Studio | No Bedrooms | sleeps 2
This westerly facing barn conversion, first floor apartment is fully furnished to a high standard with open plan facilities. On entering there is a kitchen with electric oven and hob, a fridge housing a small freezer compartment, a microwave and the usual kitchen appliances. An area for boot boxes, coat hooks, suitcase storage etc is behind the door.
A dining table for 2 sits adjacent to the kitchen.
The living area has deep set windows offering commanding views across fields and woodland with a view of a village in the distance. It has a comfortable 2 seat sofa and a 1 seat armchair, TV with DVD player and internal radio. A collection of books, DVDs etc are available for your use. On a fine evening you can watch beautiful sunsets from the comfort of your armchair.
The bed is king sized – bedding supplied, a wardrobe housing drawers and hanging space and a dressing table with mirror completes the bedroom area. A hair-dryer is supplied.
A separate shower room with sink and toilet is entered from the bedroom area. Towels are supplied.
The apartment has gas central heating, smoke detectors, and is fully insulated. The conversion during 2012 has been completed to all modern building regulations ands standards.
A washing machine/tumble dryer is available in the apartment. An iron and ironing board is in the utility cupboard between the 2 apartments for your use.
We are in a central rural location but close to Portsmouth, Winchester and Southampton with easy motorway access to many other areas.
There are local pubs/restaurants within easy walking distance, and some more within driving distance offering excellent menus. Some offer a discount for Holly Hill Apartment guests. Larger grocery shops, butchers etc can be found in the neighbouring villages but a post office with convenience store is in walking distance (15 minutes each way).
A welcome hamper with bread, butter, preserves, milk, tea, coffee, sugar, will be waiting for you on your arrival.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, Studio|
|Nearest beach||Lee on the Solent or Hill Head|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: SOUTHAMPTON 20 km, Nearest railway: BOTLEY 6 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|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 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
The Central Southern England region
Hampshire is a beautiful county in the south of England. It has diverse activities to entertain all.
Activities on offer are many, sailing on the Solent, walking in the magnificent forests and trails that jig jag across the county to discovering new trails to cycle.
The cities in Hampshire have many ancient remains as well as more modern past times to amuse. They include Portsmouth Southsea, Winchester, Salisbury, Chichester and Bournemouth. Villages that have centuries of history are scattered throughout with a wealth of interesting sites including roman remains and ancient walls, ruins and churches.
There are many attractions to fill your stay from gardens to stroll through, beaches to laze by, historic sites to visit and of course the shopping centers – sorry gents!
The Isle of Wight is just a ferry ride away with attractions to suit any age. Ferries sail from Portsmouth, Southampton and Lymington, bus trips are easy accessed once on the island.
With a wealth of pubs, wine bars and restaurants found throughout Hampshire you will not need to look far for good food and wine.
For more information on what Hampshire has to offer visitors go to www.visithampshire.co.uk.
With so much to entertain you, why not visit for 2 weeks. You will not be sorry.
The apartment lies in the beautiful Meon Valley in Hampshire. It is situated between the historic cities of Portsmouth/Southsea, Winchester and Southampton and close to the ancient villages of Wickham and Bishops Waltham. It is set in a semi rural location.
Portsmouth (www.visitportsmouth.co.uk) and Southsea (www.southsea.co.uk)offers many attractions such as the Historic Dockyard where HMS Victory, HMS Warrior and the remains of Henry 8th’s war ship the Mary Rose are situated. The vibrant Gunwharf Quays has many outlet stores; you can also find boat trips on the Solent and to the Isle of Wight available from there. The Spinnaker Tower built in approximately 2000 can be accessed from Gunwharf Quay’s; views across Portsmouth, Southsea and the Isle of Wight can be had. Nearby is Port Solent Marina which has a smaller harbour where you can hire yachts (www.sunsail.co.uk) and browse the shops and restaurants. It also has a cinema.
Southampton (www.visit-southampton.co.uk), although an ancient city, has modern shopping arcades and the dockyard where liners can be seen arriving and departing. In the heart of the city you will find the third longest stretch of unbroken medieval defensive walling in England.
Winchester (www.visitwinchester.co.uk) is a medieval city but has a modern shopping area hosting many independent stores as well as the usual high street names’; shopping at the market is not to be missed. Winchester is the ancient capital of England, the legendry King Arthur’s Round Table and the Cathedral can be seen.
In all of these cities there are theatres and cinemas along with bars and restaurants for relaxing.
The Meon Valley is close to the South Downs National Park, the New Forest, the Wayfarers Walk, the Test Valley, and the Queen Elizabeth Country Park south of Petersfield and the Isle of Wight to name just a few, for walking, cycling, horse riding and many other activities. Broadlands (home of the Mountbattens) at Romsey, Goodwood for the horse racing and motor racing, Windsor for the castle, are all within a comfortable journey time. Marwell Wildlife Park is 15 minutes drive away. Beaulieu Motor Museum is about 1hr drive away.
The beautiful river Hamble with its marinas, and the Test and Meon rivers are close by. At the estuary of the River Meon lies a Titchfield Nature Reserve for bird watching.
There are 4 golf courses within a 4 mile radius. The Ageas Bowl cricket ground is 15mins drive away in the village of West End.
With so much to entertain you, why not stay for 2 weeks?