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Shepherd's Rest Cottage

Shepherd's Rest Cottage,Ludlow Information
Set 1000 feet above sea level on the hillside in a quiet lane with nearby open heath land which has magnificent views. The detached 3 bedroom stone & brick cottage is typical of the area & was originally built around 1853. The cottage has 2 double bedrooms and 1 twin bedroom. Short notice lets available - details on our website

There is broadband Wi-Fi, TV with DVD/Blu-Ray and NOW TV's SKY movies in the 23ft lounge and also TVs in each of the bedrooms. The kitchen is fitted with an electric fan oven and ceramic hob, fridge/freezer, wine cooler, dishwasher, washer/dryer with ample crockery and cutlery.

Original parts of the cottage are of stone and brick leaving curious shelves and ledges inside. Beamed ceilings and wood burning fires add to the character of the cottage. There are also books and board games.

The dual aspect lounge contains 3 two seater sofas. There are 2 log burning stoves (plenty of logs/coal supplied).The dining table can accommodate 6 and can be stored under the stairs if required. A bookshelf contains a variety of books and games, also a large collection of DVDs and information on attractions in the area.

Bedroom 1 overlooks the lane and has a Victorian style double bed made by the Original Bedstead Company. It is equipped with bedside cabinets, a fitted wardrobe and TV. Bedroom 2 is a double room equipped with bedside cabinets, fitted wardrobe Victorian style bed and TV. Bedroom 3 is a twin room overlooking the garden and meadow behind the cottage. The twin beds are of Victorian style. There is a vaulted ceiling, bedside cabinets, wardrobe and TV. All rooms have electric central heating.

Well marked footpaths from the garden gate take many routes across hills, countryside and forest. See the aerial picture taken by guest Mr Vernon Read during his holiday at the cottage. The cottage is in the lower left corner of the picture.

Ludlow is famous for its fine food shops, market, restaurants, picturesque castle and Elizabethan style black and white buildings. Nearby are Stokesay Castle, Berrington Hall (NT), Croft Castle (NT), Blists Hill Victorian Museum at Ironbridge, Acton Scott working farm museum, West Midland Safari Park, The Long Mynd (NT), Severn Valley Railway & Morgan Motor Company

Strictly no smoking and no pets accepted in the interests of allergy sufferers. We have fireguards but steep stairs and low 1st floor windows may make this cottage unsuitable for young children or those with limited mobility. Please contact us for details. The bathroom is on the ground floor.

There is small secluded garden with lawn and wood store. Garden seats are available during the summer season. Easy off road parking next to the cottage for 1 car. Careful parking needed for 2 average cars.

Normal arrival time is 4.00 PM to allow us to prepare for your visit and departure needs to be at 10.00 AM to allow us to prepare for further guests, but we will try to be flexible where possible.
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Shepherd's Rest Cottage,Ludlow
Shepherd's Rest Cottage,Ludlow Address
Shepherd's Rest Cottage
Shropshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire

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Low Season £350 Per Week
High Season £500 Per Week
Sleeps 6 Persons.

Location Type:

Car Required

Housekeeping & Services:
Iron and Ironing Board
Weekly Maid Service
Bed Linen Included
Towels Included
Fuel and Power Included
No Smoking

Open Fire/Wood Burner:
Wood burner
Multi fuel stove

2 Double Bedrooms
1 Twin Bedroom

Ground Floor Facilities:
Ground Floor Toilet
Ground Floor Bath
Ground Floor Shower

Washing Machine
Tumble dryer

Internet Access:
Wireless Broadband

TV - Satellite or Cable
CD Player
DVD Player

Garden/Terrace/Play area:
Private garden
Enclosed garden / play area

Parking available:
Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property:
Mountain Biking
Horse Riding
Pub/Bar within 1 mile

Local Water Sports:
Swimming (indoor pool)