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2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Sparkling clean
9 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

The Secret Sanctuary is ideal for a romantic break for two people where you can relax with the deer and the wildlife of this unique position set amid a bluebell wood.
The Cottage dates from 1871 and was part of a Victorian hunting lodge. The Cottage is now available 7 nights per week, and can also be booked long term by arrangement.

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Wifi
Dryer
TV
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12) and pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 8PM and check out out by 10AM

Availability

25 Reviews

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Mel User Profile
Mel
September 2018
historic house in a woodland setting
Gabrielle User Profile
Gabrielle
September 2016
This was a true highlight of our trip, perhaps even of all our travels! Thank you for this sanctuary of peace and privacy. We hope to--plan to--keep in touch with John and Valerie.
John User Profile
Response from John:
Thank you for your kind comments they were much appreciated, they were delightful guests and we would love to welcome them again should they come to the area again in the future. Lily has added them to her friends list.They left the cottage in immaculate condition. John and Valerie
September 2016
Sarah User Profile
Sarah
November 2018
A lovely peaceful location with many special touches to make the stay very special. A delightfully furnished property, cosy and comfortable.
John User Profile
Response from John:
Thank you sarah for your glowing review we feel we go the extra mile to provide a cosy and peaceful environment
November 2018
Carmel User Profile
Carmel
October 2018
A great place to stay with many added extras. Very good hosts, always on hand to respond to any queries.
Robert User Profile
Robert
September 2018
Excellent little property with a quirky layout and stylish interior. Very well described and maintained. Host's communication was excellent and the added touch of a home baked loaf of bread and bottle of red wine went down a storm. Would not hesitate to return or recommend.
John User Profile
Response from John:
Thank you Robert for your excellent review, it makes it so worthwhile when guests are happy in our little Secret Sanctuary. Kind regards, John and Valerie
September 2018
Jennifer User Profile
Jennifer
August 2018
Amazing property and fantastic hosts. The property is in a gorgeous location and beautifully furnished. It exceeded all expectations. Great communication prior and upon arrival. We were then left to enjoy our stay with the understanding if we needed any help or information it was…
Myles User Profile
Myles
August 2018
John and Valerie were fantastic hosts... had a lovely stay at the ‘Secret Sanctuary’ which is full of character and the perfect hideaway if you’re looking for a little tranquility.
John User Profile
Response from John:
Thank you Myles and Rachel for the review we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay it makes what we provide so worthwhile, thank you
August 2018

Hosted by John

Newthorpe, United KingdomJoined in September 2014
John User Profile
34 Reviews
John is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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