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1 Bedroom Self Contained Apartment close to Rutland Water - with WiFi - Garden Apartment

Bedrooms 1
Space 450 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights



Garden Apartment

Self contained apartment on ground floor with garden terrace, sleeping two people in either twin beds or a super king-size bed.

About the property

Manton Lodge Farm

Manton Lodge Farm is a beautifully-positioned 18th-century stone farmhouse set in more than 100-acres of privately owned rolling grassland in rural Rutland. It nestles in a fold in the landscape and boasts far-reaching views across the Chater valley. The property lies on the edge of Manton village and is a short distance from Rutland Water.

The Valley View apartment is located on the first floor of the modern southern wing of the house, overlooking the garden, and has unrivalled views. It is accessed by a private entrance at the side of the property.

The accommodation comprises: Master Bedroom – available as either a super-king double or with twin beds – with flat-screen TV; open plan ‘Suite’ with sofa-bed for an additional guest and small dining/seating area; En-suite Bathroom with full bath and over-bath shower; fully-equipped galley Kitchen with combination microwave oven, fridge, 2-ring electric hob, toaster and kettle; and washing machine. It is centrally heated throughout.

Free Wi-Fi is included.

A wonderful feature is the property’s acclaimed garden. Developed over more than 40 years by the current owners, it is open regularly as part of the National Garden Scheme and has been featured in Rutland Pride magazine. It extends to more than an acre of lawns, flowerbeds, York-stone terraces, shrubberies, stepped walkways, and kitchen gardens. Features include specimen trees, stone statues and urns, rose gardens, and an ornamental pond with fountain. With a dazzling array of different blooms it’s a blaze of colour throughout the growing season and of course acts as haven for birdlife. Beyond the gardens the landscape is grass pasture – filled with lambs in the spring – which rolls away to the little Chater River at the bottom of the valley. Several thousand trees have been planted in the past few decades creating some interesting walks and a number of spinneys to stroll around or explore. The garden is easily accessed from the apartment.

For those with longer legs – or a bicycle – Rutland Water is a short distance away offering a network of trails and host of activities. The property is within easy walking distance of the Horse & Jockey pub in Manton which serves excellent food and from here you can pick up the trail around the reservoir.

Well- behaved dogs may be accommodated on request.

More Details

Caroline Burnaby-Atkins
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
9 June, 2018

About Caroline Burnaby-Atkins

Caroline Burnaby-Atkins has lived at Manton Lodge Farm since the mid-seventies, raised her family there, and is now a doting grandmother to Eddie, Gabriella, Rollo and Sophia, all of whom enjoy visiting from their homes in London from time-to-time. Caroline is devoted to the maintenance and improvement of the large and beautiful garden at Manton Lodge Farm and welcomes guests to share the tranquillity and beauty of the rural location and its surroundings with her.

Caroline Burnaby-Atkins purchased this apartment in 1976

Why Caroline Burnaby-Atkins chose Manton

Manton Lodge Self Catering combines well-appointed, modern-built accommodation, with all the charm of a classic Rutland stone farmhouse. Surrounded by fabulous gardens and set in 100 acres of private land, it is an oasis of flora and tranquility with fabulous views - Rutland at its very best. It is mid-way between the charming market towns of Uppingham and Oakham and just a few miles from glorious Georgian Stamford. It is three quarters of a mile as the crow flies to Rutland Water with its many activities and attractions.

What makes this apartment unique

A wonderful feature is the property’s acclaimed garden. Developed over more than 40 years by the current owners, it is open regularly as part of the National Garden Scheme and has been featured in Rutland Pride magazine. Extending to more than an acre , guests are invited to explore its York-stone terraces, stepped walkways, and intimate paths. Features include specimen trees, stone statues and urns, rose gardens, and an ornamental pond with fountain. With a dazzling array of different blooms it’s a blaze of scent and colour throughout the growing season and of course acts as haven for birdlife. Alternatively just sit on one of the many teak benches and soak in the surroundings.

Available Rentals

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Short stays please IGNORE! above nightly rates and enquire direct

Birdfair 3 nts £380.00 Additional nights £60.00
Burghley 3 nts £380.00 Additional nights £60.00
Christmas and New Year flexible
Change over Mon or Fri
Additional double/twin ensuite room sometimes available at £60 for the first two nights then £50 per night thereafter.
Dogs at £25 per week by arrangement or £6pn for short stays.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Manton in Rutland

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower
  • Refurbished bathroom with full length bath and shower over bath.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Can be two single beds if required
  • Garden Apartment has large sunny bedroom with beautiful views and door onto garden terrace.
  • Books
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(11 traveller reviews)

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Garden Apartment
average rating of 4.5454545 based on 11 reviews

Idyllic Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Have just come back from a week close to Rutland Water and I want to say how delighted we were with our accommodation in the Garden Apartment at Manton Lodge Farm. We were immediately hit by the magnificant views across the valley from the sitting room and bedroom windows and the glorious gardens around the house abundant with spring flowers. The apartment was all we could wish for with a well equipt kitchen and cosy sitting room. The spacious bedroom and bathroom was also a bonus.

There are plenty of interesting walks around Rutland Water and if interested in sailing there was plenty going on at the Rutland Sailing Club. Also of great interest were the Barnsdale Gardens where we spent some 4-5 hours.

If you like the great outdoors and self catering in a natural country setting do give Manton Lodge a try. You will get a warm welcome.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a lovely and encouraging review - we must be getting something right! You were lovely guests, come back soon, and a big thank you to Mike for burning my bonfire! Caroline
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Peaceful Break

  • 5 of 5

Although the weather could have been considerable kinder, the accommodation was comfortable and homely. The bathroom was superb and the very large double bed was extremely comfortable. The apartment was well apppointed and the host was available if required. The central heating was efficient and the place was very clean. It was an ideal base from which to explore Rutland and we would recommend it to other holiday-makers.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous place to visit

  • 5 of 5

My husband I stayed here for 12 days in July, 2017. I was very pleased when we arrived.The pictures are exactly what you get. Beautiful flowers, gorgeous landscaping and such a peaceful place. Mrs. Atkins is a lovely person, very personable. We truly wished it wasn't time to move on. Sad to know we will not see Mrs. Atkins or her beautiful place again.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you both, there is a spot in the garden which is known as "Mickey's Corner", a lovely remembrance of you both-thank you. Hope the rest of your UK visit was a success and wish you a safe return to the States
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A beautiful & relaxing stay

  • 4 of 5

Everything was exactly like the pictures.

We stayed with our very old dog in tow in the Valley View apartment that definitely lived up to its name, rolling country side views from all the windows and a most spectacular well stocked garden that was a pleasure to stroll around.

The apartment was well furnished and very clean. Kitchen was small but functional for a short break, missed not having a full cooker but gave us a good excuse to eat out! The huge comfy bed gave us some good nights sleep too.

Lots to do around Rutland and some great walks. Stamford is definitely worth a visit and not far away.

Fantastic setting to unwind & relax in, Caroline was a great host and would recommend the place to friends & family.

We hope to stay again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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East Sussex, uk

Idyllic spot

  • 5 of 5

A most attractive property with beautiful gardens very close to Rutland Water. The Garden Room was very comfortable and had all we needed. Views are lovely out to fields with sheep. The little terrace off the bedroom is idyllic - perfect for a glass of wine with a view in the evenings. Definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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East Anglia

Comfortable week in the Garden Apartment

  • 4 of 5

As we approached the Apartment we could sense the tranquillity of the surrounding area. Everywhere was neat and tidy and suitable, as we had expected for our stay. The garden was awesome; a delight to walk and sit amongst the beautiful blooms. Caroline, the owner was warm and friendly; nothing was too much trouble. I would certainly recommend this apartment to friends or family. We enjoyed Rutland Water; we had a lovely time visiting Oakham, Stamford, Market Harborough and various nature reserves. We enjoyed a meal at The Barn in Oakham; lovely food and good service.

Well worth a stay.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
600 Metres
Horse and Jockey
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Rutland Water Golf
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
600 Metres
Horse and Jockey
Car: recommended

Manton is on the edge of Rutland Water, the biggest man-made reservoir in Europe, hosting a wide range of leisure activities including fly-fishing, sailing, cycling, bird-watching, golf etc.


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