Minsterley 4.4 miles.
A pretty, stone-clad detached barn conversion, located down a no-through road in the rural hamlet of Pentirvin in the Hope Valley, 4.4 miles from Minsterley and 9 miles from Churchstoke, in the beautiful Shropshire Hills.
The owners, who live next door, have taken great care with the styling and furnishings to make this an ideal base for family or friends.
This cottage opens into a spacious open plan living area with woodburning stove and stone flagged floor, with sliding French doors off the sitting area onto an enclosed decked patio with superb rural views across woodland.
The kitchen, though compact, has everything you will need for an enjoyable stay and has been finished with luxury granite worktops, whilst the dining area provides a lovely social space where you can sit and relax whilst keeping the chef entertained.
One step leads down to two bedrooms, one king-size double and one with twin beds, and both benefit from the rural views on offer.
In addition there is a modern bathroom with a bath and shower over.
The cottage is located in a hill walker’s paradise on an Offa walking route, with Stiperstones National Nature Reserve and The Shropshire Way both easily accessed across Hope Valley Nature Reserve footpaths, whilst a brisk walk along the lane will find you on top of Bromlow Callow in just a few minutes, with superb views all round.
Or if you prefer to tour Shropshire or Mid Wales with a bit more speed, the owner is an avid motorcyclist and welcomes like-minded enthusiasts.
Whatever you are looking for, this wonderful cottage is the perfect rural retreat all year round.
About the location
Shrewsbury 10 miles.
The thriving village of Minsterley lies in the beautiful Shopshire Hills, just 10 miles from the medieval town of Shrewsbury. Minsterley boasts a pub, one of the oldest buildings in the village, a shop and Post Office and an excellent fish and chip shop! The village of Pontesbury is just one mile away and offers further amenities, including takeaways and restaurants, plus Arscott Golf Club, Springlea Fishing Pools and the Pontesbury cycle/footpath. Close by is The Long Mynd, which is a haven for walkers and wildlife watchers and provides a convenient place to relax and take in the wonderful scenery on offer. One of England's finest heritage towns with over 600 listed buildings, Shrewsbury nestles on a loop of the River Severn. Admire the pretty cobbled alleys and squares and enjoy the many festivals on offer including Shrewsbury's Summer Season. Shrewsbury has a magnificent Abbey founded in 1083, as well as Shrewsbury Castle, which stands in beautiful gardens and grounds and is home to the Shropshire Regimental Museum. There are plenty of interesting things to do in the area with the National Trust's Attingham Park, Wroxeter Roman City, the museums at Ironbridge, the castle and Michelin starred restaurant of Ludlow and Acton Scott working farm, as featured in the Victorian Farm TV series, this lovely village is the perfect touring spot for your Shropshire adventure.