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Homestead Family Cottage in Coalbrookdale, Shropshire

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sleeps 8
3 rooms
2 bathrooms

Homestead Family Cottage description

Holiday home
Homestead is an excellent holiday home set next to the owner's house in the village of Coalbrookdale in Shropshire. This all ground floor cottage sleeps upto eight people and has three bedrooms consisting of one king-size double with ensuite shower room and two twin bedrooms as well as a family bathroom. The cottage also has a fitted kitchen with dining area, utility room, sitting room with open fire and sofa bed and a conservatory. Outside there is off road parking for 3 cars and a large side and rear lawned garden with patio area, furniture and BBQ. Homestead is perfect for families and friends who wish to explore this area and visit many fascinating museums.

Coalbrookdale is a village set within the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge Gorge. This lovely village is close to the ten renowned museums which celebrate the history of Ironbridge World Heritage Site. The village is within a 5 minute walk to the centre of Ironbridge village which offers the world famous iron bridge, pubs, restaurants, shops and tea rooms. Within driving distance is the towns of Much Wenlock, Shrewsbury and Ludlow.

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.

Gas central heating with open fire in sitting room. Double electric oven, electric ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi. Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent. Extra fuel for open fire can be purchased from the owner. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 3 cars. Bike storage. Large side and rear lawned garden with patio area, furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop, pubs and restaurants 2 mins walk. Note: There is an unfenced brook bordering the garden, so children must be supervised at all times.


  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Ground floor
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
  • Near pub

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Mrs Nelson
September 2015
Everything about this bungalow was excellent, from the comfortable beds, to the great amount of space, inside and out. The location could not have been better, the bungalow is set in lovely gardens so could be a peaceful retreat too. We were a party of 6 elderly adults, and thoroughly enjoyed our 2 week stay.
Mr Murphy
September 2014
The Homestead bungalow is an excellent property, close to all the Ironbridge attractions
Mrs Kearney
August 2015
We had an excellent stay at The Homestead with my daughter and family. It is ideally located for all the attractions around Ironbridge and surrounding area. We would definitely stay there again if in the area.
Mrs Allinson
August 2014
Homestead was in a great location, the bungalow was very spacious and clean.
Mrs Steventon
April 2015
This is our third year at this property, we absolutely love it. It is about 5/10 minutes drive away from the Ironbridge museums. We love going to this property, it is a real home from home. It is quiet, relaxing and a lovely place to visit. Would highly recommend.
Mrs Harvey
August 2014
One of the best holidays we have ever had. The cottage was beautifully appointed with everything we could wish for, and the welcoming cake was delicious. All the tourist attractions were within easy reach and entailed very little long distance driving. We thoroughly recommend this holiday, this particular cottage, and this area.
Mrs Ford
August 2014
Brilliant area for children, museums all with child friendly exhibitions plus Cosford RAF museum. Our kids 5,10,12 all loved the holiday.
Mrs Weymouth
June 2013
Position of property could not have been better for reaching many museums on foot or by public transport. Charming, hospitable owner. This is the best holiday property we have rented to date.
Mrs Staley
September 2013
Good location, comfortable, spacious and private property.
Mr Burdak
August 2013
Excellent location, nice property, been here before, I will be back again I am sure.
Mr Rae
September 2013
Accommodation was excellent.
Mr Mills
May 2013
An excellent bungalow in a prime position with plenty places to visit. There's a good deli over the road and good pubs within 5 miles. It has all you need and the biscuits, home made by the owner were lovely. A holiday for all ages.
Mr Leggett
August 2012
It was a very comfortable base for our holiday, with very good facilities and a lovely garden. It was ideally situated for Ironbridge and the countryside. The owners, who lived next door were most friendly, helpful and welcoming.
Mrs Stevens
July 2012
The location was idea, there was plenty of relaxed space and the countryside was lovely. Eating places were within walking distance, and there were good walks near the river. Shrewsbury and Much Wenlock are within easy reach.
Mrs Steventon
April 2013
This property was the cleanest we have ever stayed in.
Mrs Irving
July 2012
The property was in a good location and had a nice appearance, we had a good welcome from the owners.
December 2013
We were welcomed on arrival and entered into a clean well decorated very comfortable home with all the required amenities. We loved the big kitchen and cooking facilities, the lounge and private garden. It was located near all the museums, independent shops, coffee houses and restaurants. There were supermarkets relatively nearby for other shopping. The owners were always willing to advise on sightseeing and they helped us plan a suitable route home at the end of the week. Everything needed for a very enjoyable holiday was to hand.
Steve B
November 2013
3 generations of the family, 8 of us in all, got together for a long weekend Homestead seemed ideal - we live in Telford, but the others came in from Merseyside, London, and Cornwall. One of the party has difficulty getting around, so the en-suite in the main bedroom was a boon. Even the sofa bed wasn't too bad. There is plenty of space for all of us to eat together, and the sitting room is a great space. I agree with a previous reviewer - this won't be the most peaceful place in the world, but it's in a residential area opposite a school, so what would you expect? If you have small children beware the brook at the rear of the property Nevertheless, whole-hreartedly recommended!
Mrs Chambers
May 2016
Homestead is a very comfortable property and well equipped also.
June 2013
Great Place to stay! Very close to attractions and eateries. We were two families stayed here for a week. About 10 museums around and strongly recommend the Year-long pass valid for all museums. The house is very spacious and comfortable for 8 members. The services and the cottage were very good and well furnished. May not be the place for peace and quiet, although, the photos definitely seem to indicate so. The cottage is in an area that is quite well-populated and is opposite a school. Overall, a best place to get away for a week with kids!
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