Old Post Office

Walesby near Market Rasen, Lincolnshire (Ref. 27543)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Annette N
    January 2015
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    “Cosy Comfortable Cottage”
    Stayed for a week in October and couldn't have found a better " get away from it all " cottage ...
    Stayed for a week in October and couldn't have found a better " get away from it all " cottage. Lovely area to visit and the property is perfectly situated in the sleepy little village of Walesby , just outside Market Rasen. It's a lovely comfortable cottage with everything you could need. The local village hall opens two nights a week and a small bar is run by the locals who make you very welcome. The owners are very friendly and left us some gorgeous home made lemon drizzle cake.....yummy !! Highly recommended and we would love to come back and stay there again.


  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This attractive, detached stone cottage is situated in Walesby village, in rural countryside, 2.5 miles from Market Rasen.

Originally a Post Office, this Walesby cottage is well placed for exploring the Lincolnshire Wolds and lies on the Viking Way long distance trail to Rutland.

Cosy and comfortable, this well-appointed Walesby cottage has character beams and a welcoming sitting room.

On the first floor are two delightful bedrooms and a modern shower room, whilst downstairs there is the added benefit of a bathroom.

With a kitchen and separate dining room, this Walesby cottage caters for everyone.

A foldaway bed is also available, suitable for a child under 10.

Outside this Lincolnshire cottage is a sheltered, enclosed garden, perfect for relaxing in on a balmy summer's evening.

The surrounding, gentle rolling countryside is ideal for walking and cycling, plus a stroll around the village brings you to a 12th century church.

Nearby Market Rasen offers good amenities, with independent shops, pubs and quaint tea rooms to enjoy, as well as a regular market day.

An easy drive brings you to the coast or to the city of Lincoln, making this an ideally-located Walesby cottage for a pleasant holiday.


Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Dining room with electric fire. Sitting room. Entrance porch with seating.


  • Oil central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and folding bed for children under 10 on request
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Free use of two bicycles (at own risk)
  • Enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.5 miles, pub 1.5 miles
  • Pub in village hall 1 min walk (open Tuesday 8pm-11pm and Saturday 9pm-11pm)
  • Note: Cottage sleeps maximum 4 people
  • Note: No stag/hen, or similar.

About the location


Market Rasen 2.5 miles; Tealby 1.5 miles; Lincoln 17 miles.

The picturesque village of Walesby lies in the heart of the Lincolnshire Wolds, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and offers far reaching picturesque views over rolling hills with excellent walking and cycling terrain. Walesby boasts two village churches, including a medieval hilltop church known as 'Rambler's Church' visited by walkers following the Viking Way. The village also has a village hall, and near by the village of Tealby offers two public houses serving food, and a shop. The local town of Market Rasen offers weekly markets, a tree lined 18 hole golf course along the river, a famous racecourse and the nearby National Cycle Route. Horncastle is just a short drive, and is renowned for its antique shops and tea rooms. Visit the city of Lincoln, with its castle and cathedral, one of the finest medieval buildings in Europe, and within easy travelling distance is the coastline with its wonderful beaches.

Region Information

Note: This property sleeps a maximum of 4 people. The folding bed is offered for flexibility, and is suitable for children under 10.

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