Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Reached by a woodland track from a country lane and standing on its own in an attractive clearing by a trout pond, which is fed by a small stream, The Old Pumphouse is a real 'hideaway'. Three miles from the small town of Lydney, the property is within easy distance of all the attractions of the Forest of Dean, the Wye Valley and the Border castles (Chepstow is 9 miles away). The whole area is ideal for walkers and cyclists and the owners have made special footpaths through the surrounding woods for the particular use of guests. The Estate also has a craft centre, a model village, a garden centre and a wholefood restaurant, 2 miles away.
The building was converted in 1997, creating large, light and airy spaces and has undergone further refurbishment, making it a highly desirable, unusual and interesting property in a very peaceful and attractive setting. It has been graded 4 stars by Visit England.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest railway: Lydney 3.8 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Entrance lobby leads to very large open plan sitting room with open fireplace. Very bright kitchen/dining room with huge, floor to ceiling, double glazed window incorporating French doors, which open on to a south facing patio. Open stairs from sitting room to 1st floor. 3 bedrooms - 1 double with wash basin, 1 with zip & link bed offering twin or king size double also with wash basin and 1 smaller twin. Bathroom/wc with separate shower cubicle. Additional wc.
|Further details outdoors|
South facing patio and a very private, semi-wild, 2 acre garden beyond. Barbecue. Small stream runs alongside the property, which feeds an attractive pond. (Although the pond is fenced, care is needed with small children).
Forest of Dean
The Old Pumphouse is within easy reach of the many and varied attractions of the area. This is unrivalled country for walking, cycling and riding; and all types of water sports are available on the rivers Wye and Severn. The Welsh Border castles and many other historic buildings are easily reached; and the cathedral city of Gloucester, and the Cotswolds, are interesting destinations for a day`s excursion.