Smallthorns Barn Holiday Cottage - Clipston, Market Harborough, Northamptonshire, England - Sleeps 4
Smallthorns Barn Holiday Cottage is a delightful barn conversion offering well presented self catering accommodation for up to four guests. With an attractive outlook across fields, it is ideally situated in a quiet rural location, yet conveniently close to the attractive historic Leicestershire town of Market Harborough, with its eating establishments, boutiques, bustling streets and sports centre with swimming pool.
This area is perfect for both couples and families who want to discover its many attractions. Centrally located on the Northamptonshire/Leicestershire borders, it is within easy reach of many interesting places and attractions including: Melton Mowbray, Rugby, Stratford upon Avon and Warwick - all within an hour's drive. Closer to home are Althorp House, Rockingham Castle and Kelmarsh Hall. The National Space centre in Leicester makes an interesting day out or you can follow the Naseby Battlefield trail around Naseby and Clipston and the surrounding countryside around Smallthorns Barn.
For those who enjoy walking, there are local footpaths allowing you to explore the area by foot or you can go to the Welland Valley which has lovely walks through traditional English countryside and idyllic stone villages. The area also offers golf, sailing, horse riding, fishing and gliding at the National Soaring centre - all available locally.
The holiday cottage is available to rent throughout the whole year and the owners try to be flexible with changeover days wherever possible. Being easily accessible from the A14, M6 and M1, Smallthorns Barn is a perfect base for a family holiday. It has a light and airy atmosphere inside to relax in and from the comfort of the sofa or the terrace you can watch the sun set over the fields. Located on a busy farm there are often animals to watch nearby or tractors working in the field.
- Internet Access
- Pub/Restaurant Nearby
- Garden/Outside Area
- Golf Nearby
- Off-Road Parking
- Washing Machine
- CD Player
- Horse Riding Nearby
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- Large comfy living/kitchen area with a beamed ceiling and French doors leading out to terrace where you can enjoy a big view and wonderful sunsets. There are two sofas and a television with DVD. The kitchen is well equipped with everything needed to self-cater and there is a separate utility area.
- Attractive double bedroom with a view through the French doors to the terrace and beyond. All the beds are good quality to ensure a good night's sleep, made up with duvets, anti allergy pillows and good quality linen.
- Twin room with two full size, comfortable, single beds. Both rooms have wardrobes and plenty of storage.
- Bathroom with a full size bath with shower over. Shaver point.
Outside: The garden is walled and south facing with a terrace. It is ideal for young children as it is both private and secure. BBQ and outdoor furniture are supplied. Spacious parking for two cars immediately outside - please note there is limited public transport in the immediate area.
Additional information: Underfloor heating throughout. The cottage is non-smoking. Unfortunately pets cannot be accepted. A cot and a highchair are available by prior arrangement at the point of booking. There is a phone for incoming calls only. The nearest shop is approximately two miles away in Naseby but there are two pubs serving food within walking distance in Clipston. Babysitting can be arranged. Prices include all heating, electricity, bed linen and towels. Short breaks and longer stays are available, please contact the owners for prices. Changeover day is usually Friday - should you require a different day, please speak to the owner who will do their best to accommodate you.
Low Season from £300
High Season from £550
Changeover Day: Friday
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms (1 Double, 1 Twin)
Owner: Rachel Fyfe, click Contact Details for owner´s phone number and email address.
Smallthorns Barn Holiday Cottage joined Independent Cottages in Oct 2010
Short breaks available, please ask for details. Longer stays also possible.
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Calendar last updated: 15th July 2017