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Rowan Cottage

(Ref. 1143289)

Gravels Bank, Shropshire Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • One family bedroom with king-size and bunk
  • Bathroom with bath, handheld shower, walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin, WC, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room
  • Conservatory/dining room.
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • TV with DVD player surround sound, WiFi, selection of DVDs, books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair, travel cot and stair gate available
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Private rear patio and lawned area
  • Large grassed area to play football by the gravel driveway
  • Secure bike storage.Panoramic views of Stiperstones
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3.9 miles, pub - The Stables Inn 0.3 miles
  • Note: The oil burning stove is out of use
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am

The property

Rowan Cottage is nestled in the small historic miners hamlet of Gravels Bank, Shropshire.

Located at over 1000ft in the Shropshire Hills AONB, overlooking, the amazing Stiperstones, Rowan Cottage is a truly idyllic countryside stay where guests can take a moment to appreciate the rural views, breathing in the fresh air and leaving all worries behind whilst staying at a cottage with a homely feel and well-equipped for a self-catered stay.

Benefit from two off-road parking spaces, before taking the path through the private patio, reaching your new abode.

Step indoors and make your way into the kitchen/diner, complete with a handy breakfast bar to enjoy a morning coffee from, and a well-equipped kitchen, a haven for budding chefs, ready to serve up their delights around the dining table or summer nights on our picnic bench in the private rear garden.

Spend some time planning your break in the conservatory, before curling up in the sitting room, with plenty of DVDs, books, and games on offer for family nights in.

Enjoy your favourite TV shows or movies the large TV with surround sound system.

Enjoy stargazing from the rear patio with our large Telescope or binoculars.

Amazing clear skies at night with moon rises over the hills and morning sunrise over the Stiperstones.

When sleep calls, indulge yourself in a long relaxing bath or shower before climbing into either the king-size or bunk beds, both set in a spacious family room.

Why not head off from the doorstep to the medieval stone circle of Mitchell’s Fold, old mine and woodland at Shelves or the hiking trails at Bromlow Callow.

After that try The Stables Inn, serving amazing food with spectacular views from their beer garden.

Visit the nearby town of Shrewsbury; explore the striking Edwardian architecture, take a stroll along the River Severn and visit the iconic Shrewsbury Castle Gardens.

Continue your journey of discovery to Welshpool; with its independent shops, canal-side pubs and 13th-century ruins of Powys Castle, complete with terraced gardens, a deer park and a museum for the whole family to enjoy, along with Llyn Coed y Dinas Nature Reserve, a retreat for birdwatching and wildlife spotting.

Venture further afield to explore the Welsh mountains, lakes and beaches.

Whatever you choose to do, a stay at Rowan Cottage is your gateway.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Minsterley 5.4 miles; Pontesbury 7.4 miles; Bishop's Castle 9 miles; Shrewsbury 15.1 miles, Ludlow 29.7 miles.

The pretty hamlet of Gravels Bank lies in the beautiful Shropshire Hills facing the Stiperstones and just 15 miles from the medieval town of Shrewsbury. Nearby Minsterley boasts a pub, one of the oldest buildings in the village, a shop, Post Office and an excellent fish and chip shop! With Pontesbury just one mile further away offering additional amenities, including takeaways, restaurants, farm shop, Arscott Golf Club, Springlea Fishing Pools and the Pontesbury cycle/footpath. Close by is The Long Mynd, which is a haven for walkers, glider pilots, mountain bikers and wildlife watchers, provides a convenient place to relax and take in the wonderful scenery on offer. One of England's finest heritage towns with over 600 listed buildings, Shrewsbury nestles on a loop of the River Severn. Admire the pretty cobbled alleys and squares and enjoy the many festivals on offer including Shrewsbury's Summer Season. Shrewsbury has a magnificent Abbey founded in 1083, as well as Shrewsbury Castle, which stands in beautiful gardens and grounds and is home to the Shropshire Regimental Museum. There are plenty of interesting things to do in the area with the National Trust's Attingham Park, Wroxeter Roman City, the museums at Ironbridge, the castle and Michelin starred restaurant of Ludlow and Acton Scott working farm, as featured in the Victorian Farm TV series, this lovely village is the perfect touring spot for your Shropshire adventure.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas