About the home
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 blu ray player and On Demand TV, Wi-Fi broadband. The cottage is in an AONB positioned in a quiet lane in its own grounds near open heathland from which there are magnificent views. Just come and relax in the beautiful surroundings. It is 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 ideal 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 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.
More information is on our website www.fleececottage.co.uk
|Size:||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Family friendly?||Suitable for over 5s only|
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|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 family bathroom|
|Furniture:||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 6|
|Other:||Linen and 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 and low opening windows upstairs also no fireguards, we do not reccomend the cottage for the infirm or very young children.
You may book immediately on line or you can email direct to us as owners. If you book with us directly, we require £100 deposit to confirm your holiday booking dates, or the full amount if your holiday is less than 4 weeks away. Payment direct to us can be by cheque, bank transfer or credit card via PayPal (you don't need a PayPal account). Our full terms and conditions are available on request and when a booking is made.
The Heart of England / Peak District / Shropshire region
Welcome to Ludlow and the Shropshire Hills
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.
The Ludlow area
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 towns 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.
How to get there
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Situated in the Shropshire Hills overlooking the Welsh Marches area. Easily accessible from the M42/M5 junction in the West Midlands.
Activities near Ludlow
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
09 Jun 2012
We had a brilliant holiday and really enjoyed our stay at the cosy, extremely well equipped cottage. It has its own small private garden and is surrounded by beautfiful countryside, but close to good amenties and wonderful places to visit.
23 Mar 2012
We have stayed in this cottage on many occasions, it is set in a perfect location close to many towns, like Ludlow and Leominster. Very cosy and well equipped with everything you need for a perfect holiday.
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 6|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|OCT Half term||20 Oct 12||3 Nov 12||£ 368||-||-||1 Week|
|Late Autumn||3 Nov 12||14 Dec 12||£ 315||£ 84||£ 84||3 Nights|
|Pre-Christmas||14 Dec 12||22 Dec 12||£ 420||-||-||1 Week|
|CHRISTMAS / NEW YEAR||22 Dec 12||5 Jan 13||£ 525||-||-||1 Week|
|Low season||5 Jan 13||12 Jan 13||£ 315||-||-||1 Week|
|Low season||12 Jan 13||19 Jan 13||£ 315||-||-||1 Week|
|Low season||19 Jan 13||26 Jan 13||£ 368||-||-||1 Week|
|Low season||26 Jan 13||2 Feb 13||£ 368||-||-||1 Week|
|Low season||2 Feb 13||9 Feb 13||£ 368||-||-||1 Week|
|Low season||9 Feb 13||16 Feb 13||£ 368||£ 84||£ 84||4 Nights|
|FEBRUARY HALF TERM||16 Feb 13||23 Feb 13||£ 420||£ 84||£ 84||4 Nights|
|Early spring||23 Feb 13||2 Mar 13||£ 368||£ 84||£ 84||4 Nights|
|Early spring||2 Mar 13||9 Mar 13||£ 368||-||-||1 Week|
|Early spring||9 Mar 13||16 Mar 13||£ 368||-||-||1 Week|
|Early spring||16 Mar 13||23 Mar 13||£ 368||-||-||1 Week|
|Spring||23 Mar 13||30 Mar 13||£ 389||-||-||1 Week|
|EASTER||30 Mar 13||6 Apr 13||£ 420||-||-||1 Week|
|EASTER||6 Apr 13||13 Apr 13||£ 420||-||-||1 Week|
|Spring||13 Apr 13||20 Apr 13||£ 368||-||-||1 Week|
|Spring||20 Apr 13||27 Apr 13||£ 368||-||-||1 Week|
|Spring||27 Apr 13||4 May 13||£ 368||£ 69||£ 69||1 Night|
|MAY BANK HOLIDAY||4 May 13||11 May 13||£ 368||£ 69||£ 69||2 Nights|
|Early Summer||11 May 13||18 May 13||£ 368||-||-||1 Week|
|Early Summer||18 May 13||25 May 13||£ 342||-||-||1 Week|
|Early Summer||25 May 13||1 Jun 13||£ 342||-||-||1 Week|
|Summer||1 Jun 13||8 Jun 13||£ 368||-||-||1 Week|
|Summer||8 Jun 13||15 Jun 13||£ 420||-||-||1 Week|
|Summer||15 Jun 13||22 Jun 13||£ 368||-||-||1 Week|
|Summer||22 Jun 13||29 Jun 13||£ 368||-||-||1 Week|
|Summer||29 Jun 13||6 Jul 13||£ 420||-||-||1 Week|
|Summer||6 Jul 13||13 Jul 13||£ 473||-||-||1 Week|
|Summer||13 Jul 13||20 Jul 13||£ 473||-||-||1 Week|
|PEAK SUMMER||20 Jul 13||27 Jul 13||£ 525||-||-||1 Week|
|PEAK SUMMER||27 Jul 13||3 Aug 13||£ 525||-||-||1 Week|
|PEAK SUMMER||3 Aug 13||10 Aug 13||£ 525||-||-||1 Week|
|PEAK SUMMER||10 Aug 13||17 Aug 13||£ 525||-||-||1 Week|
|PEAK SUMMER||17 Aug 13||24 Aug 13||£ 525||-||-||1 Week|
|AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY||24 Aug 13||31 Aug 13||£ 525||-||-||1 Week|
|Late Summer||31 Aug 13||7 Sep 13||£ 525||-||-||1 Week|
|Ludlow Food Festival||7 Sep 13||14 Sep 13||£ 525||£ 84||£ 84||3 Nights|
|Ludlow Food Festival||14 Sep 13||21 Sep 13||£ 525||£ 84||£ 84||3 Nights|
|Late Summer||21 Sep 13||28 Sep 13||£ 368||-||-||1 Week|
|Late Summer||28 Sep 13||5 Oct 13||£ 368||-||-||1 Week|
|Autumn||5 Oct 13||12 Oct 13||£ 368||-||-||1 Week|
|Autumn||12 Oct 13||19 Oct 13||£ 368||-||-||1 Week|
|OCTOBER HALF TERM||19 Oct 13||26 Oct 13||£ 420||-||-||1 Week|
|OCTOBER HALF TERM||26 Oct 13||2 Nov 13||£ 420||-||-||1 Week|
|Late Autumn||2 Nov 13||9 Nov 13||£ 368||-||-||1 Week|
|Late Autumn||9 Nov 13||16 Nov 13||£ 368||-||-||1 Week|
|Late Autumn||16 Nov 13||23 Nov 13||£ 368||-||-||1 Week|
|Late Autumn||23 Nov 13||30 Nov 13||£ 368||-||-||1 Week|
|Late Autumn||30 Nov 13||7 Dec 13||£ 368||-||-||1 Week|
|Late Autumn||7 Dec 13||14 Dec 13||£ 368||-||-||1 Week|
|Pre-Christmas||14 Dec 13||21 Dec 13||£ 420||-||-||1 Week|
|CHR|ISTMAS / NEW YEAR||21 Dec 13||4 Jan 14||£ 525||-||-||1 Week|
The property does not have weekend tariffs.
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
All internet costs, coal, logs, electricity, bed linen and towels and tea towels are included in the rental.Book
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Although we advertise a Saturday start, we may be able to be flexible - please contact us if you require different start/end days.
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