This spacious, two bedroom property in Shropshire is able to sleep up to four people and is set in an attractive location on a 200-acre working farm. Set on a 200-acre working farm, this stone-built, detached cottage has been decorated and furnished in a traditional country style throughout. Boasting original beams and trusses, a lovely patio area with views over the owner's large pond and two good-sized bedrooms, this welcoming home from home provides high quality accommodation for up to four people. Visitors are within easy reach of all local amenities yet the property retains a sense of peace and quiet – ideal for a relaxing break.
Amenities: Oil central heating with woodburner in sitting room. Electric double oven & hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, video, DVD. Fuel, power and a starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Lockable bike storage. Enclosed garden with summerhouse, patio, furniture & BBQ. Free coarse fishing available 5 mins walk from property, fishing also available on nearby river and pools at additional cost. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 1 mile (via ford) or 4 miles, pub/restaurant 10 mins walk. Note: Property on working farm. Children must be supervised & dogs kept on leads at all times.
Region: A E Houseman once wrote that Shropshire was “the quietest place under the sun” and today the county remains something of a rural idyll, recognised as one of the least crowded and most peaceful regions in England.
Town: The small village of Billingsley is surrounded by beautiful Shropshire countryside and is only seven miles from Bridgnorth. The area offers excellent walking and cycling routes, as well as boasting easy access to country parks, great houses, museums and picturesque Shropshire villages. Visitors can enjoy a trip to the town of Bridgnorth - winner of the 'Britain in Bloom' award - which is comprised of the High Town and the Low Town connected by winding streets and stairs. The bustling Saturday street market is an excellent way to explore the town or alternatively, it is possible to visit the impressive castle ruins and take a ride on the steep funicular railway. With easy access to The Royal Air Force Museum at Cosford, Ironbridge Gorge and the popular destinations of Shrewsbury and Ludlow, this is a wonderful spot for a family holiday.
All prices are inclusive of the booking fee. Winter Short Breaks (WSB) are available at many properties in the "Winter" period - subject to availability. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. Off Season Breaks (OSB) are available at many properties in parts of the "Low" and "Mid" periods - subject to availability. The price for a 3 night break is either 75% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. OSBs can be booked within a calendar month of the start date of the holiday. "Last Minute Breaks" (LMB) are available at most properties throughout the "LOW", "MID", "HIGH", "PEAK", "XMAS" and "NEW YEAR" periods. The price for a 3 night break is either 65% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. LMBs can be booked within one week of the start date of the holiday.
Left on 10/30/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | Jo Pryor
This cottage has everything you could possibly need. It really is a home from home. My son enjoyed the fishing very much and it was easy to keep an eye on him from the cottage.
There are so many things to see and do. Close to many beautiful areas for walking and exploring. Shops are not too far away. Lots of nice pubs in the area to eat out .. we managed to eat out every day!
We had a totally relaxing holiday, going somewhere different every day and relaxing in the evening. Highly recommended.
Lovely quiet location
Left on 07/26/2013 for a stay in May 2013 | Sue
Lovely cottage very well equipped owners on site and very accommodating. Private garden and decking great for relaxing. Near Severn valley railway and Bridgenorth which we fell in love with.
fabulous barn with excellent views
Left on 04/18/2013 for a stay in January 2013 | Jacqui
First class property in a very private location. The barn had everything that was needed to enjoy a escape from everyday life. Any help and advice was available just across the courtyard at the farmhouse. Superb countryside, fantastic wildlife and views. Highly recommended escape!
Cooper o' Fife
A peaceful countryside location.
Left on 12/08/2011 for a stay in October 2011 | Cooper o' Fife
The cottage was very well equipped and very tastefully decorated.
On arrival, the owners were a bit disconcerted by the size of our dog. (a very laid back Great Dane) and there wasn't an overabundance of warm welcomes.
The driveway to the cottage had quite a few potholes as it was on a working farm. However the quality of the accommodation and the surrounding countryside more than made up for any shortcomings and we had a lovely stay.
A wonderful way to see 2011 in
Left on 03/04/2011 for a stay in December 2010 | Dan
A cosy little place to stay. The owners are more than helpful with anything that you need. The cottage itself is full of character with the fire and beams in the ceiling. It is certainly somewhere i'd consider returning to.
we could live here
Left on 09/14/2010 for a stay in July 2010 | Steve Munroe
Perfect in all aspects, could move in tomorrow. Setting tranquil and so much to see across the valley. So quiet it really made the ideal holiday spot for us. The nearby pub served super food and great beer, Town Crier was a real choice ale. Also so close to Bridgnorth, not to busy but everything available, especially the amazing Severn Valley Railway. Hidden Gem!
Great holiday experience
Left on 06/10/2010 for a stay in March 2010 | Greenie
Lovely place, setting, people.
Only reservation is the single loo in the bathroom.
Otherwise beautiful , tranquil spot, ideal for a peaceful holiday, but in an area where there is lots to do.
The very best accomodation
Left on 12/03/2009 for a stay in May 2009 | P.C. Senior
This barn conversion is a delight, and the Williams could not have been more helpful. We fell in love with their wonderful friendly dog!
The accommodation was extremely comfortable and very well equipped.There is a great view over a lake and a valley from the sittingroom or the deck outside
The location is very convenient for a lot of the South Shropshire attractions, near the Severn Valley Steam Railway and many grand country houses. We really couldn't find fault with anything and look forward to going back there one day.
Most relaxing, perfectly placed holiday home
Left on 12/02/2009 for a stay in September 2008 | Wilcoxson40
We had a week at Billingsley and the cottage was excellent. The owners couldn't have been more helpful or friendly (as were the dogs)! The home was of an excellent standard, extremely comfortable and superbly furnished - I'd recommend this to anyone wanting an out of the way, peaceful break where you can sit on the decking and watch the birds and wildlife with a glass of wine. The location was perfectly situated for surrounding villages/towns in Shropshire. We'll certainly return :-)
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