Newnham-On-Severn, Gloucestershire England (HE19907)

Accommodates 4 people: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms                    
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We live in a 17th Century Merchants house which we have carefully restored. There are many original features including oak beams and open fires. The house is on 3 stories with views over the River Severn and the Cotswold hills.

We have 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3 reception rooms, dining room, study, country kitchen and full central heating. Our pretty garden is designed on 4 levels with a summerhouse and 2 separate eating areas.

Newnham is located on the banks of the River Severn and on the edge of The Forest of Dean. We have local shops, a village store, chemist, newsagent, Post Office, antiques, and not forgetting our local country pubs.

From our house you can see the world famous Severn Bore.

The Forest of Dean offers many activities including cycling,walking,golf and horse riding.

We are ideally situated for touring the Cotswolds, Bath, Somerset, Stratford on Avon and Wales, all within about an hours drive.

London is a 2 hour drive.

Bristol, Cardiff and Birmingham airports about an hour away.

There are good links from Gloucester to access national rail and coach networks.

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Phil and Bev have 2 grown up daughters and 4 grandchildren. Phil is a retired Head Master and Bev a retired College Lecturer.

We both enjoy the arts,reading, theatre,cinema and gentle cycling. Bev loves gardening and visiting gardens worldwide.

We find travel exciting and all the new experiences it brings.

We have a daughter, son in law and two young grandsons living in Sydney, Australia and we like to visit them but also be free agents to do our own thing!

We have travelled extensively over the years and have had many successful worldwide home exchanges which we have thoroughly enjoyed and made life long friends.

We love our home and would treat yours as if it was our own. We are experienced home exchangers.

Exchange party details (Available to members only)

Contact *********** ************ Occupation / Interests Retired Head Teacher, College Lecturer. Phil has a passion for golf and Bev loves gardening. We both enjoy travelling the world.
Experienced exchangers
Adults 2 (Seniors/over 55s) Languages spoken English 
Children 0
Registration date 06 Jun 2014 Expiry date 17 Jun 2016

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Duration Open to offers
Dates available Open to Offers
Preferred destination Australia, New Zealand but also open to other offers
Type of exchange Home Exchange,Hospitality Exchange,Housesitting Offered,Housesitting Wanted,Non Simultaneous Exchange,Bed and Breakfast Offered,Open to Offers,Rental Offered


Property type House
Nearest city Gloucester
Location type Rural
Themed holiday Fishing, Golfing, Horse Riding, Walking
People accommodated 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2


  • Washer/Drier
  • Garage/Parking
  • Computer
  • Internet
  • Printer
  • Car Exchange
  • Bicycle(s)
  • Garden
Surrounding Area
  • Good Public Transport
  • Car Recommended
  • Local Shops
  • Local Restaurants
Exchange conditions
  • No Small Children
  • Non Smokers Only
  • No Pets