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Aboutime Cottage in Parkend, Gloucestershire

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sleeps 10
5 rooms
4 bathrooms

Aboutime Cottage description

Holiday home
Aboutime Cottage is a wonderful detached cottage situated in the village of Parkend, eleven miles from Monmouth in Gloucestershire. Set over three floors, this cottage sleeps ten people in five bedrooms, consisting of two ground floor zip/link king-size doubles, one with en-suite, a ground floor double with an en-suite, a ground floor twin and a second floor double with balcony. The cottage also has a first floor kitchen with breakfast bar, a first floor sitting room with dining area, a second floor bathroom and a ground floor bathroom. Outside there's off road parking for four cars and an enclosed lawned garden with hot tub, decked area and furniture. Aboutime Cottage is an ideal base for families with plenty of walks and cycle routes to explore in the area.

Parkend is a thriving village situated at the southern end of the Royal Forest of Dean offering two lovely pubs, a store, Post Office and a 19th century railway station, part of the Dean Forest Railway. Close by is the RSPB Nagshead Reserve, which is home to many rare woodland birds and offers interesting events for all ages throughout the year. The magnificent Royal Forest of Dean, England's largest oak forest and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, boasts numerous trails that can be explored on foot, by bike or on horseback.

Visitors to the Cotswolds have long treasured memories of charming towns and villages built from the famous honey-coloured stone, it now boasts a thriving community of contemporary artists working from studios and shops throughout the area.

Electric underfloor heating throughout. Rangemaster electric cooker with double oven and 5-ring hob, microwave, fridges, freezer, dishwasher. Washing machine and tumble dryer in external utility. TV with Freeview, DVD, iPod dock, WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Off road parking for 4 cars. Lockable bike storage. Enclosed lawned garden with decked area, hot tub and furniture. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk. Note: Spiral staircase with open steps, care to be taken. Note: The hot tub and the en-suite in the ground floor, zip/link king-size double bedroom are available from 2nd January 2017.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed garden
  • Fridge
  • High chair
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
  • Near pub

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Mr Frost
July 2016
For families spread around the country, in our case Loughborough, Manchester Plymouth the location was great and the house excellent. Everybody loved it and we are hoping to go back next year.
Mrs Sabin
January 2016
The layout of the cottage worked well for us as a group; there was plenty of space and it was clean and well maintained. It was also very well equipped which really did make it feel like home from home, The cottage location was ideal to get out and about to explore the Forest Of Dean. I wouldn't hesitate to book the cottage again.
Dr Vaghela
June 2015
A wonderful cottage! Much nicer than we expected, the pictures don't do justice to just how nice this place is! A lovely location as well, with plenty to do. Would highly recommend!
Mrs Holt
September 2015
Perfect size and space for a family get together.A lot of thought has gone into all aspects to make it a perfect rental.The owner was a perfect host at showing us round and checking all was well.Furniture of high standard.Lots of games including small pool table which was loved by all.A perfect time had by all.
Mr Murcott
June 2015
The property was very clean, warm and the kitchen was well furnished. The open plan layout meant it was ideal for our group. I spoke to the owner on a couple of occasions and he was very friendly and helpful.
Mrs Lloyd
April 2015
This is a fabulous cottage for a family get together. There was plenty of space in a modern setting with a lovely outdoor area for sitting, BBQ etc and good parking for the cars. A very well equipped kitchen with everything that you need and the property was spotlessly clean. We were made to feel very welcome by the owner and that nothing was too much trouble. The two local pubs both do very good food, the staff were really friendly as well. The cottage is in a great location for walking, a bike hire centre is just up the road with lots of cycle tracks throughout the forest. About 100 yards away is a steam train line where you can see the trains from the back garden as they turn around. There is so much to do in this area that it's a difficult choice what to do in a short time.
Mr Knight
December 2015
This holiday was to celebrate my wife's 70th birthday with our children and grandchildren. The grandchildren loved the games tables whilst we were able to sit and talk, there was plenty of places for us all to separate and not interfere with the others. The wet room was brilliant as was the underfloor heating throughout the house.
Mr Mellish
June 2015
A great house, a lot of time and effort has been made to bring this property to a very high standard. In a wonderful location.
Mr Goodwin
May 2015
Every aspect was absolutely superb, can thoroughly recommend.
Mrs Lewis
August 2015
The house was lovely and spacious, very well equipped and nothing was missed out. The location was also excellent.
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