Mitcheldean holiday cottage rental with internet access, fireplace, TV and rural retreat

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  • Cottage
  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies

Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking.  See Policies & House Rules
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

From the owner

A tasteful, conversion of an outbuilding “where the cider mill donkey once lived”.

Cosy wood burner & views from every window.

Detached, clean & comfortable private escape for you to unwind & enjoy the views over an old perry pear orchard/field managed for wildlife.

Neighbourhood of similar smallholdings & valley farmland with direct access to forest walks & perfect for stargazing.

Friendly sheep maybe grazing in the field nearby.

Covid Enhanced Clean

Literally just off the beaten track, a privately located & slightly elevated detached cottage arranged on one level and with countryside views from every window.

We live further along the track and are on hand to help but equally we’re respectful of your privacy allowing you to completely relax and unwind.

Open-plan living area with a well equipped modern kitchen area. Patio doors plus full length windows to take advantage of the far reaching countryside views & for wildlife watching.

The bedroom has a king-size bed, with a quality feather-effect duvet & pillows (suitable for vegans).

There are thick curtains for a good nights sleep, though if left open, you may watch the sunrise over the valley directly from your bed.

Modern en-suite shower room with plentiful hot water & good water pressure.

WINTER

A well insulated cottage for winter with modern electric radiators plus a cosy real wood burner. Snuggle up in front of the fire and enjoy the views.

SPRING

Wake to the sound of birdsong & take short stroll from the cottage & you’re in beech woodlands carpeted with scented bluebells & natural babbling springs.

SUMMER

Open the patio doors in the living area to make the most of the gentle valley breeze and enjoy the views. Sit outside at night & stargaze.

AUTUMN

Experience the beautiful displays of autumnal leaf colour in the adjacent woods & forage for chestnuts.

Relaxing private garden area to the front of the cottage that overlooks a field & old orchard and down to a tree-lined stream with countryside beyond.

Garden bench on a grassy lawn for your morning coffee or to watch the sunrise.

Bistro set on a paved area that benefits from the late afternoon/early evening sun.

The land is primarily managed for wildlife.

Buzzards fly above along the woodland edge, green woodpeckers forage the field, squirrels climb along trees by the stream. At night you may hear the owls. A badger will often pass by on its evening route (dependant on the time of year).

A small herd of family owned friendly Jacob sheep (some have been hand reared) are usually in the field next to the cottage. They rotationally graze with other neighbours so we can’t always guarantee they’ll be there.

Sorry no dogs due to the proximity of the livestock.

Facilities:-

- The bathroom is a modern shower room with a large corner shower with plentiful hot water & good water pressure (no bath).

- TV with built in DVD player

- Drawer full of board games, playing cards, DVDs etc.

- Books, local maps and guides

- Cafetiere (no coffee maker)

- Microwave, double oven & grill, dishwasher, washer/dryer, freestanding fridge/freezer.

- Blankets for outdoor use in the evenings should you wish to sit outside longer to watch the wildlife and stargaze (kept in the monks bench).

- Cosy real wood burner, first basket of logs free of charge. Extra baskets of logs - £5 per basket.

Please note the soap provided in the shower room and kitchen is liquid hand soap.... not the solid bar variety.

We have consistent 5 star reviews for our cleaning standards.

A full Covid-19 Risk Assessment has been undertaken & associated enhanced cleaning is undertaken between every booking.

Details available by request.

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Amenities

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
  • 1 Shower room

Families

  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed

Access

  • Parking
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking

Essentials

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • Patio
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Housekeeping Included

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Interaction with guest

Owners Lucy and Mark live further along the track, near to the property. They can be on hand to welcome you but are equally respectful of your privacy. Welcome basket on arrival including milk, and a full basket of wood (logs supplied between 1 Oct to 31 April).
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Cancellation policy

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

Partial refund

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

No refund

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

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Things to know

Check in: 16:00 Check out: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.

Payment

This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

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Smoking

No smoking at this property

House rules

Sorry, strictly no dogs as the cottage and garden are in close proximity to livestock fields. (alpacas, sheep).

Cottage not suitable for children.

Maximum occupancy 2 people, no additional overnight guests.

No smoking within the property.

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About the owner

Lucy S.
Average reply time:
18 minutes

Calendar updated:
22 Jun 2021

Years listed:
2

Languages spoken: English
This Cottage has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 2. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 16 Jul 2018. Located in Forest of Dean, it has 5 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £487 to £573.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 22 Jun 2021.

Reviews

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Lovetotravel1367

A little piece of heaven
Dec 2019

Myself and my partner stayed at Perrypear over new year and we didn't want to leave. The cottage itself is lovely and cosy, especially when the log burner is being used. Also lovely and clean and… More 

Reviewed 7 Jan 2020

eca02apc1
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Hidden gem
Aug 2019

Great little cottage hidden away on the outskirts of Mitcheldean. The property is a barn / stable conversion done to a very high standard. Fantastic open aspect with multiple views from each room over… More 

Reviewed 31 Aug 2019

Owner's reply:
Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review and the 5 stars. Hope to see you both again.
Journey59551

Very peaceful and comfortable, with good views and easy access to local places of interest.
Jun 2019

Perry Pear Cottage was very well presented and extremely comfortable, in a delightful location with good views of the local countryside. Its location enabled us to have easy access to local attraction… More 

Reviewed 25 Jun 2019

Owner's reply:
Thanks for your lovely review and kind comments about our homemade flapjacks and flowers (all homegrown from our gardens) Hope to see you again as you’d be more than welcome back. Lucy and Mark
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Perfect and cosy retreat!
Oct 2018

We spent a lovely long weekend in this cottage, which has all you could wish for. Lovely comfortable bed (we're buying that mattress, it was that good!) and a lovely shower too. The cottage is wo… More 

Reviewed 2 Nov 2018

Owner's reply:
Thanks for your lovely review, it’s appreciated. We aim to ensure everyone has the break they need and glad we succeeded. Lovely to meet you both too ....you’re more than welcome back! Lucy and Mark
Callum D
Leicester, United Kingdom

Truly wonderful holiday cottage
Aug 2018

Wow! Where do I begin. Perry Pear Cottage is a truly wonderful place to go and relax. In a lovely, quiet location with picturesque views on your doorstep, you really won't regret staying here. … More 

Reviewed 15 Sep 2018

Owner's reply:
Thank you so much for your kind review. Lovely to have you both staying here and glad to hear you had a good holiday. Hope to see you again as we’d be love to welcome back.
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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Lucy (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Lucy (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Lucy (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Lucy the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Lucy (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Lucy (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Book your stay form, a booking request is sent to Lucy (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Lucy (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Lucy (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Lucy (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my holiday?

You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Lucy (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Lucy (the owner) a message.

If Lucy (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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 £91 

/night