Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Open all year, this detached 3 bedroomed cottage sleeps up to six in two double bedrooms and a twin bedroom. The lounge/diner features exposed beams with two wood burning stoves, TV with DVD/Blu ray player and on-demand TV with Wi-Fi broadband. The cottage is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) positioned in a quiet lane in its own grounds.It is on the edge of open heathland from which there are countless walks and magnificent views. Just come and relax in the beautiful surroundings. It's ideal for a memorable, enjoyable or romantic break or that well deserved holiday.
The character stone and brick cottage was originally built about 1850, there are steep stairs to the bedrooms, each with TV. While original parts of the cottage are stone, much is brick built leaving curious shelves and ledges inside. It's great for country lovers and walkers, with a diversity of wildlife & scenic walks from the doorstep, either an easy stroll or more strenious hike.
Well marked footpaths start at the gate and take many routes in all directions across the hills, countryside and forest. The famous Shropshire Way passes nearby. Ludlow, famous for its fine food shops, market, restaurants, picturesque castle and Elizabethan style black and white buildings, hosts the internationally renowned Ludlow Food Fair each September.
We can arrange holidays or short breaks at very short notice, just contact us, we will reply very quickly, or book now - online.
More information is on our website www.fleececottage.co.uk
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Birmingham 86 km, Nearest railway: Ludlow 12 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
Character interior design, with original stone walls, curious ledges and shelves and exposed beams. 23ft lounge/diner TVs in each bedroom, Vaulted ceiling in twin bedroom.
|Further details outdoors|
Small secluded cottage garden with raised lawn and garden furniture during the summer. Easy parking for one car, tight parking for two within the garden area.
As there are steep stairs, low opening windows upstairs and no fireguards, we do not reccomend the cottage for the infirm or very young children. There is off road parking for 2 cars only. We cannot accept bookings from guests with more than two cars. Please contact us for details
The Heart of England/Peak District
Welcome to Ludlow and the Shropshire Hills an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Ludlow and the Shropshire Hills are special. It's not just the stunning scenery which will captivate you, but the people and places, its history and heritage, the wealth of wildlife and fine food.
The Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is a landscape of green golden valleys rising to dramatic hills and moorlands. A hidden history of Marcher Lords - long since dead, concealed pagan rites and legends, castles and tiny hamlets all waiting to be found. No wonder this is officially an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Shropshire's gastronomic capital Ludlow, the Alpine like setting of Church Stretton, Bishops Castle famed for it's microbrewery, Cleobury Mortimer, Craven Arms and Clun, immortalised by A.E.Housman. Each couldn't be more distinctive. Traditional shopping in proper shops, lively street markets, antique markets, specialist food shops, art and craft galleries - all give retail therapy Shropshire style.
Visit the Historic Farm at Acton Scott with a working millstone, horse ploughing and butter making, take a simulated balloon ride over Shropshire from the Secret Hills Discovery Centre at Craven Arms where you can also meet the Shropshire Mammoth. Or indulge your senses at Burford House Gardens with its national collection of clematis.
Ludlow is a thriving market town, it bustles with events and festivals throughout the year, including the renowned Ludlow Food & Drink Festival and the annual Ludlow Festival, a Shakespeare play performed in the stunning surroundings of Ludlow Castle.
Its castle is perched on a cliff above the picturesque River Teme, surrounded by the unspoilt and beautiful hilly countryside of south Shropshire and the Welsh border country, known as the Welsh Marches. Excellent walking opportunities are right on the doorstep.
Ludlow has acquired an excellent reputation for the quality of its food and drink. Some of the best restaurants in Britain can be found here, encouraged by the areas abundance of top-quality food and drink producers and suppliers. Every September is the Ludlow Food and Drink Festival, when the town is filled with food lovers from all over the UK, and beyond. Ludlow Food Festivals' Spring Festival is a weekend of music and good food celebrating great local beers, sausages and classic cars.
Ludlow town centre's ordered elegance is evidence of the 900 year old Norman planned town history. The town came to existence when Ludlow Castle was started in 1086 and the medieval town walls were built shortly after. There are over 450 listed buildings, with over 650 in south Shropshire. Grade I listed buildings in Ludlow include Ludlow Castle, St. Laurences Church and The Feathers Hotel.