Southwood House FarmTicknall, Leicestershire
- Guests 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.
Within easy reach of Calke Abbey and conveniently located close to East Midlands Airport, you can take advantage of the cottage's unique position and explore this beautiful building before the other visitors arrive. Later, discover some of the beautiful villages that surround the abbey and maybe stop for a drink or grab something to eat in one of the local pubs.
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 accessibility guide (PDF 1454 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: The accessibility guide is for guidance only. For up to date photos, please see the images on the webpage.
Location: Within easy reach of Calke Abbey and conveniently located close to East Midlands Airport, you can take advantage of the cottage's unique position to explore this beautiful building. Later, discover some of the beautiful villages that surround the abbey and maybe stop for a drink or grab something to eat in one of the local pubs.
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.
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 3 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: 0344 8002070 quoting that code.
Discounts do not apply to a ceremony only wedding package.
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