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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
Cottage
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
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
We have free range poultry so if you are bringing a dog it will need to be good around livestock. We welcome dogs and have a £25 dog surcharge. The cottage is no-smoking.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Louise C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:August 2015
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Reviewed 26 July 2019

We stayed in the fantastic Highlands Cottage for a couple of nights, and found it to be a serene and lovely experience. The cottage has everything you might need, and a beautiful view over orchards, hills and forests. Sitting out on the patio for breakfast...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Sam S
Reviewed 15 July 2019

First time I'd visited and was blown away by the beauty and tranquility of the farm. Gorgeous views, great camping facilities, very excited goats, lovely friendly owners and lots of cute places for the kids to hide and play. I can't wait to cone back...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Justgeorgiepie
LightPacker634792, VR Owner at Highlands Cottage | apple orchard | Wye Valley | south-facing terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2019

Glad to hear you enjoyed the Holiday Cottage and Campsite so much. It is indeed an idyllic place for little ones to explore and enjoy. See you again, Louise and Rob

Reviewed 16 June 2019 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 Sarah M
LightPacker634792, VR Owner at Highlands Cottage | apple orchard | Wye Valley | south-facing terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2019

Glad you enjoyed your stay. See you again.

Reviewed 4 June 2019

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 5 June 2019

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

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
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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 DrGrahamG
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
Reviewed 26 April 2019

Spent 4 nights at Highlands Cottage and loved every minute of our stay. The cottage itself has everything you will need to be comfortable whatever the weather. The location is in a tucked away valley above Monmouth and is completely surrounded by nature. You can...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank TravellingHibou
LightPacker634792, VR Owner at Highlands Cottage | apple orchard | Wye Valley | south-facing terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2019

So glad you guys had such a nice stay. Hope to see you again. Come and help us make cider in the Autumn. All the best, Louise and Rob

Reviewed 8 April 2019 via mobile

An idyllic break in a beautiful place. Louise & Rob were lovely hosts, friendly and helpful. The cottage is bright, clean and comfy and has all you need for your stay with some wonderful personal touches especially the homemade bread and jam not to mention...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Karen R
LightPacker634792, VR Owner at Highlands Cottage | apple orchard | Wye Valley | south-facing terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2019

Lovely to meet you both. Hope to see you again. All the best, Louise and Rob

Reviewed 27 February 2019 via mobile

Stayed for a weekend in this lovely well looked after cottage. In a beautiful part of the country surrounded by lovely walks and countryside. Really clean, well kept property with really nice owners only a stones throw away for any help. They were also extremely...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank James R
LightPacker634792, VR Owner at Highlands Cottage | apple orchard | Wye Valley | south-facing terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2019

Thanks for visiting and I'm so glad you had a nice stay. Do come again, Louise

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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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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