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Sticky End - Thatched Rutland Luxury Holiday Cottage

Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Oakham, Rutland, England
** Sister property to local Rutland thatched cottages:

Little Thatch, Seaton, Near Uppingham, Rutland - Property No. 1130618
Autumn Cottage, Preston, Near Oakham/Uppingham, Rutland - Property No. 6555591

NB: All our cottages operate a strictly 'Non-smoking' & 'No pets' policy. Children aged 10 years & over only.

Ideal for couples and perfect for a romantic escape, this charming Grade II Listed thatched cottage has been lovingly restored and furnished to a very high standard to provide a warm and welcoming holiday or short break retreat. Sticky End is located in the busy & bustling conservation village of Cottesmore in England's smallest county, Rutland.

Sticky End is an ideal base for exploring the region including the nearby busy market & impressive public school towns...
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Listing #HL9749
About the Owner
Martin & Julia C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2006
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

Situated in a pretty village with many amenities nearby, pubs, restaurants, little shop, walks etc, this little thatched cottage was such a delight. The entrance gate brings you off the street into a little courtyard bursting with flowers around an outdoor dining area with trickling...More

Thank teresaelvin
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We were looking for a lovely place to relax and found this beautiful cottage of charm and character. Martin and Julia have thoughtfully and tastefully planned and provided everything you could possibly need and all comforts have been catered for. We arrived to a warm...More

Thank whitej2264
Management response:Responded 27 July 2018

Thank you both for your wonderful feedback! It really does make all our hard work with the cottages worthwhile. We are delighted that you so much enjoyed Sticky End and exploring the local area, not least Barnsdale Gardens and the Stamford Shakespeare Festival at Tolethorpe....More

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Reviewed 21 November 2016

Excellent short stay at Sticky End. The cottage is cosy and full of character while also spacious and providing all the mod cons. A great base for exploring the area

Thank Debbie L
Management response:Responded 22 November 2016

Thank you for your review. Glad that you found your stay excellent & enjoyed the local area.

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
* Oak beamed sitting room with open inglenook log fire and dining table
* Quaint study/library with books/DVDs & CDs for your stay
* Traditional country pine kitchen with cosy dining area
* Separate utility room / cloakroom with washing machine
* New bathroom suite, also with shower
* Main double bedroom with luxury bed linen plus washbasin & en suite toilet
* Comfortable & cosy second double bedroom with luxury bed linen
* Complimentary Wi-Fi.
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Fulls
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  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 9,182 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
* 3 night weekend breaks from £297 & 4 night mid-week bookings from £396, subject to late availability (ie within 14 days of arrival only) - please enquire for details.
* Tailored packages available for Champagne Breaks or special occasions.
* Christmas week & New Year week prices on request.
* Easter weeks are High Season
* Special rate if booked for both Christmas and New Year.
* Owners reserve the right to change the above rates (but not after letting agreement has been signed).
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About the neighbourhood
Rutland is a haven for cyclists, walkers & those who enjoy the quiet pace of country life. Rutland Water hosts an aray of water sports, a pleasure boat, wild life and hosts the annual British Birdfair event at Egleton Nature Reserve (17-19 August 2007).

Oakham and Uppingham are charming market towns, famous for their public schools. Oakham hosts its own summer festival. Melton Mowbray including its reknowned Pork Pie shop lies just to the north of the county.

Stamford is a beautiful historic town with excellent shops and on its outskirts boasts the jewel of Burghley House home to the Burghley Horse Trials (03-06 September 2009) and a popular location for filming. The Stamford Shakespeare Festival (8 June-29 August 2009 - The Tempest, A Midsummer Night's Dream & Oliver Twis...
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How to get there
Airport: East Midlands: 67.0 km
Railway: Oakham: 8.0 km
Ferry: Felixstowe: 198.0 km
By Road:
Located in Cottesmore village on B668, 4 miles west of A1 (B668, Oakham (N) exit)
Oakham 5 miles / Stamford 10 miles
Private Garage Parking + street parking at property

Oakham station - 5 miles (Central Trains)
Stamford Station - 11 miles (Central Trains)
Peterborough Station - 24 miles (East coast mainline/ GNER, Central Trains, WAGN)
Grantham Station - 16 miles (East coast mainline/ GNER, Central Trains)

Equidistant travelling times (approx 1 Hr 30 mins) to London Stansted (direct train service to Oakham), London Luton, Birmingham & Nottingham East Midlands.
Airport transfers may be arranged on request.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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