The Old Cider Mill
Caynham near Ludlow, Shropshire
A delightful 18th century, detached cider mill conversion situated next to the owners’ 16th century farmhouse in the picturesque rural village of Caynham, only 3 miles from medieval Ludlow. Lovingly renovated, retaining a wealth of original oak beams and trusses combined with contemporary fixtures and fittings, this charming Ludlow holiday cottage enjoys a welcoming atmosphere throughout, and is perfect for a family holiday or a romantic break. The two character bedrooms in this cottage near Ludlow both have en-suite bathrooms, whilst the charming open plan living area has a log-effect gas stove and French doors onto the rear patio area, which is 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, 11th century castle, famous food and cultural festivals, excellent restaurants, pubs and tea rooms is a delight to spend time ambling around. Enjoy the pleasant market town of Church Stretton, known as Little Switzerland, with wonderful walking on the surrounding Long Mynd hills, as well as the World Heritage Site at Ironbridge, the Severn Valley Railway, Stokesay Castle, the Acton Scot Historic Working Farm (as seen on TV) and many NT houses and gardens. This lovely Ludlow cottage is perfect for a wonderful break at any time of the year.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with TV and en-suite small bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Character open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with log-effect gas stove.
Electric storage heaters with gas stove in sitting area and solar panel hot water system. Double electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer with chilled water/ice dispenser, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, 2nd TV/DVD, CD/radio, WiFi. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate on request. Off road parking for 3 cars. Bike storage. Rear patio garden with furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 1.5 miles.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
About the location
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.