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Cottage in rural Hemswell village,N.of Lincoln nr Hemswell Antique centre

Overview

Property

Updated: 16-Nov-2016
offers calm farm land surroundings, sleeps 5, 2 bedrooms,1 bathroom,bbq, patio

This lovely detached cottage sits within the quiet surroundings of Hemswell Village, near the Maypole and close to the Church. A very smart interior with wooden floors, beautiful furnishings with a French feel, the Forge offers a splendid home for your holiday and is suited for the less able visitors. Hemswell Antique Centre (the largest in Europe) is 1 mile away, medieval Lincoln, 13 miles, Doddington Hall, 14 miles. Pubs and restaurants 3 miles, shop 1 mile. It is possible to walk through the countryside on a public pathway from Hemswell Village to Willoughton where there is a Pub (The Stirrup) and a small post office.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

John and Christele moved from Yorkshire to Lincolnshire twelve years ago. They fell in love with The Forge and completely restored the property in the quiet residential village of Hemswell. One of the very few villages with a maypole. Christele is a full time ceramic artist, and John is an engineer who enjoys doing aerobatics.

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Speaks English, French

7 Reviews

4.6
based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

5

Rural Cottage Hemswell Lincoln

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time we stayed and had a lovely time Great location beautiful building

Will be going back

  • Review Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Well impressed.

  • 4 of 5

We had a short stay purely in the area to meet new granddaughter. As husband recovering from stroke he requires a downstairs bedroom which the cottage provided therefore the reason for booking the accommodation. We shall certainly be back for a longer stay. We hope to be able to make use of the pizza oven outside and have the family along. With some instructions from Christele we should be able to achieve this. Would also like to see more of the area including the antique centre which I understand to be nearby.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A delight and a privilege

  • 5 of 5

We just spent 2 glorious weeks in this lovely cottage, with amazing olde worlde features.

There was a very warm welcome with home made cake and fresh flowers.

The cottage was clean, spacious and comfy and well stocked in every way.

It was situated in a beautiful garden, a real hide-away, and in a very friendly village.

The owners, John and Christele were very helpful and generous. Our son has special needs and Christele had a sixth sense how to get on with him.

And Jasper, their wonderful labrador was brilliant.

Round about there are many places of interest, the antique centre, for which you definitely need more than one day, Lincoln and Brigg, and the garden centre in Brigg was superb. Uncle Henry’s’s is also well worth the visit.

We bought great Christmas gifts to take back home.

We would certainly recommend this cottage and would very much like to come back.

Ruud and Anita,

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

hidden gem in a great location

  • 5 of 5

Stayed in the cottage for a week during antiques weekend in Lincoln and Newark.

Very good deal for low price charged

Great quiet location with easy access to Hull, Newark, Lincoln and east coast

Cottage was spacious, clean, great finish , nice garden area, with a very good hot shower.

Owners Christele and John were very helpful, tempted to take Jasper (the dog) back to the Scottish Highlands

Will stay again

Mel & Dirk

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you ever so much, we are looking forward to seeing you again. John and Christele
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4

Lovely cottage and setting

  • 4 of 5

If you are looking for a comfortable cottage in a lovely setting with lovely owners (and Jasper) then look no further. The cottage is very comfortable and has everything you could need and it also has a lovely covered BBQ area. We will definitely be returning

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for tasking the time to write a lovely review. Looking forward to seeing you again.
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Lovely cottage and setting

  • 4 of 5

If you are looking for a comfortable cottage in a lovely setting with great owners (and Jasper) look no further. The cottage has everything you could need and has a super covered BBQ area. Will definitely revisit.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to leave a nice review. We will be looking forward to seeing you again.
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Location

From the Owner

We chose The Forge in Hemswell because it offers the best of two worlds. On the one hand it is rural, tranquil and secluded yet within easy reach from major motorways and airports. ( M180/M18/A46/A1) (East Midlands/Doncaster-Sheffield/Humberside) On one side going East we can readily access the coast and the Lincolnshire Wolds on the other side going West, we can readily access the rest of the country. Kirton Lindsay only a few miles away offers nice village shops and amenities (butcher, baker, newsagent, small Coop, beautician, Indian restaurant...) with its own working windmill. Hemswell Antique Centre less than a mile away is a definite attraction. We have a dog and enjoy walks, the area has plenty of footpaths and bridleways. I used to cycle and the rural back roads are a delight. We love Lincoln, a quaint interesting pleasant town with a good range of entertainment from cultural to casual and good restaurants.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Doncaster/Sheffield at 22 Miles Nearest Ferry : Kingston upon Hull at 40 Miles Nearest Train : Gainsborough at 8 Miles Nearest Beach : Cleethorpe at 35 Miles Car: necessary

Gainsborough Old Hall, Hemswell Antique centres

Lincolnshire show, Lincoln cathedral, Lincoln castle, Lincoln Christmas Maket, Louth Market town, Alford pottery and Manor house, Horncastle antiques

Newark air museum, Swinderby antique fair, Whisby nature reserve, Donna Nook nature reserve, WoodhallSpa Kinema in the woods,

Coast/Beach:

Cleethorpe: 35 miles. Mablethorpe: 43 miles. Sutton on Sea: 48 miles.

Travel:

Doncaster/Sheffield (Robin Hood): 22 miles, Humberside: 25 miles, East Midlands: 60 miles

Railway: Gainsborough - 8 miles

Ferry: Kingston-Upon-Hull - 40 miles

Hertz Car Hire Doncaster Airport:

Terminal Building, Doncaster (robin Hood) Airport, Doncaster, Yorkshire DN9 3RH, United Kingdom

Distances:

Hemswell Antique Centres complex: 1 mile.

Kirton-in-Lindsey (old hillside village/town with shops, pubs, etc.), 5 miles.

Market Rasen (small country town, with racecourse): 12 miles.

Gainsborough: 8 miles.

Lincoln: 15 miles.

Doddington Hall (Elizabethan manor and gardens): 18 miles.

Louth (lovely Georgian town):25 miles.

Cadwell Park (Motorcycle racing): 26 miles.

Barton-on-Humber: 25 miles.

Newark-on-Trent: 30 miles.

Further Details:

Banks (HSBC, Lloyds, Santander, Barclays, Natwest,Nationwide,Halifax), supermarkets (Morrisons, Tesco, Liddle), Boots, Marshall's yard shopping centre (Laura Ashley, Marks ans Spencer Food, Bodyshop etc): all in Gainsborough - approximately 8 miles.

Coop supermarket, Kirton Lindsay - 5 miles.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter
1 Oct 2016 - 13 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
From
£70
£330
 
 
Christmas New Year
14 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
From
£70
£365
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
From
£70
£395
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A deposit of 20% is needed to secure a booking. The rest of the rent is due 6 weeks before the start date.

Changeover Day:
The changeover day is flexible depending on availability. We need the property to be vacated by 10:00 am, arrivals from 3:30pm.

Notes on prices:
Short stays:
minimum stay 3 nights at £70 per night, cost £210,
4 nights at £60 per night is £240,
5 nights at £55 per night is £275,
6 nights at £50 per night is £300.
This is regardless of weekly rates throughout the year.

We are open all year.

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Facilities

From the Owner

This lovely detached cottage sits within the quiet surroundings of Hemswell Village, near the Maypole and close to the Church. A very smart interior with wooden floors, beautiful furnishings with a french feel, the Forge offers a splendid home for your holiday and is suited for the less able visitor. Hemswell Antique Centre (the largest in Europe) is 1 mile away, medieval Lincoln, 13 miles, Doddington Hall, 14 miles. Pubs and restaurants 3 miles, shop 1 mile. It is possible to walk through the countryside on a public pathway from Hemswell Village to Willoughton where there is a Pub (The Stirrup) and a small post office.The cottage has a medium size living room with wooden beams and a log/coal burner. The kitchen of equal size is separate and fully equipped.

Property Type

  • cottage

General

  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • pond

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • The bathroom has a bath with a shower head, a toilet and a basin, a heated towel rail. It is downstairs.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 1 king size bed in upstairs room, 1 single bed on mezzanine, 1 double bed in downstairs bedroom. 1 extra foldable bed available for a sixth person.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Well behaved dogs welcome. Medium size pond at the bottom of the garden, children need to be aware to be careful in this area and need to be supervised. No smoking inside. Outside: Covered BBQ and pizza oven area with garden furniture. Off road parking available. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bedlinen included, changed weekly, the property is cleaned weekly.

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