A charming stone-built, all ground floor barn conversion below another apartment located in the grounds of the owner’s home in the pretty village of Whitchurch, close to the Royal Forest of Dean.
The charm of the cottage is evident as you walk through the cottage garden to the front door.
A small hallway, with space for walking gear, leads to a superb open plan living area complete with 450 year old beams, exposed stone walls and feature picture window overlooking the garden.
This room boasts a very well-equipped kitchen, dining area and a sumptuous sofa, ideal for relaxing at the end of a day spent exploring.
A delightful double bedroom with an ornate bedstead ensures a good night's sleep.
The cottage boasts both a front and rear garden, so no matter what time of day you can sit outside and enjoy the sounds of the countryside while discussing the day's activities over a refreshing drink or summer BBQ.
Take a stroll to the local shop and café which offers homemade, locally sourced produce or try a meal at the local pub.
Also a short walk away you can explore a butterfly zoo and maze or hire a canoe and discover the wonderful River Wye.
Nearby, guests can enjoy the many outdoor activities in the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley as well as Symonds Yat Rock, Clearwell Caves, Puzzlewood and the historic towns of Ledbury, Hereford and Gloucester.
A gorgeous cottage for a romantic break at any time of year.
About the location
Symonds Yat 0.5 miles; Monmouth 4 miles; Ross-on-Wye 7 miles.
The village of Whitchurch lies between the small market towns of Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth, on the edge of the Royal Forest of Dean. Boasting lovely walks in every direction, Whitchurch has a thriving village shop and coffee shop selling locally sourced products, a pub and a restaurant. Just a short distance away is Symonds Yat, a pretty Herefordshire village, which straddles the River Wye, home to the magnificent natural limestone rock popular with wildlife enthusiasts and climbers, as well as a Butterfly Farm and Maze. The Royal Forest of Dean, England's largest oak forest and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, boasts many outdoor activities, including horseback riding, abseiling, caving, numerous cycle routes and a high wire rope course. Other activities on offer for the less energetic include fishing, golf and kayaking to name just a few. Close by is the pretty village of Goodrich with its 12th century Marcher Castle, village shop and two pubs both serving good food. The historic town of Monmouth is well worth a visit with its mixture of Georgian mansions and Victorian courtyards, while the riverside town of Ross-on-Wye has many timbered Tudor buildings, riverside walks and excellent shops, pubs and restaurants. Day trips can be enjoyed to the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons National Park, the unspoilt Malvern Hills, Hereford and Hay-on-Wye.
Note: Adults only.