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The Firs

Colebatch near Bishops Castle, Shropshire (Ref. 508)

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
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46 Customer Review(s)

  • Rev Penn

    “A very comfortable and roomy cottage in a quiet and relaxing area of outstanding historical and scenic interest.”

    The adjacent field with sheep and a horse grazing added to the rural charm, as did the active bird feeder in the garden.

    The adjacent field with sheep and a horse grazing added to the rural charm, as did the active bird feeder in the garden.

    - Rev Penn, September 2012

The property

Bishops Castle 1 mile. A delightful holiday cottage situated in a wonderful rural position in the small village of Colebatch.

The market town of Bishops Castle is only 1 mile away and offers a good range of shops and amenities.

The cottage is approached by a private road and the owners personally welcome visitors and live in the adjoining 300 year old cottage.

The Firs offers superb, well equipped very comfortable and spacious accommodation.

A particular feature is the sunny garden with open views across picturesque countryside.


  • All ground floor. One spacious bedroom with double and single bed
  • Additional small single put-up bed in sitting room
  • Modern bathroom with bath, handbasin, WC and separate shower cubicle
  • Well equipped fitted kitchen with dining area
  • Delightful sitting room with woodburning stove, patio doors and superb rural views.
  • Full oil central heating and additional heating from woodburning stove
  • Electric hob and double oven, microwave, fridge, washing machine, colour TV etc
  • All fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Sunny secure garden with garden furniture
  • Ample off road parking
  • Up to 3 well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Pub and shop 1 mile
  • Note: This property is suitable for a maximum of 2 adults and 1 child under 14 years including infants
  • Note: All visiting pets must have been treated for fleas in the last month and wormed in the last 3 months.

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About the location


Montgomery 10 miles; Ludlow 17 miles; Shrewsbury 21 miles.

The attractive market town of Bishop's Castle is surrounded by the South West Shropshire Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The ancient town offers a weekly market and an excellent variety of shops, pubs and places to eat. It is famous for its annual Real Ale Festival, Tandem Triathlon and regular festivals and fairs, including Party in the Park and the particularly popular, Michaelmas Fair. The town is ideally placed for walking and touring the Welsh Marches, rural Shropshire and North Herefordshire, while the fascinating and well-known towns of Montgomery, Ludlow and Shrewsbury are all within easy reach. You can also enjoy the numerous nearby attractions, including Powis Castle, the Severn Valley Railway and walks along Offa’s Dyke and The Shropshire Way.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute