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Nesscliffe 1 mile; Shrewsbury 9 miles.
The pretty hamlet of Hopton nestles beside the wooded slopes of the Nesscliffe Hill Countryside Forestry Park and is only a short walk from Nesscliffe village, which has a hotel and a renowned pub with excellent restaurant. The wonderful town of Shrewsbury, which is set into a loop of the River Severn and is often considered one of England's finest towns, is only 9 miles away. Famous for its timber framed, black and white buildings, the town offers a fine selection of shops, restaurants and pubs, as well as being home to Shrewsbury Abbey, founded in 1083, and to the fictional Brother Cadfael, whose chronicles were set in and inspired by the town. Shrewsbury Castle, an impressive sandstone building in beautiful gardens and grounds, is well worth a visit, as is peaceful Quarry Park, home to the annual Shrewsbury Flower Show each August and featuring a beautiful sunken floral area called The Dingle.
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A delightful, detached, sandstone barn conversion situated in the pretty hamlet of Hopton near the Welsh borders. Set beside the slopes of the Nesscliffe Hill Countryside Forest Park, the cottage boasts original features such as exposed beams and trusses, whilst offering comfortable, light and airy accommodation. The property has a large, open plan living area with sitting area, dining area and kitchen, and an enclosed garden, ideal for dining alfresco. The area boasts numerous walking, cycling and outdoor pursuit opportunities, and the property is a short walk from Nesscliffe, which has an excellent restaurant and the renowned Three Pigeons Inn. Shrewsbury, 9 miles away, has over 600 listed buildings including the sandstone Castle and Abbey. Explore the narrow streets and alleyways or enjoy riverside walks along the Severn. Travel further afield and visit the medieval town of Ludlow. The famous Ironbridge museums and many wonderful National Trust properties and gardens are also within easy reach, making this a great holiday location with plenty to see and do all year round.
Two bedrooms: 1 x mezzanine double, 1 x ground floor double (access to shower room and mezzanine bedroom are through this room). Ground floor shower room with shower, basin, WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area & sitting area with electric fire.
Electric storage heaters with electric fire in sitting area. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV with FreeSat, DVD/CD. Fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Enclosed gravelled garden. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Pub & restaurant, petrol station with Post Office & shop 1 mile.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about The Stables:
You could set off for lovely walks from the front door of the cottage.
Mrs Hargreaves, Wakefield, March 2013
The accommodation was very comfortable with a homely feel. We would definitely stay again and recommend to family and friends.
Mrs Salisbury, Shrewsbury, March 2013
Nice cottage, lovely walks around the area. Quiet and peaceful, holiday to get away from it all.
Mr Hunt, Bolton, August 2012
Very dog friendly. Private and lovely setting.
Ms Drucker, Wirral, July 2012