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1 av 36Snowy Christmas 2014 near lake on peninsula
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The Old Telegraph and Post Office cottage, featured in Conde Nast 20 Best Villages in the UK and Starfish, the movie is in the village of Hambleton on a peninsula in the middle of Rutland Water, one of Europe's largest reservoirs. Hambleton is probably one of the nicest village locations in England. There are 3 reception rooms and a kitchen and 3 bedrooms, two king size beds and a third bedroom with single bed with pull out bed underneath and a good-sized kitchen with table and brand new kitchen units by Neptune and a newly renovated bathroom with marble tiles with freestanding bath and overhead shower. There is ba downstairs loo and log burner in one sittingroom and an open fireplace in the other sittingroom. The entrance hallway has a dining table. The cottage is a short distance from ...The Old Telegraph and Post Office cottage, featured in Conde Nast 20 Best Villages in the UK and Starfish, the movie is in the village of Hambleton on a peninsula in the middle of Rutland Water, one of Europe's largest reservoirs. Hambleton is probably one of the nicest village locations in England. There are 3 reception rooms and a kitchen and 3 bedrooms, two king size beds and a third bedroom with single bed with pull out bed underneath and a good-sized kitchen with table and brand new kitchen units by Neptune and a newly renovated bathroom with marble tiles with freestanding bath and overhead shower. There is ba downstairs loo and log burner in one sittingroom and an open fireplace in the other sittingroom. The entrance hallway has a dining table. The cottage is a short distance from the pub, The Finchs. Items provided: Shampoo and shower gel and soap provided. Most of the time I provide bread, milk, eggs, butter and a small jar of marmalade time permitting inbetween bookings and dependent on repairs and cleaning issues/ spillages to sort out.
Hambleton village has an excellent pub called The Finches with terrace overlooking the lake. Hambleton Hall, a Michelin starred hotel is also in the village. There is a cycling path around the lake and the Hambleton pensinsula. Fly fishing and sailing is also available on the lake. Oakham is 2 miles away providing a selection of restaurants and pubs and shopping facilities and Uppingham is 5 miles away and the larger Georgian and Medieval town of Stamford is around 10 miles away. The Finches pub has an excellent NEW YEAR party. The chef used to work at Le Manoir Aix Quatre Saisons and goes to town at New Year and there is a live band.
There are a variety of activities nearby. The lake has various activity centres including bird watching ( Osprey nest on the lake) and canoeing and windsurfing as well as open water swimming. Rutland Sailing club is nearby. There is a golf course overlooking the lake, falconry centre, horseriding, picnicing areas. Rutland water is one of the best fly fishing lakes in Europe.
The Old Telegraph and Post Office is newly renovated to a high standard and newly listed to the market. It was renovated for my parents who are now contemplating moving to Hambleton!
Rutland is England's smallest County around 90 miles from London. It is like a small Cotswolds. Hambleton can be reached by rail via Peterborough ( 45 minutes from Kings Cross) to Oakham (25 mins) with a connecting train. Journey time around 1.5hrs. Oakham is 2 miles from Hambleton. Alternatively Rutland can be reached from the A1 turnoff at Peterborough ( 2-2.5 hours from London)
Hambleton Bakery is nearby owned by Hambleton Hall. It won Britain's best bakery and is open 7 days a week.( Located near Exton in a copse) Exton also has a lovely pub. You can get fresh bread and various types of British tarts and buns from Hambleton Bakery. It serves many of the hotels and pubs in the area.
Oakham, 2 miles away has a deli in Mill Lane called Otters as well as a few lovely shops including Cavells, a small department store selling designer clothes and there is a large Tesco. Cooperative supermarket is a short drive away as is a drive-in M&S. The Barn is a lovely small restaurant in the town and the Bakers Yard is also a nice lunch place. There are several other cafes and restaurants. Stamford around 10 miles away has a broader selection of shops and The George Coaching Inn is recommended for food. Burghley House nearby hosts a selection of events all year. There is more than enough to do for a week holiday in the area.
Oakham castle is in the town of Oakham surrounded by the old moat and inside Oakham Castle is a selection of large horse shoes including one recently donated by Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall.
Another excellent pub is located in Clipsham called the Olive Branch. It also in the Michelin guide for 2014.
If you have requested that a dog stay please don’t let them foul the garden or the neighbour’s garden. I have to consider the hygiene aspect of this for children staying, vegetables in the garden, damage to the lawn and upsetting my neighbour.
There is space for one car directly in front of the cottage and other parking spaces on the road nearby. We have three cottages with 3/4 spaces in front of the cottages.
National Space Center ligger i Leicestershire cirka 35 minuters bilresa bort (urval av NASA-raketer). Foxton Locks har det största trapphuset på det engelska kanalsystemet i South Leicestershire söder om Market Harborough. Belvoir Castle som har 16000 hektar grunder och en fasan och patrott skjut är i Lincolnshire och Rockingham Castle är cirka 15 miles away i Northamptonshire. Rutland gränsar 4 län - Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Cambridgeshire och Lincolnshire. King Richard III Center har öppnat i Leicester och du kan också besöka slaget vid Bosworth slogs 1485 som var i ett fält söder om Market Bosworth Hambleton Hall i Hambleton med en Michelin-stjärna, men boka bra framåt (6 veckor om möjligt), The Olive Branch Clipsham (Michelin Guide), The Finches Pub i Hambleton (boka framåt - ...
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