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The Olde Cow House
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The Olde Cow House

The Olde Cow House, at Plaish Park Farm in Cardington dates from the 16th century. It is an Award-Winning holiday home offering a superb mix of olde world charm and modern amenities. It and has been carefully renovated to retain character features such as a wealth of exposed original oak beams, wall timbers, brick and stone walls in almost every room making it a delightful Shropshire Cottage for a holiday.

Together with three other holiday cottages on the same farm, guests enjoy the communal use of a full-size tennis court, a children's play area, ride on go-karts, two games rooms and the owners' grounds, including a private 1.5-mile farm and woodland walk, conservation area with natural pools and picnic area, and an abundance of wildlife, plus the chance to feed the chickens, and enjoy pony rides (sorry, children only!).

A very special cottage, one of four superb Shropshire cottages, in a lovely rural location, The Olde Cow House is a large and family and pet friendly Shropshire property in Cardington.

The house is warm and cosy outside the summer months thanks to an effective and eco-friendly biomass heating system powered by sustainable timer supplies from the Farm on which The Olde Cow House it stands.

Accommodation * Four bedrooms:

  • 1 x family with king-size double, single & en-suite shower, basin, WC,

  • 1 x family with double, single & en-suite shower, basin, WC (both bedrooms accessed via staircase off dining room),

  • 1 x family with 3 x singles (zip & link, can be king-size double & single by prior arrangement) & basin,

  • 1 x 3/4 double with en-suite basin & WC (accessed via small staircase from sitting room).

    • Bathroom with roll-top bath, shower cubicle, basin & WC.
    • Ground floor basin & WC.
    • Handmade oak kitchen with Belfast sink & granite worktops.
    • Utility/drying room.
    • Oak floored dining room with patio doors.
    • Large sitting room with woodburner.

Amenities * Biomass central heating with woodburner in sitting room * Electric range cooker with double oven & 5 ring ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/ freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, wall mounted flat screen TV, DVD, 4 x combi TV/DVD, payphone, * WiFi * Fuel, power & starter pack for woodburner included in the in rent * Extra wood can be bought from owner * Bed linen & towels included in the rent * Cot, highchair & stairgate available * Off road parking for 5 cars * Bike storage available * Front patio garden with furniture, BBQ & hill views * Two shared games rooms with pool table & table tennis * Shared grounds including farm walk, conservation ponds & picnic area * Children's play area * Shared use of full-size tennis court * Two well-behaved dogs welcome * Sorry, no smoking * Shop 7 miles, pubs 1.7 miles, Church Stretton train station 7 miles


  1. Check-in 3.30pm

  2. The private hire of an on-site 20 metre infinity swimming pool with mezzanine relaxation room (subject to availability) is bookable directly with the owner on arrival at additional cost.





Really nice cottage that accommodated us all easily. Decorated well and a great location. No issues with anything all weekend and would highly recommend! Very happy with the weekend, was very easy to plan and a great price to go with it.

Mr Nightingale, DERBY, December 2016


The owner was very welcoming. We enjoyed the walks, which were accessible from the property and the games/activity facilities were great. The house was a perfect size for our family, and it was extremely clean and very well equipped.

Mrs Gerrard, HUNTINGDON, April 2016