Completed in 2011 this very tastefully decorated and furnished 1 Bedroom first floor apartment is situated in rural countryside with stunning views. Very quiet secluded location in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Great for restful times or walking in the countryside. As this is an adult only holiday let, it is ideal for couples wishing to enjoy a romantic get away.
Wake up to the stillness of the countryside and the beautiful sounds of nature. The 'come and rest' bedroom has a double bed with memory foam mattress, comfy duvets and pillows and crisp white bed linen. From here you have stunning views of the surrounding fields and open land...perfect viewing for your early morning cuppa! A large walk-in wardrobe off the bedroom provides ample hanging and storage space and also a vanity area.
The very spacious chill out lounge/diner has two sofa's, dining table & chairs, tv/dvd with unit, cd/tape player, storage unit and is finished, along with the rest of the rooms to the highest standard. Two velux lights provide lovely views of the surrounding areas.
Feeling hungry after your days outings? Then the modern crisp white kitchen is well equipped for self catering and has a electric oven, gas hob, fridge/freezer plus all electrical accessories like kettle, toaster etc. and washing machine. A utility room off the kitchen has storage room for suitcases, outdoor wear, shoes etc and has ironing board and iron.
The shower room is fully tiled with electric shower, vanity sink/storage and w.c. A Velux window provides light in here.
If you fancy eating outdoors, disposable bbq's are available for a small supplement. A private patio with bistro table and chairs gives a quiet area to sit, eat and enjoy a refreshing drink after the day exploring!
So the choice is yours! You can go fishing, canoeing on the river, playing golf, bird watching, cycling, Or what about sightseeing in the Royal Forest of Dean, The Wye Valley, The Malverns, The Black Mountains, Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, Monmouthshire to name a few. Do you like to visit castles? There are many to be explored around the area and further afield - lots of information in the apartment for you to read on this ......or if you just want to chill out and relax, then this is the place to be!
Please note: for the comfort of all our guests we are unable to accept pets and we have a total non smoking policy in the apartment.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Birminham, Bristol, Cardiff, Nearest railway: Hereford, Lydney (Glous)|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
The City of Hereford lies at the geographical heart of Herefordshire and boasts a wonderful Catherdral which is home to the world famous and historic Mappa Mundi and Chained Library Exhibition. A foot friendly city with museums and rivers walks and busy but still quaint shopping. You will find weekly farmers markets here as well and the daily indoor market in the traffic free high town. The Three Choirs and The Festival of Herefordshire are just two of the annual events held in the heart of the city.
An easily accessible train station provides the transport to visit towns and cities further afield. The historic market towns of Ledbury, Leominster and Church Stretton are nearby as is the famous 'book capital' of Hey on Wye.
Ross on Wye is at the heart of the Wye Valley in An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. As a popular tourist venue and part of the famous 'Wye Tour' visitors have been coming here for centuries. The stunning River Wye meandering its way through the town is undoubtedly one of it hightlights.
Within a very short walk from the streets of town you can sit on the river bank to picnic or walk and explore the vast amount of bird and wildlife here. The river is very popular with many canoeists and families who gently pass along on their way to the next rest or watering hole! There are of course the ones who like to take the challenge of the rapids which provides much entertainment for the viewer on the riverbank! Or discover the beauty of the river from the river cruiser tours at Symonds Yat. A spectacular place to visit and home to the perigrine falcons breeding area and only 15 mins drive from this holiday home.
In and around town, Ross has many places to eat and drink from cafes and coffee shops showcasing local home made produce to traditional English pubs, hotel restaurants, and individual Indian, Thai, Chinese cuisines.
It has two supermarkets, weekly and farmers markets to very good local craft shops as well has high street names. The remowned 'Labels' shopping outlet is 5 mins out of town and is a weekly attraction for many coach loads of visitors. Antique shops abound and it has won the Britain in Bloom Award. The Visitors Centre is a hive of information and second to none.
In the pretty little award winning village of BISHOPSWOOD, 15 mins drive from the town of Ross is where you will find The Roost at Vine Tree. Although in the postal area of Herefordshire, the village lies to the northern edge of The Forest of Dean and is on the Welsh Borders making it the perfect base from which to explore the Forest of Dean, The Malvern Hills, The Black Mountains, Chelthenham, Gloucestershire, Chepstow, Monmouthshire and Abergavenny. The pretty town of Newent with its heritage museum and birds of prey visitors centre is also close by.
Within Bishopswood village itself, and a lovely walk from The Roost, you will find our local shop/off licence providing newspapers, freshly baked bread, daily essentials and hot/cold take away food. There is a canoe launch centre and access to to fishing on the river (permits from the local shop). All Saints Church is nestled within the trees and has a very warm welcome for visitors. The Village Hall is a hub of activity and has various classes you could attend from Swing Jive and Lindy Hop to Zumba/Dance Fit, Yoga and Pilates! There are often many events organised by the village to which visitors are always welcome to attend.