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The Highlands

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Church Stretton, Shropshire Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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4 Customer Reviews

  • "No instructions how to light the fire."

    Suggest a non slip mat in shower

    re particulars of the Highlands lounge fire is for decorative purposes only Property Owner

    Reviewed by Tony4.7Mar 2024

  • "Hi we found the Highlands comfortable, what would have been helpful a note of what day the bins where due to be put out and perhaps a note of how to use the shower."

    we managed how to work out how to operate it although some would perhaps struggle. The only other problem was there was not a sharp knife in the kitchen making it difficult to cut anything like veg etc.

    so sorry you didn't locate the bin collection chart it was left with the welcome letter but had found its way on to the floor .kitchen knives have been sharpened for future use so kind of you to leave me a thanku note Property Owner

    Reviewed by Steve3.8Mar 2024

  • "This was a really bright, spacious and convenient house, close to town, so lots of boxes ticked."

    Other guests might want to bring extra cutlery and crockery as the kitchen is fairly minimally equipped and there is no entertainment such as a DVD player or selection of films. The big issue for us was that we had a problem with the bed arrangement (it said sleeps four, but the single beds were children’s beds so not at all suitable for adults), and Sykes were not in the least bit interested and made no attempt to understand our complaint, or to take any action. We have booked through them several times, so clearly no loyalty points either. We will certainly be avoiding them in the future because of their attitude and lack of customer service. Fine when everything is OK, but beware when things go wrong!

    Reviewed by Joe3.1Mar 2024

  • "Very cute, detached bungalow located in the most stunning and peaceful setting surrounded by the breathtaking Shropshire hills, but only a few minutes’ walk into the centre of Church Stretton."

    It has a beautiful and well-maintained garden with plenty of birds (even in the Winter!). We felt very private and comfortable throughout our stay and would definitely return in the future. The owner was very kind and willing to help if anything needed and at the same time very respectful about giving us total privacy, which we very much appreciated.

    Reviewed by Marianna5.0Dec 2023

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  • Single-storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with gas fire
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed rear garden with lawn, patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking or vaping
  • Shop 0.6 miles, pub 0.8 miles
  • Note: Secure bike storage available
  • Note: There is a drop in the garden, please take care and ensure children are supervised
  • Please note from 09/04/24 for 8 weeks there will be road works on Helmeth Road, if guests turn right they can avoid the work and leave on unaffected roads.

The property

The Highlands, perched in the beautiful Shropshire Hills AONB, is a charming two-bedroom abode residing in Church Stretton, Shropshire.

With ground-floor living, off-road parking and stunning views, The Highlands is the perfect escape for families, friends and couples looking to relax and explore this beautiful area.

Take in the views from the comfort of your own abode and make the most of the nearby attractions, with something for everyone.

After finding the off-road parking, take a moment to appreciate the beauty of the area before getting to know your new home-from-home.

The homely kitchen/diner is a wonderful space for cooking up your best dishes, while the sitting room provides a charming spot to curl up on the sofa and enjoy a movie night.

If the weather permits, make your way out to the enclosed rear garden, which boasts a lawn, patio, and furniture, perfect for alfresco dining or a spot of sunbathing.

When sleep calls, freshen up with the use of the family bathroom before retreating to one the lovely bedrooms, comprising of a double and a twin, and offering a haven of comfort and style with ample storage space for all of your belongings.

Church Stretton is the perfect place for an outdoor getaway, as the town is surrounded by breathtaking Shropshire landscape.

Take a gentle wander around the picturesque town and admire its history, from the Norman castle to the grand Church Stretton Hotel.

If you’re looking to explore more of Shropshire, the nearby bustling market town of Shrewsbury, known for its traditional buildings and Tudor architecture, is a short drive away, or the picturesque market town of Ludlow, also within accessible reach, offers a selection of boutique shops, cafés, and restaurants.

However you choose to spend your days in Shropshire, do it from the superb base of The Highlands.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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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 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.