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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
This attractive cottage has been cleverly converted from a 400 year old cider barn and is brimful of character. Situated on a small working farm between Ross-on-Wye and Gloucester, it is ideally located for exploring this increasingly popular area. 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. The beautiful May Hill National Trust Reserve is just five minutes' walk, providing perfect backdrops for picnic excursions.
Sweet Coppins (the name of a type of a local cider apple) is close to the farmhouse; it has its own small gated/walled patio area at the entrance and visitors are also welcome to share use of the orchard/play area nearby. There is a further area for dog-walking adjoining the orchard and horse & pony rides are available nearby
The cottage is interestingly arranged over four floors and has been converted to a high standard, graded 4 stars by Visit Britain, with all possible needs carefully thought through by its owners including a four poster bed and a whirlpool bath. There is a quality double sofa bed also available for additional visitors. This is a peaceful - and very animal-friendly place, and thoroughly recommended for a relaxed and battery-charging holiday.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|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||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline|
|Further details outdoors|
The Old Farm is spread over 8 acres of gardens, paddocks and woodland.
£50 refundable deposit payable on arrival to cover excess cleaning costs and damage.
Property to be left cleaned on departure.
Towels & bedding included in price.
Sleeps 2 but can accommodate upto 2 extra on sofa bed in lounge for additional cost of £10 per person per week.
Cot also available.
About this location
The Gloucestershire 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.
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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23 May 2014
Arrived late Friday to a warm welcome from Liza. The cottage was just lovely, there were fresh eggs and home made cakes. The cottage was much better than described, the garden was so pretty we had bre… More
23 Mar 2014
"So welcoming and beautiful cottage"
We arrived to a warm welcome, fresh eggs and homemade fairy cakes (which were delicious). The family were very welcoming and couldn't do enough to help us out. The cottage was lovely and really … More
27 Apr 2013
"WONDERFUL; peaceful and beautifully equipped cottage"
My husband and I stayed in Sweet Coppins from February to May 2013 as I was working in the area and we needed a long term let; this was absolutely perfect for us. Sweet Coppins is well situated just o… More
19 Mar 2013
"Fabulous cottage, very cosy, beautiful location, felt like home from home"
Sweet coppins was a fantastic cottage with everything u could ask for, very cosy, lovely kitchen, bathroom lounge & bedroom. loved the split levels that it was on. we stayed over the new year for 4 nights with our 2 little dogs. Perfect location, lots of lovely walks, even though the weather wasn't too great (horrific rain the first 2 days!) that didn't stop us! 2 great pubs at the end of the road, both very welcoming (with the dogs!) lovely food and open fires! The perfect break after a hectic Christmas. Matt & Liza were very welcoming, lovely home made mince pies on arrival! Couldn't have asked for more... Will definately be returning if they'll have us and our doggies!!
17 Mar 2013
"excellent accommodation, pictureque and central to our needs."
the forest of dean is some of the most beautifull countryside we have stayed in. we have booked these cottages for the last 10 years as we visit cheltenham festival every year for the horse racing. Lisa and Mat are the best hosts making you feel very welcome and nothing is to much to ask. the area is great for everyone from couples to families with interesting walks and a variety of wild life all around you. there are excellent family friendly pubs serving good food at reasonable prices within a short walking distance to. short distance from cheltenham for festival lovers.
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