Long Cover is a charming detached cottage (rated Gold 4-star by the Tourist Board) in a very rural position in Fishpools, Kyre, near Tenbury Wells in Worcestershire.
This traditional 16th century timber frame house is surrounded by tranquil farmland and is situated half a mile from the nearest road. There are magnificent views in all directions over the Teme and Kyre valleys, ancient woodland and unspoilt farmland. It has a wealth of features including exposed beams, an old oak staircase, leaded light windows, an Aga and wood burning stove. The patio looks out over the Long Cover ancient woodland, rich in wildlife. This raised and tranquil cottage has magnificent views across fields and farmland.
Guests will enjoy a private patio to the side which looks on to Fishpools and an ancient oak woodland. The cottage is in an ideal location for an outdoor break in Worcestershire. Leading directly from the holiday cottage is an extensive network of footpaths and bridleways where badgers, woodpeckers, buzzards and owls may be seen.
This holiday cottage at a glance
Sleeps six guests.
Three bedrooms, one bathroom on the ground floor and a further wc on the first floor.
Wood burning stove.
Extensive shared gardens including a new flower garden which provides a delightful bothy, offering tea making facilities, a wood burning stove and a cosy environment to enjoy the garden.
There is a very large lake in the gardens and a brook at the bottom of the woods. Please ensure children are supervised at all times.
Please note that the owner's house is also in the grounds as well as Coach House, sleeping two guests.
Up to two well behaved dogs are welcome (small additional charge per dog).
Minimum of a two night stay.
Use of seven acres of grounds, including two acres, paddocks and woods.
Horse grazing available by arrangement (please contact the office).
Swings available for use.
Babysitting upon request.
Oil Aga plus electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher.
TV, DVD and CD player, Playstation 2.
Travel cot and highchair available on request.
Barbecue and garden furniture.
Catering available, from home-prepared breakfast cereals through to sumptuous dinners, contact Easy to do Cookery on 01885 410222 / 07703 281114 or email [email protected]
Attractions and nearby amenities
Visit Tenbury Wells, an attractive riverside spa and market town in the Teme Valley (four miles away).
The fine Georgian town of Ludlow is only a 25-minute drive and is one of the gastro capitals of England with award winning Michelin restaurants, secluded gastro-pubs, a historic market square and famous castle ruins.
To celebrate all the excellent food and drink, each September it is host to the Ludlow Food and Drink Festival where food lovers descend in their masses to enjoy the popular three day event.
Further attractions are Leominster, renowned for its antique shops, Hay-on-Wye, famed for its antiquarian book shops, the Ironbridge Museum at Telford, the Severn Valley Railway, West Midlands Safari Park and the Malvern Hills.Get the full listing »