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Tre-Essey Farm Cottages - The Cowshed

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St Weonards, Ross-on-Wye
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Cheltenham, Chepstow and Worcester are easily accessible, as are the Malverns, Brecon Beacons and Skirrid Fawr.

These holiday properties (refs 28693 and 25025) are situated in the grounds of the owners’ home in beautiful rural south Herefordshire, 3 miles from the Welsh Border and close to the Forest of Dean and the many facilities of the idyllic Wye Valley. The Bullpen stands detached, whilst The Cowshed is semi-detached. The Forest has many picnic sites, ponds, cycling paths and attractions such as Go Ape which make for memorable family day trips. Good walking from the door and within easy driving distance of the cathedral cities of Hereford, Worcester and Gloucester. Visit Symonds Yat Rock, famous for its nesting peregrine falcons and the Wye Valley for rock climbing, fishing and canoeing. Within easy driving for racing at Cheltenham, Chepstow and Worcester. Also popular for climbers and walkers are the Malverns, Brecon Beacons and Skirrid Fawr. Golf can be found at Hereford, Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth. Shop 1½ miles, pub and restaurant 3 miles.

All on ground floor: Living room with patio doors/dining room/kitchen with beams and wooden floor. 3 bedrooms: 1 double (6ft, zip and link) with en-suite bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet, 2 twin (zip and link), both with en-suite shower room and toilet.

Electric central heating. Two travel cots. Freeview TV. iPod dock. Dishwasher. Patio with sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (3 cars). Welcome pack.

Both properties: Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Electricity, bed linen and towels included. DVD and small library. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Barbecue. No smoking. NB: Small unfenced stream 60 yards from property.

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  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Bike StoreBike Store
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Ground Floor FacilitiesGround Floor Facilities
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • Woodburning StoveWoodburning Stove
  • Christmas Themed CottageChristmas Themed Cottage
  • WifiWifi
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • No PetsNo Pets
  • All En-suiteAll En-suite
  • Open PlanOpen Plan
  • Car Parking - On SiteCar Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 01/10/2016
    Had a lovely stay in this cottage, lots of extras for us on arrival, including home made cakes. Cottage had a very cosy feel to it and so peaceful at night, you could hear the owl hoot. Easy to get to places from this location, and several of National trust properties in easy reach. Nice to chat to the owners Martina And Paul. Thank you for making us feel welcome.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 17/09/2016
    We had a thoroughly enjoyable week's stay at the Cowshed, and were made to feel very welcome by the owners. The accommodation was excellent and very well equipped. If we return to this area for future holidays we would definitely consider staying at the Cowshed again.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 10/09/2016
    Excellent - a perfect home from home. There is nothing we wanted that wasn't there - everything had been thought of.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 20/08/2016
    Beautiful well equipped cottage with super comfy beds. Liked the activities provided for children for rainy days. Great fun feeding the friendly chickens and sheep!

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 13/08/2016
    Great place to stay and unwind with easy access to activities within a reasonable distance. Cottage very comfortable and has everything you should need. Owners very nice and welcoming. Definitely would stay again.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 18/06/2016
    This cottage was the best we have encountered in 10 years of holidaying together

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 11/06/2016
    A great self-catering cottage! Decorated to a high standard. Owners were very friendly and helpful. We liked that it was all on one level. Chickens roam the area so you need to be comfortable with that. It was very hot the week we stayed so flies were an issue. However, the owners have done everything possible to help (i.e. lots of different fly catchers!).

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 02/04/2016
    Very pleased. All ages enjoyed the property and the holiday.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 26/03/2016
    This is a lovely cottage, in a rural location - well maintained and most welcoming. Very well equipped with many extras - hairdryer, hand soap in all bathrooms, dishwasher tablets, toddler toys, books etc. Furnishings are an eclectic mix but all of a good quality and beds were very comfortable. Plenty of storage and all rooms are a good size - we particularly enjoyed the open plan lounge/kitchen/diner. Towels were plentiful and all linens are good quality. Showers were spacious and worked very well - with four different head settings. The heating worked well and the cottage was lovely and warm, even without the wood burner, and there was plenty of hot water. Wifi was excellent although there was very limited mobile signal for calls or texts. Owners were very friendly and we enjoyed feeding the sheep and chickens. There is lots to do in the surrounding area and we had a really lovely holiday with our teenagers. We all agreed we would be very happy to return. Tip - if you shop at Morrisons or Sainsbury's in Ross, before coming to the cottage - don't buy eggs. They are available from the owners at a reasonable price.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 18/03/2016
    This is lovely place to stay! Very well-equipped with lots of lovely touches - like the welcome pack ( banana muffins for us as well as milk and apple juice) and flowers in all rooms. Bedrooms and bathrooms very comfortable and large. Owners lovely and friendly - checked that we were ok but not intrusive after that. Log burner great for chilly evenings. We were lucky with the weather (early March) and were able to sit on patio and enjoy the views, lovely sunsets and views over the hills. The chickens and sheep just added to enjoyable experience! This is nothing with cottage but if you want a pub lunch they are often closed (this was out of season) and are quite a drive away. We did Symond's Yat, the Mappa Mundi and Hereford Cathedral and, whilst the men went fishing/golfing, we went to an auction in Ross-on-Wye - a great experience! An excellent break for us all!

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 03/02/2016
    Excellent accommodation very clean and well equipped .

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 21/11/2015
    Pleasant welcome lovely tasty cake in welcome pack and friendly sheep all made for a relaxing stay.

  • 7

    Confirmed guest, 31/10/2015
    Good sized bedrooms & living/dining areas. Parking for 3 cars a little optimistic - one big estate car left only room for a couple of tiny cars. Internet access OK, but no mobile reception and no land line, so not an option if you need a break with a couple of days working.

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9.5 out of 10 – based on 18 reviews collected by Reevoo
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