** NOTE **Guest access
Guest arrival forms must be completed at least THREE days before your check in date.
Brigadier Hugo Craster Wakeford Ironside OBE was born in Thrapston (14 June 1918 – 3 October 2008) and a British Army officer who, during World War II, tunnelled out of a Prisoner of War camp and later helped construct a glider, known as the 'Colditz Cock'.
Perfect for short term or long term stays. We serve clients from weekly, monthly, quarterly or longer.
Property offers :
1. Fully Furnished 3 bedroom house
2. King size bed or twin beds in all three rooms
3. Dedicated workspace to work remotely
4. HDTV flatscreens x4
5. Free unlimited fast Wi-Fi
9. Fully Equipped Kitchen (microwave & coffee machine)
10. Dressing table with mirror
11. Full length mirror
13. Iron and ironing board
14. First aid kit
15. Free off road allocated parking
16. All bills included
17. Professionally cleaned
Our accommodation would be a perfect fit for:
● Companies looking for temporary housing for short-term relocation or long-term corporate stays.
● Contractors, business travellers, etc.
● Individual business travellers looking for a home away from home.
● Travel managers, purchase managers and PA's who need help with organising accommodation for their colleagues.
● Insurance companies looking to house their clients who have been displaced from their homes.
● Looking to refurbish your property? You can book for a short term stay.
Please contact us for your personalised service according to your requirements.
Guests will have privacy and access to the entire property and rear garden but both the loft and garage are not accessible.Additional notes
The property is suitable for business travellers with its excellent road links and families visiting the area or people in-between moving house and waiting for the final pieces of the jigsaw to fall into place.Guest interaction
The kitchen has plenty of cooking utensils, a hob, oven, microwave and fridge freezer.
All three bedrooms can be either set up as king size beds or twin beds (ideal for contractors), plus we have a double sofa bed just let us know your preference on the guest arrival form.
The property is fitted with a device which monitors the noise level, temperature, the number of people in the property, motion within the property, the humidity and moisture. All of these can be checked remotely in real time and the device is programmed to alert us if any of the items monitored exceed a programmed threshold.
It is not something we expect to happen, but we do take the peaceful enjoyment and sleep of our guests and neighbours very seriously. Please respect our house rules and each other.
*** Strictly no smoking throughout the property ***
We will be contactable via e-mail or text between 8am - 10pm if you need us or have any questions before, during or after your stay.Neighborhood overview
We pride ourselves in delivering the highest quality accommodation to ensure our guests enjoy a comfortable and relaxed stay with a home away from home feel - if you have any questions about our properties please feel free to get in touch any time and we'll be happy to assist. Our properties are self check in on arrival to let you arrive and unwind at your leisure.
For our guests peace of mind we have been hosting since 2015 on AirBnB and many other online and offline platforms.
Thrapston is a market town in North Northamptonshire, following the census in 2011 it had a population of 6,239. The town's name means 'Farmstead or town of a man named Thraepst'.Getting around
Thrapston is located in Northamptonshire which is affectionately referred to as The Rose of the Shires, thanks to its major role in the Wars of the Roses. Its coat of arms is a symbolic representation of the county's fascinating history, with a motto that reads: 'Rosa Concodium Signum', which means, 'A Rose, Symbol of Peace'.
The property is conveniently located for many local attractions including the following;
Northamptonshire County Cricket Club
Northampton Saints Rugby
Northampton Town Football Club
Santa Pod Raceway
Rushden Lakes Shopping and entertainment complex
Grafham and Rutland Water
Stanwick Lakes Fisheries
Stoke Bruerne canal and museum
World Conker Championships in Southwick near Oundle
Thrapston High Street is a 4 minute walk (0.2 miles) where you can find a vast selection of artisan shops even boasting a high street butchers and bakers. These are nestled in amongst the local post office, pharmacy, beauticians, a barbers plus an array of takeaway establishments.
For a more substantial grocery shop there is a Co-op, which is an 8 minute walk (0.4 miles) located on Sackville Street.
If you are visiting us on the first Saturday of the month you will have the pleasure of browsing our local ‘Farmers Market’ which is accredited to FARMA ASSOCIATION and is a very successful monthly market with over 20 stalls each offering something different.
A wonderful range of produce available including; pies, organic eggs and free range poultry, fish, organic pork and lamb, crayfish fishcakes, pickles, chilli sauces, bread, cheese, fruit and vegetables, pies, honey, preserves, hot drinks and snacks, plants, wax melts and a great variety of cakes and traybakes.
For a relaxing pint and to enjoy some of the local banter there’s a selection of pubs on the High Street, namely The Kings Arms, The Fox Inn, The Masons Arms and the Court House Inn. For a more relaxed ‘country pub’ feel we have the Woolpack Inn if you turn left on Bridge St, over the bridge and you will see it on the corner of the road next to the roundabout, it’s only 0.5 miles & certainly within walking distance.
If you are looking for somewhere local to eat with good food we recommend the following;
The Snooty Fox, Main St, Lowick (2.5 miles) for a stunning rustic English country pub with a recent facelift boasting 6 real ales, fine wines and home cooked food
The Old Friar, Lower St, Twywell (2.8 miles) for a thatched pub, a beer garden with kids play area and serving international fare
The Wheatsheaf, North St, Titchmarsh (2.7 miles) for a stone built pub and restaurant with airy, rustic-chic interior and garden, serving gastropub menu
The Pheasant, Keyston (5.2 miles) for a rural pub with oak beams, open fires a patio garden and a European gastro menu (booking is advised)
The A14 is merely 1.4 miles away which connects you to the A1 or M11 I one direction and the M1 and M6 in the other direction.
There’s a selection of train stations to choose from, Wellingborough is 10 miles away, Kettering is 12 miles and Huntingdon is 17 miles away.