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Our Rooms and Facilities

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Marstow Double En suite room

Marstow Double En-suite Room

Pretty cosy bedroom. Overlooks farmland sharing the countryside with cows and sheep. Has shower ensuite and TV.

Doward Treble En suite room

Doward Treble En-suite Room

Bright and relaxing room with shower ensuite and TV. Overlooks front of house and Doward Hill

Magnolia Treble En suite room temp

Magnolia Treble En-suite Room

So-called as it looks out over the Magnolia Tree towards Symond’s Yat. TV Shower en suite. Now furnished as a treble with a double bed and a single bed.

Ross Suite room

Ross Suite

2 roomed accommodation for 6 people with farmland views on 2nd floor. King size bed in the master bedroom. 2 single beds in the second bedroom and bunk beds. En suite shower and TV with DVD.

Monmouth Suite room2

Monmouth Suite

Magnificent 4 poster suite. Comfortable seating area with chocolate brown leather Chesterfield sofa, TV and DVD. Fabulous for special breaks away. Large Victorian bathroom with roll-top bath.

Hunter Suite room

Hunter Suite

A large elegant room overlooking farmland, which can accommodate a family of up to 4.

Lloyd Suite temp

Lloyd Suite – Day Room

Day Room with a sofa, armchairs, TV and ‘put-up’ beds available.

The room looks into the garden with its own small conservatory.
Off the conservatory is a bathroom with bath, separate wet area and power shower, wall seat.

Floor plans and room layout

Ground floor plan
Ground floor plan
First floor plan
First floor plan
Second floor plan
Second floor plan

“Lovely house, very friendly village”

Carol’s 60th birthday weekend

Accommodation facilities

  • Comfortably sleeps 20 people
  • 7 bedrooms, one step-free!
  • WiFi throughout
  • Dining and two social rooms
  • Private off-road parking
  • Large secure garden, terrace & BBQ
  • Hot tub available as an option
  • Dog friendly

The ground floor Day Room has a sofa bed and futon. A small conservatory attached overlooks the garden and has an access door. Alongside the Day Room is a bathroom with separate shower/wet area and a toilet.

The dining room can seat 20, plus the kitchen/breakfast room has table seating up to 8 (useful for young families). High chairs are available.

The kitchen has a good range of cooking facilities. 2 oven Aga – (note: only on during months of October to March). Eye-level double electric ovens and grill. 4 ring gas hob, and 2 electric rings as well as a convection and grill microwave. Fridge/freezer and cupboards containing utensils equipment, and china sufficient for catering for 20 people.

The utility contains a dishwasher and 4 ring electric hob and oven. The Boot room contains a tumble dryer and a second dishwasher.

On the first floor the majestic Monmouth Suite has an unique king size 4 poster bed as well as a Victorian bathroom complete with large roll-top bath.

The spacious Hunter Suite, overlooking farmland, has a king-size bed, single bed and rollout bed for a family of four, with a large shower ensuite.

Other attractive ensuite bedrooms include the Magnolia Room (treble); the Doward Room, (treble); Marstow Room, (double).

On the second floor the Ross Suite has two adjoining bedrooms to accommodate a family/group of 6, the suite is equipped with TV and DVD player.

More information about the house, its history and the local area.

Frequently Asked Questions about the facilities and local area

Is there off-road parking?

Yes. Our forecourt can take 5 large cars.

Are there chairs for everyone in the house?

Yes. The lounge can seat 12-14 people, the Day room can seat 6 people.

Do we need to bring our own tech?

Yes, please bring your own games console with a SCART to HDMI adapter.

Is the TV compatible with Apple TV/Netflix if we have an account?

Yes – we have Netflix. Wifi speed is 40MBPS.

Is there a cafetière?

Yes – there are 3.

Can everyone shower at the same time, can the boiler cope?

We have a dual system of heating water, both gas and electricity. It won’t cope with all showering and bathing at the same time, and immediately after one another. So some leeway required.

Can we close the gates for security?

Yes. There is a lock to use

Do we need to bring our own bedding and towels?

No. Except we do not supply bedding for babies, or hand towels specifically for children

Do we need to bring extra towels when booking the Hot Tub?

Yes, please. Otherwise, you may find yourselves with no dry towels, and it’s not good to tumble dry used towels!

Is there a Housekeeping Service?

Not usually. But it can be requested at the booking stage.

Do you provide cleaning materials?

A small starter pack. Mops and a vacuum are in the Boot Room.

Is there a covered area outside for smokers?


Do we need to provide washing up liquid and dishwasher tablets?

Yes, if you are staying for more than 2 nights

How large is the garden?

Almost half an acre and it is secure for children and pets.

Are there barbecue facilities?

There’s a rustic BBQ available for your use, powered by good old fashioned charcoal,

Do you allow Dogs?

Yes, we do, we welcome dogs and have a lovely secure garden. We do require proof of up to date inoculations to keep the garden secure from disease too. There is a charge of £5 per dog per night. We would be grateful that dogs are kept to the ground floor area.

What do I do if something is broken or doesn’t work? Response time?

You will have the Tel.No. so please call us immediately. Response times are usually immediate, or within 30 minute. Problem solving will depend on the priority/seriousness of the situation and current Covid recommendations.

What do we do if there is an alarm going off?

Instructions are in every bedroom, and in the Boot Room where the fire alarm panel is, fire exits are signposted.

The village is close to the dual carriageway, are the windows double glazed to avoid noise?

Most windows at the front and side of the house have secondary glazing. The trees actually are effective at absorbing noise too.

Do you have any recommended take aways that deliver, country pubs, restaurants, tea rooms?

Yes, checkout our recommendations.

Do you allow external caterers for private dining?

Yes, we do. We have an excellent caterer that we recommend. Please ask when booking.

Can you recommend activities to do in the area?

Yes, checkout our recommendations on the things to do page.

Is there a local shop?

Yes – Woods of Whitchurch next door, and a Budgens and Greggs at the petrol station on the opposite side of the village.

Where are the nearest shops Bakers Butchers General stores?

Besides in the village, both Ross on Wye and Monmouth have supermarkets.
Ross – Sainsburys, Morrisons and Aldi
Monmouth – Waitrose, M and S, Iceland and Lidl

Is there any public transport?

Yes. Buses go to Ross on Wye and Monmouth. Timetables may be subject to change.

How much is it to get a taxi to the popular restaurants/pubs and who is best to use.

You are likely to head near Ross or Monmouth, so it’s best to google taxis in HR9 area or taxis in NP25 area. We are unable to recommend any firm.

What are the best golf clubs around?

Please check out our recommend places.

Are there any restrictions for outdoor entertaining, and music

We do not allow fireworks or Chinese lanterns. We ask that you keep music to a tolerable level for your near neighbours.

Any leisure centres nearby if weather poor?

Yes. Both Ross and Monmouth have leisure facilities usually. But Covid restrictions may be in place.

Where is the nearest cinema/theatre?


Where is the nearest hospital? Is it 24/7?

Ross on Wye Community Hospital – 01989 562100. You would need to check A and E facilities on Google.

Where is the closest police station

West Mercia Police, Old Maid’s Walk, Ross-on-Wye HR9 5HB. 0300 333 3000.