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The Shippen - Stylish interior, stunning views.

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Light, spacious open plan living. The Shippen has been thoughtfully renovated & generously equipped.
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Light, spacious open plan living. The Shippen has been thoughtfully renovated & generously equipped.
The drive, The Shippen and the view.
Kind size bed, beautiful bedside chests, bespoke blackout curtains and a spectacular view.
The stunning landscape of the Linley Valley a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The Shippen in context with the valley and the paddock.
Plenty of sofas and blankets to snuggle up in and enjoy the view.
The Shippen and the stunning view behind.
The Shippen from across the valley, nestled amongst the hills.
A generous outside veranda provides space for sitting and admiring views across the valley.
Snuggle up by the wood burner and watch Netflix or FreeSat or play a PlayStation game.
Spacious, open-plan interior with contemporary styling.
Well-equipped, modern kitchen with cosy breakfast bar for two.
Everything you need for cooking evening meals.
A cosy bed with a stunning view.
Spacious, light, open-plan living.
Open wet room with under floor heating.
The Shippen in the sunshine after a shower.
The stunning landscape of the Linley Valley for walks in the Shropshire Way, a designated AONB.
The stunning landscape of the Linley Valley for walks in the Shropshire Way, a designated AONB.
The stunning landscape of the Linley Valley for walks in the Shropshire Way, a designated AONB.
The stunning landscape of the Linley Valley for walks in the Shropshire Way, a designated AONB.
The stunning landscape of the Linley Valley for walks in the Shropshire Way, a designated AONB.
The stunning landscape of the Linley Valley for walks in the Shropshire Way, a designated AONB.
The stunning landscape of the Linley Valley for walks in the Shropshire Way, a designated AONB.
The stunning landscape of the Linley Valley for walks in the Shropshire Way, a designated AONB.
A neighbouring farm with the Linley Valley in the distance.
The stunning landscape of the Linley Valley for walks in the Shropshire Way, a designated AONB.
The stunning landscape of the Linley Valley for walks in the Shropshire Way, a designated AONB.
The stunning landscape of the Linley Valley for walks in the Shropshire Way, a designated AONB.
The stunning landscape of the Linley Valley for walks in the Shropshire Way, a designated AONB.
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Overview
Barn -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Bishops Castle, Shropshire, England
Perfect rural getaway for 2-4 right on the Shropshire Way in the Shropshire Hills designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This Shippen is a detached, light, spacious, open-plan barn conversion with contemporary styling and an oak and glass gable overlooking the fabulous, unspoilt Linley valley with great walks.

The property had been carefully renovated with exposed beams, excellent insulation, central heating, a wood burning stove, oak flooring and stylish, modern interior. There is a well-stocked, fitted kitchen with breakfast bar as well as a dining table and benches, a wet room with shower and under floor heating, large basin and toilet, a double sofa bed, corner sofa, smart T.V with FreeSat, NetFlicks and a PlayStation3 in the sitting area and good books, board games, extra blankets and lots of other home comforts.
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Listing #HL6992577
About the Owner
Jeannie M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
The detached barn is a short distance from the house, and is completely independent from it and not overlooked. The owners aim to give guests privacy whilst also being available to answer any questions, so please do ask if there's anything you need, they’re happy to help where they can. They're even happy to pick you up from the local pub if they’re around!
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

I booked The Shippen at the start of the year as I wanted to have a break somewhere quiet and beautiful. As it happened, I ended up househunting in Shropshire so it served double the purpose! The location of The Shippen is quite simply stunning...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

We have just spent a wonderful 3 nights at The Shippen, Linley valley. The perfect getaway - it's a haven of delightful touches that thrilled us in every aspect. The wonderful window over the valley (and that view), the three sofas to sit in (different...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

We had a well needed break in this beautiful little barn conversion. We'd never been to Shropshire before and the Linley valley (in which The Shippen sits) is unspoilt and stunning. Jeannie was a perfect host, on hand for queries and very helpful. The barn...More

Thank PeterWalks
jeannie470, VR Owner at The Shippen - Stylish interior, stunning views., responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thanks so much for choosing The Shippen, and for your lovely review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay, and hope that we can welcome you again sometime. All the best, Jeannie

Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Strictly no smoking inside. We ask guests to remove their outdoor footwear whilst indoors and to please leave the barn clean and tidy when they leave. Please wash up thoroughly...
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Bathrooms
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    1 Sofa
    1 Full
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
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R 1 590
£89
R 1 590
£89
R 10 633
£595
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About the neighbourhood
The county town of Shrewsbury on the banks of the river Severn is just a 25 minute drive away; much loved for its fine buildings, cobbled streets, museums, restaurants, and independent and high-street shops. Ludlow, famed for its castle, food fair, Michelin starred restaurants and beautiful architecture is a 40 minute drive away, and the drive passes medieval Stokesay Castle.

A little further afield are the famous gardens at Powys Castle and The Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, and for book-lovers Hay-on-Wye famed for its antique and book shops is about an hour's drive away and hosts a great literary festival every year.
Getting around
A car is essential for exploring the local market towns and bringing luggage/supplies. There are regular buses to/from Shrewsbury from Bishop Castle (Minsterley Motors). Masses of great walking and cycling. The property is in a valley which makes a wonderful walking/cycling circuit, approx. 7K.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Birmingham : 112.0 km
Railway: Church Stretton Train Station: 47.0 km
A car is essential for exploring the local market towns and bringing luggage/supplies. There are regular buses to/from Shrewsbury from Bishop Castle (Minsterley Motors). Masses of great walking and cycling. The property is in a valley which makes a wonderful walking/cycling circuit, approx. 7K.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 95.0 km.
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