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Delightful, Country Cottage nestling in Church Strettons Hills. Perfect 4Walking

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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Nestling between Shropshire's, Stretton hills the Caer Caradoc and Lawley Hills , Caradoc cottage allows you to step out of the door into an area of outstanding Natural Beauty with excellent bird watching and walking from the door. The perfect location for walking or Cycling the hills in stunning scenery and exploring Shropshire s wealth of history, castles, stream trains, National Trust, English Heritage, gardens, markets towns and much more. Caradoc Cottage offers first class facilities, tastefully furnished, immaculate kept to insure comfortable, homely accommodation for your stay. The cosy lounge has exposed beams, ingle nock fire place with a wood burner for warm winter breaks, 32'' digital TV with DVD player and is referred to as the snug. The Kitchen is fully fitted with pine uni...Nestling between Shropshire's, Stretton hills the Caer Caradoc and Lawley Hills , Caradoc cottage allows you to step out of the door into an area of outstanding Natural Beauty with excellent bird watching and walking from the door. The perfect location for walking or Cycling the hills in stunning scenery and exploring Shropshire s wealth of history, castles, stream trains, National Trust, English Heritage, gardens, markets towns and much more. Caradoc Cottage offers first class facilities, tastefully furnished, immaculate kept to insure comfortable, homely accommodation for your stay. The cosy lounge has exposed beams, ingle nock fire place with a wood burner for warm winter breaks, 32'' digital TV with DVD player and is referred to as the snug. The Kitchen is fully fitted with pine units and equipped with electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge , freezer and washing machine. From the kitchen leads the dining room with a lovely oak floor, circular Pine table and chairs, comfortably seating four people. From the dining room a variety of birds from the nut hatch to the woodpecker can be seen on the bird table. The down stairs bathroom is fully fitted with shower facilities over the bath. There is also an upstairs toilet and wash basin, ideal for couples and families. The first bedroom provides a Super king sized double bed with Edwardian bedroom furniture and looks out onto the orchard garden & open fields. The the super king sized bed is easily separated to provided two full sized single beds if required. The second bedroom provides a full sized double bed with pine bedroom Furniture and looks out on to open fields. Heating is by efficient storage heaters. The large garden provides a relaxing afternoon to enjoy the wide variety of birds, while reading the papers. The games area allows you or the children to enjoy a game of Table tennis, dart or pool. Ample off road parking is available directly outside your door. Very sorry no pets. Safe and secure and out of sight room for leaving bikes when not in use. Friday change over day preferred, although a Saturday can be arranged. Own natural spring water supply. Caradoc cottage is rates 4 stars with Visit Britain. Owners next door to help if required. Church Stretton is only 3 miles away offering a good selection of traditional shops, tea-rooms and restaurants. Berries tea room is a particular favorite with guests. Stretton antiques market is a must for any wet afternoon. You can enjoy playing golf on one of the highest clubs in England on the side of the Long Mynd. The town park allows you to play tennis, mini golf and has a great children's play area and much more. If you are feeling really adventurous you can try Gliding and para-gliding with the Longmynd Gliding Club . Within 30 minutes traveling we have the world famous Iron Bridge Gorge with 10 fascinating museums to visit. The Engenuity and Blist Hill museums are a favorite for children of all ages. Bridgnorth is home of the Severn Valley Heritage Steam Railway, plus a funicular railway which links the high and low towns together. Acton Scott Historic Working Farm (as seen on BBC2 Victorian Farm) . Stokesay Castle the 13th Century fortified manor house and Ludlow Castle are great for Children and adults with the guided tours bringing the castles alive. The medieval county town of Shrewsbury home of Charles Dawin were you can enjoy a picnic in the quarry, a boat ride on the river and then go to the theater or cinema in the evening or just enjoy some shopping with all the high street shops at hand as well and visit the towns museums. The historic market towns of Ludlow, Much Wenlock with English Hertiage- Wenlock Priory, Clun and its castle and Bishops Castle are all very different where you can source the the local food and produce. Wenlock pottery is a great family day out were you can try your hand at throwing a pot and then enjoy a delicious meal afterwards at the pottery. If you area member of the National Trust or English Heritage you will be spoilt for choice with Cardingmill Valley in Church Stretton. Attingham park, Dudmaston, Berrington Hall and Powis Castle all within easy reach. Powis Castle has Stunning Gardens which are not to be missed any time of year. Throughout the summer the local garden scheme runs with different gardens open to the public each weekend. Great for picking up unusual plants and ideas to take home. Whatever you interest Caradoc cottage is the ideal location as the area has something for everybody within easy reach. More
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Wendy L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:April 2016
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

We had a lovely relaxing stay at the Cottage. What a location! We were made very welcome by Wendy and Adrian who went out of their way to make our stay special. My 2 children 7 and 5 were thrilled to collect eggs and see...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Adventure20516107576
Reviewed 21 February 2018

If you're reading this wondering if this cottage is the ideal place to take your family, I have to say that you got it right! It's the most lovely and cozy cottage I've ever been, ideal for a family getaway. Wendy is such a nice...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Isabela S
Management response:Responded 22 February 2018

Dear Isabela Thank you for your kind review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay. It was lovely to meet you and I look forward to seeing you again. Best Wishes Wendy

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

We originally booked Carodoc cottage to be up near the hills for walking, but ended up arriving on the very snowy weekend, so Wendy contacted us to see if we wanted to switch to Jasleigh, which is in Church Stretton about 10 mins walk from...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Heather M
Management response:Responded 19 December 2017

Dear Heather Thank you for your kind review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Jasleigh. What I good idea to come by train. It was lovely to meet you both and we look forward to hearing from you again in the New...More

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Date of stay: December 2017
Management response:Responded 19 December 2017

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Game Room
Pool Table
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Highchair
Towels Provided
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Iron
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Ping Pong Table
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Church Stretton is only 3 miles away offering a good selection of traditional shops, tea-rooms and restaurants. Berries tea room is a particular favorite with guests. Stretton antiques market is a must for any wet afternoon. You can enjoy playing golf on one of the highest clubs in England on the side of the Long Mynd. The town park allows you to play tennis, mini golf and has a great children's play area and much more. If you are feeling really adventurous you can try Gliding and para-gliding with the Longmynd Gliding Club . Within 30 minutes traveling we have the world famous Iron Bridge Gorge with 10 fascinating museums to visit. The Engenuity and Blist Hill museums are a favorite for children of all ages. Bridgnorth is home of the Severn Valley Heritage Steam Railway, plus a funic...
How to get there
Coming from Shrewsbury take the A49 for Hereford. After approx 7 miles you come to the village of Leebotwood. Take the only left turn in Leebotwood just after the Pound Inn sign posted for Cardington. If Coming from Ludlow on the A49 then carry on the A49 through Church Stretton heading for Shrewsbury approx 3 miles you will come to the Leebotwood. Take the only turn right for Cardington. 3/4 mile turn right at the T junction. Take the second turn right after approx 1 1/4 miles. Sign posted for Botvyle, Church Stretton. Caradoc Cottage is then the next house on your right. As you come into the yard and look back to the house Caradoc cottage is the first brown stable door nearest to you . The key will be under the mat for you.
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