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Borrowers Cottage

Condover near Shrewsbury, Shropshire (Ref. 951416)

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • 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/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mrs Kitchen

    “Ro was a most welcoming host and the cottage was beautifully clean with not a spot of dust anywhere, just how I like it!”


    The welcome cakes quickly disappeared and were delicious. The cottage was well equipped and very quaint, but not far from amenities such as a large Sainsburys just up the road and right next door to the Shrewsbury Park and Ride. Even the low doors didn't prove too much of a challenge to us being vertically challenged, and we would love to return. Little touches like fresh flowers on the windowsill and toiletries in the bathroom were nice too. The yard was lovely on a sunny afternoon to paint in, relaxing, listening to the children chattering in the adjoining garden. Perfect little cottage in the heart of the countryside.

The property

This delightful end-terrace cottage in the desirable village of Condover, is just 10 minutes’ drive from Shrewsbury, Shropshire’s county town.

Borrower’s Cottage was formerly two cottages converted into one and is situated in an ideal location for exploring this beautiful county.

On entering the cottage you will notice the character features of the property including the original oak beams and feature fireplaces in many of the rooms.

The well-presented kitchen is fully equipped with everything needed to prepare some good home-cooked meals to then enjoy in the dining room.

The sitting room has two comfy sofas with a welcoming woodburner; a wonderful place to relax after a busy day out and about exploring the area.

Within the cottage there are two sets of stairs; one set leading up to the double bedroom, dressing room/nursery and family bathroom whilst the second staircase leads up to the pretty single bedroom.

To the rear of the cottage is a private courtyard garden, equipped with patio furniture, making it an inviting place to enjoy outdoor dining or a glass of something chilled.

From the doorstep there are a wealth of walking opportunities with numerous footpaths leading through the surrounding farm land and unspoilt countryside.

The village of Condover has a Post Office and is also home to Shrewsbury Golf Club.

There's plenty to see and do in the area, including visits to Shrewsbury, Church Stretton, the Long Mynd and the South Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Whatever you decide to do, Borrower’s Cottage is an ideal place to explore this wonderful county of Shropshire at any time of the year.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x single
  • Dressing room/nursery
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast bar
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburner
  • Gas central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate on request (please provide own cot bedding)
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed courtyard garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3 mins walk, pub 2 miles
  • Note: Stairs to first floor are traditional wooden stairs and are steep, therefore care needs to be taken
  • Note: Both bedrooms have sloping ceilings, care to be taken
  • Note: Due to the historical nature of the property, a number of the doorways are lower then standard height.

About the location


Shrewsbury 5 miles; Ironbridge; 14 miles; Ludlow 25 miles.

Condover is a village in Shropshire, 5 miles south of the town of Shrewsbury. The Cound Brook flows through the village from the Stretton Hills, before meeting the River Severn. Condover is situated between the towns of Shrewsbury and Church Stretton and within easy reach of the Long Mynd and the South Shropshire Hills AONB. These provide opportunities for hill walking, mountain biking and a range of other outdoor activities. Condover is a picturesque, historic village, which has its own Social Club, Post Office and butcher’s shop. There are plenty of walking and cycling opportunities in the area with specific paths and quiet lanes to follow. Within the village is Condover Hall which is a residential activity centre hosting educational activity trips for schools, sports teams, groups and families. Condover is home to Shrewsbury Golf Club which boasts mature parkland with treelined and fast greens and is popular for golfers of any ability. Shrewsbury, just a 10 minute drive away, is one of England's finest heritage towns with over 600 listed buildings and many attractions such as Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery, together with the historic Abbey and Castle. Explore the picturesque cobbled alleys and squares or enjoy some of the events and festivals that take place each year such as the Shrewsbury Flower Show. The town offers a superb selection of independent and high street shops, along with plenty of cafes, bars, restaurants and pubs. A relaxing walk in the Quarry Park, or a leisurely boat trip on the River Severn, could be the perfect way to end a day exploring the county town of Shropshire and birthplace of Charles Darwin. Further afield takes you to the medieval market town of Ludlow, famous for its castle as well as many food and drink festivals throughout the year to enjoy. Take a trip to the town of Bridgnorth, home to The Severn Valley Steam Railway, explore the World Heritage Site of the Ironbridge Gorge or discover the numerous National Trust properties of Attingham Park, Benthall Hall, Sunnycroft House and Carding Mill Valley all within easy reach. Condover is a popular village with a good selection of amenities and is an ideal location to explore the beautiful county of Shropshire.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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