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From the 17th Century black and white timber-framed country house to the 21st Century’s large heated swimming pool with sauna and hot tub, this large and spacious 6-bedroomed holiday cottage is a splendid rural holiday home for an extended family holiday or for a get-together with friends to celebrate a special occasion. White Hopton House is surrounded by 12-acres of gardens deep in open countryside near the village of Sarn and Offa’s Dyke in Powys on the Wales-England border. With locations such as the Kerry Rideway and Clun Castle and Forest to explore, on foot by bicycle or in the car, this large, characterful and dog friendly Powys holiday cottage is perfectly placed for a relaxing holiday in the countryside for all ages.

Close to the English/Welsh border, and with no passing traffic, this historic Churchstoke holiday cottage near Sarn is a wonderful example of post Tudor (1625) timber-framed architecture which, in later years, has had a Victorian extension.

This wonderful property provides high-quality, character accommodation which includes a wealth of exposed oak beams, trusses and wall timbers, It is well-endowed with all modern facilities which include a heated, outdoor swimming pool open all year round, a sauna and a six-seater hot tub.

Set over three floors, this lovely Churchstoke cottage has two charming second floor twin bedrooms and four first floor romantic bedrooms, two with excellent en-suites, one with an all-body jet shower, and all with TV, DVD and full Sky Multiroom.

The delightful kitchen has a range cooker and large breakfast table and is very well equipped, the formal dining room is atmospheric and perfect for enjoying family meals, whilst the two sitting rooms, one with an impressive inglenook fireplace with woodburning stove, both have a large TV and are ideal for relaxing.

Outside this Sarn cottage is a large front lawn with fenced off pond, which is home to peacocks and geese. The lovely rear garden boasts a large lawn and patio, housing the large outdoor heated swimming pool and the spacious changing room with 5-seat sauna, shower and WC.

There's also a hot tub, meaning this outdoor leisure area will provide hours of family fun and relaxation and is perfect for unwinding after an exciting day out discovering this beautiful region, which is known as the Border Lands or the Welsh Marches.

The area surrounding this Sarn cottage is extremely rural, with vast open landscapes and the whole area provides excellent walking, cycling and mountain biking, with Offa’s Dyke, the Kerry Rideway, and Clun Forest nearby.

Enjoy trips to delightful Montgomery, Bishop’s Castle, Church Stretton, medieval Ludlow and even the beautiful beaches of Cardigan Bay.

This is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a beautiful character Sarn holiday cottage with excellent facilities, in a scenic part of the UK.

Accommodation extends over three floors and includes: * Six bedrooms (all first floor rooms include TV with Sky Multi-room):

  • 2 x super king-size double (one with dressing room and en-suite double-ended bath, walk-in jet shower, twin basins and WC)

  • 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC

  • 1 x king-size double with dressing room

  • 2 x second floor twin. First floor bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC.

    • Ground floor basin and WC.
    • Kitchen with breakfast area (seats 8).
    • Utility.
    • Boot room
    • Dining room
    • Sitting room (seats 9) with woodburning stove.
    • Large sun lounge (seats 10) with French doors leading to swimming pool, sauna (seats 5), hot tub (seats 6) and external changing room with music system, shower and WC.

Amenities * Oil central heating with woodburning stove * Britannia electric range with double oven and 6-ring hob, microwave, 2 x fridges, fridge/freezer, chest freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, * 6 x TVs (one 50") with Sky Multiroom, DVDs, WiFi, selection of books, games and CDs * Fuel, power and fuel for woodburner inc. in rent * Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, please bring own pool towels * Travel cot and highchair on request * Off road parking for 6 cars * Lockable bike storage * Large front lawn with fenced pond * Large rear lawn with patio and furniture, covered sitting area, BBQ, private outdoor heated swimming pool, sauna and changing room

z Hot tub * Two well-behaved dogs welcome * Sorry, no smoking * Shops 6 miles, pub 1.5 miles


  1. Children to be supervised in pool and sauna

  2. There is modern stabling for 4 horses, paddocks and riding trails, for more details contact owner directly

  3. The front lawn with fenced pond has peacocks and geese, children to be supervised

* Private outdoor pool is 40' x 20' and 3' to 6' deep, is open all year round and is heated to 86 degrees.

Availability and enquiries

Availability calendars are the responsibility of the owner to maintain.

This owner does not accept online enquiries, please check the cottage website or enquire by phone.

Cottage added 23rd November 2016

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