Thatch CottageAshby-de-la-zouch, Leicestershire
- Guests 6
- Bedrooms 3
- Preferred changeover day Friday
- Minimum stay 3 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 1
- Acorn rating 4 What's this?
- Reference 007018
About Thatch CottageA beautifully restored thatched cottage with a modern rustic interior, set within Calke Abbey.
Stay in this charming 17th-century thatched cottage where country rustic meets contemporary luxury. Its low beamed ceilings and large bricked fireplace have been preserved, while modern furnishings have been added to create an inviting holiday cottage with hints of luxury. It started life as three separate homes and now makes up one, three-bedroom holiday cottage with room for six people and one dog.
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.
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.
Features and facilities
- Cot & high chair available
- Microwave available
- Fridge available
- Freezer available
- Dishwasher available
- Washing machine available
- Tumble dryer not available
- Telephone not available
- Television available
- DVD available
- WiFi* not available
- Open fire / wood burner not available
- Garden available
- BBQ not available
Not accessibleView accessibility guide (PDF 483 KB)
Kitchen, dining room, sitting room and downstairs lavatory.
3 bedrooms (2x double with 5' bed and 1 twin), shower room and bathroom with shower over the bath.
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 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.
Heating: Electricity and Oil Fired central heating are included in the cottage rental.
Parking: Space for two cars adjoining the cottage.
Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 12pm.
Guests get free access into Calke Abbey parkland.
There is a large garden to the rear of the cottage, complete with table and chairs.
Please note : Please note there is an induction hob at this cottage. Guests with pacemakers are advised to check with their doctor to ensure there will be no interference with their pacemaker. Guests with pacemakers are also advised to keep a distance of at least 60cm (2ft) from the hob when cooking.
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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