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The Bradford Apartment

West Drayton near Markham Moor, Lincolnshire (Ref. 1060792)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • 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.

The Bradford Apartment is a hidden gem nestled in an area of lush farmland, lying in the heart of Nottinghamshire countryside within West Drayton.

Perfect for a romantic getaway, be charmed by the quiet corner of extensive grounds shared with the other properties, making sure to walk hand in hand around the area which boasts verdant picnic spots, delicate orchards, a rugged paddock, a fishing lake and access to the flowing River Maun.

Enter the open-plan living space, a modest room where you and your other half can snuggle up in front of the wall-mounted TV for a relaxing film night, accompanied by popcorn and beverages.

The designated chef can cook up a storm in the well-equipped kitchen, offering all the essentials for a delicious date night meal including an induction hob and a microwave, before tucking in at the lovely formal dining table.

Continuing to impress is the elegant double bedroom where you can unpack your personal belongings before hopping into bed with a captivating novel as the bedside lamps create a cosy ambiance.

Feel refreshed as you step into the walk-in shower and relax, before wrapping a toasty towel from the heated rail and getting ready for your day.

Return year after year to The Bradford Apartment.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1060781, 1060790, 1060799, and 1060800, together sleeping 29 guests.


  • All-ground-floor
  • One double with en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with a sofa-bed
  • Electric central heating
  • Induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, Smart TV, 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
  • Note: Sofa-bed is only available for small children

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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?

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