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Shrewsbury 9 miles; Powis Castle 10 miles.
Loton Park is the 3000 acre ancestral home of the Leighton family, and was mentioned in the Domesday Book. The magnificent Grade II listed mansion is surrounded by lovely gardens and views over rolling farmland, and is home to a renowned deer park and the annual British Hill Climb Championship. The small rural village of Alberbury borders the estate and boasts a village pub, and is only 4 miles from the Offa's Dyke Pathway and 9 miles from historic Shrewsbury. Shrewsbury has been called England's finest Tudor town, with its timber framed, black and white buildings, as well as the ancient 'shuts' or passageways which connect them. There is a superb selection of shops, along with cafes, bars, restaurants and pubs. Visit Shrewsbury Abbey, Shrewsbury Castle, the NT's stately Attingham Park and Mansion or Powis and Chirk castles with their lovely gardens. Explore Wroxeter Roman City, the museums at Ironbridge World Heritage Site, or the castle and Michelin starred restaurants of Ludlow. Enjoy golf on the 9 hole course, paintball or quad biking, only a short drive away, or visit Acton Scott Working Farm, as featured in the "Victorian Farm" TV series.
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A detached, single-storey property standing in 300 acres of deer park on the Loton Park Estate, which boasts the magnificent Loton Park mansion house, the ancestral home of the Leighton family. This Shropshire cottage makes an ideal rural retreat, with comfortable, light and airy accommodation with a patio garden, surrounded by beautiful wooded parkland. The deer park is renowned for its wildlife and offers the rare opportunity to enjoy seeing roaming deer, buzzards, ravens and pheasants galore. Enjoy walks up Rodney's Pillar or along Offa's Dyke Pathway, visit Powis Castle and gardens, the historic town of Shrewsbury, the Ironbridge World Heritage Site and much more. This is a Shropshire cottage that offers the very rare opportunity to experience comfortable accommodation in a very special location, surrounded by stunning wildlife and wonderful walks throughout the deer park. Note: This property is 0.5 miles from Ref 4125, also on the Estate, and together they sleep 12.
All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 2 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with electric fire.
Oil central heating with electric fire in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, flat screen TV, DVD. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair. Off road parking for 3 cars. Patio with garden furniture, surrounded by woodland. Sorry, no smoking and no pets. Shop 4 miles. Pub 1.1 miles. Note: Entry to the property is via the deer park - large gates MUST be kept closed at ALL times to prevent deer escaping. Note: This property accepts short breaks all year round.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about Deer Park Bungalow:
The beautiful scenery of the parkland, to see the deer and other wildlife in such close proximity was amazing. Most of all the sheer peace and tranquillity of the parkland. If ever I wanted to just escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life Deer Park bungalow is the perfect place.
Mr Breame, Manchester, July 2012
The bungalow was situated in a wonderful spot in Lord Leightons deer park which is wonderful for birds and wildlife.
Mr Cooke, Birmingham, August 2011