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Old Coach House

Shrawardine near Shrewsbury, Shropshire (Ref. 2984)

4.9

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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49 Customer Reviews

  • "We really enjoyed our time at your beautiful comfortable holiday home ."

    Perfect for the dogs, with great walks near by. We would like to return in the future.

    Reviewed by JoanneMay 2022

  • "Wonderful host, beautiful area,pleasant atmosphere"

    Reviewed by JillMar 2022

  • "Just returned from a great stay in Shropshire staying in a very clean and spacious cottage."

    Loved the touches of fresh milk and fresh eggs that greeted us on arrival. The location is hard to be beat as only a couple of miles from the A5 so handy to all the sights such as Chirk Castle,Powis castle and Shrewsbury itself. Owners are very friendly and responded quickly to any issues.

    Reviewed by SrilathaMar 2022

  • "Fantastic stay - The Coach House was extremely well equipped, clean, warm and comfortable - lovely character and a friendly host."

    Well situated to access all surrounding areas and beautifully presented - excellent stay and will be returning !

    Reviewed by JulieMar 2022

  • "This is a beautiful cottage, in a beautiful hamlet."

    It is super clean, large and airy but at the same time cozy and homely. The owners are friendly and helpful. I can't rate this property highly enough.

    Reviewed by LizDec 2021

  • "Excellent cottage."

    Spacious, clean, warm and very well equipped. Owners were very helpful prior to arrival providing detail about the cottage and arrival. Would definitely recommend and return. Thank you.

    Reviewed by EmmaNov 2021

  • "A wonderful place to stay, cannot fault the place."

    Will definitely be returning. Brilliant location, there’s so much to do in and around the area. I honestly haven’t a bad word to say about the property, Jamie and Cordula were very accommodating. Fabulous week away.

    Reviewed by DaleNov 2021

  • "A very comfortable, spacious, well-equipped cottage which was ideally situated for getting to know the local area."

    Reviewed by JohnOct 2021

  • "Beautiful property, furnished to a very high standard."

    Photos do not do the property justice. Friendly, helpful hosts.

    Reviewed by RachelAug 2021

  • "A lovely clean comfortable cottage in a good location to visit lots of attractions."

    We are a family of five with two dogs and found the cottage ideal for us. Theres a nice little garden to sit in which gets and the sun village it’s self is peaceful with nice walks for the dogs. We visited the iron bridge, Attingham park, Hawkstone follies, Chirk Castle and Powis Castle. Shrewsbury town is lovely for shopping and has lots of places to eat. We enjoyed are staying and would recommend The cottage and happily stay here again.

    Reviewed by ChristineAug 2021

  • "Lovely property in a peaceful location enjoyed by all the family."

    Reviewed by LisaJul 2021

  • "Great location to discover beautiful Shropshire ..."

    Great location to discover beautiful Shropshire Fabulous walks on the doorstep Well equipped and beautiful cottage with lovely hosts Highly recommended

    Reviewed by SarahJun 2021

  • "The beautiful fixtures and fittings were lovely spacious rooms with all you needed."

    The kitchen was fantastic and the location spot on for Shropshire and Wales

    Reviewed by LynnMay 2021

  • "Excellent cottage."

    Very well appointed, clean and comfortable. The downstairs bedroom now has a double bed. Sunny private garden in a quiet setting. Good access to local walking and cycling. Friendly unobtrusive owners. It’s very rural (just a handful of houses) which we liked.

    Reviewed by DebbieApr 2021

  • "Excellent holiday property in a secluded but accessible location."

    The property has all of the amenities required to ensure a relaxing stress free vacation.

    Reviewed by RobertSep 2020

  • "The cottage was exceptionally well equipped."

    All the cooking utensils and dishes you could ever need were available, plus some basic condiments and tea/coffee etc which was really helpful on the first day. There were also a few toilet rolls provided. We were able to let our dogs use the garden, and it was relatively dog proof, they certainly couldn’t get to the road which gave us peace of mind. The cottage is in a tiny village without shops or a pub, so you do need to drive anywhere you want to go. There was a useful information pack in the house, plus local ordinance survey maps. Some of the information may need updating slightly though. As there’s only one key for the house, it would have been useful to have a key safe outside, to leave the key for others in case you were going out separately. We had a lovely stay at this cottage and would definitely return!

    Reviewed by FayeAug 2020

  • "Lovely cottage in a good situation."

    The kitchen/diner and living room are spacious and well provisioned The wetroom in the downstairs bedroom was wonderful. But it was a bit of a stretch to call it a six bed holiday cottage. The 6th bed is a pull out trundle and takes up nearly all the floor space in the 3rd bedroom. Also there is a serious trip hazard in the main bedroom (a beam across the floor).

    Reviewed by HelenAug 2020

  • "The only thing that was of concern was the lock on the front door."

    It needed skilful jiggling to get it to lock and unlock properly. Otherwise, a delightful cottage, very comfortable, and well-equipped. If only the weather had been good. We did continue to go walking in between, and sometimes during showers, though! Greg and Sue Walton.

    Reviewed by GregoryAug 2020

  • "THE HOUSE HAS BEEN RENOVATED TO A VERY HIGH STANDARD."

    MR WORDIE, THE OWNER, WAS EXTREMELY FRIENDLY AND ON-HAND IF REQUIRED BUT NOT INTRUSIVELY SO. THE PLACE IS SO QUIET IT MAKES YOUR EARS HURT! THE HORSE AND MABEL THE DOG WERE GREAT FUN. A FOOTBAL GREEN AND GOALS ARE WITHIN A 3OSECOND WALK. LOVELY WALKS ALONG THE RIVER SEVERN AND ALONG A DISUSED RAILWAY TRACK ARE WITHIN A 5 MINUTE STROLL. A CONVENIENT LOCATION FOR WALKS UP THE MYND OR INTO ANCIENT SHREWSBURY OR IRONBRIDGE MUSEUMS MAKE THIS AN EXCELLENT BASE TO STAY.

    Reviewed by NickJul 2020

  • "The Coach House is an extremely comfortable and thoughtfully designed and presented place to stay, and in a delightful village in a beautiful area."

    The accommodation exceeds expectations - being more spacious and generally high spec than the photos suggest - and has everything we might have thought we’d ever need on a holiday.

    Reviewed by HenriettaJul 2020

  • "The change in check in time could have been communicated more clearly from Sykes rather than just updated in the key collection reminder email as could have been missed."

    Very lovely cottage, as described. The property in the main was clean although some left over pieces of mess under the sofa. Well appointed with everything we needed for a comfortable and enjoyable stay. Hosts on hand if we needed anything and able to give advice on local walks. Very dog friendly and lots of nearby walks and places to go for us all to enjoy our staycation.

    Reviewed by LouiseJul 2020

  • "The house has beautiful and the owners friendly and inviting."

    We would recommend to family and friends.

    Reviewed by PatrickMar 2020

  • "Brilliant cottage beautifully appointed cosy warm top class everything."

    Best equipped kitchen I've had in a cottage. Automatic ice maker great for the Ladies gin and tonics

    Reviewed by MichaelJan 2020

  • "A beautiful, well equipped and extremely clean cottage."

    Perfect for a relaxing break away from it all.

    Reviewed by JackieOct 2019

  • "The cottage is in a beautiful, historic spot, very quiet but easily accessible to the main road."

    History is everywhere, from civil wars to the birthplace of Wilfred Owen and some great churches, castles and open spaces. There is plenty of room in the cottage for 4 adults and our westie had a great time with a secure garden area and walks straight out of the door. Jamie made us very welcome and there was a wealth of information on the area in the cottage. Shrewsbury is a great place for cafes, restaurants and shopping and there is a bus from the main road, just over a mile from the cottage.

    Reviewed by VanessaSep 2019

  • "Accommodation was very comfortable and in a very peaceful location."

    Owners were very friendly and helpful. The eggs, fruit and milk on arrival were a nice touch. The ceiling height in the bedrooms might be a bit restrictive for tall people and the shower in the family bathroom was a bit on the small side, but this did not detract from our stay. The accommodation has been well thought out and had everything you could want. Overall we would highly recommend it.

    Reviewed by SusanJul 2019

  • "We found the stairs rather steep because the individual treads were high."

    In the master bedroom there is a wooden beam approx. 10" high and 10" wide which lies across the full width of the bedroom floor near the bed and you have to step over it all the time as you move around the bedroom. After tripping over it more than once when we got up in the night, we laid the white towels over it to draw attention to it, and left the landing light on!! The cottage owner was pleasant and extremely chatty.

    Reviewed by AlanJun 2019

  • "Spacious clean relaxing comfortable cottage thoughtfully equipped a pleasure to stay there"

    Reviewed by DavidJun 2019

  • "This lovely old coach house was just perfect for our weekend away."

    It felt so welcoming and cosy. The kitchen had everything we needed, including fresh cold water and ice from the fridge, which was great for a very warm weekend! Little added extras like eggs, milk and magazines were lovely as well. Other than a few other houses, farms and a church, there's nothing else close by which made it so peaceful and tranquil. There is a field a stone's throw away which the kids loved going to as it had football goals! And the dog loved being let loose too! There were plenty of places to visit nearby as well. All in all, a fantastic weekend.

    Reviewed by HelenApr 2019

  • "Pending review FAULTLESS Lovely Holiday Home - From Home Character Cottage."

    Would suit everyone, as it had a ground floor bedroom with en suite shower room. Beautifully restored from being an old coaching house , features retained to enhance. Exceptionally warm with constant hot water and heating if required.We were luck with the weeks weather and enjoyed our day out visits to Shrewsbury, Telford and Oswestry etc, Very peaceful and tranquil location away from main roads, lots of bird variety and good walks. Short walk to the Severn River, passing beautiful cottages and houses along the way. Field within 200 yards to exercise doggies was a bonus for our two dogs. All in all a most wonderful holiday accommodation requiring nothing other than yourselves.The owners who live adjacent should be proud of the standard and were most helpful. Fresh eggs and milk on arrival was a very nice bonus. Show less

    Reviewed by PeterMar 2019

  • "We enjoyed the peaceful surroundings and comfort of the cottage."

    Reviewed by JenniferNov 2018

  • "Accommodation was delightful providing a relaxing break in a cleverly converted stable block."

    Facilities were excellent, warm, cozy and we'll equipped. Our host, the owner was informative on arrival and checked that our stay had been a pleasant one upon leaving. We would recommend this property without hesitation.

    Reviewed by DeniseOct 2018

  • "The cottage was beautiful, the owners were extremely helpful and friendly."

    The little added extras such as milk/eggs etc were an added bonus. Just a shame we couldn’t stay longer!

    Reviewed by SandraOct 2018

  • "We found the cottage very comfortable and in a lovely quiet location bit near enough to other places."

    We would come again. It was very child friendly. The kitchen was well equipped and some provisions provided.

    Reviewed by AngelaSep 2018

  • "The photos don’t do this cottage justice, it’s absolutely stunning and in a beautiful location at the end of a quiet lane."

    It had everything we could possibly need and the owners were wonderful. It’s far enough away from the main road so it’s lovely and quiet but near enough that it doesn’t take too long to drive. Great location for lots of interesting places nearby.

    Reviewed by DarrenAug 2018

  • "This was a lovely cottage and a good location for us."

    Reviewed by JohnAug 2018

  • "We were pleasantly surprised with the coach house cottage."

    Lived up to its listing. Extremely well equipped with quality fittings. We all had a great time and oners really friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by TomJul 2018

  • "We had a very enjoyable stay at this lovely, quiet property in beautiful surroundings."

    We visited Powis Castle and Attingham Park which is nearby. Both are beautiful National Trust properties. We took the steam train from Welshpool which was fun!

    Reviewed by LauraJul 2018

  • "Friendly helpful hosts who were very responsive to any queries"

    Reviewed by JenniferJun 2018

  • "A lovely old property with plenty of room for six."

    Kitchen facilities very good and spacious.Set in a quiet village location very close to Shrewsbury and on the cycle route 81.Some beautiful walks nearby and the city of Worcester is not to far away and definitely worth a visit.

    Reviewed by AlanJun 2018

  • "The Old Coach House gave us a tranquil and extremely comfortable base for our short break."

    Situated extremely close to some fantastic walking routes it was a cosy place to return to each evening with it’s log burner. Extremely well equipped and dog friendly, with a lovely sunny enclosed garden we were able to relax in the quiet evenings with a glass of wine underneath the vine that covered the south facing wall. Shrawardine is a beautiful little village, and the fact that the cottage was tucked up a quiet no-through road made it even more peaceful. Hospitable hosts, available for any issues (there weren’t any) - but available it needed.

    Reviewed by ClareJun 2018

  • "A really beautiful cottage and extremely well equipped and comfortable."

    Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by CarolynMar 2018

  • "Wonderful cottage in a beautiful part of Shropshire."

    Reviewed by BarbaraSep 2017

  • "Cottage was well-appointed and in a beautiful location."

    We were especially pleased by the generous extra provisions left for us by the owners. We felt welcomed. We would certainly recommend this cottage to others.

    Reviewed by AmandaApr 2017

  • "We had a fab mini Christmas break with friends!"

    The cottage was lovely very well equipped and the toys and games were a lovely surprise for the children to play with! Nice little pub within 2 miles walking distance! Friendly owners - Thank you

    Reviewed by JenniferDec 2016

  • "Cottage overall was fantastic but the downstairs wet room proved to be tricky for the member of our party with reduced mobility, she suggested that grab rails would have made using the wet room much easier."

    Reviewed by JoannaSep 2016

  • "We loved our week's stay at the old coach house."

    The house was really well equipped and comfortable - a perfect set up for our family of five. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by LisaSep 2016

  • "The holiday was wonderful, perfect cottage, friendly and helpful owner, beautiful location for a relaxing stay and with lots to see and do in the area."

    Reviewed by ValerieSep 2016

  • "Fantastic location."

    .....great facilities......very friendly owner.......highly recommended

    Reviewed by RobertAug 2016

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with beams, 1 x twin with beams, 1 x ground floor single with additional pull-out bed & en-suite wet room with shower, basin, WC
  • Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle, basin, WC
  • Fitted kitchen with granite worktops & dining area
  • Utility room
  • Sitting room with woodburner.
  • Oil central heating with woodburner in sitting room
  • Electric oven & hob, microwave, fridge/freezer with ice maker, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV, Freeview, DVD, wireless broadband
  • Fuel, power & starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent, additional wood available to purchase
  • Bed linen & towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Bike storage
  • Front lawned garden with patio & furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop & pub 2 miles
  • Note: Owner keeps horses, dogs & hens; dogs to be kept on leads at all times.

The property

A delightful, early 19th century, detached coach house conversion, in a courtyard within the grounds of an old rectory, in the sleepy village of Shrawardine; a wonderful opportunity to enjoy one of our quality Shropshire cottages.

Old Coach House has been skilfully developed to a very high standard to create an enticing combination of original character features with modern facilities, to offer welcoming, well-equipped accommodation.

The approach to the cottage has lovely views towards the Breidden Hills and Rodney's Pillar, whilst the scenic Severn Way Walk runs beside the cottage.

Wonderful walking can be enjoyed in the Shropshire Hills, and National Cycle Network route 81 is just 50 yards from the cottage.

Within easy reach are Shrewsbury, Church Stretton, Ludlow, the Ironbridge Gorge, Stokesay Castle and Acton Scott Historic Working Farm.

A luxury Shrawardine cottage in an ideal location.

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About the location

SHRAWARDINE

Shrewsbury 6 miles; Church Stretton 15 miles.

The sleepy, secluded village of Shrawardine stands in the lovely Shropshire countryside, and boasts the remains of a 13th Century Norman castle from which you can enjoy scenic views. Ideally located for touring this lovely county, Shrawardine is only a short drive from the beautiful Shropshire hills of the Long Mynd, Stiperstones and Caradoc, which can be explored on foot, by bike, on horse or by car. 6 miles away is the medieval city of Shrewsbury, set into a loop of the River Severn, and offering timber-framed black-and-white buildings, a selection of shops, pubs and restaurants plus a new theatre, riverside walks, an abbey and castle. Discover the Ironbridge Gorge museums, Attingham Park, Church Stretton, Ludlow and the Severn Valley Railway.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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