With one double bedroom, a private patio for al fresco dining, and long walks through beautiful countryside, this cottage makes an excellent place for a romantic break. This lovely, semi-detached barn conversion is situated in the heart of an eleven-acre smallholding, just three miles from Ross-on-Wye. This property has been beautifully renovated, seamlessly mixing the charm of period features with sleek, modern design. The property boasts a chic open-plan living area with modern, well-equipped fitted kitchen and a wood-burning stove for cooler nights. At such a short distance from Ross-on-Wye, this lovely home-from-home makes a great base f...rom which to explore all this exciting region has to offer, no matter what the time of year.
Amenities: Oil central heating with woodburner in sitting area. Electric oven & hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, flat screen TV with Freeview & DVD player, 2nd flat screen TV, stereo/CD player. Fuel, power & starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Shed for bikes. Delightful side patio & lawn with garden furniture & BBQ. Sorry, no pets & no smoking. Shop & pub 1.5 miles. Note: This owner requests a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £100.
Region: Herefordshire offers visitors the chance to journey through lush green countryside, enjoying splendid black-and-white timbered villages, a magnificent cathedral city, a fairytale Georgian castle at Eastnor or books galore in famous Hay-on-Wye.
Town: Scattered over the slopes of Howle Hill, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this lovely, rural hamlet overlooks the glorious Wye Valley and the Royal Forest of Dean. This charming, tranquil holiday destination is situated between the historic market towns of Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth, which serve the village with local amenities. The town of Monmouth is full of wonderful historical architecture timbered Tudor buildings, striking seventeenth century market halls and majestic bridges line the winding streets of this picture-perfect town. Goodrich Castle is also nearby, providing a perfect example of a twelfth century Marcher Castle whilst alternatively, visitors could enjoy walks along the River Wye or along Offa's Dyke and the Wye Valley. With so much to see and do in this area, there's bound to be something to suit every taste and budget.
Left on 03/09/2010 for a stay in December 2009 | FilippaT
Howle Hideaway is a real gem hidden in the depth's of the Herefordshire countryside.
The house has been beautifully decorated throughout to a very high standard and was a real 'cosy' place to stay as a couple. The property had a very large open plan lounge and kitchen with the bedroom on the first floor (via a quite tight spiral staircase).
The owners of the property were very helpful and were willing to help out when we encountered problems with the weather (it snowed very heavily when we were there). There is also a lovely pub about a mile away which does grea food.
All in all a great little hideaway for a romantic getaway from it all!
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