The Maltster's House

Ludlow, Heart of England (Ref. 7120)

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Cottage features

  • Four poster bed
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    10

  • Bedrooms

    4

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    No

The Property

This superb 18th century Ludlow holiday cottage is situated just 5 minutes' walk from the heart of the famous medieval town of Ludlow, one of the UK's finest examples of Tudor England. This charming Grade II listed Ludlow cottage has been awarded Ludlow's Conservation and Heritage Award for quality of conservation and enhancement, having been immaculately renovated, decorated and furnished in a traditional style, which provides luxury accommodation and oak beams throughout. This Ludlow cottage provides very spacious, character accommodation, ideal for a family holiday in beautiful Shropshire. At this Ludlow cottage there are four large bedrooms, including one on the ground floor with an en-suite bathroom. On the ground floor there is also a kitchen with breakfast area, an attractive dining room with TV, and a sitting room with TV and a Clearview woodburning stove, which is perfect for relaxing in front of after an exciting day exploring the Shropshire countryside. Ludlow is home to a majestic 11th century castle, renowned shops, pubs, wonderful restaurants, tea rooms and racecourse, and is famous for its huge variety of food, art and transport festivals. For the more energetic there is cycling and fishing close by, as well as golf and numerous walking routes along the Mortimer Trail. Nearby attractions include Stokesay Castle, the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, Acton Scott Historic Working Farm (as seen on TV), the Long Mynd and Caradoc Hills, the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge, Wroxeter Roman Ruins, the Severn Valley Railway and medieval Shrewsbury and Hereford. This is a Ludlow holiday cottage of the highest quality offering wonderful family accommodation in a truly special all year round location.

Accommodation

Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size four poster double, 1 x family room with 1 king-size double and 1 single with additional pull-out bed, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request), 1 x ground floor twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request) with en-suite shower, basin, WC, washing machine and tumble dryer (doors to bedroom and hall). Large bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, separate shower, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with breakfast table. Dining room. Sitting room with woodburning stove.

Amenities

Gas central heating with woodburning stove in sitting room. Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with FreeSat and Blu-ray DVD, internet access. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Free parking permit for 1 car, plus roadside spaces available over the road and 50 yards away. 24 hour car park 2 mins walk from property. Enclosed high walled courtyard garden to rear with furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 1 min walk. Town centre, castle and leisure centre with swimming pool and spa 5 mins walk.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

LUDLOW

Church Stretton 15 miles; Hereford 25 miles; Shrewsbury 28 miles.

The historic medieval market town of Ludlow is situated on the River Teme, amongst the outstanding countryside of the Welsh Marches. With more than 500 listed buildings, Ludlow’s 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 and showcasing a range of goods - from cheeses and fresh produce to books and local crafts. Ludlow is renowned for its shopping, with a number of antique and art and craft shops, along with Michelin-starred restaurants and numerous tea shops, pubs and inns. Ludlow Castle is over 900 years old and contains fascinating examples of architecture while below, the Millennium Green offers a large public riverside green and the popular Green Cafe. Ludlow is renowned for its food and drink festivals in spring and autumn, as well as the Medieval Christmas festival and Shakespeare and Arts festivals in the summer. Ludlow is within easy reach of Church Stretton, Shrewsbury and Hereford, as well as popular attractions such as World Heritage Site of Ironbridge Gorge, Severn Valley Railway, Berrington Hall and Cardingmill Valley, Ludlow is a superb destination for a relaxing all year round break.

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