Inglenook Cottage

Market Drayton, Heart of England (Ref. 20908)

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Cottage features

  • Four poster bed
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Sleeps

    8

  • Bedrooms

    4

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

This historic 16th century Grade II listed townhouse, which survived the Market Drayton big fire of 1651, is ideally located in the centre of this pleasant Shropshire market town. Comfortably appointed throughout, this Market Drayton cottage is ideal for families or friends who wish to enjoy time together in one of the loveliest counties in England. Set over three floors, this charming Shropshire cottage provides cosy, character accommodation which includes a welcoming sitting room with a wealth of beams, an inglenook fireplace and a woodburner, all of which help to create a lovely, warm atmosphere. The rear decked garden is perfect for relaxing and dining alfresco after an exciting day exploring Shropshire. This cottage is well located for amenities with everything on your doorstep, including the famous Joule’s real ale brewery. This is an excellent base for touring all of Shropshire, Cheshire and even Wales with the medieval towns of Shrewsbury, Ludlow, Chester and Llangollen not far away. Enjoy renowned mansions, gardens, golf courses, excellent pubs, restaurants, shops and much more in this wonderful part of England. This historic property is a delightful Shropshire holiday cottage in an excellent location, perfect for a family holiday in this lovely region.

Accommodation

Over three floors. Four bedrooms: 1 x four poster king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x eaves super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request) with TV, 2 x double. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Dining room. Sitting room with woodburner.

Amenities

Gas central heating with woodburner. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, 2 x TVs with Freeview, 2 x DVDs, WiFi, dog beds, dog towels, and bowls. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate. Ample roadside parking with free parking in pub car park opposite. Enclosed, private garden with decked area, furniture and BBQ. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops, pubs, restaurants and cafés 1 min walk. Note: Restricted headroom throughout, including under twisting staircase to sitting room and in eaves bedroom (accessed via a small staircase).

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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