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Yew Tree Cottage - Self Catering Holiday Cottage.

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum 
Holiday Rental House
2 Bedroom self catering C19th stone cottage just outside Peterborough in a picturesque village, situated on the banks of the river Nene. Secure behind their own automated gates, the private drive has parking for two cars. Easy to find with A1 (M) and A 47 near by and on the boarder of three counties; Cambridgeshire, Northampton and Lincolnshire; this is the ideal spot for, many activities or doing absolutely nothing. PLEASE NOTE : The Pool is outdoors and is seasonal. It is open from 1st April to 30th Sept. It is HEATED from 1st June to 31st August.
House Rules
Pets not allowedKid friendlyNo smoking
Please discuss your pets with us before booking. Our rate is £15, per night, per pet. Please note that we are not suitable for loud parties/groups.
Bedrooms
2 Doubles
Bathrooms
1 Shower

Meet the host
Stephen & Philip W
Hosting since January 2016
Languages spoken: English
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guestsWe'll meet you on site with the keys to the cottage and are eager to share our knowledge of the area and things to do to keep you entertained during your stay. If you have any questions during your stay, we are readily available to help whenever necessary.

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Reviews (8)
Amy M
Amy M
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Amazing 2 night stay
I've just come back from a 2 night stay in Yew Tree Cottage. The cottage is comfy and warm with all amenities there are dvds and books to use. A pool and garden on site *if only the weather was good enough to use them* and located near such beautiful sites right near the river. Can't say enough for Stephen he was amazing as soon as We got there explained everything to us and answered all our questions and more and checked on us as we were leaving.
Visited April 2018
Written April 29, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Connector671343
Connector671343
Thank you very much indeed for your lovely review. It was our pleasure having you all to stay and we hope the weather will be a lot brighter for your next visit :o) Best wishes to you all ! Stephen
Written April 30, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Atri N
Atri N
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Best place I stayed in last 12 months
IThis was a lovely surprise to start with as it was a gift but the cottage itself also was a pleasant surprise. very clean and it is equipt with everything you may need. I spent the last weekend with my two dogs there and all 3 of us had an amazing time. The cottage is set in beautiful surroundings - riverside location & country fields all around in a village hamlet. Stephen and Phil are welcoming and somehow they make you feel like you are at home. Warm & cozy cottage. We'll be back. Thank you Atri, Lucie and Scarlett
Visited January 2018
Written January 8, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Connector671343
Connector671343
Atri, Thanks very much for your lovely review. we are delighted you all had a great stay and thank you for taking such good care of our cottage. It was a pleasure meeting you all and we look forward to your next visit. Best wishes, Philip and Stephen
Written January 9, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

averilj2017
averilj2017
Horsforth, United Kingdom8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Fab cottage
Lovely stop - very close to A1 - on our trip down south!! Stephen was friendly & helpful & the house was beautiful.
Visited September 2017
Written September 12, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Connector671343
Connector671343
Hi Averil, thanks very much indeed . It was lovely meeting you all and thanks for being such great guests . Best wishes , Stephen
Written September 16, 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Scenic724431
Scenic724431
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent
I stayed here with my Mum and Grandad for one night and it was a brilliant little break. Stephen was very helpful and welcoming and made sure we had everything for our stay. The cottage itself is lovely - immaculate and beautifully furnished with great facilities - the bed and pillows were so comfortable! It was easy to find with Stephen's directions and it's set in a beautiful location. I'd definitely recommend it and if you have time, stay for more than one night.
Visited July 2017
Written August 3, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Connector671343
Connector671343
Thank you very much indeed Michelle, and thank you too for leaving our cottage so immaculate too - very much appreciated. Stephen
Written August 4, 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Lynneyazgan
Lynneyazgan
7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Quintessential English country accommodation, tasteful decor, fabulous hosts!
It was like Enid Blyton's 'Famous Five Escape The Big Smoke'. Myself & 4 friends escaped for a relaxing weekend, which was an easy run up the A1 from London, taking just over an hour. We hired Yew Tree Cottage and Coach Cottage, both sympathetically restored to a high standard, with quality finishes and tasteful decor. We were greeted by our wonderful hosts - Stephen and Phil - and were made to feel extremely welcome and at home. We enjoyed a country walk next to the river, which runs along the bottom of the stunning garden of the main house. We are already planning our return trip in the summer. Fabulous accommodation, fabulous hosts! X
Visited February 2017
Written February 5, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Connector671343
Connector671343
Thanks very much Lynne - on the other side of the coin, you were fabulous guests !!! xx
Written February 6, 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Roz M
Roz M
London, United Kingdom8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Just fabulous!
What a beautiful cottage in an incredibly picturesque setting! Stephen and Phil, our friendly hosts, couldn't have made us feel more welcome, with thoughtful touches wherever we looked. Will be returning to this little piece of paradise very soon ...
Visited February 2017
Written February 5, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Connector671343
Connector671343
Thanks so much Roz and we'd be delighted to see you again soon :o)
Written February 6, 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

aussieandfrenchman
aussieandfrenchman
Nottingham, United Kingdom3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Lovely getaway
We had a lovely stay in Yew Tree Cottage. The cottage is well equipped and very beautifully decorated, and in a gorgeous, quiet village, right on the river. The surrounding area is also very beautiful with lots of pretty villages and towns nearby. The hosts are super friendly and accommodating, and we wouldn't hesitate to stay there again. Thanks Philip and Stephen!
Visited September 2016 Travelled with family
Written September 22, 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Connector671343
Connector671343
Thanks so much Kate. It was lovely meeting you all and we'd welcome you all back anytime !! Best wishes from us both !!
Written September 23, 2016. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Canadacalling
Canadacalling
Vancouver, Canada53 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Secluded and luxurious cottage
This gem of a cottage is safely tucked away on the banks of the river with walking for miles and all right off the A1, 8 miles from Stamford, It is a lovely place to come home that the end of a day exploring and a great place to just "chill" with a great host who lives next door and has your every need met
Visited June 2016 Travelled with family
Written July 11, 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Philip R
Philip R
Erik, thank you very much for your kind review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay. Many thanks ! Stephen
Written July 12, 2016. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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What this rental offers
Nearby
  • Golf course (within 30 mins drive)
  • Hiking areas
  • Countryside area
Outdoor amenities
  • Shared outdoor pool (heated)
Kitchen and dining
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
Indoor amenities
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Internet access
  • Cable television
Additional amenities
  • Boat available
Location features
  • Waterfront location
Bathroom and laundry
  • Dryer
  • Iron
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Parking
  • Secure parking available
Location info
  • Kid friendly
  • City getaway
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Entertainment
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Television
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
  • Cycling areas

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Map
About the neighbourhood
Water Newton is a small hamlet of around 40 houses, mostly built of 'Cotswold stone'. We have an historic church dating back to around 1100AD. The remains of Edward Edwards of Mutiny on the Bounty fame, are interred in the church. We have a working waterways lock which sees high River traffic during the boating season. The village is also famous for the discovery of Roman gold and silver in a field adjacent to Mill Lane, called the Water Newton Treasure (now in the British Museum).
Access
Car advised
How to get there
We are 3 miles North of junction 17 of A1 and 3 miles South of the A1/A47 cross road junction at Wansford. The village is between the A1 and the River Nene with just 2 roads - The Old North Road and Mill Lane, on which we are located towards the bottom, through large electric white gates.
Activities nearby
Fishing spots availableGolf course (within 30 mins drive)

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 3 p.m. Check out by 11 a.m.
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 8 weeks before check-in
  • 25% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed

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Yew Tree Cottage - Self Catering Holiday Cottage. is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

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