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Blacksmiths Cottage, Groby

17 reviews
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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
1 night minimum
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Our beautiful circa 17-century Grade 2 listed traditional thatched cottage has just been completely refurbished and now comes onto the lettings market for the first time. It has all the quirkiness of a building of its time with modern technology. The Blacksmiths Cottage is a two up, one down brick noggin building, formerly wattle and daub with original beams and eyebrow windows. It has been lovingly restored with an up to date open-plan kitchen/lounge which features a Belfast sink, dishwasher, washing machine and fridge/ice box. The sitting area features an electric 'log burner', flat screen smart television with WiFi enabled. Upstairs there is a double bedroom with a stunning en-suite featuring a walk in shower and hair-dryer. Outside we have a charming cottage courtyard garden area wit...Our beautiful circa 17-century Grade 2 listed traditional thatched cottage has just been completely refurbished and now comes onto the lettings market for the first time. It has all the quirkiness of a building of its time with modern technology. The Blacksmiths Cottage is a two up, one down brick noggin building, formerly wattle and daub with original beams and eyebrow windows. It has been lovingly restored with an up to date open-plan kitchen/lounge which features a Belfast sink, dishwasher, washing machine and fridge/ice box. The sitting area features an electric 'log burner', flat screen smart television with WiFi enabled. Upstairs there is a double bedroom with a stunning en-suite featuring a walk in shower and hair-dryer. Outside we have a charming cottage courtyard garden area with seating; there is private driveway at the cottage.Situated within walking distance to the award winning Stamford Arms pub/restaurant.This is a perfect base for visiting the beautiful Leicestershire countryside including Bradgate Park. Groby is situated about 5 miles north-west of the city of Leicester, in the county of Leicestershire, England, UK. The village has historical connections with two English Queens, Elizabeth Woodville; wife of Edward IV and Lady Jane Grey.Once a mining village with slate and granite quarries, Groby has expanded rapidly since the 1970s as it is well placed for those travelling into the city of Leicester and also ideally situated for those wanting to use the motorway network. The village facilitates include a local butcher, greengrocer, post office, public library, hardware store, newsagent and a small national supermarket. It is requested that guests arrive before 6pm on their day of arrival, or request a late arrival time.More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
Refrigerator
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Corporate Bookings
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Patio
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

stayed at this lovely cottage xmas eve till boxing day, with 2 freinds. what a superb little cottage, notheing was to much trouble for the staff, i.e. i forgot butter and pigs in blankets for our xmas dinner, both were there for us on xmas...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank steveb0nd
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Date of stay: December 2016
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

Stayed in this this wonderfully appointed cottage in the centre of the village of Groby. A very cosy property perfectly located near to all local amenities, yet you still get a very private feel once inside the premises. Great pub adjacent provides good food and...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank hackit b
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This was a perfect little cottage, great facilities, friendly helpful staff at the pub, couldn't fault it.

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank Sue B
Reviewed 1 August 2016

What a find! i am totally thrilled that we had the opportunity to stay in this beautiful cottage. I booked it for 1 night for my husbands birthday as we were in the area and thought it would be a nice change to a hotel,...More

Date of stay: July 2016
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About the Owner
Brian R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2014
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Leicester St Margaret's Bus Station Number 26,27,28.Motorway link: West Junction 22 Southbound Junction 21A Northbound - both exits are signposted Groby following the A50. East from the A46 to the A50 follow signs for M1 Groby is signposted on the 3rd junction. It is requested that all guests arrive before 6pm on their day of arrival, or request a late arrival time.
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby
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