4 double bedrooms, sleeping up to 8 guests, plus infants in cots
Accessible: 1 bedroom on ground floor
Large private mature garden, gas BBQ, outside seating for eight and outdoor games
Hydrotherapy Jacuzzi Hot Tub
Magnificent rural views and stargazing potential – even from the hammock!
Walking distance (350m) to the picturesque fishing lake
Old Barn House is a charming four-bedroom detached cottage set in stunning South Herefordshire amidst rolling countryside with open views, yet close to the major road and motorway networks. It is conveniently located for Ross-On-Wye (five miles west), Hereford (ten miles north) and Monmouth (twelve miles south) with Hay-On-Wye, Gloucester and Cheltenham within 45 minutes and Bristol, Birmingham and Cardiff just over an hour’s drive. Symonds Yat, Forest of Dean, Offa’s Dyke and Malvern Hills are also nearby as well as other great places to explore or experiences and activities to undertake.
The characterful cottage provides a luxurious getaway for families or friends of up to eight guests, plus additional infants in cots, in the four bedrooms (one superking, one king and two twin or superking bedrooms (depending on guest preference)). The property has an outdoor private hot tub, beautiful mature garden, ample private parking and has been designed with luxury, comfort, and modern living in mind, including Wi-Fi throughout.
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All bedrooms have Hypnos mattresses on beds, hypoallergenic duvets and pillows and Egyptian cotton linen.
The outside area has a large patio with comfortable rattan furniture, gas BBQ (available May to October inclusive including BBQ equipment and gas), and a hydrotherapy Jacuzzi Hot Tub (which can accommodate up to six adults including one lounge seat). The beautiful garden also boasts a double hammock and range of outdoor games: football posts, football, badminton set, cricket set and rounders set.This is all set amongst tranquil gardens overlooking picturesque Herefordshire views.
The property is family friendly with various outside games to keep any age entertained as well as one travel cot, one highchair with straps, stair gate, and plastic cutlery available for infants.
We are also dog friendly, please make sure they are also booked in for your holiday and we accommodate a maximum of two dogs in Old Barn House. The garden is securely fenced and we we will provide a dog crate, cage mat, water bowl, feeding mat and a doggie 'welcome pack' (poop bags, canine towel, dog treats etc). Prior to booking please see our ‘doggie code’ which must be agreed to before the booking is placed – please remember that taking a holiday with your dog isn’t the same as taking a holiday from your responsibilities as a dog owners.
For more information on what is included in the property please see the information.
The cottage is open all year round with Monday and Friday changeovers. This means you can book a three-night weekend, four-night midweek break or a week break with arrival and departure either on a Monday or Friday, except Christmas and New Year which changes each year.
A Coarse Fishing Lake is a short walking distance (350m) from the cottage and is stocked with carp, bream, tench and other silver fish. Guests must provide their own fishing equipment and licence to fish in Andy's lake. Day fishing is complimentary to guests by prior arrangement.
Deposit: 30% payable when booking is made.
Full Balance: due 8 weeks before arrival.
Security Deposit: £200 pre-authorisation on day of arrival.
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Discover a host of great activities and entertainment. For adventure seekers there is mountain biking, cycle tracks, zip-wires, kayaking. For explores there is a great range of attractions from magical Puzzlewood, to Clearwell Caves and (Dean Forest Railway) Steam Trains. There are also many beautiful walks including the Sculpture trial and spectacular viewpoints (including Yat Rock) as well as many castles, museums and cathedrals. You can also plan your perfect cycle route through the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley.
Including English Heritage and National Trust: Hampton Court Gardens Castle and Gardens, Berrington Hall, Croft Castle and Parkland, Brockhampton Estate, Eastnor Castle, The Weir, Cwmmau Farmhouse, Laskett Gardens, National Garden Scheme, Hereford Cathedral Garden Tours.
Hereford Cathedral is home to the Hereford Mappa Mundi, one of the world's unique medieval treasures.
Sightseeing, tours and talks company in Herefordshire.
5-acre coarse fishing lake stocked with mirror carp, common carp, tench, bream, perch and roach. Guests must provide their own fishing equipment and licence to fish in Andy's lake. Day fishing is complimentary to guests by prior arrangement.
Horse riding centre situation in the stunning Black Mountains.
A classic British motoring icon manufactured in Malvern for over 100 years - enjoy a tour and visit the museum and visitor centre.
The craft brewery offers great beer, brewery tours, brewing your own experiences, and other experience days.
Cider mill tour, cider tasting and the Scrumpy House Restaurant.
Vineyard tour in one of England’s oldest vineyards with brasseries on site.
Blacksmith Experience Day.
Spa and Golf
Clay pigeon shooting
Gorge Walking, Rock Climbing, Abseiling, High Ropes, Caving, Raft Building, Canoeing, Survival Training, Team Challenge
Quad Biking, Clay Shooting & Archery
Hoovercrafting, Quad Biking, Paintballing, Rally Karting, Gorge Walking, Abseiling, Caving, Assault Course, Mountain Biking, Indoor shooting, Clay Shooting, Canoeing, Mountain Boarding, Mountain Walking, Off Road Driving, Orienteering, Raft Building, Rock Climbing.
Segways & Treetop Rope Course.
600m outdoor go-kart track
Private 4x4 off road training
At Eastnor Castle
The Harewood End Inn is a family run pub with a relaxed atmosphere and is the closest pub to Old Barn House, approximately 1.3 miles
The New Inn at St Owens Cross is perfect for that special celebratory meal and prides itself on Fine Dining in a 16th Century former Coaching Inn using local Herefordshire produce. The New Inn is approximately 2.4 miles from Old Barn House
Under The Nut Tree is an unique dining experience, featuring a 3 course menu on Friday and Saturday nights cooked in the outdoor fire kitchen. Booking essential. It is approximately 5.7 miles from Old Barn House.
Glewstone Court is a Country House Hotel open to non residents. The Cedar Tree restaurant has 2 rosettes and offers afternoon tea, evening dining and 6 course tasting menus. Glewstone Court is approximately 5.4 miles from Old Barn House.
The Loughpool at Sellack is approximately 3.4 miles from Old Barn House and is a black and white pub with flagstones, wood burner and features local produce in a seasonally changing menu.
The Bell at Skenfrith is a multi award winning restaurant run by Head Chef Joseph Colman featuring seasonal produce, some grown in their own kitchen gardens. The Bell is approximately 6.6 miles from Old Barn House.
The New Harp Inn is a country pub offering fine beers, wines and good food. It is approximately 3.6 miles from Old Barn House.
The Cross Keys is a family run coaching inn serving good food and drinks. It is approximately 7.4 miles from Old Barn House.
No 9 is a popular brunch spot offering casual dining and varied menu to suit all tastes. No 9 is approximately 11 miles from Old Barn House.
Local pub serving a traditional menu. The Axe and Cleaver is approximately 3.5 miles from Old Barn House.
A fantastic local pub for a families! The pub offers traditional British pub food and the large play area is ideal for the children! Approximately 4.6 miles from Old Barn House.
Pub with local ciders, beers and a delicious menu, especially their Sunday lunch! The Moody Cow is approximately 8.8 miles from Old Barn House.
A country pub offering great food with their own 'twist' focusing on quality and value. Approximately 12.7 miles from Old Barn House.
A contemporary cocktail and tapas bar in Ross-on-Wye. Approximately 6.6 miles from Old Barn House.
Restaurant serving modern European menu in Ross-On-Wye, booking essential. No 3 is approximately 6.6 miles from Old Barn House.
A small family run Italian Restaurant offering a selection of traditional Italian meals coupled with more modern plates that show off Italian ingredients in an exciting, inventive manner. Approximately 10.5 miles from Old Barn House.
Premium burgers, beers and cocktails, very popular. Beefy Boys is approximately 11 miles from Old Barn House.
Rustic Italian Restaurant in Monmouth. Approximately 10 miles from Old Barn House.
A pub serving delicious traditional Nepalese and Gurkha cuisine and traditional Sunday lunches. The Roadmaker is approximately 11 miles from Ross on Wye.
An outstanding fine dining restaurant near Abergavenny run by owner and chef, Stephen Terry who offers a stunning seasonal menu. The Hardwick is approximately 20.5 miles from Old Barn House.
One Michelin Star restaurant serving delicious food and complimentary wines. The Walnut Tree is approximately 15.8 miles from Old Barn House.
One Michelin Star restaurant run by chef Chris Harrod who won Great British Menu in 2018 and cooked at the banquet. Their emphasis is on experience of excellence throughout. The Whitebrook is approximately 17.3 miles from Old Barn House.
Provides a range of delicious salads, sandwiches and cold buffet options for collection. Truffles is in Ross on Wye and approximately 6.6 miles from Old Barn House.
Ross on Wye Chinese takeaway and is approximately 6.6 miles from Old Barn House.
Ross-On-Wye fish and chip shop approximately 6.6 miles from Old Barn House.
Ross on Wye Modern Indian Cuisine and approximately 6.6 miles from Old Barn House.
Indian based in Whitchurch, approximately 7.2 miles from Old Barn House.
Eat in or takeaway pizza's at The Yew Tree Inn, Peterstow. They will deliver for orders over £20 and is approximately 3.7 miles from Old Barn House.
Coffee shop, restaurant and takeaway approximately 7.3 miles from Old Barn House.
The New Golden Horse is a Chinese and Peking takeaway in Ross on Wye approximately 6.6 miles from Old Barn House.
The Riceberry offers traditional Thai cuisine in Ross on Wye, approximately 6.5 miles from Old Barn House.
Local pub serving a traditional menu.
Ross-On-Wye has Morrisons, Sainsburys and Aldi. Monmouth has M&S, Waitrose and Lidl. Hereford has Tesco, Asda, Sainsburys, Morrisons, Aldi, Lidl and small M&S. All major supermarkets will deliver to Old Barn House.
Offering the best of Herefordshire local produce, bringing together a number of local producers, Tillys offer a delivery service of hampers with a range of produce or will create gifts for that special occasion. Range of items and prices detailed on their website.
We only allow dogs at Old Barn House. Please make sure they are also booked in for your holiday and we accommodate a maximum of two dogs in Old Barn House. The garden is securely fenced and we we will provide a dog crate, cage mat, water bowl, feeding mat and a doggie 'welcome pack' (poop bags, canine towel, dog treats etc). Prior to booking please see our ‘doggie code’ which must be agreed to before the booking is placed – please remember that taking a holiday with your dog isn’t the same as taking a holiday from your responsibilities as a dog owners.
Check-in is at 4.00pm and check-out at 10.00am.
A 30% of the rental is payable when booking. The balance is payable 8 weeks before the check-in date. Non-payment of the balance by the due date may be construed as cancellation of the contract. If a booking is made within 8 weeks of the arrival date, the rental must be paid in full immediately.
On the day of arrival the card that was used to pay for your deposit will be used to pre-authorise £200 as a good housekeeping / damage deposit. If your card details are out of date or you would prefer to use a different card please notify us. This payment will not be processed if the property is left in a good condition. You undertake on behalf of yourself and all other members of your party to keep the premises and all furniture, fixtures, fittings and effects in or on the premises in the same state of repair and condition as they are in at the commencement of the let (reasonable wear and tear accepted). The £200 will be released within 7 days of the rental end date subject to satisfactory inspection of the property by the Owner or nominated representative (we do not charge for minimal accidental breakages). Please be aware that it can take up to 7 days, depending on your bank, for the funds to be released back to you so you should ensure that you have enough funds for two weeks after your departure.
Cancellations must be immediately notified to us by phone and confirmed in writing by email.
For bookings placed on or after 9th January 2021:
Any refund will be made within 14 days of re-let or on the scheduled date of departure from the original booking (in the event we are unable to re-let the property).
We therefore strongly recommend you take out your own travel insurance (please see our Terms & Conditions).
Utilities, linen and Wi-Fi: the rent is fully inclusive of water, electricity, heating, Wi-Fi throughout, Egyptian cotton bed linen (not including cot linen) and luxurious towels (each guest has one bath sheet and one bath towel). We also provide four hot tub towels.
Kitchen: Fully equipped kitchen to dine 8 people (crockery, cutlery, glasses (wine, pint, tumblers and champagne) and serving dishes). Cooking equipment (pans, pots, utensils etc). Cafetiere. A complimentary starter box is included with salt, pepper, kitchen roll, cloths, two tea towels, two hand towels, oven gloves, bin bags (black and recycling), dishwasher tablets, washing up liquid, cling film and foil. A limited about of instant coffee, tea and sugar is provided to get your started.
Bedrooms: Sycamore and Maple Bedroom have a smart TV. All bedrooms have a hair dryer.
Bathrooms: two toilet rolls per bathroom are supplied, bath mats and complimentary hand soap.
Outside Area: jacuzzi, outdoor games (football posts, football, badminton set, cricket set and rounders set), patio with rattan seating for up to 8 guests. Gas BBQ with complimentary gas and equipment. Available May to October inclusive.
Welcome Hamper: we provide a complimentary welcome hamper containing a selection of Herefordshire items (crisps, apple juice, cake and pint of milk).
Infants: Available on request: one travel cot (please bring your own cot linen), one highchair with staps, stair gates and plastic cutlery.
Doggie Welcome Pack: Dogs which are booked and paid for will have access to – dog crate, cage mat, poop bags, outside dog poo bin, canine towel, throws for the sofa, doggie rocks (for the water bowl) and complimentary dog treats.
For the comfort of all our guests, no smoking is permitted anywhere in the property.
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