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Oakthorpe near Donisthorpe, Leicestershire Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Single-storey
  • One double bedroom with Smart TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher
  • 2 x Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • On-site parking/car park for 2 cars
  • Front decked area with cover, furniture, hot tub, and lawn
  • Sorry, no pets, no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 1.3 miles
  • Note: There is on site fishing at the property
  • Note: There are steps up to the property
  • Note: Contactless check-in from 4pm till 8pm, no late check-ins unless prior agreed, check-out by 9am
  • Note: The owner lives on site
  • Note: The property is based on an adult-only site

The property

Donisthorpe 1.4 miles.

Birch, a contemporary, single-storey lodge rests rurally in Oakthorpe near Donisthorpe, within the Leicestershire countryside.

Complete with a stylish, open-plan interior, and a private decked area with hot tub, Birch offers a retreat for couples, looking to make memories in the Heart of England.

Arrive to two off-road parking spaces, making your way up the external steps and up to your new lodgings.

Be welcomed by the living space, with a fully-fitted kitchen, dining space for two, and a sumptuous sofa, where you can catch up on your latest programmes, enjoy a tipple and plan your impending itinerary.

If the weather allows, dine alfresco upon the decked area, with rural views in the backdrop, before climbing into the indulgent hot tub for the night.

Complete your bedtime routine in the sleek en-suite shower room, before resting in the plush double bed.

Awaken to a morning coffee overlooking the park, before kickstarting your tour of the region.

Escape as a two to Birch.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1125169, 1139836, 1139837, 1139838, 1139839, 1139840, 1139841 & 1139842, together sleeping 20.

Steam Mill Lodges

Steam Mill Lodges, a fabulous collection of nine lodges rests rurally in Oakthorpe, near the amenities of Donisthorpe in Leicestershire. All benefitting from private decked areas with hot tubs, stylish open-plan living spaces, each lodge invites couples to enjoy a retreat to the countryside, with some of the properties positioned to take in breath-taking, lakeside vistas; fishing is even on offer on-site, for those with a licence. With the Saltersford Valley Local Nature Reserve nearby, walking and cycling opportunities are plentiful for guests, along with a selection of shops, eateries, and pubs to take advantage of in nearby Donisthorpe and Measham. History buffs will relish in the chance to tour nearby Ashby De La Zouch Museum and the 15th century remains of Ashby de la Zouch Castle, before enjoying a cocktail at The Vine Restaurant & Cocktail Bar, some hearty fare at the White Hart pub, or a leisurely afternoon visiting a street of independent shops and boutiques. Travelling north, be welcomed by the Peak District National Park, a playground for hiking, exploring, wildlife spotting and feeling at one with nature, or for a thrill-seeking day out, Alton Towers is within driving distance, home to a plethora of amusements and rollercoasters. With so much to see and do in the area, retreat with your loved one to Steam Mill Lodges.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Swadlincote 4.1 miles; Burton upon Trent 9.6 miles.

The ancient village of Donisthorpe lies on the Derbyshire/Leicestershire border and just a short drive from the picturesque Derbyshire Dales. This former mining village has a thriving village pub, one of the oldest buildings in the village, a Post Office and shop and is ideally located in the heart of the National Forest close to many chocolate box villages and interesting towns. Nearby Burton upon Trent is a town straddling the River Trent, made famous by its breweries, and home of many award-winning ales. Alabaster carving, cloth working and manning the cotton mills are all central to the town’s history. The small market town of Market Bosworth is just a short drive away, home to the Battle of Bosworth, with an excellent visitor centre at the battlefield site. It has many amenities, including small independent shops, pubs and a renowned fish and chip shop, all located around the market square. There are many historic sites and places of interest such as Tutbury Castle, the Old Marina, the Bass Brewery Centre and the Claymills Pumping Station. A good touring base with Twycross Zoo, Drayton Manor, Alton Towers, Belper, Matlock and Ashbourne within an easy reach, as well as Calke Abbey and the cathedral city of Lichfield.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas