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The Old Stables Pet-Friendly Cottage in Knockin, Shropshire

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sleeps 2
1 room
1 bathroom

The Old Stables Pet-Friendly Cottage description

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The Old Stables is a delightful cottage, adjoined to the owners' historic 16th century timber-framed home in the attractive Shropshire village of Knockin and can sleep two people. This all ground floor cottage has one double bedroom, a shower room with underfloor heating and an open plan living area with a kitchen with underfloor heating, a dining area and a sitting area. Outside there is off road parking for one car, lockable bike storage and an enclosed courtyard patio with furniture and a barbecue. The Old Stables is a wonderful base for your romantic holiday.

Knockin is a lovely village, well situated between Shrewsbury and Oswestry and close to the England/Wales border. Knockin benefits from St Mary's Church, a lovely 12th century church, a village shop known as ‘The Knockin Shop' and the Bradford Arms pub, where you can enjoy good food. This is a lovely base for touring Shropshire.

A E Housman 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.

Electric underfloor heating with wall-mounted electric convector heaters. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, WiFi, TV with Freeview, DVD. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 1 car. Lockable bike storage. Enclosed courtyard patio with furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 1 min walk, pub 2 mins walk. Note: This property is suitable for babes-in-arms only.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Ground floor
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Wifi
  • Near pub

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Mrs Nye
September 2015
This cottage was lovely warm and cosy. Everything was there to make your holiday feel a like home from home.
Mr Rajan
July 2016
An excellent location for exploring the Wales - England border. Although small, The Old Stables was very comfortable accommodation with beautiful oak woodwork and a friendly landlady.
Mr Piney
October 2014
Excellent holiday. Sykes Cottages staff very efficient and friendly, as was owner of cottage. Cottage perfect. Thank you.
Mr Parker
September 2014
Friendly owner, ideal for a weeks holiday. Ideally situated with great pubs and eating places nearby. We had a great time!
Ms Oxley
September 2014
A good base for a walking holiday and just the right size for 1 or 2 people. The kitchen was finished equipped to an excellent standard and the power shower was great especially after a walk. The location is very close to several canal walks as well as being close to other centres for walking such as Ellesmere, Offa's Dyke and Lake Vyrnwy.
Mrs Miller
July 2014
A lovely cozy cottage that was great for the dog and a good base for exploring the area.
Rev Tricker
August 2013
I enjoyed the peace and a very good area for walking. The accommodation was at a high standard and good value for money.
Mrs Marsh
July 2013
Friendliness of the owners and all on one level.
Miss Price
April 2013
Convenient location to explore the area. Great pubs and eateries nearby. Lovely rural location. Very welcoming owners and great for dogs. Gorgeous property, well executed very warm and cosy even when cold outside. The Old Stables had everything we needed for a romantic break.
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