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Ashley near Market Drayton, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 1037853)


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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Swimming Pool Swimming pool
  • 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/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/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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8 Customer Review(s)

  • “We stayed here for a Hen weekend & had a lovely time.”

    The house has amazing space inside & out. The only reason I've not given it a 5 star is the towels do need to be abit bigger & please buy a better hoover as the one you have is way to small for the size of the house. Overall I would recommend this property to others. Thankyou

    The house has amazing space inside & out. The only reason I've not given it a 5 star is the towels do need to be abit bigger & please buy a better hoover as the one you have is way to small for the size of the house. Overall I would recommend this property to others. Thankyou

    - Mel, October 2021

The property

Market Drayton 5.6 miles.

Set in an elevated position on an acre of land in the Shropshire countryside is Freshwinds, a stunning seven-bedroom property, ideal for a family or a gathering of friends.

Accessed via a steep driveway, which provides ample off-road parking, you will discover a large front lawn with nets, ideal for a game of football, as well as a wrap-around patio, where you can sit out and enjoy the tranquil setting and views of the nearby field and the grazing cows and sheep.

Take 11 steps up to the patio and to the main entrance of the property, where you will discover a games room with wall mounted TV and sofa, leading to a large conservatory with dining seating and a seating area with rattan furniture, where you can enjoy looking out onto the large rear garden, while the ceiling fan cools the space in the summer and the central heating kicks in to provide warmth during the cooler months.

The inviting sitting room has a choice of sofas to relax onto in front of the warming open fire, with your favourite Netflix show on the Smart TV, or why not have a go on the karaoke machine and have a family party?

The large kitchen/diner is the perfect place to prepare and enjoy delicious meals, equipped with all of the appliances you could wish for, while the adjoining utility houses a fridge, washing machine and tumble dryer, for your convenience.

A super king-size and a double bedroom can be found resting on the ground floor; both of which have TVs and storage, one of which has a private balcony with rattan furniture, where you can sit out and admire the views of the fields and out to the valley beyond.

There is a bathroom suite downstairs too, with a bath, walk-in shower and double sink, offering plenty of space to prepare for each day, while upstairs there is an additional shower room with a walk-in shower where you can grab a refreshing rinse.

The first floor houses the remaining six bedrooms; an impressive master bedroom with super-king-size bed, seating area and TV, patio doors that open onto a private balcony, an en-suite with a corner bath and Jacuzzi shower, as well as Bluetooth speakers, plus an adjoining dressing room, there is also a single bedroom off this room.

There’s then a further three king-size doubles with TVs, one of which has a balcony, and a double bedroom with a TV and balcony.

Spend time outside in the incredible multi-level garden, offering multiple seating areas; a luxury hot tub for an evening of relaxation under the stars; a heated outdoor pool, next to a pool house with a large American fridge/freezer, where you can keep beers and bottles of wine, should you want to enjoy a pool party; a summerhouse for those cooler evenings where you can sit by the chiminea and stay nice and toasty; and a lawn area with an unfenced pond and trampoline, offering plenty to keep the whole family entertained.

There is also a children’s den built within the grounds for even more fun opportunities to be had!

The village of Ashley offers a pub serving food and a wine bar in walking distance, while five miles away is the town of Market Drayton, home to a lively weekly market, where you can pick up fresh produce and other exciting treats.

Enjoy walks along the River Tern, admire the stunning half-timbered 16th & 17th century buildings and explore on two wheels along the Shropshire Union Canal and the Regional Cycle Route 75, both of which run through the town.

There is a selection of shops, pubs, restaurants and tearooms within walking distance to choose from; be sure to try some gingerbread, which the town has a 200-year history with.

The town of Whitchurch is slightly further afield renowned for its clock production and home to stunning Medieval, Tudor and Georgian architecture.

Alton Towers itself is just a 35 minute drive away, so get your adrenaline pumping on the fast rides, relax in the large waterpark or indulge in a luxurious spa treatment.

Pay a visit to one of several National Trust mansions and gardens close by, including, Hodnet Hall, Attingham, Hawkstone Park, Wollerton Gardens and Tatton Park.

The medieval town of Shrewsbury and Ludlow as well as Trentham Gardens, Royal Doulton and Wedgewood can all be accessed within a short drive, with the Roman city of Chester, Liverpool and Manchester all being approx. an hour away from the property.

Freshwinds is a stunning base for a get together with loved ones in Shropshire.


  • Eight bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size double with TV, private balcony and en-suite bathroom with corner bath, Jacuzzi shower, basin, WC and Bluetooth speakers with 1 x single off from this room, 2 x king-size with TV and private balcony, 1 x king-size with TV, 1 x double with TV and private balcony, 1 x ground-floor super king-size, 1 x ground-floor double
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, double basin, bidet and WC
  • Shower room with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Games room
  • Conservatory.
  • Air source heating with open fire
  • Two ovens, electric hob, microwave, American-style fridge/freezer, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, tumble dryer, 5 x Smart TVs, Netflix, Sky Q, karaoke machine and Wi-Fi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking for up to 9 cars
  • Wrap around terrace at front and side of the property
  • Large front lawn with football nets
  • Extensive rear enclosed gardens with steps up to hot tub and heated pool which is open all year round
  • Pool house with seating
  • Summer house with heating
  • Steps up to astroturf area with seating and park bench
  • Further steps up to lawn, additional seating, trampoline and unfenced pond
  • Chiminea
  • Cot/highchair available on request
  • Games room with table tennis, Xbox one and Xbox 360, TV and corner freezer for convenience
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.3 miles, pub 0.3 miles
  • This property does not accept stag/ hen parties or similar this is for families only
  • Property will be fully decorated at Christmsd time including real tree

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £1000.

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About the location


Shrewsbury 20 miles.

Market Drayton is a small market town which stands on the River Tern in north Shropshire. With the Shropshire Union Canal and the Regional Cycle Route 75 running through the town, it is an excellent base to enjoy long walks and cycle rides. This historic town has been the home of gingerbread for the last 200 years and it is said Draytonians enjoy dunking their famous biscuits in port. Market Drayton is well-known for hosting a lively weekly market, and the town centre itself has a variety of delightful 16th and 17th century half-timbered buildings, including many restaurants, pubs and tea rooms. Only 11 miles away is Whitchurch, a delightful town and internationally renowned for its clock production dating back to the 1650s. Whitchurch is also home to many splendid buildings, from medieval, Tudor and Georgian times, all dominated by St. Alkmund's Church. Nearby is Ellesmere, with beautiful meres (lakes) and a variety of National Trust mansions and gardens to visit, including, Hodnet Hall, Attingham, Hawkstone Park, Wollerton Gardens and Tatton Park. The wonderful shops and zoo at Chester, Wroxeter Roman City, the World Heritage Site Ironbridge Gorge, with its famous museums, and the lovely medieval towns of Shrewsbury and Ludlow are also all close by.

Region Information


Music is to be kept to a minimum in the evenings.

Real christmas tree and decorations through out the property property for the christmas period.
The outdoor pool will be heated.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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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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