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The Maltster's House

Ludlow, Shropshire (Ref. 7120)

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • Mrs Fisher
    April 2017
    “Excellent town centre location in ...”
    Excellent town centre location in beautifully appointed, spacious family house. The owner also gave recommendations of places to eat and go with a two year old in Ludlow.
    Excellent town centre location in beautifully appointed, spacious family house. The owner also gave recommendations of places to eat and go with a two year old in Ludlow.

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

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, WiFi
  • 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.

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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas