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Bicton Cottage

Bicton near Clun, Shropshire (Ref. 983286)

4.7

Excellent

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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30 Customer Reviews

  • "Fantastic well equipped with everything you need great views 5 stars ✨"

    Reviewed by LeslieNov 2021

  • "The cottage was perfect, so cosy and homely."

    We love the open fire, it was spotlessly clean when we arrived. The only thing I would suggest, is letting families know there is a larger freezer in the outdoor shed.

    Reviewed by ShaunaOct 2021

  • "The cottage was spotless, well equipped and very cosy with a wood burner."

    The owner was most helpful and pleasant. Our greyhound loved the huge well secured garden. Loved it we will be back!

    Reviewed by JimOct 2021

  • "Lovely cottage with bags of character in a beautiful location."

    Fantastic large garden which our dogs loved. Very close and easy to access the Shropshire Way and a really nice countryside walk into Clun. Amazing countryside views.

    Reviewed by CarolynSep 2021

  • "The best thing about Bicton cottage is the beautiful location, in a tiny hamlet in the Shropshire hills, with so many lovely walks on the doorstep."

    The place to come for peace and quiet and recharging

    Reviewed by CatherineAug 2021

  • "The bath is quite narrow."

    ( I weigh 12 stone). Also the shower is not the best but ok. Everything else about the cottage and holiday was great.

    Reviewed by NigelJul 2021

  • "A lovely little cottage in the middle of nowhere."

    The garden was huge, much to the delight of our dogs who enjoyed running laps. Close enough to shops to be convenient but far enough to get away from everything. Will be booking again.

    Reviewed by SarahJun 2021

  • "This is a beautiful area and the cottage is in peaceful surroundings."

    We went for a much needed break to recover from tragic circumstances and the whole setting was tranquil and just what we needed.

    Reviewed by CarolynApr 2021

  • "An idyll for anyone looking for true country break."

    Reviewed by AnnaDec 2020

  • "We had the most fantastic week at Bicton Cottage!"

    It was a gorgeous cottage and had everything we could possibly need. It was warm and cosy and totally relaxing, just as a holiday should be! Thank you.

    Reviewed by LouiseOct 2020

  • "What a fabulous cottage in beautiful surroundings."

    Offered us and 2 dogs the perfect getaway. Would definitely come back to explore this area more and the dogs in particular loved the garden !

    Reviewed by OliverSep 2020

  • "The cottage was extremely comfortable and had a lovely garden area, perfect for our dog to run around in."

    The facilities there were really good, and the location was excellent, with walks in the immediate vicinity and loads to do within easy reach. We were incredibly impressed by Shropshire as a place to visit and would thoroughly recommend both the cottage and the area as places to visit.

    Reviewed by MarkAug 2020

  • "We have been to this cottage 4or5 times now, and we enjoy the peace and quiet of the place."

    The cottage has everything that is needed for a most relaxing break. Lovely large enclosed garden which our boxer dog Ellie enjoys each time we stay. There are plenty of places to go for lovely walks straight from the cottage. We will be back yet again for sure.

    Reviewed by MargaretJul 2020

  • "A lovely, comfortable and peaceful cottage in the Shropshire countryside."

    Just far enough away from the nearest town but near enough for local shops and pubs. Walking in to a nice, hot wood burner was a delight. We took our two dogs and they loved the cottage and surrounding area too. It is certainly a cottage that we would like to use again the next time we are in the area.

    Reviewed by MarkFeb 2020

  • "We love bicton cottage,its our little retreat to get away from reality."

    Reviewed by RobertNov 2019

  • "A lovely cottage in a beautiful location."

    Enclosed garden, and great porch at rear for muddy boots/dog

    Reviewed by SkNov 2019

  • "Fantastic cottage and garden."

    Only negative is the water pressure as showering was a nightmare with long hair.

    Reviewed by richardOct 2019

  • "The cottage was as described, and the location wes superb."

    Jason was very nice and responsive to our questions. The area is a paradise for nature and history lovers ans we will be back, as we have for the last few years.

    Reviewed by LeslieOct 2019

  • "The only drawback was that the shower had little water output; it may be that we were not turning it on properly, however we missed having lots of water when using it."

    Otherwise it was a lovely cottage, well cared for and the owners were very hospitable. Very much appreciated.

    Reviewed by ParamSep 2019

  • "Peaceful, stunning scenery, wonderful log burner."

    Reviewed by SeanSep 2019

  • "We have never had a holiday in a cottage before and from start to finish bicton cottage has now set an amazing standard."

    Absolutley lovely cottage so clean,beautiful furniture,everything was thought off by the owners, Safe lovely garden with stunning views. This is a stunning cottage thankyou for we loved it from start to finish.

    Reviewed by JodieAug 2019

  • "Bicton cottage is set in a beautiful location."

    Lots to see and do in the area. The cottage is very comfortable, well equipped, exceptionally clean, wonderful garden, pet friendly. Hosts are very accommodating. We hope to return. The Gloyne family. 26.7.19 to 2.8.19.

    Reviewed by RuthJul 2019

  • "I lovely cottage in a very quiet location."

    Well furnished and equipped. Nice big, well enclosed, garden for the dog to play in. Lovely area with local walks and very friendly. Couldn't have wished for more.

    Reviewed by DavidJul 2019

  • "Probably the best cottage we have EVER stayed in"

    Reviewed by DavidJun 2019

  • "Bicton cottage is absolutely fantastic."

    So comfortable and well equipped. Beautiful scenery. And the huge safe garden was so lovely for our dogs. Would definately go again.

    Reviewed by SusanJun 2019

  • "The cottage was very well appointed, comfortable and cosy."

    As the weather was very wet, we were very pleased to have the log burner lit and warming the cottage on arrival. Unfortunately it rained for 6 out of 7 days of our stay, so the log burner was essential throughout. Dispite the weather, we managed to get out and about most days.

    Reviewed by RaymondJun 2019

  • "Really quiet lane."

    Cottage really clean and comfortable. Area is great for walking and cycling. Would recommend it for everyone.

    Reviewed by CameronMay 2019

  • "This is a lovely cottage with a wonderful garden ideal for dogs and children."

    Lovely walks nearby,very friendly people in the nearby village,which has a good shop,two pubs both which do food,what more could you ask for!

    Reviewed by JanisMay 2019

  • "The cottage was a little gem."

    Taking dogs on holiday can be stressful but this cottage had a dog friendly garden with a good fence. The set up and aspect of the cottage was brilliant. We had good weather but rain or shine the cottage worked.

    Reviewed by HughMay 2019

  • "Ideal for dogs as there is a large enclosed garden."

    Ideal location with country walks from the door. Whilst set in a quiet location the cottage is central for visiting many lovely villages and towns. Our favourite thing about the cottage was to sit in the garden with an early morning cuppa tea taking in the most beautiful views. I don’t think the pictures of the cottage interior do it justice, it’s a lovely property.

    Reviewed by DianeMar 2019

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The property

A charming detached period cottage located in the countryside landscapes of Bicton, South Shropshire.

The cottage is in a wonderful quiet rural location just a short drive to the nearest village of Clun.

On the ground floor you will enter a very convenient hall/bootroom.

There is a bathroom with shower.

The kitchen is an excellent space for preparing delicious meals and has the luxury of a separate larder.

The impressive log burner sits in an ancient fire place within the lounge; you can snuggle up on the very comfortable sofa with a glass of wine or just sit back and watch the flames.

The master bedroom has a very romantic feel with exposed oak beams and wonky floors, the twin bedroom has the beds tucked neatly between the rafters.

This character, cosy and comfortable cottage boasts a large lawned garden enabling you to enjoy the peace and quiet.

Spot some local wildlife such as deer and birds of prey whilst waiting for the BBQ to cook!

You’re within easy reach of numerous castles, mountains and the towns and villages of South Shropshire, Herefordshire and mid Wales.

An ideal base from which to explore with friends and family.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Living room with woodburner.
  • Electric central heating and woodburner
  • Electric cooker, fridge, freezer, microwave, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and high chair available on request
  • Off road parking for two cars
  • Large, enclosed lawned garden with seating area and BBQ
  • Secure bike storage
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles
  • Note: Check-in is 5pm and check out 9am
  • Note: the twin room is accessed via a double room. Note: The property is located on a working farm

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About the location

CLUN

Bishop's Castle 6 miles; Ludlow 18 miles.

A.E. Houseman's poem, A Shropshire Lad, defined Clun as 'the quietest place under the sun', and with its dramatic ruin of a Norman castle, Saxon church, the bustling river which flows under the 14th century pack horse bridge, and a country inn, Clun is a rural gem situated in the South Shropshire Hills. It lies on the Shropshire Way in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty close to the border of Wales, an area known as The Marches. This unspoilt part of Britain has an abundance of wildlife and beautiful unhindered walking and cycling routes winding their way through the countryside with the Clun and Kerry Forests, Offa's Dyke, and Kerry Ridgeway all close by. There are a wide range of festivals and shows on offer in the surrounding area throughout the year, including The Green Man festival in May. From Clun, you can also enjoy exploring the historic towns of Bishop's Castle, Presteigne, Ludlow, Shrewsbury, and Hereford, a must for visitors.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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