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Postbox Cottage

Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Edith Weston, Rutland, England
Built in the 1850s out of local limestone with a typical Rutland Colleyweston slate roof, Postbox Cottage has an array of original features. The doorway to the bakery has been preserved, as have the beams of the loft, now forming the bedrooms and bathrooms, and in the lounge the impressive twenty inch thick stone wall has been left exposed.

The accommodation is on two floors. On the ground floor there is a spacious lounge and dining area with south and west facing windows. There is a gas fired wood burning stove.

The kitchen, which was newly fitted in 2009, is fully equipped with a gas cooker, washer/dryer, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave, iron, ironing board, electric kettle and toaster. Double doors lead out onto a secure courtyard complete with table and chairs so that you can enjoy alfresco dining

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Listing #HL177569
About the Owner
Elizabeth R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:85%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:August 2011
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the first time we have stayed at this cottage and it really is lovely. It has everything you need and nice touches such as milk in the fridge and biscuits on arrival makes it feel extra homely. A truly lovely cosy cottage which is...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Meander516749
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Postbox cottage was wonderful, homely, well equipped and ideally situated for a visit to Rutland and the surrounding area. Will visit again soon. Thank you x

Date of stay: August 2018
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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2018


Date of stay: August 2018
  • Blender
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Twins
    1 Full
    1 Sofa
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25% non-refundable deposit required balance payable six weeks in advance of occupancy..
We can accept payments by cheque or bank transfer in GBP.

A charge of £30 per week per pet will be made.
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About the neighbourhood
The village of Edith Weston lies on the south shore of Rutland Water, famous for its water sports, trout fishing and Ospreys. There is a fine church, a well stocked shop and post office and a pub which serves excellent food.

Rutland Sailing Club and the Rutland Water Fishing Lodge are within walking distance and the beautiful towns of Oakham, Uppingham and Stamford are a short drive away.
Car advised
How to get there
Edith Weston lies 4 miles north of the A47, halfway between Leicester and Peterborough. It is 5 miles west of the junction on the A1 with the A606 Stamford to Oakham road and is 3 miles east of the A6003 Uppingham to Oakham road.

There are railway stations at Oakham, Stamford and Peterborough.

East Midlands Airport is approximately 40 miles away.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.0 km.
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