A three storey Victorian villa formerly used as a hunting lodge set in an elevated position with wonderful views across the valley overlooking Long Mountain. Set in the beautiful Shropshire countryside in an idyllic rural location and yet only 12 minutes from the bustling town of Shrewsbury which is becoming a mecca for foodies with amazing restaurants and bars. The house has seven bedrooms and three bathrooms sleeping 17 guests . All the rooms are large with two of them having their own lounge areas. There is also a guest lounge, cinema room and double volume kitchen and Orangery for cooking, eating and entertaining. This bright airy space opens out onto the top lawn and terraces, ideal for afternoon drinks. The house is set within landscaped Italianate gardens with feature pools and a tennis court. There are many places to sit and enjoy the surrounding countryside. The house has been interior designed and is very well furnished with a contemporary finish. Recently re-furbished, Wollaston is a very welcoming and comfortable home, this is the feedback we always get from guests.
The kitchen is fully fitted with a professional SMEG double over with six gas burners. Two fridges and one freezer in the house with more available in the garage. Granite work surfaces and a whole range of cooking and dining utensils that you would expect from a professional kitchen. Good quality white crockery and white linen service as well as a full range of glassware. The dining table in The Orangery seats up to 20 people with spectacular views anytime of day.
The Guest Lounge has two large sofas and occasional chairs with a lovely fire and amazing views . The Cinema room has a large leather corner sofa that can sit up to 10 people and is ideal for catching up on the latest movies that can be viewed through a 38mb connection and a playstation. There are a wide range of games here as well that can be used as well. There is also a downstairs cloakroom on this floor.
Also on the ground floor is our two bedroom annexe with a kingsize bedroom with a lounge and downstairs are two single beds with a shared family bathroom with a large shower and roll top bath. This wing also has its own courtyard cottage garden.
Upstairs in the main house are five kingsize/double bedrooms with either ensuite or private bathrooms. One is very large with its own lounge and a sofabed. On the top floor we have an additional sleigh bed making it a total of 17 bed spaces across six bathrooms.
Wollaston Lodge is set in its own gardens ideal for relaxing or using the tennis court or outdoor table tennis table. It is a great location for a get together and suits all ages. We are well located for heading into the wonderful market town of Shrewsbury which has over 100 privately owned shops and boutiques as well as over 50 restaurants and bars making it a great destination. Wollaston is also ideally situated for Powis Castle, Erdigg and attingham Park for the culture vultures. For the more energetic, Snowdonia and the National Park is 45 minutes into Mid Wales and for the adrenalin junkies we have everything on our doorstep from pony trekking, quad biking, golf, fishing and even Europe's Longest and fastest Zip Wire.
Wollaston is an extremely comfortable house almost entirely south facing so that it is flooded with light and lends itself to entertaining a large group.