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sunshine cottage

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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, England
Charming & delightful 18th century cottage (formerly The Sun Inn) with accommodation on three floors. Wealth of exposed beams and traditional features with all modren facilities incl. wi-fi access. Located in conservation area of village, very close to Bosworth Battlefield and Mallory Park Race Track. Restaurants, pubs and shops all within walking distance. Four star Visit Britain award. The property is a great place to escape the pressures of modern life.
The south facing property is entered from Main Street along a pretty cobbled garden path passing between Yew trees into a hall with the wide staircase leading to the two upper floors where the roomy ensuite bedrooms are located. The living farmhouse kitchen with inglenook and original exposed beams is entered off the hallway. This room has large French doors leading out to a patio...
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Listing #HL284541
About the Owner
jim m
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:93%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2012
Interaction with guests
We supply a welcome hamper with the 'essentials' for tired travellers on arrival. We meet all guests personally, explain cottage workings, etc when handing over keys. We are always on call and tel. numbers are in the guest info pack. We offer a tumble drying facility. BEDROOM 2 - can be made as 2 single beds instead of king size. Please let us know bed preference at time of booking.
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Reviewed January 6, 2017

After travelling England for a month it was a relief to finally stay in a cottage that has it all! The hosts were amazing, friendly and very accommodating, they even decorated the cottage for Christmas and it was magical! The cottage is warm and comfortable...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank sophietea
sunshinecottage, VR Owner at sunshine cottage, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2017

Sophie Thank you so much for your comments. We would love to accommodate your family again when you are in UK next kind regards Sue & Jim Martin

Reviewed July 2, 2015

The cottage is very cosy. Beautiful setting in leicestershire countryside. Within a short distance of historical town of Market Bosworth. We had a very relaxing holiday, staying in this lovely cottage which was ideal for our family of four. The owners, Sue & Jim are...More

Date of stay: June 2015
Thank mohammed f
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Reviewed April 8, 2015

A great place to stay in a quiet village. Full of character and charm. A lovely welcome pack so you are settled straight away. We will definitely be booking again.

Date of stay: April 2015
Thank kelysta
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check out: 10:00 AM
The cottage was built in the 1780's. Please note that there is low headroom at doorways when entering a room.
The cottage may not be suitable for guests with limited mobility.
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
    1 King
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  • Damage Deposit: C$170 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Situated on the edge of the Charnwood Forest area of SW Leicestershire on the border with Warwicks, Sunshine Cottage is in a central location for visits to the historic site of Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre (Richard vs.Henry), Battle Re-enactment held every August, Mallory Park Race Track - for superb motorcycle and car racing plus track events, Stoney Cove championship Diving Centre. The multicultural and vibrant city of Leicester is only 9 miles distant.
The 'Town in Bloom' award winning town of Market Bosworth, with it's first class market day, restaurants and pubs is only 2 miles away.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Birmingham International: 42.0 km
Railway: Nuneaton: 15.0 km
Sunshine Cottage, in the village of Newbold Verdon is easily accessed from M69 through Hinckley, taking the A447 Ibstock road where the village is signed after approx 5 miles.
From M42, follow signs for Market Bosworth. After passing through the town one mile out is the A447.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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