Luxurious Sleeps 10 Holiday Barn in Shropshire with Farmland Views and Access to Excellent Leisure Facilities
This beautiful 5 star rated, 6 bedroom barn conversion sleeps 10 people in high quality self-catering holiday accommodation. Set in the unspoilt Shropshire countryside and part of Alkington Grange Barns, Buttercups Haybarn stands alone in a tranquil setting with views over a wildlife pond out to the surrounding farmlands.
Access to Onsite Swimming Pool and Games Court
Stylish and luxurious, whatever the occasion, this large holiday home is ideal for a getaway to remember with either friends or family. Guests enjoy access to the superb onsite leisure facilities at Alkington Grange Barns which include an indoor heated swimming pool (the pool is available for the exclusive use of each barn, on the basis of pre-bookable slots), a large multi-sport games court and a play area for babies and toddlers.
Layout of the Accommodation at Buttercups Hay Barn
• Spacious open plan living area with large lounge area complete with 50" Freeview TV, a dining area for celebrating those special occasions and a well equipped kitchen ideal for easy group self-catering.
• A snug with Freeview TV.
• A downstairs loo.
On the First Floor:
• Bedroom 1: with double bed and en-suite shower room.
• Bedroom 2: double bedroom.
• Bedroom 3: single bedroom.
• A family bathroom
• Bedroom 4: with double bed and en-suite shower room.
• Bedroom 5: twin bedroom.
• Bedroom 6: single bedroom.
• Second family bathroom.
2 travel cots, 2 highchairs and stairgate available on request.
Outside is a tranquil enclosed garden complete with outdoor furniture where you can sit out and enjoy the fantastic setting. Private parking is available for 4 cars.
In total there is around 100 acres of natural grounds at Alkington Grange Barns. There is a fenced pond within the grounds, a woodland picnic area, as well as 3 shared BBQs.
This owner/agency has featured on countrycottagesonline.com since 2018
Alkington Grange Barns are set on a working arable and livestock farm, just a short drive from the charming market town of Whitchurch.
Good walks can be enjoyed nearby; the Shropshire Way footpath runs through the farm and the Shropshire Union Canal is just 5 minutes away. For those who enjoy cycling, the Mercian Cycle Path runs past the farm.
Coarse fishing is possible less than 5 miles away and horse riding 1½ miles away.
Good places for days trips out include:
• Ellesmere with its beautiful lakes.
• A variety of National Trust mansions and gardens.
• The historical city of Chester with its excellent shopping, restaurants and Zoo.
• Ironbridge Gorge.
• Shrewsbury with its good shopping, medieval architecture and riverside walks.
Whitchurch is approximately 2½ miles away from Buttercups Haybarn, the delightful market town has many splendid buildings from medieval, Tudor and Georgian times, all dominated by St. Alkmund’s Church. Internationally renowned for its clock production dating back to the 1650s, Whitchurch is known as ’the Home of Tower Clocks’, and a fine example can be seen on one of the barns. There are many independent excellent shops, pubs and restaurants in the town which is perfectly placed for touring all of Shropshire, North Wales and Cheshire
Chester Zoo (40 min drive), Ironbridge World Hertiage site (30min drive), Pontcysyllte Aqueduct World Hertiage site (30min drive), National Trust site of Erddig, Chirk Castle & Attingham Park in Shrewsbury, Wroxter Roman site (30min drive) nr Shrewsbury, The Ice Cream Farm (30min drive), Hawkstone Follies (15min drive), Park Hall Farm (25min drive), Chester & Chester Walls (40min drive), Alton Towers (1 hr drive), Drayton Manor (1hr drive) Fenns and Whixall Mosses SSSI (2 miles)
Recommended Places to Visit: Chester & Shrewsbury both beautiful historic towns. Alton Towers, fantastic theme park, a great full family day out. Snowdonia National Park, visit Snowdon itself and get involved with the many activities available there from Zip Wire to caving. Liverpool Docks, visit the Birth place of the Beetles.
Annual Events: Lamb Feeding at Park Hall Farm starts March Whitchurch Food & Walking Festivals May Cosford Air Show June Shrewsbury Flower Show Mid August Yesterday Year Rally Sept Blackberry Fair Whitchurch Oct Chester Christmas Markets Starts Late Nov.
Recommended Places to Eat Out: The Black Bear-Whitchurch, The Swallow(Chinese)-Whitchurch, The Railway(Indian)-Whitchurch, The Dog and Bull-Coton, Etzios-Whitchurch, The Docket No 33-Whitchurch, The Combermere Arms-Combermere, The Horse and Jockey- Grindley Brook, The Moat Shed- Whixall, The Red Lion -Ellesemere, In house catering-Lilly's Lunches.
Local Sports: Fishing, Horse Riding, Walking, Canal Walks, Fishing, Golf, Petrol Go Karting, Parachuting, Canal Day Trips, Cycling on Mercian way (Bike Store on site). Hot Air Balloon via Virgin Balloon Hire
We had an amazing time, so well equipped, comfortable with a modern feel. So much space for our family and bubble. Fab facilities, the pool was amazing and a real treat using it exclusively to ourselves. Used the games court and toddler play area. Owners were great and everywhere was SO clean. Will be backMel, 05.06.2021
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