The Shelley

So comfy it might just inspire a poem.
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* Free delivery within 50 miles of London

** We deliver as quickly as we can - some
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remote (beautiful) parts of Britain.

*** it will take at most 2 weeks, next day is available for London addresses

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None The Comparative The Superlative The Tops
No thanks, I already have my own Open sprung and generously upholstered – a long-lasting mattress that won’t break the bank. Great in the spare room for occasional guests. This pocket sprung mattress is superbly comfy thanks to evenly distributed support from every pocket. Bedfellow? What bedfellow? You wouldn’t even know they were there! So-called because you get an extra layer of mini springs on top. The ultimate in support and weight distribution and will look after you for a lifetime.
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The Comparative mattress

We went on the hunt for a really good, well made, comfortable, long-lasting mattress that didn’t break the bank. We found it in rural Wiltshire. This mattress represents exceptional value. Set on an open coil spring system it is generously upholstered with lots of layers of comfy stuff, this may be our standard mattress, but it's a very high standard.

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The Superlative mattress

Mattress salesmen love to blind you with mattress guff: they love to harp on about “individual pocket springs”, how they mould to your contours, and how choosing a mattress will be the most important decision you ever make since you are to spend at least a third of your life in bed. Well, this mattress has got fourteen hundred individually pocketed springs, which, take it from us, is a hell of a lot. It has many layers of comfy upholstery, and if you were to spend a third of the rest of your life atop it, we are confident you would say you had had a grand life!

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The Tops mattress

Not only is there a base that contains one thousand four hundred pocketed springs, there is another layer, about 5cm high, that contains another thousand mini-springs, and further upholstery. This makes it deep, and almost problematically comfortable. We have one at home, and whenever guests sleep on it, they say that they have never had more relaxing, sounder sleep – they return home, refreshed, but sad to revisit their own inadequate mattress.

Over the Tops Literally Incomparable The Exmoor Organic The Total Recall
Absolutely nothing over the top about our memory foam mattress at all – you’re worth it! Moulds perfectly to your body: an unmatched ‘welcome home’ after a long day. Double-sided and filled with soft cotton, cashmere and horse hair layers and masses of springs for serious luxury. This mattress has triple hand stitched borders to make it consistent to the very edges Handmade in the West Country. This mattress is made from 100% natural products (bar the springs) making it perfectly breathable. No more stuffy nights or synthetic fibres; great for warmer rooms. Pocket sprung with lots of natural layers, including horsehair, cotton and cashmere for great support whilst sleeping.
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Over the Tops mattress

This is one supportive mattress - 75mm of visco memory foam adapts to your body shape making it a dreamy number that will keep you happy for years

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Literally Incomparable mattress

Double-sided and filled with soft cotton, cashmere and horse hair layers and masses of springs for serious luxury. This mattress has triple hand stitched borders to make it consistent to the very edges

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The Exmoor Organic mattress

We found our organic mattresses on a jolly trip to the West Country. Mark, sitting in a cloud of angora mohair, regaled us with his desire to create the world’s most comfortable, ethically sourced mattresses. Honestly, they are things of rare beauty (tough to say, we accept, for a mattress), and if you were to cut into them (which we recommend you don’t) you would find all manner of gorgeousness within. It has at its core a layer of a zillion pocketed springs – it is then upholstered organic coconut husk, organic Indian latex, organic, super fluff, West Country lambswool – everything, bar the springs is 100% natural. All this creates a completely breathable, absurdly comfy, fragrant, anti-allergenic, guilt-free deep green slumber.

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The Total Recall mattress

Ignore the name, this mattress has absolutely nothing to do with Arnie visiting Mars. But the point is, the Total Recall is about as luxurious as you can get; it’s the crème de la crème of mattresses. Made up of thousands of pocket springs, it moulds to the shape of your body, which means it’s uber supportive whilst also maintaining air circulation to prevent any stuffiness. As if that wasn’t enough, it’s also layered with lots of natural goodness - horsehair, cotton and cashmere. What could be more spoiling than that! You’ll be back…

why sofa.com?

  1. Exceptionally well made, stylish and comfy sofas.
  2. Great value; a fraction of the price of similar high street sofas.
  3. Seriously beautiful natural fabrics bought direct from top European mills to keep costs down.
  4. Four week delivery, though often much quicker if in stock. Our own delivery service that is second to none and delivery is usually free.
  5. 100% free returns, no quibble, no problem, and we’ll remain chums.
  6. We’ve sold 40,000 sofas since we opened in 2006 and have showrooms in London, New York and Amsterdam.

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Shelley size comparison

Single BedDouble BedKing Size BedSuper King Size Bed
Mattress width90cm135cm150cm180cm
Mattress height56cm56cm56cm56cm
Mattress length190cm190cm200cm200cm
Headboard height137cm137cm137cm137cm
Total length202cm202cm212cm212cm
Total width95cm140cm155cm185cm
Footboard height110cm110cm110cm110cm

the bed

Our Shelley bed is made the way wrought iron beds should be; very tough and will last a lifetime, no several lifetimes. Made with love and care in Norfolk.

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Does this bed come with the slatted base?
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Regarding the Shelley wraught iron bed. Does this bed come with the slatted base? Is there a central beam across the base to support these. Do they come as 2 parts(1 per side) Are they slightly sprung? What are they made of?
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