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The Corner House

Uppingham, Rutland (Ref. 1059796)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twins on request) with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with freestanding bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Lower-ground-floor utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher
  • Smart TV with DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Parking available on free car park 200m from the property, on road parking outside the front and back of the property, 2 hours free from 10am - 4pm
  • Secure bike storage
  • Enclosed courtyard garden with furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 0.1 miles
  • Note: Stone set of steps at the rear of the property, children should be supervised

The property

This character semi-detached cottage rests in the market town of Uppingham in the delightful county of Rutland.

Built in the 1860s, the property holds plenty of character and original features, establishing a welcoming holiday home for families and friends to enjoy.

Step into the entrance hallway and store your outdoor gear before discovering the sitting room, where you can look forward to relaxing on the sofa in front of the alluring electric fire, providing a gentle warmth to the room as you browse through the entertainment options on the Smart TV.

The kitchen offers a splendid combination of both countryside and contemporary décor, and appliances including an electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer and dishwasher, while the elegant dining room offers ample seating for all to enjoy a sit down meal over a well-deserved glass of wine.

Guests also have access to the basement, which is used as a drying room with a butler sink and washing machine, as well as providing storage for bikes, with an external access.

Heading upstairs to the first floor there is a choice of three bedrooms, including the master bedroom with a super-king-size bed and convenient en-suite shower room, while across the landing are a double and twin, served by the family bathroom with freestanding bath and walk-in shower, accommodating families perfectly.

At the rear of the cottage is a private courtyard, suitable for enjoying a pleasant evening of alfresco dining whilst the small water feature trickles in the background.

Uppingham is a distinctly charming English market town; enjoy shopping amongst honey-coloured buildings, ranging from speciality shops to traditional retailers, browse a number of art galleries displaying work from acclaimed artists from around the world, and grab a bite to eat at a local café or fish and chip shop.

For those seeking adventure, head to Rutland Water Reserve, one of the largest artificial lakes in Europe, which offers scenic cycling and walking routes around the water, and a wide range of excellent amenities, including a bug and reptile zoo, children’s play area, golf, fishing and birdwatching, as well as lakeside restaurants and thrilling water sports during the summer months.

A scenic car journey can bring you to Leicester, a friendly city bursting with heritage and culture, as well as wonderful attractions and a vibrant night life.

Surrounded by excitement at any time of year, The Corner House offers a charming escape for families and friends.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location


Oakham 6.1 miles; Rutland Water 5.6 miles; Stamford 12.5 miles; Melton Mowbray 17 miles; Leicester 20 miles.

Uppingham is a picturesque traditional Rutland market town with honey-coloured stone buildings offering a range of speciality shops, traditional family retailers, antique galleries, art galleries and tea rooms as well as country pubs, a weekly Friday market and an award-winning Heritage Trail which highlights the many historic features of the town. In the centre is the Market Square with the original fountain, where a temporary livestock market has been held every year since 1889. Uppingham and the surrounding area are steeped in history and offer something to suit all tastes and interests. Many sporting events are available at Rutland Water including walking, fly fishing, birdwatching, cycling and horse riding as well as golf, rock climbing, a high rope course and numerous watersports. Just a short drive takes you to Burghley House, one of the grandest houses of the Elizabethan Age, home to Burghley Horse Trails and offering Capability Brown-designed gardens. This stunning house was used in the filming of Pride and Prejudice and The Da Vinci Code. Rockingham Castle, built on behalf of William the Conqueror, is open to the public throughout the summer, and plays host to events throughout the year including International Horse Trials, music festivals and family events. The town of Stamford, known as the finest stone town in England, and Oakham with its castle with horseshoes, heritage trail, and bi-weekly markets and monthly farmers’ market, are both worth a visit. Rockingham Speedway offers numerous track events throughout the year, or why not try out one of their many track days? The area boasts many award-winning pubs and restaurants with local produce such as cheese, bread, meats and fish, all of which can be bought at one of the many markets in the Rutland area. Visit the city of Leicester, nestling on the River Soar on the edge of the National Forest and the burial place of King Richard III, or the 'Rural Capital of Food' Melton Mowbray, home to the famous Pork Pie and Stilton cheese.

Region Information

Note: There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £350 for this property

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas