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Exton, Rutland, Rutland Show on map


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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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5 Customer Reviews

  • "The tv reception was rubish the table lamps did not work instant boiling did ..."

    The tv reception was rubish the table lamps did not work instant boiling did not work teelephone to report faults didnot work the easychairs and seteee needed scraping the hot water was only warm every thing else was fine the price paidfor this hollidaywas twice its real vayue

    Good morning, Thank you for your feedback and we would like to offer our apologies to you for the issues that you experienced. Please be assured that this is not our usual standard and following your stay our maintenance team have assessed the issues raised and we can advise that we are in the process of fixing and replacing the items mentioned. Kind regards Rutland Retreats Property Owner

    Reviewed by Robert3.4Sep 2023

  • "It was just what we wanted a very quiet area set in lovely countryside."

    Everything about the lodge was great we really enjoyed our break.

    Reviewed by David5.0Oct 2020

  • "The Lodge was very nice and well equipped."

    It was a disappointment to come across things not working - french doors, fan, window latch and lightbulbs. That said when reported they were quickly fixed. The location was ideal but somewhat let down by the background road noise of A606.

    Reviewed by Peter4.4Sep 2020

  • "Great accommodation, helpful and friendly staff willing to go the extra mile."

    Made our pre Xmas break so relaxing and enjoyable

    Reviewed by Denise5.0Dec 2018

  • "Lovely peaceful spot."

    Great that the lodges accept dogs. Not only that but lots of pubs and restaurants in the area also take dogs in with paying guests. The lodge was really well equipped - a home from home - and if anything the photographs just do not do this place justice. We were really impressed with the quality of the accommodation and will definitely be back in the future.

    Reviewed by Gary4.7Aug 2018

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  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin - double on request - with en-suite shower over bath, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Electric heating, woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV, WiFi (high speed)
  • Electric, heating and starter pack (washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets, tea/coffee and sugar) inc. in rent
  • Logs packs available to purchase on request
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Lockable bike racks
  • Lawns, patio with furniture and BBQ
  • 2 well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub and restaurant on-site
  • Shop 3 miles.

The property

This luxurious retreat is situated on the outskirts of Oakham town, within the Barnsdale Lodge Hotel estate.

It enjoys a lovely open-plan living room which sweeps across the interior with wooden flooring, bright colour schemes and quality furniture.

The bedrooms are of a beautiful standard, each benefitting en-suite facilities and ample storage.

Outside, make the most of your own private patio on a summer's afternoon, light the barbecue and rustle up a delicious meal.

You can also use the on-site restaurant bar if you wish to take a break from the cooking.

A designer getaway in the heart of a wonderful location.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 977692, 977696, 977698, 977700, 977704, 981543, 981544, 981545, 981547 981548, 981549, 988524, 1091986 and 997416, together they can sleep up to 76 people.

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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.