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The Laurels, Bishops CastleFormal 17th century panelled dining room.
Wonderful Picturesque Retreat
Wonderful Picturesque Retreat
16 guests
6 bedrooms
16 beds
3.5 baths
16 guests
6 bedrooms
16 beds
3.5 baths
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Grade II listed house packed full of character in the heart of historic Bishop's Castle, Shropshire.
6 bedrooms, sleeping 17 people, private off road parking, games room and beautiful mature garden providing a perfect base for any rural retreat!

The space

Expanding over five floors this Grade II listed stunning historically eclectic house offers the perfect space for any large group whilst retaining the feeling of a country home from home.
Located in the heart of the pretty market town of Bishop's Castle nestled in the Shropshire Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty. The Laurels offers many original features, together with comfortable furnishings that make this house ideal for a get together with family and friends.
Entering through the large Georgian front door you'll find yourself in the large double height entrance hall with beautiful parquet flooring.
Off the entrance hall you will find a large family kitchen containing all amenities (electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, coffee machine, dishwasher) with connecting laundry room and well hidden WC!
Downstairs also comprises of the choice of two dining rooms. One is a formal 17th centry pannelled dining room, perfect for special meals all together.
The living room is light and airy thanks to the large french doors and bay window looking over the garden. Living room also has a large TV and DVD with freesat available for your viewing pleasure as well as a gas fire when you wish to get cosy on those cold nights.
Situated off the more casual dining room there is the garden room which offers the perfect place to relax especially with a good book!
Upstairs there are 6 bedrooms, one family bathroom and 2 shower rooms split over 3 floors.
Bedrooms are as follows:
1 x Twin room
3 x Family rooms
2 x King rooms
The top floor is our our games suite! There is a games table providing pool, table football and air-hockey, darts board and chill out room with PS3. The Laurels also has wi-fi throughout for those who don't want to be completely cut off from the world!
The house is fully centrally heated with oil central heating which is explained on check in.
All fuel, power, bed linen and towels are included in rent.
Cot and highchair are available if needed.
There is off road parking for 4 cars as well as lockable bike storage.
There is a large, enclosed, mature rear lawned garden with furniture and BBQ.
Two well-behaved dogs welcome as long as they are kept downstairs. Sorry, no smoking.
Shops and pubs 5 mins walk.

Guest access

With five floors of rooms to explore and make yourselves comfortable, guests have numerous options when staying at The Laurels.
Our largest family room is accessed either through the family bathroom or by its own private staircase, which takes guests down into the laundry room connected to the kitchen at the front of the property.
The top shower room and doorway to the games room are both very low so please mind your heads!

Interaction with guests

The house is rented exclusively for guests, no owners will be present in the house at any time during the stay, except for check in of course ;-)

Other things to note

Main table in dining room seats 10, with additional table for five.

WiFi is available throughout The Laurels at no additional cost.

The games room is perfect for kids and big kids alike! It offers table football, pool, air-hockey, darts and PlayStation3!!

For an extra £10 per pooch, dogs are also welcome to come and enjoy the comforts of The Laurels alongside their humans (2 dog maximum)

Minimum 3 night stay applies

Pets allowed
Family/kid friendly
Wireless Internet

Extra people No Charge
Cleaning Fee $136
Security Deposit $340
Weekly Discount: 14%
Weekend Price $613 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
2 single beds
Bedroom 2
1 king bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 3
1 king bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 4
1 king bed
Bedroom 5
1 king bed
Bedroom 6
1 double bed, 1 single bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules
No smoking
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 11AM

Please no smoking anywhere in the house, please be respectful of the neighbours and our home as you would your own!

Pets are welcome but please keep them off the furniture.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

3 nights minimum stay

1 Review

Mark User Profile
August 2016
Tim was there to meet us and show us around this great property. Location is fantastic, close to the town centre and its pubs, restaurants, and little shops to browse. The walking in the area is good and we enjoyed a couple of long walks in the surrounding hills. We enjoyed the 2 breweries, Sunday lunch at the hotel and a BBQ in the garden on the large BBQ provided. The house was very comfortable and is a lovely update onto an old house, interesting rooms with old features still in view, but all mod cons provided. Tim has provided lots of games for all,ages, from small children upwards. In fact the house is very well equipped for a stay of any length. We really enjoyed our visit for a long weekend family get together, 17 of us in total. It will be hard to beat this venue for location and value. Thanks Tim.
Tim User Profile
Response from Tim:
Thank you for your amazing review Mark! It was an absolute pleasure to have you all at The Laurels and you would be more than welcome back anytime!
August 2016

Shrewsbury, United KingdomJoined in July 2015
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