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The Old Vicarage

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6 bedrooms
6 bathrooms
12 guests
2 nights minimum
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The Old Vicarage is timeless, situated in an unspoilt, rural peaceful village, with panoramic views over the meadows to the River Severn, Cotswolds and Forest of Dean. It is set within four acres of beautiful mature gardens and a cider orchard. The Bulls make award winning craft cider and have been for three generations. There are walks straight from the garden into the fields leading to the River Severn, famous for the Severn Bore, wetland birds and the stunning lightscape across the Severn. The village of Awre is three miles from the Forest of Dean, renowned for its walking, cycling, canoeing, photography, bird life, animals and has historical market towns and pretty villages all steeped in history. It is within easy distance to of Cheltenham and the Cotswolds, Abergervenny, Brecon and ...The Old Vicarage is timeless, situated in an unspoilt, rural peaceful village, with panoramic views over the meadows to the River Severn, Cotswolds and Forest of Dean. It is set within four acres of beautiful mature gardens and a cider orchard. The Bulls make award winning craft cider and have been for three generations. There are walks straight from the garden into the fields leading to the River Severn, famous for the Severn Bore, wetland birds and the stunning lightscape across the Severn. The village of Awre is three miles from the Forest of Dean, renowned for its walking, cycling, canoeing, photography, bird life, animals and has historical market towns and pretty villages all steeped in history. It is within easy distance to of Cheltenham and the Cotswolds, Abergervenny, Brecon and the Black Mountains, Chepstow and Monmouth. Guests who enjoy staying at The Old Vicarage are those that appreciate peace, beauty, countryside, being active, creative or relaxing, observing birds, wild life, listening to the wind in the trees, without sound interruption, seeing huge skies, reading, talking and may be drinking cider! The Old Vicarage has a large selection of bedrooms: groups can choose the rooms which are best for their group. There is the newly renovated Stables with a large kitchen/dining room/conservatory. It has an upstairs lounge with fabulous views and a discreet 3' guest beds, which can be zip and linked to make a double or used as two singles. There is also a top quality, generous sized sofa bed. These need not be used as there are many other bedrooms. The Stables has two double bedrooms, one ensuite In addition in the adjoining Old Vicarage there are four double bedrooms of which one is ensuite and one a twin, or can be a double.There is also one small single. In total there are bedrooms for 13 and beds for 18. However there is a maximum group size of 12. Prices can be negotiated depending on the number of bedrooms in use. In the main house there is a drawing room with open fire. The owners live in the main house, but guests have their own separate entrance and accommodation. There are extensive gardens, the Stables has its own private garden over looking the Severn and there is a huge BBQ area under the canopy of mature oaks. The accommodation is ideal for workshops for photography, writing, literary, church groups and those either riding or watching the Severn Bore as well as just relaxing and being family or with a group of friends.More
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About the Owner
Nick and May B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2013
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 6 days ago

Date of stay: June 2019
Reviewed 11 September 2018

The house had everything we could possibly need, making it a very easy place to stay for a family gathering with big and little kids. Nick and May went out of there way to assist us in anyway, which was lovely. The garden in particular...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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backoaptravellers, VR Owner at The Old Vicarage, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Thank you Becky for such a generous review and so pleased you had a good time and enjoyed staying here.

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Reviewed 31 August 2018

The Old Vicarage is in a very quiet location. Lots of space for 8 adults and 5 children. May and Nick were incredibly helpful before our arrival, making sure the rooms were set up exactly as we wanted. They were very friendly and generous hosts,...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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backoaptravellers, VR Owner at The Old Vicarage, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Thank you for giving time to write such an encouraging review. So pleased that you found that the accommodation worked for your group. Great to know that you enjoyed the garden, cider and the Forest. Lovely to know that you would like to book again...More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

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Date of stay: June 2018
backoaptravellers, VR Owner at The Old Vicarage, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We had an incredible weekend staying at The Old Vicarage. Nick and May were friendly and helpful hosts. All of the bedrooms were lovely and had nice character. There is plenty of space for a large group to stay and the kitchen is well set...More

Date of stay: November 2017
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Playground
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Swingset
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Fireplace
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The tiny rural village of Awre is set in a huge meander of the River Severn, hence the peace, tranquility, great views and huge skyscapes, but with immediate access to the Forest of Dean, Wye Valley, Cotswolds and beyond.
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