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Sparrow Cottage (sleeps 3) rural,with garden. Forest of Dean. Ruardean Woodside

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
Ruardean, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England
Sparrow Cottage is a foresters cottage, around 150 years old, nestled in a peaceful, rural location close in the Forest of Dean with a beautiful private cottage garden and easy parking.
Very comfortably furnished with 'period' furniture, wooden floors and cosy rugs, the cottage has a warm, characterful atmosphere - a real 'home from home' in the beautiful Forest of Dean. The cottage has two bedrooms and sleeps 1, 2 or 3. On a quiet country lane with footpaths and stunning ancient woodland almost on your doorstep. The local post office/village shop is 1 mile away. An excellent Farm shop and cafe are within half a mile and the local pub is also just 1 mile away.
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Free Wi-Fi plus an incoming phone line exclusively for...
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Listing #HL8570999
About the Owner
Linda G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Self check-in (collect keys from key-safe) Check in is any time after 3pm. If you'd like someone to meet you and show you around when you arrive, we're very happy to do so, just let us know. You may contact us at any time, by phone (mobile, whatsapp & landline) or email during your stay.
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

Sparrow cottage stands on the edge of the Forest of Dean. It is so quiet and peaceful it almost hurts your ears after London; no aeroplanes, only the occasional sound of residents cars coming and going (hardly any at all) and birdsong. Linda is a...More

Thank Chez W
Management response:Responded 29 July 2018

I am delighted that you enjoyed the comfort, peace and relaxed atmosphere at Sparrow Cottage. Thank you for your enthusiasm (which I very much share!) I do hope you're able to return soon, It was a pleasure to have you stay. Thank you.

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

If you’re the type of person that can appreciate the finer things and attention to detail then you’ll love Sparrow Cottage. This is truly a little gem of a find in a location that gives easy access the beautiful Forest of Dean and the Wye...More

1  Thank David D
Management response:Responded 28 June 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Sparrow Cottage and your kind comments. I'm so happy that you all enjoyed Sparrow Cottage and lovrd it as much as I do. It was great to have you stay and I'll look forward to...More

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (3)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Unknown type bathrooms (1)
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Children: Due to the open tread wooden staircase (without stair gates) & the other small steps between rooms, Sparrow Cottage may not be suitable for very young children. Sorry...
    1 Unknown type
    1 Full
    1 Twin
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  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 9,420 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Sparrow Cottage is in 'Ruardean Woodside' a lovely rural location, on a quiet country lane, with Forest walks and footpaths almost on your doorstep.
Ruardean Woodside is about 15-20 minutes drive from Ross-on-Wye, 30/35 minutes from Gloucester city / Gloucester Docks, 45 minutes from Cheltenham, and around 2 - 2.5 hours from London.
In an area of outstanding natural beauty, you'll find that Sparrow Cottage is well-situated to provide the perfect base from which to explore the beautiful Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley.
(CYCLES: there isn't any facility for bike storage inside or outside the cottage, but many guests do bring bikes, storing them inside their vehicle. We have an outside tap/hose for bike cleaning)

Getting around
A car is advised, but not vital. Public transport is available (nearest major train & bus station is Gloucester) If you'd prefer to visit 'car-free' please check online for full details of public transport. You'll find local papers, tourist information and a handy bus timetable in the kitchen.
Car not needed
How to get there
Parking for one vehicle is available on the tarmac area next to the blue/grey garden gates. There's a dusk 'til dawn light by the front door in case you arrive after dark. Additional parking is readily available.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
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