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Fernside Cottage

Minsterley near Shrewsbury, Shropshire (Ref. 25996)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mr Thompson

    “just that we had a lovely welcome ...”

    just that we had a lovely welcome from the owners, and thoroughly enjoyed visiting all of shropshire that we managed to see

    just that we had a lovely welcome from the owners, and thoroughly enjoyed visiting all of shropshire that we managed to see


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Minsterley 0.5 miles.

This charming detached cottage is located in the heart of the Shropshire Hills at the foot of the beautiful Poles Coppice Nature Reserve, within walking distance of Minsterley, just 10 miles from the medieval market town of Shrewsbury.

Set in a rural spot and beautifully furnished throughout, this delightful Shropshire cottage provides very comfortable and contemporary accommodation that is ideal for a family get-together or a romantic break.

The first floor of this cottage near Minsterley has two spacious bedrooms, both offering stunning views of the surrounding countryside, plus the snug benefits from a warming woodburner, a lovely peaceful place ideal for relaxing with a book.

The open plan living area at this Shropshire cottage boasts a well-equipped kitchen with breakfast bar and a cosy sitting area from where views of the garden can be enjoyed.

Outside guests can relax on the lawn, plan their holiday or enjoy a summer's barbecue feast.

The thriving village of Minsterley is just half a mile away providing a good selection of amenities including a pub, Post Office, small supermarket and an excellent fish and chip shop.

Eastridge Woodlands offer stunning views and many cross-country trails for all mountain biking abilities, whilst Poles Coppice Nature Reserve provides many lovely walking routes.

The distinctive Stiperstones is also close by, a designated National Nature Reserve and Area of Outstanding National Beauty.

A wonderful Shropshire cottage for a memorable holiday at any time of year.


Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Ground floor shower room with shower only. Separate basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, breakfast bar and sitting area. External utility. First floor snug with woodburner.


  • Gas central heating with woodburner and underfloor heating in living area
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer in external utility, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Lawned garden with furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 8 mins walk
  • Note: The bedrooms have sloping ceilings.

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About the location


Shrewsbury 10 miles.

The thriving village of Minsterley lies in the beautiful Shopshire Hills, just 10 miles from the medieval town of Shrewsbury. Minsterley boasts a pub, one of the oldest buildings in the village, a shop and Post Office and an excellent fish and chip shop! The village of Pontesbury is just one mile away and offers further amenities including takeaways and restaurants, plus Arscott Golf Club, Springlea Fishing Pools and The Long Mynd. 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 a plethora 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 restaurants 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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Christmas
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