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Dovecote Field House Farm

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Brough near Collingham, Lincolnshire Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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25 Customer Reviews

  • "Extremely clean, and well maintained."

    Beds were super comfy! Everything you could possibly need during your stay was provided. Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this cottage to others.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Mar 2024

  • "We had a lovely week."

    Cottage was excellent - the kitchen was well equipped, bed super comfortable and the whole house had everything we needed. We didn't see the owners but they were only next door if we'd needed anything. The only slight negative thing was that I thought the fridge was a little small for 4 people. The steps between the lounge/kitchen are a bit uneven, although that is mentioned in the listing. It was well located for Lincoln (we went twice) to see the Guildhall tour, castle and cathedral. Also visited Belvoir Castle, Burghley House and several National Trust houses. Also the IBCC, Newark and Lincs aviation Centres. It is very rural, though next to the A46, so you would need a car but I would definitely recommend and go back if we wanted to visit that area again. Also, the butchers in Collingham is excellent too.

    Reviewed by Carol4.7Mar 2024

  • "This is a wonderful property which we have really enjoyed calling home for a week."

    The specification is of the highest quality. The main roads are easily accessible which gives access to a number of places in different directions. Highly recommended *****

    Reviewed by Katherine5.0Oct 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay at Dovecote Field House Farm."

    It was easy to find and plenty of places to go without travelling too far. The kitchen is well equipped if you decide to cook, we did twice during our stay. The oven was about 10° lower in heat than the one I have at home but all worked well and plenty of utensils stored in the cupboards and drawers. Comfortable beds, plenty of hot water and fluffy towels. All very clean tidy and cosy. We visited; Lincoln Cathedral - absolutely awesome! Belton House - very lovely with very nice grounds. Gainsborough Old Hall - fabulous tudor house well worth a visit very interesting. Southwell Workhouse - impressive lots of information and very well worth a visit.

    Reviewed by Stella5.0Sep 2023

  • "We have just returned from a 5 night stay at Dovecote and I can say it truly is a home from home."

    It has been well thought out with some really nice thoughtful touches, it is Clean, the kitchen is well equipt and had everything we needed, and the beds were so comfortable! it is perfectly situated to enjoy the surrounding area. We visited the Air Museum, Hardwick Hall and the Workhouse all within easy reach and were good days out.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Apr 2023

  • "My second stay in the cottage."

    As the first time, it is really well appointed, well equipped and comfortable, with great attention to detail, including fresh flowers in the dining area. A pleasure to stay in.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Mar 2023

  • "Very well equipped cottage in a quiet and peaceful location."

    The property would benefit from having a freezer (just our personal opinion)

    Reviewed by David4.7Feb 2023

  • "Had a great stay here with our young family."

    Beautiful well kept property and close to some great family days out.

    Reviewed by James5.0Feb 2023

  • "A great place to stay, lovely and quiet but close enough to plenty of places to visit."

    Everything we could think of needing (and more) was available and included in a very clean and modern space. Very welcoming hosts who responded quickly to our questions before arrival. Particular thanks for being so accommodating to our 2 year old who loved seeing the tractor at work almost as much as his grandad did! We hope to be back soon

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Aug 2022

  • "Lovely clean property with everything we needed ."

    Questions asked before and during visit were answered really promptly. Perfect for our family stay. Would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Jul 2022

  • "Great cottage and location, very spacious and well equipped."

    Will definitely stay again

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Jun 2022

  • "We had a minor issue with cooker (not owner's fault!"

    ) which got a speedy and friendly response and was fixed right away. Quiet, comfortable, well equipped... good location for nearby tourist destinations. There are lots of wild rabbits, which we enjoyed watching!

    Reviewed by Edmund5.0Jun 2022

  • "Really lovely accommodation, well thought out in a pretty location."

    Hard natural slate floor in kitchen/dining area is gorgeous, however if any of the party staying have any balance issues it is worth noting that this floor is uneven by design. We have suggested that a higher 2nd bracket for the hand shower attachment in the upstairs bath be provided to enable adults to shower upstairs, especially useful if there are 4 adults occupying the cottage. The owners are lovely and very helpful. Would absolutely recommend this cottage. We had a fabulous time there. Two couples meeting for a weeks holiday.

    Reviewed by Torq5.0Mar 2022

  • "An excellent cottage."

    A lovely old building from the outside, inside it's very attractive too. Its spacious, modern, comfortable and well-equipped, everything was in top condition and spotlessly clean, with well thought out detail, for example, ample good quality towels of different sizes for each person and plenty of power points in handy places. The owners were very considerate and helpful.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Mar 2022

  • "Appreciated a fully equipment kitchen with almost everything you needed such as a scale for baking, three different size of bamboo chopping boards and two glass one too."

    We couldn’t hear any traffic from A46 at all. Owner responded very fast about the washing machine. Only one comment that the downstairs toilet seat n cover are loosen. Overall a very positive and happy stay we enjoyed.

    Reviewed by Choi Leung4.7Jan 2022

  • "A very spacious comfortable and well appointed cottage."

    Very well maintained. We greatly enjoyed our stay and would definitely use again if we were visiting the area in future.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Oct 2021

  • "We loved our stay at Dovecote Field House Farm."

    The kitchen was really well equipped and the cottage was clean and in great condition, very cosy. As another recent review has noted - the kitchen now has a dishwasher, so this could be added to the information about the cottage. It's a great location - only a short drive from all amenities in Newark, and we also went to a lovely pub in Norton Disney on the Saturday night (booked taxi), only 10 minutes' drive away. Would definitely stay there again.

    Reviewed by Carmel5.0Oct 2021

  • "A truly relaxing and pleasant experience."

    We would book it again if we returned to the area.

    Reviewed by Geoff5.0Sep 2021

  • "Cottage was spotlessly clean and very well equipped."

    Surprised it had a dishwasher as in previous comments it said it didn’t have one! Beds were super comfortable. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Sep 2021

  • "Really lovely cottage in a quiet rural location."

    Perfect for our needs with all mod cons provided. We could not have been happier with the accomodation and wish we could have stayed longer.

    Reviewed by Heather5.0Aug 2021

  • "Lovely clean property in a quiet location."

    It felt homely and relaxing each time we arrived back from a trip out. A good base for seeing the area and travelling around. A new RSPB reserve (and many others) almost on the doorstep and pubs, takeways and a small co-op supermarket in Collingham, (the next village) made shopping for food easy. Train station there creates direct easy access to Lincoln and even Nottingham. Small outside seating area made a nice sun-trap to sit out and eat/drink.

    Reviewed by Ian4.7Jul 2021

  • "Exceptional accommodation, superb location, excellent fixtures and fittings with ..."

    Exceptional accommodation, superb location, excellent fixtures and fittings with everything you need and fantastic hosts

    Reviewed by David G5.0Jun 2021

  • "Handy location, 1 minute from A46 - but still peaceful."

    Clean and comfortable - as described. Dishwasher, hair dryer and gas BBQ would be good additions to make this 5 star accommodation. Shower pressure could be better.

    Reviewed by Alan4.4May 2021

  • "Lovely cottage in lovely quiet location."

    Everything was well laid out and clean. 2 minor negatives are that a dishwasher would have been nice and larger settee starting to show signs of age, but still comfortable.

    Reviewed by Jannette4.1May 2021

  • "Probably the best cottage we have ever had."

    It was extremely well equipped, spotless and very comfortable.. Dont like this format for feedback.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Apr 2021

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor super-king-size, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with corner bath, hand held shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Charcoal BBQ - please bring your own fuel
  • Bike storage
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Parking for two in garage
  • Enclosed side courtyard with outdoor furniture and gravelled area
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3.2 miles, pub 3 miles
  • Note: Internal stone steps on the ground-floor, may not be suitable for wheelchair users

The property

Collingham 3.2 miles.

Proudly positioned within the grounds of the owner's farm within the sleepy hamlet of Brough, you will find Dovecote Field House Farm.

Renovated to a high standard with attractive and contemporary interiors throughout, this former Dovecote makes an excellent setting for two couples or a group of four looking to escape to the Nottinghamshire countryside.

As you step inside this warm and restful home, be sure to admire the character and charm of the exposed beams that line the ceilings, before turning on the sleek electric fire and snuggle up to loved ones on one of the cheerful yellow sofas as you scan the Smart TV for all of your favourite shows.

Climb the pretty stone steps up to the kitchen/diner where you prepare many delicious meals with the help of the handy electric oven and hob, for all to indulge in as you gather around the table and delight in a tasty bottle of wine.

Continue the evening's festivities with drinks out in the private courtyard as you chat amongst friends about your upcoming adventures and raise a glass to making new happy memories with loved ones.

Back indoors, a gorgeous super-king-size bedroom served by a bright and contemporary shower room completes the ground floor.

On the first floor a sophisticated twin room can be found excluding lots of natural light from the Velux windows and original Dovecote panel that decorate the high-vaulted ceilings.

Continue across the and discover a beautiful bathroom with a luxurious corner tub with hand held shower - perfect for relaxing with a long evening soak, following an action-packed adventure exploring the local area.

Set back from the hustle and bustle of the city of Lincoln, the neighbouring village of Collingham is home to both a Chinese restaurant and a friendly local pub where you can delight in a more relaxed night out, or pick up ingredients from the local supermarket if a quiet evening indoors is calling your name.

Wander along the banks of the pretty River Trent to the town of Newark and see the incredible cascading waters of Newark Trent Waterfall or the imposing architecture of Newark Castle and Gardens, a must see during your stay.

Spend the day in the city of Lincoln and enjoy tours of the Museum of Lincolnshire Life, the famous Castle Walls and the magnificent 11th century Cathedral that give Lincoln its city status.

Visit Pottergate Arch and the ruins of Lincoln Medieval Bishops' Palace, or explore the great outdoors with an afternoon hiking through Greetwell Hollow Nature Reserve and Whisby Nature Park, where you will be treated to spectacular views.

Catch a train to Nottingham or Leicester for a spot of shopping and a hearty lunch in one of the many eateries, before stopping off at landmarks such as the Chinese Bell Tower and Castle Motte.

Make the most of precious time with your nearest and dearest on an unforgettable holiday to Dovecote Field House Farm.

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About the location

COLLINGHAM

Newark-on-Trent 6.6 miles; Lincoln 14.6 miles; Grantham 20.7 miles; Nottingham 27.2 miles

Nestled on the banks of the beautiful River Trent, Collingham is a quaint and idyllic village set within the gorgeous landscapes of the Nottinghamshire countryside. Home to all of the essential amenities such as a well-established supermarket, a quintessential Post Office and Newsagents, a local butcher, a pub serving up tasty hot dinners, and a restaurant with takeaway, visitors have all of their self-catering needs covered. The village is also home to a handy train station that provides direct links to the encompassing towns of Beeston and Market Rasen, as well as the cities of Leicester, Lincoln and Nottingham, where you can enjoy many landmarks and attractions such as Leicester Cathedral, the City of Caves, and the Lincoln Guildhall. Other great local attractions include the RSPB Langford Lowfields, Kelham Hall Maize Maze, Doddington Hall, and the imposing Temple Bruer Knights Templar Preceptory Tower. Surrounded by luscious greenery and open fields, the village also offers ample opportunity to get outdoors with awe-inspiring hiking routes through the Hill Holt Wood, Whisby Nature Park and the well-manicured Victorian gardens of Hartsholme Country Park. With all this to do and so much more Collingham is a superb choice for any escape to Nottinghamshire, all year round!

This property accepts a maximum of 14 night bookings - anything more may be considered but this need to be enquired before making booking by calling 01244 345700

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Christmas