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Formby Red Squirrel Cottage

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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
7 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
30 minutes to the centre of Liverpool, a quiet haven just a stroll to the beach. 'Formby Red Squirrel Cottage' has its own private parking, patio and large garden. A beautiful period house with central heating and WIFI. 'Formby Red Squirrel Cottage' is on a lane that leads directly to the beach, pinewoods, and The National Trusts Red Squirrel Reserve, yet is only a 10 minute walk to the train taking you into the centre of Liverpool or Southport. Close to Formby village, restaurants and shops, this fabulous cottage is a real home from home. ...30 minutes to the centre of Liverpool, a quiet haven just a stroll to the beach. 'Formby Red Squirrel Cottage' has its own private parking, patio and large garden. A beautiful period house with central heating and WIFI. 'Formby Red Squirrel Cottage' is on a lane that leads directly to the beach, pinewoods, and The National Trusts Red Squirrel Reserve, yet is only a 10 minute walk to the train taking you into the centre of Liverpool or Southport. Close to Formby village, restaurants and shops, this fabulous cottage is a real home from home. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Sorry parties not allowed. Your pooch is welcome but not allowed to remain alone in the cottage. No dogs allowed upstairs.
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath, 1 Half bath
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About the Owner
Jo H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2009
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Reviewed 15 May 2019

My brother, sister and I really liked the house, as did my son and his wife and their children - so it's good for all ages. The children enjoyed spotting all the squirrels that decorate the house, they were always discovering more! The lovely long...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank FellowTraveler692719
Reviewed 13 November 2017

The house was great and just what we needed. Very comfortably fitted 5 of us in a large twin room, a double and single room. Lovely big patio and garden although we didn't use it. The beach is a 10 minute drive and the village...More

Date of stay: November 2017
1  Thank Roz P
Formbyjo, VR Owner at Formby Red Squirrel Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Thanks Roz, glad it all went well for your mums 70 th. All the best. jo

Reviewed 5 May 2017

Tried to book this through Trip Advisor but got no response from owner. Found her website and tried to email, still no response. Finally got hold of her via mobile number to be told it was no longer available as a holiday letting. Was v...More

Date of stay: May 2017
2  Thank BarbaraJBryant
Formbyjo, VR Owner at Formby Red Squirrel Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Red Squirrel Cottage is now open for bookings. Sorry it was temporarily closed. Jo

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Reviewed 9 November 2016

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Date of stay: October 2016
Formbyjo, VR Owner at Formby Red Squirrel Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

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Reviewed 18 July 2016

Red Squirrel Cottage is situated close to the trains and shopping. It is well furnished with kitschy ceramic squirrels everywhere. It was generally clean and tidy. However, there were a few things that would have made our visit more comfortable. For example, we were provided...More

Date of stay: July 2016
2  Thank Retiredagain
Formbyjo, VR Owner at Formby Red Squirrel Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2016

I am so sorry you weren't completely happy at my cottage. I'll try to respond to each point. There was a hand towel in the bathroom as well as a bath towel for each guest and bath mats and tea towels. The issue of towels...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2015

Excellent accommodation close to lovely, clean beach and pine forest-ideal for long walks with Molly (the dog!) Younger members of the family were able to go into Liverpool shopping before meeting us back at The Cross House Inn where everyone was so friendly. Large, enclosed...More

Date of stay: August 2015
3  Thank Andrea C
Reviewed 8 August 2015

We stayed here with our 3 teenagers and it was wonderful visit. It had plenty of space and it was perfect for what we wanted. The garden was stunning and had brilliant wifi. It was close by to the beach and pine woods. I would...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank lorna l
Reviewed 8 July 2015

The cottage was perfect for our short family break with Grandma and our children. The location was excellent allowing us to pack a lot in. The nature reserve and beach were close by and we saw a handful of the elusive red squirrels on the...More

Date of stay: May 2015
1  Thank Yeardleys
Formbyjo, VR Owner at Formby Red Squirrel Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Thank you this kind review! Jo

Reviewed 11 April 2015

We wanted a place for a family of five to stay to be near family in Liverpool but to explore the coastline from Liverpool to Southport. We stumbled upon Red Squirrel Cottage in Formby and it turned out to be ideal. Great location for exploring...More

Date of stay: March 2015
2  Thank Gary H
Formbyjo, VR Owner at Formby Red Squirrel Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2015

Thank you so much for your kind review. It's so lovely to know people enjoy the time spent at the cottage as much as I do!

Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

Great garden for our 7 month old labrador and great comfy beds.nice friendly area and clean beach close by.

Date of stay: August 2014
1  Thank Go806023
Formbyjo, VR Owner at Formby Red Squirrel Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2014

Thank you Craig for your kind review. Jo

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Formby Red Squirrel Cottage; is on a lane that leads directly to the beach, pinewoods, and The National Trusts Red Squirrel Reserve, yet is only a 10 minute walk to the train taking you into the centre of Liverpool or Southport. Close to Formby village, restaurants and shops, this fabulous cottage is a real home from home.Formby has a lovely village with speciality shops and a wealth of restaurants and fine dining. In the village is also a newly opened swimming pool for that early morning dip to get the blood pumping.
Getting around
The train station is only ten minute walk away and train is direct into Liverpool city centre and also Southport.
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