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The Cowhous

(Ref. 925384)

Whixall near Wem, Shropshire Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


1 Customer Review

  • "Wonderful property with a very friendly welcome from Rose and Phil."

    Very useful welcome pack with a homemade, delicious cake. Lovely views across the fields and it was nice to watch the sheep in the field at the rear of the property. Very peaceful area nice and relaxing. Local stores and attractions are accessible.

    Reviewed by MichaelOct 2023


  • Single-storey
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with Smart TV and en-suite wet room-style walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size with Smart TV and en-suite wet room-style walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with Smart TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • 4 x Smart TV, Netflix, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Rear patio with furniture
  • Side garden with lawned area and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3.3 miles, pub 2.2 miles
  • Note: Check-in is from 3.30pm and check-out is from 10am
  • Note: the owner's home is on-site, please bare this in mind when booking
  • Note: Garden is not enclosed
  • Note: Outdoor shoes not to be worn inside, it is recommended to bring slippers/indoor shoes.

The property

Wem 3.7 miles.

The Cowhouse is a beautiful barn conversion situated on a fam in the village of Whixall, Shropshire.

This three-bedroom home is the perfect place for couples or friends to come when they want to enjoy the great outdoors.

The property has a garden for al fresco dining and countryside views to enjoy but is also well-equipped to give you the luxury you need when you need it.

On arrival, be greeted by ample off-road parking before stepping inside to discover the small entrance hallway; here you can leave your walking shoes and admire the exposed brickwork of the walls.

The open-plan living space is beautifully styled, with shaker-style kitchen cupboards, an electric oven, a ceramic hob, a microwave, a fridge/freezer, and a dishwasher at your disposal.

It is equipped with three dining tables to accommodate a large group, so you can enjoy mealtimes together.

Step over to the sitting area, with a plush sofa and a Smart TV, so you can binge-watch your favourite show or movie while you kick back.

Patio doors lead out on to the large lawn, where you can sip cold beverages on summer evenings as you savour the countryside surroundings.

As the night draws in, retire inside, and choose between three bright and airy bedrooms with two king-size and a double, all with luxury bed linen, Smart TVs and en-suites to prepare for the day ahead.

Awaken with a quick wash in your private wet room before joining the group at the dining table for tea and breakfast.

Jump in the car to visit the market town of Wem, home to all your amenities, including traditional pubs serving real ales, independent cafes, and well-stocked shops for the essentials.

If you are looking for a unique day out with plenty of history and character, look no further than the market town of Shrewsbury.

With its medieval prison, picturesque gardens, and centuries-old abbey, there is something for everyone to enjoy in this charming town.

Nestled in the Welsh Marches, Oswestry is a charming market town dating back to the Saxon era.

The town is renowned for its eclectic mix of independent shops and is a popular destination for shoppers from all over the region.

In addition, Oswestry is home to several interesting museums and attractions, including the Shropshire Sculpture Park, the British Ironwork Centre, and Oswestry Town Museum.

For a special escape, consider a stay at The Cowhous.

Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £500.

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About the location


Whitchurch 9 miles; Shrewsbury 11.2 miles; Oswestry 19.2 miles

This small market town in Shropshire has a welcoming and quaint feel about it, nestled just north of the Shropshire Hills AONB, near borders of Wales and England, it is the perfect base for touring a wonderful region of Britain. This town is the administrative centre for the northern area committee of Shropshire council and occupies a town hall, train station, real ale pubs, cosy cafes and welcoming restaurants, as well as a few specialty shops bursting with delights. Surrounded by bountiful countryside, this is the ideal place to visit if you enjoy walking, with many trails and routes taking you among picturesque scenery. Visit the Tudor town of Shrewsbury nearby, with its historic castle, stunning abbey and fascinating museum and art gallery at your fingertips. Interestingly this town was the birthplace of Charles Darwin, and his statue can be seen outside the public library. Just outside the town is the National Trust's Attingham Park, a splendid hall and deer park with a beautiful walled garden waiting to be discovered. Another wonderful attraction worth a visit if you enjoy local history is Wroxeter Roman City; its fascinating ruins and new Roman Town House were featured on Channel 4’s ‘Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day’ and stand to impress its many visitors. There are pretty gardens in abundance throughout Shropshire, along with walking, fishing and outdoor pursuits. Hawkstone Historic Park & Follies is a unique place, offering visitor’s hours of delight and excitement with stunning vistas of the Shropshire countryside and beyond. For those looking to relax while they are away, nearby Oswestry boasts Lion Quays Hotel and Spa, a tranquil oasis of luxury and leisure with a superb dining experience, rejuvenating spa and beautiful rolling countryside enveloping the spectacular grounds. This delightful holiday destination offers an all-round wondrous experience to everyone.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas