The Archway Apartment, a first floor barn conversion, extends over the archway on the west side of the working stables and courtyard of Hall Farm, Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire.
Set adjacent the owners' home, this is the perfect base for couples looking to explore the wide and diverse attractions of the local area.
This lovely apartment has its own private entrance through to the main living area, incorporating open-plan kitchen, dining and sitting areas, combining the character of old oak beams and high ceilings of its farmhouse origins.
It has a large bedroom with en-suite shower and windows that overlook the church and the courtyard.
The beds can be arranged either as a super-king size double or as separate twin beds.
Further folding beds are available on request.
Outside, there is shared use of the courtyard and owner’s gardens where you can relax with a refreshing drink and a good book.
The historic market towns of Stamford, Oundle, Oakham and Uppingham are within easy reach with the stately home Burghley House, Barnsdale Country Gardens, Kirby Hall and Rockingham Castle among many local attractions.
Peterborough boasts a cathedral, which is one of the finest Norman buildings surviving in Europe today.
The village is surrounded by some wonderful countryside and offers easy access to mapped footpaths and bridleways well suited to ramblers and cyclists alike.
Rutland Water is only a 15-minute drive away for more adventurous activities including sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, fishing, cycling, walking and bird watching.
This lovely apartment is in an ideal location, perfect for getting away from it all.
About the location
Stamford 6 miles; Corby 9 miles; Peterborough 12 miles
Kings Cliffe stands on the edge of the Rockingham Forest and is predominantly built of Lincolnshire Limestone similar to that found in the Cotswolds. There are good local amenities including a small supermarket, greengrocers, bakery, Post Office, art gallery and pub. The village is situated in tranquil countryside and offers easy access to individually mapped footpaths and bridleways perfect for rambling and cycling. Nearby Rutland Water offers a variety of water based activities including sailing, windsurfing, canoeing and fishing as well as being well placed for cycling, walking and bird watching. Famous people to have lived in the village include William Law (1686-1761), a prominent theologian and author, and Miles Joseph Berkeley (1803-1889) who studied the many species of fungi to be found in the vicinity of Kings Cliffe and is regarded as the founder of Plant Pathology.
Glenn Miller gave his last concert in a hangar at Kings Cliffe airfield in October 1944 before being lost on a fatal flight to Paris. A memorial marks the spot of the concert, and is near to a public footpath. The historic market towns of Stamford, Oundle, Oakham and Uppingham are within easy reach with the stately home of Burghley House, Barnsdale Country Gardens, Kirby Hall and Rockingham Castle among other attractions. Nearby Peterborough has a cathedral, which is considered by many to be one of the finest Norman buildings surviving in Europe today.
Note: Children over 12 only.