Plasauduon

Bishop's Castle, Heart of England (Ref. 4013)

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Cottage features

  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sleeps

    6

  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

This cottage is Georgian and part Victorian, a stone and brick built end of terrace property, and makes a welcoming Bishop's Castle self-catering holiday cottage. Situated overlooking the picturesque town and close to the Castle Green, yet away from any town noise, the cottage offers elevated scenic views of the Shropshire Hills. The cottage is over five levels and offers comfortable, well-equipped accommodation with a delightful cottage atmosphere created by the exposed beams, large inglenook fireplace and woodburner in the living room. The south-facing rear garden is ideal for relaxing and dining alfresco whilst taking in the delightful views. This Bishop's Castle cottage is in a wonderful location for walkers, cyclists and birdwatchers with Offa's Dyke close by, and The Shropshire Way, which passes by the front door. Explore the Clun and Kerry Forests, the lovely South Shropshire Hills, Acton Scott Historic Working Farm as seen on TV, medieval Ludlow and Shrewsbury, Stokesay Castle and the Ironbridge Gorge museums, which are all within easy reach. A lovely year-round holiday location.

Accommodation

Over five floors. Three bedrooms: 1 x fourth floor double, 1 x fourth floor twin, 1 x third floor twin (all with hill views). Third floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin, WC. Large first floor kitchen. Second floor sitting room with woodburner in inglenook fireplace, dining area and French doors leading to conservatory and garden. Second floor conservatory. Ground floor entrance hall.

Amenities

Oil central heating with woodburner and underfloor heating in ground floor shower room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, DVD. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Roadside parking. Enclosed lawned garden with small patio area, garden furniture, BBQ and views over South Shropshire Hills. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops, pubs and restaurants 5 mins walk. Note: Property is accessed via 8 external steps, or a narrow path, and has 2 sets of winding stairs inside, so may not be suitable for elderly or infirm.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location

BISHOP'S CASTLE

Montgomery 10 miles; Ludlow 17 miles; Shrewsbury 21 miles.

The attractive market town of Bishop's Castle is surrounded by the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty of the South West Shropshire Hills. The ancient town offers a weekly market and an excellent variety of shops, pubs and places to eat. It is famous for its annual Real Ale Festival, Tandem Triathlon and regular festivals and fairs, including Party in the Park, with the Michaelmas Fair being particularly popular. The town is ideally placed for walking and touring the Welsh Marches, rural Shropshire and North Herefordshire. The fascinating and well known towns of Montgomery, Ludlow and Shrewsbury are within easy reach. There are numerous nearby attractions including Powis Castle, the Severn Valley Railway and walks along Offa’s Dyke and The Shropshire Way.

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