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Manor View

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Edith Weston, Rutland Show on map

4.0

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  • 7 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

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

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28 Customer Reviews

  • "What a beautiful and authentic cottage."

    It was a pleasure to stay in and we would love to return to it in the future. We were very pleased with the facilities and how comfortable the beds were. The gardens were well maintained and perfect for our dogs. It was quiet and our children enjoyed staying there too. I think my only advice would be to ensure it is clearly written in the email leaving up to your stay that dogs aren't allowed on beds and to bring your own covers if you'd like them on the sofa. Just to ensure people prepare for that properly. We had no problems though. It was lovely, thank you.

    Reviewed by Kate5.0Feb 2024

  • "Manor View is in a beautifully quiet setting in a quiet historic english village."

    While being surrounded with idyllic nature walks & parkland its only 15 minutes from all amenities. While on our visit we enjoyed pub meals, Chinese take out , cinema & beautiful country walks. The cottage itself was clean warm & cozy suppliying everything we needed for both comfort & utility. Parking was easy to find just around the corner from house. You cannot stay parked outside property as its a narrow st & used by light local traffic inc the odd bus (no traffic noise). I advise using what 3 words (provided upon booking) to locate property as it's entrance is down an alley & not numbered from the street. The host responds quickly if needed via mobile.

    Reviewed by Pauline4.1Oct 2023

  • "We spent a few days in a beautiful quiet village , the cottage was lovely had everything we needed, and was perfect for our dogs , all good , we hope to be back ."

    Reviewed by Jane4.4Aug 2023

  • "On entering the cottage we were met by a horrible smell which pervaded the whole property."

    Investigation seemed to indicate that the smell was coming from under the bath. Something was rotting under there. Further investigation revealed that wster from the shower was running down the wall and going between the bath and the wall before running out onto the floor from under the bath side. Examination of the lounge ceiling below revealed damp stains. The smell persisted all week. At 22:06 on Saturday we received a text informing us that the water was likely to be going off between 08:00hrs and 14:00 hrs daily. Try washing / showering/ toileting/ feeding 4 adults on holiday before 8am each day - not a holiday. We were also recommended to fill the mop bucket with water to flush the loo. Fine for the first flush but what then? Disgusting!! Mel Hudson denied any prior knowledge of these circumstances but we found that hard to believe as the roads were dug up all over the village and notices were posted aroud the village notifying villagers of these works. We felt that the owner had prior knowledge of these works but did not inform us at the time of booking. We felt that this was disingenuous. In short our holiday was adversely effected by these circumstances.

    Reviewed by David1.9Jul 2023

  • "Lovely ,spacious cottage for up to 4."

    Beautiful gardens for sunbathing. Bed very comfortable. Sofas not so good but very practical with dog. Cleaning excellent. Extension cable needed for bedside lamp.We did need to hold up traffic to unload but always found somewhere nearby to park. Great situation with dog friendly pub and park. We liked everything about it. Thank you

    Reviewed by Lynda4.4Jul 2023

  • "Lovely as expected."

    This was our second time to the property. Really nice house and location.

    Very pleased to welcome you back, and so glad you enjoyed your stay again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alan4.4Jun 2023

  • "Lovely cottage and garden, very peaceful, with great dog walking in and around the village."

    Just a few points - the kitchen didn’t have any serving dishes and the freezer compartment of the fridge freezer was very small. The bathroom sink plug got stuck and though we were advised this hadn’t happened before another review mentioned it. There was no dvd player for the dvd’s provided. Parking was sometimes very difficult as got quite busy at times. Despite these issues which are easily resolved, would thoroughly recommend.

    Reviewed by Alan4.7May 2023

  • "Enjoyed our week stay except for the changeable weather!"

    Overal the property was as expected. Pro Points are. Located in a really quiet rural setting. Really good hot water and powerful shower. Heating system very good. Well equipped kitchen, was missing a can opener but manager brought us one very next day. Secure and decent size front and rear gardens. Useful local information provided Plenty of games and books. Outside seating for those sunny days. Known to just-eat no problems with delivery! Con points are. Property could sleep 7, our party was only 4 and we really missed having an extra loo/bathroom (don't know where it could go. possibly onsuite in twin bedroom). Beige/cream carpets not ideal especially if party includes dogs (or children). Kitchen could do with a bigger sized freezer. Living room sofa(s) not very comfortable. Parking close, but not on site, bit of a melee at school drop/pickup times, so avoid. TV reception sketchy, manager tried to retune to no avail, no big problem for us. Plug in bathroom sink got stuck, with bowl full of water, but managed to get it free and empty. Washer dryer outside in a plastic tool store. Not very practical in poor weather. Cooker extractor hood in very poor state.

    Apologies for a couple of negative issues but they have now been addressed. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Graham3.1Mar 2023

  • "This place is a little gem,great communication with management."

    Well maintained, fully furnished with everything you could think of.

    Thank you for your comments. Manor View has undergone some major refurbishments so we are pleased that guests find it more than satisfactory now. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Barry5.0Jan 2023

  • "The kitchen is a little cold,with not having its own radiator."

    But the rest of the property is perfect and well presented.

    Thank you for your feedback. As you know, we have installed a radiator in the kitchen/diner area now, and hope you have been warmer during your return visit. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Barry4.7Nov 2022

  • "Very pleased with property just as advertised only little draw back was parking but this was mentioned when we booked."

    And fun to find in the dark when we arrived. But would stay again.

    Reviewed by Glenn3.8Nov 2022

  • "We had a very enjoyable stay at Manor View."

    Would recommend this cottage in the village of North Luffenham which is close to Rutland water.

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Oct 2022

  • "Relaxing place"

    Reviewed by Mark3.8Sep 2022

  • "For future reference and to avoid confusion please state that the key safe is by the gate (behind the gate when it’s open) and not on the wall in the garden."

    As there is a dishwasher a little more cutlery and crockery would be welcome. However we really enjoyed our stay and the cottage was really cosy and comfortable , Great for walking and sightseeing . thank you

    Reviewed by Janet4.1Sep 2022

  • "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

    Thank you for your feedback. We apologise for being too hot during the heatwave, the central heating system, which was gravity fed, has now been replaced so this won't happen again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michael3.8Jul 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 Claire2.5Mar 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 Jacqueline4.7Dec 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 Hollie5.0Dec 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 Vincent5.0Nov 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 Peter2.5Jul 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 Andrew5.0Jun 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.

    Thank you for your comments. We are sorry about the scaffolding, we were assured by the neighbours roofers that it would have been taken down by the time of your arrival but unfortunately we were misinformed. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Linda3.8May 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.

    Thank you for your comments. We have now had major refurbishments to the cottage including a new bathroom and central heating system. Any of the issues you raised above have now been eliminated. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Dorothy3.1Sep 2020

  • "Overall it was lovely."

    No real problems.

    Reviewed by Michael3.8Sep 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.

    Thank you for your comments. We now have a very enthusiastic gardener who has transformed the garden and it now lighter and brighter after some heavy pruning. We have now installed a new bathroom and heating system. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Keith4.4Sep 2020

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

    Reviewed by Rebecca3.8Jul 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 Jane2.8Oct 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 Alison3.1Sep 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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas