The Hop Barn, Kidderminster
Holiday Cottage: 4913 Worcestershire

Exterior of the Hop Barn

Enjoy England:   4 star
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The Hop Barn is a detached mellow brick cottage imaginatively converted from old outbuildings, which predate the owners Victorian house. Beams complement the lovely wood floor in the spacious open plan living area which is above the attractive beamed bedrooms and bathroom.

Enter the Hop Barn from the drive to the hall. From here there is a short flight of stairs to the open plan spacious kitchen/dining/sitting room.

The kitchen has shaker style painted pine kitchen cupboards and is equipped with an electric oven, gas hob, microwave and fridge/freezer.

The sitting room has a large flat screen colour TV with Sky satellite Freeview , DVD and video players, radio, HiFi system, wood burning stove, along with cottage style living room and dining room furniture.

Bedroom 1: Super - King size bed or two 3' by 6'6" twin beds and cot.
Bedroom 2: with single bed.
Bathroom: Bath with independent electric shower over, wash hand basin and WC.

The Hoop Barn has wood floors and rugs upstairs and ceramic tiled floors with rugs downstairs and lots of lovely unpainted, waxed Oak beams throughout.

The Hop Barn is very well insulated, keeping lovely and warm in the winter. There are electric blankets on the beds. The insulation keeps the bedrooms cool in summer.
There is an extra outside loo with washing machine.

Children welcome - cot and high chair provided. Babysitting can be arranged.

  • Home from home, very comfortable.
  • Perfectly placed for country pursuits.

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Living room
Living room
Master bedroom
Master bedroom
The Hop Barn and the drive
The Hop Barn and the drive
The pond in summer
The pond in summer

Sleeps:   3
Bedrooms:   2
Cot Available:   Yes
Disabled Facilities: No.

Linen Provided: Yes.
Duvets, pillows, bed linens, towels and kitchen linens provided. Towels are £2 per set per week.
Pets Allowed: Yes.
One small well behaved dog by arrangement.
If you are staying in the Hop Barn with your Dog there are just a few basic rules :

1) Do not leave your dog unaccompanied either in the Hop Barn or the garden.

2) Please clean up any messes your dog makes, either in the garden or in the village.

3) Please do not allow your dog downstairs into the bedrooms.
Central Heating: Yes.
Fuel type: Oil
Open Fire: Yes.
Fuel type: Wood
Smoking Allowed: No.
We have a strict No Smoking policy in the Hop Barn.

Outdoor Facilities: Yes.
Ample parking and secure storage for bicycles etc.

It is set in a beautifully landscaped garden of about an acre and there is a BBQ and garden furniture to use.
In the paddock beyond the garden is a large pond inhabited by Magpie and Khaki Campbell ducks and domestic geese, Muskovie ducks, some moorhens and other visiting ducks and regular visits from the heron.
Local Services: Neen Sollars is a small village in a very pretty little known area of South Shropshire on quiet lanes 3 miles South of Cleobury Mortimer. From here you can see the stars at night as there is no light pollution. The village has a pub and a church. Excellent walking, fishing and bird watching from the Hopbarn. Trout or Coarse fishing can be arranged in the River Rea which flows through the village (day tickets 1/2 mile from the cottage) or in the River Teme at Newnham Bridge 3 miles.

The historic towns of Bewdley 9 miles East and Ludlow 11 miles West, the market town of Tenbury Wells (6 miles), the Severn Valley Steam Railway, the Wyre Forest, the glorious romantic ruin of Witley Court (English Heritage) and its famous Baroque Church, Hartlebury Castle and Burford Gardens are just some of the attractions of the area.
Public Transport and grocery shops in Cleobury Mortimer, 3 miles. Nearest railway station is Ludlow. Both Tesco and Iceland do Online Shopping to this address.

Neen Sollars is 3 miles south of Cleobury Mortimer.
From Kidderminster take the A456 to Bewdley and take the Bypass towards Ludlow and Leominster.
Keep on the A456 through Clows Top and Mamble. Approx. 5 mile from Mamble turn right signed to Neen Sollars. Follow this lane for 2 miles. 'Neen Court' is a large Victorian dark blue/grey brick house which you will see on your left after crossing the river in the village. To get to it look out for a drive on your left between a new house and a barn conversion. (Second drive on the left after crossing the river.) Follow this gravel drive and brick wall around to Blue iron gates with a sign 'Neen Court'.
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Pricing and Opening Times
Seasons Open: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter.

Prices per week valid for 2009

Low Season £250: (£100.00 Deposit).
Mid Season Including Easter: £330.00 (£120.00 Deposit).
High Season & Bank Holidays Christmas & New Year: £380.00 - £430.00 (£150.00 Deposit).

Additional single bed (1) £50 including linen, for any duration up to a week. No charge for under 2's in cot but no bedding/linen provided.
The number of guests staying in the Hop Barn must not exceed the agreed number.
Short Breaks during off-peak season possible. Min. 3 nights, from £180.00.
Short breaks during mid and high season as 'late requests' only - rates at the time of enquiry.

Discount available for multiple consecutive weeks of 3 or more.

The deposit is non-returnable and will be required when booking. If booking within six weeks of the holiday the total holiday cost will be required. Short breaks to be paid in full on booking.
The full balance of the total holiday cost is payable at least six weeks prior to arrival.

We recommend Holiday Cancellation Insurance as refunds can only be made if we are able to re-let that period.

Extra logs for the woodburner £10.00 per week.

Towels are £2.00 per set.

Dogs £10.00 per week extra each.

Weekly bookings run from Friday to Friday.
The Hop Barn will be available from 4.00 pm on the day of arrival (or earlier by prior arrangement) and must be vacated by 10.00 am on the day of departure.

All year round.

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