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Excellent 5/5 Score from 10 reviews

3 bed house quiet village location large garden

from £45 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Excellent 5/5 Score from 10 reviews

Excellent 5/5 

from £45 /night help Price for guests, Nights

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House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

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House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Garden Cottage is situated in the village of Monkland North Herefordshire. Monkland is a very pretty village and the property is set in a village location away from the A44 with outlook to orchard and open fields. There are scenic walks on the doorstep. It's the perfect location for a relaxing holiday in rural Herefordshire.

It is a new house that has been decorated and finished to a very high standard with solid oak flooring and oak doors throughout. The effect being a spacious homely house with all the mod cons expected for modern day living. Quality duvets, pillows, bed linen and towels are provided. Cot, stair-gate and highchair available on request.

Entrance hall with Separate downstairs WC.

Sitting room with oak flooring and French doors opening out onto the patio. Wi-Fi, Satellite TV and CD player with a small collection of CD's.

A modern fully equipped kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, fridge/ freezer, and washing machine/tumble dryer. It is an open plan kitchen dining room with oak flooring and French doors opening out onto the patio.

Upstairs offers an en-suite master bedroom with a double bed and en-suite shower room and toilet. A further 2 twin rooms with a shared bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

The garden is private with patio and sitting out area overlooking open fields. There are large spacious grounds which can be used to play football and games with the children.

Gas barbecue provided.

The house has full oil central heating.

We can offer a food hamper at cost on request, just send us a shopping list. We also offer a catering service if required.

Ample area for car parking on the property.

This is a no smoking property.

Pets

Well behaved dogs are welcomed by arrangement.

This is the ideal holiday base for keen walkers who would like to walk stretches of Offa's Dyke and follow the Mortimer's Trail. There are also many activities to choose from including cycling, fishing or horse riding and there are several golf courses in the area. National Trust properties and Gardens are nearby such as Croft Castle, Berrington Hall, Brockhampton and The Weir Garden. Hampton Court and Hergest Croft Gardens are all within easy reach.

There is a public footpath that runs through Monkland where you can enjoy delightful walks on the doorstep or you can visit The Monkland Cheese Dairy which is a working dairy, producing local artisan cheeses which you can buy at their shop. They also have a café where you can sit and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and a lovely piece of homemade cake or lunch. You can also take a tour of how they make the cheese on their 'Cheese Experience Days'. If you are interested please let us know in advance.

Leominster "The Town of the Marches" (pronounced Lemster) is the nearest market town approximately 2 miles away, dating back to the 7th century, offers a variety of shops and pubs and numerous antique shops to browse around.

Visit the historic thriving town of Ludlow which is a 20 minute northerly drive away. The town boasts a medieval castle and is renowned for its culinary delights and has an interesting open market held weekly in the square. The town also has its own Food Festival held every September.

Hereford city is a 30 minute southerly drive away where you can visit the Mappa Mundi and chained library (the world's oldest map) at the Cathedral. Visit the Cider Museum and sample some Herefordshire cider which the county is renowned for.

Follow the black and white village trail of timber framed houses and churches set in picturesque villages such as a Weobley, Pembridge and Eardisland. The trail covers about 40 miles around the villages. Many of these houses date back to the sixteenth century. These villages are minutes away by car with many interesting pubs, cafes and restaurants where you can sample local foods.

The town of Hay on Wye set at the foot of the Brecon Beacons is another treasure to see. Known as "The Town of Books" Hay-on-Wye is a destination for all book lovers with over thirty bookshops, many selling specialist and second-hand books. It is a 30 minute westerly drive away. The Hay Festival is held from May 23rd to June 2nd every year.

Ledbury is another very interesting town 30 minutes away by car in an easterly direction with a significant number of timber framed properties. It has a beautiful timber framed market house built in 1617 in the town centre. The town is host to various events including a Poetry Festival and The Big Chill at Eastnor Castle which attracts thousands of people every year. Malvern town is a ten minute drive on again from Ledbury - another treasure I could go on and on!

There is so much to do and see your biggest challenge will be fitting it all in.

This property is situated next door to The Old Post House also advertised on this website

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Train Station at Leominster 2.5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (4), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

About this location

The Herefordshire region

This is the ideal holiday base for keen walkers who would like to walk stretches of Offa's Dyke and follow the Mortimer's Trail. There are also many activities to choose from including cycling, fishing or horse riding and there are several golf courses in the area. National Trust properties and Gardens are nearby such as Croft Castle, Berrington Hall, Brockhampton and The Weir Garden. Hampton Court and Hergest Croft Gardens are all within easy reach.

There is a public footpath that runs through Monkland where you can enjoy delightful walks on the doorstep.

Monkland

There are many interesting towns nearby to visit such as Leominster, Ludlow, Hereford, Ledbury and Hay on Wye.

Follow the black and white village trail of timber framed houses and churches set in picturesque villages such as a Weobley, Pembridge and Eardisland. The trail covers about 40 miles around the villages. Many of these houses date back to the sixteenth century. These villages are minutes away by car with many interesting pubs, cafes and restaurants where you can sample local foods.

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30 Mar 2015

5/5

"Perfection"

Everything about Garden Cottage was excellent, from Helena's welcome to the perfectly appointed bedrooms, lovely, big, soft towels, the best shower ever, an amazing kitchen diner and a comfy sitt… More

25 Mar 2015

5/5

"Everything we wanted and then some more"

As soon as we walked into the house we were both amazed at how fantastic it was.We were shown around by Helena and it was everything we could have wanted, plus some more.The extra little things made a… More

11 Jan 2015

5/5

"Excellent accommodation."

The cottage is of the highest quality, well equipped, very clean and comfortable. We received a very warm welcome from the owners who made us very much at home. Good location for the 'black & whi… More

23 Aug 2014

5/5

"A perfect home from home"

We have just returned from a week long stay at the cottage. It is in an ideal location for exploring the area and Helena and Stephen provide a folder jam packed with days out ideas and walks for thos… More

9 Aug 2014

5/5

"Lovely cottage set in lovely surroundings :-)"

Stayed at this cottage this week sat 2nd to sat 9th of august with my family.The cottage is a real home from home with all the mod con's needed for a very comfortable stay, set in it's own … More

16 Jul 2014

5/5

"We were made to feel so welcome"

A beautifully clean and spacious holiday cottage in a quiet and peaceful area. The owners, Helena and Steve, live right next door, and they couldn't do enough to make us feel welcome. We had orde… More

3 May 2014

5/5

"Lovely cottage, peaceful location, great hosts, delicious food"

We have just returned from a week at Garden Cottage. My husband and I stayed there with our 18 month old son. The cottage is delightful with everything you could need for a family holiday; well-kitte… More

20 Jan 2014

5/5

"A wonderful cottage, a perfect place"

This is a perfect cottage in every way. My family including two boys went for a New Years break. The cottage was beautifully decorated, clean, with all the things you would need for a break away. Hele… More

18 Sep 2013

5/5

"Excellent for a quiet relaxing country holiday"

On the accommodation side, Garden Cottage is very new, well designed, and very well fitted out and equipped. As a keen cook it was a delight to rent somewhere with good quality kitchen equipment (none… More

22 Aug 2013

5/5

"A luxurious home from home"

My partner and I recently enjoyed an incredible stay at Garden Cottage during the 2 hottest weeks of the year. We ate every meal outside overlooking beautiful green lawns and a rolling field. The hous… More

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