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Foxcote and Glen Cottages at Newcourt Farm - Foxcote at Newcourt Farm

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Marstow, near Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire
Grade 3 Star rating
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Sleeps11
Bedrooms6
Bathrooms3
Pets 2

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Description

Allowing guests to enjoy the amazing scenery from the comfort of the property, Foxcote is full of charm and character.

Extensive countryside views


Part of a working farm specialising in several pedigree breeds of sheep, are these two delightful properties boast a wealth of period detail in exposed beams and stone walls. The 16th century listed cottage on three floors (ref W4023), has a ground floor bedroom and shower room with wheelchair access and extensive views from the principal rooms towards Symonds Yat and the Forest of Dean. The old detached barn conversion (ref W40058) has large picture windows that give extensive views over beautiful countryside from the principal rooms which include six bedrooms, a large farm-style kitchen and living room. They are perfect for family get-togethers and anniversary parties with ideal facilities available. There are excellent bird-watching opportunities nearby and other local attractions include canoeing on the River Wye, Goodrich and Monmouth Castles. There is a butterfly zoo and maze within 2 miles, a swimming pool within 4 miles and Go Ape in the Forest of Dean. The market towns of Ross-on-Wye, 5 miles, and Ledbury, 12 miles away, while the historic cathedral cities of Hereford and Gloucester are 23 miles. The Malvern Hills, Brecon Beacons, Forest of Dean and the Cotswolds are within easy reach, making it an ideal base for those interested in climbing, walking and touring holidays. Ideal for golfers with a golf course within 5 miles and fishing is available at a nearby lake. The owner can provide stabling for 2 horses. Hot air balloon flights available (at cost). Pub with restaurant is within easy walking access. There is extensive parking available. Shop 1½ miles, pub ½ mile and restaurant 2 miles.

Ground floor: Living room. Dining room. Kitchen with wooden floor. Utility room. 1 single bedroom. Shower room with toilet. First floor: 5 bedrooms: 4 double, (two 5ft), one with en-suite shower room and toilet, 1 twin. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet. Gallery with sitting area. Beams throughout.

Oil central heating (£50per week, £30 per short break 1st October-31st March). Electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Cot. High chair on request. DVD. Electric range. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Freezer. Enclosed lawned garden with furniture. Portable barbecue. Ample parking. No smoking.

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Features

  • Barbecue
    Barbecue
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
    Golf nearby
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Stairgate
    Stairgate
  • Wifi
    Wifi
  • Baby and Toddler Friendly
    Baby and Toddler Friendly
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Working Farm
    Working Farm
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 8

    07/10/2017
    Confirmed guest, 02/10/2017
    Lovely converted barn, lots of space and great views. Owners were really friendly and accommodating. Nice big kitchen table for meals together and plenty of comfy seats in lounge area and all with flip out foot rests, we loved that! Great place if you're looking for a rustic country cottage feel, cobwebs and all! Would definitely go back.


  • 10

    01/09/2017
    Confirmed guest, 19/08/2017
    We had a lovely family time at the cottage. The secure enclosed garden was great for the dogs and plenty of space inside for all the family. Brilliant facilities only suggestion would be bedside drawers and somewhere to hang clothes in the small bedroom off the kitchen. The owners were friendly and very helpful and lots to see and do in the surrounding area. Cross keys in. Excellent for food and within walking distance. If we visit that part of country again the cottage would be our first choice. Thank you for a lovely holiday.


  • 9

    22/08/2017
    Confirmed guest, 05/08/2017
    This was a 3 generational holiday for ten. We loved the cottage, especially the views and surroundings. The kitchen was very well equiped though some of the equipment needs replacing, all the beds were very comfortable and the bedding and towels were lovely and clean, the bathrooms were excellent, with very good showers. Downstairs was superficially clean but we all agreed it could do with a deep clean, it is booked up fairly solidly which explains why it has not had one lately. Each morning there were snail trails across the hall floor but we could never find the culprits, they must have come under the outside door. The owners were welcoming and helpful and all in all we had a great week's holiday - even the weather was reasonable!


  • 8

    12/08/2017
    Confirmed guest, 29/07/2017
    Great location for a family holiday. Beautiful views and peaceful surroundings.


  • 4

    17/07/2017
    Confirmed guest, 23/06/2017
    Excellent location , great weather, but unfortunately the owners , who although very friendly, had never heard of "cleaning ".The accommodation could be top-class but it was clear it had not been cleaned for a long time.We spent two hours cleaning it ourselves upon arrival .We mentioned this but Mrs.Bailey was obviously in denial saying she did not understand our concerns, including dog faeces behind television in lounge.The only plus was the nice clean bedding, at odds with the rest of the standards, &the beds were very comfortable.The windows all round were filthy inside & out and many of the catches were loose or coming away.Overall a great shame because the area is lovely & ideal for visiting many interesting & picturesque locations.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thank you for your feedback. The windows were cleaned in side and all have safety locks, which are always checked between guests. The outside windows are cleaned once a month. We take great pride in our properties and have many returning guests on a regular basis. This is an idyllic country property which sadly appears not to have been suitable for this particular family.

  • 8

    25/06/2017
    Confirmed guest, 19/06/2017
    Great place for a family getaway the views are incredible. Mr and Mrs Bailey are lovely and the welcome cake was fab.


  • 9

    16/06/2017
    Confirmed guest, 03/06/2017
    Such a lovely homely atmosphere. The whole family relaxed. We've been to posher places, but this took the biscuit for just chilling out together.


  • 9

    20/05/2017
    Confirmed guest, 08/05/2017
    Beautiful location and very homely accommodation. Gill and Michael were brilliant hosts who went out of their way to ensure we had a great time. We will return!!


  • 10

    11/03/2017
    Confirmed guest, 06/03/2017
    A lovely family weekend away. Beautiful scenery and wildlife. Plenty of room and comfortable for us all, (all twelve of us), including one toddler and also our dog. Well equipped house . We met the friendly owners, who were very busy with lambing, and we got to see the newly born lambs. The more energetic of the group walked to the local pub, (I am told it took them 20 minutes.) Also, a good touring place with many interesting places to visit nearby. We didn't get the best weather - it rained, on and off all weekend. Regardless, we had the best weekend enjoying the companying of our grown up children and their partners, it's an idea cottage for a family gatherings.


  • 9

    10/01/2017
    Confirmed guest, 04/01/2017
    Brilliant place ideal for what we wanted. We came away with 3 other families all with children for New Year great big rooms ideal for the children to play and lovely surroundings. The cottage was very well equipped washing machine, iron, extra fridge freezer and lots of useful things like tea bags, sugar etc had been left out too. I found it to be very clean I had been worried reading reviews previously bit it was absolutely fine. Hosts were very friendly and helpful. Floor boards are very creaky but it's an old barn and to be expected. We all loved it.


  • 10

    21/01/2017
    Confirmed guest, 28/12/2016
    Lovely property, beautiful location, well equipped. There were 9 adults 2 children, a baby and three dogs and at no time did we feel cramped. The lounge was perfect, seating very comfortable. Skimpy curtains in the master bedroom would have been a problem in the summer but not at Xmas. Some of the furniture looked a bit tired but was still comfortable. Very convenient circular walk for the dogs.


  • 9

    12/12/2016
    Confirmed guest, 05/12/2016
    A great location for a group getaway, plenty of beds, plenty of chairs, big dining table all in a lovely location


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8.5 out of 10 – based on 19 reviews collected by Reevoo
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