Ginny's Barn

Askham, Lincolnshire (Ref. 3550)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Ginny's Barn is a detached brick barn conversion, on the owner's mixed livestock and arable farm, at the edge of the small rural Nottinghamshire village of Askham.

This well-equipped, spacious single-storey cottage offers open plan living areas, with traditional country furnishings, natural slate flooring with underfloor heating, exposed oak cross beams and a stable-style door.

There is a grassed area to the front of the property, from where views of the orchard can be seen.

Also the three towers of Lincoln Cathedral can be seen on the horizon from the bedroom window and garden.

A short walk into the village finds the local public house, also serving meals.

There are 2.5 miles of bridleway on the farm for riding or walking, and there are many local lanes for a relaxing stroll.

Sherwood Forest visitor centre and several National Trust properties, including Clumber Park, are within 15 miles.

Plenty to see and do within easy travelling distance of this comfortable Askham barn.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 925804, together they sleep 4.


All ground floor.
One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin, WC & heated towel rail. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area & sitting area with electric woodburner-effect stove. Shared annexe/utility.


  • Gas underfloor heating with electric stove in sitting area & radiators
  • Electric oven & hob, fridge, shared use of washing machine in annexe
  • TV, DVD, radio/CD player, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel & power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen & towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Grassed area with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets & no smoking
  • Shop 4 miles, pub 5 mins walk.

About the location


Markham Moor 1.6 miles; Retford 5.5 miles; Newark 15 miles; Lincoln 17 miles.

Askham is a small rural Nottinghamshire village just off the A57 and close to the A1. The village has a pub, and is 7 miles from the Wetlands Waterfowl Reserve, 32 acres of fishing lakes and woodland along with an exotic birds sanctuary and animals. Sherwood Forest is just 11 miles away, with the Robin Hood visitors centre providing wonderful woodland walks including to the renowned Major Oak tree, with picnic areas also available. The National Trust's Clumber Park has 3,800 acres of spectacular scenery where you can walk or cycle, gardens, and a lake with 200 species of birds. The area offers galleries and museums, while the Roman city of Lincoln, 17 miles away, has a cathedral and castle, and historic Newark, 15 miles away, has two castles, frequent antiques fairs, a fine Georgian market square and a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute