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Caynham Forge

Ludlow, Shropshire

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Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
pets Dogs welcome 2
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Romantic
Family friendly
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Rural location in the Shropshire Hills great base to explore the area
  • Pretty courtyard garden, perfect for al fresco dining
  • Plenty of walks and cycles direct from your doorstep
Property code: CHL38

This property enjoys a fantastic countryside location in South Shropshire, with miles of country walks accessible directly from the front door. The area around the property has many lovely villages to discover, many of which have welcoming country pubs. If food is your thing, then this cottage is in a fantastic location thanks to its proximity to Ludlow, which lies just three miles away. Famed for its annual food festival, the town remains a popular foodie destination all year round, thanks to its numerous well-regarded eateries, many of which specialise in local produce. The town is also home to a good range of shops, as well as to Ludlow Castle, a medieval fort which dates back more than 900 years, Clee Hill is a short drive away from the property which boasts stunning views.

On entering this attractive cottage, guests will immediately gain a sense of just how much time and love has been put into creating a welcoming holiday home. The open-plan kitchen/diner not only offers a great place to enjoy meals together, but is also well-equipped with an electric oven, hob, microwave, fridge, larder cupboard, drinks cooler and dishwasher, plus a beautiful dining table and chairs to seat up to six people. The washing machine , freezer and tumble dryer, meanwhile, can be found in a separate laundry room, which is housed in a separate building just next to the cottage. Moving on from the kitchen/diner, guests will come to the delightful lounge, where they are able to relax in front of the cosy wood burner and catch up on their favourite TV programmes, or perhaps enjoy a DVD. This room leads through to a snug which can be used as an additional bedroom for up to two people, for parties exceeding four guests. There is also a convenient cloakroom with WC located on the ground floor. Stairs lead from the dining area up to the first-floor accommodation, where there are two bedrooms: one of these is a restful king-size room, whilst the other is a pleasant twin room (which can be made up as a super-king-size on request), both of which benefit from en-suite facilities, one with a bath, rainfall shower with hand-held shower and WC, the other with a rainfall shower , hand held shower head and WC.

Outside, there is a sheltered courtyard with garden furniture which makes a wonderful place to enjoy al fresco meals. There is off-road parking provided. There is also access to the owners fields just off the property, dogs must not worry the Livestock if they are in the fields.

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

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 king-size and 1 twin (can be made up as a super-king-size on request when booking)
  • Additional sofa bed available in the snug room, sleeping up to 2 extra guests
  • 2 en-suite bathrooms
  • Ground floor cloakroom with WC
  • Smart TV, Netflix and DVD
  • Wood burner
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Electric oven, hob, fridge,  dishwasher, drinks cooler, microwave, washing machine, freezer and tumble dryer (available in the laundry room)
  • Bed linen, towels, electric, and heating included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Off-road parking Shops, pubs, and restaurants 3 miles
  • Arrival 4pm

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Samantha Weatherstone

This property is personally managed by Samantha.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 27 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Andria 28th May 2021

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A beautiful, well equipped cottage with high quality fittings and furnishings. The location is ideally placed for trips to Ludlow and beyond. There are lovely walks from the doorstep out into the local countryside, which are ideal for both walkers and dogs alike. The perfect base for a relaxing week away in the Shropshire countryside.

Reviewed by Alex 14th May 2021

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Caynham Forge is a fabulous holiday house. Very well equipped kitchen and super comfortable lounge and bedrooms. Everything you need for a really relaxing week. Its set in a beautiful location and perfect for exploring Shropshire. There are even lots if DVDs and books in case of wet days. The welcome basket was really lovely and the log fire was muRead morech welcomed after a windy chilly walk up on Long Mynd. Well definitely be back. Hide

Reviewed by James 30th April 2021

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A fabulous property oozzing in character and equipped to the highest standards. A great bolt hole for a few days of chilling - thank you!

Reviewed by Sarah 4th December 2020

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Lovely accommodation, beautifully fitted out and well kept. Beds were comfortable and we went in winter and it was lovely and warm especially if you fancy using the woodburner too. Kitchen is really well equipped. Super place for a break and close to the Long Mynd for walks and Ludlow for history.

Reviewed by Gill 30th October 2020

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Great property, in a good location, a real home from home. 2 miles from Ludlow with its good pubs and restaurants.

Reviewed by Christopher 9th October 2020

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Lovely comfortable cottage, cosy and warm in winter.The best equipped cottage we have ever stayed in. Ideal location for Visiting Ludlow, Hereford and the beautiful River Wye.

Reviewed by Helen 2nd October 2020

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Keith and Alisons cottage is simply beautiful. Everything in the cottage is such high quality and the log burning fire was an absolute dream. Couldnt fault the cottage, service and the dogs loved it as much as we did

Reviewed by Lee 25th September 2020

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The property was very well equipped with quality items. We enjoyed our visit and the surrounding areas, nice village but let down by traffic passing through at speed from about 6am to 9am using it as a rat run. The property is dog friendly and cosy with the log fire.

Reviewed by Cassandra 18th September 2020

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The cottage is so comfortable, it really is a home from home. The owners have thought of everything! There are so many thoughtful extras that I havent had in other properties / breaks before, it really made a difference. Thank you for a fantastic weekend, well be back!

Reviewed by Gillian 4th September 2020

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Caynham Forge is in a great location for exploring Ludlow and South Shropshire. It was very comfortable and well equipped and we really enjoyed our stay.

Reviewed by Ewald 31st July 2020

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Loved the way it was renovated with lots of wood. Loved the steps from kitchen to sitting room (not suitable for the disabled though). Quiet. Comfortable beds. The duvet was very good with real feathers and therefore very comfortable. Enough space for parking your car (or 2 if you have). Very, very friendly owners. Calm, very helpfull in case of "pRead moreroblems". Hide

Reviewed by Julie 4th July 2020

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Reviewed by Frances 13th March 2020

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Very comfortable, had everything! The beds & bed linen were perfect. Cooking facilities ideal Lovely cosy welcoming holiday home for any time of the year.

Reviewed by Peter 16th January 2020

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After many years of cottage holidays we have decided that Caynham Forge is the best we've stayed in. There are too many reasons justifying this so here is a short list. Enclosed Yard, Separate drying room / laundry, standard of equipment and kitchen utensils, furniture and fittings, attention to detail, bed linen, welcome gifts/treats, free kindlinRead moreg & logs, location, truly dog friendly, - we'll be back Hide

Reviewed by Carla 24th December 2019

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Beautiful spacious property, well stocked with all the things you could need. Would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Hilary 6th November 2019

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Reviewed by Stephanie 1st November 2019

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Reviewed by Laura 25th October 2019

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We couldnt have asked for more staying in the lodge. The property was lovely and cosy and had everything that we needed for our stay. The log burner made it even more homely! The owners really have thought of everything with regard to facilities and the welcome gifts were a very thoughtful touch. The lodge is within a short distance to Ludlow and tRead morehere are lots of places to explore. It was the first time we had visited the area and we really enjoyed ourselves. Well hopefully be back soon! Hide

Reviewed by Lindsey 18th October 2019

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The property was exceptional and location perfect for exploring Ludlow and surrounding areas.

Reviewed by Mike 6th October 2019

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Reviewed by Jean 23rd September 2019

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Caynham Forge was, I think, one of the best self catering cottages we have stayed in. My friend and I tend to take one dog walking holiday a year so we have been to a few. Everything in and around the cottage had been thought through so well. There was nothing that could have been better, so comfortable and so dog friendly. We loved it! Thank you fRead moreor a great holiday. Hide

Reviewed by Jeremy 16th August 2019

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The Forge has been beautifully renovated by the owners. It's a short drive to all the amenities of Ludlow and conveniently placed for exploring Shropshire. We had a lovely, peaceful family break, and the dog loved it too!

Reviewed by Rebecca 9th August 2019

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A stunning cottage, recently converted, and really well done. We had everything we needed, from all the usual equipment in the kitchen, to a guest Netflix account. Nicely dog-friendly, and in a quiet, relaxing location.

Reviewed by Diane 2nd August 2019

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Lovely cottage and very well equipped for families and dogs. The surrounding area was great with the lovely town of Ludlow close by and easy access to Wales.

Reviewed by Barbara 26th July 2019

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Reviewed by Richard 12th July 2019

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The attention to detail in both design and presentation was excellent! The standard of fittings and equipment was very high and the cottage was spotlessly clean and fresh when we moved in. Our hosts had obviously taken a lot of time and trouble to provide accommodation of a very high standard and we were very comfortable there. We had some excellenRead moret walking, particularly on the Long Mynd, but the minor footpaths were not always well maintained ( or even there!). In short, a superb holiday. Hide

Reviewed by Tony 14th June 2019

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