This charming, Grade II listed Black and White cottage is situated in the village of Lucton, one mile from Mortimers Cross and sleeps two people in one bedroom.
The Smithy is a characterful, Grade II listed Black and White cottage situated in the village of Lucton, one mile from Mortimers Cross and close to Yarpole in Herefordshire. The lovely property sleeps two people in one double bedroom and on the ground floor you will find a bathroom, kitchen with dining area and a sitting room with a warming woodburning stove. Outside there is a patio with furniture, as well as off road parking for two cars and lockable bike storage. This splendid property is pet-friendly and is situated in a beautiful area of the Herefordshire countryside, just three miles from the ancient village of Yarpole which boasts a selection of shops and a great pub called The Bell Inn, boasting a roaring fire and serving great food and local ales. Also well-placed for both cycling and walking, The Smithy is the ideal base for a romantic retreat in the countryside.
Amenities: Electric central heating with woodburning stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair. Off road parking for 2 cars. Lockable bike storage. Front enclosed patio with furniture and BBQ. Two well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 1.5 miles, pub 1.1 miles.
Region: Herefordshire offers visitors the chance to journey through lush green countryside, enjoying splendid black-and-white timbered villages, a magnificent cathedral city, a fairytale Georgian castle at Eastnor or books galore in famous Hay-on-Wye.
Town: Mortimers Cross is a small village best known for the historic battle fought in 1461 during the Wars of the Roses. The village now has a scattering of cottages a shop, a local inn and is home to the English Heritage Mortimers Cross Watermill on the River Lugg. This area is home to the famous Mortimer Trail, a long distance walking route and nearby is the National Trusts Croft Castle with its medieval fishponds. Enjoy a walk on the nearby Bircher Common, an area of lowland heath offering lovely views of the surrounding Marches, wild horses, sheep grazing and deer, ideal for enjoying the peace and tranquillity of the area.