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The Little Bothy - Awarded Visit England's 'Good to Go' Safety Standard

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The light filled living area with super comfy sofa - perfect for curling up in front of the fire.
Burghley House -designed by William Cecil, Lord High Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
Barn
For your peace of mind and for a safe stay, we have taken advice from the Government and the Professional Association of Self Caterers and are working to the cleaning protocols and industry guidelines for holiday cottages. We have also been awarded the Visit England 'Good to Go' and AA Covid Confident accreditation for our compliance. Everything is in place for a safe and happy stay! This recently renovated two bedroom barn sits behind our home and was originally built to provide a laundry and store rooms for the farm cottages built in 1873. The Little Bothy has been thoughtfully restored and extended to provide a modern, self contained cottage sleeping four people. Imaginatively designed and finished to a very high standard, the barn offers luxury and comfort in abundance. Perfect for ...For your peace of mind and for a safe stay, we have taken advice from the Government and the Professional Association of Self Caterers and are working to the cleaning protocols and industry guidelines for holiday cottages. We have also been awarded the Visit England 'Good to Go' and AA Covid Confident accreditation for our compliance. Everything is in place for a safe and happy stay! This recently renovated two bedroom barn sits behind our home and was originally built to provide a laundry and store rooms for the farm cottages built in 1873. The Little Bothy has been thoughtfully restored and extended to provide a modern, self contained cottage sleeping four people. Imaginatively designed and finished to a very high standard, the barn offers luxury and comfort in abundance. Perfect for a romantic getaway - quiet, peaceful and relaxing for just the two of you. Alternatively, book our other cottage, Rest and be Thankful, and have a get together with friends or family. We can sleep up to eight in both cottages. The Little Bothy features an open plan kitchen, dining area and lounge with wood burner make it truly a home from home. Super comfy beds, high quality bed linen and a well equipped kitchen mean that you can eat in or enjoy one of the many eateries in the local area.The bathroom has a walk in shower, toilet and sink with heated towel rail. All bed linen and towels are included. The zip and link king-size bed can be separated to create single beds (2'6') for children, friends or colleagues. The property is all on one level, making it perfect for those who can't manage stairs. The barn also offers a 32' Freeview TV, electric cooker and gas hob, dishwasher. Fridge and small freezer space. Free WiFi. The Little Bothy has it's own courtyard with garden furniture. The orchard is also yours to walk in, or sit and have coffee or a glass of wine. Off road secure parking is available for two cars. Set in an idyllic location, relax in the orchard with a book or walk in the local nature reserves and maybe spot deer, foxes, badgers and red kites flying overhead. With easy access to the A1, A47 and A14, it is the ideal base from which to explore everything this beautiful and undiscovered area has to offer. There are local shops, pubs and restaurants within 2 miles. Our water is sourced from a natural water supply from a spring. Please note that the kitchen essentials such as salt, pepper and cooking oil have been removed from the property during the pandemic. Please contact us 24 hours before check in to confirm arrival times and key collection details. Thank you.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Stays of 2 nights will be charged at the appropriate weekend rate. To comply with updated Government guidelines and our own terms and conditions, the contact address of the lead guest must be provided upon acceptance of a booking.
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About the Owner
Kathryn H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2015
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Reviewed September 13, 2020 via mobile

The Little Bothy at Old Sulehay Cottages provided the perfect base for our holiday week. The Immaculately presented space provides for a very comfortable stay for two and there is an additional bedroom that would allow the whole place to accommodate 4. The kitchen is...More

Date of stay: September 2020
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 9, 2020

Date of stay: August 2020
Reviewed May 13, 2020

Stayed with my sister and elderly mother unfortunately only for 2 nights. My sister has already decided she and her partner will definitely look at booking when they can travel overseas again. We are Australians and so cannot imagine it will be anytime soon. Our...More

Date of stay: March 2020
Thank Hils1954
Reviewed June 17, 2019

Excellent cottage with first class facilities. Kathryn ( the owner ) was very friendly and helpful. We were down on business at the East of England showground which is easily accessible from the cottage.

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Mark G
Adventurer730715, VR Owner at The Little Bothy - Awarded Visit England's 'Good to Go' Safety Standard, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2019

Many thanks for the five star review you left us! Do get in touch if you are working in the area again, we'd love to welcome you back.

Reviewed March 27, 2019

Lovely cosy getaway, super clean and high standard of decor. Very friendly owners and dogs. We thoroughly enjoyed looking around Stamford and Oakham, spent a whole day at Burghley House and the morning before our journey home was spent at the Nene Valley Railway including...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Dream45214070659
Adventurer730715, VR Owner at The Little Bothy - Awarded Visit England's 'Good to Go' Safety Standard, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2019

So glad you enjoyed your time with us - you certainly packed a lot in! We hope to see you again if you are ever visiting the area.

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Reviewed December 3, 2018

Lovely wee place. Beautifully converted from farm outbuildings. Small but perfectly formed. Comfortable and well equipped within the space. No room for a washing machine or dishwasher, but room for a wood burner, which in my view is much more desirable. Orchard outside to walk...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank Alistair G
Adventurer730715, VR Owner at The Little Bothy - Awarded Visit England's 'Good to Go' Safety Standard, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2018

thank you for your great review, I hope we offered you some peace and respite during your time here. The foxes are definitely around as I keep finding calling cards but they seem to have gone nocturnal! Hope you had a good trip home and...More

Reviewed September 5, 2018

This is a beautiful and very comfortable cottage and is equipped with everything you could wish for. It is in a lovely, peaceful location and Kathryn was a great host, who was helpful and charming throughout. I have no hesitation in recommending The Little Bothy...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Alison R
Management response:Responded September 5, 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and it was lovely to welcome you as our first guests. Thank you for the great review and we hope to see you for Burghley next year!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Patio
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Located next to the borders of Lincolnshire, Rutland and Cambridgeshire, the historic and picturesque town of Stamford is just a 10 minute drive away. With it's has artisan cafes, shops and restaurants, it is also home to Burghley House, which was built by William Cecil, Lord High Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I, between 1555 and 1587. The house is a sightseeing must and also offers beautiful gardens to explore. Take a picnic - entry to the park and grounds is free. Visit the local market owns of Oakham and Oundle, or take in the beauty and history of Cambridge. A few miles away is the lovely restored station where you can begin a trip on the Nene Valley Railway and experience steam train travel from a bygone age.
Getting around
Due to it's rural location, you will need a car to visit local attractions. A trip to Cambridge can be made by train from Stamford or Peterborough, both within easy reach. There is also a park and ride into Cambridge 30 minutes away. London is less than an hour from Peterborough rail station into Kings Cross.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Little Bothy - Awarded Visit England's 'Good to Go' Safety Standard

The Little Bothy - Awarded Visit England's 'Good to Go' Safety Standard is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

The Little Bothy - Awarded Visit England's 'Good to Go' Safety Standard has one bathroom available. See all property details.

The Little Bothy - Awarded Visit England's 'Good to Go' Safety Standard has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at The Little Bothy - Awarded Visit England's 'Good to Go' Safety Standard must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.