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400 year old house with creature comforts
Enjoy the glow of the fire for cosy nights in
The cosy lounge with TV and fabulous wood burner
The perfect setting with underfloor heating
Welcoming hall for boots and coats with sofa and TV
Fabulous kitchen/diner
Historic house full of period features and contemporary twists
The well-equipped kitchen
Rustle up a meal in the staggered kitchen
With plentry of space for everyone to gather round
A lovely space to enjoy a meal together
Original features such as medieval wall painting
Take care on the stairs
All the bedrooms have quality linen and are designed for a good night's sleep
Stunning bedroom with super-king-size bed
Lovely views from the bedroom
Take a leisurely start to the day
The stylish bathroom with freestanding bath
Treat yourself to a bubble bath
The cosy double bedroom
Interesting features in the double bedroom
Take a leisurely shower
The second double bedroom with private staircase
Relax in the back garden
Enjoy al fresco dining
View towards the house
1 / 26  400 year old house with creature comforts
2 / 26  Enjoy the glow of the fire for cosy nights in
3 / 26  The cosy lounge with TV and fabulous wood burner
4 / 26  The perfect setting with underfloor heating
5 / 26  Welcoming hall for boots and coats with sofa and TV
6 / 26  Fabulous kitchen/diner
7 / 26  Historic house full of period features and contemporary twists
8 / 26  The well-equipped kitchen
9 / 26  Rustle up a meal in the staggered kitchen
10 / 26  With plentry of space for everyone to gather round
11 / 26  A lovely space to enjoy a meal together
12 / 26  Original features such as medieval wall painting
13 / 26  Take care on the stairs
14 / 26  All the bedrooms have quality linen and are designed for a good night's sleep
15 / 26  Stunning bedroom with super-king-size bed
16 / 26  Lovely views from the bedroom
17 / 26  Take a leisurely start to the day
18 / 26  The stylish bathroom with freestanding bath
19 / 26  Treat yourself to a bubble bath
20 / 26  The cosy double bedroom
21 / 26  Interesting features in the double bedroom
22 / 26  Take a leisurely shower
23 / 26  The second double bedroom with private staircase
24 / 26  Relax in the back garden
25 / 26  Enjoy al fresco dining
26 / 26  View towards the house

The Ancient House

Church Stretton (1.5mls SW), Shropshire
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
5 star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Quirky
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Beautiful 400-year old house with original features and contemporary twists
  • Relax in the garden or stroll to the renowned local pub or into Church Stretton
  • Stride, ride or drive in this historic and beautiful area of Shropshire
  • Activities on offer include walking, cycling, fishing, sailing, golf and even hang gliding
  • Historians can explore museums, galleries and other historic sites nearby
  • Nearby towns of Much Wenlock, Bridgnorth and Shrewsbury with eateries, shops and attractions
Property code: 75455

Beautiful 1600s house with creature comforts and garden, in a village near Church Stretton, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, ideal to relax or as an active holiday base to explore Shropshire.

Set in Little Stretton at the heart of the Shropshire Hills, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Walk to the Long Mynd, owned and managed by the National Trust with well-maintained paths, bridleways and mountain bike trails. This landscape of rolling hills and river valleys is perfect for walking, cycling, golf and hang gliding to mention just a few of the activities on offer. Enjoy many events and festivals celebrating good food, arts and crafts and music in the area. Visit museums, galleries, Stokesay Castle and National Trust historic houses such as Attingham Park. Or head to the notable towns of Ludlow and Shrewsbury with independent shops and eateries. There’s so much to see and do at this all-year-round destination.

The black and white timbered house is steeped in history and full of character with flagstone floors, exposed beams, high and low ceilings, wooden floors, a quirky staircase and feature fireplace, with all your creature comforts. Enter the snug with plenty of space to hang up your coats and kick off your boots, sit on the sofa and settle into this lovely house. There is also a TV in this room and views over the garden. Continue through into the superb kitchen/diner which is well-equipped with slate work surfaces, electric oven and induction hob, dishwasher, fridge, microwave and washer/dryer, with all the thoughtful little extras. The dining table takes centre stage by the original medieval wall painting, perfect for everyone to gather round, enjoy a meal and spend time together. After dinner, walk through to the lounge with feature fireplace, relax on the sofa, plan your activities or enjoy a good book. For cosy nights in maybe light the wood burner and watch a film on the TV. Also, on the ground floor is the stylish shower room with shower and WC. There are two staircases in the property, one leads to the delightful double bedroom with views over the village towards the hills. The other staircase leads to the two further bedrooms and the stylish bathroom with freestanding bath and WC. There is one bedroom with super-king-size zip-and-link bed (which can be made up as a twin on request) and views over the village, and a cosy double bedroom also with views over the garden.

Outside there is an enclosed garden with established trees, shrubs and lawn. The paved patio with table and chairs is perfect for a morning coffee or al fresco dining, maybe enjoy a charcoal BBQ in the evening. There is roadside parking outside the property for two cars. And a bike rack is in the garden for your bicycles, don’t forget to bring your locks.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 3 bedrooms - 1 super-king-size zip-and-link (which can be made up as a twin on request) and 2 doubles
  • 1 bathroom and 1 shower room
  • Electric oven and induction hob, fridge, microwave, dishwasher and washer/dryer
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Electric and underfloor heating included
  • Roadside parking for 2 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Shop 2 miles and pub within walking distance
  • Lockable rack for bikes
  • TV in lounge and snug
  • Charcoal BBQ available

This property is personally managed by Gemma.

400 year old house with creature comforts
Enjoy the glow of the fire for cosy nights in
The cosy lounge with TV and fabulous wood burner
The perfect setting with underfloor heating
Welcoming hall for boots and coats with sofa and TV
Fabulous kitchen/diner
Historic house full of period features and contemporary twists
The well-equipped kitchen
Rustle up a meal in the staggered kitchen
With plentry of space for everyone to gather round
A lovely space to enjoy a meal together
Show 14 moreOriginal features such as medieval wall painting

Location

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