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Apple Tree Cottage

(Ref. 1058267)

Branston, Lincolnshire Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • cottage (10)
  • lovely (8)
  • comfortable (7)
  • lincoln (5)
  • great (5)
  • definitely (5)

13 Customer Reviews

  • "Great cottage, just the right distance from Lincoln."

    Lovely welcome pack. Very comfortable and warm.

    Reviewed by Dave5.0Nov 2023

  • "Lovely cosy cottage."

    Games, books and everything you could possibly need is provided. This includes treats for your dog and a welcome pack of essentials and treats for your stay. Village amenities good. Supermarket, cafe, pub, takeaways. Close to Lincoln and surrounding attractions. Definitely recommend

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Aug 2023

  • "Great place to stay whilst working in the area, has everything you need and more."

    Would definitely stay again!

    Reviewed by Kieran5.0May 2023

  • "What a fabulous little cottage."

    I could not fault this place at all. Ample parking. Easy to find. Beautifully decorated. Spotlessly clean. Well equipped. Super comfortable beds. And the log burner was wonderful. I would definitely stay here again and highly recommend to others.

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Mar 2023

  • "Such a lovely little cottage."

    The kids and doggy loved their week here.

    Reviewed by Louise4.7Oct 2022

  • "Absolutely great easy going cottage felt really comfortable coulnt fault it, it made a really enjoyable break"

    Reviewed by Ron5.0Sep 2022

  • "Lovely cottage, we had a comfortable stay and would definitely look to book again when next in the area thank you"

    Reviewed by Nathan5.0Mar 2022

  • "This is a lovely cottage, was very clean and comfortable with a beautiful little garden, the village is beautiful and has everything you need, shop, pub, cafe, chippy, takeaways."

    Chippy is excellent as is the Indian (Indian at home) which is a short walk through the estate behind the cottage. Proximity to Lincoln is great with loads to see and do in the surrounding area. The only drawback is the on street parking which means parking on a steeply banked area on the very busy A road, leaving the car tilted at a steep angle and needing to open the door into the road to get out, or parking up the road a little on a grass area which was very muddy/slippy.

    Reviewed by Susan4.4Feb 2022

  • "A really lovely cottage with everything provided that you could need - kitchen well stocked, comfortable beds, enclosed garden with seating and a swing, Wi-fi, DVD player, DVD’s and lots of books."

    Very close to Lincoln and the sights - highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Lyn4.4Feb 2022

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Really comfortable with lots of extras. Exceptionally well stocked kitchen, tons of books to read and DVDs to watch. Comfy beds. Owners have obviously gone the extra mile.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Feb 2022

  • "Beautiful property Very homely Beds are amazing Garden is beautiful Open fire out of this world."

    Would definitely recommend I myself will be booking this property again in the future

    Reviewed by Sam5.0Jan 2022

  • "A lovely cosy little cottage with a few modern twists!"

    ! Great location too,quick easy route into Lincoln. I loved the decor,the log burner was lovely to have going especially Christmas morning. We've been away for quite a few Christmases now and it's been a great addition. Thankyou for the memories!!

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Dec 2021

  • "Id like to say what a fantastic property,Steve and Emma where so helpful from booking in to leaving,very clean and well maintained, Thank you and we will keep this one for future bookings."

    Reviewed by Shaun5.0Aug 2021

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x sleigh bed, 1 x king-size and 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • On-street parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed multi-level rear garden with lawned area, patio, shed, lockable storage and furniture
  • Well behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: This property is on a main road, please consider this when booking
  • Note: There are several steep steps inside and outside the property, additionally the stairs inside are split-level and may not be suitable for those with limited mobility

The property

Settled in the picturesque village of Branston, Lincolnshire, is this delightful terraced property, Apple Tree Cottage.

Sleeping up to six guests, the property has been renovated in order to showcase its original character, making it the ideal base for your countryside ramblings.

Be welcomed by an on-street parking space as you arrive, before heading through the stone archway into your charming dwelling.

Make your way into a homely kitchen, brightened by a brilliant skylight and fitted with beautiful wooden worktops; the space is well-equipped for all your meal-prepping needs, including a convenient dishwasher.

Continue through to the fabulous dining space, showcasing original stone features and enough seating for everyone to enjoy a meal whilst catching up about the great time you're having!

Progress through to the rustic sitting room, featuring gorgeous stone walls and ample seating to relax on and watch a movie on the flat-screen TV; switch on the woodburning stove for extra warmth.

In the evening, head upstairs to find three fabulous bedrooms, the first being a sleigh bed, the other being a tastefully decorated king-size and lastly, the twin room with pretty blue touches throughout and views of the back garden; all rooms contain ample storage and spaces to get ready for the day ahead.

The first floor is also served by a contemporary family bathroom that boasts a spacious walk-in shower and a toasty heated towel rail.

Outside, enjoy alfresco dining on the picnic bench whilst the kids and your canine companions play on the lawn; why not grab your bike from the lockable storage and embark on the Cow Sculpture Loop trail?

Your amenities are conveniently less than a mile away, including local-favourite Waggon & Horses pub, where you can enjoy tasty home-cooked meals and a pint (there's water on tap for your furry friend too)!

If you're looking for things to do nearby, cycle or walk the historic trail along the River Witham, take the family for a game of putty at Pottergate Golf Club, or visit Fiskerton Fen and enjoy a lakeside picnic while you spot the wildlife.

Travel to the village of Washingborough and relish some peaceful fishing at the local fishing lake, walk the grounds of Washingborough Hall, before enjoying great service and cask ales at The Ferry Boat pub.

Travel just under six miles to the thriving city of Lincoln, venture through the historic Steep Hill street with the Cathedral dominating the skyline, and visit the stunning gardens of the Arboretum, stroll around the Brayford Waterfront before stopping in one of many eateries nearby; history enthusiasts will enjoy touring the breathtaking Lincoln Castle, The Collection museum and the Medieval Bishops' Palace.

Be sure to visit the Lincolnshire Wolds AONB for many hiking and cycling trails to explore, or take the family to Sundown Adventureland and Robin Hoods Wheelgate Park where lots of fun can be had.

For your next escape to Lincolnshire, choose Apple Tree Cottage.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

BRANSTON

Heighington 1.9 miles; Washingborough 2.5 miles; Lincoln 6 miles.

Tucked away in the Lincolnshire countryside, near the bustling city of Lincoln, is the rural village of Branston. The village has deep roots, dating back to Bronze Age and history fans will especially love visiting the breath-taking Branston Hall and the village's ancient 11th century church, All Saints. Branston is home to a large skatepark and recreation ground that are great for excursion lovers. Nature enthusiasts will benefit from visiting the village's marsh that rests in its centre, known as Branston's Jungle Stream, where frogs and yellow flag iris can be spotted. The village is served by numerous amenities, including: a convenience shop, a village hall with a play area, eateries and the popular Waggon & Horses pub that serves up tasty, authentic dishes. The River Witham runs nearby, perfect for an afternoon stroll accompanied by a picnic, before watching the wildlife at Fiskerton Fen Nature Reserve. The village also within reach of the thriving city of Lincoln, the market town of Boston and Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, providing visitors with a peaceful base while also being able to make the most of the wider area.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas