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The Barn

Weston-under-Redcastle, Shropshire (Ref. 8325)

4.8

Excellent

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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46 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely hosts with a wealth of information on the local area and a really nice property with a great deal in its favour, however, the lack of attention to detail stopped it from achieving a 5 star rating, e."

    G. no non slip bath mat for a bath/shower combination, two broken chairs, mould around the shower partition, if you cannot perch on high bar stool chairs at the breakfast bar a small occasional table has to used for meals, the sitting out area is overgrown with weeds with no chairs which would need to be taken down a flight of stairs from the house to be used. Fully accept the house is located within a business area, however, loading/unloading of vehicles starts around 7am in the car park area which is overlooked by the bedroom window and farm machinery working in adjacent field until 12.30 am was not conducive to a good nights sleep. The property promotes the fact that a farm shop is on the premises which is obviously a draw for prospective customers so a small discount within the shop when used by the ‘guests’ would be a nice gesture. Each small issue above would not deter a return visit, but taken together, they did take the lustre off which would otherwise have been a 5 star rating

    Reviewed by IanJul 2022

  • "We had a wonderful relaxing stay at the barn."

    The barn itself is beautiful, large and equipped with everything you'd need for a few days away. It is spotless throughout and Rob & Fiona are the loveliest hosts. We booked this for no other reason than to treat ourselves to a short relaxing break and immediately found ourselves unwinding. This beautiful place, in this beautiful setting (and not forgetting the farm shop too!) already had us pledging we'd return. If you're thinking of booking here... do! You won't regret it! Thankyou for having us!

    Thank you for your lovely feedback. We will look forward to your next visit x Property Owner

    Reviewed by GemmaApr 2022

  • "We Both had a wonderful stay at The Barn, The owners where both lovely and very helpful, lovely produce from the farm shop and the property itself was excellent and set in beautiful surrounding's really did not want to leave."

    Would highly recommend if your looking for a Relaxing Break...

    Thank you so much. Glad you managed to have a good chill. x Property Owner

    Reviewed by WayneMar 2022

  • "Really nice place, Rob the owner of the farm was a terrific bloke really ..."

    Really nice place, Rob the owner of the farm was a terrific bloke really friendly, took me behind the scenes and gave me a tour of the bacon factory, buy some and the sausages, the farm shop was to die for I could have spent the whole time in there

    Reviewed by JackMar 2022

  • "We had a lovely weekend away - thank you so much!"

    Thanks Laura. So pleased you enjoyed it. x Property Owner

    Reviewed by LauraMar 2022

  • "The owners were extremely accommodating and welcoming, Thank you."

    The first floor accommodation was clean, comfortable spacious and in a quiet location.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback x Property Owner

    Reviewed by KevinFeb 2022

  • "This property was beautiful."

    A perfect location for access to local towns and villages. The Barn was comfortable and cozy - perfect for a couple. The owner was very welcoming but also respectful of privacy. The shower was powerful. The skylight windows were nice to let fresh air in but also for privacy. The sofa and bed were extremely comfortable too.

    Thank you Katy for your feedback. So glad you had a nice time x Property Owner

    Reviewed by KatyDec 2021

  • "It was a very relaxing holiday and the farm shop an added bonus, would go again in the future"

    Reviewed by ShirleyOct 2021

  • "Lovely hosts who work very hard to make your stay & there business a success, farm shop on site a bonus."

    A great area to explore .

    Reviewed by PeterSep 2021

  • "Great place to stay ideal location for getting around plenty to do"

    Reviewed by CaroleSep 2021

  • "Wonderful holiday home!"

    Welcoming hosts and everyone at the farm shop (a great bonus!) was helpful and friendly. Superb location for visiting lots of different places and so lovely to come ‘home’ to The Barn. We had everything we needed and it was such a great space with plenty of room but a gorgeous cosy feel. We are already planning to return.

    Reviewed by ClaireAug 2021

  • "Lovely comfortable accommodation exactly as expected apart from the outside area."

    It looked small on the photo but not as small as it really is. This, and the smallness of the bathroom, are the reasons I haven’t given this property 5 stars. Everything else was first class.

    Reviewed by JoanAug 2021

  • "The owners were very friendly and it was great having the farm shop on the site."

    A good place for visiting National Trust and English Heritage sites. It would be good to have a hand rail for the outdoor steps to make it a little more accessible for the older visitor.

    Reviewed by NoreenJun 2021

  • "Weather apart, this is a delightful cottage, and the owners are very welcoming."

    So is Maisie, their dog. We found the farm shop well stocked, with sausages to die for. We would come again.

    Reviewed by MichaelMay 2021

  • "The hosts, accommodation and facilities were all great."

    Reviewed by FionaApr 2021

  • "The Barn is an amazing tranquil place, it's in a lovely location close to various worthy site seeing places of Shropshire and Wales."

    The hosts are friendly, knowledgeable, and Masie the dog is an character in herself she just loves to make herself welcome! The farm shop is full of local produce and very handy. Well worth a stay.

    Reviewed by IainSep 2020

  • "This was a last minute break, the price was brilliant, the barn was lovely to stay in and it felt homely there, situated between chester and shrewsbury ideal for us, when we met the owners they were very friendly."

    we had steak from the shop on site, gorgeous. totally enjoyable time thankyou

    Reviewed by PatSep 2020

  • "We had a lovely time at the barn."

    It was excellent in every way, clean beautifully furnished and everything you need for a Lovely holiday. Can't wait to go back. Farm shop had lovely produce very tasty sausage and bacon. Loved our visits from Masie the owners dog .

    Reviewed by AlisonSep 2020

  • "The Barn was a great location for our honeymoon long weekend."

    It was so peaceful and everything we needed was on hand. The facilities were excellent. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by LauraAug 2020

  • "Fantastic holiday retreat easy access to local shopping highly recommended, hosts were very friendly and helpful"

    Reviewed by MalcolmAug 2020

  • "The barn was excellent, set in a peaceful relaxing location."

    The farm shop is very good with helpful friendly staff. A great base to explore from.

    Reviewed by AlanAug 2020

  • "We had a lovely break at The Barn."

    It was great to do something that felt normal in such unusual times. The owners were really friendly and helpful. We had our toddler with us who made friends with the resident dog! The Barn is a good base to explore the area.

    Reviewed by EmmaJul 2020

  • "Lovely warm welcome into a very cosy cottage."

    We really enjoyed our stay, owners very helpful. Cottage ideal for getting around. Super Farm Shop in which to stock up!! Our lovely surprise was Maisie, a black Flat Coat retriever, she really made our stay all we could wish for.

    Reviewed by MayJan 2020

  • "The bathroom is very small and it's not easy to get into the shower/bath."

    We are agile for our ages but others may have problems. The heating seemed to struggle in this weather so the log burner would be essential if staying inside for long periods. DVD player did not work but hopefully owner will sort out problem as we notified them of the fact.

    Thank you for staying at The Barn and providing feedback on your stay. We're sorry that you found access to the bath/shower difficult, this is not something that has been mentioned before. We found that the plumber who previously attended had turned the heating system down via the boiler which is why it was not operating fully, we found this out once you had mentioned it. The DVD player is now fixed so thank you for letting us know. We hope that this did not have an effect on your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AlanDec 2019

  • "Great place to stay as you can visit lots of lovely places nearby - would highly recommend"

    Reviewed by JeanOct 2019

  • "A delightful place to stay, very convenient to so many places to visit, the bacon from the onsite farm ship the best we have ever tasted!"

    The week went to fast, we loved staying in the Barn,the Nook next door also looks amazing . Thanks to Rob and Fiona a wonderful experience.

    Reviewed by PaulineSep 2019

  • "Comfortable cottage convenient for Shrewsbury, Whitchurch, and the lovely area"

    Reviewed by MarionSep 2019

  • "Had a lovely comfortable stay with plenty to do despite the bad weather we had."

    Lots of places to visit nearby, friendly locals and good places to eat. Cottage was very spacious with a comfortable bed. Would definitely return.

    Reviewed by MargaretJun 2019

  • "Lovely house and great hosts!"

    Absolutely wonderful place to stay.

    Reviewed by ChristopherMay 2019

  • "The Barn was a very cosy home from home property."

    We had a lovely stay. There wasn't anything we wanted for. It was very clean, warm and welcoming and would recommend to anyone. A point to make is that it is a working farm that starts early doors and you get regular visits from a 4 legged friend at the front door so please don't go expecting peace and quiet.

    Reviewed by PaulDec 2018

  • "Gorgeous place to stay and easy to book."

    Would definitely recommend :-) Thank you!

    Reviewed by LynneNov 2018

  • "Another lovely holiday."

    The barn is a superb apartment in a good central position, handy for such places as IronbridgeThe farm shop has some lovely really tasty produce- no wonder it's on Rick Steins food heroes list!

    Reviewed by JohnOct 2018

  • "Had a great break at the barn."

    It was very clean and comfortable and lived up to expectations. An ideal spot for discovering Shropshire and beyond. Very friendly owners and even friendlier dog Masie. We will definitely be going back.

    Reviewed by PeterSep 2018

  • "The Barn was absolutely perfect, we could not fault it."

    Reviewed by DavidApr 2018

  • "Fantastic accommodation with a lovely modern country feel, very comfortable in a relaxing location."

    A very warm welcome on arrival and nothing was too much trouble. We stayed here because we were attending the fantastic one day butchery course run by Rob, Fiona and the adorable Masie (the super friend black retriever) Excellent Farm Shop on site and lots to see and do in this lovely part of England. All highly recommended.

    Reviewed by ChrisApr 2018

  • "We are a couple and stayed in The Barn in April 2018."

    The directions were clear and the location was peaceful and tucked away. The Barn is up a set of stairs and opens up into an open plan living room and kitchen, a home away from home. Comfy sofas, tv and DVD player and a small woodburner are in the living room and the kitchen was well stocked and had everything we needed, including strong wifi. The double bedroom had a beautiful view overlooking the fields and plenty of storage, The bathroom is small but works well with an over the bath shower. The whole property is filled with natural daylight. The Barn is about a 10-15 min drive from Whitchurch and we found the location easy to use as a base to visit nearby villages and larger towns. Overall we had a wonderful 5 days, we felt like we lived there rather than on holiday and would recommend The Barn to anyone wanting a low maintenance self catering holiday.

    Reviewed by JenniferApr 2018

  • "Great holiday once again, Sykes holidays does a great Job of keeping you informed and giving you accurate information on how to contact the owner, key collection etc."

    The Barn was another property that lived up to our expectations and enabled us to have a relaxing time.

    Reviewed by PaulMar 2018

  • "The owners of the Barn, Fiona and Rob, were so friendly without being overbearing."

    The accommodation was stunning and had everything you needed. Had a fantastic weekend.

    Reviewed by KirstyFeb 2018

  • "The Barn is ideally located to access so many good walks and visitor attractions."

    We only stayed for one week but could have easily stayed longer. Was not short of anything on our stay. Even the resident dog "maisy" was super friendly ❤ Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by NatalieAug 2017

  • "We had a great time the apartment was lovely and Fiona and Rob were very welcoming and hospitable Bernard Whelan"

    Reviewed by BernardMay 2017

  • "The cottage was perfect, it has everything you could possibly need."

    The owners were friendly and helpful. The farm shop on site had amazing food and there's plenty of things to do in the area. We're looking forward to returning at some point!

    Reviewed by HelenDec 2016

  • "Cosy and comfy stay, very friendly owners, well located for touring round Shropshire."

    Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by JoannaNov 2016

  • "Perfect holiday home, very well equipped, good location."

    Reviewed by BethanOct 2016

  • "Lovely barn conversion, very comfortable with almost everything you could wish for."

    The only thing that was missing was a washer/dryer but that certainly didn't bother us at all. We'll definitely be booking The Barn again.

    Reviewed by LizSep 2016

  • "We had a great time."

    Reviewed by DawnSep 2016

  • "A very comfortable cottage equipped with everything you could need and in a lovely setting surrounded by fields and trees."

    The owners were friendly and helpful. We didn't have our dog with us as he's Just a puppy but when he's learned not to chew everything in sight we would love to return to the Barn.

    Reviewed by LaurenAug 2016

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Summary

  • All first floor
  • One king-size double bedroom with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
  • LPG central heating with woodburning stove in sitting room
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, TV, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot
  • Small gravel seating area with garden furniture
  • Sorry no pets
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Village shop 1.5 miles, pub and restaurants 3 miles
  • Note: The cottage owner's Maynard's Farm Shop (one of Rick Stein's Super Food Heroes) is on site
  • Note: Butchery and sausage making courses are available and need to be booked in advance, contact the owner for more information, prices and dates
  • Note: This cottage is reached via 18 external steps
  • Although the property is pet free the owners dog often pops in to say hello, so it may not be suitable for those with allergies
  • Note: Owner's farm shop which offers a service where people can pre-order food to be placed in the accommodation

The property

Weston-under-Redcastle 1.5 miles.

This first floor barn conversion apartment makes a delightful Weston-under-Redcastle holiday cottage which stands opposite the owner's home on Maynard's Farm which is home to the renowned Maynard's Bacon available at the on-site shop.

Maynard's are one of Rick Stein's Super Food Heroes near to Weston-under-Redcastle.

Providing light and airy open plan living accommodation, this Weston-under-Redcastle self-catering apartment has been decorated and furnished in a contemporary theme, making it a perfect location for a romantic break for two.

Relax and enjoy the countryside surroundings, or discover the lovely county of Shropshire from this Weston-under-Redcastle cottage, including historic Shrewsbury, Ironbridge World Heritage Site, Church Stretton and Ludlow.

This Weston-under-Redcastle apartment is the perfect location for discovering this beautiful county or enjoying day trips to Mid and North Wales and medieval Chester.

Note: This property is next to The Tractor Shed Ref 929789, together they sleep 6.

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About the location

WESTON-UNDER-REDCASTLE

Whitchurch 6 miles; Shrewsbury 12 miles.

The delightful village of Weston-under-Redcastle nestles under the south west edge of the bold Hawkstone Ridge and is surrounded by scenic Shropshire countryside, 12 miles from the centre of Shrewsbury which is one of England's most picturesque Tudor towns. This historic village is mentioned in the Domesday Book and boasts a lovely 17th century church, excellent golf courses and the renowned Hawkstone Park which is famous for its wonderful Follies and magical walks. Medieval Shrewsbury offers a superb selection of historic buildings, excellent shops, cafes, bars, restaurants, pubs and scenic riverside walks and boat trips. Visit NT's stately Attingham Park, Hodnet Gardens, Wroxeter Roman City, the museums at Ironbridge World Heritage Site, the 13th century castle and Michelin starred restaurants of Ludlow, or Stokesay Castle. There are many beautiful local canal walks and with the Welsh border being only a 20 minute drive away and the beautiful market town of Llangollen only a 45 minute drive away there is plenty of exploring to be done. A wonderful year-round location for enjoying this beautiful region of England.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas