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The Farmhouse at West Drayton Farm

West Drayton near Markham Moor, Lincolnshire (Ref. 1060781)

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  • Sleeps 16

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


  • Over three floors
  • Five bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x family room with double and single with en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x family room with double and single, 2 x second-floor family rooms with a double and two singles
  • Bathroom with freestanding bath, separate shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Snug with open fire
  • Study area
  • Games area
  • Electric central heating, woodburning stove and open fire
  • Electric range cooker with oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 3 x Smart TVs, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Enclosed garden with lawned area, hot tub, barbecue and patio with seating
  • 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: Noise levels to be kept to a minimum
  • Note: No stag/hen parties or similar

The property

Markham Moor 0.9 miles.

Escape for a weekend of pure relaxation during a celebration with family and friends at The Farmhouse, spanning over three floors of characterful interior with original features.

This hidden gem is perfect for family and friends alike, with a chance to explore rural Nottinghamshire, Retford market town and the vibrant city of Lincoln.

Enter this property which rests on 13 acres of grounds, offering scenic orchards, riverfront walks, enchanting woodland, and a relaxing pond, as well as large lawns where you can enjoy ballgames and picnics.

Kick off your muddy boots before entering the stylish home, with the ground floor hosting a choice of social hubs for you to gather with your loved ones including a snug room with a calming open fire, with a tranquil reading spot for those rainy days.

Also on the ground floor is a spacious sitting room, featuring characterful beams and exposed brick walls, here you can settle in for a movie night in front of the Smart TV as the woodburning stove creates a homely ambiance, and a formal dining table resting behind this area provides the perfect spot to host special occasions.

Informal meals can be enjoyed in the kitchen/diner, offering a smaller dining table where you can tuck into breakfast and plan the days ahead, whilst the amply equipped kitchen is certain to entice any budding chef catering for the group.

Find a contemporary shower room located on this floor for your convenience after stepping out of the hot tub and into the home.

Head up the main staircase to find an intimate study area with a circular table, offering a private corner to get some work done, or enjoy a quiet jigsaw.

From here, you can access two gorgeous family rooms, both providing a double and single beds in each, whilst one of the rooms benefits from a luxurious en-suite shower room.

Further up another flight of stairs you'll find a perfect escape for kids, where a hallway section boasts a private games area with an Xbox, Smart TV and bean bag chairs, whilst two more family rooms rest on either side, both with a double and two singles, featuring sloped ceilings and wooden beams.

If you head back to the ground floor, you will find a glorious king-size bedroom with a sleek en-suite shower room, with this property offering a a suitable sleeping spot for all types of groups.

Bring your favourite book into the lavish family bathroom, choosing to soak away your troubles in the deep free standing bath, or hopping into the spacious walk-in shower.

Indulge in an evening of relaxation in your very own private hot tub found in the garden, letting the warm bubbles unwind you before sipping on a well-deserved beverage on the lovely outdoor seating, which can be used as a space to host barbecues on a summer's day.

Celebrate in style at The Farmhouse.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1060790, 1060792, 1060799, and 1060800, together sleeping 29 guests.

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.


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1 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Bairstow

    “Lovely secure garden area for the kids/grandkids to play, quite area, beautiful ...”

    Lovely secure garden area for the kids/grandkids to play, quite area, beautiful setting and easy access to loads of activities and places of interest

    Lovely secure garden area for the kids/grandkids to play, quite area, beautiful setting and easy access to loads of activities and places of interest

    - Mr Bairstow, May 2021

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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