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Edge View

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Church Stretton, Shropshire Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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26 Customer Reviews

  • "A lovely place to stay with beautiful views of the hills and Wenlock Edge."

    The cottage is very clean, comfortable and well equipped with everything you need for an enjoyable holiday. The owner lives nearby. This was our second visit!

    Reviewed by John5.0Jun 2023

  • "Very comfortable and ideal for four adults to share."

    Clean and well equipped. Nice to be able to use garden and barbecue supplied. Great view too, nice area for walking , plenty of nice places to visit..

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0May 2023

  • "Just back from a lovely Christmas week at Edge View 22-29/12 Cottage was very tastefully decorated, finished to a very high standard, all amenities and fully equipped, able to cook a lovely Christmas dinner As it was Christmas and we had plenty of food to cater for 4, one thing to note the fridge/freezer is on the small side, could only fit a few small items in the freezer section and could not get everything in the fridge Owners kindly decorated for Christmas and surprised us with flowers, local spring water, mulled wine and mince pies: greeted by Bruce the owner who made us feel very welcome Set in rural location with some single track lanes to cottage, however plenty of places to pull in for ongoing vehicles and locals very courteous Ideal for walkers and bikes, would love to revisit in the summer The cottage itself is spacious, there were 4 adults and there was ample room, 2 bedrooms plus a bathroom and en-suite, one with bath and overhead shower, the other en-suite a shower cubicle with a lovely, power shower, beds very comfortable, black out curtains and blind Open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area with 2 sofas, dining table and to top it off a log burner which made it very cosy on those wet, windy days."

    Central heating throughout Garden to rear of property with a bunker for storing bikes if needed, we saw birds, squirrels, sheep and horses: would be lovely to sit out in, in the summer Owners provided a folder of local amenities and recommendations for local pubs, restaurants: we ate at The Green Dragon in Church Stretton on Christmas Eve and highly recommend We visited Ludlow and the Farm Shop on the way to Ludlow, also has a nice cafe We really enjoyed our stay at the cottage and would definitely visit it again Thank you to Bruce for making us feel very welcome and we had a lovely Christmas

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Dec 2022

  • "Very warm welcome with flowers and home made cake."

    The owner checked with us that everything was in order and came by to say goodbye to us. Ideal holiday area for lovers of the Countryside.

    Reviewed by David5.0Oct 2022

  • "Edge View is a wonderful, comfortable, and excellently presented holiday home set in an idyllic location."

    Arriving to a bunch of flowers and home made cake we found everything we needed for a quiet week away. Access is via a 2 mile country lane where you will at some time meet some large artics from the Spring Water factory, but apart from that you will hardly notice the fact you are just down the lane from their warehouse, and you will find complimentary bottled if spring water throughout the cottage. I can highly recommend Edge View if you like walking country as you are only minutes from several well rated walking areas in the Shropshire Hills, and the cottage actually enjoys views across to Wenlock Edge.

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2022

  • "A lovely place to stay with beautiful views and very welcoming owner."

    The bungalow was clean, comfortable and well equipped. The only improvement would be a larger freezer. We’d love to stay again.

    Reviewed by John4.7Jul 2022

  • "A lovely holiday rental, great views, great location, friendly owners, I would recommend."

    Reviewed by James5.0Jul 2022

  • "We were welcomed with flowers and a jam sponge."

    So thoughtful of the very friendly owners. We loved the surroundings and were very happy with the holiday overall.

    Reviewed by Janet4.7May 2022

  • "This was our second stay at Edge View, and again we enjoyed ourselves very much."

    The cottage is very comfortable, attractive and spacious, with enough storage space. The views from inside and from the front and back gardens are beautiful: Wenlock Edge nearby on one side and the Long Mynd in the distance on the other. We found Bruce, the owner, both friendly and helpful. It's a great location for walking, and there’s plenty to see in the area, such as the Shropshire Discovery Centre, Stokesay Castle, Buildwas Abbey, and the lovely towns of Ludlow, Church Stretton and Much Wenlock. We found several good places to eat, including Dorrington’s Horseshoes, the Pound in Leebotwood and the Clive Arms in Bromfield. We certainly hope to return, and can thoroughly recommend the cottage.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Apr 2022

  • "Beautiful, modernised bungalow with all the amenities required."

    Lovely welcome with flowers and a delicious sponge. Driving on the narrow lanes requires care but little traffic normally. Our second visit and we will probably return for another week next year. Recommended.

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Jun 2021

  • "This is a lovely cottage in a very quiet location."

    When weather permits you can sit in the cottage garden and enjoy the views of the hills. Due to it’s remote location there is at least a 2 mile drive down narrow country lanes but with many good places to pull over if a vehicle is coming in the other direction. The cottage description refers to a Fridge/Freezer, I think the latter might be down to options on Sykes website, what it actually is is a fridge with the top part of the fridge having an ice box - full width and depth of the fridge. Having a washer dryer is a bonus.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0May 2021

  • "This was our first cottage break since lockdown so it was always going to be good."

    Edge View far exceeded our expectations in every way. It was in a really quiet location with wonderful views from both front and back gardens. The property had been skilfully converted from a farm-worker's cottage and was simply excellent. Everything was of the highest standard, both tasteful and comfortable. We really cannot fault it and it provided us with the welcome break we had hoped for. Sincere thanks are due to the owners.

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Apr 2021

  • "Edge View is a delightful cottage in a superb location - an ideal base for exploring the Shropshire countryside."

    It was spacious but had a warm and cosy feel to it. The views out of all the windows were delightful as was the warm welcome we received by the owner and the lovely cake and flowers left out for us on arrival. The bed was super comfy, the showers hot and powerful, it had great kitchen facilities (including a super coffee maker) and the wood burner was a real treat too. We loved the peace and quiet of the area and could just relax in the comfort of the cottage straight away. A really lovely holiday.

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Oct 2020

  • "One of the best cottages we've stayed in."

    Spacious, plenty of storage space, attractively decorated and furnished, well equipped. The owners were very friendly and helpful. The views from every window are great. We'd thoroughly recommend it.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Sep 2020

  • "To welcome us on our arrival there were flowers and a lovely sponge cake, which we were not expecting."

    The accommodation was excellent, the owner, Bruce, was very friendly and helpful. Lots of very interesting places to visit in and around Shropshire. A perfect and relaxing holiday was spent at Edge End.

    Reviewed by Jill5.0Sep 2020

  • "Very nice quite place just what we needed in these troubling times owners very pleasant people"

    Reviewed by John4.7Jul 2020

  • "The cottage is very well furnished and equipped, although I feel that it needs a DVD player."

    Its position is great with lovely views and total peace and quiet. Hardly another property to be seen or road to be heard. Lots of safe walking opportunities around about. I was there when lock-down, due to the Covid 19 pandemic, was announced (23 March 2020) and I felt so safe, that I stayed until the end of my holiday. In fact, I would have liked to have stayed longer as it was so beautifully isolated and ideal for recharging the batteries. Sadly, because of the lock-down, I was unable to visit any local attractions. However, this means that I can look forward to my next visit to Edge View and to exploring the lovely area better. The owners were very accommodating and did everything they could to make my stay a safe and pleasant one.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Mar 2020

  • "Well thought out, nicely decorated cottage."

    It’s ideally situated for local walks and attractions in Shropshire. It’s located off a private lane so it’s fairly quiet. There is a country road next to it but the traffic doesn’t disturb you. There’s a good size garden at the rear – it’s not fully enclosed but great for kids to run round in. You’ll probably find sheep and horses grazing in the next field and you might get the odd visit from the owner’s dog too. There’s a large bunker outside for wet outdoor clothes which would be big enough for bikes and outdoor gear which I’m sure would be ideal for bike lovers. As the cottage is all one level, it’s great if you have a young child or mobility issues. Our little one loved running round the chimney breast, but slipped a few times on the rug so we decided it was best to roll it up and pop it in the cupboard whist we were there. The wood fire was lovely in the evening, and plenty of wood and tinder were provided. There is central heating too but as the kitchen and living space is all open plan, we found the thermostat let the temperature drop too low before kicking back and sometimes felt a little chill before it heated back up again. The kitchen was well equipped and even had a great coffee maker too. (Coffee pods, instant coffee, tea and sugar supplied). The oven is electric, fridge is half size and comes with a freezer box. Basic cleaning products (washing up liquid, sponges, dishwasher tabs) were supplied along with tea towels which is always handy so you don’t need to bring your own. The beds are quite high so would recommend bed guards for toddlers. The mattresses are spring formed and we all found them comfortable. The towels were soft and absorbent (Egyptian cotton) with bath sheets in the master and bath towels in the second room. Showers in both the ensuite and main bathroom were great too (which is always a bug bear of mine!). The owners seemed nice. Not intrusive at all. We arrived to find some beautiful flowers and a delicious sponge cake which was really appreciated. They popped by to make sure we were all ok and had everything we needed which was nice. I personally would have found an iron, hair dryer and DVD player useful too but overall a nice cottage, and lovely break - would recommend to others looking for a break in the Shropshire area.

    Reviewed by Annie4.1Mar 2020

  • "This is a lovely bungalow in a delightful quiet rural setting, with great views of Wenlock Edge at the front and fields and distant hills at the rear."

    On a clear night you have amazing views of the stars as there is no light pollution. It is a superb base for walking the Shropshire Hills. There are walks from the bungalow while the Long Mynd and other places with great walks are just a short distance away.This is also an ideal base for visiting the many attractions in Shropshire. The bungalow is spacious and comfortable, a very pleasant place to stay. We enjoyed the Christmas lights on the tree in the garden and the Christmas tree and decorations in the lounge area. The crackers, mince pies and mulled wine were much appreciated too. We also enjoyed the Christmas services at St Laurence's Church in Church Stretton, where we were made very welcome.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Dec 2019

  • "Edge Cottage is a cosy and modern little place tucked away in the Shropshire hills."

    The surrounding area is beautiful and there is plenty to do - walks and visiting regional tourist spots. The cottage is immaculate, warm and very welcoming. Bruce, the owner is really friendly and ensured we were all settled in and had a great stay. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Rhodri5.0Oct 2019

  • "Just returned from a wonderful stay at Edge View, surrounded by lovely countryside, very peaceful."

    The cottage had a lovely light and sunny feel, with modern style furniture, soft fluffy towels and comfortable beds. Lovely added touches of fresh flowers and home baked cake welcomed us, Bruce the owner was very informative. The weather was sunny, but there was the use of a wood burner should the weather had turned colder. Situated half an hour from The Iron Bridge Gorge Museums, there is certainly plenty to visit whilst staying at Edge View. Thoroughly recommend.

    Reviewed by G J & D J5.0Sep 2019

  • "We had a very warm welcome with extra's like cake !"

    A lovely surprise. We highly recommend this holiday cottage, the beautiful area in which it is set, lots of gentle walking and within easy reach of places to visit. Above all it is situated in a quiet tranquil setting. A super refreshing holiday.

    Reviewed by Jeff5.0Aug 2019

  • "Edge View is a beautiful well maintained and decorated cottage it has beautiful views from the back garden and the front."

    The was a lovely homemade cake and other lovely goodies Wentlock spring water left for our arrival which was a really nice touch. It has everything you need for a restful break away from it all.

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Aug 2019

  • "We had a lovely relaxing holiday in a beautiful cottage in lovely surroundings!"

    The cottage had everything we needed, it was beautifully decorated and was very high spec! We arrived to a lovely home made cake and flowers and a selection of the farms Wenlock spring water, it was a lovely touch! We loved walking across the wheat fields and enjoying the scenery! Bruce and the dog came to make sure everything was ok! We really didn’t want to come home! We would definitely go again!

    Reviewed by Joy5.0Jul 2019

  • "Very comfortable cottage in quiet surroundings."

    Hosts welcoming and helpful. A very enjoyable holiday.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Jun 2019

  • "Owners very welcoming."

    Delicious cakes etc on arrival. Property clean fresh and new with lots of natural light. Quiet and peaceful.Beautiful country views front and rear. Morning sun in the front, evening sun at the rear.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Jun 2019

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  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Washer/Dryer External lockable storage.
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer
  • TV, WiFi (20mpbs Speed)
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Enclosed garden with lawn, outdoor furniture and BBQ
  • Electric bike hire available on request
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 4.7 miles, pub 3.5 miles

The property

Situated on the family farm, set alongside the famous Wenlock Edge walking route, nestled between winding country lanes, with views over the Long Mynd Hills, is this charming bungalow.

Edge View is enveloped by rolling farmland, ancient woods and pretty river valleys littering the Shropshire Hills AONB and is located on a family farm, making this the ideal destination for a quiet, country break with your loved ones.

It welcomes families of four and groups of friends looking to explore the surrounding walking country and historic attractions before returning to a tranquil base in a pretty setting.

Step inside the spacious open-plan living room, which boasts oak flooring and homely touches here and there, adding a sense of quality and style.

You can relax on one of the sofas in front of the woodburning stove on a cool winter's night, with the wall-mounted TV providing a spot of entertainment, while you sip a refreshing glass of wine.

Use the sociable dining area for getting together and tucking into a freshly prepared meal, cooked up in the well-equipped kitchen.

You can enjoy your morning coffee at the small breakfast bar with a read of your favourite newspaper, and throw open the patio doors during the warmer months to let a cool breeze drift through the interior.

There is a king-size double bedroom with an en-suite shower room and a twin to choose from, followed by the stylish bathroom, where you can soak your muscles in the tub after one of your adventures.

Make the most of your very own private garden, which is enclosed and offers lovely views out across a patchwork of fields and open countryside.

There is the occasional flock of sheep in the field over the fence next door and you have a pleasant seating area, where you can enjoy relaxed al fresco dining on a balmy afternoon.

Close by, you have all the amenities of Church Stretton, as well as the National Trust's Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd, a wildlife-rich heathland enjoying wonderful views.

Visit Shrewsbury with its historic castle, or Ludlow with its bustling farmers' market, Stokesay castle near Cravern Arms or walk to Flounders Folly over the Wenlock edge, then look forward to a relaxing evening at Edge View.

Visit the Discovery Cente at Cravern Arms or take a lovely walk to the Cafe at Acton Scott Historic working farm museum.

A lovely retreat to enjoy time and again!

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About the location


Ludlow 15 miles; Shrewsbury 15 miles.

The pretty market town of Church Stretton lies in the heart of south Shropshire. It sits amidst striking scenery and has often been described as "Little Switzerland". The town is the main centre for Shropshire’s hill country and home to a variety of tea rooms, pubs and specialist shops. Other local attractions include walks on the Long Mynd, the Acton Scott Historic Working Farm and Stokesay Castle. The historic towns of Shrewsbury, Ludlow, Ironbridge, Much Wenlock and Bishops Castle are only a short journey away, making Church Stretton an excellent base for your Shropshire escape.