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Lake View Cottage

Audley Brow near Market Drayton, Shropshire (Ref. 925076)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

  • Mrs Harmer
    March 2017
    “Lovely house set in beautiful ...”
    Lovely house set in beautiful surroundings. Very helpful hosts,nothing too much trouble. Privileged to see newborn calves and lambs on their working farm. The grandchildren loved giving the donkeys an apple a day! The panoramic windows offer the most wonderful views,binoculars provided to watch the wildlife! Large living area, wonderful kitchen all kept lovely and warm by underfloor heating. Welcome homemade cake was delicious!!!!!! The homemade chutney and jams looked so delicious we had to buy ...
    Lovely house set in beautiful surroundings. Very helpful hosts,nothing too much trouble. Privileged to see newborn calves and lambs on their working farm. The grandchildren loved giving the donkeys an apple a day! The panoramic windows offer the most wonderful views,binoculars provided to watch the wildlife! Large living area, wonderful kitchen all kept lovely and warm by underfloor heating. Welcome homemade cake was delicious!!!!!! The homemade chutney and jams looked so delicious we had to buy one. We will definitely return for another wonderful break.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Market Drayton 3 miles.

A lovely, semi-detached, red brick farmhouse dating back to the 17th century, in a delightful rural setting, just three miles from Market Drayton in Shropshire.

Set in the middle of grazing pastures on the owners’ 50 acre working stock farm, this superb, eco-friendly cottage has been lovingly renovated to offer quality accommodation throughout, with breathtaking views across to the owners’ wildlife lake.

Upon entering you will appreciate the spacious layout, with an open plan living space divided by an impressive central staircase with a half landing splitting the stairs up to the first floor.

The bespoke kitchen is well equipped with all you would expect from such a luxury property, with a farmhouse table providing a fantastic entertaining area for family meals, whilst the sitting room offers a welcoming area to sit in comfy leather sofas and plan the following day’s activities.

The first floor provides a mezzanine seating area with a spacious viewing gallery and Juliet balcony, which offers a full-height gable window from which you can enjoy far-reaching and undisturbed views across the garden and fields to the lake.

The mezzanine level also provides a quiet reading area and a chill-out zone.

The bedrooms are stylishly finished and two offer the benefits of en-suite facilities in addition to the ground floor wet room.

Outside the cottage you will find patio and lawn seating areas with a garden swing seat, offering you ample areas to find some peace and tranquillity with a good book.

You have access from the pretty lawns onto the fields to the lake, where you can enjoy the numerous waterfowl and birds that stop on migration or nest in the surrounding woodland.

This cottage is a superb touring base for visiting a range of Shropshire market towns, wonderful shopping and restaurants in Shrewsbury and even the magnificent countryside of North Wales.

With many walks from the doorstep, and access onto nearby cycle routes, this stylish cottage is the perfect place for a relaxing break, at any time of year.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor double. Ground floor wet room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with piano. Mezzanine sitting area. Utility.

Amenities

  • Ground source eco central heating with ground floor underfloor heating
  • Electric range cooker, microwave, American-style fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, sound bar, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games, music and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Garden with lawn and patio area, furniture, garden swing seat, chiminea and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 3 miles
  • Note: Property accessed along a one mile concrete track
  • Note: Unfenced drop from lawns and open lake, children to be supervised

About the location

MARKET DRAYTON

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

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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