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The Lookout

Ironbridge, Shropshire (Ref. 1006856)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
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  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Shop less than 1 mile
  • Pub less than 1 mile


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11 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Cheasley

    “Lovely little cottage.”

    The owner had gone to a lot of trouble to make sure everything possible was provided and info on how to operate heating and the appliances. We enjoyed our stay. Central to the town although up a steep bank. Very useful to have the parking permit.

    The owner had gone to a lot of trouble to make sure everything possible was provided and info on how to operate heating and the appliances. We enjoyed our stay. Central to the town although up a steep bank. Very useful to have the parking permit.

    - Mrs Cheasley, May 2021

The property

Resting on the banks of the River Severn in the bustling town of Ironbridge, is this idyllic semi-detached cottage, The Lookout.

Enjoying an elevated position within the Shropshire town with a bird's eye view over the countryside setting, this quaint cottage promises to be a wonderful escape for a couple seeking to explore the delights of the Heart of England.

Soak up the views from across the gorge from the cottage’s private terrace garden before you enter the cottage boasting a delightful blend of characterful charm and contemporary furnishings.

Step into the well-equipped kitchen, where you will be delighted to find quality appliances ready for you and your loved one to rustle up a home-cooked meal before venturing to the dining area to tuck in and plan the days ahead.

Relax into your evening within the sitting room, where the plush sofa rests in front of an electric fire place and a TV, creating the perfect setting to unwind after a busy afternoon.

As the evening draws to a close, venture up the staircase to find a well-presented bedroom, complete with a king-size double bed and ample storage and space to house all of your personal belongings.

Here, you will be delighted by the views towards Ironbridge and its gorge as you wake up each morning, as well as a bathroom with a shower over, basin and WC.

During a balmy afternoon, spend a moment or two within the garden area where you can indulge with a spot of alfresco dining whilst soaking up your surroundings further.

If you can tear yourself away from this base, a short stroll will bring you to a selection of quality restaurants and pubs, as well as a number of museums, footpaths and beauty spots of the gorge to keep you busy.

Further afield attractions include the majestic setting of Shropshire Hills AONB where you will find a magnitude of walking opportunities or head to the town of Shrewsbury where you will find a larger selection of amenities.

The Lookout is a wonderful retreat for a couple seeking to explore the surroundings.


  • One king-size double bedroom
  • Bathroom with shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting/dining room with electric fire
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, gas hob, electric oven, fridge/freezer, TV and WiFi
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Parking is at public car park 5 minute walk away which is free of charge when staying at the cottage as permit provided
  • Rear garden with patio with table and chairs
  • Sorry, no smoking or pets allowed
  • Pub 0.3 miles, shop 0.6 miles

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About the location


Telford 6 miles; Bridgnorth 8.5 miles; Shrewsbury 15 miles.

Ironbridge Gorge is known throughout the world as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. Today the area is far from industrial and nature has reclaimed most of the former industrial sites, leaving a unique and beautiful wooded valley. The gorge is a now a maze of footpaths, bridleways and country lanes whilst the delightful village is famous for being home of the world's first iron-built bridge, built between 1777-79. The village has a splendid variety of pubs, restaurants, shops and tea rooms and a collection of ten industrial and Victorian themed museums makes up the Ironbridge Museums Trust, including the exciting Blists Hill Victorian Village. Within driving distance are the popular historical towns of Shrewsbury, Bridgnorth, Much Wenlock and Ludlow, as well as the Wroxeter Roman City, the Severn valley Railway, the RAF Cosford Museum and many National Trust properties. Ironbridge is a wonderful base from which to explore the beautiful county of Shropshire.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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