The Courtyard Studio
Studio | No Bedrooms | sleeps 2
Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty in the Wye Valley and on the edge of The Royal Forest of Dean, The studio is perfect for a long weekend break or extended holiday. The property is a homely and well appointed character property set in the grounds of The Cart House. Accommodation comprises 1 bedroom/living area, shower room and kitchen
The formal gardens surrounding the house are in a walled courtyard. You can relax and unwind here, take in some walks or take advantage of the many local attractions within easy reach.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, Studio|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol 60 km, Nearest railway: Lydney 10 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ|
The Central England/Cotswolds region
St Briavels is a medieval English Village situated approximately 900 ft above sea level with stunning views across the Wye Valley. We are located on the edge of the Forest of Dean in an area of outstanding natural beauty surrounded by beautiful countryside and woodland with many local tourist attractions nearby.
Approximately 20 minutes from the Old Severn Bridge crossing and on the border of England and South Wales (the border following the famous Offas Dyke). Located 5 minutes from the A466 Wye Valley road approximately midway between Chepstow (8 miles) and Monmouth (8 miles). Approx distances to nearby cities by car - Bristol 35 minutes, Cardiff 45 minutes, Gloucester 35, minutes Cheltenham 45 minutes, Hereford 45 minutes, Bath 50 minutes. Nearest train stations are Chepstow and Lydney (5 miles).
Forest of Dean
The Royal Forest of Dean and Wye Valley are areas of outstanding natural beauty and offer a wide range of activities and attractions. St Briavels village is centred around its moated Castle - originally King John's hunting lodge and has a pub/restaurant, doctors surgery and monthly local produce market.
There are local stores a short drive away and the market towns of Chepstow and Monmouth are approx 15 to 20 minutes by car.
Many castles and ancient monuments are within easy reach - Tintern Abbey, Castles at Chepstow, Goodrich, Raglan and Caerleon.
Nearby Championship Golf Courses - Celtic Manor, St. Pierre with other local courses at Coleford, Ross on Wye and Monmouth
Nearby Racecourses - Chepstow, Cheltenham and Bath
Other pursuits - Cycling on marked trails in the Royal Forest of Dean, Canoeing and Fishing on the River Wye, Quad Biking, Go Ape (a woodland high ropes experience), horse riding, walking in the Wye Valley and on Offas Dyke
Other attractions - Puzzle wood, Clearwell caves, Dean Forest railway
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29 Oct 2013
"Great break in a lovely studio.....perfect."
We (my partner, I and our 3 year old son) have just returned from a 2 night break at this cosy little studio in a beautiful little village. I only booked the studio a few days before and Helen made i… More
15 Oct 2013
Had such a good stay here , the only complaint is from my own part I only one booked night. Studio is clean and cosy and ideal for a break. The George pub serves some great ales and the local scenery … More
29 Aug 2013
Amazing accommodation in a lovely village. The studio was extremely clean with good furnishings, almost a home from home. The courtyard garden is an added plus.… More
29 Aug 2013
We stayed at the studio in Aug 2013 for a night. Neil and Helen were warm and welcoming. The studio is compact but very nicely finished. They did not mind us bringing our two children who slept on the… More
26 Aug 2013
"MORK LANE ;)"
What an eventful Day 1.... A massive thank you to Helen,Neil & Friends for making us feel very welcome. With a rocky start to our weekend as the sat nav located us down the wrong path, leaving us stra… More
2 Jun 2013
"Peaceful retreat, comforable & fully equipped"
A great base for all the local attractions. Plenty of walks in forests & beside rivers. The owners were friendly and helpful. The property has every thing you will need, plus a good selection of DVDs should you be rained in. There isn't a huge amount of workspace in the kitchen but the local pub is a few minutes walk away & the food there was lovely. We would definitely stay there again.
1 Apr 2013
"Excellent place to stay!!"
We've just got back from staying at The Courtyard Studio and had an amazing time!
The studio has everything you need including a really good stocked kitchen, it is really cosy and comfortable and in an excellent location. Helen and Neil were so helpful and were happy to answer any of our questions and made the stay really enjoyable. We would definitely go back!
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