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Peterborough 4 miles.
The pretty Cambridgeshire village of Alwalton is located just 4 miles from the city of Peterborough and offers a variety of local places of interest to visit. Alwalton is well served by a village shop with a post office and tea rooms, a church and a pub. Peterborough enjoys good shopping facilities with precincts, out of town shopping and an undercover market. Peterborough Cathedral has a beautiful 12th century painted ceiling and museum where you can join a ghost tour if you dare! Just a short drive from Alwalton, you can take a trip on a steam train along the Nene Valley Railway, or visit Sacrewell Farm and Country Centre with water mill, tractor rides and animals. Explore Ferry Meadows Country Park with wildlife, watersports and Roman remains, or medieval Longthorpe Tower which is owned by English Heritage. Within easy driving distance you can spend a day visiting one of the delightful market towns of Oundle, Stamford and Oakham with Rutland Water just outside the town.
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A beautiful, Grade II listed, semi-detached stone cottage in the pretty village of Alwalton, just 4 miles from the bustling city of Peterborough. This Alwalton cottage has been lovingly restored to a high standard and retains plenty of original features which include stone mullion windows and oak beams. There are three comfortable bedrooms at this Alwalton cottage, and a large landing area makes an ideal spot for relaxing or reading. Make the most of an attractive country kitchen with brick flooring, a separate dining room with limestone floors, and a spacious yet cosy sitting room with oak flooring and large original inglenook fireplace with a woodburner, all designed to make this Alwalton cottage an idyllic home from home for a family holiday or a romantic break. The large garden at this Alwalton cottage offers an opportunity for playing family games on the lawn or just spending a day relaxing on the patio. The local village provides a lovely store with a Post Office and tea rooms, whilst the local pub is just around the corner. Just a few miles from this Alwalton cottage is the vibrant city of Peterborough as well as the delightful market towns of Stamford, Oundle and Oakham. Spend a day messing about on a boat on Rutland Water, or maybe take a steam train ride along the Nene Valley. A superb Alwalton cottage all year round.
Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single (accessed through the double bedroom). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen. Utility. Dining room. Sitting room with woodburner.
Gas underfloor heating with woodburner in sitting room. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Enclosed garden with patio and furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about 14 Church Street:
It's a beautifully presented place to stay. Despite the cold weather it was lovely and warm to come back to.
Mrs Bond, Leatherhead, March 2013
On arrival at the cottage it was warm, the heating was on, the cold day made this much appreciated. Very welcoming with milk, tea, fruit, and bottle of wine.
Mrs Watson, Penarth, March 2013
The cottage was beautifully furnished and decorated, there were flowers, wine and fruit to welcome us and it felt like a real home but in perfect condition. Absolutely lovely!
Mrs Bomber, Hoddesdon, March 2013
This cottage exceeded our expectations in every way.
Mrs Coles, Harrogate, February 2013