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Bluebell Cottage

Newnham-on-Severn near Gloucester, Gloucestershire (Ref. 903742)

4.6

Very good

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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18 Customer Reviews

  • "Our cottage was very comfortable with a lovely view."

    When I asked for extra glasses and a roasting tin our host supplied new ones quickly - even though it was Christmas Day. Everything worked very well.

    Reviewed by LesleyDec 2019

  • "It may just be my phone, but even connected to the house's wi-fi, I could not make calls from the house."

    Reviewed by KarlaAug 2019

  • "Fridge very small"

    Reviewed by TeresaAug 2019

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at Bluebell Cottage."

    It was a change to have the kitchen and living room upstairs. With great views of the countryside. Lovely place to unwind very relaxing. Sonia and Steve were very friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay there again.

    Reviewed by ChristineJun 2019

  • "Generally a very good cottage."

    Very pretty inside and the upstairs lounge/kitchen/diner gives access to lovely views. A lovely location though it is accessed from a busy road on the edge of the village. The cottage, however, is well set back so you don't particularly hear the noise once inside the cottage. There is a large shed in the outside area of the cottage, not sure is this is mentioned or not. It would be very suitable for storing bicycles in, should anyone want to use it as a base for cycling, subject to the owners permission of course. We would go back which is always a good sign that the cottage met our high standards.

    Reviewed by ColleenJun 2019

  • "A comfortable cottage with spacious living area and lovely views across the fields."

    Reviewed by TimothyMay 2019

  • "Lovely views and good parking."

    Reviewed by MarkMay 2019

  • "We were made very welcome, anything we needed when we both became ill was provided."

    The tv was the only negative, having such poor sound quality, we had to use subtitles. The village of Newnham was mostly closed and in decline.

    Reviewed by KennethFeb 2019

  • "Cottage was well equipped and in a lovely quiet location."

    Owners very friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by JaneFeb 2019

  • "Village aminertes sparse pub closed cafe closed also."

    local convenes shop is good

    Reviewed by TeresaJun 2018

  • "Beds and lounge comfortable."

    Kitchen a little cramped & could do with better cooking equipment. We struggled to cook a home cooked meal for 4 people. Inside kitchen cupboards needed a wipe out, which we done. Over all a comfortable stay & the heating was good.

    Reviewed by CarolMar 2018

  • "The cottage is wonderful, amazing views of surrounding landscape, pretty little duck pond and rolling green fields literally all outside the Window!"

    Tranquil country retreat, I found the cottage relaxing, cosy and warm and a peaceful safe retreat from the hectic pace of everyday life, a little piece of heaven! The host, Steve, could not have been any more welcoming or friendly, a true gentleman.

    Reviewed by MaureenMar 2018

  • "A warm and comfortable cottage that is ideally situated for touring the Wye Valley and walking in the Forest of Dean."

    Reviewed by LeslieDec 2017

  • "Lovely setting on the farm with views from balcony."

    Peaceful and quiet but close to forest of dean and nearby towns. Cottage well presented with all you needed for a week.

    Reviewed by RebeccaJun 2017

  • "Lovely cottage, property owner very helpful and welcoming."

    Reviewed by AnnNov 2016

  • "Big leak in the guttering of the cottage-problems when the storm came on 19/11."

    Water running down-unable to sleep because of noise!!

    Reviewed by JudyNov 2016

  • "Perfect location for visiting lots of attractions in nearby villages."

    A great week away with very comfortable acommodation.

    Reviewed by DavidOct 2016

  • "THE VILLAGE OF NEWNHAM DID NOT HAVE ANY NICE PUBS OR RESTAURANT TO WALK TO AFTER A DAY OUT."

    THIS DID NOT SPOIL ANYTHING. IT IS A GOOD WALK UP TO VILLAGE WITH GOOD VIEWS OVER THE SEVERN ESTURY

    Reviewed by SusanOct 2016

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Summary

  • Two ground floor bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Gravelled patio with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 5 mins walk, pub 3 mins walk.

The property

A charming, semi-detached, upside down cottage, in a courtyard setting surrounded by the owner’s 22-acre smallholding on the edge of the conservation village of Newnham-on-Severn.

This is a light and airy open plan cottage in Newnham-on-Severn, with a high vaulted beamed ceiling, offering comfortable accommodation, which is ideal for a get-together with family and friends.

This delightful Newnham-on-Severn cottage has been thoughtfully furnished, boasting a first floor Juliet balcony from where countryside views can be enjoyed, and there are two ground floor bedrooms, one with a door to the rear courtyard.

Outside this Newnham-on-Severn cottage is a rear gravel courtyard, a perfect place to relax and enjoy alfresco dining.

The Royal Forest of Dean is just a short walk away from your Gloucestershire cottage, and the nearby bustling village of Newnham-on-Severn offers individual shops, traditional pubs, cafés and a deli selling locally made and sourced produce.

The Wye Valley, Symonds Yat rock, the riverside city of Gloucester and the walled town of Chepstow are all close by, and make for fascinating days out.

This Newnham-on-Severn cottage is in an ideal location for a memorable holiday, at any time of year.

Note: This property is near to Refs. 904107, 904110 and 904108, together they sleep 10.

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About the location

NEWNHAM-ON-SEVERN

Gloucester 13 miles.

The thriving village of Newnham-on-Severn nestles on the banks of the River Severn. The village is steeped in history, and offers specialist shops to suit all interests, along with traditional pubs and cafes. This charming village, part of which is designated Conservation Area, has a tree-lined main street, many listed buildings, a striking central clock tower and is ideally located for watching the spectacular Severn Bore. The Royal Forest of Dean, England's largest oak forest, offers numerous trails that can be explored on foot, bicycle or horseback. Caving, abseiling and a high-wire rope course are on offer for the more adventurous, while fishing, golf, kayaking and canoeing are also available. Gloucester is just a short drive away, where you will find Roman foundations, Victorian docklands and a spectacular Norman cathedral (whose cloisters were used in the Harry Potter films). Littledean with its unique Jail Museum and Quadrophenia Collection, Westbury Court Garden, the only restored water garden in the country and the ancient caves and eerie caverns of Clearwell Caves (as seen in Dr Who and Merlin) make a great family day out. The ancient market towns of Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth have excellent shops, pubs and restaurants, plus many black and white timbered buildings, or visit the historic walled town of Chepstow with its celebrated race course and impressive Norman castle. A little further afield, discover the beautiful Malvern Hills, Black Mountains and Brecon Beacon National Park. A great location for a relaxing break or activity holiday at any time of year.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas