Newnham, Gloucestershire (Blakeney)

Property Ref: FCH90590

FCH90590, Newnham

This home is surrounded by countryside in the rural hamlet of Awre between the villages of Blakeney and Newnham. It is situated 8 miles from the heart of the Forest of Dean an area steeped in history and natural beauty. Hire bikes from Cannop Cycle Centre (9 miles) to explore the forest enjoy paddleboarding at Mallards Pike (6 miles) or test your head for heights at Go Ape (6 miles).

Kayaking and climbing can be found at Symonds Yat Rock (14 miles). For more adventures step back in time with a visit to the Dean Heritage Centre (5 miles) explore Clearwell Caves (10 miles) or wander the mysterious Puzzlewood (10 miles). Enjoying the privacy of private grounds guests enter this spacious accommodation via the front covered porchway which is a great base for muddy shoes.

Step into the main entrance hall and admire the architect-designed vaulted ceiling a perfect space for pre-dinner drinks. Double doors open into a spacious lounge area with an open fire that takes centre stage large sofas and a Smart TV for relaxing and enjoying a movie. Along the hall double doors offer access to a generously sized dining room with a table and chairs for 12.

This area opens into the contemporary-styled kitchen that offers everything you will need during your stay. A pantry offers additional space for storage and there is a utility room with a washing machine. Relax in the conservatory that opens onto the gardens or if you re feeling competitive have fun in the games room with table tennis table football and darts board.

On the ground floor there is also a super-king-size bedroom with a TV and an en-suite bathroom plus a family bathroom. Upstairs guests have the choice of five spacious bedrooms and there is also a family bathroom. There is a king-size and a super-king-size bedroom both with great views. And accessed from each of these two rooms are two super-king-size zip-and-link bedrooms ideal for a family with children.

Finally there is a double room with a front aspect across the orchard. Outside the house is surrounded by established enclosed gardens a mature fruit orchard and natural landscaping. There is a patio area with a private hot tub where you can soak after a day of exploring and a BBQ area with a table and chairs where you can relax and enjoy the views.

Need to know: 6 bedrooms 1 super king size, 2 king size, 4 singles (can be made into 2 super kings on request), and 1 double. 3 bathrooms 1 en suite bathroom with bath and WC, 2 bathrooms with bath, shower and WC. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and coffee machine. Utility room with washing machine.

Travel cot and highchair available. Open fire in lounge (first basket of logs provided). Smart TV and DVD in lounge, TV in bedroom. Games room with table tennis, table football and dart board. Enclosed garden with patio area, BBQ, and table and chairs. Private hot tub. Private parking. Storage for bikes.

Shop and pub 2.5 miles. Private dining can be arranged directly at the cottage, please speak to the owner to arrange this. Please note, the two super king size zip and link bedrooms are accessed via the king size and super king size bedrooms. This property can also be booked alongside Severn View Farm (property code 90589).

Please contact us for further information..


  • Accommodation overview
  • Sleeps: 12
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Pets: 3
  • Arrival Day: Fri
  • Features
  • Downstairs bedroom
  • Downstairs bathroom
  • Waterside views
  • Enclosed garden / patio
  • Open fire / wood burner
  • Increased accessibility
  • Hot tub
  • Internet access
  • Games / Play facilities
  • Fishing on site / nearby
  • Family friendly
  • Parking on site / nearby
  • Towels included
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair available
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