The Milking Parlour is a large barn conversion on the owners' 250 acre farm near to the village of Westhope in Shropshire. The cottage can sleep eleven people and has five bedrooms (two doubles, two twins and a family room) three of which are ensuite and two family bathrooms. The rest of the accommodation is made up of an open plan living area with a fitted kitchen, a dining area and a sitting area with a woodburner. Outside the cottage is off road parking for four cars and an enclosed patio area with outdoor furniture, barbecue and a hot tub. With its neighbouring cottages, The Milking Parlour can sleep a total of thirty six people in a lovely rural setting.
Five bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size double with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with dressing room, 1 x ground floor twin, 1 x ground floor family room with 1 super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request) and 1 single with TV and en-suite bath with shower over, basin and WC. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner. Hot tub. Shared games room and gym with TV.
Oil central heating with woodburner in living area. Electric range oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 4 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi. Shared games room with pool table, table football, table tennis, selection of books, CD player and coffee machine. Gym with TV and cross trainer, rowing machine, multi-gym and weights. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent with honesty box for extra wood. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate on request. Off road parking for 4 cars. Enclosed rear patio area with furniture, BBQ and hot tub. Two well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 6 miles, pub 3 miles. Note: For any guests who wish to use the hot tub, the owner requires a disclaimer to be signed before use. This will be emailed to you by the owner once you have booked.
The scattered village of Westhope is located amidst rolling farmland at the southern foot of the famous Wenlock Edge in Hope Valley. The area is home to numerous walks, rambling trails and cycle routes whilst manyof Shropshire's main attractions are within easy driving distance of the village itself. Visitors can enjoy Church Stretton - known to the Victorians as Little Switzerland - with its antique shops and tea-rooms, in the midst of the beautiful Long Mynd Hills and close to the Acton Scott Historic Working Farm and the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre. The World Heritage Site at Ironbridge, Attingham Park, the market towns of Much Wenlock, Shrewsbury and Ludlow are all within easy reach, leaving visitors to the area spoiled for choice.
A E Houseman once wrote that Shropshire was "the quietest place under the sun" and today the county remains something of a rural idyll, recognised as one of the least crowded and most peaceful regions in England.