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Kings Cottage

(Ref. 996608)

Fulbeck, Lincolnshire Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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25 Customer Reviews

  • "Fantastic place, peaceful, quiet, perfect for a leisurely break"

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Nov 2023

  • "Brilliant holiday lovely accommodation quite location we absolutely loved our stay can't wait to go back Ken and Emma"

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Sep 2023

  • "Very nice hosts."

    Good location.

    Reviewed by Gary3.8Sep 2023

  • "Thanks so much for a lovely stay in your charming cottage."

    So convenient for the wedding at Stubton Hall, I'd recommend it to anyone

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Jun 2023

  • "Property and owners were fantastic"

    Reviewed by Mick5.0Apr 2023

  • "Our stay at Kings Cottage was everything we expected and more."

    The photos in the site don’t actually do it justice, it’s even better. Our favourite feature was the log fire which kept us warm and cosy. Though our stay was during rain and cold weather we were never cold in the cottage - there are powerful heaters and extra plug ins but once the fire is roaring it heats the whole house. The downstairs was large for our family of three and had plenty of seating for any visitors. There are shelves of books and games to entertain and a good TV with Netflix too. We were working whilst staying at Kings and the WiFi connection was good in every room. The kitchen has everything you need and everything works well. The garden is gorgeous with a little stream at the bottom but it was a little too cold for us to enjoy. The village of a Fulbeck and the surrounding areas are welcoming and quaint. There are plenty of good walks and gorgeous pubs and artisan shops. I recommend many of the National Trust houses in the area - especially Belton. The information book lacked info on bin collections and what to put where and the cottage lacked a clothes horse ,there was one on the garden but it kept raining!) That is the only, very small, negative. We will definitely rent this cottage again. Thank you so much for a great stay.

    Reviewed by Lucy4.7Mar 2023

  • "Spent two lovely months at Kings Cottage after house purchase fell through at the eleventh hour."

    The cottage was very clean and comfortable in the lovely picturesque village of Fulbeck. Great walks and several pubs close by. Scott and Caroline were fantastic hosts very attentive and knowledgeable re the local area nothing was too much trouble. Thank you both for a great stay.

    Reviewed by David5.0Feb 2023

  • "Lovely cottage in very pretty village, but perhaps we are not cut out to stay in 200 year old stone cottage when the outside temperature never got above freezing."

    But our stay was ruined by a broken/unreliable toilet cistern, which was reported immediately and the owner tried to fix. However we left one day early because we felt that a combination of the cold and having to use buckets of water to flush the loo was not making for a good holiday. This was reported to the owner when we left.

    Thank you for your feedback and your comments have been duly noted. The cistern issue was reported to our plumber on the day of your arrival but we weren't aware it was as much an issue until you left otherwise we would have had them attend the following day but wanted to leave you to your break. We were aware it was getting unusually cold and supplied extra heaters but would have supplied extras if asked. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Richard3.4Dec 2022

  • "A lovely cottage in a great area."

    It was quite cold in the rooms with only storage heaters which we found a bit tricky to work, but that could just have been us. Overall a great base to explore Lincolnshire

    Reviewed by Jennifer4.1Nov 2022

  • "We had a lovely week at Kings Cottage."

    Really cosy & comfortable - had everything we needed for a relaxing break. Hosts very welcoming and we enjoyed the scones on arrival. Great location for exploring the area.

    Reviewed by T5.0Oct 2022

  • "Enjoyed the week, cottage in great position for visiting the area."

    Cottage itself was very comfortable and had everything we needed.

    Reviewed by Ann3.8Sep 2022

  • "We had a wonderful 5 week stay."

    Would loved to have stayed longer! A beautiful cottage in a wonderful part of England. Hosts were magnificent. Very friendly and great company.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2022

  • "Lovely clean, warm & cosy just what we needed."

    Shame the pub in the village wasn’t dog friendly but the others weren’t too far away.

    Reviewed by Robert4.7Feb 2022

  • "Characterful cottage in lovely edge of village setting."

    Generous garden. Steep stairs must be mentioned in Sykes description. Yes there are steps within the property but steep stairs, high treads and difficult entry to main bedroom caused problems for my wife who has walking difficulties. Also could do with better range of internal lighting as cottage has small windows and is very dark ( especially the twin bedroom) without lights permanently on. Dark garden paths could do with better lighting as well. Very hit and miss as to effectiveness. Owners very friendly and we mentioned these problems . Hope they will be attended to.

    Reviewed by John3.8Dec 2021

  • "We really enjoyed our stay in King’s Cottage."

    The cottage was immaculately clean. The log burner and access to additional logs was a real bonus as we stayed in November. The cottage is located in a beautiful area with great walks from the doorstep and within easy driving distance to Newark and Lincoln. We highly recommended the accommodation and wouldn’t hesitate in booking again.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Nov 2021

  • "Lovely cottage in peaceful village."

    Central for exploring the area. Welcoming and helpful hosts.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Sep 2021

  • "The cottage was really comfortable and had everything needed for a nice relaxing holiday."

    The hosts were very welcoming and made me feel at home. The cottage was a great location to visit the local and surrounding area. It was also very dog friendly.

    Reviewed by Jane4.7Aug 2021

  • "Fabulous stay at Kings Cottage."

    Highly recommend. Lincolnshire is a beautiful county with lots to do and visit. Loved Lincoln and Newark on Trent. Hare and Hounds in Village of Fulbeck was a great place for a bite to eat or just a drink after a long walk. Thank you Caroline & Scott for a great holiday and the delicious scones on arrival. Would definitely return

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Jul 2021

  • "Scott, and Caroline were the perfect hosts, providing us with a cream tea on arrival, a very warm welcome, and any help or information we needed."

    Cottage is in an excellent village, with a pub providing a warm welcome, and excellent food. Excellently placed for visiting Lincoln, and surrounding villages, towns, and places of interest. Many thanks to Scott and Caroline, look forward to our next visit.

    Reviewed by Phillip5.0Jul 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage in a lovely location."

    Very comfortable. Owners very friendly. Gorgeous private garden. Hope to be back.

    Reviewed by Tim and Mrs Maxine5.0Jun 2021

  • "A lovely well equipped cottage in a peaceful setting, would definitely stay there again."

    Reviewed by Alastair5.0Jun 2021

  • "We would like to thank Scott and Caroline for a lovely weekend spent at Kings cottage, also for providing scone, clotted cream and jam on our arrival."

    They were delicious

    Reviewed by Maxine4.4May 2021

  • "This cottage was a really good find, set in a beautifully tranquil location, with its own private garden."

    We were met by the owners and shown round the period cottage, very clean and cosy, with the bonus of beautiful home made scones with jam and cream waiting for us. We did use the log burner a couple of times as it turned cold at night, but it was mainly for show as the cottage was already heated by storage radiators which meant it was delightfully warm all the time. If you would like a location where you ‘can get away from it all’, then this is it. Simply sit in the garden, listen to the birds, observe the horse in the field across the stream, enjoy the tranquility. We will be booking again.

    Reviewed by Michael4.7Apr 2021

  • "Friendly and helpful hosts in Caroline and Scott, the cream and jam scones were a welcome surprise, warm cosy cottage ideally placed for relaxing break."

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Oct 2020

  • "The area of Fulbeck is a peaceful village location."

    Owners ( who live nxt door) were chatty and informative of walking routes and things to do in the area. Cottage was well equipped, clean and comfortable. Fruit scones, cream and jam & flapjacks on arrival went down a treat....yummy! If you are looking for a peaceful break then this is definitely a place to stay and visit.

    Reviewed by Lynn5.0Oct 2020

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Electric central heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Private courtyard with furniture and storage
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.4 miles, pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: There are internal steps throughout the cottage, please take care
  • Note: Check in time is 5pm onwards
  • Note: This is an old cottage with steep stairs and different levels
  • Note: The self-contained garden is not 100% dog proof as it leads down to the beck
  • Note: There is a large storage shed for bikes at the property, with a padlock

The property

Leadenham 1.6 miles.

Conveniently adjoining the owner's home in the village of Fulbeck, in easy reach of the amenities of Leadenham and the surrounding countryside towns, Kings Cottage is ideally placed for your idyllic escape as a couple or with family to Lincolnshire.

This characterful cottage provides an eclectic mix of contemporary interior and traditional cottage features, to bring you the best holiday base for exploring this beautiful area.

Enjoy unwinding in the company of your loved ones in the sitting room, the woodburning stove bringing a warmth and homely aura to the room as you flick on the Smart TV for your evening entertainment, or make the most of the sun by sitting out in your private courtyard with card games brought from home, a lovely spot to toast to your fun-filled escape.

The contemporary-styled kitchen/diner is where you can indulge in all of your delicious homemade meals, with every appliance needed to assist you in your culinary requirements, the wooden beams and whitewashed exposed stone walls adding to the character of the cottage.

Move up to the first floor to find two well-presented bedrooms, the master made up of a king-size bed, the skylights providing the perfect setting to wake up to each morning with an abundance of natural light flowing through the room, while the second bedroom consists of two single beds, an ideal set out for the little ones to catch up on their rest.

Enjoy a refreshing shower or an indulgent bath within the stylish family bathroom each morning, before heading out to explore the wonders of the local area.

Sitting in a conservation area, you can expect to find plenty of natural splendours all around you, The Hare and Hounds in Fulbeck being the perfect place to enjoy a refreshing beverage after a day of exploring.

Make your way to Leadenham to find all of the amenities you could need and more for a self-catered stay, including another pub in its charming hotel, a Spar, farm shop and award-winning tearooms, while the village also benefits from golf, fishing and horse riding all being within the area, the owner being happy to provide more information on this if you wish!

The beautiful abode benefits from sitting within easy reach of the historic town of Newark, with its cobbled market square hosting regular outdoor markets, a 12th-century castle and a wide range of shops and restaurants, it makes a lovely day out for all, while the market town of Grantham, offers a museum where you can learn more about the town's enticing history, National Trust wonder of Belton House with its splendid gardens to visit, as well as Burghley House being within driving distance too, well-worth exploring for its impressive collection of Fine Art and equally impressive gardens.

Spend a day in Lincoln with its castles, antique centres, restaurants, wonderful shopping experiences and its impressive cathedral, one of the finest Gothic buildings in Europe, was used for filming the ‘Da Vinci Code’, or take a trip to the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty for some of the most stunning sights in the area.

Kings Cottage is the perfect home-from-home from which to enjoy the very best of Lincolnshire and beyond.

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About the location

FULBECK

Leadenham 1.5 miles; Sleaford 8.9 miles; Lincoln 15.3 miles

The quiet village of Fulbeck lies in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, nestled between Lincoln and Grantham. This idyllic settlement boasts a traditional pub, quaint café and the historic church of St Nicholas which dates back to the 1600s. The neighbouring village of Leadenham provides an idyllic getaway base with a selection of amenities including a village shop, local pub, tea rooms, and convenience store, as well as access to the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty for a range of walking, cycling and hiking adventures. More exciting days out can be found nearby at the vibrant city centre of Lincoln, and the market towns of Grantham, Newark and Sleaford, making Fulbeck an ideal base to explore the beauty of Lincolnshire.

Note: This is an old cottage with steep stairs and different levels.
Note: The self-contained garden is not 100% dog proof as it leads down to the beck

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas