Old Mill Cottage

Vennington near Shrewsbury, Shropshire (Ref. 903597)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Originally a 16th century mill, this detached cottage is located next to the owner’s home in 2.5 acres of grounds in the Shropshire hamlet of Vennington, just 10 miles from the medieval town of Shrewsbury.

This Vennington cottage is immaculately presented throughout, providing superb character accommodation along with modern facilities, making it a perfect base for a family looking to enjoy a break in this beautiful part of Shropshire.

This delightful Shropshire cottage has a pleasant main bedroom with en-suite facilities, and the family bathroom boasts an attractive slipper bath and separate shower cubicle.

The welcoming sitting room at this cottage in Vennington has exposed beams, wall timbers and an inglenook fireplace housing a woodburning stove, all of which create a charming, cosy atmosphere.

Completing the accommodation is a lovely kitchen with dining area.

There are lawned gardens to the front and rear of this cottage near Shrewsbury, ideal for relaxing in, and the various paddocks provide a place where you can enjoy a stroll before heading out and exploring the area.

There are many places of interest nearby including Shrewsbury, Montgomery, the famous Powis Castle, the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site with its 10 museums, and the famous Blists Hill Victorian Town, Wroxeter Roman City and the medieval town of Ludlow.

An excellent Shropshire cottage, one that you will want to return to time and again.


Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin. Bathroom with slipper bath, hand-held shower, separate shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Utility. Sitting room with sofa bed and woodburning stove.


  • Electric air-source underfloor heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, table-top freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent, extra wood can be purchased from owner
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Lawned gardens with furniture and BBQ
  • Use of paddocks shared with owner and 6 Jacob ewes
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 5 miles, pub 1.3 miles
  • Note: Low level beds in twin room due to sloping ceiling
  • Note: Unfenced stream in front garden, children to be supervised.

About the location


Shrewsbury 10 miles; Montgomery 12.5 miles.

Vennington is a rural hamlet situated in lovely countryside close to the Offa's Dyke Path and conveniently located between historic Shrewsbury and delightful Montgomery. Shrewsbury lies within a giant loop of the River Severn, and has been called England's finest Tudor town, with its timber-framed black and white buildings, as well as the ancient 'shuts' or passageways which connect them. The town also offers a superb selection of shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and pubs, as well as Shrewsbury Abbey and Shrewsbury Castle. Visit the National Trust-owned Attingham Park, Powis and Chirk castles with their lovely gardens, Wroxeter Roman City, the museums at the Ironbridge World Heritage Site, the town of Ludlow and Acton Scott Working Farm, as featured in the Victorian Farm TV series. Vennington is also an excellent base for day trips into Wales.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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