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The Cart House Romantic Cottage in Alberbury, Shropshire

461
  • £
  • $
per week
sleeps 2
1 room
1 bathroom

The Cart House Romantic Cottage description

Holiday home
The Cart House is a quality cottage in a courtyard setting on a working arable farm in Alberbury. The cottage has a king-size double with en-suite, and an open plan living area with woodburner. Outside is off road parking, and an enclosed patio with furniture and private hot tub. The Cart House also has shared use of a games barn with pool table, TV, air hockey and outdoor children's play area, and is within easy reach of plenty of family days out.

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
Underfloor central heating from eco-friendly biomass system with woodburner. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, Blu-ray, DVD, iPod dock, WiFi. Shared games barn (wheelchair accessible) with pool table, hand football, air hockey, toddler ball-pit, drinks machine and newspapers. Shared outdoor play area for younger children with swing, seesaw and climbing frame. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent, extra wood can be purchased from owner. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Private, enclosed landscaped courtyard garden with furniture, BBQ and private hot tub. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 4 miles, pub with restaurant 1.3 miles. Note: Infants up to 1 year only. Note: There is total privacy around the hot tub, but it is situated close to neighbouring properties.

Amenities

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

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Reviews

Mr Bevan
October 2015
Great holiday cottage in a wonderful part of the country with very friendly people, dogs and kitten.
Ms Hing
June 2016
The hot tub is just to die for, went in every day but one, it was great after a visit to Snowdon.
Mrs Syson
June 2015
The position of the cottage was perfect, the overall standard was very high. The owners were very friendly and everything you could possibly need was catered for. The countryside is beautiful and very peaceful, the cottage was very comfortable and the garden was a pleasure to spend time in.
Mrs Cooke
March 2015
In a quiet and peaceful location and the staff were very friendly and welcoming. The play barn is an added bonus especially if you're into pool or air hockey. Also, having your own private hot tub is lovely, after long walks it is nice to come back and relax in it. We really loved staying here and would definitely visit again.
Mr Stockley
June 2015
Very enjoyable holiday. Everything was superb. Good hot tub in secluded garden.
Miss Thomas
September 2014
Loved everything about it, from the accommodation to the Hot tub. We couldn't have asked for more and the owners and staff was lovely.
Mrs Syson
October 2014
This cottage was excellent and even better than our expectations. The people were friendly and very helpful and made our stay even better. The position of the cottage could not be faulted and our every wish and need was thought of. I would highly recommend these cottages to anyone.
Mrs Elliott
July 2014
The property was a wonderful place to stay, very peaceful and tranquil. Made to feel very welcome by the owner and shown round on arrival. Property was a great place made even better by the hot tub in the garden which was used a lot during our stay. Will be wanting to go back again in the future. Lots of things to do and see in the area too. Will be recommending to friends and family.
Mrs Davies
May 2014
The accommodation was of a high standard and refurbished to a lovely finish. The hot tub was a lovely factor - we had a fantastic time on this holiday.
Mr Howard
January 2014
Everything about this cottage was perfect, I am looking forward to returning already.
Mrs Vickers
July 2014
Liked the privacy of the garden and hot tub. Very modern and clean inside with good quality furniture.
Mrs Hess
June 2014
Had a fab break, it was relaxing and just what both myself and my husband needed. We celebrated our wedding anniversary whilst away! It was clean, modern and had everything we needed and more. The hot tub was very relaxing and I certainly made good use of it!
Miss Anderson
April 2014
Everything that we needed was provided within the accommodation. The atmosphere was very relaxing. The owners were friendly and welcoming. The hot tub and games barn were particularly good features.
HayleyElinor
April 2014
Everything that we needed was provided within the accommodation. It was well equipped and furnished to a high standard. The atmosphere was very relaxing. The owners were friendly and welcoming - they were always available if needed but were not in any way intrusive. They kindly showed us around the other accommodation, which was all completed to the same high quality as the cart shed. The hot tub and games barn were particularly good features. I look forward to returning when the badminton court has been completed. The location is good for access to Shrewsbury, Chester and Wales - it is ideal for day trips out.
Mr Sims
December 2014
The owners/managers of the properties were always more than happy to help. The cottage was cosy and the hot tub was a dream. Perfect holiday.
Mr Anslow
March 2014
Beautiful cottage complex - all finished to a high standard and excellently maintained. Welcoming and incredibly helpful owners and staff. Cannot recommend highly enough and we will definitely return.
legend187
January 2014
We booked this the day before, travelling across country to find an attractive court yard setting on a small working farm. The owner, Robert, met us on arrival and showed us around the cottage. It really is well presented, a fully stocked and modern kitchen, spacious living area with comfortable reclining chairs, a wood burner, a big bedroom with a comfortable bed and walk in shower room. The garden is private and not overlooked, with a fantastic and easy to use hot tub. Another highlight is the underfloor heating throughout. The play barn, set near to the entrance of the cottages, is again modern and is a great idea, with a pool table, childrens play area, retro games machine with a lot of old Atari classics, an Air Hockey table and table top football, along with a stocked shelf of DVD's. All of this is free to use at any time of day! The local area has many pubs and restaurants, but it would be worth speaking to the owner before heading out as he has a good knowledge of the local area and owns property all around, but the tips we had paid off with great food. On leaving we were shown around the bigger cottages and all I can say is, 'Wow', the whole set up must have cost a fortune but the time and effort has paid off. We have spoken to many friends about returning here as a group and I would certainly recommend it to anyone wanting a comfortable, reasonably priced stay in cracking accommodation.
Mr Sparks
April 2014
Fantastic barn conversions, done to a very high standard and exceptionally well presented. The Cart House was perfect for just the 2 of us, and the hot tub was the perfect added extra to the barn. Great hosts, with great local knowledge. The farm also has a great Play Barn too with pool table, table football, air hockey, retro arcade games and plenty of DVDs - a great addition. Overall a fantastic place to stay and relax
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