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Robin’s Nest

Strefford near Craven Arms, Shropshire

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The Property

Craven Arms 2 miles. This first floor apartment is one of two set within a stone-built converted stable, standing opposite the owner’s large farmhouse on a 360-acre livestock and arable working farm in Strefford, two miles from Craven Arms. Sitting in a delightfully scenic spot at the foot of the Wenlock Edge, this picturesque Craven Arms self-catering apartment provides cosy accommodation that is perfect for a romantic break. This Craven Arms character apartment offers original features that provide a homely atmosphere, including exposed stone walls, wooden beams and trusses. The king-size double bedroom, which can conveniently be transformed into a twin, boasts an en-suite bathroom, and offers a comfortable place to lay your head at the end of a long day spent in the open, green countryside. Relax or dine alfresco on the front balcony at this apartment near Craven Arms, and admire the expansive views that stretch as far as the dramatic Long Mynd Hills. Only two miles away is the small town of Craven Arms which has shops, cafes, a hotel with a bar and restaurant, as well as the medieval Stokesay Castle plus the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre with its virtual balloon ride over Shropshire. There are many wonderful walks close by including the Strefford Hall Farm Trail available from the doorstep, plus Wenlock Edge and the Corvedale Valley close by, along with the lovely Long Mynd Hills to explore surrounding Church Stretton, known as Little Switzerland. Take your pick of the many impressive NT properties close by; Attringham Park, Croft Castle and Powis Castle can all be reached within easy driving distance. An excellent Craven Arms apartment for discovering all of Shropshire at any time of the year. Note: This property is next to Ref. 24740, together they sleep 4.

Accommodation

All first floor. One super king-size double bedroom (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Shared external utility. Sitting room with dining area.

Amenities

Oil central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge. Freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer in external utility. TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Front balcony with furniture and enclosed front patio with furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 2 miles, pub 9 mins walk. Note: Due to the owner’s farm opposite, dogs should be kept on a lead when outside the garden. Note: There are 14 external steps leading to this apartment.

This property offers the following short breaks: Help

  • Winter
  • Off Season
  • Last Minute
  • Christmas

At a glance

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Sleeps:2
Bedrooms:1
Bathrooms:1
Pets:Yes

Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine

About the location

Craven Arms

Church Stretton 7 miles; Ludlow 8 miles.

The small market town of Craven Arms, known as The Gateway to the Marches 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 any time of the year.

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Fri 18 Apr — Fri 25 Apr (7 nights)
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Fri 25 Apr — Fri 02 May (7 nights)
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All prices above are inclusive of the booking fee.

The location of the cottage was nice and central for walking. It was rural but within easy reach of local shops which were excellent.

Mr Atkins, Hastings, August 2013

We thought it was very good value for money and had a lovely comfortable stay, the cottage was well cared for and thoughtfully well provided for guests. There was a welcome tea tray with a jug of milk and biscuits on our arrival. The owner was on hand if we had any problems, but there were none. The utility room is well equipped for guests' use. We brought our mattress topper but it was not needed as the zip link bed already had a super king size topper on it! This meant we slept very well and woke refreshed ready for another day of walking and exploring Ludlow, the Long Mynd and surrounding area. We can't wait to go back.

Mrs Tipper, Waterlooville, July 2013

The property was ideally situated for visiting local areas, it was immaculate inside, and the owners were very nice too. We would definitely visit this property again because of the comfort and location.

Mrs Riddel, Horncastle, July 2013

The cottage was everything you could want, friendly owners, very clean and situated in a lovely area which made it an ideal base for touring and walking. Everything you could want for a relaxing holiday.

Mr Pearce, North Shields, June 2013