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Old Forge Cottage, Lyston Smithy

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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Situated in the heart of the Wye valley, our newly refurbished, Old Forge Cottage offers the perfect location for your countryside escape. Our spacious cottage offers you the comfort of a double bedroom with an adjoining bathroom and a twin bedroom with an en-suite shower and toilet. As well as this we offer a comfortable living area with log burner, a kitchen for those cosy winter evenings. We are ideally situated for walking and cycling. With many local attractions nearby you will be greeted with an abundance of opportunities to explore the area. The historic cathedral towns of Hereford, Worcester and Gloucester are all situated within an hour's drive. There is ample parking outside the property but more is available if needed. We have a car-port area that can be used for storage o...Situated in the heart of the Wye valley, our newly refurbished, Old Forge Cottage offers the perfect location for your countryside escape. Our spacious cottage offers you the comfort of a double bedroom with an adjoining bathroom and a twin bedroom with an en-suite shower and toilet. As well as this we offer a comfortable living area with log burner, a kitchen for those cosy winter evenings. We are ideally situated for walking and cycling. With many local attractions nearby you will be greeted with an abundance of opportunities to explore the area. The historic cathedral towns of Hereford, Worcester and Gloucester are all situated within an hour's drive. There is ample parking outside the property but more is available if needed. We have a car-port area that can be used for storage of cycles and other outdoor equipment. We can provide a travel cot and high chair if requested, please let us know at the time of booking. The cottage is all on one level with only a small lip on the threshold to the property. All bedding and towels are included. A simple welcome pack is also provided on arrival. We have a strict no smoking policy for the cottage. We welcome dogs all year round but please do contact us if you wish to bring a dog. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Rowena W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2015
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Reviewed 10 August 2019 via mobile

We came back yesterday after a 5 day stay. It’s difficult to emphasise what a perfect cottage in an idyllic position this is. Rowena is delightful and a lovely baker, presenting us with scones, jam and cream on arrival. The location is ideal for travelling...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Tour683475
Reviewed 30 January 2019

We were in the area to visit the National School of Blacksmithing so where else could we stay other than in an ex Blacksmiths forge! A very comfortable cottage that was lovely and warm even in the depths of winter. A tray of freshly baked...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank ClaireP2073
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Turns out this was the perfect place to wait out Storm Emma....! We booked for 3 nights but the weather had other ideas and thankfully Rowena and Declan accommodated us for another 4 to wait out the worst of it. What a fabulous place! 2...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Goodforthesoul29
Rowena W, VR Owner at Old Forge Cottage, Lyston Smithy, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you for this review. It was our pleasure to have you staying. Thanks for leaving the cottage so tidy.

Reviewed 13 November 2017

I absolutely love this place. The cottage is so comfy and spacious. Rowena and Declan are lovely and very welcoming. It's a really chilled time for me perfect holiday 😊

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank Sali I
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Lovely cottage in a great location makes for a fabulous holiday. A very friendly welcome from Rowena, & the homemade scones were gorgeous. Cottage is extremely comfortable & the layout is great with the bedrooms at either end with the living space in the middle....More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank jilianb
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful cottage, clean and comfertabel. There are 2 bathrooms, that was very pleasant for 2 couples. Rowena made us feel welcome, she baked scones.

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Anoniem1960
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Comfortable and good value. Plenty of room for four guests and kitchen is well equipped. Friendly hosts who provided fresh home cooked scones on arrival with fresh milk. Free range eggs on sale were lovely too! Great rural location. We hope to go back again.

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank Susan C
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We booked this cottage and took our son, his partner and our 4 month old grand-daughter. Obviously with a new baby in tow, we didn't quite know if this weekend would work. Have no fear!!! Both of the bedrooms are at opposite ends of the...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank 745clairew
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Very well maintained property, bathroom/ bedroom allows for a lot of privacy. Well equipped kitchen. Will be booking again in the very near future. Owners who live next door where extremely helpful..

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Lavinia T
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

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Date of stay: April 2017
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fireplace
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Parking
Cable/satellite TV
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Hiking Trips
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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