This sympathetically restored barn sits in an elevated position enjoying views across the rolling countryside, a great escape for family and friends, no matter what the occasion or time of year.
This rural location is idyllic and well suited for those wanting to leave the car behind. There is access from onto the farmland and surrounding countryside, whether you chose to hike or bike along the well-marked paths. The village of Longhope sits at the base of the valley and is within walking distance, where you can collect your bread from the Forest Bake House or enjoy a drink in one of the three local pubs. There are many attractions including Harts Barn Craft Centre and cookery school, which is part of the estate, Go Ape Treetop Adventure, Puzzlewood, Clearwell Caves, The Dean Heritage Centre at Soudley and a steam railway. Ross-on-Wye, Monmouth, Ledbury, Hereford, The Malvern’s, Gloucester and Cheltenham are all within easy reach.
Enjoy the views onto the orchards as you climb the track up to the barn, you will be pleasantly surprised by the beauty of the rolling countryside. Step inside the where you will receive a warm welcome. The lounge/kitchen/diner is open-plan and perfect for entertaining, finished with a rustic style cleverly mixed with contemporary touches and clean lines. You will enjoy the natural light that floods through from the large picture window that frames a view onto the countryside along with the warmth from the wood burner that takes centre stage. There are sofas where you can relax after a day exploring along with a TV that’s great for a movie night. For dining, a large table and chairs have room for everyone to enjoy meals together. The kitchen is set to the side and is well-equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. There are steps leading down to a double bedroom, open the solid wooden door to see the carved cat’s tail, the bedroom offers views onto the countryside and has the benefit of an en-suite shower room and WC. And when the day is done climb the to the second floor, via vast staircase reclaimed from one of the local inn’s into the roof space of the barn that enjoys natural light from the glass banister mezzanine landing, see if you can spot the wooden bat hiding in the eaves. Here you will find three bedrooms, there is a double bedroom and two twin bedrooms. There is also a shower room with shower and WC on this floor.
Step outside and enjoy the grounds, there is a patio area with table and chairs and a charcoal BBQ where you can enjoy dining with friends. The gardens have an open aspect offering access onto the surrounding countryside and woodlands. There is storage for bikes and off-road parking for four cars.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.