Cosy Cottage in the Wye Valley

Goodrich, United Kingdom
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We love living in our pretty cottage with our gorgeous cats, but having recently taken early retirement from our teaching jobs we want to be able to go away a little more often. We have lots of friends who enjoy house-sitting for us and

Home & location

Our 170-year-old cottage is located high above the River Wye in the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We are half a mile from the main part of the village, which boasts a popular pub and a splendid castle with a cafe. Buses

  • House
  • Basic WiFi
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


We have two cats called Colin and Nelly. Colin is a rescue cat who has been with us for two years. He is a gentle giant. Nelly is also a rescue cat who has been with us for just a matter of months. She is confident and affectionate

Meet the pets

  • Colin

    10 years

  • Nelly

    6 years

Sitter feedback (12)


A return visit to this wonderful cottage tucked away on Coppett Hill in a beautiful setting. Within easy reach of lovely walks near the River Wye and also

Stayed · 28 Sep - 05 Oct 2019

I fell completely in love with Colin and Nelly!!! There are a couple of the sweetest kitties I've ever cared for, and I ran a successful pet sitting

Stayed · 09 Jun - 26 Jun 2019

Housesitting for Wendy and Phil was a pleasure. The house has a gazillion cute personal touches. Colin and Nelly were really easy to care for. They were

Stayed · 03 Apr - 17 Apr 2019

Another lovely time spent house sitting in this lovely cottage in a beautiful setting in the Wye Valley near the famous Symonds Yat Rock. Wonderful base for

Stayed · 15 Dec - 22 Dec 2018

Brilliant! We loved Wendy and Phil's house, the cats and the area. A wonderful cottage in outstanding countryside. We managed to walk most of the footpaths

Stayed · 05 May - 13 May 2018

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