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Little Owl

Dark skies over the Forest allow beautiful views of a star studded sky from your bed!!
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Dark skies over the Forest allow beautiful views of a star studded sky from your bed!!
Step out straight onto beautiful Shapridge Common and admire the fantastic views across the valley. Cosy bedroom area
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5.0 of 5 stars
Excellent
25 reviews
Dark skies over the Forest allow beautiful views of a star studded sky from your bed!!
Step out straight onto beautiful Shapridge Common and admire the fantastic views across the valley.
Cosy bedroom area
Cosy lounge area with electric flame effect wood burner (electricity is included in the rental)
Sociable open plan kitchen and living space
A spacious modern shower room with recently refurbished shower cubicle
Parking and path as seen from the front door of Little Owl
A welcome tray includes local apple juice and biscuits as well as teas coffees and a pint of milk
Arrival anytime after 4pm, deparure by 10 am
Birdhide in garden. Previous sightings include green woodpecker, hobby, bullfinch, deer.
The views from our wildlife garden are stunning
Your doggy best friend will love the Forest and pets ARE welcome in Little Owl
Off the beaten track! Access via an unmade single track no through road.
Pond in wildlife garden; home to common newt, frogs, toads, diving beetle, damsel and dragonfly.
Wild boar can be found all over he forest including in our local woods.
A variety of other animals can also be spotted including pigs, horses, sheep and Barney the donkey
November is a great time to see the autumn colours: here St Anthony's well down in the valley
Beautiful winter sunset over the valley
Weather watching is a popular pastime from Shapridge Hill
Steam Mills lake near Cinderford id good for a short 'flat' walk.
Sculpture Trail from Beecehnhurst Lodge
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
Studio, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Mitcheldean, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England
* Set at the top of beautiful Shapridge Hill at the end of a quiet track, Little Owl is the perfect romantic getaway. Ideal for walkers and nature lovers, footpaths lead from the front door onto a vast network of Forest paths and tracks, you can literally walk for miles!<BR><BR>• The studio benefits from a large shared wildlife garden with its own birdhide and excellent views. Feeders are provided with plenty of nuts and seeds for you to top them up if you wish. If you love wildlife, you will love the garden, for example watching the swallows skimming the surface of the pond for insects in summer and witnessing the house martins mobbing a hobby overhead! .<BR><BR>• The accomadation is all on one level with open plan kitchen, lounge, dining and bedroom areas, and a spacious shower room. Heating is provided by... Read more
About the Owner, Karen R
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Jun 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 97 reviews and 3 properties
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Listing #HL176313 by: Holiday Lettings
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5 of 5 stars Excellent - based on 25 reviews
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Maddy A
Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago for a stay in July 2016

Second stay this year. Cant fault the location, facilities or the owner. 15 minutes from what seems like pretty much everything to do in the forest of dean! Get biscuits, apple juice and milk on arrival too!

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We're glad your second stay did not disappoint! You certainly had better weather than in February; a real heatwave! We hope to see you again soon.

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Assistyg
Ironbridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Dean Cottages, just 3 miles from Mitcheldean, is located on the edge of the Forest of Dean, south of Ross on Wye. A trio of small, but perfectly formed, cleverly designed, extremely well equipped holiday rentals on a common, any one of which provides a perfect holiday destination. 2 of the rentals are pet friendly. Travelling without a human companion,...

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Management response:

Thank you for your very comprehensive and positive review! You have included lots of detail that I am sure those considering Little Owl for their holidays will find very useful indeed. We really enjoyed meeting you and your Guinea pigs, Hannah and Rupert too! Looking forwards to welcoming you back in July!

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dolcexo
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

We really enjoyed our stay here. Little Owl has everything we could have needed and more! It is extremely cosy and very well kept. The owners are very thoughtful and considerate and we definitely recommend staying here. There is plenty of information available inside regarding local walks and places of interest which we found very useful. The kitchen is fully...

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Management response:

Thank you for your brilliant review. We are really glad that you enjoyed your stay in Little Owl. You certainly seem to have made the most of all the walks locally and in the Forest centre. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

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Amenities
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Yard
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Suitability
  • Pets Allowed:
    Yes
  • Smoking Allowed:
    No
  • Kid Friendly:
    No
Additional amenities & feature info
Access to the studio is via three steps, then the interior accomodation is all on one level. .There is one designated parking space no more than 10 metres from the front door. There is a gravelled level pathway from the parking space to the accomodation and is therefore suitable for those with restricted mobility, although not wheelchair users owing to the steps.<BR><BR>Although the studio is part of our new build, and above our own garage, the accomodation is totally private having it's own front door from the neighbouring Shapridge Common. The property benefits from a number of large velux <BR>windows (with blinds) providing plenty of light and a single glazed door.<BR><BR>There is a fitted kitchen with breakfast bar. There is a large flatscreen TV... more
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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 3 nights
$66
£50
$79
£60
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Aug 1, 2016 -
Aug 22, 2016
SUMMER SPECIAL
3 nights
$55
£42
$87
£66
$386
£294
Aug 26, 2016 -
Aug 31, 2016
Jul-Aug 2016
3 nights
$91
£69
$109
£83
$483
£368
Oct 1, 2016 -
Oct 31, 2016
Sept-Oct 2016
3 nights
$74
£56
$85
£65
$389
£296
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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
Rate for a 1 night stay is the same as for a 2 night stay.
Payment can be made by cheque or Bank Transfer or PayPal
PLEASE ENQUIRE DIRECT WITH THE OWNER FOR 3-6 NIGHT BREAKS - PRICES MAY WELL BE LESS THAN THOSE QUOTED HERE.
Prices include electricity, bedlinen, towels, cleaning and a welcome tray
Each pet is £10.00
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Bristol: 42.3 mi
Railway: Gloucester: 14.3 mi
Easily acessible by car from the M5, M4 and M50 motorways.<BR>Nearest airport is Bristol 1 hour's drive approx.<BR>Nearest bus stop is Mitcheldean 3 miles<BR>Nearest railway station is Gloucester 12 miles
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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