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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Situated in the center of the Historic Lincolnshire village of Heckington, famous for it's unique windmill and 14th century St Andrew's Church & mentioned in the Domesday Book .http://domesdaymap.co.uk/place/TF1444/heckington/
Find out more: http://heckington.com/
The village has many amenities within a few minutes walk including 2 pubs, a sports club with squash courts, cafe's, tea rooms, takeaway's including pizza's, Chinese, Indian and of course the great British Fish & Chips. There is also a small Coop Supermarket, Spar Grocer, a large newsagent and a respected local butcher.
Heckington is easily accessible off the A17 trunk road and a convenient center for visiting Lincoln, Boston, Spalding, Grantham and Peterboro. There is also a railway station just 5 mins walk from The Nook with regular connections to East Coast Main Line at Grantham; a car is not essential
The Nook is open plan, self contained and well equipped accommodation comprising on ground floor open plan living area with Satellite TV, DVD a small library of paperbacks and Wifi; the well equipped kitchen area has a fridge freezer, dishwasher, ceramic hob, fan oven and washing machine. The dining area has a dresser, table & chairs with french windows leading out into a private sitting area within a mature garden setting, there is a further sitting area with table & chairs at the front. A staircase leads to the first floor bedroom and en suite bathroom. The bed is new, comfortable and has a top quality memory foam mattress, double doors lead to the bathroom which has a romantic slipper bath, basin and toilet.
The Nook altogether very comfortable, it is well insulated and centrally heated, it's is cool in summer and warm in winter. All bed linen, towels, tea towels are provided for use within the cottage.
There is on site parking for one car and a well behaved pet is welcome small extra charge.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: East Midlands Airport 97 km, Nearest railway: Heckington Les than 10 mins walk|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The Heart of England/Peak District
Lincolnshire is a historic county in the east of England. It borders Norfolk to the south east, Cambridgeshire to the south, Rutland to the south west, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire to the west,
England's second largest county is an outstanding area of ever-changing landscapes and exciting scenery, shaped by a rich tapestry of fascinating heritage, passionate people and intriguing traditions. From the iconic towers of Lincoln Cathedral to the beautiful stone town of Stamford, the rolling Lincolnshire Wolds to the breathtaking Skegness coastline, Lincolnshire is a must visit UK holiday destination.
During the Second World War Lincolnshire was known as 'Bomber County' because of the number of bomber bases dotted around the flatter countryside - perfect landscapes for the RAF and its allied comrades.
It's a rich heritage still very much alive today with Lincolnshire home to many wartime museums and living memorials as well as the current home to the RAF's famous Red Arrows display team and the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
Bring those days to life in a thrilling way at the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre where you can experience the sights, smells and sounds of a real Bomber Command airfield - and even get the chance to taxi down the runway in a Lancaster Bomber.
The nearly 1,000 years old village (first mentioned in the 10th century is best known for its windmill of the same name, the only 8-sailed example of its type still standing in the UK and all Europe. The tower windmill built as a five-sailed mill in 1830 and turned into an eight-sailed mill after serious storm damages in 1890-92 was formerly (and sometimes still today) named Pocklington's Mill after its last owner John Pocklington. In 1986 the windmill underwent restoration.
The Heckington Show has been held annually in the village over the last weekend in July since 1864.and is said to be the largest village show in England with regular attendance of 25,000 visitors. Nothing quite matches Heckington Show for the relaxed way that it combines the intimacy of a village show with the expectation of the national stage. Heckington Show is a true family day out, a quintessentially English Summer occasion for families and friends to enjoy and take part in an event that brings competition and co-operation, pride and pleasure, sunshine and smiles to a Summer's day.
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18 Jul 2014
"A Perfect Retreat"
An incredibly comfortable and cosy property; perfect for a romantic break and with the loveliest hosts imaginable. We fell in love with The Nook as soon as we saw the photos online and it did not dis… More
4 Jul 2014
"Ideally situated for exploring Lincolnshire"
Excellent customer care from Alan and Veronica.Lovely feel to 'The Nook' - everything provided for a holiday stay.Heckington seemed to be quite a busy village with a variety of small shops, … More
16 Jun 2014
A beautiful little traditional village in lincs with lovely village pub , church and even a windmill. All the amenities you'll need are in very close walking distance. The book has a real traditi… More
15 Jun 2014
"Fantastic little find and wonderful owners, you wont be dissapointed!!!"
The Nook is a real gem, a real home from home. We had everything we could need and more, Veronica and Alan have thought of your every comfort, and have presented this place in such style and luxury. T… More
27 Mar 2014
We stayed here last weekend for 3 nights and had a fantastic time. The cottage has everything you need it was like a home from home. It was warm and cosy with good facilities and so nicely decorated a… More
28 Feb 2014
Quaint idyllic little retreat,the most relaxed I've ever been outside my own house!had a lovely feel and such a lovely village heckington is with lots to do and see.… More
27 Feb 2014
"Fabulous Stay in the Village of Heckington"
The Nook has everything one needs for a short or long stay, and is really comfortable. We stayed for 3 months, and enjoyed walking and taking the trains to really get to view all of the local area. … More
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