Sat in a fabulous mid-terrace position within the beautiful Shropshire market town of Ludlow is this character-filled, three-storey cottage.
Enhanced by stunning exposed beams and stonework, whilst sitting within close proximity to the wondrous countryside and fabulous towns of the area, this is the perfect stay for groups of four looking to get away from it all or a romantic break for couples.
Feel right at home from the moment that you enter this redbrick retreat, as you are greeted by a spacious yet cosy living/dining room with calming neutral décor, beams and an alluring woodburner housed in a beautiful stone fireplace, making it a superb spot to let your hair down of an evening.
Adjacent to this is a traditional-style kitchen, boosted by quarry tiled flooring and lined with pleasant cream units, as well as a charming two-seater breakfast bar to enjoy the early hours at.
Take the quirky narrow staircase to the first floor to discover the delightful, all-white bathroom, as well as an attractively furnished double bedroom offering a peaceful and comfortable spot to get your rest.
A further set of stairs lead you into the snug converted loft space; twin single beds rest wonderfully under the sloping ceiling, while wooden beams and Velux windows finish it off beautifully.
To the rear of the property is what gives Garden Cottage its name; a serene, long and narrow stretch of lawn comes bursting with colourful flora, while a patio area provides the perfect spot to admire it all from.
Take the pretty and relaxing stroll into the captivating town centre with ease from here; you will find many quirky listed buildings, the dramatic Ludlow Castle, and a wealth of magnificent spots to enjoy a delicious snack or a drink or two in one of the many traditional old inns.
For more of this, head to the equally impressive towns of Church Stretton, Hereford and Shrewsbury, while those who prefer the outdoors can trek through the glorious Shropshire Hills AONB close by.
To escape from everyday life for a while, consider a stay at the marvellous Garden Cottage in Ludlow.
About the location
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.
Note: Children 8 and over only.