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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.
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Picklescott 1.5 miles. A 19th century, stone-built barn conversion, adjoining the owners' home on a 10 acre smallholding between Picklescott and Pulverbatch, 6 miles from Church Stretton. In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this charming Shropshire cottage has been tastefully renovated to combine modern conveniences with original features and has a delightful, large galleried bedroom with exposed oak beams and trusses, a warming woodburner and a secluded, patio garden offering countryside views. The idyllic village of Picklescott is at the halfway point of a delightful circular walk along small country lanes whilst the surrounding area provides scenic walks including the Shropshire Way just half a mile from the property. Visit Church Stretton or Shrewsbury, explore Ludlow’s majestic castle or discover the magnificent gorge at the world renowned Ironbridge. An ideal Shropshire cottage for a wonderful break, any time of year.
One large galleried double bedroom with king-size bed. Ground floor shower room with large shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner and French windows to private patio.
Electric heaters with woodburner in sitting area. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, use of owners’ washing machine on request, TV with Freeview, DVD. Electricity and fuel for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Lockable bike storage. Private patio with garden furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pubs with restaurant 3 miles. Note: Dogs must be kept under strict control due to cattle/sheep on owners' land.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about The Old Workshop:
An exceptional spot to spend a few days whatever the weather. It was worth every penny!!
Mr Musker, Loughton, April 2013
The cottage was lovely, in a good rural location. It was well appointed and just right for 2 people. The wood burner was excellent and once we got the hang of the electric heating, the cottage was warm and cosy. The area is great, very attractive with plenty to do. A good set of walking information was provided at the cottage.
Mr Anstey, Milnthorpe, January 2013
The cottage was excellently specified and in a very peaceful location. We had a very good break.
Mr Dumbreck, Guildford, September 2012
The cottage was probably the best we have ever had, we had a lovely week.
Mrs Robertson, Bury St. Edmunds, August 2012