• About Driftcombe Farmhouse

    A real ‘away from it all’ location, relax in a timeless valley at this comfortable former farmhouse 4 miles from Stroud.

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      Cottage

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      3 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 5 people

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      1 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Detached property
      Detached property
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Highchair
      Highchair
    • Open fire
      Open fire
    • Television
      Television
    • WiFi
      WiFi
    • Short breaks all year
      Short breaks all year
    • Cot available
      Cot available
    • Bed lin included
      Bed lin included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Heritage collection
      Heritage collection
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
    Safer Stays

    We have encouraged all of our owners to adapt their cleaning routine. The provider of this accommodation has confirmed they are following the Safer Stays principles, which include:

    • Extra cleaning and sanitisation
    • Extra time for property to air
    • Safe key collection and key drop
    • Hand soap or sanitiser provided
    • Social distancing guidance
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "A real ‘away from it all’ location relax in a timeless valley at this comfortable former farmhouse 4 miles from Stroud. Large comfortable living roomdining room with inglenook fireplace and rugs on wooden floor. Compact farmhouse-style kitchen. Steep spiral staircase to first floor Three bedrooms one double one twin and one very small single for +1. Bathroom with toilet. \n \n\nElec oil CH throughout and open fire £52 pw £36 per short break \n\nBed linen and Wi-Fi inc\n\nCot\n\nHchair\n\nTV\n\nDVD\n\nMwave\n\nWmachine\n\nFfreezer\n\nTel - honesty box local calls only\n\nTerrace with furniture\n\n1½ acre grounds\n\nParking for 3 cars\n\nOutdoor table tennis\n\nNo smoking\n\nNB Stream in grounds\n\n\n Set in complete seclusion this handsome renovated 17th-century farmhouse stands in \n1½ \nacres of private grounds with a stream surrounded by woodland and meadows ideal for children. The property is situated at the head of the Slad Valley with unmade-up track for last 200 yards where car access can be difficult in bad weather especially snow this is one of the valleys described by the poet Laurie Lee in his book ‘Cider with Rosie’. It is within an AONB a perfect holiday retreat for quiet relaxation or for visitors interested in bird-watching sketching painting and walking. Town and sports amenities at Stroud 4 miles. Cheltenham 14 miles. Horse riding 2 miles. Shop 2 miles. \n " https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/193/840/193857.jpg NUN

    Driftcombe Farmhouse reviews collected by Reevoo

    9.5 out of 10 – based on 4 reviews

    Overall rating

    9.5

    Comfort and Equipment

    9.2

    Location

    9.5

    Cleanliness

    8.0

    Value for money

    9.2

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    8
    out of 10

    A lovely old house in a very quiet (and quite tricky) location. The drive down the lane is not for the faint hearted or those with a low profile car!! The hairpin bend is OK and listen to the advice in taking it as wide as possible and dont worry how many 'turns' it takes! The Farmhouse is an impressive building and is set in wonderful grounds with so much wildlife around (deer, buzzards, rabbits, badgers etc). The only downside from our visit was that the fridge is 1 not very big and 2 not very cold! Also the cleaning prior to the visit could have been a bit better, whilst we appreciate that this is an old house the fire could have been cleaned out and there were cobwebs where cobwebs could easily be removed.... this is very much nit picking. Its a wonderful location for a base to the Cotswolds and we have a lovely time and may well return in warmer weather!

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    2020-01-13

    10
    out of 10

    Nice quiet location with plenty of walking on doorstep for a short holiday, completely undisturbed break. Lovely inglenook open fire and decent dining facilities made it very cosy.

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    2019-10-22

    10
    out of 10

    It was in the middle of nowhere, which is exactly what we wanted. It was like going to your own family's cottage. A real home from home. Loads of games and dvd's and VHS tapes. Table football in the loft and loads more childrens games. Internet was a bit flaky at times but that isn't a problem if you want to detox. Absolutely no phone signal but there is a landline and honesty box. Plus I had some lovely random locals calling thinking they were calling someone else. Lots of walking and paths to be done just from the cottage and the dog loved it. As you are deeeeeeep in the valley you need to be able to manage steep paths in places. Also the Wysis Way goes behind the cottage and you can take a 20 minute walk up to the main road (steep in places) and the farm shop for a few fresh veg and cheeses. People leave behind various herbs and spices, flour etc so you dont have to do what I did and empty your spice rack from home because it is probably on the shelves. Also there is rosemary,thyme,sage, chives and marjoram growing just outside the house. My only problem was the road is very narrow and the hairpin bend was a bit scary for me. ..... I wouldn't like to go down it in the dark. And I wouldn't want to sleep in the loft as there was tons of mouse droppings but being up there during the day would be fine for me.

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    2019-08-22

    10
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    2020-08-08

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