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Spacious 4 bedroom converted barn set within a glorious valley - Great Barn (south wing), Trebandy Farm, Marstow

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights



Great Barn (south wing), Trebandy Farm, Marstow

The Great Barn (south wing) is a large and spacious, comfortable and warm converted stone barn with Welsh slate roof set in beautiful landscape on the owner's 70 acre farm, with woodland, lake, river and pasture land that is home to Highland cattle and Hebridean sheep. The house is very light with an upper gallery off which the three upper bedrooms and shower room are located, the living and dining rooms being located on the ground floor (plus wood burner) together with a large double bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and en suite bathroom , as well as the main bath/shower room, kitchen and utility room. There is a walled garden outside and a tarmac area for parking 3/4 cars, as well as a lockable bike store.There are good walks on the farm, plenty of bird and wild life to be seen, and also a water wheel in the weir on the river that generates electricity for use on the farm. The house is well located for access to visitor sites, such as Goodrich Castle, Symonds yat and Forest of Dean.

About the property


Stone built converted barn in glorious countyside on the owner's rare breed farm in the Wye Valley. The property has four good size bedrooms (one double with en suite, two twins and one with a double and two single beds), bathroom with WC,whb and bath, light open and spacious living room with 3 sofas and an easy chair, dining area with table seating 8, and modern fitted kitchen. Flagstone patio surround, and fronting a grass, approached along a farm track but close to all amenities, and good for accessing all of the visitor attractions of the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean.

Geoffrey Jordan
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, italian
Calendar last updated:
December 9, 2017

About Geoffrey Jordan

I bought Trebandy Farm in a semi-derelict state in 1989 and have since then devoted myself to managing the conversion and refurbishment of the 9 buildings on the farm, four of which I let. I have in the process planted some 7,000 trees (native deciduous varieties), planted several miles of hedges, reinstated the ox-bow lake in the centre of the farm (with bunds and silt traps to protect it from the annual flooding of the river that runs through the farm) and have introduced and keep on the farm rare breed Hebridean sheep and Highland cattle. The most recent project undertaken has been the installation of a water wheel in the weir of the river to generate electricity for all of the houses. It has been a privilege to be the custodian of such an unusually beautiful place.

Geoffrey Jordan purchased this house in 1989

Why Geoffrey Jordan chose Ross-on-Wye

I bought the farm in 1989 having fallen in love with the setting, and the challenge represented by so much dereliction with the potential to become perfection which I like to think is close to being achieved!. It combines seclusion with convenient access to the outside world.

What makes this house unique

Peace and quiet, natural beauty and abundant wildlife.

Available Rentals

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Booking Notes:
Handover is Friday to Friday. A deposit of 50% of the cost will be required on booking, the balance before arrival. Shorter stays than one week are acceptable, subject to a minimum charge of £450 . Deposits refunded on cancellation only if property can be re-let.

Changeover Day:
Handover days for weekly bookings are 10.00am Fridays, arrivals after 3pm Fridays. For weekend bookings are 10.00am Mondays, arrivals after 3pm Fridays.

Notes on prices:
Weekends Friday to Monday are available at £450 for all properties


Ross-on-Wye House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Farm Holidays
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Shower room 1 - shower
    Shower room 2 - shower
  • Main bathroom is downstairs, and there is also downstairs an en suite shower room serving bedroom 1, there being also an upstairs shower room with WHB and WC serving the 3 upstairs bedrooms.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 has a brass king size double bed, sofa and chair, 32" TV, child travel cot and separate fold-down bed, and an en suite shower room, and wardrobe room. Bedroom 2 has a double bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers, and bedside tables. Bedrooms 3 and 4 each have twin beds, chest of drawers, wardrobe and bedside tables.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
Notes on accommodation: Living room with wood burner, TV, DVD etc, 2 sofas and chairs; dining room with dining table and seating for 8, sofa, additional chairs and electric curtains; main bathroom with bath, WC, washbasin and shower, marble floors and wall surfaces; Large double bedroom off the living room with brass double bed and TV, walk-in wardrobe and en suite shower room; kitchen with fridge freezer, fitted fridge, dishwasher, oven and hob double washbasin and fitted units and work surfaces, all necessary kitchen utensils; separate utility room with door to outside, washing machine and spin dryer, outside clothes dryer; upstairs glass panelled gallery area with two good size double bedrooms and a third with standard double bed (all with wardrobes and chests of drawers), upstairs shower room. Lockable bike store under the external entrance steps. Outside table and chairs, with barbecue, entrance gate, tarmac parking area and garden down to grass inside and external stone boundary wall. Outside: Field Barn (sleeps 2) is in a secluded location approached along a track at the end of a wood but surrounded on its other three sides by open fields. The Great Barn (sleeps 8/9) has a lawned garden within a stone perimeter wall and gate, and there is patio furniture with BBQ. Parking for 3/4 cars. The surrounding farm offers open fields, woods, ponds, an ox-bow lake, a river with weir and water wheel for generating electricity, plenty of wildlife and birds, and good farm walks.


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Great Barn (south wing), Trebandy Farm, Marstow
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Lovely, homely property, everything you need for a weekend break in the country

  • 5 of 5

Clean, warm and spacious. In a beautiful setting.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Leonie I am so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Come again and stay a bit longer! Geoffrey
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Beautifully converted barn in charming farm setting. Ideal for our family celebration.

  • 5 of 5

We were delighted with the beautiful living spaces in this barn, thoughtfully equipped for entertaining. Very comfortable. Would definitely book again. Our only issue was we couldn't access wifi but we didn't have time to bring it up with the owners.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay but sorry about the wifi. We recently (after a trying time with BT Openreach) had super-fast fibre broadband installed but it does not operate in the south wing as well as expected, although I am hopeful that a new booster unit will now change all that. Geoffrey Jordan
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Simply Superb, Lovely House, Beautiful Surrounding

  • 5 of 5

From the moment you arrive the house is so welcoming. Due to a family wedding in Hereford, I decided to rent a house and take my Son, his wife and their four daughters for a holiday. As they live in a town, to be out in the countryside was quite something.

The house is very well presented with all you require to have a brilliant stay. The children loved the gardens and all the wildlife, the parents loved seeing their girls so relaxed, and I was so happy to see them all having a holiday to remember.

Anyone going to The Sheep Barn will I am certain enjoy it as much as wee did. One evening, we kept the children up till 9:45 pm, and got them to sit outside and look up. It was a clear night so with no light pollution, the sky was like black velvet scattered with glitter. They and all us adults were totally in awe of the experience.

We would all highly recommend this house and if you do, I hope you enjoy your holiday as much as we did. The saddest part was leaving, truly the children cried as they wanted to stop longer.

Thank you Mr Jordan for allowing us to share the beauty on Trebandy Farm and we hope to see you again next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Colin I am so pleased you and the family enjoyed your stay as much as you did. It is a particular pleasure to find someone who loves Trebandy as much as I! Come again...soon. Geoffrey
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Ugh a wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

Everything we could dream of for a very special holiday thank you so much

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Trebandy. Do come again soon. Geoffrey Jordan
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Beautiful property very well set out. Everything you could want was there

  • 5 of 5

Had a lovely few days

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay. Do come again!
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Amazing property. Spacious, modern whilst retaining lots of character. Perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

So much space!! Idylic setting. Wonderful host...very accommodating. Party of 7 adults, we were very comfortable. Extremely well equipped kitchen. Thankyou for a very memorable time.

24th September 2016

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased you enjoyed your stay. Do please come again. Geoffrey Jordan
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Old Court, Whitchurch
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Ross Golf Club
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Glewstone Court
Car: necessary


Closest airports are Bristol (one hour and a quarter by car), Cardiff (1 hour) and Birmingham (1 hour). Use of a car is essential at this location.


One and a half miles to Whitchurch (village shop, hotels and pubs) and Symonds Yat West, 2 or 3 miles to Goodrich, Goodrich Castle, Coppett Hill and Symonds Yat East, equidistant from Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth (appx 4 miles each), 12 miles to Hereford. Supermarkets in Ross and Monmouth, and of course Hereford.

Further Details:

There are numerous local pubs and restaurants at Whitchurch, Symonds Yat, and Goodrich, and supermarkets and the full range of facilities available in the local towns.


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