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Sun Cottage

Norbury near Bishop's Castle, Shropshire (Ref. 919257)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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5 Customer Review(s)

  • “The off road parking is slightly ...”

    The off road parking is slightly misleading - On a verge down the lane.

    The off road parking is slightly misleading - On a verge down the lane. The stairs are VERY steep inside the cottage. Make clear that there is no welcome pack of milk, tea bags, etc., and that you need to bring everything with you, no store cupboard of dried goods, cling film, kitchen roll etc. Pretty cottage in a lovely setting. Comfortable beds. Woodburner very easy to light. Back garden owned by property next door.

    - Mrs Coggin, May 2018


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Bishop’s Castle 4.3 miles.

Set in delightful countryside, adjoining the owners’ home in the lovely village of Norbury, this pretty, Grade II listed cottage is just a short stroll from the parish church and a 10 minute drive from the charms of Bishop’s Castle.

Having been tastefully styled to provide welcoming accommodation, the cottage retains its original front windows and Victorian chimneys.

It has two attractive, first floor bedrooms; the king-size double enjoys unspoilt country views across the front garden and the rear twin room can be made into a super king-size double on request.

Enter the cottage through a character wooden door and into the charming sitting room, which has a warming woodburning stove.

A door leads through into a social kitchen, with a dining area, where you can sit in front of the open fire on cooler days, keeping the chef entertained whilst they prepare sumptuous evening meals.

Or, if you require a night off from the kitchen, the owners will be delighted to deliver a home-cooked meal to you, or welcome you to The Coach House for an evening meal, just around the corner.

They can even offer a daily loaf of home-baked bread!

Outside, the garden provides a delightful, tranquil retreat in the summer, enjoying a south facing aspect and doorstep walks leading onto The Long Mynd, The Shropshire Way and Stiperstones, with links to the Offa’s Dyke Path just over the hill.

This superb cottage is the perfect location for an exciting break exploring Shropshire and the surrounding area, all year round.


Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area and open fire. Sitting room with woodburning stove.


  • Oil central heating with open fire and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fires inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Private front garden with furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved pet welcome (downstairs only)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.9 miles, pub 1.5 miles
  • Owners’ pop-up restaurant, open approx
  • once a month 200 yards away
  • Note: Steep stairs to first floor, may not be suitable for young children.

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About the location


Montgomery 10 miles; Ludlow 17 miles; Shrewsbury 21 miles.

The attractive market town of Bishop's Castle is surrounded by the South West Shropshire Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The ancient town offers a weekly market and an excellent variety of shops, pubs and places to eat. It is famous for its annual Real Ale Festival, Tandem Triathlon and regular festivals and fairs, including Party in the Park and the particularly popular, Michaelmas Fair. The town is ideally placed for walking and touring the Welsh Marches, rural Shropshire and North Herefordshire, while the fascinating and well-known towns of Montgomery, Ludlow and Shrewsbury are all within easy reach. You can also enjoy the numerous nearby attractions, including Powis Castle, the Severn Valley Railway and walks along Offa’s Dyke and The Shropshire Way.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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