The Old Manse Retreat
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Lodge | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3
A spacious one bedroom coach house in the South Cotswolds. Just completed and furnished to a high standard. Lovely views across the Nailsworth valley. The Retreat is close to the historic city of Bath (20 miles) and cosmopolitan Cheltenham town (15 miles) as well as the beautiful old Cotswold/roman town of Cirencester.
Located on the trail of the famous Cotswold way the Retreat is within easy access to many stunning views and walks. If you enjoy cycling or rambling through beautiful countryside whilst being close to good restaurants and charming shops Nailsworth is the perfect place for a short break.
The Retreat is located a short 5 minute walk from the centre of the popular 'five valleys' town of Nailsworth which boasts a good number of great quality restaurants. Alternatively hop in a car and you are easily within reach of many country pubs and restaurants within Stroud's five valleys.
For golfers there are a number of good quality golf courses near by in Minchinhampton and Wotton all boasting spectacular views across the Severn Valley and beyond to the Welsh Mountains.
You can enjoy the weekly award winning farmers market in nearby Stroud: http://www.fresh-n-local.co.uk or take a walk along the canal which in its heyday was the artery between the Severn and the Thames and is currently subject to significant development to restore it to it's former glory.
Other attractions include; hot-air ballooning, gliding lessons, art courses and horse riding. The area is very popular with eventing having Gatcombe Park (2 miles) and Badminton (7 miles) close at hand. Cheltenham races are also a great day out and easily accessed by train or car. If open air concerts are your thing then performances at Westonbirt Arboretum are a great way to spend an evening. Enjoy an abundance of natural wildlife; as well as the local cows grazing freely on the common lands, the world famous Slimbridge Wildfowl Trust is a 15 minute drive by car. There is so much going on locally you really can enjoy a varied and fascinating stay without going more than a few minutes from the doorstep.
Tetbury (5 miles) is the perfect place for antique shopping and people watching while the sleepy village of Amberly enjoys tranquil views across the buccolic valleys of the area.
Enjoy breath taking views on the top of the world, hanging out with the cows while enjoying the taste sensation that is Winstones Ice Cream http://thefoodiebugle.com/article/purveyors/talking-ice-cream-with-ben-vear
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol 40 km, Nearest railway: Stroud 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 3, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
The Cotswolds region
Availability Your dates are available
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12 Jan 2015
"Lovely cosy retreat"
Had a fantastic stay at The Old Manse Retreat. Very clean and well equiped with everything we needed for a stay. Was extremelly cosy in the evenings and well located for exploring the Cotswolds during… More
8 Jan 2015
The Old Manse Retreat is a home from home apartment a great base for visiting family over the New Year… More
16 Dec 2014
"The Perfrect Retreat"
This is a wonderful little base for a mini break- ideal location for the lovely town of Nailsworth with some great pubs and eateries. The retreat is very well kept, suitably equipped and fantastic val… More
2 Nov 2014
"Tranquil, contemporary and comfortable"
I loved this wee hide-away. I wish it was a 'home form home' because it is how I would love to live! The decor was contemporary and 'ideal home' splendid. The design of the accommo… More
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24 Oct 2014
"Fantastic holiday accommodation"
Just returned home from The Old Manse Retreat ,what a fantastic holiday accommodation! Clean, well appointed, lovely location,great views. Only 10 min walk to town with shops, restaurants and pubs. Re… More
Dear Paul and Shirley, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at the Retreat and look forward to your next visit.
11 Sep 2014
"Excellent base for a Cotswold holiday"
Tastefully decorated, very tidy and a quiet location, ideal for walking into Nailsworth for shopping and eating. Comfortable firm mattress, plenty of space, view over the valley, easy parking, excelle… More
22 Aug 2014
"Five star *****"
Just returned home today from mon-fri stay at this accommodation. Home from home luxury apartment, dishwasher, washer/dryer, fully equipped kitchen right down to tea towels and cleaning products. Plen… More
21 Aug 2014
"Beautifully finished, well appointed and very comfortable."
The Old Manse Retreat was a perfect base from which to explore the Cotswolds. Hosts were obliging and welcoming. Had a wonderful few days here.… More
27 Jul 2014
The self-contained holiday let was a fantastic place to stay. It has every modern convenience to make your stay a home away from home.
The quality of the furnishings and bedding was great and well laid out in the property.
The hosts were helpful but unobtrusive. They had a good deal of local knowledge if you needed that kind of information. Fortunately, we had prior knowledge so didn't need any help as such.
Parking was always available, which is great in this area when parking can be an issue for locals and visitors. The town of Nailsworth, is only a short walk from the property and has various amenities. I would recommend William's kitchen on the corner of Springhill....a breakfast to die for!!
I would thoroughly recommend anyone wanting a peaceful a nd relaxing holiday / trip to stay here
30 Jun 2014
"Simply Perfect !!"
We wanted somewhere that we could just escape the hustle and bustle of work and came across this little gem. It is a beautifully equipped and located apartment that has everything you need when you a… More
What a lovely review, thank you. We are delighted that you enjoyed your break at the Retreat.
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