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Arch Cottage

Lincoln, Lincolnshire (Ref. 1076011)

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  • Sleeps 9

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Arch Cottage is a character Grade II listed property located in the Old Town of Lincoln, built into the Newport Arch which is a second century Arch meaning the house is part Roman and Part medieval.

It's antique furnishings compliment the property which sleeps nine guests, and is an extraordinary setting for your next group getaway to Lincoln, within walking distance of the city centre.

Enter the property through a private gate, which brings you to a gorgeous front garden edged with rose bushes and offering ample garden furniture and a barbecue,perfect for enjoying an evening meal in the sun with your loved ones.

When you step into the property, you are greeted by a kitchen/diner with everything you need to rustle up your favourite recipe, while home-cooked meals can be enjoyed together in the sitting/dining room, with a second dining table allowing for more flexible meal options and a great place to toast to a wonderful holiday.

After dinner, gather by the gas fire to warm your toes whilst you flick on the TV and grab some popcorn for a movie night together.

Upstairs there are four double bedrooms, some with charming views of the city, and each with storage to make guests feel at home, while the family bedroom boasts a double bed and a single to allow for flexible sleeping arrangements.

There is a bathroom with shower over bath and a ground-floor shower room, where you can begin each day with either a quick rinse or a long and soothing soak, before heading out to explore your setting.

Arch Cottage is built into Newport Arch, which is one of three entrances to the Old Town knows as the historic quarter and is a two minute walk away from the Cathedral and Castle, as well as ample shops, pubs and restaurants; the hill-top medieval Cathedral boasts striking architecture and was a filming location for both the Da Vinci Code and Young Victoria, and you can walk the walls of Lincoln Castle, home to Lincoln's copy of the 13th century Magna Carta, as well as being able to climb the tower, taking in views over the city.

The city itself has great shopping with quaint and quirky independent shops, and offers multiple historical landmarks, museums and aviation attractions from World War II museums to present day airfields and the International Bomber Command Centre.

A short drive away is the market town of Newark, Doddington Hall, Whisby Nature Park, Hartsholme Country Park, Lincolnshire's transport museum and Woodside Wildlife and Falconry Park, and the village of Waddington which is home to the Red Arrows, the Dambusters Inn and Heritage Centre.

Also in the region Sherwood Forest, Sundown Adventure Park and the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which makes for a scenic day out walking with with woodland, grassland and abandoned chalk pits providing important habitats for rare flowers and wildlife.

For a day on the beach nearby there are several seaside resorts that can be reached by car for the perfect family day out.

For a favourable trip to Lincolnshire, choose Arch Cottage.

Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 3 x double, 1 x family room with double and single
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Living/dining room with gas fire
  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, freezer, dishwasher, Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair, travel cot and stairgate available
  • Private driveway parking for one car and permit parking at Methodist Church for a second car
  • Enclosed front garden with lawn, patio, furniture and barbecue
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.5 miles, pub 0.1 mile

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

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About the location

LINCOLN

Newark 12 miles.

The city of Lincoln offers numerous places to visit, making it an ideal holiday destination. Its impressive hill-top medieval cathedral not only boasts striking architecture but was also a film location for both The Da Vinci Code and coronation scenes in Young Victoria. Walk the walls of Lincoln Castle and climb the tower, taking in views over the city. In the summer months, enjoy the open-air theatre, pop and rock concerts and re-enactment weekends in the castle grounds. The castle also houses Lincoln’s Magna Carta. Lincoln has great shopping with quaint and quirky independent shops in the cathedral quarter, including the famous Christmas Market in early December. The area offers several aviation attractions from World War II museums to present day airfields and the International Bomber Command Centre. Nearby Waddington is home to the Red Arrows and the Dambusters Inn and Heritage Centre. Other local attractions include Doddington Hall, Whisby Nature Park, Hartsholme Country Park, Lincolnshire's transport museum and Woodside Wildlife and Falconry Park, making Lincoln an excellent destination for all the family.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas