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Thornhill

Little Doward, near Whitchurch, Herefordshire
Grade 4 Star rating

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14/05/2019
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms3
Bathrooms2
Pets0
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Description

A spacious, well-equipped, detached holiday cottage in a beautiful location, with all the mod cons one could ask for.

Ground Floor: Living/dining room with beams/kitchen. Utility room. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 2 double, 1 twin. Shower room with toilet.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot and high chair on request. 32" Smart TV. DVD. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Freezer. Wi-fi. Large, lawned garden with patio, sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Parking (3 cars). Cycle store. Welcome pack. No smoking. NB: 6 steps in garden.


This detached holiday cottage is situated next to the owners’ home, in an elevated position and commands stunning views across the beautiful countryside of Herefordshire, the Malvern Hills and the Forest of Dean. This is a wonderful walking area with Woodland Trust walks starting from the doorstep, wildlife enthusiasts will be pleased as deer and wild boar can sometimes be seen. There are many places of interest all within a 30-minute drive, which include the historic towns of Monmouth and Ross-on-Wye, both of which have golf courses as well as a hedge maze, butterfly centre, river cruises, canoe centre, cycle hire and pubs. Places of historical interest include Tintern Abbey and castles at Raglan and Goodrich, which are well worth a visit. Chepstow Racecourse, Abergavenny, Hereford, Gloucester and Newport are all within driving distance. Shop 1 mile, pub and restaurant 11/2 miles.

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Features

  • Barbecue
    Barbecue
  • Bike Store
    Bike Store
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
    Golf nearby
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Stairgate
    Stairgate
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • WiFi
    WiFi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Open Plan
    Open Plan
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site


Customer Comments

  • 8

    14/04/2019
    Confirmed guest, 13/04/2019
    Lovely owners, location is a great base for the area with spectacular views.


  • 10

    07/04/2019
    Confirmed guest, 06/04/2019
    Superb, lovely views location and owners. So scenic great for a relax watching birds and in front of the log fire.


  • 9

    27/03/2019
    Confirmed guest, 25/03/2019
    The most striking thing about the property is the outdoor area. There's a lovely patio with a sloped lawn. The view is breathtaking. We thoroughly enjoyed BBQing here - no better place!


  • 10

    09/03/2019
    Confirmed guest, 08/03/2019
    Superb location, great views and walks from cottage, hosts were very welcoming and helpful. Would recommend the Potting Shed in Whitchurch for an evening meal. Cottage immaculate with great views and walks


  • 9

    13/02/2019
    Confirmed guest, 09/02/2019
    A fabulous cottage tucked into a hill, close to the top, meaning it is sheltered and has a fantastic view. The approach road is steep and narrow but serves just a few houses so there was no traffic. There is a roomy porch to remove wet shoes and clothes and a large utility with boiler that means things will dry again quickly. The kitchen is large and airy with the most storage available to us that we have ever had. The dining room has a large table, great for dining and to gather to play games. The sitting room is small and darkened by the large conservatory but does seat six. We found the seats a bit too low for old bones and new hips but we coped. The stairs are steep with narrow treads but not a problem. The bedrooms were fine although the main bedroom could have done with a bigger bed. The linen was spotlessly clean, as was the whole house, but was very dated. Still we thoroughly enjoyed our week and will have to return in autumn for the colour and hopefully to see deer. Babs and Roger are lovely people and very helpfully.


  • 10

    27/01/2019
    Confirmed guest, 26/01/2019
    Excellent and friendly owners always a great week away.


  • 9

    06/01/2019
    Confirmed guest, 02/01/2019
    Lovely tucked away cottage that offers everything you need. The owners were very welcoming and added extra little touches to make the stay special. The cottage is very well equipped and in an area great for walking/cycling. One morning we saw a pack of deer running through the forest at the back of the cottage. We would definitely visit again but would book a longer stay as didn’t get time to do everything we wanted to in the area.


  • 10

    06/01/2019
    Confirmed guest, 29/12/2018
    We enjoyed a fabulous family (myself, my husband and three adult sons) Christmas at Thornhill. Everything about this lovely cottage made it a memorable and relaxing holiday. Thornhill is comfortable and very well equipped - I managed to cook a full Christmas dinner with ease. The utility room, with washing machine and drying facilities was an added bonus. By far the best feature is the large conservatory with extensive views over the surrounding countryside, and I spent many happy hours watching the visitors to the bird table on the terrace. We all said that we would love to come back when the weather is warmer so that we could make use of the large terrace and garden. The hosts were very friendly and welcoming, showing us around the entire cottage on arrival. All in all, a fantastic week in a very comfortable cottage with stunning views. We will definitely visit again in the future.


  • 10

    11/12/2018
    Confirmed guest, 10/12/2018
    I took my partner here for his birthday. It’s the most wonderful place we have stayed with exceptional views & every facility within the house. It exceeded my expectations and Rodger was extremely helpful. I would stay here again and I don’t say that lightly as I like to visit different places.


  • 10

    22/11/2018
    Confirmed guest, 17/11/2018
    The same as last year five stars. We cannot find fault with thornhill it is a home from home. Barbara and roger are the kindest hosts and are always avaliable to help. We have booked up again for next year!


  • 8

    14/04/2019
    Confirmed guest, 13/04/2019
    Lovely owners, location is a great base for the area with spectacular views.


  • 10

    07/04/2019
    Confirmed guest, 06/04/2019
    Superb, lovely views location and owners. So scenic great for a relax watching birds and in front of the log fire.


  • 9

    27/03/2019
    Confirmed guest, 25/03/2019
    The most striking thing about the property is the outdoor area. There's a lovely patio with a sloped lawn. The view is breathtaking. We thoroughly enjoyed BBQing here - no better place!


  • 10

    09/03/2019
    Confirmed guest, 08/03/2019
    Superb location, great views and walks from cottage, hosts were very welcoming and helpful. Would recommend the Potting Shed in Whitchurch for an evening meal. Cottage immaculate with great views and walks


  • 9

    13/02/2019
    Confirmed guest, 09/02/2019
    A fabulous cottage tucked into a hill, close to the top, meaning it is sheltered and has a fantastic view. The approach road is steep and narrow but serves just a few houses so there was no traffic. There is a roomy porch to remove wet shoes and clothes and a large utility with boiler that means things will dry again quickly. The kitchen is large and airy with the most storage available to us that we have ever had. The dining room has a large table, great for dining and to gather to play games. The sitting room is small and darkened by the large conservatory but does seat six. We found the seats a bit too low for old bones and new hips but we coped. The stairs are steep with narrow treads but not a problem. The bedrooms were fine although the main bedroom could have done with a bigger bed. The linen was spotlessly clean, as was the whole house, but was very dated. Still we thoroughly enjoyed our week and will have to return in autumn for the colour and hopefully to see deer. Babs and Roger are lovely people and very helpfully.


  • 10

    27/01/2019
    Confirmed guest, 26/01/2019
    Excellent and friendly owners always a great week away.


  • 9

    06/01/2019
    Confirmed guest, 02/01/2019
    Lovely tucked away cottage that offers everything you need. The owners were very welcoming and added extra little touches to make the stay special. The cottage is very well equipped and in an area great for walking/cycling. One morning we saw a pack of deer running through the forest at the back of the cottage. We would definitely visit again but would book a longer stay as didn’t get time to do everything we wanted to in the area.


  • 10

    06/01/2019
    Confirmed guest, 29/12/2018
    We enjoyed a fabulous family (myself, my husband and three adult sons) Christmas at Thornhill. Everything about this lovely cottage made it a memorable and relaxing holiday. Thornhill is comfortable and very well equipped - I managed to cook a full Christmas dinner with ease. The utility room, with washing machine and drying facilities was an added bonus. By far the best feature is the large conservatory with extensive views over the surrounding countryside, and I spent many happy hours watching the visitors to the bird table on the terrace. We all said that we would love to come back when the weather is warmer so that we could make use of the large terrace and garden. The hosts were very friendly and welcoming, showing us around the entire cottage on arrival. All in all, a fantastic week in a very comfortable cottage with stunning views. We will definitely visit again in the future.


  • 10

    11/12/2018
    Confirmed guest, 10/12/2018
    I took my partner here for his birthday. It’s the most wonderful place we have stayed with exceptional views & every facility within the house. It exceeded my expectations and Rodger was extremely helpful. I would stay here again and I don’t say that lightly as I like to visit different places.


  • 10

    22/11/2018
    Confirmed guest, 17/11/2018
    The same as last year five stars. We cannot find fault with thornhill it is a home from home. Barbara and roger are the kindest hosts and are always avaliable to help. We have booked up again for next year!


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