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Offa's Cottage

Oswestry, Shropshire (Ref. 1004824)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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

  • Mrs Miller

    “The holiday cottage is beautifully decorated throughout and well equipped.”

    Beds/mattresses are very uncomfortable but nice clean linen! Had a problem with the shower leaking through the ceiling which was eventually sorted later in the week, overall would stay again here as its a good location.

    Beds/mattresses are very uncomfortable but nice clean linen! Had a problem with the shower leaking through the ceiling which was eventually sorted later in the week, overall would stay again here as its a good location.

    - Mrs Miller, June 2021

The property

This semi-detached, traditional countryside home is situated in the town of Oswestry, Shropshire.

Stepping into the cottage, you will be charmed by a small entrance porch which leads into a homely, country-style dining room complete with traditional stone exposed walls, wooden beam ceiling features and a warming woodburning fire to gather around and enjoy delicious home-cooked meals.

Enter into the kitchen to find a rustic wooden kitchen, well equipped with a large, electric range cooker, dishwasher and a characterful exposed stone wall.

You will also find a convenient utility room, which provides a large fridge, freezer and a washer/dryer.

Beyond this, you will discover a country-style bathroom, complete with a traditional claw foot bath with an over head shower, WC, hand basin, and a heated towel rack.

Also accessible through the dining room, a spacious sitting room can be found at the end of the corridor, with traditional wooden ceiling beams, plenty of seating including a reclining chair and foot stool, TV and an electric stove fireplace with a homely inglenook chimney you can cosy up in front of.

Upstairs take the the first right and you'll find a charming double bedroom with built in storage space, a hand basin and mirror, plus a twin bedroom with a traditional low-sloping ceiling and exquisite front garden and open field views.

Completing the second floor is a double bedroom with stylish decor and a window seat to sit for some quiet time with additional marvelous countryside views.

A contemporary en-suite is also included within the double bedroom and features a walk in shower, WC, hand basin and ample storage cupboards for belongings.

Guests can benefit from picnic tables and benches that are located in the communal front garden, perfect for the summer months.

The cottage is just a few miles from Oswestry town centre and all its amenities, including a selection of exciting restaurants, pubs, shops, and markets for fun family afternoons out.

Take in the sights of Cae Glas Park or play a few sports, and for a taste of history, why not visit the the Cambrian Railway Museum, the Owestry Town Museum, or Whittington Castle, which is only 3 from the town centre?

Offa's Cottage is an idyllic rural retreat for families and friends alike seeking to explore the idyllic Shropshire countryside and all that it has to offer.


  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double bed, and 1 x twin bed
  • 1 x Bathroom with bath, hand held shower, hand basin, WC, and heated towel rack, 1 x En-suite shower room with walk in shower, WC, hand basin, and storage cupboards
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room with woodburning stove
  • Sitting room with electric stove fireplace
  • Oil central heating with wood burning stove and an electric stove fireplace
  • Large electric range oven and hob, fridge, freezer, washing and drying machine, TV, and WiFi
  • Fuel and power is included in the rent
  • Bed linen and towels are included in the rent
  • Communal parking for two cars and additional parking space to the rear of the property
  • Communal garden with picnic tables and benches
  • Two pets allowed
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub within 3.4 miles, shop within 4.4 miles Note: Low phone signal Note: 4"6 low doors leading into upstairs double bedroom en suite

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About the location


Llangollen 13 miles; Welshpool 15 miles; Shrewsbury 17 miles.

The ancient border market town of Oswestry has restaurants and all usual amenities along with its extensive and well preserved hill top Iron Age fort which is great for walking and views. Historic houses and castles with beautiful grounds locally include Chirk and Powis Castle, Erddig and Attingham Park, or visit the nearby market town of Ellesmere, once described by Alan Bennet as ‘Shropshire’s Lake District’. Further afield lies the Welsh mountains and coast and picturesque Lakes Vyrnwy and Bala, while the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge, Medieval Shrewsbury and Roman Chester are also within driving distance.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas