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Clematis cottages: The Oak Barn, Stamford. Sleeping up to 4 guests in comfort.

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Rental Home
The Oak 'Eco' Barn is a green oak framed English Heritage barn constructed in the traditional way with beech dowels and a host of beautifully exposed beams. Furnished and decorated to an extremely high standard, the barn's accommodation is 'upside down' to ensure that our guests benefit from the beautiful views that surround the building. The spacious upstairs lounge has comfortable leather armchairs and a sofa to seat up to six guests very comfortably, and there is a small office area adjacent to it, so, if there is a need to work from home it can be done in comfort. High speed wireless wi-fi has been made available ensuring full connectivity to the internet. The barn will be made ready for your arrival complete with linen, towels and all of the basics to get you started. Downstairs the ...The Oak 'Eco' Barn is a green oak framed English Heritage barn constructed in the traditional way with beech dowels and a host of beautifully exposed beams. Furnished and decorated to an extremely high standard, the barn's accommodation is 'upside down' to ensure that our guests benefit from the beautiful views that surround the building. The spacious upstairs lounge has comfortable leather armchairs and a sofa to seat up to six guests very comfortably, and there is a small office area adjacent to it, so, if there is a need to work from home it can be done in comfort. High speed wireless wi-fi has been made available ensuring full connectivity to the internet. The barn will be made ready for your arrival complete with linen, towels and all of the basics to get you started. Downstairs the accommodation comprises two large bedrooms furnished with solid wood furniture to compliment the beams, one features a superking zip and link bed which can be divided into two singles, and the other is a double bed with space for a 'hotel style' fold away bed if required.The solid oak fitted dining kitchen includes a built in fan oven, electric hob with extractor, microwave, dishwasher, and fridge freezer. The oak dining table can be extended to seat up to six if required. Kaye has ensured that it comes complete with everything you should need. The luxury shower room, and laundry/drying room with washing machine, iron, ironing board etc are also located on the ground floor. A complete home from home with dedicated parking, beautiful views over open fields, woodlands and the Lodge Farm vegetable and fruit garden. Being an 'Eco' barn, it has been built with energy conservation in mind. The barn benefits from low energy lighting, biomass heating, rainwater harvesting to the pond, innovative 'green' building materials have been utilized to reduce it's carbon footprint.The Eco barn can be booked in conjunction with Clematis cottages (1 and 2) plus annex which can sleep up to 14 guests. Please refer to the owners website for all details.More
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About the Owner
Kaye G
Languages spoken:German, English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2013
Interaction with guests
We aim to have the cottage prepared for your arrival from 3pm onwards, as we live on site we are always at hand if you need us but we do like to leave you to relax and enjoy the cottage and grounds. If you could let us know your expected time of arrival we will be here to show you around and hand over the key.
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Date of stay: December 2018
Reviewed September 4, 2017

What an amazing location and what friendly hosts. My eldest daughter and I stayed in the Oak Barn for an extended weekend and found it hard to actually go out exploring. We had fantastic evenings sitting in the garden watching the bats swooping overhead and...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Relax724220
KayeGriffin, VR Owner at Clematis cottages: The Oak Barn, Stamford. Sleeping up to 4 guests in comfort., responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2017

So glad that you both enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back.

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Reviewed May 3, 2017

It was a lovely break in a very comfortable and tastefully decorated cottage. Although the weather was chilly the cottage was beautifully warm and cosy. Mr and Mrs Griffin are very accommodating and kindly allowed our dog to join us. There had been a mix...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank KerryT1010
KayeGriffin, VR Owner at Clematis cottages: The Oak Barn, Stamford. Sleeping up to 4 guests in comfort., responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2017

So glad that you all enjoyed your stay and thank you for taking the time to leave a lovely review, and for keeping your dog out of the bedrooms and lounge we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed May 25, 2016

What a delightful and peaceful place with a really well equipped kitchen and the whole cottage too it was like being in a beautiful home but without the hassle of owning it. Super upstairs lounge which was huge and had a great desk for planning...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank RobertBarr
KayeGriffin, VR Owner at Clematis cottages: The Oak Barn, Stamford. Sleeping up to 4 guests in comfort., responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2016

Thank you Robert, so glad that you both enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed October 17, 2015

A very warm welcome, wonderful countryside surroundings, very comfortable accommodation, nicely decorated at a high quality , relaxing environment to get away from it all. . An excellent place for young children to play and be close to nature and farm life. The fresh eggs...More

Date of stay: October 2015
Thank Joya H
KayeGriffin, VR Owner at Clematis cottages: The Oak Barn, Stamford. Sleeping up to 4 guests in comfort., responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2015

Thank you so much for your review, it was lovely to meet you all and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay we look forward to seeing you again next year. Kind regards Kaye

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Yard
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Corporate Bookings
Shared Yard
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Stove
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Ping Pong Table
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
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About the neighborhood
The local area is famous for fine eating (Melton Mobray being the home of Pork pies, and locally produced blue vein Stilton Cheese,) with Stamford being voted the best place to live in the UK by the Sunday Times. Although located in rural England London is very easily reached by train (Peterborough station to Kings Cross in less than 50 minutes, making a shopping trip and London show easily available. Rutland water is a favorite haunt for walkers, birdwatchers, fly fishermen, cyclists etc
Getting around
It is advisable to have a car as the local bus passes the lane end every other hour throughout the day. A taxi into Stamford would cost around £15 depending on the time of day.
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