No. 1 BeltonGrantham, Lincolnshire
- Guests 6
- Bedrooms 3
- Preferred changeover day Friday
- Minimum stay 3 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 0
- Acorn rating 4 What's this?
- Reference 007019
About No. 1 Belton, LincolnshireA pretty, detached cottage in Belton village, with the whole of the majestic Belton estate on your doorstep waiting to be explored.
This gorgeous Grade II-listed country retreat in the Lincolnshire countryside is the perfect bolthole for families and friends, sitting in the village of Belton, overlooking the orangery. You’ll all love the out-of-hours access to the extensive grounds of Belton which will become your playground after the other visitors have gone home.
You might recognise this cottage from its role in the BBC adaptation of the children’s novel Moondial, where it became Aunt Mary’s house. Originally built in 1896 for the Clerk of Works on the Belton estate, today you’ll find a contemporary, welcoming take on traditional English country house style, that’s surrounded by lush green lawns. Open the front door and you’ll love the stylish and comfortable decor that runs throughout with a subtle nod to the past. There’s a pretty kitchen off the dining room downstairs, along with the sitting room and shower room. Upstairs are the three bedrooms and family bathroom with a grand roll top bath and separate shower. When you’re not exploring the vast estate, take a leisurely breakfast in the cottage garden, and soak up the views over the village church and the Belton orangery.
The location here is everything, you’re minutes away from the wonderful Belton House itself (on the other side of the road) and stretching for miles around you is the gorgeous Belton estate; complete with gardens, parkland, ancient woodland and a deserted medieval village. Look out for the wild fallow deer too, who you might spot on your adventures. And if you’re craving a cake and a coffee, then a trip to the tea room is definitely in order. If you’re away with golfers, then you'll be delighted to find a golf club within walking distance of the cottage as well.
Once you’ve roamed the Belton estate, then head out to discover the attractive market towns of Grantham and Stamford. If history is your thing, then you could spend days exploring nearby places like Tattershall Castle, Burghley House, Woolsthorpe Manor, Belvoir Castle and Harlaxton Manor, all perfect for family days out. If more adventurous activities are calling, then head to Ancaster Leisure where you can go quad biking, karting or try laser tag. When your energy levels finally dip, take a leisurely narrowboat cruise and float peacefully along the Grantham Canal - soaking up the blissful scenery and wildlife-spotting opportunities.
Why book with us?
- Unrivalled locations
- Exclusive access to special places
- Award-winning customer service
Features and facilities
- Cot & high chair available
- Microwave available
- Fridge available
- Freezer available
- Dishwasher available
- Washing machine available
- Tumble dryer available
- Telephone not available
- Television available
- DVD available
- WiFi* not available
- Open fire / wood burner available
- Garden not available
- BBQ not available
Sitting room with a woodburner, dining room, kitchen, cloakroom and shower room.
Three bedrooms (two 5ft doubles and one twin) and family bathroom with a seperate shower.
Notes for guests
Access: If you would like a copy of the access statement for this cottage please call the team on 0344 800 2070.
Heating: Biomass heating is included in the holiday rental. There is also a log burner in the sitting room.
Parking: Parking is available for two cars at the rear of the cottage.
Garden: There is a grassed lawn area to the front, side and rear of the cottage. There is a patio area with seating at the rear of the cottage which can be accessed directly from the kitchen.
Please note: No. 1 Belton is located on the main road through the village of Belton and is opposite the main entrance driveway to Belton House.
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