The Old Chapel

Stiperstones, Heart of England (Ref. 30035)

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Cottage features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    6

  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

This 19th century, semi-detached chapel has been lovingly renovated and is in a picturesque village location, on the slopes of the Stiperstones Hill range in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This Stiperstones cottage provides a cosy, welcoming atmosphere and has retained some of its original chapel features, combined with country cottage-style furnishings, making it perfect for a family holiday or a romantic break. This charming Shropshire cottage has a first floor bedroom with en-suite bathroom and a large minstrels' gallery with a sofa and selection of books and games. The ground floor of this Stiperstones cottage boasts two further bedrooms, a well-equipped kitchen and a lovely sitting room with a high ceiling and a cosy woodburning stove and dining area. The rear garden at this Stiperstones cottage has a patio and decked area, as well as your own private six-seater hot tub, and is perfect for relaxing after a day’s walking, mountain biking or exploring this beautiful part of Shropshire. From this Stiperstones cottage, there are wonderful scenic walks to the summit of the Stiperstones Hill and many exciting mountain bike trails in all directions. The cottage owners' character village pub is only two minutes’ walk away where you are guaranteed a warm welcome and good food. Discover the historic towns of Shrewsbury, Bishop’s Castle, Church Stretton and Ludlow, a variety of NT properties and gardens, the Ironbridge World Heritage Site with its ten museums, the Wroxeter Roman ruins, Stokesay and Ludlow castles and much more in this beautiful region of England. At the end of the day, return to this charming Shropshire cottage, enjoy the exhilarating hot tub and then stroll down to the village pub and relax. A wonderful Stiperstones cottage at any time of year.

Accommodation

Mostly ground floor: Three bedrooms with TV: 1 x first floor king-size double with en-suite bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC, 1 x 4' double, 1 x twin. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Utility. Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove.

Amenities

Oil central heating with woodburning stove. Double electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 4 x TVs with Freeview (one Smart TV), DVD, surround sound, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books and games. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate. Off road parking for 1 car beside property with extra parking in owners' pub car park 270 yards away. Bike storage. Enclosed terraced garden with patio, decking, furniture, BBQ and private 6-seater hot tub. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Village shop and owners' pub 2 mins walk. Note: Guests are offered 10% discount for all meals purchased at The Stiperstones Inn. Note: 3 steps down from car parking to front door and 4 steps down to garden, may not be suitable for guests with limited mobility. Note: Check-in 4pm.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

STIPERSTONES

Church Stretton 8 miles; Shrewsbury 12 miles; Bishop’s Castle 12 miles.

The village of Stiperstones nestles in an unspoilt valley on the slopes of the beautiful Stiperstones Hill range and is only eight miles from the delightful Church Stretton and 12 miles from the historic towns of Shrewsbury and Bishop’s Castle. This small Shropshire village boasts a shop and charming inn and is a perfect starting point for many scenic trails, with the summit of the famous Stiperstones Hill, a 1.5 mile walk, and the East Ridge Wood mountain bike trails very close by. This area is a designated National Nature Reserve, a SSSI and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is consequently a favourite place for outdoor and wildlife enthusiasts. The Stiperstones Hill range is dominated by dramatic quartzite tors, which tower above an unspoilt heathland, the most famous is the Devil’s Chair, whilst Manstone Rock is the highest point at 536m above sea level and offers stunning views on a clear day. A short drive away is one of England's finest heritage towns with over 600 listed buildings; Shrewsbury nestles on a loop of the River Severn. Shrewsbury has a magnificent abbey as well as Shrewsbury Castle, which stands in beautiful gardens and is home to the Shropshire Regimental Museum. There's plenty of interesting things to do in the area, with Attingham Park, Wroxeter Roman City, the museums at Ironbridge, and the castle and Michelin-starred restaurants of Ludlow, all making this hillside village the perfect touring spot for your Shropshire adventure.

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