Vacation Rental Description
Paul Pry is in a quiet location, situated conveniently for the Ludlow town centre and the Whitcliffe Common with its wonderful river walk with fine views of Ludlow castle and the old town walls.
The present building was an inn in the early 19th century, called the Paul Pry, named after the famous play of the day where the character, Paul Pry, was played by John Liston. There have, however, been buildings on the site since the 13th century. The house has a medieval stonewall in the dining room and beams of the earlier 17th century timber-framed house in the sitting room, bedroom and its en-suite shower room. The cottage also contains 6 fine original cast iron fire place. The accommodation has been modernised whilst retaining its original charm and features and offers a unique self catering experience. The property contains a number of antique pices of furniture, such as, a 17th century oak coffer and is furnished to a high standard through out.
The property is 3 storey and is centrally heated. On the ground floor is the entrance hall, separate sitting room, dining room with quarry tiled floor and kitchen. The kitchen is off the dining room and contains oak units and has ample working space. A door from the kitchen leads to the pretty, private, walled, rear garden with flower beds shrubs, trees and garden chairs. There are two paved areas where you can sit and enjoy the warmth of the summer days and evenings as you wait for the barbecue to cook. The garden is south facing and enjoys sun throughout the day. The first paved sitting area is close to the house and has steps leading down to the gravelled pathway and to the other paved area and flowerbeds. As darkness falls, the garden lighting enables you to continue to make the most of living al fresco. There is a small pond for the benefit of the resident frogs.
Stairs from the entrance hall lead to the L shaped landing on the second floor where there are the spacious double bedroom with en-suite shower room and the large family bathroom, with shower over the bath. A flight of stairs takes you to the third floor landing where there are two good sized bedrooms, a double bedroom and a single bedroom. Each bedroom has a TV and hair drier. The cottage has its own private, parking.
Due to the age and layout of this self catering accommodation it is not suitable for wheel chair users or the infirmed.
This vacation rental is open all year round. Short breaks, minimum of 2 days, are avilable all year though there is a restriction on how far they can be booked up in the high to peak season.
- Cooking Utensils
- Amenity Parking
The cost of linen, towels and heating is included in the rental charge.
Ludlow is the ideal location for those who like walking, bird watching, fishing or fossil hunting. The town is surrounded by glorious, unspoilt countryside.
Ludlow itself contains a wealth of historic buildings being dominated by the castle and St. Laurence's Church. In recent times the Town has become well known for the quality of its local produce and Michelin Restaurants of which there are two. There are a variety of places where you can eat and drink with prices to suit any pocket. Open air markets are held in the square three times a week and a Sunday Market. Ludlow contains numerous small independant shops, we have four bakers and three butchers.
Ludlow has acultural festival during the last week of June and first week of July with open air Shakespeare in the castle. There is the Food & Drink Fair in September and the Medieval Christmas Fair in November.
- Nearest Airport : Birmingham at 0 kilometers distance;
- Nearest Train Station : Ludlow at 0 kilometers distance
Owner Location Comment
The accommodation is situated in the medieval town of Ludlow. all the town's amenities are only a short 5 minute walk away.