This spacious country house situated within a traditional village which is well placed at the gateway of the Forest of Dean and is the perfect base for a celebration whatever the occasion or time of year. It sleeps up to 16 people, with 8 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms and well behaved pets are allowed.
Perfect for large groups with easy access to the cycle trails and down-hill courses, abseiling and caving at Symonds Yat rock, canoeing and a high wire rope course. Also within easy access The Secret Forest a beautiful woodland now reclaimed by nature and Clearwell caves, a great underground experience with nine caverns for you to explore. On rainy days there’s also plenty to do from museums to caves or how about spending some time riding a steam train through the forest.
Drive through the gates and into the walled garden of this country home that sits at the head of the grounds. Step into the reception hall and take in the ornate staircase, tiled floors and views out to the garden. From the reception hall you will find your way into the kitchen traditional in style and warmed by an AGA. A large solid wooden table takes centre stage and is the perfect place for friends to relax and enjoy catching up, the kitchen is well-equipped, and in addition to the gas AGA has a microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. There is a utility room off the kitchen with washing machine. Step further into the reception hall and you will find the lounge, with high ceilings, stripped wooden floors, inviting wood burner and TV/DVD. The large sash windows offer views onto the gardens. Across the hall you will find the dining room, just perfect for any special occasion with a large dining table. This room also has large sash windows offering views onto the gardens. There is also a further second lounge on the ground floor with a baby grand piano for those that fancy a sing-along. When the celebrations are over climb the ornate staircase to the first floor where you will find five bedrooms, one double with en-suite bathroom with bath and WC, three further doubles and one twin bedroom. There is a bathroom with bath, separate shower and WC, and a further separate WC. Climb the stairs to the second floor where you will find two further double bedrooms and a further cosy double bedroom with views over Plump Hill, there is a shower room with shower and WC.
Open the doors and take the steps down into the walled gardens, the area is just perfect for a party or simple afternoon tea. The table and chairs are set within the lawn along with a charcoal BBQ. There is parking for five cars.