Why Beehive Cottage?

Beehive Cottage is situated in the picturesque village of South Luffenham in the heart of rural Rutland and within a few miles of Rutland Water. The village with its mellow stone cottages is conveniently close to all local attractions including the beautiful Georgian town of Stamford and the historic market towns of Oakham and Uppingham.

For those who enjoy outdoor pursuits there is much to enjoy in this rural county and Beehive Cottage provides an ideal base to explore. In addition to the many walking and cycling options fishing, golf, and a choice of water sports are all available on or around Rutland Water.

The county and surrounding area also play host to some great sporting events like Burghley Horse Trials, the Rutland-Melton CiCLE Classic and the Rutland Marathon. Other events hosted in Rutland include the British Bird Watching Fair, the Rutland Food and Drink Festival and Uppingham Fatstock Show.

The Cottage

Beehive Cottage boasts two double and one single bedrooms. The well-stocked kitchen is perfect for preparing delicious meals and comes complete with electric range, dishwasher and coffee maker. Whilst staying with us why not try our regions local produce such as bread from the award winning Hambleton Bakery or cheese from one of the four local Stilton dairies.

Beehive Cottage Kitchen

If you don’t fancy cooking Rutland has an excellent choice of welcoming country pubs and restaurants serving food  to appeal to all tastes for just a night out or those special occasions.

To the rear of the property, is the garden room with access to the patio area. This is a great suntrap but if shade is required another patio is provided under the South African Lapa.


All bedrooms are provided with luxury Egyptian cotton bedding.


One shower room with WC, basin and heated towel rail. A separate WC is provided downstairs. Towels provided for each guest.


Fridge, freezer, electric range with ceramic hob, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, Nespresso coffee machine and kettle. 

Washing machine, tumble dryer, iron, ironing board and vacuum. 

Hairdryer, books, music and films. 

TV with Freesat and Blu- ray player. 

Free unlimited Wi-Fi.

Extra Touches.

We aim to get the kettle boiled shortly before your arrival so you can settle in with a cup of tea or coffee. A selection of Nespresso capsules is provided for the coffee machine. Open fire and free Wi Fi.

Log Burner.

An initial supply of wood is provided for the wood burner between October and April. Further supplies can be purchased from local hardware stores or garage.


Garden with three separate seating areas (2 patios) one with a South African Lapa. 


Private parking is provided outside the cottage with space for 2/3 cars. There is also secure cycle storage.


One well behaved dog is welcomed but we ask that you keep your dog off of the furniture and they do not go upstairs.