Perfect for family or friends, this cottage offers individuals a good degree of privacy with three bedrooms, while country walks are there for the taking just outside the door.

Key Features

Highlights

  • Enclosed Private Garden
  • Parking
  • Wood Burner

At a glance

  • Set within a 64-acre country house estate
  • Relax in your enclosed garden, complete a BBQ
  • The spectacular Hodnet Hall Gardens is just a short drive away
  • About the property

    Owl Cottage is one of five completely renovated cottages that are set within the private grounds of a Grade II* early Georgian country house estate. Enjoying a rural setting within a quiet hamlet in Shropshire, this is an excellent place to get away from the pressures of everyday life. With beautiful views and 64 acres of country estate grounds, including a seven acre lake to explore, this is the perfect location to recharge your batteries. Back at the cottage, there’s a delightful enclosed garden, complete with a BBQ where you can spend days, warm or cool, in the fresh air.

  • The space

    There are three bedrooms at the cottage. The first features a king-size bed, while the other two bedrooms each have a single bed. There is one bathroom, which features a separate shower and a luxurious roll-top bath - perfect for an indulgent soak after a long day out walking in the countryside.

    The living area is perfect for spending evenings in front of the Smart TV and if you want to turn the cosiness up a notch there’s a log burner to get things toasty.

    The kitchen has everything you could need to cook up everything from a light breakfast to a family dinner, including an electric oven and hob, a fridge/freezer, a Nespresso coffee machine, a microwave, kettle, toaster and dishwasher, as well as a washing machine and dryer. Meanwhile, the dining table has chairs and a bench to seat four.

    Outdoors there is an enclosed garden where you can spend time relaxing or dining on grilled delights cooked up on your gas BBQ.

  • Guest access

    Guests will be met on arrival and there is an allocated parking area. Once settled in, you can enjoy walks in the estate’s grounds and around the lake.

  • Sustainability

    If you'd like to offset the carbon emissions from your trip get in touch and we can arrange this for a small fee.

  • Keep in mind

    Check-in: from 15:00
    Check-out: by 10:00 (or a late check-out on Sunday for guests arriving on a Friday)

    Deposit: Bookings are subject to a non-refundable deposit of 30% of the booking value plus applicable booking fees with the balance payable 60 days before the date of travel.

    Accidental Damage Deposit: To maintain the highest standards in our properties, guests will need to pay a refundable Accidental Damage Deposit of £200 prior to their stay. An advance payment as detailed in the booking summary can be made to waive the requirement.

    Book with confidence: If your booking is affected by new Government travel restrictions which were not known at the time of booking, and you're legally unable to travel, we will arrange with the property owner to refund 100% of your holiday cost.

  • House rules

    • No smoking
    • No pets
    • No parties and events
    • No stag or hen groups
    • ?Please keep noise to a minimum

Amenities

Highlights

  • BBQ - Gas
  • Enclosed Private Garden
  • Extensive Gardens
  • Parking
  • Roll Top Bath
  • Stunning Countryside Views
  • Wood Burner

Health & Safety

  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Fire Blanket
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • First Aid Kit
  • Smoke Detector

Family Friendly

  • Child Friendly Tableware
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Toys And Books

General

  • Coffee Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric Cooker
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Heating
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Private Entrance
  • Seating Area
  • Smart TV With Internet Access
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • WiFi

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Location

Local Info

The neighbourhood

The cottage is located in a small hamlet in a scenic part of Shropshire and is about 9.5 miles away from the traditional town of Market Drayton. Here, you can visit the Wednesday market, join a guided tour of Joules Brewery to sample beer made with local spring water or buy some freshly made gingerbread for which the town is famous. Meanwhile, the stunning scenery can be enjoyed on a walk along the towpath of the Shropshire Union Canal, or a gentle bike ride on the John O’Groats to Land’s End cycle route that runs through the town.

A little further away is the riverside town of Shrewsbury that is brilliant for shopping with large stores sitting next to independent shops, and a big indoor market that sells a great range of handmade goods and artisan foods. Shrewsbury also brims with historic buildings including Shrewsbury Castle, while the contemporary Theatre Severn is a great place to catch a show before drinks in a cosy pub.

The area around the cottage is rich in outstanding gardens and heritage sites. About 5 minutes away there’s Hodnet Hall Gardens that features over 60 acres of grounds including ornamental pools; Wollerton Old Hall Garden which exudes glorious English country style; and Hawkstone Park and Follies where you can explore sandstone caves, towers and bridges.

If you fancy visiting a city, Chester is about an hour’s drive away and promises a mix of historic treasures including a Roman amphitheatre and the famous city walls. There’s also a beautiful cathedral, a historic racecourse and riverside restaurants to discover, making it a great day trip.

Getting around

Due to the rural location, a car is essential for getting around. The cottage is accessible from the M6 (22 miles away) and M54 (13 miles away).

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