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Skendleby near Spilsby, Lincolnshire Show on map


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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


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

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55 Customer Reviews

  • "We very much enjoyed our stay at Waverley."

    It was spotlessly clean. Could not fault in anyway.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Feb 2024

  • "We had a lovely stay at the Waverley."

    It had lots of home comforts to make for a relaxing venue. The location is fantastic too, a nice quiet village with a fab pub. Would recommend and will be back.

    Reviewed by Michele5.0Jan 2024

  • "A wonderful place, it had everything we needed for a comfortable and warm stay."

    The owners were available if we needed anything and were very helpful and welcoming.

    Reviewed by Sam5.0Nov 2023

  • "Lovely property, well situated."

    We wanted for northing. Had a very relaxing week. Can't recommend this enough. Will definitely return.

    Reviewed by Tracy5.0Oct 2023

  • "The drive into the property is very steep which you can't see in the photos."

    I found it hard to walk up and down with out help, which I had so it was manageable. The local pub just 50 yards away was excellent, cosy friendly and wonderful food at a reasonable price. We all really enjoyed our visit to this super bungalow and area.

    Reviewed by Val5.0Sep 2023

  • "Paul and myself had a wonderful time here."

    it was all as said online. it was a beautiful property lovely and clean and beds were so comfy. i loved having my own bathroom. i feel the cold so easy but i was lovely and warm. every thing we needed was there. the best place we have ever rented and we would love to return. please thank the owners for us.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Sep 2023

  • "The bungalow is excellent and suited the three single ladies who lunched out every day."

    If a family were to stay there it might be different since we had a few problems with the cooker - mainly as there was no written instructions and the on line manual gave the instruction that the oven would not work unless the timer had been reset! If all plug sockets are turned off to save energy this would mean that the timer has to be set every day. As the heating did not come on as expected the plumber was to be called reset the timer for the radiators settings. Overall these things did not dampen our stay and Kate, the owner, was brilliant in her response to our requests.

    Reviewed by Jill4.7Sep 2023

  • "Property was beautifully laid out, extremely clean and had everything you could need."

    We all had a great time enjoying everything Waverley and the surrounding area had to offer including tea at the local pub across the road. The quiet and ambience of the cottage was perfect as was the star gazing. Will definitely be booking to go back next year.

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Sep 2023

  • "Very comfortable and enjoyable stay."

    Everything we needed was there. Thoroughly recommend the Blacksmiths Arms for food.

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Sep 2023

  • "Beautiful bungalow in a peaceful location."

    Spacious with open plan living dining and kitchen area. A very much needed ceiling fan. Comfortable beds, tastefully decorated. Information on the local area. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this property.

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Aug 2023

  • "A very clean and well presented Bungalow with everything you need."

    Would highly recommend this to anyone.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lovely bungalow."

    Only small points but mattresses need changing - not comfortable especially in the on suite room - lots of springs can be felt. Outside area which is huge but sitting out area very poor. Too small to eat outside. Table unstable and very small. In a very quiet village. Owners manual needs a good update. Most of local info is out of date and now not accurate.

    Reviewed by Garry4.4Jun 2023

  • "This is the 3rd year that we have rented this accommodation so obviously we like the property and the surroundings."

    We bring some of our family with us and the grandchildren love it. We have actually forward booked for next already, we have seen and spoken to the owner several times and would like to say she is a very pleasant lady.

    Reviewed by John5.0Jun 2023

  • "Overall we had a wonderful time, loved the location and the property had everything we needed for the week, plenty of space for us all (family of 6)."

    Our children loved the garden and the walks in the local area. The property was spotless clean on arrival and everything provided was in working order. The pub across the road was also nice, with a good range of beers for a village pub and the food was delicious with generous food portions. We would definitely go back to however, the mattress in the master bedroom has seen better days and was very uncomfortable (spring mattress) which didn’t make for a good nights sleep. Overall we had fantastic week away but myself and wife didn’t sleep well. Great location, great property, well-kept and clean. Couldn’t have asked for anymore. But maybe a new mattress?

    The mattress has been replaced Property Owner

    Reviewed by Benjamin3.8May 2023

  • "We had a perfect holiday everything was was first class The location of the ..."

    We had a perfect holiday everything was was first class The location of the property was perfect nice and peaceful just the place to Recharge you batteries couldn’t fault it

    Reviewed by Adrian5.0May 2023

  • "Lovely, comfortable, warm cottage with conservatory style back room."

    Situated in the quiet village of Skendlby, in a great position for the coastline visits with the grandchildren. We really enjoyed our half term stay. The Grandchildren also loved the cottage, with nice walks in the area. Cottage had everything we needed. The local pub, Blacksmiths Arms, the food was really nice, although a bit pricey. I think we would stay again at a later date.

    Reviewed by John5.0Apr 2023

  • "Very nice bungalow outside a small county town."

    Stayed a week and found it well equipped. Disappointing was the heating system. Seems not to be set correctly. The pleasant owner sent out plumber?, but that made no difference at all! Change your plumber! Suggestions- shower mat for en-suite. I’m disabled and shower floor dangerous without a mat. Needs to replace the backing trays and large frying pan. We all had a good stay but I would not return, more so as the drive to sharp a slope to get my VW SV down without hitting the undercarriage, maybe filling in the potholes at curb would help. Thanks for a enjoyable week.

    Reviewed by Jan3.8Mar 2023

  • "Lovely bungalow in a lovely village Very comfortable and has all are needs 10 out of 10 thank you"

    Reviewed by John4.7Mar 2023

  • "Beautiful peaceful bungalow in a fabulous village location."

    Just lovely

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Mar 2023

  • "This is a top class property, one of the best we have stayed in."

    The owners were very friendly and helpful. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by John5.0Mar 2023

  • "Waverley is an extremely comfortable bungalow with everything you could wantn, we would definitely recommend it as a base for the Lincolnshire Wolds."

    Reviewed by Lynn5.0Jan 2023

  • "Lovely cottage, very comfortable and clean."

    Hosts were helpful and friendly. Lovely local pub

    Reviewed by Shiralee5.0Dec 2022

  • "Lovely clean cottage."

    Perfect array of amenities. No expense spared.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Dec 2022

  • "Generally the property was clean and tidy and everything seemed o."

    K but when my husband used the family bathroom the toilet seat was loose and cracked then he found a note on it that looked as though it had been there some time saying toilet seat dodgy one on its way.On the Saturday morning we had no heat and no hot water. As sykes cottages were closed I rang the other phone number provided and the lady who answered said she would ring the plumber who came and said he was waiting for a part and it was the pressure that was the problem .all went well until tues when the same thing happened again the plumber came and basicly said that he had to leave it at a very low temperature and it would come on and off during the day and night.This it did about 6 times in 24 hrs by Thurs we had had enough of being cold and decided to go home

    Reviewed by Margaret3.4Oct 2022

  • "Bungalow was high quality just need to fix toilet set"

    Reviewed by Teresa4.7Sep 2022

  • "Absolutely brilliant."

    I went with family yo celerbrate my daughters 40th birthday. Never stayed at a cottage before, always chalets or lodges. We would all recommend Waverley. If we are in the position to afford it again there will be no hesitation. So clean, so much room, which helped with myself and my Husband on crutches, so comfortable, beds especially. Even with my Husband on oxygen and getting B O C to deliver and collect was great. Owners were good, did not get their names, were there when we had a problem with cooker and left us alone to enjoy our stay. Local pub was great too, they got my drink in for me for our stay. Hopefully not too long before we return. Thank you for a lovely holiday.

    Reviewed by Geraldine5.0Sep 2022

  • "Well equipped property providing all that was needed for a lovely stay."

    Owner particularly helpful with advice on local pubs and taxis. Delightful location with pub serving great meals a five minute walk away and public footpath/bridleway walks straight from the door. An excellent property in a delightful location. Plenty of off-road parking for three cars

    Reviewed by George5.0Sep 2022

  • "Fantastic cottage and fully equipped was a lovely stay and spacious for a family, very clean and nice quiet location."

    Reviewed by Marc5.0Aug 2022

  • "Beautiful quiet cottage in peaceful village but perfect for coast & country."

    Plenty of discrete instructions as & when needed. We even survived the 40° temperatures - thankfully we brought our own fan!

    Reviewed by Iain5.0Jul 2022

  • "We really enjoyed it (for the second time) we have met the owner who is very nice and accommodating."

    The accommodation itself kandis very good and we have already booked for next year (will be our 3rd) visit.

    Reviewed by John5.0Jun 2022

  • "Waverley is a very spacious bungalow in a very quiet village."

    Everything was clean and the beds were comfy. The kitchen had everything you could need apart from a small sharp knife and some steak knifes. In the main bathroom the toilet seat was broken and so was the cord on the blind. A hand rail in the showers would have been useful as my 90yr old mum is very unsteady on her legs so struggled a bit. None of these spoilt our holiday. We had a lovely stay thank you.

    Reviewed by Christine4.1May 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in a beautiful area."

    very spacious cottage, well equipt other than a small sharp knife. would return, some lovely scenery and lots of places to visit, especially the wolds wildlife park. cottage very private with nice patio area and lots of birds, would of liked a bird table. only complaint would be new matress needed in on- suite bedroom.

    Reviewed by John4.7Apr 2022

  • "Lovely location, house was perfect for us and we already tried to book again but it was already fully booked."

    Maybe another time.

    Reviewed by michael5.0Apr 2022

  • "Couldn’t fault it Everting u needed and more was supplied in the property Cleanliness was top notch"

    Reviewed by Pam5.0Mar 2022

  • "We had a lovely week staying at the Waverley."

    The bungalow was very clean, comfortable and very well appointed. The owner (who lives next door) was very pleasant and ensured that we had everything we needed. We have no hesitation in recommending this property.

    Reviewed by David5.0Mar 2022

  • "Lovely location with local information on walks and places to visit."

    A good selection of age-range books games and puzzles in the little entrance hall by the ‘front door’. Well equipped with very modern fittings. We visited East Kirby aircraft Museum, the Coastal Maritime Centre and the Ark Animal Centre and have had numerous trips to the beach. The bungalow has been very comfortable despite some initial setbacks. We hope these following comments will assist other users - all our issues were dealt with promptly. There are insufficient instructions on how to use cooker - we had to Google it before we realised the clock had to be at the right time of day for the ovens to function and instructions for adjusting the timing for the heating. On our arrival there were insufficient bath towels and a complete set were dirty, so we had to wash them. (No laundry powder or dishwasher tabs are supplied). Dishwasher door was very stiff when we first started to use it and to make it work we had to wedge a chair against its door to close it fully so that the seal would engage and the programme start. It has worked well since then. We found the floor cleaning was only areas visible. As we had our granddaughter with us, we frequently had to retrieve small toys from under the settees in the lounge area or toy box in the front vestibule - furniture had obviously not been moved to vacuum. We understand an agency come in to clean. We slept in the room with the en-suite. The double bed is a standard double with a spring-mattress which is very ‘noisy’ when getting into bed - suspect it needs replacing. We would book again if coming to this beautiful area.

    Reviewed by Gail4.4Feb 2022

  • "A very comfortable bungalow with all we needed for a good holiday."

    We were really pleased with it's location as its central for visiting the coast and other towns yet quiet and peaceful. The owner was very welcoming. Our only complaint was that the holiday went too quickly. Further stays at waverley are a must.

    Reviewed by Julie4.7Feb 2022

  • "This property should really be 5 star."

    Exactly as advertised. clean and comfortable. Possibly looks like an old style bungalow on outside, but inside is totally different- bang up to date and extremely well fitted. No complaints.

    Reviewed by Nigel5.0Nov 2021

  • "This is a lovely holiday bungalow in a very peaceful area."

    I would have given it 5 stars but in our opinion (4 adults), the beds/mattresses need updating to ensure a good night's sleep. None of us slept well. If it wasn't for the beds, we would book every year. Booking with Sykes was very good

    Reviewed by Anthony4.4Nov 2021

  • "This was an extremely comfortable property with all the creature comforts we needed."

    Ideally located for the coast and the nearby towns. Woodthorpe Garden Centre has a spectacular Christmas display and the Alford market, other independent shops and Craft Centre provided some quirky shopping opportunities. Abundant food/drink options in surrounding area. Think a return visit is highly likely.

    Reviewed by Sarah4.7Oct 2021

  • "Bungalow was in a very quiet position in the village."

    There is one pub which serves great food (you can't be in a hurry though). The nearest shops/supermarket are 10 minutes drive away. Going to book again for next year. Communication from Sykes very good. Apparently the owner of the bungalow lives next door but we didn't see him/her which we weren't bothered about.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Sep 2021

  • "Could do with Shower Chair for the elderly ."

    (fortunately we took one with us )

    Reviewed by Diane5.0Sep 2021

  • "The bungalow was even more than we expected it was very clean was very well equipped ."

    Had everything to make our stay very comfortable.Ideally situated with plenty of attractions close by

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Sep 2021

  • "Waverly is a beautiful bungalow which we enjoyed staying in last week."

    It is nicely furnished with what looked like new sofas and comfortable beds. The bathrooms are modern and bright, and the third w.c. was very useful. The kitchen is also very modern and well equipped. The whole place is light and airy and we could happily live there - except that Skendleby is a bit quiet !

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Aug 2021

  • "Well appointed accommodation in a good location for walking and sightseeing."

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Jul 2021

  • "Cleanliness could of been better on arrival, dirty toilet, cobwebs in all rooms & dirt on floor."

    Broken items in property like toilet seat, toilet brush, toilet roll stand & hover. Cottage was nice overall, great base for days out.

    Reviewed by Gareth4.4Jul 2021

  • "Great location and we had fabulous weather."

    It has a lovely garden. Just slightly let down with less than expected cleanliness levels inside the cottage.

    Reviewed by Louisa3.4Jul 2021

  • "A very peaceful place in a lovely little village."

    Easy access to get around the local area, not too far to get to the coast or vist NT properties. Arrived in rain, left in rain but beautiful weather inbetween. (Maybe some tongs would be a good idea

    Reviewed by Maureen5.0Jun 2021

  • "No major issues"

    Reviewed by Sam4.1Jun 2021

  • "Liked it so much we have already rebooked for next year."

    John Oddy

    Reviewed by John5.0Jun 2021

  • "The approach to the cottage is very vague."

    Our sat nav took us to a cemetery, nowhere near the property. This needs urgent attention to help your future customers, driving aimlessly around an unfamiliar area. We also had problems with the main shower, and kitchen sink working incorrectly. The owner seemed totally unaware of these problems, within her property. Very strange seeing that the next customers thru the door, can only arrive after 4pm. Seeing that you have to vacate before 10am, that leaves 6 hours, to clean and check property, before we arrived. My further opinion is that it is crying out for a hot tub. There is more than enough private garden space available to site one. Especially for people with mobility issues, not able to walk and explore the Lincs Wolds. I wouldnt think we would re-book. SORRY KATHRYN. G

    Reviewed by Graham3.8Apr 2021

  • "Spotlessly clean and very comfortable cottage."

    Very peaceful surroundings which is just what we wanted. Excellent break. Highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Annette5.0Apr 2021

  • "Waverley is an excellent holiday accommodation."

    It's super clean, very well maintained and peaceful. The location is good too. You are in a quiet village but not remote, being able to access the main roads within a couple of minutes. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Geoffrey5.0Oct 2020

  • "Very good house and accommodation."

    Took us a while to work out the 'smart' equipment. Could have done with a DVD player. Good positive comments

    Reviewed by Derek4.7Sep 2020

  • "Lovely property and everything for Covid in place so felt really safe during our ..."

    Lovely property and everything for Covid in place so felt really safe during our visit, will definitely recommend this place

    Reviewed by Jaivant5.0Jul 2020

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  • All-ground-floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Utility
  • Open-plan kitchen/diner/conservatory/sitting room with underfloor heating
  • Gas central heating with underfloor heating
  • Range cooker with gas oven and hob, American-style fridge/freezer with water dispenser, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for up to 3 cars
  • Lawn and patio garden with furniture and a lockable shed for bike storage
  • Sorry, no pets, no smoking
  • Shop 3.1 miles, Pub within 0.1 miles
  • Note: Access to public footpath, which has access rights, at the far corner to the right of the property
  • Note: This property can not accept bookings with a Sunday arrival or departure day.

The property

Spilsby 4.4 miles.

Situated on a quiet country lane, next door to the owner's home, in a slightly elevated position which offers wonderful views of the Lincolnshire Wolds, in the village of Skendleby near Spilsby, is this single-storey cottage, Waverley.

Located within the Lincolnshire Wolds AONB, while being a short drive from the coast and a selection of sandy beaches, Waverley is an ideal property for a family, couple of group of up to six wanting to enjoy the Lincolnshire countryside and coast.

Accessed up a large driveway, with space for four vehicles, enter the property through the back door and step into the utility room, with a convenient washing machine and tumble dryer, a room for moody boots after a day of exploring and a cloakroom with WC and basin.

From here, the spacious open-plan living space with a conservatory, which doubles up as a sitting room, and has cosy underfloor heating, with plenty of seating to relax onto while enjoying watching something on the TV, you can also access the patio area from the patio door.

The contemporary and spacious kitchen is well-equipped to cater for all of your culinary needs, with a Range cooker, American-style fridge/freezer with a water dispenser and dishwasher, here you can prepare home-cooked meals that the whole group can sit down and enjoy together at the dining table, the owners have hung lovely maps of the Wolds on the walls, so you can get to know your surroundings and make plans for how to spend your days.

Heading towards the front of the property are the three bedrooms, a large double with an en-suite shower room a further double with huge built in wardrobes and a twin, serviced by the family bathroom with a choice of bath and walk-in shower; each bedroom is spacious, light and airy with wonderful views across the front of the property.

Outside is a large lawn, along with a patio area and outdoor furniture, where you can enjoy an alfresco meal or just soak up the sun on a warm day, along with a lockable shed providing secure bike storage.

Waverley is in a great location, well-placed for exploring the coast and countryside.

Se within the Lincolnshire Wolds AONB, you will find many scenic walking trails, including a public footpath, which has access rights, at the far corner of the property, along with the lovely Snipe Dale Country Park, which has more than 200 acres of rolling countryside, picnic spots and way-marked trails.

A few miles from Skendleby is the historical market town on Spilsby, with a range of shops, pubs and restaurants, in a quaint and traditional setting, with pretty countryside to admire and explore.

The thriving market town of Horncastle is slightly further afield, situated between the River Bain and River Waring, with an extensive history; part of its Roman walls remain today.

There are lots of unique shops and antiques centres in the town, along with a host of attractions, including the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust, Wolds Wildlife Park and a hike up Langton Hill.

The coast is under 10 miles away, with a range of sandy beaches to discover at seaside resorts Skegness and the quieter Chapel St Leonard's, while further up the coast, you will find Donna Nook, where you can enjoy observing seals.

With so much to see and do right on your doorstep, Waverley is a fantastic retreat for exploring the best of Lincolnshire's coast and countryside.

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About the location


Horncastle 9.8 miles; Skegness 12 miles.

The historical market town of Spilsby sits midway between Horncastle and the coast, offering a range of characterful pubs, independent shops and a selection of eateries, all set amongst the quaint traditional streets. The town is surrounded by pretty countryside and lovely little villages worthy of exploring, whilst Horncastle is just 15 minutes’ drive away, renowned for its interesting shops and antiques centres where you’re certain to pick up a reminder of your time in this lovely location. Spend the afternoon at Snipe Dale Country Park, which offers 200 acres of beautiful rolling countryside with way marked trails, picnic areas and a variety of wildlife. Or head east to find yourself beside the sea within a 20-minute drive, where you’ll find Skegness with its traditional seaside attractions, or the quieter resort of Chapel St Leonard’s, both with delightful golden sandy beaches. Spilsby is a lovely location for your Lincolnshire getaway, with a wealth of things to see and do nearby.

Note: This property can not accept bookings with a Sunday arrival or departure day.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas