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The Allerton Apartment

West Drayton near Markham Moor, Lincolnshire (Ref. 1060790)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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West Drayton Farm Cottages

A variety of luxury self-catering accommodation awaits at a beautiful corner of Lincolnshire and rural Nottinghamshire at West Drayton Farm, conveniently placed just off Markham Moor Services on the A1 motorway and within the sleepy village of West Drayton. The accommodations offer an outstanding large farmhouse, and four welcoming ground-floor apartments; all with access to 13 acres of idyllic grounds boasting well-manicured lawns for ball games and picnics, rugged paddocks, a blossoming orchard, as well as a glistening fishing lake and river frontage, ideal for romantic strolls. Markham Moor is just down the road where you'll find a handy supermarket to pick up all your essentials for your stay, and a local pub inside a beautiful hotel, alternatively, head to the charming market town of Retford with a wider option of shops, pubs, restaurants, takeaways, a museum, theatre, and a large park. Spend a day discovering exceptional nearby attractions at the National Trust's Clumber Park, the original home to the Duke of Newcastle, boasting a wide stretch of farmland, parks, and the historic Walled Kitchen Garden and Pleasure Grounds. Explore the National Nature Reserve of Sherwood Forest, covering 450 hectares of wondrous woodland, steeped in history with folklore tales, Robin Hood stories and unique wildlife, providing opportunities for relaxing nature strolls, challenging bike excursions, or family picnics deep within the forest. Travel further to the vibrant city of Lincoln, boasting a wealth of culture at Lincoln Castle with its copy of the Magna Carta, the dramatic Lincoln Cathedral, the New Theatre Royal and a choice of museums to name a few, as well as cosmopolitan entertainments at high street retailers, independent boutiques, a plethora of eateries to suit your tastes, and exciting bars in the area! Return year after year for an annual family gathering at West Drayton Farm Cottages.

The property

Markham Moor 0.9 miles.

Situated in a picturesque corner of Nottinghamshire is The Allerton Apartment, one of several charming ground-floor properties at West Drayton Farm.

This gorgeous self-catering apartment is perfectly suited to a small family or a couple as it hosts one family bedroom and has the benefit of a sofa bed, sleeping up to five guests.

Be welcomed into the apartment and find a well-equipped kitchen/diner where you can prepare tasty meals within this stylish space, with characterful sloping ceilings with contemporary lighting and Velux windows overhead.

After tucking into your delicious dish, enjoy a board game brought from home at the extendable dining table, seating either three or five guests, it’s the perfect way to end another lovely evening.

Further along you'll find a stunning sitting room to cosy up in and escape reality as you pick something to watch on the Smart TV, whilst those sleeping on the pull-out sofa-bed can carry on their movie night even later.

As the evening grows darker, retire to the tranquil family room, finding a spacious super-king-size bed here which can be made into a twin via request prior to your stay, as well as a single in here too, and direct access to the sleek en-suite shower room where you can rejuvenate before an exciting day ahead.

Wander around the communal grounds, enjoy a picnic at one of the lawned areas, meandering through the quiet paddocks and lush orchards, or pack some fishing gear and head to the lake before taking a stroll next to the babbling River Maun.

A splendid retreat promising a relaxed holiday in The Allerton Apartment.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1060781, 1060792, 1060799, and 1060800, together sleeping 29 guests.


  • All-ground-floor
  • One family room with super-king-size (zip/link can be twin on request) and single with en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with a sofa-bed
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven with induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, Smart TV, Superfast WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Access to communal grounds with lawns, paddocks, an orchard, fishing lake and river front
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.3 miles, pub 0.7 miles

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About the location


Tuxford 2.6 miles; Retford 5.1 miles; Worksop 10.5 miles; Lincoln 17.8 miles

The charming village of Markham Moor sits just south of the market town of Retford in rural Nottinghamshire with access to the A1 between London and Edinburgh. This lovely spot offers a range of amenities catered for drivers who are stopping off during a long journey, including a selection of takeaways, coffee shops, petrol and charging stations and two hotels with a pub. Find fantastic attractions in the surrounding area including National Trust's Clumber Park, the exciting Thoresby Park, and the dramatic Lound Hall country house. Retford is an ancient market town boasting excitement and stories throughout ancient Georgian buildings, two fascinating theatres, and three weekly markets, as well as the chance to explore the Mayflower Trail which takes you out on a tour of Babworth, Barnby Moor and Scrooby. With easy access to Gainsborough, Lincoln and Boston, why not choose Markham Moor as your perfect getaway base?

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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