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Oakpond Cottage

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7 Nights See prices

  • £450  to  £650

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Short Breaks From

  • £ Enquire
    (3 night min all year)

Key Information

  • Sleeps

    2-6

  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    3 (all year)

  • Children

    Please
    Enquire

  • WiFi

    Yes

  • Dogs

    Yes
    1 Dog

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Access

    Stairs

  • Star Rating

    4 Star
    Gold

About Oakpond Cottage

Oakpond Cottage can be found on the Cheshire/Shropshire border. This lovely Gold award winning cottage provides a relaxing retreat and affords the luxury of an indoor hot tub which has views over our fields which is available to hire and is private and not shared.
Please note that our other beautiful cottage Oaktree which sleeps 2 is situated next door to Oakpond can be booked for additional family members who require their own space but otherwise we only book out one cottage at a time. (we do offer a reduced rate for the smaller cottage if booked by the same family)
Prices shown are for upto 4 people using two bedrooms.
Our other cottage Oakwood which sleeps 4 and upto 2 dogs is situated one mile away.

This home from home country cottage sits in a tranquil spot surrounded by lovely countryside and overlooks a wonderful wildlife pond which has an abundance of birds and dragonflies and so perfect for guests who love nature with only the odd hooting of our resident owls.

The Cheshire village of Audlem is only ten minutes away where you will find circular canal side staircase  walks, tea rooms, shops and a boating marina with a lovely tearoom. There is a nature reserve within a five minute drive offering woodland walks including the Chef In The Wood with his very tasty cakes and pies along with three pubs serving good food with  one being voted the best country pub in the country. The area also offers numerous National Trust properties gardens and castles to visit. Oakpond is only 4 miles away from the old bustling market town of Whitchurch which has a number of shops including Tesco and Sainsburys, with which they will deliver to the cottage.

The cottage is central for Cheshire which is home to Nantwich, Jodrell Bank, Anderton Boat Lift, Chester Zoo and Cheshire Oaks Retail Park whilst Shropshire is famous for the Ironbridge Gorge, RAF Cosford, David Austin Rose Gardens and The British Ironworks plus Shropshire has been voted one of the top ten destinations to visit.  Just over the border is Staffordshire with its very interesting Wedgewood and JCB museums and the Dorothy Clive Gardens.

Not far from the cottage there is a 200 acre walks on an estate which has no livestock as well as the Nature Reserve Brown Moss and the Beeston  and Peckforton Hills. Other walks which this lovely area has to offer are lovely strolls on the Sandstone Trail and the Grindley Brook Staircase locks and not forgetting the Hawkestone Follies with its grotto.  For the swimmers, we have Alderford Lake which offers wild swimming,  aqua play park and paddle boarding or just go and have refreshments in their tearoom with a view.  Dagfields Craft and Antique Centre is perfect to visit on a rainy day and you will pick up a bargain or for anyone that is into the war theme, then the Secret Bunker is a must for the enthusiast. Bridgemere Garden World is a must for garden lovers with its outlet stores and beautiful gardens as well as Oakgate Gardens, Hodnet Hall and Wollerton Gardens which are all within 25 minutes.  There are two golf courses with one being a championship course close by for the keen golfers and for any guests that love to cycle, we have a main cycle route which passes our lane with beautiful scenic rides down leafy country lanes and into quant villages including Audlem.  Shrewsbury is another lovely place to visit as well as Chester for its unusual buildings and high street shops and boat rides.

Awarded Four Star Gold for quality luxury accommodation, this beautiful home from home cottage is suited for people who want to escape to the country for some peace and quiet amongst the surrounding wildlife. Oakpond Cottage is presented to a high standard and has two wonderful private gardens and patio with garden furniture.

Frogs Retreat Spa Room is the perfect place to spoil yourself at the end of the day with an energising massage in the wonderful hydrotherapy spa/hot tub - just sit back and admire the beautiful views over the Shropshire countryside while you bubble your aches away! (there is a supplement charge for using this facility) The hot tub is for the use of one cottage only and is not shared.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Beverley Boffey joined Independent Cottages in March 2014


Enquire online / Phone:


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Amenities / Facilities

  • Hot Tub
  • Waterside Location
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi
  • Farm Stay
  • Family Activity

Location (Shropshire)

Oakpond Cottage sits in an idylic waterside location with an abundance of bird song and wildlife.  This award winning cottage is suitable for couples and smaller families but can be booked with Oaktree Cottage for additional family members.

Accommodation comprises:

  • Comfortable lounge which has a 43" flatscreen Freeview television with DVD player and a large dvd library. The cosy flame effect woodburner adds ambience on chilly nights.
  • Country Kitchen with a fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, slow cooker, double oven and a flat screen digital Free view television with DVD player which is useful whilst cooking. Lovely views overlooking the wildlife pond can be enjoyed whilst washing up from the sink and the window French doors lead out to the large patio which overlooks the beautiful gardens. For safety, there is a stairgate across the french doors for children and dogs.
  • King-size bedroom with views over the pond and Shropshire countryside. A very comfortable king size bed with egyptian bedding ensures a good nights sleep.
  • Twin bedroom with two comfortable single beds with views of the pond.
  • Third bedroom with a comfortable double bed with views over the hen garden.
  • Shower room with spacious shower cubicle, wash basin, air sports shower and WC with egyptian fluffy towels.
  • Snug providing a nice place to sit with a good book or a good place for the children to play while you prepare dinner.

  • The Frogs Retreat room houses our luxury hot tub ( supplement charge) which has two built in incliners with a roof of coloured atmospheric lighting above the hot tub. The large window doors open out onto the countryside to fine views.
    The utility room has a large dvd library and a washing machine and is perfect for drying wet coats and muddy boots.

Additional information: Prices include: central heating, electricity, linen, Egyptian fluffy towels, Wi-Fi, a welcome tray with home-made cake upon arrival and complimentary toiletries and beverages.  One very well behaved dog welcome £20 per stay.
The hot tub must be booked when booking the cottage.
The third bedroom is available by special arrangement

Our reviews can be seen on our face book and google pages

Star Rating: 4 Star Gold

Oakpond Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Fri, 31st May 2024 - Thu, 4th Jul 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7
Additional Notes: This is a reduced occupancy price for 2-4 guests using two bedrooms One well behaved dog welcome £20

7 Nights
£550

Short breaks
not available


Fri, 5th Jul 2024 - Thu, 18th Jul 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7
Additional Notes: This is a reduced occupancy rate for upto 4 people using two bedrooms.

7 Nights
£575

Short breaks
not available


Fri, 19th Jul 2024 - Thu, 29th Aug 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7
Additional Notes: This is a reduced occupancy price for 2-4 guests using two bedrooms One well behaved dog welcome £20

7 Nights
£650

Short breaks
not available


Fri, 30th Aug 2024 - Thu, 17th Oct 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7
Additional Notes: This is a reduced occupancy price for 2-4 guests using two bedrooms One well behaved dog welcome £20

7 Nights
£525

Short breaks
not available


Fri, 18th Oct 2024 - Thu, 31st Oct 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £370 | 4 nights: £415 | 6 nights: £575
Additional Notes: This is a reduced occupancy for 2-4 people using two bedrooms One well behaved dog welcome £20

7 Nights
£575

3 Nights
£370


Fri, 1st Nov 2024 - Thu, 12th Dec 2024
Changeover: Mon / Fri, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £300 | 4 nights: £350 | 5 nights: £415 | 6 nights: £450
Additional Notes: This is a reduced occupancy price for 2-4 guests using two bedrooms One well behaved dog welcome £20

7 Nights
£465

3 Nights
£300


Fri, 20th Dec 2024 - Thu, 2nd Jan 2025
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7
Additional Notes: This is a reduced occupancy price for 2-4 guests using two bedrooms

7 Nights
£680

Short breaks
not available

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 2-6 in 3 bedrooms (1 King, 1 Twin & 1 Double)
Children:
Enquire with owner
Dogs/Pets:
1 dog welcome
Accessibility:
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
Smoking:
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Mon/Fri
Payment Options:
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
Please note - Oakpond Cottage sleeps 2-6 people.The owner has 2 properties which, when booked together, can accommodate up to 8 guests.
Dining capacity - Please enquire with owner.
Pricing - Contact owner for group prices.
All male groups - No
All female groups - No
Catering available - No.
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1948 890245 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Children must be supervised when around / using the hot tub.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Beverley Boffey
Member Since March 2014

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Oakpond Cottage Noticeboard

Please contact us for the third bedroom and pricing which is available by special arrangement. Dogs are charged at £20 pw ( no dogs under the age of 15 months) This cottage is not suitable for children under the age of 10 years due to the water. The hot tub has an additional charge (9-30am-9-30pm) and is private

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Oakpond Cottage 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 15th June 2024
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