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Entrance and deck area is completely private from the main house The Larches norwegian log chalet featuring The Hobbit stove
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This is the path below the chalet that runs to the parking area
Entrance and deck area is completely private from the main house
The Larches norwegian log chalet featuring The Hobbit stove
The Hobbit stove in gorgeous gun metal finish gives real ambience
NEW: The Hobbit by Salamander Stoves
Superking bed, wardrobe and shower room behind
NEW: outdoor bbq/firepit with views to the town
Hot tub in private walled area, with new composite decking.
NEW FOR 2016 - Hot tub with colour changing LED lights, waterfall and jets
Enjoying the fireworks over town from the firepit area
The town and hills are enchanting when the clouds descend
Burway Hill beyond the town (from outside the chalet)
Shower room with sliding door
The sun setting beautifully to silhouette Burway Hill
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Church Stretton, Shropshire, England

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LisaMay19...
Warwick, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“best proposal invironment i could have ever wished for”
Reviewed 8 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014

we stayed in the larches for the long bank holiday, sara and her adorable children, we was greeting with hospitality and a very relaxing warm welcome. the cabin was everything we could have wished for and so much more, clean, modern, and relaxing, the bed was amazing and the views were incredible. My partner proposed on our trip and sara made our day even better, with a congrats and present for our stay, we were invited to a BBQ were we met new friends and had the most enjoyable evening. big thank you to sara and mark for making us feel like home. I can truly recommend this for a holiday or a romantic break, we will defiantly be returning soon. all in all the best short break yet for myself and Darren and we go away a lot!

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Liked best: the feeling of being very welcome
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Darren S
Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
“One Word Describes The Larches "Perfect"”
Reviewed 8 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014

We have just returned from an amzing break at The Larches and 1 word would describe it and that would be Perfect. From the minute we arrived we were greeted by Sara who is a lovely lady who will do anything for you. She took us to our accomodation which was amazing and was everything if not more that we were looking for. It is perfect for a Romantic getaway or just somewhere to relax. The Chalet has everything you need and the Village of Church Stretton has some lovely shops and Restaurants. The village is just a short walk from The Larches as is the Train Station. Sara and her husband are such lovely people and very friendly and we were even invited to their Bbq on the Sunday which we attended and had a fantastic time with them and there friends and were made to feel very welcome. The main reason i booked The Larches was to propose to my partner and The Larches was the Perfect place to do this. I would definitely return there as it was a superb break for us and we cannot wait to return. It is fantastic value for money and i would recommend it to anyone.

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Liked best: The whole experience was perfect
Liked least: Not being able to stay longer
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Maartje B
Leiden, The Netherlands
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Just perfect!”
Reviewed 28 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014
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We spent a week in the Larches and everything about it was just perfect! To start, the location is great: from Church Stretton (which is a nice small town itself) a lot of nice places are within reach. The cabin itself was equipped with everything you need for your stay. Very important, everything was really, really clean and not a spot of dirt was seen during our stay! The bed is huge and just like one you find in a hotel. The heating works fine and the cabin was nice and warm. From the cabin it’s only a 10 minute walk (or less) to the town and to the supermarket. The weather was a little English when we visited, but on a sunny day you can sit outside on the porch and enjoy the views! WiFi worked very well. The owner Sara was on a vacation herself with her family but her parents-in-law were there to welcome us and they were very nice and friendly. I would definitely recommend this accommodation to everyone: you will not be disappointed!

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Wallace M
Kenilworth
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“This is the most fantastic place to stay”
Reviewed 25 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014
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This is the most fantastic place to stay. I have been here three times now and the chalet is tremendously comfortable and equipped with state of the art facilities. It serves as a base for activities and for relaxation. Regular trains operate quick services to both Ludlow and Shrewsbury in terms of restaurants, and Church Stretton itself, in the form of the Jaipur, has the best Indian restaurant I have ever been in.

The chalet is situated in extensive grounds overlooked by the Shropshire Hills and boasting it's own dingle. The owners are a delightful family and the whole experience has been in each case extraordinarily good

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Deborah D
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Just back from second visit and already planning the third - The Larches is perfect.”
Reviewed 13 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014
1
person found this review helpful

This is the second time I've stayed at The Larches and provisional dates for the third visit are in the diary. The cabin is beautifully decorated and extremely comfortable and as my stay was an extended one, that was important. I happily spent entire days inside but the location is so good that choices are easy: minutes from the centre of town, or the station (e.g. 20 minutes to Ludlow) or walking country. Sara, Mark (and their lovely family) are the best hosts and went out of their way to accommodate particular idiosyncratic requests. I miss The Larches already and look forward to going back before too long.

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Liked best: The cabin
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Solo Traveller
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Jess K
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Had a wonderful stay: great location for walking, relaxing, and exploring”
Reviewed 26 March 2014 for a stay in March 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We visited from London for a week of walking, resting, eating, and exploring the area. The accommodation was perfect - comfortable, clean, and everything you need to cater for yourselves, including some outside space for dinner on warm evenings. The weather during our stay was perfect and we enjoyed days of excellent walking in the hills. The owners of the property are especially kind and hospitable - they made us feel incredibly welcome and we enjoyed several chats with the children who were delightful. Sara provided lots of information on how to find the property and there was a lot of information when we arrived to help us plan our days. We also got a welcome bottle of wine! Shame to come home, even though we went for a whole week!

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Karen W
Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
“Perfect holiday retreat”
Reviewed 22 March 2014 for a stay in March 2014

We have just returned from a relaxing four night break at The Larches where we were warmly greeted on arrival by Sara who showed us to the chalet and explained how everything worked.

The chalet was very clean and comfortable and was equipped with everything we needed. It is located in an elevated position with great views of the Long Mynd and Church Stretton, which is only a ten minute walk away and it was so cosy to return to after a days walking in the hills.

We hope to return to The Larches soon for another break.

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Liked best: A unique place to take a holiday.
Liked least: There was nothing we didn't like.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
  • Was the property as advertised?
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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