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Ludlow 6 miles.
Bedlam is a small rural village that lies halfway up Shropshire’s second highest hill, Titterstone Clee Hill (1750’) in the heart of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The whole area is renowned for scenic walking and cycling and from the village, enthusiasts can enjoy the Bedlam on Clee walk, a circular 8 mile trek passing over the hill summit and back, or they can sample any number of other walks from the door. Six miles away is Ludlow, one of the most beautiful towns in Britain; its medieval street pattern remains almost intact and provides a fascinating backdrop for the town's regular street markets, held in the shadow of the 13th century castle. Ludlow is renowned for its shopping and has two Michelin starred restaurants, as well as excellent teashops and pubs. The town hosts a variety of highly successful festivals throughout the year including food, medieval and Shakespeare festivals. Within easy reach are Church Stretton known as ‘Little Switzerland’, beautiful Shrewsbury, Leominster and Hereford, as well as popular attractions such as the World Heritage Site at Ironbridge Gorge, Severn Valley Railway, Berrington Hall and the scenic Cardingmill Valley in the Shropshire Hills. A superb year-round destination for a relaxing break.
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A delightful terraced cottage, formerly two Victorian quarrymen’s cottages which have been converted into a deceptively spacious Shropshire holiday home. Set in the rural village of Bedlam, just 6 miles from the town of Ludlow, this Shropshire cottage offers cosy and charming accommodation including quarry tiled floors, two open fires, an AGA and French doors that lead onto a rear decked area with garden beyond. Your Bedlam cottage is situated halfway up Titterstone Clee Hill from which you can follow the 8 mile long Bedlam on Clee walk along the Shropshire Way passing over the hill’s summit, where on a clear day you can enjoy stunning views. The surrounding countryside offers fabulous walking, cycling, fishing and birdwatching, whilst medieval Ludlow, with its listed buildings, wonderful 13th century castle, excellent restaurants, pubs, tea rooms, shops and festivals has something for all the family. Discover Church Stretton, which nestles at the foot of the Long Mynd hills, lovely Shrewsbury and Leominster, the World Heritage Site at Ironbridge, Severn Valley Railway, Stokesay Castle and the Wroxeter Roman City. All of these places of interest are within easy reach, making this welcoming Shropshire cottage perfect for families or groups of friends.
Over three floors. Five bedrooms: 1 x second floor loft twin, 2 x double, 1 x 4’ double, 1 x single with additional pull-out bed. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor bathroom with bath, basin, WC and utility area. Utility room. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area (seats 7) with open fire. Sitting room (seats 4) with open fire. Second sitting room (seats 5) with further dining area (seats 6).
Oil central heating on ground and first floors, electric heater on second floor with open fires in sitting area and sitting room. Oil fired AGA, electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, CD, WiFi. Fuel, power and starter pack for open fires inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Shared (ample) parking area opposite the property. Ground level rear decked area with furniture and BBQ. Lawned area accessed via 10 steps. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 2 miles. Note: This cottage is situated in an elevated position and reached via 10 steps up from parking level to front door. Note: No stag or hen parties.
Previous visitors' comments about 18/19 Titterstone Cottages:
We had a lovely time, the cottage was nice. The view was beautiful.
Ms Askew, Prenton, May 2013
Great, quirky house, had all the facilities we needed and in a great location.
Miss Turner, Sheffield, January 2013
The cottages were fantastic, the views were stunning and we had a great weekend here.
Mr Wilson, Haverfordwest, November 2012
Amazing ever-changing view from the front of cottage, freedom for children to play safely in the local surroundings, close proximity of 'park n ride' into Ludlow, excellent pubs.
Mrs Miller, Southend-on-Sea, August 2012