Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Dating from around 1450, Embessy Cottage is believed to be the oldest cottage in Twyford, Winchester
Heavily beamed and filled with character and charm, the cottage is comfortably furnished, and enjoys a peaceful setting with a sheltered south facing garden. It is located on a quiet side road in a timeless street scene of Georgian and older period cottages.
The cottage is easily accessed by public transport with train station 5 minutes walk away and bus stop at the end of the road. Southampton airport is just 10 minutes drive away. There is off street parking provided in the driveway.
This cosy holiday cottage is great for a romantic break for a couple, we have had honeymoon couples staying, or a base for a family holiday with ample space for a family of 4 and a safe contained garden for children to play.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Heathrow, Gatwick, Southampton and Bournemouth, Nearest railway: Winchester and Shawford|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors|
Charming ancient cottage, comfortably furnished and equipped for the modern age.
Ideal for romantic breaks, or a family holiday with plenty of room for children of all ages who will also enjoy the enclosed sunny garden.
Walking distance to pubs, one with renowned restaurant, excellent shop, 2 coffee shops, 2 parks, plus delightful riverside and downland walks and cycle rides.
In Twyford you are in a country village with all the amenities of the city centre just 3 miles away - 5 minutes by car, 20 minutes by bike or an hour to walk.
|Further details outdoors|
Off street parking is provided in the front driveway and there is a wonderful South facing garden to enjoy.
The Central Southern England region
Situated within easy reach of the major cities of London, Bath and Bristol but also the seaside towns of Southampton and Portsmouth. Ideally located for exploring the south of England.
Twyford, once regularly visited by Benjamin Franklin, is an attractive village with 2 inns, a shop, pretty riverside walks and wilder hikes on the South Downs.
Historic Winchester with its magnificent Cathedral, College and Great Hall is 5 minutes away by car.
London, Portsmouth, Southampton and the New Forest, as well as Bournemouth, the Isle of Wight, Salisbury and Stonehenge, and even Oxford and Chichester are all within an hour's drive.
It is a perfect central base for visiting the South of England with excellent motorway access.