This charming, detached cottage sits half a mile from the town of Minsterley in Shropshire, and sleeps four people in two bedrooms. Fernside Cottage is a delightful, detached cottage set in pretty Shropshire countryside half a mile from Minsterley. With two bedrooms including one double and one twin, the cottage can sleep four people. The rest of the cottage includes an open plan living area with kitchen, breakfast bar and sitting area with underfloor heating, plus a snug room with woodburner. Outside there is off road parking for two cars, lockable bike storage and a lawned garden with furniture and barbecue. Fernside Cottage offers charming accommodation for a family or couple looking to explore the beauty of Shropshire.
Amenities: Gas central heating with woodburner and underfloor heating in living area. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer in external utility, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Lockable bike storage. Lawned garden with furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 8 mins walk. Note: The bedrooms have sloping ceilings.
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 thriving village of Minsterley lies in the beautiful Shopshire Hills, just 10 miles from the medieval town of Shrewsbury. Minsterley boasts a pub, one of the oldest buildings in the village, a shop and Post Office and an excellent fish and chip shop! The village of Pontesbury is just one mile away and offers further amenities including takeaways and restaurants, plus Arscott Golf Club, Springlea Fishing Pools and The Long Mynd. One of England's finest heritage towns with over 600 listed buildings, Shrewsbury nestles on a loop of the River Severn. Admire the pretty cobbled alleys and squares and enjoy the many festivals on offer including Shrewsbury's Summer Season. Shrewsbury has a magnificent Abbey founded in 1083, as well as Shrewsbury Castle, which stands in beautiful gardens and grounds and is home to the Shropshire Regimental Museum. There are a plethora of interesting things to do in the area with the National Trust's Attingham Park, Wroxeter Roman City, the museums at Ironbridge, the castle and Michelin starred restaurants of Ludlow and Acton Scott working farm, as featured in the Victorian Farm TV series, this lovely village is the perfect touring spot for your Shropshire adventure.
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