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Nest | Wren Cottage

Picklescott, Shropshire (Ref. 966881)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Mrs Frankel
    December 2017
    “A lovely little barn conversion ...”
    A lovely little barn conversion very close to Church Stretton and the Long mynd and a very short drive from Shrewsbury but with a middle of the country feel. The heating and hot water were wonderful plus the wood burner with all the wood you need made this December break very cosy. The barn is very well kitted out with beautiful decor and thoughtful touches like a map and walking guides to the area, tea and coffee, bread and cake provided and a lovely warm cupboard to dry off your walking ...
    A lovely little barn conversion very close to Church Stretton and the Long mynd and a very short drive from Shrewsbury but with a middle of the country feel. The heating and hot water were wonderful plus the wood burner with all the wood you need made this December break very cosy. The barn is very well kitted out with beautiful decor and thoughtful touches like a map and walking guides to the area, tea and coffee, bread and cake provided and a lovely warm cupboard to dry off your walking boots. The owners were very pleasant and on site if you need anything. Would definitely go back again.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

The nearest earthly place to paradise.

On arrival at Wren Cottage, it’s easy to see why the author PG Wodehouse said these words of Shropshire.

Nestled on the famous Long Mynd and hugged on all sides by the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Wren Cottage's location provides total tranquility, stunning scenery and a truly beautiful base from which to explore.

One of a pair of cottages, this unique property has been lovingly created from an 18th century barn and features a wealth of original wood beams.

Elegantly and eclectically furnished with antiques, vintage pieces and William Morris fabrics, Wren Cottage also boasts a romantic wood burning stove and all modern conveniences, including Now TV, WiFi, fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher, and a luxurious bathroom with rain shower.

Book this beautiful cottage for two today, in a superb holiday location at any time of year.

Note: This cottage can be booked with Ref 966796, together they sleep up to 6.

Accommodation

All ground floor with eaves-height beamed, sloping ceilings throughout. Double bedroom with French doors onto terrace and garden, plus en suite bathroom with rain shower. Kitchen, dining and sitting area with woodburning stove, with French doors onto terrace and garden featuring antique cast furniture and Kadai firebowl.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating, woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, WIFI
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot on request
  • Terrace with furniture and garden with lawn
  • Off road parking
  • Bike storage
  • One well behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4 miles, pub 16 minute walk.

About the location

PICKLESCOTT

Church Stretton 4 miles; Shrewsbury 10 miles.

Discover spectacular countryside — including Carding Mill Valley, Caer Caradoc, The Lawley and Stiperstones Nature Reserve — from your door, on foot or by bike. 3/4 mile from the ancient village of Picklescott, with award winning 17th century inn and eatery The Bottle & Glass. Large private, secluded pay-as-you-go fishing lake. 4 miles to town of Church Stretton — known as Little Switzerland — with 4 floor antique centre and collection of independent shops and cafés. 10 miles to riverside market town of Shrewsbury, first settled by 7th century Saxons, birth place of Charles Darwin, plus home to 660 listed buildings and a burgeoning boutique and café culture. 20 miles to Ludlow, mediaeval market town and gastronomic capital of Shropshire. 22 miles to historic Ironbridge, World Heritage Site. Hundreds of historical interest sites nearby: castles; magnificent mansions and manor houses; abbeys and priories; stone circles and myriad other stone, neolithic and bronze age sites; great affluence of Sites of Special Scientific Interest; and the Roman city of Viroconium.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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