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As featured in 25 Beautiful Homes, the Manor Stables offers 4*comfort and luxury

Bedrooms 1
Space 5,381 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Sitting room with wood burner, conservatory, king size bed, walk in shower, WiFi

The Manor Stables has been decorated and furnished to a very high standard, with considerable attention to detail and comfort. The property is light and airy with an English country feel and enjoys south facing views across open fields. The sitting room has a wood burner, digital TV and DVD player with double doors leading into a conservatory dining area.

- One bedroom with king size bed

- Walk in shower wet room

- Fully equipped kitchen

- BT Infinity WiFi

- Patio with table and chairs

- Off road parking

Set in just under three acres of tranquil surroundings, Manor Stables began its life as accommodation to Sybil Seal and Moonshine, the horses belonging to Manor Farm, once forming part of the Ancaster Estate – now occupied by the owners. You are welcome to stretch your legs and roam at will around the grounds and paddock path with its many trees and views of Haconby’s medieval church and perch on one of the number of strategically placed garden seats should you deem anything worthy of a pause.

Separate entrance to Manor Stables is enjoyed over a small patio area with table and chairs where you can sit and enjoy fresh free range eggs for breakfast or sit and have a drink in the evening.

Once inside, the carefully chosen antiques effortlessly combine with a muted backdrop and sumptuous furnishings to create a luxury self-catering home stay you’ll be reluctant to leave. The accommodation is all on the ground floor with south facing views across open countryside. Coat hooks and shoe box are provided just inside the entrance door.

One king sized double bedroom and bathroom - The French antique-style king size bed is adorned with the finest quality luxury linens, duck-down duvet and pillows which all ensure a blissful night’s sleep. En-suite shower room provides a spacious walk-in shower with towels provided.

Kitchen, sitting room and conservatory - A fully equipped kitchen offers granite surfaces, full size fridge with small freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, Bosch oven, hob and the Award winning Krushr compactor along with the full range of cooking items, crockery, glasses etc. A cold filtered water and hot steaming tap ensures you can make that quick “cuppa” without waiting for the kettle to boil. Tumble dryer,ironing board and iron are available for use.

Off the kitchen is the living room with French doors. Watch the TV or DVD player from the comfortable sofa or simply enjoy the cosy atmosphere created by the dancing flames of the Clearview Wood burning stove. A selection of DVD’s and games are available too. From the living room double doors open into a light filled conservatory which provides a charming dining area with table and seating for four. Views to the south and garden views to the rear of the conservatory can be enjoyed whilst dining.


One large dog or two small dogs are welcome. Please note however that dogs are not allowed in the bedroom or on sofas or chairs. There is an additional charge of £10 per dog payable on arrival.

More Details


South Kesteven District Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5381 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Walk in shower
  • En-suite walk in shower room with washbasin and toilet.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , King size bed
  • One king size bed adorned with the finest quality luxury linens, duck-down duvet and pillows which all ensure a blissful night's sleep.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • wheelchair accessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
In Haconby we are lucky to have some real talent. * Why not consider an Introductory Stained Glass Cooper Foil workshop. Shedglas Design offer excellent workshops including a lovely lunch and you get to make something to take home too. Tel 01778 570294 * Hester Cresswell Interior Design - The Garden Room is a fabulous showroom of Hester's style and inspiring selection of furniture. Open by appointment. Tel 01778 570952 * You will receive a very warm welcome from Derek and Mary, the proprietors of our local pub, The Hare and Hounds. Derek and Mary are justifiably proud of their well-kept real ales and good inexpensive pub grub. Within easy walking distance of the cottage. Evening meals served til 8pm Tel 01778 570521


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As featured in 25 Beautiful Homes, the Manor Stables offers 4*comfort and luxury
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Mr & Mrs Watson

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful cottage in a Beautiful location close to all amenities.We had a great time, the owner was a really nice person and made us feel very welcome. We will be stopping there again when we visit that part of the country again.Thank you very much, Mrs. Footit we had a lovely time.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

Wow what an amazing place to stay! Mandy met us and made us feel so welcome.

The attention to detail was second to none, the place has everything!

Absolutely everything was high end spec. Curtains, bedding, crockery! Everything!

We had freshly laid eggs left for us, plus milk & prosecco in the fridge.

Loved the bathroom too and the boiling water Tap was amazing! I want one now! Bed was extremely comfortable

We would love to stay again!

Thank you so much.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely break at Manor Stables

  • 5 of 5

Accommodation was first class, very comfortable, and in a beautiful setting. Very peaceful. Beautifully and tastefully decorated and immaculately clean. Owners very helpful and friendly. We would recommend this to any couple.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic well equipped and comfortable cottage. I could not fault it.

  • 5 of 5

Very enjoyable weekend away in Lincolnshire. Mandy was extremely welcoming and helpful. She was easily contactable and happy to answer any questions we had prior to and during our stay. The accommodation itself was perfect: a log burning stove, fully equipped kitchen, walk in shower and some fresh eggs and complimentary prosecco on arrival. We even had someone come to check on us when there was a brief power cut at the main house - luckily we were not affected. Our black labrador was very welcome too. Thank you for making it a wonderful break in the Lincolnshire countryside.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tastefully decorated in a beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

Excellent property and everything at hand, very homely and tasteful décor. The owner was very welcoming and put us at ease. We would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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What amazing accompdation! Lovely!!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you a lovely weekend. The accommodation was perfect and well equipped. The bed was comfortable and the linen georgeous. Log burner was perfect and boiling hot. It was nice to have a friendly visit from the family dog. Perfect weekend an would definitely go back.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Mandy Foottit
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018


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The Manor Stables is a Grade II Listed Building that has been recently converted into a private luxury holiday cottage. The former stables situated in Lincolnshire, in the village of Haconby just north of Bourne are conveniently located to provide an excellent base to relax and explore all that this part of Lincolnshire and nearby Rutland has to offer.

Whatever your interest there is plenty to see and do. Ideally situated for visiting Burghley House, also the home of Burghley Horse Trials and the historic town of Stamford named “The best place to live in Britain” by the Sunday Times.

Known as Bomber County, Lincolnshire is also home to the fantastic Battle of Britain Memorial Flight based at RAF Coningsby. If you are lucky you may well see the Spitfire, Lancaster or Hurricane pass overhead, using Haconby church spire as a navigation point, on their flight back to base.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $140.37
Cleaning fee $25.27
Pet Fee $5.61

Booking direct is optional. See for pricing.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.