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Lavender Cottage

Billingborough, Lincolnshire

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The Property

Lavender Cottage is a charming double-fronted, semi-detached stone cottage sitting behind its own enclosed front garden in the South Lincolnshire village of Billingborough. Walk through banks of lavender to the front door and enter into its old world charm. The large and well-equipped farmhouse kitchen and the quaint sitting room both have exposed beams, and the sitting room also boasts a woodburner-effect stove in a feature fireplace and a window seat where you can watch the world go by. Completing the accommodation at this Lincolnshire cottage are two large, attractive bedrooms and a bathroom. Billingborough village Post Office is next door and has a delicatessen counter selling delicious local produce and a short stroll away is a gastropub, a small supermarket and a fish and chip shop meaning you'll never go hungry! Attractions in the area include Belton House, Grimsthorpe Castle, Tattershall Castle and Burghley House, home to the famous horse trials, plus this Billingborough cottage is situated halfway between the market towns of Bourne and Sleaford while larger towns such as Stamford, Newark and Lincoln, all famed for their historic architecture are a pleasant drive away through the Lincolnshire countryside. With both the Lincolnshire and North Norfolk coast within driving distance a day at the seaside is also an option. Whether sightseeing or simply relaxing in the ambience of Lavender Cottage and Billingborough village, a stay in this character property has a lot to offer.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x half tester double, 1 x family room with 1 half tester double and 1 single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining table. Sitting room with electric woodburner-effect stove.

Amenities

LPG central heating with electric stove. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Private off road parking for 2 cars. Bike storage. Enclosed front lawned garden with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops and pubs 1 min walk. Note: 4pm check in.

This property offers the following short breaks: Help

  • Winter
  • Off Season
  • Last Minute
  • Christmas

At a glance

Rating:TickTickTickHelp
Sleeps:5
Bedrooms:2
Bathrooms:1
Pets:No

Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

About the location

Billingborough

Bourne 10 miles; Sleaford 11 miles; Grantham 16 miles; Boston 17 miles; Lincoln 30 miles.

Billingborough is a traditional fen edge village lying in the heart of rural Lincolnshire. Traditional cottages line the High Street and lanes wind down to a pond and historic church, plus amenities in the village include shops, pubs, Post Office, doctorsí surgery and hairdressers. Historic market towns and the city of Lincoln are easily accessible, as are National Trust properties and other visitor attractions, plus quiet roads and lack of traffic in the area make driving through the scenic Lincolnshire countryside a truly pleasurable experience. There are also delightful walks around the village itself and a few minutesí stroll will take you into the fens with their unique charm - perfect for walking and cycling, and they are also popular with birdwatchers, photographers and artists. Visitor centres, historic sites and ancient woodland are also found locally making Billingborough an ideal base.

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We found the cottage cosy and comfortable and a pleasure to return to in the evening.

Mrs Warren, Les Forges, September 2013

The cottage was very comfortable and had plenty of character. The garden was very country cottagey. We met the owner as we arrived and she was very friendly and gave a quick tour round the cottage and gave us useful information about the village itself. The village had convenience store, post office/deli, newsagents, fish and chip shop and two pubs. It as well situated to visit towns like Boston and Sleaford. A very nice and memorable time was had.

Mrs Dyke, Letchworth Garden City, September 2013

Lovely friendly village. Could not have picked a better cottage for a relaxing holiday, has such a pretty garden. This is my dream cottage.

Mrs Flatt, Norwich, August 2013

It is a good base to explore a part of the country with which we were previously unfamiliar. The cottage had everything we needed.

Mr Horner, Altrincham, June 2013