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Shoothill Lodge

Ford, Shropshire, Shropshire (Ref. 1011962)



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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Open fire
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor accommodation

Reviews & Ratings

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24 Customer Reviews

  • "We loved the peace and quite of the lodge and that the owners have provided everything you could possibly need for your stay."

    Extremely comfortable and well equipped accommodation with a beautiful garden, what’s not to like. Nice welcome pack too. One very minor thing, we couldn’t find any egg cups, but it may be something that isn’t required by many. Would highly recommend a stay at Shoot Hill Lodge.

    Reviewed by JeanJun 2022

  • "Superb! The house was bright and airy and has such a relaxed vibe."

    Loads of windows to allow perfect views to the gardens which are amazing. Well established gardens which you can walk around the whole property. Our dog loved them!!!! We basically loved this place as soon as we drove through the gates. House was so clean and lovely welcome basket from the owners. Will definitely book again.

    Reviewed by JulieJun 2022

  • "Excellent property with large garden, making it suitable for a family holiday."

    The children and the dog thoroughly enjoyed the garden and the adults enjoyed all the facilities of the property. It is in a quiet, rural area which made it a very peaceful stay. The owners were very helpful and very considerate over what we would need. Altogether a very enjoyable holiday.

    Reviewed by AnnMay 2022

  • "Our second stay at this property and we would certainly like to come again."

    Reviewed by ElaineApr 2022

  • "We've had a lovely time at this property and we strongly recommend it."

    The owners welcomed us with wine and chocolates which was such a nice surprise. The place is quiet, very clean, well maintained and decorated with taste. We will definitely come back for a longer stay in the future. We would like to thank Jane and Colin for our great experience

    Reviewed by GabrielApr 2022

  • "The lodge was beautifully furnished, spacious, light and comfortable."

    We were able to enjoy a relaxing stay with a holiday feel whilst enjoying all the comforts of home. The owner was especially kind an accommodating.

    Reviewed by KarenMar 2022

  • "Shoothill Lodge is a perfect location for active holidays exploring Shropshire & MidWales."

    It is also ideal if you prefer a serene rural retreat. It is beautifully situated a short drive from historic Shrewsbury. The house is very comfortable & very well equipped & furnished to a high standard. The underfloor heating gives a constant coziness throughout. The grounds are large, secure & beautifully maintained even in winter. The host Colin is a charming man & he kindly attended during our stay to give a tip on using the new dishwasher. I would definitely stay there again & cannot recommend it enough, it deserves its 5star rating.

    Reviewed by StevenMar 2022

  • "Very comfortably furnished accommodation located in the Shropshire countryside just a 10 minute drive to the centre of Shrewsbury."

    Extremely well equipped with everything you could possibly need. Lots of walks locally or only a short drive away. Owners very welcoming and helpful. Highly recommend for a family getaway.

    Reviewed by DavidFeb 2022

  • "We have just had the most amazing stay at the lodge!"

    Great location. It is simply beautiful and a great layout of rooms and sizes. We really didn’t want to leave. It really was a home from home experience! The owners couldn’t have done more they were extremely helpful! I would highly recommend this place to anyone and everyone!! Thank you for having us! X

    Reviewed by SallyJan 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage, very clean and secure in a lovely location!"

    Reviewed by ChristineDec 2021

  • "We all had a lovely time it was one of our groups 80th birthdays and it was perfect It is a special location even in the winter month."

    The garden must be lovely in the summer

    Reviewed by PhilippaNov 2021

  • "Well equipped beautifully kept spacious cottage."

    It’s based in a lovely quiet area. Plenty of places to visit. We would highly recommend this cottage. Jane & Colin are very helpful if you have a query.

    Reviewed by BarbaraOct 2021

  • "We enjoyed a wonderful relaxing week at the "Lodge"."

    Excellent touches by the owners to make the stay memorable. The kitchen was great with full size fridge/freezer and very comfortable to sit and enjoy evening meals with fantastic views of the gardens. Very spacious property with everything you could think of to make it a superb break. The weather was a bonus. Thoroughly enjoyed visiting the local area especially Ironbridge and Llangollen. Our dog loved the large enclosed garden. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by BeverleyOct 2021

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed this holiday cottage."

    It had everything that a family needs. A great design and layout of the house . It was a lovey peaceful location. We loved exploring the wonderful garden and seeing any wildlife there and We took daily walks up the lanes. Shrewsbury was a great must visit, as was the local farm shop ! We ventured out further afield to Powis Castle in Welshpool and Attingham park. A great central location and well equipped cottage.

    Reviewed by MerylAug 2021

  • "Owners were extremely friendly & helpful"

    Reviewed by RichardJul 2021

  • "WOW - this is just what we needed."

    We arrived and were blown away by the location, the ambiance and surroundings of this beautiful house. The house was immaculate, comfortable, welcoming and extremely clean, with everything you could want in all those kitchen drawers. We would definitely recommend this home from home to anyone. We are trying to arrange more time away from our busy life schedules, to come back here.

    Reviewed by LyndaJun 2021

  • "Photos really don’t do this place justice."

    Beautiful lodge with large wrap around garden which both grandchildren and dog loved. Every possible thing you could need was provided, even treats for the dog. Loved the smart TV in the evenings as opposed to the standard tv packages normally provided. Would return in a heartbeat.

    Reviewed by BarbaraMay 2021

  • "It was so relaxing as soon as we got through the security gates."

    What a Beautiful find, cant wait to go back after Lockdown, and explore the local area better. The Lodge was so modern ,lovely decor and brilliant gardens, our collie loved it and so did we,no worries and very safe. It had everything we needed, even the treats left and a bottle of wine on arrival. Lovely.

    Reviewed by JulieOct 2020

  • "Shoothill Lodge was the most lovely place to go for a holiday."

    The place was fantastic and the setting was excellent. Thank you so much for us having a memorable week in Shropshire. I would highly recommend Shoothill Lodge to everyone.

    Reviewed by SuzanneSep 2020

  • "We had a lovely short break at Shoothill Lodge."

    The cottage was very clean on arrival, extremely well equipped and thoughtfully prepared for us. We really appreciated the Welcome pack of drinks and snacks on arrival. The cottage was in a brilliant location - peaceful but great access to Shrewsbury and Wales and there was lots to do in the area. We look forward to going again soon

    Reviewed by MalcolmSep 2020

  • "Lovely house and garden in an interesting area."

    Reviewed by DoreenAug 2020

  • "It was a beautiful bungalow, furnished to the highest quality which made our holiday so prefect."

    Reviewed by KevinAug 2020

  • "A first class property with everything we wanted and more."

    The owners are very responsive if asked a question about the property and were keen to meet our every need. The property was very clean and ready for us upon arrival and a welcome pack for us to enjoy started the holiday off on a nice note. Information available at the cottage is very clear and makes it easy to make full use of the cottage's facilities. There are books on the area to select walks which we appreciated and used on several days. We were pleased to see in the information pack that Covid additions had been made to the cleaning schedule which gave us confidence this has been done for our stay. Overall a great stay and one of the best we've stayed in. Thoroughly recommend.

    Reviewed by CaroleJul 2020

  • "Great place!"

    Reviewed by PaulFeb 2020

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  • Over two floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite bath, basin and WC, 1 x ground-floor kingsize, 1 x ground-floor twin
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Ground source heating with underfloor heating throughout and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and all logs for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking within secure gated drive for six cars
  • Large enclosed garden with lawn, patio, furniture, barbecue and walled garden
  • One well behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop within 0.7 miles, pub within 1 mile
  • Note: The gardener comes to maintain the property every Tuesday and Friday between 4pm and 5pm
  • Note: Although the garden is enclosed, a small dog may be able to burrow under the hedge if unsupervised
  • Note: Dogs are not allowed in the ground floor bedrooms
  • Note: This property has a £75.00 Good Housekeeping Bond which is applied as a pre-authorisation on your card at the time of booking

The property

The small village of Ford lies in the county of Shropshire, and within its borders sits this beautifully structured property, Shoothill Lodge, built within this century but styled to replicate a coach house, bringing classic old with the contemporary new.

Suited for a family of six, the property boasts spacious rooms and fine decor.

Beginning with the delightfully elegant sitting...

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Shrewsbury 5.5 miles; Welshpool 14 miles; Llangollen 28.8 miles.

Within the charming county of Shropshire and lying just west of the county town of Shrewsbury is the quaint village of Ford. With its northerly borders lined by the River Servern, and being under 20 miles north of the Shropshire Hills AONB, it is surrounded by wonderful natural beauty and some truly stunning landscapes. The village itself is home to an American style smokehouse pub, Smokestop BBQ, and a Nisa shop within the Shell garage, so you can find all your amenities, while a church sits within the older part of the village further up. From the village you can easily access the popular county town of Shrewsbury for many of its wonderful attractions, like brushing up on local history and art in the Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery, take a ride on the Sabrina Boat on the River Severn setting sail from Victoria Quay, or Shrewsbury Castle and Shropsire Regimental Museum to see weapons, medals and uniforms from the 18th century as well as the amazing castle building. Within easy reach of the Shropshire Hills AONB as well, Ford is a delightful base from which to explore this lovely area.

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Note: This property has a £75.00 Good Housekeeping Bond which is applied as a pre-authorisation on your card at the time of booking.