Shelve near Bishops Castle, Shropshire
Lower Farm Cottages
Two attractive Shropshire holiday cottages situated close to the owner's house in the middle of a 6 acre smallholding which stands 1,200 feet above sea level and offers lovely views towards the famous Stiperstones Ridge which is only a half hour walk away. This is the perfect location for a relaxing break as well as wonderful walking and cycling amidst Shropshire's beautiful rolling hills and stunning scenery, including the Shropshire Way Footpath, The Bog Visitor Centre and Stiperstones Nature Reserve which are all close by. These Shropshire cottages are only 9 miles from the delightful towns of Montgomery and 8 miles from Bishops Castle, and less than one hour drive from the medieval town of Ludlow. Shrewsbury, Church Stretton and the Ironbridge World Heritage Site are all ideal for a day trip, so after a long day's sightseeing you can return to one of these welcoming, cosy Shropshire holiday cottages and relax.
This attractive studio apartment is on the first floor of a stone-built barn conversion which offers lovely hill views, including the Stiperstones Ridge. There is a modern kitchen and dining area, and a separate sitting area with a double bed in a charming studio room with vaulted ceiling, and a shower room. This is an ideal Shropshire holiday cottage for a romantic break for two. Cottage is next to Ref 5048, together they sleep 4.
All first floor. Open plan studio apartment with double bed and sitting area. Separate fitted kitchen with dining area. Shower room with shower, basin and WC.
Electric storage heaters. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher. Shared use of washing machine, tumble dryer, freezer in laundry room. TV with FreeSat, DVD, WiFi, library of books. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Bike storage. Private patio with furniture, BBQ on request and hill views. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 2.5 miles. Continental style breakfasts can be provided by the owner by prior arrangement. Note: This property is accessed by 13 internal steps and may not be suitable for people with limited mobility.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Garden / Patio
- Washing machine
About the location
Bishops Castle 8 miles; Montgomery 9 miles; Shrewsbury 16 miles.
The rural hamlet of Shelve stands 1200ft above sea level and is situated just 2 miles from the Welsh Border and offers lovely views of the renowned Stiperstones Ridge. Only 8 miles away is the delightful market town of Bishops Castle which is situated in the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty of the South West Shropshire Hills. The ancient town offers a weekly market and has an excellent variety of shops, pubs and places to eat. It is famous for its annual Real Ale Festival and regular fairs, with the Michaelmas Fair being particularly popular. The town is ideally placed for walking and touring the Welsh Marches and rural Shropshire. The fascinating and well known towns of Montgomery, medieval Ludlow and Shrewsbury are within easy reach. There are numerous nearby attractions including Powis Castle, the Severn Valley Railway, Ironbridge World Heritage Site and wonderful scenic walks along Offa's Dyke and The Shropshire Way.