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Anderby Creek near Chapel St Leonards, Lincolnshire Show on map


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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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29 Customer Reviews

  • "Our only con was the stairs to the property which, although it does mention them in the description, are very very steep."

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Nov 2023

  • "Back again!"

    ! Another great week spent in Windyridge

    Reviewed by Lloyd5.0Sep 2023

  • "For our family it was a perfect location great house,great beach big open ..."

    For our family it was a perfect location great house,great beach big open sky,the small village had every thing you need for beach holiday great small shop and a couple of eating places,eating meals in the conservatory overlooking the beach and sea fantastic

    Reviewed by Trevor4.4Sep 2023

  • "Wonderful location."

    Property clean and equipped with pretty much everything we needed (sharp kitchen knife would help tho'). We've been coming to Windy Ridge for decades now and p!an to keep on coming. Lovely family ho!iday, thank you

    Reviewed by Roberta5.0Aug 2023

  • "On arrival and inspection the bathrooms and kitchen were clean to high standard Bedding and towels provided were also clean and property was well equipped with regards to crockery/cutlery etc for self catering holiday."

    There was even a collection of beach toys available for use in outside shed. The owner/caretaker went above and beyond when we had a minor problem with the shower.(thank you). However our holidays were spoiled somewhat by the invasion of what we believe to be pollen beetles on a daily basis. Literally thousands in the conservatory and we couldn't dine at the table in there or leave any food or drink out because of them as they pretty much covered everything. It wasn't nice and pretty inconvenient if truth be told having to constantly clean them away. Note there is a brush in the understairs cupboard but we couldn't find a dustpan. As for the steps at the back there is a lot but they are manageable as long as luggage etc not too heavy. The view and proximity to the beach is what this property is all about and it is without doubt spectacular however for our family the bugs spoiled it.

    Reviewed by Robert4.1Aug 2023

  • "This is a lovely property and is in a stunning location."

    Good level of equipment and would only suggest a dustpan (we couldn't find one) to help with clearing up the sand as you can walk straight out onto a beautiful beach through the sand dunes. We were aware of the steps to the property before we went and these didn't prove to be big problem.

    Reviewed by Janet4.7Aug 2023

  • "Windy ridge is perfectly situated high on the Dunes."

    The property was comfortable and suited us all very well. On arrival all rooms appeared well presented and clean, especially the kitchen bedrooms and bathrooms. The living room however had crisps, hula hoops and maltesers under and around the sofas and a cap between the sofa cushions, which was disappointing. On the whole though this is a lovely place to stay, particularly with excitable grandchildren who love the beach.

    Reviewed by Susan4.1Aug 2023

  • "Loved the position of the cottage, it has fantastic views of the sea."

    The only downside for me are the steep metal steps up to the cottage at the rear of the property. I found it hard to carry my suitcase and food up the steps because of my age and fitness.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jun 2023

  • "Sublime."

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jun 2023

  • "We had a fantastic holiday, the property is in a great setting with lovely views of the sea and sand dunes."

    We enjoyed our holiday so much we've booked a two week stay for next year, we did this before we came home.

    Reviewed by Linda5.0May 2023

  • "The cottage is in a lovely position overlooking the beach and sea beyond."

    The conservatory makes a lovely quiet place to sit at any time of the day. The cottage is very clean and very well looked after by the owners. It has electric heating which keeps it nice and cosy. The owners have thought of everything including comfortable beds, linen and also furniture downstairs. The kitchen is very well equipped.

    Reviewed by Marion5.0Mar 2023

  • "This is our second visit."

    We love it and will be back. That view is something else! Thank you very much for such a wonderful holiday (despite storm something or other)

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Mar 2023

  • "Very good property"

    Reviewed by Akash1.3Feb 2023

  • "Second visit of the year!"

    ! Despite the freezing weather, it was lovely and warm in Windyridge, and it was really nice waking up to the sunrise through the front bedroom window! We’ll be back again next year :)

    Reviewed by Lloyd5.0Nov 2022

  • "Excellent property."

    High standards throughout and have already rebooked for next year.

    Reviewed by Dave5.0Oct 2022

  • "3 generation stay at Windyridge."

    Very comfortable and we'll equipped house. Amazing location with breathtaking sea views from the conservatory and main bedroom. Plenty to see and do in the area. Loved being able to walk every day on the beach. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Oct 2022

  • "We have been coming to Windyridge every year (except during lockdowns) for over 30 years."

    It is perfect for small children and when those small children grow up it is perfect for their small children. We had 4 generations this year (great Granny only came for the day). Lovely sandy beach and Sandi Toksvig was there filming. The sea was wonderfully warm. Very comfortable beds and well equipped kitchen. The conservatory is perfect for enjoying the scenic surroundings as well as cosying up in the evenings playing games. To be able to stay a stone's throw from the beach is very special - a hot chocolate is never far away after beach games and swims. And the conservatory is great for rainy days playing games - you still get the sea view! We sang a verse of God Save Our Gracious King in the sea. The only downside is that we have to wait a year for another visit.

    Reviewed by Roberta5.0Sep 2022

  • "An absolutely beautiful house, set in stunning surroundings!"

    We have been coming to Windyridge for many years, since my Grandparents found it! It’s nice to be able to come back again, loads of memories! All the improvements that have been made are certainly worth it, it’s lovely and warm, with everything you need. The views from both sides of the house are amazing, we spent a fair bit of time just sitting in the conservatory looking out at the sea. There is loads of wildlife too, there was a deer in the garden one evening! Not to mention several rabbits. If your really lucky you get to watch foxes playing among the dunes too. It’s worth getting up really early for the sunrise too, and the sunsets are equally awesome! It’s a place I could stay for ages and never get bored of it. Thank you for letting us come back, we loved it, and hope to be back again!

    Reviewed by Lloyd5.0Jun 2022

  • "Lovely holiday."

    We particularly enjoyed the sight and sound of the sea from the conservatory and main bedroom, especially as the weather was "mixed". Even enjoyed a flypast from the Red Arrows directly overhead as they headed off to see the queen!

    Reviewed by Alison5.0May 2022

  • "Location of cottage was amazing."

    We are hoping to return next year.

    Reviewed by Joyce5.0May 2022

  • "What a wonderful property!"

    You certainly can't beat the view, across the dunes and beach and out to sea. It's a very comfortable and comforting place, with a lovely homely feel, plenty of seating and a fully equipped kitchen. It's obviously very well loved and looked after, and kept very clean, with good quality linen and towels, plus various basic provisions provided such as handwash, toilet roll, tea/coffee/milk. It was also much warmer than we'd expected (albeit a sunny week in April). The 30 steps up from the parking area could understandably be a challenge for some, but my partner's 92-year old mother felt that the view was worthy of the effort! and managed them slowly but safely each day when we went out. Once in, she used the ground floor bedroom, toilet and shower room for ease. The main bedroom is extremely spacious and also enjoys the fantastic sea view. The rear patio is actually quite a lovely little suntrap too, with a view out over the caravan park into the countryside beyond, and a must-see for sunsets. Windyridge is in a blissfully quiet area, and often you'd feel you have the whole beach to yourself, except perhaps for an occasional glimpse of a couple of horses out on their daily gallop!

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Apr 2022

  • "The position/view is spectacular and the place was very clean and is aptly named."

    We had a wonderful relaxing time in all weathers - sun, wind and even snow!

    Reviewed by Ruby5.0Mar 2022

  • "The property is set in a beautiful location with fantastic views."

    It was a shame that a number of the doors didn't latch as the weather was chilly and therefore the warmth soon disappeared when the door wasn't propped shut! Otherwise we had a lovely stay.

    Reviewed by Martin4.1Mar 2022

  • "We loved this cottage."

    It was spotlessly clean, beautifully presented, warm and cosy on cold nights, well-equipped, quiet, peaceful and last but not least- has the best views you can possibly imagine of the North Sea. You can hear the sea pounding in the conservatory and when you're falling asleep at night. It was just great. Thank you very much!

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Feb 2022

  • "Wow! House envy!"

    A fabulous location, perched on the dunes, with direct access onto the beach. The view from the large, comfortable conservatory is quite stunning, particularly watching the glorious sun rises. The whole house is well-presented, beautifully warm for a winter visit, and the beds most comfortable. Never having been on the Lincolnshire coast before, I feel privileged to have stayed in one of the best houses, in one of the best spots. Oh, and it is worth the walk (about 1 hour) along the beach to the North Sea Observatory for a superb breakfast with wonderful views. The steep steps up and down from the house to where the car is parked can be a challenge when loading/unloading the car, particularly for we older folk, but doable. Thanks to the owners for a beautifully presented property.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Jan 2022

  • "Stunning location."

    Clean, well-equipped cottage. Would certainly return again.

    Reviewed by Angela4.4Oct 2021

  • "Overall we enjoyed our stay at Windyridge."

    The location was ideal for our main requirements, which were for somewhere peaceful, relaxing and close to the beach.

    Reviewed by Chris4.1Sep 2021

  • "Had a lovely stay at this cottage, very clean and had everything we needed."

    The location on the beach is fabulous and we had excellent weather. One point that was never mentioned was the fact that you needed to climb a full staircase of outdoor steps to access the property, my mum is 69 and found this quite challenging. There was no prior warning to these steps! I think this should be told to people before they book as anyone with mobility issues would struggle to enter the property.

    Reviewed by Nichola4.4Jul 2021

  • "Spent a brilliant week at Windyridge."

    The house was so welcoming, very comfortable, it had a wonderful view and had everything you needed including milk and a bottle of fizz in the fridge. There were 2 pubs a short walk away and the food at Popas bar was lovely. We will definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Jul 2021

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x family room with double and single, 1 x double, 1 x ground-floor small double
  • Bathroom with bath, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Conservatory with dining area
  • Electric central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for three cars, private area with a lockable gate
  • Enclosed garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2.8 miles, small corner shop 400 metres, pub 0.1 mile, beach 30 metres from the door
  • Note: Access to the property is via 30 steep steps from the car park

The property

Windyridge is a beautiful holiday home, sat on the top of the sand dunes at Anderby Creek,a peaceful coastal village, with uninterrupted views of the sea and beach, the front of the property has a conservatory with double doors, leading onto a lawn, with the beach accessed down some steps, literally 30 meters from the front door.

Well-equipped throughout, this three-bedroom cottage makes a great base for families, friends and couples looking to explore the scenic splendour of Lincolnshire, Anderby Creek is close to the bustling resort of Chapel St Leonard’s.

Discover the sitting room, exuding a charming and traditional feel, completed with ample seating, TV and an electric fire; it makes the perfect spot to wind down into your evenings.

Step through to the modern kitchen, well appointed with all the essential appliances for a short break, including an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge and dishwasher, while the utility room offers a handy washer/dryer and fridge/ freezer.

Spend a moment in the sunny conservatory, offering beautiful beach views down to the sea, best accompanied with a drink as you kick back and reminisce over the holiday so far.

The property has three double bedrooms, including one on the ground floor, with a small double bed, which has been thoughtfully styled in a nautical theme, served by a refreshing shower room.

Upstairs there is a spacious double bedroom, with a single bed for a young child, this family bedroom overlooks the sea, a bathroom and another double bedroom overlooking the Lincolnshire countryside and the village.

Enjoy your stunning beach views by sitting out in your private garden, perfect for an evening beverage as the sun sets, or follow the footpath at the bottom of the garden, taking you along the coastline and rewarding you with stunning views.

While away the hours on the beach, relaxing beneath the sun and building sandcastles before roaming around the local nature reserve for a truly scenic experience, or for those seeking outdoor activity, enjoy a game of golf surrounded by remarkable views and an idyllic atmosphere.

For your local amenities there are 2 pubs and a café situated in the village, there is also a small shop, selling essential supplies, you can visit Chapel St Leonards, home to a variety of restaurants, cafés and family pubs, along with a popular leisure centre where you can hire motorboats and quad bikes.

Travel a little further along the coast to the traditional and lively resort of Skegness, ideal for a family day out with its pleasant pier, seal sanctuary and fairground, which is sure to be loved by the little ones!

The city of Lincoln can be reached in a scenic car journey, home to its imposing cathedral and museum, along with a host of shopping, dining and walking opportunities.

With plenty to explore around every corner, Windyridge is a charming base for the whole family to enjoy.

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About the location


Skegness 6.5 miles; Mablethorpe 10 miles

The quaint little village of Chapel St Leonards is situated on the Lincolnshire coast, seven miles from the popular resort of Skegness. The village centre is bursting with traditional shops, local family pubs and a variety of restaurants and cafes. The beautiful long sandy beaches and sand dunes are the perfect place to relax, with brightly painted beach huts adding to the appeal of this charming village. Chapel St Leonards boasts a good leisure centre, where families can hire motorboats, quad bikes, play crazy golf or simply go fishing. Each year there is the Chapel Carnival Parade, which includes an array of creative floats and activities on the Village Green, complete with a fireworks display on the promenade. Fantasy Island Theme Park in Ingoldmells is just three miles away, and the vibrant larger resorts of Skegness and Mablethorpe are worth visiting.