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Holiday home with Tennis Court

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House in Sutton Bridge, Nr. Spalding, Lincolnshire, England - Rural Location In A Lovely Setting.

Surrounded by open countryside Curlew Barn is a superbly appointed converted property providing comfortable holiday accommodation on two levels. Formerly the ‘wing’ of Curlew Lodge it has been converted to provide excellent holiday accommodation. For the more energetic there are walks and cycle routes throughout the area as well as a competition standard tennis court within the grounds. Sutton Bridge is close by providing shops, pubs and post office. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles.

Robert and Claire Smith
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
August 3, 2017

About Robert and Claire Smith

We have four children, a black lab, a cat and six chickens.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Absolutely Superb. Wonderful quiet location and beautiful accommodation with very modern decor and up to the minute kitchen and bathrooms. Easy walks close by and plenty to do not too far away. We can’t wait for a return visit. June 2012.

A beautiful tranquil rural spot, with lovely walks and wildlife/birdspotting. Fabulous house, beautifully appointed and easy to stay in. Everything worked, was simple to use and was top quality. Stunning bedrooms and bathrooms which were really first class hotel standard. Really lovely owners on site with friendly dog/lovely kids (and the most delicious cake when we arrived!). Could not fault it. June 2012.

We thoroughly enjoyed our short stay at Curlew Barn; the setting was lovely, it was peaceful and quiet, and the welcome box provided including home made cake and fresh eggs was much appreciated by the weary travellers! Having use of the tennis court also kept the competitive ones in the party entertained. June 2012.
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Spalding Accommodation and Amenities

House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Toilet 1 - toilet
    Shower room 1 - shower
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with walk in shower, wc and vanity unit, heated towel rail. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 2, bath with shower attachment, wc and vanity unit, heated towel rail. Separate wc on ground floor.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. TV, hairdryer. Bedroom 2 with double bed. TV, hairdryer.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Notes on accommodation: Smoking is not permitted within this property. Highchair available on request. Tennis Court. Outside: Enclosed private garden with terrace. Outdoor furniture. BBQ. Set within 4 acres of grounds shared with owners. Tennis Court. Utility Room: Iron, ironing board, clothes maiden, vacuum cleaner, mop and bucket. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included, changed weekly.


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Holiday home with Tennis Court
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Very clean and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

The barn conversion had been very tastefully done. It was perfect for the two of us, being in a quiet location with some walks in the area.

We needed some time to just relax, read and basically do just about nothing. Everything we needed to make our stay memorable was on hand. The fittings were of high standard. Spotlessly clean everywhere with comfortable beds.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Amazing Property!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here with my son and his family and we all thoroughly enjoyed our holiday. The house and property are absolutely beautiful! The Barn looks like a home straight out of an interior design magazine and no detail has been spared. Extremely comfortable and very warm on chilly days. It came well equipped with everything you could possibly need....and things you hadn't even thought of. A very efficient dishwasher and washing machine are included. We particularly enjoyed feeding the chickens every day and watching them from the kitchen window. They in turn supplied us with delicious eggs! Views from all the large windows are beautiful - plenty of birds and wildlife to see. Claire and Robert were very friendly and helpful - many thanks! Would love to return again in warmer weather. This has to be my favourite holiday let so far. Would happily give it 6 stars if it was possible! Loved it!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Arrived at the property late evening and we were pleasantly surprised. The owners had greeted us and WOW what a place. The views the fire place, really a great place to stay. Thank you for a great weekend.


  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
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  • 5 of 5

We arrived and were met by the owners who showed what was what. The cake that Claire had baked was still warm !!!! Lovely.

The barn is renovated to a very high standard and we were made to feel at home immediately. The log burner on a cold winter evening was a very nice feature.

Very comfortable a really nice place to Stay .... We will be back !!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
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Great weekend

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic cottage, top quality, well equipped in a lovely part of the country. Highly recommend for a short or long break...owners are lovely people, provided a good welcome hamper and were very helpful.

Will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
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  • 5 of 5

This property is beautiful, modern and spacious. We have just had a very relaxing and peaceful week with our old dog who loved the garden and the owner's dog, Pearl. We were lucky enough to have beautiful weather and a chance to really unwind. We would thoroughly recommend this to people who are looking for the best quality holiday accommodation.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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1 mile from coastal walks along The Wash, a Special Protection Area (SPA) under European Union legislation.

24 miles to nearest beach.


Use of car is essential.


Nearest village, with shops and pub etc. 2 miles.

Historic market town of King's Lynn 12 miles.

Hunstanton Coastal Resort Town 30 miles.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $32.18

Normal changeover day is Friday. Arrival any time after 3pm with departure by 10am.
For short breaks, either weekend (Friday - Monday) or midweek (Monday - Friday), please contact owners for availability. These are charged at 70% of the full week's price.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.