The Corn House
Leighton near Ironbridge Gorge, Shropshire
Leighton 1.25 miles. One of four lovely brick built barn conversions, 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 detached Leighton cottage offers welcoming accommodation, which is full of charm with original oak beams, woodburner and rustic brick inglenook fireplace. This Leighton cottage has two light and airy bedrooms, plus an oak fitted kitchen and lovely living area. The farmland offers views of the Long Mountain and the majestic Wrekin Hill (1335’ high), and is surrounded by breathtaking countryside. The walk from this Leighton cottage up to 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, 8401, 8402, 17899 and 22111 to accommodate 12 people.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Shower room with shower, basin & WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, sitting area with woodburner and dining area.
Wall mounted electric heaters with woodburner in sitting area. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, WiFi. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent (extra logs available to purchase from owner). Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot available on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. 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.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
About the location
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.