Cricketer's Cottage

Lower Apperley near Gloucester, Gloucestershire (Ref. 25193)

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  • Sleeps 9

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

  • Mrs Bunce
    February 2017
    “This cottage is a marvellous ...”
    This cottage is a marvellous experience, the first half hour spent exploring uncovered so many hidden features!
    This cottage is a marvellous experience, the first half hour spent exploring uncovered so many hidden features!


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Lower Apperley 0.9 miles. A charming 17th century detached Grade II listed cottage, ideally located just under a mile from the village of Lower Apperley in the Severn Vale, and surrounded by beautiful unspoilt countryside.

Thoughtfully furnished throughout, this Apperley cottage seamlessly combines many original features including low beamed ceilings and an inglenook fireplace with modern comforts, making it perfect for a get-together with family and friends.

This delightful Apperley cottage offers unique accommodation, with a large beamed dining room with seating in front of the cosy woodburning stove, a farmhouse-style kitchen, and a light and airy sitting room with patio doors.

Outside this Apperley cottage is a large enclosed lawned garden, perfect for a lazy summer afternoon alfresco dining or enjoying outdoor family games.

Apperley boasts a traditional village pub serving excellent food and real ales.

The surrounding countryside offers many lovely walks and cycle routes, with the Severn Way within easy reach.

The waterfront city of Gloucester, spa town of Cheltenham and the Royal Forest of Dean are all within easy reach and make a great day out for all the family.


Five bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x king-size double leading to 1 x twin, 1 x ground floor double with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor single. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower only. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast bar (seats 4). Utility with shower. Dining room with woodburning stove. Sitting room.


  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with basic Sky, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Enclosed lawned garden with furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Note: Low doorway into twin bedroom and slightly reduced height between dining room and kitchen
  • Note: Single step into bathroom.

About the location


Tewkesbury 4 miles; Gloucester 6 miles; Cheltenham 7 miles; Malvern Hills 15 miles.

Lower Apperley, part of the scattered village of Apperley is situated in the heart of the beautiful Gloucestershire countryside, just 10 minutes walk from the east bank of the River Severn. The whole area offers excellent walks and bridleways, with the Severn Way within easy reach. Nearby, the historic waterfront city of Gloucester offers Roman foundations, Victorian Docklands and a magnificent Norman Cathedral (whose cloisters were used as a location in the Harry Potter films) rubbing shoulders with a bustling city centre. The delightful regency spa town of Cheltenham, with its historic Georgian architecture and incredible range of shops, cinemas, theatres, restaurants, pubs and visitor attractions, as well as numerous festivals, including the famous Gold Cup horseracing meeting, is just a short drive away. Many unspoilt Cotswold towns and villages lie to the east, while also close by are the magnificent Royal Forest of Dean and Slimbridge Wildlife Park. With the historic towns of medieval Tewkesbury, Cirencester - Gateway to the Cotswolds, Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare and the Malvern Hills all within easy reach, you'll be spoilt for choice at this fabulous location.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas