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Moss Cottage is Ideal to explore in and around Uppingham, Rutland.

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Cottage in Uppingham, Rutland, England - This Unique Location Makes Available All The Facilities That The Town Of Uppingham Has To Offer.

Moss Cottage, a beautifully renovated stone cottage situated within two minutes walk of Uppingham’s Market Square, yet with ever changing south facing country views.

Property Manager
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
27 May, 2018


Four generations of my family have lived in Uppingham, although I have lived away for many years, I keep coming home to my favourite English Market town.

Year property purchased: 2014 Finished complete renovation in July 2014, very pleased with out come.

All main windows now replaced with wooden double glazing, very pleased with out come.

Why SIMON DURANT chose Harborough District

Why this location?

We fell in love with the cottage when we saw it in 2011, and fortunately it came up for sale the next year and we successfully bought it.

Uppingham has a lot to offer, and is one of the county's finest towns.

Guestbook comments from the manager

New holiday letting, only started end July 2013.
Dec 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Harborough District in Rutland

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • lake
  • town
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Toilet 2 - Toilet
  • Family Bathroom with Shower/Bath, WC + Basin second Bedroom, WC + basin in down stairs cloakroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with double bed and a built in wardrobe with en suite WC Second bedroom with twin beds and a built in wardrobe Third small bedroom with single bed Reception room with a sofa bed, (if required)
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Outside: There is a pretty courtyard with stone steps leading to the upper terrace, which was the original walk way across the back of the cottages to Beast Hill. Utility Room: Washing machine Dishwasher Butler sink Freezer Dog Basket Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Costs include all bed-linen and towels. All services are included. bed linen for the sofa bed is charged at an additional £10. 00 per stay (if required) kitchen essentials are included free of charge. We do make a charge of £10.00 per dog per stay. Other: Free Wi-Fi/Broadband Books and games, games table. iPod Docking Station


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Moss Cottage is Ideal to explore in and around Uppingham, Rutland.
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 4 reviews

Lovely house in a lovely town.

  • 4 of 5

Three friends met up for a walking weekend and the house suited our needs perfectly. The only thing that stopped us giving five stars was the 2 hour parking restriction in the street - okay for unloading , but we got the last two parking spaces quite a walk away.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the excellent review, pleased you had a good walking holiday, there are some great walks around Uppingham. Sorry you had to walk to find a parking space,it is not usually that busy. For future referance there are 2 free spaces by the opening for the footpath opposite the cottage.
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North East England

Wonderful Holiday

  • 5 of 5

My parents and I stayed at Moss Cottage last summer for a week along with my 4 year old son and our dogs. We had a wonderful time. The cottage was lovely. It was very comfortable and had everything we needed even a bed for the dogs. It was so central and we could walk to the market square in a few minutes. Simon the owner was lovely to deal with and very helpful. We enjoyed every minute of it and I hope to go back and stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Guest like Nicola and family are always welcome and make everything worthwhile. I am so pleased they enjoyed Uppingham and the cottage. I really hope Moss Cottage is available when they want to book again.
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Gold Coast

Fabulous Cottage

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at "Moss Cottage" for 2 weeks while we vacationed in the UK. We found it was a great base for the day trips we intended to do while we were there. The cottage is so homely and the locals were extremely friendly. I would not hesitate to recommend "Moss Cottage" to my friends & family and would definitely stay there again if I'm ever back in the area :)

  • Review Submitted: 04-Dec-2013
  • Date of Stay: November 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very many thanks for your review, so pleased that you had a good stay at Moss cottage. It sounds like you Really enjoyed exploring Uppingham and Rutland. You'll just have to come back for the English winter, from the Australian sunshine, more often.
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Rutland Water is 5 mins by car and approx: an hour walking.

Further Details:

Moss Cottage is ideal to explore in and around Uppingham, Rutland. which itself is an historic Market Town boasting fine Restaurants, Pubs and Bistros all within walking distance of Moss Cottage.

The town of Stamford is not to be missed and only 20 minutes away.

Moss Cottage is also between some great fishing at Eye Brook Reservoir & Rutland Water. It makes an ideal base to enjoy activities on and around Rutland Water, one of Europe’s largest man-made reservoirs, which is ideal for sailing, cycling and walking. Rutland hosts the British Bird Watching Fair.

The cottage is a 20-minute drive from the world famous Burghley Horse Trials.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £35

Booking Notes:
A minimum 3 night’s stay is required.
A £100 deposit is required to secure a booking. Full payment is required 6 weeks prior to arrival (and 16 weeks prior to Christmas, New Year & Easter Burglhley week stays).
Costs include all bedding and towels.
Kitchen Essentials provided free of charge.
Moss Cottage operates a non-smoking policy

Changeover Day:
Change-over days are Fridays or Saturdays or by prior arrangement
Guests are asked to vacate the property no later than 10.30am and arrive no sooner than 3.00 pm
A minimum 3 nights stay is required.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.