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The Willows

Melton Mowbray, Rutland (Ref. 1054219)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • 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/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “The Willows is a very stylish, comfortable and cosy house.”

    It is a very short walk to the centre of Melton Mowbray and well connected to other places we visited, Stamford, Oakham, Rutland Water and Newark. A very enjoyable 4 night break.

    It is a very short walk to the centre of Melton Mowbray and well connected to other places we visited, Stamford, Oakham, Rutland Water and Newark. A very enjoyable 4 night break.

    - Mrs Kirkwood, May 2021

The property

Resting with the town renowned for its pies, The Willows can be found sitting in Melton Mowbray, in walking distance of all of its excitement, Melton is also the Rural Captial of food and a traditional English town.

An impressive property perfect for a celebratory family getaway in Leicestershire, it offers all you could need for a week-long stay.

Enter into the enchanting kitchen/diner, with plenty of space for the whole group to gather around the table and toast to your celebrations, the galley-style kitchen offering all the appliances you could need for a week-long stay, even a dishwasher and washer/dryer for your convenience!

Carry your conversations through to the sitting room, a stylish array of white sofas and bright blue armchair to accompany where you can spend time watching television when you're not exploring the local area, or spend a quiet moment to yourself within the snug where a warming woodburning stove awaits you to unwind on the plush purple sofa with a good book in hand.

The wonder of the property continues outside, with the rear multi-level garden boasting both a lawn and patio area where you can unwind with a refreshing beverage, or take a dip in the hot tub for the ultimate relaxing experience.

Moving back inside you can find a handy cloakroom on the ground floor, while up the stairs you can find both a bathroom and shower room, giving you plenty of space to prepare for your day each morning.

Also on the first floor rest the three beautiful bedrooms, consisting of a king-size with its own television, a double and a single with a trundle bed underneath, the cottage provides a flexible sleeping arrangement as well as the benefit of ample storage space for all of your holiday luggage.

Explore the local town of Melton Mowbray, being sure to sample one of its delicious pies in one of the many local shops on offer, with plenty of opportunities to pick up any essentials for your family-favourite meals back at the cottage too, or indulge in a dining experience at one of the eateries in town, with a range of pubs, cafés and restaurants to choose between, Anne of Cleves, being a 14th century pub once home to monks being a particular wonder worth visiting.

Marvel at the largest and finest church in Leicestershire, St Mary's before visiting the Melton Carnegie Museum to learn more about the enticing history of the town.

Melton Country Park is worth visiting for the perfect picnic spot, with its sensory garden and nature trails too, while the Twinlakes Theme Park is sure to be a firm favourite if you're travelling with little ones.

The Melton Mowbray Food Festival can be found taking place on the first weekend of October where you can sample the very best local produce, while you can also find quaint markets and an Antiques and Collectors’ Fair in the town too.

Visit Rutland Water with its wide range of activities including fishing, an aquapark, mini golf, open water swimming and its 140 metres of sandy shoreline where you can kick back and relax, or venture out to the surrounding cities of Leicester or Nottingham for wonderful shopping experiences and even more attractions to suit all tastes.

The Willows makes a spectacular choice for a memorable holiday to Leicestershire with your loved ones.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with TV, 1 x double, 1 x single with pull out bed
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, handheld shower, basin, bidet and WC
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room
  • Snug with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating and woodburning stove
  • Range cooker with oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars and additional roadside parking
  • Rear multi-level lawn and patio with furniture, hot tub and summerhouse
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: Dogs are to be supervised in garden as there is a gap in the fence
  • Note: This property requires a Good Housekeeping Bond of £150
  • Note: No parties and quiet policy from 10pm to 8am

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

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About the location


Oakham 5 miles, Rutland 5 miles, Leicester 19 miles; Nottingham 20 miles.

The town of Melton Mowbray is set in Leicestershire. Well known for its popular pies, this well-loved town is set just 19 miles from Leicester and 20 miles from Nottingham. With a host of cafes, butchers’, shops and pubs in this delightful town, this is an ideal place for holidaymakers to discover. Pubs such as the Noel Arms with its Gas Dog brewery and the Ann of Cleves, a 14th century pub that was once home to monks, are just two of the pubs that are well worth a visit for enjoying a relaxing drink after exploring this fantastic area. Visitors to the area can also take in a movie at The Regal Cinema, a play at the local Melton Theatre, purchase a few keepsakes from the antiques shops or learn more about the area from the Melton Carnegie Museum. For the more adventurous, why not partake in a game of golf or try your hand at waterskiing or jetskiing. Fly fishing is also available at Rutland Water and Brooksby Equestrian Centre caters for horse enthusiasts. A wonderful town to discover on your holiday.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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