Curlew Cottage in Shropshire
Barn | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Curlew Cottage is a single storey oak beamed property on Eaton Manor Country Estate. It is set in its own grounds with a large enclosed garden and lawns running down to Eaton Brook.
Eaton Manor Country Estate offers the perfect rural retreat set in 500 acres of beautiful countryside and, as an award winner in the 2012 and 2013 national tourism awards for best self catering, we are sure you will enjoy every minute here and have a truly memorable stay.
Curlew Cottage is graded as Four Star Gold and is an ideal property for a family holiday or for a girls weekend away. We can arrange pamper treatments and our chef to cook for you all - the perfect place to relax and catch up with friends and family.
It is a property full of character with timber and brick feature walls, oak floors, doors and skiirting.
All the bedrooms are en suite and can all be twin or double bedrooms.
There are also all the modern comforts including:
- Widescreen digital TV
- Wi Fi
We can also arrange many extras to make your stay special for example:
- A chef to cook dinner
- Magician to entertain you
- Wine Tasting evening
- Murder Mystery Dinner
- Professional Photographer to capture those special memories
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||7 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Birmingham 97 km, Nearest railway: Church Stretton 7 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Games room, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
There are four bedrooms in Curlew Cottage and they all have an en-suite bath / shower room. They are all beautifully appointed with co-ordinated fabrics and oak flooring.
The beds are 6 ft doubles which are zip-link so that they can change to twin beds to suit your requirements.
The bathrooms are all en-suite, three are shower rooms and the fourth is a bath with an over-head shower.
The Reception Rooms:
- Dining Room: This beautiful room, with its large solid oak dining table (seating 10), made by local craftsmen using timber felled on the estate, a panelled herringbone brick and oak framed feature wall, and French windows with views out over the large private garden, is an ideal venue for a special dinner.
Why not let our chef cook for you?
- Sitting Room: The sitting room has an oak floor, feature walls of brick and oak and French windows looking down the large garden. A wonderful retreat in the evening to watch the glorious sunsets.
- Kitchen: This is a fully equipped, modern fitted kitchen. It has an electric cooker, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washer dryer and also has everything you need to put together a meal for everyone.
|Further details outdoors|
Garden: The large enclosed garden has a BBQ and patio area, complete with patio furniture, for al fresco dining. The main garden faces west and is an ideal place to watch the sunset and is also ideal for children to explore and play games. Eaton Brook runs along the end of the garden but is fenced off for saftey.
Swimming Pool: The shared swimming pool is a short walk from Curlew Cottage, situated next to Pendennis (another of our properties). It is covered and heated (open April – October) and is ideal for children. There are parking and changing facilities. The pool is available at all times during your stay.
Parking: There is plenty of off road parking for at least 4 cars. Additional parking is also available.
If you'd like to try something different and have a guide to show you the area why not book a Nordic walking lesson.
Also on site we have an Olympic length indoor archery range which is used by the Commonwealth and Olympic teams for training. We can arrange for you to 'have a go' with a professional coach and all the equipment you will need, but don't worry the targets will be closer so you should be right on target.
The shared swimming pool is available April to October. It is covered and heated and you will have a key and can use it at any time during your stay.
The garden is private, completely enclosed and just for the use of guests staying at Curlew Cottage.
If you'd like to order your groceries online we'll take delivery and pack it all away for you at no extra charge.
All of the beds have the option of being doubles or twins. The maximum number of single beds is 8 but if you are looking for mainly double rooms the maximum number is 4.
Curlew Cottage also has use of the shared on-site indoor games room and large outdoor playing field.
The Heart of England/Peak District
Shropshire provides some of the country’s most spectacular scenery.
Eaton Manor Country Estate is situated at the foot of the beautiful Shropshire Hills on the Jack Mytton Way.
Whether you prefer to sit in the private gardens of your holiday home relaxing and enjoying this perfect piece of English countryside, or feel more energetic and inclined to take a cycle ride, a stroll, or a full scale hike (including the disused railway line, meandering country lanes and local hills), Eaton Manor Country Estate in Shropshire, has something to suit all tastes and energy levels.
Shropshire Tourism lists over 90 local attractions, here are a few suggestions to get you started:
- Ironbridge Gorge Museums: a selection of museums offering fun and learning for all ages
- Acton Scott Museum: as seen on the BBC’s Victorian Farm
- Wroxeter Roman City: the fourth largest Roman City in Britain
- Severn Valley Railway: Britain’s premier steam railway
- Western Park: Stately home and fantastic grounds, including large children’s play area and train
- Hawkstone Park & Follies: Wooded magical land of grottos, caves, cliffs & follies (setting for the TV Chronicles of Narnia)
- Wroxeter Vineyard
- Royal Airforce Museum Cosford
- Mickey Miller’s Family Play Barn
- Ideally situated for visiting Ludlow, Stokesay Castle, Shrewsbury, Ironbridge and the Welsh borders
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7 Aug 2014
"So well equipped and attention to detail"
The level of service and help given by Laura and her team was fantastic, one of our party is disabled, and they went out of their way to ensure all her needs were understood and catered for. Their off… More
We are delighted to read you and your party enjoyed your stay at Curlew Cottage. All of our team work together to ensure that everyone has a comfortable, relaxing and enjoyable stay at Eaton Manor. The Drop Off Supper meals are very popular, especially on arrival days! We look forward to welcoming you back to Eaton Manor in the future. Best wishes from all at Eaton Manor.
9 Apr 2014
"Luxurious property, great location, loved the games room"
We stayed at Curlew Cottage as a group of 6 adults and were extremely happy with our stay. The property was spotlessly clean, modern and very well presented. Double rooms for all guests, almost all wi… More
We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay at Curlew Cottage. The games room is great fun for all ages, especially if the weather isn't very good. We look forward to welcoming you back to Eaton Manor in the future.
6 Oct 2013
"A Home From Home"
A group of 8 of us stayed here last week. We had a lovely welcome with a bottle of wine and home made cake. The cottage was very well equipped and beds were comfortable. Bathrooms were very cosy with … More
Thank you for your comments, we are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and found Curlew Cottage well equipped and comfortable. We look forward to hopefully welcoming you back to Eaton Manor in the future.
2 Aug 2013
"A fantastic holiday property in a stunning location."
My family and I stayed at Curlew Cottage in July for a family get together and we had a really wonderful time. We were blessed with perfect weather and the enclosed garden was ideal for the family to… More
Thank you for your comments, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your family get-together at Curlew Cottage and that the on-site facilites met your expectations. We hope to welcome you back to Eaton Manor in the future.
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