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

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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
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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
Interaction with guests
Our policy is to allow our guests there own space, peace, security. and privacy. However Louise and I occupy the main house and so are on hand if required. We will be there to greet you and to explain the workings of the accommodation and equipment but apart from that guests can come and go as and when they please.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of stay: October 2019
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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.

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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).

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

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Dryer
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Good Nightlife
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Patio
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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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