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Keeper’s Cottage

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Fownhope, Herefordshire
Grade 4 Star rating
Pets 3
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You will find unique features in this 1700s detached cottage, within hilltop woodland and south-facing views over Wye Valley.

This detached cottage is set within hilltop woodland with south-facing views over Wye Valley. Dating from the 1700s, the house has unique features and landscaped gardens with fruit trees. Access to footpaths and the Wye Footpath. Hereford, a 15 minute drive. Canoe hire 1/2 mile. Shops, pubs and restaurants ½ mile.

Lower ground floor: Play room. 1 twin bedroom. Shower room with toilet. Steep, narrow stairs to ground floor: Living room. Second living room. Kitchen/dining area. Utility room. Separate toilet. Steep, narrow stairs to first floor: 3 bedrooms: 2 double (one bed accessed from one side only), one (5ft) with en-suite shower room and toilet, 1 twin. Bathroom with toilet.

Woodburner in living room (no fuel provided). Gas central heating and gas included (£25per week November-March). Electricity, oil, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. Freeview TV. DVDs and small library. Electric cooker. Oil Aga. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi.Telephone-local and incoming calls. Piano. Enclosed garden with terraces, patio and furniture. Barbecue. Ample parking. No smoking. NB: Steps, drops and pond in garden. Steep, non-tarmac drive. Uneven terraces.

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  • Barbecue
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • Wifi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 23/03/2018
    Sorry, lost connection... Hope you got my previous comments. I was waxing lyrical about the cottage. Beautiful place where we share with friends for a week every year. This was our fifth visit. Has everything you would need for a very relaxing holiday. The welcome pack that is left makes you feel just that - welcome. The woods are next to the cottage and we saw deer for the first time this year. The cottage has a well equipped kitchen which is a joy to cook and eat in. The aga and heating system keeps the cottage very warm and cosy.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 27/10/2017
    We had a fantastic time. Loved the woods and walking. Some great pubs near by and a little shop. We just enjoyed the house and family time. Will definitely book again.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 06/10/2017
    Lovely cottage great location,main bedroom carpet badly stained.garden lovely but needs tlc.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 11/08/2017
    Quirky cottage with lots of features. Ideal for families or groups with dogs. Very well equipped with everything we needed. Very nice week. Only thing that let it down was the garden, which in parts was very neglected. Play equipment and greenhouse need to be removed, as does the pond if not going to be maintained. Vegetation growing over the cottage needed serious cutting back as couldn't open some windows properly. If garden could be better looked after, the cottage would be stunning.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 09/06/2017
    We had a lovely relaxing time at Keepers Cottage. It was lovely and spacious and there were some nice touches such as bread, eggs, butter and biscuits on our arrival. There are a few things that need renewing such as replacing the chaise lougue with a new one or a comfy large chair. When we talked to the housekeeper she was very helpful about fixing a couple of things but we didn't mind putting up with them while we were there and presume they would be fixed after we left. It was lovely having the garden gate open straight into the Forest of Dean for an easy walk to the pub.

  • 7

    Confirmed guest, 02/06/2017
    Lovely cottage in a beautiful location.However the outside of the property is not being maintained and kept up to the standard that I have previously experienced with cottages 4 you.We were not able to use the areas outside. The outside furniture on both patios were dirty , the patio areas was unswept which meant that we were unable to use them. ( one set of furniture was covered with bird poo , leaves, etc) The larger patio set badly needed re staining and some chairs were damaged. The garden would be unsafe for children and climbing frame was dirty and looked to be unsafe.The window in basement was wrotten so when it was opened it almost fell out! There is not enough hot water for 7 people to wash and shower at the same time.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 28/04/2017
    Great location, private, lots of steps inside and out, but everything works, nice and warm and excellent wifi speed.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 21/04/2017
    Loved the cottage, it is really well equipped and have a really nice, homely feel to it. Plenty of room for everyone and we all loved the bluebell woods right next to the cottage.

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8.7 out of 10 – based on 11 reviews collected by Reevoo
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