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Craven Arms 5 miles; Ludlow 13 miles.
Clunbury is a small village which nestles below Clunbury Hill in the beautiful Clun Valley in South Shropshire. It is home to St. Swithin’s Norman church and is an excellent base for walking and cycling. Its nearest town is Craven Arms, known as The Gateway to the Marches, which is conveniently located between the beautiful medieval town of Ludlow and delightful Church Stretton. Craven Arms is an ideal base, which nestles close to the scenic Wenlock Edge and Corvedale Valley with fine walks from the town to lovely Stokesay Castle, one of England's finest fortified manors, or the very popular Shropshire Hill Discovery Centre. The town also has some charming and historic houses, including a round house, thought to be a recognisable rest house for pilgrims travelling between Wigmore and Shrewsbury Abbeys and the fascinating 'Museum of Lost Content'. Just two miles away in the village of Wistanstow is the Plough Inn, a good local wood brewery. Church Stretton is close by and nestles between the Long Mynd and Caradoc Hills, renowned for their scenic walks and excellent golf course. The historic towns of Bishops Castle, Ludlow and Shrewsbury are a short drive away, and offer magnificent castles, riverside walks, wonderful shops, pubs, restaurants, exciting theatres and a variety of festivals. This is a perfect base for touring all of beautiful Shropshire at anytime of the year.
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This pleasant detached brick built Edwardian cottage nestles in a wonderfully peaceful location at the foot of Clunbury Hill, on the outskirts of Clunbury village, and offers stunning views over the Clun Valley. This Clunbury holiday cottage has been decorated and furnished to create a fusion of vintage and modern themes which successfully result in a charming atmosphere throughout the property. This cottage in Clunbury is ideal for a family or group of friends who wish to enjoy a tranquil and scenic location with wonderful views over the Clun Valley in beautiful South Shropshire. Three of the bedrooms provide scenic views, as does the first floor balcony and the front garden, whilst the spacious dining room in the conservatory is perfect for a relaxing meal after a day spent exploring this historic area. The surrounding region is renowned for its scenic countryside and provides exciting walking and cycling through some of Britain’s most beautiful landscape. Four miles away is Craven Arms, known as “The Gateway to the Marches”, conveniently located between the beautiful medieval town of Ludlow and delightful Church Stretton, known as Little Switzerland. Craven Arms nestles close to Wenlock Edge and the scenic Corvedale Valley with fine walks from the town to lovely Stokesay Castle, one of England's finest fortified manors, or the very popular Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre. Visit Acton Scott Historic Farm, the Ironbridge World Heritage Site with its wonderful museums and Blists Hill Victorian Town. A welcoming Clunbury cottage in a delightful location affording magnificent countryside views which can be enjoyed at any time of the year.
Four bedrooms. 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single, 1 x ¾ double with single sofa bed, 1 x family room with 3 single beds, 1 x ground floor double with woodburning stove. Bathroom with roll-top bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Ground floor wet room with shower, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen. Dining room with woodburning stove. Sitting room with woodburning stove. First floor balcony with furniture.
Central heating powered by solid fuel Rayburn with portable oil-filled radiators and woodburning stoves in bedroom, dining room and sitting room. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, home cinema system with screen and projector, DVD, MP3 player, WiFi, selection of books. Oil, electricity and adequate supply of fuel for Rayburn and woodburning stoves inc. in rent. Additional fuel for Rayburn and woodburning stoves available to purchase locally. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 4 cars. First floor balcony with furniture and stunning views. Front patio with furniture and BBQ plus steps down to sloping lawns with pond and children’s wooden castle. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 3 miles, pub 1.5 miles. Note: There is an unfenced pond in the garden therefore young children will need supervision. Note: There is a private, spring fed water supply to the property which is tested regularly. Note: There are 12 steps down from the car parking level to the front door of the property, so it may not be suitable for the infirm. Note: A chef, housekeeper and maid service is available at an additional charge, by prior arrangement with the owners.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about Giles House:
The house is amazing, full of interesting things especially books and the space was great. We loved the light, bright conservatory. The views are fantastic and the walk up the hill at the back was enjoyed by all especially the dogs and we saw some amazing sunsets. We had fun pottering around the local towns and villages.
Mrs Lilwall, Droitwich, August 2012