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Moortown House

(Ref. 1002200)

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  • 12 Guests

  • 6 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Hot tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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26 Customer Reviews

  • "Amazing place to stay for all ages!"

    We had a fantastic time. No need to leave the house but some lovely places to visit nearby.

    Reviewed by J5.0Feb 2024

  • "We had a lovely stay here, the house is big with generous rooms and a great sense of history."

    The facilities were great and, despite it being February, we used the tennis court, pool and hot tub a lot. The kitchen is well equipped and the table easily seats 12. Our ages ranged from 6 to 70 and it’s a great house for a large family group. The owners live in a part of the property but left us entirely alone, but were contactable if required. We would thoroughly recommend this house.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Feb 2024

  • "The owner covered every eventualities, we had a lovely stay, not to far from home but a really lovely weekend thank you so much."

    Forgive the last minute pots in the dishwasher

    Reviewed by Victoria5.0Dec 2023

  • "Great property for family holiday."

    We had 3 generations who all enjoyed the location and facilities. Very private setting, heated swimming pool was a hit with everyone as was the hot tub with the adults. Rob, the owner, was helpful but left us to enjoy our holiday.

    Reviewed by John5.0Oct 2023

  • "This was the only house I could find with a pool and the right configuration of bedrooms for the family."

    Within a couple of hours of arrival the 10yr old grandchildren declared the place 'brilliant'. They could come and go and do what they wanted (within reason and keeping away from the pond). The house is in the country with plenty of walks round about and an exclusive use swimming pool big enough for the 8 of us to mess around in. The house has a nice 'feel' to it, the only draw back is if you have the ground floor room as we did. The floors are laminate and we could hear people moving about in the room above us, it also has the external back door which is closest to the pool etc. so was a bit of a thoroughfare during the day. We've enjoyed it so much that we've just booked for next year!

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Aug 2023

  • "Great place for a family holiday."

    Everything on site to entertain the kids, 4yrs, 3yrs and 1yr, as well as 4 parents and 2 grandparents. Good to great pub restaurants nearby and owners were friendly, available and helpful when contacted but not at all intrusive. Definitely want to go again.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jun 2023

  • "Our extended family holiday at Moortown House was lovely."

    Having a covered swimming pool and the added bonus of a tennis court meant that even when we weren't exploring Lincolnshire there was something for everyone to do. The kitchen was well stocked with plenty of crockery and utensils. It felt like a boutique hotel, with robes, towels, toiletries and bags of character. The owners were helpful and friendly when needed and discreet at other times. If you're looking for an older property with history and beautiful grounds to explore then you would be hard pressed to find a better property for a large group.

    Reviewed by Lynne5.0May 2023

  • "Beautiful house in a lovely setting."

    We went to celebrate my parents 50th wedding anniversary, 6 adults and 5 children (5-13yrs). The house was much bigger than we anticipated, the pool was a huge success, as was the play area and tennis court. We went for a walk directly from the house. Rob, the owner, brought us wood for the fire and fire outside. We'd absolutely love to return.

    Reviewed by Katherine5.0Mar 2023

  • "We gathered at Moortown house for a family celebration."

    The house met all our expectations. It was warm and comfortable with excellent facilities for a mixed age group. The young children enjoyed the well equipped play area and the whole family enjoyed the pool, which was also very warm. The owner was very helpful and quick to respond to any requests. I would highly recommend the property to others.

    Reviewed by Annie4.7Mar 2023

  • "Really loved it thank you"

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Feb 2023

  • "We were a family of 11 6 adults 5 kids Lovely house very cosy and warm ."

    Pool was great we all enjoyed ball games etc in there kids loved it . Walks nice didnt venture far from house as just wanted chill out away from everything . We did give feedback on what we thought would be nice to see ie kids chill out room downstairs which is currently a twin bedroom but rather than lose the bed space put a sofa bed in so could double up as both . Kitchen dining area were fab living room cozy everything was what you would expect from a old house . Rob the host was very accommodating and very approachable if he could help with anything he would . Gill /Reg and family

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Dec 2022

  • "Wonderful house."

    Decor a little dated for my taste. Lovely helpful host, Rob who was a star sorting out a piece of left luggage.

    Reviewed by Sam4.7Nov 2022

  • "Had a fabulous stay at Moortown house."

    The photos do not do justice to how large the rooms are. The grounds are beautiful and being developed. The swimming pool was the real highlight for us. So warm it meant we could stay in there for a long time. 3 generations had a great week. Thank you to Rob and his wife for being the most friendly people you could meet.

    Reviewed by Clare5.0Oct 2022

  • "The house was warm, spacious and comfortable; the pool was wonderful and so lovely and warm and really made our weekend special."

    We were a family group of 3 generations and everyone had fun in the pool from the toddlers to grandparents. We enjoyed the grounds too and we’re even able to charge our electric car

    Reviewed by Christine4.7Oct 2022

  • "This was a great place to stay with a larger family."

    The facilities are better than the pictures make it look - the house is amazing. And the grounds are brilliant. Lovely fire pit outside where we did toasted marshmallows, nice fruit laden trees, and the area is super. There is a coffee and cake shop just a 5min drive away, and lots of nice walk/running routes all around the house. The owners live just behind and were so friendly and helpful. Super nice people who were both incredibly friendly, but also not intrusive. The pool is brilliant. We took our little twin girls on their first swims here and it was great not to have to worry about being splashed in a busy pool. Also an easy hop off point to lots of places of interest around there: Lincoln, we also went to the Humber Bridge, cleethorpes. Highly recommend the place

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Sep 2022

  • "Friendly new owners working hard to improve the property are available if needed."

    Very comfortable house and furnishings. Swimming pool used every day at least twice, by most members of the party. Plans to redevelop this area with additional facilities. A lot of work being done in the grounds, to improve lakeside walk, etc. Hot week so tennis court not used as much as it might have been.

    Reviewed by John5.0Aug 2022

  • "We were three families totalling 10 people and the house was a fantastic size with plenty of space indoors and out."

    The inside of the house needs a little work eg squeaky floorboards, but the owners are aware and are planning some changes. Bathrooms are lovely. Outside facilities are excellent and we had fun playing tennis, cricket etc and enjoying the BBQ and fire pit. If anything, the listing understates the outdoor facilities. It was great to have the pool, which was lovely and warm. Rob and Peidi are very welcoming and helpful and there are nice touches such as books and games to borrow.

    Reviewed by Catriona4.4Jul 2022

  • "Great property owners - really helpful the pool is fantastic - this is to help them and should not been seen as us complaining - insulate the hot pipes to prevent the house getting too hot and some TV's in the bedrooms and all TV's have a good reception Apart from that they have a fabulous property and thank you for a great week."

    Reviewed by David5.0Jul 2022

  • "A great venue for a large family get together."

    Tonnes of space, well set up for children with two having two high chairs and space in every single room for travel cots or trundle beds (provide your own). Nice big kitchen with everything you needed plus teas, coffees, biscuits and crisps, really nice touch. We had a private chef experience and there was plenty of space for him to cook. We also had a masseuse to deliver spa treatments plenty of space and perfectly flexible and welcoming hosts. Loads of seating for our 14 guests and fans for every room which is great for the summer months. Pool was warm and there were inflatables, the roof has definitely seen better days but it did the job and I understand they plan to replace it soon. The shed provides lots of equipment for outdoor games like tennis rackets. There is a fire pit which we hadn’t seen in the advertisement, playground and a nice walk through the grounds. The twin room is downstairs with an external door so not suitable for children unfortunately. The curtains were all translucent which wasn’t ideal for summer months. But I understand they’re currently replacing these. The downstairs is very tired but that shows in the photos and shouldn’t be a surprise. The hosts plan continuous improvement so wouldn’t let that put you off. When renovations are complete this will be an unbeatable venue for family getaways!

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Jul 2022

  • "A lovely homely and comfortable property."

    Spotlessly clean. Pool was brilliant, warm and well maintained. Would absolutely book again in the future. Owners on site but not intrusive in any way but sorted a couple of minor problems with minimal fuss and in a very quiet friendly manner.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Apr 2022

  • "We enjoyed a fabulous long weekend at Moortown House."

    The property has a rich history and is a grand, comfortable “country house.” We all made full use of the warm indoor pool, and enjoyed walks around the lake. Rob was most welcoming and obliging -and particularly kind in offering help when the baby in the family group was unwell. We recommend this property without hesitation !

    Reviewed by Denise5.0Mar 2022

  • "The pool was amazing, so warm and a perfect size."

    The house was great too, very clean, well equipped kitchen and lots of space. Great outdoor space too, really lovely woods. The owners couldn't have been nicer. We will definitely go back.

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Feb 2022

  • "Beautiful house and delightful, attentive owners."

    We had a superb family break at Moortown House and are looking forward already to the next time.

    Reviewed by Jan4.7Nov 2021

  • "The hosts were incredibly accommodating and were simply lovely, especially their beautifully Shiba!"

    The house was bigger than I expected and perfect for us. Thank you guys for a wonderful stay.

    Reviewed by Joshua5.0Sep 2021

  • "Myself and all of my family had a wonderful stay at your property, the Pool was definitely a high favourite amongst all of us."

    All the beds were comfortable and bedrooms were extremely spacious. The property is absolutely beautiful and we very much enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Isabelle5.0Aug 2021

  • "Just returned from a wonderful week at Parkland Hall."

    The photos provided do not do the property justice. The house is set in a beautiful location, with its own private garden, patio, bbq area and summer house. The tennis court has been resurfaced and has a brand new net. The Swimming pool is the main feature, which is easy to reach from across the lawn. The water was lovely and warm, our kids loved it. It is shallow in one end and goes to 2m at the other, we spent a lot of time in here. The house is really spacious and warm and although it is tired in some places due to the age of the house and some original features, this just added to the character of the property. The main facilities, including kitchen and bathrooms are all brand new and up to date and very clean. Basic, soaps, shower gels, toilet rolls etc were provided. The dining and living area are big and spacious and easily accessed from the kitchen. The only downside we felt was the lack of storage in some of the bedrooms, especially as the bedrooms are so big, but this is something minor and perhaps something to improve on for future. The layout of the property, mainly the upstairs, did take a little getting used to, but this just added to the kids excitement and was another feature of an older property. We visited a few local towns and villages and we must say that this part of the country is beautiful. Lincoln is definitely worth a visit. Also there are some lovely beaches south of Grimsby, they are worth the drive out to. We highly recommend Parkland Hall and would definitely return for another stay.

    Reviewed by Lucy5.0Aug 2021

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  • Visit England 4 star Gold Award
  • Six bedrooms: 4 x king-size, 2 x twins (one on ground floor)
  • Ground-floor shower room with shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Shower room with shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Hot tub
  • Indoor heated garden swimming pool, BBQ, tennis court and summer house and table football.
  • Eco biomass heating
  • Double electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Private grounds with lawn, tennis court, fire pit and playground area
  • One well behaved pet welcome for all bookings
  • No smoking allowed
  • Shop 4.2 miles, pub 1.3 miles
  • Note: There is a lake next to the property, please supervise children at all times ( could be dry , weather dependent)
  • If you do wish to use the lake please bring your own equipment, including safety equipment
  • Note: This property comprises 3/4 of the building, 1/4 is occupied by the owners (There are no interconnecting doors)
  • Note: Internet signal can be intermittent in some rooms
  • Please note: A single pet will be allowed at the property from 2022, Dog is to be kept downstairs and not on any furniture or beds.

The property

Caistor 4.2 miles.

Spend an unforgettable break away at this amazing Georgian holiday home, Moortown House, offering a luxury stay for a group of 12 to enjoy a weekend of celebration surrounded by idyllic countryside, historic villages and coastal resorts.

Built in 1816, Visit England accredited Moortown House is a Georgian listed manor house set amidst rolling parkland and mature woodland with grounds designed by the eminent Sir Joseph Paxton, of Chatsworth House & Crystal Palace fame, and remains a working farm, located near Caistor on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Settle in for a memorable trip in this traditional property, preparing all your group meals in the spacious kitchen, equipped with all the amenities you'll need for a self-catered stay, before heading over to the formal dining room for sociable dinners, letting the wine and conversation flow in this beautiful room.

Evenings can be spent in the lovely sitting room, a homely space with antique-style décor and period features including high ceilings and a chandelier, relaxing on one of the stylish leather sofas as you get lost in a captivating film.

The ground floor is also home to a well-presented twin bedroom and a chic shower room, ideal for guests with limited mobility.

Find five glorious bedrooms on the first floor, four king-size and a twin bedroom, all offering plenty of storage space and views of the surrounding countryside.

The house also boasts a fantastic tennis court, great for a competitive afternoon of stimulating rivalry.

If you can tear yourself away from this exceptional property, take a stroll along the old Roman path to the nearby village of South Kelsey and enjoy a cask ale at the local pub, with the nearby town of Caistor boasting shops, cafes, another welcoming pub and a restaurant, as well as a Saturday market.

Brigg is a small market town nearby, offering a range of supermarkets and a popular garden centre, whilst Louth is an attractive location to spend a day strolling beautiful Georgian architecture.

Explore the cathedral city of Lincoln an 30 minutes away, where you will find a variety of shops and eateries as well as a castle, museums and other popular attractions.

Discover the stunning Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty right on the edge of this area, home to scenic walking trails such as The Viking Way spanning 147 miles into the Wolds, passing through the town of Caistor where you can start your journey into nature via foot or bike, passing through charming towns and villages steeped in history from Grasby to Barnetby le Wold.

Spend a day at the vibrant town of Market Rasen, browsing throughout the bustling cobbled market square, encompassed by a host of country pubs, quaint cafés, boutique shops and a nearby racecourse.

Other unique days out can be spent at Elsham Hall Gardens and Country Park where you'll find calming lakeside gardens, wildlife and a tea room, or get your blood flowing at Elsham Activity Centre, offering a wealth of adventure through paintballing, archery, axe throwing and even a giant inflatable assault course.

Or why not spend a day at the seaside resorts of Cleethorpes, Sutton-on-Sea and Sandilands with gorgeous sandy beaches, fun-filled arcades and amusements.

Traditional agriculture is woven into the fabric of this area, with local award winning foods such as Plumb Bread, Poacher Cheese, and Lincolnshire Sausages.

Relish in an exciting adventure with loved ones at Moortown House.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £600.

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About the location


Grasby 3.4 miles; Binbrook 7.9 miles; Market Rasen 8.7 miles.

Caistor is a bustling little town and civil parish in Lincolnshire, England, situated on the outskirts of the Lincolnshire Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With only fragments of the former 4th century wall remaining, this town has a variety of Roman structures, including a former cemetery. Nestled on a hillside, Caistor is popular with active walkers for its Viking Way that runs through the town. A weekly market is held on Saturdays, in a historic position, with 56 listed buildings in the town centre. Offering a wide-selection of store, restaurants serving homemade food and local pubs. Its nearby villages of Nettleton and Grasby are within easy reach.

No Stags / Hens or similar permitted at this property.
Please note: A single pet will be allowed at property. Please limit your dog to the downstairs of the property and not on any furniture or beds.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas