|Gates lodge is a Victorian Grade 2 listed high quality self-catering detatched cottage which sleeps couples and small families. Professionally and thoughtfully converted in 2011 from the original Cart-Lodge and stable, it is situated in the grounds of a former 16th Century Farmhouse and Inn. You will be surrounded by thousands of acres of farmland, adjacent to a 40 acre common, home to free-roaming horses between May - October and SSSI designated.
Our modern Country Kitchen has been professionally designed, complete with brand new Bosch Cooker-hob, Zanussi washing machine and dishwasher , Fridge, Toaster, Kettle, Cutlery, Microwave, and Dining area with Rustic wood table and chairs.
The lounge has vaulted ceilings with original oak beams. It has a luxury 4' 6" sofa-bed so the property can sleep up to 4 adults or small family. It is also furnished with tub chair, Victorian blanket box, Flatscreen freeview TV, woodburner and large economy 7 heating. Free wi-fi is available.
The French Doors open out on to the Indian Stone steps to give an open air feeling in the warmer months with spectacular views across thousands of acres of farmland and fields. You may even spot owls at night-time or early morning as they swoop along the ditches looking for mice and voles.
The Main Bedroom is also oak-beamed, and was originally the stable area for the Shire Horse. It's cosy and totally separate and consists of double bed, antique farmhose pine wardrobe, drawer chest, bedside cabinet and is equipped with hairdryer.
Bathroom with modern Triton electric shower, WC, heated towel rail & basin