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Tasteful Barn Conversion

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Felton, Hereford - Rural setting, but within easy reach of local attractions

Set in the heart of a working family farm, this tasteful barn conversion is in prime location for walking, cycling and touring many local attractions. It is built mainly from local stone, with wood cladding, double glazing and oil central heating throughout. The cottage has it's own garden complete with patio (and furniture) and built-in BBQ, with room for 3 cars. During the winter months why not sit and relax in front of the large open fire, whilst watching a 42inch TV!


Property Manager
Shirley Simcock
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About Shirley Simcock

The Simcock family have been at Green Farm since 1918, with current owners Cyril and Shirley on site for 25 years.

We are busy farmers, but take pride in personally greeting all guests, willing to chat and explain what is happening on the farm. We have 4 children, 22, 21, 18 and 14. 3 working sheep dogs and 3 "pet" dogs, only one (Bill) is allowed to wander around without us (although they are extremely friendly!)

Shirley Simcock purchased this cottage in 1919

Why Shirley Simcock chose Hereford & Worcester

The Simcock family have been at Green Farm since 1918, with current owners on site for 25 years. The cottage is set in the heart of the farmyard, but guests tell us they are not aware of this when staying, as it is peaceful and rural. We are less than a mile from A417, but you can not hear any traffic. Beautiful walks all around, with a picturesque Church at the tip of the garden!

What makes this cottage unique

Green Farm Cottage is ideally situated for exploring Herefordshire and its surrounding counties. We are midway between Hereford / Bromyard, Leominster / Ledbury, and just 30 minutes drive into Wales.

Amenities

Hereford Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Farm Holidays
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
    Shower room 1 - toilet , shower
    Shower room 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 -
  • En-siute bathroom with master bedroom has shower, wc, basin Family bathroom with bath, wc, basin Downstairs wet-room with shower, wc, basin
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Description of sleeping capacity: 1x family, 1x double, 1x twin Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom en-suite, 1 x king-sized bed, 1 x single bed and cot Bedroom 2 with king-sized bed Bedroom 3 with twin beds
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Outside: Garden with built-in BBQ and patio. Wooden picnic table with 3 seats on all 4 sides. Utility Room: Washing machine, ironing board, iron, broom, mop and bucket, dustpan and brush, pegs. Tumble drier available, but not in cottage. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen and towels are provided Other: Cloakroom under stairs

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
5

Welcoming and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Spacious accommodation and friendly hosts

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Marilyn, Thanks for your comments. Pleased there was enough spacer for you all, that all your little ones had fun together. Hope you and your family enjoyed the wedding! Maybe see you all again one day. Shirley
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5

Great Place to Stay.

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time, all of my family enjoyed it. Great Accommodation.

All of the host family very welcoming. Animals on the farm were great and

if you have children then a great learning experience for them.

Would recommend to anybody. Brilliant value.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Enjoyed our stay

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and found nothing was too much trouble. Beautiful home made cake and the best tasting eggs

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

fantastic property would stay again

  • 5 of 5

Accommodates 6 adults with ease. Very welcoming and friendly, Bill the 500 year old collie is a bundle of joy and would pop round for a scratch and a rub down from time to time. The kitchen has all the utensils you would need to prepare and serve up a great meal for 10+ guests if need be. Although a working farm the noise levels were kept to a minimal at sleep times during our stay so a big thank you. Having an after dinner stroll around the farm, seeing the baby lambs and calves taking a peek in the small church up the road just added to a relaxing experience. You would have a 20/30min walk to the nearest pub/shop but if you plan ahead as we did there would be no need (we took plenty of food with us). There are plenty of things to do if you plan a drive out and about and there is a basket in the lounge stacked with leaflets of places and things to do in the area.

All in all, a great time was had by all and once again a very big thank you!!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ah thanks guys for the review, we aim to please everyone that stays with us, and as you say it is a working farm but we do try our upmost to keep the working noise levels to a minimum when you are on holiday! Bill is very friendly, but hopefully not a pain! but he sure does love all the attention. It is great to know that you found the kitchen well stocked with utensils, we are always keen to know if we are missing anything to accommodate your culinary skills whilst on holiday. Hopefully we will see you again soon.
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5

Very nice and warm and spacious.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely hosts - nothing too much trouble and very obliging and helpful. Lovely farm and the cottage is well positioned and well appointed. Would recommend to anyone wishing to enjoy the countryside.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much! You were all a lovely family to have to stay with us too! look forward to meeting up with you again in the future.
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The cottage had everything you could possibly want and was warm and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Three generations got together to enjoy Green Farm cottage. As we visited in the October we were really pleased by the warmth not only of the cottage but by our welcome. Nothing was too much trouble for the Simcock family and we loved watching the calves being fed. It is a working farm and so expect the odd tractor or lorry noise. The farm is an ideal center for touring and Hereford and Worcester are within easy reach as are several National trust properties.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for your review. We enjoyed having you all to stay with us, your little ones were lovely to have around. Hopefully see you all again in the future.
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Birmingham
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Stoke Lacy
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Bodenham
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Hereford
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
A417
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Stoke Lacy
Nearest Beach
100 Miles
Borth
Car: necessary

Distances:

Hereford 7 miles

Ledbury 10 miles

Bromyard 6 miles

Leominster 10 miles

Further Details:

several local pubs within 5 mile radius, unfortunately none within walking distance!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
All bookings will be on hold for 7 days until 200GBP is recieved. Confirmation of deposit and booking will be sent by e-mail. All balances must be paid 8 weeks before arrival.
If booking is less than 8 weeks, payment is made in full by bank transfer.

Changeover Day:
Change-over is generally Saturday, BUT can be flexable.
Arrival is 4pm and departure is 10am.

Notes on prices:
some short breaks are available, please telephone to enquire

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.