- Off road parking
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
Reviews & Ratings
23 Customer Reviews
"Awesome well equipt cosy and beautiful cottage in a lovely quiet location."
Access to area is easy (by car) from this location. Only marked the facilities down because the WiFi is poor
Sorry about the Wifi, but it is very fast at times. Our problem is with BT who think we are too rural to lay any new cables, therefore , we have to use Mobile. Obviously, no good for Netflix, but good enough for everything else. Property Owner
"We had a fantastic stay at Clare's cottage."
The whole experience was great from start to finish. Would highly recommend this holiday cottage to anyone. The owners are lovely kind and caring people, we have 3 dogs and was all made welcome. The small garden was totally enclosed and safe. There was everything there that we could want to make our holiday both comfortable and happy. My sincere thanks to the owners of Clare's cottage for trusting us with thier lovely cottage. Patricia Hill
Thank you so much Patricia and for the lovely card. We appreciate you acknowledging that everything about it made your holiday comfortable. Hope to see you again soon. Property Owner
"Stay was great."
Thanks. Cottage was ideal. No problems at all. Loved it. Lee
Thank you and hope to see you again. Property Owner
"Fab cottage, very comfortable and large for 2 adults and a (big) doggo."
Everything we needed was provided. I personally found the cottage very warm, I tried turning the thermostat down and most of the radiators off, but still found it warm. The double duvet was really thick too so I was hot at night, even with the bedroom window and skylight open. The wifi was intermittent and the download speed to watch Netflix etc was really slow or non existent. The owner was friendly and helpful. The area was beautiful, lots of traditional English towns and villages and amazing local produce. Several nearby RSPB and nature reserves and an abundance of bird life locally. Would highly recommend.
We like to hear that guests are warm enough, especially as it's still April. We change our duvets from winter ones to summer ones in May and it seems as if the time is right. Also, our Wifi is not superfast, as is explained on the website, but is quite satisfactory for emails, facebook, google search etc. Some people have even used it 'working from home' to PNG Papa New Guinea, but not many people come on holiday to watch Netflx and it just isn't possible. We would love to be able to get Superfast broadband via BT/Openreach, however, there is no suitable fibre cable here and possibly never will be, part of the beauty of the area. Property Owner
"We had a wonderful stay!"
Throughly enjoyed ourselves. Clare's Cottage was all we wanted and more. Sandra is extremely friendly and helpful. We would happily return
So glad you enjoyed your stay and that everything was as it should be. Would love to see you again Property Owner
"My daughter and myself with our 3 dogs spent Easter weekend at Clares Cottage (not long enough) we had a really warm welcome from Sandra and absolutely loved the cottage, its so quirky and homely with everything you may need."
. beds were really comfy and everything was just perfect! The location is amazing set by Louth Canal with lovely dog walks… thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Thankyou Sandra xx
I'm so glad you both enjoyed your stay and sorry you couldn't stay longer due to other bookings. We're also pleased to hear that the beds were comfy. Hope to see you again soon. Thank you x Property Owner
"Lovely quirky warm cottage."
.. we stayed 26th to 31st December. Nice walks along the Louth Canal with our 3 dogs seen lots of Deer and Teals also Hares, Swans. Travelled to Mablethorpe and Cleethorpes easy access both ways for fish and chips of course :-) There is a good Chinese in the next village highly recommended they deliver to the cottages too. (South Somercotes) shop and chip shop and a pub. The surrounding areas are very dark at night torches was supplied even though we did bring our own. Sandra the host was very pleasant and contacted us a few times during our stay .... thank you for the arrival gifts. would like to visit again in the summer
Thank you for your nice review. It's so good to hear about the wildlife and of course, the Fish n Chips etc. Property Owner
"Nice quiet country retreat"
Thank you Property Owner
"Very spacious and clean cottage."
As someone has said about the cottage next door, feeling a little tired, and could do with a refresh especially with the furniture. Although the kitchen had lots of equipment had lots of equipment again things need looking at, eg pans without lids. Bed very comfy.
We pride ourselves on having lots of equipment in the kitchen and I'm sorry you couldn't find the pan lids, on further investigation it appears that someone prior to you had actually put all the lids in the dresser cupboard. Guests tend to move things around and as we only have a limited amount of time to prepare for the next guests, we sometimes overlook things. Apologies. Property Owner
"The photographs do not do justice to the size of the cottage."
It is lovely and quiet, but near enough to Louth for shopping and takeaways.
Thank you for your very kind and honest feedback and for leaving the cottage in such an immaculate condition.. We would love to see you again. Property Owner
"Warm and comfortable with plenty of space."
Hosts very helpful.
Thank you. Property Owner
"What an amazing place for peace and quiet in the middle of the Lincolnshire ..."
What an amazing place for peace and quiet in the middle of the Lincolnshire wolds and not a single thing to have to worry about just us and our dog Foley
Thank you for enjoying our space and your very kind and honest feedback and for leaving the cottage in such an immaculate condition.. We would love to see you again Property Owner
"Very spacious property with good facilities and friendly, helpful owner."
Thank you. Property Owner
"Lovely barn cottage, has everything you need for a lovely holiday, quiet and peaceful."
Lovely welcome by host Sandra, make sure you read the directions on her email as sat nav, stops directing down the road.
Thank you for enjoying your stay and your very kind and honest feedback and for leaving the cottage in such an immaculate condition.. We would love to see you again Property Owner
"Fantastic cottage would love to return"
For example the kitchen cupboard shelves were dirty, mugs were stained, cutlery draw was dirty etc. Got the impression that initially it had been fitted out very well but has been allowed to get tatty and dirty over time. The fitted bed sheet must have been quite old as it was bobbly, and we could easily see thick dust under the bed. Disappointed.
hank you for your review and we are sorry you found reason to complain. We have dealt with the items of concern and we are pleased you were happy with the rest of the property Property Owner
"Telescope was a great idea."
"Beautiful cozy well equipped little cottage, we loved our stay at Kent’s farm Cottage lovely greeting from Sandra and fresh farm eggs too on arrival."
Lovely beach walks close by for our three little dogs. Would highly recomend.
Nice host. really suitable for dogs
"Originally had booked a different cottage and when I arrived was advised it was double booked by owner and that Sykes had been informed the day after I booked."
Owner contacted Sykes who were very apologetic and arranged another cottage near by by. Both owners were excellent and very helpful. Mistakes happen and Sykes were very quick to resolve the issue. Clare’s cottage was excellent, highly recommended
"Very comfortable cottage, welcoming host, and quiet, rural location."
"Cottage is well equipped, quiet and conveniently situated for dog walks along the canal bank and, only a short drive to some splendid dog friendly beaches."
Sandra and Stuart were pleasant and informative hosts with an interesting garden.
"Had a lovely stay at Clare's Cottages."
The beaches in the area are hard to beat especially Theddle Beach., miles of sandy beaches. Lovely quite rural location. Would definitely recommend.
- One double bedroom with en-suite bath, basin and WC
- Ground floor wet room with shower, basin and WC
- Kitchen with dining area
- Sitting area with a sofa bed.
- Oil central heating
- Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, WiFi, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs
- Fuel and power inc. in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
- Cot and highchair
- Off road parking for 2 cars
- Enclosed garden with furniture
- Three well-behaved dogs welcome at £15 per pet per stay
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop 4 miles, pub 2 miles
- Note: there is no car changing at the property.
Surrounded by open countryside, Clares Cottage offers a fantastic base for those looking to get away from it all.
The bright sitting room and a well-equipped kitchen with dining area offer plenty of space for the group to enjoy meals together and discuss the following days activities.
The double bedroom has a convenient en-suite and will provide a restful nights sleep.
The patio area has furniture and a BBQ to enjoy alfresco dining.
Note: This property is adjacent to Ref 22023, together they sleep 8.
Kent Farm Cottages
Louth 6 miles. These comfortable barn conversions are in the quiet and rural Lincolnshire hamlet of Austen Fen, next to the owner’s home, 6 miles from Louth. The cottages are set adjacent to the Louth canal and provide a fantastic base for those looking to discover the area and the number of natural attractions and wonderful countryside. Both offer bright and spacious accommodation with a double bedroom with a cot and an en-suite bathroom. There is a well-equipped kitchen with a dining area and a separate sitting room. Outside, each has a private patio with furniture and a BBQ to enjoy the summer evenings dining alfresco. The town of Louth, known as the capital of the Lincolnshire Wolds is a short drive and offers a good selection of high street and independent shops, traditional markets and a number of historic attractions. For motorsport fans nearby Cadwell Park hosts a number of race meetings throughout the year including the BSB superbike championship. The coastal towns of Mablethorpe, Cleethopes and Skegness are all within easy reach as is the seal colony at nearby Donna Nook. These Austen Fen cottage have so many activities on offer nearby and will leave you feeling well-rested.
Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.
About the location
Little Carlton 0.9 miles; Mablethorpe 15 miles; Lincoln 26 miles.
The beautiful historic market town of Louth is the capital of the Lincolnshire Wolds. The town offers Georgian streets with Grade II listed buildings, St James Church, a theatre, art deco cinema, museum, golf course, modern leisure centre complex, excellent shopping, including weekly market days and a vast assortment of eateries catering for all tastes. Nearby is Cadwell Park, which plays host to car, bike and kart racing. The Lincolnshire Wolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty features gentle rolling hills, quaint villages and superb cycling and walking routes. Just a short drive takes you to the coastal resorts of Cleethorpes, Mablethorpe and Sutton-on-Sea, plus Theddlethorpe Nature Reserve has miles of golden sandy beaches and amazing birdlife. Also for those interested in antiques Horncastle and Hemswell are nearby.
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