1 Church Farm Barn
Halford near Craven Arms, Shropshire
This lovely 16th century, semi-detached stone barn conversion makes a wonderful Shropshire cottage, set in the picturesque village of Halford. This delightful Shropshire cottage has the ideal combination of original character, including exposed stone walls, oak beams and trusses, and contemporary fixtures and fittings, perfect for a family holiday or romantic break. There are three attractive bedrooms, a lovely open plan living area with woodburner, and a sun lounge for those peaceful afternoons. The enclosed walled garden is great for dining alfresco whilst enjoying the views of the village, Norton Camp hillfort and wooded Wenlock Edge. Close by is Craven Arms, with shops, a hotel with bar and restaurant, takeaways, and cafes, as well as Stokesay Castle, and the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre. There is also a play barn a few miles away. There are many good walks from the door, and with a variety of walking books and maps in the cottage, this is indeed a walker's paradise. An excellent Shropshire cottage for discovering all of Shropshire, including Ludlow, Church Stretton and Shrewsbury.
Three bedrooms: 1 x twin with small en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor double, 1 x ground floor twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area, sitting area with woodburner and doors to sun lounge.
Oil central heating with woodburner in sitting area. Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, flat screen TV with FreeSat, DVD, CD/radio. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot. Private parking for 1 car, plus off road parking in front of cottage. Enclosed walled garden with patio, lawn and furniture. One dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops 12 mins walk (on road or across fields). Hotel with bars, restaurant 1.2 miles. Takeaways 0.5 miles. Shropshire Hill Discovery Centre 1.5 miles.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Ground floor bedroom
- Cot available
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
About the location
Halford Near Craven Arms
Craven Arms 1.2 miles; Ludlow 8 miles; Church Stretton 9 miles.
The picturesque village of Halford boasts an ancient church and a variety of attractive barn conversions that stand close to the River Onny, which divides the village from the small market town of Craven Arms, a 12 minute walk away. This is an ideal base, with fine walks from the village to lovely Stokesay Castle, one of England's finest fortified manors, or the very popular Shropshire Hill Discovery Centre, and just a short drive to Wenlock Edge. Church Stretton, known as Little Switzerland, is just a few miles away and nestles between the Long Mynd and Caradoc Hills, renowned for their scenic walks and excellent golf course. Craven Arms has some charming and historic houses, including a round house, thought to be a recognisable rest house for pilgrims travelling between Wigmore and Shrewsbury Abbeys. Also in the town is the fascinating ‘Museum of Lost Content’. For younger visitors, there is a play barn a few miles away near Aston on Clun. The historic towns of Bishops Castle, Ludlow and Shrewsbury are a short drive, and offer magnificent castles, riverside walks, wonderful shops, pubs, restaurants and exciting theatres and a variety of festivals. This is a perfect base for touring all of beautiful Shropshire.