Walker's Pass

Duddington near Stamford, Cambridgeshire (Ref. 927652)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Mrs Aconley
    August 2017
    “Lovely quiet location. ...”
    Lovely quiet location.
    Lovely quiet location. Owners very nice. Gave us eggs and biscuits. Friendly dogs, geese and pigs.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Fineshade Abbey Cottages

Here is your opportunity to stay in one of two wings of the magnificent Grade II listed Fineshade Abbey, set three miles from the village of Duddington, near Stamford. The building was originally built as a stable block for a large country house in 1848 and the original bell and clock chime hourly as a reminder of the building's history. These two properties are ideal for a peaceful retreat, as well as a base for exploring the countryside and the local area. Drive up the impressive driveway, alongside a lake and up to the abbey, where you will instantly switch off from the routine of everyday life. Both of these wings sleep four people, but have different layouts with one offering accommodation mostly over one floor, whilst the other is set over two floors. The abbey is set within beautiful parkland on the edge of Fineshade Woods, owned by the Forestry Commission and is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Although you feel miles from anywhere you are close to excellent road networks and centrally located between Stamford and Rutland Water, as well as being within driving distance of Peterborough. The location offers excellent walking and cycling on your doorstep, whilst watersports are available just a few miles away at Rutland Water, and there are a choice of excellent pubs nearby which can be accessed while exploring the picturesque countryside. For a day out why not travel to Peterborough and visit the cathedral, or spend time exploring Burghley House? There's also a choice of golf courses in area, including Luffenham Heath, Burghley and Stoke Rochford. There really is something for everyone at these two magnificent properties.

The property

Step into Walker’s Pass from your raised patio and you instantly feel at home in this quality cottage.

Inside you will find a comfortable open plan living area with a fully fitted kitchen, breakfast bar and a sitting area with comfortable sofas surrounding a woodburning stove, which is ideal to enjoy during cooler months of the year.

Steps take you to the two bedrooms, including a master room with a TV and a bunk bed room with full size beds, along with a shower room.

This really is an excellent cottage, perfect for families.

Note: This cottage is next to Ref. 927648, together they sleep 8.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x adult bunks. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, breakfast bar and sitting area with woodburning stove.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Bike storage
  • Patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 miles
  • Note: There is livestock close by and a lake near the entrance, therefore please ensure children are supervised at all times
  • Note: Due to location, WiFi can be intermittent
  • Note: Max
  • 4 people inc. infants
  • Note: Property accessed via 12 steps to the patio
  • Note: The nearby bell tower chimes on an hourly basis.

About the location

DUDDINGTON

Stamford 5 miles.

The small and picturesque village of Duddington is situated on the east bank of the River Welland, close to the town of Stamford. The village, which was mentioned in the Domesday Book has a Grade II listed church and a pub. Stamford is within easy reach boasting a number of independent gift shops, pubs and restaurants, along with a brewery, art gallery and museum. Close by is the stunning Burghley House and Gardens of Surprise, as is the Rutland Water Nature Reserve, which is owned by the National Trust and is a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The reserve holds many events and workshops for visitors interested in conservation, wildlife and rural activities. Also in the area are the Kinewell Lake Pocket Park and Local Nature Reserve, the town of Thrapston and the city of Peterborough. All this and more are waiting to be discovered, at whatever time of year that you wish to visit.

Region Information

Note: Max. 4 people inc. infants.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute