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The Ash

(Ref. 1133338)

Raunds, Northamptonshire Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Single storey
  • Two double bedrooms
  • Bathroom with mobility bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room
  • Gas heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, kettle, toaster
  • Smart TV, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • On-road free parking for 1 car, permit provided
  • Non-enclosed rear patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.4 miles
  • Note: Three steps up to living area
  • Please note: Owners do not accept stay that are longer than 7 days.

The property

A quaint annex resting on the owners' property in Raunds, The Ash is ideal for two couples or friends looking to explore the wonderful Northamptonshire.

Be welcomed into a lovely entrance hall with quirky pig-themed décor, blue walls and eye-catching furniture, and ascend the steps to the kitchen/diner, a light and airy space filled with natural light and loads of home-from-home amenities to assist you when cooking a heart-warming meal, which can be enjoyed at the dining table.

Sporting a bright feature wall and with homely furniture, the sitting area is ideal for a movie marathon.

The courtyard garden can be accessed via patio doors in the sitting room and is a delightful spot for alfresco dining in the sunshine, with a backdrop of stone walls and colourful shrubs.

Freshen up in the bathroom with a warm shower before settling down into one of the two double bedrooms, one with pink décor and the other a more neutral theme, and both with loads of built-in storage for all of your belongings.

Raunds is a lovely village with a local shop, selection of pubs and eateries, so there is plenty of choice when you don’t feel like cooking.

Further from the property you will find loads of great places to enjoy the local wildlife and picturesque scenery, including scenic walks beside the River Nene, Stanwick Lakes, Nene Wetlands Nature Reserve and Tichmarsh Nature Reserve.

Lovers of watersports can head over to Grafham Waters, where there is the option to try out sailing, kayaking, walks around the lake and a visitor’s centre where guests can grab a coffee.

Historic sites include Deene Park ad Kirby Hall, and an afternoon adventure can be had at Wicksteed Park and Hamerton Zoo Park, and there is also the option of Towcaster Racecourse and Rutland Water.

Further from the property you will find the historic city of Cambridge with its museums, historic churches and abundance of eateries and shops to browse at your leisure.

All of this and so much more with a stay at The Ash.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Kettering 15.6 miles; Northampton 18.6 miles; Cambridge 36.6 miles.

Resting between Coventry and Cambridge, Raunds is a lovely town with a selection of amenities and attractions. The village houses a local shop where you can stock up on essentials, as well as pubs and eateries where you can indulge in a hearty meal and a glass of your favourite beverage, for example The Globe and Jester's Bistro & Coffee Lounge. The village is a great spot for those who love to spend time in wildlife, with options including a great selection of local wetlands and nature reserves, for example an abundance of walks beside the River Nene and Nene Wetlands Nature Reserve, Stanwick Lakes, and Tichmarsh Nature Reserve. Try out a game of golf at Rushden Golf Corse or enjoy the sunshine in Castle Ashby Gardens. A more action packed afternoon can be enjoyed at Grafham Waters, a great spot for guests to enjoy the scenery whilst trying out sailing, kayaking, or simply taking a picnic and strolling around the lake. There is also a visitor’s centre ideal for lunch. The historic city of Cambridge, with its museums, old churches, and a wide variety of restaurants and stores for you to peruse at your leisure, is an ideal day spent shopping and learning more about the local history and heritage. Deene Park and Kirby Hall are examples of historical sights whilst Wicksteed Park and Hamerton Zoo Park provide for exciting afternoon excursions. Raunds is a fantastic base for your Northampton adventure. 

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas