Leighton near Ironbridge Gorge, Shropshire
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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 semi-detached Shropshire cottage offers a welcoming atmosphere and is cosy and comfortable, with a charming en-suite bedroom and an attractive open plan living area, perfect for a romantic break. The farmland offers views of the Long Mountain and the majestic Wrekin Hill (1335’ high), and is surrounded by lovely countryside, as well as offering scenic walks from the cottage up the Wrekin Hill, making this the perfect location for discovering all of beautiful Shropshire. Enjoy world famous Ironbridge Gorge, Much Wenlock, Shrewsbury, Wroxeter Roman City, various NT properties and the stunning South Shropshire Hills. A lovely Leighton cottage in a delightful location, ideal for a romantic break any time of the year. Note: This cottage can be booked with Refs. 4210, 8401, 8402, 17899 and 22111 to accommodate 14 people.
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.
Wall mounted (instant heat) electric convector heaters plus electric stove in sitting area. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine & tumble dryer in adjoining utility shed, flat screen TV, WiFi. Electricity inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for one car. Bike storage. Small front courtyard with furniture and views towards the Long Mountain. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 3 miles. Pub 3.5 miles drive or 20 mins walk by footpath. Note: Babes-in-arms only. Note: Home baked farmhouse cake provided on arrival.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Ground floor accommodation
- Garden / Patio
- Ground floor bedroom
- 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.