Southwood House FarmTicknall, Leicestershire
- Sleeps 14
- Bedrooms 7
- Preferred changeover day Thursday
- Minimum stay 3 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 2
- Acorn rating 4 What's this?
- Reference 007009
About Southwood House FarmThe perfect get-together pad with seven bedrooms, a large garden and miles of parkland walks.
If you’re after a large house for an upcoming gathering, Southwood House Farm will more than suffice. Not only does it have seven large bedrooms, each room nods to its 18th-century character. Period fireplaces, dark wooden floorboards and exposed beams have been preserved, while fine furnishings have been added to create a comfortable holiday home with hints of luxury. The house sits in a former farmyard flanked by a range of historic buildings and views over open farmland of the Calke estate.
You’ll be on the peaceful south side of the estate with a stream running at the bottom of the garden and 600 acres of parkland on your doorstep. Pick up a map and discover trails through its National Nature Reserve, flower gardens and deer parks.
The nearby Georgian market town of Melbourne is less than a 10 minute drive from the cottage. Here you’ll find a wealth of tea rooms, pubs and restaurants. For walks in the Peak District, you can reach the southern end in less than an hour’s drive.
Availability & book
- Selected dates
- Changeover day
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 available
- BBQ not available
Ground floor facilitiesView Access statement (PDF 881 KB)
Entrance into kitchen, utility room with lavatory, dining room, two bedrooms (1 double with 5' bed and en-suite wet room and 1 twin), two sitting rooms (main sitting room with open fire).
Three bedrooms (2 doubles with 5' beds and 1 twin) and two bathrooms.
Second floor: two twin bedrooms and large landing area.
Notes for guests
Access: This access statement is for guidance only. For up to date photos, please see those images in the main website page.
Heating: oil central heating included.
Parking: parking available for five cars at the front of the house.
Garden: large informal lawn area to the rear with a stream at the bottom of the garden.
Utilities: The washing machine and tumble dryer is a combined washer/dryer.
Children: there are some external steps to the farm buildings, parents are advised to keep children away from them, there is no access to the farm buildings.
Calke Abbey is a fabulous location for a wedding.
Enjoy your special day at the Riding School set in the rolling green hills of the Calke estate.
The Riding School boasts high windows, oak beams and a viewing gallery and our partners Honeysuckle and Castle have a range of decor and fine dining packages to suit your taste and budget.
For further information please visit www.honeysuckleandcastle.co.uk.
Where better to stay during the wedding than in one of 4 holiday cottages located at Calke Abbey. Those who book a full wedding package at Calke Abbey are eligible for a 5% discount when booking these cottages.
The offer is subject to the following terms & conditions: A minimum 2 night stay, subject to availability, applies. It must be booked in conjunction with a full wedding package from Honeysuckle & Castle (Reception and evening reception as a minimum). Booking dates must include the day of the wedding. A discount code will be provided upon receipt of the wedding booking deposit. The cottages must then be booked through National Trust Holiday Cottages, www.nationaltrustcottages.co.uk or Tel: 0844 8002070 (not through Honeysuckle & Castle or Calke Abbey), quoting that code.
Discounts do not apply to a ceremony only wedding package.