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Cleobury Mortimer 5 miles; Bridgnorth 10 miles; Ludlow 15 miles.
The pretty village of Stottesdon lies amidst the wonderful Shropshire countryside between the lovely historic towns of Bridgnorth and Ludlow. The village offers a small shop and a pub, and many scenic walks, cycle trails and bridleways to explore, whilst Chelmarsh Reservoir, 5 miles away, is ideal for fishing and sailing. The lovely town of Bridgnorth, 10 miles from Stottesdon, lies in two distinct halves, separated by the red sandstone ridge on which the town is built. The two halves are also connected by winding streets, flights of steps and, for the weary traveller, the funicular railway. The town also offers a bustling Saturday street market and relaxing strolls along the winding River Severn. In the areas surrounding Bridgnorth, there are a wealth of country parks, National Trust houses, museums and picturesque Shropshire villages, as well as easy access to the exciting Severn Valley Railway, the Royal Air Force Museum at Cosford, and Ironbridge Gorge with its 10 museums and striking landscape. The nearby medieval town of Ludlow has more than 500 listed buildings and its medieval street pattern remains almost intact and provides a fascinating backdrop for the town’s regular street markets, held in the shadow of the castle and showcasing a range of goods - from cheeses and fresh produce to books and local crafts. Shrewsbury, picturesque Church Stretton and Much Wenlock are also all within easy reach of this delightful area.
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Stottesdon 1.5 miles. A detached barn conversion, an ideal Shropshire cottage, in the lovely grounds of the owner's house in a peaceful, rural location in the heart of the Shropshire countryside, close to the pretty village of Stottesdon. Furnished in a traditional style, the cottage offers comfortable, cosy accommodation with a warming woodburner, perfect for a family holiday or romantic break. The pretty lawned garden and patio are ideal for relaxing while dining alfresco. Surrounded by wildlife, with scenic walks and cycle trails plus the South Shropshire hills close by, this is the perfect location for a restful holiday. Visit the Severn Valley Railway, the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge with its 10 museums, Wroxeter Roman City, Stokesay Castle and the lovely towns of Bridgnorth, Ludlow and Shrewsbury. A welcoming Stottesdon cottage in a lovely location.
Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 2 x ground floor twins. Shower room with shower cubicle, basin & WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with woodburner.
Heating from electric convector heaters throughout, additional heating from woodburner in sitting room. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, washing machine, colour TV, DVD player, library of books. Power & wood inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Cot & highchair. Large lawned garden with patio, furniture & BBQ. Use of owner’s large trampoline (parental supervision required for young children). Off road parking for 2 cars. Bike storage. Sorry, no pets & no smoking. Shop & pub 1.5 miles.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about The Cottage:
An amazing huge cottage with total peace and quiet. We would recommend it to anyone.
Mr Hickman, London, September 2011
A lovely location; very quiet, safe and secure for the kids. The owners were very friendly and made our stay a real pleasure. We has a very enjoyable holiday and would recommend this cottage to others.
Mr Knights, Chelmsford, July 2011