The Olde Cowshed
Westhope near Church Stretton, Shropshire
Westhope Country Retreats
These five quality brick-built barn conversions are situated in a lovely courtyard setting on the owners' 250-acre farm, on the edge of Westhope village, just six miles from the delightful town of Church Stretton in Shropshire. Originally part of a 19th century stable block, these Westhope cottages have been sympathetically renovated and furnished to a high standard, boasting original, exposed beams and trusses throughout, yet offering all the comforts of modern living. Two of these lovely cottages boast hot tubs, while all five have shared use of the games room and gym, great to while away the hours of an afternoon. Situated at the southern end of Wenlock Edge, the area offers great walking and cycling opportunities and provides a delightful location to relax and unwind. Discover the Long Mynd hills or medieval Ludlow and Shrewsbury with their wonderful architecture, castles, shops and restaurants. Just 3 miles away is Acton Scott Working Farm, as seen in the Victorian Farm TV programme. With day trips to the museums at the World Heritage Site at Ironbridge, scenic rides on the Severn Valley Railway, Stokesay Castle, Wroxeter Roman City and many wonderful country houses and gardens, this great location has plenty to offer all the family.
A lovely 19th century barn conversion in a courtyard location on 250 acres of farmland in the scenic Hope Valley. Beautifully converted, combining modern living with original character, with exposed oak and pine beams, oak floors and a luxury bathroom, as well as shared use of a games room and gym. A lovely Westhope cottage, perfect for a romantic or a family holiday. Note: Cottage is next to Refs. 1863, 12657, 12658 & 26471, together they sleep 39.
Note: * Until February 2014 this cottage can be booked with Refs 1648, 2232, 1863, 12657 & 12658 to sleep 36. * From February 2014 Ref 26471 replaces Refs 1648 & 2232, and the group will sleep 39.
Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double & 19" flat screen TV, 1 x ground floor twin. Luxury bathroom with bath, shower, basin, WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin, WC. Fitted oak kitchen leading to dining room with doors to rear patio, oak beamed arch to sitting room with courtyard & farmland views. Cosy reading area on first floor landing. Shared games room and gym with TV.
Oil central heating. Electric double oven & hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 1 x 32" flat screen TV, 1 x 19" flat screen TV, DVD. Shared games room with pool table, table football, table tennis, selection of books, CD player & coffee machine. Gym with TV & cross trainer, rowing machine, multi-gym & weights. Fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Cot & highchair by arrangement. Off road parking for 2 cars. Bike storage. Enclosed rear patio garden with furniture & BBQ. Two well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 6 miles, pub 3 miles.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Garden / Patio
- Ground floor bedroom
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Washing machine
- Games Room
About the location
Church Stretton 6 miles; Ludlow 9 miles.
The scattered village of Westhope stands amidst rolling farmland in the scenic Hope Valley, at the southern foot of the famous Wenlock Edge. There are lovely walks with rambling and cycle trails along the local paths and bridleways, whilst many of Shropshire's main attractions are within easy driving distance. Enjoy Church Stretton, known as Little Switzerland, with its antique shops and tea rooms, surrounded by the beautiful Long Mynd Hills, the Acton Scott Historic Working Farm or the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre. The World Heritage Site at Ironbridge, Attingham Park, the market towns of Much Wenlock, Shrewsbury and Ludlow with their medieval castles, excellent shops and restaurants are all within easy reach of this lovely part of Shropshire, as are the lovely village of Clun, the market town of Bishops Castle and Carding Mill Valley.