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

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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
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 10 April 2018 via mobile

We were greeted by a heart warming sign 'slow free range kids about'as we drove up to Highlands Cottage :). We've been looking forward to our 4 day break in the Wye Valley. Louise met us at her cosy cottage with a warm smile &...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Sammylf
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Lovely cosy cottage with easy access to nearby towns & countryside. Monmouth is great for shops and restaurants. The Lion Inn nearby does great food. Fabulous walks from the property - who could want for more. We stayed for 4 nights and were very comfortable...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank CarolynDeans
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

My family and I had a wonderful 12 day stay at highland cottage. The cottage was clean, cute and warm. My little ones loved he bunk beds. Every morning we enjoyed breakfast outside in the patio and watched chicken and ducks. The kids absolutely loves...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Mallory A
Reviewed 27 February 2018

The cottage is very cosy and has absolutely everything you need for a peaceful break! The location is very convenient to visit castles, forests and to go for lovely walks around the area. We were particularly pleased with the fact that the children were able...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Thaisa F
Management response:Responded 1 March 2018

Lovely to meet you and your family Thaisa. Hope to see you again, Louise and Rob

Reviewed 31 January 2018

Relaxing weekend spent in a well appointed cottage in a lovely rural setting yet with in easy reach of Monmouth. Rob and Louise were friendly and helpfull throughout our stay. Unusually for January we had some excellent weather and we were able to sit out...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank murison987
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

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Date of stay: November 2017
Management response:Responded 20 December 2017

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Had a great stay in this lovely cottage located in an orchard. The views are spectacular, great walks and so many attractions in the area. Must say a big thank you to Louise for making us welcome and also making us fresh bread. We will...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Colin H
Management response:Responded 28 August 2017

Lovely to meet you both. I'm pleased you had such a nice stay, and even managed to catch the cricket in Cardiff. Se you again, Louise

Reviewed 22 July 2017

A lovely, warm and welcoming place. We arrived to find freshly baked bread and a bottle of homemade apple juice waiting for us. Stunning views, great accommodation and very friendly hosts. The free range chickens and duck kept our toddler amused for hours. We will...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Wendy W
Management response:Responded 24 July 2017

It was lovely having you Wendy. I'm glad your little one enjoyed the poultry. See you again soon, Louise and Rob

Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Arrived late Friday night to be greeted by a friendly face and milk in the fridge. For Saturday morning we had ordered a full English breakfast - after all we were on holiday!! Highly recommended- set us up for the day with plenty of homemade...More

Date of stay: June 2017
2  Thank Jwls123
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Had a wonderful holiday at Highlands Cottage. We hired the cottage for the in-laws and took our caravan which worked perfectly. Amazing location and fantastic facilities at the cottage - Rob even brought us fresh scones on the day we departed. Delicious! Highly recommend for...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Kate C
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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