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The Squire Farm, Chapel Lawn, Bucknell, Shropshire SY7 0BW

Tel/Fax - 01547 530530 E-mail - becky@squirefarm.co.uk

Becky Sherman, The Squire Farm, Chapel Lawn, Bucknell, Shropshire. SY7 0BW

Tel/Fax - 01547 530530 E-mail - becky@squirefarm.co.uk


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Walk in and immediately feel the peace and tranquillity it inspires.  It may be unusual, but it is comfortable, spacious and is an ideal retreat from a busy life amongst the fumes and bustle of the city.  Furthermore, there is a hot tub in the garden, where you can lie and soak, gazing at the nearby hills. 



XIDONG

The Cottage is now open again.  

Enhanced wi-fi; freshened fishpond and new bespoke garden seat designed and built by Peter simply add the finishing touches to your stay.


April 19


Julia and I had the most amazing time….


…We loved having a walk around and felt very welcome without being watched, but felt if we needed anything you were there which was lovely, so well done for a mega balance.

Julia and Charlie

June 19

We had the most amazing stay here. The cottage was beautiful and the hot tub in the garden was the perfect place to relax after days out in the surrounding areas. The hosts were very discreet but there when needed and we also made friends with the dogs next door :) Thanks again for a great stay!

Anja


August 2019

I cannot say enough good things about this place! The perfect setting to really switch off. All of the facilities and appliances are of an excellent standard. I will be booking again at the nearest possible opportunity.

Matt

May 2019

Lovely tranquil location. Saw a red kite and a heron fly past while in the hot tub. Lots of swallows too and one even visited us inside the cottage! Hot tub great and hosts discreet. Would love to return.

David

Xidong Cottage is a Japanese haven with a Chinese name meaning ‘Rising Sun’; an oriental retreat in the heart of Shropshire.  Sleeping two, it is the perfect setting for a romantic weekend. It is converted from an old cowshed and has a private garden terraced with local stone and featuring an ornamental fishpond and waterfall.  There is also a luxurious hot tub, which can be used at any time of year and from which you can see the beautiful hills and woodland surrounding the property.

With superfast wi-fi broadband and a smart phone with wi-fi calling, you need not be completely out of touch unless you want to be - your choice!

You enter the cottage through a cloakroom, which houses a washing machine, tumble drier and small freezer and has space for dirty boots and wet coats.  The large main room is open to the eaves and gives the feeling of space and luxury. It is decorated in a Japanese style using natural materials, particularly wood, where possible.  There is a locally made, bespoke oak table and chairs and a seating platform with futons and large cushions, which arrange into whatever comfort you desire!  Also, recently added lounging chairs complete your comfort.  Large triple doors open out onto a small wooden deck and garden with it's hot tub.  A stone stairwell leads up from the living room to a little mezzanine bedroom with a low sloping ceiling.  Don't be alarmed, you won't be expected to sleep on a futon on the floor!  There is a modern well equipped kitchen with an extraordinary and unique curvy green glass division wall, which hides a slightly quirky but effective ‘wet’ room.

Electric heating on a timer keeps the cottage comfortably warm and a wood burning stove can be lit to boost the evening temperatures, however please do not expect to be able to  wander round in t-shirts in winter and if you need the temperature to be warmer or colder please come and ask us to change it.  It is an old stone building, this is the countryside and if the last three winters are anything to go by, you will need extra jumpers!  All bed linen and towels are included in the price and as there is no mobile phone signal here, emergency or important phone calls can be made from the farmhouse. Babes in arms are welcome (please bring a travel cot), but the cottage is not suitable for toddlers because of the ponds and hot tub in the garden and there are no sleeping arrangements for older children. The cottage is not suitable for wheelchair users.

For more information about the cottage and access click here

‘XIDONG' is pronounced 'zheedong'

Features:

  • Superfast wi-fi
  • Hot tub
  • Free sat TV + DVD player
  • Washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Wood burning stove
  • Fully equipped kitchen