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Sunnyside Cottage

(Ref. 1053634)

Swaton, Lincolnshire Show on map


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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


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

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48 Customer Reviews

  • "Jodie made us welcome and resolved any issues promptly."

    A lovely property with a secure garden for the dogs.Nice to have a freezer and fridge to store food washer and dishwasher. Thanks for a wonderful stay.

    Reviewed by Kathleen4.7Feb 2024

  • "Lovely Cosy Cottage ,safe garden for our dog."

    Great kitchen very well equipped, just what we need for a relaxing week away. Good local area for dog walking. Excellent place to stay.

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Jan 2024

  • "A lovely cottage located not far from a main route but in a quiet area."

    Plenty of room for dogs, children and adults, with a gorgeous kitchen and large garden. Warm, cozy and spacious at the same time. Highly recommend for anyone wanting to relax, enjoy time and space away from everything but conversely with lots to see and do in the local area.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Dec 2023

  • "Perfect place to stay with children and a dog."

    Good size enclosed garden and plenty of room inside so that you can always find a quiet spot to relax in. We had a lovely week long stay. It was cosy and warm, great for Autumnal evenings. There is everything you’d need available and lots of nice touches including board games and books for all ages in the snug. The wifi was excellent and there is Netflix and Sky tv if you want a night in.

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Oct 2023

  • "Quality of property was delightful and owners thought of everything from a lovely food hamper on arrival to the things one may i have forgotten in the bathroom cupboard so a big well done to Jody the owner from us."

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Oct 2023

  • "A short but sweet stay at Sunnyside Cottage."

    Very comfortable, spacious and well appointed accommodation that was enjoyed by our grownup family. This would only be improved with the addition of EV charging facilities. That said, the owner kindly provided this at their own property following my enquiry about EV charging.

    Reviewed by Alan4.7Oct 2023

  • "A lovely cosy cottage, loved the big sized kitchen, a nice big garden for pets and children, could not fault this cottage!"

    I would definitely book again and recommend this cottage to anyone

    Reviewed by Kerry5.0Oct 2023

  • "A fantastic cottage and will recommend it to everyone."

    The huge farmhouse style kitchen was great for family meals and the cosey living room was ideal. Large back garden that was very secure for dog's and a baby. Location was ideal for exploring Lincolnshire. Jody the owner was so helpful, even providing her own little blanket for the cot. An absolute joy and we will 100% be returning to this property Thank You

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Sep 2023

  • "This is a lovely cottage, spacious, clean and has everything you need."

    The owners live nearby and were incredibly helpful, welcoming and very approachable and quick to answer queries about the accommodation and local area. It was a lovely holiday and I would recommend it.

    Reviewed by Kathleen4.4Aug 2023

  • "A wonderful, relaxing stay in a lovely cottage."

    Our dogs (2 Labradors) loved the garden. Kitchen very well equipped and cottage very comfortable. Jody, the very friendly owner, lives next door so available if you need anything. Recommend a walk at Twyford Woods (old RAF air field) for lots of open space for dogs to run around. And a lovely day at Huttoft Beach, much quieter and completely dog friendly!

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Jul 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage in a wonderful location."

    Jody was fantastic and really helpful. We had a lovely week away and would highly recommend!

    Reviewed by Kelly5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lovely little home from home."

    Everything we needed for our short stay due to husband and son taking part in Europes Toughest Mudder at nearby Belvoir castle. Even had a paddling pool for our two year old twins. We had exceptionally good weather, very hot so we are very glad we took our own fans to use in bedrooms at night, as it was very warm. The cottage was well equipped and was in a quiet little village with a great park for the kids. The welcome basket was a lovely surprise.

    Reviewed by Andrea5.0Jun 2023

  • "This is one of the best cottages we’ve stayed in."

    Great location, quiet and very, very well furnished and appointed. The owner has really thought of everything. There was a substantial welcome basket waiting for us with wine, bread, butter and cheese. There was also plenty of storage both for clothing and foodstuffs. We loved the huge American style fridge/freezer. The heating too was excellent. It’s also close to a rail link and the wonderful Heckington Windmill. Can’t recommend this cottage highly enough. We’ll definitely be back. Thanks Jody and family.

    Reviewed by Suzanne5.0Jun 2023

  • "Comfortable cottage exactly as description we had a really enjoyable stay with our dogs real home from home"

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Apr 2023

  • "This is a great cottage with all the things you could need the grounds are secure The location is managed to find a good walk at the end of the road there is also a large children’s park in great condition."

    Reviewed by Vicki4.7Apr 2023

  • "The property was spotless on arrival & the welcome pack was very nice."

    Loved the spacious kitchen & our dog loved the garden. If you want peace & quiet then this is the perfect place. The owners where always helpful when needed & left you alone to enjoy your stay. Can’t complain about anything really except maybe some bigger bath towels. Thanks for the lovely stay.

    Reviewed by Stefan5.0Apr 2023

  • "We had a fantastic stay at Sunnyside Cottage."

    The house was lovely and it made a good base for exploring the local area.

    Reviewed by Charlotte5.0Apr 2023

  • "A very well appointed and maintained rental cottage, and Sleaford just 10 minutes away was a very pleasant market town and had all the facilities we needed."

    Reviewed by Tim5.0Feb 2023

  • "A magnificent cottage set in a pretty village."

    Inside was extremely clean throughout. A lovely welcome basket as we arrived. Excellent garden which was fully enclosed, plenty of running space for our dog. The locals we met were friendly. A park near by was perfect place for the children to play near to the local church. We would definitely go back.

    Reviewed by Darren5.0Feb 2023

  • "If I could give this lovely cottage six stars I would."

    Immaculate, warm and friendly cottage. Everything you could need for a break in Lincolnshire. Very tastefully decorated and no expense spared. Just lovely.

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Dec 2022

  • "We stayed at Sunnyside Cottage in order to visit family in Lincs and Notts."

    The cottage was comfortable and clean, and everything that we could possibly need was provided. We particularly appreciated the excellent, secure garden for our dog and the off-road parking. There were some lovely country walks straight from the doorstep in either direction, and although it was easy to drive to the A52 within just a minute, the cottage was set far enough away from the main road to be completely tranquil. The owner was very friendly and helpful. We would very definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Jacqueline5.0Nov 2022

  • "Lovley house very peacefull has a great kitchen and a lovley garden for the dogs ..."

    Lovley house very peacefull has a great kitchen and a lovley garden for the dogs if you want a peaceful week this is the place for you cc

    Reviewed by Aileen5.0Oct 2022

  • "Sunnyside cottage was a lovely place to stay, everything had been thought of including a lovely welcome pack."

    The garden is big and dog friendly and ours just wanted to be out in it all the time.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Oct 2022

  • "This is the second holiday to this lovely cottage."

    I just get away from it all with my two dogs,. Such lovely walks in the area and the village itself is so peaceful. Jody the host, is fab, lovely welcome hamper when you get there and if you had any problems, she lives just next door so is available to help. Even though she is next door, it is still nice and private and no one encroaches on you . The cottage is lovely, has everything you need, modern, comfortable and I really cannot fault anything about it. I will be back no doubt again ! Thank you x

    Thank you so much for the lovely feedback - we have had an amazing response since we opened last year and all of our customers are fantastic We do enjoy having people come and use our cottage and look forward to welcoming you again Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lorraine5.0Sep 2022

  • "We stayed in Sunnyside Cottage for a week and wished we could have extended it."

    The cottage itself is brilliant. Spotlessly clean and comfortable. The garden is safe for your pet and has a lovely seating area for yourselves. Jody the lady who owns the cottage lives next door and is extremely helpful should you need anything. We are hoping to return as it certainly was a relaxing holiday. The welcome hamper was also a nice finishing touch. Thank you Jody. Kath, David and Mr Rigby the dog!

    Reviewed by Kath5.0Sep 2022

  • "Home from home, everything you would need but haven't thought of down to washing up liquid and deoderant!"

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Aug 2022

  • "The cottage was lovely with everything provided that you could possibly need."

    Perfect for dogs with a lovely enclosed garden. The welcome hamper was appreciated.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Aug 2022

  • "Great cottage for our family plus two dogs."

    Everything you could possibly want. Welcome pack on arrival very thoughtful. Great touring bases or just relax in its idyll surroundings. Local playground well kept and ideal for children in group. You won't be disappointed.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Jul 2022

  • "A lovely cottage , very clean and garden safe for dog and kids"

    Reviewed by Angela4.7Jun 2022

  • "A beautiful cottage in idyllic surroundings with everything you need for a quiet relaxing break."

    The owner Jody was very pleasant and helpful and the welcome basket was a great touch. Plenty of good safe doggie walking and the area is bursting with wildlife. The cottage was spotless and some very rustic furniture giving it a really true rural feeling. Ideally positioned as a base for visiting local areas. All in all a lovely cottage. Alan waring & family. May 20th-27th 2022

    Reviewed by A5.0May 2022

  • "Sunnyside Cottage is a lovely place for a holiday, with a super sized kitchen and cosy rooms."

    It is ideally located for visiting a good number of attractions including seaside resorts.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Apr 2022

  • "Dogs loved the garden to run around the garden and it was safe."

    Welcome pack appreciated.

    Reviewed by Helen3.8Apr 2022

  • "Very Clean ."

    Lots of little extras. We had a very good stay .

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Apr 2022

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay."

    On arrival the cottage was warm and cosy. The basket of bread, cheese, wine and biscuits, and the milk in the fridge, were very thoughtful touches. The property was clean and very comfortable, whilst the large enclosed garden was perfect for our Newfoundland. Heartily recommended.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Mar 2022

  • "Thank you, we had a wonderful stay in the cottage!"

    It’s very cosy and comfortable, the kitchen is very well equipped and everything worked perfectly. Each room is comfortable and spacious.

    Reviewed by Georgina5.0Feb 2022

  • "This was the most beautiful cottage and had we had the most relaxing fabulous week."

    Cosy nights in and beautiful winter walks. The cottage had absolutely everything you could possibly need and more. Our children absolutely loved it and the play park in the village was such a bonus too. The host of the cottage kindly left a gift basket which was such a lovely touch. There was so many places to visit in driving distance too, but our toddler and 3 year old were more than happy to stay in the house, garden and play with toys and games from the snug, that we sometimes we struggled to get them into the car for a day out exploring. Our 3 year old son enjoyed himself that much he keeps asking, 'when are we going back to the beautiful, precious house?' Thank you so much for letting us create such happy memories, we cannot wait to book again.

    Reviewed by S5.0Jan 2022

  • "What a beautiful cottage."

    Spacious dining kitchen with farmhouse table. Well equipped too. Full size fridge freezer. The bath is lovely. We had a very relaxing family time. Lovely snug. Large enclosed garden. Plenty of parking. Quiet village location. Close to Lincoln. Will be back. I loved the games in the snug. We had a game of Jenga. Extremely clean and welcoming.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Dec 2021

  • "The Cottage is one of the best places we have stayed."

    Very warm and comfy, the secure garden is great for dogs. Jody lives next door and is a lovely lady, there for you if needed.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Nov 2021

  • "Sunnyside cottage was just what we were looking for it was like home from home ."

    Our dogs loved the garden and the welcome pack was wonderful. Jody and Dennis were fantastic hosts thanks for a great break

    Reviewed by Stephen4.7Oct 2021

  • "Fabulous cottage everything you could possibly want beautiful area short drive ..."

    Fabulous cottage everything you could possibly want beautiful area short drive to access lots of walks and sightseeing would recommend this place to everyone thanks

    Reviewed by Ethel5.0Sep 2021

  • "Lovely stay at Sunnyside cottage, very clean and comfortable."

    Our host Jodie was very welcoming and left a goody basket filled with some great treats for us. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Sue4.7Jul 2021

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

    The cottage was just what we hoped for, very clean and provided everything we needed. The owner had left a basket of food and drink for our arrival which was much appreciated.

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Jul 2021

  • "Very nice cottage, loved the welcome basket."

    Well equipped including a BBQ. Plenty of space. Good secure garden for the dogs to run around in. Owners were very helpful. Quiet village with a good play ground for our 4 year old grandson to play in. Would definitely recommend this cottage for a peaceful relaxing stay.

    Reviewed by Penny4.7Jun 2021

  • "The home was beautifully presented and everything we expected and more."

    The host was extremely attentive to our needs and helpful throughout.

    Reviewed by Daniel5.0Jun 2021

  • "High standard of accommodation and spacious rooms."

    Excellent outdoor area and garden. Very friendly and helpful owners and very nice welcome pack. Comfy sofas and beds Great location lovely village and lots to do in the surrounding areas Good communication from the owners prior to arrival. Very dog friendly property. Had a fantastic week and would love to come back.

    Reviewed by Kevan5.0May 2021

  • "This was a fantastic cottage to stay in with all the comforts you require for a holiday or just to stay in ."

    Jody made us feel very welcome and was always at the end of a phone. Our dogs also loved their experience as the garden is totally dog friendly. Would certainly stay again if we come back from Cyprus and need a home from home. We’ve already put a review on Tripadvisor and told all of our friends.

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Apr 2021

  • "It was excellent!"

    The cottage was gorgeous and furnished to a really high standard. Getting the key was so easy and even though we didn't need to get in contact with the owner, I know it would have been really easy to if we'd needed to. The welcome basket of food was a lovely touch which we really appreciated. We'd absolutely stay again!

    Reviewed by Harriet5.0Apr 2021

  • "Sunnyside Cottage was the perfect place to stay during our visit to Lincolnshire."

    It was a beautiful, spacious cottage with excellent facilities and the host had gone out of her way to make it homely for us. On arrival, we received a beautiful welcome basket with goodies, a number of the rooms had fresh flowers and the host visited to check that everything was okay and was available if we had any questions or difficulties. There was plenty of room for a family of five and lots of games provided should the children need entertaining. We would not hesitate to recommend the cottage or to stay there again if we were visiting the area. 5 stars from us!

    Reviewed by Kate5.0Apr 2021

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  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with roll top bath, separate walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Sitting room with electric woodburning effect stove
  • Snug
  • Sun room
  • Oil central heating with electric woodburning-effect stove
  • Electric range cooker with gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, WiFi, and a selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Enclosed back garden with patio featuring an outdoor dining area and bistro table with chairs, a lawned area and a gravelled area
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.1 miles, pub 2.2 miles Please note: There is no hen, stag or similar parties accepted
  • Please note: Dog are not allowed up stairs Please note: Charging of electric vehicles is not permitted at this property Please note: Minimum stay of 3 nights

The property

Helpringham 2.5 miles.

Tucked away in the wonderful scenery of the Lincolnshire countryside on the well-kept grounds of the owner's property, is this gorgeous self-catering cottage.

Beautifully renovated to a high standard, Sunnyside Cottage exudes style through it's contemporary furnishings and chic neutral colour scheme, together creating a luxurious base from which a group of six and their four-legged friends can discover the very best that the area has to offer.

The large kitchen can be found boasting a traditional range cooker and a striking Belfast sink, along with an abundance of essential appliances that lie within the beautiful cream shaker-style cabinets, and a spacious dining table that takes centre stage.

Just a few steps away lies a lovely sun room, perfect for enjoying a refreshing bottle of wine on a warm afternoon.

Open up the patio door and step out into the enclosed back garden, where you can delight in dinner alfresco out on the patio whilst the dogs play freely on the lawn.

Back inside, a restful sitting room provides the ultimate space to relax, whilst the adjoining snug hosts an extensive range of books and games for an entertaining evening challenging friends with some healthy competition.

Up on the first floor, three homely bedrooms await your arrival including two doubles and a twin.

The bedrooms are all complete with a plethora of storage and are serviced by an attractive family bathroom featuring an eye-catching blue bath and an impressive double walk-in shower.

When you can just about tear yourself away from this inviting abode, be sure to explore the area of Swaton as you set about on one of the many woodland walks or RAF trails within the area, spotting lots of wildlife along the way.

Grab your bikes from the secured storage and embark on an exciting cycle through vast terrains of Bourne Wood.

Visit the grand 17th century manor of Belton House, a National Trust owned property with opulent antiques, elegant furnishings, and well-manicured lawns making a fabulous day out for you and your canine companions.

Venture out to Heckington, a quaint little village home to a scatter of amenities including a local shop for picking up any essentials, a choice of pubs and bars and two cafés, all catering to a variety of tastes, while other wonderful attractions in the village include its swimming pool, Grade I listed church and windmill, which is the only eight-sailed tower windmill in the world with it's own brewery and cafe, and the family-friendly Heckington Show hosted once a year, with agricultural, horticultural and Craft activities making a fantastic day out for all.

Spend the day in the city of Lincoln, where you can tour the Norman fortress of Lincoln Castle and the 16th century Guildhall, as well as the Gothic architecture of Lincoln Cathedral.

Hop in the car and head for Horncastle, home to the excellent Wolds Wildlife Park and the incredible landscapes of the Banovallum Carr Nature Reserve.

Avid historians will relish in a visit to the ruins of Barlings and Tupholme Abbey, whilst those travelling with young families will enjoy a day out to Springfield's Adventure Land or the nearby Twinlakes Park.

Live happy memorable moments with your loved ones on a holiday to Sunnyside Cottage.

Please note: There is no hen, stag or similar parties accepted.
Please note: Dog are not allowed up stairs

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About the location


Boston 16.1 miles; Peterborough 29.9 miles; Skegness 37.5 miles.

The quaint, rural village of Swaton can be found nestled among the beautiful open fields of Lincolnshire. A short journey in any direction will bring you to either a shop, pub or café, with the nearest being in the neighbouring village of Helpringham, along with an abundance of walking paths and cycling routes. Surrounded by incredible landmarks and a plethora of attractions, Swaton makes an excellent base for touring Lincolnshire. A short drive takes you to Heckington where you can find the only working eight-sailed windmill in the world, alongside its microbrewery and teashop. Catch a train from the station here to enjoy a day at the coast or head into the city of Lincoln to explore the sights, admiring the impressive history and architecture of Lincoln Cathedral, whilst a short climb to Lincoln Castle will afford magnificent views over the city and a chance to see an original copy of the Magna Carta. A 40-minute drive will bring you to Stamford, a beautiful market town with winding streets and a myriad of independent shops. Heading in the opposite direction take you to Woodhall Spa, home to "Kinema in the Woods" whose wooded location and charming old-fashioned décor make for a unique cinema experience. Within easy reach of Boston, Peterborough and even Skegness, Swaton is a delightful setting for a self-catered holiday in Lincolnshire.

Please note: There is no hen, stag or similar parties accepted.
Please note: Dog are not allowed up stairs
Please note: Minimum stay of 3 nights

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas