Rickyard Cottage

Leighton near Ironbridge Gorge, Heart of England (Ref. 8402)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Sleeps

    2

  • Bedrooms

    1

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    No

The Property

Leighton 1.25 miles. One of six lovely brick-built barn conversions, dating back to 1852, in a picturesque farmyard location on a 100-acre working cattle farm, on the outskirts of the Shropshire village of Leighton. Situated close to the owner's delightful black & white farmhouse, this semi-detached Leighton cottage offers a perfect romantic getaway full of charm with original oak beams and exposed rustic brick walls. This Leighton cottage has a cosy bedroom with wrought iron bedstead, plus an oak fitted kitchen and a lovely sitting area. The farmland offers views of the Long Mountain and is surrounded by breathtaking countryside. The walk from this Leighton cottage up the Wrekin Hill is essential. A perfect location for discovering this part of Shropshire, other attractions to enjoy are the world famous Ironbridge Gorge, the towns of Much Wenlock and Shrewsbury, Wroxeter Roman City, various NT properties and the stunning South Shropshire Hills. A gorgeous Leighton cottage, ideal for a romantic break at any time of the year. Note: This cottage can be booked with Refs. 3700, 4210, 8401, 17899 and 22111 to accommodate 14 people.

Accommodation

All ground floor. One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with log-effect electric stove.

Amenities

Wall mounted (instant heat) electric convector heaters with electric stove in sitting area. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine. TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi. Electricity inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 1 car. Bike storage. Front sitting area with furniture and countryside views. Sorry, no smoking and no pets. Shop 3 miles. Pub 3.5 miles drive or 20 mins walk by footpath. Note: Babes-in-arms only.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

LEIGHTON

Ironbridge 4 miles; Much Wenlock 6 miles; Shrewsbury 12 miles.

The historic village of Leighton, which is mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1087, stands in the heart of beautiful Shropshire, and is only four miles from the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge, home of the world's first iron-built bridge, built 1777-79. The Ironbridge Gorge is one of the country's most delightful tourist attractions; situated in a lovely wooded valley, the pretty village has many pubs, restaurants, shops and tea rooms. A collection of industrial and Victorian themed museums make up the Ironbridge Museums, including the renowned Blist Hill Victorian Village, where you can step back in time. Enjoy the nearby medieval towns of Much Wenlock, Shrewsbury and Ludlow, as well as many NT properties including Attingham Hall and Park as well as the fascinating Wroxeter Roman City and Vineyard. A wonderful all-year-round location.

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