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Open-Plan Barn Conversion With Views Across The Shropshire Hills

Overview

Property

Updated: 31-Oct-2016
Barn in Longnor, Nr. Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England - Perfect For Walkers And Families, 10 Miles From Shrewsbury And 8 Miles From Church Stretton

This spacious converted barn is located in an elevated position over looking the Shropshire Hills. With 3 bathrooms (2 en-suite) and an open plan layout downstairs the property is perfect for a large family group or two families holidaying together. At the front of the property there is a large private courtyard which can accommodate parking for 4/5 cars and at the rear there is a large garden with open countryside views. The property is very well equipped and comfortable and is perfectly situated for walkers or those looking for a country retreat.

As this is our family home and decorated and maintained to a high standard we are reticent about bookings which include dogs (despite loving them ourselves). Please contact us to discuss if you wish to bring a loved family dog.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We live in Frodesley, Shropshire, England and have 2 children. We love travelling abroad and make the most of opportunities our careers allow to explore new countries. We love the outdoors and appreciate the natural beauty and peace of our surroundings and the opportunities for leisure this brings us. We use the woods behind us and the lanes that lead from Frodesley for cycling, running and walking. We originate from Sussex and Surrey but have both lived in the Midlands for the majority of our lives.

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Family stay at Frodesley Barn

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and well appointed barn conversion. Spectacular views of around 35 miles across the Severn valley and into the hills of Wales. Plenty to do and see in the surrounding areas including the impressive Iron Bridge Gorge and its several attractions. We could not fault the accommodation or facilities at the Barn.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

We moved to Shropshire 15 years ago to escape city life and we can't imagine ever wanting to live anywhere else. It's a lovely county with some stunning, unspoilt countryside and unlike other areas of outstanding natural beauty it is never very busy, there is very little traffic and the Salopians are very friendly.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Birmingham at 63 Miles Nearest Barpub : The Pound, Leebotwood at 3 Miles Nearest Golf : Condover at 4 Miles Nearest Train : Church Stretton at 7 Miles Nearest Motorway : M54 at 25 Miles Nearest Restaurant : The Pound, Leebotwood at 3 Miles Nearest Beach : Aberdovey at 75 Miles Car: necessary

Travel:

Due to the properties rural location use of a car is essential.

Birmingham International Airport - 63 miles

Manchester Airport - 75 miles

Distances:

Church Stretton - 8 miles

Shrewsbury - 12 miles

Ironbridge - 16 miles

Ludlow - 22 miles

Hereford - 46 miles

Chester - 52 miles

Manchester - 82 miles

The property is located 13 miles from Attingham Park (National Trust)

Further Details:

Set amidst the rolling hills and beautiful countryside, the village of Frodesley is in a stunning, peaceful setting and is an excellent spot for walkers, cyclists and bird watchers. The area also boasts excellent facilities for horse riders. The local area is home to the Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, Attingham Park (NT), Severn Valley Steam Railway, Stokesay Castle, Shrewsbury, Ludlow and the Ironbridge Gorge. The pretty market towns of Church Stretton and Much Wenlock are both close by and offer a variety of shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants.

The nearest local shop & post office is in Acton Burnell which is 3 miles from the property. Larger supermarkets and a full range of independent and high street shops can be found in Shrewsbury.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Christmas/New Year
17 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 4 nights
From
£250
£1,400
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner

Changeover Day:

Our preferred change over day is Saturday (however we may be able to be flexible on this so please enquire. Arrival time is normally from 3pm and departure is 10am. This enables us to prepare the house to an acceptable standard ready for our next guests.

NO pets please as we are surrounded by farm and other animals.

During some seasons we state that 7 nights is a minimum, as we have to leave our home to rent it and shorter stays are therefore inconvenient and still incur costs such as admin and preparation time and cleaning; however it is always worth enquiring, especially during the summer holiday, as we may be able to accommodate shorter stays.

We do not charge a cleaning fee but do clean the property to a high standard and are generally supported by guests who leave the property in a clean/tidy state, however a cleaner will still come following a booking to ensure the property is absolutely spotless. We also provide clean linen and towels for the maximum stated number of guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

The property is in a great location as it is set in front of Forestry Commission woodland and has amazing views across the Shropshire Hills. On a clear day you can see the Black Mountains in Wales. From the barn you can walk to the Long Mynd or just stroll through the woods. The property is only a 15 minute drive from the pretty market town of Church Stretton which is the starting point for many walkers. Or, if you prefer shopping Shrewsbury, with its wealth of individual shops and cafe is 20 minutes away. As we spend most of the year in our home it is very well equipped and is very comfortable. We leave our kitchen cupboards full of the extras that in many other rentals guests would have to purchase - such as tea bags, herbs, sauces, dried pasta, washing liquid etc, and hope guests will replenish stocks if they become depleted! There is very little noise here and night-times are extremely peaceful and it becomes properly dark as we are away from bright lights.

Property Type

  • barn

General

  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • forests
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Large family bathroom with bath, separate shower cubicle, wc, En-suite bathroom to Master Bedroom wet-room shower and wc, En-suite bathroom to bedroom 2 wet-room shower with wc.

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Large Master Bedroom (en-suite) with king size bed, Bedroom 2 (en-suite) with double bed, Bedroom 3 with single bed + capacity to accommodate camp bed / cot, Bedroom 4 with single bed + capacity to accommodate camp bed / cot.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Please note: The property is accessed via a private track which is approximately 3/4 of a mile long. The track is bumpy and uneven and whilst it is accessible for the majority of cars it may be unsuitable for cars with very low suspension. A stair gate, travel cot and high chair are all available at the property. Outside: The garden has a large patio area with wooden chairs and a table perfect for alfresco eating admiring the wonderful view. There is a swing and slide. The lawned area is enclosed on all sides and gently slopes down the fields beyond. Utility Room: Utility room with washing machine, sink and indoor washing line perfect for drying out clothes or muddy boots. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Use of towels and bed linen is included and will be changed weekly. The property will be cleaned on departure. Should you require interim cleaning during your stay this may be possible at an additional cost. Please enquire on booking. Other: Separate study with double doors out to the courtyard. Contains double sofa bed suitable for additional guest accommodation.

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