Deep in a secluded rural Valley near Monmouth , Orchard House is a large, luxury farm cottage on a farm where cider apples are grown and Spanish horses bred and classically trained.
Guest enjoy access to over 40-acres of fields and walking trails through apple orchards and the picturesque Gaer Wood. Enjoy beautiful rural views across to the Brecon Beacons. Stay with us in late spring and enjoy the colours and scent from a walk through bluebell-carpeted woodland.
Orchard House in the Wye Valley is a large light and spacious rural retreat sleeping up to 24 guests in 10 bedrooms (8 bathrooms). No traffic noise, just bird song and the breeze. No light pollution either, this is a great 'dark skies' location with dazzling starlit skies on moonless nights. The genteel peace and tranquillity of the rural location means that the house is not suitable for loud raucous parties and amplified music. That aside, the house is perfect for gatherings, birthday celebrations and reunions with friends, as well as weekend breaks or long summer holidays for large or dual family holidays.
There much to discover within the Wye Valley and nearby Forest of Dean, whether coing to Orchard House to walk, cycle or drive through the surrounding countryside. You’ll find opportunitie to stroll down traffic-free lanes, paddle or (or in) the River Wye (or take for the pleasure boat option if you prefer to keep dry). Places to visit include Visit Hay-on-Wye, Symonds Yat, Tintern Abbey. Along the way, you will find many award winning restaurants and village pubs for lunches or dinners when chef’s decide they need a night away from the kitchen.
On days when you prefer to stay at home, relax with a coffee - or something stronger - and a good book on the terrace, watching buzzards lazily soaring above the cider orchards. It is hardly surprising that Orchard House lies in a Designated Are of outstanding Natural Beauty. Come and enjoy the experience!