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Highlands Cottage | apple orchard | Wye Valley | south-facing terrace

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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Highlands Cottage is tucked away in an apple orchard with fantastic views across the hills of the Wye Valley. You can sit outside on the South facing patio and soak in the fresh air and peaceful countryside. Highlands Cottage is a detached, stone built converted stable with lots of rural charm. It is tastefully converted with a double bedroom, sitting and dining room, fully equipped kitchen and walk in wet room. Free wifi. There is parking for two cars beside the cottage. From the door you can enjoy numerous forest and riverside walks and it is a short drive to the lovely town of Monmouth, numerous local attractions, golf courses, canoe hire and the Forest of Dean. We are surrounded by woodland and a short walk to the River Wye. The cottage sits in our apple orchard, and on our 2 acre sma...Highlands Cottage is tucked away in an apple orchard with fantastic views across the hills of the Wye Valley. You can sit outside on the South facing patio and soak in the fresh air and peaceful countryside. Highlands Cottage is a detached, stone built converted stable with lots of rural charm. It is tastefully converted with a double bedroom, sitting and dining room, fully equipped kitchen and walk in wet room. Free wifi. There is parking for two cars beside the cottage. From the door you can enjoy numerous forest and riverside walks and it is a short drive to the lovely town of Monmouth, numerous local attractions, golf courses, canoe hire and the Forest of Dean. We are surrounded by woodland and a short walk to the River Wye. The cottage sits in our apple orchard, and on our 2 acre small holding, which guests are free to enjoy; there are trees to climb, a rope swing and spectacular views. We make our own cider and apple juice and have various livestock for children to enjoy. We welcome you with complimentary apple juice from our small-holding and home-made organic bread. The cottage has a double bed and bunks. The kitchen is fully equipped with hob, oven, fridge freezer, microwave and plenty of crockery and cooking equipment. The dining area seats four, and is also a lap-top friendly space (with fast, free wifi). The sitting area has two double sofas, TV, DVD player and coffee table. Outside there is a South-facing patio with table and chairs, reclining chairs and a fire bowl. Come and relax in the Wye Valley.More
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About the Owner
Louise C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2015
Interaction with guests
We are available if you need us, but leave you plenty of privacy. Our house is on the same plot so we are on hand if you have any questions. The cottage is set well away from our house so you feel very private and have plenty of your own space.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What an idyllic spot! If you’re looking for a beautiful escape, then you’ve stumbled across the right place. It’s-just-lovely! The proprietors are relaxed, the accommodation is relaxed, the views are relaxing, and the environs are relaxing! Seriously, it’s paradise found - book yourselves in!

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank SFMC101
LightPacker634792, VR Owner at Highlands Cottage | apple orchard | Wye Valley | south-facing terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Glad you enjoyed your stay. See you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely well appointed cottage which slept our family of four (aged 5 and 2) comfortably with space for our Springer Spaniel too. The children played whilst we drank Robs amazing farmhouse cider. Great woodland walks and runs on your doorstep too so the dog...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank MikeC1392
LightPacker634792, VR Owner at Highlands Cottage | apple orchard | Wye Valley | south-facing terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed the cider and the woods. See you again, Louise and Rob

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Reviewed 1 May 2019

Its a beautiful countryside location with plenty of access to nature and pleasant walks. The cottage is very comfortable with lots of amenities and space.

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank ChrisSaltmarsh
Reviewed 1 May 2019

Had a wonderful stay. The cottage is very comfortable with all mod cons. Rob & Louise were lovely hosts (highly recommend the apple juice they made). Beautiful location with some great walks on the doorstep.

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Graham G
Reviewed 30 April 2019 via mobile

Superb stay with friendly hosts in Rob and Loiuse. The cottage has all you need for a simply relaxing stay. We took our two grandchildren aged 6&7 who loved feeding the lambs and the chickens. The biggest attraction for them was the rope swing! For...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank 8righton
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Iron
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Balcony
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Toaster
Patio
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About the neighbourhood
We are 15 minutes from from the charming market town of Monmouth, with lovely independent shops and restaurants. There is a village shop at half an hour's beautiful walk through the woods. We are surrounded by miles and miles of wonderful walking country. Host Louise is a keen walker and can advise on numerous walks, taking in forests, the River Wye, pubs and historic sites. There are numerous visitor attractions a short drive from Highlands Cottage, including: canoeing on the River Wye, graded mountain bike tracks, 6 castles, Tintern Abbey, Puzzlewood ancient forest, golf courses, Go Ape, The Forest of Dean, Dean Forest steam railway. At an hour's drive you can access Cardiff and The Brecon Beacon mountains.
Getting around
A car is pretty much essential, although we are close to a bus stop serving Monmouth and Chepstow.
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