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Farm View House

Rutland near Somerby, Rutland (Ref. 985046)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • 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/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “The house was over and above expectations and Rachel &Chris were so accommodating in helping with anything they can during your stay .”

    - Mrs Betsworth, July 2021

The property

Set in an ideal location for touring Leicestershire, Farm View House is a detached cottage in the quiet village of Somerby, just south of Melton Mowbray.

With an interior presented to an exceptional standard and an enclosed garden enjoying a sunny patio, this cottage is perfect for families, friends and couples alike.

The modern farmhouse style kitchen boasts a fabulous range cooker backed by a redbrick wall.

Enjoy morning coffee at the breakfast island in the centre of the room, and make good use of the modern appliances on hand.

Curl up on the sofa in the lounge and feel the warmth from the contemporary woodburner on the wall.

Spotlights on the ceiling highlight every thoughtful detail, and the considered choice of designer fixtures add a quality finish.

Get together for an informal family dinner after an afternoon of country walks, the natural light drawn in through the patio doors only enhances the fine woodwork, or finish off the day spending time together in the double garage with games room mezzanine games room, where you can enjoy a game of darts or pool on the full sized pool table.

Head up the plush carpet to the set of bedrooms on the first floor.

The master bedroom benefits an en-suite shower, whilst the additional bedrooms utilise the sleek family bathroom.

This small village offers a pub, small Post Office (only open certain days) and a large equestrian centre.

Enjoy walking through Burrough Hill Country Park and exploring its diverse wildlife habitats and varied areas to visit.

Historically the area was famous for foxhunting and as a reputed birthplace of Stilton cheese.

Rutland Water Nature Reserve offers birdwatching, walking and cycling, whilst the lively town of Melton Mowbray provides antique shops, cafes and pubs as well as being famous for its pies and Stilton Cheese and is also the Rural capital of Food!

This lovely house in Somerby is the ideal choice for a relaxing holiday in the English Midlands.


  • Three bedrooms: 2 x king-size doubles (one with en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC), 1 x double (zip and link, can be a twin on request)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast bar
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Games room.
  • Electric heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric range cooker, dishwasher, washing machine, Nespresso Machine and Aerochino Milk Frother
  • Smart TV, WiFi, selection of books and games, Games room with full size pool table, darts, table football and vintage arcade machine
  • Fuel, power at starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Enclosed lawned garden to rear with patio, furniture and hot tub
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub 1 mile
  • Note: This property has a £150.00 pre-authorised Good Housekeeping Bond
  • Note:Strictly no parties, no Stag or Hen parties or similar
  • Note: Please be mindful of the neighbours when outside this property; if you are in the hot tub past 10pm, the noise levels need to be kept to a minimum

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Melton Mowbray 6.8 miles; Leicester 15.7 miles

This small village is located south of Melton Mowbray and east of Leicester. Home to a church, pub, small post office, and a large Equestrian Centre, this peaceful country village is ideal for touring the whole of Leicestershire. For those who enjoy walking and getting out in the countryside, Burrough Hill Country Park is close by with historic features and superb views. As well as the grassy hilltop, there are diverse wildlife habitats and varied areas to visit within the park. The area was famous for foxhunting and as a reputed birthplace of Stilton cheese. The next town to the east is Oakham, with Oakham Castle, Rutland County Museum and many shops, pubs and restaurants. Rutland Water Nature Reserve provides one of the most important wildfowl sanctuaries in Great Britain, and is a Site of Special Scientific Interest. From birdwatching and fishing to walking and cycling, Rutland Water Park has it all! The Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre is open the year-round and Bugtopia is a small interactive zoo showcasing over 75 species of invertebrates and reptiles, as well as a gift shop - plenty of fun for the whole family! Melton Mowbray is well known for its pies, and offers a host of cafes, butchers’, as well as more shops and pubs. The city of Leicester is bursting with culture, sports, festivals throughout the summer and plenty of places to eat and drink. A lovely location for romantic mini breaks and family-friendly holidays.

Region Information

Note: This property has a £150.00 pre-authorised Good Housekeeping Bond.
Note: No Stag / Hen or similar.
Note: Please be mindful of the neighbours when outside this property; if you are in the hot tub past 10pm, the noise levels need to be kept to a minimum.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas