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The kitchen has a great style with bespoke units and range oven
This cosy cottage is simply perfect for relaxing and catching up with friends
Finished with contemporary furnishings and artwork
Cosy atmosphere and warmth come quickly with the electric woodburner
Great low lighting
A great space for dining
The kitchen has a full range perfect for the best of chefs
Relax in the garden just off the kitchen
Relax in the super-king-size
The super-king-size bed is a zip-and-link
Can be made into twins on request
Fresh flowers complement the antique dresser
This double bedroom has been beautifully finished
Pretty embroidered cushions and vintage bed spread
Steal some time with a good book
The ornate mirror adds to the simple style
The bathroom benefits from a separate shower
Relax and take a soak in the bath
The day bed is great for lazy daytime reading
A great space if you need to work
Enjoy lunch with friends in the garden
A friendly welcome to all that come and stay
A great selection of books for a rainy day
The landing has been finished with local wrought iron railings
The enclosed garden is a great place to unwind
View towards the property
1 / 26  The kitchen has a great style with bespoke units and range oven
2 / 26  This cosy cottage is simply perfect for relaxing and catching up with friends
3 / 26  Finished with contemporary furnishings and artwork
4 / 26  Cosy atmosphere and warmth come quickly with the electric woodburner
5 / 26  Great low lighting
6 / 26  A great space for dining
7 / 26  The kitchen has a full range perfect for the best of chefs
8 / 26  Relax in the garden just off the kitchen
9 / 26  Relax in the super-king-size
10 / 26  The super-king-size bed is a zip-and-link
11 / 26  Can be made into twins on request
12 / 26  Fresh flowers complement the antique dresser
13 / 26  This double bedroom has been beautifully finished
14 / 26  Pretty embroidered cushions and vintage bed spread
15 / 26  Steal some time with a good book
16 / 26  The ornate mirror adds to the simple style
17 / 26  The bathroom benefits from a separate shower
18 / 26  Relax and take a soak in the bath
19 / 26  The day bed is great for lazy daytime reading
20 / 26  A great space if you need to work
21 / 26  Enjoy lunch with friends in the garden
22 / 26  A friendly welcome to all that come and stay
23 / 26  A great selection of books for a rainy day
24 / 26  The landing has been finished with local wrought iron railings
25 / 26  The enclosed garden is a great place to unwind
26 / 26  View towards the property

Arch Cottage

Blakeney - Forest of Dean, Wye Valley
Sleeps 5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Family friendly
Quirky
Cool and Contemporary
Rustic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A charming and characterful stone cottage within the heart of a traditional Forest of Dean village
  • Walking distance to the village store, fish and chip shop, and local public house
  • A great base for walkers and other outdoor activity lovers with the beautiful Forest of Dean on your door step
  • A wealth of historical attractions nearby including castles, ancient woodlands, collieries and caves
  • For the adventurous, rock climbing, kayaking, canoeing and Go Ape! are all within easy reach
  • Explore the many market towns throughout the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley
  • New property for May 2019
Property code: 75010

Originally part of the village hotel’s coach-building, situated within the centre of Blakeney village on the outskirts of the ancient Forest of Dean. The cottage is finished with a combination of traditional stone and wood features.

The peaceful village is well served with a village store, tasty fish & chips and a local village inn. Offering easy access into the forest, enjoy a picnic by the Blakeney Straits stream or take a stroll around the scenic Mallards Pike lake. Step back into forest history at The Dean Heritage Centre and the Hopewell Colliery. Cycle hire available within the forest with a wide range of forest cycling trails including downhill mountain bike routes. Other local attractions include Dean Forest and Perrygrove Railways, Puzzlewood, Go Ape!, the Forest Sculpture Trail, Cyril Hart Arboretum. For those wanting to explore further afield you are not far from the Wye Valley - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - great for rock climbing around Symonds Yat, river walks, kayaking and caving.

Step inside the cottage through the door beneath the original archway and leave your boots in the cloakroom where you will also find plenty of hanging space for coats, hats and dog leads. Enter the welcoming lounge to find stylish furniture and traditional features, a perfect haven to relaxing with a glass of wine after a day’s exploring. The inviting electric wood burner offers instant heat and the Smart TV is perfect for movie night. The kitchen/diner is accessed from the lounge and brims with rustic charm, bespoke crafted cupboards and a contemporary dining suite where you can easily relax and keep the chef company! An open archway leads you into the garden room, a perfect retreat where you can hide away with a good book whilst overlooking the courtyard garden. When the day is done, climb the cottage style staircase to the first floor where you will find three welcoming bedrooms. The double room has views onto the country lane and is finished with brightly coloured cushions and a traditional bed spread. The largest bedroom also overlooks the lane and can be set as a super-king or as a spacious twin. The third bedroom overlooks the garden and has a comfy single day bed. The bathroom includes a separate walk-in shower as well as the WC and bath.

Open the double doors from the garden room and step out into the garden. The enclosed area is on several levels and comprises old railway sleepers, flagstones, brick walling and feature slate ground covering. There are different seating areas to choose from – dependent on whether you are a sun or shade lover - and a cosy summerhouse to relax in when the evening gets chilly. The garden enjoys the sun from mid-morning until evening, and there is a handy gas BBQ for outside summer dining. There is off road parking outside the house (along the white wall) as well as a free residential car park just around the corner.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 3 Bedrooms: 1 super-king-size zip-and-link (which can be made up as a twin on request at the time of booking), 1 double and 1 single
  • 1 Bathroom with separate shower and WC
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer
  • Private car parking space as well as free residential parking
  • Superfast Wi-Fi included
  • Smart TV and micro stereo in lounge
  • Gas BBQ
  • 1 Medium-sized dog welcome
  • Pub, village store and fish and chip shop within walking distance

This property is personally managed by Beth.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 2 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
5
Overall equipment
5
Overall comfort
4.5
Overall location
5

Reviewed by Kirsty 27th May 2019

We spent a relaxing week at Arch Cottage, which is perfectly located for exploring the local area with lots to see and do nearby. The cottage is very well furnished and equipped, with lots of lovely finishing touches and wonderfully comfy beds. The welcome basket of cake and other goodies was appreciated; we would definitely recommend the cottage fRead moreor a fun and homely holiday base for a family. We all enjoyed the summerhouse and garden, and the teenagers were pleased with Netflix and fast Wi-Fi! Hide

Reviewed by Samantha 24th May 2019

We had a fantastic long weekend in Arch Cottage. A really well equipped cottage with the added bonus of a welcome box (lovely touch and delicious contents!) The cottage had everything we needed and it was particularly peaceful at night - we all slept really well. The instructions book was really useful and well labelled ( Great for understanding tvRead more, stereo and dishwasher etc) Location was fantastic - particularly good for mountain biking with Cannop cycle centre, Beechenhurst & close by. Hide

The kitchen has a great style with bespoke units and range oven
This cosy cottage is simply perfect for relaxing and catching up with friends
Finished with contemporary furnishings and artwork
Cosy atmosphere and warmth come quickly with the electric woodburner
Great low lighting
A great space for dining
The kitchen has a full range perfect for the best of chefs
Relax in the garden just off the kitchen
Relax in the super-king-size
The super-king-size bed is a zip-and-link
Can be made into twins on request
Show 14 moreFresh flowers complement the antique dresser

Location

Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.
The Travel Chapter Limited, trading as holidaycottages.co.uk | The Travel Chapter Limited is registered in England and Wales. | Registered office Travel Chapter House Gammaton Road Bideford EX39 4DF Company No. 02431506 | VAT reg: 143053210