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The Old Power House Cottage 2

Shobdon, Herefordshire (Ref. 980807)


Manor Cottages rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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39 Customer Review(s)

  • Lisa

    “I loved my week here, it is hidden away so you would have to drive to get places but there are some amazing places near by, Leominster less than 15 min drive and lots of gorgeous countryside and unique shops around.”

    This was a last minute booking for me I was grateful how quickly the owners got it ready, with the help from Debbie at Sykes. The cottage is very spacious and well decorated and a lovely little sun patio outside.

    This was a last minute booking for me I was grateful how quickly the owners got it ready, with the help from Debbie at Sykes. The cottage is very spacious and well decorated and a lovely little sun patio outside.

    - Lisa, March 2024

    Thank you Lisa, it was lovely to see you - glad you enjoyed yourself and it would be lovely to see you again!! Mary and Tony Property Owner


  • All-ground-floor
  • One twin bedroom (zip/link, can be made into super-king upon request) with en-suite bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and living area with electric woodburner
  • Shared external utility with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, TV/DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Patio area
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • No smoking
  • Shop 0.5 miles, pub 0.7 miles
  • Please note: Superking bed will only be available for 3 night bookings or more
  • Please Note: This property no longer accepts pets, all existing pet bookings will be honored

The property

Situated on the land of the former Power House to Shobdon’s airfield, this superb middle cottage is located within a tranquil area of Herefordshire, offering ideal accommodation for a romantic retreat or an action-packed adventure trip with friends.

Within the property you can find a spacious bedroom at the front of the property, with two single beds, a magnificent dressing table and a seating area, this room is a lovely place to relax in the evenings with a good book and a cup of tea.

Further into the property is the open-plan living space, combining a kitchen, living and dining area, it’s a delightful room to spend winter evenings unwinding with the television on, or for summer months, open up the back doors and head to the seating area outside the patio, right next to the airfield itself, you’ll be in prime view of any overhead shows in the area.

The shared front garden hosts the owner’s paddock in the field opposite the property, a scenic setting to greet you as you arrive back at the cottage after a day of exploring the wonders of the Welsh Marches.

Note: this property can be booked with Refs. 980806, together sleeping 4 people.

The Old Power House Cottages

Found in the tranquil settings of Hereforshire, The Old Power House Cottages make a perfect pair to host a reunion with friends, a getaway with your partner and another pair, or a holiday away with the family. Rich in history and action, these two cottages make a brilliant base for walking, cycling, and seeing the wonders that the area has to offer. With the airfield nearby, these converted cottages are in a great location for visiting events and shows at what was the RAF station during the Second World War. Boasting wartime history, you can even book in for your own trial flying lesson and take to the skies to see the scenic views from a different angle. Whilst in the area, the Black and White Village Trail is a wondrous sight, with timbered houses dating from the medieval times to the modern era, it's a spectacular area with not just a pretty exterior, inside these buildings you can find pubs, tea rooms, and shops, making a fantastic day out for all to enjoy. For avid walkers, the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty of the Shropshire Hills is just a short drive away, here you can find not only breath taking walking routes, but also an abundance of activities including horse-riding, fishing, golf, watersports and even airsports, the perfect location for the adventure seeker.

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About the location


Hereford 17 miles; Leominster 6 miles.

The pleasant village of Shobdon lies between the historic market towns of Leominster and Presteigne, and is surrounded by beautiful Herefordshire countryside, close to the Welsh borderlands. Mentioned in the Domesday Book, Shobdon has a village shop, an excellent pub/restaurant, and even a private airfield, providing a rare opportunity to learn how to fly helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft. Leominster, dating back to the 7th century possesses some fine examples of architecture including the Priory Church, along with a wide selection of shops, cafes, antiques centres and pubs - an ideal place to spend an afternoon. Close by are many National Trust properties including Croft Castle and Berrington Hall, plus the Judge's Lodgings in Presteigne, Stokesay Castle, the renowned Shropshire Discovery Centre and the Acton Scott Historic Farm. Sample Herefordshire's cider or discover Hereford with its fascinating Mappa Mundi world map and the captivating chained library, home to a collection of rare and ancient books. The pretty medieval market town of Ludlow is also close by and makes a great day out, with more than 500 listed buildings and a magnificent castle.

Please note: Superking bed will only be available for 3 night bookings or more.

If Super king-size bed is required then there is a £25 charge for this request to be added.