6 Bedroom Country Cottage in Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England
- Swimming Pool
- Baby Equipment
- Internet Access
- Golf nearby
- Horse Riding
- Child Friendly
- Cook available
Set within a large private garden, this recently renovated and extended property boasts six bedrooms, a heated indoor swimming pool and all the mod cons. It’s the perfect base for reunions, family gatherings and holidays in the beautiful Forest of Dean.
The house is set in about an acre of lawns and gardens which overlook the magnificent Royal Forest of Dean. Inside, it has everything you could possibly need for a comfortable stay, from a well-equipped kitchen and dining space for 12 to a games room with a pool table and a Bose sound system. There are no fewer than seven TVs in the house! Outside there is plenty of space and even a pavilion where a dozen people can sit looking out onto the woodland. And this peaceful part of the world is not only picturesque it is also full of attractions and activities, from walking trails to wildlife parks. Whether you’re looking for adventure or relaxation, Whitehaven is the place to find it.
This is an idyllic location for walking, cycling and nature enthusiasts, and adrenaline junkies can go quad biking at Chepstow Activity Centre, high wiring at Go Ape or canoeing in the stunning Symonds Yat Gorge. There are lots of family-friendly attractions – Cheddar Gorge, Big Pit mining museum, Clearwell Caves and Perrygrove Railway, to name but a few. And wildlife lovers will adore Slimbridge Wetland Centre, West Midland Safari Park and The National Bird of Prey Centre at Newent. Whatever the season or the weather there’s something to do within a short drive.
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The house has six bedrooms, four of which are en-suite and one of which is on the ground floor. The kitchen is built for ease and pleasure, with a double oven range, a large fridge/freezer, a microwave and a dishwasher, and next to the kitchen is a utility area with a washing machine and tumble dryer. In order to get to the living room you go through the large games room past the pool table, and off the games area is a study. The accommodation is spacious and contemporary throughout and is equipped with Sky TV, WiFi and a good selection of reading books.
Outside the kitchen is a patio area with a BBQ and a little further away is a heated dining pavilion which seats 12. Next to this is the indoor pool building which overlooks the woodland and contains a wonderful 10m x 5m pool and a WC. There is parking for six vehicles.
There are various extra services available during your stay at Whitehaven. You can hire a private chef to cater for you, or there are therapists who can come to the house to give massages and other pampering treatments. You could even hire a private cocktail bartender. You can order online groceries from Waitrose, Tesco and Asda and there are lots of choices of places to eat in the local area, the closest of which is a pub just