Great West­ern: Lux­u­ry Coun­try House with Stun­ning Views

Church Stret­ton, Shropshire 

Great West­ern is part of Eaton Manor Coun­try Estate, an award win­ning rur­al retreat in South Shropshire.

A Five Star Gold grad­ed prop­er­ty, Great West­ern has recent­ly been ren­o­vat­ed to excep­tion­al stan­dards where you can enjoy wide open spaces & amaz­ing vis­tas of stun­ning countryside.

All four bed­rooms are en-suite and can be either twins or 6ft dou­bles. The two Mas­ter Suites on the first floor are very spa­cious, each with relax­ing seat­ing and dress­ing areas. 

There is a mod­ern fit­ted kitchen which is well equipped with all you might need, and the large dining/​observation lounge has floor to ceil­ing win­dows on three sides giv­ing won­der­ful views of the val­ley and the Shrop­shire coun­try­side. The din­ing table can seat up to 12 people.

There is a large and pri­vate gar­den (though not enclosed) with a patio com­plete with gar­den fur­ni­ture and BBQ.

Whilst stay­ing at Great West­ern you’ll have access to a cov­ered shared heat­ed pool (from April to Octo­ber), as well as a large well equipped games hall and enor­mous play­ing field.

For that extra spe­cial break or cel­e­bra­tion we can help arrange addi­tion­al ser­vices such as a pri­vate chef to pre­pare and serve you din­ner, wine tast­ing, beau­ti­cians, a mag­ic show or even a pro­fes­sion­al photographer.


The Recep­tion Rooms:
Great West­ern is very well-appoint­ed with plen­ty of room for guests to spread out.

The Din­ing Room/​Observation Lounge is the high­light of the house as it is large and ful­ly glazed to give unob­scured views of the gar­den and down the val­ley of fields. The din­ing table seats up to 12 peo­ple. There is also plen­ty of com­fort­able sofa seat­ing and, for your enter­tain­ment, a Smart TV, some board games and a selec­tion of books to read.

The kitchen is mod­ern and ful­ly equipped with every­thing you need for a self cater­ing break. There is a cook­er, dish­wash­er, fridge/​freezer, microwave and a washer/​dryer.

The Bed­rooms (x4):
Great West­ern has four en-suite bed­rooms, all indi­vid­u­al­ly decorated.

Ground Floor: The Stoke­say Bed­room is sit­u­at­ed on the ground floor and has views over the gar­den and down the val­ley. It can be set up as a dou­ble or twin and has an en-suite bathroom.
There is also the Mont­gomery Bed­room, with views from the front of the house. It can be either a dou­ble or twin bed­room and has an en-suite show­er room.
First Floor: Upstairs is the Lud­low Suite, a love­ly large room with relax­ing seat­ing and a dress­ing area, as well as beau­ti­ful views of the Wen­lock Edge and down the val­ley. This room can be a dou­ble or twin bed­room and has an en-suite show­er room.
The Powys Suite is also very spa­cious with views down the val­ley, as well as hav­ing relax­ing seat­ing and a dress­ing area. It can be dou­ble or twin bed­room and has an en-suite show­er room.

The Bath­rooms (x4):
Great West­ern ben­e­fits from an en-suite with every bedroom.

Three of the en-suites have show­ers, whilst the Stoke­say Bedroom’s en-suite has a bath with over-head shower.

There is a DAB radio with iPod dock in the house.

We also pro­vide a toy box for our youngest guests.

There is ample park­ing on the pri­vate dri­ve­way at Great Western.

Self Cater­ing with a Difference!
Great West­ern is gen­er­ous­ly equipped with every­thing you might need dur­ing your stay, from cook­ing up a feast to relax­ing and enjoy­ing the beau­ti­ful sur­round­ings. How­ev­er, at Eaton Manor Coun­try Estate we offer more than just self cater­ing, we have some fan­tas­tic addi­tion­al guest ser­vices to take the pres­sure off so you can tru­ly enjoy your stay. For exam­ple you could have your own pri­vate chef to pre­pare and serve a deli­cious din­ner to you at your table, or per­haps a Sun­day brunch or after­noon tea. You could indulge in a deliv­ery of superb wine or local ale and you can enjoy hav­ing your inter­net gro­cery deliv­ery tak­en care of and packed away all ready for your arrival.

What­ev­er you want to get out of your stay with us, we will do our utmost to cater for you.

Please Note: Com­pli­men­ta­ry wi-fi is avail­able in each prop­er­ty, as well as in the bil­liards & games room and ban­quet­ing room.

OTH­ER PROP­ER­TIES: Eaton Manor Coun­try Estate has 8 oth­er prop­er­ties available:

The Manor House — sleeps 14 — 5 Star Gold (Prop­er­ty ref: SHR0232)

Toad Hall — sleeps 14 — 5 Star Gold (Prop­er­ty ref: SHR0346)

Pen­den­nis — sleeps 10 — 4 Star Gold (Prop­er­ty ref: SHR0233)

Curlew Cot­tage — sleeps 8 — 4 Star Gold (Prop­er­ty ref: SHR0234)

Gar­den Cot­tage — sleeps 3 — 5 Star Gold

Great West­ern Lodge — sleeps 3

Pheas­ant Walk — sleeps 2 — 4 Star Gold 

Wood­peck­er Way — sleeps 2 — 4 Star Gold


Great Western’s gar­den is sole­ly for the use of its guests, it is large and pri­vate (though not enclosed) and has stun­ning views.

On the patio is a bar­beque (please bring your own char­coal) and gar­den fur­ni­ture, per­fect for al fres­co dining.

You also have access to the 500 acre estate on which Great West­ern is sit­u­at­ed, with pri­vate walks from your doorstep.

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Local Area

Eaton Manor Coun­try Estate is sit­u­at­ed in beau­ti­ful South Shrop­shire, an Area of Out­stand­ing Nat­ur­al Beau­ty, and so there is plen­ty of love­ly coun­try­side to explore.

Church Stret­ton is the near­est small town (4 miles away) and coun­try walk­ing, hik­ing and fish­ing are pop­u­lar pursuits.

There are plen­ty of attrac­tions in the area for all ages includ­ing Acton Scott His­toric Work­ing Farm, Sev­ern Val­ley Rail­way, Iron­bridge Muse­um, Wen­lock Pot­tery and Craft Centre.

Pubs, bars, and restaurants

  • The Plough at Wall Under Hey­wood (3Km)


  • Spar & Co-op in Church Stret­ton (5Km)

Rail­way stations

  • Church Stret­ton (5Km)


  • Birm­ing­ham (68Km)



Green Tourism

Essen­tial Information

  • Sleeps 8 peo­ple in 4 bed­rooms Bed Linen is provided
  • 1 Bath
  • 3 Showers
  • 6


View availability

Short breaks?

All year round

Changeover day


Facil­i­ties and Amenities


  • Dou­ble Rooms: 2
  • Twin Rooms: 2


  • WiFi/​Internet
  • Own­ers on site

For your entertainment

  • TV
  • iPod dock

Games Hall: There is a very large, shared, on-site games hall on the estate com­plete with Snook­er, Pool, Table Ten­nis, Table Foot­ball, Air Hock­ey and numer­ous board games.

Play­ing Field: There is also a huge play­ing field.

Both of which are just a short walk from Great Western.

The swim­ming pool (open April to Octo­ber) is a short stroll from Great West­ern, sit­u­at­ed next to Pen­den­nis (anoth­er of our prop­er­ties), and is shared by guests of all our properties.

In the kitchen

  • Range cook­er
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freez­er
  • Dish­wash­er
  • Wash­ing machine
  • Tum­ble dryer


  • Swim­ming pool (shared)
  • Gar­den
  • Terrace/​patio
  • Gar­den furniture
  • Bar­be­cue
  • Park­ing

Near­by Activities

  • Ten­nis
  • Golf
  • Horse rid­ing


Dates Price
Prices for a 2 night week­end range from:
1st Mar 2021 — 1st Jan 2022 
Prices for a 2 night week­end range to:
1st Mar 2021 — 1st Jan 2022 
Prices for a 7 night week range from:
1st Mar 2021 — 1st Jan 2022 
Prices for a 7 night week range to:
1st Mar 2021 — 1st Jan 2022