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The cottage is situated in rural Shropshire, 25 miles from the county town of Shrewsbury
and 14 miles from Ludlow. South facing, it stands in a country lane overlooking meadows.
It has a pleasant private garden at the rear with magnificent views over the river Teme
and wooded hillsides. A few hundred yards down the meadow is Weston Crossings Cottage
where the single track railway runs down through Bucknell to the heart of Wales.
The cottage is black and white, half-timbered and dates from the 18th Century. The recent
restoration has retained many of the oak beams and original timber framing.
On the ground floor is the dining/sitting room with the original open brick and stone
fireplace and bread oven. Adjacent to this is another sitting room with Coalbrookdale
fireplace, 2 windows on opposite walls and an open wooden staircase leading to bedroom 2.
There is a television, video player, CD tape-recorder, radio. The kitchen is L shaped,
still with its original boiler recess. It is well equipped with electric cooker, fridge,
microwave, washing machine, ample crockery, cutlery and table linen. Upstairs there are
two bedrooms, bathroom and landing. Both bedrooms have double beds with electric blankets
and a plentiful supply of hot water is provided by electrical immersion heater.
A small staircase leads up to the attic which has been converted into a further
The cottage is supplied with equipment and facilities for four people. Bedlinen, towels,
teatowels, etc. are provided. Logs for the fires are kept in the woodshed at the bottom of
the garden. There are power points and electric storage heaters in every room and the
cottage is carpeted throughout. There is parking space for two to three cars at the rear
of the cottage.
The cottage is in an area designated as being of "outstanding natural beauty".
Shropshire's rolling hills and forest tracks have been enjoyed by ramblers and walkers for
many years. There is a great diversity of wild life to be seen with many places of
interest to be visited. For example, Ludlow Castle, Ironbridge - with its 9 working
museums, Powis Castle and Gardens, Much Wenlock Priory, Stokesay Castle and many other
Shropshire country towns and villages.
The attractive market town of Knighton (about 2 miles from Weston) has a full range of
facilities including interesting shops, a post office, a choice of tea rooms, a
supermarket and a train service. Three miles in the opposite direction is Bucknell, a
charming village well worth a visit. There are many interesting local walks along Offa's
Dyke and over Caer Caradoc (an iron age fortified hilltop).