UM2
Open-plan living throughout the ground floor
Relax after a day of exploring the area
The wood burner adds a romantic ambience
The perfect spot to relax after exploring the local area
Views over the green offering glimpses of days gone by
Enjoy a bite to eat
The dining table cleverly crafted from recliamed timbers
The well-equipped kitchen to cook up a storm in
Enjoy a morning coffee
Light and airy decor throughout
The comfy king-size bed ensures a peaceful night's rest
A complementary mix of old and new
The delightful reading area for a quiet moment
Thoughtful design touches throughout, such as this vintage school desk
Attention to detail throughout
Refresh and re-invigorate in the shower room
Warm fluffy towels
Stepping out into the garden
Steps up to the tiered garden
Enjoy al fresco dining or a drink in the private garden
A mid-afternoon treat
The pretty gardens and village will instantly appeal
Formally a woodsmans cottage
A stylish cottage with character, charm and a blue door
1 / 24  Open-plan living throughout the ground floor
2 / 24  Relax after a day of exploring the area
3 / 24  The wood burner adds a romantic ambience
4 / 24  The perfect spot to relax after exploring the local area
5 / 24  Views over the green offering glimpses of days gone by
6 / 24  Enjoy a bite to eat
7 / 24  The dining table cleverly crafted from recliamed timbers
8 / 24  The well-equipped kitchen to cook up a storm in
9 / 24  Enjoy a morning coffee
10 / 24  Light and airy decor throughout
11 / 24  The comfy king-size bed ensures a peaceful night's rest
12 / 24  A complementary mix of old and new
13 / 24  The delightful reading area for a quiet moment
14 / 24  Thoughtful design touches throughout, such as this vintage school desk
15 / 24  Attention to detail throughout
16 / 24  Refresh and re-invigorate in the shower room
17 / 24  Warm fluffy towels
18 / 24  Stepping out into the garden
19 / 24  Steps up to the tiered garden
20 / 24  Enjoy al fresco dining or a drink in the private garden
21 / 24  A mid-afternoon treat
22 / 24  The pretty gardens and village will instantly appeal
23 / 24  Formally a woodsmans cottage
24 / 24  A stylish cottage with character, charm and a blue door

Smock And Dog

Rutland Waters, Leicestershire
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
9 more

At a glance

  • Stunning cottage situated in picturesque Rutland village
  • Beautifully finished with stylish decor and furnishings throughout
  • Explore scenic countryside with walking and cycling paths aplenty
  • Visit historic buildings including Oakham Castle, Burghley and Rockingham
  • Rutland water provides attractions for all ages and tastes
  • Explore beautiful market towns and villages nearby
Property code: 60672

Located in a peaceful and pretty village in the heart of England this stylishly renovated cottage offers couples the perfect backdrop to any visit whatever the time of year or occasion.

Located in an idyllic village amongst the glorious rolling countryside of Rutland, this delightful cottage provides the perfect base for exploring the many attractions of the local area. Sightseer’s will be spoilt for choice with many historic buildings which dot the landscape including the 12th century Oakham Castle, Burghley House, a truly stunning Elizabethan house and a must visit for equestrian lovers and Rockingham Castle, a magnificent castle built by William the Conqueror. The area is a mecca for wildlife lovers and walkers with a myriad of paths and tracks to navigate including of course the famous Rutland Water which offers a variety of activities including sailing, canoeing, windsurfing, boat trips, fishing, rock climbing, high ropes, abseiling, cycling and hot air ballooning.

This stylish former woodsman’s cottage has been sympathetically and lovingly renovated by its current owners mixing both old and new to provide a sophisticated and charming place in which to relax. Guests arriving will initially enter the open-plan ground floor comprising of lounge, dining area and kitchen and notice the bright and airy decor with clean lines interspersed with cosy homely touches. A wood burner in the lounge area provides both a focal point and a romantic atmosphere ensuring cosy evenings snuggled up in front of the TV or indulging in a favourite novel. The handmade bespoke dining table created from reclaimed timbers found in the cottage provides a place to enjoy any meal whether a quick bite to eat or a celebration, and the well-equipped kitchen provides everything required to cook up a storm should guests choose to dine in. The kitchen has an electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment, coffee machine and a handy dishwasher. During the warmer months, the stable door to the garden can be opened to allow for a cooling breeze. The tactile paint palette continues upstairs with light and spacious rooms. Climbing the stairs to the first floor guests will initially find a snug area with vintage style desk and chair, perfect for a moment of quiet contemplation or relaxation. The bedroom easily accommodates the comfy king-size bed and will ensure a good night’s rest, with views over the green to the quintessential English village. Completing the accommodation is a beautiful shower room with shower and WC, benefiting from underfloor heating.

For those who enjoy spending time outdoors, the pretty garden enables guests to climb a little slate path to an upper tier, where there is a patio area with garden furniture and a fire pit/BBQ, providing opportunities for al fresco dining. You can chain your bikes up in the garden, and being enclosed the garden is perfect for pets. There is roadside parking, subject to availability.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 Bedroom - king-size
  • 1 Shower room
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment, coffee machine and dishwasher
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Electric, underfloor heating in the shower room and central heating included
  • Roadside parking (subject to availability)
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Shop 1 mile and pub within walking distance
  • TV in lounge
  • Fire Pit/BBQ available

This property is personally managed by Gemma.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 2 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
5
Overall equipment
5
Overall comfort
5
Overall location
5

Reviewed by Rachel 9th August 2019

A beautifully presented property, perfect for a romantic get away or as a base to explore the surrounding areas. Its very well equipped and the owners are extremely helpful. Highly recommend a stay here.?

Open-plan living throughout the ground floor
Relax after a day of exploring the area
The wood burner adds a romantic ambience
The perfect spot to relax after exploring the local area
Views over the green offering glimpses of days gone by
Enjoy a bite to eat
The dining table cleverly crafted from recliamed timbers
The well-equipped kitchen to cook up a storm in
Enjoy a morning coffee
Light and airy decor throughout
The comfy king-size bed ensures a peaceful night's rest
Show 12 moreA complementary mix of old and new

Location

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