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The Red Bus - Winter retreat

The Red Bus is one of the most unique places you could spend a weekend. Set in a beautifully secluded spot adjoining a paddock, with the friendly goats as neighbours! Much skill and imagination has been employed to renovate this 1982 Metro bus to create an attractive and practical living space on both floors. It really is a characterful and cosy space with charming décor and furnishings, all designed with comfort in mind. However, what makes this place truly special is its setting; there is wildlife in abundance with lots of wonderful walks right on you doorstep. Simply walk through the owners land and you are in Hangman’s wood, where you can walk for miles undisturbed. The views over the wooded hills of the Forest of Dean are not to be beaten. Newnham-on-Severn nestles on the banks of the River Severn. The Royal Forest of Dean is nearby providing plenty of opportunity to go for walks within the beautiful Gloucestershire countryside. A little further afield, discover the beautiful Malvern Hills, Black Mountains and Brecon Beacon National Park. A great location for a relaxing break or activity holiday at any time of year. You will soon find yourself sinking into the countryside lifestyle while taking in the fresh air and breath taking views – The Red Bus is an unusual, quirky property that will put a smile on your face no matter what the weather!

The Red Bus. Two bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double with wall mounted TV (limited head room), 1 x first floor/upper deck double with TV (limited head room). 1 x first floor/upper deck small WC and basin, 1 x external private outbuilding with shower (NB head height is 68 inches (1m 73) 1 x ground floor kitchen and dining area, 1 x first floor/upper deck living area. Wood fired Hot tub available for £50 for 5 nights & under or £70 for 7 nights and over. This is to be paid directly to the owner upon arrival.

Amenities for Rental

Electric panel heaters. Oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, coffee machine. TV, DVD Fuel and power inc in rent. Bed linen and towels inc in rent. Decking area which has a picnic table and further seating Two well behaved dogs welcome at a charge of £25 per dog per week. (downstairs only), sorry, no smoking. Shop 1 mile, pub 1.5 miles. Note: Wood fired Hot tub available for £50 for 5 nights & under or £70 for 7 nights and over This is to be paid directly to the owner upon arrival This property can accommodate 8 people a maximum of 4 adults and 4 children, best suited for a total of 6 guests This large option is available March-October, property reference is 990350. Note: Due to the nature of the property it may not be suitable for those with limited mobility. Note: Not suitable for children under 4 years old. Note: Maximum standing height on the bus is 68in (1m 73)

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Red Bus - Winter retreat
Forest of Dean
GL14 1LD

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Can Leave Dog Unattended


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