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The Pitchford Estate - Stockbatch Granary

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Pitchford, near Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Grade 4 Star rating
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Sleeps14
Bedrooms7
Bathrooms6
Pets 3

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Peacefully situated within extensive grounds with plenty of space for 14 guests, Stockbatch Granary makes an ideal retreat at any time of year.

Peacefully situated within the extensive grounds of the Pitchford Estate, these four properties offer superb holiday accommodation. The Generals Quarters (UKC2646) is named after a previous owner of the hall, General Grant. Guests will be accommodated in the West Wing, which is the oldest part of the hall, constructed in 1549, and the Hall’s Northern Range. The accommodation will be based on The Tudors and the late Georgian period. Guests will notice the two distinct periods as they move around the Generals Quarters, and will be able to decide which period rooms they wish to sleep in.
Windy Mundy Farm (RNG) has been converted from an 18th-century threshing barn and deer shelter and is located on an old deer park at the centre of the estate. Built on top of a south-facing hill overlooking Row Brook, and part of a working arable farm, it is surrounded by fields of wheat and barley and has spectacular, far-reaching views towards the Shropshire hills. Enclosed by a long stone wall, the farm has its own courtyard garden with a terrace and barbecue.
Stockbatch Granary (RJ6) is reached by a mile-long drive passing through the mixed arable land of Stockbatch Farm, with its fields of corn encircled by woodland. It comprises an 18th-century granary, clapperboard barn, stables and cowsheds, and nestles on a south-facing slope, at the bottom of which a stream wends its way gently along. A courtyard garden enclosed by a red sandstone wall provides a pleasant sitting-out area from which to survey the countryside views.
Tree House Barn (RDDJ) is a sensitively restored detached barn conversion which enjoys views of the world famous Pitchford Tree House (the oldest tree house in the world).
Within 6 miles of each property is historic Shrewsbury with its fascinating architecture, castle, museums, fine shops and wealth of traditional inns and restaurants. Easily accessible is popular Church Stretton, and Shropshire’s finest town Ludlow, framed by the gentle Clee Hills, with its impressive castle, magnificent church, many half-timbered buildings and Georgian red-brick houses. Bridgnorth has what is reputed to be the steepest cliff railway in Britain and superb cliff-top walks overlooking the River Severn below. From here, during summer, the Severn Valley Railway’s steam train chugs the scenic 16-mile route to Kidderminster. Attingham Park (National Trust), Benthall Hall (National Trust), Ironbridge Gorge and the old market town of Much Wenlock (with its medieval priory) are all within easy driving distance. Riding, sailing, fishing, golf, pubs and restaurants locally. Shop 2 miles, pub and restaurant 5 miles.
Tree House Barn (RDDJ), Stockbatch Granary (RJ6), Windy Mundy Farm (RNG) and The Generals Quarters (UKC2646) can be booked together to accommodate up to 48 guests.

Beamed throughout.
Ground Floor:
Living room: With open fire, TV and CD player.
2 steps to...
Kitchen/dining room: With electric range, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer and tiled floor.
Dining room: With tiled floor.
Separate toilet.
First Floor:
Bedroom 1: With double bed, roll-top bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Access through games barn leading to...
Ground floor of wing:
Bedroom 3: With double bed and en-suite with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 4: With double bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 5: With twin beds and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 6: With twin beds and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
First floor of wing:
Bedroom 7: With double bed, step to bath and toilet, and sloping ceiling.

Oil central heating and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for open fire included. Travel cot and highchair. Games barn with table tennis, football table and basketball net. Large enclosed garden with garden furniture and barbecue. Grounds of working farm. Private parking.

Electricity, bed linen and towels included. No smoking.

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Features

  • Barbecue
    Barbecue
  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Games Room
    Games Room
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Open Fire
    Open Fire
  • Wifi
    Wifi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Heritage Collection
    Heritage Collection
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle

Customer Comments

  • 9

    26/11/2017
    Confirmed guest, 06/11/2017
    We had a wonderful weekend at the cottage. We have stayed here annually for a number of years. The property is very comfortable. The large dining room makes for a special dining experience. It is really nice that all the bedrooms have their own bathrooms and showers. We walk daily and some play golf, near Church Stretton. We all love the area very much. The whole package is great. Hopefully we will return next year.


  • 10

    11/10/2017
    Confirmed guest, 02/10/2017
    Great house for a family gathering. Lots of space to be together or break into smaller groups. The games barn was a big attraction for the younger members. The catering company recommended by the owners worked out very well.


  • 8

    05/10/2017
    Confirmed guest, 29/09/2017
    Ideal accommodation for 14, and although the location is a little remote the house is worth a visit with its large family lounge and adjoining dining kitchen and great dining room. All rooms are en suite,and although some lacked sufficient wardrobe space this was only a minor niggle. Great views across the estate, very relaxing and the outdoor space would have been ideal had the weather behaved. One other plus factor was the games barn which we made full use of.


  • 9

    28/08/2017
    Confirmed guest, 25/08/2017
    Comfortable stay for a large family group. Accommodation fine, kitchen well-equipped. Only regret: no-one from the letter or local farm came to meet us.


  • 6

    21/08/2017
    Confirmed guest, 18/08/2017
    The strongest features of this property are a) its spaciousness, b) its location in beautiful Shropshire scenery with easy access to many places of interest, c) the fact that all bedrooms are en suite and d) the ample parking space however large your group. Its weaknesses are a) that much of the furniture is very 'tired', b) that some bedrooms have inadequate hanging space, c) that the carpet and mats in the main sitting area are in places grubby or very worn, and d) that two of the bedrooms have toilet facilities that lack full privacy with the result that some parties may feel unable to use them as double rooms.


  • 7

    23/05/2017
    Confirmed guest, 12/05/2017
    Super house for a friends get-together. Well equipped kitchen. The ensuites in rooms A and C created lots of conversation!!


  • 10

    26/03/2017
    Confirmed guest, 20/03/2017
    We had an absolutely fantastic joint 30th birthday weekend - 2 families, 2 couples, 2 singles. We all had plenty of our own space, and the communal areas were perfect too. Luxury! I'm a person without pets of my own and I can say the fact that the place accommodates pets needn't put anyone off. It was spotless and not at all smelly. The only minor downside was that everything is a drive a way. There's plenty to do - we did Ironbridge and Attingham Park, but not much on the doorstep. Having said that, we had a lovely walk around the Pitchford Estate itself on one day we were there. We would definitely stay here again.


  • 10

    16/02/2017
    Confirmed guest, 06/02/2017
    Loved our stay here, it was a big family re-union. The Granary was excellent, bathrooms attached to all bedrooms which is a big plus at our age, constant hot water! The only two draw backs, were the fire billowed smoke for a time due to damp logs supplied and I think the chimney needed cleaned, and the other disappoint was in the games room the temperature was freezing no heating okay it was February! The basketball was extremely high! In the summer it must be lovely.


  • 6

    15/01/2017
    Confirmed guest, 09/01/2017
    The house was large but lacking in modern facilities, the TV did not work as a TV which caused a bit of an issue, you could only play dvd's through it and there was no CD player/ radio, which would be a basic requirement for most places. An iPod speaker dock did not work either. There was a lack of saucepans cooking trays etc, which was not too bad for a short stay, especially as a great deal of the food we had already prepared, but would have been difficult for a full week of catering for 14 people. Wifi speed very slow. Most bedrooms were of a good standard and all are ensure, with the exception of one upstairs room where the bathroom is behind a curtain, including the toilet, which is a little odd. The location was great but we would probably not return as a group to this particular property. The games room is great but is completely unheard and access is through this to the majority of the bedrooms.


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8.7 out of 10 – based on 16 reviews collected by Reevoo
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