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Top House

Northwood near Wem, Shropshire (Ref. 4267)

  • Sleeps 13

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 13

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mr Morgan

    “We enjoyed a half term week at Top House, three generations and a couple of birthdays to celebrate one being an eightieth.”

    The house is ideal for many good visits and days out without having to drive too far. Swimming pool in local town of Wem Was very handy for rainy days with kids. Ellesmere is superb for walks and a again a great playground. In the house, the dining kitchen is really nice and well equipped and is definitely at the heart of the house. Under floor heating keeps this room nice and warm and there are bifold doors with lovely view onto large garden area. The main lounge is snug with a wood burner ...

    The house is ideal for many good visits and days out without having to drive too far. Swimming pool in local town of Wem Was very handy for rainy days with kids. Ellesmere is superb for walks and a again a great playground. In the house, the dining kitchen is really nice and well equipped and is definitely at the heart of the house. Under floor heating keeps this room nice and warm and there are bifold doors with lovely view onto large garden area. The main lounge is snug with a wood burner fire and there is a second lounge which works well as a kids area. Both rooms have TVs with usual apps built in. WiFi is good. Overall a lovely house for a medium sized group. If you want piece and quiet though we would not recommend the downstairs double room as noise transfers from room above and kitchen/utility area. There was scaffolding on adjacent buildings last week as they are developments taking place. This didn’t cause a problem for us. Thankyou for the lovely treats on arrival.

The property

This attractive detached farmhouse is a perfect example of a country Shropshire cottage, and offers spacious, quality, well-equipped accommodation.

There are two living rooms in this Shropshire cottage, five attractive bedrooms, two with en-suite facilities, and a luxury kitchen with dining area which has a very impressive picture window that leads out to a lovely garden.

The large lawned Shropshire cottage garden is perfect for family fun, dining alfresco or simply relaxing.

This Shropshire cottage is very close to a 2300-acre National Nature Reserve renowned for its mosses and raised bogs, and is home to a huge variety of birds.

Enjoy delightful Ellesmere, the centre of Shropshire's Lake District boasting nine picturesque meres with scenic walks, fishing and boating.

A perfect location for the Ironbridge World Heritage Site, Wroxeter Roman Ruins, Errdig Hall, Chirk Castle, Llangollen or medieval Shrewsbury, Ludlow and Chester.

This is a lovely Shropshire cottage in a wonderful location.

Summary

  • Five bedrooms: 1 x family suite with king-size double, en-suite double-ended bath, shower cubicle, basin and WC, and adjoining bedroom with 1 single and 1 junior bed (suitable for up to 5-6 yrs), 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin, 1 x adult bunks, 1 x ground floor double
  • Bathroom with double-ended bath, telephone style hand shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Large kitchen with dining table (seats 8) with additional seating and table if required, 16" flat screen TV/DVD and doors to patio
  • Utility room
  • Sitting room (seats 8) with woodburner
  • Sitting room (seats 6) with sofa bed.
  • Oil central heating with underfloor heating in kitchen and woodburner in sitting room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 2 x flat screen TVs with Freeview, 2 x DVD, 1 x combi TV/DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Extra wood can be purchased from owner
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate available
  • Off road parking for 5 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Large lawned garden with orchard, patio, furniture and BBQ
  • Three dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 12 mins walk
  • Note: Horses welcome by arrangement, the property stands in 40 acres of farmland and has a horse paddock with water.

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About the location

NORTHWOOD

Wem 5 miles; Ellesmere 6 miles.

The small, scattered village of Northwood nestles between the pretty Shropshire market towns of Wem and Ellesmere, and consists of a handful of houses and an excellent pub with adjoining restaurant. Historic Wem, home of the infamous Jeffrey's “the hanging” Judge and renowned for its real ales and the modern Sweet Pea flower, has provided a central point for local trade since Saxon times and its weekly market still holds this tradition, attracting visitors from across the county. The beautiful town of Ellesmere, with its Medieval streets littered with Georgian and Victorian houses and quaint, half-timbered buildings, is situated just 6 miles away, amidst an area known as Shropshire's Lakeland, and offers an abundance of shops, pubs and fine restaurants. Take a boat trip across the magnificent glacial mere out onto the Llangollen Canal or enjoy a leisurely stroll through the picturesque Aboretum and Cremorne Gardens with its wonderful wildlife and scenic walks. Stokesay Castle, medieval Shrewsbury and Ludlow and the fascinating museums at Ironbridge are all within easy reach. A lovely location, with something for everyone.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

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