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Near Rutland Water. A Pet Friendly 18th Century Cottage with a historical Past.

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Open plan living area
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Empingham, Rutland, England
Primrose Hall is a homely cottage in the centre of the lovely village of Empingham, with parking immediately outside. A pub serving hot, home-cooked food is one minutes walk away and open all day. There is also a shop open 7 days a week, a doctors surgery and a hairdressers. Originally a farm building, it was converted in 1863 as a meeting place for The Primrose League, a political organisation set up in memory of Benjamin Disraeli and using his favorite flower as an emblem. In the middle of the 20th Century it lapsed into dis-repair and in 2008 the current owners completely renovated it, converting it into the wonderful holiday cottage it is today. Original features remain including an Ancaster Arms Crest embedded in the stone fireplace, a highly unusual oak block floor in the open plan living area and exposed beams are displayed in ev... Read more
Listing #HL236984
About the Owner
Catherine D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
A few weeks before your stay, Catherine will send you a personal email with details she feels will be useful to you...where to pick up the key, where the thermostat is, how to find the village shop, where the wifi passcode is, where a spare key is located etc. If you have dogs she will suggest good walks and which areas of the Pub allow dogs. If you have children she will let you know what facilities are in the cottage for them and suggest places for them to go dependant on their ages. On your first evening she or her husband Simon will call round to answer any queries you may have.
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile


Reviewed 15 July 2018

What an attractive cottage, and full of little extras like beer, wine a huge bowl of fruit, fans for the hot weather... I could go on. Check in was very smooth with keys left at the local pub, and Catherine was super helpful when I...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Perfect location within walking distance of Rutland Water, great little walks around village for those short dog walks, Oakham is a beautiful little town. The cottage is perfect with added extras and more, a bowl of water ready for our dog and a chilled jug...More

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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Shower
    2 Twins
    1 Crib
    1 Full
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20% deposit required on booking. The Christmas and New Year period are excluded from the low season price
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About the neighbourhood
Rutland has a rich heritage with many Castles and Stately Homes to visit. The magnificent Burghley House, built beween 1555 and 1587 lies on the outskirts of Stamford, and Grimsthorpe Castle, Rockingham Castle, Belton House, Belvoir Castle, Broughton House, Deene Park and Kirby Hall are all close by.The Watersports Centre, Fishing Lodge, Cycle Hire Shop, pay and play Golf Course, Rok Blok, Sailing Club and Bird Watching centre are all within 5 miles of Primrose Hall. The picturesque village of Exton is 3 miles away with its excellent pub and bakery, a Falconry and Owl Centre and is home to the famous Barnsdale Gardens. Barnsdale Hall Hotel, 3 miles away provides wonderful spa treatments whether you want flotation therapy, a make up lesson or an Indian head massage!
Getting around
Staying in a small county surrounded by five others can make it hard to discover all that is on offer in the area, as each county has it's own tourist authority. However the information supplied in Primrose Hall is informative and clear and does not just concentrate on Rutland, but shows attractions close by in Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire and Nottinghamshire. A list of postcodes and distances from Primrose Hall is also supplied.
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How to get there
Airport: East Midlands Airport: 50.0 km
Railway: Stamford or Oakham: 10.0 km
Primrose Hall is located in the picturesque village of Empingham, 4 miles from the A1 half way between London and York. The nearest train station is Stamford (5 miles) which has a direct link to Stansted Airport and Birmingham New Street. Peterborough station is 12 miles away where a fast train will take you directly to London Kings Cross in around 45 minutes. East Midlands Airport at Castle Donington in North Leicestershire lies 38 miles away.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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