Self-Catering in Ludlow, Shropshire
Grade II 17th century barn conversion set amidst pretty countryside just outside Ludlow. Tastefully converted and well-equipped. Sleeps 12 - 6.
Wandering William is an ancient farmstead comprising a magnificent Grade II listed, timber-framed barn dating back to the 17th Century which provides fabulous self-catering accommodation for up to 16 people, and an adjoining stone barn (Owl Barn), which provides versatile workshop space for group activities.
Tastefully and imaginatively converted in 2002, Wandering William is equipped to a very high standard and offers spacious, comfortable, 4-Star accommodation. The property features five oak staircases, two lounges with wood-burning stoves, a large kitchen/dining room, six bedrooms, an additional gallery bedroom and a large courtyard garden.
The Owl Barn is an old stone barn with solid oak floorboards which has been sensitively restored to create a light, airy space with a warm, friendly atmosphere. Opening out onto a newly created Zen garden with pools, bamboos and acers, it provides an ideal space for any number of workshop activities including yoga, pilates, tai-chi, art, singing, music and dance, as well as being suitable for lectures, seminars and discussion groups.
Set amidst pretty countryside, yet lying within a mile of the centre of the historic town of Ludlow, this property provides an ideal venue for extended families or groups of friends to get together for a celebration. It is also a fantastic place for a group of people to get together to work on a project, develop new skills or pursue artistic, creative and holistic interests in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere away from the stresses of day to day living.
A word about the area. Ludlow is a gem! Described by John Betjeman as the loveliest town in England it is renowned both for its splendid Medieval castle and pretty buildings and for its excellent food shops and award winning restaurants. The surrounding countryside is rich in history and is a fantastic area for walking and cycling, with Offa's Dyke and the Long Mynd both close by and the Mortimer Trail footpath starting in Ludlow.
- Very well equipped kitchen/dining room with quarry tiled floor
- 2 living rooms with wood-burning stoves
- 2 double bedrooms, 1 twin bedroom, 1 quadruple bedroom, all with en-suite bathroom/shower room
- 1 twin bedroom and 1 bunk bedroom
- Bathroom/shower room
- Gallery with double sofa bed
- Electricity and full gas central heating incl.
- Automatic washing machine/tumble dryer
- Flat screen TV with digital satellite reception
- Combined DVD/video player
- Radio/cassette/CD player
- Cot and High Chair
- Duvets, linen and towels
- Good sized courtyard garden with patio and furniture
- Table Tennis Table
- Ample Parking
- Nearest pub and shop 1/2 mile.
|Room / Unit||Price||No. Of Rooms / Units||Sleeps|
|Cottage||£1040.00 - £2426.00(Per unit per week)||1||16|
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Travelling south on the A49, turn right at second roundabout into Sheet Road (by petrol station). After approximately 25 yards, turn left into entrance to Travelodge. After a further 25 yards, turn right into lane marked Unsuitable for Heavy Goods Vehicles and Access Only. Proceed down lane for 1/4 mile and take first left down unmarked track. At the bottom is Foldgate Farmhouse and Wandering William.
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