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Stables Cottage

East Norton near Uppingham, Lincolnshire (Ref. 951474)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Mr Bowkett
    November 2017
    “Excellent cottage. we have had some ...”
    Excellent cottage. we have had some bad experiences from Sykes in the past so this cottage was a refreshing positive experience.
    Excellent cottage. we have had some bad experiences from Sykes in the past so this cottage was a refreshing positive experience. owners very helpful and cottage had all we could ask.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A modern, homely semi-detached barn conversion located on the grounds of a working riding school and livery yard between the tranquil villages of East Norton and Hallaton in Leicestershire.

A simple yet comforting layout, the accommodation provides plenty of room inside and out, along with a view of the unforgettable surrounding Leicester countryside.

With the village being home to around 100 people, it is the perfect location for a quiet family break away from the hustle and bustle, with excellent walking, cycling and horse riding.

The one-door entry into Stables Cottage takes you straight into the modernized kitchen diner which flows nicely into the sitting room, boasting a superb view of the surrounding open countryside and the patio garden.

Substantially sized WC and bedroom with two single beds complete the downstairs.

Heading to the refreshingly decorated upstairs, a large, wooden-floored landing is revealed with yet another astonishing view of the area.

Two enormous bedrooms stand upstairs along with a similarly sized bathroom.

A car park sits at the front of the house, with room for at least four cars.

The back garden presents an enclosed paved area with surrounding gravel, the perfect place to watch the sunset with a glass of wine.

Less than two miles away is the picturesque village of Hallaton.

Listed in The Sunday Times ten Best Villages in Britain, Hallaton has two good pubs and a popular tea room.

Just a short drive from East Norton is the traditional town of Uppingham, offering multiple days out including galleries, tea rooms and a weekly Friday market.

A stunning cottage surrounded by plenty of history and scenery perfect for couples and families.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x ground floor twin. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Utility.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating
  • Ground floor under floor heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, TV with FreeSat, DVD, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Enclosed paved garden to rear
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 1.5 miles

About the location

UPPINGHAM

Oakham 6.1 miles; Rutland Water 9 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

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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