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Valentine Cottage.Lovely Detached Barn.Warm & Stylish Interior.Near Lincoln

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Quiet country location.3 Bedrooms,2 Baths.Single Level.Courtyard & Garden. WiFi

Unique, lovely detached Barn Conversion with a stylish, comfortable interior.

Located in a quiet rural hamlet, just 7 miles easy drive from Lincoln.

Family friendly or romantic retreat! The cottage is very private, with views over meadow.

Converted to the highest spec using 'Green' Technology. The cottage is 'toasty warm' with triple glazing & underfloor heating throughout.Light and airy inside, the cottage has been carefully restored to retain its original features, in a modern setting.

Pet free and cleaned to a high standard.Valentine cottage is all ground level (1 step from sitting room to the bedroom wing).

The cottage has 3 double, cottage size, bedrooms. Master bedroom has a king size bed and and en suite bathroom.The 2 further bedrooms have a kingsize (5 ft wide) and a super king (6ft) zip & link bed (which can be twin beds or joined)

The cottage sleeps 6 people (including children) maximum.

There are 2 bathrooms, both with Power Showers and heated towel rails.The En-suite bathroom has an extra large shower cubicle.The 2nd bathroom has a large bath with shower over.

Lovely sitting room with floor to ceiling windows and views over countryside.Comfortable furniture and an electric Woodburner, make it a cosy retreat! TV, DVD, books, games etc. to enjoy. WiFi is available.

The cottage has a wonderful, large dining kitchen with cream Shaker style cupboards, bespoke breakfast larder, and solid oak worktops, peninsula unit and a TV for the chef! Equipment includes an American Fridge with ice-maker,Electric Range Cooker with double ovens and grill.Integrated dishwasher,microwave and quiet Washer/Dryer. Dining table, with 6 comfy dining chairs and a pew! Doors open to the courtyard and garden.

Outside, there is a enclosed courtyard with pretty lighting, garden furniture and barbecue.Through the gate from the courtyard is a large enclosed lawn, ideal for picnics and ball games.

Fuel, Linen and a welcome tea tray, along with many household basics are provided. Ample car parking on the driveway behind the cottage.

There are lots places to walk and cycle locally, just step outside! Including the owners 30 acres of private wildflower meadow and woodland nearby.

The nearby, picturesque Roman City of Lincoln has a wonderful Cathedral, Castle with the Magna Carta and Victorian Prison. Walk the castle walls for great views of the city and surrounding area. River Waterfront, Museums and Galleries, cobbled streets,independent shops and restaurants, you will find lots to do!

The unique, Steep Hill was voted Britain's best Street & Lincoln was one of The Sunday Times top 10 towns.

The very popular Lincoln Christmas Market, is held in early December.

The Lincolnshire Wolds has pretty villages and market towns. Under an hours drive to the coast and enjoy miles of deserted beaches or the seaside resorts.There are many Historic Houses to visit & Lincolnshire is great for antique hunting in Horncastle, Newark and Hemswell.

Lincolnshire has a wonderful Aviation history with many airfields and museums,Lots of things to see which you will not find anywhere else! Including the BBMF RAF Conningsby, home to Britain's only airworthy Lancaster.

We are delighted that so many guests return to the cottage.

Travel cot and highchair and disabled shower seat are available, on request.

Very sorry, we cannot accept pets at this property.

Returnable damage deposit required.

More Details

Valentine Cottage
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2018

About Valentine Cottage

We moved in to the area for excellent schools,open space and clean air!

We live in the village separately from the cottage but can be called on, if you need assistance. Otherwise,we totally respect your privacy.

Interested in wildlife and conservation. We have planted a wood and wildflower meadow, which cottage guests may enjoy during their stay.

Why Valentine Cottage chose Lincoln

Quiet Village in the heart of Lincolnshire but only 1 mile to the main A158 Lincoln to Skegness road.

7 mile, easy drive, to the lovely Roman city of Lincoln. Easy access to the Lincolnshire Wolds and coast.

Lots of footpaths and bridleways for exploring on foot or bicycle.

What makes this cottage unique

Lovely country views from kitchen and sitting room.

Quiet, tiny village. The cottage is off a back lane with very little passing traffic.

Private plot which is not overlooked.

Bright and airy inside.

Warm all year round,especially winter. Underfloor heating from ground source heat pump.

Fab kitchen/Diner. Lots of cooking equipment and most household basics included.

Lovely Courtyard with barbecue, garden furniture and lighting. Private field garden, for ball games etc.

Easy drive to the lovely city of Lincoln.

Suits all guest combinations, from very young to elderly.


Lincoln Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Bio drainage to septic tank. Paper only, to be put down toilets.Not wipes etc.Bathroom bins provided.
  • Please park cars on driveway behind the cottage or in bay. Apart from loading/unloading. Do not leave car in middle of the drive.
  • Please fasten back patio doors on the courtyard, with the hooks behind, to prevent them smashing in wind.Lock doors & windows when leaving the cottage
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 bathrooms with power showers (1 electric) and heated towel rails.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Super King (6ft) zip & link bed.Either 2 twins or joined
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , king size bed(5ft wide)
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , kingsize bed (5ft wide)
  • Bedrooms are fairly small, of cottage size. All have wardrobes and drawers.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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average rating of 4.6363635 based on 11 reviews

Perfect one week stay!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, clean and very big one-level cottage, well mantained and equipped, with a nice courtyard suitable for al fresco dinner (funny neighbours too: the goat and the sheeps!). Very quiet and comfortable, conveniently situated to visit Lincoln (wondeful Cathedral!) and the surrounding area. Car recommended. Wish to come again!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for writing such a lovely review of the cottage. Hope our few sheep (the 'goat' is a Jacobs Sheep!) were not too much trouble on the paddock this summer. They are very friendly and love to eat an apple or carrot! We do move them around to other fields, through the year. We are really glad that the cottage suited you and that you enjoyed your stay in Lincolnshire. We would love to have you back. Best regards,Pam
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Spacious & well equipped.

  • 4 of 5

Lovely spacious kitchen that was well equipped. Unfortunately the American style fridge ice making facility was out of order, but Pam had made sure a bag of ice was on hand inside the freezer compartment.

Bed linen was clean & well laundered. There was bedside lamp either side of all three double beds.

The on suite bathroom was very handy, but the main bathroom was down a large step through the living room, which caused a few problems during the night time.

The living room was very cosy, & if we could change anything it would be a bigger telly as we found the one there a little on the small side, for a evenings viewing.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very well equipped cottage with lots of space and a lovely relaxing atmosphere

  • 5 of 5

Great cottage in a tiny village just a few miles from Lincoln. loads of parking and adjacent to paddock and the edge of the village. Railway line nearby but very infrequent use - just a handful of goods trains while we were there.

Chris and Pam were welcoming, gave great communication before the stay, and will make sure your stay is a good one.

Great that things such as paper towel, tea bags, etc were there, ready for use. A great collection of useful stuff left by the owners and previous users - so much better than everything being cleared out between every letting. Some fresh coffee, pepper, vinegar, ice, etc... this obviously varies over time... but good to leave odds and ends for next holiday-makers.

Cottage is very well equipped... lots of glasses, crockery, cooking gear, sharp knives, etc... we never got stuck for anything. Great cooker, big fridge and freezer and dishwasher. A couple of minor snags / faults with stuff, but these are being dealt with and had no impact on a very relaxing and comfortable stay. Great heating (underfloor).

Plenty of space in the lounge for at least 6 - we had 10 in there when friends came around for a visit. Easy dining for 6 at large table plus a breakfast bar.

Not much nearby within walking distance, but fine for flat country walks. Shops just a few minutes drive away.

We would recommend the cottage and thanks to Chris and Pat for making us feel welcome.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable cottage and great for a family in a peaceful location.

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful week here with the children. Plenty of space for them to play outside and after a busy day had the most comfortable nights sleep.

Everything you need for you stay is provided and the communication with the owner was great.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for taking the time to write a review, of the cottage. We are so glad that cottage met your requirements and that you and your lovely family, had a great time in Lincolnshire. Thank you again for choosing Valentine Cottage for your holiday.
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Secluded, quiet, spacious, delightful!

  • 5 of 5

We were very pleasantly surprised by how much space there really is in Valentine Cottage, and the quality of the conversion is very high. The cottage is very nicely laid out, the kitchen in particular is excellent. We were blessed with good weather and so were able to enjoy the courtyard and use the barbecue several times, and listen to our neighbours (the sheep and goat!)! Very quiet and comfortable and would definitely visit again!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The online photos do not do this spacious property justice

  • 4 of 5

The cottage was much bigger than we had interpreted from the pictures online, so very adequate space for 6 adults. Everywhere was well presented and very clean. The kitchen was well equipped and we were specifically provided with a brand new slow cooker in response to our query of the availability of one. Pam and Chris were very accommodating with a slight change in our booking arrangements and gave the impression that nothing was too much trouble. There was a huge amount of useful local info available. All in all a very successful family weekend.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The George, Langworth
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Market Rasen
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Lincoln Station
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
The Bottle & Glass, Scothern(temporary closure)
Nearest Ski
300 Miles
Nearest Beach
35 Miles
Car: recommended

The property is in rural location with many walks, bridleways and cycle routes. The cottage is on the Lincolnshire No.1 cycle route.

Valentine Cottage is 7 miles (easy drive) from the historic Roman city of Lincoln with its spectacular Gothic Cathedral and Lincoln Castle which holds one of the few remaining copies of the Magna Carta and has a Victorian prison within it walls.

Lincoln is a lovely city with Museums, Galleries, independent shops and restaurants and a river waterfront.

The Lincolnshire Wolds with pretty villages and market towns and the Lincolnshire Coast, with Seaside towns and miles of unspoiled beaches are within easy reach of the cottage.

Great for Antique Shopping in Horncastle, Newark and Hemswell. Newark and Lincoln Showgrounds are both in easy driving distance.Large antique fairs are often held on the showgrounds.

The wonderful Lincolnshire County Show is held on the Lincoln Showground in June.

Lincolnshire has a great aviation history with many airfields, museums and memorials. Including Battle of Britain Memorial flight at RAF Conningsby, which is home to the only airworthy Lancaster in the country.

The Red Arrows Aerobatic team is based a few miles away at RAF Scampton and 'the Arrows' can often be seen practicing their routines in the sky around the cottage. The RAF Scampton airshow is held in September.

There are lots of Historic Houses and National trust properties, in Lincolnshire. Doddington Hall, Tattershall Castle and Belton House are lovely places for a day out.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit $131.16

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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