Fine Country House in the heart of historic Middle England
3 double beds
1 simple extra bed
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What you will love about this home
Modernised Early Victorian manor house situated in a charming village in the heart of rural England. Ivy House is a stone built property dating from about 1840 with lots of original stylish features. The large windows and high ceilings make all the rooms light and airy. The house is warm and cosy in the winter months thanks to a real fire, a wood burner stove and a state of the art heating system. It has a large kitchen/breakfast room with french windows onto the garden, sitting room, study, dining room and downstairs WC / utility room. Upstairs are four bedrooms (one ensuite), dressing room and master bathroom. It boasts a large and pretty walled garden. An extremely comfortable and well appointed home.
What you will love about this neighborhood
Buckminster is a small village in an attractive countryside setting. It has its own excellent pub/ restaurant, church (dating from the 13th century) and local village shop. See: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhXxBfttjzQ (the side of our house features at 0.59 - 1.04) Apart from shots of the house, the photos show: a wintery scene taken just outside the front door(!), the village pub and the village church. The house is a 15 minute drive to the historic market towns of Oakham, Melton Mowbray and Grantham, and within 40 minutes of the cities of Nottingham and Leicester. Stamford, “the finest stone town in England”, is about 12 miles away. It has magnificent Georgian architecture and a fantastic range of independent and speciality shopping. There are many stately homes and award winning gardens nearby such as Belvoir Castle, Belton House and Barnsdale. Rutland Water, one of the largest man made lakes in Europe - perfect for walking, cycling, fishing and birdwatching - is 20 minutes by car. The famous scientist, Sir Isaac Newton was born and lived in the neighboring village of Woolsthorpe. His house, complete with apple tree(!) is open to the public. Have a look at https://youtu.be/VupFDDrX0Rw From Grantham it is only an hour or so by train to London or to York, the same line goes on to Edinburgh. Cambridge is an hour’s drive. The remaining photos show Stamford, Rutland Water, Oakham, Belvoir Castle, Belton House. Barnsdale Gardens and Isaac Newton's Woolsthorpe Manor.
Large, comfortable, period property: light and airy Attractive village location set within rolling English countryside Close to historic and vibrant market towns, London within easy reach Please note that regrettably if using guest points we require a stay of a minimum of 4 nights. No cleaning fee however!
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Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Does this accommodation have a garden?
Yes, this accommodation has a garden. You will find more details about the garden and other facilities on this page.
Is this accommodation suitable for remote workers?
Yes, this accommodation has a wifi connection. We recommend that you discuss this with the host to ensure that the connection speed is sufficient for your needs.
Is there a parking space for this accommodation?
Yes, this accommodation has one or more parking spaces.
How many rooms for sleeping are there in this accommodation?
This accommodation has 4 bedrooms.
What is the surface area of this accommodation?
The surface of this accommodation is 246m2.
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