The Bothy, Melton Mowbray

Holiday Cottage: 3839 Leicestershire

The Bothy Front

Melton Mowbray
Enjoy England:   4 star
Cottage's own web site
In 2006, after being neglected for many years, the renovation of the old farm workers cottage called the Bothy was completed. Complete with under floor heating it has been renovated to provide high quality self-contained luxury accommodation.

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The layout of the building is one up, one down. The accommodation is ideally suited for 1 or 2 Adults sharing or a couple with 1 or 2 small children. We do not recommend the accommodation for families.

On the ground floor it has a sitting / kitchenette with microwave, dishwasher and oak breakfast bar. The sitting area has a flat screen digital TV with DVD and CD player. A selection of DVD's and CD's are provided. A new high quality sofa opens into a queen size fully sprung sofa bed.

All linen is provided. Guests have the use of a washer/Dryer. Iron and ironing board provided. Fresh flowers decorate the room and a welcome pack of tea, coffee, sugar, home baked bread, butter, milk, juice and fresh eggs from our own hens await you on your arrival.

Upstairs the exposed beams and oak floors make the double bedroom with en-suite bathroom, the perfect place for a peaceful nights sleep. A hair dryer is provided. A range of Gilchrest and Soames toiletries are supplied for your enjoyment.

The Bothy is located in the courtyard to the rear of the farm house and overlooks the garden.

There is ample secure off road private parking for vehicles. Motor bikes and cycles can be stored under cover in the old barn.

Drying facilities are available for wet outdoor clothing.

For fisher people, a freezer is available for storing your catch of the day.

Well behaved pets are welcome - as are their owners.

We also welcome motor cyclists, cyclists and walkers.

  • Welcome pack of home baked bread, butter & fresh hen eggs.
  • Free WiFi Access for your own laptop.

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Sitting Area
Sitting Area
Double Bedroom
Double Bedroom
Farm Garden
Farm Garden

Sleeps:   2
Bedrooms:   1
Cot Available:   No
Disabled Facilities: No.

Linen Provided: Yes.
All bed linen, towels, tea towels etc.
Pets Allowed: Yes.
Small pets are welcome.
Central Heating: Yes.
Fuel type: Oil
Open Fire: No.

Smoking Allowed: No.

Outdoor Facilities: Yes.
Use of family garden.

From the M1 and Leicester:
When you drive into Melton Mowbray follow the signs for Grantham. On the inner ring road in Melton take a left turn to Scalford, the junction has a Marks and Spencer just food shop on the corner. Drive for 4 miles to Scalford. as you come into the village go around a sharp left bend by the Plough Pub, go up the road for 50m and take the right turn into Church Street opposite the Kings Arms Pub. Roberts Farm is number 4 the second house on the right. Just past the house is the entrance to the car park at the rear of the property.

From the A1 and Grantham:
Just after the village of Thorpe Arnold as you drive into Melton Mowbray take the next turn right after the Honda garage signposted to Scalford and Twin Lakes. Drive for 4 miles to Scalford. As you drive into the village go up the hill keeping the church on your left, don't turn left into Church Street. Roberts Farm is number 4 on the left hand side just past the white garage. Turn into our car park just as the road narrows and park in the court yard at the rear of the property.
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Pricing and Opening Times
Seasons Open: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter.

The bothy is available for £200.00 (270 euro) per week January to December.
£250.00 (302 euro) per week during Christmas and the New Year.
This is self catering based on two people sharing.

Guests are welcomed at Roberts Farm from 4.00pm. However, if this is not convenient please let us know. Guests are requested to vacate the property by 11.00am on day of departure.

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