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Ginny's Barn

Askham, Lincolnshire, NG22 0RR (Ref. 958486)


Very good

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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24 Customer Review(s)

  • Kenneth

    “Lovely working farm situation with very friendly owner and family.”

    Wonderfully quiet and beautiful countryside. Ideally situated for touring 3 counties. Would definitely recommend.

    Wonderfully quiet and beautiful countryside. Ideally situated for touring 3 counties. Would definitely recommend.

    - Kenneth, September 2021

About 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.

Historic Lincoln offers a vibrant and contemporary day out with plenty of things to keep everyone busy.

There is plenty of history on offer with its medieval cathedral and a copy of the Magna Carta housed at the castle.

Why not walk the castle walls and take in the views across the city?

The National Nature Reserve of Sherwood Forest is a short drive away and was once part of a royal hunting forest.

The area now covers 450 acres with plenty of walking and cycling routes, and includes some ancient trees, some of which are over 500 years old.

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 and heated towel rail
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric woodburner-effect stove
  • Shared annexe/utility.
  • Gas underfloor heating with electric stove in sitting area and radiators
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, shared use of washing machine in annexe
  • TV with Freeview, DVD, radio/CD player, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Grassed area with furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Note: Dogs must be on leads as unenclosed garden
  • No smoking
  • Shop 4 miles, pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: Local pub now open
  • Please note: The Pet supplement for 2nd pet is £25.

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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. 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 Wetlands Waterfowl Reserve is seven miles away with 32 acres of fishing lakes and woodland, along with an exotic birds sanctuary and animals. 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

Please note: The Pet supplement for 2nd pet is £25.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute