Activity & Leisure
2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri
4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.
Set in the peaceful Herefordshire countryside, this stunning group of detached properties lie on a Victorian shooting estate, with the owner on-site. The Colloquy (ref UK30251) was originally the historic Victorian stable buildings for the estate, and has been converted to offer the most luxurious accommodation for large groups of guests. The property boasts two open plan living spaces, the perfect places in which to prepare a real feast or to entertain, while the two snug areas, one with open fire, are sure to help you truly unwind. There is also a self-contained studio annex, ideal for those who prefer a little more privacy. The Sheriffs (ref UK30253) is set over three floors and offers guests comfortable and spacious living accommodation. The Forge (ref UK30256) was once the blacksmith’s workshop for the carriage horses which were housed on the estate, and built around 1850, Gardener’s Cottage (ref UK30282) backs onto a well-protected courtyard and sits within large open gardens. The Lodge (ref UKC4257) is the perfect example of a well restored Victorian lodge set on the grounds of the estate. This property is set over two floors with an large open plan garden set to the front. Field Cottage (ref UK30275) lies within a gorgeous orchard and offers guests a peaceful and quiet retreat from which to explore the Herefordshire countryside.The courtyard properties (Gardeners Cottage, Colloquy, The Lodge and The Forge) have use of an on-site, outdoor heated swimming pool between 10am-12noon daily (outside of these hours, it is for the exclusive use of The Colloquy) and venturing out, there is plenty to keep even the most active guests occupied. You can enjoy fantastic walks along the Offas Dyke path and along Hergest Ridge. The properties are set within easy reach of Hereford and Leominster, both of which have a large range of shops, bars and restaurants for guests to enjoy.Set just a couple of miles away is the market town of Kington which also has a range of independent shops and restaurants. Kington is home to the highest golf course in England for those looking to brush up on their swing.There are many days out to enjoy such as Hergest Croft Gardens set in Kington, and you can enjoy a visit to Newport House and Kinnerton Castle, both of which offer a fantastic day out for guests. Shop, pub and restaurant 3 miles.These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 59 guests.
Ground Floor:Open plan living space 1.Living area.Dining area.Kitchen area: With double range, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.Open plan living space 2.Living area: With 60" Smart Sky TV (entertainment, kids, sport and cinema packages), grand piano and wooden floor.Dining area.Kitchen area: Fully equipped catering kitchen with double electric oven, microwaves and fridge/freezers.Snug 1: With open fire.Snug 2.Media room: With 60" Smart TV with media connectivity.Living room 3.Bedroom 1: With double bed, galleried area with twin beds and en-suite with bath, shower attachment and toilet.Bedroom 2: With kingsize bed, galleried area with single bed and en-suite with roll-top bath, shower cubicle and toilet.Bedroom 3: With twin beds and en-suite with roll-top bath, shower attachment, shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.Separate studio apartment/bedroom 8:With double bed, kitchenette and wet room with shower and toilet leading to galleried area with twin beds.First Floor:Bedroom 4: With super kingsize bed, 32" Freeview TV, DVD player, beams and en-suite with roll-top bath, shower attachment, toilet and heated towel rail.Bedroom 5: With zip and link 2ft 6in twin beds (can be double bed on request) and en-suite with roll-top bath, shower attachment, shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.Bedroom 6: With four-poster kingsize bed, single bed and bath, wooden floor, en-suite with shower cubicle and heated towel rail and separate en-suite toilet.Kitchen/dining room: Connected to bedrooms 5 & 6.Bedroom 7: With super kingsize bed and en-suite with shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail leading to galleried area with single bed and roll-top bath.
Biomass underfloor heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Intial logs for open fire included, remainder at £5 per basket. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack. Large patio with garden furniture. 1-acre lawned walled garden. Leisure facility with outdoor heated swimming pool (10m x 5m, depth 1.2m), open daily for exclusive use of Colloquy guests (except 10am-12 noon, when used by other properties within the courtyard), squash court, badminton and table tennis. Hot tub for 6 (private). Sauna (private). Private parking for 8 cars. No smoking.
English Country Cottages is the trading name of Vacation Rentals (UK) Ltd.
Registered Office: Spring Mill, Earby, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB94 0AA.
Registered in England and Wales. Company Registration Number: 00965389.
VAT Registered Number: GB 598 22 99 77