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Little Holdings

Ross-on-Wye (3.5mls S), Forest of Dean
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Stylish detached stone barn with private enclosed courtyard and private hot tub with awning for year round comfort
  • Within walking distance of the River Wye and great for cyclists with easy access to the Forest of Dean cycle trail
  • Close to the market town of Ross-on-Wye and the Wye Valley with easy access to open countryside
Property code: 49910

Stylish property blends within the Wye Valley’s hillside, forming part of a small holding this traditional stone barn with soft furnishings is the perfect bolthole for couples looking to get away.

Enjoying an enviable location within walking distance of the Wye Valley Walk taking in stunning scenery and market towns and villages along the way. With walks from the door across brilliant woods and farmlands and Goodrich Castle, established in 1095 set majestically within a wooded hill. For enthusiastic cyclists a network of cycle paths will guide you through the Forest of Dean. Take in the magic of Puzzle Wood and the history of the Clearwell Caves. The views from Symonds Yat Rock are also not to be missed. Also within easy reach the riverside towns of Ross-on-Wye, hailed as the birthplace of modern tourism with its 17th century market house, and Monmouth, the birthplace of Henry V.

Meander up the hillside and enter through your own private wooden gated entrance, the hand crafted storm porch further enhances the traditional stone frontage of this beautiful barn, you’ll be welcomed by the spacious lounge with cosy soft furnishings inviting for a romantic evening in front of the smart TV so you can binge watch your favourite series or watch a movie. The bespoke wooden steps carved out of sleepers will take you into the contemporary styled kitchen, well-equipped for any stay with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment for your ice cubes, a dishwasher and a washing machine. A comfortable table for two sits next to the window. Enter the hallway off the kitchen where you will find a king-size bedroom fit for a king, and a shower room with WC.

Take a step outside into your own private courtyard, enjoy a hearty breakfast or an evening BBQ, bask in the summer sun on the sun loungers or relax and enjoy the bubbles of your private hot tub with electric awning so it can be enjoyed in all weathers. There is also parking for one car.

  • 1 bedroom – king-size
  • 1 shower room
  • Kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Private hot tub
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Wi-Fi included - super fast fibre optic broadband
  • Bluetooth speaker
  • Smart TV and DVD
  • Shop 3 miles and pub 1 mile
  • Regret no children
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Sophie Clark

This property is personally managed by Sophie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 51 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Charis 24th November 2023

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Lovely owners of the property. Complete privacy. Amazing location. Everything included for a selfcatering holiday.

Reviewed by Colin 15th September 2023

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Reviewed by Angie 8th September 2023

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Fabulous holiday. A great relaxing place to stay. We took our elderly dog with us and the place was perfect for her. The owners are near by and very helpful . Definitely would return .

Reviewed by Julia 1st September 2023

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We had a wonderful stay and the cottage had everything we needed. It was a home from home. There were wonderful walks just outside the door which our dog Buster really enjoyed. Stunning location. Lesley and Paul were wonderful hosts would really recommend a visit

Reviewed by Karen 25th August 2023

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We had a very relaxing and enjoyable break. The cottage and terrace, and small garden, were lovely. We very much enjoyed the hot tub. The cottage and garden were ideal for couples (or a single person), and very dog-friendly. We received a lovely welcome. There was a lovely wood just a couple of minutes walk from the cottage - suitable for people anRead mored dogs to stretch their legs. Lots to explore around the Wye Valley. Hide

Reviewed by Sian 11th August 2023

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Back from after a weeks stay with our 2 spaniels.. An idyllic location for exploring the Wye Valley & surrounding areas, accommodation was perfect with lovely little added touches. Greeted by Paul & Lesley on our arrival , they couldnt have been more lovely & welcoming, made more of a fuss of our dogs than us! Once they showed us the ins & outs of Read moreeverything, left us to our wonderful week..woodland access the lane, fantastic for a quick walk with the dogs.. Cant recommend highly enough !! Hide

Reviewed by Karen 8th July 2023

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Cottage is lovely and hosts were very friendly and helpful with recommendations. The surroundings are beautiful and there are lots of places within easy driving distance to visit. Some great places to eat nearby as well

Reviewed by Sue 30th June 2023

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Warm and friendly owners who clearly take much pride in what they do and what they offer. Spotlessly clean, this well appointed cottage has everything you need for an enjoyable getaway and is a perfect size for 2 people and 2 small to medium size dogs. The surrounding woodland is a fur baby paradise and we were sad to leave.

Reviewed by Ann 16th June 2023

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Very modern very clean cottage . Hot tub a bonus . Very helpful and friendly owners on site . Very secure for dogs .

Reviewed by Andrew 6th June 2023

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Reviewed by Melanie 26th May 2023

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Had a fantastic stay here during May half term break. Perfect cottage for 2. Great walks straight from the accommodation and our Border Terrier was so excited every morning to walk through the woods. Definitely going back.

Reviewed by David 5th May 2023

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Reviewed by Leanne 21st April 2023

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Probably the best cottage weve stayed at . Lovely clean and comfortable location is wonderful and such a lovely welcome from Lesley and Paul ( two of the loviest people youd meet) nothing is too much trouble. We cant wait to return , Oh and hot tub was excellent - cant rate this holiday highly enough Thankyou Lesley and Paul , hope to see you boRead moreth again soon , Leanne , Barry and our two furbabies , Coco & Mya x Hide

Reviewed by Diane 24th March 2023

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The cottage is excellent. Clean, well equipped, in an excellent location. The owners are lovely and helpful. Would recommend and would definitely stay again.

Reviewed by Kevin 20th March 2023

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Reviewed by Debra 17th March 2023

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Its lovely. Clean, well equipped and cosy. Its in a lovely spot, with good dog walks and fabulous hot tub. So peaceful too

Reviewed by Zoe 3rd March 2023

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Cracking little cottage, handy for quick early morning/evening dog walks in the woods and also for day trips to explore the wider area. Garden is totally secure so we could let our 2 dogs out without worrying about escape attempts! Loved having the hot tub to relax in after a long day walking! Kitchen is very well equipped, we had everything we neeRead moreded to prepare, cook and eat in every night! Would definitely come back! Hide

Reviewed by Dave 18th February 2023

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Lovely welcoming owners and cottage, everything you could ever need and all those little extras to make our stay soecial

Reviewed by Lisa 10th February 2023

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Reviewed by Lynn 22nd January 2023

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Wow, what a little gem. We have just returned from a 4 night stay. The owners gave a very warm welcome on arrival, the cottage is very well equipped and cosy. The hot tub was brilliant to relax in after a walk around the public footpaths from the cottage door or just star gaze and relax while our dog was roaming around the secure garden. We really Read moreenjoyed our stay, it did the job of recharging our batteries ready to get back to the rat race. Thank you, Lesley and Paul for making us feel welcome Hide

Reviewed by Nicola 23rd December 2022

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Lovely location with great views. Cottage was very clean and well equipped , plus decorated for Christmas! Lots of information provided for the area. Paul and Lesley are so friendly and helpful ( thank you for posting our forgotten trainers!) we had a lovely time with our doggies at the cottage. The garden really is very secure and no way doggies cRead morean get out , especially helpful when in the hot tub! We dined out at the mill race in walford which was a great place and recommend. xx Hide

Reviewed by Lloyd 2nd December 2022

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We had a fantastic time at little holdings the owners were really friendly and helpful, everything was spotlessly clean ,the hot tub was also very clean and well looked after .The courtyard and garden area were very secure for our dogs , we spent a great time getting out for walks in the local area ,would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Lisa 13th November 2022

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Reviewed by Lauren 14th October 2022

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We had a great stay in this cottage, very clean and has everything we needed for a few days away. Stunning area for long walks made even better knowing there is a hot tub to go back to to relax after a long day walking. The owners are very friendly and only next door if anything is needed.

Reviewed by Sally 7th October 2022

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Lesley and Paul are the loveliest couple who have provided the perfect accommodation for two either with (or without dogs). You wouldn't know it was a pet friendly cottage such is the cleanliness! Cosy, comfortable and easy to stay at. The hot tub a welcome addition making returning to the property after a long walk a real treat! We had good weatheRead morer which was a bonus and my husband fished the Wye catching a couple of Wye Barbel and some very nice Chub. We most certainly will return to stay. Hide

Reviewed by Mark 23rd September 2022

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Reviewed by Christopher 16th September 2022

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Lesley and Paul were brilliant hosts at Little Holdings. It was a fabulous cottage very well fitted out, including the hot tub, in a beautiful setting. Perfect place for a relaxing break

Reviewed by Lyn 9th September 2022

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Fabulous place, very lovely hosts, hot tub was amazing, very clean, was perfect but be warned the walk to the pub is very very steep

Reviewed by Julie 2nd September 2022

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Perfect getaway. The owners were very friendly the place spotless. Could not have wished for anything better

Reviewed by Susan 26th August 2022

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The cottage was perfect, nothing I didn't like. The courtyard was lovely and so secure, which is just what we wanted for our inquisitive GSD.

Reviewed by Steve 22nd August 2022

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Lovely clean quiet cottage lovely location

Reviewed by Gareth 12th August 2022

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This was a lovely cottage, the best we have stayed in. Everything was spot on!

Reviewed by Yvonne 10th June 2022

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Lovely cottage.very cosy everything we needed.comfortable .hot tub was amazing.owners really friendly helpful and next door if needed.but you still have privacy.Ideal for dogs.enclosed garden our dogs loved it liked the garden grassed area .which was safe.lots of walks outside door .really quiet village will be going back again we had a relaxing grRead moreeat time.would recommend. Hide

Reviewed by Dawn 3rd June 2022

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Very welcoming hosts, a quiet location with plenty of walks close by. Dog friendly, safe and secure which was much appreciated. Supermarkets and local shops only a few miles away.

Reviewed by Genevra 27th May 2022

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Great property which is ideal for two people and has everything you would need included. The owners were fantastic, really friendly and helpful and made our dogs feel very welcome - the field within the grounds of the main property was a bonus and made playing with the dogs very safe and easy. The area has lots of walks nearby and is a short drive Read morefrom the Forest of Dean. Wed definitely recommend staying here. Hide

Reviewed by Kim 20th May 2022

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The welcome and the property was excellent and we were advised of some lovely walks. If you are looking for a cottage just off the beaten track then this the cottage to book.

Reviewed by Kevin 6th May 2022

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Great location set in beautiful countryside with plenty of local walks and attractions, many of which were all well within 30 minute drive. The perfect base to explore the Wye Valley

Reviewed by Glyn 29th April 2022

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A lovely place to explore Ross-on-Wye, with Woodland walks on your doorstep for the dog and the hot tub a real bonus. Only downside is the local pub which is a steep climb. Would definately recommend for those who want to get away and have a bit of peace and quiet :-)

Reviewed by Nicky 18th April 2022

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Reviewed by Brittany 1st April 2022

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Little Holdings was absolutely amazing. The owners are such wonderful people and so very accommodating and made us feel so at home. The cottage itself is superbly decorated and was very clean on our arrival. It is a very cosy place. Not to mention the amazing hot tub! The location of the cottage is great. It is far enough removed from neighbours anRead mored the busy road that you do get that romantic, secluded feeling but close enough to shops and activities that its easy to go out. 10/10 all round Hide

Reviewed by Stephen 3rd March 2022

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Perfect cottage with fabulous hot tub. Welcomed by the lovely hosts who reside next door & are available for any advice. Would highly recommend this accommodation for anyone visiting The Wye valley area.

Reviewed by Pam 23rd February 2022

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Very much enjoyed the hot tub and walks in nearby woodland.

Reviewed by nicola 11th February 2022

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Lovely cosy place, great facilities, hot tub was great and warmed up quick, Lovely walks right on doorstep, Paul and lesley great hosts meet and greet was best, showed how things worked,

Reviewed by Kathryn 6th February 2022

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The cottage was extremely clean and home from home. Such a relaxing two nights away and the hot tub was a lovely invitation after long beautiful walks. The amazing kind gesture of a cold bottle of fizz and chocolate in the fridge from the owners on arrival. Great escape and 100% highly recommend.

Reviewed by Beverley 28th January 2022

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Very comfortable and well equipped cottage. Didn't need to worry about our dog messing up the flooring because it is a laminate but looks like proper wood.Enclosed back courtyard and lawned area which was ideal for our dog who likes to run away. Hot tub was heaven and the owners very friendly. 15mins to the forest of dean which has loads of walkingRead more and biking trails. Hide

Reviewed by Ben 14th January 2022

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Perfect base for a holiday in the Wye valley. Quaint accommodation with fantastic hosts, couldnt fault cleanliness or hospitality. Would absolutely recommend.

Reviewed by Zana 11th January 2022

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What a find! !!! So comfy, so warm, so cosy, so well equipped, We had a lovely stay, the cottage is perfect. Really nice layout, totally private. Our hosts so welcoming and the cottage very dog friendly, a lovely hot tub where we could sit and watch the stars. Every little comfort and detail thought of for a perfect break The woods are literally a Read morefew steps from the house, so perfect for a dog, great location to visit all the surrounding beautiful countryside and walks. We just loved it. Hide

Reviewed by Angela 31st December 2021

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Very modern and comfortable cottage. Spacious enough for 2 people and necessary equipment available for a holiday away. Great hot tub, well maintained and spacious outdoor area. Ideal for dog owners, safe outdoor space.

Reviewed by Paul 25th December 2021

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Fantastic set up and we would definitely go again

Reviewed by Philip 6th December 2021

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Lovely people, lovely accommodation, all round winner. Look forward to returning in the future

Reviewed by James 29th November 2021

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Great hosts Good location to explore the beautiful surrounding area. Nice and cosy

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