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Ludlow 3 miles; Church Stretton 15 miles.
This historic, picturesque village lies in the heart of the beautiful South Shropshire countryside and is set amidst renowned scenic walking and cycling country. The village's outstanding landmark is Caynham Camp, a huge Bronze Age/Iron Age earthwork which covers a site of eight acres at the summit, from which wonderful views can be enjoyed. Only 3 miles away is Ludlow, whose medieval street pattern remains almost intact, and provides a fascinating backdrop for the town's regular street markets, held in the shadow of the castle. Ludlow is renowned for its shopping, and has several Michelin-starred restaurants, as well as numerous tea-shops, pubs and inns. Below the 900 year old castle, the Linney Riverside Park offers boats for hire, a putting green and children's play area. Within easy reach of Church Stretton, Shrewsbury and Hereford, as well as popular attractions such as Ironbridge Gorge, Severn Valley Railway, Berrington Hall and Cardingmill Valley, Ludlow is a superb destination for a relaxing break.
|Sleeps||7||Grid Reference||SO 553 731||Off Road Parking||No|
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A delightful 19th century, detached barn conversion, across the courtyard from the owner's impressive country house, in the picturesque rural village of Caynham, 3 miles from Ludlow. Superbly renovated to perfectly blend original character and contemporary fixtures and fittings, this lovely property boasts a wealth of exposed oak beams, trusses and doors, creating a lovely welcoming atmosphere. The rooms are spacious and light yet very cosy, and the living room has French doors to the pretty garden, ideal for relaxing and dining alfresco. The surrounding countryside offers fabulous walking, cycling, fishing and birdwatching from the doorstep. Medieval Ludlow, with its listed buildings, castle, excellent restaurants and pubs is a must, as is the striking market town of Church Stretton, a short drive away. With wonderful walking on the surrounding Long Mynd Hills, and the World Heritage Site at Ironbridge and Severn Valley Railway within easy reach, this lovely property has plenty to offer any time of year.
Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite (double shower, basin, WC), 1 x family room with double & single bed, 1 x double. Bathroom with bath, double shower, basin, WC. Ground floor WC, basin. Large fitted kitchen with dining area, beams & exposed stone walls. Utility room. Large living room with impressive fireplace with woodburner & oak beams.
Oil central heating with woodburner. Double electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV, video, DVD. Fuel, power & starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Cot, highchair & stairgate. Off road parking for 3 cars. Enclosed garden with furniture & BBQ. Sorry, no pets or smoking. Shop & pub 1.5 miles. Ludlow's famous castle & restaurants 3 miles.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about Glebe Barn:
Everything about this highly appointed property leads to relaxation, the main focus of our stay. The owners were particularly welcoming and very helpful, but unobtrusive. The quietness of the location was amazing, again conducive to a thoroughly enjoyable stay.
Mr Osborne, Cheltenham, April 2013
Fantastic property. Loved the wood burning stove and large live in kitchen. The owners were extremely helpful and friendly.
Miss Reid, Rossendale, November 2012
Many beautiful and interesting places to visit and always the lovely, spacious barn to return to.
Mrs Spittle, Hockley, October 2012
The barn was lovely, very child friendly. The owners were wonderful, very helpful and friendly. Would recommend this cottage to friends and family.
Mr Rosemeyer, Haverfordwest, September 2012