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King Grove Cottage

Clunton near Clun, Shropshire (Ref. 28737)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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    “We enjoyed our week at King Grove Cottage very much.”

    The cottage is delightful, the owners, Leena and Geoff, couldn't have been more pleasant and helpful and the situation is absolutely lovely. Wonderful outlook from the garden seat, utterly peaceful surroundings and the lack of street lighting in the area made night sky viewing (when the clouds obligingly cleared) a real treat. Lots of helpful info. in the cottage about places to visit. We ate locally at The Hundred House, which was excellent for both food and service. We were within easy ...

    The cottage is delightful, the owners, Leena and Geoff, couldn't have been more pleasant and helpful and the situation is absolutely lovely. Wonderful outlook from the garden seat, utterly peaceful surroundings and the lack of street lighting in the area made night sky viewing (when the clouds obligingly cleared) a real treat. Lots of helpful info. in the cottage about places to visit. We ate locally at The Hundred House, which was excellent for both food and service. We were within easy reach of Shrewsbury, Ludlow, Ironbridge (THE bridge is plastic-wrapped at present (bit of a surprise!) but the museums are good). Also visited Knighton and made the trip up to the Spaceguard Centre, the view from there is superb. Everywhere we went the food was good and everyone most pleasant and helpful. Would certainly like to go back in spring or early summer for the birdsong. All in all, I would give King Grove and its owners 10 out of 10. (L. Stephens, Cheltenham)

    - Mrs Stephens, September 2018

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher

The property

Clunton 1 mile.

This delightfully presented, semi-detached barn conversion adjoins the owner's 17th century home only one mile from Clunton, in the heart of Shropshire's Clun Valley.

Set in a lovely secluded location, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this superb cottage is surrounded by rolling farmland with sheep and cattle and glorious woodland.

It is accessed via its own, private entrance at the end of a private lane, with no other properties nearby, offering a retreat away from the hustle and bustle of life.

The cottage retains some of its original character, as well as providing quality, contemporary accommodation throughout.

It has a modern kitchen, excellent shower room, comfortable bedrooms and a charming sitting room with a woodburner.

This cottage is ideal for families or a group of friends who want to enjoy a tranquil location in one of the most beautiful parts of the country.

The shared, south-facing lawned garden at the front of the property offers the exclusive use of a sunken, sunny patio, and is accessed from the sitting room through the French doors.

It is perfect for relaxing in with a drink and dining alfresco, whilst taking in the views of Stepple Knoll, after an exciting day exploring wonderful Shropshire.

There are excellent walks and cycle paths from the doorstep of this Shropshire cottage, with Offa's Dyke and the Shropshire Way close by, making it an idyllic location for walkers, cyclists and birdwatchers.

The enchanting wildlife site of Clunton Coppice is just a short stroll, as is Bury Ditches, an impressive Iron Age earthwork fort from which uninterrupted views can be enjoyed.

Visit Bishop's Castle with its excellent real ale pubs and restaurants, Stokesay Castle, Church Stretton, the Long Mynd Hills and Acton Scott Historical Farm, as well as the renowned medieval towns of Ludlow and Shrewsbury.

At the end of the day return to this lovely cottage and simply relax in total peace and quiet.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x twin. Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with woodburner.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 3G/4G available, TV with Freeview, surround sound, DVD, iPod dock, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Additional wood can be purchased from owners
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Bike storage
  • Shared south-facing front lawned garden with private patio, furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles
  • Note: Although this is a pet-free property, the owners have 2 dogs
  • Note: The property has its own private, treated water supply from a spring
  • Note: This property is suitable for babes-in-arms and children aged 12 years and above only
  • Note: The shared, banked grounds may be unsuitable for those with limited mobility.

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About the location

CLUNTON

Clun 3 miles; Ludlow 16 miles; Bishops Castle 7 miles.

Nestling in the lovely Clun Valley, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, amidst the rolling South Shropshire countryside, is the picturesque village of Clunton. This pretty village boasts Clunton Coppice, a wonderful wood which teems with wildlife, including wild deer and the village also has a country pub, which offers a range of local beers and very good home-cooked, locally-sourced food in the restaurant, all prepared and cooked by the owner. A.E. Houseman's poem, “A Shropshire Lad”, described Clunton and Clun as “the quietest place under the sun”, and with its dramatic ruin of a Norman castle, a Saxon church, the bustling river which flows under the 14th century pack horse bridge and two country inns, Clun is a rural gem situated in the South Shropshire Hills. It also lies in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, close to the border of Wales, in an area known as The Marches. This unspoilt part of Britain has an abundance of wildlife and beautiful unhindered walking and cycling country, with the Clun and Kerry Forests, Offa's Dyke, the Shropshire Way and Kerry Ridgeway all close by. Enjoy the historic towns of Bishop’s Castle, Presteigne, Ludlow, Shrewsbury and Hereford - a must for visitors.

Region Information

Note: This property is suitable for babes-in-arms and children aged 12 years and above only.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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