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 Heart of England/Peak District
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.