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The Mallards

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
5 nights minimum
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A 3 key single storey cottage nestled into the heart of the glorious south Shropshire countryside is located adjacent to the owners' house, Gonsal House. The cottage sleeps four people in comfort with beautiful views across fields and the Shropshire hills. It has it's own outside space with table and chairs, use of owners garden and is equipped and furnished to a high standard. The cottage is available to rent for holidays and short breaks all year and is also available for longer breaks if required. The cottage is an ideal base for walking and exploring the Shropshire countryside, being very centrally located within Shropshire, giving access to Shrewsbury (6 miles), Church Stretton and The Long Mynd (good for walking) 6 miles, Ludlow (20 miles), Wenlock Edge, Acton Burnell Castle, Brid...A 3 key single storey cottage nestled into the heart of the glorious south Shropshire countryside is located adjacent to the owners' house, Gonsal House. The cottage sleeps four people in comfort with beautiful views across fields and the Shropshire hills. It has it's own outside space with table and chairs, use of owners garden and is equipped and furnished to a high standard. The cottage is available to rent for holidays and short breaks all year and is also available for longer breaks if required. The cottage is an ideal base for walking and exploring the Shropshire countryside, being very centrally located within Shropshire, giving access to Shrewsbury (6 miles), Church Stretton and The Long Mynd (good for walking) 6 miles, Ludlow (20 miles), Wenlock Edge, Acton Burnell Castle, Bridgnorth, and Ironbridge. Electricity is included from April to October and is charged by meter reading from November to March When you arrive, you will be greeted by the owners who will provide you with homemade cake and a supply of tea, sugar and milk. The owners live next door to the property and can help with any queries that you might have throughout your stay, and are happy to take two small pets.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Kim H
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2011
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Reviewed 15 August 2019

The Mallards was clean and comfortable. So quiet - a perfect break Plenty of kitchenware and the shower was hot and easy to use Thank you for a delightful break

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Road273154
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Quiet and peaceful with fields surrounding. Dog loved the new sniffs! 15 min walk to little shop and pub and about 6 miles or so to Shrewbury which is worth a visit. Place is well designed with the quite spacious bedrooms separate entirely from the...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Louisa W
Kimy001, VR Owner at The Mallards, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thank you will and Louise, glad you enjoyed your stay we would love you to return.

Reviewed 24 September 2017

A very rural location, cosy cottage which was well furnished,clean and comfortable. Just four miles from a large shopping area and one mile from a well stocked village shop. Plenty of walks from the cottage, six miles from Shrewsbury Abbey and the lovely old streets...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Patricia S
Kimy001, VR Owner at The Mallards, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Thank you, it's always good to here guests saw many of our local attractions.

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

Date of stay: July 2017
Kimy001, VR Owner at The Mallards, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay; warm greeting from Kim. We had everything that we needed even horses in the field; which I miss. We would certainly come back for the next family get together. Thank you xx

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Tala16
Kimy001, VR Owner at The Mallards, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thank you Kym, you are welcome back any time. Kim.

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Reviewed 10 November 2016

we enjoyed our stay at the mallards for the second time. lovely little ground floor cottage, in the countryside but not far to access main road,overall warm & comfortable apart from the mattresses on the beds, lovely bed linen, comfy sofa, wi fi a bit...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank sue h
Kimy001, VR Owner at The Mallards, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2016

Thank you Sue, you are welcome back anytime.

Reviewed 2 October 2016

Went for a short mid-week break, excellent accomodation clean and tidy, beaytiful rural location. Excelleng communucations and personal help from the host.

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank Ian R
Kimy001, VR Owner at The Mallards, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2016

Thank you for your kind comments, you are welcome to return anytime.

Reviewed 30 April 2016

The owners made us feel very welcome,the bungalow was comfortable & warm,it is in an ideal position for sightseeing,has a pub nearby serving great food - have already booked again!!

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank sue h
Kimy001, VR Owner at The Mallards, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2016

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 2 December 2015

Well equiped and a home from home. Relaxing break with good walking and pubs closeby. Our dogs loved the paddock for walks and nearby Lyth Hill and Church Stretton.

Date of stay: November 2015
Thank suejack100
Kimy001, VR Owner at The Mallards, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2015

Thank you for your review, we are always happy to welcome owners and their dogs.

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 April 2015

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Date of stay: April 2015
Kimy001, VR Owner at The Mallards, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2016

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Central Heating
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Private Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
House Swap
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About the neighbourhood
There are three pubs and a Persian restaurant within 1 mile all serving good food and a host of other eating places and tea rooms within a short distance. There is a riding school approximately 1 mile away and an 18 hole Golf Course 1 miles away, and there are a number of newsagents, convenience stores, butchers and Post Offices in villages less than 1 miles away. We are around 6 miles south of the picturesque medieval town of Shrewsbury, famous for timber buildings with over 600 listed properties. The town has many picturesque cobbled streets and squares and is overflowing with interesting, independent shops that makes the town so special. There are a host of bars, restaurants, and coffee houses and you can enjoy a drink by the river, or relax on a river boat cruise from Victoria Quay.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Mallards

The Mallards is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

The Mallards has one bathroom available. See all property details.

The Mallards has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at The Mallards must last at least 5 nights. See all property details.