Blue Barn Cottage

Churchstoke near Montgomery and Bishop's Castle, Wales (Ref. 22797)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Rating


  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms


  • Bathrooms


  • Pets


The property

A stone-built, semi-detached 17th century barn conversion, adjoining the owner's Welsh longhouse on the edge of Churchstoke, which is only 1 mile from the Shropshire border. This Churchstoke cottage has a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, a multi-fuel stove and a charming mezzanine bedroom with a large double bed, which has a large picture window providing lovely hill and farmland views. The rear courtyard sitting area is ideal for dining alfresco, and the whole property is perfect for a romantic break for two. This Churchstoke cottage is wonderfully located on the edge of Churchstoke village, which is positioned between the lovely, historic towns of Bishop's Castle and Montgomery. Montgomery boasts The Checkers restaurant, which is one of Wales's four Michelin-starred restaurants, so it is definitely advisable to book a table in advance! Perfectly situated for exploring beautiful Mid Wales and Shropshire, with Offa's Dyke close by, this Churchstoke cottage is a haven for walking, cycling and birdwatching. Visit Mitchell's Fold stone circle or enjoy day trips to Lake Vyrnwy, NT Powis Castle, Ludlow, Church Stretton and the Long Mynd hills. At the end of an exciting day return to this charming Churchstoke cottage to relax.


One mezzanine double bedroom. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area, single sofa bed and multi-fuel stove.


Electric fires with multi-fuel stove. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for multi-fuel stove inc. in rent. Additional fuel can be purchased from owner. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Bike storage. Enclosed gravel courtyard with furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1 mile. Note: Babes-in-arms only.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location


Montgomery 4 miles.

The historic village of Churchstoke was originally mentioned in the Domesday Book in 1086, while today it is a thriving community surrounded by scenic countryside, on the English/Welsh border. It boasts a Tuffins supermarket, two pubs and an historic church. A few miles away, Montgomery is a small town steeped in history, with many timber-framed houses, cobbled streets and the ruins of a 13th century hill-top castle which provides panoramic views over Wales. There are more than a dozen individual shops and a good variety of pubs and restaurants, which make Montgomery a pleasant place for a day or night out. This whole border region is renowned for its wonderful scenic countryside and excellent walks.