• About Holmes Farm Country Cottages - Waxwing Cottage

    Explore the many cycling and walking routes in the Leicestershire countryside before returning to Waxwing Cottage with its own private hot tub.

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      3 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 6 people

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      Yes 2 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Barbecue
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Dishwasher
    • Main fuel or power incl.
      Main fuel or power incl.
    • Golf nearby
      Golf nearby
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Pets - no charge
      Pets - no charge
    • Rural location
      Rural location
    • Television
    • Woodburning stove
      Woodburning stove
    • WiFi
    • Short breaks all year
      Short breaks all year
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Working farm
      Working farm
    • Fishing nearby
      Fishing nearby
    • Entrance ramp/level access
      Entrance ramp/level access
    • Hot tubs - private
      Hot tubs - private
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
    • Home from home
      Home from home
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "Explore the many cycling and walking routes in the Leicestershire countryside before returning to Waxwing Cottage with its own private hot tub. 4 steps to entrance ramp access available on request or level access to rear.\nAll on the \nground floor.\nOpen plan living space \nWith beams.\n\nLiving area \nWith wood burner Freeview TV and DVD player.\n\nDining area\n.\n\nKitchen area \nWith electric oven electric hob microwave fridgefreezer dishwasher washing machine and patio doors leading to courtyard.\n\nBedroom 1 \nWith kingsize bed Freeview TV and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.\n\nBedroom 2 \nWith kingsize bed and Freeview TV.\n\nBedroom 3 \nWith zip and link kingsize bed can be 2ft 6in twin beds on request and Freeview TV.\n\nBathroom \nWith shower over bath toilet and heated towel rail. \n Hot tub for 6 private. \n Both properties Electric central heating electricity bed linen towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Welcome pack. Enclosed courtyard with garden furniture and BBQ. Use of owners’ field. 2 dogs welcome to be kept on a lead at all times sheep country. Private parking for 3 cars. No smoking. Set in the Leicestershire countryside on a working farm are these two single-storey barn conversions Wagtail Cottage ref UKC1999 and Waxwing Cottage ref UKC2000 which has a private hot tub to relax in after a day out exploring the countryside. The area is well known for its beautiful scenery and is ideal for walking horse riding and cycling. The quaint village of Lubenham is 1 mile away and has previously won the prestigious Central Village of the Year Award and has a village pub a 12th-century church and village green. The village of Foxton is also only 1 mile away has a shop and is home to the unique waterways landmark of Foxton Locks the famous flight of 10 locks on the Grand Union Canal which are Grade II listed and over 200 years old. Here you can visit the Boiler House which is full of history or take a leisurely boat trip. The market town of Market Harborough is 5 miles away and has many independent shops restaurants bars and cafés to experience and explore. The train from Market Harborough can have you in St Pancras London in an hour. There are many National Trust properties within 20 miles including Lyveden Priest’s House at Easton on the Hill Ulverscroft Nature Reserve and Stoneywell. Oadby home of the fascinating University of Leicester Botanical Gardens is 11 miles and close by from here is Leicester racecourse. Rutland Water with its beach and opportunities for sailing walking and cycling is about a ½-hour drive away. Shop pub and restaurant 1 mile.\nThese properties have an adjoining door and can be booked together to accommodate up to 12 guests but please note this property cannot be used for parties. \n " https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/105/840/10597780.jpg UKC2000

    Holmes Farm Country Cottages - Waxwing Cottage reviews collected by Reevoo

    9.8 out of 10 – based on 18 reviews

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    out of 10

    Great cottage, very clean with helpful owner. Hot tub and wood burner brilliant, in very peaceful surroundings. Good pubs within walking distance, all dog friendly. Fully equipped kitchen and comfortable furnishings. Having control of the central heating temperature would have been appreciated. Highly recommended.



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    Lovely cottage, very spacious, clean and host was very helpful. Loved the hot tub.



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    Fantastic weekend, great accommodation and owner was fantastic.



    out of 10

    Perfect weekend stay for my partners 30th birthday! Both cottages were lovely, had everything we needed and the hot tub was perfect! Our dog also enjoyed himself!



    out of 10

    Great few days spent here, with husband and our dog. Lovely accommodation, cosy, clean And warm with lovely hot tub! Owner is great And very helpful! We will be back!



    out of 10

    Me and 4 friends have just returned from a lovely weekend break at waxwing cottage. The setting is idyllic and very relaxing. The cottage is very spacious with large bedrooms and bathrooms.



    out of 10

    Excellent facilities. Very friendly and helpful owner. Everything clean and tidy.



    out of 10

    Beautiful cottage. Very well equipped and great hot tub too.



    out of 10

    We stayed as a family aged 41-91 with my gran in a wheelchair, it doesn’t have an adapted bathroom but we managed with the ramp to the back door. Location great, brilliant fishing and great for dog walking. Julie was fabulous nothing was to much trouble! The hot tub was a great added bonus :)



    out of 10

    It was absolutely tranquil and we just loved it .The furnishing was so tasteful in the house and the hot tub was such a treat



    out of 10

    We had a lovely, relaxing weekend! Great, quiet location with excellent pub food just up the road. The accommodation was much bigger than we thought it would be and the hot tub was fab. We would definitely stay again!



    out of 10

    Enjoyable stay. Market Harborough is a very good town to visit. Peaceful location.



    out of 10

    Had a great weekend, lovely area and the owner was very helpful, warm and friendly. Would definitely recommend it!



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