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The Granary

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7 Nights  

  • £300  to  £700

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Short Breaks From

  • £70 p/night
    Off peak
    (5 night min)
  • £105 p/night
    Peak season
    (5 night min)

Key Information

  • Sleeps

    5

  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    5 (all year)

  • Children

    Yes

  • WiFi

    Yes

  • Dogs

    Yes
    2 Dogs

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Access

    Stairs

  • Off-Road Parking

About The Granary

The Granary is an ideal holiday home for a wonderful family walking or cycling holiday in the Shropshire Hills. The spacious apartment is entirely on the first floor, boasting an open plan living area with a Juliet balcony that makes the most of the beautiful countryside views. It couldn't be more peaceful, being on a 15-acre smallholding at the end of a country lane in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Despite its seclusion, The Granary is convenient for Bishops Castle and Church Stretton. The nearest pub is The Crown in Wentnor, a 20-minute uphill walk that sees you working up an honest thirst. While the three-bedroom apartment is ideal for families of up to five people, it also suits couples who appreciate the extra space.

The Shropshire Hills are rich with opportunity for walkers and hikers. You'll enjoy spectacular views wherever you go, following well-established footpaths that include Offa's Dyke Path, the Shropshire Way (accessible from nearby Adstone Walk), and the Heart of Wales Line Trail that goes from Craven Arms to Llanelli near Swansea. Stiperstones and Wenlock Edge are both close to The Granary, giving you an excellent starting point for many memorable walks. The Granary is at the base of Long Mynd, an area of heathland with singletrack mountain bike routes and footpaths that lead into Carding Mill Valley.

You don't need to be a keen walker or cyclists to enjoy a fantastic holiday at The Granary. This area is full of charming towns, historical sites and places of interest that will keep everyone happily occupied on fun-filled days out. Church Stretton is a busy market town where independent businesses sell local produce, supplemented by a weekly market every Thursday. You can climb Caer Caradoc, play golf at England's second-highest golf course, and arrange to go hang-gliding or hot air ballooning. A short drive or train ride from Church Stretton, Ludlow is another superb choice for shopping and fine dining. Start at St Lawrence Church and make your way through the regular market and along streets lined with specialist food shops, historic pubs and superb eateries that lead up to the ancient castle. Ludlow is renowned for its annual food festival and its impressive number of black-and-white timber-framed buildings.

Day trips can include sightseeing at the Ironbridge UNESCO World Heritage Site, visiting the Acton Scott Historic Working Farm and Stokesay Castle, or wandering around numerous National Trust houses and gardens. Shrewsbury is around half an hour's drive away with a castle, museum, great shops and all of the amenities you would expect from Shropshire's county town.

The Granary is available for bookings all year round, apart from the festive season and throughout January.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Alastair & Sarah Warrington joined Independent Cottages in May 2021


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Amenities / Facilities

  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (Shropshire)

Accommodation Comprises:

Thirteen steps lead from the private entrance on the ground floor to the apartment. Once upstairs, accommodation is all on the same level with no internal steps. The apartment is part of the owner's smallholding, and they are on hand to greet guests and answer questions if necessary.

  • Open plan living space with hardwood floors, comfortable furnishings and a Juliet balcony that frames wonderful views. There is underfloor heating throughout, so the apartment stays warm and welcoming in winter.
  • Seating area with two leather sofas, and a TV with a DVD player and Freeview channels.
  • Dining table with chair (and a highchair available on request).
  • Fitted kitchen with modern appliances that include a dishwasher and integrated oven. Cupboards are well-stocked with equipment and utensils for self-catering.
  • Master bedroom with a double bed, bedside tables with reading lights, and an ensuite with a WC and handbasin.
  • Second bedroom with a double bed and lovely views.
  • Third bedroom with a single bed. All beds are made up for the arrival of guests. A travel cot is available on request.
  • Family shower room with a shower, WC and a handbasin.

Outside: The patio has a table and chairs where guests can admire hills and countryside views. There is private parking with under-cover space for two cars and bicycles.

Additional Information: Lighting, heating, water and wifi included. Bed linen and bath towels are all also included. Up to two well-behaved dogs are welcome by arrangement (a double outdoor kennel also available). A travel cot (no bedding), highchair and stairgate are available on request. Smoking is not permitted.

The Granary Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms (2 Doubles & 1 Twin)
Children:
Yes
Dogs/Pets:
2 dogs welcome
Accessibility:
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
Smoking:
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £300
To £700
Preferred Arrival Day:
Friday
Payment Options:
Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1588 650935 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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Alastair & Sarah Warrington
Member Since May 2021

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* Calendar last updated: 26th November 2021

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