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Character Grade II cottage, stylish self catering in the heart of Herefordshire

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Peaceful rural location, on a quiet country lane, with great walks and cycling

A former cider barn, Founders cottage is now a 4 star comfortable, spacious home from home with quality furnishings, linen and towels and is well equipped with everything you need for a relaxing holiday, set in beautiful gardens in a rural yet accessible part of Herefordshire.

The comfy dual aspect lounge diner has a TV/DVD player MP3 dock and views overlooking the front garden and out to the rear private patio area, with outdoor rattan sofas, and wooden dining set, and rear garden. The kitchen is separate, and has a fridge freezer, oven and hob microwave and slow cooker.

Both bedrooms are a good size, with a double in one, and twin or superking in the other. The bathroom has a large power shower .

More Details

Owner
Pat Johnstone or Gill Sanders
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2017

About Pat Johnstone or Gill Sanders

We are a Landscape Architect, and an Interior Designer, who have pooled resources to own, renovate and manage this beautiful old listed house and cottages.

We live on site, but manage the cottages in an unobtrusive way, and leave you to enjoy yourselves, but are around if needed.

Pat Johnstone or Gill Sanders purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Pat Johnstone or Gill Sanders chose West Midlands

We offer really good accommodation at fair prices, giving excellent value for money.

What makes this cottage unique

Quiet location but with good access to Hereford, Leominster and beyond.

Local bus goes right past, so you can ditch the car

relax in our beautiful gardens with year round interest

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in the Hereford in the West Midlands

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The large shower enclosure has a great power shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , can be joined to make a superking on request
  • Good sized bedrooms with hanging space and drawers, bedside drawers and lamps and a hairdryer in each bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
Notes:
We run sat to sat during our peak season, but can be more flexible during quieter months

Reviews

5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)

Character Grade II cottage, stylish self catering in the heart of Herefordshire
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
5

A great place to stay !

  • 5 of 5

A spotless, well-maintained cottage, decorated with taste. Quite a few places to visit around without driving for hours (walks, castles, gardens, typical villages). The owners are charming and very discrete but also very reactive (there was a growing wasp nest that we signaled to them. The problem was solved 2 hours later ! How efficient !)

It was a pleasure to stay at the Founders' cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Ideal Setting

  • 5 of 5

It even exceeded our expectations. Attractive and functional cottage, On site owners were most helpful and friendly with great warmth. Easy to find the cottage with good directions. We would return in a heart beat.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, we would have you back in a heart beat ! Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that our dining out suggestions were a hit with you both. We were thrilled that you chose to spend you 56th wedding anniversary at Litmarsh.
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Location

Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
England Gate Bodenham
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Bodenham
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Hereford
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Englands Gate Bodenham or The Railway at Dinmore
Car: recommended

Hampton Court and Gardens, Chase distillery, Mappa Mundi and the chained library, black and white village route

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in the Hereford, Heart of England

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Early Summer
28 Apr 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£357
for 3 nights
From
£119
£446
 
 
Summer 2017
8 Jul 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£498
for 7 nights
£498
 
 
Late Summer
9 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£357
for 3 nights
From
£119
£446
 
 
Early Winter
1 Nov 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£273
for 3 nights
From
£91
£341
 
 
Xmas New Year
21 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£500
for 4 nights
From
£125
£499
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Our Gardens are not fully enclosed and we ask that dogs do not use that garden as a toilet, as some parts of it are shared.
Cottages to be left as they were found. During our peak season we run sat to sat but can be more flexible during quieter months.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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