Granton Coach House
Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Granton Coach House is a luxury 4 star self catering property and is situated within the grounds of the owners period property. It is C18th and whilst the accommodation is contemporary, many of the original features have restored blending new with old. Beams are in all the rooms and the original wooden floor in the living area has a large rug in front of the wood burner. The first basket of logs is supplied free and a small charge is made for subsequent baskets of logs and kindling. The fully fitted kitchen has an integral fridge and dishwasher, an electric oven and ceramic hob as well as a microwave. There is also a dining area.The washing machine is in the small utility room with the central heating boiler.
The bedroom is situated in what was once the hay loft and has an enormous comfy super king bed. It has a luxury en suite shower room .
The entire accommodation is set on the first floor made accessible via stone steps leading on to a verandah where guests can sit and listen to birdsong. There is a small patio with BBQ, table and chairs in the woodland area of the garden making it a pleasant place to sit. Guests may also sit in the sunny front garden.
Goodrich near to Ross on Wye is a perfect location. It is a peaceful village with a C12th castle run by English Heritage, 2 pubs and a village shop and post office.
The property is ideal for couples seeking a relaxing, peaceful holiday yet close to many interesting towns and villages. There are plenty of walks from the door as well as further afield including part of the Wye Valley Walk. Whether it is walking, golf,fishing, kayaking, horse riding or any of the other activities that are available, the coach house is the ideal place to stay in the beautiful Wye Valley. Hereford,Gloucester,Worcester,Cardiff, Bristol are all under an hour away. Abergavenny, famous for its Food Festival and Hay on Wye, famous for its book shops and Literary Festival are also close by as well as the Cotswold for those wanting to spend a day a little further afield. Many guests return time and time again. We look forward to welcoming you.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Cardiff, Bristol and Birmingham are about an hour, Nearest railway: Gloucester and Newport, Gwent|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Heart of England/Peak District
The Wye Valley and the beautiful river Wye, is an area of outstanding natural beauty. It is the least populated county in England. Not many traffic jams here! The climate tends to be milder on this side of the country a lush, green landscape.
There are 3 cathedral cities close by all worthy of a visit. The Three Choirs Festival celebrates this fact every year. Hereford, Gloucester ( where part of Harry Potter was filmed) and Worcester (famous for its china).
The Cotswolds are within an hours drive from here where there are several famous gardens and stately homes to visit. The National Trust has properties in the north of the county that are well worth visiting and Goodrich Castle a C12th monument and run by English Heritage, is just a 10minute walk away. There are also the three famous castles in Wales near by, Grosmont, White Castle and Skenfrith if castles are your thing! Walking or cycling in the Forest of Dean especially at bluebell time or in the autumn is wonderful. You may be lucky enough to spot wild boar as well as deer and local sheep.
Several well known artists exhibit locally in villages and market towns and each year they open their studios to the public. Details of when this happens can be found on local websites.
Ross on Wye
Herefordshire is noted for it's locally produced food being mainly an agricultural region. There are too many restaurants to mention but one thing is certain...you won't go away hungry! Food Festivals are held each year in Hereford,the Forest of Dean and Ludlow which is just over the border into Shropshire and of course Abergavenny that visitors flock to.
Hay on Wye is approximately an hours drive away. The Literary Festival is held in June every year and many well known authors, politicians and celebrity chefs attend.
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23 Jul 2014
"Beautiful Coach House!"
We stayed at Granton Coach House for four nights. From the moment we walked in we loved it & felt relaxed. It is really nicely set up with lovely comfy bed in separate room , Loungeroom/kitchen with everything you could need - comfy lounge, TV etc - lovely fresh eggs were also there for us but no other provisions so you need to do a shop first for tea, milk, cereal etc. There is also a separate utility room off the verandah which was great. Wifi was a bit of a problem - you really need to go into the front yard of the house to pick it up. The location is very quiet & peaceful & the village small - small general store & nice pub. The owners Liz & John are really delightful & very helpful. Overall we loved our stay & wished we could have stayed longer.
Thank you so much for taking the time to send a review of our Coach HOuse. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay in June and hope that your trip back to Australia was hassle free.
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