The Retreat at Greenfields

Lydney, Gloucestershire (Ref. 935285)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    Mr Johnson

    “Friendly owners. Quiet location.”

    Friendly owners. Quiet location. Very pleasant outlook over large garden.

    Friendly owners. Quiet location. Very pleasant outlook over large garden.


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

The property

Lydney 6 miles.

This is a delightful apartment, attached to the owner’s own property, tucked away in the pretty Gloucestershire village of St Briavels, just six miles from Lydney.

Set on a hillside overlooking the surrounding countryside, this is a perfect base for couples looking for a place to relax after exploring the beautiful rolling countryside and nearby historic towns and villages.

Set all on one floor it offers a well-equipped kitchen with a stone floor and a sitting room with a dining area which overlooks the pretty garden.

Outside, guests are free to stroll around the large, shared garden and extended fields or you can sit and relax on your private decked area which is a real suntrap, perfect for unwinding and enjoying an alfresco meal or drink, whilst planning the next day’s activities which could include walking, cycling and the many great attractions such as Tintern Abbey and the famous Puzzlewood.

A 15 minutes' walk will take you to the nearby village of St Briavels which is home to a 12th century castle and has a local pub serving food.

This is a wonderful area and guests can visit the historic towns of Monmouth and Ross-on-Wye, the cathedral city of Gloucestershire or enjoy a day of shopping at the bustling cities of Cardiff and Cheltenham.

This tastefully-furnished property provides a contemporary base to enjoy the wonderful surrounding countryside.


All ground floor. One double bedroom with additional child's flip out mattress on request. Shower room with double shower, basin, WC and heated towel rail. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and sofa bed.


  • Ground source heating throughout
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Sky, DVD, WiFi, selection of games and books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Decking area to the rear of property with furniture
  • Extensive shared grounds with open pond
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Note: Due to pond with mesh covering, please ensure children are supervised at all times
  • Note: Owner offers yoga classes to adult guests at a cost of £20/90mins session, please contact owner for more information.

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About the location


Chepstow 9 miles, Monmouth 12 miles

The small, thriving town of Lydney is situated between the eastern edge of the Forest of Dean and the River Severn in Gloucestershire. Lydney has a very good range of shops, a leisure centre and sports facilities, as well as pubs, cafes and restaurants serving a wide variety of meals. The magnificent Royal Forest of Dean, England's largest oak forest and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, boasts numerous trails that can be explored on foot, by bike or on horseback. Caving, abseiling and a high wire rope course are for the more adventurous, whilst fishing, golf, kayaking and canoeing are other popular activities in this unspoilt area. The ancient caves of Clearwell are nearby, as are the Gloucestershire Way and Offa's Dyke Path. Symonds Yat boasts natural scenery and straddles the beautiful River Wye with its magnificent limestone outcrop, popular with climbers, and well-known for its viewpoint. Visit the nearby historic walled town of Chepstow with its impressive Norman Castle and the celebrated racecourse, whilst the pretty market town of Monmouth, with its mixture of elegant Georgian mansions and Victorian courtyards, or the lovely town of Ross-on-Wye with its timbered Tudor houses and delightful riverside walks, both offer excellent shops, pubs and restaurants. The unspoilt Brecon Beacons National Park and Black Mountains, as well as lovely Cotswold towns and villages are just a little further afield as are the cities of Cheltenham, Gloucester, Cardiff, Newport, and just across the Severn Bridge, Bristol and Bath. Lydney is ideally placed for enjoying the delights of Gloucestershire at any time of the year.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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