Horspool Luxury Retreat

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Horspool Farm, Totally Unique and recently awarded the highest standard for its accommodation, Five Star Gold, the immaculate property is up to 8,320 sq ft in size and sleeps up to 25+ guests, to include The Open Plan Guest Cottage.


Located in Nottinghamshire, “The Home of Robin Hood”, the properties location, situated in 16 acres of private land, to include landscaped gardens and orchard which face a southerly direction, offers unrivalled views of the Trent Valley. The property is a quadrangle configuration and is situated around a Mediterranean courtyard, internally is stunningly contemporary and has been painstakingly redesigned from near derelict farm buildings dating back to 1816 and 1910. It has been created to give naturally light and spacious living accommodation finished to the highest quality standards. There is a swimming pool in the former vaulted threshing barn and the eco-friendly design, boasts a heat source ground pump.


The idyllic setting is the perfect place for families or couples who wish to organize a get-together and enjoy each others company in relaxing surroundings. You may wish to take a scenic walk or bike ride along the river. There are various fishing lakes within walking distance to choose from and if you enjoy nature watching, there are 2 owls nesting in owl boxes provided by us on site. Alternatively visit Nottingham, a thriving City Centre, which is just 10 miles away and offers extensive shopping, restaurants and sporting facilities.


We look forward to welcoming you. If you have any queries or require any assistance please phone Jamie on 07943 184 816 or email enquiries@horspool.co.uk.



Nearest Travel Links
Airport East Midlands Airport: 31 km
Railway Newark Railway: 9 km
Ferry Hull: 65 km

Driving is easy, Access from the main Roads A1 & M1.

Mainline train station (London Kings Cross) to Newark in 75mins.

Taxi Services are available to Horspool Farm from either Nottingham or Newark Train Station.

Shopping is easy with a range of supermarkets within a 20 minute drive, or for more convenience use an on-line delivery service by Sainsburys, Waitrose and Tesco who frequently visit the House.


The Southwell / Gibsmere Area

Horspool Farm in Gibsmere is situated in the Trent Valley countryside which is essentially rural, it is still close to historical and picturesque villages and market towns. The flourishing local shops, pubs, restaurants, tea shops and cafes are all within a few miles.


Southwell, a traditional market town just 5 miles away is famous for its Race Course. It is also the home of the Bramley Apple and the Minster Cathedral for Nottinghamshire since 1884.


Even more famous the Newark Antiques Fair- Europe’s largest antiques event. There are further amenities in the larger town of Newark, which gives access to the A1 and mainline train station (London Kings cross in 75 mins).


Activities Near Southwell

On the door step are sporting attractions to include:

  • Hoveringham Cricket Club
  • Notts County Sailing Club
  • Trent Valley Equestrian Centre
  • Norwood Golf Club
  • South Nottinghamshire Hunt
  • The River Trent for Fishing & Boating



The Swimming Pool Heating is included in the cost of your stay. Please note: during cold weather conditions, as the property is heated by a ground heat source pump, which relies on solar energy, therefore the heating of the swimming pool area cannot be guaranteed above 25 degrees in very low temperatures.


Please Note: Towels and bed linen are supplied per person. These will not be changed during your stay, unless pre-booked (extra charge applies)

The main living space on the ground floor is open plan.

The access to the swimming pool is reached by 2 separate doors internally, both of which are lockable for safety.


Key Collection & Welcome

Once your Booking is confirmed, we email a Confirmation Letter detailing key collection etc.It also provides any contact numbers you may need prior to arrival and during your stay.


Our Booking Confirmation Letter details the Property address, your key collection and time of arrival.

We are also available to greet you on arrival or at your convenience, should you have any questions.

In the house we provide a Guest File with information about the appliances and the Wi-Fi password.

The drive way is gravelled and leads to a paved area level to the front door, where there is one small step up to the front door.

The front side and rear of the property is lighted by spot lights which remain on a timer for your convenience.

We have 2 commercial bins, so there is no need to separate your garbage from re-cycles. These are provided by the front of the gates to the drive way, for your convenience.


Entrance to Property

The Lobby Area is large and has a tiled floor with under floor heating. There is a double cupboard to use for storage of your outdoor wear, shoes and boots. There is also a toilet and sink in, separately locked. The floor is level throughout the ground floor but for the exception of 2 wide steps up to the seating and T.V area and again 2 wide steps down to the Garden Room.


Access Measurements

  • The main seating areas are very airy and well have plenty of natural light.
  • All the door ways are 2 ft 6 inches, but for the exception of those listed.
  • All Measurements are in Feet & Inches.
Front Door 3ft
Pool Doors 5ft 4inches
Kitchen Door 2ft 8inches
Kitchen / T.V Seating Area Left 2ft 8inches & Right 3ft
Steps From Kitchen to Seating Area Height 7inches Depth 2ft
Curved Glass Staircase to Bedrooms 15 Wooden Steps Width 1ft 4inches to 10inches
Jacuzzi Bathroom Shower Entrance 4ft 9inches
Garden Room Entrance 8ft wide & 3 steps down.
Garden Room Exit to Courtyard & Garden 4ft 4 inches

Additional Information

We welcome well behaved dogs and we are able to provide a dog crate if required.


How to Find Us

Please see our website section detailed as “Getting Here”. Please enter your postcode and we will automatically provide the easiest available route to drive to us.


Contact Details


Tina Polak


07943 184 816


Horspool Farm,
NG14 7FS


Prior to arrival, we accept enquiries by email and telephone.

Emails are welcomed and we endeavour to return a response for an enquiry within 24 hours.

We are always available by mobile telephone or email, throughout the duration of your stay.

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