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Detached Bungalow In Large Lawned Garden With Old Orchard. Non-smoking Property

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Bungalow in Sutterton, Nr. Boston, Lincolnshire, England - Peaceful Location On Quiet Lane Yet Close To Centre Of Village

Quiet location but close to centre of Sutterton village, between Boston and Spalding in south Lincolnshire. Large secluded garden. Wide range of amenities in village, including Anglican and Methodist churches. Good base for visits to market towns, stately homes, garden centres, RSPB sites, sea-side resorts such as Skegness and Hunstanton. Quiet country roads accessible for walks and cycle rides. Oil-fired central heating. Telephone (incoming calls only). Internet access.


Property Manager
Dr and Mrs J V Sharp
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
Calendar last updated:
December 8, 2017

About Dr and Mrs J V Sharp

We live near Oxford, but have welcomed visitors to our holiday property in Sutterton for many years.

Dr and Mrs J V Sharp purchased this bungalow in 1980

Why Dr and Mrs J V Sharp chose Sutterton

I was brought up in the village, and many of our visitors tell us how much they also enjoy the wide open skies and landscapes of the flat Lincolnshire fenland farms. It's an ideal area for walking, cycling, bird watching, stately home visits or for garden enthusiasts.

It's in a peaceful and relaxing location, but a good base for expeditions exploring the local area.

What makes this bungalow unique

The large and secluded garden surrounding the property is always appreciated by our visitors.

I enjoy cooking, and the bungalow is well equipped with crockery and kitchen equipment, but there's also a wide choice of places to eat out either in the village or in the surrounding area if you don't feel like cooking!

Guestbook comments from the manager

This is our third visit here to this lovely clean bungalow with every comfort one could possibly want, and we do hope to come here again. (May 2012);



Great cottage, lovely to relax in. Plenty of walks and able to get out and about. (Oct. 2012).



Perfect location. Stunning gardens and wonderful homely bungalow (July 2013)



Perfect place for a quiet retreat and a good base for exploring the fascinating landscapes of the Fens and Wolds of Lincolnshire (Oct. 2013)
Jun 2013
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Coast/Beach:

Skegness, traditional seaside resort with wide sandy beach. 29 miles, 46.7 km

Hunstanton, beach and Sealife Centre, 42.5 miles, 68.4 km

Travel:

East Midlands Airport, 62.3 miles, 100.3 km

London (Heathrow) 124 miles, 199.6 km

Dover, 186 miles, 299.3 km

Harwich, 118 miles, 189.9 km

Use of car essential

Distances:

Boston 7.6 miles, 12.2 km

Spalding, 9.1.miles, 14.6 km

Lincoln, 35.2 miles, 56.6 km

Stamford, 28.4 miles,45.7 km

Burghley House, Stamford, 29.8 miles, 48 km

Gibraltar Point RSPB site, Skegness 32.6 miles, 52.5 km

Frampton Marsh RSPB site, 6.7 miles, 10.8 km

Further Details:

Thatched Cottage Restaurant short walk from bungalow, pleasant venue for a drink or a meal without needing to drive.

Supermarkets in Boston (Tesco, Asda, Aldi), Spalding (Sainsburys, Morrisons, Aldi, Lidl), with a small Co-op supermarket in Kirton, the next village.

Traditional Lincolnshire butchers (Beesons) in centre of Kirton, sausages recommended, also Mountains at Abbey Park Farm Shop, East Heckington (A17) as well as in centre of Boston.

Outlet centre (Springfields) with Festival Gardens, in Spalding, bargains from high-street names.

RSPB reserves for bird watching at Gibraltar Point and at Freiston shore.

Boston Market (Wednesdays and Saturdays) well worth a visit, if only for 'people watching' at the open-air auction on Wednesdays.

Banks in Boston and in Spalding.

Good garden centres locally, particularly Baytree at Moulton near Spalding. Huge range of bedding plants at Glenside Nurseries, Pinchbeck (but restricted months of opening to public)

Amenities

Sutterton Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Grab rail fitted to wall over bath for use when showering.
  • Bathroom with bath/shower over (grab rail fitted), handbasin, wc.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 baby crib , Child's travel cot available on request (also high chair)
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 3' single beds (2)
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with 1 double bed, central heating radiator; Bedroom 2 with 2 twin beds, central heating radiator.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Well-behaved dogs welcome by prior arrangement (extra charge). Double glazing, cavity-wall insulation, oil-fired central heating with supplementary electric fires provided for the coldest winter weather. Outside: Lawned and secluded garden surrounds the bungalow. An old orchard extends the garden behind a high hedge and towards open farmland at the rear of the property. Total area 0.5 acres (2023m2) approximately. Garden bench on lawn, table and chairs on patio. Ample gravelled driveway parking for 3 cars. Utility Room: Oil-fired boiler, washing machine, folding airing racks, Belfast sink, vacuum cleaner, brushes, mops, bucket etc. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Property cleaned weekly, bed linen included but towels and tea towels provided for overseas visitors only. Other: Kitchen with breakfast table, sun lounge with dining table, coffee table + 2 easy chairs for a quiet read. French windows to patio with garden furniture. Pantry leads off kitchen, ample storage for visitors' food. Telephone (incoming calls only) WiFi.

Reviews

Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

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Detached Bungalow In Large Lawned Garden With Old Orchard. Non-smoking Property
average rating of 4.1875 based on 17 reviews
Oxfordshire, England
5

Cosy, comfortable and well-equipped

  • 5 of 5

A friendly, hospitable place with a wonderful garden and extremely comfortable beds and chairs (in the house, that is.) All necessary bits and bobs for a relaxed stay and a call from the owners upon arrival was appreciated and welcoming. Ideal for families of all ages and interests. Highly recommended. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always so pleased to hear how much our visitors enjoyed their stay at Somercotes.
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4

Perfect location

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our 3 days at Somercotes. It went too quickly!

Comfortable bedding, homely lounge and well resourced kitchen. Would recommend to others visiting Lincolnshire.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Somercotes. We hope to welcome you back on another occasion.
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5

Lovely char bungalow perfect for family of 4

  • 5 of 5

Quiet & spacious with lovely garden and 'secret garden' which the children loved. Courtesy phone call from owner to check all ok much appreciated. Clean & well loved.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you all enjoyed your stay at Somercotes.
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4

Happy thank you

  • 4 of 5

Good

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Very comfortable,lovely garden and great location

  • 4 of 5

The cottage was very comfortable, the garden was lovely with wonderful mature trees and lots of space and Sutterton village was very pretty. Communication with the owners was excellent and there was lots of information on the local area. We enjoyed our break very much and hope to go back again - thank you.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased that our guests enjoyed their stay at Somercotes. We should be delighted to welcome them back on another occasion.
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4

Perfect location

  • 4 of 5

A last minute booking, the owner was able to quickly arrange access for us. The bungalow was warm and comfortable, the decor a little dated, and it provided a perfect base for us to start our MacMillan Cross Britain Walk (Boston to Barmouth)

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were so pleased to hear that these visitors had found Somercotes a convenient and comfortable base to make a start on their challenging long-distance walk.
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $13.32

Booking Notes:
Enquiries and bookings to owners, Dr & Mrs J Sharp, email or by telephone.
25% deposit, balance due 4 weeks before holiday.
Dogs welcome by arrangement, £10 charge per dog per week (max. 2 dogs)

Changeover Day:
Saturday change-over preferred, though this can be flexible. Short breaks possible particularly out of high season. Arrival time after 16.00 (4.00 p.m.), departure by 10.00 a.m. (Longer winter lets considered, price by negotiation.)

Notes on prices:
Short breaks possible, prices on application.
Winter lets possible, price by negotiation.
Well-behaved dogs welcome by arrangement (£10 per dog per week)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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