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The Cider Loft – Home 304858 Cottage

  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Cottage / 1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

Key Info

  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Tastefully created and set in the grounds of Norton House, the Apple Store and Cider Loft have been lovingly converted from old farm buildings to provide the highest standard of holiday accommodation. Securely set within the grounds of Norton House yet both with private gardens these cottages provide an ideal base for exploring the area. We are just a short walk from the River Wye and Symonds Yat so there is a lot to offer on your doorstep. For the walkers there are superb river walks and the Great Doward and Little Doward are easily accessible. Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural beauty, the location is ideal for exploring the Wye Valley, The Royal Forest of Dean, Herefordshire and South to Mid Wales. We look forward to welcoming you soon. Lynda and David Whittle

The Cider Loft Self Catering Cottage at Symonds Yat, near Ross-on-Wye

Used in the 19th century as living area for farm workers making cider, with privy and dormer windows.

With the high-pitched ceiling formed

Tastefully created and set in the grounds of Norton House, the Apple Store and Cider Loft have been lovingly converted from old farm buildings to provide the highest standard of holiday accommodation. Securely set within the grounds of Norton House yet both with private gardens these cottages provide an ideal base for exploring the area. We are just a short walk from the River Wye and Symonds Yat so there is a lot to offer on your doorstep. For the walkers there are superb river walks and the Great Doward and Little Doward are easily accessible. Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural beauty, the location is ideal for exploring the Wye Valley, The Royal Forest of Dean, Herefordshire and South to Mid Wales. We look forward to welcoming you soon. Lynda and David Whittle

The Cider Loft Self Catering Cottage at Symonds Yat, near Ross-on-Wye

Used in the 19th century as living area for farm workers making cider, with privy and dormer windows.

With the high-pitched ceiling formed from roughly hewn trusses and rafters, the cider loft lives up to its name. The low door frames are part of the character!

The spacious accommodation, is approached from the side of the hill, so although it is situated above the Apple Store, the entrance is at garden level. Comprising: open plan lounge, dining room and fully fitted kitchen all on one level, two steps take you from the entrance hall into a double bedroom, bathroom with bath and overhead shower. Free Wifi

Location description from owner

The England region

The Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) was first designated in 1971, covering 128 square miles from Mordiford near Hereford, through Ross-on-Wye, Symonds Yat and on to Chepstow in the south. It is an internationally important protected landscape, one of the most dramatic and scenic areas in southern Britain. It is the only AONB to straddle the border between England and Wales. Whitchurch and Symonds Yat sits in the heart of the valley with great walks and kayaking on your doorstep.

Symonds Yat

Whitchurch and Symonds Yat offers great access to all that the Wye valley has to offer with Yat Rock being the iconic viewpoint.

Symonds Yat Rock overlooks a spectacular gorge through which the River Wye snakes. This rock is the perfect viewpoint from which to watch raptors. A pair of Peregrine Falcons that nest annually within sight of the rock can be watched through telescopes set up by the RSPB. Buzzards, goshawks and hobbies are also regularly seen and it is sometimes possible to see migrant raptors such as ospreys and European Honey Buzzards.

Approximately six miles from the town of Ross-on-Wye and three miles from Monmouth, the villages are a hive of activity and a popular spot for taking forest walks, canoeing, fishing, taking a cruise along the River Wye or enjoying a cream tea. There are traditional rope ferries, which are moored at the Saracen's Head Inn and the Ferry Inn and crosses the river regularly, taking passengers between the two villages. As well as being a pleasurable experience, this short crossing saves a five mile journey by road.

Canoeing and kayaking on the River Wye is a popular local activity, mainly during the summer months but it is also an all year round activity for the more hardy and adventurous. You can either use your own craft or canoes can be hired to make the journey, which you may like to take a few days to complete, camping along the route. You can, of course, do only part of the journey, hiring a canoe for a day or part day....

Nearby in the Forest of Dean are some of the best downhill biking facilities in the country, bring your own bike or hire one on site, the choice is yours and there is even a service to take you and your bike back up to the top of the hill if you want.

Great days out can be had with visits to castles such as Goodrich, Raglan and Chepstow which are steeped in history. Tintern Abbey is a short 15 minute drive away and is a magical place to visit sitting on the banks of the Wye. We have easy access to the Brecon Beacons and the Malverns with great walks on offer. Take a tour round the Spa town of Cheltenham or enjoy the world famous book festival at Hay on Wye all are just a short drive away.

We look forward to welcoming you to this great area and can provide great ideas and local maps and information to help plan your stay.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
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About the owner

David and Lynda W
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Calendar updated::
13 Nov 2016
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Languages spoken: English


This Cottage has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 2. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 21 Jan 2013. Located in Ross-on-Wye, it has 16 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £400 to £450.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 13 Nov 2016.

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“Away from it all - but not too far away!”

Reviewed 10 Apr 2015

We had a wonderful time with our two terrier dogs. The cottage is greatly positioned in terms of being near a main dual carriageway so everywhere where we wanted to go was easily done. And yet we were right in the countryside with great walks and we went to a couple of nearby castles. The hosts were extremely helpful and we arrived to a wonderful welcome pack.

“Lovely cottage”

Reviewed 12 Jul 2013

Many thanks to Jayne and Bill, not forgetting Archie. We have had a wonderful time here in the Wye Valley, made all the more special by returning to the Cider Loft after our days out. A lovely welcome pack, and everything we needed for a great holiday. Thank you . Would recommend!!!!

Great to know that you enjoyed the Cider loft, with the sun beating down the Wye valley is unbeatable and we hope the cider loft provides the ideal base. Hope to welcome you back soon. All the best Bill

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