The Old Coach House is a welcoming holiday property that has been developed to an exceptionally high standard and successfully combines the old and the new to blend original character features with modern facilities. The property is a charming early 19th Century detached converted coach house set in a lovely courtyard location in the grounds of an old rectory in Shrawardine. This delightful property offers accommodation including three bedrooms, one of which has an en-suite wet room; a beautiful fitted kitchen, and large sitting room with a warming wood burning stove. Excellent walking and cycling trails, including a National Cycle Network r...oute, can be enjoyed just 50 yards from the doorstep. The Old Coach house presents a wonderful opportunity to spend some enjoyable family time in a wonderful luxury holiday cottage.
Amenities: Oil central heating with woodburner in sitting room. Electric oven & hob, fridge/freezer with ice maker, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV, Freeview, DVD, wireless broadband. Fuel, power & starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent, additional wood available to purchase. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Cot & stairgate. Off road parking for 2 cars. Bike storage. Front lawned garden with patio & furniture. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop & pub 2 miles. Note: Owner keeps horses, dogs & hens; dogs to be 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: Shrawardine is a quiet and secluded village situated in the beautiful Shropshire countryside, ideally located for touring this scenic county. Shrawardine is an easy drive away from the stunning Shropshire hills of the Long Mynd, Stiperstones and Caradoc, with their exceptional walking, biking and horse riding opportunities. Shrawardine is home to the fascinating ruins of a 13th Century Norman castle with impressive views. Just six miles away the medieval city of Shrewsbury, offering a choice of shops, pubs and restaurants, a new theatre, timber-framed black-and-white buildings, riverside walks, an abbey and a castle, is waiting to be explored. Also close to Shrawardine are Church Stretton, Ludlow, the Severn Valley Railway and the Ironbridge Gorge museums.
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 08/22/2013 for a stay in June 2013 | Annette Cooper
Cottage is very comfortable, well equipped and very roomy with everything that you ought to need.We were lucky enough to have splendid weather and so able to sit outside in the sunshine. You have to be careful that the chickens don't come into the house though! The location means lots of interesting places are not very far away (various National Trust places and interesting Market towns etc). The owner was very helpful in suggesting places to go to eat - and the portions you get tend to be 'huge'. I'd imagine the walking and cycling from the cottage are great as it is flat there - but that was something that we were unable to do this time. I'd love to go here again.It was a real bonus having a bedroom downstairs with its own shower room - which is very suitable for an older or disabled person. .
Beautiful barn conversion with luxurious interior in lovely coun
Left on 02/13/2013 for a stay in December 2012 | Carol
We stayed in Sykes cottage over Christmas 2012. The interior ofthe property was clean, cosy and fitted out to a high standard. I had been nervous about the prospect of cooking a Christmas dinner in a "holiday home". I need not have been concerned - the kitchen has double oven and large american style fridge freezer.
The living room was cosy, with log burner belting out the heat required at this time of year.
The accomodation is in a rural setting but only 5 miles from Shrewsbury, which is great for shopping and restaurants.
We had a great stay, only negative was a loss of electricity due to fuse blowing and it not being re-settable from cottage, only from main house. However, owners sorted this out quickly.
Perfect location and lovely cottage
Left on 05/01/2012 for a stay in February 2012 | Apples
A high spec cottage, and very comfortable. Great location for walks with plenty of places for our dog to go off lead ( closest the Millenium field just 50 or so yards away!). Very quiet area - we loved it!
Peter and Norah
quiet comfortable and nice.
Left on 09/15/2011 for a stay in July 2011 | Peter and Norah
excellent location, quiet yet comvenient for loads of attractions, loved the chickens and horse, apples wern't ready!
Beautiful modern accommodation
Left on 03/10/2011 for a stay in January 2011 | Valued customer
Beautifully renovated cottage with wooden floors, outstanding kitchen and log burner set in a idyllic part of the countryside with access to walks and cycle paths.
Superb accommodation, genial host.
Left on 01/05/2011 for a stay in November 2010 | AlSM
This is certainly one of the best houses I have ever stayed in - and I've stayed in a lot!!! Beautifully laid out, very warm and welcoming, spacious and comfortable. Excellent location - perfect for dog walking. Host very welcoming and informative - all in all the perfect stay!
Left on 11/10/2010 for a stay in September 2010 | katowny
Perfect location, lovely and quiet, yet within easy driving distance of Shrewsbury and Oswestry.
Limavady, Northern Ireland.
Comfortable, clean and relaxing.
Left on 09/24/2010 for a stay in July 2010 | J Smith
We had a lovely time in the cottage, it was very clean and comfortable.
Beautiful location and very welcoming atmosphere.
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