Gate House Annexe

Picklescott near Church Stretton, Shropshire (Ref. 23155)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Tracy H
    June 2014
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    “Relaxing week”
    Just returned from this beautiful cottage having spent a relaxing week in a quiet location. The village is lovely with a nice pub which provides real ales and lovely food. We also visited the bridges pub which is only 3 miles from the cottage also serving great food and real ales ...


  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This charming Picklescott cottage adjoins the owners' 17th century Grade II listed home, in this delightful, rural Shropshire village.

Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this welcoming Picklescott cottage stands in a wonderful location only 1.5 miles from the scenic Long Mynd Hills, and is only 6 miles from delightful Church Stretton, which is known as Little Switzerland.

This old Shropshire barn has been tastefully renovated using some of its original oak beams, and has a cosy eaves bedroom and a sitting room perfect for relaxing after a day exploring beautiful Shropshire.

The idyllic village of Picklescott is at the halfway point of a delightful circular walk along small country lanes, whilst the area surrounding this Picklescott cottage provides many scenic walks including the Shropshire Way, the Long Mynd and Stiperstone Hills.

Visit Church Stretton and medieval Shrewsbury, explore wonderful Ludlow with its majestic 13th century castle ordiscover the magnificent gorge and ten museums at the World Heritage Site at Ironbridge.

An ideal Picklescott cottage, perfect for a wonderful break for two, at any time of year.


One eaves double bedroom. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area.


  • Electric radiators
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Sky, DVD, WiFi, selection of books
  • Electricity inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and stairgate on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Bike storage
  • Enclosed lawned front garden with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.5 miles, village pub 1 min walk
  • Note: Infants up to one year only
  • Note: There is limited mobile phone coverage in the village.

About the location


Church Stretton 6 miles; Shrewsbury 8.5 miles.

The pretty, rural village of Picklescott nestles in the Shropshire Hills adjacent to the Long Mynd, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Picklescott is at the halfway point of a lovely walk along country lanes while the surrounding area abounds in miles of beautiful bridlepaths offering excellent walking and cycling opportunities. The village is home to the award-winning The Bottle and Glass, a pub serving up real ale and home-cooked food. Enjoy the stunning views from the Devil's Chair at nearby Stiperstones Nature Reserve, or visit the picturesque market town of Church Stretton with its half-timbered buildings, just a 6 mile drive away across the stunning Long Mynd hills. The medieval towns of Shrewsbury and Ludlow, with their ancient castles, excellent shops, restaurants and scenic, riverside walks are well worth a visit, as are the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge with its fascinating museums, the amazing Roman ruins at Wroxeter and Stokesay Castle. This superb holiday location has plenty to offer at any time of year.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas