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Stunning views across the Severn estuary from the gardens
Lovely area to enjoy some alfresco dining
Bright and spacious open plan dining and living area
Well equipped kitchen
Well-equipped and finished with wooden work tops
Perfect spot to sit and relax
Very useful kitchen island
Stylish and well equipped kitchen
Furnished with a contemporary style
Lounge area with wonderful views
Make the most of the views at supper time
Dining area
Fantastic views from the open-plan living space
Incredible views from the property
Make the most of the views at supper time
A Warm welcome
Wake up and enjoy the views
Beautiful bed linen and soft towels
A twin room perfect for a small family
Simple touches of colour throughout the room
Shower room
Why not enjoy a day on the River Wye
Beautiful views from the property
Stunning views
Symonds Yat nearby
View towards the property
Perfect spot for a glass of wine in the evening
Beautiful terrace and gardens to enjoy
1 / 29  Stunning views across the Severn estuary from the gardens
2 / 29  Lovely area to enjoy some alfresco dining
3 / 29  Bright and spacious open plan dining and living area
4 / 29  
5 / 29  Well equipped kitchen
6 / 29  Well-equipped and finished with wooden work tops
7 / 29  Perfect spot to sit and relax
8 / 29  Very useful kitchen island
9 / 29  Stylish and well equipped kitchen
10 / 29  Furnished with a contemporary style
11 / 29  Lounge area with wonderful views
12 / 29  Make the most of the views at supper time
13 / 29  Dining area
14 / 29  Fantastic views from the open-plan living space
15 / 29  Incredible views from the property
16 / 29  Make the most of the views at supper time
17 / 29  A Warm welcome
18 / 29  Wake up and enjoy the views
19 / 29  Beautiful bed linen and soft towels
20 / 29  A twin room perfect for a small family
21 / 29  Simple touches of colour throughout the room
22 / 29  Shower room
23 / 29  Why not enjoy a day on the River Wye
24 / 29  Beautiful views from the property
25 / 29  Stunning views
26 / 29  Symonds Yat nearby
27 / 29  View towards the property
28 / 29  Perfect spot for a glass of wine in the evening
29 / 29  Beautiful terrace and gardens to enjoy

River View Retreat

Cinderford (SE 2mls), Forest of Dean
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Romantic
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Beautiful detached single story property, purpose built in 2017, with breathtaking views across the River Severn
  • A great location with easy access into the Forest of Dean, Wye Valley and Welsh Borders
  • An area steeped in history and natural outstanding beauty, a haven for walkers with direct access to the surrounding countryside
Property code: 65670

Nestled into the hillside within a peaceful hamlet, this single storey bolthole is the perfect place to start any adventure within the Forest of Dean. Ideal for families and couples alike.

Set within the hillside in the hamlet of Pleasant Stile enjoying an enviable location, offering simply stunning views across the Severn estuary and with easy access into the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley. If it’s the outdoors that you crave then head into the Forest with miles of cycling trails to suit all, the River Wye provides a great base for canoeing, kayaking and a breathtaking backdrop for the little more adventurous with rock climbing and abseiling. Step back into forest history at The Dean Heritage Centre and the Hopewell Colliery and more local attractions include Dean Forest and Perrygrove Railways, Puzzlewood, Go Ape!, the Forest Sculpture Trail, Cyril Hart Arboretum. For those craving culture and relaxation Gloucester is less than 15 miles away, why not visit the Victorian Docklands, take a stroll through the cathedral grounds and don’t forget the Quays for a lazy lunch and shopping. The small town of Newnham on Severn is close by and well served with local butcher, deli and bakery.

Take some time to enjoy the views across the River Severn before you step inside. The lounge/kitchen/diner has been finished in a contemporary style and is the perfect setting for you to relax after a day exploring. Sit back and catch up in the lounge area on the corner sofa and enjoy the views across the estuary or watch a film on the smart TV and Alexa system, there is a dining area with table and chairs for four. The kitchen, contemporary in style with wooden work tops and brass light fittings is well-equipped with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. And when the time comes to say good night you will find two bedrooms on the ground floor. A king-size with TV and enjoying views across the estuary and a twin room also with TV. There is a shower room with shower and WC.

Step outside and enjoy the afternoon sun in the enclosed garden with furniture and BBQ for al fresco dining and have a game of boules or croquet. Enjoy fabulous views from the summer house also in the properties garden. There is off-road parking for two cars along with additional parking alongside the property for two further cars and secure bicycle storage. The utility room is in the cellar of the property with washing machine, tumble dryer and bike storage.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 king-size and 1 twin both with TV
  • 1 shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer
  • Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Linen for the travel cot is not provided
  • Under cover off-road car port parking for 2 cars (car port height is 2.2m) also additional parking alongside property for 2 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Alexa system in lounge
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Pub and shop within walking distance
  • Secure bicycle storage
  • TV in lounge with firestick for internet access
  • Summer house

Gemma Cole

This property is personally managed by Gemma.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 26 guest ratings

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Reviewed by David 7th May 2021

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Excellent location, quiet, stunning views over the upper Severn Estuary, easy to get to and park at and only 10 minute walk to local store. Good walks direct from the property and plenty of places of interest only a short drive away. Interior well-designed and comfortable with everything you need for a relaxing stay. Huge carport a real bonus allowRead moreing you to sit outside and enjoy the view whatever the weather. Garden has great views and options for sitting/dining outside. Pretty much perfect. Hide

Reviewed by Michelle 24th April 2021

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I thoroughly enjoyed my week at Riverview Cottage, perched on top of the hill looking over the River Severn, it was a wonderful space to come back to and relax after a day exploring the local area. There are walks and cycle rides from the doorstep as well as in the forests nearby, it's situated in a perfect location. The cottage has been decorated Read morebeautifully to provide a modern clean feel with all the comforts one requires, and the facilities are excellent and wonderful hosts! I will be back! Hide

Reviewed by Angela 16th April 2021

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A stunning view with a great location to explore The Forest of Dean. The accommodation has been done out to a high standard with good facilities, the cellar to store our bikes was an added bonus. The outdoor space is really lovely with a great summer house. On arrival the welcome pack was a lovely touch and I would definitely recommend staying at RRead moreiver View. Hide

Reviewed by Joanne 2nd November 2020

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A wonderful position, that view, beautifully presented accommodation, very well equipped, every little detail has been thought through. Walks straight from the door and the Forest and towns all within easy reach so leisure, shops, pubs, restaurants just minutes away. We have an electric car and there are rapid chargers at Lidl in Coleford which is Read morein the centre of the town. Finally host Natalie was on hand nextdoor with a cheery smile and local info. We will definitely be back. Hide

Reviewed by Clare 30th October 2020

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We had a wonderful long weekend at River View Retreat. The views are fabulous and the accommodation is cosy, beautifully decorated and spotless - the beds were very comfy too. There were some lovely touches such as Halloween decorations and welcome goodies. Natalie lives next door and couldn't have been more helpful. We'll definitely book again.

Reviewed by Phoebe 24th October 2020

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River View is a lovely place to stay, the views are stunning and plenty of activities within a short drive. The place has everything you need and the extra touches of blankets and welcome chocolates were a big hit with my son. The owners also left us some Halloween masks, which made my sons day. Very thoughtful owners with the additional touches, aRead morell instructions are clear and easy, we had a lovely stay and will book again! Hide

Reviewed by Anne 18th September 2020

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Excellent cottage in a unique position with ever changing views of the river severn. Ideal for exploring by car or on foot. We loved it.

Reviewed by Alfred 11th September 2020

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Beautifully situated holiday cottage with fantastic views of the river seven in the valley below, very well equipped with everything you need ,The owners who live next door could not be more welcoming and keep the cottage in tip top condition ,The forest Is in easy walking distance and there are plenty of things to see and do in the area .we would Read morelove to return in the future A & C Birchington Kent Hide

Reviewed by Alessandra 28th August 2020

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Reviewed by Daniel 21st August 2020

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A wonderful, clean and modern cottage in an ideal location for Gloucestershire. Close to many attractions with friendly and welcoming owners. We cannot recommend River View enough.

Reviewed by Nev 18th August 2020

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The pictures dont do it justice. An absolutely stunning view in a beautiful location. Lovely accommodation that was spotless, fresh & well equipped. The owner was lovely & cider & nibbles a much appreciated welcoming touch.

Reviewed by Mark 14th August 2020

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Located on a road just outside a village, the cottage has superb views over the river. It is very well equipped and was ideal for our family stay.

Reviewed by Rachael 7th August 2020

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Lovely cottage with amazing views! Spotlessly clean and very comfortable. Owners very helpful. Great walks from the cottage and also very convenient for activities in the forest e.g. bike hire, Go Ape! We had a very relaxing break.

Reviewed by Margaret 24th July 2020

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Everything we could have wished for. We are seasoned holiday cottage users and River View Retreat is one of the best we have ever stayed at.

Reviewed by Graham 10th July 2020

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Excellent accommodation with lovely views over the countryside and river. Very caring owners who helped make our visit most enjoyable.

Reviewed by Hayley 3rd January 2020

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We had a wonderful peaceful time. The hosts were most helpful without being intrusive. Cottage was well furnished, clean and had everything we needed. The views are just amazing and you never tire of them. Highly recommended!

Reviewed by Gaurav 20th December 2019

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Lovely cottage with priceless river views! Hosts very friendly and helpful and gave us an intro to the cottage. Great location with most attractions close by and easy to find cottage

Reviewed by K 28th October 2019

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Beautiful cottage. With fantastic scenery. Owners super helpful and very nice. Nice part of the world.

Reviewed by Anthony 20th September 2019

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We had a really comfortable and enjoyable stay here. It is an excellent holiday rental with all you need in the way of equipment, comfortable beds and living room. The view from the house over the River Severn and surrounding countryside is wonderful! A first class place to stay to enjoy the area.

Reviewed by Matthew 13th September 2019

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Reviewed by Anne 30th August 2019

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Wonderful view, very comfortable

Reviewed by Nathan 18th August 2019

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Reviewed by Steven 9th August 2019

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Beautiful scenery from the cottage, close to the Forest of Dean for all your activities. Would highly recommend staying here.

Reviewed by John 26th July 2019

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A fantastic holiday cottage. The views from both in the cottage and from the garden are amazing. We received a friendly welcome. The interior of the cottage was spotless, comfortable and well equipped. Lots to do in the area.

Reviewed by steve 28th June 2019

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A beautiful, very well equipped house and our hosts were very friendly and most helpful. The views are magnificent and we enjoyed many long walks from the house through the forest and down to Soudley Ponds and the Heritage Centre which has an excellent, dog friendly, cafe and gallery.

Reviewed by Sheila 7th June 2019

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Cottage was in a beautiful location well furnished and equipped. A really warm and informative welcome from Natalie.

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Stunning views across the Severn estuary from the gardens
Lovely area to enjoy some alfresco dining
Bright and spacious open plan dining and living area
Well equipped kitchen
Well-equipped and finished with wooden work tops
Perfect spot to sit and relax
Very useful kitchen island
Stylish and well equipped kitchen
Furnished with a contemporary style
Lounge area with wonderful views
Show 17 moreMake the most of the views at supper time

Location

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