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The Dog House

Shrewsbury (4mls W), Shropshire
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Shop nearby
Fishing on site / nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Parking on site / nearby
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Luxury romantic retreat with hot tub and garden in stunning Shropshire
  • Walk to the local shop, short taxi ride to Shrewsbury for excellent pubs and restaurants
  • Benefits from a secure heated kennel with security lighting when bringing your four legged friends
Property code: 73521

Head off to this romantic retreat near Shrewsbury with your partner and two just as beloved canines. You’ll find that your dogs have their own heated kennel, complete with a run, where they can wait safely while you enjoy a few moments to yourselves in your private hot tub. Head just over 4 miles into the historic town to go shopping and find cafes, where your furry pals are welcome to join you. Discover the many beautiful places to take your pups on long walks through the stunning Shropshire countryside.

Arrive at your holiday home to find its owners have catered as highly for four-legged as well as two-legged guests. There’s a utility room, with a handy dog crate, and ample room for leads and baskets, as well as outdoor gear. A washing machine and tumble dryer will prove invaluable for your dog blankets and towels. Your spacious lounge is bright and inviting, and the perfect place to unwind together after long days out. Open the French doors in here to let the hounds into the garden or to wander over to the hot tub annexe for a soothing dip. Find a shower room on the ground floor, then wander upstairs to your airy kitchen/diner and your sumptuous bedroom, with its en-suite shower room and extra TV. Cook a sizzling supper on the BBQ when the weather is fine and dine out in the fresh air while the pups frolic close by.

Explore your picturesque surroundings and find many great places to go for long walks. Follow trails through the forest at Haughmond Hill, 13 miles away, then take in views out across the River Severn. Drive 9 miles to Battlefield Heritage Park to enjoy a 1.5-mile circular walk. Then visit the farm shop and tearoom, where the pets are invited to lap up refreshing bowls of water.

  • 1 bedroom- 1 super-king-size
  • 1 shower room and 1 en-suite shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, microwave, coffee machine and dishwasher
  • Utility with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Enclosed Hot Tub
  • Outdoor kennel
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Pub 1 mile and Shop within walking distance
  • TV in lounge and bedroom
  • Lockable store for bikes
  • Owner is able to advise on fishing in the area
  • Arrival: 17:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Hayley Hammersley

This property is personally managed by Hayley.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 50 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Mandy 25th May 2024

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Fantastic location and accommodation Hot tub was massive and relaxing Would definitely recommend this property Andy was a great host

Reviewed by Denis 3rd May 2024

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Very nice cosy and very private cottage . With an amazing hot tub.. superb assistance from Andy really nice chap.thank you .

Reviewed by PAUL 18th April 2024

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Comfortable relaxing base to explore the local area

Reviewed by Steven 8th March 2024

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The cottage is in a great location, not far from Shrewsbury. Andy is a brilliant host, very welcoming and polite. The hot tub is brilliant! Everything was so clean and well looked after, a very special get away. We will most definitely be back as soon as we can.

Reviewed by Ruth 1st March 2024

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We had a great time at the Dog House. Andy was a great host and our dogs loved meeting Roly as well! House was lovely and spacious, and well maintained. It was really handy to have the Indian, the chip shop and the Nisa 5 minutes walk away as well. Great location for trips into Shrewsbury and all the other towns in Shropshire. Hot tub is massive anRead mored in a covered building in the garden so perfect for when it rains. Hide

Reviewed by Angela 23rd February 2024

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Fabulous property in a peaceful location,would highly recommend !!

Reviewed by Conan 16th February 2024

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Fantastic weekend had by myself and my partner, Andrew is a great host and as far as the little welcome gift we received for ourselves and the pups it's the litttle things that count!

Reviewed by Mary Ann 9th February 2024

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Fabulous house, hot tub and location. Lovely gifts left for us and dogies . Felt so at home, absoultly loved our stay.

Reviewed by Kim 2nd February 2024

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The cottage was absolutely perfect, contact with the host was first class, the facilities superb and the welcome gifts much appreciated. Hot tub fabulous

Reviewed by Michael 29th December 2023

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Brill hose is massive, kitchen fab with table in Bedroom brill we spent a day in bedroom just chilling watching tv and listening to rain on the roof widow We go away ever year and this is by far the best Not forgetting the hot tub inside Good job because it rained all 5 days :( We dint care the house was plenty for us to just chill and recharge ourRead moreselves Host was great , Hide

Reviewed by George 7th December 2023

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Once again a great stay - lovely property in a pleasant location. Excellent hot tub, especially in a gale! Hopefully back soon.

Reviewed by John 15th November 2023

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We stayed for 3 nights the accomodation was amazing and we greatfully enjoyed the use of the hottub. Would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Russell 6th October 2023

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A lovely cottage near Shrewsbury. Very well maintained and clean. The hot tub is large with a variety of jets, bubbles and very pleasant lighting. Andrew is a great host, there if you need him, unobtrusive if you dont. If you like Indian food, please give Saffron Cottage a go. We had a marvellous meal there. Try the meals from the nearby COOP. TheyRead more have a range of meals that are cooked not processed that are a revelation in ready meals. Altogether a fantastic cottage to stay at. Hide

Reviewed by Philip 29th September 2023

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Just as it was advertised a lovely luxurious and comfortable location. Thank you for the arrival gifts and the warm welcome. Looking forwards to staying with you again.

Reviewed by Mary 15th September 2023

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We had a lovely time at the dog house, we will definitely book again, thank you Andy.

Reviewed by Summer 29th August 2023

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I enjoyed staying at 'The Dog House' in Shrewsbury, and it was an absolute delight! The property owner Andy, is amiable and welcoming, making our stay even more enjoyable. The highlight of our visit was the fabulous hot tub in the garden. Facilities were highly maintained in style. This dog-friendly retreat allowed our furry friend to enjoy the triRead morep and the lovely forest and walks nearby. I highly recommend 'The Dog House' for a luxurious, pet-friendly getaway. Hide

Reviewed by Teleri 25th August 2023

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Reviewed by Linda 11th August 2023

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Great location for exploring the area, quiet and private. Bed and pillows super comfy, quality fixtures and fittings. Dog friendly is a must for us and this ticked all the boxes

Reviewed by David 4th August 2023

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Cottage is really well set out and relaxing with the hot tub. If you are a dog own would highly recommend as a lot of thought has gone into it.

Reviewed by Debbie 28th July 2023

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Reviewed by Catherine 7th July 2023

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nice comfortable cottage very friendly owner brilliant for the dog

Reviewed by Hannah 23rd June 2023

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Absolutely amazing, just what we needed, would definitely stay again!

Reviewed by Michael 19th May 2023

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Reviewed by Alvin 21st April 2023

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Tucked away in a great rural location and yet only 10 minutes drive into Shrewsbury with all that it has to offer. Plenty of dog friendly venues and places to eat. We loved the walks across countryside immediately behind property and the luxury and thoughtful features of the accommodation. Lovely covered hot-tub that the wet weather couldnt spoil. Read moreThe owner, Andy, was extremely helpful and friendly. Nothing was too much trouble. Further afield, we had an especially nice day out in Ludlow Hide

Reviewed by Phil 14th April 2023

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Lovely property. Very comfy and enjoyed the hot tub. Close to sone lovely areas for walks. Dog friendly which was a must for us. Easy access to some local walks, also close to the town of shrewsbury and ludlow wasnt to far away either. Would recommend again, had a great relaxing visit.

Reviewed by Lindsay 7th April 2023

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Reviewed by Allan 31st March 2023

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Reviewed by Joanne 24th March 2023

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Reviewed by Lisa 3rd March 2023

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Lovely stay. Nice and clean and owner attentive. Hot tub was great. Would recommend to anyone looking for a relaxing break.

Reviewed by Michael 24th February 2023

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The cottage is beautiful, a first class property in which to stay. We are dogless, so used the Dog House as a base to visit the Ironbridge museum, walk the banks of Sabrina (prefer the Roman), and tour Shrewsbury and Snowdonia. The owner, Andrew, is an excellent host, very helpful and responsive. We had a wonderful week, thank you Andrew.

Reviewed by Amanda 21st February 2023

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Lovely place to stay.

Reviewed by Mark 29th December 2022

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Amazing property, host was super friendly and helpful and hot tub was lovely. Will definitely return.

Reviewed by Pamela 19th November 2022

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The cottage is lovely and greatly secluded from the main road. The landlord was very helpful with places to eat and any walks you need to go on. The Saffron Cottage an Indian restaurant across the road was excellent and would highly recommend. Lots of great pubs not far away.

Reviewed by Paul 11th November 2022

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Well set out with everything you need. Provision for dogs second to none

Reviewed by George 4th November 2022

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Great find. Great location for the area. Owner is very helpful, recommended a good couple of places to eat out, nothing was to much trouble. Amazing little house, very clean and extremely comfortable. Just what we needed for a relaxing few days away from it all. Hot tub was a wonderful added bonus.

Reviewed by Gary 28th October 2022

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Really clean and well equipped cottage in a great location. Host very personable and attentive. Would recommend the Dog House

Reviewed by Luke 15th October 2022

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Great holiday cottage in ideal location. Dogs loved it

Reviewed by Elena 30th September 2022

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The cottage was beautifully decorated, well equipped and it was like going from home to home. My partner was very happy with my choice of accommodation. The landlord was very helpful and the whole stay was a wonderful experience. I would highly recommend and we will be revisiting hopefully next year.

Reviewed by Nina 23rd September 2022

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Had a fantastic week staying at the Dog House everything was a very high standard and the little touches of a few snacks, dog treats and milk in the fridge were very much appreciated! Andy was a great host, very knowledgable of the area and was always contactable if any questions needed answering but also had a nice amount of privacy to just relax Read moreand unwind. The walks from the property were fantastic and Doug our golden retriever had the best time running and sniffing in the fields. Hide

Reviewed by Susan 4th September 2022

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Really cant recommend the dog house enough. Its ideally situated for hill walking etc.

Reviewed by Michelle 26th August 2022

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Good communications from Andy the property owner prior to and during stay. Very friendly and helpful. Cottage was everything we hoped for on our minimoon. Lovely, clean and well equipped. Welcome package was also very nice and a great touch. Hot tub area also clean and all maintenance checks carried out as expected. Wonderful location for walks. DoRead moregs loved it and was great to have an indoor or outdoor area to leave them when needed. We would definitely recommend to anyone looking. Hide

Reviewed by Daryn 19th August 2022

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Great property, well equipped in a lovely part of the country. Clean and tidy and perfect for dog owners. Lovely walks straight off the back of the property. Very modern and everything you need is there. Andy is a great host, happy to share his knowledge of walks and the area. We ate Sunday lunch (and a breakfast in the week) at the farm shop and cRead morean highly recommend it. An evening meal in Shrewsbury at the Ego at the Grapes and another at the Hickory Smokehouse, really nice. Would stay again. Hide

Reviewed by Andy 5th August 2022

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An absolute pearl of a cottage! Just far away and near enough to it all, The Dog House is a wonderful place to use as a base to visit all the local attractions or to chill and enjoy the quality accommodations. The host Andy makes you feel right at home and his cottage has all the amenities youd expect, and more, from a 5 star property. On top of thRead moreis you have a comprehensive shop just a minute or so walk away so youll never run out of ice, drinks or food to enhance your stay. Well be back! Hide

Reviewed by Jonathan 29th July 2022

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We had a lovely week, the cottage is ideally located to explore all areas and attractions. Cottage is lovely and very well equipped and decorated. The hot tub is clearly a winner and a must after a day exploring. Only criticism is the leather sofa which we found uncomfortable. Everything else was perfect and would highly recommend the dog house to Read moreall. Hide

Reviewed by Maggie 22nd July 2022

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This is a lovely place to stay so relaxing and you have everything you need . The hot tub is such a bonus to the property and very private.

Reviewed by Jane 15th July 2022

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Just returned from a fabulous 4 days at the Dog House. It was a little strange having the Kitchen upstairs but you soon get used to it, (good exercise ) all high spec items , loved the en suit wet room, great walks for the dogs from the property, handy Nisa, Indian & Kebab place across the Rd, didn't try Indian. I can however recommend the chippy cRead moreome kebab place. Andy (owner) was lovely not intrusive & helpful. The Hot tub was fantastic used daily, it was a really hot few days totally relaxed Hide

Reviewed by Kerenza 8th July 2022

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Perfect for you and your dog. Lots of terrain to cover and beautiful views. Very difficult to get a dog friendly cab though but that did not stop us from enjoying meals out plus there is a large dog crate inside the house and an outside kennel if you can part from your pooch for a couple of hours. The owner is very attentive and friendly.

Reviewed by Linda 1st July 2022

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Lovely modern cottage with great decor with easy access to Shrewsbury and the rest of beautiful Shropshire. Very comfortable, with a great kitchen and bathroom, very comfortable bed, and a good sized TV. Super that it was dog-friendly too. The large hot-tub was an added bonus. We had a great stay.

Reviewed by Brian 24th June 2022

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Cottage is absolutely wonderful in many ways. Location, decor, furnishings, equipment and Andy the host is always on hand to help and advise. If it's peace and quiet you want look no further. If its relaxing you want, the hot tub is there. Handily located for Shropshire with Wales just a stones throw away. Going again? Definately.

Reviewed by Julie 17th June 2022

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We loved our stay at The Dog House we found it to be one of the most relaxing holidays we have taken, the bed is so big and comfy and the showers are great, the kitchen has everything you need there is also a washer and dryer which is fab. The hot tub is so relaxing and the location is perfect so peaceful and our dogs loved it too. Andy the owner iRead mores so friendly and leaves you too it but he is there if you need him, we will definitely be booking again. Hide

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