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The Stables, Blakeney

Blakeney, Gloucestershire (Ref. 988935)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    Guest's review on TripAdvisor

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    We returned today from a fantastic stay at The Stables. My husband was working locally so we booked to stay as a family. There is so much to do in the local area that the weekend just flew by. Yvonne was a fantastic host and even showed myself and my children 2 & 3 year olds around the farm including the milking barn which was fascinating. We all loved it. The Stables is a beautiful cottage with ample off road parking, fantastically clean, gorgeous views and a lovely enclosed garden. The beds ...

    We returned today from a fantastic stay at The Stables. My husband was working locally so we booked to stay as a family. There is so much to do in the local area that the weekend just flew by. Yvonne was a fantastic host and even showed myself and my children 2 & 3 year olds around the farm including the milking barn which was fascinating. We all loved it. The Stables is a beautiful cottage with ample off road parking, fantastically clean, gorgeous views and a lovely enclosed garden. The beds were very comfy and it was ideal having both upstairs and downstairs shower rooms. The kitchen is well equipped & has everything you could require & more. I cooked Easter dinner here and wasn't missing a thing! After staying in s/c accommodation quite often I packed everything I could think of however, the cottage is that well equipped I barely needed anything! I would highly recommend staying here and not just for the fresh milk & cakes on arrival. Thank you also to Yvonne for the children's Easter chocolates. We hope to come and stay with you again soon.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

The Stables is a particularly spacious detached barn conversion set on a quiet lane within a three minute drive of Blakeney.

You'll love the far-reaching views across the fields to the Severn Estuary which are spectacular at any time of the year.

Thoughtfully converted by the owners, the property retains some of the original beams and woodwork and yet it has all the features you'd expect from your holiday home, including a roomy, up-to-date kitchen with plenty of cupboard space and modern conveniences.

Outside there's an attractive patio area and garden, bursting with colour in the spring and summer months.

All in all, a very welcoming cottage to return to at the end of a busy day.

Accommodation

One bedroom: 1 x super king size (6ft) (zip/link can be twin on request), small TV with ensuite Shower Room, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room, with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Living room. Utility area.

Amenities

  • Central heating, electric wood burning effect stove
  • Oven, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble drier, microwave, circular dining table/chairs
  • TV, DVD, WIFI, iPod dock
  • Fuel and power inc in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Fenced, patio and garden with seating and barbecue
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Sorry no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Note: Your bed will be made up as a super king unless otherwise specified no later than 14 days prior to arrival.

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About the location

BLAKENEY

Gloucester 16 miles; Monmouth 16 miles; Ross-on-Wye 17 miles.

The ancient village of Blakeney lies on the southeast edge of the Royal Forest of Dean and was once a site of a Roman Villa dating back to 75AD. Equidistant to Gloucester and Monmouth, the village boasts many 16th and 17th century buildings, with a charming 16th century coaching inn, and also offers a good selection of amenities including a fish and chip shop, village store and Post Office, as well as numerous walks and cycle routes. 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 horseback. Caving, abseiling and a high wire rope course can be enjoyed by the more adventurous, whilst fishing, golf, kayaking and canoeing are other popular activities available in this unspoilt area. The eerie caverns and ancient caves of Clearwell are close by, as are the Gloucestershire Way and Offa's Dyke Path for wonderful walks. Close by, Symonds Yat boasts natural scenery and straddles the beautiful River Wye with its magnificent limestone rock, popular with climbers, and well known for its viewpoint. Visit the historic town of Monmouth, which offers a fusion 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 home to excellent shops, pubs and restaurants. The unspoilt Malvern Hills, Brecon Beacon National Park and Black Mountains, as well as lovely Cotswold towns and villages are just a little further afield.

Please note your bed will be made up as a super king unless otherwise specified no later than 14 days prior to arrival.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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