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The Old Sweet Shop

Scalford near Melton Mowbray, Lincolnshire (Ref. 973652)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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    “WE had a good time the property met ...”

    WE had a good time the property met our expectations the location was fot our purposes ideal indeed we may be tempted to return in the future.

    WE had a good time the property met our expectations the location was fot our purposes ideal indeed we may be tempted to return in the future.

Features

  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This heart-warming semi-detached cottage is situated in the village of Scalford in Leicestershire, with a homely interior perfect for you and your loved ones.

Whether you are planning a romantic break or a holiday with the family, this retreat offers a comfortable base to begin your getaway in style.

The kitchen has been modernised with a breakfast bar, ideal for a warm drink in the early hours before heading out on your adventures.

A charming dining room is elevated by a woodburner, tucked away into a characterful fireplace, for a cosy evening.

The lounge is home to an L shape sofa and also benefits from a woodburner which continues your snug night, in a wonderful fashion.

Three bedrooms are available for you to choose from, each complete to a delightful standard with warm coloured wooden flooring and décor.

Close by, a family bathroom is finished with neat fittings containing a bath with a shower over for a classic finish.

Spend some time exploring the village, surrounded by rural farmland and many footpaths where you may discover architectural remnants of a disused railway line among the fields.

Take a stroll around the pretty church, or sit in front of a log fire in the the cosy pub just over the road serving hand raised pies among other delights.

Scalford retains a collection of amenities and embraces a good community spirit.

You will feel right at home.

Oakham is worth a visit, whilst Stamford can be easily accessed for its magnificent Georgian architecture, niche shopping as well as beautiful riverside meadows.

A pleasant cottage, not to be missed.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 2 x king-size (zip/link, can be twin upon request), 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Cloakroom with basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast bar. Dining room with woodburner. Sitting room with woodburner.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with woodburners
  • Underfloor heating in Kitchen
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Roadside parking
  • Access to property through shared courtyard
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk.

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About the location

SCALFORD

Grantham 13 miles; Oakham 13 miles.

Scalford is a small village located 4 miles to the north of Melton Mowbray. Melton Mowbray is the Rural Capital of Food hosting a variety of annual food events and festivals. The locality is famous for it’s pork pies and cheeses such as Long Clawson Stilton. The village retains many amenities and has a good community spirit. Facilities include a popular village pub, a preschool which the school has close links with, and a Post Office. The village hall is surrounded by a playing field and hosts many community events and is also used extensively by the school. There is a Methodist Chapel and St Egelwins Church within the community. Both are used by the school for concerts and services throughout the year. Scalford is also equidistant between Leicester and Nottingham, whilst Grantham is a short journey on the A607. Oakham, and Stamford can be easily accessed for its magnificent Georgian architecture, niche shopping as well as beautiful riverside meadows. Days out and activities locally could include: Twinlakes Park – All Action All Weather Family Theme Park only 3 miles away. Melton Theatre, or Regal Cinema – Melton’s much loved, historic, independent art deco cinema. Leicester’s National Space Centre, Donington Park Motor Racing and various fishing lakes local to Scalford with a choice of many country footpaths ideal for dog walking, right on the doorstep.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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