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Church Stretton 13 miles; Much Wenlock 13 miles.
Shrewsbury lies in the heart of one of England's most beautiful counties. Set within a giant loop of the River Severn, it is one of England's finest heritage towns with over 600 listed buildings. Explore the picturesque cobbled alleys and squares or enjoy some of the events and festivals that take place each year, particularly Shrewsbury's 'Summer Season' which caters for every age and interest. The town offers a superb selection of independent and high street shops, along with plenty of cafes, bars, restaurants and pubs. The birthplace of Charles Darwin, Shrewsbury also boasts Shrewsbury Abbey, founded in 1083 and home to the fictional Brother Cadfael. Shrewsbury Castle, an impressive sandstone building in beautiful gardens and grounds, houses the Shropshire Regimental Museum, while Quarry Park is home to the annual Shrewsbury Flower Show. Visit NT's stately Attingham Park, an elegant 18th Century mansion, Wroxeter Roman City, the museums at Ironbridge, the castle and Michelin starred restaurants of Ludlow, or Acton Scott working farm, as featured in the “Victorian Farm” TV series.
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Shrewsbury 6.5 miles. A delightful, brick-built detached barn conversion, in an old farmyard development of only 4 properties, situated near the owner’s home in a lovely countryside setting yet only 6.5 miles from medieval Shrewsbury. This Shrewsbury holiday cottage provides open plan living accommodation with an ideal combination of character and contemporary fixtures and furnishings. This Shrewsbury cottage is perfect for couples in search of a romantic retreat in a beautiful part of England. From the cottage and patio area enjoy views towards Earl’s Hill and Stiperstones, and enjoy walking and cycling in the stunning Shropshire Hills, which surround nearby Church Stretton. The village of Pontesbury is just one mile away from this Shropshire cottage and offers shops, pubs, restaurants and takeaways, plus close by is the Arscott Golf Club, Springlea fishing pools, Caer Caradoc and Long Mynd. Discover beautiful Shrewsbury, the Ironbridge World Heritage Site, Stokesay Castle, Acton Scott Historic Farm as seen on BBC2, Much Wenlock and medieval Ludlow, one of the most beautiful towns in Britain. At the end of the day return to this lovely Shrewsbury cottage and relax while you plan the next day’s adventure.
One king-size double bedroom with character beams. Ground floor wet room with walk-in shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
Electric central heating. Combination microwave with oven and grill, two-ring electric hob, fridge/freezer, 40" wall-mounted TV with FreeSat, DVD, WiFi. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Stairgate. Off road parking for 1 car. Bike storage. Enclosed gravel courtyard with furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 1.5 miles. Pub 9 mins walk. Note: Stairway leads directly into the bedroom. Note: Babes-in-arms only.
Previous visitors' comments about Garden View Barn:
Peaceful, private location. Finished to a very high standard. Friendly owner
Mrs Deaves, Wolverhampton, December 2012
Wonderful views from the Cottage. Many little extras; Christmas decorations, supplies of basic food to start us off. Very friendly owner, great situation.
Mrs Tear, Loughton, December 2012
Lovely, little barn in great setting with nice, friendly owners.
Mrs Cooke, Rochdale, October 2012