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Heron

Shobdon, Herefordshire (Ref. 1139445)

Manor Cottages rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Broadband / WiFi

Summary

  • Single-storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with sofa bed and electric fire
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer
  • TV with DVD player
  • WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot available on request
  • Off-road parking available
  • Private decking with furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome for a fee of £25 per booking
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 5.2 miles, pub 0.7 miles, lake 0.1 miles
  • Note: Guests have access to free golf and free fishing as well as a bar/restaurant on site (see opening hours)
  • Note: BBQ's are not permitted at this property
  • Note: The sofa bed can sleep up to two additional guests
  • Note: Though pets should be kept on leads, there are off-lead areas within the park and lovely walks around the area
  • Note: Bookings made for parties of workers can only be accepted with the prior consent of the Owner
  • Note: For bookings made on or after 7th November 2023 a Good Housekeeping Bond of £200 applies to this property. If you wish to take any other type of pet other than a dog, please check with the owner before booking

The property

Heron, a charming single-storey dwelling is nestled in the peaceful village of Shobdon, Herefordshire.

Perfectly-situated within accessible reach of the Welsh border and the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Heron is the perfect pet-friendly getaway for couples, families and friends who are seeking a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

As you enter Heron, be impressed by the spacious open-plan living space, featuring everything you need to enjoy a fuss-free, self-catered stay.

Take advantage of the well-equipped kitchen to rustle up a delicious meal for the whole family, before settling down at the dining table to tuck into, pouring the wine as conversation turns to your itinerary for the upcoming days.

If you prefer to while away the hours outdoors, step out onto your own private decking with furniture, where you’ll find yourself in a tranquil setting surrounded by nature, perfect for alfresco dining.

As the sun sets, retreat back indoors to cosy up in front of the electric fire or indulge a revitalising wash in the sleek shower room.

Choose from two charming bedrooms to doze off in, each finished to a high standard and offering a peaceful haven to unwind in after a busy day.

Whether you're looking for a relaxing break or an adventure-filled holiday, Heron will not disappoint.

Pearl Lake Country Holiday Park

Pearl Lake Country Holiday Park is set in the village of Shobdon, Herefordshire, close to the historic Welsh border. Surrounded by beautiful countryside with rural walks and cycling, the park offers 80 acres of rolling parkland with a 9-hole golf course, a bowling green, natural fishing lake and an on-site restaurant/bar. Outside the park, there's plenty to see in North Herefordshire and the surrounding Marches countryside, set close to the black and white villages of Pembridge & Eardisland, and the rest of North Herefordshire, dotted about with friendly pubs, art galleries, tea rooms and village shops, along with castle ruins, country churches, open gardens, and historic houses. Shobdon itself benefits from the local airfield, a fabulous attraction for plane-spotters, whilst the surrounding market towns of Leominster, Ludlow, Presteigne, and Kington are within reach, home to museums, lovely market squares, and historical landmarks. Keen walkers can explore the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, filled with scenic walks and offering a wealth of activities, including horse-riding, fishing, golf, watersports and even airsports. Ragleth Hill, Flounders' Folly, and Stokesay Castle are must-sees in the stunning Shropshire Hills, and the historic town of Shrewsbury welcomes tourists to explore its quaint, cobblestone streets and visit its famous Prison, Abbey, and Castle for a full day of sightseeing. When in the mood to brush up on local culture, Bircher Common, Queenswood Country Park & Arboretum, and the National Trust properties of Berrington Hall and Croft Castle and Parkland are just a short drive away too. Craving a day in the city? The picture-perfect city of Hereford is also within reach, making the ideal day out for shopping and dining, along with a handful of attractions to enjoy. Escape to Pearl Lake Country Holiday Park for a relaxing yet exciting base in Herefordshire.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

SHOBDON

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: The WiFi may have limited coverage

Minimum stay is 3 nights


Note: For bookings made on or after 7th November 2023 a Good Housekeeping Bond of £200 applies to this property.



Note: Free use of the golf course and fishing lake (weather permitting) from March – December.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas