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    Property ref: S11466

    • Bedrooms 2

    • Sleeps 3

    • Baths 1

    • Pets Yes

    • Wifi Yes

    • Reviews (22)

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    About this property

    A Grade II listed half-timbered terraced cottage in Montgomery, an historic border town 10 miles from Newtown, 8 miles from Welshpool.

    Fiddler’s Cottage is a Grade II listed half-timbered terraced cottage in Montgomery, an historic border market town 10 miles NE Newtown, 8 miles from Welshpool, 20 miles to Shrewsbury. The cottage is full of character, with beamed ceilings and walls, stove in the brick fireplace, and some original dark oak floorboards, but guests should note that there is some restricted headroom and several steps within the property.


    Entrance: Via a flight of shallow steps down through the front garden to the door.


    Sitting Room: There are five further steps down, once inside the front door, into the sitting room, which is furnished with a small sofa, easy chair, small flat screen Freeview TV and DVD player, CD/hifi system, WiFi hub and telephone, Welsh dresser and a woodburning stove in the large brick fireplace. One further step down into the:


    Kitchen Diner: Traditional dark oak dining table and four chairs, and a traditional kitchen with Belfast sink, cupboards, electric cooker (double oven and ceramic hob), microwave, fridge freezer and slim dishwasher. The kitchen diner has a low beamed ceiling and one very low beam (max headroom 6’). A rear door provides access to the log store, but there is no rear garden.


    From the sitting room, a flight of stairs leads up to the landing.


    Shower Room: with electric shower in shower cubicle, WC and basin.


    Bedroom 2: A curtained doorway leads from the landing into a small bedroom with single bed.


    From the landing, four narrow stairs lead up to the main bedroom, open gallery-style, with bannisters over the landing and staircase.


    Bedroom 1: A spacious bedroom with rugs over original dark oak floorboards (uneven); original cast iron fireplace (non-functional); four-poster double bed, curtained to offer additional privacy as the room is open to the landing/staircase; well furnished with wardrobe, chest of drawers, dressing table with triple mirror and bedside tables. A hairdryer is provided.


    The cottage is heated by the woodburning stove (logs provided) as well as wall-mounted electric heaters and a fan heater in the bathroom.


    Outside: to the front is a small, enclosed, south-facing cottage garden and patio area with garden furniture. No garden to the rear. Parking is on street, usually possible directly to the front of the cottage or close by.


    It is a short walk uphill to Montgomery, a beautiful little town with unusual shops, pub, excellent restaurant (with Michelin star), cafes, gallery and up a steep hill to the ruins of Montgomery castle, with far-reaching views. Excellent local walking in the area, including Offa's Dyke, Kerry Ridgeway and the Severn Way. Powis Castle (NT) is nearby, and Welshpool has a leisure centre and golf, Welshpool-Llanfair Caereinion Light Railway.


    Electricity and heating included


    Bed linen and towels provided


    Travel cot, highchair and stairgates available


    No smoking inside please


     

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    A fully refundable security deposit may apply to this property to cover potential damages.

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    Local amenities

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    • The Checkers
      < 0.5 miles
    • Coed y Dinas
      5.5 miles
    • Powis Castle
      6 miles
    • Three Tuns Brewery
      8 miles
    • The White Horse Inn, Clun
      11 miles
    • Carding Mill Valley
      14 miles
    • Berry's Coffee House
      14.5 miles
    • Stokesay Castle
      16 miles
    • Greenhous Meadow Stadium
      19 miles
    • The Quarry
      19 miles

    Reviews (22)

    Dr Alistair Howitt ‐ 5 May 2019
    "Lovely little property. Lovely little property."
    Jennifer Gooding-Green ‐ 29 Apr 2019
    "Montgomery is a very sweet medieval little town with the old castle on the hill. Lots of lovely little shops and cafes. Great area for waking and cycling. We would definitely visit again, Fiddlers Cottage was delightful."
    Mr Michael Fisher ‐ 14 Apr 2019
    "Comfortable, warm and situated in a beautiful part of the country."
    Sally Freear ‐ 11 Jan 2019
    "Charming cottage, full of character, set in a beautiful and friendly small town."
    Mr Roger Davies ‐ 18 Sep 2018
    "Cottage was delightful ... everything was provided ... very comfortable 4 poster bed ... would highly recommend to all"
    Mr John de Courcy ‐ 3 Jan 2018
    "Simply superb"
    Mr John de Courcy
    "This was a dream come true on every level. The cottage was absolutely first class to the point we immediately felt at home and really didn't want to leave!! Everyone I spoke to whilst booking this was without exception faultless in their professionalism. We have a great team and a great product!! Thank you"
    Mr A Cole
    "Perfect for our needs, in a great location"
    Mrs Walkington
    "Loved the cottage would recommend to anyone as central to visit North or South Wales. Montgomery is a beautiful village very central for exploring the beautiful valleys of wales. There is everything you need in the village too and Welshpool not far for the bigger supermarkets if need be."
    Ms Mitchell
    "It was very clean, bed linen and towels fresh, bathroom very clean. Well equipped."
    Ms Barnes
    "We had a lovely stay, really enjoyed the cottage and the surrounding area. The food and real ale at the dragon hotel were excellent. Really friendly welcome from the locals. Good walking locally and loved the trip to Powys castle. Hope to come back in the future."
    Mrs Robertson
    "The property was beautiful and very well equipped."
    Mrs Stringer
    "Enjoyed our stay and found the company very helpful"
    Mrs Kinsley
    "This is the second time we've stayed here and really can't fault it."
    Ms Gascoyne
    "Never been to this area before. We all loved this property and will be back next year. Would highly recommend it."
    Ms Brundell
    "Fantastic holiday and beautiful quaint cottage it all lived up to, and beyond, my expectations."
    Mrs Naisbitt
    "Had a lovely time in a very cosy cottage. Would recommend the area, very beautiful and so much to do."
    Mr Wharrad
    "We met the owner Miss Crowther, whom we found to be a very lovely welcoming person, just like everyone else we met in Montgomery. A wonderful little gem of a cottage in a beautiful quiet town."
    Mrs Tucker
    "Very nice place to stay. Just right for us."
    Mr Berriman
    "Lovely, peaceful well equipped cottage. Close to town for provisions/entertainment. Great local area to explore."
    Mr Kindon
    "A quaint cottage which was well very equipped, and in close proximity of lots of local interesting places to visit."
    Mrs Watson
    "We loved everything about this cottage. Fabulous cottage in a very beautiful and friendly town. Would certainly return and hoping to book again. Great walks for our dog. Thanks for a great stay."

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