Corndon View


United Kingdom, Shropshire Hills, South Shropshire, Hope Valley area
  • Sleeps 2

  • Large patio area. Garden furniture for 4
  • Stunning Views.

Apartment for 2 in a Great Area for Exploring

Turning into the gravel drive off the main road Corndon View is about 50 yards on the right hand side. There is ample parking space a short distance from the entrance to Corndon View. The entrance to the apartment is through the organic vegetable plot, from which guests can enjoy fresh produce in season.

On entering Corndon View you climb a fairly steep staircase to reach the apartment. At the top of the stairs to the right is the shower room with wash hand basin and wc (no bath) and straight ahead is the dining kitchen, fully equipped with everything you could need for a comfortable stay. Past these two rooms is the door leading to the large open plan bedroom/sitting room which enjoys the most fantastic views of both Stiperstone Ridge and Corndon Hill. The kingsize can split into twin beds if requested, in advance of a stay.

The seating area is quite large and has a lovely comfy sofa and chair, the bedroom area again is generous in size. One of the benefits from being so high up is the fact that there are views from every window, the main room being dual aspect and very light and airy. There is a lovely private south facing patio area to the right of the front door up the hill which gives glorious views down the valley. This is an ideal area for al fresco dining or for a drink enjoying the view.

Guests also have use of a large utility room which houses a freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and indoor drying area, which is shared with Sunnyview Cottage guests. Mobile phones do not get a signal here but the apartment does have Wifi, so you are not completely cut off! (Rural broadband can be slow compared to the town and, from time to time, it can be less reliable).

The Bog Visitor Centre is worth a visit. Believed to be unique this is Britains only gas lit visitor centre, housed in an old Victorian School. The Bog used to be a thriving mining community, with an old lead mine 1300ft above sea level, some remains of the the village are left, the Old School House, the Lead Mine and the Somme Tunnel.

A lovely area with lots to see and do. Walks starting at the door for all abilities, easy access to South Shropshire towns and historical sites. Walking, cycling or riding or exploring the small market towns nearby, Corndon View is perfect, whatever the season.

A £100 security deposit will be requested on arrival as surety against any damages. This will be refunded by cheque within one week following an inspection after your departure. When selecting dates, please select the duration of your stay on the drop down menu above the calendar, then float and click the pointer over the desired starting date. Your choice should appear below the calendar.

Arrival after 3.00pm please and departure before 10.00am. All bookings carry a booking fee of £35.00 already included in the advertised price, unless it is a repeat booking at the same cottage within three years, then there is no booking fee charge. If you are repeat booking you will need to ring to book on 01568 612467.

  • Aga/Rayburn
  • Bath
  • Child Friendly
  • Coffee Percolator
  • Cooker Gas/Electric
  • Cot / Highchair
  • Disabled Friendly
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite
  • Fishing nearby
  • Fishing onsite
  • Fridge/Fridge-Freeze
  • Games Room
  • Garden/Outdoor space
  • Golf nearby
  • Hairdryer
  • Heating
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Jacuzzi/Hot Tub
  • Microwave
  • No dogs
  • Offroad free Parking
  • Pet friendly
  • Satellite/Freeview
  • Sauna
  • Shower
  • Smoking
  • Swimming Pool
  • Television
  • Tennis Court
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • WiFi
  • wood burner

The Area Around Corndon View

The Stiperstones Ridge, with its jagged outcrops of rock on top, can be seen silhouetted against the sky from the cottage. It is a quartzite Ridge formed some 480 million years ago. The five mile ridge is a great walk and at 536m above sea level is the second highest hill in the county (the first being Brown Clee). Other local walks are The Shropshire Way and the Long Mynd. Find out more about where to ride, walk and cycle from Shropshire Council or Shropshire Walking.

The nearest pub is approx 2.5 miles away The Stiperstones Inn catering for walkers all year round, roaring fires in the winter and a lovely beer garden in the summer. There are a number of market towns within an hour's drive, Bishops Castle with its annual walking festival, Real Ale Festival and Michaelmas Fair is about 9 miles away. Ludlow with its festivals, fine dining, medieval architecture, castle and a wide range of independent shops, about 24 miles. Shrewsbury with its castle, abbey, passageways and independent shops about 17 miles away.

The holiday let is in a good location to explore South Shropshire, Herefordshire and Wales. There are several market towns all with historic interest: Shrewsbury , Ludlow, Leominster and Hereford. There is a photo gallery for Hay on Wye. Other towns of interest are Clun and Bishop’s Castle with its local Brewery The Three Tuns, perfect for Real Ale lovers.

Corndon View is blessed with stunning views whatever the weather, fantastic for walkers. Visit our Events Calendar, Attractions, Things to do for free and Where to Eat pages for more ideas.

Reviews

July 2015� Everything was excellent.� (The guest stayed for 4 weeks).

May 2013"....we really liked the place and the friendliness of the owners. Really liked the welcome pack and the fresh flowers. The place was very nice indeed.."

About Corndon View

Corndon View is part of a smallholding made up of the owner's own house plus 2 holiday lets, Sunnyview Cottage and Corndon View, set in four acres of pastureland. Located very close to the Stiperstone Ridge (half an hour walk).

In a tiny village near Black Marsh, within the South Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), Corndon View is an ideal location for exploring the South Shropshire area, Stiperstones National Nature Reserve is on the doorstep. Nature lovers will see a mixture of common lizard and common frog, brown hare whilst birdlovers can enjoy red grouse, skylark, peregrine falcon, buzzard and wood warbler to name but a few.

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