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The Granary, Shropshire
Sleeps 5

The Granary, Shropshire

Luxury Farm Cottage in Shropshire. Sleeps 5.

The semi-detached barn conversion in Stapleton retains a wealth of character amidst its ultra-modern furnishings and possesses countless traditional details and an open fire.
Set on a working farm in the Shropshire region, the luxury farm cottage in Shropshire comprises one double bedroom with a four-poster bed, walk-in wardrobe and en-suite with shower, basin and WC.
The ground-floor twin and the ground-floor single also possess the rural charm and character that permeates this entire cottage.
The second bathroom contains a bath with shower over, basin and WC, and a shared washing machine and tumble dryer are also available.
Exposed beams, stone and tiles bless the well-equipped kitchen and dining area with charm, which carries through to the spacious sitting room with its wood-burner stove. Relax with the TV with a digital box, DVD, CD/radio – or listen to the crackle of the fire.
Central heating makes The Granary attractive at any time of the year, and facilities for guests include WiFi, amenities for young children and off-road parking.
Children can play for hours in the large games room, which includes a table tennis table, snooker table and many other games. Dine alfresco in the small front patio or the small rear walled area with furniture.
The pet-friendly property lies just one mile from shops and a pub and is within a day’s drive of sites such as the market town of Church Stretton, the Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, and the region affectionately known as Little Switzerland.

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The Granary, Shropshire


First Class accommodation

We stayed at the Granary for a week in September, along with my brother-in-law and his wife.
This place definitely has the 'Wow' factor! As you enter the property you walk straight into the lounge, complete with wood burning stove, then through a door into a very well equiped kitchen. Through another door into the hall, with stairs leading up to the first floor, and two bedrooms and a bathroom. Upstairs you'll find a games room complete with pool/snooker table, then up a few steps into the master bedroom. This is a lovely room with Velux windows, giving lots of light, an en suit shower room tucked under the beams, and a walk in wardrobe.
We felt at home here right away, especially when the evenings came and we lit the wood burner...very cosy!
The Granary is well situated for visiting the local area. We had a brilliant day at the Victorian Farm at Ironbridge, followed by the Coalport Museum, the Tar tunnel, and the pipe factory. Shrewsbury market gave us another good day out, as did Church Stretton, with it's fabulous antique Store. We rounded the week off with a day at the Ludlow Food Festival. Well worth a visit.
All in all a very comfortable place to stay...home from home with the added extras of the local area thrown in.


Relaxing Stay

Much better than the brochure! Very well equipped, comfortable and homely feel to this property and lots of space. Five of us and a dog had a very relaxing stay here, the log burner was a bonus and my 9 year old son enjoyed playing pool. There are lots of walks across farmland from the cottage and ideally placed for a day trip to Shrewsbury and walks along the Long Mynd and trips to Much Wenlock, Ludlow and Church Stretton. We have already booked again for next year!

A FlipKey verified reviewer

Lovely cottage, but with lots of bits and pieces missing!

Our thoughts were passed onto the owners!
It was a beautiful cottage, but not as convenient as we had expected. Lots of 'bits' were missing, like no towel rails in main bathroom. We found it difficult walking our small dog, as the lanes are quite busy, and so we had to drive almost into Shrewsbury, to be abble to let him off of the lead, for a 'proper' run. We missed having a 'real' garden, had the weather been good, we would have spent time just sat-out, but on the nicer days, the very tiny garden was a bit restrictive.
There were other points, but as it is now 6 months ago, I cannot recall them all, but they were written down, and handed to the owners.
Whenever I have made suggestions to 'Sykes', there has never been any form of contact back to me, so I feel it isn't worth bothering!

Jill, Rich and Bumble

Church Stretton

First class very nice cottage, spacious and well equipped. General decoration looking a bit "tired" -as interior is relatively dark would probably enhance if all walls painted magnolia. On a working farm but quite private and quiet, owners very welcoming and pleasant.
Would stay there again.

Churxh Stretton

Very enjoyable

We had a very relaxed few days, the cottage is lovely with great attention to detail. We had very mixed weather. Great areas for walking locally and Church Stretton a must.
Would not hesitate to return again.

A FlipKey verified reviewer

A cottage I would like for my home.

Made to feel most welcome, a very relaxed atmosphere, the owners were completely concerned that our stay would be a good one. The barn was very comfortable with a lovely atmosphere.The farm surroundings were great, rural but very handy to get to all the well worth visiting places.One of the best aspects was the peace and tranquility but in the barn we had to be up early to avail ourselves of the hot water as there was none when the boiler went off at 8 30 am.

A FlipKey verified reviewer

Really cosy barn conversion

My family and I stayed here for Christmas and where really impressed by the little extras supplied by the owners. The barn has many interesting features, including stain glass window, oak staircase (unusual entrance into main bedroom- over bridge). The beds where really comfy. All the rooms have several different lighting options to create romantic atmosphere, especially with the wood burner. Kitchen equipped with everything needed to cook Christmas dinner and more. Lovely walks in the area with the dog, Cardingmill valley is a must. Good shopping and indian in Shrewsbury.
Would I recommend it, definitely not, I want to keep it all to myself.
Already booked for October this year, can't wait to return.


Very comfortable and great fun for adults and children

It was a lovely barn conversion, thoughfully done with everything needed. the playbarn was excellent and the children had a lot of fun in there - as well as the adults !

A FlipKey verified reviewer

A fabulous Christmas

We have now had 2 Christmas breaks at The Granary and it is absolutely perfect...the cottage itself is beautiful and the warm friendly welcome you get from the owners, yet not intrusive, along with lovely Christmas cake and mince pies waiting for you on arrival just finishes the whole experience off to perfection. Oh and not forgetting the lovely Christmas tree and log burner.. Hope to come again soon..

A FlipKey verified reviewer

Great place to stay - lots to see and do within 30 min drive

The property was lovely and made a cosy stay with the log burner in the evenings. If the sky is clear, be sure to gaze up and be amazed at how many stars you can see in this area of low light pollution.
Lots to see and do within 30 min drive, recommend RaF museum at Cosford, free and well worth a visit. Got a family year pass for all the museums and attractions in and around Ironbridege, worth every penny. Particularly enjoyed Blists hill victorian town and Ironbridge is a lovely place.
Not much nearby if you are on foot but it made a nice peaceful location.
Would go here again.

Family of 5

A perfect country holiday cottage

Thre Granary was well furnished and equipped, spotlessly clean, and with those delightful features that are part of barn conversions.
Plus fresh eggs awaiting us!
The surrounding countryside and towns were an eye-opener - just lovely a well kept secret

A FlipKey verified reviewer

super place

We spent a lovely week here in the summer. The house was beautiful, and full of character...only complaint was the shower in the en-suite was miniscule, and the shower curtain would stick to your legs if you took a shower! The kids loved the barn...and so did the parents! Lots of things to do, pool, badminton, table tennis, trampoline, darts etc even when it was raining. Beautiful cake was made for us on arrival...yum!
All in all it was a great place to return home to, when we had a day sight seeing or shopping! Little patio at the back is a real sun trap in the morning, and we sat at the front in the afternoon. The owners were really friendly, yet give you your privacy which was really appreciated!

A FlipKey verified reviewer

A Shropshire adventure

A lovely well thought out property which was a fantastic base from which to explore beautiful Shropshire, which exceeded our expectations. Owners were around but unintrusive. Lovely play barn if you have little ones. Our dog enjoyed her first holiday and the little courtyard is secure. Aside from the muddy cow fields opposite, which we wouldn't recommend a walk through, although we did laugh a lot, there are some fabulous places to visit and walk. Highly recommend this property and Shropshire

Mrs E

Fantastic stay in lovely cottage.

Beautifully appointed cottage on working farm.Spotlessly clean throughout with everything you need for a relaxing stay.Homemade cake for us on arrival was a nice touch.In a very quiet area within walking distance of local pub. Lots of walks in the area and plenty of places to visit including Ludlow,Bishop's Castle, Shrewsbury and the highlight for us Hawkstone park and gardens.The owners are very friendly and our daughters loved the games barn and helping with bottle feeding the lambs.A perfect getaway for a relaxing break.

A FlipKey verified reviewer

First Class Accommodation

We stayed at the Granary for a week in September, along with my brother-in-law and his wife.
This place definitely has the 'Wow' factor! As you enter the property you walk straight into the lounge, complete with wood burning stove, then through a door into a very well equiped kitchen. Through another door into the hall, with stairs leading up to the first floor, and two bedrooms and a bathroom. Upstairs you'll find a games room complete with pool/snooker table, then up a few steps into the master bedroom. This is a lovely room with Velux windows, giving lots of light, an en suit shower room tucked under the beams, and a walk in wardrobe.
We felt at home here right away, especially when the evenings came and we lit the wood burner...very cosy!
The Granary is well situated for visiting the local area. We had a brilliant day at the Victorian Farm at Ironbridge, followed by the Coalport Museum, the Tar tunnel, and the pipe factory. Shrewsbury market gave us another good day out, as did Church Stretton, with it's fabulous Antique Store. We rounded the week off with a day at the Ludlow Food Festival. Well worth a visit.
All in all a very comfortable place to stay....home from home with the added extras of the local area thrown in.


Lovely Cottage, Superb Accommodation, Friendly owners

WE stayed at the Granary for a week in August. The accommodation was lovely, our 3 kids enjoyed playing in the barn and we all helped out feeding the cattle, plus a ride in the Tractor. The owners were very friendly and always willing to help. We explored the area visited Church Stretton, and Shrewsbury. Some nice walks - Altogether a lovely relaxing holiday!

Ola S

Excellent home from home

This was an excellent holiday home that surpasses all expectations. From the welcome tray of a fresh baked cake with fllowers, tea and coffee and freh milk to a well stocked wood basket for the wood burning fire.
The facilities both in the converted barn to games available to play in the games barn (snooker, chess, badmington, football, cricket nets...) make this a real holiday rental that allows you to relax and unwind.
The owners were very welcoming and I would gladly visit again and recommend to anyone.

Thank you!


This was a wonderfull cottage in a wonderful part of the country. We were made to feel at home from the moment we arrived. We will be recommending this property to family and friends and will be going back!

Mrs Davies

Warm welcome, beautiful area, lovely cottage. Good walking country, lots of places of interest. Would have liked to stay longer.

Mr Lofthouse

Fantastic property with everything we needed. The snooker table was great and I am surprised that this feature is not mentioned on the details, as it was a real bonus. A really lovely area with a warm welcome from the owners. I would not hesitate in recommending this property to anyone else.

Mrs Evans

Thanks for a great holiday, lovely people a credit to Sykes.

Mr Gurney

An excellent location and a top quality barn conversion with very friendly owners. Very relaxing rural environment but with Shrewesbury only 4 miles away. Plenty to see and do. We will definitely be back.

Mr Whittle

It was excellent value for money, the proprety was amazing, the best holiday home that we have ever stayed in, we will deffinately book again for next year's holiday. There was nothing that we did not like,it's a shame that we could not of stayed longer.

Mr & Mrs Beecham

Both the location and the property were 1st class.
Shropshire was new territory for us and we found so much to keep us occupied. The walking was particularly good.

Mr Taylor

The property is furnished to a unusually high standard-it represents excellent value for money.

Mr Noble

It was lovely and peaceful, nobody interferred with you, you could come and go as you liked, and the people were there if you needed anything. It had plenty of facilities for washing and drying, and was central for everything we needed to do. We would certainly book again, when we come back to England. Everything was perfect.

Mr & Mrs Sewell

We had a fantastic week. The barn was decorated (well)and the people were very friendly. Thank you very much. We would definitely book through you again.
Thanks again.

Mrs Clowes

Location was superb for exploring the area - loads of National Trust and English Heritage sites nearby. The Granary was great. We really liked the 4 poster bed and mini snooker table and two bathrooms. We enjoyed everything and would like to return in the future.

Mrs Moore

The property is super and the area is lovely

Mrs Denison

Central to all attractions that we wished to go to. We have stayed here for two years and owners have treated us like friends. Would certainly recommend.

Mrs Macdonald

This is the second time we have visited The Granary and we loved it as much as last time. It is excellent value for money. Shropshire is Tourisms best kept secret, Beautiful countryside with loads to do but without the crowds of the West Country.

Mr Whittle

The location was excellent with loads to do. Our son loved the barn where he could play with the kids from the next-door cottage.
Lots of character to the Granary, lovely decor.
Great facilities.
Good value!

Mrs Howieson

This is a fabulous property (we have been 4 times now) The owners are welcoming and available but unobtrusive. The location is great for various Shropshire attractions.

Mrs Parkinson

Property more than lived up to expectations. Description of property accurate. The immediate area and South Shropshire is spectacular and well worth a visit and the Granary is a pleasure to return to after a day out.

Mrs Clarke

We loved the wood burning stove. The small friendly touches such as the flowers, mince pies, fire ready to light with a basket of wood. We liked 2 bathrooms very useful with 4 adults, and liked the fact that we could take our small dog with us.

Mr & Mrs Taylor

We had a fantastic week in the cottage. The cottage was excellent in every way and it had everything we needed. We would like to visit again in the future and we will be recommending the cottage to family and friends.

Mr Goddard

We were very satisfied with the property and felt your advertisement was a fair representation of what was on offer. Thank you.

Mr Hunt

A lovely barn conversion in a peaceful rural setting. The accommodation was to a very high standard and would definitely stay again if we ever returned to Shropshire. The games barn and snooker table on the landing were welcome touches, as was the home made cake and flowers we received upon arrival.

Mr Slater

one of the best holiday cottages we have ever stayed in. clean, spacious, well furnished & very comfortable.

Mrs Hinks

The cottage was very close to the town of Shrewsbury which we found very convenient. It was also a good location for visiting other attractions in the area. The children really enjoyed the games barn attached to the cottage and it provided entertainment for them when we returned to the cottage each evening.

Mrs Flattery

Excellent value for money.

Mrs Davies

Shropshire is one of the most beautiful parts of our country and this was the perfect spot to experience it. The cottage was beautiful.

Miss Barrett

The plate of mince pies and the log fire were very welcoming. The best property we have stayed in over Christmas.

Mrs Haley

The Granary was a beautiful barn conversion, full of character and very comfortable. The children loved playing in the games barn, which was really well equipped. The Granary was really conveniently located - not far off the beaten track, but felt as though it was in the middle of nowhere. Enjoyed exploring the local lanes on bikes that we had delivered to the property by a local firm. We visited numerous museums and places of interest within the locality and went quad bike trekking. All in all a very successful holiday with something for everyone.

Ms Henderson

The cottage was very spacious and clean, in a perfect location with lots to do in the surrounding areas. Would definitely recommend to others and visit again ourselves.

Mrs Haederle

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Granary, the accommodation was fantastic and by far the best cottage we have stayed in.

Mr Looms

Great place to stay and a very warm welcome. Good central base to visit all surrounding areas. Entertainment for the children was excellent in the barn, there was lots to do.

Mrs Gillibrand

The location of the property, the beautiful countryside and the friendliness of the people.

Ms Mackenzie

The overall open plan of the cottage was lovely. A well equipped kitchen saved us a fortune in eating out. The games barn was a fantastic idea - especially with two very active children.

Mr & Mrs Hughes

I like the fact that it is in the rural country but with a large town and all its amenities within 5 miles. The owners are extremely friendly and helpful, and I like the peace and quiet. So much in fact I've booked again!

Mr Whittle

We had a very relaxing time at the Granary. The cottage was lovely, with everything provided for a super holiday. The beds were very comfy and the kitchen great for family dining. The snooker table was good fun too. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend to others.

Mrs Justice

The cottage was absolutely delightful. The enclosed garden was ideal for our dog to wander into when we were there, and the children loved feeding the cows on the farm.

Mr Charlton

This was an absolutely charming property.

Mrs Doughty

The cottage was excellent, lovely and clean. Views were lovely.

Mr & Mrs Morwood

Another great holiday in these lovely cottages in a perfect location. Will definitely return.

Ms Harratt

Enjoyed the games room. Excellent walking in the area close by. Quad biking near Much Wenlock was a highlight. Owners were very friendly and the cake and fresh flowers were a very nice touch. It was lovely to see some snow on the hills.

Mrs Shayes

Fantastic property. Excellent value for money.

Miss Dodd

The owners of the cottage really pulled out all the stops to make the cottage festive at New Year (Christmas Tree & lights) and also went the extra mile to make our daughter's 2nd birthday really special by giving her a tractor ride and facilitating our fireworks in one of his fields. Really personal touch.

Mrs Holding

Really good standard of accommodation.
The facilities included shared use of a play barn which comprised loads of things for the kids to do. They spent many hours making the most of these!
The owners were very friendly without being intrusive. A guided tour of the farm was given on request, which once again went down very well with the kids.

Mr Render

We really loved staying in the Granary. The barn has been beautifully converted and suited our needs very well.
We felt it was very good value for money and the Play Barn was a great bonus. The location was just right for us - close to the beautiful hills around Church Stretton and also close to Shrewsbury.

Mrs Feltham

It was a delight and very comfortable. A super 2 weeks stay.

Mrs Smith

We had a wonderful week and hope to return at some stage. We would certainly recommend the accommodation to friends and family.

Mrs Bunting

The countryside was quiet but with a large town nearby, the hills are excellent for cycling/walking. The owners are very friendly and there was still plenty to do/see even in inclement weather

Mr Whittle

Fantastic property. Did not want to go home! Everything was well thought out and we were made to feel welcome. Would go back tomorrow.

Mr Dunning

Lots of places to visit around the area, beautiful scenery. The cottage was one of the best we have stayed in and the games barn was excellent. The owners were friendly and the tea/coffee and cake and flowers were a nice touch.

Mrs Jackson

A lovely cottage with very good facilities and in a good position for Shrewsbury, etc. Had a great time.

Mr Meredith

Totally enjoyable! Every effort had been made to make us welcome.

Mr Murphy

Nice quite area, picturesque with plenty to do in the environs

Mrs Mason

Lovely walks direct from the cottage over the fields. Lovely cosy cottage for any time of the year.

Mrs Hincks

Wonderful time away and a perfect place to spend Christmas.

Mr Gurney

The cottage was very homely and comfortable. It was in an excellent location.

Miss Quinn

Host and family friendly and obliging. We loved the barn and area.

Mrs Bardsley

Excellent, homely, cosy property.

Mr & Mrs Lawrence

Good location and plenty of local info and guides provided. Charming accommodation with nice welcome touches. Plenty to see and do in the area.

Mrs McHugh

The accommodation was excellent, the owners very friendly. The games barn and snooker table in the cottage were fantastic on the occasional rainy days. A beautiful location with many places to see.

Ms Dawson

The play barn was brilliant and loved by our children. Friendly welcome and loved the location, clean, comfortable and well maintained cottage. Looking forward to going back!!

Mr Hughes

Fantastic property, comfy beds, cosy fireplace, converted to a very high standard with lots of extra details. Furnished to a high standard, owners very helpful and we loved the home made mince pies, mulled wine and Christmas decorations, we would definitely return and recommend it to all my friends.

Mrs Harvey

It was a delight to stay in this property. It was clean and bright throughout. I could find no drawbacks.

Ms Trew

The area is very nice with lots of attractions especially for walkers. The owners were very pleasant.

Mr Barwise

Location good for seeing the area. The barn has been converted very well and makes a nice base to relax in after a busy day.

Mr Williams

We liked the close proximity for touring Wales, Shropshire, and the Brecon Beacons.
Plenty of hotels and gourmet pubs en-route.

Mr Jobson

The play barn for the children (and adults) was excellent!

Mr Booth

The cottage was spacious and we enjoyed the novelty of having a snooker table in it. The play facilities in a barn were enjoyed by the children and the owners were friendly but unobtrusive.

Mrs Barnett

The most gorgeous cottage and very well located. Extremely well equipped, always lots of hot water and the kids games room was brilliant - a big thank you.!

Mrs Flett

The property was of a good standard and the owners were friendly but not intrusive. Excellent location and the kids particularly liked the play barn!

Mrs Cotton

We had a lovely break with our friends from Lincolnshire.

Ms Linard

Shropshire is perfect for a weeks stay and the area of the Granary is excellent for touring the county.

Ms Mathieson

This is the second time we have spent Christmas at The Granary and once again it was perfect. We will be back again. Thank you for a wonderful time

Miss Dodd

What a lovely property to come home to at the end of our visits to Shrewsbury, Chester and other places around. Girls loved to go straight to the barn to play with the huge range of toys and sports available, even mum and dad liked a game of pool! Lovely lemon cake and pint of milk in fridge waiting as a welcome! Property did not lack anything - it was very well-equipped.

Mrs Gardner

Good location - quiet village, feeling miles from anywhere, stunning scenery, good walks, but close to pretty market towns and Shrewsbury.

Mrs Buckley

The welcome was excellent, and the location perfect. It was a restful holiday.

Mrs Gage

Great location, very friendly hosts and the accommodation worked really well. The weather at Easter was not wonderful so having a good base to return to was important. The wood burning stove in the sitting room was a real treat. We are definitely planning a return visit.

Mr Carter

Mrs Costello

Welcome, quiet, did exactly what it promised. Very comfortable and pleasant place.

Mr Dunne

Lovely, comfortable and well-furnished cottage. The play barn was great for the children.

Mrs Nevell

Excellent location, central for many attractions, scenery and lovely walks. Cottage lovely, really homely with everything you could need. Owners leave you in peace but handy if you need them.

Mrs Eldridge

An excellent week away in a perfect property in an beautiful setting. We would definitely return in the future if property available.

Mrs Martin

Lots of space and equipment, excellent games barn, lovely and warm. Good value for money.

Mr Allenden

The Granary was a superb cottage we loved it!

Mrs Tuckey

We got a very warm welcome, with cake and flowers, and the quality of the accommodation was excellent.

Mr Kent

The cottage was very warm and cosy, which was appreciated after a long journey. The location was a good base to explore Shropshire.

Mrs Bowden

Good base for walking in the area and lots of interesting places to visit within easy reach. The owners were very friendly and welcoming and the cottage fulfilled all our requirements.

Mrs Taylor

The Granary was a fantastic place to stay- quiet, well appointed and with everything you needed. A good base for days out on a driving holiday.

Mrs Cameron

Cottage very close to lots of places of interest to visit.

Mrs Irons

It was out in the countryside for lovely dog walks. We had our own pool table for the kids but there was also the games barn. Cottage had character and very spacious.

Mrs Stevenson

First impressions were very high, alot of thought has been put into the cottage.

Miss Christie

A wonderful holiday home! I would gladly recommend to anyone. The accommodation and facilities were perfect for a holiday. The owners were also friendly and made us feel at home. The play barn had plenty of games to keep us engaged. They also provided plenty of wood for the fire. 5 Stars!

Mr Buck

A lovely cottage in the middle of the countryside. Had great attention to detail.

Mrs Jones

The housekeepers are very kind. The house, an old barn, is very impressing and the games barn was very suitable for our kids. We were very much sorry when we had to leave; it was a wonderful holiday.

Mrs Schumann

The Granary was an excellent cottage to stay for 5 adults, there was plenty of space and it was very comfortable. The kitchen/diner was a great place to gather for chats and planning the next days activities, while the lounge gave us all a lovely place to chill out. The bedrooms were simply decorated with comfortable beds and masses of storage. The play barn is a great place for children and adults to play and burn off energy. Would recommend and hope to return for two weeks next time.

Mrs Whitehead

A fantastic cottage, and the owners warm and friendly. Superb.

Mr Foley

This a very good cottage for a family as it is clean and homely. The location is great for exploring Shropshire and the hills as everywhere is fairly close. Very quiet and the owners are friendly.

Mrs McLauchlan