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Church Stretton 7 miles; Much Wenlock 7 miles.
The pretty village of Cardington lies amongst the rolling hills of the South Shropshire countryside. Cardington boasts the oldest pub in Shropshire – The Royal Oak, mentioned in the Domesday Book! Its rural situation is ideal for sightseeing, with miles of country walks in all directions, not to mention the beautiful Shropshire hills - a draw for walkers, riders and nature lovers alike! A wealth of birdlife (including buzzards, woodpeckers and ravens) has its home here. Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, Severn Valley Steam Railway, Stokesay Castle, Shrewsbury, Ludlow and the Ironbridge Gorge, with its 10 museums, are each less than 15 miles away. The attractive market towns of Church Stretton (known as "Little Switzerland" by the Victorians) and Much Wenlock are both close by and offer a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants. A superb location!
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Cardington 1.5 miles. Four very special conversions in an idyllic rural setting! Three of the cottages, Grade II listed barn conversions, are on the owners' 700 acre farm in the hamlet of Plaish near Cardington, with a fourth cottage, a quality stable conversion set just a few hundred yards from the farm. These quality Shropshire cottages are all full of character, with a host of features including woodburners, exposed beams and lovely views from the farm-based cottages. All guests have use of a full-size tennis court, a children's play area, ride on go-karts, two games rooms and the owners' grounds, including a private 1.5 mile farm and woodland walk, conservation area with natural pools and picnic area, and an abundance of wildlife, plus the chance to feed the chickens, and enjoy pony rides (sorry, children only!). The owners offer stabling together with hacks and cross country jumps with access to the Jack Mytton Way. The cottages are perfect for a wedding reception or celebration; as well as sleeping 31, Plaish Park Farm Cottages can cater for parties up to 200 with the option of marquees in the gardens. Central to all of Shropshire's attractions, these quality Shropshire cottages are in an ideal location for a break at any time of the year!
The Olde Cow House, dating from the 16th century, offers a superb mix of olde world charm and modern amenities, and has been beautifully renovated, retaining a wealth of exposed original oak beams, wall timbers, brick and stone walls throughout every room. A very special property, one of four superb Shropshire cottages, in a lovely rural location. Note: This property can be booked with ref 1020, 1021 & 1191 to accommodate 31.
Four bedrooms: 1 x family with king-size double, single & en-suite shower, basin, WC, 1 x family with double, single & en-suite shower, basin, WC (both bedrooms accessed via staircase off dining room), 1 x family with 3 x singles (zip & link, can be king-size double & single by prior arrangement) & basin, 1 x 3/4 double with en-suite basin & WC (accessed via small staircase from sitting room). Bathroom with roll-top bath, shower cubicle, basin & WC. Ground floor basin & WC. Handmade oak kitchen with Belfast sink & granite worktops. Utility/drying room. Oak floored dining room with patio doors. Large sitting room with woodburner.
Oil central heating with woodburner in sitting room. Electric range cooker with double oven & 5 ring ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/ freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, wall mounted flat screen TV, DVD, 4 x combi TV/DVD, payphone. Fuel, power & starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Extra wood can be bought from owner. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Cot, highchair & stairgate available. Off road parking for 5 cars. Bike storage available. Front patio garden with furniture, BBQ & hill views. Two shared games rooms with pool table & table tennis. Shared grounds including farm walk, conservation ponds & picnic area. Children’s play area. Shared use of full-size tennis court. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 7 miles, pubs 1.7 miles, Church Stretton train station 7 miles.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about The Olde Cow House:
This is our second visit, and I can't wait to go again. The owner is wonderful, in fact the whole family can't do enough for you. They do everything to make your stay fantastic. What a great place!
Mrs Tutt, Birmingham, December 2012
I booked the cottage for my husbands 40th surprise. We had 8 friends with us and had the best weekend ever. The cottage was better than I had imagined and all of the extras in it were perfect. Will certainly book it again with my children as I think the facilities on the farm would be perfect!
Mrs Edwards, Crewe, December 2012
Very comfortable and homely. Owners very friendly.
Mrs Watson, York, October 2012
Excellent accommodation with extensive facilities for all ages in a stunning setting.
Mr Jarvis, Potters Bar, September 2012