An exceptional, detached barn conversion cottage in the pretty village of Old Bolingbroke in the heart of the Lincolnshire Wolds.
With superb attention to detail, this immaculately presented property makes the perfect, luxurious romantic retreat for a couple wanting to explore the nearby coastline, historic market towns and the surrounding countryside.
Inside, the property has underfloor heating, with oak flooring and doors, character beams and a bespoke spiral staircase, leading up to the bedroom, which has doors opening onto a Juliet balcony.
The comfortable sitting room has floor-to-ceiling windows throwing in plenty of light, whilst the cosy woodburning stove is perfect for cooler evenings.
The country-style, spacious kitchen boasts granite worktops, a double Belfast sink and an AGA range, with a pleasant dining area to enjoy romantic meals together.
Outside is an attractive sheltered courtyard garden, with shrubs and a sunny patio, where you can enjoy alfresco dining.
A ten-minute stroll brings you to the local pub and the ruins of Old Bolingbroke Castle, which is owned by English Heritage, whilst the nearby market town of Spilsby offers plenty of choice for eating out, with independent retailers, tea rooms and country inns.
The immediate area offers first rate cycling and walking opportunities and golfers can take full advantage of the championship golf courses at Woodhall Spa.
Close by is the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre and the coast, with its long, sandy beaches and sand dunes, lies fifteen miles away.
A day trip to Lincoln is a must, with its famous cathedral and castle, sited on the escarpment overlooking the old town.
A well-placed cottage for an interesting and varied break.
About the location
Spilsby 3.5 miles; Horncastle 7.5 miles; Skegness 15 miles.
The small village of Old Bolingbroke lies on the edge of the rolling countryside of the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just fifteen miles from the coast. Historically known for its castle ruins and nearby Civil War Battle of Winceby, this quiet village has a local pub and is within easy distance of the market towns of Spilsby and Horncastle. Spilsby offers a choice of tea rooms, pubs and independent retailers, whilst Horncastle is a thriving centre for the antiques trade, and has an excellent choice of restaurants and cafes. The countryside around Old Bolingbroke is perfect cycling and walking country, with a network of public footpaths, trails and peaceful country lanes to enjoy. The unspoilt pasture valley of Sow Dale nature reserve is a short step from the village, and Snipe Dales nature reserve and country park lie only three miles away, where there is an extensive network of easy-access paths. The nearby coastline has traditional seaside resorts, including Skegness and Mablethorpe, with their long, sandy beaches and dunes, dotted with nature reserves. This area of Lincolnshire is renowned for historical WW2 aviation sites and there is a Squadron Bar at the Petwood Hotel at Woodhall Spa which hosts memorabilia from this era.
Note: No children under 10.