This modern property, able to sleep up to five people, boasts two bedrooms and is situated amidst the owner's four-acre grounds in Shropshire. This modern, brick built cottage is situated in the owner's four-acre wooded grounds at the edge of Hope Bagot, six miles from medieval Ludlow. This high-quality property boasts many character features, including exterior wood cladding and a large fireplace with a wood-burning stove. The cosy sitting room leads to a private patio area - perfect for dining outdoors or simply enjoying the views of the surrounding countryside and the owner's orchard. Situated only two miles from the foot of Titterstone C...lee Hill, this excellent property is able to accommodate five people over two spacious bedrooms, making this a wonderful place for a family break.
Amenities: LPG central heating with woodburner in sitting room. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, flat screen TV, DVD, stereo/CD, WiFi. Fuel, power and starter pack of fuel for woodburner inc. in rent, extra wood can be purchased from owner. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Bike storage. Large enclosed patio and gravelled area with garden furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets or smoking. Shop 1.5 miles, pub 3 mins walk.
Region: A E Houseman once wrote that Shropshire was "the quietest place under the sun" and today the county remains something of a rural idyll, recognised as one of the least crowded and most peaceful regions in England.
Town: Set on the southern slopes of Titterstone Clee Hill and surrounded by glorious rolling countryside is the remote hamlet of Hope Bagot. This village is close to the historic market town of Ludlow â a settlement situated on the River Teme which boasts nearly 500 listed buildings and original medieval street patterns. Renowned for its shopping facilities, Ludlow is packed with antique shops, art and craft stores and more Michelin-starred restaurants than anywhere else outside London. There are also numerous tea-rooms, pubs and inns. The town's traditional street markets are held in the shadow of the castle, and offer a range of local goods, including cheeses, fresh produce, books and crafts. The castle itself boasts fascinating architecture and is over 900 years old. The village is also within easy reach of Church Stretton, Shrewsbury and Hereford, as well as popular attractions such as the Ironbridge Gorge, the Severn Valley Railway, Berrington Hall and Cardingmill Valley.
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All prices are inclusive of the booking fee. Winter Short Breaks (WSB) are available at many properties in the "Winter" period - subject to availability. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. Off Season Breaks (OSB) are available at many properties in parts of the "Low" and "Mid" periods - subject to availability. The price for a 3 night break is either 75% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. OSBs can be booked within a calendar month of the start date of the holiday. "Last Minute Breaks" (LMB) are available at most properties throughout the "LOW", "MID", "HIGH", "PEAK", "XMAS" and "NEW YEAR" periods. The price for a 3 night break is either 65% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. LMBs can be booked within one week of the start date of the holiday.
Left on 08/18/2014 for a stay in August 2014 | A TripAdvisor Member
This two bedroomed cottage, set in a tranquil setting down a quiet lane is a perfect getaway. Well equipped, esp the kitchen, with lovely garden to sit out in. There is also an excellent pub 400 yds away
Well equipped cottage in peaceful location at reasonable weekly
Left on 01/07/2014 for a stay in October 2013 | Jean and Budd
The owners were very welcoming and provided lots of little extras ie wine, cake, eggs and milk. The cottage had everything that you could possibly need to self-cater, and it was set in a rural and pretty location. There was plenty to do/see in the surrounding area, plus lots of good walks,and, amazingly, although it was October, the weather was great. The last few nights were colder, so the wood burning stove was most welcome.
The only negative, and this was due to there being cows in an adjoining field, was that on one night, one of the bedrooms was beseiged by flies- these were easily dealt with by the fly spray provided. Check the rooms well before you retire as that allows time for any spray used to dissipate, and the hoover to be employed, before you go to bed.
Great cottage in a beautiful area.
Left on 12/12/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | Mrs. C.R.Goodey
A great time was had by all four of us it was a very peaceful holiday in a beautiful setting. There was everything you could possibly want in the cottage and more besides. As we were three different age groups we all took many memories of our week there which were all good. The garden area was really enjoyable surrounded by lovely plants.
Five star quality for three star price!
Left on 10/20/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | Alice Funnell
One of the most beautiful, comfortable and peaceful holiday cottages my family have stayed at, Little Orchard cottage comes highly recommended. It is spaceous, tastefully decorated and superbly equipped. The owners were extremely helpful and the welcome pack was a sweet touch (what a fantastic cake!). As for the location, well, what can I say? Shropshire is one of the most beautiful counties in England - ideal for those that love nature and the great outdoors.
Filey North Yorkshire
A lovely cottage in an idyllic location
Left on 12/13/2012 for a stay in July 2012 | David Wardman
The owners greeted us on arrival informing us about the local facilities etc while our grandchildren went exploring the cottage. It was our granddaughters birthday the day we arrived and to our surprise a cake was on the table when we entered the kitchen. The cottage was just what we wanted with everything available and a good location to explore Shropshire. Ironbridge with its museums was our grandchildrens favourite. Could not fault the accommodation.
The best holiday let I've stayed in to date!
Left on 10/24/2012 for a stay in August 2012 | Natalie
Fantastic place. Lots to do in surrounding areas. A real home from home. High quality fixtures fittings and soft furnishings.
comfortable and very clean and well provided for in all aspects
Left on 01/12/2012 for a stay in October 2011 | happy wanderer
a lovely comfortable cottage to come back to after a good day's sightseeing, places were quite close, and beautiful and central to where we were staying,we had a lovely time but prehaps would pick one of your cottages closer to a small town or village as the cottage even though it was lovely a little remote.
Delightfully stress free!
Left on 12/01/2011 for a stay in October 2011 | Susan
Cleanest holiday cottage I have ever stayed in - owners friendly but not intrusive - peace and quiet - well equipped kitchen - good sized wine glasses!!!
Brilliant cosy cottage
Left on 12/01/2011 for a stay in October 2011 | Helen Jones
Spent 5 days at this lovely cottage in a beautiful setting. The welcome from owners was lovely, and the touches like homemade cake,wine and eggs were unexpected,but very enjoyable.
The cottage was like 'home from home' with the amenties it had,we tavelled around the county seeing quite a bit of the countryside.
We spent a day on Severn Valley Railway, and time around the museums of Ironbridge, fantastic value for money.
Fantasic cottage in a great location
Left on 10/20/2011 for a stay in August 2011 | The foresters
Lovely welcome from our hosts. All the extras were a thoughtful touch. Tv too small for large lounge. Very hot upstairs and no fan provided. A very peaceful holiday in a great location staying in a clean cottage. Dishwasher would be a good addition too.
Little Orchard set in a little village in beautiful shropshire
Left on 09/17/2011 for a stay in July 2011 | Anita
Cottages has everything you need for a holiday. Owners are very welcoming without being intrusive and the welcome extras of egg, milk, wine and cake they provide is a lovely special touch.
Cottage is kept beautifully to a very high standard and perfect for familis or couples looking to explore the 3 counties(shropshire, worcestershire and Herefordshire) that are in easy driving distance from the location.
pontypool torfaen,south wales
Left on 08/20/2011 for a stay in June 2011 | mr wilks
the welcome of the owners were fantastic,lovely gardens,superb views,will certainly hope to return.
Well appointed cottage!
Left on 08/18/2011 for a stay in May 2011 | Heather Robinson
Cottage very well appointed. Good attention to detail. Welcome tray of eggs, cake and tea facilities was much appreciated. Slightly off the beaten track but do take the time to go out and about, so many interesting places. The Hay Festival was well worth a visit, only a hour and a quarter away. Lots of castles, Stokesay, Ludlow, Hampton Court. Good food court at Ludlow...go there first, not the supermarket! If it's wet, go to Dudley...Merryhill Shopping Centre...cinema, shops, supermarkets, petrol station. About an hour and a quarter away. Locally, visit Church Stretton...very pretty.
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