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Arden House : Mackintosh : Luxury Apartment

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
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Standing at the gateway to Carding Mill Valley, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Arden House is the perfect place to escape to the country to relax and unwind. With far reaching views across the surrounding Shropshire Hills - Arden House offers quality self-contained holiday apartments, with well-appointed kitchens, sleeping from two to six guests - all retaining the unique character of this Arts & Crafts country house. With ample private parking, Arden House is only a short level walk from the centre of Church Stretton, with a wide selection of independent shops and quality restaurants. It is ideally situated for discovering the delights of Shropshire with the historic towns of Shrewsbury, Ironbridge, Much Wenlock and the renowned food mecca of Ludlow all just 30 minutes away ...Standing at the gateway to Carding Mill Valley, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Arden House is the perfect place to escape to the country to relax and unwind. With far reaching views across the surrounding Shropshire Hills - Arden House offers quality self-contained holiday apartments, with well-appointed kitchens, sleeping from two to six guests - all retaining the unique character of this Arts & Crafts country house. With ample private parking, Arden House is only a short level walk from the centre of Church Stretton, with a wide selection of independent shops and quality restaurants. It is ideally situated for discovering the delights of Shropshire with the historic towns of Shrewsbury, Ironbridge, Much Wenlock and the renowned food mecca of Ludlow all just 30 minutes away by car or even less by train. The Mackintosh Apartment As one of the pioneers of the Art & Crafts movement, the influences of Charles Renee Mackintosh can be seen throughout this elegant apartment. Available for a minimum of two nights, the large lounge/dining room has a double aspect, with windows overlooking the Caradoc and the Longmynd. The apartment offers luxury and comfort for the perfect, relaxing holiday where every need has been catered for. Accommodation comprises: The Mackintosh apartment provides spacious accommodation - all recently refurbished, offering our guests the perfect home away from home – stylish, comfortable and where every requirement has been carefully taken into consideration - perfect to relax and unwind. The lounge/dining room offers ample seating, with a dining table, desk, coffee and console tables and a plasma TV with a DVD player. The well-appointed kitchen has quality appliances including an oven with ceramic hob, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, toaster, microwave and ample pans, crockery, glasses and utensils. The bedroom has a king-size bed, luxury mattress and bedding, with quality furnishings, hairdryer and ample storage including a double wardrobe plenty of coat hangers, a dressing table and an ensuite bathroom with shower ample towels and toiletries. For your convenience we provide bed linen, ample bath towels/sheets, an iron and ironing pad, cling film, tinfoil, dish washer and laundry tabs, washing-up liquid, dish clothes and tea towels. For your safety all electrical appliances are PAT tested, there is a fire extinguisher, a carbon monoxide monitor and a first aid kit. Our aim is to make your visit as relaxing as possible and we will be delighted to offer help and advice with planning walks or mountain bike routes, places to visit, restaurant recommendations and bookings. If you have something to celebrate we can help plan an occasion to remember. From golfing to gliding or bike hire to wild swimming – we are happy to help! We look forward to welcoming you to Arden House. Ian and Julie Price More
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Ian and Julie P
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Listed Since:January 2015
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Our aim is to make your visit as relaxing as possible and we will be delighted to offer help and advice with planning walks or mountain bike routes, places to visit, restaurant recommendations and bookings. If you have something to celebrate we can help plan an occasion to remember. Step out of the rat race and discover the tranquillity of wild beautiful spaces - Church Stretton is a haven for hill walking, mountain biking and horse riding. The Long Mynd rises above the west of the town is well-known for gliding, hang gliding and boasts the second highest golf course in England. From golfing to gliding or bike hire to wild swimming – we are happy to help! We look forward to welcoming you to Arden House. Ian and Julie Price
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are retirees from Texas who stayed in the Mackintosh apartment for our recent visit with family in the Shropshire area. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The apartment is beautifully decorated, very comfortable and quiet. Ian is a gracious host and was very helpful. He...More

Date of stay: May 2019
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Ian P, VR Owner at Arden House : Mackintosh : Luxury Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Light Packer - Its was a pleasure to have you stay at Arden House and we are very pleased you enjoyed both Arden House and Church Stretton. Nice to hear you are home safely. Hopefully we will see you again when visiting family. Ian &...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Date of stay: September 2017
Ian P, VR Owner at Arden House : Mackintosh : Luxury Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2017

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Reviewed 15 April 2017

It doesn't get much better than this - wonderful hosts, superb accommodation as well as excellent location for strolling to church stretton village and local hikes right from the doorstep. We were here 4 nights, travelling by train, foot and great local bus service, and...More

Date of stay: April 2017
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Ian P, VR Owner at Arden House : Mackintosh : Luxury Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Angela - Thank you for your comments and taking the time to leave them. You have certainly captured the area very well and managed to take a lot in during your stay. Very pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Ian & Julie

Reviewed 15 April 2017

We had a great weekend celebrating my birthday! The Mackintosh apartment was immaculate and Julie and Ian welcoming and informative hosts. We ate well at nearby pubs and enjoyed walks in the locality - all of this helped by the warm sunny weather.

Date of stay: April 2017
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Ian P, VR Owner at Arden House : Mackintosh : Luxury Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment, it is appreciated and very rewarding for us. Thank You Ian & Julie

Reviewed 26 February 2017

Very occasionally you come across a gem of a place to stay and this was one of those rare finds. From the moment of booking to the end of our stay, Ian and Julie were fantastic hosts, taking care to make sure we had everything...More

Date of stay: February 2017
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Ian P, VR Owner at Arden House : Mackintosh : Luxury Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Deborah Thank you very much for your comments and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay in both our Mackintosh Suite and Church Stretton in general. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, it is appreciated. Ian & Julie

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Corporate Bookings
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Staffed Property
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Gym
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Arden House is only a short level walk from the centre of Church Stretton, which has some wonderful restaurants and bistros featuring, European, Thai and India cuisine. The quaint cafes are great for afternoon tea and we have a fantastic award winning deli. The town is surrounded by the most outstanding selection of country pubs offering everything from fine dining to gastro pub grub. The renowned Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd, owned and looked after by the National Trust, is outside our front gate – offering woodlands walks, challenging hill climbs or gentle rambles with a country pub lunch along the way – Church Stretton is one of those destinations that once discovered, people return to time and time again.
How to get there
Directions On reaching the traffic lights at Church Stretton, turn towards the town centre, travel along Sandford Avenue to the junction, turn right into the B5477 Shrewsbury Road, then take the first turn on the left into Carding Mill Valley and you will see Arden House on the bank, to the right, at the foot of the Trevor Hill road. BY RAIL Church Stretton has a railway station, services run to and from Shrewsbury or Newport. Although the station is only a short walk from Arden House, to save our guests struggling with their luggage, we can arrange collection from the station.
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