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The Chicken Coop

(Ref. 1096607)

Stiperstones, Shropshire Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews

1 Customer Review

  • "Upon arrival fo the property we were greated by the owner and her lovely doggos."

    The owner is very friendly, helpful, kind and happy to point you to the beautiful local spots! We had everything we needed there, but obviously bring your own food! Although, there's plenty of eggs! The owner was thoughtful enough to put shower gels, washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets, cleaning supplies, towels, a hairdryer and even extra fluffy blankets for those cosy nights in, out for us. The local scenery is so beyond beautiful too. My fiance and I were the first people to stay at the property that aren't friends / family of the owners, and we certainly will not be the last. Beyond happy with our experience, this is the best holiday we've had in a while. Will definitely return. Thank you for having us guys, and thank you for giving us such an amazing time.

    Thanks for such a lovely review. I am so glad you enjoyed your holiday up here - despite the weather - Thanks also for leaving the apartment so tidy, and I look forward to seeing you and/or friends and family again! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jacob5.0Mar 2024

Summary

  • First-floor apartment
  • One double bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, dishwasher, coffee machine, kettle, toaster
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Non-enclosed garden
  • Storage for bikes available
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.3 miles
  • Note: Additional sleeping on sofa bed, please contact us if you would like this set up for arrival
  • Note: The owner has dogs and chickens on site
  • Two horse stables are also available (upon private arrangement with the owner at an additional cost), with direct access to the bridleway

The property

The Chicken Coop, nestled into a beautiful location within Stiperstones, is a delightful hideaway ideal for a couple looking to explore the wonders of Shropshire.

Enter the property on the ground floor and ascend the stairs to discover a kitchen/diner with ample amenities for your stay, and a lovely feature window, so why not cook up a storm and enjoy a heart-warming meal at the dining table?

As the evening wears on, enjoy a movie marathon in the light and airy sitting room, with Velux windows allowing in views of the farm and countryside beyond.

Freshen up in the bathroom with either a soak amongst the bubbles or a refreshing shower, washing the countryside chill from your skin after a day of hiking through the local scenery.

When sleep calls, a beautifully presented double bedroom offers a spot for you to catch your rest, with sloping ceilings, plenty of storage for your belongings and homely décor.

Enjoy a quaint getaway to Shropshire with a stay at The Chicken Coop.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1113713, together sleeping up to 4 guests.

Chicken Coop And Duckhouse

Nestled into a working farm in the beautiful rural countryside of Stiperstones, Shropshire, Chicken Coop and Duckhouse is a selection of two delightful couple’s retreats ideal for those looking to explore the local countryside. Situated in a very quiet location, find yourself surrounded by nature (catch the Curlews flying overhead in the summer) with ten acres of wild flower meadows to explore. With off-road parking for two cars and countryside views, both properties benefit from pet-friendly accommodation, as well as delightfully appointed living spaces with ample amenities to cater to your needs. With a light and airy atmosphere, each property houses a bathroom and bedroom with storage for your belongings. Stiperstones is nestled within the beautiful Shropshire Hulls Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and houses a local pub and convenience store so guest can dine out and stock up on essentials. Throughout the local area there are many scenic walks, including Cranberry Rock, Manstone Rock, Devil’s Chair and Stiperstones Easy Access Trail. There is also a selection of historic sites, including The Bog Mine and visitor’s centre and Tankerville Mine, ideal for finding out more about local history and heritage. Explore the local wildlife at Nipstone Rock Nature Reserve and Stiperstones National Nature Reserve or for a day shopping and enjoying the many local cafes, eateries, independent stores and riverside walks, visit Shrewsbury. For a rural escape to Shropshire, stay at Chicken Coop and Duckhouse.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location

STIPERSTONES

Church Stretton 8 miles; Shrewsbury 12 miles; Bishop’s Castle 12 miles; Ludlow 27 miles.

The village of Stiperstones nestles in an unspoilt valley on the slopes of the beautiful Stiperstones Hill range and is only eight miles from the delightful Church Stretton and 12 miles from the historic towns of Shrewsbury and Bishop’s Castle. This small Shropshire village boasts a shop and charming inn and is a perfect starting point for many scenic trails, with the summit of the famous Stiperstones Hill, a 1.5 mile walk, and the East Ridge Wood mountain bike trails very close by. This area is a designated National Nature Reserve, a SSSI and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is consequently a favourite place for outdoor and wildlife enthusiasts. The Stiperstones Hill range is dominated by dramatic quartzite tors, which tower above an unspoilt heathland, the most famous is the Devil’s Chair, whilst Manstone Rock is the highest point at 536m above sea level and offers stunning views on a clear day. A short drive away is one of England's finest heritage towns with over 600 listed buildings; Shrewsbury nestles on a loop of the River Severn. Shrewsbury has a magnificent abbey as well as Shrewsbury Castle, which stands in beautiful gardens and is home to the Shropshire Regimental Museum. There's plenty of interesting things to do in the area, with Attingham Park, Wroxeter Roman City, the museums at Ironbridge, and the castle and Michelin-starred restaurants of Ludlow, all making this hillside village the perfect touring spot for your Shropshire adventure.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas