FLINT COTTAGE is a spacious single-storey two-bedroomed town cottage – delightfully charming, with its distinctive white picket fence and fragrant honeysuckle growing around the entrance porch. It sleeps up to four people and is perfect for friends or two couples holidaying together, or for a couple wanting a bit more space.
- single-storey (no stairs/steps)
- sleeps up to 4
- 2 bedrooms – Double & Kingsize Double
- fully-equipped kitchen
- separate Dining Room
- log-burner in Living Room
- Art Deco/Art Nouveau Period features
- spacious – high ceilings throughout
- full-length bath
- power-shower (over bath)
- gas Central heating
- Laundry facilities
- pretty (private) Courtyard garden
- iron & ironing board
- bedlinen & towels provided
- Flat-screen TV (FREEVIEW Channels, Radio, CD & DVD Player
- FREE WiFi (Broadband Internet access
- bedlinen & towels provided
- small, well-behaved dogs welcome
The welcoming entrance hall leads to the ‘Green Room’ (the double bedroom) on the left, and the living room on the right. From the living room, you can access the rest of the cottage: the ‘Blue Room’ (with a kingsize double bed), the kitchen, the dining room, the bathroom, and the (private) Courtyard garden at the back of ‘Flint Cottage’.
In the Lobby, there are coat-hooks – for outdoor coats. There is also a full-length mirror, shoe-rack for your walking boots, and an umbrella-stand (complete with a selection of umbrellas!). There are coat hooks on the backs of the doors in the bathroom and both bedrooms.
Heating & Hot Water
Flint Cottage has full gas central-heating, with thermostatic-controlled radiators in each room, and a Room Thermostat in the Sitting Room. Additional hot water is provided by an immersion tank, and the Programmer for this is very easy to use.
Both bedrooms are carpeted, for extra comfort, and the dark wood of the floorboards throughout the rest of the cottage give it a very period feel.
THE LIVING ROOM
The real feature of the living room is the log-burner – which is perfect for cosy, real log-fires in winter. The flat-screen TV has satallite (Freeview) channels, and also plays DVDs and music CDs. Flint Cottage also has FREE Wi-Fi (wireless broadband internet access).
The living room has doors off to the ‘Blue Room’ (the kingsize bedroom) and to a lobby – which leads to the bathroom, the Courtyard garden, and the kitchen – and from there on to the dining room.
The kitchen has a beautiful, hand-made pine dresser which is a real feature, and houses a collection of period kitchen memorabilia. However, the kitchen is also fully-equipped for modern living, including an (electric) cooker, a large fridge/freezer, and a microwave. Small appliances include an electric kettle, toaster, and a coffee-maker/cafetiere.
There is plenty of crockery, cutlery, glasses and bakeware, plus initial supplies of tea, coffee, etc., and fresh milk in the fridge on your arrival. Also provided is a kitchen towel, oven-mitts, plenty of tea-towels and some larder essentials (such as foil, salt & pepper, etc.).
Also in the kitchen is a washer/dryer, an iron & ironing board, and clothes airer. (There is a washing-line in the courtyard.)
Each bedroom has a Victorian-style white/brass metal bedstead, with a comfortable sprung mattress – a duvet, and 4 large pillows per bed. The beds are made up for your arrival, with crisp-cotton bedlinen. And freshly-laundered towels are laid out, ready for you to use. Both bedrooms have a spacious built-in wardrobe, plenty of drawer-space, lamps, an alarm-clock and a hairdryer. A travel-cot can be provided (at no extra cost) by arrangement.
The sunny dining room overlooks the pretty Courtyard garden at the back of the cottage – perfect at breakfast! The dining table comfortably seats 4 people, with space for a highchair if needed. A highchair can be provided (at no extra charge) by arrangement.
The bathroom has a full-length bath with a power-shower over, a modern (low-flush) toilet, a shaver-point, and a mirror over the hand basin.
Large, home-launderd white bath-towels are provided.
THE COURTYARD GARDEN
The pretty courtyard garden is accessed via the lobby next to the kitchen, and is solely for use by guests staying at ‘Flint Cottage’. There is a table and four comfortable chairs, plus a large parasol – for very warm weather. Seat-pads for the chairs are also provided should you need them (stored in the kitchen).
Patio-pots filled with flowering plants make the courtyard particularly colourful in the spring/summer. All in all, perfect for al fresco lunches, drinks on a summers evening, or lazy mornings with coffee and the newspapers.
The Courtyard is very sheltered and a little sun-trap, so it is often warm enough to sit out during the early spring and late autumn too.
It also provides a very pleasant view from the dining room during breakfast, making it a very peaceful and relaxing way to start the day.