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ABBOTT'S RETREAT, pet-friendly, WiFi, woodburner, en-suite access, detached

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4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
7 guests
3 nights minimum
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This delightful, stone-built cottage is set in the small hamlet of Norbury near Bishop's Castle, and sleeps seven people in four bedrooms.Abbott's Retreat is a charming, detached cottage set in the small hamlet of Norbury, less than five miles from Bishop's Castle in Shropshire. With four bedrooms, including three doubles (one with an en-suite shower room) and one single, this cottage can sleep seven people. There's also a bathroom, a ground floor cloakroom, a kitchen and a sitting room with dining area and woodburner. Outside, there is off road parking for two cars along with wrap-around lawned gardens, a patio and garden furniture. Abbott's Retreat provides friends and families with a contemporary yet cosy base from which to discover this attractive are of Shropshire. Amenities: Gas cen...This delightful, stone-built cottage is set in the small hamlet of Norbury near Bishop's Castle, and sleeps seven people in four bedrooms.Abbott's Retreat is a charming, detached cottage set in the small hamlet of Norbury, less than five miles from Bishop's Castle in Shropshire. With four bedrooms, including three doubles (one with an en-suite shower room) and one single, this cottage can sleep seven people. There's also a bathroom, a ground floor cloakroom, a kitchen and a sitting room with dining area and woodburner. Outside, there is off road parking for two cars along with wrap-around lawned gardens, a patio and garden furniture. Abbott's Retreat provides friends and families with a contemporary yet cosy base from which to discover this attractive are of Shropshire. Amenities: Gas central heating with woodburner. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, WiFi. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot, highchair and stairgate. Off road parking for 2 cars. Lawned garden with patio, furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1.4 miles. Note: The car park area is on a slope with 6 steps to the front door, may not be suitable for less mobile. Note: There is an unfenced slope in the garden, children to be supervised. Anybody looking to book from the 4th of January, please contact the office as the price online is incorrect, The price should be as displayed from the 5th of January 2019. 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 attractive market town of Bishop's Castle is surrounded by the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty of the South West Shropshire Hills. The ancient town offers a weekly market and an excellent variety of shops, pubs and places to eat. It is famous for its annual Real Ale Festival, Tandem Triathlon and regular festivals and fairs.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Attached (ensuite)
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Sykes Holiday Cottages
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2009
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

We had a truly wonderful week long stay at Abbott's Retreat during February half-term. This is a charming rural idyll set on a slight hill with postcard perfect views to the historic church, pretty cottages and hills beyond. Despite there being six of us (including...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank mrso815
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Stayed as a family group for a long weekend. Absolutely fantastic !!! Very peaceful and quiet just what we wanted. Ideal for walks despite the awful weather we had !!! Four great bedrooms and a lovely lounge area with a great long burner !! A...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank keithygordon
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This cottage is in a peacful location surrounded by lovely countryside and a great walking area. It has everything you need and close to interesting historic castles, towns and villages. There are also nice pubs offering good beer and food nearby.

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Helen M
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Fantastic peaceful location. Amazing log burner. Plenty of space for us all. All you could need to have a great time from pots and pans, slow cooker. Comfy beds for all. Everything has been thought of even some games to play. We would return without...More

Date of stay: February 2017
Thank 247simonh
Reviewed 14 January 2017

The location in the charming hamlet of Norbury is superb. Lots of scenic walks and warm, kind people to encounter. The house is perfect; warm, spotless and full of everything you could possibly want. Large hob and spacious kitchen. Lots of outside space and garden...More

Date of stay: January 2017
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

Lovely accommodation, they have thought of everything. Well equipped kitchen, clean towels and bedding, laundry facilities, lovely outside space, and a spacious inside. A real plus that it's pet friendly as well. Not too much close by to do etc. so you would need a...More

Date of stay: September 2016
1  Thank Charlie761
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Very highly recommended. Great week of peace & tranquility in excellent accommodation with every home comfort provided.

Date of stay: April 2015
2  Thank Kathy N
Reviewed 10 March 2015

This cottage (well, 4 bedroom house actually!) ticks every box. From outside it is stunning and once inside it just gets better. Every detail has been considered. It is pristine and everything you need has been provided from a welcome bottle of wine, eggs and...More

Date of stay: February 2015
4  Thank Fernlay
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Cooker
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
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