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The Old Workshop

Picklescott near Church Stretton, Shropshire (Ref. 2176)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mr Mummery

    “What a lovely little cottage in a ...”

    What a lovely little cottage in a beautiful setting. Quite and very peaceful. Everything you needed was there even complementary eggs layed by their own chickens and fresh flowers on arrival. ...

    What a lovely little cottage in a beautiful setting. Quite and very peaceful. Everything you needed was there even complementary eggs layed by their own chickens and fresh flowers on arrival. Bed linen and towels provided and very home from home, very nice to have a working log burner for the chilli evenings everything supplied just light it and sit back enjoy. Nice local pub for very generous evening meals in the Bottle and glass and only 5 min drive away. Only downside it shuts at 7pm on Sunday. Lots to see and do in the local area. The owners Dave and Nichola were very friendly and welcoming, we stayed for 3 nights it could easily have stayed longer and would strongly recommend this little gem. Only 1 small thing was the tv is very small after being used to watching a 50” but that is minor when you are away why would you want to watch tv. Loved this little gem of a old converted workshop which was very tastefully done.


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Picklescott 1.5 miles.

A 19th century, stone-built barn conversion, adjoining the owners' home on a 10 acre smallholding between Picklescott and Pulverbatch, 6 miles from Church Stretton.

In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this charming Shropshire cottage has been tastefully renovated to combine modern conveniences with original features and has a delightful, large galleried bedroom with exposed oak beams and trusses, a warming woodburner and a secluded, patio garden offering countryside views.

The idyllic village of Picklescott is at the halfway point of a delightful circular walk along small country lanes whilst the surrounding area provides scenic walks including the Shropshire Way just half a mile from the property.

Visit Church Stretton or Shrewsbury, explore Ludlow's majestic castle or discover the magnificent gorge at the world renowned Ironbridge.

An ideal Shropshire cottage for a wonderful break, any time of year.


One large galleried double bedroom with king-size bed. Ground floor shower room with large shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner and French windows to private patio.


  • Electric heaters with woodburner
  • Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, use of owners' washing machine on request, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Electricity and wood for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Private patio with garden furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pubs with restaurant 3 miles
  • Note: Dogs must be kept under strict control due to cattle/sheep on owners' land.

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About the location


Church Stretton 4 miles; Shrewsbury 10 miles.

The pretty, rural village of Picklescott nestles in the Shropshire Hills adjacent to the Long Mynd, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Picklescott is at the halfway point of a lovely walk along country lanes while the surrounding area abounds in miles of beautiful bridlepaths offering excellent walking and cycling opportunities. The village is home to the award-winning The Bottle and Glass, a pub serving up real ale and home-cooked food. Enjoy the stunning views from the Devil's Chair at nearby Stiperstones Nature Reserve, or visit the picturesque market town of Church Stretton with its half-timbered buildings, just a 6 mile drive away across the stunning Long Mynd hills. The medieval towns of Shrewsbury and Ludlow, with their ancient castles, excellent shops, restaurants and scenic, riverside walks are well worth a visit, as are the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge with its fascinating museums, the amazing Roman ruins at Wroxeter and Stokesay Castle. This superb holiday location has plenty to offer at any time of year.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
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