Our home is in midst of Rodborough Common (National Trust), a rural hill setting “Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty” above historical Stroud. We offer a spacious self-contained apartment with facilities & flexibility to make the most of your stay.
Spacious, renovated and private. The apartment has it's own entrance from a decked terrace overlooking the back garden. It is self-contained, comprising of a bedroom with double bed and sofa-bed, bathroom/wc and kitchen/diner. Mid-week the flat is a nursery business so has some toys in a corner, with highchair and cot available if required. We provide clean linen and towels, along with tea/coffee essentials. We can also provide a continental breakfast by arrangement, or you can eat out at local gourmet restaurant pubs and cafes, or cook your own meals. You have the flexibility and facilities to come and go as you please to make the most of your stay.
The rural setting lies high on the hills above the historical town of Stroud, which has excellent train and bus routes to London (1 hour 30 mins by train to London Paddington).
Also see wikipedia website for more about Stroud.
The apartment has it's own entrance from a decked terrace overlooking the back garden.
Interaction with guests
We offer a warm welcome and local information if needed, otherwise we leave you to get on with your stay without interruption.
Other things to note
We are close to the city of Bristol (40 minutes by car), which has a strong maritime history, many museums and art galleries. Bath is also nearby (40 minutes by car), where you can visit the famous Roman Baths, the largest in the UK and also admire the beautiful Georgian architecture. Cheltenham Spa (30 minutes by car) hosts vibrant festivals throughout the year including jazz, science, literary, music and design. Stroud itself has a strong arts and crafts movement locally, including an international textile festival, its own fringe festival every summer, and a weekly farmers market where there's always a great buzz.
1. Always close the gate.
(don't let the ponies and cows from the common come in)!
2. Use of pool only by prior agreement and entirely at your own risk.
3. No pets or smoking.
We offer a warm welcome to our visitors. We work from home, so one of us is usually around if you need for anything. We are a friendly, easy going family with two teenagers keeping us busy… and out of your way, so you can come and go as you please without interference.