The lovely Nottinghamshire village of Wellow

Situated in the centre of the attractive conservation village of Wellow, Wisteria provides the perfect getaway. Wellow’s famous Maypole on the quintessential village green, right in front of this charming 17th century country cottage, and with the 12th century church of St. Swithin’s in view, guests have a unique and pleasant view from the start. Wisteria offers a relaxing break in a tranquil rural village surrounded by beautiful countryside, whilst being in close proximity to an abundance of things to see and do….a perfect cosy base.
The National Nature Reserve of Sherwood Forest, the home of Robin Hood, is nearby. It’s alive with nature, history and folklore. Explore its 420 hectares of ancient and unique woodland and heaths. You can walk trails, cycling tracks, and even swinging through the treetops at GoApe, providing adventure and opportunities for all. A country-lane drive away from Wisteria is Rufford Abbey – a delightful country estate with acres to explore, a lovely large lake to amble around, and the all important ducks and other wildlife to feed. For sporting golfers, they have everything they need at Rufford Park Golf and Country Club; and for those wanting to completely relax, there is Center Parc’s Forest Spa ‘Aqua Sana Sherwood Forest’ a hop, skip and a jump away. Take a trip to the historic town of Southwell, enjoy tea and take time to visit the marvelous Minster. A little farther afield, Lincoln and Newark host an array of independent shops and eateries, surrounded by historic charm, each boasting a castle, and at Lincoln a Cathedral. Wellow lies in the ‘Dukeries’ – the name given to the area encompassing four dukes’ and a lord’s estates – Clumber, Rufford, Thoresby, Welbeck and Worksop Manor. Here you can engross yourself in heritage, nature and fine country living.

A walk through Wisteria – Ground floor

Wisteria is a very homely cottage with period features giving it lots of character and country allurement.

Step into the welcoming hallway, kick off your boots, take off your coat and wander into the well-equipped kitchen. The kitchen has all you need to rustle up a home-cooked breakfast or dinner, and includes an electric oven and hob, a large fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave. There is also a small kitchen table offering space to enjoy a lazy breakfast, and the adjoining utility room offers a washing machine and clothes horse, as well as accommodating a separate WC. The very comfy front living room offers a spacious corner sofa just waiting for you to curl up on with the wood burner lit and a good film on the TV/DVD or a book from the shelf. The rear of the property also benefits from a lounge/diner with formal dining table to celebrate that special occasion, a comfortable sofa and armchair on which to while away the evening in front of an additional TV with Blu-ray player. Leading off the lounge is a sunny conservatory with relaxing bamboo seating – a perfect place for that all-important morning coffee.

A walk through Wisteria – 1st floor

Heading up the first few stairs you will find the first bedroom, a single with attractive views over the village green and Maypole. Heading farther up the stairs to the first floor you arrive at the spacious landing with a comfy armchair and a well-stocked bookshelf as well as plenty of board games for family entertainment. There is a twin bedroom with lovely views over the green, Maypole and 12th century church. The third bedroom is a spacious king-size with convenient en-suite bathroom with bath, separate shower and WC. The final bedroom is a prettily decorated double with the benefit of its own washbasin. Completing the first floor is the elegant family bathroom which too offers a bath, separate shower and WC.

Outside at Wisteria

Wisteria offers a generously sized garden with both a side and back lawn to enjoy. The double garage houses a pool table and comfy seating for some competitive indoor fun. You will also find a badminton and boules set in Wisteria’s cloakroom, which are great for enjoying summer days on the lawn. The patio can be used for alfresco dining whenever the fancy takes you, ensuring an all-round country village escape. The cottage’s drive comfortably accommodates off-road parking for three to four cars.

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At a glance

  • 4 bedrooms – 1 king-size, 1 twin, 1 double and 1 single
  • 1 family bathroom, 1 en-suite bathroom and 1 separate WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher and large fridge/freezer
  • Utility room with washing machine and clothes horse
  • Games room with pool table
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Strictly no smoking
  • Off-road parking for at least 3 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regrettably no pets allowed
  • Pub just a stroll away across the green
  • Shops and supermarkets just over a mile away
  • Bike storage available
  • Garden furniture
  • TV and Blu-ray players in both lounges
  • A doorgate fitting twin room is available