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Big Hill Cottage

Ellesmere, Shropshire (Ref. 975545)

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    Mr Allen

    “We had such a lovely New Years break here, Jane was wonderful as was the bottle of wine and chocolates left for us on arrival.”

    Everything we needed to make it like home and extra touches too which added to our stay. Such a chilled, quiet place, loved the hot tub of an evening before a lovely night in front of the log fire and a comfortable nights sleep. We will definitely be booking again, it was heaven!

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • 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
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Big Hill Cottage is a delightful, end terrace cottage set in the small hamlet of Newnes where the owners family have farmed for seven generations since 1840 near to the outskirts of Ellesmere town.

The Newnes dates back to medieval times and gets its name from when King Edward II is said to have placed some new people on the property formerly occupied by displaced Welsh Rebels.

The origin of these people is unknown, but they were referred to as the 'neow-ones' (old English Neowe = new) hence the name Newnes.

From the outset, the property oozes luxury with a delightful blend of charming features and is a perfect base for a couple’s getaway.

As you enter the cottage you are greeted to a brightly decorated hallway, boasting a striking chandelier, before stepping in to a cosy sitting room with a woodburning-effect electric fire.

Following this is an elegant snug, boasting further seating with a woodburning fire, perfect for some quiet reading.

To the rear of the room, you will find a formal dining arrangement and a well-equipped kitchen, housing a stylish design.

Follow the staircase to the first floor, where you will find two delightfully appointed bedrooms, each boasting double beds, ample storage and breath-taking views of the countryside.

Completing the floor are two luxury bathrooms, complete with a bath with shower over, basin and WC.

Outside, you will be able to enjoy a glass of wine, whilst sat in the private hot tub with overlooking views of the countryside or make the most of the morning sunshine on the front lawned area.

The town of Ellesmere can be located within a mile of the property, where you will find a good selection of pubs, restaurants and shops, to ensure you have all the necessities required.

The town also hosts a range of activities to keep you busy, from here you can take a leisurely stroll along the beautiful Mere and Ellesmere Canal.

Places of interest nearby include Chirk Castle and Aqueduct and Powys Castle.

For a good day out take a trip to Bangor Races or even Erddig Hall.

Further afield you can visit the cities of Chester and Shrewsbury for great days out.

Also don't forget Offas Dyke and Kynaston Caves at Nesscliffe to enjoy.

Big Hill Cottage is a charming cottage, perfect for a relaxing holiday to the quaint area.

Accommodation

Two storey property. Two double bedrooms. 2 x bathrooms with baths, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor cloakroom with WC and basin. Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning fire. Sitting room with electric fire.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating with electric fire and a woodburning fire
  • Washing machine, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, electric oven, induction hob, microwave, TV, iPod dock, selection of books Hot Tub and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for four cars
  • Large front garden with lawned area, rear garden with private hot tub
  • Sorry, no pets or smoking allowed
  • Shop is 1.3 miles and pub is 1.4 miles.

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About the location

ELLESMERE

Oswestry 8 miles; Shrewsbury 17 miles.

The pretty market town of Ellesmere with its Tudor, Georgian and Victorian buildings quietly nestles between the Shropshire Meres and the well-known Shropshire to Llangollen canal, in an area renowned as Shopshire's Lakeland. Steeped in history and originally fortified as an Anglo-Saxon settlement, this peaceful town boasts a lovely church with a 15th century roof and was home to Thomas Telford during the building of the canal network in the late 18th century. The town also boasts a good variety of shops, pubs and restaurants, as well as an abundance of entertainment on and around the meres in the surrounding area. Stroll through Cremorne Gardens, go fishing or boating, take some time to explore Colemere Country Park with its wonderful wildlife and scenic walks, or walk along the canal. A lovely location offering something for everyone at any time of year.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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