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Woodpecker Cottage

Ludlow, Herefordshire (Ref. 983772)

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    Sue W
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    “iydilic 5 star luxury”

    Just had a wonderful holiday at woodpecker cottage(21 to 28sept 2018) which is situated at Ludlow owned by John and Mary. This couple really go out of their way to make you welcome. On arrival we were treated to bread, milk, biscuits , welsh cakes tomatoes, cucumber and a bottle of wine. Superb start to our stay.Then the cottage it self was very well presented, spotlessly clean and very well maintained. Set in a secluded woodland with some lovely walks right outside the front door. This is a ...

    Just had a wonderful holiday at woodpecker cottage(21 to 28sept 2018) which is situated at Ludlow owned by John and Mary. This couple really go out of their way to make you welcome. On arrival we were treated to bread, milk, biscuits , welsh cakes tomatoes, cucumber and a bottle of wine. Superb start to our stay.Then the cottage it self was very well presented, spotlessly clean and very well maintained. Set in a secluded woodland with some lovely walks right outside the front door. This is a great base to visit lots of towns and villages all within a thirty mile radius. Would I recommend this cottage YES in a heartbeat. I don't know how many stars these property's can attain but I would award this eleven out of ten, and my wife and I wish John and Mary all the success for the future. Paul and Sue.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A beautiful detached cottage set in the heart of the countryside in the village of Orleton Common.

Previously an old stable barn, this property has been refurbished to an excellent quality of finish with luxury fixtures and appliances, yet still keeping some of its former traditional aspects.

Offering a homely welcome with fresh colourways and luxurious furnishings, you will feel uplifted in its presence.

Resting on a very private plot in a lovely wooded area, surrounded by informal gardens and lovely little stream you can truly be at one with nature in this romantic location.

The open-plan living area is tastefully decorated with dining for two and a large, spacious kitchen for you to prepare your meals with ease.

The sitting area has high ceilings, exposed stone walls, stylish cream leather sofas and an electric fire keeping you nice and snug.

At the end is a large king-size bedroom with a characterful, feature chimney converted into hanging space.

The cottage is finished off beautifully with oak wood flooring throughout.

The garden has a bridleway leading to the Mortimer Forest trail, a well-known walking area and a lovely scenic route to take.

Orleton Common is a delightful little village, surrounded by bountiful countryside near the market town of Ludlow.

The town provides a fascinating range of architecture including Ludlow Castle which is open all year round and well worth a visit.

It is also within easy reach of popular attractions such as World Heritage Site of Ironbridge Gorge, Severn Valley Railway, Berrington Hall, Croft Castle and Cardingmill Valley.

An idyllic rural retreat; perfect for a romantic couple looking for a new adventure to embark on together.

Accommodation

Over one floor. One bedroom: 1 x king-size double. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open-plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric stove.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with electric stove
  • Gas oven and hob, dish washer, fridge, washing machine, WiFi, TV
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Garden with patio furniture and BBQ
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • No children except for babes-in-arms
  • Pub and shop 1.5 miles.

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About the location

LUDLOW

Church Stretton 15 miles; Hereford 25 miles; Shrewsbury 28 miles; Worcester 33 miles.

The historic market town of Ludlow is situated on the River Teme, amidst the outstanding countryside of the Welsh Marches. With more than 500 listed buildings, the town provides a fascinating range of architecture including Ludlow Castle which is over 900 years old and is one of the first stone castles to be built in England. Today the castle is open all year round and hosts a wide range of events including outdoor theatre, food, art and literature festivals and many antique and art fairs. Below the castle, Millenium Green offers a large public riverside green and weir and provides excellent indoor and outdoor dining facilities via the Green Cafe located right on the riverside. Ludlow has held street markets since the twelfth century. Nowadays, a traditional open-air market takes place in the town square every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday throughout the year. More than forty stalls selling a range of goods including fresh produce, cheeses, books and a selection of local crafts are on offer and most Sundays see the market stalls being used to host antique or flea markets. Ludlow is also a gourmet’s paradise and a shopper’s dream. The town boasts a many places to eat and drink , including Michelin starred pubs and restaurants as well as a number of exclusive boutique style clothes and gift shops. 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, Croft Castle and Cardingmill Valley. Ludlow is a superb destination for a relaxing all year round break.

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