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    House on the Hill

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    Property ref: S39328

    • Bedrooms 7

    • Sleeps 16

    • Baths 6

    • Pets No

    • Wifi Yes

    • Reviews (24)

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    About this property

    A stunning, detached holiday home, set in two acres of beautiful, private grounds and ideally located on the edge of the pretty village of Woodhouse Eaves. This immaculate cottage was included in the Independent’s Best Holiday Cottages With Pools and has been luxuriously furnished with a contemporary style and provides spacious and exclusive holiday accommodation, ideal for family and friends to get together in a beautiful part of the country. Set over three floors, with spectacular rural views to enjoy from every window, this cottage has seven lovely bedrooms, each beautifully furnished, with the master complete with an excellent en-suite bathroom with Jacuzzi bathtub, and a balcony. The first floor sitting room has sumptuous seating, a warming woodburner and doors to the rear stone terrace, with grand stone steps leading down into the garden. The stunning kitchen is modern and bright and boasts a breakfast bar, a cosy comfortable sitting area and a sociable dining area, with three sets of doors accessing the patio. The first floor games room will be adored by all and is the ideal place for setting up a family tournament of table tennis or table football, or simply enjoying a relaxing evening with a film. During the summer months, guests will love the heated swimming pool, complete with seating and loungers, whilst the superb gardens are waiting to be enjoyed, with the attractive patio ideal for summer feasts alfresco-style. The thriving village of Woodhouse Eaves has a good selection of pubs, restaurants and shops, which can all be found within a 10-minute walk, and the surrounding area offers many lovely footpaths, including Leicestershire Round, along with the beautiful Beacon Hill Country Park, SSSI woodlands and the popular Great Central Railway showcasing heritage steam trains. A stunning cottage for a memorable holiday at any time of year.

    A pretty village surrounded by unspoilt countryside, Woodhouse Eaves has a good selection of pubs, restaurants and shops, and nestles on the side of Beacon Hill, a 330-acre country park providing visitors with picnic areas, many lovely walks and cycle trails. With its elevated position, clear days can provide panoramic views across to the Peak District and Lincoln Cathedral.

    Accommodation

    Over three floors.

    Seven bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double with en-suite Jacuzzi bath, separate shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 2 x twin, 1 x second floor twin, 1 x family room with 1 king-size double and 1 single with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x second floor family room with 1 king-size double and 1 single.

    Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC.

    Second floor bathroom with corner bath, separate shower, basin and WC.

    Shower room with shower, basin and WC (accessed via games room).

    Two ground floor basin and WC.

    Outdoor basin and WC.

    Kitchen with breakfast bar (seats 6), dining area (seats 16) and sitting area (seats 6).

    Utility.

    First floor sitting room with woodburner.

    Games room with TV (for DVD use only), table tennis and table football.

    Gas central heating with woodburner.

    Electric double oven and 5-ring hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, 2 x dishwashers, 3 x TVs (two with Sky Sports, one for DVD use only), DVD, radio, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs.

    Fuel, power and fuel for woodburner included in rent.

    Bed linen and towels included in rent.

    Travel cot and highchair.

    Ample off road parking.

    Lockable bike storage.

    Lawned garden with patio, furniture, BBQ and heated swimming pool approx.

    10m x 6m (open Apr - Oct, heated May-Sep).

    Sorry, no pets and no smoking.

    Shop and pub 5 mins walk.

    Note: Approx 10 stone steps from first floor sitting room to garden.

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    Local amenities

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    • The Old Bulls Head
      0.5 miles
    • The Griffin Inn
      1.5 miles
    • Old John
      1.5 miles
    • Bradgate Park & Swithland Wood Country Park
      2.5 miles
    • Pilkington Library
      3 miles
    • Sapori
      3.5 miles
    • Queen's Park
      3.5 miles
    • The Organ Grinder
      3.5 miles
    • PETER
      3.5 miles
    • National Space Centre
      5.5 miles

    Reviews (24)

    Mr Billett ‐ 1 Dec 2018
    "When we arrived the house was spotless. Its not a new build, is clearly very popular and well used so is comfortable in the nicest way, it really did make us feel that our family Christmas was in a "home" environment."
    Mr Tuckett ‐ 1 Sep 2018
    "It is close to many interesting and beautiful locations, including National Trust properties, the National Space Centre, a steam train service, a tropical bird sanctuary and country parks. The house itself is spacious and comfortable, with exceptional kitchen facilities. The garden includes a swimming pool which is well maintained. The village of Woodhouse Eaves is well supplied with good pubs, restaurants and general stores. We had a family holiday here and had an excellent week."
    Mr Smith ‐ 1 Jul 2018
    "We needed a house that would comfortably accommodate 16 for our 50th wedding anniversary. The house and grounds are spectacular, the support staff (led by Sue) couldn't have been more welcoming and obliging. Our forward planning included some local sightseeing. However, we couldn't entice the grandchildren from the pool and grounds. The cars hardly left the drive. All the family agreed it was a perfect week!"
    Mr Smith ‐ 1 Jul 2018
    "The house and grounds are spectacular, the support staff (led by Sue) couldn't have been more welcoming and obliging. Our forward planning included some local sightseeing. However, we couldn't entice the grandchildren from the pool and grounds. The cars hardly left the drive. All the family agreed it was a perfect week!"
    Mrs Lodge ‐ 1 Jun 2018
    "The house manager was easily accessible and answered all our questions."
    Mrs Lodge ‐ 1 Jun 2018
    "The house manager was easily accessible and answered all our questions. She really wanted us to enjoy our week and was very helpful. The pool was amazing.........the gardens were beautiful.....and the house was perfect......."
    Mrs Lodge ‐ 1 Jun 2018
    "She really wanted us to enjoy our week and was very helpful. The pool was amazing.........the gardens were beautiful.....and the house was perfect......."
    Dr Iyer ‐ 1 Sep 2017
    "We had a very enjoyable three night's stay in this beautiful house with its impressive landscaped gardens and swimming pool."
    Mrs Davis
    "Very nice cottage"
    Mrs Davis
    "Very nice cottage With everything taken care of Would definitely recommend"
    Mr Bicknell
    "A fantastic house in a beautiful area with a very helpful house manager who lives locally"
    Mr Paul Holland, Widnes, Cheshire
    "House was amazing and gardens were beautiful. Plenty to do locally also."
    Mrs Debbie Florio, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey
    "House on the Hill is a lovely house, which we thoroughly enjoyed and was perfect for our family get together and will definitely book again."
    Mr Dean Mabley, Selby, North Yorkshire
    "An impressive, well equipped house with a beautiful garden. Great games room. We liked the quality of the beds and mattresses. The house manager and owner were very helpful and welcoming. "
    Mrs Jane Mellersh, Chichester, West Sussex
    "A wonderful house for a large family gathering. There was plenty of room to escape and chill."
    Mrs Demelza Eagan, Gravesend,
    "The house was a beautiful size for the whole family to spend a memorable Christmas together. The village was lovely too, in walking distance to the pub, restaurants and the local spar."
    Mrs Caroline Wilson, St. Helens, Merseyside
    "The House on the Hill is a stunning property, its more like a home, the furnishings and appliances are all top quality. Spacious rooms, stunning garden and beautiful views. The family has enjoyed many lovely large houses over the years but this one tops them all, highly recommended. "
    Mrs Julie Colman, Sunderland,
    "This was without doubt one of the most stunning properties we have stayed in. The house and gardens were beautiful and very extensive. I can't recommend it highly enough, beautiful location with lots of good walking available from the doorstep. "
    Mr Danial Corbett, Banchory,
    "The property was perfect for our party. The space in the house and garden was ideal for adults both for getting together for meals or for sitting quietly to read."
    Ms Sarah Berry, Scarborough,
    "A fantastic house and location. Perfect for our family group of 14 ranging from 10 months old to 62 years old. Had already recommended while on our holiday! Had stunning views and excellent facilities, we would all love to come back."
    Mr Ronald William Kelly, Wolverhampton, West Midlands
    "The house and contents were excellent and nothing else was needed. We had four generations of family in my group and every one was well catered for in terms of entertainment and equipment. The games room, large trampoline and swimming pool provided hours of enjoyment for all. I would not hesitate to recommend this property to all who were interested."
    Mrs Sylvia Sheppard, Rotherham, South Yorkshire
    "A fantastic holiday, the house was beautiful and the gardens and pool were amazing. It was just a pity that we were only there for a week."
    Miss Anna Tucker, Cambridge,
    "The house is just beautiful and the garden was spectacular. We had a family get together with 11 of us and the house was just perfect. The swimming pool, trampoline and games room were fantastic. The house and garden are just wonderful. Thank you."
    Mrs Lorraine Harley, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
    "This is a perfect place for a week away from home. It was an amazing property for families, the 5 children (2-10) that were with us all had the best time. There was so much for them to do; swings, pool, trampoline, games, and plenty of trees for climbing in the garden! We would love to stay in this property again!"

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