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Ironbridge 7 miles; Shrewsbury 14 miles.
The rural hamlet of Meeson is surrounded by wonderful Shropshire countryside, which is perfect for scenic walks and cycle rides. Only 7 miles away is the beautiful Ironbridge Gorge, a famous World Heritage Site and home to the world's first iron-built bridge. The village of Ironbridge is set in a lovely wooded valley in the heart of Shropshire and offers many pubs, restaurants, shops and tea rooms. A collection of industrial and Victorian themed museums make up the Ironbridge Museums, including Blists Hill Victorian Village. Discover the historic towns of Much Wenlock, Shrewsbury and Ludlow, as well as many NT properties and the fascinating Wroxeter Roman City, Stokesay Castle, Acton Scott Historic Farm and the renowned RAF Cosford Museum. There is something for everyone in this part of Shropshire.
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Three different, yet equally delightful holiday cottages, two standing in a beautiful courtyard setting to the rear of Meeson Hall, with the third being one of two front entrance lodges to this majestic 17th century country house. Surrounded by 8 acres of grounds, all three of these cottages near Ironbridge are ideal for a romantic break. These Ironbridge cottages stand amidst lovely countryside, which offers scenic walks and cycle trails, only 7 miles from the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge, providing shops, pubs, restaurants, tea rooms, 10 famous museums, including Blists Hill Victorian Village and of course, the world's first iron-built bridge. Discover NT country houses and gardens and the historic towns of Shrewsbury, Ludlow, Bridgnorth and Much Wenlock. These three charming Ironbridge cottages are in a perfect location for exploring beautiful Shropshire, at any time of the year.
This Victorian brick-built housekeeper’s cottage stands in a courtyard attached to the rear of Meeson Hall, a majestic country house built in 1640 which today is surrounded by 8 acres of gardens and grounds with rolling farmland beyond. This lovely cottage near Ironbridge provides charming accommodation, perfect for a romantic break in a truly stunning location. This Ironbridge holiday cottage boasts quality, well-equipped accommodation, furnished with a perfect combination of traditional and contemporary fixtures and fittings, whilst the woodburning stove in the sitting room helps to create a welcoming and cosy atmosphere. The beautiful shared front courtyard garden is a gardener’s delight, and an ideal place to enjoy a drink or alfresco dining on a summer’s evening. Or if you wish to be on your own, you have a private lawn with furniture and BBQ, while the estate grounds provide relaxing strolls through woods and paddocks. A truly charming Ironbridge cottage. Note: This cottage is next to Ref 11346 and is approx 150 metres from Ref 21831, together they accommodate 9.
One king-size double bedroom with garden view. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen. Pantry. Dining hall. Sitting room with woodburning stove.
Oil central heating with woodburning stove in sitting room and portable electric heaters. Electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD. Fuel, power and wood for woodburning stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 1 car. Bike storage. Shared use of beautiful front courtyard garden with furniture, plus private rear garden with furniture and BBQ. Access to owners’ 8 acres of gardens, paddocks and wood. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 2.5 miles. Note: Babes-in-arms only.
Previous visitors' comments about Housekeeper's Cottage:
Wonderful cottage, very cosy although plenty of space. So out of the way that nothing disturbed a good nights sleep! We had a really good time, even enjoyed cleaning and re-setting the wood burning stove. We would thoroughly recommend.
Mrs Smith, Worcester Park, October 2012