A place for reading
The double bedroom with exposed beams
The main bathroom
The spacious twin bedroom
Enclosed walled courtyard garden
Steeped in history
View towards the property
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The Manse Ludlow

Ludlow, Shropshire
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 1
4
star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A traditional spacious three storey cottage set within the heart of the well-known Shropshire medieval town of Ludlow
  • Within walking distance of the vibrant farmers market, shops, and restaurants
  • Great for walking with ancient woodlands, riverbanks and hillsides for you to explore
Property code: 78885

This Grade II listed cottage sits within the backwaters of the historical market town of Ludlow, offering spacious and tastefully finished accommodation that’s perfect for whatever the occasion or time of year.

Ludlow is a thriving market town and an architectural gem, situated above the River Teme and is surrounded by the countryside of south Shropshire, busy throughout the year with events and festivals celebrating food, arts, crafts, theatre, and the showcase for this being the Ludlow Food and Drink Festival held every September. For keen walkers enjoy the Mary Webb Trail, The Shropshire Way and walks in the Mortimer Forest and on the Long Mynd. Shorter strolls are nearby alongside the river and around the medieval castle. If you have time to escape this lovely town, there’s much to see, including Stokesay Castle, Wenlock Priory and Severn Valley Railway along with much else. Behind a traditional brick and stone walled courtyard, the cottage is accessed through a wooden gate into a pretty courtyard garden.

Steps go up to the main hallway on the first floor, and to the study where there is plentiful hanging space for coats and boots. The first floor offers a comfortable lounge, where you can relax in front of the TV and wood burner after a day exploring or enjoy afternoon tea with a good book and views out onto the courtyard. In the study is a collection of good reads and a desk for the occasional email. The ground floor offers access to a kitchen, finished in a contemporary style, and is equipped with an electric oven and induction hob, a fridge and dishwasher. A utility cupboard holds a washing machine and a tumble dryer, together with a small freezer. The kitchen has a table and chairs where you can enjoy your morning coffee. For more formal dining there is a dining room with table and chairs for four. Also, on the ground floor, is a separate WC. When the day is done, climb the stairs to the second floor where you will find two beautifully finished bedrooms. A double bedroom with exposed beams and views onto the oak framed houses, with Clee Hill in the distance. The twin room also has exposed beams and charming rooftop views. There is a bathroom with shower over the bath and WC.

Outside, the walled courtyard garden has seating and well-stocked borders. There is roadside parking, subject to availability, with a parking permit for one car.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 Bedrooms - 1 double and 1 twin
  • 1 Bathroom with shower over bath and WC and 1 separate WC
  • Electric oven and induction hob, fridge and dishwasher
  • Utility cupboard with washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Roadside parking, subject to availability (permit for 1 car)
  • Pubs, restaurants and shops within walking distance
  • TV in lounge
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request

Gemma Cole

This property joined our collection in the last 12 months and is managed by Gemma.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

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Reviewed by Peta, 25th October 2020

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We booked this cottage on a whim and have to say it was way better than we were expecting - the pictures don't do it justice. It's a gorgeous, cosy little place with everything you could need, and in a fantastic location, right in the heart of Ludlow. Our 2 boys loved it. The hosts were lovely & we would definitely like to return sometime soon.

Reviewed by Jackie, 16th October 2020

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The Manse is a beautiful house, very well positioned in Ludlow. It has been decorated beautifully, is well furnished and well equipped too. Its also very comfortable and you dont need to look far for good food or great dog walks! Well be back.

Reviewed by Debbie, 9th October 2020

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A lovely property in the heart of beautiful Ludlow. House was really comfortable with high quality fittings and furnishings. Parking was easy and always close by. Lots to do in the surrounding area, plenty of Castles to visit and good walks with our dog on the Long Mynd, Brown Clee Hill and The Bread Walk daily by the River in Ludlow. We loved our Read morestay here and hope to return. Highly recommend this property. Hide

Reviewed by Andrew, 18th September 2020

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We had a wonderful weeks holiday at Manse Cottage . The cottage itself is immaculate and finished to an extremely high standard . Its also in an ideal location to not only easily explore beautiful Ludlow but also the lovely surrounding area . The owners are extremely welcoming and helpful too .

Reviewed by Maria, 4th September 2020

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Extremely clean and comfortable. Fabulous location and a lovely courtyard for a relaxing glass of wine. Most enjoyable stay. Only criticism is the beds were a little uncomfortable.

Reviewed by Edward, 30th August 2020

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