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River Severn House

Minsterworth near Newnham, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire (Ref. 1043911)

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  • Icon/Feature/EVChargePoint Electric car charging
  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Swimming Pool Swimming pool
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Gloucester 5.9 miles.

Situated on the north bank of River Severn, just a stone's throw away from The Wye Valley AONB, is this fabulous three-storey property, perfect for a large family gathering or for a hen and stag trip.

This detached house is accompanied by a lodge house which hosts both a cinema room and a games room, offering amazing views of the River Severn.

Hosting eight well-presented bedrooms over three floors, many of which boasting convenient en-suite facilities, making it this the ultimate celebration setting.

Look forward to a fabulous break at this incredible property, where you can make use of the indoor heated swimming pool, great for hosting pool parties all year round or enjoying a relaxing morning swim.

The ground-floor welcomes you into a homely communal entrance room with a grand fireplace accompanied by a plush sofa.

To the right is a elegant sitting room where you and your friends can take your pick from three snug sofas for a quiet night indoors whilst you watch a film on the TV.

Also downstairs is the first of eight bedrooms, a lovely family bedroom with a double bed, double sofa bed and an en-suite shower room.

Dine like Royalty in the grand dining room, met with a large table which can fit all guests within the property, looking onto the indoor heated swimming pool.

Choose between two kitchens to cook your meals, both benefiting from gas ovens and dishwashers.

Sip on a glass of wine in the large modern kitchen area fitted with a centre island table and an additional dining table with views out into the garden, or escape for some peace and quiet in the second kitchen whilst you're cooking up a breakfast to cure everyone's headaches.

Even more fun can be had outside in the generous garden area, complete with decking, outdoor furniture, sofas, and a glorious hot tub to enjoy during all seasons, and even a gas BBQ to enjoy, the riverside views make it all the more perfect.

Resting behind the property is the lodge house, a stylish cinema room with its 75 inch TV sound Bar with sky Q, holding over 1000 films.

The country-style lodge house also has a games room on the first-floor, a fun way to challenge your pals to some friendly competition at either pool, table tennis, or table football.

Down the road from the property, you're greeted by a lovely traditional pub and restaurant on the nights you don't feel like cooking, alternatively you can take a short trip to Gloucester which is filled with a selection of pubs and shops.

Experience a day out at the races at Cheltenham or Chepstow Racecourse, both short drives away.

If you're bringing the kids along and want a fun day out, Go Ape, Cotswolds Water Park, Bristol Zoo or Birdland are easily accessible from the house.

There's also plenty of outdoor activities like climbing, mountain biking, paintball, or kayaking.

Gloucester is home to an array of sight-seeing activities, absorb the history of Gloucester Cathedral or explore the preservation of Gloucestershire's rich aviation heritage at Jet Age Museum.

Have an unforgettable week at the stunning River Severn House, a secret gem discovered in the heart of Gloucestershire.

Please note - Property can accept one household bubble currently. Please enquire before booking if unsure.
Please note - West Wing dorm room is currently unavailable for all arrival dates in 2020.
Please note - Full use of main house, swimming pool, hot tub and games room is available.


  • Three floors
  • The Main House: 1 x ground-floor double with double sofa bed, en-suite shower, and separate basin and WC, 1 x first-floor double, 1 x first-floor large shower room with basin and WC, 1 x first-floor triple room, 2 x second-floor super-king-size (zip/link, can be twins on request)
  • The West Wing: 1 x ground-floor cloakroom with WC and basin, 1 x first-floor double, 1 x first-floor bathroom with shower, basin and WC, x 1 x first-floor double (zip/link, can be twins on request), 1 x first-floor dorm style room with 11 single beds and en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • The Lodge: Cinema room with extra double bed and sofa bed, ground-floor shower room with basin and WC, Games room with 2 x single sofa beds if required
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Entrance room
  • Swimming pool
  • Gas central heating
  • Gas ovens and hobs, gas BBQ, microwaves, fridge, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TVs and a selection of toys and books books, table-tennis, pool table, table football, iPod docks, and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cots available upon request
  • Off-road parking available for twenty cars
  • Enclosed garden area with outdoor furniture and hot tub
  • Three well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 6.7 miles; Pub 6.9 miles
  • Note; There is a lodge in the garden of the property which can sleep an additional two people in a double or four people with two extra sofa-beds
  • Note; Check-in 3pm, Check-out 9am
  • Note; There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £1000 for this property
  • Please note - Property can accept one household bubble currently
  • Please enquire before booking if unsure. Please note - West Wing dorm room is currently unavailable for all arrival dates in 2020. Please note - Full use of main house, swimming pool, hot tub and games room is available.

Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £1000.

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About the location


Gloucester 7.4 miles; Ross-on-Wye 14 miles

Resting peacefully on the banks of the River Severn, you will find the charming village of Newnham. Burrowed within the stunning scenery of The Forrest of Dean, this delightful village is surrounded by striking historical landmarks and breath-taking walking routes just waiting to be explored. Spend your days in Gloucester soaking up the local history at Eastgate Viewing Chamber or the Black Friars Ancient Monastery, stopping off at Our Lady's Well along the way. Be impressed by the imposing 11th-century Gloucester Cathedral and wander the galleries of National Waterways Museum Gloucester before heading back to the village, where you can grab a drink down at the local and stop by the supermarket to pick up some fresh ingredients for a night of home-cooking indoors. Choose Newnham as the setting for your next holiday to the Gloucestershire countryside.

Region Information

Note; There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £1000 for this property.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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