The Oak "Eco" Barn is a green oak framed English Heritage barn constructed in the traditional way with beech dowels and a host of beautifully exposed beams. Furnished and decorated to an extremely high standard, the barn's accommodation is "upside down" to ensure that our guests benefit from the beautiful views that surround the building. The spacious upstairs lounge has comfortable leather armchairs and a sofa to seat up to six guests very comfortably, and there is a small office area adjacent to it, so, if there is a need to work from home it can be done in comfort. High speed wireless wi-fi has been made available ensuring full connectivity to the internet. Downstairs the accommodation comprises two large bedrooms furnished with solid wood furniture to compliment the beams, one features a superking zip and link bed which can be divided into two singles, and the other is a double bed with space for a "hotel style" fold away bed if required.The solid oak fitted dining kitchen includes a built in fan oven, electric hob with extractor, microwave, dishwasher, and fridge freezer. The oak dining table can be extended to seat up to six if required. Kaye has ensured that it comes complete with everything you should need. The luxury shower room, and laundry/drying room with washing machine, iron, ironing board etc are also located on the ground floor. A complete home from home with dedicated parking, beautiful views over open fields, woodlands and the Lodge Farm vegetable and fruit garden. Being an "Eco" barn, it has been built with energy conservation in mind. The barn benefits from low energy lighting, biomass heating, rainwater harvesting to the pond, innovative "green" building materials have been utilized to reduce it's carbon footprint.The Eco barn can be booked in conjunction with Clematis cottages (1 and 2) plus annex which can sleep up to 14 guests. Please refer to the owners website for all details.
The local area is famous for fine eating (Melton Mobray being the home of Pork pies, and locally produced blue vein Stilton Cheese,) with Stamford being voted the best place to live in the UK by the Sunday Times.
Although located in rural England London is very easily reached by train (Peterborough station to Kings Cross in less than 50 minutes, making a shopping trip and London show easily available.
Rutland water is a favorite haunt for walkers, birdwatchers, fly fishermen, cyclists etc