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Manor View

Edith Weston, Rutland (Ref. 1016722)

3.8

Good

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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14 Customer Reviews

  • "On the positive side it’s a quaint quirky cosy charming cottage with creaky floorboards."

    Nicely situated for Rutland Water, Oakham, Stamford, Peterborough and Burley House nearby. and all charming oldie world thatched cottage villages. On the negative side, parking can be a problem at school time with between 100 to 120 yards to find a space. Also the owner was impossible to contact directly. Even when we left a message there was no reply. Bedrooms were stifling during the hot weather with no way to get them cool even with windows open

    Reviewed by MichaelJul 2022

  • "There was no heating on when we arrived, so the property was freezing."

    In order to try and make the lounge warm enough to sit in we had to put the heating on full time, which subsequently made the bedrooms too hot. There is only an electric fire in the kitchen diner and one radiator in the lounge. I’m only 5’2” and found the double bed very small, I would not have liked to share with anyone else. I struggled to get the washing machine to work properly as there were no instructions, the same with the oven as the symbols were faded and there were no instructions. Some of the kitchen equipment was dirty and there wasn’t a lot of it. The property made a good base for visiting family, but I wouldn’t like to holiday there. Needs some tlc.

    Reviewed by ClaireMar 2022

  • "The property was hard to keep warm downstairs."

    We could not get the TV to work but used our own login on Netflix. Loved the place. Lovely and homely.

    Reviewed by JacquelineDec 2021

  • "Perfect for a weekend away, we really enjoyed our stay here."

    Great that we could bring the dog with us. Lovely little cottage.

    Reviewed by HollieDec 2021

  • "One of the best cottages we have stayed in."

    Very clean, spacious, comfortable and well equipped with everything we needed. A good night's sleep was had in comfortable beds. We will definitely stay in this cottage again. The nearby Fox pub was the icing on the cake.

    Reviewed by VincentNov 2021

  • "All the beds were very uncomfortable with very old mattresses."

    Had to get our camping mattresses & sleep on the floor.

    Thank you very much for your feedback. I'm pleased to confirm that all mattresses have been replaced and they are now brand new. We hope to see you back again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by PeterJul 2021

  • "The cottage we well nigh perfect and both front and rear gardens are totally dog proof even for a German Shepherd."

    Although hidden down an alleyway the food delivery found us no problem. Parking was not as bad as I feared. Always available and only 50 yards. The internet was good. The stairs were rustic and the treads a little narrow for anyone who perhaps might be less agile. No shop in the village but a garage with shop was only a couple of miles away. The accommodation was excellent with everything you could need and comfortable.

    Reviewed by AndrewJun 2021

  • "This character cottage was very well equipped, clean and comfortable."

    The cottages was accessed by a path over which scaffolding was erected and work was being carried out on the roof of the attached cottage, we had to walk under this. Although nothing untoward happened we think we should have been made aware of this. The parking situation is also not the best, parking on the road is allowed however if the village is busy ie school times, parking is very difficult.

    Reviewed by LindaMay 2021

  • "The cottage was cosy but the plumbing is in need of attention."

    There were banging noises after using the hot tap in the bathroom and a slight leak from the bath into the living room.

    Reviewed by DorothySep 2020

  • "Overall it was lovely."

    No real problems.

    Reviewed by MichaelSep 2020

  • "Lovely cottage well situated for local amenities."

    Some beautiful villages nearby and of course Rutland water. Couple of negatives, garden needs some pruning work to let more sunlight in and within the cottage I feel the bathroom is in need of refurbishment.

    Reviewed by KeithSep 2020

  • "Rutland water is a superb place to visit , cottage found through a alleyway, very quiet , quite charming ."

    Reviewed by RebeccaJul 2020

  • "Despite a few hiccoughs, the cottage is very nice and in a nice location."

    Rutland good place to visit, would highly recommend woolsthorpe manor, home of Issac Newton. Awe inspiring house just to be in, maybe it's a nerdy thing.

    Reviewed by JaneOct 2019

  • "There are a couple of good things so I don't want to be completely negative."

    The kitchen is fine and contains everything you need and the shower is OK. The problem is that this property feels really neglected and it is like someone has just thrown up a few random pictures that look completely out of place and thought it was OK. The garden is a huge disappointment and is completely overgrown to the point where the foliage has grown across the windows in the dining room and blocked off the light so when you walk through the back door, it is really really dark. The windows upstairs, apart from being painted black which is a little odd are in a real state of disrepair and look dreadful. The advert says oak furniture upstairs, there is no oak in the place, everything is pine and the 2nd and 3rd bedrooms have cheap metal framed beds. Lastly the parking is a nightmare. The property is on a narrow street and down a tiny alleyway so you have to go quite a way to park which when your vehicle is full of expensive fishing tackle ready for your time on the reservoir this was really not what you wanted to have to do. Overall to sum up, I think the property is tired and needs a lot of love before placing it on the rental market. I stay in Rutland 4 times a year, every year and unfortunately would not go back to this cottage

    Thank you for your feedback, and I am sorry the cottage was not as you expected. The property is unusual in that it is accessed via the alleyway and has no parking directly outside although some guests do find this to be a charming feature. I am very grateful for your feedback with regard to the areas that could be improved and we will be addressing these points and the error in the description immediately. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AlisonSep 2019

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room double sofa bed, corner sofa and gas fire.
  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, washing machine, TV with BT and DVD player, WiFi, a selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels in rent
  • Unrestricted street parking close by
  • Enclosed front courtyard with seating
  • Enclosed rear lawned garden
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.5 miles, pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping Bond of £75.00

The property

This wonderful, character cottage resides in the rural village of North Luffenham, 1.5 miles from the pretty village of Edith Weston.

Well furnished with plenty of character touches, this property is perfect for families looking to a relaxing break, with the picturesque county of Rutland to explore.

Resting down a quiet street and accessed via a narrow pathway, the property sits in a secluded location, with a courtyard to the front and a lawned garden at the rear.

Rustle up a sumptuous feast in the well-equipped kitchen, whilst the dining area offers ample seating for all to enjoy a sit down meal over a well-deserved glass of wine.

Spend your down time in the delightful sitting room, where you can sink into the plush, corner sofas whilst the warmth of the fire keeps you cosy.

Heading upstairs to the first floor is a choice of three bedrooms, consisting of a double, twin and single bedded, served by a spacious bathroom.

At the rear of the cottage is a pretty garden whilst to the front is a courtyard area with seating, suitable for enjoying a pleasant evening of alfresco dining in the sun.

The property benefits a tranquil, quiet village location, and is within close proximity to several towns that are well worth visiting.

Your closest amenities can be found in the pretty village of Edith Weston, including a village shop, post office and a traditional pub.

Visit the nearby market town of Oakham, home to several attractive buildings, a fascinating history museum, castle and church, as well as a good choice of shops and eateries.

The beautiful, Rutland Water is 11 miles away and a must-visit for any outdoor enthusiast, covering 4,200 acres of open countryside with plenty of walking, cycling, fishing and watersport opportunity.

Manor View is the perfect home to get away from it all and relax in the undisturbed countryside, while still being close to the some of the most popular locations in the East Midlands.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £75.

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About the location

EDITH WESTON

Stamford 7 miles; Oakham 6.1 miles.

Edith Weston is a pretty little village with lovely stone cottages, a pretty little church with a stained glass window inside, as well as a village shop. Post Office and pub. The nearby Rutland Water offers something for all and includes a Visitor Centre, shops, cafes and restaurants. Further afield are the towns of Stamford and Oakham with an excellent variety of independent shops, recognised retailers, character-rich pubs and range of restaurants as well as a weekly market every Friday. This is known as the playground of the East Midlands with water sports, nature reserves, an outdoor adventure centre and plenty of cycling and walking.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas