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Jack's Cottage

Marbury near Whitchurch, Shropshire (Ref. 929635)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
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  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
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49 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Mousell

    “The cottage and location are absolutely gorgeous - I cannot recommend enough.”

    Sophie is very friendly and left delicious cake and flowers for our arrival. The few comments I would make are that the cottage inside and out needs some TLC and luxury extras like bath robes were missing.

    Sophie is very friendly and left delicious cake and flowers for our arrival. The few comments I would make are that the cottage inside and out needs some TLC and luxury extras like bath robes were missing. The water pressure is pretty poor - its totally manageable unless you have a few people wanting to use it at the same time. Having said that, I would happily return.

    - Mrs Mousell, July 2021

About the property

Jack’s Cottage is a gorgeous three-bedroomed former Head Gardener’s cottage, standing in the private parklands of Marbury Hall on the Cheshire/Shropshire border.

The Marbury Hall estate is a short distance from the picturesque village of Marbury, with its pretty Black and White cottages and 15th century church.

Beautifully and thoughtfully renovated throughout, the cottage provides a peaceful retreat for anyone wanting to get away from it all for a relaxing holiday in the lovely surrounding countryside.

The cottage is light and airy and is all on one level, with views over open farmland from the sitting room.

The well-equipped kitchen leads to the sitting room, which has been stylishly furnished and decorated with a comfortable sofa and armchairs, a dining table and chairs, and French doors leading out to the garden.

The three bedrooms have sumptuous bed linen and bathrobes are provided.

There are two bathrooms, both of which are very luxurious.

The cottage has a lawned area of garden on both sides, with fruit trees, flower borders, a herb garden and table and chairs for outdoor eating and relaxing.

There is a useful boot room, and secure bike storage plus plenty of parking for everyone.

The lovely picturesque village of Marbury is within walking distance and a village green and walks around the meres.

Marbury is on the Cheshire/Shropshire border and gives easy access to a diverse range of activities, including walking, cycling, shopping, historic sites, the Llangollen canal, award-winning and newly refurbished pub and restaurants and the many renowned Cheshire gardens.

Nearby Whitchurch is one of the oldest towns in Shropshire, offering a variety of traditional and specialist shops as well as larger stores.

Throughout the year Cheshire and Shropshire host several excellent events and festivals including the International Cheese Show at Nantwich.

For those wishing to travel further afield there are excellent road and rail links to Liverpool and Manchester.

Set in the grounds of a peaceful private country estate, Jack’s Cottage is the perfect place to relax with friends and family.


  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 2 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area, sofa bed and electric fire
  • Boot room with sink.
  • Biomass central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs and selection of toys on request
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Lawned side garden areas with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, Beautiful newly renovated pub with beer garden and only a 7 minute walk away
  • Note: Owner can provide a country-style breakfast basket, afternoon tea, cold champagne etc at additional cost, please contact the owner in advance of your holiday.

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About the location


Whitchurch 3 miles; Chester 20 miles; Shrewsbury 25 miles.

Marbury is a picturesque village in Cheshire, 3 miles north east of Whitchurch. There are mere lakes to the south and east sides of the village, the largest of which is a fishing lake. At the heart of the village is the 15th century church of St Michael’s, next to which the annual Marbury Merry Days fair takes place each May. In the centre of the village stands The Swan Inn, a classic old English farmhouse pub which serves food and has a beer garden. There are wonderful local walks, some of which have featured in The Times, and the views from the top of Marbury Hill across the lake and the Cheshire plains are idyllic. The village is half a mile away from the Llangollen canal, ideal for long walks and nature spotting. The historic city of Chester is easily reached, with Roman walls, a pretty riverside, famous zoo and plenty of shops and eateries. To the south, the black-and-white buildings of Shrewsbury house an array of amenities, and the castle, cathedral and river all make great places to explore.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas