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Rectory Cottage

Cound near Shrewsbury, Shropshire (Ref. 918874)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • “This cottage is beautiful, well ...”

    This cottage is beautiful, well equipped and ideally located near to lots of places to visit.

    This cottage is beautiful, well equipped and ideally located near to lots of places to visit.

    - Mrs Hopper, August 2018


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Shrewsbury 8 miles.

This superb detached stone and red brick cottage is set next to the owners’ home, in the small village of Cound, within reach of the historic town of Shrewsbury.

A wonderful base for families and friends, this gorgeous property is close to a host of attractions and places to visit, including Shrewsbury itself with its many listed buildings, Ironbridge and the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Upon entering this lovely holiday home you will find a hallway with stone flooring where you can leave boots and coats after a day’s walking exploring the local area.

The large, light and airy kitchen with dining area has underfloor heating and is attractively furnished, also on the ground floor are two comfy sitting rooms, one of which has a woodburner and a Smart TV, and the other has exposed beams.

The bedrooms and bathroom are on the first floor, with most rooms offering views of the garden.

The master super king-size double has a convenient en-suite bathroom and with the two twin rooms, which have feature fireplaces and share the shower room, will ensure you have a good night’s sleep.

Outside are wonderful grounds, where you can enjoy a morning coffee or evening drink, in pleasant surroundings.

The village of Cound is set close to the River Severn and has a Grade I listed church.

The nearest pub to the property is The Riverside Inn, which is a mile away and serves meals and real ale, whilst the nearest shop is in the nearby village of Cross Houses.

The town of Shrewsbury has something for everyone, including listed buildings, independent shops, cafes and pubs, an abbey and a castle.

With so many other places in the area to visit makes Rectory Cottage an excellent place to stay.


Three bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double with en-suite bath, hand held shower, basin and WC, 2 x twin (one zip/link, can be super king-size double on request). Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Two sitting rooms, one with woodburning stove.


  • Central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, large fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, Smart TV with Freeview, Sonos speaker, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2.5 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Note: Sloping ceiling in bathroom
  • Note: Local caterer can supply food on request, at an additional cost.

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About the location


Bowbrook 3.7 miles; Church Stretton 13 miles; Much Wenlock 13 miles.

Shrewsbury lies in the heart of one of England's most beautiful counties. Set within a giant loop of the River Severn, it is one of England's finest heritage towns with over 600 listed buildings. Explore the picturesque cobbled alleys and squares or enjoy some of the events and festivals that take place each year, particularly Shrewsbury's 'Summer Season' which caters for every age and interest. The town offers a superb selection of independent and high street shops, along with plenty of cafes, bars, restaurants and pubs. The birthplace of Charles Darwin, Shrewsbury also boasts Shrewsbury Abbey, founded in 1083 and home to the fictional Brother Cadfael. Shrewsbury Castle, an impressive sandstone building in beautiful gardens and grounds, houses the Shropshire Regimental Museum, while Quarry Park is home to the annual Shrewsbury Flower Show. Visit NT's stately Attingham Park, an elegant 18th century mansion, Wroxeter Roman City, the museums at Ironbridge, the castle and Michelin starred restaurants of Ludlow, or Acton Scott working farm, as featured in the Victorian Farm TV series.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
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