Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Flo's Cottage is a 19th century, south facing, agricultural estate workers' cottage. This two bedroomed cottage has been renovated to a high standard by the owners. It retains many of the original features: beamed ceilings, open cast-iron fireplaces and the charm and relaxed atmosphere of a rural setting.
The Cottage provides a comfortable, non-smoking, two bedroomed, centrally heated family accommodation. (all fuel included in the rent). Off street parking for two cars. Wireless internet connection.
The Living /Dining Room.
A comfortable lounge with exposed beams and central heating, with a traditional cast-iron tiled open fireplace. The room is equipped with Freeview TV and DVD player, cottage suite, dining table and chairs.
French doors lead to a patio, outdoor eating and seating area, BBQ and large south facing garden.
The exposed beamed kitchen is modernised to a high standard with a range of base units, fridge, cooker with ceramic hob and double oven, dishwasher, microwave, toaster and electric kettle. The cottage is fully equipped including towels and tea towels.
Hallway and Cloakroom
The hallway is off the living room, leading to the stairs and downstairs cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin.
The family bathroom, has a bath with an electric shower over, WC and wash hand basin.
Traditionally furnished with double bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers. Travel cot available. Towels and bed linen provided
Full size double bed with single bed above, wardrobe and chest of drawers. Towels and bed linen provided
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: East Midlands 50 km, Nearest railway: Newark East Coast Main Line and Newark Castle Stat|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set|
The Heart of England/Peak District
Visit Robin Hood Country and explore the famous Sherwood Forest with its Great Oak Tree, follow in the footsteps of Robin Hood and his merry men.
Explore the birth place of the Pilgrim Fathers, founders of modern day America. Discover the Historic Houses of the Dukeries, Clumber Park, one of the largest Parks in Europe; Creswell Crags, with the oldest cave drawings in the world; or simply relax in the countryside, cycling on quiet roads and designated trails, exploring historic churches, walking ancient footpaths, visiting charming towns and villages with thriving markets, traditional shops and quaint tea shops and inns.
Flo's Cottage is situated in the quiet village of Averham just 5 minutes walking distance from the River Trent. The Norman church sits on the bank of the river with views of the market town of Newark. There are two restaurants in the neighbouring village of Kelham: The Kelham House Country Manor Hotel and The Fox pub are within walking distance (one mile) of the cottage.
There are shops and supermarkets in Southwell (Co-op) and the larger town of Newark (Morrisons, Asda and Waitrose) On arrival there will be a welcome pack: milk, bread, cheese, tea, coffee.
The area is ideal for walking and cycling with many marked footpaths and bridleways including the Trent Way.
In the nearby villages and towns there are golf courses, leisure centres with swimming pools and a full range of sporting activities, horse riding and boat trips along the river. There are a range of family activity/attractions within a radius of ten miles. Southwell Racecourse with its all weather track hosts racing across the year. The cottage has a folder of local attractions and there is a local tourist office near Newark Castle Railway Station.
The market town of Newark on Trent just 4 miles away, has three bustling market days per week Weds, Fri and Sat, set in the magnificent Georgian market square. The Riverside Park and Castle hold many events throughout the summer and visitors can watch an array of boats passing through the locks while walking along the riverside pathways. Newark hosts Europe's largest antique fair which is held six times a year and Newark Showground is a venue for many interesting events.
There are many restaurants and bars catering for all tastes and pockets. A newly opened multi screen cinema and a ten-pin bowling alley, museums and theater provide a wealth of entertainment.
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26 Jul 2014
"We loved it!"
Great accommodation, great location, lovely garden, helpful and friendly owners. We stayed for two weeks and had a great time. The welcome package was a great addition. The cottage is stocked with eve… More
13 Sep 2013
Booked this cottage for a week, whilst fishing on the Trent. The owners could not have been more helpful in the booking process. The cottage is delightful, just as described. And great value for money… More
19 Aug 2013
"It was a wonderful experience, will definitely go back"
My family absolutely enjoyed our stay at flo's cottage. Its a very well equipped cottage, comfortable, very clean with a large beautiful sunny garden that the whole family had lots of fun in (lo… More
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