Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3
With its origins in the 18th century, this small brick and timber barn stands alongside an ancient longhouse in the village of Downton, which straddles the River Avon on the borders of Wiltshire and Hampshire. Downton is just three miles to the north of the New Forest's unique landscape with the many opportunities it affords to visitors for walking, cycling and riding.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Cots (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
The Calico Barn is a short walk away from the river with almost immediate access to the water meadows and onto the Avon Valley Walk, which runs from Salisbury to the South Dorset coast. It provides a warm and cosy 'bolt-hole' with plenty of character and charm and with good use made of available space.
Entrance into small hallway. Access to a bathroom/wc with ¾ size bath and shower attachment to the bath. Sitting room with Jotul woodburner, semi open-plan to a kitchen with fitted cupboards and dining area. Connecting door to a double bedroom with open tread, carpeted stairs to a loft bedroom with single bed.
Not suitable for small children under 8 except babes in arms.
|Further details outdoors|
Small brick wall enclosed, paved patio area with garden furniture at the entrance to the barn.
Downton is just three miles to the north of the New Forest's unique landscape with the many opportunities it affords to visitors for walking, cycling and riding. From Downton there is also easy access to the South Dorset coast with Bournemouth and Poole being about half an hour's drive.
Downton itself is an attractive village, with many attractive, ancient cottages lining its main street and village green. The Cuckoo Fair at the beginning of May is a well known event. The village provides for local shopping needs while the Cathedral city of Salisbury is a fifteen minute drive away and Southampton about half an hour.