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The Whitehouse
Very good
20 reviews
The Whitehouse
View from front
Living room; plenty of space, 2 large sofas, TV and DVD player, piano, doors to patio and garden
Well-equipped kitchen and adjacent breakfast area - doors to large dining-room/games room
Bedroom - this one has an en suite bathroom
Another of the 5 bedrooms
Games room/dining room
View from patio
Apple trees in garden
Lower garden
View of the cottage from one of the garden paths
Side garden area
BBQ on patio; there is a good selection of garden furniture
The forest
Nearby forest walk - the forest is reached in 2 minutes from a lane opposite the cottage
Puzzlewood (local beauty spot)
Walking back to cottage from Parkend
Wye valley - great walks,  kayaking and birdwatcing
Spring outside cottage
Late autumn near cottage
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Overview
Cottage -
5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Lydney, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England
The Whitehouse is an extended tradiitonal stone-built forest cottage locate in the Forest of Dean village of Pillowell overlooking the forest. Two minutes walk from the front door takes you to an extensive range of forest tracks. Beautiful setting at any time of year. The cottage has 5 bedrooms (one with en suite bathroom) and sleeps up to 10 comfortably. There is a large garden on 3 sides and a double garage with further off-street parking for 2 additional cars. Within easy reach of Tintern Abbey, Symonds Yat and the Wye valley, S. and mid-Wales. Ideal base for exploring forest either on foot, bike, horseback or car.

There is a huge living room with grand piano, TV, DVD and a games room/dining room with large oak dining table (seats 10-12), full-size table tennis table and good selection of board-games. The kitchen (and adjoining bre...
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About the Owner, Dan A
Languages spoken: German, English, French, Spanish
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 18 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2010
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 20 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Once the final payment has been received, we will send you further details including driving directions and instructions for picking up the keys.
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Listing #HL125120
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2 reviews
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Reviewed June 15, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Our family party consisted of six adults and three young children and we had a wonderful long weekend in this great house. Yes, it's a little tired in places but it didn't detract from the overall charm and was clean and very comfortable. It had plenty of all the things you need and we didn't want for anything. The showers...

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Management response:

Dear Julie, I'm delighted you had an enjoyable stay. It is helpful to have your feedback on the showers as we had thought that the problems had been rectified by our plumber. The mains pressure is rather low - an issue we have raised on many occasions with Severn water, with little constructive response. This imposes some limits on the...

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1 review
Reviewed May 4, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

the house was in great location and all the family enjoyed our weekend in the forest of dean. the house is a little tried and thread bear in places, but it had everything we want for our stay.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reviewed January 3, 2017 for a stay in December 2016

We had a fantastic time. there were 10 Adults We stayed over the New Year and found the accommodation warm , clan and spacious.We even managed to fit in a Murder Mystery evening, this was,for the group,the Ideal venue !. Easy access to Monmouth and surrounding areas Good walk down to Local Pub , which was very good and serves...

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Delighted you had a good New Years' stay at The Whitehouse and thank you for your kind review! Happy New Year, Dan

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Amenities
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Please also note that the cottage is not suitable for Hen nights or Stag parties.
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
$305
£235
$305
£235
$1,211
£932
Jul 21, 2017 -
Sep 3, 2017
Late long vacation
2 nights
$305
£235
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$1,285
£989
Sep 4, 2017 -
Oct 19, 2017
Early autumn
2 nights
$305
£235
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$1,046
£805
Oct 20, 2017 -
Nov 5, 2017
Half term
2 nights
$305
£235
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$1,098
£845
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rates include all linen, towels and utilities.
Shorter breaks such as weekends/long weekends are also available - please enquire for specific rental rates. Flexible check-in and checkout times can sometimes be accomodated at the discretion of the housekeeper - please ask. Please note that there is a minimum rental price of £460, which covers up to 3 nights, and that the nightly rate displayed on the advertisement may not apply.
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About the neighborhood
The forest of Dean has been populated at least since Roman times and is of great historic interest retaining vestiges of its varied past as a centre for charcoal-burning, iron and coal mining and forestry. It represents one of the largest tracts of historic forest in England with many varied broad-leaved and coniferous trees - some of them hundreds of years old. <BR><BR>The cottage is situated right next to the forest which offers a wealth of outdoor activities including mountain-biking (family trail with cycle hire 2 miles away), canoeing and kayaking on the river Wye (Symonds Yat 4 miles away), a high wire forest adventure course at 'Go Ape' (2 miles), as well as an extensive network of forest trails. The area abounds in wild-life; highlights include peregrine falcons... more
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Railway: Lydney: 3.7 mi
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby.
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