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The Granary, Rye House

Wroot near Bawtry, Vale of York & Yorkshire Wolds (Ref. 921367)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Mrs Graddon
    May 2016
    “The cottage was clean and ...”
    The cottage was clean and comfortable and the furnishings were of a high quality. It was very useful to have the instruction booklets for all the appliances in the cottage.
    The cottage was clean and comfortable and the furnishings were of a high quality. It was very useful to have the instruction booklets for all the appliances in the cottage.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This cosy conversion of a former granary, situated in the village of Wroot, is just the ticket for exploring North Lincolnshire, South Yorkshire and beyond.

Attached to the owners’ home and accessed via twelve external steps, this property is an ideal base for fishermen, historians, walkers and cyclists.

The Granary boasts many original features, including a large door that was designed to accommodate sacks of grain, and incredibly high beamed ceilings can be found here.

The mezzanine floor above the open plan living area provides a small sleeping space designed for one person, whilst the double bedroom on the floor below has a sumptuous super king-size bed which can be made up as two singles.

The open plan living area with sofa bed is a perfect sociable space for relaxing.

A wet room is also available.

Outside is the convenience of off road parking, along with a shared garden, and Wroot, with its pub and shop/Post Office is an excellent base for visiting a number of places.

The traditional event of Haxey Hood, which is believed to date back to the 14th century takes place close by, and to the south, the Roman road of Ermine Street takes you to the ancient city of Lincoln with its splendid cathedral.

Also Doncaster and Robin Hood Airport are nearby, plus to the north, the magnificent city of York can be easily reached, and within driving distance is the Lincolnshire coast.

A lovely cottage for your Lincolnshire getaway.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x second floor mezzanine single. Wet room with shower, basin and WC. First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with sofa bed. Ground floor utility.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, larder fridge, freezer, washer/dryer in utility, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate on request
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Secure bike storage
  • Shared lawned garden with small, unfenced pond
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 mins walk
  • Note: The property is accessed via 12 steep external steps
  • Note: The mezzanine single bedroom is accessed via 14 open tread steps and is open plan to the sitting area below; therefore children should be supervised at all times
  • Note: Due to the sloping ceilings in the mezzanine bedroom there is reduced head height and care should be taken
  • Note: Property is situated above a boiler room, the secure bike storage and an office (only occasionally used during the day) so there may be some infrequent associated noise during the day
  • Note: Small unfenced pond in shared garden, children should be supervised at all times
  • Note: The owner can accept an Asda, Morrisons or Tesco supermarket delivery on day of arrival
  • Note: Paddock for horses available by prior arrangement and at an additional cost.

About the location

WROOT

Epworth 5 miles; Bawtry 8 miles; Doncaster 10 miles; Gainsborough 16 miles; Sheffield 31 miles; York 42 miles.

The North Lincolnshire village of Wroot sits serenely within the Broad Valley of the River Trent. The name Wroot is very likely to have derived from the Old English word of wrot, meaning snout in relation to a spur of land. The River Trent passes over 200,000 acres of rich fenland, and when drained in the 17th century, the area became known as the Isle Of Axholme. Before the land was drained, Wroot was indeed an island. Today, the village is home to a pub, a shop/Post Office, a school and two churches. Close by are the small market towns of Epworth and Bawtry, and within reach, the larger towns of Doncaster and Gainsborough. Whilst staying in Wroot, why not explore the Lincolnshire coast or the Lincolnshire Wolds, an Area of Outstanding Beauty? Also within driving distance is the large town of Doncaster, which is famous for its St Leger race each September, and further afield are the cities of Sheffield and York. Wroot is a convenient base for exploring both Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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