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Swallow's Rest

Rushbury near Church Stretton, Shropshire (Ref. 23550)

  • Swallow's Rest - (Ref. 23550)

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  • Customer Rating: 4 / 4 out of 4

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Mrs Campbell

    “The short break was enjoyable.”

    The complimentary sugar, tea& biscuits were welcomed after our short journey.

    The complimentary sugar, tea& biscuits were welcomed after our short journey. The area of the accommodation is excellent, we went out everyday and returned late afternoon to the comfort of the barn, the whole break was throughly enjoyed by us all. Highley recommend a visit to Swallows Rest. Will be returning In the near future.


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
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The property

This attractive brick-built, semi-detached cottage is one of two byres, which has been successfully converted into lovely holiday accommodation, set on the edge of the Shropshire village of Rushbury, at the foot of the Wenlock Edge.

This Rushbury holiday home has a traditional cottage atmosphere, with its character beams and wall timbers, which blends well with the contemporary fixtures and furnishings to offer friends and couples stylish accommodation.

Situated close to the owner’s home, on 120 acres of arable farmland, this cottage near Church Stretton has two double bedrooms, each boasting en-suites and one with a Juliet balcony, as well as a light and airy open plan living area.

There are French doors from the sitting area leading into the lawned garden to the side of this Rushbury cottage, which provides farmland views and is perfect for enjoying a quiet drink or a barbecue on a summer’s evening after a day of exploring scenic Shropshire.

Nearby is the pretty village of Cardington, home to the oldest pub in Shropshire, and within five miles is the delightful town of Church Stretton, fondly known as Little Switzerland, and looked upon by the superb Long Mynd hills.

An ideal base for walkers and cyclists to enjoy wonderful South Shropshire, this lovely Rushbury cottage is also within easy reach of the medieval towns of Much Wenlock, Ludlow, and Shrewsbury and the many attractions in the area including the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge.

This Shropshire cottage is an excellent choice for friends, or couples seeking a romantic hideaway.

Note: This cottage is attached to Ref. 917175, together they sleep 10.

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Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.

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  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Stairgate
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Bike storage
  • Side lawned garden with patio, furniture and BBQ
  • Two well behaved small dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4.5 miles, pub 10 mins walk.

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About the location


Church Stretton 5 miles; Cardington 6 miles; Much Wenlock 9 miles; Ludlow 15 miles.

The charming village of Rushbury sits amongst the gentle rolling hills of the Apedale Valley, between historic Much Wenlock and nearby, delightful Church Stretton. Also close by is the picturesque village of Cardington, which lies at the foot of Caer Caradoc and the Lawley Hills, home to the oldest pub in Shropshire - The Royal Oak, which has been noted in the Domesday Book. This rural area is ideal for outdoor exploration, with many walking trails criss-crossing the countryside, heading in all directions. A wealth of native birdlife, which includes buzzards, woodpeckers and ravens, thrives in the Shropshire Hills, which provide a fantastic backdrop for the avid rambler. There are many attractions to be discovered, including the Severn Valley Railway, Stokesay Castle, Shrewsbury, Ludlow and the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, all less than half an hour’s drive away. The striking towns of Church Stretton and Much Wenlock are also both within easy driving distance, each offering a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants. With so much to discover nearby, Rushbury provides a superb year-round base for discovering scenic Shropshire.

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Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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