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Glebe Barn, Detached Quaint Barn Conversion in Farlow, Shropshire PET FRIENDLY

Bedrooms 2
Space 269 sq. ft.
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 double bedrooms, full kitchen facilities & own fenced front & rear garden area

Glebe Barn is a detached 2-bedroomed single story barn conversion sitting alongside Glebe Farm and set in 30 acres of our own pasture and woodland that visitors are welcome to explore. The holiday barn has an open plan living area featuring a log burner (logs included), flat screen TV with built in DVD player, fully fitted kitchen and a dining space with table & 4 chairs. Early November 2017 a brand new state of the art central heating system was installed. There's a twin bedroom, a double bedroom and a bathroom with bath and shower. The barn sleeps 4 people and has a travel cot that can be placed in either of the bedrooms. For anyone travelling with small children, there's a high chair and a fireguard that clips securely to the wall. The kitchen has a hob, oven, fridge/freezer, microwave & dishwasher. There’s fenced secure front and rear garden areas with a patio accessed via French doors from the living space. The private garden areas make it perfect for eating out doors and there's 2 seating areas with patio tables & chairs, perfect for family meals. Right next to the barn there's parking for several cars. If you're bringing bikes along with you we have a locked outbuilding they can be put in.

Bed linen, towels and heating and logs for the fire are included. We travel & self cater a lot and find it's so inconvenient to have to take items like washing up liquid, dish washer tablets, tea towels, dish cloths, pan scourers, salt, pepper, vinegar etc, so we provide those. We also supply you with enough tea, coffee, sugar & toiletries to get you keep you going for the first 3 or 4 days too.

Positioned on the edge of the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Beauty (ANOB) you’ll discover a special and varied landscape with stunning views, an abundance of wildlife and a wide range of activities. For those wanting to step out, there’s a network of footpaths direct from the door. Within easy walking distance you’ll find the open areas of Silvington & Catherton Common, the Clee Hills, nature reserves and even a small pub that used to be the local jail.

It’s about a 30-minute walk to Catherton Common (owned by the Shropshire Wildlife Trust) a wild and beautiful place, crossed with footpaths and home to a litany of rare plants including bog asphodel, bog pimpernel, marsh lousewort and sundews.

Brown Clee, the highest point in Shropshire, can be seen from the window of the holiday cottage and is a short drive away - or a full day hike! Titterstone Clee Hill can be visited on foot from the cottage (about an eight-mile round trip) or just a short drive for the not so energetic if you just want to head up there for the spectacular views from the top. Elsewhere in the AONB are other famous walks including along Wenlock Edge, around Church Stretton, the Wrekin and of course the Stiperstones. If you're familiar with the well known Social Media page (the one with the blue F logo), you can find more info about the area on The Glebe Barn At Farlow page.

More Details

Jan Freeman
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 9, 2018

About Jan Freeman

We bought The Glebe Farm after falling in love with the area and since the farm had a holiday cottage along side that had been successfully rented out we decided to up date and decorate and offer the barn as holiday accommodation. We owned a holiday let previously when we lived in rural Cheshire some years ago. We love the countryside, walking, local history and nature.

Jan Freeman purchased this barn in 2017

Why Jan Freeman chose Kidderminster

While we lived in Cheshire, we often had short breaks in the Shropshire area and particularly loved visiting Ludlow and the Shropshire Hills. Farlow is right on the edge of Catherton & Silvington commons and is a mere 8 miles from Ludlow. We couldn't believe our luck when the farm came on the market. It's perfect for us and we're sure you'll love it too.

What makes this barn unique

Glebe barn is detached, having it's own well fenced front & rear garden area so ideal if you have a pets or children you need to contain! Our farm house is next door and we're here to offer any help or advice if needed. If you'd rather be left alone to get on with things yourself, that's fine too, but we're here if you need us. Guests are welcome to explore our 30 acres of pasture and woodland. Also living on the farm are our neighbours cattle, our horses, our 2 dogs and a small flock of hens.


Kidderminster Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 269 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 20
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • We respectfully ask that you take care of our property and on departure leave it clean and tidy please.
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • There is also a cupboard with a washer & tumble drier
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , There is a cot with the property that will fit in this room
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , There is a cot with the property that will fit in this room
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking


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Glebe Barn, Detached Quaint Barn Conversion in Farlow, Shropshire PET FRIENDLY
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

The property was excellent. And we were well looked after. Everything was clean and well thought out

  • 5 of 5

We could not have had better owners they went the extra mile to help us. It is in a very quiet spot with very good walks. Sitting in the garden in the evening was a wonderful way to end the day. Everything inside was spotless and we'll thought out.

Both of the dogs tails wagged that much I thought they would drop off. The one fault with the holiday was that we could not stay longer.

We would recommend this as somewhere to go from youngsters to older people like myself.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review John and it was a genuine pleasure to meet you both. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and thank you for leaving Glebe Barn so spotlessly clean on check out. Best wishes, Jan & Steve.
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What a gorgeous place! Beautiful setting and very well equipped!

  • 5 of 5

Jan is a perfect host! The cottage is gorgeous! With everything from fleecey robes to a log fire! The welcome food basket had porridge, bread, fruit etc! As well as every basic commodity required.. there was even cider in the fridge! We loved our stay and would highly recommend Glebe Barn!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful place for a stay away from everything

  • 5 of 5

Glebe barn was in a quiet place called Farlow. The house was very clean and tidy. The views from the house were of the owners land which had beautiful cows in it. There was a swing seat in the lower garden and a patio set and bench in the front garden and a patio set on the new veranda. The beds were comfortable and there was extra bedding if you needed it...there was even dressing gowns for you to borrow and wellingtons for the children. The owner had thoughtfully provided a supply of teabags, coffee, sugar etc. There was also DVDs and books to read to suit every taste. The nearest shop was about 3 miles away and there was also a petrol station.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely home, perfect for our stay!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely little home - very spacious. Lounge with wood burner kept us nice and toasty in the evenings (Jan and Steve kept us stocked up on wood and kindle for the fire!) & kitchen provided us with all plates/ utensils etc we needed. Bedrooms very spacious, clean linen and we were provided with towels and dressing gowns which was a lovely touch

Location was great - you can easily drive to local market towns and lots of different walks you can explore. Would recommend visiting Ludlow when the market is on, seeing the views from Titterstone Clee Hill and walking along the river Severn to Bewdley. We also went to the Fighting Cocks pub for dinner one night which was very good food

Jan & Steve really welcoming and really helpful, we had never been to the area so gave us lots of tips on best places to go and walks to go on, they have lots of books and leaflets on various places you can visit locally

Would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Louise, you and Becky were the perfect house guests and it was a pleasure to have you stay at Glebe Barn. You came prepared for autumn in Shropshire with a view to getting out into the countryside and in addition, exploring the local market towns of the region, which you achieved. You were good company when we chatted with you about the various days out and it seems you made the best of the three days spent with us. You were so quiet – we hardly knew you were here – and thank you for leaving the cottage spotlessly clean. You're welcome back any time and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend you wholeheartedly to other property owners.
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Beautifully converted barn in rural location

  • 5 of 5

The new owners Jan and Steve made us feel very welcome. They have bought new appliances, sofa, beds and bedding so that we wanted for nothing on our three night stay. Very comfortable and perfect for exploring Ludlow, Bewdley and the Shropshire Hills. It is darkest countryside so mobile reception is patchy. Wifi is available but not from within the barn (garden was fine) as the hub is next door in the farm house.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments and it was a pleasure to have you stay at Glebe Barn. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay along with the countryside and near-by towns. We can only apologize for the weak internet signal. We've recently swapped providers in an effort to improve the signal strength which clearly hasn't worked. We will endeavor to rectify the situation with a booster. Thanks once again. Jan & Steve
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Nearest Airport
51 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
The New Inn at Oreton
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Cleobury Mortimer
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Car: necessary

The pin on the map is not in the correct place and although I've tried to get google to move it, I've had no success. We are about a quarter of a mile away towards the school.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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