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two chapel lane, boutique holiday cottage Cottage

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

two chapel lane, boutique holiday cottage

Excellent 5/5 Excellent – based on 32 reviews

  • Cottage
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Description from owner

Description

Set in one of Rutland's pretty villages, two chapel lane is an eighteenth century stone-built Grade II listed cottage and former barn that sleeps up to 6 people (maximum 4 adults / 2 babies or toddlers). It includes a wood burner in the sitting room, pretty walled courtyard garden and complimentary WiFi.Suitable for guests looking for a grown-up getaway as well as those with tots in tow, there's an eat-in kitchen, sitting room (with double sofa bed), master bedroom with king-size bed and second double bedroom. The bathroom has a shower and bath. The interior is decorated in a contemporary English country style, with antique furniture, white Egyptian cotton bedding and Cath Kidston fabrics. There's also an extensive DVD collection, Sky TV, books and board games. Guests can pre-order breakfast hampers as well as Champagne, flowers or chocolates for their arrival.Babies and toddlers are well catered for too. Facilities include a travel cot, high chair, stairgate and toy basket. We can also

Set in one of Rutland's pretty villages, two chapel lane is an eighteenth century stone-built Grade II listed cottage and former barn that sleeps up to 6 people (maximum 4 adults / 2 babies or toddlers). It includes a wood burner in the sitting room, pretty walled courtyard garden and complimentary WiFi.Suitable for guests looking for a grown-up getaway as well as those with tots in tow, there's an eat-in kitchen, sitting room (with double sofa bed), master bedroom with king-size bed and second double bedroom. The bathroom has a shower and bath. The interior is decorated in a contemporary English country style, with antique furniture, white Egyptian cotton bedding and Cath Kidston fabrics. There's also an extensive DVD collection, Sky TV, books and board games. Guests can pre-order breakfast hampers as well as Champagne, flowers or chocolates for their arrival.Babies and toddlers are well catered for too. Facilities include a travel cot, high chair, stairgate and toy basket. We can also recommend a local baby-sitter (must be arranged in advance of guests' arrival).

Further details

Changeover days are Monday and Friday, with guests asked to vacate the property no later than 10:30am and arrive no sooner than 4pm.A minimum three nights' stay is required at weekends and four nights mid-weekGuests are asked for a £100 refundable breakages depositCosts include all bed-linen and towels Tea, coffee, milk & sugar are included free of chargetwo extra services are charged separatelytwo chapel lane operates a non-smoking policyWe do not allow pets in the cottageFor last minute availability visit our Facebook page

Further details indoors

Our accommodation consists of: • Master bedroom with king-size bed and stripped wood floors • Second bedroom with double bed • Sitting room with two sofas, stone walls and wood burning stove • Double sofa bed in sitting room • Eat-in kitchen with shaker style units and granite worktops • Bathroom with shower and bath • Pretty walled courtyard garden with table, chairs and lighting • Double glazed hardwood doors and windowsOur facilities include: • Complimentary wifi • Sky+ and On-Demand • Integrated washing machine and dryer • Dishwasher • Electric oven and gas hob • Microwave • Small freezer • Fridge • DVD player and extensive range of DVDs • Digital Radio • Books, games and magazines • Bed linen, towels and hairdryer • Complimentary tea and coffee For Babies and Toddlers: • Travel cot with mattress and changing mat • Sheets and hypo-allergenic pillow • High chair and bottle warmer • Stair gate • Fireguard

Further details outdoors

Parking is available at the top of the lane, approximately 5 metres from the cottage

Location description from owner

The England region

Rutland is a relatively unknown gem, situated in the east of England, north of Cambridgeshire. It doesn't have the high profile of the Cotswolds or the Lake District and yet it is equally stunning.The area is renowned for its beautiful Georgian stone-built market towns and villages, the Burghley Estate with its Capability Brown-designed gardens, Rutland Water and its beautiful countryside. The area has recently featured in the films of Pride and Prejudice, The Da Vinci Code and Middlemarch.two chapel lane is situated in the pretty village of Ketton, just four miles from the Georgian market town of Stamford. There are two local pubs, a convenience store (with post office facilities) and a church; and all just a short stroll away.Visitors have easy access to a variety of activities and events including sailing, fishing, bird watching, cycling, golf, concerts and the theatre as well as cosy pubs and some excellent restaurants. Stamford also offers some great shopping including stylish boutiques, gift shops and specialist food stores. Local supermarkets include M&S and Tesco. The popular Burghley Horse Trials take place every September.

Stamford

Rutland WaterA 3,100 acre reservoir providing sport and leisure facilities as well as supporting wildlife conservation. Visitors can take part in sports such as windsurfing, rock-climbing or canoeing, hire a dinghy, bicycle or fishing boat, go bird-watching or fishing, or just relax by the water around the 25 mile shoreline. It is the largest man-made lake in Western Europe. www.rutlandwater.org.ukTolethorpe A unique open air theatre re-built in 1993. With 600 seats and a permanent fabric canopy over the auditorium facing the open air stage, it is set against a beautiful woodland background. It now attracts more than 30,000 people from the UK and Overseas to the annual 13-week summer season of Shakespeare plays. www.stamfordshakespeare.co.uk/tolethorpe-hall.htmBurghleyA large country estate on the edge of Stamford. The house was designed and built by William Cecil, Lord High Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I, between 1555 and 1587. The main part of the House has 35 major rooms, with a further 80 smaller rooms, numerous halls, corridors, bathrooms and service areas. The parkland was laid out by Capability Brown. It is open to visitors from April until October. The famous Burghley Horse Trials are held in September. www.burghley.co.uk BarnsdaleThe gardens at Barnsdale in Rutland, were built by gardener Geoff Hamilton over several years for BBC TV Gardeners' World programme & various other BBC specials. Since his death in 1996, his gardens have been open to the public & include a nursery and unusual plants, mainly propagated from the gardens. www.barnsdalegardens.co.ukStamford Arts Centre, St Mary's Street, just off St George's SquareThe Arts Centre houses a theatre/cinema, assembly room, cafe, art gallery and tourist information centre. The assembly room complete with chandeliers, dates back to 1727. The theatre was added 51 years later and is one of England's earliest provincial theatres. www.stamfordartscentre.comThe Meadows, Near Stamford Town Centre, South of Bath RowOriginally called the Water Meadows, the Meadows is a pleasant place to picnic, sit and relax and watch or feed the birds. It provides level walking along the River Welland, where you'll find the Boudicea plaque recording her pursuit of the Romans, and is the starting point for the Jurassic Way. There are footpaths to the villages of Easton-on-the-Hill and Tinwell.Stamford Museum, Broad Street, StamfordThe museum sets out the history and archaeology of the town from its earliest times to today with displays, exhibitions and galleries. The museum organises a yearly series of public lectures and its archives are available to view for researchers and students.All Saints Brewery, Just off Red Lion Square in Stamford town centreOriginally established in 1825 as a steam-operated brewery, it was restored in the late 1990's to produce specialised fruit beers from a micro-brewery known as Melbourn Bros All Saints Brewery. It has a coffee lounge, restaurant and brewery shop and is open for guided tours and tastings by pre-arrangement.All Saints' Church, Red Lion Square, Stamford town centreDating back to the 13th Century and rebuilt by the Brownes after suffering damage during the Wars of the Roses, this striking church in Red Lion Square has Browne family memorial brasses, a carved angel roof, stained glass windows and a reredos of the Last Supper. Open daily. www.allsaintschurch.org.ukBrownes Hospital, Stamford Town CentreThe wealthy wool merchant, William Browne, and his wife, Margaret, founded this almshouse in the late 15th Century to house 10 poor men and 2 poor women with a Warden and a Confrater, both of whom were to be priests in holy orders. Despite extensive 19th Century restorations much of the medieval stained glass, original furniture and archives remain. Open weekends and Bank Holidays May-September.Rutland Water Fly FishingRWFF can provide everything for your FlyFishing Adventure. Total beginner, improver, gift day, treat, company event, fun day, ladies days, company away day, team building, stag event. www.rutlandwaterflyfishing.co.ukMacmillan WayRunning from Boston on the Lincolnshire coast to the Dorset coast at Abbotsbury, it passes through Ketton and Stamford along the way and is 290 miles in length. www.macmillanway.orgHereward WayStarting in Oakham, Rutland and finishing in Harling Road Station, Norfolk, this route also passes through Ketton and Stamford. www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/environment/countryside/activities/distance/Hereward.htm

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Key Info

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Double Beds, 1 Sofa Bed, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Smoking
No smoking at this property
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About the owner

Gillian R
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
12 Jul 2016
Years listed:
4
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English


This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 14 Jan 2008. Located in Rutland, it has 32 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £595 to £950.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 12 Jul 2016.

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“Perfect cosy cottage stay”

Reviewed 2 Jan 2014

The photographs of this property are fantastic and don't even do it justice- this is one of those rare occasions where it is better in real life! The cottage is gorgeous, really beautifully and thoughtfully decorated in a cosy country style. The kitchen is clean and modern with dishwasher, washing machine and microwave. The oven is easy to use and there are simple instructions for all the appliances. There is a wide selection of DVDs in the living room, as well as books and CDs plus Sky+, no chance of getting bored if you're staying for a while! The log burner is a great feature especially if you're staying during winter as we did. It's next door to a pub but we didn't notice at all noise wise. Plus really handy if you want to pop out for a drink without going far. The owner had thoughtfully left us a pint of milk and a bottle of prosecco which was such a kind touch! Would definitely stay again and recommend to friends.

Thank-you very much for your very kind review. It's always great to know that guests enjoy staying at our cottage and would be happy to recommend it to their family and friends. We hope to see you again. Kind regards, Gillian

“Cosy, warm and well equipped”

Reviewed 12 Mar 2013

Overall very comfortable stay and owners went to great lengths to accommodate our needs. Parking was easy. Only minor issues were that better operating instructions for TV, oven and microwave would have made it a bit easier but nothing to stop us going back again.

“Great cottage for little people”

Reviewed 28 Sep 2012

Stayed for a 3 night stay with my 2 1/2 year old and 5 month old baby. The cottage was very well equipped for babies and toddlers with 2 travel cots, all cot linen, bath toys and toys/ books baskets and all the kitchen stuff you could want. The peppa pig plate was a great hit with my toddler! The location is excellent as close to Stamford and there is plenty to do in the local area. The tractor ride at Sacrewell was a great hit. Also appreciated that we arrived in very wet weather and were able to check in to the property early. We will definitely be returning.

“Relaxing”

Reviewed 8 Sep 2012

Having stayed at Two Chapel Lane with a friend in May, I would certainly make a return trip. The cottage itself is a very restful place with lovely, quality decor and very good facilities - I particularly liked the varied range of DVD's on offer and the real fire. It's proximity to Stamford and Burghley House was also very handy. Communication with the owner of the cottage was always friendly and helpful - I would thoroughly recommend staying at Two Chapel Lane and hope to do so again.

“Delightful, well equipped and extremely comfortable cottage”

Reviewed 19 Aug 2012

I booked this cottage last minute for a cycling holiday with my wife and children. The owner was most accommodating and provided great communication. On arrival we were met with a friendly welcome and then left in total peace to enjoy our holiday. The cottage was warm and inviting, well equipped and comfortable. We had a fantastic time exploring nearby Rutland Water by bike and also spent some wonderful evenings fishing. Having spent many years self catering throughout the UK I can whole heartily highly recommend Two Chapel Lane as an exceptional residence and value for money. I will have no hesitation in booking this cottage again...and already we are penciling in dates for some short stays in the very near future.

“A cottage with every creature comfort in a part of England well worth exploring”

Reviewed 15 Aug 2012

Four of us - my wife and our two grown-up daughters - spent Christmas at 2 Chapel Lane in 2011. Having packed the car for the stay it was quickly discovered there was going to be no room for passengers! No matter - rail transport to Peterborough with a connection to Stamford worked very well. The car driver had the worst deal getting consumed by Christmas traffic and problems on the A1. Arriving in the pouring rain, the owner was there to greet us and quickly made us feel at home. For the next few days, we went for walks, ate, drank (at the excellent pub at the end of the lane) and generally relaxed and had a really enjoyable Christmas. Would definitely go again - although the space is probably better suited to a couple and one or two smaller children. A five star cottage, very well situated with some really fine eateries a short distance away.

“Peaceful home from home”

Reviewed 13 Aug 2012

Two Chapel Lane is a beautiful cottage, well stocked for a relaxing break. Tastefully decorated and location wise perfect for exploring Rutland and the surrounding area. Would definitely recommend.

“Blissfully peaceful”

Reviewed 4 Aug 2012

A wonderfull piece of history in a beautiful village.the cottage is full of light and the vaulted ceiling gives a huge scense of space.i cooked a full roast lamb dinner and there were ten adults and two toddlers that evening and it accommodated us all admirably.

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