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Homely Cottage close to Sherwood Forest

12 reviews
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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Old Ollerton is a conservation area on the very doorstep of Sherwood Forest in an area known as the Dukeries. Rufford Abbey is one mile and Sherwood Forest, with the famous Major Oak, Sherwood Pines, Centre Parcs and Clumber Park are just a few minutes drive. The village itself is home to the oldest working watermill in the country, which also houses a splendid tearoom, Ollerton Watermill Teashop. Savile House dates from the 1800's and has spent it's life as a variety of shops including tobacconist, fruiterer & post office.Savile House has an enclosed rear patio garden with seating and a rear parking space for one car. The bathroom is upstairs and has a shower over the bath. We have fibre WiFi and full central heating, along with a cast iron electric stove in the lounge. The living roo...Old Ollerton is a conservation area on the very doorstep of Sherwood Forest in an area known as the Dukeries. Rufford Abbey is one mile and Sherwood Forest, with the famous Major Oak, Sherwood Pines, Centre Parcs and Clumber Park are just a few minutes drive. The village itself is home to the oldest working watermill in the country, which also houses a splendid tearoom, Ollerton Watermill Teashop. Savile House dates from the 1800's and has spent it's life as a variety of shops including tobacconist, fruiterer & post office.Savile House has an enclosed rear patio garden with seating and a rear parking space for one car. The bathroom is upstairs and has a shower over the bath. We have fibre WiFi and full central heating, along with a cast iron electric stove in the lounge. The living room is a loveley size and has 2 three seater sofas, coffee tables, 40' TV with freeview and catchup channels. The kitchen is very spacious and has an oak dining table with 4 chairs and a bench. All conveniences are provided. Bed linen and towels are provided along with a starter amount of tea/coffee/sugar and milk. We allow children one well behaved dog, as long as they are not allowed on beds or upstairs. More
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About the Owner
Wayne F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2018
Interaction with guests
I will send out arrival instructions and there is a welcome folder in the property detailing all you need to know and my contact details.
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

We book cottage breaks about 5 times a year to get away and visit new places and after innumerable visits, this is clearly within our top 3 favourite properties. This is one of the very few we’ve experienced that has the honest charm of a...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Craig_Sterry
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

We visit family in the area on a yearly basis and have stayed here multiple times now. The 3 bedroom cottage is perfect for our needs and serves as a great place to stay. The kitchen is nice and large with all amenities needed including...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Gareth D
Pathfinder771796, VR Owner at Homely Cottage close to Sherwood Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

Hi Gareth, I'm blown away by your wonderful words! Thank you so much and look forward to having you stay again. Ros

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Reviewed 11 October 2018

The cottage was beautifully decorated & had everything you could need. It was so cosy & had a beautiful garden to sit in. The location was brilliant & was so nice to be able to walk 2 minutes to Ollerton Mill Tearoom which was amazing...the...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Julie L
Pathfinder771796, VR Owner at Homely Cottage close to Sherwood Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Thank you for such a comprehensive and complimentary review. So pleased you enjoyed your stay and found the cottage welcoming. We stay ourselves so we keep an eye on things. It is good to be able to walk to places to eat. Mcdonalds and the...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

A fab weekend meeting up with friends. The cottage was so cosy and well equipped. The little courtyard was great to enjoy morning coffee. Communication was prompt and straight forward and we appreciated the text on first evening to check we were happy with everything,...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank dmsglos
Pathfinder771796, VR Owner at Homely Cottage close to Sherwood Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

This is great to read, thank you! Hope to hear from you again. All the best, Ros

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

This beautiful well equipped cottage is an excellent base for exploring Sherwood Forest and the surrounding area. If you just want to relax and recharge or be more active and go off mountain biking at Sherwood Pines Savile Cottage Provides luxurious accommodation.

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Becjackson23
Management response:Responded 8 September 2018

Thank you Rebecca, a wonderful review indeed! Hope to have you back again. Ros

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Housekeeping Included
Dryer
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
TV
Parking
Microwave
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
Toaster
Patio
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About the neighbourhood
Ollerton Village is a conservation area on the doorstep of Sherwood Forest. In the village itself is a lovely tearoom The Watermill Teashop, an Italian Restaurant and the Hop Pole Hotel. We are just a mile from Rufford Abbey Park. Sherwood Pines, with Segways, mountain bikes and GoApe is 3 miles away. Clumber Park is 6 miles. Of course, the Major Oak in Sherwood Forest is just a couple of miles up the road in Edwinstowe where you will also find a craft centre and a variety of village shops and restaurants. Southwell is a beautiful town with it's magnificent minster and the old workhouse, 12 miles away. You can get to Nottingham and Lincoln in 45 mins; and to the peak district (Chatsworth House etc) in an hour by car.
Getting around
Ollerton has a good bus service that can take you into Edwinstowe, Mansfield or to Nottingham and surrounding villages.
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