The Old Farm Holiday Cottages
Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 7
Situated on a small working farm between Ross-on-Wye (6 miles) and Gloucester (10 miles), it is ideally located for exploring this increasingly popular area. The beautiful May Hill National Trust Reserve is literally beside you and the Forest of Dean starts just ¼ mile away: Gloucester, Cheltenham and the Wye Valley are a short distance, and Hereford and the Cotswolds an easy day's excursion. Main supermarkets are 6 miles away, yet the local shop is very well stocked with everything from daily papers to homemade cakes.
When you arrive at the cottages you will find them clean, with fresh bed linen and towels provided. Your complimentary welcome tray will enable you to sit and have a cup of tea with home-made cake before unpacking your car. Fresh flowers and some of our free range eggs are also included.
The cottages are warm (full central heating included) and welcoming with a fire in the lounge provided in cottages with log burning stoves November to March (logs provided).
The kitchens are equipped with everything you could possibly want including a microwave, dishwasher and washing machine with tumble dryer. Lounges have a remote control colour television, video recorder, DVD and music centre. When the sun shines you will be able to sit outside in your own patio area where garden furniture and a barbeque are provided.
Children and well behaved dogs are most welcome in any of the cottages (please notify us at time of booking). We provide a paddock and woodland for you to exercise dogs on the farm and a large orchard play area with wendy house, sandpit, slide, swings and trampoline to exercise your children!
Parking for up to two cars is provided near your cottage. Further parking is available at the front of the farmhouse.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol 80 km, Nearest railway: Gloucester 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (3), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 7, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline|
Use of owner's above ground pool usually available during school summer holiday period (on request).
The Central England/Cotswolds region
Gloucestershire is without doubt one of our most beautiful counties. The most famous area is the Cotswolds this is adored for the architecture and picturesque villages of honey stone nestling in the valleys. Gloucester the counties capitol is famous for its Norman Cathedral and restored Victorian docks. Nearby is Cheltenham, a spa town renown for its Regency architecture and winner of the Britain in bloom competition. Both Gloucester and Cheltenham have a wealth of shops to suit all tastes.
Forest of Dean
The Royal Forest of Dean is one of the last remaining ancient forests which is home to an abundance of wildlife, covering 42 square miles of ancient woodland, rolling countryside, quaint towns and pretty villages recently voted one of the seven natural wonders of Britain for its appeal to holiday makers. An area of outstanding scenery it has all year round fresh air for action and adventure, renowned food and drink and encourages you to unwind and relax whilst walking or cycling along the miles of woodland pathways. The attractions of the Forest include Battlefield sports, Cycling,White water rafting,Go ape,Golf, Fishing,Extreme bike and board centre,Clay shooting, Air rifle target shooting, Archery, Canoe and Kayak, Birdwatching, Hiking. Places of interest Clearwell caves, Puzzle wood (Doctor Who and Merlin), Symonds Yat, Mallards pike, Adventure tower Beechenhurst and many more. To find out how many more please go to
www.visitforestofdean.co.uk to find out everything you can do within a short drive.
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