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Bream, Gloucestershire (Ref. 966511)


Manor Cottages rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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49 Customer Review(s)

  • Peter

    “Very well equipped and spacious cottage.”

    Good setting on the edge of the forest even the sheep added to the country feel. Would definitely recommend.

    Good setting on the edge of the forest even the sheep added to the country feel. Would definitely recommend.

    - Peter, May 2024


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x adult bunks
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with a woodburning stove
  • Second sitting room with sofa bed
  • Conservatory.
  • Oil central heating ( on from October until end of April )
  • Woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, oil Rayburn, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Bike/canoe storage in lockable garage
  • Enclosed south-facing lawned garden with terraced area with picnic bench
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: This property accepts a maximum of 6 adults, and 1 infant
  • Note: As this property is a traditional cottage, the stairs are steeper than normal

The property

A charming, fresh cottage that sits wonderfully in the village of Bream in Gloucestershire.

Pippins, originally built in 1814, is a traditionally built two up two down stone cottage that has been sensitively extended whilst preserving the best of the old world charm.

Pippins is well-decorated and comes in a location with so much to do, it is perfect for a fun family holiday.

You have a choice of sitting rooms with this property, both come with comfortable seating and are ideal spots to sit and relax when you're not out exploring what this thriving area has to offer.

The fitted kitchen diner is spacious and tastefully decorated, providing all of the essential equipment along with a fantastic oil-fired Rayburn.

The ground floor of Pippins also has a bright and fresh conservatory with seating, and a spacious shower room with a baby changing counter, perfect for families.

The first floor is accessed via a staircase, typical for a stone cottage of this period, being a bit steeper and narrower than the more modern variety and boasts three pleasant bedrooms, all with delightful bed linen and one with a stylish en-suite shower room.

The garden that comes with Pippins is an excellent spot to sit in the sun, you have the choice of the brilliant lawn brimming with fruit trees, or a patio area with a picnic bench where you can enjoy a refreshing drink or even alfresco dining.Pippins overlooks a pleasant grassy field right next to the Forest of Dean which was once a royal hunting ground.

Sheep and wild boar roam free in the Forest so care should be taken when driving in the area.

The village of Bream is the ideal place to have your holiday, it offers the usual shops, restaurants and cafés, as well as activities such as caving, abseiling and a high ropes course are available.

Nearby there is the Wye Valley AONB, offering fantastic opportunities and natural beauty, the stunning River Severn is also nearby.

Pippins is a fantastic cottage in a beautiful location.

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About the location


Coleford 3 miles; Lydney 4 miles; Monmouth 8 miles; Ross-on-Wye 20 miles.

The pretty village of Bream offers magnificent views of the Royal Forest of Dean to the Cotswold Hills beyond. Clearwell with its ancient caves and eerie caverns and the village of St Briavels with its castle are also close by. The magnificent Royal Forest of Dean, England's largest oak forest, offers numerous trails that can be explored on foot, cycle or horseback. Caving, abseiling and a high wire rope course are for the more adventurous, whilst fishing, golf, kayaking and canoeing are other popular activities in this unspoilt area. Just a short drive away is the historic market town of Ross-on-Wye, with timbered Tudor houses, excellent shops, pubs and restaurants all in the heart of rural Herefordshire. This unspoilt area has something to offer all tastes at any time of the year.

Note: This property accepts a maximum of 6 adults, and 1 infant.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Christmas