Muntjac Cottage


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Muntjac Cottage is in the village of North Somercotes on the Lincolnshire coast ( on the edge of a National Nature Reserve) between Mablethorpe and Cleethorpes. Muntjac is a detached period cottage, built in the early 1800's and an ideal location for a relaxing holiday or a comfortable base from which to explore the area. We are dog friendly for 1 large or 2 small/ medium well behaved dog. We have chicken wire on the drive gates and around the garden to help keep small dogs in. Wood Burning Hot Tub to be installed by last week September 2017

Muntjac Cottage has 2 bedrooms, one with a double bed the other which can be either a king size or 2 singles as it is a zip and link. We try to make you have a good nights sleep by providing 100% quality high thread count cotton bedding just to give you that touch of luxury. Living room with Ingle Nook fireplace and a log burner, the floor is very old quarry tiled. 42" Flat screen t.v and Wi-fi plus lots of DVDs. Kitchen is very well equipped with all that you will need for your holiday. Off the kitchen there is a larder kitchen where the Fridge freezer, microwave and more kitchen cupboards. The bathroom has a big P bath with shower over plenty of hot water for that relaxing soak! A separate Dining Room with a large dining table and also a cupboard with selection of games. Cd/radio/mp3 player with lots of Cds. Outside there is the garden room/utility room where the washer and dryer is.  There is also a small table and 2 chairs as this makes a nice sitting area in the evenings. Outside there is a range of garden furniture for your use also a BBQ. The bird feeders are filled for when you arrive as we have a resident woodpecker and many other birds. We also have small wild-flower gardens.

Directly out of Muntjac property on one side is a bridleway and the other is a nice public footpath walk into the village. This links up to other public footpath walks ( map in Muntjac Cottage) The pub is a 10 min walk away as is the shop. North Somercotes is not a large village but is well serviced as it is a hub for surrounding villages. It has 2 shops one of which has a post office, 2 pubs both dog friendly, 2 takeaways, also a hairdressers.

Approx 10 min walk away is the wood walk where there is a cafe open all year round. Quite often you will see deer in the wood and other wildlife. Donna Nook National Nature Reserve is approx 2 miles away and from late October to late December, seals congregate to have their vast numbers of pups here. Seals are very close to the public viewing areas, making Donna Nook one of the most accessible sites for seeing seals breeding in the UK. It attracts 40,000 visitors a year. Also worth a visit is the Saltfleetby-Theddlethorpe National Nature Reserve, a bird lovers, wildlife; and walkers paradise which can be easily reached from the property approx 3 miles away. Good walks and cycle routes from the door, with golf courses all within a short drive. A private fishing lake is just 1 mile away which guests can use (at cost), also other fishing lakes in and around the village.  There are so many varied beaches along this coast from Muntjac Cottage Down to Anderby Creek.  All details how to get to the beaches are in Muntjac.

North Somercotes is 15 miles south of Cleethorpes, a popular holiday resort including Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway and other attractions. It is also only 8 miles from the Georgian town of Louth which still boasts 3 markets a week, with the very impressive St James Church, Hubbards Hills picnic area and beauty spot, as well as a cinema, leisure centre and many excellent restaurants and pubs. Also just outside of Louth you are on the Lincolnshire Wolds AONB, many miles of wolds walks. Mablethorpe, 8 miles, has sandy beaches along with all your normal seaside attractions including a fun fair and amusements.  Sutton-on Sea, another lovely small seaside town with cafe's and small shops. Beautiful beach, approx 11 miles from Muntjac. Travel along the old Roman Road after Sutton and you will find many entrances to carparks leading to the beach where not many people go and dog friendly. Anderby Creek has a cafe' open in summer months and toilets open all year round.  Grimsby has a Fishing Heritage Centre, as well as very good shopping facilities. Skegness approx 28 miles and Lincoln approx 38 miles.