Holiday home 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 route, 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.
Accomodation Details Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with beams, 1 x twin with beams, 1 x ground floor single with additional pull-out bed & en-suite wet room with shower, basin, WC. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle, basin, WC. Fitted kitchen with granite worktops & dining area. Utility room. Sitting room with woodburner.
Area 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.
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.
Amenities Oil central heating with woodburner in sitting room. Electric oven & hob, microwave, 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, highchair and 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.
Beautiful, well appointed 3 bedroom cottage set in an idyllic area. The attention to detail in the fittings is really appreciated and thoughtful touches throughout for both children and adults. So much to do in the local area, ideal place to explore the welsh borders and lovely walks in the locality.
Mr Walton, August 2020
The cottage was exceptionally well equipped.. All the cooking utensils and dishes you could ever need were available, plus some basic condiments and tea/coffee etc which was really helpful on the first day. There were also a few toilet rolls provided.
We were able to let our dogs use the garden, and it was relatively dog proof, they certainly couldn’t get to the road which gave us peace of mind.
The cottage is in a tiny village without shops or a pub, so you do need to drive anywhere you want to go.
There was a useful information pack in the house, plus local ordinance survey maps. Some of the information may need updating slightly though.
As there’s only one key for the house, it would have been useful to have a key safe outside, to leave the key for others in case you were going out separately.
We had a lovely stay at this cottage and would definitely return!
Mrs Cameron, August 2020
The only thing that was of concern was the lock on the front door.. It needed skilful jiggling to get it to lock and unlock properly.
Otherwise, a delightful cottage, very comfortable, and well-equipped.
If only the weather had been good. We did continue to go walking in between, and sometimes during showers, though!
Greg and Sue Walton.
Lovely cottage in a good situation.. The kitchen/diner and living room are spacious and well provisioned The wetroom in the downstairs bedroom was wonderful. But it was a bit of a stretch to call it a six bed holiday cottage. The 6th bed is a pull out trundle and takes up nearly all the floor space in the 3rd bedroom. Also there is a serious trip hazard in the main bedroom (a beam across the floor).
Ms Otley, July 2020
THE HOUSE HAS BEEN RENOVATED TO A VERY HIGH STANDARD.. MR WORDIE, THE OWNER, WAS EXTREMELY FRIENDLY AND ON-HAND IF REQUIRED BUT NOT INTRUSIVELY SO. THE PLACE IS SO QUIET IT MAKES YOUR EARS HURT! THE HORSE AND MABEL THE DOG WERE GREAT FUN. A FOOTBAL GREEN AND GOALS ARE WITHIN A 3OSECOND WALK. LOVELY WALKS ALONG THE RIVER SEVERN AND ALONG A DISUSED RAILWAY TRACK ARE WITHIN A 5 MINUTE STROLL. A CONVENIENT LOCATION FOR WALKS UP THE MYND OR INTO ANCIENT SHREWSBURY OR IRONBRIDGE MUSEUMS MAKE THIS AN EXCELLENT BASE TO STAY.
Mrs Wood, July 2020
The Coach House is an extremely comfortable and thoughtfully designed and presented place to stay, and in a delightful village in a beautiful area.. The accommodation exceeds expectations - being more spacious and generally high spec than the photos suggest - and has everything we might have thought we’d ever need on a holiday.
Miss Winters, August 2020
The change in check in time could have been communicated more clearly from Sykes rather than just updated in the key collection reminder email as could have been missed.. Very lovely cottage, as described. The property in the main was clean although some left over pieces of mess under the sofa. Well appointed with everything we needed for a comfortable and enjoyable stay. Hosts on hand if we needed anything and able to give advice on local walks. Very dog friendly and lots of nearby walks and places to go for us all to enjoy our staycation.
Mr Parton, July 2020
The house has beautiful and the owners friendly and inviting.. We would recommend to family and friends.
Mr Nevin, March 2020
Brilliant cottage beautifully appointed cosy warm top class everything.. Best equipped kitchen I've had in a cottage. Automatic ice maker great for the Ladies gin and tonics
Mr Cross, January 2020
A beautiful, well equipped and extremely clean cottage.. Perfect for a relaxing break away from it all.
Lovely Holiday Home - From Home Character Cottage. Would suit everyone, as it had a ground floor bedroom with en suite shower room. Beautifully restored from being an old coaching house , features retained to enhance. Exceptionally warm with constant hot water and heating if required.We were luck with the weeks weather and enjoyed our day out visits to Shrewsbury, Telford and Oswestry etc, Very peaceful and tranquil location away from main roads, lots of bird variety and good walks. Short walk to the Severn River, passing beautiful cottages and houses along the way. Field within 200 yards to exercise doggies was a bonus for our two dogs. All in all a most wonderful holiday accommodation requiring nothing other than yourselves.The owners who live adjacent should be proud of the standard and were most helpful. Fresh eggs and milk on arrival was a very nice bonus.
This lovely old coach house was just perfect for our weekend away.. It felt so welcoming and cosy. The kitchen had everything we needed, including fresh cold water and ice from the fridge, which was great for a very warm weekend! Little added extras like eggs, milk and magazines were lovely as well. Other than a few other houses, farms and a church, there's nothing else close by which made it so peaceful and tranquil. There is a field a stone's throw away which the kids loved going to as it had football goals! And the dog loved being let loose too! There were plenty of places to visit nearby as well. All in all, a fantastic weekend.
Lovely Holiday Home - From Home Character Cottage.. Would suit everyone, as it had a ground floor bedroom with en suite shower room. Beautifully restored from being an old coaching house , features retained to enhance. Exceptionally warm with constant hot water and heating if required.We were luck with the weeks weather and enjoyed our day out visits to Shrewsbury, Telford and Oswestry etc, Very peaceful and tranquil location away from main roads, lots of bird variety and good walks. Short walk to the Severn River, passing beautiful cottages and houses along the way. Field within 200 yards to exercise doggies was a bonus for our two dogs. All in all a most wonderful holiday accommodation requiring nothing other than yourselves.The owners who live adjacent should be proud of the standard and were most helpful. Fresh eggs and milk on arrival was a very nice bonus.
We enjoyed the peaceful surroundings and comfort of the cottage..
Accommodation was delightful providing a relaxing break in a cleverly converted stable block.. Facilities were excellent, warm, cozy and we'll equipped. Our host, the owner was informative on arrival and checked that our stay had been a pleasant one upon leaving. We would recommend this property without hesitation.
The cottage was beautiful, the owners were extremely helpful and friendly.. The little added extras such as milk/eggs etc were an added bonus. Just a shame we couldn’t stay longer!
Situated down a quiet country lane yet easy to access the A5 to explore further in to the county or Wales - Powys Castle is a wonderful place to soak up history and nature and just a 30 minute drive.
The cottage is very well equipped, very clean and comfortable - there are many ways to enjoy the Old Coach House both inside and out.
There are quiet country lanes and bridleways to explore and miles of lovely scenery. It is a place you will want to return as we intend to!
We found the cottage very comfortable and in a lovely quiet location bit near enough to other places.. We would come again. It was very child friendly. The kitchen was well equipped and some provisions provided.
This was a lovely cottage and a good location for us..
The photos don’t do this cottage justice, it’s absolutely stunning and in a beautiful location at the end of a quiet lane.. It had everything we could possibly need and the owners were wonderful. It’s far enough away from the main road so it’s lovely and quiet but near enough that it doesn’t take too long to drive. Great location for lots of interesting places nearby.
We were pleasantly surprised with the coach house cottage.. Lived up to its listing. Extremely well equipped with quality fittings. We all had a great time and oners really friendly and helpful.
We had a very enjoyable stay at this lovely, quiet property in beautiful surroundings.. We visited Powis Castle and Attingham Park which is nearby. Both are beautiful National Trust properties. We took the steam train from Welshpool which was fun!
A lovely old property with plenty of room for six.. Kitchen facilities very good and spacious.Set in a quiet village location very close to Shrewsbury and on the cycle route 81.Some beautiful walks nearby
and the city of Worcester is not to far away and definitely worth a visit.
Friendly helpful hosts who were very responsive to any queries
The Old Coach House gave us a tranquil and extremely comfortable base for our short break.. Situated extremely close to some fantastic walking routes it was a cosy place to return to each evening with it’s log burner. Extremely well equipped and dog friendly, with a lovely sunny enclosed garden we were able to relax in the quiet evenings with a glass of wine underneath the vine that covered the south facing wall. Shrawardine is a beautiful little village, and the fact that the cottage was tucked up a quiet no-through road made it even more peaceful. Hospitable hosts, available for any issues (there weren’t any) - but available it needed.
A really beautiful cottage and extremely well equipped and comfortable.. Highly recommended.
Wonderful cottage in a beautiful part of Shropshire..
Cottage was well-appointed and in a beautiful location.. We were especially pleased by the generous extra provisions left for us by the owners. We felt welcomed. We would certainly recommend this cottage to others.
The cottage was immaculately clean and all the fixtures and fittings were of a very high standard. The kitchen was fully equipped with all the paraphernalia one could hope for and more. A wonderful property and an excellent holiday base.
Great cottage in a great location. Old Coach House had everything you could want and need and more.
The cottage was in a friendly village. It was very well equipped and comfortable with a very good efficient log burner. It was pet friendly and near to the A5, making the property very accessible for all of the surrounding areas. I would recommend and return.
This was the perfect place for our girly weekend. We had a great time and the property is gorgeous.
This is a superb property in a great location. Everything works well and is very comfortable - the kitchen and lounge are fantastic. We had a great time.
The cottage was perfectly located only a few miles from the A5, with access to many Shropshire market towns whilst being situated in a quiet rural hamlet with heaps of dog walks from the door. The accommodation suited our needs perfectly as there was a downstairs bedroom with en-suite shower room which suited my 79 year old mother perfectly.
Lovely location and great accommodation. Would definitely book again if we are heading that way in the future.
An extremely well equipped property in a secluded area - peaceful and tranquil.
The Old Coach House is beautiful, finished to a very high standard, furnished comfortably and very well-equipped. Warm, friendly, helpful welcome. Perfect location for our early Christmas family gathering, peaceful with numerous walking routes.
This is our 5th time to this property and we love the house and the surroundings.
Beautiful house, it was spacious and light. The kitchen was well equipped, had everything we needed and the owner was very friendly and helpful.
It was a comfortable relaxing cottage. The kitchen is the best room because it was big enough to cook and then eat all together at the table.
Great property - superb conversion and very comfortable. Very peaceful and restful location - very relaxing
Very welcoming - owners friendly and helpful but not intrusive.
The accommodation was perfect, spacious and very well equipped. We walked mainly at Nesscliffe which is a 15 minute drive away and would recommend this area for walkers.
A wonderful property in a wonderful location. Located in a quiet rural hamlet but only ten minutes from Shrewsbury.
Central for the area, this property will spoil us for anywhere else it was so good.
The location was peaceful and quiet. The accommodation very good with plenty of space..just the job!
Beautiful cottage that was well equipped and spacious. Peaceful and attractive location. Welcoming hosts.
My husband and I stayed in this cottage for a week in late September 2013.
This is the perfect cottage to relax and chill out.
It is down a quiet country lane, but only a short distance from the A5 main road, gateway to all Shropshire has to offer.
It is very well equiped, the kitchen is awsome, bedrooms bright and airy, comfortable beds. plenty of fresh towels, large lounge. We were lucky enough to have nice warm weather, so sat out on the patio overlooking the well the kept garden, had a visit from the resident chickens each day, so sweet.
It would accommodate a family of 6 quiet comfortably.
Very warm welcome from the owners, who kindly left eggs, milk, fruit etc for us. Thank you much appreciated
We will definately go back, the sooner the better.
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. .
Wonderful property, we loved it and would strongly recommend to a family or a group of adults as we were. Very friendly and helpful owners living next door. Couldn't fault it.
Lovely cottage, splendid weather (a definite bonus!), and ideal location for lots of things within an hour away - to suit all sorts of different tastes (NT / English Heritage, steam trains and canals, cycling and walks, market towns, Ironbridge etc).
We spent a week in this cottage with our daughter, son in law and twelve month old granddaughter. We could not have wished for a more comfortable or well equipped cottage.
The owner lives only yards away and we knew we could call on him if we needed anything but did not feel observed. Being SHROPSHIRE born and bred we knew the countryside around the cottage but for anyone new to the delights of Shropshire there are lots of places to explore. Our week was only marred by the weather being so cold. It would be a lovely place to go in the summertime.
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.
We rented the cottage for a week in January in order to be close to family that live nearby, we had a fabulous stay! The cottage is incredibly well equipped, tastefully decorated and a great location just ouside of Shrewbury, it also offers exceptionally good value for money for the standard of accommodation offered. We loved the single mattresses/duvets in the master bedroom ensuring we slept very well. The kitchen/dining room is very spacious and we loved entertaining there. Jamie was at all times very helpful and friendly. The dogs were very comfortable and loved their walks in the field just down the road, as well as the Quarry. Perhaps a small area in the garden safe for the dogs to go out for their last wee of the evening, would be the only small improvement we can suggest.
We stayed at this property over Christmas 2012. The kitchen was incredibly well-equipped. The owners had placed a decorated Christmas tree with lights in the lounge and made it a real home from home. We were given access to logs for the wood burning stove and had chestnuts roasting in there. It was a beautiful, tasteful conversion that provided a great Christmas break, away from it all.
The accommodation was warm and comfortable, all finished to a high standard and well kept. The area is perfect for anyone wanting a quiet relaxing break without feeling isolated. Plenty of good walks to take the dogs on. The countryside was turned into a winter wonderland due to the heavy frost we had most of the week, making a perfect atmosphere for our pre Christmas stay. The owners were helpful and welcoming, ensuring that any needs we had during our stay were met, without being intrusive.
A lovely house in a lovely location, handy for Shrewsbury and with easy access to nice days out. Standard of the conversion of this property was excellent.
Lovely location and high quality accommodation, with friendly owners.
Accommodation was first rate and in some instances better than in my own house! You need to drive everywhere, but with the scenery available, that's not a problem.
All the fittings were of a high quality. We had everything we needed in this very comfortable cottage.
Stunning location, very friendly and helpful owners, I have three children and stayed there with my grandparents and dog - plenty of space and felt like a luxury break! Would recommend and already have recommended this place to our friends without reservation. Looking forward to going back!
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!
Ideal location, very quiet and good walks from door. Great place within 50 yards for exercising the dog off the lead. Nearby National Trust and other places in easy reach.
Really enjoyed the stay at this cottage. It has the cottage charm with all the mod cons and home comforts,. Lovely quiet village setting and the bonus of nearby stables - my little boy had a fantastic time feeding the horse every day and there were toys for his age group which was the cherry on the cake (if the kids are having a good time, makes it so much easier for mum and dad).
The cottage owners were great really pleasant family and very helpful (without being intrusive). Finally thought the geographical location was great to explore shropshire - shewsbury was within an easy distance (with a car). Also lots of great nearby national trust and countryside.
The house was spacious, clean and a great kitchen. Wonderful property and location. There were five of us and we did not feel crowded at all. Thank you for a great place to start our stay in the UK.
Everything about the cottage was superb! We have stayed in many cottages and this was by far the best.
Very helpful host. Safe environment for kids and lovely to have farm animals on site. Excellent location. Great local pub and near many great family attractions.
excellent location, quiet yet comvenient for loads of attractions, loved the chickens and horse, apples wern't ready!
Fantastic property, beautifully converted and in a great location.
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.
The cottage was extremely well equipped and our little one loved all the toys.
Decoration and style was exactly what we look for in a property. Excellent location for what we wanted. Friendly and helpful owners. But importantly dog friendly!
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!
The fact that it felt instantly like a home from home. It was very welcoming and warm as it was -5 plus outside at night. Only thing missing was a rolling pin, but don't worry we downed a bottle of white wine and improvised with the bottle!
The standard and location of the property were really excellent. The Coach House was very comfortable, clean and finished to a high standard. All four generations of our family, aged from 0 to 81 years felt very at home there. I was particularly impressed with how child friendly the accommodation was, right down to the availability of a stair gate and boxes of toys. The host was very friendly and helpful too.
The Old Coach House was a real home from home. It had everything we needed and more. Our hosts were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. I would highly recommend the cottage and would love to stay there again. Picture perfect!
The owners have carried out a high standard but sympathetic conversion of a Grade 2 listed coach house to provide an excellent but very cosy cottage.
The best we have stayed in. The wood burner was just right for those cold winter nights. A very quiet relaxing area but plenty to do within a short distance. 5 stars - highly recommended.
The Old Coach House was excellent with plenty of space and good location for getting around Shropshire and also possibly into Wales.
Very well equipped and immaculately kept, we highly recommend it. We went in December and the Old Coach House was always warm with excellent views, it must be amazing in Summer.
The owners were particularly friendly and helpful.
It was fantastic! Location, and the cottage itself was just as promised. Wonderful fire, fully equipped with games, books, DVDs, CDs, even candles, plus it was dog friendly. It was a lovely weekend and we shall absolutely be returning. It is unusual to find somewhere that delivered far more than was promised, great though that was. Brilliant!
Perfect location, lovely and quiet, yet within easy driving distance of Shrewsbury and Oswestry.
Stunning accommodation situated in a ideal location for the activities we wanted to do. Very friendly owner who guided us through the property and local amenities. Wonderful holiday - looking forward to returning next year. Thank you to Sykes and our host.
We had a lovely time in the cottage, it was very clean and comfortable.
Beautiful location and very welcoming atmosphere.
Very very clean and thoughtfully furnished with all one could need. Lovely cottage, we would recommend to all our friends.
We loved the property and the generous hosts putting eggs and milk in the fridge etc trying to make our first day as easy as possible. We had arrived from the USA that morning so were thrilled to see the staples there in the cottage. Makes the self catering so much easier. We could just chill out in the little garden. Luckily for us the weather was very good when we stayed there. We would like to go back in the future and have told friends about it.
The Old Coach House was a very comfortable, clean and homely environment. The furnishings were to a very high standard. The Old Coach House is in a very quiet area but plenty to do in the surrounding towns and villages. Lovely relaxing week away.
A beautiful coach house in a lovely location. Exceptional quality and spacious accommodation. Friendly welcome too.
We received a very warm welcome and the standard of the property was very high.
Excellent, equipped very well - very friendly owners.
Exactly as described, the property was beautiful, owners very helpful and friendly, a brilliant welcome pack, with eggs and milk too. Delightful area, peace and tranquility.
Mr Mrs Russell
The tranquility and closeness to beautiful places, the helpfulness and friendliness of the owners, the well appointed kitchen, utilities and facilities and the wireless broadband facility.
We have used numerous other holiday cottage companies in the past and stumbled across this one, it is obvious how you rate a property is of a higher standard as we chose this cottage on what rating we usually would chose and this cottage was far and above superior than we have used in the past. The owners of the property and yourselves have done a great job.
The warm welcome and helpfulness of owners. Very comfortable and nice area, very very clean.
I was really impressed with the quality of the whole cottage. No expense had been spared. I will thoroughly recommend this to my friends.
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