The Old Stables

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  • The Old Stables holiday cottage is set in the beautiful rolling hills of South Shropshire just minutes away from the historic town of Ludlow.

    The Old Stables is a charismatic, stone cottage which lies in the heart of the charming village of Richards Castle, three miles South of Ludlow. The cottage is recently renovated from 17th century stables belonging to the Court House. The Old Stables is set in a location which boasts stunning woodland walks, a boundless green landscape and undisturbed peace.

    Accommodation
    The Old Stables is recently renovated and ideal for 4 guests. Through the large oak front door is an open plan living and dining area complemented by a traditional beamed ceiling and a log burner for those chillier winter evenings. Up a small set of steps follows the contemporary kitchen fully equipped with a cooker, microwave, refrigerator and dishwasher for all your catering needs. The kitchen has oak French doors which fill the room with light and sunshine as well as offering a view onto the patio and garden. The downstairs also includes a small bathroom and washing machine. Upstairs are a double room and a twin room with character beams plus a built in wardrobe. There is also a family bathroom with a shower over bath.

    Facilities
    • Cooker
    • Microwave
    • Dishwasher
    • Washing Machine
    • Bed Linen/Towels Provided
    • Shower/Bath
    • Television/DVD Player
    • Log Burner
    • Logs Supplied
    • Parking Available
    • Patio/Garden

    Local Area

    Richards Castle
    The cottage is surrounded with bygone buildings such as the 16th century Court House, a 15th century Dovecote plus the ruins of Richard Fitz Scrob’s castle built before the Norman Conquest in 1051.

    Ludlow
    Ludlow is a flourishing, medieval market town internationally renowned for its quality in food and drink. Ludlow Castle, founded by Walter de Lacy in the late 11th Century, is at the heart of the town staging many festivals including the Shakespeare Festival, Medieval Festival and the ever popular Food and Drink Festival. Ludlow Castle is also known to have accommodated Royalty. In 1501 Prince Arthur stayed with his bride Catherine of Aragon and Mary Tudor spent three winters within the walls of Ludlow Castle in her early life.

    More recently Ludlow has been enriched by its fantastic restaurants, pubs, delis and unique shops. The restaurants within Ludlow offer cuisine for every taste from a Michelin Star restaurant on the river side to Thai, French and traditional English fayre. A variety of markets including farmers’, European and antique all take place in Market Square.  Ludlow is overflowing with butchers selling local, seasonal produce with many accolades being awarded to ‘The Ludlow Sausage.’


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  • Directions:

    From the A49 - A456 junction head west onto the B4362. Turn right at the T junction onto the B4361 into the village of Richards Castle. Turn left at the Castle Inn and The Old Stables is approx 400 yards on the left.

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  • Prices:

    £280.00 - £550.00

  • Directions:

    From the A49 - A456 junction head west onto the B4362. Turn right at the T junction onto the B4361 into the village of Richards Castle. Turn left at the Castle Inn and The Old Stables is approx 400 yards on the left.