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The Barn

Cockshutt near Ellesmere, Shropshire (Ref. 930312)

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  • Sleeps 12

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

  • Mrs Brien
    August 2017
    “Would have been great to have a ...”
    Would have been great to have a down stairs shower or bath. lovely people very friendly
    Would have been great to have a down stairs shower or bath. lovely people very friendly


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Cockshutt 0.75 miles.

A large and attractive semi-detached barn conversion located on the owners’ working arable farm, just less than one mile from the small village of Cockshutt and five miles from the town of Ellesmere, in the heart of lovely Shropshire countryside.

Beautifully furnished throughout, this superb barn has exposed beams and stone and wood floors downstairs, and provides spacious accommodation for large family gatherings or groups of friends.

As you step into the entrance hall with its beautiful stone flagged floor you immediately get a sense of how wonderful this barn conversion is.

On the ground floor there’s a magnificent and well-equipped kitchen/diner with plenty of seating, a comfy sofa and large TV, and from here you walk into the large sitting room with exposed timbers and wooden flooring.

Sit and relax in one of the comfortable reclining sofas or enjoy a board game after a day exploring the area.

A twin bedroom with a single sofa bed, table football and TV is also on this floor and provides an ideal space for children to make their own.

Make your way upstairs where you will find four pretty bedrooms, including one with a delightful ornate bed frame on which is a super king-size bed and two rooms have en-suite facilities.

Outside there is a paved area to sit and relax, whilst looking out to the small lake in the garden and beyond to the lovely Shropshire countryside; the only disturbance being the sound of quacking ducks, what a great way to unwind at the end of the day!

The Barn is within easy driving distance to the north Shropshire towns of Ellesmere and Wem, both of which have an excellent range of shops.

The county town of Shrewsbury and the city of Chester are also easily accessible and have much to offer in the way of historical interest, shops, restaurants, beautiful buildings and cobbled streets.

The Barn is a fabulous base to explore the whole of Shropshire, as well as venturing into south Cheshire and across the border to Wales.


Five bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x double, 1 x ground floor twin with table football and double sofa bed. Bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area and comfy seating. Utility. Sitting room with single sofa bed and electric woodburner-effect fire.


  • Underfloor heating throughout via ground source heat pump with electric fire
  • Oil-fired AGA, electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 3 x Smart TVs with Freeview, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and travel cot on request, highchair available
  • Off road parking for 5 cars
  • Side lawned garden with patio and benches
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 5 miles, pub 10 mins walk
  • Note: There’s a large, unfenced pond in the garden, children must be supervised at all times.

About the location


Ellesmere 5 miles; Shrewsbury 12.5 miles.

The small village of Cockshutt is surrounded by beautiful Shropshire countryside and has many of the features of a traditional village with a pub, village hall, primary school and a parish church. Just five miles away is the pretty market town of Ellesmere, which offers Tudor, Georgian and Victorian buildings, a lovely church and a good variety of shops, pubs and restaurants, and is surrounded by its famous meres or lakes. Close by is the delightful Colemere Country Park, which when taking a scenic walk you will discover wonderful wildlife. Twelve miles south of Cockshutt is the county town of Shrewsbury, set within a giant loop of the River Severn. There’s something for everyone here with over 600 listed buildings, picturesque cobbled alleys and squares, a superb selection of independent and high street shops and plenty of cafes, bars, restaurants and pubs. With the National Trust owned Attingham Park, Wroxeter Roman City and Acton Scott working farm, along with a number of charming villages and towns in the area, makes Cockshutt a convenient base.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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