Self Catering in Shropshire - Bishops Castle
01244 352 197
Sleeps a maximum of: 17
Pricing From: £1899.00
This wonderful accommodation in the centre of Bishop's Castle sleeps seventeen people in nine bedrooms.
The Old Schoolhouse and Surgery is a pair of properties in the centre of Bishop's Castle. Made up of two separate properties, the larger of the two is spread over three floors and sleeps fourteen people in seven bedrooms. It also has four bath/shower rooms and two cloakrooms with basin and WC.
There is a kitchen with breakfast area, dining room with open fire, sitting room with woodburner and a second floor sitting room. Outside, there is a walled garden with a summerhouse, furniture and 9-seater hot tub. The Surgery is all over the ground floor, and offers two bedrooms, sleeping a total of three, a bathroom, kitchen with dining area and a sitting room.
Outside, it has a private garden area. There is off road parking for ten cars at the properties, and shared use of a tennis court. This pair of properties are wonderful for a family getaway.
RECENT CUSTOMER REVIEWS
So good we are going back for the 3rd time!
Beautiful place, stunning grounds. More than enough facilities for 17 people. The owner is a really helpful man who is more than happy to help/ recommend places. Hot tub is a big hit. We love it that much we are booking to go back for a third time next year! Great value for money and a really enjoyable stay!
Booked to celebrate Ukrainian Christmas for my 91 year old grandmother and jointly celebrate my mum's birthday. Had 13 of us comfortably entertained. Great array of twin, double and king sized bedrooms. Well equipped bathrooms and showers to cater for all of us. Loved the hot tub and cosy lounge. Dining was easy with the superbly stocked kitchen, plenty cutlery and crockery with electric range stove and 2 dishwashers made life easy to cater for us all. Lovely log burner with a good supply of extra logs in the lounge and separate dining room to host everyone at meal times. Great walks to be had but the town itself was lovely to walk round and sample the food and drink in the local pubs. The owner of the property was very welcoming and attentive without being intrusive. If the weather had been better we would have loved to use the tennis courts too. Great place, highly recommend a visit here.
Home Away from Home
My friends booked this for a total of 10 people as part of a year of celebrations. The house is enormous and is extremely comfortable. I was lucky to have one of the twin rooms at the top. There are 4 double rooms on the first level, so plenty of choice. There are dishwashers aplenty, a hot tub after a day of walking, and an Aga which took a little getting used to. The garden is well maintained and there are fresh herbs for cooking. My only concern is the tiny shower room on the first level, but there are 3 others to choose from. Everyone loved this house, the cottage adjacent to it is compact and the 10 of us chose to stick together in the larger property.
The owner made our stay both easy & comfortable and everyone we came into contact with made us feel very welcome. The property was just perfect for our requirements and felt very much like a home. The gardens were stunning and very well kept, a haven for peace and tranquillity. The village was an ideal base to be able to go out in the evening and find somewhere to eat.
This property was perfect for our medical graduates of 1972 reunion. The house was homely, the garden really lovely. All facilities were wonderful and the house was perfectly equipped for catering for large numbers. For those who enjoyed walking, there was a good choice of routes.
Oil central heating with open fire and woodburner
The Old Schoolhouse: Four oven electric range cooker, microwave, 2 x fridges, freezer, washing machine, 2 x dishwashers, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, 4 x radio/CD, iPod docks, WiFi, selection of DVDs
The Cottage: Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio/CD, WiFi
Fuel and power inc in rent
Bed linen and towels inc in rent
4 x travel cots and 4 x highchairs on request
Off road parking for 10 cars
Large walled lawned garden with patio, 9-seater hot tub, summerhouse and vegetable garden which guests can use when in season to rear of Old Schoolhouse
Private lawned garden with furniture to rear of the Cottage
Shared use of tennis court (with Refs
4140 and 15515)
Sorry, no pets and no smoking this includes E-cigs
Shops 5 mins walk, award-winning real ale pub/restaurant 1 min walk
Note: There are 5 steps up to the front door of The Old Schoolhouse, level entrance to rear
Note: Check-in 5pm, check-out 11am
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Bishops Castle area.
Nearest AttractionsHeritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Walcot Hall - 3 miles (Historic House)
Clun Castle - 5.2 miles (Castle)
Mitchell's Fold Stone Circle - 5.9 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Lymore Park - 7.2 miles (Garden)
Montgomery, St Nicholas Church - 7.8 miles (Historic Church)
Montgomery Castle - 7.9 miles (Castle)
Forden Gaer Roman Fort - 9.4 miles (Roman Site)
Stokesay Castle - 9.9 miles (Historic House)
Leintwardine, St Mary Magdalene Church - 10.6 miles (Historic Church)
Glansevern Hall Gardens - 10.6 miles (Garden)
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Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.
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