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Conkers' Cottage

Rushbury near Church Stretton, Shropshire (Ref. 1051049)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
  • Mr Okrent

    “The cottage was beautiful.”

    The owners were very helpful and generous with their time. The laminated walks in the area were brilliant.

    The owners were very helpful and generous with their time. The laminated walks in the area were brilliant. We hope to come back soon.

    - Mr Okrent, October 2020

The property

Church Stretton 6.4 miles.

Conkers' Cottage is a delightful converted barn nestled on the corner of Wenlock Edge, with exceptional, unspoilt views of the surrounding Shropshire Hills and in close distance to the attractive market town of Church Stretton.

At the end of a private drive lined with Chestnut trees, this detached cottage is found on the owner's grounds, close to their farm, decorated to a high standard and ideal for family retreats all year round!

Step inside to this wonderful dwelling, featuring classic wood floors and traditional oak doors, the ground floor comprises a contemporary shower room and open-plan living area with access to a private patio.

Settle in on a frosty evening in front of the toasty electric log-effect fire, covering yourself with a blanket as you snuggle down for a film night with your loved ones.

All meals can be prepared in the well-equipped kitchen, done to a high standard and fitted with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and a dishwasher, before taking your plates over for a delicious home-cooked meal on the intimate dining table, a perfect spot to enjoy the company of your guests and catch-up after a fun day.

Patio doors take you out to your very own enclosed patio, boasting breath-taking views of the encompassing countryside, here you can sip on a cold glass of wine as you dine alfresco on the outdoor seating.

When you're ready to call it a night, withdraw upstairs to one of the stunning bedrooms, both with character features including sloped ceilings, airy Velux windows, original beams and zip/link beds which can be fitted to your specification on request, the master super-king-size benefits from its own en-suite shower room and hosts a pretty armchair next to a large window with the chance for deer spotting, whilst the family room boasts another super-king-size and a single bed with a hidden toy area for younger guests.

Soak in an evening bubble bath in the family bathroom, letting your muscles relax after a day of walking, or choose a quick rinse with the hand-held shower.

Take a long and peaceful morning stroll around the surrounding area of Rushbury's gorgeous countryside, breathing in the fresh country air as you roam around the lush fields with views of the rolling hills and sights of local wildlife; With direct access onto the popular Jack Mytton Way, taking in parts of Wenlock Edge, Conkers' Cottage makes the perfect location for walkers.

A short drive will bring you over to the bustling market town of Church Stretton, often referred to as 'Little Switzerland', a lovely hub where you can purchase all the essentials needed for your self-catered stay in one of the many independent shops, before exploring a fabulous selection of tearooms, pubs, and restaurants.

Here, you can begin a rambling adventure at the foot of Long Mynd, a starting point for an array of walking trails and cycling routes towards the exquisite Shropshire Hills AONB and through the amazing Carding Mill Valley.

Soak up history and discover ancient stories at the Victorian farm of Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, journey over to Horsehay for a fascinating ride on the Telford Steam Railway, or visit Blists Hill, an activity-filled Victorian town, perfect for families of all ages.

Just a twenty minute drive away is the popular town of Ludlow offering a variety of shops and eateries, whilst Shrewsbury is easily accessible, another bustling market town where you can wander around the National Trust owned Attingham Park Estate, find the grand Shrewsbury Castle, or spend a day unwinding at The Quarry riverfront park.

Conkers' Cottage is a fabulous holiday getaway spot for you and your family to enjoy the delights of Shropshire.

Note: From the 2nd April 2021 we will only be accepting bookings with a changeover day on a Friday or Tuesday.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x family room with super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) and a single with attached playroom
  • Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Ground-floor walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric log-effect fire
  • Electric heating and electric log-effect fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, selection of toys, and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and stairgate
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Enclosed patio with seating
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.5 miles, pub 2.3 miles
  • Note: This property is located on the owner's farm
  • Note: From the 2nd April 2021 we will only be accepting bookings with a changeover day on a Friday or Tuesday.

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About the location

CHURCH STRETTON

Ludlow 15 miles; Shrewsbury 15 miles.

The pretty market town of Church Stretton lies in the heart of south Shropshire. It sits amidst striking scenery and has often been described as "Little Switzerland". The town is the main centre for Shropshire’s hill country and home to a variety of tea rooms, pubs and specialist shops. Other local attractions include walks on the Long Mynd, the Acton Scott Historic Working Farm and Stokesay Castle. The historic towns of Shrewsbury, Ludlow, Ironbridge, Much Wenlock and Bishops Castle are only a short journey away, making Church Stretton an excellent base for your Shropshire escape.

Region Information

Note: From the 2nd April 2021 we will only be accepting bookings with a changeover day on a Friday or Tuesday.

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