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Mutlers Row cottage

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Mutlers Row cottage was originally built in the 1830's as a row of 4 cottages. Equipped to a very high standard. This fabulous '3 star' cottage is nestled on the north edge of the Forest of Dean in an elevated position overlooking the Severn valley, between villages on the borders of England and Wales. Offering easy access 3 County's (Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Monmothshire) and the rich variety of activities they offer. Take one of the many forest walks; see the fascinating sights available in this idyllic area.

Less than a 20 min journey will transport you to historical Hereford, Monmouth with its unusual shops, Chepstow castle and Ross on Wye’s with its wonderful riverside walks and shops: Symonds Yat is the home of the nesting Peregrine falcons and its charming village offering canoeing and riverboat trips: Gloucester/Cheltenham is fantastic for ‘shopaholics’ and there are numerous ‘picture postcard’ Cotswold villages such as the stunning Bourton on the water close by.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Weston Super mare
Will consider House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bristol, Nearest railway: Gloucester
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

3 x double beds or 2 x double + twin request on booking

Z bed or Travel cot and highchair available

Oil central heating / air-con are included within the price. The garden is completely enclosed and secure and has lockable gates. The garden has different areas to sit giving stunning views across the valley (Please note there are banks and steps in the garden). There is a fabulous decking area with table and chairs for alfresco dining, plus 6 sun loungers for your use on the upper patio (please request on booking). A large BBQ and cooking area.

We also have a summerhouse ideal for bird-watching. We have a bird feeding station and we have numerous varieties of birds from Crossbills, Woodpeckers to Goshawks visit us. Binoculars and bird book provided.

Our mini orchard is now planted (Feb 2011 - expecting fruit 2012) with apple, pear, plum and edible cherry trees - so hopefully lots of fruit to enjoy in the late Summer/Autumn.

Further details outdoors

The Royal Forest of Dean is literally 100m up and across the road; there are so many stunning walks it is impossible to name them all.

A massive range of activities for all ages and all occasions; whether it is History/Action/Arts/for Young Children/Nature/Retail therapy or Fine Dining you are looking for. We keep up to date info at the cottage.

We have our own paddock in front of the garden (occasionally there will be sheep/lambs in the paddock -(they are our environmental lawn mowers) and if you wish, it is possible to accommodate horses although it must be noted there is no purpose built shelter in the paddock.

We have uninterrupted views across the valley, a great place to sit with a glass of wine and absorb our wonderful British countryside.

Further details

We welcome your pets, but respectfully ask that all flea, worm and inoculations are up to date. Please do not allow pets on the beds and furniture.

The Central England/Cotswolds region

The property was bought for its location, history and the stunning views. It is in an 'area of outstanding natural beauty' which means the land cannot be built upon, set in an elevated position on the edge of the 'Royal Forest of Dean' it nestles in a hillside over looking the Severn valley, it is perfect.

Having travelled extensively I strongly believe that Britain has the best scenery in the world and this area has some of the very best. It is a 1830's detached cottage with no near neighbors to mention, but the friendly village of Mitcheldean is only 0.5miles down the road, the 'White Horse' pub is wonderful and Sandra, Brian and Dan are so welcoming, as are the locals, so if you fancy a old fashioned singsong or a good 'chinwag' in a typical village pub, its the place to go.

Forest of Dean

Mitcheldean is only half a mile away. It is a typical Cotswold village and has a Coop, post office, butchers and fruit and veg shop. The local pub, 'The White Horse' has been described in our visitors book as the "most friendly pub in the world...". There is also a Chinese and fish and chip takeaway in the village.

Cinderforrd, a typical Welsh mining village, is 3 miles away and has numerous shops, banks plus a large Lidl and Co-op supermarket. There are many various takeaways and a few good Restaurants and an old fashioned friendly Cinema, where you get shown to your seat by usherettes.

Plenty of villages and local traditional pubs are within a 5 mile radius of the cottage and many fabulous restaurants. All information about the surrounding area and places to eat are kept in a book at the cottage along with taxi numbers and maps. Our guests regularly update the visitor’s book when they find a hidden treasure and we would encourage you to do the same.

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8 Aug 2014


"Good but with some reservations (forgive the pun)"

The property is described accurately. It is spacious and ideal for a large family and the large(ish) garden is a treat for birdwatchers. Access to the house is down several steps which may cause diffi… More

12 Jul 2014


"Lovely place, would recommend to a friend"

We stayed in this cottage for a long weekend. We had a lovely time made so much better as the cottage was perfect for our needs. The lovely conservatory and garden were fabulous to sit in and the view… More

7 Jun 2014


"A thoughtfully equipped,beautiful cottage that felt like home."

This is the best cottage we have ever stayed in .it was lovely and clean and had all we needed.the views were amazing and it was restfully and peacefully. The road is quite close but didn't bothe… More

Many thanks for your comments,they are much appreciated; we are hoping to have a new summerhouse and decking area by next year so please visit us again soon.

19 Apr 2014



We went as a family group of young children, middle-aged parents and very old grand parents. We all found the cottage to be a really nice relaxing place to stay in. It had every thing in the cottage t… More

12 Aug 2013


"Our wonderful week at Mutlers Row"

Our week at the cottage was great. The accommodation was more than we expected really quaint and roomy. We had our Ruby Wedding Anniversary Party on the Saturday of our stay with 40 guests. This is when the conservatory came into it's own, there was plenty of room.
The rest of the week there was my husband, myself and my son, wife and 3 children and we all had plenty of room
The children loved the garden and also watching the birds in the mornings.
The Forest of Dean is beautiful with so many different things to do we really could have done with more time to see all the sights.
We would recommend the cottage.

17 Feb 2012


"Lovely views, great accommodation fantastic bed!"

Stayed here for a week, very well appointed and immaculate cottage. Arrived in snow and ice, the drive is steep and narrow and has to be reversed down. It is off a busy main road which can be noisy du… More

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Calendar last updated:04 Aug 2014

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