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Oakpond Cottage

Oakpond Cottage View all 37 images

7 Nights  

  • £395  to  £720

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£360 Fri, 28 Jan 2022
7 nights - Save £100 - £360 for 2 people using one bedroom. 4 people using 2 bedrooms £380. 6 people using 3 bedrooms £430.

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    With Owner

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    1 Dog

  • Bathrooms


  • Access

    Ground floor

  • Star Rating

    4 Star

About Oakpond Cottage

Briarhill Farm is home to Oakpond Cottage and sits in a countryside setting on the Cheshire/Shropshire border. The pet-friendly cottage provides a relaxing retreat and affords the luxury of a hot tub that can be hired for a small additional charge.

The cosy country cottage is in a tranquil spot surrounded by countryside which the owners farm, overlooking a wildlife pond with ducks and moorhens. Oakpond Cottage sleeps up to six guests and is ideal for families at any time of the year.

The Cheshire village of Audlem is only ten minutes away where you will find circular canal side walks, tea rooms, shops and a boating marina. There is a nature reserve within a five minute drive offering wooded walks, along with three good pubs with log fires serving food. The area also offers numerous National Trust properties gardens and castles to visit.

Awarded Four Star Gold for quality accommodation, the cottage is suited for people who want to escape to the country for some peace and quiet amongst the surrounding wildlife. Sitting up a private lane, only shared with the owners farm, Oakpond Cottage is presented to a high standard and has a fenced private garden and patio with garden furniture for sitting out and soaking up the peace and tranquillity. Guests are also welcome to wander down to the farm and see the animals.

The wildlife pond adds to the relaxed environment and attracts lots of wildlife including ducks, dragonflies, moorhens, squirrels, woodpeckers and owls. If you are really lucky you may even see bats flying around!

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 (there is a small additional charge for use of the spa) - just sit back and admire the beautiful views over the Shropshire countryside while you bubble your aches away!

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Beverley Boffey joined Independent Cottages in March 2014


Enquire online:

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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 is an idyllic cottage with electric woodburner 'effect' fire that can sleep six people comfortably but is also a cosy retreat for couples.

Accommodation comprises:

  • Comfortable cosy lounge with exposed beams, comfortable seating for five, flatscreen Freeview television, DVD player and electric woodburner 'effect' fire providing a wonderful atmosphere on chilly nights. During the warmer months the scent of the honeysuckle fills this room with the most incredible smell.
  • Kitchen with fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, double oven and extractor, CD player, flatscreen digital Freeview television with DVD player. Lovely views can be enjoy whilst washing up from the sink and French doors lead out to the garden with patio overlooking the wildlife pond and countryside. There is also a pine table with seating for six people.
  • King-size bedroom with views over the pond, fields and Shropshire countryside. An old oak wardrobe and dressing table provide storage space for clothes and there is room for a cot if required.
  • Twin bedroom with two single beds (two foot six size).
  • Third cosy bedroom with a double bed.
  • Shower room with spacious shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.
  • Snug providing a nice place to sit with a good book or a good place for the children to play while you prepare dinner.
  • Outside washroom with sink and WC.

Additional information: Prices include: central heating, electricity, linen, Egyptian fluffy towels, Wi-Fi, a welcome tray upon arrival and complimentary toiletries and beverages. A reduced occupancy price is available and prices are charged as follows: £320-£555 for two to four guests and £395-£650 for five to six. The owners offer a reduced price for couples who only require one or two bedrooms. A travel cot (please supply your own bedding), high chair and stair gate available. Guests have the use of a communal utility room with lots of information on places to visit, walking maps, washing machine (coin operated) and extra space to dry wet coats and walking boots. One very well behaved dog welcome.

Star Rating: 4 Star Gold

Oakpond Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 2-6 in 3 bedrooms (1 King, 1 Twin & 1 Double)
1 dog welcome
Ground floor accommodation
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £395
To £720
Preferred Arrival Day:
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

We do offer reduced occupancy rates for 2-4 people using two bedrooms only. Please enquire.
There is an additional wc which is next door the the Frogs Retreat, this is available from October 1st until April 1st. From April 1st until October 1st, this facility may be available if not book by our guests using our showmans waggon.

Last Minute Offers

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 for 7 nights, £360
Save £100. £360 for 2 people using one bedroom. 4 people using 2 bedrooms £380. 6 people using 3 bedrooms £430.
Fri, 4 Feb 2022 for 7 nights, £360
Save £100. £360 for 2 people using one bedroom. 4 people using 2 bedrooms £380. 6 people using 3 bedrooms £430
Fri, 11 Feb 2022 for 7 nights, £370
Save £95. 2 people using one bedroom (Valentines week)
Fri, 18 Feb 2022 for 7 nights, £445
£445 for 4 people using 2 bedroms. 6 people using 3 bedrooms £515. (Half Term Week)

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Oakpond Cottage 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 21st January 2022
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