The Barn

Wollerton near Market Drayton, Heart of England (Ref. 912386)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Sleeps

    5

  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

This 19th century, detached barn conversion cottage is ideally located next to the owner’s home, on a 130-acre working farm and equestrian centre, in the rural hamlet of Wollerton, near Market Drayton, just half an hour from Shrewsbury. This light and airy cottage near Market Drayton is spacious and comfortably appointed throughout, making the perfect base for families or groups of friends, wishing to discover the beauty of Shropshire. This cottage near Market Drayton boasts a large, beamed master double bedroom, a further double room and a single room, featuring an antique pine sleigh bed. Prepare delicious meals in the well-equipped kitchen, where a sofa provides a wonderful spot to curl up with a book and enjoy the delicious aroma of home cooking. Discuss the day’s adventures over dinner, gathered around the dining table before retiring to the spacious sitting room, hosting a log-effect electric stove. Here, you can unwind with a film or enjoy a family game night on chilly winter evenings. From the kitchen of this cottage near Market Drayton, French doors lead out onto an enclosed patio where you can sit and soak up the summer sun, enjoy a spot of alfresco dining or even a fire up barbecue. Surrounded by glorious countryside, this cottage near Market Drayton is ideal for scenic walks and bike rides, with the pretty village of Hodnet, just two miles away. Visit Hodnet Hall Gardens or practise your swing at the Hawkstone Park Golf Club. Explore the stunning delights of Hawkstone Park’s Follies and meander through the beautiful Wollerton Gardens. The West Midlands Clay Pigeon Shooting Grounds provide a fantastic day out, while the famous Joule’s Brewery in Markey Drayton is definitely worth a visit. This cottage near Market Drayton is an excellent base for touring Shropshire and Cheshire and even Wales, with the medieval towns of Shrewsbury, Ludlow, Chester and Llangollen not far away. Boasting a wonderful selection of glorious gardens and golf courses, regal mansions and excellent pubs, restaurants and shops; there is so much to see and do in this wonderful part of England! Set in an idyllic location, this attractive cottage near Market Drayton makes an excellent base for a holiday, all year round.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with sofa and dining area. Utility. Sitting room with electric stove. Hall with sofa and desk.

Amenities

Oil central heating with electric stove. Electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot, highchair and stairgate on request. Off road parking for 4 cars. Enclosed patio with furniture and BBQ. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 2 miles. Note: 5’ high beam across ceiling of master bedroom. Note: Property on a working livestock farm and equestrian centre, dogs to be kept on lead at all times. Note: Riding arena, stabling and walker/hacking facilities available by arrangement with owner. Note: Private carp, perch, rudd and roach fishing at £10 per rod, per day. Note: Due to the nearby fishing pond, children should be supervised at all times.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

MARKET DRAYTON

Shrewsbury 20 miles

Market Drayton is a small market town which stands on the River Tern in north Shropshire. With the Shropshire Union Canal and the Regional Cycle Route 75 running through the town, it is an excellent base to enjoy long walks and cycle rides. This historic town has been the home of gingerbread for the last 200 years and it is said Draytonians enjoy dunking their famous biscuits in port. Market Drayton is well-known for hosting a lively weekly market, and the town centre itself has a variety of delightful 16th and 17th century half-timbered buildings, including many restaurants, pubs and tea rooms. Only 11 miles away is Whitchurch, a delightful town and internationally renowned for its clock production dating back to the 1650s. Whitchurch is also home to many splendid buildings, from medieval, Tudor and Georgian times, all dominated by St. Alkmund's Church. Nearby is Ellesmere, with beautiful meres (lakes) and a variety of National Trust mansions and gardens to visit, including, Hodnet Hall, Attingham, Hawkstone Park, Wollerton Gardens and Tatton Park. The wonderful shops and zoo at Chester, Wroxeter Roman City, the World Heritage Site Ironbridge Gorge, with its famous museums, and the lovely medieval towns of Shrewsbury and Ludlow are also all close by.

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