Sweetslade is a spacious and sunny converted barn in the grounds of the owners' home. It has recently been renovated to a high standard, and has great modern facilities. Downstairs is a large, bright & comfortable open plan kitchen diner and living area with woodburning stove, freesat HD TV / Bluray player with Lovefilm & wifi. On the first floor is a spacious bedroom & ensuite bathroom with a king size bed & stunning gable window with undisturbed views over the open countryside.The kitchen is well equipped with excellent fixtures & fittings. There is also access to a washing machine and tumbledryer.
Outside there is a small sunny terrace next to the private parking area. These areas share access to the washing machine and woodstore.
It is located in a very peaceful rural spot up a short track, just a short walk from the Rockbourne Roman Villa, in an area of outstanding natural beauty. It is situated on the edge of the beautiful historic village of Rockbourne with lovely walks in open countryside from the door. It is ideally placed to explore the wider area of the New Forest, Salisbury and the South Coast. and a perfect place for a romantic, peaceful, country break without compromising on quality comforts.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Mudeford 33 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3.5 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
Situated on the borders of Hampshire, Dorset and Wiltshire, Sweetslade is ideally placed to explore the wide central southern region The south coast is around 30 minutes drive with wonderful beaches at Christchurch and Bournemouth, and further afield at Weymouth and Swanage.The historic market town of Salisbury is a 10 minute drive with it's beautiful cathedral and great shopping. Stonehenge is 20 miles to the north. The beautiful georgian town of Bath is just 50 minutes by train from Salisbury, and the cities of Bournemouth, Southampton & Portsmouth's maritine heritage museums are less than an hours drive. It is a wonderful area with diverse & interesting range of activities to suit all tastes, a mild climate & beautiful scenery.
The village street in Rockbourne is claimed to be one of the prettiest in Hampshire. The gently winding street in this peaceful village is tucked in rolling downland and is lined with Tudor and Georgian houses and splendid thatched and timber-framed cottages. The oldest homestead is the Roman Villa discovered by a farmer in 1942 and excavated in 1956 revealing mosaic floors and a most interesting Roman villa complex. Rockbourne and the nearby Whitsbury both have good pubs. The Rose& Thistle in Rockbourne is a thatched 17th century with an unspoilt cosy interior. Expect a relaxing atmosphere and quality eating.
The New Forest National Park is around a 10 minute drive away, with wonderful scenery, abundant wildlife, deer & wild ponies, and many opportunties for walking, cycling, horse riding and even kayaking & sailing.