House | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 15
Sleeps 12. Up to 15 with one Trundle and One king Sofabed in 3rd lounge.
At Swallows Rest guests enjoy the feeling of being outside while inside! Enjoy the relaxing countryside views through the floor to ceiling windows looking onto beautiful countryside across the south facing garden and patio area. Or step onto the balcony and watch the sunset under the heat lamp. In the morning indulge in breakfast in bed push open the french doors to open the room up to outside. You may start the morning in the outside hot tub or enjoy it later with a glass of wine looking at the stars.
Inside Swallows Rest you will enjoy the substantial 6 bedroom house with 3 reception large rooms with stacks of space for family and group gatherings. Completely set up for guests with children and pets so you can relax in style. We find Farrow and Ball paint washes well!
The picturesque and friendly village has an award winning Egon Ronay pub with a warm welcome beer garden backing onto the newly renovated park, There is a fabulous friendly local with sunny beer garden and pool table that does better fish and chips than Grimsby! Children and dogs are welcome at both. Swallows Rest is ideally located in the heart of the country so it is easily accessible to the North and South (20 minutes from the M! and A1) with London readily available via fast link train (1 hour) in nearby Grantham. You have your choice of 3 pretty market towns 15 to 30 minutes drive or the vibrant city of Nottingham. There are heaps of activities in the area and the Peak District, Rutland Water, or Sherwood forest all accessible for a lovely day out. Stathern is a popular village situated in the heart of the Vale of Belvoir which is well known for being a fabulous gastro area with beer gardens, fantastic beers and very friendly locals. The scenery is spectacular, popular with many cyclists and horse riders.
Swallows Rest is designed for the relaxed guest who enjoys style, luxurious amenities and surroundings. There are 2 large 42 inch TVs, Additional TVs are in two of the bedrooms. BOSE sound system, DVD, WIFI, Nintendo WII, iPhone doc.
If you enjoy peace and quiet but within a beautiful and friendly village with a country pub more famous than the village, come to Swallows Rest! The owner has successfully run a holiday cottage in the neighbouring village for several years. Swallows Rest has just become available and has been brought up to the same high standard as the highly rated (5 star trip advisor) Cherry Tree Holiday Cottage.
Some key local attractions: Belvoir Castle, Rutland Water, National Ice Centre, Belton House National Trust, TwinLakes Adventure Park (15 mins), Melton Mowbray, National Watersports Centre, nationally known cycle and walking routes. There is also a private pool to hire In the next village. We have a list of babysitters used by the owners for years.
When you arrive we leave a welcome hamper and some logs/coal for the first couple of nights. You will have a large american freezer, Blomberg Oven, Jacuzzi, hot tub, balcony and stacks of inside space to enjoy. The local shop run by Pat and Alf is busy and seems to stock everything and open daily. The butchers is a must - David cox sausages are a local legend and the bread and local Stilton is available here. We are lucky to have Fat Cheeks...wonderful food cooked fresh to heat that Saturday night. Gourmet food at home. Ocado deliver with one hour windows as do Tesco.
1 Superking Family Room, Double, King, Single, Twin, Bunk (high Quality) 12 Bed spaces 3 additional at a charge for costs only. . The Dining seats 12 but we have additional seating and tables for guests to move around as needed.
|Size||Sleeps up to 15, 6 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: East Midland 30 km, Nearest railway: Grantham 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (7), Double beds (3), Cots (4), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 16|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Swing set|
The Heart of England/Peak District
Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland border
Vale of Belvoir
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7 Apr 2014
"Perfect friends reunion...home from home (with a hot tub)"
Stayed here with 11 friends for a long weekend at the end of March. This house has everything you could ask for in a holiday let. Large dining area with a table that sat everyone around with ease (har… More
Thank you so much for taking the time for such an insightful and helpful review. I am so pleased you all enjoyed your stay with us, as a relaxed, comfortable and clean environment is our main aim so guests can focus on enjoying their time together. Yes the Red (as we locals call it) is very special. We look forward to welcoming you back. Sarah
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