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Ruspidge, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire (Ref. 952257)

4.7

Excellent

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “We had a great break at the cottage.”

    Communication with the owner was first class and the cottage itself provided a wonderfully comfortable base to explore the beautiful surrounding area. From the moment we arrived we felt at home. A really lovely cottage and holiday.

    - Mr Welsh, October 2021

The property

This character detached cottage is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac in Ruspidge on the edge of the wonderful Forest of Dean, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Beautifully appointed throughout this cottage combines original features with modern amenities, offering families and groups of friends a high-class property for exploring this area.

The original stone-flagged hallway leads through into the well-equipped kitchen with dining area, where the chef amongst you will enjoy cooking up tasty delights on the range cooker with its double oven and 6-ring hob.

Afterwards retire to the sitting room with its original wooden floors and feature exposed wall with cosy woodburning stove to plan your next day’s adventures.

Alternatively, if you wish to escape for a while there is a separate snug with comfy settees, decorative stone fireplace and an additional TV, unless the children get there first that is!

Here, you will also find a superb selection of indoor and outdoor games to while away a couple of hours during a relaxing afternoon with loved ones.

Upstairs are four well-appointed and comfortable bedrooms, with the main super king-size double being zip and link to provide more flexibility with the sleeping arrangements.

The family bathroom is modern with a bath and separate shower available and there is a handy additional cloakroom on the ground floor and also there is a small shower room available.

On summer days’ step outside into the large lawned garden and sit and enjoy a barbecue on the patio whilst the children and dogs run off the last of their energies.

The garden backs onto the Forest of Dean offering privacy and the chance to enjoy some wonderful birdwatching.

This area has a wealth of footpaths and bridleways and cycle paths for you to explore, great for dogs walk in Forest of Dean Discover the historic towns of the area including Gloucester with its landmarks and Ross-on-Wye with its pretty buildings.

Why not pack a picnic and enjoy a canoeing trip down the River Wye or for the more adventurous try caving or abseiling, or for those with a head for heights a high ropes course?

There really is something for everyone to enjoy from this excellent property.

Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (zip/link can be twin on request) with TV, 2 x double, 1 x king size double (zip/link can be twin on request)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Snug.
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Gas range cooker with electric double oven and 6-ring hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 3 x TVs (2 Smart) with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars and garage, with additional roadside parking on first come, first served basis
  • Enclosed lawned garden with patio, furniture, BBQ and chiminea
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome, downstairs only
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 10 mins walk, pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: There is storage at the property for bikes/canoes etc
  • Note
  • There are 2 cots and 2 highchairs available.

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About the location

RUSPIDGE

10.4 miles Ross on Wye , 15 miles Gloucester, 13.2 miles Symonds Yat

Ruspidge is a lovely little village situated in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. The village offers its guests a wonderful selection of amenities, with local shops, pubs, and a children's play area, it offers everything you could need for a self-catered stay, while nearby Cinderford boasts a wider selection. There are plenty of opportunities for outdoor activity within the local area, with the Lightmoor Pool (Royal Forest of Dean Angling Club) being just a short trip from the village, as well as Soudley Ponds being home to a a raft of ducks, making a lovely spot for a morning stroll. Situated between the River Severn and the Wye Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, you can expect to find a plethora of wonders just a stone's throw away; take a trip to the Clearwell Caves, a hidden world where you can learn of the iron ore mining, the main industry in the Forest of Dean, up close on a tour, or give beer pilates a go for an experience like no other! You will also find a good selection of sporting opportunities including archery, paddle boarding, scrambling and rock climbing just to name a few, or if you're seeking a more relaxed day out venture to the cathedral city of Gloucester; explore its history in the Blackfriars Priory site, Museum of Gloucester and the Jet Age Museum, or indulge in a day of retail therapy with plenty of shops to take your pick from. In easy reach, you can find Cheltenham too, home to Cheltenham Racecourse with its wonderful races and various events throughout the year, as well as the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty being just a scenic drive away too.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season