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  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Pets
  • Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio
  • Highchair
  • Pets – no charge
  • Rural Location
  • Stairgate
  • Woodburning Stove
  • Decorated at Christmas
  • WiFi
  • Cot Available
  • Luxury Collection
  • Washing Machine
  • Working Farm
  • Newly Listed Property
  • All En-suite
  • Open Plan
  • Parking - On Site
  • Children's Play Area
  • Shower Cubicle
  • More Than Dog Friendly
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5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

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Extraordinary, renovated 18th-century cottage in the charming village of Hookagate, Shropshire, with a pleasant orchard garden and bags of character.

Extraordinary, renovated 18th-century cottage in the charming village of Hookagate, Shropshire, with a pleasant orchard garden and bags of character.

Little Whitley is the former staff quarters to the main house, which started life in the 1600s, and has since been sympathetically restored into a stunning self-catering holiday property for up to four guests. The cottage lies within a private 200-acre family-run farm and boasts its own enclosed orchard and courtyard. The orchard leads on to a footpath which, in one direction, takes you to the village of Hookagate with a pub that welcomes dogs and is popular for food, and a regular bus service to Shrewsbury. In the other direction the footpath leads to Hanwood, also with a village pub and local shop. Whitley provides the perfect destination for couples, families and anyone looking for a relaxing rural retreat.
An open plan downstairs living area combines kitchen, dining and sitting room. Everything about this delightful space syndicates a rural, rustic elegance. The large wood burner creates a cosy feeling in the light, open space, without compromising on modern comforts with underfloor heating, Smart TV, Wi-Fi, and a well-equipped kitchen for those choosing to dine in on occasions. Conveniently next door is the first of the two bedrooms with a kingsize bed, lovely sky light allowing in lots of natural light and an en-suite presenting a wonderful double shower. There is also direct access to the garden from this bedroom. Upstairs the master bedroom has that real wow factor, framed by the original beams with a beautiful superking bed and a vanity area to enjoy, a unique window where you can see the sunset out across the farm. The en-suite also boasts luxury with double sinks, and a stunning freestanding bath and a double shower. Outside, there is a beautiful walled orchard garden, enclosed for you to let your pooch roam around, and or the children play to their hearts content, with table and chairs, perfect for al fresco dining. Whitley’s elevated position enables views of the Shropshire Hills, the Welsh Hills and Shrewsbury Town.
Dogs are more than welcome at Whitley and there is so much to explore with them in the local area, fantastic walks along the river or across Lyth Hill, or 15 minutes in the car will take you in to the Shropshire hills. Although the property is rural, you’ll be pleased to learn that Shrewsbury is only 10 minutes away by car or an easy bus journey. Set on the banks of the River Severn, Shrewsbury is one of the country’s most picturesque medieval towns. Dotted with flowers and parks, and renowned for the historic Shrewsbury Abbey and Castle, this bustling town is home to a lively independent shopping scene, restaurants, bars and some unforgettable days out. Ludlow is a thriving medieval market town in Shropshire and an architectural gem with a lively community feel, busy with events and festivals throughout the year and just under an hour away. From taking a stroll around the beautiful gardens to exploring the nearby countryside, even just sitting back relaxing and taking in the tranquillity of the cottage and its grounds, Little Whitley promises an idyllic holiday retreat.

Ground Floor:
Open plan living space.
Living area: With wood burner and Smart TV.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With breakfast area, electric oven, induction hob, combi microwave/oven/grill, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed, door leading to garden, and en-suite with double shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
First Floor:
Bedroom 2: With super kingsize bed, beams and en-suite with freestanding bath, double shower cubicle, double basin, toilet and heated towel rail.

Electric central heating (underfloor downstairs), electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and fuel for wood burner included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate. Welcome pack and doggy extras. Enclosed front garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Children’s play area. Private parking for 3 cars. No smoking.

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What do our customers say?

  • 9

    Margaret

    Posted by anonymous

    Excellent cottage ,well equipped in a peaceful environment on a farm and although off the beaten track was well placed for exploring South Shropshire. We were welcomed by a very helpful friendly family.

    Confirmed guest, 24/06/2022 26/06/2022
9.9 out of 10 – based on 7 reviews collected by ReeVoo