A delightful ground floor detached cottage commanding lovely views, ideally located on the outskirts of the Roman village of Ashleworth in Gloucestershire, close to the River Severn.
The front porch of the cottage provides space for walking gear, golf clubs and fishing tackle and from here make your way into the warm and welcoming cottage.
The open plan living accommodation has a very well-equipped kitchen with everything needed to cook a romantic meal, dining area and reclining sofa, ideal for relaxing in front of the TV.
The bright and cheery bedroom has the added benefit of a TV and DVD, while the bathroom has both bath and shower so guests can enjoy a well-earned soak after a day walking.
Outside is a front sunny patio with furniture where lovely views can be enjoyed as well as alfresco dining on a summer's evening.
A short walk takes you to the village shop, Post Office and two traditional village pubs, one in the centre of the village, the other a little further on the banks of the River Severn.
Both serve home-cooked food and local ale.
Just a short drive away is the ancient waterfront city of Gloucester, the pretty spa town of Cheltenham, many unspoilt Cotswold villages and towns and the magnificent Royal Forest of Dean, which offers outdoor activities to suit all abilities.
A wonderful cottage for a memorable holiday at any time of year.
About the location
Gloucester 7.5 miles; Tewkesbury 10.3 miles; Stratford-upon-Avon 37.2 miles.
The ancient village of Ashleworth lies in beautiful Gloucestershire countryside just 6 miles from the waterfront city of Gloucester. Dating back to Roman times, Ashleworth boasts a number of historic buildings, namely a 15th century Tithe Barn owned by the National Trust, 12th century church and The Preaching Cross on the village green. The village also benefits from two excellent pubs, one of which nestles on the banks of the river and a village store and Post Office. Many lovely walks can be enjoyed from the village with the Severn Way and Three Choirs Way passing close by. 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 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.