The cottage is in a lovely unspoilt corner of Hampshire and has been awarded an English Tourist Board 4 Star Gold Award rating for self-catering accommodation. It is across the driveway from our own house, it is private and secluded with its own car parking are and it is within very easy reach of many local places of interest.
The Granary offers luxurious and comfortable accommodation and is in immaculate condition throughout, with a double bedroom (super king-size bed, can be unlinked to create twin beds), a fitted kitchen, a spacious bathroom and a light and airy living room with garden views and doors to a paved patio area.
The perfect base to enjoy and explore the area in peaceful surroundings!
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Mudeford 36 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Southampton 18 km, Nearest railway: Romsey 2.5 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
The property is beautifully decorated and has all the facilities you would expect including bed linen and towels. The property is spacious, light and airy and has lovely views of the garden. frreview
The cottage is fitted out with disabled facilities including hand rails, a ramp to the front door and a wet room style shower in the bathroom.
It is ideal for couples or friends sharing as the super king-size bed, can be unlinked to create twin beds.
|Further details outdoors|
Outside there is a gravelled parking area for two cars and a large garden with attractive flower beds, trees and areas of lawn. The cottage is set well apart from the main property, affording a great deal of privacy.
There is a patio and out door furniture for dining outside on sunny evenings, letting you appriciate the weather and the gardens.
The Granary sleeps up to 2 adults and we are not able to offer a discount for single occupancy.
Prices include all taxes, water, central heating, linen and towels.
The Granary is to be left in the same clean condition as found.
Payment is by either cash or cheque.
A deposit of £250 is payable at the time of booking. £100 will be credited to the cost of the holiday, and £150 will be retained as a breakage deposit to cover the cost of any damages. The breakage deposit will be fully refunded within one week of the end of your holiday after inspection less any explained charges.
The full cost of the holiday must be paid 4 weeks before the commencement date of the holiday. If the full cost is not paid, then the property may be re-let.
If full payment is not made, the deposit is lost.
If you have to cancel after making full payment we will only make a full refund less deposit if we manage to re-let the property at the full rate. We strongly recommend that you take out holiday insurance to cover such an eventuality.
A confirmation of the booking and a deposit receipt will be sent.
The Granary is perfectly situated for a rural self-catering holiday. An ideal location to explore some of the main tourist sites of Southern England, set in the heart of the relaxing Hampshire countryside within the Test Valley.
The Test Valley is known for its fishing & walking, the River Test & the Test Way are both nearby.
The surrounding area has plenty of attractions which are within easy reach.
Romsey is a 10 minute drive away, this market town will cater for all your needs, with traditional shops, supermarkets & restaurants, Friday & Saturday are market days.
Close by (3 miles) is Mottisfont Abbey a National Trust property which is home to the National Collection of Old Roses.
The ancient cathedral cities of Winchester (15 miles/24 klms) & Salisbury (13 miles/20 klms) are about 20-30 minute drives. Spend some time exploring these historic cities with their mix of ancient monuments, varied shops & restaurants.
Southampton (13/20 klms miles) is about a 20-30 minute drive, a major port for cruise liners, shipping & the venue for the annual International Boat Show. It has a thriving shopping area & the West Quay Centre, one of the largest 'In Town' shopping centres in the UK.
Portsmouth (32 miles/48 klms), is about a 45 minute drive, this historic Naval port has designer shopping and waterside dining; its attractions include The Warrior, Mary Rose & HMS Victory, Spinnaker Tower, Porchester Castle & Portsdown Hill.
Within a short drive is the New Forest (nearest point is about 10 minutes), which has areas of open heathland, native woodlands, streams, seashore & pretty thatched villages. With opportunities for horse riding, walking, cycling & picnicking, you are sure to see plenty of native wildlife. Other forest attractions include Beaulieu Palace House, Abbey & Motor Museum, New Forest Museum & Visitors Centre, Bucklers Hard, Exbury Gardens & various popular towns & villages to discover, including Burley, Lyndhurst & Lymington. Within 40 minutes - driving through the New Forest - you can reach beaches of Barton, Milford, Highcliffe & Mudeford.
Stonehenge (19 miles/31 klms) is about a 30-40 minute drive to see the ancient stone circles.
There are local footpaths less than 50 yards/metres from The Granary, from where you can explore the local countryside & enjoy the scenic views.
Close by is the Test Way, take a walk along one of Hampshire's long distance footpaths with its riverside strolls.
There are beautiful on & off-road cycle routes in the area.
Depending upon the time of year, there is a variety of birdlife to be seen.
Dunwood Golf course is two miles away & has 18 parkland hole course. There are other golf courses within a 5 - 10 mile/8-16 klms radius, so you are spoilt for choice.
The River Test is, without doubt, Hampshire's longest & finest chalk stream, world famous for its superb trout fishing, there is also the River Dun nearby. Alternatively there is lake fishing available.
FOOD & DRINK
There are lots of welcoming local pubs & a great choice of eating options in the immediate surrounding area, detailed information can be provided.
There are some excellent restaurants in Romsey, Winchester, Salisbury & Southampton which cover most types of cuisine and needs.
There are also regular Farmers Markets in Winchester & Romsey.
The Granary is 4 miles/7 klms North West of Romsey, there are local farm shops and small grocery shops close by.
For keen gardeners, visit the world famous collection of trees & shrubs at Hilliers Arboretum, or the collection of old roses at Mottisfont - both are close by. Within 4 miles/7 klms is Romsey with its Abbey, King Johns House & Broadlands (Ancestral home of the Mountbattens).
There are several pubs and farm shops within easy reach, and many interesting attractions to visit in the surrounding area.
Step outside the cottage to access many footpaths meandering through the surrounding fields and woods - with walking boots and a bit of stamina it is possible to walk to the two local shops, a farm shop and pubs!