14 contemporary, cedar-clad retreats set on the relaxing grounds of the 18th-century Barnsdale Lodge Hotel, just a short stroll from the idyllic Rutland Water Nature Reserve. Topped with moss sedum roofing and with eco-friendly features, along with the multitude of wonderful outdoor activities nearby, use the Barnsdale Retreats to fully unwind with your friends, family and even your four-legged companions. Park up your car and let the porters with their electric buggy take your luggage! Barnsdale Lodge Hotel is also available to all retreat guests, to enjoy everything it has to offer, including the delicious locally sourced menu served in either the formal dining room or more relaxed conservatory and bar area. Concierge service is also available by request. This location is the perfect spot to get away from everyday life and try something new. The nearby renowned Rutland Water offers all things outdoors from cycling and walking to thrilling water sports, fishing, golf and more. The towns of Oakham and Uppingham rest nearby, offering many unique independent shops from boutique to antigue, farmers markets, making them the perfect places for all your shopping needs. And, if this isn't enough for you, a little further afield is the beautiful Georgian town of Stamford where Pride and Prejudice was filmed. A group of superb and immaculate retreats, promising to give you lasting memories with your loved ones.
Enveloped by rolling green countryside is a tranquil haven waiting for you.
This cedar-clad escape is situated on the Barnsdale Lodge Hotel estate surrounded by beautiful landscape scenery, on the northern fringes of Rutland Water Reservoir.
Joined by several lother lodges, yet within its own private garden, this lodge offers lovely open-plan living and stylish bedrooms and bathrooms making you feel as comfortable as possible.
Based all on ground floor, with wet rooms, a lowered kitchen worktop and widened doorways, it is well suited for families, friends and those with limited mobility.
Relax around the woodburner on a cool winter's night, gather around the dining table for a scrumptious home-cooked meal and simply indulge in a revitalising break with your loved ones.
Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 977692, 977696, 977698, 977700, 977704, 981543, 981544, 981545, 981547 981548, 981549, 981550 and 997416, together they can sleep up to 70 people.
All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite wet room shower, basin and WC and built in wardrobe, 1 x twin with a floor to ceiling window and built in wardrobe, 1 x bunk room with floor to ceiling window and built in wardrobe (only suitable for children). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open-plan sitting, kitchen and dining area with woodburner.
About the location
Stamford 7.8 miles; Melton Mowbray 14.4 miles
Exton offers a typical English village setting, with its traditional, stone buildings crowded around the green, in the East Midlands county of Rutland. The Fox and Hounds public house overlooks the tree-planted green, a former 17th century coaching inn, oozing with character, offering cosy winter evenings around the fireplace and lazy summer days out in the beer garden. To the south of the village are Barnsdale Gardens, created by Geoff Hamilton for the BBC's Gardeners' World, and the Barnsdale Hall Hotel and Country Club. Oakham is the nearest town, boasting a combination of stone and thatched buildings, a range of shops, as well as pubs, bars and eateries to choose from. There is also a local history museum, a 12th century castle and a 14th century church. The Rutland Water Nature Reserve offers watersports, a small water adventure park, birdwatching, a sailing club and fishing opportunities, with the Rutland Water Golf Course overlooking the lake. The train station provides access to the cities of Nottingham and Leicester with shops to browse and architecture to admire. The market town of Stamford is a mere stone's throw away, with its attractive Georgian-style buildings used in the 2005 Pride & Prejudice film, independent shops, cosy pubs and a range of restaurants. Melton Mowbray is further afield, with more amenities to explore. Home to the famous pork pie, this town also offers The Regal Cinema, Melton Theatre and the Melton Carnegie Museum. The village of Exton offers a warm and friendly atmosphere for the perfect holiday exploring the East Midlands.