East Midland House is a delightful semi-detached cottage located just outside the market town of Thrapston, Northamptonshire.
Offering spacious open plan living space and an enclosed garden, this accommodation is ideal for small families or a group of friends who wish to explore the superb attractions in the area.
On the ground floor, the accommodation offers an open plan living area with a contemporary well-equipped kitchen, a dining area and a comfortable sitting area where you can sit back and relax on the sofas.
On warmer days, open the sliding doors to the garden and enjoy a refreshing drink on the patio whilst the children play.
Upstairs, there are two well-presented bedrooms where you can recharge before your next day of adventures.
A family bathroom completes the accommodation.
To the outside of East Midland House is a large enclosed lawned garden with a patio area where you can dine al fresco.
The historic market town of Thrapston was granted its market charter in 1205 by King John, and still proudly hosts a weekly market every Tuesday in addition to a yearly Charter Fair.
Many historic attractions are located nearby, including the towns 13th century church, Kimbolton Castle (9 miles), Fotheringhay Castle (9 miles) and Rockingham Castle (11 miles).
On your doorstep you can find nature reserves, sailing, and fishing.
Alternatively, the Santa Pod Raceway is a 30 minute drive and hosts a multitude of car events throughout the year.
Golfers can play at the picturesque Overstone Park Golf Club just 15 miles away.
Why not spend a day in Cambridge, just short of an hours drive?
East Midland House is the perfect base for a family holiday in Northamptonshire.
Two floors. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor cloakroom with basin and WC. Open plan living area with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with sofa bed available on request.
About the location
Milton Keynes 26 miles; Cambridge 30 miles; Luton Airport 36 miles.
Thrapston is a delightful small market town in Northamptonshire, near the River Nene, with a population of just over 5,000 residents. It is just off the A14 between Kettering and Huntingdon. The town has a long history with a mention in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Trapestone. It was granted its charter in 1205 in exchange for two palfreys (horses)! Thrapston was quite likely an earlier Roman town, situated at the crossroads on the road linking Durovigutum (Godmanchester) and Ratae, now known as Leicester. This was intersected by a second Roman road that ran between Durobrivae, now Water Newton, and Irchester. Several Roman buildings have been found four miles away at Ringstead on what would have been the Irchester road. St James Parish Church dates back to the 13th century and is one of the oldest buildings in the area, built near the site of an ancient castle. When it was completed, it belonged to the Abbey of Bourne in Lincolnshire until the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the 16th century. The church has a sloping floor to accommodate the ploughs that were brought into the porch in mediaeval times. The eight bells were dedicated in 1897 to mark Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee. Relatives of George Washington, first President of the United States, lived in Thrapston. Sir John Washington, brother of George's great-grandfather, lived in Chancery Lane and his wife's tombstone can be seen in the local church. Note the stone tablet with the stars and stripes, which were part of the Washington family coat of arms. They are said to have inspired the American Flag.