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Painter's Cottage

(Ref. 915365)

Kingsland, Herefordshire Show on map

5.0

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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43 Customer Reviews

  • "A wonderful cottage with exceptional facilities."

    The owner is a welcoming host and her information pack is very useful. A few bumps upstairs until used to low eaves apart it proved to be a restful week. Thoroughly enjoyable break and strongly recommended.

    Reviewed by Christopher4.7Sep 2023

  • "Another lovely stay at Painters Cottage."

    Thank you for making everything perfect for us. Margaret and Peter

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Sep 2023

  • "Excellent accommodation & ideally situated for visiting places in Herefordshire, Shropshire & Wales."

    Lovely villages & towns with lots of architecture to admire in this historic area, all set within beautiful countryside. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Painter's Cottage & the lovely garden for sitting out & relaxing on the warm evenings.The owner was a considerate host making sure everything was okay for us during our holiday.

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2023

  • "Peaceful , beautiful cottage."

    Excellent hosts. Gorgeous setting!

    Reviewed by Sara5.0Aug 2023

  • "Have enjoyed a very relaxing week at Painters Cottage ."

    It is well equipped, clean, airy, the bed is super comfortable and the fresh flowers a lovely touch. The owner is really friendly and welcoming without being intrusive and we would be happy to stay there again.

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Aug 2023

  • "We spent a week at painters cottage the owner was so welcoming ."

    The cottage was spotless and really comfortable. Location is excellent for touring around Herefordshire and the surrounding areas.

    Reviewed by William5.0Jul 2023

  • "The Painters Cottage is a delightful place for a holiday."

    We loved it from the minute we arrived. Annibel gave us a warm welcome and was extremely helpful. The garden is beautiful and it was great to sit out and listen to the birds. All being well, we hope to return next year.

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Jul 2023

  • "A superb cottage sitting in a really beautiful garden."

    The owners are very welcoming and hospitable. The cottage has everything you could want and is surprisingly roomy for a couple. The setting is great for visiting the locality. The village is interesting but not a comfortable evening stroll , despite only being about half a mile, which is the only drawback we found. The road outside is busy, particularly at times like school run.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Jun 2023

  • "Very friendly host."

    Very welcoming and helpful. The cottage was comfortable light and airy. Well equipped. Beautiful setting.

    Reviewed by Tim5.0Jun 2023

  • "Painter's Cottage was easily accessed from close-by car parking to ease unpacking and packing."

    It was light and airy and provided plenty of space. The decor was clean and functional. The upstairs was very comfortable and practical with good quality linen and towels. The bed was very comfortable and large. The kitchen was well equipped and spacious. The owner provided practical information before travelling and was very supportive. The cottage has good views front and back and is private, even though it sits in the owner's property. There is a delightful garden to the rear. We would not hesitate to book again in the future as this is an excellent quality holiday cottage located near to three NT properties and many gardens.

    Reviewed by Graham Fitzgerald5.0May 2023

  • "Painter's Cottage is a lovely property and ideally placed for exploring Herefordshire."

    Our host was very friendly and welcoming, ensuring everything was ok with the property, just after arrival, and prior to departure. The facilities within the cottage were excellent, with everything we needed available. If we had reason to return to the location, we wouldn't hesitate to book the cottage again.

    Reviewed by David4.7Apr 2023

  • "Beautifully presented cottage."

    The owners were perfect hosts and very friendly. The grounds of the cottage are lovely, we must congratulate them. Enjoyed every last moment of our stay and will definitely be back again, loved it!

    Reviewed by Kevan4.7Apr 2023

  • "Our second stay at Painter’s Cottage."

    A beautiful property in a great location for exploring Herefordshire.

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Mar 2023

  • "Lovely, comfortable cottage for a relaxing break."

    Reviewed by Grace5.0Mar 2023

  • "We had a great stay in a lovely cottage."

    The cottage had everything you needed. The owner was very nice and helpful. Would stay there again

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0Oct 2022

  • "We enjoyed the large kitchen, large refrigerator, and the huge towels."

    The cottage was very comfortable. It is not close to any shops or markets, so you need to get groceries before you arrive. Leominster has two large supermarkets.

    Thank you for your lovely comments and we are pleased that you enjoyed the amenities and were comfy. We can confirm that the local shop is under a mile away and is approx an 8 minute walk. The village shop is also jointly The Post Office and Tea rooms. There are also two village pubs under a mile, plus a Morrisons supermarket approx a 5 minute drive away, we're so sorry if you didn't realise that. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lenette5.0Oct 2022

  • "Another wonderful stay at Painters Cottage; already booked to go back next year."

    Amanda and Steve are lovely hosts. Immaculately kept Garden and lovely setting

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Sep 2022

  • "Excellent property - no negatives at all."

    Owners very friendly and helpful, bed very comfortable and property has everything you need. Would highly recommend. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Aug 2022

  • "Comfortable accommodation that was a pleasure to return to at the end of a day sight-seeing."

    Glorious garden that the sunny weather enabled us to enjoy.

    Reviewed by Pamela5.0Jun 2022

  • "I think it says it all that we hope to book to stay again next year."

    Just about everything we needed was provided. As people with mobility issues, it would have been good to have a down stars loo, but we coped with the stairs. The bed was wonderful,as it was so big. Kitchen equipment, although we didn't cook much, was there. Lovely garden with adequate seating both using the bench beside the cottage and the table and chairs up the steps. We really enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Rosemary4.7May 2022

  • "Excellent accommodation clean and tidy, very friendly hosts could not fault it."

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Jun 2021

  • "Lovely cottage, well equipped in rural setting; owners are very friendly ..."

    Lovely cottage, well equipped in rural setting; owners are very friendly Loads to do in surrounding area; will certainly be returning soon

    Reviewed by Steven5.0May 2021

  • "Another lovely stay at Painters Cottage."

    The cottage was immaculate and clean and felt very safe during these strange times. Lovely base to explore the area and we saw different places we haven’t been to before. We hope to be back for a third stay in 2021

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Oct 2020

  • "Lovely cottage set in beautiful surroundings; owners very friendly"

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Sep 2020

  • "We have stayed here several times before and are always delighted with the accomodation."

    The owners are so friendly and helpful and we highly recommend it as a holiday venue to explore Herefordshire.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Sep 2019

  • "Painter's cottage turned out to be probably the best ( 2 people) cottage we have stayed in."

    Spacious, clean, comfortable and set in a lovely position we found it very relaxing. The owners were very helpful and made us feel welcome. All these things gave us an excellent holiday.

    Reviewed by William5.0Aug 2019

  • "The cottage was very well decorated and maintained."

    The beds were very comfortable and extremely clean. I would not hesitate to visit again or recommend to anyone. We have already booked another cottage with Sykes, this time to the north Norfolk coast.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Aug 2019

  • "The cottage was very comfortable and spacious."

    The bed was lovely and we had a good nights sleep everynight. Because of road closures we arrived very late but were still greeted by the owners. During the week the owners came to see us to see if we needed anything they were great. Lovely bathroom and shower cubicle. Lots of interesting places locally to go and visit. The cottage is set in a lovely garden which we wandered about in. We would recommend this cottage to any couple as it is truly wonderful.

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Jul 2019

  • "A lovely spacious cottage."

    Beautiful gardens to walk around or for sipping G&Ts

    Reviewed by John5.0Jul 2019

  • "We spent 2 weeks at Painters Cottage on a working stay recently."

    Welcoming hosts. Lovely scones and jam on arrival. Ideal location for touring the area. Use of Garden pleasurable.All the facilities were good, comfortable bed,delightful spacious sitting room, well kitted out kitchen. If there was one thing I could suggest, I would change Dishwasher for Washing Machine.We had a 2 week stay and couldn't do any clothes washing unfortunately.Would stay again without hesitation, and highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Gerard4.7Apr 2019

  • "Painters Cottage is immaculate, there is everything you need there and its a real home from home feeling to it."

    Reviewed by Marianne5.0Mar 2019

  • "Lovely cottage with all you could need."

    Lovely base to explore the area. Only minor improvement would be a washing machine instead of a dishwasher, but it was still perfect

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Oct 2018

  • "Excellent accommodation, clean and very well furnished."

    Very warm welcome from owners

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Sep 2018

  • "A lovely place to stay with a pleasing outlook in beautiful countryside with village pubs and shop nearby."

    Owners were very helpful and welcoming and cottage very comfortable.

    Reviewed by Gerald5.0Aug 2018

  • "A lovely cottage with very hospitable hosts."

    A delightful area with lots to do. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Jul 2018

  • "The cottage was excellent in every way couldn't fault it."

    The owners were extremely helpful and knowledgeable about the sites to visit. Thoroughly recommend this cottage to anyone.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jun 2018

  • "Second visit, just as good as the first."

    We shall be back.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0May 2018

  • "We enjoyed our stay very much."

    ..a lovely cottage. The reason I have undermarked facilities is because I could not get wifi , although it stated available on details. Possibly not fault of owners....they helped me, but to no avail. My server is Virgin, maybe that was reason. Similar problems with my mobile.

    Reviewed by Kathleen4.7Mar 2018

  • "We were made so welcome and every thing was perfect."

    Will definitely book again. Many thanks

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Oct 2017

  • "A lovely cottage in a beautiful area, the owners were very friendly and helpful ."

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Sep 2017

  • "Very well located for visiting the region, spacious accommodation for 2 people."

    Reviewed by Kevin4.6Jun 2017

  • "...well, if expectations are already high, exceeding them is not to be expected"

    ! We found the owners to be very pleasant, and your (Sykes')contribution to be impeccable.

    Reviewed by T4.8Nov 2016

  • "WE HAD NEVER COME ACROSS SYKES UNTIL IT WAS DISCOVERED DURING A SEARCH FOR ACCOMMODATION IN THE WELSH BORDERS, MAYBE A HIGHER GENERAL PROFILE COULD BE CONSIDERED."

    WE HAVE STAYED IN NUMEROUS SELF CATERING UNITS IN VARIOUS PARTS OF THE COUNTRY, PAINTERS COTTAGE IS WITHOUT A DOUBT A HIDDEN GEM, ALTHOUGH THE OUTSIDE/ KERB APPEAL DOES NOT DO JUSTICE TO IT'S INTERIOR. MORAL , DO NOT JUDGE A BOOK BY IT'S COVER.

    Reviewed by Derek5.0Oct 2016

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Summary

  • One super king-size double bedroom (zip/link, can be twin on request)
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Shared lawned garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Note: The cottage is situated next to the B4360, some traffic noise can be heard
  • Note: Check-in 4pm
  • Note: Adults only, no children
  • Local shop and pub 8 mins walk
  • Please note there is a village shop under a mile away which also is the Post Office and Tea rooms
  • There are also two village pubs also under a mile and also a Morrisons supermarket approx a 5 minute drive away
  • Please note: This property only accepts Friday - Friday.

The property

Kingsland 1 mile.

A beautifully-presented, detached timber clad barn conversion set in the one acre grounds of the owner's home, surrounded by unspoilt Herefordshire countryside, a mile from the village of Kingsland and 3.5 miles from the town of Leominster.

You enter into the welcoming sitting room with a cosy seating area and a dining area with plenty of natural light, then make your way through to the well-equipped and stylish kitchen which has everything guests need to prepare a romantic dinner.

Head upstairs to the lovely bedroom with an adjoining bathroom to enjoy a rewarding soak after a day’s walking or cycling with routes available from the doorstep of the cottage.

Outside, five stone steps lead to a lawned area with garden furniture, ideal for relaxing with a good book whilst listening to the birdsong and local wildlife.

The pretty village of Kingsland is close by and has two good pubs, a well-stocked shop and a Post Office.

Enjoy the many outdoor activities on offer in the area, visit the local cheesemaker in Monkland or spend an afternoon strolling around the historic towns of Leominster, Ludlow or the cathedral city of Hereford.

A wonderful cottage to stay in at any time of the year.

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About the location

KINGSLAND

Leominster 4.5 miles; Ludow 13 miles; Hereford 16.5 miles.

The ancient village of Kingsland nestles in beautiful Herefordshire countryside, less than five miles north west of Leominster. The village boasts two good pubs, a Post Office and a store. Many activities can be enjoyed in the area including a high wire rope course, paintball, quad trekking and raft building, all of which are available at the local Oaker Wood activity centre. Also visit Mortimer's Cross watermill, an 18th century watermill located on the River Lugg, and Monkland Cheese, a working dairy producing local artisan cheeses. Leominster, dating back to the 7th century possesses some fine examples of architecture including the Priory church, along with a wide variety of shops, cafes, antique centres and pubs – it’s an ideal place to spend an afternoon. Close by are many National Trust properties including Croft Castle and Berrington Hall, plus the Judge's Chambers in Presteigne, Stokesay Castle, the renowned Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre and the Acton Scott Historic Farm are well worth a visit. Sample Herefordshire's famous cider or discover Hereford with it's fascinating Mappa Mundi world map and the captivating chained library, home to a collection of rare and ancient books. The pretty medieval market town of Ludlow makes a great day out, with more than 500 listed buildings and a magnificent castle, and also within easy reach are Ironbridge and Hay-on-Wye.

Note: Adults only, no children.
Please note: This property only accepts Friday - Friday.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter