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Barrowden and Wakerley Station

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
2 nights minimum
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An admirable location situated between two rural villages Barrowden and Wakerley which overlook the River Welland, short walk to the nearest pub known for their home ales and good quality food. Provides affordable indulgence for holidaymakers seeking to relax and explore the beautiful Rutland countryside. Barrowden and Wakerley Station, a converted railway station offers elegant and comfortable self catering accommodation surrounded by stunning views of the countryside, direct view of a 14th Century Medieval Bridge, a short leisurely walk to Wakerley Great Woods and less than 10 mins drive to Rutland Water. Available are three double rooms, spacious bathroom with shower and hall upstairs, downstairs consists of an open planned kitchen dining room with integrated appliances, toilet/sho...An admirable location situated between two rural villages Barrowden and Wakerley which overlook the River Welland, short walk to the nearest pub known for their home ales and good quality food. Provides affordable indulgence for holidaymakers seeking to relax and explore the beautiful Rutland countryside. Barrowden and Wakerley Station, a converted railway station offers elegant and comfortable self catering accommodation surrounded by stunning views of the countryside, direct view of a 14th Century Medieval Bridge, a short leisurely walk to Wakerley Great Woods and less than 10 mins drive to Rutland Water. Available are three double rooms, spacious bathroom with shower and hall upstairs, downstairs consists of an open planned kitchen dining room with integrated appliances, toilet/shower room and large reception room with access to two patio areas both with stunning views, private entrance, ample parking and an established private garden. There are many interesting places to visit in the vicinity including, Rutland Water, Wakerley Great Woods, Barnsdale Gardens and Burghley House, home of the famous Burghley Horse Trials. There are numerous quality restaurants and pubs in the area, many in fabulous village locations the nearest is 1km to The Exeter Arms Barrowden, www.exeterarmsrutland.co.uk For those who like old English market towns: Uppingham and Stamford hold a friendly Friday market. Other attractions/calendar events and places to eat nearby can be found on the following website: www.discover-rutland.co.uk. More
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Alexandra A
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2011
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Reviewed 21 February 2019 via mobile

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Date of stay: February 2019
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Date of stay: May 2018
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Had a really nice stay,great sized rooms and lots of space for my family of seven,loved the staircase,stunning views to the outside. Alexandra was a great host and we look forward to staying again in the future.

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Paul R
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Perfectly located for us (close to where our son was getting married!) but set in attractive countryside with lovely walks from outside the gate and a great pub in walking distance. This is a converted railway station so quirky big rooms and enormous stone staircase...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Chris H
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 10 February 2018

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Date of stay: February 2018
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Corporate Bookings
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
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
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The station is a well-equipped self-contained converted station for up to 8 guests and appeals to couples, friends, families, groups, independent tourists and train enthusiasts.Short term commercial let will also be considered. One king size and double bedroom upstairs and two double sofa beds downstairs. Every room offers a view, provides comfortable accommodation and period features to include the stations high ceilings and the original grand victorian staircase dating back to 1875, which lead waiting passengers to the platform. Each room used to serve differing purposes in the life of the Station. Ticket office downstairs used as a waiting room and a parcel office , now offers a kitchen and seperate dinning room and has the facility to offer extra sleeping accommodation.This station offers a very spacious reception room to include the latest Samsung Entertainment System.
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About the neighbourhood
Located in the borders of rural Rutland, England's smallest county and one of its best kept secrets. Barrowden and Wakerley are linked by the bridge over the River Welland. The queit rural villages offer key facilities to include: Wakerley and Barrowden Community Shop, Surgery and The Exter Arms, www.exeterarmsrutland.co.uk, a walk away from the converted station Key attractions and places to eat can be found on the following website: www.discover-rutland.co.uk to include: Sailing at Rutland Water Rutland Walking Festival Rutland Golf Course (North Luffenham) Rockingham Castle Burghley Horse Trials take place from September in the magnificent Park of the Burghley Estate in Lincolnshire, NR Stamford Twin Peaks: Children's Adventure Park Barnsdale Leisure Centre If time permits make tim...
How to get there
Rutland benefits from a central location in the heart of England, which makes accessing the county very easy. It is well served by major A-roads and lies a convenient distance from major motorways.If you are travelling by car, Rutland lies just off the A1, roughly half way between London and York. The A47 from Leicester to Peterborough also passes through the county. London to Oakham is approximately 2 hours drive. Stamford to Oakham is approximately 20 minutes drive. Peterborough to Oakham is approximately 40 minutes drive. Travelling by Rail to Oakham, the county town of Rutland, has its own railway station providing visitors with excellent rail connections to the rest of the country. Rail services are run by East Midlands Trains. Connections from Oakham are available to Peterboroug...
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