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The Coach House

(Ref. 1077965)

Downton, Herefordshire Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews

1 Customer Review

  • "Just perfect"

    Thank you so much for your lovely feedback,Sarah. We are delighted that you enjoyed staying in this beautiful area. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Jul 2024

Summary

  • Duplex apartment over ground and first floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite bath, shower over, basin, and WC, 1 x king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • First-floor open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area, and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Utility
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven, hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi, Fuel, power, and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Front garden with patio, lawn, and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • The Clive Arms Pub 2.7 miles, Ludlow Farmshop also 2.7 miles
  • The nearest restaurant is Old Downton Lodge and is 2 miles away

The property

Leintwardine 4.7 miles.

Ludlow 6.3 miles.

The Coach House is a charming duplex apartment nestled on the Shropshire/Herefordshire borders within the beautiful area of the Downton Gorge, and home to the Downton Estate.

With off-road parking and spacious living areas spread over two floors, this delightful retreat is perfect for families or friends seeking a picturesque getaway, with outstanding views of the Downton Estate.

Upon entering the property, you will be greeted by a spacious open-plan area, thoughtfully designed to cater to all your needs.

The kitchen is fully equipped, ready for you to prepare your favourite meals, whilst the dining area, complete with seating, provides the perfect space for enjoying these culinary delights.

After dinner, retire to the sitting area, where a Smart TV and a welcoming woodburning stove await, offering the ideal setting for a relaxing evening in.

When it's time to rest, choose from two king-size bedrooms, both boasting en-suite facilities for added comfort.

The first bedroom features an en-suite with a bath, while the second offers an en-suite with a walk-in shower.

Outside, you will find a front garden with a patio and lawn, furnished with inviting seating and wonderful views.

This outdoor space provides a tranquil spot to enjoy a morning coffee or an evening drink, all whilst taking in the peaceful surroundings of the Herefordshire and Shropshire countryside.

There are a number of public footpaths nearby, with routes to the historic village of Ludlow, the Roman village of Leintwardine, and other villages including the Herefordshire Trail.

Immerse yourself in the local culture with visits to historical gems.

Visit Ludlow, the slow food capital of England, and home to the famous Ludlow Food Festival.

Explore the majestic ruins of Ludlow Castle, then peruse the bustling Ludlow Market for artisanal goodies.

Visit St. Laurence's Church, one of the largest parish churches in England.

Nature lovers won't want to miss the chance to wander through the tranquil forest trails of Whitcliffe Common Nature Reserve and Mortimer Forest, or to visit the Shropshire Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty.

For those willing to venture further, journey to Hereford where you can visit the iconic Hereford Cathedral with its stunning architectural features, and home to the Hereford Mappa Mundi, one of the world's most unique medieval treasures, or learn about local heritage at the Museum of Cider.

Alternatively, visit the historic town of Shrewsbury, the birthplace of Charles Darwin.

Take a tour of Shrewsbury prison, or visit Shrewsbury Castle, a military museum with over 1000 years of history!

History enthusiasts can further feed their curiosity by exploring Stokesay Castle, Croft Castle, Hampton Court Castle, and Wigmore Castle.

Cap off your day with a pint at The Clive Arms, or the Sun Inn, a grade 2 listed parlour pub, both warm and welcoming, before returning to The Coach House, or enjoy a meal at the nearby Old Downton Lodge, a fine dining restaurant awarded 3AA rosettes.

The Coach House promises an unforgettable stay in the heart of the Herefordshire and Shropshire countryside.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location

DOWNTON CASTLE

Bromfield 2.7 miles; Leintwardine 4.4 miles; Ludlow 7 miles; Bucknell 8.8 miles; Church Stretton 15.7 miles.

Downton is referred to in the Domesday Book. The River Teme cuts through the Downton Gorge, which is a Site of Special Scientific Interest, a Special Area of Conservation, and where over 10% of the country's iron was formerly produced. Built on the profits of iron, nearby Downton Castle is a privately owned, Grade I-listed, 18th-century country house. Visit the award-winning Ludlow Farshop at Bromfield and enjoy a refreshment break at Ludlow Kitchen before taking a tour of Ludlow Distillery, the home of Ludlow Gin and Whisky. Next door is Ludlow Racecourse and for keen golfers, Ludlow Golf Club which is open to non-members. Enjoy a scenic area of Herefordshire with a trip to Downton.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas