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Robin's Nest

Vale of Belvoir, Lincolnshire (Ref. 1054413)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • 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/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Pub less than 1 mile

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1 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Gilmour

    “Accommodation was very clean and tidy had a couple issues with cooker and heating and owners couldt have been any more helpful and had the issues sorted almost instantly once I had made them aware off them.”

    Great house and owners would definitely recommend and hopfully will be booking with them again soon

    Great house and owners would definitely recommend and hopfully will be booking with them again soon

    - Mr Gilmour, May 2021

The property

Knipton is 1.9 miles from Croxton Kerrial.

Perched in the tranquil and historical village of Croxton Kerrial, within the beautiful Lincolnshire countryside, Robin's Nest is an idyllic ground-floor cottage from which to enjoy an escape to the Vale of Belvoir and Rutland Water.

Renovated to a high standard, this stylish abode is perfectly suited to a couple or small family of four.

Leave your coats to hang in the porch as you step inside this warm and welcoming abode, making yourself at home in the open-plan living space as your turn on the traditional open fire and unwind on the sofa, or rustle up a tasty treat in the contemporary kitchen with the help of the many handy appliances that lie within.

Take a seat at the large breakfast bar and begin to map out all of your upcoming adventures exploring the area, or head out into the south facing secure garden with a refreshing glass of wine and enjoy the last of the days sunshine by the little pond as you take in your magnificent surroundings.

Head back inside and discover two well-appointed bedrooms consisting of a king-size and a twin, as well as a light and spacious bathroom hosting a large tub and overhead shower where you can prepare for the day.

Finishing off the interior of the cottage is a homely study or ideal for a nursery, a peaceful place to enjoy some time before gathering with loved ones for an entertaining evening.

Wander over to the historic Croxton Abbey, famously home to the burial of King John's heart, with several of the church pews dating back 500 years, a fantastic place to uncover the village history.

Begin your days with a relaxing stroll or bike ride to the neighboring village of Knipton, home to a charming Post Office with a village store, Knipton reservoir and the Manners Arms, an AA accredited 4 star restaurant and Country Inn ideal for a pint or two before heading for the hamlet of Harston or the beautiful village of Branston for a pint at The Wheel and back to Croxton (quiet circular walk on country roads) continuing past a stream and a lake for a further 2 miles (approx 75 minutes walk to Belvoir from Croxton) you can explore the grand fortress of Belvoir Castle & their unique artisan retail village with a wood fired pizza (served till 9pm on certain nights).

For those who love walking carry on down to just outside Woolsthorpe which is on the Viking Way and Jubilee Way and have a pint at the Dirty Duck situated on the canal route and then back via Harston.

The Vale of Belvoir is being considered as the next ANOB (area of outstanding beauty) and when you stay at Robin's Nest you will see why with quintessential pubs, churches, canals and hamlets surrounded by wonderful countryside and all dominated by the awe inspiring Belvoir Castle.

Some very good golf courses are available within 10 miles and the owner has left a bag of golf clubs and is happy to share his knowledge!

Angling is also very popular with day passes on the lakes and reservoir of Belvoir Estates and Rutland Water.

Other attractive neighboring villages with lovely walks are Harlaxton with a walk through part of Harlaxton Manor grounds and Denton with a lovely walk around Denton reservoir.

Within a 30 minute drive of Robin's Nest is the magnificent Belton House with its Swiss chalet style Boat House, Bellmount Tower and the well-kept landscapes of Londonthorpe Wood.

Other properties include The National Trust Woolsthorpe Manor, the birthplace of Sir Isaac Newton, Easton Walled Gardens and Grimsthorpe Castle, both members of Historic Houses, alternative ideas include a day at Twinlakes Park, a ride on the Great Central Railway or cycling and boating at Rutland Water.

Market towns within a similar 30 minute drive include Melton Mowbray home to the famous pork pie with market day on Tuesday, the delightful Georgian town of Stamford and the Elizabethan Burghley House, (Historic Houses) with its famous horse trials in September, Newark on Trent with its ruined Castle and National Civil War Centre and Oakham, the Capital of Rutland and Rutland Water ideal for water pursuits and bird watching.

Under an hour's drive is two of England's finest cities, Nottingham where the National Justice Museum, recently renovated Nottingham Castle and the City of Caves await you or delight in a spot of shopping and Lincoln with its magnificent Cathedral, Castle and cobbled streets / independent shops, finally Rockingham Castle (Historic Houses) and the market towns of Oundle and Uppingham with their famous public schools make for an excellent day out.

With so much adventure right on your doorstep, be sure to book a stay at Robin's Nest!

Summary

  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with separate reading room and Smart TV, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with open fire
  • Study
  • Study &/or Nursery with games and dvd's
  • Utility and small porch
  • Air sourced heat pumps (app to change temperature to suit) with open fire, alarm with separate nighttime settings
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, Nespresso machine, 2 x Smart TVs, DVD player, WiFi and & USB sockets x 2
  • Linen and power included in rent
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Enclosed south facing garden with gravelled area and patio with outdoor seating, water feature and barbeque
  • High Chair & Cot available on request
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.8 miles, pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: Check in at 4pm, check out at 10:30am

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

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About the location

CROXTON KERRIAL

Melton Mowbray 10.9 miles; Newark-on-Trent 16.6 miles; Rutland Water 22.3 miles; Stamford 23.9 miles

Encompassed by the luscious green landscapes of the Lincolnshire / Leicestershire / Nottinghamshire countryside, Croxton Kerrial is an historic village on the edge of the Vale of Belvoir and providing a fantastic setting for any rural retreat. Home to a Camra winning pub /Inn, a lovely Old School House and church where children still attend, breath-taking country walks including the Viking Way and Jubilee Way, lovely quiet cycle routes and quintessential pubs in nearly every village. On our doorstep is Belvoir Castle and the Engine Yard with its artisan outlets and Harlaxton Manor. Croxton Kerrial is ideally positioned to visit up to five historic market towns plus Rutland Water which is the UK'S largest man-made lake, perfect for bird watching, water pursuits and angling, each location is within a 30 minutes drive. Slightly further afield are the historic cities of Nottingham and Lincoln with the A1 under 5 miles away.

Robin's Nest is the ultimate base from which to easily explore the fantastic East Midlands.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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