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“a cottage that welcomes you like a friend”
Halfway Cottage, with Off Road Parking
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Halfway Cottage, with Off Road Parking
Halfway - Sitting Room Area with Coal Effect Gas Fire
Halfway - Dining Area with access to the Garden
Halfway - Dining Kitchen looking onto the South Facing Garden
Halfway - Bedroom with King Size Bed & En Suite Bathroom
Halfway - Twin Room
Halfway - Twin Room with En Suite Shower Room
Twin Room En Suite Shower Room
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Nettleham, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England

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belljayne
Blackpool, United Kingdom
1 review
“a cottage that welcomes you like a friend”
Reviewed 28 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

our first choice had been halfway but it was already booked and thank goodness it was.
the minute we walked into corner cottage it felt like home, a lovely mix of modern and old.
everything in the cottage was of excellent quality and the bose sound system was amazing (think i will need to treat myself) the cottage is in an excellent position a few minutes walk to the friendly village and excellent tea shop and the buses to lincoln stop very close to the cottage. the cottage has a lovely little garden to sit out in and watch the world go by.
nothing could be faulted, hope to return one day

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Keith A
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
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“Beautiful cottage”
Reviewed 18 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Spotless, well equipped cottage near the centre of the village. Only a few minutes walk to the shops and pubs, with historic Lincoln a short drive away. Fantastic.

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office035
Perth, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Excellent 5 star cottages in great village not far from Lincoln”
Reviewed 16 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

This was our second stay in Halfway and we also took Corner Cottage for my wife's parents when again visiting family in Lincoln. Absolutely every facility was provided in both of these characterful and relaxing cottages in the village. It is such a benefit coming from Scotland to know that there is such excellent accommodation waiting at the Lincoln end and evidences the owner's enthusiasm to provide such a good holiday experience, with everything provided for a comfortable stay. We highly recommend either or both of these cottages to anyone wishing to have a great base from which to explore Lincoln, the county or to visit friends and family. They could not be better even if you just wished to relax in the village and enjoy the comfortable accommodation and gardens of both of these properties. Extremely highly recommended in all respects.

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Liked best: Everything about Halfway and Corner Cottages.
Liked least: Nothing,
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Natasha C
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Just gets better”
Reviewed 22 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

This cottage never disappoints.
Very clean, very modern.
Excellent wifi.
Modern and latest digital/internet tv. New Bose sound system perfect for listening to when sat in beautiful patio garden .
Highly recommend

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Winco47
Poole - on the sunshine coast!
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“Mind your head.............”
Reviewed 9 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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Well first of all this review is for Corner Cottage. I see that Halfway Cottage is also reviewed on this same site, so do be careful that you know which cottage you are looking at.

This old stone cottage has been renovated to a high standard and has all, and indeed more, than is needed for a holiday let. It is very clean and all the facilities are in good order. We found the cottage to be very quiet even though it is situated at a crossroads in the village. The village is lovely, very pretty houses and gardens and not a scrap of litter in sight. It has a range of shops and pubs within walking distance so you are not far from supplies. Lincoln of course is not far away and has all the usual big supermarkets. There is a Waitrose Superstore to the north of the city, which is probably the nearest. So all in all the cottage deserves its Gold Award.

However nothing is perfect and I would like to draw your attention to the following points which will apply to you if you, like myself, are six feet or more tall.

Tall folk need to be very careful inside the cottage. The doors are very low, about six feet and some less. There is also a beam across the kitchen dining area which again is very low at around six feet. I collected quite a few bruises on my head!

You should also be aware that the 'cottagey' stairs up to the bedrooms are quite steep and the treads are not very deep. There is also a potential trip hazard on the landing as there is a small half-step between the bedrooms.

There is also a very sharp cupboard corner downstairs in the porch. We covered it with a plastic bottle cap until we got used to it.

So altogether, with the very uneven and sloping floors upstairs and low doors one needs to take real care when moving around until you get used to it. Those younger than myself would no doubt catch on a little quicker!

Again, if you are tall then you will find it difficult to use the mirror over the bathroom sink, as it is very low, due to the sloping ceiling. I think the addition of a shaving mirror on a flexible mount would solve this. Also in the bathroom there is no anti-slip mat in the shower and it can be slippery as the shower tray is not anti-slip.

It should also be noted that the outdoor sitting area (which is a lovely sun-trap) is outside the front door, facing the crossroads so there is no privacy. There is no back garden.

There is a garage for the car right on the road next to the cottage. Our normal sized saloon fitted in, but an estate or 4x4 may be too large. Something to check on if necessary. The up and over garage door when opened is very low as are the door tracks, the ends of which are very sharp metal. The door was too low for us to be able to open the hatchback more than a short way with the car in the garage. The road outside can be busy at peak times so great care is needed to get the car in and out.

However, apart from the points I have raised, which mainly affect tall people, we felt the cottage was a very nice place to stay.

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: The very low ceilings and beams
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
8 Jun 2015
Thank you for your review of Corner Cottage, I was pleased that you had found the cottage to be clean and of a high standard. It's good to know what our guests think of our properties, this helps us to meet and hopefully exceed visitors expectations.

As far as the character of the property is concerned - it is after all "a cottage", one of the oldest properties in the village, and
had you mentioned when booking Corner Cottage that you were 6' 2" tall I would have had the opportunity to suggest that Halfway would have been more suitable

As an aside, I was somewhat surprised that your trip-advisor review was so very different from what you had written in the cottage visitors book!
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