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The Bothy, a stone built cottage, Bishop's Castle

SuperhostActon, England, United Kingdom
Entire house hosted by Nina
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
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The Bothy is a self-contained stone built cottage located 3 miles from Bishop's Castle in the south Shropshire hills area of outstanding natural beauty. The cottage is a short distance from the owner's house and is a perfect rural retreat for walkers, cyclists and anyone looking for peace and quiet. The accommodation comprises a kitchen with dining area, double bedroom, bathroom, outside patio, parking and private access.

The space
The kitchen has an electric hob and oven, fridge, washing machine, toaster, plus the usual pots, pans, crockery and cutlery. There is a dining area with a small table and 2 chairs and french doors open onto the patio (perfect for outdoor meals).
The bedroom has a double bed, chest of drawers and mirror and hanging space. The bathroom has a heated towel rail, mirror, WC, wash basin, and a wet room shower.
All linen and towels provided. All rooms have electric panel heaters.
There is a TV with Freeview and a CD player plus a selection of books and CDs.
The cottage is single storey with no internal steps. There is one external step leading to the entrance door and another out to the patio.

Guest access
There's room to park one car at the side of the cottage and a patio area with chairs and table.

Other things to note
We have a young Labrador and our neighbours have a two dogs.
Staying at The Bothy is ideal for walking with footpaths and bridleways right on the doorstep. We have listed 3 walks that you can do directly from from The Bothy.
We don't allow pets as we are surrounded by livestock.
We don't allow smoking.
The Bothy is a self-contained stone built cottage located 3 miles from Bishop's Castle in the south Shropshire hills area of outstanding natural beauty. The cottage is a short distance from the owner's house and is a perfect rural retreat for walkers, cyclists and anyone looking for peace and quiet. The accommodation comprises a kitchen with dining area, double bedroom, bathroom, outside patio, parking and private ac…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed

Amenities

Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Cable TV
Washer
Essentials
TV
Iron
Hair dryer
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Acton, England, United Kingdom

In an area of outstanding natural beauty, The Bothy enjoys far reaching views over the valley to the ancient Bury Ditches hill-fort. The market town of Bishop's Castle is 3 miles away by car or about an hour walking, and has 6 pubs including 2 Micro breweries. There are antique shops, cafes, book shops, an excellent delicatessen and local butcher as well as the usual essentials, supermarket, post office and petrol station.
Ludlow is just over a half hour drive and is famous for its medieval buildings, castle and food festivals.
Other attractions include walking, cycling, food and beer festivals, music and arts festivals, castles and gardens. The Shropshire Way, Offa's Dyke, the Stiperstones and the Long Mynd are all within easy reach.
Other local attractions include medieval Stokesay Castle, the Ironbridge Gorge, Powys Castle and the literary festival at Hay on Wye every May (about an hour away by car).
In an area of outstanding natural beauty, The Bothy enjoys far reaching views over the valley to the ancient Bury Ditches hill-fort. The market town of Bishop's Castle is 3 miles away by car or about an hour wa…
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Hosted by Nina

Joined in July 2013
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We live in the cottage near to the Bothy and have a studio/workshop in the grounds.
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House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 p.m.
Checkout: 12:00 p.m.
Not suitable for children (2–12 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
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Carbon monoxide alarm not reported Learn more
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