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WICKHAM HOUSE A spacious fully furnished and equipped ground floor apartment.

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Private entrance to the Annexe from the private patio, garden, looking over open meadows.
 East Wing Annexe viewed from the Main House garden.
Rockingham Castle dating from Norman times.
1 of 21Private entrance to the Annexe from the private patio, garden, looking over open meadows.
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1 bedroom
2 bathrooms
4 guests
1 night minimum
Condo/Apartment
The 'East Wing' extension is situated to the rear of our family house and has it's own independent entrance. The apartment sleeps 2 plus an occasional 2, people. The rooms are spacious and are linked by a corridor being all on the ground floor. It is ideally suited for disabled use and all rooms are well insulated. With rear views onto open meadows, this is a truly peaceful location. There is an additional cloakroom and utility room. There are numerous shops, supermarkets and restaurants (and Pubs), within a 3 mile radius. * Quality fully furnished and equipped accommodation located close to Market Harborough, and Rutland Water. Ideal as a base for touring, Rutland, Leicester (Richard III Museum), and Northamptonshire , and for business in Corby, Kettering or Leicester. * well behave dogs...The 'East Wing' extension is situated to the rear of our family house and has it's own independent entrance. The apartment sleeps 2 plus an occasional 2, people. The rooms are spacious and are linked by a corridor being all on the ground floor. It is ideally suited for disabled use and all rooms are well insulated. With rear views onto open meadows, this is a truly peaceful location. There is an additional cloakroom and utility room. There are numerous shops, supermarkets and restaurants (and Pubs), within a 3 mile radius. * Quality fully furnished and equipped accommodation located close to Market Harborough, and Rutland Water. Ideal as a base for touring, Rutland, Leicester (Richard III Museum), and Northamptonshire , and for business in Corby, Kettering or Leicester. * well behave dogs and indeed children are most welcome. * Fully equipped to a high standard and self-contained. * Very private with its own patio, garden and Bar-B-Q area. * High speed Wi-Fi and modern entertainment centre.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Half bath, 1 Attached (ensuite)
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Wickham House was our first stay after arriving in the UK. It turned out to be our first home instead. We were welcomed by our hosts, Peter and Louise, who made us feel at home from the word go, was always available to provide helpful...More

Date of stay: February 2017
Thank Leonv1377
oliver315977, VR Owner at WICKHAM HOUSE A spacious fully furnished and equipped ground floor apartment., responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

To Leon and Kylie. Thank you so much for your excellent review. It was good to have you to stay and we wish you every success in the future in your new life in the UK. We were pleased to have been able to help...More

Reviewed 11 December 2016

We stayed at Wickham House for two and a half months while waiting for our new house to be built.The accommodation was superb with everything you need to make it a home from home. Fully equipped kitchen, washing machine, modern bathroom with great shower,large living...More

Date of stay: November 2016
Thank 880reddie
oliver315977, VR Owner at WICKHAM HOUSE A spacious fully furnished and equipped ground floor apartment., responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2016

Dear Ruth and Peter, thank you so much for your generous review. It has been a pleasure having you to stay. It will be a great relief for you to move into your own new home at last and we hope you will be very...More

Reviewed 5 October 2016

Staying in this delightful cottage has now become an annual event for us. We find it so convenient with the lovely old town of Market Harborough less than 10 minutes away and all the beautiful countryside around. A perfect base from which to explore Leicestershire...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank PHIL J
oliver315977, VR Owner at WICKHAM HOUSE A spacious fully furnished and equipped ground floor apartment., responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2016

Thanks again and look forward to seeing you again next year. Hopefully Sue will be fully fit then. Very best wishes, Peter and |Louise.

Reviewed 10 May 2016

We have been self catering for almost 50 years and this property is definitely one of the best. The annexe of the main house is extremely well equipped and very comfortable. The welcome pack was outstanding and saved us shopping when we arrive as all...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank Pedro-Galashiels
oliver315977, VR Owner at WICKHAM HOUSE A spacious fully furnished and equipped ground floor apartment., responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2016

Thank you Peter and Ann for your lovely review. As I explained to you we keep very much on top of maintenance, decoration and replacemencing equipment within the property and feel that if it would please us then hopefully our customers too would be happy....More

Reviewed 18 April 2016

Exceptional apartment, built to be wheelchair friendly. Beautiful big window views to lush farmer's fields and grazing cattle. Watch the pheasants, blue tits, great tits and other birds. Comfortable bed, full kitchen for self catering, comfortable lounge. Exceptional host, "walked us through" the workings of...More

Date of stay: March 2016
Thank Ladnyl1
oliver315977, VR Owner at WICKHAM HOUSE A spacious fully furnished and equipped ground floor apartment., responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2016

Hi Walter and Lindel, Thank you so much for a great review. Its good to see that our guests are keeping up the standards we have grown accustomed to!!! No but seriously I am not sure if you are back in Oz yet but I...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2015

We stayed at Wickham House for an extended holiday this Autumn. The property was highly recommended and we were not disappointed. We have two small dogs, so to find accommodation that not only takes pets, but provides a safe garden and closely walks in the...More

Date of stay: November 2015
Thank Sue T
Reviewed 19 October 2015

This was our third visit to this rental and as per our previous visits we could not fault it. The property is set in the quiet rolling Northants / Leics countryside but very close to Market Harborough with its amenities and vibrant cafe culture. The...More

Date of stay: October 2015
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Reviewed 8 October 2015

Stayed once again at Wickham House, the cottage now has a newly renovated ensuite bathroom with power shower. Owners Peter & Louise were very helpful and nothing was too much trouble for them. We find the accommodation very welcoming and it certainly feels very homely....More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank PHIL J
Reviewed 7 October 2015

The owners made us very welcome and were on hand to ensure we had everything we needed. My husband is pretty much wheelchair bound and the front door was a problem. Also there was no disabled showering facility, however,wide internal doors and corridors made getting...More

Date of stay: September 2015
Thank Kibworthval
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We had the pleasure of spending 4 weeks at Wickham House during March 2015. Peter and Louise.are excellent hosts We had clean bedding and towels each week and found that milk and other goodies was provided on arrival. A small but very nice touch. The...More

Date of stay: March 2015
Thank tonyh502
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Grill
Books
Central Heating
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Private Garden
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Market Harboroughis just 2 miles away. It is a compact, bustling town on the south east Leicester border. a predominately rural setting, the town is an important commercial, industrial and administrative centre. It was established in medieval times. Market Harborough today is a lovely place to visit, browse and shop, it has a tremendous selection of restaurants, cafes, bars and pubs and an indoor and outdoor marketoxton locks consists of a magnificent flight of 10 immaculate working lock gates with a museum and posh pub. Walks along the tow path are to be recommended, canals abound in this area.This area offers all things to all men, historic site, interesting towns and attractive villages. Many first class and value for money paces to eat. And being close to several major towns Northampt...
Getting around
A local bus service passes our door although the service is not very frequent. The Main line station at Market Harborough (2.5 miles) provides trains to Leicester, Nottingham and London etc. A local taxi service too is available.
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