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Large Self Catering House:
Dunham House - Dunham-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire.
An Englishman's house is his castle so the saying goes, and this certainly is a grand old house. Built in the William and Mary period for the local clergy, it retains the spirit and features of a bygone era with all the luxury of modern living.
Located in Nottinghamshire, a short distance from Lincoln in a little village on the River Trent, Dunham House large holiday house offers an ideal large selfcatering holiday venue for family parties, group accommodation, re-unions or just extended family holidays.
This large self catering house is detached, standing in its own private grounds and offers flexible accommodation based around eight bedrooms with a variety of doubles plus twins, accommodating up to twenty two guests in large stately rooms. There is a large impressive dining room plus two well appointed lounges to accommodate your group including one with original Georgian panelling.
Families are welcome, the well appointed gardens are safely enclosed and there's a large games room in the stable block with football table, pool table and a playhouse in the garden.
There is a fishing pool behind this large house available for £3.50 per day and the River Trent is a short walk away. It has the Trent Valley Way, a long distance footpath along its bank. The village is ideal for walking plus cycling.
If self catering is not your style, both nearby pubs (50yds) serve excellent food good surroundings, or for that special celebration, you can book our catering services and have a full four-course waitress service meal prepared for you in the privacy of the resplendent dining room.
The large holiday house is easily accessed by the A57, just off the main A1 trunk route, with Lincoln (15mins) Nottingham (45mins) Leeds (55mins) London (120mins). The National Express train service runs into nearby Retford (10mins).
Attractions are plentiful, Lincoln, famous for its historic Cathedral, steep shopping streets and Christmas Market also offers a play barn, cinemas, theatres and football. There is so much to do in the area with Southwell Cathedral, Laxton.
Three or four night short holiday breaks welcome all year.
Dunham House has changed little from its Georgian origins and retains many original features including grand fireplaces, lofty ceilings some beamed, tiled floors, feature panelling plus original stabling.
This large house has been recently refurbished to provide luxury selfcatering holiday accommodation for large groups for family re-unions, college re-unions, large family holidays, friends plus birthday celebrations. The large holiday house is very spacious with large rooms throughout that are full of character.
Dunham House is a no-smoking house.
A large Dining Hall with two large dining tables to seat up to sixteen guests.
There is a large open brick fireplace, original tiled floor, beamed ceilings, and servant's bells in the large holiday house.
The Kitchen features handmade units, a butlers sink and the original floor tiling. It offers an oil fired 'Aga' style range plus electric hob and electric oven and is well equipped for group catering with giant pans plus quality cookware. The large cosy room offers a further table to seats eight more guests, ideal for group accommodation.
A scullery off the kitchen offers a butlers sink, full height fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washer / dryer machine and is ideal for storage of supplies for your group.
Two large sumptuous lounges, one with the original Georgian panelling, servant pulls, and a large open fireplace. The second, also with an open fireplace television, D.V.D, Video plus a library of local interest books.
Large bedrooms with ample space, most with en-suites or wash basins.
We provide all bed linen but NOT towels.
These are available for hire.
A large games room is located in the stable block with a traditional skittles alley, a pool table, table football plus children's indoor recreation area, ideal for those rainy days.
The room can also be used for drying wet clothing for walkers plus cyclists.
There is a large barbecue, and wooden garden furniture and tables.
Children also have a playhouse, swings plus sandpit in the well appointed garden.
There are eight bedrooms offering a variety of accommodation:
Bedroom 8: Ground floor twin bedded room near to downstairs 'Wet Room'. (two)
'Wet Room' on ground floor with shower, basin plus WC.
Bedroom 7: Family room with a double bed plus a bunk bed large enough for two adults. (four)
Bedroom 5 and 6: Double bedded room with an adjoining twin bedded room for sleeping two. (four)
Main bathroom with basin, traditional cast bath plus shower over. Separate WC.
Bedroom 1: Double bedded room with an additional day bed that either makes a single bed or pulls out to make a double bed. (four). En-suite shower room with basin plus toilet.
Bedroom 2: Double bedded room with an additional day bed that either makes a single bed or pulls out to make a double bed. (four) En-suite shower room with basin.
Bedroom 3: Double bedded room with King sized bed. Basin plus vanity unit. (two)
Bedroom four: Double bedded room. Basin with vanity unit. Two cots are provided that can be accommodated in most rooms.
There are two highchairs.
Outside this large house is an enclosed well appointed garden with mature shrubs plus plants with a large grassy area, safe for children to play. There is a playhouse plus sand pit.
We welcome dogs but there's a surcharge (£16) to cover additional cleaning in this large house and owners must clean up the garden after their pet.
This large house is heated throughout the year to ensure an even temperature.
Prices include heating system, bedding (duvets), cleaning between lets and the first basket of logs. More logs are available at £4 per bag.
Towels are not included but are available at £4 per set.
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