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Maple Tree Cottage

Wollerton near Market Drayton, Shropshire (Ref. 921170)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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    Mrs Jarman

    “Fantastic hosts!”

    Fantastic location! Fantastic accommodation!! My little family (hubby, 11 month old twins, 1 dog and I) stayed for 2 weeks and loved it. There was ample space inside Maple Tree and it was very relaxing, so we felt right at home straight away. There is a great piece of enclosed field, just across the garden, to let your dog off and ours loved it! Made even more fun if our hosts dogs were out too. ...

    Fantastic location! Fantastic accommodation!! My little family (hubby, 11 month old twins, 1 dog and I) stayed for 2 weeks and loved it. There was ample space inside Maple Tree and it was very relaxing, so we felt right at home straight away. There is a great piece of enclosed field, just across the garden, to let your dog off and ours loved it! Made even more fun if our hosts dogs were out too. Our hosts....Lou and Andy (and their family!) are probably going to some of the nicest people you will ever meet! Lou called me after I made the booking which was the day before we were due to arrive. She was slightly concerned that we were listed as having 2 children when they normally cater for 1 - but seemed determined to help us once she knew our plight (temporarily homeless) and that they were baby twins. I warned her that we were coming with 2 cars that were fully loaded and she was unfazed! When we arrived she and her Son were both on hand to help us unload the vehicles and settle us in. When you've got twins demamding attention that task could have taken 3 or 4 times longer without their help. They bent over backwards to help us at every turn and we had a fabulous last evening with them. Sharing parenting and life stories over a glass wine. It truely is a wonderful place to go and stay. We will certainly be going back in the future!

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Maple Tree Cottage is situated next to the owners’ Georgian home, on the outskirts of the hamlet of Wollerton, in Shropshire.

Set in rural countryside behind an electronic gated and shared driveway, the accommodation is located above the owners’ garages and adjoins their swimming pool, so whilst detached, there may be some occasional activity around.

Lovingly furnished, this first floor apartment is accessed through the owners’ gardens into a spacious private entrance hall with a staircase leading up to a welcoming open plan living area with a well-equipped modern kitchen and an intimate dining area overlooking the superbly maintained gardens.

Doors lead through to the double bedroom, which is stylish and well-appointed and stores two folding z-beds for flexibility.

Outside this luxurious apartment are the beautiful gardens, which are part of the National Gardens Scheme, open for charity once a year and you are welcome to enjoy them and the 4 acres of meadows with the owner’s consent.

An area of the gardens has been set aside for your private enjoyment, where you can sit in peace and tranquillity, enjoying the sun with a good book and glass of wine.

Footpaths criss-cross the surrounding fields opening up delightful country walks, with the Shropshire Union Canal in Market Drayton providing a fantastic towpath walk.

A superb Shropshire romantic getaway at any time of the year.

Accommodation

Mostly first floor. One double bedroom. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Ground floor utility.

Amenities

  • LPG central heating
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Bike storage
  • Shared lawned garden and private patio with furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome (to be kept on lead outside)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Note: There is an unfenced small pond close to the entrance door
  • Note: The owner can provide two z-beds
  • Note: The owner can provide superb home-cooked food on request, at an extra charge.

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About the location

WOLLERTON

Hodnet 1 mile; Market Drayton 5 miles; Whitchurch 11 miles; Shrewsbury 16 miles.

Wollerton is a small North Shropshire village, home to Wollerton Old Hall Garden - a stunning garden set around a 16th century house, which is open to the public on Fridays, Sundays and Bank Holidays during the summer. Just one mile away, the quaint village of Hodnet is made up of historic houses, a village store, an attractive church and The Bear, a 16th century inn serving real ale and home-made food sourced from local produce. The award-winning Hodnet Hall Gardens, open seasonally between April and September on Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays, offer a picturesque place to visit, with a series of pretty pools set amongst over 60 acres of sweeping lawns, vibrant flowers and ancient trees. Only 11 miles from Wollerton is Whitchurch, a delightful town internationally renowned for its clock production dating back to the 1650s, and home to many splendid buildings, from medieval, Tudor and Georgian times, all dominated by St. Alkmund's Church. Close by is Ellesmere, with its beautiful meres (lakes), the pottery museums at Stoke-on-Trent, a variety of National Trust mansions and gardens including Attingham, Hawkstone Park and Follies, 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.

Region Information

The property will be decorated for the festive season for the month of December with tree and trimmings

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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