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“Peaceful Haven”
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Front of Daphne's Cottage, to the right your private patio with an open plan garden.
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Front of Daphne's Cottage, to the right your private patio with an open plan garden.
Room one with double bed Bedroom 2, with two single beds with the option of Zip and Link together to make king size bed!
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24 reviews
Front of Daphne's Cottage, to the right your private patio with an open plan garden.
Room one with double bed
Bedroom 2, with two single beds with the option of Zip and Link together to make king size bed!
Living area, with TV/DVD player, with recliner sofa's and with access to wifi.
Fully fitted kitchen.
Private patio area.
Your private off road parking, with space for 2 cars.
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Stretton, Rutland, England

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Shoeburyness, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Peaceful Haven”
Reviewed 13 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Lovely cottage in a wonderful location. Quite and beautiful surroundings. Immaculately clean and very cosy. comfortable bed, wonderful shower, relaxing reclining sofa's, real log burner, but not needed as there is underfloor heating. Internet if you want it. Well equipped kitchen with a lovely outlook from the window to a veg patch and roaming free chickens :) Liz the owner made as very welcome as we arrived late due to work commitments on an Easter Good Friday. Only had a two night stay as we attended the Peterborough Antiques Fair. Not a long enough stay to see all the surrounding areas, so we will be back at a later date. Would thoroughly recommend the Nene Valley Wansford Railway, especially the Mail train. All in all a wonderful stay

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Liked best: The peace and quite
Liked least: Having to leave
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
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Heather j
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Comfy Cottage”
Reviewed 7 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

We had a lovely weekend in the Stretton area. Daphne's Cottage is very well kept, extremely clean and with a very well equipt kitchen to enable you to cook whatever tou need. The two settees in the living area are comfortable as is the double bed. We had a small problem with the water/heating but that was quickly sorted out!
We would reccomend the cottage.
in the area there are some lovely country pubs. Stamford is pretty as is Oakham, but some of the other villages only have a pub and maybe a shop!
We were a little disappointed with the National Trust property - Woolsthorpe Manor, it is only just over 6 miles away but didn't do much for us, although it is a National Trust that has lots for children!!

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Your age range 50-64
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steve t
Leicester, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Lovely Cottage , Great Location”
Reviewed 15 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016

Having just stayed for 2nights at Daphne's Cottage while showing a friend the Rutland area . I couldn't of picked a nicer place to stay . The village location , the cozy warm cottage and amenities were brilliant. Liz the owner was friendly and always contactable. Would highly recommend this cottage.

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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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W H
Oxford, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Excellent stay”
Reviewed 12 November 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Brilliant cottage, with all mod cons, lovely and warm. The power shower is the business!
The landlady left us a welcoming present, eggs etc. The cottage is a few mins away from A1, so great transport links.
We'll definitely stay again if we are in the area.

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Liked best: Power shower & Wifi
Liked least: front door was hard to shut and open quietly
Travelling group: Young Children
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carol h
Blackburn, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
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“Charming well equipped cosy cottage”
Reviewed 23 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Daphne's cottage is tastefully furnished to a high standard . We found it to be well equipped cosy and comfortable. The underfloor heating in the lounge was so efficient that we never lit the wood burner. The beds were comfortable ,the pillows perfect. Excellent roomy shower cubicle with power shower.
The sleepy village of Stretton is just minutes from the A1 , providing good access to Stamford , Oakham and the surrounding areas.
Liz is an excellent host , providing a very generous welcome pack.

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