from the back garden. You can see the forest behind us.this is me Lorraine Dziarkowska sitting on the comfortable sofa in the main living room with wood burner and garden views.

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1 bedroom

1 bed
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About this listing

I know my home to be peaceful and calm. The ancient woodland on the doorstep offers a wonderful retreat from the urban environment. To have this peace and yet be 5 minutes away from the centre of town is a real treat. I think the quality of experience lies with the peace that surrounds us.

The space

My house is detached dorma style with one double room to let. It is downstairs with an adjacent bathroom and toilet and upstairs you have the use of a shower and toilet. The house is large and airy with a lovely garden that looks out onto woodlands.
It is generally a space for women guests who can be in a couple but no lone men . Sorry.

The visitor will have use of the large comfortable living room and the friendly rustic kitchen.

I do not rent the space for long term guests. 1 to 4 day visits are best for me.

Whilst staying , you will be provided with a comfortable bed with clean cotton bed linen. Towels will be provided.

Apart from being a comfortable family home it sits next to some ancient woodlands which are truly magical. We are situated in a cul-de-sac which is very peaceful. We have a wood burner that keeps us warm in the winter and creates a homely feel to our space, as well as gas central heating.

We have wi-fi connection.

The town centre is a mile away with a good bus route and a renowned, black cab, taxi service in Corby.The town has a fabulous train station with direct routes to London only one hour away.

I love living here because of the light that comes into the house, and the wonderful forest on my doorstep. You can be in the woods in one minute as there is access to this natural beauty only ten yards away. I think it's a beautiful spot, quiet and within easy reach to the town.

There is a lovely 15 century Pub ten minutes walk away it provides pub grub style food which is good and has a friendly atmosphere.

Corby is a fascinating post industrial town in the middle of rural England with beauty right on our door step. We are a friendly and lively population of around 55 thousand with a new and vibrant incoming community of Eastern European, African and Portuguese people .

Guest access

you are welcome to use kitchen facilities and have use of the living room with TV

Interaction with guests

I offer a warm welcome and try to help wth any enquiries a guest may have on where to eat , local walks, places to visit etc.


The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 4PM - 9PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Private room

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: 25 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee: 10
Weekly Discount: 14%
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House Rules
Check in time is 4PM - 9PM

You can smoke outside. Friendliness and clear communication is preferred .
Respectful behaviour


Cancellations

Flexible

Cancel up to 24 hours before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 24 hours of your trip and the first night is non-refundable.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
1 night minimum stay

40 Reviews

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Collette User Profile
August 2017
Many thanks for having us stay in your home xx

Denise User Profile
June 2017
My stay at Lorraine's was superb from start to finish and Corby was a total delight. I don't think there is a more positive and friendly place in the UK. Lorraine and her daughter Crystal were both very welcoming and I enjoyed the company and the chats. My room was very comfortable and Lorraine prepared a generous and thoughtful breakfast each morning. I can't reccommend enough.
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Response from Lorraine:
Thank you for your kind words, please come and stay again if you are visiting this area again. Wishing you all the very best. Best wishes Lorraine
June 2017

Charley User Profile
June 2017
Really close to where I needed to be for an event. Lorraine was greatly hospitable, the room was lovely and clean and her house a little hidden gem of tranquility and space. I enjoyed our little chats and appreciated the breakfast in the morning. I would definitely stay again if in the area.
Lorraine User ProfileLorraine is a superhost.
Response from Lorraine:
It was pleasure to meet you. And you made an impression with Aeilah who has mentioned you on her list of special people!!! Go well Charley, all the best .
June 2017

Selena User Profile
June 2017
Lorraine is a super host! Lorraine was very welcoming, making me feel happy and relaxed throughout my stay. Having my breakfast made every morning just the way l like it was a special treat. I can't thank you enough. I would highly recommend a stay with Lorraine in her beautiful house, for a home away from home experience.
Lorraine User ProfileLorraine is a superhost.
Response from Lorraine:
was glad to be able to make being away from home a relaxing experience. Go well Selena .
June 2017

Tanya User Profile
May 2017
A wonderful stay in a convenient and tranquil location. The room and bathroom were very clean and I slept like a baby in the very comfortable bed. Lorraine is a very genuine and gracious host and nothing was too much trouble. Thank you. I will return.

Nadia User Profile
April 2017
Staying at Lorraine's place was a great experience. It felt like visiting a good old friend. We shared interesting conversations, drank lots of tea and even walked in the woods at 4 am! Fantastic break from all my activities and routines. Thank you, Lorraine!

Petya User Profile
March 2017
Lorraine has been a brilliant host - much enjoyed stay, the best most comfy room and bed, cleanliness was amazing and breakfast offered in a very friendly manner. A great short stay!

Corby, United KingdomJoined in July 2013
Lorraine User ProfileLorraine is a superhost.

I am happy to share my home with guests/visitors to Corby who enjoy a peaceful place to be. I love living here as I can nip into the woods every day and connect with nature and be amazed at the beauty I see. I work as a community photographer using photography and other participatory arts as a therapeutic tool and to help with community development.
I ride a bike as well as drive a wee car, the natural environment is very important to me. I love to sit out in the garden by the open fire watching the stars.
I have travelled worldwide , Kibbutz in Israel, apple picking in NZ, grape picking in France, hitch hiking in Canada and one year in East Africa, before returning to education. My degree is in mass communication and the media although it's all a bit obsolete with the new technology. I like to keep things as simple as possible and am mindful in my every day actions and thoughts not to get too entangled in the 'Shoulds' of others.
Although I have recently visited a rock concert in Rhodes, I increasingly prefer music that is easy on the ear and with words I can relate to.
I am not a big consumer of anything and fresh healthy food is what I enjoy as well as a good red wine and a robust real ale.
Too many life mottos and too glib to write here.
I am friendly but not intrusive. I have a great knowledge of this town, people and history. I was born here although travelled for 10 years to return and make it my home once more. I have two grown up daughters and an angel of a grandaughter!
This evening I will be going out in the middle of the night to find a spot with little light pollution to watch for meteors across the sky.

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Response time: within a day
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