The Loft

Uphampton near Shobdon, Heart of England (Ref. 13287)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    3

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

Shobdon 2 miles. This stone-built, semi-detached barn conversion adjoins the owner’s home in a rural location, set in 4 acres of formal gardens and orchard affording views of Shobdon Wood and the surrounding countryside. This Shobdon cottage provides mainly first floor accommodation which is comfortable and cosy, and is just right for a romantic break in a peaceful location. There is a private sitting area outside this Shobdon cottage, which is ideal for relaxing and dining alfresco after a day exploring this beautiful part of the UK. The pleasant village of Shobdon boasts a renowned church of architectural interest, a village shop and excellent pub with restaurant and is surrounded by wonderful countryside perfect for scenic walks including along Offa’s Dyke. From your Shobdon cottage, discover Leominster, Presteigne, Hay-on-Wye, medieval Ludlow, a variety of NT houses and gardens and other day trips throughout Herefordshire, Shropshire and into Wales. A welcoming Shobdon cottage throughout the year.

Accommodation

Mainly first floor, reached via 12 steps. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area. Sitting room. Ground floor entrance hall.

Amenities

Gas central heating. Gas oven and hob, microwave, larder fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, telephone (incoming calls only). Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Lockable bike storage. Gravelled sitting area to the side with furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved pet welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 2 miles. Note: There is a filtered private water supply.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

SHOBDON

Hereford 17 miles; Leominster 6 miles.

The pleasant village of Shobdon lies between the historic market towns of Leominster and Presteigne, and is surrounded by beautiful Herefordshire countryside, close to the Welsh borderlands. Mentioned in the Domesday Book, Shobdon has a village shop, an excellent pub/restaurant, and even a private airfield, providing a rare opportunity to learn how to fly helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft. Leominster, dating back to the 7th century possesses some fine examples of architecture including the Prioerty Church, along with a wide selection of shops, cafes, antique centres and pubs - an ideal place to spend an afternoon. Close by are many National Trust properties including Croft Castle and Berrington Hall, plus the Judge's Chambers in Presteigne, Stokesay Castle, the renowned Shropshire Discovery Centre and the Acton Scott Historic Farm. Sample Herefordshire's cider or discover Hereford with its fascinating Mappa Mundi world map and the captivating chained library, home to a collection of rare and ancient books. The pretty medieval market town of Ludlow is also close by and makes a great day out, with more than 500 listed buildings and a magnificent castle.

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