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Lower Lodge in Alberbury, Shropshire

784
  • £
  • $
per week
sleeps 8
4 rooms
3 bathrooms

Lower Lodge description

Holiday home
Lower Lodge is a luxurious detached cottage near to the Shropshire village of Alberbury. The cottage sleeps eight people and has four double bedrooms, all of which can be converted to twins and two of which have an en-suite wet room. The rest of the accommodation includes a family bathroom, a kitchen/diner, two sitting rooms with Smart TVs and a spa area with a sauna and shower. Outside is off road parking and an enclosed lawned garden with furniture, a hot tub and a covered games area with a pool table and table tennis. With enough entertainment to keep the whole family occupied, Lower Lodge is a superb family holiday home in Shropshire.

Area
The small rural village of Alberbury sits in pretty countryside, 9 miles from Shrewsbury. There is so much to do in this area, from the ten museums of Ironbridge Gorge to the abbey, castle, shops and restaurants of Shreswbury. There are many National Trust properties within easy reach of Alberbury, including Attingham Park, Powis Castle, Chirk Castle and Erddig. Ludlow, with its castle and timbered buildings, is a lovely town for a stroll and a refreshing cream tea, or step back in time with a trip to Acton Scott Working Farm, seen on TV as ‘The Victorian Farm'.

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.

Amenities
Oil central heating with electric fire. Double electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 2 x Smart TVs, 4 x TVs with FreeSat, DVDs, Xbox Kinect, built-in music system, WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 6 cars. Enclosed lawned garden with patio, furniture, hot tub and outdoor pool table and table tennis. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 3 miles, pub 1.5 miles. Note: There is a gas fire-pit on the patio which can be used at additional cost payable directly to the owner. Note: No hen/stag parties or similar.

Amenities

  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed garden
  • Fridge
  • Games room
  • Garden
  • Ground floor
  • High chair
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Table tennis
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi

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Reviews

Mr Robertson
April 2016
Fantastic house with great facilities, especially the huge hot tub! Good location to see all that Shropshire and North Wales has to offer. We will definitely be back!
Mrs Leighton
July 2016
After a day exploring coming back to relax in hot tub a massive bonus! The sauna, hot tub, pool table + table tennis kept everyone happy. Time went all to quick. The owners were extremely helpful and friendly. Would love to revisit and have no hesitation in recommending this gem of a property.
Ms Hopkins
January 2016
The property was beautiful, a perfect place for 8 friends to have a lovely chilled weekend.
Mrs Hutson
August 2016
The property was just amazing, there was something for everyone to do without needing to go anywhere. It is very well maintained and just had everything we needed for an awesome family holiday. 100% would come back here.
Mr Chylinski
August 2015
We had a fantastic weekend, we were entertained and totally relaxed in this excellent cottage.
Mr Kelsall
March 2015
Fantastic relaxation place, so easy to wind down as we did on our honeymoon. Will definitely be returning.
Mr Rowles
February 2015
The hot tub was spacious, the music system and being able to choose where the music plays was great. Great for a getaway with friends.
Mr Lawson
February 2016
Lower Lodge is in a great location, lots of space, lovely views and outstanding fixtures and fittings (sauna, Hot tub, games room etc). Owner was extremely helpful and friendly.
Mr Pickup
January 2016
We had a fantastic break at Lower Lodge. The house had everything we needed and the hot tub was a real hit with all.
Mrs Morton
June 2016
Lower Lodge is a big house with good size garden and is not overlooked. Very peaceful. The hot tub is HUGE and having the pool and table tennis games area was great. Overall this is a place we would recommend to anyone for a truly relaxing holiday. We loved it and definitely be planning a return visit.
Mrs Ryan
March 2016
The property was wonderful and equipped to a high standard.
Mrs Swift
June 2015
A spectacular property, couldn't recommend it highly enough. It had everything we needed and even things we didn't realise we needed, for example, the hot tub - what a blessing! It was to a high standard throughout. The owners are a delight and care deeply about their property and quite rightly so, it has quality furnishings, fixtures and fittings, including nice little touches you wouldn't expect to find in a holiday rental. Highly recommend this property, can't fault it in any way.
Ms Hanson
May 2014
The holiday home is lovely, made excellent use of the hot tub and fire pit. The sauna is an added bonus. Hosts were very friendly, it was all round an ideal place for a break for all ages and abilities/disabilities. A lot of thought and care been given to the place, it was very private with outstanding views. The pool table and tennis table were really good too.
Mr Arthur
June 2014
The best holiday accommodation we have stayed in. The cottage is very well equipped and set in a fantastic location with open fields overlooking countryside. It's south facing aspect makes it a great location for catching the sun all day. Would recommend for a great place for families of all ages.
Mrs Maddocks
November 2014
The overall accommodation was 5 star, in lovely surroundings.
Mrs Sumner
December 2014
Lovely big bungalow in gorgeous surroundings, great for a big family or like us a group of friends. Plenty of space everywhere and plenty of equipment and extras in all the rooms. Would definitely go again.
Mrs Beach
June 2014
The whole place was amazing, not a fault with it.
Mr Gencer
December 2013
It was a very entertaining house. Could not fault anything.
Mrs Douglas
March 2014
The whole experience was excellent.
Mr Worker
November 2014
We liked everything about the house. Lots to do around the house for the children and adults inside and out and the owner was a very nice man. Lots to do around the area, good places to eat with the pub called The Hand and Diamond and The Smoke House which are just 1 mile away Looking forward to next year , can not wait
Mrs Cutler
April 2014
This high tech property had everything we could have wished for, there was something for everyone in our party to do, or to relax and enjoy the peace and quiet. Games room for the young adults, pool table, table tennis, music system, hot tub and sauna. We had an absolutely fabulous time away - can't wait to book again!
Miss Banks
April 2014
An amazing house for two families to stay in with teenage children; very spacious, but with the additional bonuses of games rooms, hot tub and sauna.
Mr Marsh
August 2014
The property exceeded what we had imagined it to be from the brochure, from the moment we walked in we knew we had found a special property. The owner came to see us the next morning and he was very welcoming explaining how everything worked and generally trying to make sure we had a wonderful holiday. We were joined by family during our stay and the hot tub at night was the most relaxing place to talk and relax. An amazing property that far exceeded anywhere else we have stayed.
Mr Usher
March 2014
What a place, this property had everything you would want for a short break and more; the property and fittings all in A1 condition and the hot tub and sauna where fantastic. We stayed with friends and we have been to several others cottages, but nothing tops this, we will be back. We met the owners who were delightful and very helpful, already talking about when we can go back to Lower Lodge.
Mrs Edwards
January 2014
Great location. Really nice and helpful owners. The hot tub and sauna were a real bonus. Ample and secure parking so great for groups of friends.
Mrs Rees
August 2014
Lower lodge was spacious and very comfortable. The outside space really made the property with it's facilities and plenty of outside seating areas, we feel we made the most of what it had to offer. Apart from enjoying the house there were lots of activities and places to visit and it was great after a day out coming back to the hot tub in the evening.
Mrs Smith
October 2013
The house is to a very high spec with everything you need for a relaxing holiday. Its location is private, rural and very peaceful. The games area is excellent and the pool table has a cover over it so can be used all weather. The hot tub is fab, huge and a very nice touch. Will definitely be coming back.
Maria H
March 2016
Our first stay at Lower Lodge was for two weeks in March 2015 for our Silver Wedding. We were joined by family and close friends for a few days over these weeks and had an amazing time. The accommodation was everything we expected and more. The Location was spot on for a relaxing break and the surrounding countryside was amazing. We were so happy with this accommodation that we booked another week in December. We are going for the third time, staying for another two weeks in March 2016.
Mr Lord
August 2014
Lower Lodge was a fantastic accommodation. On arrival everything was as expected and our stay was relaxing. It was a pleasure meeting the owner who went out of his way to assure we had a trouble free break. We would love to stay here again and would have no problem recommending to friends and family.
Mr Hibbert
June 2014
This is a fabulous, spacious and very secure property. The hot tub, sauna, and games area was excellent. The grandchildren loved running around the very large and safe garden. There is a great choice of televisions, game consoles and a very good sound system throughout the property. We loved it so much we have booked to go back next year.
Sarah G
April 2016
Wow! We have just got back from a week at Lower Lodge and it was brilliant. The house was amazing and had everything we needed for a great holiday. We ranged from 7 to 81 and there was something to keep everyone happy. The children enjoyed the games room and TV/DVD in the bedrooms whilst the adults enjoyed the lounge, hot tub and sauna. The kitchen was really well equipped and we enjoyed cooking and eating in the kitchen/dining area. It was a bonus to have plenty of bathrooms and toilets for everyone too. The garden was lovely but unfortunately due to the time of year and weather we didn't get to enjoy it as much as we would have liked but there was certainly everything we needed had the weather been kind. The owners, Mark and Lisa, were really friendly, helpful and always available if we needed them. The surrounding area was beautiful and we enjoyed day trips to the RAF Museum at Cosford (free entrance), Shrewsbury, Powis Castle which was stunning, Lake Vrywny and Pistell Falls which were also well worth a visit. We visited the local pub where we had a lovely meal and they even do a complimentary mini bus service to the house so worth a visit too. We would definitely recommend this property to anyone looking for a luxury place to have a relaxing holiday in a nice area of the country. We would love to visit again.
Mr Cairney
December 2013
The hot tub was fantastic. The location was peaceful and it accommodated something for everyone. Would stay there again.
Miss Johnson
December 2013
What a fantastic place! So relaxing and everything you could possibly need catered for. Fantastic hot tub, with coloured lighting and music system connecting to all areas of the house! Beautiful views surrounding the lodge and great entertainment to keep everyone happy (x-box kinect, board games, dvds, hot tub, sauna)! Really helpful hosts, nothing too much trouble. We were staying for a 40th birthday celebration - it was a very enjoyable and memorable experience - thank you!
HPSL
November 2014
One word AMAZING! We have been doing a weekend away in November for the last 3 years this one by far has to be the best! Wonderful spacious accomodation, fabulous sauna and a large hot tub which accomodates all guests! The games room was fab and the outdoor games, having music that plays out in every room including outside, it truly is a perfect entertainment holiday home! We would definately recommend this place and will return one day in the future! Lemon drizzle cake on arrival was a lovely touch!
Gillian K
July 2016
We have had a fanatastic week at Lower lodge! I would definitely give it 5 stars. The facilities are top class. The rooms were immaculate. The kingsize bed is so comfy I slept like I was at home. ( This rarely happens on holiday.) There was great attention to detail e.g. ice cubes supplied in the freezer. The owners Mark and Lisa were very friendly and helpful. We really enjoyed the Jacuzzi and ensuite bathrooms were a boon. Well done!
Laurence k
March 2015
we arrived 3 days ago and couldn't be having a better time, the whole place is out of this world with the huge hot tub and the sauna it is just a total relaxation holiday the surrounding scenery is gorgeous. Mr Pugh was very welcoming from the off giving us the feeling where we could ask anything and it wouldn't be an issue Will defiantly be returning and recomending to friends and family ***** five stars
CarolynBedford
August 2014
We had a very comfortable stay and loved the facilities on offer. Our '30 something' children had a great time playing pool, tables tennis and using the X Box. The property is in a great location to visit towns, NT properties, and many other local attractions, all within half an hour driving distance. Our only regret was we hadn't booked a second week!
Guest
August 2014
We enjoyed a wonderful time at Lower Lodge; there were four adults and four teenagers, all of whom thoroughly indulged in the hot tub and sauna. The games facilities were similarly appreciated. A very well-equipped and well-maintained house, which is in a perfect location for day trips into Wales, as well as to Ludlow, Shrewsbury and Ironbridge. A definite five star recommendation.
Gary L
August 2014
Have just had a fantastic week at lower lodge thanks mark for making us very welcome accommodation is 5* with all mod cons, sauna hot tub all wonderful place lovely & clean on arrival the welcome home made cake was a nice touch lots to keep kids & adults entertained & lots to visit in area love to stay again & highly recommend to all.
meppy
June 2014
Highly recommend this holiday bungalow. Met all of our needs as most rooms end suite.made use of huge hot tub, games area a BBQ area. They don't supply a BBQ which is a shame but we bought a cheap one as we had excellent weather. We had breakfast on the terrace facing the fields and tea/ dinner in the hot tub area. The tv,s were useful if we wanted to watch something different. There is a big smart tv in the lounge and games room which we used when we had an impromptu karaoke. Some of the part have mobility problems but that was fine as everything was on the flat. We did not have children but the garden is lovely for them to play in. All outside furniture very comfortable. We seemed to have to travel miles before we got anywhere maybe we should have prepared our visits in advance. But if you want a chilled out holiday in an exceptionally nice place you can't go wrong. Manager and his wife were great and they had left a home made cake which was delicious. We had a really good stay
Andrea G
November 2013
We stayed at Lower Lodge in the October half term this year and had a really lovely relaxing break. We were two families with four kids ranging from age 8 - 16. Everybody thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this beautiful house in a lovely private location. Lovely views across the countryside added to the relaxing atmosphere which has been created here. The house is very comfortably furnished and is very spacious inside and out. The hot tub is very large and we all spent a good deal of time relaxing in it in the evening, stargazing. The sauna is another luxury extra which provided even more relaxation and with the lovely robes provided, it felt like being in a private spa! As it was a bit chilly we were not able to take full advantage of the fire pit, barbecue and outdoor games, but this area was again nicely set out with comfortable seating and would provide a lovely setting for relaxing on a summer evening. The xbox360 in the playroom kept children (and adults) entertained and with a tv and dvd in all the bedrooms as well as the lounge, and the other games provided, it meant there was always something to do. The docking station enabled all of us to play our music and speakers are situated all throughout the home for you to choose where you want to play the music (even in the bathrooms!) The owners looked after us very well and even brought us torches in case of a power failure during a storm. They provided homemade cakes on arrival and did all they could to make sure our stay was pleasurable. We enjoyed our holiday here so much we have booked to go back next year and would thoroughly recommend this holiday home. A lovely house, in a beautiful private setting, with great amenities, at a reasonable price. Definitely worth a visit.
Andrea G
November 2013
We stayed at Lower Lodge in the October half term this year and had a really lovely relaxing break. We were two families with four kids ranging from age 8 - 16. Everybody thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this beautiful house in a lovely private location. Lovely views across the countryside added to the relaxing atmosphere which has been created here. The house is very comfortably furnished and is very spacious inside and out. The hot tub is very large and we all spent a good deal of time relaxing in it in the evening, stargazing. The sauna is another luxury extra which provided even more relaxation and with the lovely robes provided, it felt like being in a private spa! As it was a bit chilly we were not able to take full advantage of the fire pit, barbecue and outdoor games, but this area was again nicely set out with comfortable seating and would provide a lovely setting for relaxing on a summer evening. The xbox360 in the playroom kept children (and adults) entertained and with a tv and dvd in all the bedrooms as well as the lounge, and the other games provided, it meant there was always something to do. The docking station enabled all of us to play our music and speakers are situated all throughout the home for you to choose where you want to play the music (even in the bathrooms!) The owners looked after us very well and even brought us torches in case of a power failure during a storm. They provided homemade cakes on arrival and did all they could to make sure our stay was pleasurable. We enjoyed our holiday here so much we have booked to go back next year and would thoroughly recommend this holiday home. A lovely house, in a beautiful private setting, with great amenities, at a reasonable price. Definitely worth a visit.
Mrs Almond
February 2016
Great place for a get together with friends. Ideal size with lots of space. Lovely rooms and all very clean.
Kimberley H
January 2014
We stayed at the house over the new year and we were not disappointed! The house was beautiful and had luxurious details such as the in house sound system/wet rooms etc. The hot tub is definitely the star of the property and really made the trip. The owners were so lovely and even gave us lifts to the local pub that they'd recommended! There's also a free mini bus service to and from the local pub which was fantastic! Really can't recommend this holiday home enough, we will definitely be returning!!
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