Hope 0.5 miles.
A lovely rural detached cottage situated within the owner's grounds, surrounded by Shropshire’s stunning hills and beautifully positioned to enjoy the great outdoors and the charming towns of Shrewsbury and Ludlow.
Cosy and welcoming throughout to provide comfortable accommodation and flexible sleeping options, this remote Minsterley cottage is ideal for couples or small families wishing to spend time in the beautiful South Shropshire Hills.
With exceptional far-reaching views, a warming woodburner in the sitting room and the added cottage character of open stone walls, this holiday home near Shrewsbury is a wonderful retreat to return to after a day of exploration.
Outside, views extend over the rocky crags of the Stiperstones and the Shropshire Plain and there is a large enclosed lawn where little ones and pets can run off energy, and everyone can simply sit and relax together whilst taking in the beauty of the surroundings.
The small village of Hope, less than a mile away, has two pubs, one of which serves food and guest ales.
A short drive away are the thriving villages of Minsterley and Pontesbury providing a good selection of further amenities including an award-winning butcher and bakery, and Pontesford Hill, Eastridge Woods, the Long Mynd and the Stiperstones offer stunning views, circular walking routes and many cross-country trails for all mountain biking abilities.
The perfect Shropshire cottage near Minsterley for a wonderful holiday all year round.
Two bedrooms with basin: 1 x super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Utility with basin and WC. Sitting room with woodburner.
About the location
Minsterley 2.5 miles; Shrewsbury 12 miles.
The small village of Hope near Minsterley lies in the beautiful South Shropshire Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just 12 miles from the medieval town of Shrewsbury. Hope boasts two pubs, and close by in Bishop's Castle is the oldest licensed brewery in the UK. The village of Minsterley is just 2.5 miles away offering many amenities including a small Co-op, petrol station, Post Office, butcher and fish and chip shop. Nearby Shrewsbury, one of England’s finest heritage towns with over 600 listed buildings nestles on a loop of the River Severn. Admire pretty cobbled alleys and squares and enjoy the many festivals on offer including Shrewsbury’s Summer Season, plus the town has a magnificent 11th Century Abbey, as well as a castle, which is home to the Shropshire Light Infantry Museum. There are plenty of interesting things to do in the area with the National Trust’s Attingham Park and Powis Castle, Wroxeter Roman City, the museums and World Heritage Site at Ironbridge, and the castle and timber framed buildings of Ludlow, plus there are two Michelin starred restaurants within easy driving distance. All this, plus wonderful walking country over the South Shropshire Hills and many mountain biking trails nearby, makes the village of Hope the perfect starting point for your Shropshire adventure.