Newnham, Gloucestershire (Blakeney)

Property Ref: FCH90589

FCH90589, Newnham

This charming detached country property offers the perfect space for family and friends; it is beautifully furnished and set deep in the Gloucestershire countryside. The peaceful hamlet of Awre sits close to the banks of the River Severn where guests can enjoy well-waymarked paths from the front door.

It is situated 8 miles from the heart of the Forest of Dean an area steeped in history and natural beauty and offering plenty to see and do. 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) along with pony trekking. Step back in time with a visit to the Dean Heritage Centre (5 miles) go underground at Clearwell Caves (10 miles) or head to Puzzlewood to discover an ancient woodland with a twist (10 miles). Set within its own private gardens this charming house offers a warm welcome to all that come and stay.

Access to the cottage is to the rear and up a couple of steps. From here guests will have space to leave muddy boots and coats. The cottage has been lovingly restored offering many original features some of which will take you by surprise along the way. The ground floor offers an open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner with exposed beams.

There is a large table and chairs for eight that's great for celebrations and across the way is a beautifully finished lounge with large sofas for relaxing along with a Smart TV and DVD. French doors open onto the gardens which are perfect for the summertime. The contemporary kitchen offers everything you would need for preparing meals throughout your stay and opens into an oak-framed garden room overlooking the gardens perfect for lazy afternoons and afternoon tea.

The ground floor also has a utility room and shower room. The first floor offers guests the choice of four bedrooms all finished with luxury bed linens and soft towels: a super-king-size king-size double and twin room. And to complete the accommodation is a generously sized family bathroom. Outside the cottage is surrounded by established enclosed gardens a mature fruit orchard and a wild meadow.

There is a patio area with a private hot tub where guests can soak after a day exploring and a detached games room with table tennis and table football along with a covered terrace with seating. Need to know: 4 bedrooms 1 super king size, 1 king size, 1 double and 1 twin. 2 bathrooms 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC, and 1 shower room with WC.

Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and coffee machine. Utility room with washer/dryer. Travel cot and highchair available. Wood burner (first basket of logs provided). Smart TV and DVD in lounge. Games room with table tennis and table football. Enclosed garden with patio area, mature fruit orchard and meadow, tipi tent for the summer months.

Private hot tub. Private parking for 3 cars. Storage for bikes. Pub and shop 2.5 miles. Low, sloping ceilings on the first floor. Private dining can be arranged directly at your cottage, please speak to the owner to arrange this. This property can also be booked alongside The Downs (property code 90590).

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  • Accommodation overview
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Pets: 3
  • Arrival Day: Fri
  • Features
  • Downstairs bathroom
  • Enclosed garden / patio
  • Open fire / wood burner
  • Hot tub
  • Internet access
  • Games / Play facilities
  • Fishing on site / nearby
  • Luxury
  • Family friendly
  • Parking on site / nearby
  • Towels included
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair available
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