A cosy terraced cottage in the tranquil village of Kings Cliffe, nestling in the rolling countryside and fine stone buildings of this little known corner of Northamptonshire.
This attractive cottage is a wonderful retreat for exploring the many attractions that surrounding area has to offer.
This cosy holiday home has a relaxing living room with a dining area, a double bedroom with an en-suite shower room and a well-equipped kitchen.
Outside, there is a small private garden patio area with seating, the perfect spot to sit and relax and catch up on some reading.
Oakham, Oundle, Stamford and Uppingham are four historic market towns that are all within easy reach.
Also, Kirby Hall and Rockingham Castle, Barnsdale Country Gardens and the stately home of Burghley House are also amongst the various local attractions on offer.
The city of Peterborough features a cathedral, considered one of the finest Norman buildings still remaining in Europe today.
Wonderful countryside surrounds this lovely village and easy access is available to mapped bridleways and footpaths that are ideal for cyclists and ramblers alike.
For those after more adventurous activities such as fishing, canoeing, sailing, bird watching, walking, windsurfing and cycling, look no further than Rutland Water, situated just a 15-minute drive away.
This lovely cottage is perfect for creating new and special memories.
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.