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The Granary

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

4.8

Manor Cottages rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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54 Customer Review(s)

  • Linda

    “Really enjoyed our stay over new year with our dog.”

    Area is nice to explore on foot or drive further afield to see historical sights. Briefly met our hosts who seem nice. The cottage itself is very nice and attached to the main home. Very clean and well presented. The small Xmas tree, lights and Xmas cushions were a lovely touch. Sitting in the conservatory is so peaceful and comfortable. Kitchen has all you need for staying in to cook, just remember to bring any oils, etc. The bed was very comfortable, but for some reason the duvet felt ...

    Area is nice to explore on foot or drive further afield to see historical sights. Briefly met our hosts who seem nice. The cottage itself is very nice and attached to the main home. Very clean and well presented. The small Xmas tree, lights and Xmas cushions were a lovely touch. Sitting in the conservatory is so peaceful and comfortable. Kitchen has all you need for staying in to cook, just remember to bring any oils, etc. The bed was very comfortable, but for some reason the duvet felt narrow for 2 of us. The bathroom is compact, with everything you need, but the shower lacks a bit in power. NOTE: As much as the steep ladder-like stairs were mentioned on the listing, I didn’t take on board just how steep. My fault, but anyone with mobility issues of any kind (or even fear of heights) should not book this cottage. I was a bit of an effort with my bad back and leg! Also if staying on your own it could be awkward to get any bags up too.

    - Linda, December 2023

Summary

  • One double bedroom
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast bar
  • Sitting room with dining area and electric fire.
  • 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
  • Note: Access to the bedroom is by stairs that are steep like a ladder, care to be taken.

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 which is accessed by stairs that are steep like a ladder 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.

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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.

Note: Access to the bedroom is by stairs that are steep like a ladder, care to be taken.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas