Tuesday 14 November 2023

Oakpond Cottages, Ightfield, Whitchurch, Shropshire

Oakpond Cottages, Ightfield, Whitchurch, Shropshire

Nestled in the serene landscape of North Shropshire, Oakpond Cottages offer an idyllic escape with two award-winning holiday farm cottages, Oakwood, and the charming Maggie, the Showmans Waggon. Set against the backdrop of 103 acres of Shropshire countryside, both cottages boast a picturesque waterside setting, mature gardens, and the option to indulge in the relaxing hot tub with splendid views over the fields.

Ideal for couples and smaller families, Oakpond comfortably sleeps 2-4 people. The delightful kitchen opens onto a large patio, providing scenic views of the gardens. The lounge features comfortable seating, a flame effect woodburner, and a snug filled with information to plan your local explorations. The mature fruit tree-filled gardens welcome one dog.

This spacious award-winning cottage offers a balcony overlooking a wildlife pond and fields, perfect for morning breakfasts. With views from every window, Oaktree's lounge opens onto the patio with reclining chairs and a crystal and smoky flame effect woodburner. Bookable with Oakpond for additional family members, this cottage is dog-free.

A lovely detached country bungalow, Oakwood, located a mile from the farm cottages, sleeps 4 people and welcomes up to 2 dogs. The lounge features comfortable seating, a smart TV, and a woodburner for cosy winter nights. The enclosed garden is secure for dogs, and a dog-friendly pub is just a 20-minute walk away.

**Maggie - The Showmans Waggon:**
Step into the 1920s with Maggie, the horse-drawn Showmans Waggon, offering a private spot overlooking the fields. Maggie comes with a separate wet room/wc and Maggie's Butt Hut for cooking and relaxation. The exclusive hot tub option with Maggie ensures a truly private experience. Sleeps two adults only, with no dogs allowed.

Situated on the Cheshire/Shropshire border, Oakpond Cottages provide a central gateway to Staffordshire and Wales. The local town, a Walkers Welcome Town, offers over 14 circular walks, canals, and Sandstone walks into the hills. Explore nearby National Trust houses and gardens, including The Dorothy Clive Gardens, Hodnet Hall, and Wollerton Gardens. Attractions like Ironbridge, Raf Cosford, and Chester Zoo are easily accessible, with Shrewsbury and Chester within a 30-minute drive. Oakpond Cottages promise a perfect blend of tranquillity and exploration in the heart of Shropshire.

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