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Bumble Bee Cottage

(Ref. 990946)

Skegness, Lincolnshire Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 3 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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69 Customer Reviews

  • "The property fsr exceeded ourcexpectations."

    It had everything we needed to enjoy our stay. It was welcoming and comfortable from first entering and throughout. We would certainly stay here again.

    Reviewed by Malcolm5.0Dec 2023

  • "We enjoyed our time at Bumble Bee Cottage, the cottage was warm and welcoming and comfortable."

    The bed is very large and comfortable and we slept very well. The cottage is in a very quiet part of Skegness but in easy reach of town, all that was missing was some milk in the fridge on arrival but overall we enjoyed the cottage and we would stay there again sometime.

    Reviewed by Vincent4.1Nov 2023

  • "What a lovely holiday home."

    The bungalow is clean and well furnished and kitted out as a home from home. The kitchen has everything you need and more! The dishwasher was easy to work and fast. There is also a washer and dryer. The heating worked well and it was really cosy. The garden was maintained and I should imagine is summer is a great place to relax. Skegness itself was a pleasant surprise. Lots of individual shops, very clean and lots of good places to eat. I definitely recommend Bumble Bee cottage and would like to return in the future.

    Reviewed by Gail5.0Nov 2023

  • "This was our fourth visit to Bumble bee cottage _the place was spotless and we ..."

    This was our fourth visit to Bumble bee cottage _the place was spotless and we had a peaceful and relaxing holiday the only negative is the outside area is neglected and does not give the cottage justice

    Reviewed by Michael4.7Oct 2023

  • "Lovely little bungalow, very quiet and tidy."

    Cooker was a bit of issue, couldn't seem to get the fan assist working but no big deal. Comfy bed, plenty of closet space, garden was secure for the pup, ideal base for Skegness .

    Reviewed by Paula3.8Oct 2023

  • "Bumblebee cottage was lovely and cosy situated in a lovely surbubian area not far from town."

    The only thing that let it down for me was not been able to put heating on in the mornings which were cold & the oven was tricky to work but I would recommend to people but in the summer when it's hot as the heating issue is the only negative I can think of but a lovely little place and I did enjoy it there.

    Reviewed by Vanessa4.4Sep 2023

  • "Bumblebee Cottage was very spacious and very well equipped."

    However the carpets throughout the property are stained cream colour maybe wrong colour for pet friendly let. No instructions for the use of the electric oven. We were unable to use it as the temperature and zone dials have no settings positions visible. Garden area was not usable as the furniture was full of dead insects, leaves as well as cushions stained and wet. Also overgrown bushes at the rear and side of the property. I am afraid we will not look to book this property again for a property that has a 4 tick rating for us it fell short of expectations. Not value for money because of the issues we encountered

    Reviewed by Graham2.2Sep 2023

  • "Nice property, all the facilities we needed."

    Was difficult to shower without getting water all over the bathroom floor. Lovely large comfortable bed. Incredibly peaceful. Everything a short drive away.

    Reviewed by Mike4.4Jul 2023

  • "Of all the properties we have rented through Sykes this was the best equipped."

    The property has obviously been well cared for and maintained. Kitchen equipment levels were much better than we had expected, which pleased us greatly. The sun lounge, with it's reclining armchairs, was much appreciated during a short period of inclement weather as it allowed us to watch a short lived thunderstorm in comfort. The chairs were marvellous for catching up on our reading, also. Everything we needed to enjoy our holiday was available at the cottage and we were very pleased with our rental. One small niggle: the main bedroom faces east so at 05.00 the sun shone brightly into the room, disturbing our sleep. We managed to come up with an easy fix but a pair of lined curtains would be a good idea, otherwise absolutely no complaints just highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Maureen5.0Jul 2023

  • "This was our third visit to Bumble Bee cottage We found the bungalow to our ..."

    This was our third visit to Bumble Bee cottage We found the bungalow to our usual expectations except for the outside area which was overgrown, dirty paving stones and dirty sitting out facilities

    Reviewed by Michael4.7Jun 2023

  • "Lovely cottage everything we needed, apart from a teatowel."

    Bed was wonderfully comfortable. We moved the furnature a little to make more room for the dogs bed but it is a good size. Will definitely stay here again. Thankyou for letting us use your home.

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Jun 2023

  • "Excellent property with outstanding amenities, comfortable seating and sleeping facilities."

    Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Barry5.0May 2023

  • "2nd stay at this very quiet, clean and comfortable bungalow."

    Close to shops and plenty to do in town and surrounding villages.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Apr 2023

  • "A lovely comfortable cottage."

    Extremely clean. Lovely big comfortable bed. Great to be able to sit in conservatory in sun and watch dog out in the enclosed garden.

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Apr 2023

  • "Lovely cosy cottage, with everything you need for your stay."

    Very clean and tidy on arrival, no welcome pack which was slightly disappointing and no contact with the owners (access is with key box) unless something goes wrong. Skegness is approx one and a half miles. With m&s and aldi about 1/2 mile. The bungalow is on a quiet estate, with views over fields which combined with the garden and sun rooms is very pleasent. All in all an excellent cottage and would fully recommend.

    Reviewed by Melvyn4.7Mar 2023

  • "Stayed for one week at the end of Feb 23."

    Home from home. Very quiet especially in the evening. If you want busy night life Skegness is just a few minutes away. Best of both worlds. I would highly recommend Bumble Bee cottage.

    Reviewed by Geoff5.0Feb 2023

  • "Would be better if you updated the takeaways menus as most of them have closed down and get some more leaflets to show people where they can visit as we came across a few that wasn't in the file but otherwise absolutely brilliant stay thank you."

    Reviewed by Debra4.7Feb 2023

  • "A lovely relaxing holiday."

    Cottage was very comfy and had everything we needed. Only slight negative was the garden hasnt been maintained. Although its winter, we would have sat outside.

    Reviewed by Debra5.0Jan 2023

  • "Had a fab break in Bumblebee cottage shame to return to the working life."

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Jan 2023

  • "It is the best holiday my wife and I enjoyed."

    The owner and his wife made sure the bungalow was very warm and comfortable on our arrival and during the two weeks stay. The only small but important things of note were, 1. the front door outside light needs replacing. 2. a new non stick frying pan would be very useful. 3. the squeegy in the bathroom needs replacing.

    Reviewed by Frank4.7Dec 2022

  • "It was our second holiday in Bumble Bee Cottage - it was clean and comfortable in a peaceful location We have booked twice for next year - so we call it our Holiday home."

    Jill and Michael Griffin

    Reviewed by Michael4.7Oct 2022

  • "Lovely property It had all you could need."

    Only 1 point of issue is the WiFi would not reach the single bedroom , otherwise a delightful bungalow . would definitely visit again.

    Reviewed by Robin5.0Oct 2022

  • "The cottage was lovely, felt very homely and so spacious."

    There was everything there that you could want. The conservatory was lovely to sit in and watch all the birds and the 2 large reclining armchairs were very comfortable. We also loved the garden and the field views, particularly when the cows came to say hello. Also happy with the addition of the smart TV which was very handy on rainy days.

    Reviewed by Hayley4.4Oct 2022

  • "Cleaning left a little to be desired."

    We found bits of bread under the bedroon furniture, and an empty cake box under a chair in the living room. More detailed instructions on uding the cooker would be a great help - the provided booklet explains nothing on how to use other than turning onbthe hot plates. Other than that, we had a great holiday in a lovely quiet, peaceful location. Views out the back were wonderful and the cows came to visit, much to the amusement of our dog! We would definitely consider returning to Bumblebee Cottage in the future.

    Reviewed by Elaine4.1Oct 2022

  • "First thing I noticed was how clean it was and how it was described there was ..."

    First thing I noticed was how clean it was and how it was described there was everything you needed to cook with and clean with I will diffently book again next year thank you for a lovely stay

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Sep 2022

  • "We had a great stay at Bumble Bee Cottage."

    ..It was spotlessly clean with all the facilities you need....We will definitely be booking another Sykes holiday..

    Reviewed by Paul4.7Aug 2022

  • "We had a lovely holiday but the cottage really needs updating, the comfort of the bed was literally backbreaking, very hard mattress, the seating in the living room was also very uncomfortable, very small sofa and two chairs, the oven needs attention as it isn’t one that cooks with accuracy, the tv could also do with being more up to date, we did stay here 3 years ago and nothing has been changed, when we did stay 3 years ago the garden was kept tidy but now everything is overgrown and not maintained."

    Reviewed by Annette3.4Jul 2022

  • "Loverly cottage in a very quiet area."

    Very clean,everything you need in the property.we really enjoyed our stay along with our cockerpoo ava.would definitely come again.

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Jul 2022

  • "Garden gate not secure for dogs loads of weeds in the front and back garden ..."

    Garden gate not secure for dogs loads of weeds in the front and back garden outside furniture as 3 cushions missing table not clean had to wash it paving to rear dirty main bedroom bed sheets not ironed 2 pillows stained

    Reviewed by Alan2.8Jun 2022

  • "Nice property but do not think that rain cream carpets and dogs do not mix left property early"

    Reviewed by John3.8Jun 2022

  • "It was the first time we used Sykes really impressed will use again on other locations"

    Reviewed by Robin4.4May 2022

  • "Very nice and comfortable decor outstanding"

    Reviewed by Jean5.0May 2022

  • "This is our second visit to Bumble Bee Cottage Skegness we enjoyed the cottage ..."

    This is our second visit to Bumble Bee Cottage Skegness we enjoyed the cottage again, very easy to walk into Skegness and back and easy to get to other seaside resorts on the Lincolnshire coast and Lincoln, would make a return visit the holiday accommodation it as everything you need for a perfect holiday

    Reviewed by David4.7Apr 2022

  • "Absolutely lovely cottage, comfy and warm will definitely book again Just a few ..."

    Absolutely lovely cottage, comfy and warm will definitely book again Just a few issues with the cleaning, the fridge had milk all spilt in the door and we had to clean the microwave and the cooker before we could use them Also the bedding was not ironed even though it was clean it looked like it just came out of the washing machine ( never ever stayed anywhere before and the bedding has not been ironed so just a personal thing)

    Reviewed by Jill4.4Jan 2022

  • "Very enjoyable holiday in your cosy, comfortable, clean and well equipped cottage, Already booked again for next year"

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Oct 2021

  • "We really enjoyed staying in BumbleBee cottage."

    Very comfotable and cosy. It had everything we needed. Especially liked its quiet situation with good view over field from cute garden and rear conservatory. Also convenient for shops and walking into Skegness town centre. A really enjoyable holiday.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Oct 2021

  • "The property was absolutely lovely but the king size bed was to hard for myself & husband could not leave feedback in visitors book because I had no pen but I would stay at bumble bee again."

    Reviewed by Pj4.4Sep 2021

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at bumble bee cottage very comfortable and had every possible utensils and amenities you could ask for."

    We enjoyed our stay so much we are looking to move to the estate this cottage is on lovely and quiet and people so friendly. We met the owners who were helpful and friendly We would like to return but may have already moved down there.

    Reviewed by Donald4.4Sep 2021

  • "The twin/double bed was uncomfortable and made my back ache, nut the room was very nice with exceptional views over the fields."

    Very quiet area eve though near to resort.

    Reviewed by Richard4.7Sep 2021

  • "Nice clean bungalow everything you needed single bed not very comfortable could do with a new mattress front door could do with a handle on the wall as the step is a bit high for someone with walking disabilities Television very good area very quiet not far from town centre."

    Reviewed by Ann3.8Aug 2021

  • "Excellent cottage, very clean, photo's on website do not do it justice."

    Reviewed by Marcel5.0Jun 2021

  • "Nice size TV plus extra channels, very cosy cottage & peaceful area, good quality/size bed"

    Reviewed by Alan5.0May 2021

  • "The Bed was so big we needed our mobile phones to talk to one another, holiday was great, would come back again if it was a bit closer to town, could see the deer early one morning keeping the cows company."

    Reviewed by Sydney5.0May 2021

  • "Very nice and comfortable bungalow."

    Loved the sun room at the back. Could relax and view the lovely surroundings and bird life. There were a couple of issues that need addressing. The shower head needs replacing as it’s impossible to avoid soaking the bathroom as the spray goes everywhere. Also the t.v. reception is poor. We couldn’t watch any of the available channels as the picture kept breaking up. Luckily Netflix was available which was a plus. We could see from the guest book that both these problems have been highlighted before. Bottom line is that we have been charged for services that simply weren’t there and should have been fixed. Having said that we had a great break.

    Reviewed by Clifford4.1May 2021

  • "We enjoyed our stay in Bumblebee Cottage which was very clean,warm,nicely furnished and in quiet location."

    Would definitely stay there again.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0May 2021

  • "The owners are very helpful."

    the hob was broken and the owner got a new one and fitted it the next day after we had reported it. some of the rooms have been decorated and are nicer than the photos

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Apr 2021

  • "Very nice cottage in a really quiet spot."

    Only downside was 6ft 5inch hubby kept banging his head on the lights!!! Also garden v small

    Reviewed by Ann4.7Apr 2021

  • "Lovely cosy bungalow in a very quiet spot ideal base for getting to everything"

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Oct 2020

  • "The bungalow was spotlessly clean on our arrival."

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Oct 2020

  • "I stayed in this bungalow last year with my mums like before I went this time it, a real home from home ."

    Would recommend this property to anyone.

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Sep 2020

  • "It a great cottage to stay in its got everything you need and it near the sea and other seaside attraction"

    Reviewed by Gwendoline5.0Sep 2020

  • "Was a perfect home from home."

    Very clean with all household needs met. Exceeded our expectations.

    Reviewed by Jolene5.0Aug 2020

  • "This cottage is in an ideal situation in Skegness."

    It has all the facilities you require including excellent WIFI

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Feb 2020

  • "We had a lovely time in bumble bee cottage,the place was spotless and really nice."

    The photos dont do the place justice as its alot bigger than you think ,will come again in the future likely next year as we had a fantastic time in skeggy

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Nov 2019

  • "Very nice place."

    Milk and biscuits on arrival.garden very secure for dogs.love the view with cows in back field.not far from shops.spar in walking distance. Supermarket just a short drive away.bus run every 2 hours if you don't want to drive.very nice friendly place for walk the dog.

    Reviewed by Christina5.0Oct 2019

  • "The cottage was superb and so be well equipped"

    Reviewed by John5.0Oct 2019

  • "Bumble Bee Cottage is a real home from home, & very handy for the centre of Skegness Town Centre."

    The cottage was very clean, & when we had a slight problem, we just phoned the owner, & he came straight round & sorted it. Would definitely go back to this cottage.

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Sep 2019

  • "We had difficulty making the hob to work."

    Reviewed by Alfred5.0Sep 2019

  • "It was a very nice holiday home would recommend it to friends and family for a holiday"

    Reviewed by Kenneth5.0Sep 2019

  • "Really nice and everything you could ask for its lovely everything you need brill"

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Aug 2019

  • "Bumble Bea cottage was one of the nicest and cleanest cottages we’ve ever ..."

    Bumble Bea cottage was one of the nicest and cleanest cottages we’ve ever stayed in, we was so comfortable there, absolutely loved it, there was even a pint of milk in the fridge

    Reviewed by Annette5.0Jul 2019

  • "Location was perfect."

    If we went back to Skegness we would definitely book bumble bee cottage again

    Reviewed by Rebecca4.7Jul 2019

  • "This is the best self catering accommodation we have stayed in well equipped and ..."

    This is the best self catering accommodation we have stayed in well equipped and very clean and Skegness sea front and town centre an easy walk and a pub and shops a short walk from the cottage and the bonus it is quite you would never believe you are in a seaside resort we would book the accommodation again a very enjoyable stay highly recommended

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2019

  • "A very nice place to have a holiday on a lovely estate We could happily move to Skegness."

    or districts around Mablethorpe.

    Reviewed by Colin4.7May 2019

  • "Lovely and clean bungalow with thoughtful additions."

    Wonderful setting, rural but near to Skegness. Will definitely be booking again.

    Reviewed by Derek5.0Apr 2019

  • "Everything in the description of this cottage was as expected and more."

    The cottage is well situated for a short drive to Skegness Town Centre or to the beach, either by car or bus.The amenities within the cottage are plentiful for a short, or long stay.Our (two adults + dog) stay for one week here, was very enjoyable, as we also had the benefit of good weather for the duration of our holiday. Overall I would recommend this cottage to anyone who wanted to explore this part of the country.Will use again when coming back to this area.

    Reviewed by Kenneth5.0Mar 2019

  • "Beautiful bungalow , very well equipped , plenty of books , jigsaws, dvd’s And cd’s."

    Set in a lovely quiet cul de sac yet close to shops etc. Great place to stay with Skegness front easy to reach. The bungalow has a small conservatory which looks out to the garden. The smaller bedroom has a comfortable reading room which leads out to the garden. Great place for a relaxing holiday , we would seriously consider going back for another stay.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Mar 2019

  • "The photo's on the website did not do this little bungalow justice, it was delightful in a very quiet cul de sac close to the town centre."

    However I would not recommend it for children as it more geared up to adults. An exceptionally nice place to stay.

    Reviewed by Trish5.0Feb 2019

  • "Peaceful location but not too far from the sea"

    Reviewed by Jackie5.0Feb 2019

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double (zip/link can be twins on request), 1 x single leading to a sun room
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room
  • Sun room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV/DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed patio at rear with garden furniture, enclosed gravelled garden to front
  • 1 well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 10 mins walk, pub 7 mins walk
  • Note: This property accepts 3 Adults and 1 infant in head count, guests must bring own travel cot etc as not provided
  • Note: We need to say that the door between the sitting room and snug is a single sliding patio door and the patio door in the small bedroom is a double opener patio door (French door style), with single opener out into the garden from there.

The property

Nestled in a quiet corner of Skegness, just over a mile away from the town centre, is this lovely semi-detached cottage.

With views of fresh green countryside from the enclosed garden at the rear, yet within easy reach of sandy shores and the colourful promenade, number 10 St. Vincent Close offers the perfect location.

The front door leads to a small porchway and into the living room.

Here, you can relax among a palette of muted colours and tasteful furnishings, before gathering around the dining table for your evening meal.

The sun room is filled with light, perfect for taking yourself off for a quiet read.

A door leads out to the garden, which wraps itself right around the back of the cottage, allowing for a perfect family or couple retreat.

Make your way through to the kitchen, where stylish white units counterbalance sleek worktops.

The two charming bedrooms are situated on the same floor, accompanied by a neutrally designed bathroom with a bath tub and a shower.

The small single room adjoins another small conservatory, which has a curtain you can pull across for privacy, or you can leave it open and fill the room with natural light.

There is also access from here to the rear garden, where a mixture of pebbled and paved areas play host to a collection of plant pots and lush shrubbery clustered together.

Sit on the sunny garden furniture, shaded by the parasol, where you can enjoy a refreshing drink and a close encounter with nature's wildlife.

Views stretch out towards the back fields, where deer and cows come right up to the fence to greet you - you may even be lucky enjoy to see a fox!.

There are many attractions close by and a bus stop about five-minutes walk away will take you straight into Skegness, if you wish to leave the car at home.

You can enjoy an array of indoor and outdoor activities to suit all tastes, including a fun filled day at the amusements along the pier, or exploring the beautiful Lincolnshire Wolds.

The aviation museum and Natureland seal sanctuary are among various other popular attractions.

There are also many historic market towns in the surrounding area to explore from this homely base.

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About the location

SKEGNESS

Boston 22 miles.

The popular Lincolnshire seaside town of Skegness offers a Blue Flag beach with a clean, golden sandy shoreline, and an attractive promenade where the young and the not-so-young can relax or play. Skegness offers an array of outdoor and indoor attractions; visit Natureland seal sanctuary and animal centre, Captain Kids Adventure World, Jolly Roger golfing, Laserquest, indoor bowling, arcade games, a traditional funfair, Skegness pier and both indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Skegness also enjoys a wide variety of shops and café’s along with a vibrant nightlife, whether it be a show at the Embassy theatre, eating out in one of its many restaurants or dancing the night away clubbing. Just a little further along the coastline is the resort of Ingoldmells, home to Fantasy Island adventure park, and the largest outdoor market in Europe along with yet more lovely sandy beach for you to enjoy. Skegness offers something for every family member to enjoy on a seaside holiday!

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This property offers the following short breaks:

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