Lodge | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Swansdown Lodge is a three bedroomed, contemporary, stylishly furnished lodge set on the banks of a beautiful lake. The lake is also used by a local water skiing club who offer day memberships (April to Oct). Contact us for more info.
We have furnished the lodge simply but with 5* style and comfort in mind. We have a fab sofa and memory foam mattresses on the single beds. All the bed linen is of a high spec and the beds are made up for you on arrival. We have a very well equipped kitchen with a five burner hob. The lodge also has full central heating and air conditioning for the summer months. We have FreeSat TV, DVD player and an i-pod dock for your entertainment and, if you do get bored of the view, you can always have a go on the X-Box.
The upper deck is enclosed with gates at either end and is fully furnished with a large circular table and chairs, two sun loungers and, no deck would be complete without a steaming hot tub, which is available all year round. The lower deck has a sofa and two chairs, two jetties and swans that come and visit.
But don't think that the lodge is only suitable for the warmer weather, its lovely and cosy in the winter too. Snuggle up on the squashy sofa and watch the swans and geese on the lake. Why not try the hot tub on a clear night and gaze at the stars. Swansdown Lodge truly is a year round destination.
To book either send a request through or check my website (see link) where you can book securely online. Please use a laptop as the site doesn't support mobiles or iPads (as yet!). If you only have an iPad, that's not a problem just let me know and I will call you to take your details.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Bognor Regis 11 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Southampton 56 km, Nearest railway: Chichester 3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Private fishing lake or river|
|Further details indoors|
Come and relax at our lovely lakeside lodge, let the hot tub take away the stresses and strains of everyday life.
Swansdown Lodge is fully furnished for all your holiday needs.
The main bedroom has a double bed, two double wardrobes, bedside tables and chest of drawers, all in high quality oak. The two single bedrooms are simply, yet comfortably equipped with a single bed, double wardrobe, dressing table and chest of drawers, all in white.
We provide crisp cotton linens to enhance your comfort.
The bathroom is stylish and modern with a shower over the bath and we provide lovely fluffy towels.
The kitchen, living, dining room is light and airy and because its open plan, you can chat away to guests as you whip up a culinary delight on the five burner hob/split level oven. Then relax on the deck and watch the stars as the dishwasher takes the hassle out of washing up.
The kitchen is fully equipped with utensils, crockery, cookware, cutlery and glasses.
The corner sofa is great for curling up on as you watch your favorite programmes on the flat screen TV complete with FreeSat or play games on the X-Box
Swansdown Lodge has quality Karndean flooring throughout.
|Further details outdoors|
The large two tiered deck is amazing! both levels are furnished with quality outdoor furniture and the lower deck is lovely and secluded.
There is a small lawned garden to the side which is totally enclosed, it has a one hole putting green, to practice your hole in one!
Or, you can sit back on the outdoor sofa and watch the skiers on the lake.
Swansdown Lodge is located in a quiet cul-de-sac on a holiday park and is just minutes away from the Roman city of Chichester.
The park has a seasonal outdoor pool, a family bar, entertainment, small shop and cafe NB: There is a small additional fee paid at reception to use the entertainment facilities.
The top deck can be secured and there is a secure gate to the jetties.
There is a stepped access to the lodge and lower deck. However, once inside, the lodge and upper deck are all on one level.
This property is either owned by Buckshaw Homes. We are an experienced holiday rental company and have been providing luxury holiday properties since 2008. You can be confident that each property is very well equipped and spotlessly clean. All beds are made up for you on arrival and just to make life easier for you, we supply the tea and coffee and the dishwasher tablets. We also leave you with a good supply of kitchen and loo rolls, so you don't have to squeeze them in your suitcase!
You can be assured of a friendly yet professional service when booking our homes, which you can do online on our website or if you prefer, by phone. Payment can be made by card, BACs or by cheque and whichever way you pay there are no extra charges or booking fees. You will be personally greeted on arrival and shown round your accommodation and as we are local to the area we can help with tips on where to visit or good places to eat.
We know there are lots of holiday companies and holiday properties to choose from, so we really do appreciate your business and we strive to make the booking of Swansdown Lodge the best choice you could make for your family's next holiday.
The South East England region
Whether its countryside, beaches, shopping or theatre, West Sussex has it all.
Here you are ideally placed to visit stately homes, such as Petworth House or Arundle Castle, watch the polo at Cowdray Park or have a flutter at either Fontwell or Goodwood Racecourses.
The South Downs provide a beautiful backdrop to pretty villages with friendly pubs, offering tasty local produce.
Or if its the bright lights you crave, Brighton provides everything you could want. It has often been called, 'London by the Sea'.
Portsmouth in neighbouring Hampshire is the place to catch either a ferry or hovercraft over to the Isle of Wight. Or go exploring in the Historic Naval Dockyard, where you will find the Mary Rose or Nelson's HMS Victory.
West Sussex, is central Southern England. Go either East or West and you are sure to find plenty to do.
Chichester is a historic city, dating back to the Romans, their walls are still there! Nearby, at Fishbourne the amazing remains of a prominant Roman Villa are open to the public, the visitor centre is a must for families, kids love it!
There are so many things to do in and around the area. Shopping is in Chichester's historic town centre, which is full of individual shops and restaurants including the recently opened Raymond Blanc's Brasserie, as well as the usual High Street stores.
Book early for Goodwood's Festival of Speed, Revival and Vintage. The Goodwood Estate is just 10 minutes drive up the A27.
Chichester is also home to the Festival Theatre where many high profile productions are offered throughout the year.
On site is a small shop, cafe and bar with free Wi-Fi. The outdoor pool is open during the summer months. Locally there is the lovely local pub and restaurant, The Walnut Tree. Runcton Farm Shop is about 5 minutes away by car for fresh local produce.
If its beaches you are after, the nearest is 5 miles away at Bognor Regis. (the sunniest place in England!)
Surfing is found on the beaches at the Witterings 8 miles away.
You really are spoilt for choice for activities and days out.
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31 Mar 2014
"5* through and through"
Could not fault this property at all. We wanted a relaxed weekend and that's exactly what we got. Just 2 miles from Chichester town so well within walking distance. Not much going on, on the holi… More
Thank you for your review, we always want to provide 5* accommodation and I am so glad you liked Swansdown. Chichester is a great place to visit with its bars, restaurants and great shops! Do come and stay again and thank you for being such lovely guests! (I always say that on review responses, but it is very true. Having lovely people like yourselves stay in our lodge makes every thing we do worthwhile, so Thank you)
10 Mar 2014
"Very well equipped, luxury holiday home"
My partner and I had a lovely stay here in October 2013 for a long weekend despite the worst storm for many years! The kitchen and bathrooms are well equipped, bed was very comfortable in the main bed… More
Well Congratulations!That's lovely!!! I am so very glad you both enjoyed your stay and it was memorable for you in such a good way! The lodge did indeed hold up well with all the weather that's been thrown at it this winter, thank goodness! Do come back and enjoy the hot tub in calmer, warmer weather.
7 Feb 2014
"Didn't want to go home"
Just got back from a lovely break at swansdown lodge, thankyou Sarah for making the lodge such a lovely cosy place to stay, although we weren't so lucky with the weather so glad the accommodation… More
I am so glad you enjoyed your stay! It just goes to show that even the weather can't spoil a good weekend away. Thank you for your kind words about Swansdown, we do try hard to make the lodge a lovely place to stay. Please do come back and try it in the sunshine.
13 Jan 2014
"Excellent accommodation and great service"
We have just returned from a three night break as a surprise for my boyfriends ?0th Birthday. The accommodation was brilliant and just as pictured, but the decking and hot tub were even better than we… More
I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and that the surprise was a success! Thank you for being such lovely guests and please do come back!
16 Sep 2013
We stayed here for a week in Sept 2013 and were very lucky with the weather as it was extremely hot for the majority of the week. It was nice to get the personal service from Sarah when she greeted us… More
I am glad you enjoyed your stay and thank you for leaving a lovely note in the guest book. The lodge has a programme of repairs each year. Inside is decorated every two years and this spring it was painted outside, as you can imagine being right by the lake it does take a lot of weather. The job for next spring is the decking. Yes there is some road noise, but usually the birdsong and ducks calling make up for it and by being near to the good communication links that the road offers it makes Swansdown a great base for exploring the lovely area. Thank you for being such lovely guests, please do make a return visit.
20 Dec 2012
"Super Lodge with Extras"
1st impressions are so important. They can make or break a holiday / stay. Sarah the owner was very prompt and also helpful with the instructions of the lodge and how everything worked. Its a smashong… More
I am so glad you enjoyed Swansdown Lodge and all it has to offer. I love your description of the hot tub it sounds so inviting! Please do come back and stay again, it was lovely to have you all as guests.
17 Oct 2012
I stayed here with 3 friends for a weekend in September.On arrival, we were welcomed with a bottle of wine, fresh eggs, tea, coffee, homemade cookies etc....The lodge really is beautiful and has just … More
I am so glad you all enjoyed your stay at Swansdown Lodge. It was a pleasure to meet you all, please do come back again and I will put an order in to our chickens for more eggs!
17 May 2011
"fabulous place to stay with a lovely view"
we had a fabulous time, hired it for my son and I to have quality time together, plus had some girlfriends down for one day. We were lucky and had very hot weather. A couple of my friends even swam in the lake!! very handy for chichester town - recommend the Raymond Blanc restaurant where we had a lovely meal.
Bit overpriced for the lodge, but lots of special touches to make it memorable. We will be going again. two large decking areas with lots of luxury seating.
Glad you enjoyed your stay, I look forward to seeing you again.
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