The magnificent Grade II-listed house dates from 1901 and is one of seven holiday lets dotted around Ashton Wold Estate. It’s named after the artist George Morland and is filled with an awesome display of artworks – you have your own private art gallery, with the majority of the works for sale.
Find a breakfast hamper for your first morning, with local bacon and sausages, farm eggs and tins of baked beans. Hire a caterer or cook for yourselves, or walk to the excellent local pub, The Chequered Skipper, one and a half miles away. There are more pubs and restaurants in Oundle, just three miles away. A shepherd’s hut in the garden is used as a summerhouse and you can play cricket or rounders on the pitch (bring your own equipment).
Walk, canoe or kayak along the nearby River Nene, visit stately home Elton Hall or the historic town of Fotheringhay; the pretty market town of Stamford is 16 miles away.