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The Carver Apartment

West Drayton near Markham Moor, Lincolnshire (Ref. 1060799)

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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.

In the leafy village of West Drayton are a selection of quaint apartments resting behind a rural farmhouse, with The Carver Apartment offering a romantic escape for a couple looking to explore a fantastic corner of the East Midlands.

Discover the heart of the home as you enter the property, coming into a stunning open-plan living area, decorated to a high standard with contemporary amenities, a plush lounge area and an intimate dining table.

Unwind on the sofa with a glass of wine whilst your other half sets to work rustling up a tasty home-cooked dish for date night, with a kitchen home to all the essentials you need on a self-catered stay including an induction hob, microwave and a fridge/freezer, with a dining table being the perfect spot tuck into your romantic meal.

As the evening draws to a close, head to the bedroom and settle into the roomy twin beds here, perfect if you’re travelling with a friend.

The bedroom is served by a sleek en-suite shower room with a walk-in shower to feel refreshed in.

Take a peaceful stroll around the extensive grounds shared with the other properties, discovering the idyllic lawns, orchard, paddocks and fishing lake, as well as the glistening River Maun.

Make The Carver Apartment your romantic retreat in the East Midlands.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1060781, 1060790, 1060792, and 1060800, together sleeping 29 guests.


  • All-ground-floor
  • 1 x twin bed 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, 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
  • 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?

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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