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Barley Cottage - Self Catering Holiday Cottage.

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
Minimum stay varies
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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....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.More
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About the Owner
Stephen/Jack W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2016
Interaction with guests
We'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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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: October 2018
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We have just had a 2 night stay at River Nene Cottages. Along with our son and his family we booked both 4 bed cottages and they were ideal. Very spacious and comfortable. Lots of hot water for the big showers, lovely large towels, comfy...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank chrissie21Yorkshire
Connector671343, VR Owner at Barley Cottage - Self Catering Holiday Cottage., responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Thank you very much indeed Chris - lovely meeting you all and we are delighted you all had a good weekend, despite the weather. Best wishes from us both and we look forward to seeing you the next time. Stephen

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Reviewed 22 July 2018

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Date of stay: July 2018
Management response:Responded 23 July 2018

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Reviewed 17 June 2018

We spent two weeks here and had a fab time! It was ideal location and the property had everything we needed.

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank neilk1142
Management response:Responded 18 June 2018

Thanks very much Neil. Great meeting you all and we hope you had a good time in London too :o) Best wishes, Stephen

Reviewed 20 September 2017

We stayed at Barley Cottage because it is handy if you want to visit Stamford and Burghley House and not stay in town. Stephen and Philip couldn't have been more welcoming and friendly and as dog loving as we are (or nearly!). The cottage is...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank doglover788
Management response:Responded 21 September 2017

Bless you and many thanks for your very kind review. I am glad you had a lovely time and that your three furry beasts enjoyed the surrounding countryside. As with most things in life there are some compromises, one of which is that the listed...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Refrigerator
Washer
Safe
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Waterfront
Iron
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Boat Available
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Fireplace
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Would you recommend this holiday rental for someone who wants to stay near the river?YesNoUnsure
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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).
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.
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