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The Gables Retreat
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107 reviews
The Gables Retreat
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The master bedroom
The master en suite
The sitting room
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 4
Bedroom 4 en suite
Bathroom shared by bedrooms 2 & 3
Ground floor bedroom
Ground floor en suite shower room
TV/Play room
The under cover gazebo
The toy barn
Kitchen
The extensive grounds
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Farmhouse -
5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 11
Market Rasen, Lincolnshire, England

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NXan
London
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Wonderful location, amazing house, fantastic service, truly 5 star”
Reviewed 2 April 2013 for a stay in March 2013

We stayed here as a party of 11 in March 2013, I cannot recommend a stay at The Gables Retreat enough.
As a large group with mixed ages it is difficult to find a property so well equipped to cater for all our needs but The Gables Retreat did so with ease.
The property is maintained to a very high standard and has every little thing that you could possibly need during your stay including the best equipped welcome pack you could ask for it truly is a home from home.
The owners of the property live within the grounds of the old farm and are at hand to help if needed but also give you total privacy to enjoy your stay.
We did not want to leave & hope to return again soon.

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Liked best: There was so much to do at the house it was a shame to go out
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Large Group
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Caroline6...
Mirfield, United Kingdom
1 review
“An ideal property to get together with family or friends, clean comfortable and attention to detail paid in every area.”
Reviewed 12 March 2013 for a stay in February 2013

A thoroughly enjoyable short break, in a beautiful old property which has been tastefully decorated and with attention to detail paid in all areas to ensure an enjoyable, comfortable break was had by all. The Hot Tub was an added bonus.

A warm welcome which was extended throughout the stay.

Tennis court was fab for my daughter who loves playing tennis. The added attraction of being able to feed the ponies and sheep was big plus for my daughter.

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Liked best: An ideal property to get together with family or friends
Liked least: A little bit isolated, but no problem if you want to get away from it all
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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dawnieara...
Nottingham, England
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Fantastic relaxing stunning property”
Reviewed 12 March 2013 for a stay in March 2013

You will not want to leave this beautiful relaxing holiday home. From the beautiful views to the relaxing hot tub you will enjoy every minute. What I loved about this house was the fact that everyone is catered for and so much thought has gone into who might be staying and what they would need . The owners are lovely and friendly and are there if needed but also give you plenty of privacy. The house is beautifully decorated. I am fussy where I stay in terms of cleanliness but this lovely property is absolutely immaculate. I would not hesitate in recommending this to anyone and perfect for families even with young children like we have.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Going Home
Travelling group: Extended Family
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martynLei...
Leicestershire
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“You will want to return to this lovely home”
Reviewed 8 March 2013 for a stay in March 2013
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Do not hesitate to book this property. It has been a holiday home for less than a year and It will not be too long before the owners have a waiting list for bookings! It is set in the peaceful county side. The 3 sheep and 2 horses are so friendly. The Tennis court was well used by my family! Lovely garden area to play on if you have children, or to sit on for a chill out! The hot tub was wonderful and used many times by all of us. The home has the extra little touches which make it homely and welcoming. Dressing gowns and slippers were very useful. Lots of towels for the bathroom and extra towels for the hot tub. The welcome basket had some lovely items. It was my birthday while staying and Diane, the owner, had a cake made and added candles. Also flowers and a gift too, how thoughtful. We had a fabulous time and if you book you will too. Thank you Diane and family, Glenis Smith and family

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Can opener - thought it did not work but it is a safety opener and does work!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Penny B
Buntingford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Beautiful property. We are felt at home and didn't want to leave!”
Reviewed 19 February 2013 for a stay in February 2013
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My friends and I went to the Gables for the relaxing part of my hen do. There were 9 of us in total for 3 nights. The whole weekend was absolutely perfect!

The house was spotless and absolutely everything you could want in a self catering property was there. The house itself is beautifully decorated, warm, clean and large enough that we didn't feel squashed in. The attention to detail takes this property to another level.

Diane the property owner was attentive whilst booking the property and was lovely to meet in person. The welcome pack describes the personal history behind the property and even gives you the name the family animals in the paddock at the back of the property, which are all very friendly.

I would recommend this property to my friends and would definitely go back again.

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Liked best: The hot tub!
Liked least: That we had to go home!
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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