Idyllic Waterside Retreat with Hot Tub


Entire cottage hosted by Annette

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bath
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Ideally situated for exploring all the Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley has to offer, Woodpecker Cottage is a charming cottage with private hot tub nestled in a picturesque valley, with its meandering brook and spectacular woodland backdrop. It offers the privacy and seclusion of a rural location, but with the convenience of being only a 15 minute walk from Blakeney village.

The space
Woodpecker Cottage is a beautifully appointed character cottage in an idyllic location. Inside, the cottage is light, airy and spacious. The accommodation includes a king size bedroom with ensuite bathroom, open plan living/dining area with woodburning stove, TV and a fully equipped modern kitchen (oven, microwave, induction hob, dishwasher, fridge and washer dryer). The cottage has the benefit of fibre WiFi, Smart TV with Freeview and a bluetooth speaker system.

The cottage offers privacy, peace and quiet with beautiful views from the living, bedroom and kitchen areas overlooking the idyllic island gardens.

Outside, the cottage has its own private patio area with hot tub, which can be hired for the duration of your stay. The hot tub is permanently heated, maintaining a consistent temperature, so you can enjoy any time of day or night and unwind to the sounds of the babbling brook as it meanders by! The cottage also has its own private patio area with outdoor seating, perfect for relaxing and eating alfresco. In addition, the cottage benefits from access and enjoyment of the island orchard and the sun loungers and summer gazebo.

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Valley view
Garden view
Dedicated workspace
Free driveway parking on premises – 1 space
Private hot tub
Pets allowed
Security cameras on property

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Where you’ll be

Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

Woodpecker cottage is located in the hamlet of Pitching Green, just outside of the village of Blakeney. It is situated in a picturesque location in a valley surrounded by woodland with the local Blackpool brook running through the property. It is an idyllic tranquil retreat and yet only a 15 minute walk from 2 local pubs, shop, post office and fish and chip shop. The Forest of Dean is known as a popular destination for walking and cycling enthusiasts and Woodpecker Cottage is an ideal base for exploring the Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley and its many tourist attractions.

Hosted by Annette

  1. Joined in July 2018
  • 240 Reviews
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I love spending quality time with the kids outdoors, walking the dog, cooking, practising yoga and travel. My favourite destination is Rome - it doesn't matter how many times I go back, it seems to get better every time!

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 4:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Not suitable for children (2-12 years)
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

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Pool/hot tub without a gate or lock
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Heights without rails or protection

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