Property code: 50563
Secluded spot in the heart of a valley, this cosy barn conversion is the perfect retreat for lovers of the outdoors, set within acres of established gardens, ancient woodlands and farm land.
Situated within the heart of a hidden valley another world invites you to enter offering privacy, pin drop peace and something unexpected around every corner. This retreat occupies a truly unique location an unforgettable experience for all who come and stay. An exceptionally unique and truly magical setting, taking in unusual sights and sounds as you walk through the grounds, linger by the water garden and enjoy the outdoor pool with a backdrop of established gardens. And for those that wish to explore there is the Forest of Dean, take in the bluebells in spring time, the greenery in summer and the rich golden valley’s in autumn. The sculpture trail at Beechenhurst showcases local arts and craft. Why not hire a canoe and head down stream, test your limits at Go Ape or visit the market town of Ross-on-Wye with its historic market square.
Take a moment to soak up the valley and landscaped gardens before arriving at your front door, wooden and traditional in style with an inviting hallway that will lead you up the stairs to your cosy retreat. The open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner with solid wooden floors exposed beams and white washed walls is the perfect backdrop for the soft furnishings that are rich in colour and texture, shut out the world and sink into the sofas with a good book or your favourite movie. The hand crafted dark wood kitchen sits sympathetically to the side of the room which is well-equipped with electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge/freezer. When it’s time for bed take a few steps down into the king-size four poster tree bed fit for a king and queen, finished with pure linen bed linen and colourful throws the en-suite bathroom with a large wooden panelled bath that you can just sink into, and WC.
Step outside to enjoy the shared grounds and after a day’s exploring sink into the private hot tub in glass fronted room with valley views and reindeer to entertain, watch the sunset from your private balcony and enjoy the paddock views, and for summer days the outdoor pool (available between 30th April and 30th September, and solar heated during July and August), English country gardens and acres of woodlands of which you are free to explore. There is parking for one car.
As well as being a wonderful holiday destination, the owner operates a private animal rescue sanctuary, which is not open for viewing, however guests will not be disappointed, as a fascinating array of exotic and farm animals wander the fields with viewing also enjoyed from the communal areas. The income from the holiday cottages is invested into feed, medicines, vet support, enclosures and enrichment.