Hillgate House

Hemford near Churchstoke, Heart of England (Ref. 1661)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Sky TV
  • Sleeps

    5

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

A detached 18th century stone-built farmhouse, standing in half an acre of enclosed grounds in the hamlet of Hemford, close to the Welsh Borders in the area known as The Marches. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, this traditional cottage offers simple and comfortable accommodation with a cosy atmosphere. The property boasts a wealth of original beams, a warm and welcoming sitting room with cast iron multi-fuel stove and a large garden, perfect for dining alfresco whilst enjoying the views of the nearby Callow and Corndon Hills. The garden also boasts a Shepherd's Hut which is ideal as a quiet retreat or for watching wildlife. Hillgate House makes a wonderful base from which to enjoy walking, cycling and horse riding, or visiting the historic towns of Shrewsbury, Bishops Castle and Ludlow. With many attractions within easy reach amid scenic countryside, this is an ideal location for a relaxing and enjoyable holiday.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 2 x double, with additional cast iron frame single bed on first floor landing. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over and basin. Separate ground floor WC with basin. Fitted kitchen. Dining room with ornamental Victorian fireplace. Sitting room with multi-fuel cast iron stove.

Amenities

Storage heaters with cast iron multi-fuel stove in sitting room. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with basic Sky, DVD, radio. Fuel, power and starter pack for multi-fuel stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 3 cars. Large lawned garden with garden furniture, BBQ and Shepherd's Hut. Well-behaved dogs welcome. Shop and pub/restaurant 1 mile. Note: Check in 4pm.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location

HEMFORD

Churchstoke 8 miles; Bishops Castle 8.5 miles.

Hemford is a tiny hamlet situated at the top of the Hope Valley, amidst lovely countryside and with views of the surrounding hills. Ideally placed for walking and touring the Welsh Marches and rural Shropshire, this pretty area is also close to the delighful market town of Bishops Castle, which offers a weekly market and an excellent variety of shops, pubs and places to eat. There are numerous nearby attractions including Powis, Montgomery, Clun and Stokesay Castles, the Severn Valley Railway, the World Heritage Centre of Ironbridge and walks along Offa's Dyke, Shropshire Way and the Stiperstones.

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