Fiddler’s Cottage is a Grade II listed half-timbered terraced cottage in Montgomery, an historic border market town 10 miles NE Newtown, 8 miles from Welshpool, 20 miles to Shrewsbury. The cottage is full of character, with beamed ceilings and walls, stove in the brick fireplace, and some original dark oak floorboards, but guests should note that there is some restricted headroom and several steps within the property.
Entrance: Via a flight of shallow steps down through the front garden to the door.
Sitting Room: There are five further steps down, once inside the front door, into the sitting room, which is furnished with two-seater sofa, easy chair, 24" Smart TV with built-in Freeview and DVD player, Netflix, WiFi hub (fibre optic broadband) and telephone, Welsh dresser and a wood burning stove in the large brick fireplace. One further step down into the:
Kitchen Diner: Traditional dark oak dining table and four chairs, and a traditional kitchen with Belfast sink, cupboards, electric cooker (double oven and ceramic hob), microwave, fridge freezer and slim dishwasher. The kitchen diner has a low beamed ceiling and one very low beam (max headroom 6’). A rear door provides access to the log store down a communal path, but there is no rear garden.
From the sitting room, a flight of stairs leads up to the landing.
Shower Room: with electric shower in shower cubicle, WC and basin.
Bedroom 2: A curtained doorway leads from the landing into a small bedroom with single bed.
From the landing, four narrow stairss lead up to the main bedroom, open gallery-style, with bannisters over the landing and staircase.
Bedroom 1: A spacious bedroom with rugs over original dark oak floorboards (uneven); original cast iron fireplace (decorative); four-poster double bed, curtained to offer additional privacy as the room is open to the landing/staircase; well furnished with wardrobe, chest of drawers, dressing table with triple mirror and bedside tables. A hairdryer is provided.
The cottage is heated by the wood burning stove (logs provided) as well as wall-mounted electric convector heaters; fan heater in the bathroom.
Outside: to the front is a small, enclosed, south-facing cottage garden and patio area with garden furniture. No garden to the rear. Parking is on street, usually possible directly to the front of the cottage or close by.
It is a short walk uphill to Montgomery, a beautiful little town with unusual shops, pub, excellent restaurant (with Michelin star), cafes, galleries and a very steep climb up to the ruins of Montgomery castle, with far-reaching views. Excellent local walking in the area, including Offa's Dyke, Kerry Ridgeway and the Severn Way. Powis Castle (NT) is nearby, and Welshpool has a leisure centre and golf, Welshpool-Llanfair Caereinion Light Railway.
Electricity, WiFi and heating included; logs provided
Bed linen and towels provided
Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available
No smoking inside please
At a Glance
- Sleeps 3
- 2 Bedrooms
- 1 Bath/shower room
- 1 Pet allowed
- WiFi available
- Open fire/woodburner
- Towels provided
- Travel cot available
- Equipped with a highchair
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Equipped with a freezer
- No smoking
- Enclosed garden/courtyard
- Nearest shop: 0.25 mile away
- Coast: 49 miles away
- Nearest pub: 0.25 mile away
Cottage was delightful ... everything was provided ... very comfortable 4 poster bed ... would highly recommend to allMr Roger Davies - 18th September 2018
Simply superbMr John de Courcy - 3rd January 2018
This was a dream come true on every level. The cottage was absolutely first class to the point we immediately felt at home and really didn't want to leave!! Everyone I spoke to whilst booking this was without exception faultless in their professionalism. We have a great team and a great product!! Thank youMr John de Courcy - 9th September 2017
Perfect for our needs, in a great locationMr Alan Cole - 23rd April 2017
Loved the cottage would recommend to anyone as central to visit North or South Wales. Montgomery is a beautiful village very central for exploring the beautiful valleys of wales. There is everything you need in the village too and Welshpool not far for the bigger supermarkets if need be.Mrs Walkington - 15th September 2016
It was very clean, bed linen and towels fresh, bathroom very clean. Well equipped.Ms Mitchell - 28th August 2016
We had a lovely stay, really enjoyed the cottage and the surrounding area. The food and real ale at the dragon hotel were excellent. Really friendly welcome from the locals. Good walking locally and loved the trip to Powys castle. Hope to come back in the future.Ms Barnes - 12th April 2016
The property was beautiful and very well equipped.Mrs Robertson - 19th February 2016
Enjoyed our stay and found the company very helpfulMrs Stringer - 27th September 2015
This is the second time we've stayed here and really can't fault it.Mrs Kinsley - 13th September 2015
Never been to this area before. We all loved this property and will be back next year. Would highly recommend it.Ms Gascoyne - 9th August 2015
Fantastic holiday and beautiful quaint cottage it all lived up to, and beyond, my expectations.Ms Brundell - 27th July 2015
Had a lovely time in a very cosy cottage. Would recommend the area, very beautiful and so much to do.Mrs Naisbitt - 7th June 2015
We met the owner Miss Crowther, whom we found to be a very lovely welcoming person, just like everyone else we met in Montgomery. A wonderful little gem of a cottage in a beautiful quiet town.Mr Wharrad - 1st June 2015
Very nice place to stay. Just right for us.Mrs Tucker - 1st April 2015
Lovely, peaceful well equipped cottage. Close to town for provisions/entertainment. Great local area to explore.Mr Berriman - 20th October 2014
A quaint cottage which was well very equipped, and in close proximity of lots of local interesting places to visit.Mr Kindon - 11th October 2014
We loved everything about this cottage. Fabulous cottage in a very beautiful and friendly town. Would certainly return and hoping to book again. Great walks for our dog. Thanks for a great stay.Mrs Watson - 12th August 2014
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