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The Secret Sanctuary

John

The Secret Sanctuary

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great check-in experience92% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean6 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
John is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

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 hunting lodge.

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Wifi
Dryer
TV
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules

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

Availability

18 Reviews

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Deborah User Profile
Deborah
September 2017
Hosts were lovely. The place was comfy and quiet. They provided a lovely loaf of bread for us. The only thing I could possibly think to critique would be that it would have been nice to have real coffee/tea instead of instant/herbal. oh, and butter or jam for the bread but i'm ju…
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
Paula User Profile
Paula
June 2018
Amazingly beautiful location and property. I booked this as a treat for my sister and brother in laws for their wedding night. The property was stunning, beautifully decorated and a tranquil location. Highly recommended and the hosts were very helpful and accommodating
John User Profile
Response from John:
Thank you Paula for your kind words, it makes how we host our properties so worthwhile we always like to go the extra mile where we can, and if there are any special circumstances for the visit then we can try and make it extra special. It was a pleasure to host Paulas Group they can be recommended will be welcome back any time
June 2018
Lewis User Profile
Lewis
June 2018
This is a lovely property in beautiful surroundings and a great location it's out in the middle of nowhere but only 5 minutes to the nearest town. It's very peaceful, John and Valerie are brilliant hosts
John User Profile
Response from John:
Thank you lewis for your kind words it makes hosting for us so worthwhile.
June 2018
Chris User Profile
Chris
May 2018
The Secret Scantuary is a small one bedroom cottage in the middle of a private Forrest. We would recommend a stay here for peace and tranquillity for any couple. Both John and Valerie were perfect hosts. Ld. & Lady Jeans
Sophia User Profile
Sophia
May 2018
If your wanting a relaxing break from the world visit the Secret Sanctuary, it's enchanting with great hospitality and the most friendly warm welcome. John, Val and Lily are a magic tonic in a bottle to help you feel relaxed and feeling energised!!! The deer, rabbits, bluebells …
Vanessa User Profile
Vanessa
April 2018
John and Valerie are superb hosts ! Communication fantastic - lovely touches like the fresh bread and bottle of wine . Little place is a gorgeous escape - just wonderful Would highly recommend

Hosted by John

Newthorpe, United KingdomJoined in September 2014
John User Profile
20 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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