottage has a private, enclosed gravelled garden with furniture and barbecue immediately outside the front door, where you can sit and relax with a refreshing drink.
Alternatively, guests are welcome to use the owner's one acre lawned garden, where there is an enclosed swimming pool (summer use only), barbecue room and a sun room, perfect for relaxing on a summer's day whilst enjoying the idyllic surroundings.
Many traditional pubs serving home-cooked food and real ales are close by, a lovely treat at the end of a day exploring the area.
Visit the historic riverside town of Ross-on-Wye, enjoy the many outdoor activities on offer in the Forest of Dean, or walk along the River Wye enjoying the abundance of wildlife and river activity.
A wonderful cottage for a memorable holiday at any time of year.
Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double, 1 x twin, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area and breakfast bar (seats 3). Sitting room with woodburner. Shared use of owners' enclosed outdoor heated swimming pool (available from end of April – middle of September), barbecue room and sun room.
About the location
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.