Welcome to The Old Post Office, situated at a central position within the village. During these unprecedented times please rest assured that, between visits, the property will be prepared to the highest standard. All potentially transmittable surfaces will be sanitised with suitable cleansers and all linens, towels, etc washed at a minimum of 60°C and air-dried. Soap and hand sanitisers are available for guests to use as required. We want our guests to feel safe and relaxed as if in their own home.
As its name suggests the property was once the village shop and post office but has since been converted and furnished to a high standard. This spacious property consists of 2 bedrooms (one double and one with bunk beds for two – minimum age 5), a living room, kitchen diner and shower room and benefits from central heating and double glazing. It has its own front door and there is also a patio for enjoying the sunshine!
Amenities nearby consist of a well stocked community shop and a pub, The Black Bull, which serves good food. Also within the village is a bowls club, cricket club, children’s play area, doctor’s surgery, C of E Church, a Free Church and a country cafe. Market Overton is a lively conservation village of approximately 220 houses situated 6 miles from Oakham and 13 miles from Melton Mowbray. It is set within rural Rutland the landscape of which lends itself to walking, cycling and generally exploring Middle England. A bus service runs in both directions every two hours and the A1 (4 miles away) provides an excellent link both north and south. Towns such as Uppingham, Stamford, Peterborough and Leicester are also all easily accessible. Nearby Rutland Water is famous for its water sports and bird watching activities and has a cycle track/footpath around its perimeter.