Cottage annex in rural country estate

Cottage annex in rural country estate

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1 Bedrooms
Sleeps 2
1 Bathrooms
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Our home

This is a 1 bedroom cottage annex in a secluded courtyard on a Victorian country estate. It is a converted saddle room with beautiful wooden bookcases and cupboards and a real log fire in the living room. The bedroom has a double bed and a cot. The property overlooks the "Old Hall" manor house on one side and the courtyard on the other. It is situated next to working stables. Friendly neighbours.

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Who we are

  1. My name is Becky and I live with my recently born daughter, Celeste. I have just been awarded a doctorate in social history and although I was working in education for disadvantage teenagers, I am now on maternity leave and my next job will most likely be in academia (university). I speak Spanish and would like to introduce Celeste to the beauty of that language from a young age, so we are keen to travel to a part of the country "where the people live". I love walking and practise yoga.
    I have a car for use if required.

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The cottage is situated in the peaceful village of Langham in the country of Rutland (previously Leceistershire). Langham boasts a beautiful church, whose bells can be easily heard from the property and churchyard (opposite the Old Hall). Langham has two country pubs that serve food and a post office with small convenience store. We are 2 miles from the market town of Oakham, which has a street food market twice a week.
We are very close to Rutland Water, perfect for leisurely gentle walks and bike rides. There is also a water activity centre. Nearest city Leceister (30 mins), Nottingham (45 mins) and Birmingham (1hr 15 by train from Oakham). London approx 2 hrs.

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