The Saddlery is a self-catering apartment in a quiet rural position on our working farm in the lovely village of Willoughby, near Rugby. Close to major road networks on the Warwickshire / Northamponshire borders. We are within easy reach of Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick, Leamington Spa, The Cotswolds, Althorpe and Silverstone, making The Saddlery an ideal central base within the Heart of England for business or pleasure for your self-catering (holiday let) holiday. The Saddlery has been converted to offer a superior level of holiday accommodation, with the retention of many original features, such as wooden beams and fireplaces. It is furnished to a high standard with great attention being paid to detail and colour co-ordination. Original saddles, tack and horse equipment compliment the style. The property is at ground level and offers: Large beamed luxury fitted kitchen/diner, complete with washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer, full-size electric cooker and hob, farmhouse table and chairs. Spacious beamed lounge, with inglenook fireplace and wood burner, TV, video and Hi-fi; patio doors to courtyard. Broadband internet access is now available. The whole property is complemented by a pleasant courtyard/garden, with hay mangers and original troughs. Patio furniture and barbecue equipment are provided. Lounge .cozy, warm and relaxing in a beamed setting Spacious beamed lounge, with inglenook fireplace and wood burner, flat screen Freeview TV, video and DVD player, CD music player, telephone; patio doors to courtyard. Inglenook Fireplace in The Saddlery Self-Catering LoungeBroadband internet (WiFi) access is now available. There is also a sofa-bed and two comfortable armchairs. For relaxation we also have numerous books and tourist information in our bookcase as well as a variety of boardgames. The saddles, which were originally used on our horses are now to be found hanging up in the lounge. Kitchen Luxuriosly apointed kitchen at The Saddlery Luxuriosly apointed kitchen at The Saddlery .... luxuriously appointed with all modern conveniences Large beamed luxury fitted kitchen/diner, complete with: Luxurious Kitchen at The Saddlery Self-Catering - washer/dryer, - dishwasher, - microwave, - fridge/freezer, - full-size electric cooker and hob, and a farmhouse table and chairs to complete your comfort. We provide a welcome tray on your arrival which contains: - home made cake - milk - tea and coffee and always fresh flowers. Double Bedroom ....relax in our king-size bed in the peaceful Warwickshire country surroundings Double bedroom with king-size bed, original fireplace and built-in wardrobe. The bedroom has a lovely bright outlook, with full size windows overlooking the private courtyard. There is a dressing table, full size mirror and a chest of drawers. Linen and towels are provided. Hair dryer and ironing facilities are also available. There is ample room for a cot or z-bed. Twin Bedroom Twin Bedroom at The Saddlery Self-Catering Twin Bedroom at The Saddlery Self-Catering ....coordinating fabrics complete the style in our twin bedroom The twin bedroom is finished with pine furnishings consisting of: - wardrobe - dressing table - full length mirror The outlook is over the private courtyard. Bathroom Bathroom - with bath and shower in The Saddlery Bathroom - with bath and shower in The Saddlery ...relax in the bath or take a refreshing shower The Saddlery has a fully-fitted luxury bathroom with separate shower unit, bath, wash basin and W.C. The Saddlery shower unitBathroom linen (towels) is provided for residents of the twin room and also the double room. Soaps and toiletries are also provided. Manor Farm Manor Farm Manor Farm ....The Story of Manor Farm For centuries the village of Willoughby was owned by Magdelan College, Oxford, which included Manor Farm. In 1933 the Heckford family became tenants and subsequently purchased the farm in 1953, when the college sold all its property and land within the village. The Farm House, which is Georgian in style, was built in stages over a period of 50 years during the late 18th century. The farm buildings were built in various stages over the same period. The Saddlery was originally used as the ‘tack rooms’ for all the working horses on the farm. Manor Farm HouseManor Farm Today The farm land extends to 320 acres. Originally it was all pasture land for the grazing of sheep and cattle. Since the mid-1980s some of the land has been cultivated, growing wheat, oil seed rape and oats. The main enterprises now are still cattle and sheep, running 150 beef cattle and lambing 600 ewes. As the years passed the farm buildings became unsuitable for modern farming practices and new purpose-built buildings were constructed on a greenfield site. Between 1997-1999 the original buildings were converted into 8 dwellings, including The Saddlery. The others are all privately owned. The Saddlery accommodation was completed in April 2001.