Middle Farm, The Barn
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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
This 15th Century beautiful timber-framed, grade two listed barn is the perfect place from which to explore the stunning surrounding countryside. Come here to relax and unwind and enjoy a slower pace of life with friends and/or family.
The Barn is set in a courtyard in the middle of a 32 acre smallholding. There are free range rare breed chickens, a course fishing lake, British Lop pigs, an extensive vegetable garden and fruit growing area that you are welcome to enjoy when in season. Shire Horses live on site and Experience Days can be arranged in advance of your stay.
We also highly recommend that you take advantage of the home cooked meals that are prepared by our local deli and can be delivered to your fridge prior to arrival. Why not also arrange with us to book you a Spa Treatment in your cottage.
Shropshire offers an array of activities and places to visit including numerous National Trust and English Heritage properties, museums, excellent restaurants and shopping to say nothing of the outstanding walking country. Why not end each day soaking up the views from around the fishing lake enjoying the wildlife and peace and quiet.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest railway: Church Stretton 4 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river|
|Further details indoors|
This 4 star property has won another Gold Award in 2013. There is a ground floor bedroom with a new super king size bed and ensuite bathroom with separate shower. There are 2 staircases, 1 leading to the twin room and another leading to the second double bedroom and opposite bathroom. The dining and sitting area are open plan. Heating is oil fired and fully controlled by guests.
We offer a free DVD library for any guests wishing to watch one of our films!
|Further details outdoors|
There are two outside eating areas. One is a patio immediately outside the Barn with table, parasol and chairs and the other is a shared outside eating area that also has an undercover section. This houses a log burning barbeque area so that the rain never need upset a barbeque party, it has enough seating for 10 people both undercover and outside. There are also loungers and more free standing BBQs for when the weather is fine.
Within the courtyard is a large shed housing Shire Horses most of the year. These horses are available for Shire Horse Experience Days so please do contact us should you wish to book a special experience.
All linen, towels and soaps are included as well as numerous kitchen supplies. We provide all our guests with tea, coffee, sugar, milk and rock cakes on arrival as well as a seasonal vase of flowers.
Spa Treatments are offered to all guests in the comfort of the cottages. Details of these may be found on our website, please enquire for details.
The Shropshire region
Middle Farm Cottages are located in the heart of the Shropshire Hills, designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty offering stunning countryside for walking or watching. Ludlow, renowed for its Michelin starred restaurants, quality food producers and numerous independent shops, delis and farmer's markets as well as Much Wenlock and the Ironbridge Gorge with it's wealth of museums are all situated within 1/2 hour drive from the properties.
We have put together a suggested itinerary on our website, based on our own experience of Shropshire so that you don't miss out on the places really worth visiting.
The nearest town, Church Stretton is 4 miles away and is the first town in the West Midlands to receive 'Walkers are Welcome' status. Explore the variety of small independent shops, cafes and pubs. It's not just the stunning scenery which will captivate you but the people and places, history and heritage, the walking and wildlife, food and festivals.
There is a summer shuttle bus touring the Shropshire Hills and surrounding small towns which can be boarded locally.
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11 Jan 2015
"Lovely cottage in a fantastic location"
We stayed at Daisy's Place for a week over New Year and couldn't have asked for a better escape from London life. The cottage was beautifully presented with more than enough space for two pe… More
Thank you so much for your kind review. It was lovely to meet you and we're delighted that you had such a good stay especially over the holiday break. We will, of course, be delighted to welcome you back any time! Thanks again. Sam
20 Nov 2014
"Superb accommodation, very homely and beautifully done"
Six of us, three couples, stayed the weekend 14-17 November in Barn Cottage, the largest one. The accommodation was beautifully created, all exposed beams and mood lighting. We cooked extensively, a… More
Thank you so much for taking the trouble to write. It was lovely to meet you all and I am thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. Wishing you all the best and thanks again. Sam
14 Nov 2014
"Lovely Barn, piggies and pork!"
We stayed at the Barn for just 3 nights on a very wet November weekend. Middle Farm is a lovely place in a beautiful part of the world. Very remote so sat Nav and designated drivers are a must. The ba… More
Thank you so much for your kind words. It was lovely to meet you all during your stay and I'm thrilled that you enjoyed the break away (despite the weather!). Hope to see you again one day. All the best. Sam
20 Sep 2014
We stayed in Daisy's Place this summer for a week. The location is lovely and very rural. The accommodation is set around two sides of a tarmacked farmyard. The owner's home is in the cen… More
21 Jun 2014
"Great place to stay for us and our dog."
This was one of the best cottage holidays we've enjoyed. We stayed in Gooseyard Cottage with our collie, Leo. The cottage impressed us immediately as being clean, well maintained and tasteful. W… More
18 Apr 2014
"Lovely cottage, location and welcome"
My wife and I stayed in Daisy Cottage for a week. From the warm welcome from Sam when we arrived, after a long journey, to the very comfortable and well appointed cottage every aspect of our break exc… More
13 Nov 2013
"Awesome October Stay"
Our second visit to Middle Farm. This time we stayed in the Barn with extended Family. As soon as we arrived Sam and Duncan welcomed us like old friends. Accommodation is so comfortable and so tast… More
What a lovely review and thank you so much for saying. We have so enjoyed your visits here and are thrilled that you love this spot so much. We'll look forward to seeing you soon and thank you again for taking the time to write such kind words. Sam
23 Aug 2013
"A perfect place to stay where you are made to feel welcome."
We stayed in Gooseyard a lovely one-bedroom cottage on Middle Farm.The cottage was lovely and we relaxed into our holiday very quickly. Sam, Duncan and their family were helpful and friendly. Sitting… More
Thank you both so very much for your extremely kind words and for taking the time to write to us. We really enjoyed meeting you and are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us on the Farm! Thank you. Sam
6 Aug 2013
"Wonderful place, brilliant hosts, amazing food!"
What can I say about this place that doesn't contain too many superlatives and plaudits!?This is an *exceptional* holiday location.From the moment you pass through the leafy village of Church Str… More
My goodness me, such lovely and overwhelming words. I'm very touched and thrilled that you enjoyed your stay as much as you did. It was fabulous to meet you all and it was a pleasure to provide food for such appreciative guests. Thank you for taking the time and saying all that you have on Trip Advisor. Wishing you all the very best. Sam
1 Apr 2013
"Wonderful hospitality and delicious sausages!"
We recently stayed for 8 very cold and snowy days at this lovely, snug property. What a treat it was to walk to the local pub through a winter wonderland, to enjoy a delicious roast meal ! In fact, … More
Thank you so very much for your kind words. It was such a pleasure having you here, you really made the most of the weather! We would of course be delighted to welcome you back again at a warmer time of year. Thanks again. Sam
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