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Secluded Cottage with Stunning Views

Overview

Property

Updated: 19-Nov-2016
Holiday Cottage in Brockhampton, Nr. Hereford, Herefordshire - Very Peaceful Location with No Neighbours

Camp cottage was originally a two up two down stone cottage with no facilities. We fell in love with it due to the views and tranquillity, the light can be incredible, the sunsets that can be seen from the end of the garden are breathtaking. We renovated the cottage and built an extension to make it a comfortable living space for our family. Anyone who wants to escape to either paint or finish that phd, Camp Cottage is the place to be. Mobiles do get an excellent signal in the area and the Internet is now available. All dogs welcome! A Non-smoking cottage.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

My family have enjoy wonderful holidays and weekends away at the cottage. We just love to escape the stresses of our busy week, take in the views and the tranquility of the area.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time at the cottage and particularly enjoyed the peace and quiet. At night there was just the wind and an occasional bleat from the sheep. Returning to the city I was aware of traffic noise, which I otherwise hardly notice! We liked watching the pheasants in the garden and my wife gorged on damsons every day! The lovely open view from the windows and the garden is a pleasure to contemplate.



Herefordshire was a new part of the country for us and it lived up to expectations: gentle, non-spectacular landscapes, good for walking, and very relaxing.



Well we’re back home again after another fabulous week at Camp Cottage. Can’t believe we were so lucky with the weather again!

We had such a relaxing time, we really didn’t want to come home. The cottage is a very special place and we love exploring the surrounding countryside.

I’m sure we’ll be in touch to book up again for some time next year. Sarah 9/13
Jul 2009
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16 Reviews

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based on 16 holidaymaker reviews

5

A perfect walking holiday!

  • 5 of 5

This is the best dog friendly property we have stayed in, the dogs loved the garden. The cottage is really lovely and has everything you need for a wonderful break. I thought the kitchen was really well equipped and found it easy to cook proper meals every evening. The location is simply stunning and there are so many walks from the doorstep, the car hardly was used. It was a pleasure dealing with the owner who made the whole process very straight forward and made us feel very welcome. We will be back.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So very pleased that you & your dogs enjoyed camp cottage. It's an ideal space for them to have the freedom of a large garden. Thank you for your great review & positive feedback. Loved your picture of Una & Simo on the camp cottage Facebook page.xx
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5

Remote, quiet, beautiful cottage

  • 5 of 5

Camp cottage is a gem of a place. Plenty of room for us and the 3 dogs. Cozy and comfortable with amazing views. Very well equipped kitchen. Comfy sofas, chairs and bed to relax in at the end of a days exploring. Unfortunately the weather wasn't brilliant, but it didn't stop the dogs running around the huge garden, and us exploring the walks around the area. The Wye Valley way is only a 5 minute walk away. There are plenty of local footpaths that take you to lovely little villages.

If you love peace and quite, and wildlife for company, this is the place for you.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank your for capturing the cottage so well in your review. So please that your dogs love the garden, it is a great space for them to have a run around. Sorry you were unlucky with the weather. It truly is amazing when these is shining up there. Thank you for choosing to stay at camp cottage.
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5

A little piece of paradise...

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous week at the cottage... We wanted remote we got remote... Arrived with a sea of sheep separating to let us through... The views are stunning and the cottage fitted the bill... The added bonus was the weather... No rain until it was time to come home! Surrounded by sheep and nothing but the sound of wildlife, beautiful walks on the doorstep and plenty of places to visit near by (once the sheep let you through)...perfect.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. I'm so glad you enjoyed the cottage and your 3 gorgeous Jack Russell dogs love the freedom of the garden.
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5

A wonderful holiday

  • 5 of 5

This is by far the best cottage and location that we've stayed in to date. To wake up to the panoramic views was sublime and the cottage felt like home. The owners have taken the time to create a cosy atmosphere as the furnishings feel as though they belong to the cottage rather than the usual dated hotchpotch of household goods found in many holiday cottages.

There is also a sense that dogs are truly welcome and they really appreciated the garden and open spaces.

The cottage was clean and well equipped for our needs. We did not feel the need to visit many pubs or restaurants as we preferred to eat in the tranquil setting of the cottage. The butcher in Fownhope was very good and would recommend his steak pie.

I'm torn between giving a good review and keeping Camp Cottage a secret so it's available for our next holiday!!!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow....what a review and how delightful! Thank you ever so much as you have really captured the essence of the cottage. I'm so pleased that you felt comfortable, plus the views with the autumnal colours must have been amazing this year. With best wishes Denise
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5

a perfect holiday

  • 5 of 5

Hi Denise,

I just had to thank you for our fantastic holiday at Camp Cottage, everything was perfect, the fluffy towels, the quality bedding, the well equipped kitchen, and the garden, which is totally dog proof was so peaceful with stunning views, Hope and Emma our dogs loved it as much as we did.

We are hoping to return in October Jenny & Ian

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jenny Ian and of course Hope and Emma I'm so delighted that you loved the cottage, it certainly is great for dogs up there. Mind you the owners also have a great time. Thanks for your wonderful comments and that you are thinking about returning... how lovely. If you have any pictures of the dogs in the garden I'd love to add them to my web site. Again thank you and best wishes Denise
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5

fantastic place

  • 5 of 5

when we first arrived and went outside to the garden our words were wow and amazing. its so peaceful and charming in every way the views are outstanding and each window you look through is a joy. plenty of wildlife to see birds and squirrels running around having fun. one day my husband called me to see a deer running through the field just below the hedge at the bottom of the garden.

its situated near to hereford and brecon and you can also have a twenty minute walk down to the river wye. fantastic !!!!!!!

cannot recommend it enough

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your fantastic review, you certainly managed to capture the feel of the cottage. I'm glad you got to see all the wildlife and all the pheasants.I hope you got to see Bertie the bat (named by the kids) who flys around at night. It always seems like he's protecting the cottage. Best wishes Denise
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Location

From the Owner

My father-in-law bought the property as he was an artist and wanted to paint the changing scenery as it has wonderful light up there. We restored the cottage adding, water, electricity and completely updated it to its fantastic standard making it home from home.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : Green man pub fownhope village at 3 Miles Nearest Train : Hereford at 8 Miles Nearest Motorway : m50 at 4 Miles Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

In Modiford five miles away is a canoeing site where you can hire one for two people for a minimum of two hours, which is great fun.

The Green Man in Fownhope (3 miles) has a great menu but you must book.

Woolhope 2 miles has a farmers market on the last Saturday of the month.

Walking distance away on a Friday afternoon in Brockhampton, fresh vegs are sold.

Travel:

Birmingham airport is one and a half hours away, M5 then M50, we are 12 minutes from the M50. London is about three hours, M40, A40 all the way. Hereford Station is 20 minutes away. A car is highly recommended when staying at Camp Cottage

Distances:

London is 2.5 -3 hours, M40, A40 then B4224. Birmingham is one and half hours drive. Cardiff is an hours drive along the A40 connecting with the M4.

Further Details:

Even though Brockhampton is the nearest village it has one of the only thatched roofed churches in the country, a cricket green and a village hall. The nearest village is Fownhope, 3 miles away, with a Londis/post office, 2 pubs, local doctor, local butcher and hairdresser. It also has an amazing gym with a beauty therapy section. Buses go hourly to Hereford. Ross-on-Wye is 6 miles away with all the shops that one would need, a beautiful pub situated on the river Wye and petrol stations. Hereford is 8 miles away with an excellent shopping centre, theatre, market on Saturdays, lots of history.

Availability

Rental rates

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7 night minimum stay
£450
for 7 nights
£450
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
If a booking is made within a month of booking then the whole amount must be paid on confirmation. A deposit of half the fee will otherwise be taken and the final payment three weeks before the start of the booking.
The cottage can only be rented for a minimum of 1 week only

Changeover Day:
I can be flexible about bookings. Saturday is the preferred change over day. Arriving at 3pm and departing the following week by midday.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for renting the cottage per week in UK Pounds.
The cottage is not available for weekend only rentals.
Internet access is available at an additional cost of £10 per week

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Peace and isolation. Just waking up to amazing scenery and beautiful light.

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Away From It All

General

  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...

Suitability

  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • mountain biking

Floor Area

  • 700 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • The newly refurbished bathroom next to the bedroom has a large shower (no bath), bidet, elec razer point, wall heater. All towels/bath mat are provided. All with stunning views!

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: The bedroom has a double bed, a 32 ins LCD TV, a hairdryer, an electric heater . Stunning views of Wales in the distance. Beautiful white linen Bedding is provided. Exposed beams with simple decoration plus some original artwork.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The garden provides a secure area of 1/3 acre with a superb lawn, a shaded tree area and a sun trap patio. Dogs are very welcomed but they must be supervised at all times. Dogs must also be monitored when they are in the garden, as the surrounding fields are full of sheep at certain times of the year which must not be disturbed. No smoking inside the cottage. Outside: The garden has a large patio which becomes a sun trap. A beautiful red granite table is just outside the front door, with wooden benches. A Weber BBQ is provided. The garden is secluded and private with stunning views from all directions. Enjoy 'al fresco' dining with the magical light that you get at the cottage between 6-8 in the summers months or simple enjoy your morning coffee whilst absorbing the views and the birds singing. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bath towels, two tea towels and all bedding linen is provided. The property is cleaned on departure. For a two week let a change of linen/towels is provided after the first week on Saturdays.

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