Portland House has a wealth of character and charm plus a fascinating history; the oldest part of the house is Georgian (1676) – not overly large but very spacious to feel relaxed and comfortable, and especially cosy during the autumn and winter months. In the spring/ summer you can relax in the interesting award winning garden or during autumn/winter with a log fire in the large lounge; as well as enjoy the elegant dining room. Catering can be pre-booked.
The ground floor Day Room has a sofa bed and futon. A small conservatory attached overlooks the garden and has an access door. Alongside the Day Room is a bathroom with separate shower/wet area and a toilet.
Dining room can seat 20, plus the kitchen/breakfast room has table seating up to 8 (useful for young families). High chairs available.
Kitchen has good range of cooking facilities. 2 oven Aga – (note: only on during months of October to March). Eye level double electric ovens and grill. 4 ring gas hob, and 2 electric rings. Plus 2 microwaves – one of which is convection and grill. Fridge/freezer and cupboards containing utensils equipment, and china sufficient for catering for 20 people.
The utility contains a dishwasher. The Boot room contains a washing machine and tumble dryer.
On the first floor – the majestic Monmouth Suite has an unique king size 4 poster bed as well as a Victorian bathroom complete with large roll top bath.
The spacious Hunter Suite, overlooking farmland, has a king size bed and bunk beds for a family of 4, with a large shower ensuite.
Other attractive ensuite bedrooms include the Magnolia Room (treble); the Doward Room, (Twin or super king); Marstow Room, (double).
On the second floor – The Ross Suite has two adjoining bedrooms to accommodate a family/group of 6, The suite is equipped with TV in each room with DVD as well as traditional past times such as chess and family games and a doll’s house.
With this range of inclusive self catering accommodation Portland House is considered to be one of the best venues for family and groups.
Ross On Wye
Ross-on-Wye is rightly regarded as being the ideal holiday centre to explore the Wye Valley, Herefordshire, Gloucestershire and as far as Monmouthshire in Wales. From cider making to arts and crafts, from the industrial legacy of the Forest of Dean and its woods and hills to its towns and villages, all are within striking distance of the town.
Visit Herefordshire and explore a county of rolling, green countryside interrupted by villages steeped in history and interest. There’s plenty to see and do but there’s no escaping the sense of peace and fresh air, visit What’s On In Herefordshire to find out what’s happening, when and where, during your stay.