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WICKHAM HOUSE A spacious fully furnished and equipped ground floor apartment.

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Private entrance to the Annexe from the private patio, garden, looking over open meadows.
 East Wing Annexe viewed from the Main House garden.
Rockingham Castle dating from Norman times.
1 of 21Private entrance to the Annexe from the private patio, garden, looking over open meadows.
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Overview
1 bedroom
2 bathrooms
4 guests
4 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
The 'East Wing' extension is situated to the rear of our family house and has it's own independent entrance. The apartment sleeps 2 plus an occasional 2, people. The rooms are spacious and are linked by a corridor being all on the ground floor. It is ideally suited for disabled use and all rooms are well insulated. With rear views onto open meadows, this is a truly peaceful location. There is an additional cloakroom and utility room. There are numerous shops, supermarkets and restaurants (and Pubs), within a 3 mile radius. * Quality fully furnished and equipped accommodation located close to Market Harborough, and Rutland Water. Ideal as a base for touring, Rutland, Leicester (Richard III Museum), and Northamptonshire , and for business in Corby, Kettering or Leicester. * well behave dogs...The 'East Wing' extension is situated to the rear of our family house and has it's own independent entrance. The apartment sleeps 2 plus an occasional 2, people. The rooms are spacious and are linked by a corridor being all on the ground floor. It is ideally suited for disabled use and all rooms are well insulated. With rear views onto open meadows, this is a truly peaceful location. There is an additional cloakroom and utility room. There are numerous shops, supermarkets and restaurants (and Pubs), within a 3 mile radius. * Quality fully furnished and equipped accommodation located close to Market Harborough, and Rutland Water. Ideal as a base for touring, Rutland, Leicester (Richard III Museum), and Northamptonshire , and for business in Corby, Kettering or Leicester. * well behave dogs and indeed children are most welcome. * Fully equipped to a high standard and self-contained. * Very private with its own patio, garden and Bar-B-Q area. * High speed Wi-Fi and modern entertainment centre.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Half bath, 1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Peter W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2010
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Reviewed 31 March 2020

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Date of stay: March 2020
Reviewed 16 March 2020

We have stayed here 2 years running and found Peter and Louise perfect hosts. Upon arrival we were greeted with basic food items, so for those who have travelled a long way fear not you will not go hungry. The bungalow itself is self contained...More

Date of stay: January 2020
Thank Jet402275
oliver315977, VR Owner at WICKHAM HOUSE A spacious fully furnished and equipped ground floor apartment., responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2020

Dear Neil and Lesley, thank you so much for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to be able to cater for you. We hope you have settled into your home again although this isolation thing is pretty grim. We are all going a bit...More

Reviewed 9 November 2019

Good size rooms, well furnished, very comfortable, quiet. Delightful welcome pack. Lovely area at edge of village.More

Date of stay: October 2019
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oliver315977, VR Owner at WICKHAM HOUSE A spacious fully furnished and equipped ground floor apartment., responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2020

Hello again David and Rita, Sorry but I have only just picked up your kind review. Thank you very much for taking the time to complete that for us. It was a pleasure having you to stay and we hope we may see you again...More

Reviewed 7 October 2019

We really liked the area. Some lovely countryside and places to visit. Rutland Water and Foxton Locks particularly. Nice local pubs, shame the one in Sutton Basswtt has closed. Stamford and Market Harborough great for leisurely strolls and lunches. Owners Peter and Louise were very...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Barbara R
oliver315977, VR Owner at WICKHAM HOUSE A spacious fully furnished and equipped ground floor apartment., responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2019

Thank you Alan and Barbara for your 4 star review. We enjoyed having you to stay and pleased that you liked the area. We hope we will see you again in the future. Kind regards Peter and Louise.

Reviewed 25 September 2019

Back for our eighth consecutive visit, staying in this delightful cottage has now become an annual event for us. We find it so convenient with the lovely old town of Market Harborough less than 10 minutes away and all the beautiful countryside around. The owners...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank PHIL J
oliver315977, VR Owner at WICKHAM HOUSE A spacious fully furnished and equipped ground floor apartment., responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2019

Gooday, to you both. Thank you for taking the time to review our cottage. I have put in your dates for next year and we look forward to welcoming you once more. Very best wishes, Peter and Louise (still hanging in there).

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Reviewed 7 June 2019

This was our second year to visit Wickham House, staying for two months both times. The accommodation is 1st class and very comfortable, a home away from home. Peter and Louise are wonderful hosts and nothing is too much trouble for them. Great location surrounded...More

Date of stay: April 2019
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oliver315977, VR Owner at WICKHAM HOUSE A spacious fully furnished and equipped ground floor apartment., responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2019

Dear Marlene and Barry, pleased to hear that you are safely home again and thank you so much for a lovely review. When Phil and Sue check in on Friday I will ask about their airport taxi service to see if I can get an...More

Reviewed 21 January 2019

We were greeted by Peter who gave us a quick introduction and allowed us to settle in before coming back with Louise to go through the details of where everything was. We were treated to a welcome pack of food which was very nice, nothing...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Jet402275
oliver315977, VR Owner at WICKHAM HOUSE A spacious fully furnished and equipped ground floor apartment., responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2019

Hello Neil and Lesley and of course little Tilley, thank you for your excellent review, I am pleased that you found everything to your liking, we do aim to please! I must say that it was a pleasure having you to stay for those weeks...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018

Nice village, set in stunning countryside and close to attractive towns. The property is nice and clean and quite large. Very warm and cosy. All facilities and nice welcoming pack with bread, milk etc. Owners are kind & helpful. Private parking off road. Premises alarmed...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Trevor S
oliver315977, VR Owner at WICKHAM HOUSE A spacious fully furnished and equipped ground floor apartment., responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Thank you for your kind comments, and your thank you card with enclosure. We will invest it into 2 more ornamental flower troughs for the Annexe. Hope to see you again. Best wishes, Peter and Louise.

Reviewed 6 June 2018

Perfect countryside peaceful location. The house is very comfortable and extremely clean. The surrounding countryside is very picturesque. Peter and Louise the owners are very friendly and accommodating, nothing is too much trouble for them. We will be returning for another visit.More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Barry575
oliver315977, VR Owner at WICKHAM HOUSE A spacious fully furnished and equipped ground floor apartment., responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Good morning Marlene and Barry, I didn't receive the usual notification of a published review so I apologise for the delay in responding. Despite the weather and hire car problems we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward very much...More

Reviewed 23 March 2018

We stayed in Wickham House for 6 nights and found the accommodation to be very comfortable, light and airy. The situation was ideal for us being just a short drive into Market Harborough and close enough to the Rutland Villages we wished to visit. It...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank John W
oliver315977, VR Owner at WICKHAM HOUSE A spacious fully furnished and equipped ground floor apartment., responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Dear John and Sandra, thank you so much for your review. having satisfied customers makes it all worth while. Hope you are safely returned to Menorca ( our weather here is still in Winter mode and SNOW is forecast for Easter !!) We do hope...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Grill
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Private Garden
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Market Harboroughis just 2 miles away. It is a compact, bustling town on the south east Leicester border. a predominately rural setting, the town is an important commercial, industrial and administrative centre. It was established in medieval times. Market Harborough today is a lovely place to visit, browse and shop, it has a tremendous selection of restaurants, cafes, bars and pubs and an indoor and outdoor marketoxton locks consists of a magnificent flight of 10 immaculate working lock gates with a museum and posh pub. Walks along the tow path are to be recommended, canals abound in this area.This area offers all things to all men, historic site, interesting towns and attractive villages. Many first class and value for money paces to eat. And being close to several major towns Northampt...
Getting around
A local bus service passes our door although the service is not very frequent. The Main line station at Market Harborough (2.5 miles) provides trains to Leicester, Nottingham and London etc. A local taxi service too is available.
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