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The Apple Store at Maytree Cottage

Overview
Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Blakeney, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England
Special Events at Halloween, Christmas & Valentines

Special Offer Mini-break 1 night accommodation + Champagne Afternoon Tea & Full Forest Breakfast for 2 AND Your Dog stays FREE! Just ask

The Apple Store at Maytree Cottage offers a quiet retreat in a beautiful Forest valley. A feature of this property is its large garden (approx 0.5 acre) with duck pond, kitchen garden, orchard, paths, shrubs and flowers bordered by stream and waterfall, south-facing sun terrace and private garden patio with Pizza Oven, Gas BBQ and outdoor dining, play area including swings and swing-ball etc.
Children welcome, dogs welcome.

Not a holiday complex, this is a private apartment within the owners Victorian Farmhouse, ideal for couples and families. Be our Guests, not our customers.

NEW in 2017; Afternoon Teas exclusively for Guests. We are delig...
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Listing #HL458164
About the Owner
mary r
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2013
Interaction with guests
You will be met on arrival, shown in and given a key. A 'Welcome' home-made cake, tea and coffee await you, and we'll show you how to use the Aga and kitchen equipment, and be on hand to help if required (Owners live on site) Each morning you'll have a basket of fresh breads from the farmhouse delivered to your door, and please help yourself to any garden produce, including eggs. There's plenty of tourist information provided, and we're happy to help with directions and tips. Some tourist attractions offer discount to our guests - just ask! To find out more about our Special Activity or Experience weekends just ask!
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

had a lovely relaxing break was made to feel very welcome by mary from the time we arrived nothing was to much trouble. lovely freshly baked hot bread rolls brought to room every morning. accomodation was cosy and homely. loved the sheep dog butt will...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank carolewright242
Reviewed 8 April 2018

This is our second stay at the Applestore. The owners are very welcoming. The view from the kitchen windo of the waterfall and Geece is lovely. Enjoyed the freshly cooked bread rolls and pastries. Mary cooked us a homemade quiche that was warming in the...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Beccie C
heyes2016, VR Owner at The Apple Store at Maytree Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a lovely review. I'm so glad that you enjoyed your stay as much as we enjoyed having you here. Looking forward to the next time.

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

We loved staying in the Apple Store and definitely will be returning and recommending to everyone! Mary thank you for making us feel so welcome and at home, your baking is amazing and all your personal touches went the extra mile, the Apple Store is...More

Date of stay: August 2017
1  Thank Ambassador727168
heyes2016, VR Owner at The Apple Store at Maytree Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thank you so much for this kind review! You were fabulous guests and are more than welcome anytime.

Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Ask about smoking
    Check in: 3:00 AM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Full
    1 Crib
    1 Sofa
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Fees
  • Cleaning: R 906 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: R 1 813 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Maytree Cottage, with The Apple Store, lies about a mile outside of the village of Blakeney - an ancient settlement dating back to Saxon times, now straddling the A48 between Gloucester and Chepstow. The village is about a 10 minute stroll away, where there's also a good Fish&Chip takeaway, an Italian restaurant, a country pub and restaurant, hairdresser, Post Office and small general store. Lydney, with several supermarkets, cash points etc is just 4 miles away.

The Forest of Dean surrounds Maytree Cottage and is easily accessed via public footpaths, forestry tracks and single-track roads making the location ideal for dog-owners, walkers, cyclists and wildlife enthusiasts. Within minutes of leaving the door you can be in the Forest. Or head east down the lane and an easy walk a...
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Getting around
Although a car is recommended for getting out and about in the Forest of Dean the Forest is criss-crossed by quiet roads and a good network of dedicated cycle tracks. Bikes can be hired locally or ask and we'll get cycles delivered and collected for you.
A local bus services run past attractions like Puzzlewood and the Dean Heritage Museum, and link the village of Blakeney to Gloucester and Chepstow.
We can recommend local taxi services which will bring you, your dog and your cycles to The Apple Store - just ask!
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Bristol International: 50.0 km
Railway: Lydney: 5.0 km
Train to Lydney, then bus or taxi.
Blakeney is midway between Gloucester and Chepstow on the A48. Maytree Cottage & The Apple Store is situated in the Forest of Dean, perhaps half a mile from the main road, and accessed via a Forestry track.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 50.0 km.
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