Set in a quiet location on the outskirts of the town of Ellesmere in Shropshire, famous for its
meres (lakes) and canal, The Studio makes an ideal base to visit North Wales, the north west and the West Midlands. Manchester, Birmingham and Liverpool are only an hour away.
Fourteen National Trust properties are within two hours drive from The Studio, as are several RSPB reserves, English Heritage sites and World Heritage sites.
Relax in style and comfort in this first floor accommodation with self-catering facilities and its own balcony.
The Studio is a delightfully light and airy flat with views over garden and pasture fields. Located above the house garage (not used to store cars!) it is tucked quietly away inside a large back garden. Access is from a dedicated drive and parking through a ground floor door, and up a flight of stairs (12 steps. Possibly NOT suitable for those with mobility problems)
The main room has a king sized bed, a large comfy sofa, freeview tv/DVD player (20 dvds various), CD player/radio (20 CDs various), and dining table for two.
Cotton linen is provided for the bed. Feather-free bedding available by request.
(A cot is also available on request)
Leading off the main room is a well appointed bathroom, with bath/shower, basin and heated towel rail. Towels are provided and refreshed mid-week.
Also leading off the main room is the kitchen. Here there is an electric four-ring ceramic hob, microwave, oven/grill, fridge, kettle and toaster, with ample pans, crockery and cutlery etc.
The store room leads off the kitchen with cupboard storage, steam-iron and board, cleaning equipment, room fan, and central heating controls, and a second wardrobe/store cupboard.
There is gas central heating throughout, and the electricity is boosted in the daytime by solar pv panels on the roof. Wi-fi is availablefor free.
The balcony (screened) is approached from the main room via french doors and has table and chairs for al fresco dining.
Ellesmere is situated on the edge of the largest lake or mere in the Shropshire/Cheshire plain and the Llangollen canal, with boats, fishing and excellent bird watching.
It is good cycling and walking country with canal tow paths country lanes and footpaths eastwards to the beautiful meres and westwards to aquaducts, tunnels and the Welsh hills.
In easy reach of major shopping and entertainment centres of Manchester, Chester, Liverpool and Birmingham.
Industrial heritage abounds with canals and steam railways. The World Heritage Sites of Ironbridge and Pontycysyllte Aquaduct are a short drive away.
Fourteen National Trust properties are within one hours drive, as are the Welsh mountains and Welsh coast.