Rectory Cottage is an exquisite romantic cottage set in ‘The best place to live in Britain’. The luxurious, pet-friendly former stable near Stamford, Lincolnshire, dates back to the 18th century and offers a neutral palette with limed oak floor, exposed stone walls and beams, and gorgeous gardens.
Rectory Cottage is a former 18th-century stable masterfully converted into a luxurious romantic cottage. The pet-friendly cottage is set in Tinwell, Cambridgeshire, which is regarded as ‘The best place to live in Britain’, and it offers refinement and elegance throughout its modern interior and in the manicured gardens.
Couples can find romance in the manicured and lawned gardens which complement the beautiful cottage, and which offer furnished courtyards for a glass of wine or an alfresco meal. Equally attractive is the dining room, with exposed stone walls and beams, plus French doors to the courtyard.
Note the row of nails set into a beam with tiny pieces of paper pinned above, which hark back to the cottage’s life as a stable. Admire the seamless blend of old and new in the open-plan New England-style kitchen and living room with limed oak floor and underfloor heating.
The vintage king-size bedroom boasts fine linens, alpaca duvet and cloudburst and wool pillows, plus a hand-carved oak headboard, while the en-suite bathroom hosts a deep tub and shower.
Couples retreating to Rectory Cottage are blessed with luxury and class and can count on WiFi, amenities for young children, parking, central heating and laundry facilities, as well as TV with Freeview, Blu-ray player and iPod docking system.
The Rectory lies in famed Tinwell, and just moments from attractions such as Stamford, Uppingham, Oakham, Knossington and Braunston, plus Burghley House and Rutland Water Nature Reserve.