Stunning views from the upstairs window
Relax in the garden after a day of exploring
A cosy cottage brimming with character
Relax with friends in front of the wood burner
A spacious kitchen/diner
Well-equipped for the best of chefs
Fresh colours and natural light
There is pleanty of space for dining in the lounge/diner
Soak up the morning sun in the small conservatory
A ground floor shower room is perfect after a muddy walk
Climb the cottage stairs from the lounge area
Enjoy a good nights sleep in this cosy double bedroom
Open the curtains and enjoy the view
Enjoy a cup of tea in bed
The cottage is brimming with character
Don't forget to set the alarm
Simple style throughout the bedrooms
A spacious twin bedroom with stunning views
Enjoy the views
A great selection of books
Enjoy the morning sun with a cup of tea
The first floor bathroom
A twin bedroom with great views
Enjoy your morning coffee in the gardens
External of the property
Garden area
1 / 26  Stunning views from the upstairs window
2 / 26  Relax in the garden after a day of exploring
3 / 26  A cosy cottage brimming with character
4 / 26  Relax with friends in front of the wood burner
5 / 26  A spacious kitchen/diner
6 / 26  Well-equipped for the best of chefs
7 / 26  Fresh colours and natural light
8 / 26  There is pleanty of space for dining in the lounge/diner
9 / 26  Soak up the morning sun in the small conservatory
10 / 26  A ground floor shower room is perfect after a muddy walk
11 / 26  Climb the cottage stairs from the lounge area
12 / 26  Enjoy a good nights sleep in this cosy double bedroom
13 / 26  Open the curtains and enjoy the view
14 / 26  Enjoy a cup of tea in bed
15 / 26  The cottage is brimming with character
16 / 26  Don't forget to set the alarm
17 / 26  Simple style throughout the bedrooms
18 / 26  A spacious twin bedroom with stunning views
19 / 26  Enjoy the views
20 / 26  A great selection of books
21 / 26  Enjoy the morning sun with a cup of tea
22 / 26  The first floor bathroom
23 / 26  A twin bedroom with great views
24 / 26  Enjoy your morning coffee in the gardens
25 / 26  External of the property
26 / 26  Garden area

The Old Bricklayers Arms,

Bishops Castle, Shropshire
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 2
4
star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Romantic
Family friendly
Rustic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
11 more

At a glance

  • Traditional cottage enjoying an elevated location above the vibrant town of Bishops Castle
  • Enjoy the short walk into the town centre with great shops, pubs and restaurants
  • A great base for walkers with access by foot onto the Offa’s Dyke and Shropshire Way
  • Relax with friends in front of the wood burner on those cooler evenings
  • Entertain in the gardens with stunning views across the surrounding countryside
  • Explore the many Shropshire market towns and villages to include Craven Arms and Ludlow
Property code: 73246

Set within the fringes of a thriving Shropshire market town, this traditional cottage with exposed beams and inglenook fireplace is simply perfect for family and friends whatever the time of year.

The market town of Bishop's Castle is surrounded by the South West Shropshire Hills, the ancient town offers a weekly market and a variety of shops, pubs and places to eat. There are two breweries within the town, the Three Tuns established in 1642, the oldest in the country and the Six Bells brewery. The town also has a great events calendar famed for its annual Real Ale Festival and Tandem Triathlon. Ideally placed for touring the Welsh Marches, rural Shropshire and North Herefordshire, and the fascinating and well-known towns of Montgomery, Ludlow, well known for its food festival, and Shrewsbury are also within easy reach. You can enjoy the numerous nearby attractions, including Powis Castle, the Severn Valley Railway and walks along Shropshire Way.

Enjoying an elevated location with steps to climb to the front door, you will have access to the porch which is perfect for muddy boots and coats, there is a shower room with shower and WC off this porch, along with access into the kitchen. The kitchen/diner has been finished with a cottage style and is well-equipped to include an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine, the large windows create natural light where you can sit at the table and chairs just perfect for breakfast or an evening meal. There’s a change in level up a few steps into the lounge, the original part of the cottage boasting exposed wooden beams, stone work and an inglenook fire place home to the wood burner. There is a TV/DVD along with comfortable sofas and armchairs for you to sit back and relax in. there is a small table and chairs to the side. Just of the lounge is a small conservatory offering access to the gardens. So, when the day is done climb the stairs to the first floor where you will find two bedrooms, a twin bedroom with stunning views across the village and Clun hills, and a further twin bedroom. There is also a bathroom with shower over bath and WC on this floor. Climb the stairs to the second floor where there is a double bedroom with wrought iron bed and feature fire place, an armchair sits by the window where you can sit and enjoy views across to the Longmynd.

Stepping outside into the gardens there is a small patio that opens onto an established garden, there is garden furniture and a BBQ for you to enjoy a spot of al fresco dining. Roadside parking is available within the lane, subject to availability.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 3 bedrooms – 1 double and 2 twins
  • 1 bathroom and 1 shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Roadside parking, subject to availability
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants within walking distance
  • TV/DVD in lounge
  • BBQ available

This property joined our collection in the last 12 months and is managed by Laura.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 2 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
5
Overall equipment
5
Overall comfort
5
Overall location
5

Reviewed by Richard, 19th July 2019

Fascinating ex-pub in interesting location (full of ex-pubs!). Very comfortable and well-equipped; nice little garden. Car access not great but manageable, street parking nearby. Good shops and (current) pubs, especially the Three Tuns just round the corner. Walks from the door, and good location for further exploration of the lovely Shropshire couRead morentryside and hills. Hide

Stunning views from the upstairs window
Relax in the garden after a day of exploring
A cosy cottage brimming with character
Relax with friends in front of the wood burner
A spacious kitchen/diner
Well-equipped for the best of chefs
Fresh colours and natural light
There is pleanty of space for dining in the lounge/diner
Soak up the morning sun in the small conservatory
A ground floor shower room is perfect after a muddy walk
Climb the cottage stairs from the lounge area
Show 14 moreEnjoy a good nights sleep in this cosy double bedroom

Location

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