Barn | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Built in 1840, Yews Barn was converted in 2003 by an award winning builder. Whilst retaining its original characters like the exposed wooden beams, it has all the modern facilities expected to a high standard. Such as a four poster bed, spa bath, central heating, TV/DVD, telephone and WIFI, ample private parking and large patio in walled courtyard, iron gas stove and a fully equipped modern kitchen.
Honeymoons, anniversaries, touring/walking or just a 'getaway' break - whatever the reason we provide a warm, friendly service helping you make the most of your stay.
Complimentary wine and flowers are provided.
The idyllic peaceful hillside location (no neighbours!) provides a perfect quiet retreat with walks and some of the best viewpoints in Shropshire literally a few minutes walk away. It is a great touring base for the rest of Shropshire with its central location in the county, just off the A5/A49 and 5 minutes drive from historic Shrewsbury.
Weekly bookings can be booked directly online. For weekend and midweek breaks contact us for a quote.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Bedroom with four poster double bed, wardrobe and dressing table
Bathrooms: Spa bath, shower, wash basin and towels included.
Kitchen: Granite top kitchen surface, oven, microwave, gas hob, dish washer, washer dryer, porcelain sink and handcrafted oak dining table. Tiled floor.
Living Rooms: Open plan layout with kitchen. Double sofa bed, Iron gas stove, tile floor, TV and DVD player. French doors open out on to patio area
|Further details outdoors|
Large private walled courtyard providing parking for upto 3 cars.
large private patio area with view overlooking hills and grazing deer.
The Heart of England/Peak District
Centrally placed in Shropshire, just off the A49/A5 makes Yews Barn an ideal touring base for this picturesque county. It is just a 5 minute drive from the medieval market town of Shrewsbury, the heart of the county and birthplace of Charles Darwin. Shrewsbury noted for its timber framed black and white buildings, shops, restaurants and beautiful gardens hosts many events throughout the year including the Shrewsbury Flower Show in the summer.
To the north is Ellesmere with its meres rich waterfowl. Also there is the mystical Hawkestone Park with its follies and caves.
To the east is Ironbridge Gorge, a World Heritage site and birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. Nearby are the remains of the Roman city of Wroxeter, and Wroxeter Vineyard
To the south is Ludlow, renowned for its castle and Michelin star restaurants. Also there is the old spa town of Curch Stretton under the Long Mynd and Stretton Hills, known as 'Little Switzerland' in Victorian times.
To the west is Oswestry with its ancient hill fort. Then on into mid Wales with the beautiful Powis Castle nearby
Yews Barn is adjacent to Lyth Hill Country Park with woodland walks and view points of the South Shropshire Hills.
Shrewsbury Golf Course at Condover and Arscott Golf Course are both within 5 to 10 minutes drive.
(www.arscottgolfclub.co.uk and shrewsburygolfclub.co.uk)
One of the highest golf courses in the UK and the oldest in Shropshire is at Church Stretton, a 20 mins drive.(www.churchstrettongolfclub.co.uk)
All have 18 hole courses in great locations
Great places for walking are at the Long Mynd - a good place to start is at Cardingmill Valley (National Trust) at Church Stretton.
Other places for walking are the Stiper Stones and Wenlock Edge (great fossil country)
Places to visit include:
Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, nr Church Stretton
the beautiful Wenlock Priory, Much Wenlock
Stokesay Castle (one of the best preserved 13th century fortified manor houses in the UK ), nr Ludlow
Iron Bridge set in the stuning Severn Gorge - Blist Hill working museum nearby is highly recommended
Wroxeter Vine yard, set near the remains of the old Roman city
Bridgenorth with its furnicular railway and leaning castle keep
Clun with its 14th Century pack horse bridge and castle was described by Houseman as 'the quietest place under the sun'
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11 Aug 2014
"A comfortable cottage in a wonderful setting."
With buzzards overhead, deer in the foreground and a backdrop of the Shropshire Hills, this comfortable cottage provided my wife and I with a perfect holiday. Places to visit are many and varied - Pow… More
12 Jul 2014
Beautiful cottage with great attention to detail, in picturesque and very peaceful surroundings. Lovely walks from the door.… More
29 Jun 2014
Excellent accommodation and location. Peaceful and very relaxing. A few little lanes to get to the barn but just take it slow. You soon get used to them.… More
6 Apr 2014
Absolutely loved the cottage. Fantastic location if you like peace & quiet. Situated in a great walking areaThe property is spotless and nicely decoratedThe owner very approachable and a nice chapHigh… More
3 Apr 2014
"So glad we found this wonderful little gem!"
This was our 3rd visit.a fantastic place to stay, tastefully decorated, well equipped! A must to go!… More
15 Mar 2014
We have just returned from a wonderful week at Yews barn. It was excellent all the facilities were first class. It is ideally suited for many places of interest within a 25 mile radius. We feel that… More
7 Jan 2013
We stayed here with friends for 3 days and 2 nights. This is our second stay at Yews Barn and we were not disappointed. The location is set within walking distance of Lyth Hill and therefore you awake… More
4 Oct 2011
"out of this world"
If like us you like peace and seclusion this is perfect,it stands alone and has beautiful views all round.The barn is lovely inside and out,its so relaxing looking at the deer in the field and being a… More
16 Jul 2011
"Lovely quiet cottage, well equipped and love the deer!"
We loved the location, surrounded by deer to feed in fields next to cottage! Cottage was great - very cosy, small but perfectly formed! We were just a couple and found it very pleasant and quiet. It… More
12 Jun 2011
A lovely quite and peaceful place to stay, an excellent base for all you want to see and do. Eric the stag is very friendly and is fond of the odd cabbage leaf or apple. The 'New Inn' public… More
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