About this property
Set in the charming village of Long Clawson, within the county of Leicestershire, is this stunning white stone cottage. Converted from a former pub called The Old Star, this well-presented cottage dates back to the 17th century and touches of that history can be found throughout. Step into the property to be greeted by an entrance hall where you can feel free to leave your muddy boots and coats. Discover a large open-plan farmhouse-style kitchen housing everything you could possibly need to whip up some delicious meals, with a dining area overlooking the garden to gather with a well-deserved glass of wine. A handy utility room has access to a washing machine so you don't have to bring your whole wardrobe with you during your trip! Walk through to the sitting room and lounge on the sofa in front of the TV and on a warm summer's day, throw open the French doors to allow a cool breeze to wash over the interior. There is an additional sitting room boasting stunning original stone walls, or enjoy some quiet time in the additional snug room and catch up with some reading. Choose from five well-presented bedrooms, each offering a selection of modern furnishings for storage purposes. Two of the king-size bedrooms offer their own en-suite shower rooms, whilst the rest share a family bathroom with the choice of a roll-top bath or shower cubicle. Enjoy the evening sunshine out on the patio or take a dip in the hot tub and let the dog run around - fully enclosed for your convenience, alternatively there are nearby fields and parks to enjoy. While you're in the area, you will have access to a number of tourist attractions and the property’s rural location makes it the prime spot for some scenic walking and cycling opportunities. There are a number of gastro pubs in the area, with Long Clawson offering a pub, village hall and is known for its cheese factory. For some adventure, visit Twinlakes Park with many theme park rides to get involved with, nearby is a Skydiving center, as well as annual events such as Chocfest, Food Festival & Artisan cheese fair in Melton. Melton Country Park is a popular site for taking long walks and letting your four-legged friends stretch their legs. Further afield is the bustling city of Nottingham, home to many popular attractions such as Nottingham Castle, Museum and Art Gallery, the ancient City of Caves and Nottingham Contemporary, all well-worth a visit. 1 Back Lane is an excellent choice for a rural retreat with your loved ones.