The Lodge

Chelmarsh near Bridgnorth, Heart of England (Ref. 905645)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi
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The property

Chelmarsh 2 miles. This very well-presented detached wooden lodge stands in a rural location close to the owner’s farmhouse, on a 26 acre smallholding situated amongst the lovely Shropshire countryside, close to the village of Chelmarsh and six miles south of Bridgnorth. This superb holiday lodge near Bridgnorth is perfect for an all year round family holiday, or for a couple in search of a romantic break in wonderful countryside. This Chelmarsh cottage provides charming home-from-home accommodation throughout with three welcoming bedrooms, including one with an en-suite shower room, along with a delightful separate bathroom with a double-ended, roll-top bath. There’s also a well-equipped farmhouse kitchen in your Chelmarsh holiday home, as well as a welcoming sitting room with attractive fireplace, which houses a multi-fuel stove, whilst the large private lawned garden with decking is perfect for enjoying an alfresco meal or just sitting with a drink after a day exploring the many attractions in the area. This Shropshire cottage is close to the Jack Mytton bridle path and close to a national cycle route, offering guests excellent walking and cycling opportunities throughout the whole region. Chelmarsh village boasts a 14th century church, a pub and a 100 acre reservoir with good sailing and fishing, plus the picturesque town of Bridgnorth is close by and boasts many individual shops, traditional pubs and restaurants. Also within easy reach are the famous medieval town of Ludlow, lovely Shrewsbury, delightful Church Stretton, known as Little Switzerland, many National Trust properties and the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site with its ten museums. This Chelmarsh lodge offers excellent holiday accommodation in a beautiful area.


All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 1 x double with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC with French doors to decking, 1 x double (accessed from one side only), 1 x single with TV. Bathroom with roll-top bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Utility. Sitting room with multi-fuel stove.


Central heating powered by multi-fuel stove with portable oil-filled electric radiators. Double electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 4 x TVs with full Sky (except Sky Sports), DVDs, WiFi. Fuel, power and fuel for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 3 cars. Bike storage. Front, enclosed lawned garden with decked area, furniture and BBQ. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 3 miles, pub 2 miles. Note: All TVs must watch the same Sky channel, 3 have DVD players. Note: Due to the property being on a working smallholding, ensure dogs are kept on a lead at all times when outside.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

Guest Reviews


    • “The Lodge is in a lovely location, very quiet and with a big garden which the dog loved! The rooms were large and the decoration and furnishings were very cosy and homely. Would definitely stay here again.”

    Mrs Bannister, Belper, July 2015

    • “Very pleasantly situated with spectacular views, everything we could need was provided and more. We were made to feel at home by the owners.”

    Mr Illman, Knutsford, June 2015

    • “We absolutely loved our break - The lodge was so clean comfortable and welcoming - the owner had thought of everything. The main bedroom was stunning and the views and sunsets were breath-taking. Garden was large and perfect for the dogs - they loved it. Quite a remote location but all part of the appeal - and Wi-Fi was a huge bonus. Thank you to all involved.”

    Mrs Percival, Leicester, May 2015

    • “It was peaceful and quiet with a large garden and lovely views. The Lodge was fantastic; well equipped and in a good location for touring about.”

    Miss Barrett, Inverness, April 2015

    • “The house was really nice and the location beautiful.”

    Mrs Saville, Preston, October 2014

    • “We loved our stay and the location & quality of the cottage was excellent. We liked the little touches from the owner and it really made us feel welcome. We are hoping to return to The Lodge in the future. Thanks for a great stay!”

    Mr Simpson, Bournemouth, October 2014

    • “The view and the quiet was very restful, we found a gem of a place for a short break.”

    Mrs Chell, Stoke-on-Trent, August 2014

    • “Absolutely perfect - a fantastic place to stay, peaceful, comfortable with everything provided for us.”

    Mrs Sixsmith, Warrington, August 2014

    • “The accommodation was lovely, and the size of the outdoor area to play in was great. All facilities that were needed were there and more besides.”

    Mrs Thomas, Birmingham, July 2014

    • “So relaxing and well equipped, will be returning year after year.”

    Mr Bateson, Billingham, June 2014

    • “Such a lovely location, right at the very end of the farm track, with so many animals and lovely scenery to be enjoyed from the huge decking areas.”

    Mrs Haynes, Nottingham, May 2014

    • “A beautiful, spacious, yet very cosy lodge in a peaceful and very attractive setting with gorgeous views across rolling fields. A very warm and friendly welcome by our host who was extremely helpful, she made it clear she was at the end of a phone if we needed anything at all. It was in an excellent location for exploring Shropshire. Thank you for everything!”

    Mrs Baker, Reading, May 2014

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About the location


Bridgnorth 4.5 miles; Ironbridge 13 miles; Ludlow 21 miles; Shrewsbury 26 miles.

Chelmarsh is a scattered rural village surrounded by beautiful Shropshire countryside, less than five miles from the historic town of Bridgnorth. The village is home to the Grade I listed St. Peter’s Church, the Bull’s Head pub and the scenic 100 acre reservoir, from where you can partake in sailing and fishing. The area offers excellent walking, and boasts easy access to a wealth of country parks, great houses, museums and picturesque Shropshire villages. Enjoy a visit to delightful Bridgnorth, winner of Britain in Bloom, which comprises of the High Town and the Low Town, connected by winding streets and flights of steps. A bustling Saturday street market provides an ample excuse to explore the town and see the impressive castle ruins, while a ride on the steep funicular railway enables you to see what Charles I called “the finest view in all my kingdom". With easy access to The Royal Air Force Museum at Cosford, Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, with its 10 museums and striking landscape, and the popular destinations of medieval Shrewsbury and Ludlow, this is an ideal base for an enjoyable break at any time of the year.

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