Pibbles Nook

At Cracroft, 15a Nook Lane, Empingham, Rutland, LE15 8PT, United Kingdom
Telephone07703 350985


Sleeps 4: 1 double 1 twin

Welcome to Pibbles Nook………. exquisitely furnished, bespoke two bedroom, luxury, self-catering accommodation in the county of Rutland, nestling in the delightful village of Empingham near the shores of Rutland Water.  An ideal place to stay if you want to…..relax for a few days…. enjoy country walks…. visit local attractions….. explore the area…… attend a friend or family celebration…… visit the public schools of Oakham, Uppingham and Stamford.

This holiday retreat is ideally located to explore one of the finest examples of creative conservation in Great Britain – Rutland Water.  Stroll down the bridle path next to Pibbles Nook, climb the stile, make your way across the meadow and  pass through the spinney that leads to the edge of the water where you can enjoy a range of outdoor pursuits including water sports, trout fishing, bird watching, cycling and walking.

The beautiful Georgian town of Stamford is only a 10 minute drive where you can explore the variety of shops, pubs and restaurants and street market on Friday’s.  On the outskirts is the Elizabethan House of Burley which is open to the public and where the Burghley Horse Trials are held each September.  The classic market town of Oakham is also a 10 minute drive in the opposite direction with beautiful buildings, historic sites and a range of shops, restaurants including a market on a Wednesday and Saturday.

It is perfectly located for you to sample a range of gastronomic food and drink delights in local hostelries or if you prefer pr-order your supermarket shop and tell us when it will be delivered on the day of your arrival and we will receive and unpack it for you.

Our aim is to provide a warm welcome to the exceptionally clean and comfortable surroundings and make your stay an enjoyable and memorable one.  Pibbles Nook is furnished in a palette of neutral, calm colours, with design touches and attention to detail throughout providing self-catering with the luxury edge.


Enter through the oak front door and you will not be disappointed ……

Step into the open plan sitting/dining area ……..Relax and unwind in this open plan living space with  a neutral toned, natural stone floor, comfortable  sofa and flat screen wall mounted TV.  The sofa converts to a sofa bed giving additional sleeping if required.

An oak extendable dining table with seating  up to six people provides  a practical space  and gives a sophisticated feel  with contemporary twist.

Bi-fold doors provide plenty of natural light and opens on to a west facing courtyard.

A contemporary kitchen area……..incorporates ivory fitted units with a grey breakfast bar to provide a functional space to enjoy a leisurely croissant and morning beverage or prepare delicious food with fresh, locally sourced produce.

Integrated appliances include dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge, induction hob, oven and microwave.    Under cabinet and plinth lighting creates a relaxing ambience as well as providing functional working light.

Kitchen essentials are provided including cling film, kitchen foil, kitchen towel, washing up liquid, dishwasher gel/rinse aid, dishcloth and scourers.

A welcome basket awaits incorporating some local produce such as 2– traditional handmade artisan bread from Hambleton Bakery, Belvoir cordial/pressé, fresh fruit, preserves and free range eggs.

A ground floor cloakroom/shower room…… contains a stylish wall hung toilet and cloakroom unit with square deck mounted basin and an illuminated mirror enhances a minimalist look.   Step into the enclosed shower to freshen up, with a high pressure mixer and hand held shower.

Shaver point, heated towel rail and a supply of bath sheets, hand towels, shower mat and complimentary toiletries are also included.

A bespoke staircase …….with oak handrail and black iron spindles leads to two bedrooms and shower room on the first floor

The master bedroom…… has a vaulted attic ceiling with beams and an oak boarded floor that is accessed through the Suffolk latched, oak door.  A pine double bed with quality mattress, pillows, duvet and bed linen provides a comfortable sleeping space.

Two pine bedside tables with bedside lighting provide a relaxing ambience within the room.  Open hanging space is provided at the entrance to the room.

The second bedroom ….. has two pine  3’ beds with quality mattresses, pillows, duvet and bed linen.   Pine bedside table with bedside lighting completes this twin bedroom.  Enclosed hanging space with wooden hangers is provided outside the bedroom on the landing.

Upstairs shower room….. contains a stylish wall hung toilet and vanity unit with an elegant  square deck mounted basin.   Step into the enclosed shower to freshen up, with a high pressure mixer and hand held shower

Shaver point, heated towel rail and a supply of bath sheets, hand towels, shower mat and complimentary toiletries are also included.

A small paved and gravel courtyard………provides the perfect place to sit, relax and enjoy eating alfresco.

Pibbles Nook is in a peaceful location and it is not the venue for loud music or late night noise

There is parking for one ordinary sized cars outside the property.

Free WIFI Internet access available.

Travel cot and high chair available on request.


Pibbles Nook Night £135.00 to £170.00

Contact Details

Tel (1): 07703 350985

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.rutland-holidaycottage.co.uk


The village of Empingham is situated between Stamford and Oakham just off the A606. There are two entrances to Nook Lane from the A606

Travelling from Stamford – first left after entering the village

Travelling form Oakham – take a right turn opposite The White Horse Inn

There are train stations at Oakham (approx 6.5 miles) and Stamford (approx 6.5 miles). Taxis are accessible at both stations

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