Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cottage in Test Valley - 5 Star Idyllic Rural Holiday Cottage Set On Working Farm In North Wessex Downs AONB
Sleeps 6. 3 bedroom 5 Star Visit Britain rated accommodation on working farm. Flint and brick barn conversion. Awarded 2nd place in the Tourism SouthEast 'Self catering holiday of the Year 2010' category. Sympathetic design highlights the original features with underfloor heating throughout for cosy winter evenings. Idyllic rural setting in North Hampshire ideally situated location for exploring the whole of Southern England. An extensive network of footpaths and bridleways is easily accessible
Unique luxury Victorian flint and brick barn conversion - the only 5* self-catering accommodation within 15 miles . A fully glazed front provides an airy light environment whilst underfloor heating ensures cosy winter nights. Stylish holiday accommodation sleeping up to 6 in 1 double and 2 twin rooms. Furnished to a high standard to provide all home comforts. A welcome pack is provided for your pleasure. Our farm is managed for wildlife and just won the 2010 RSPB Nature of Farming Award for SE England. Flowers and bird seed are grown for target species. In Spring the unrivaled beauty of a bluebell wood in full flower just a short stroll away. Located on the Hampshire / Berkshire / Wiltshire border. Only 1 hour from London. An extensive network of footpaths and bridleways is ideal for walkers, cyclists and birdwatchers. The World Heritage listed landmarks of Stonehenge and Avebury are nearby as well as the market towns of Hungerford, Marlborough, Winchester and Salisbury.
Underfloor heating throughout with individual room thermostats.
Attractions and Places to Visit in and near Andover: Iron Age Museum - discover a way of life destroyed by the Romans. Hawk Conservancy - Visit the famous conservation site and see the birds of prey fly. The Test Way - Inkpen Beacon to Totton via Longparish, Chilbolton & Stockbridge Andover Museum - Local interest, archaeology and natural history. The Fairground Craft and Design Centre - for crafts enthusiasts, families, crafts learners and the casual visitor. Whitchurch Silk Mill - A working Victorian water mill. Museum of Army Flying - A celebration of the history of aviation. Highclere Castle - The family home of Lord & Lady Carnarvon. Beacon Hill, Burghclere - Perhaps Hampshire's most perfect hillfort.
Other Attractions further afield: Cathedral town of Winchester (the home of King Arthur). Cathedral town of Salisbury. Market towns of Marlborough, Hungerford and Newbury. Stonehenge and Avebury. The New Forest and South Downs. A wide range of individual shops in local towns. Regular weekly markets with occasional Farmer's markets and French markets. Large variety of pubs and restaurants. Theatre in Salisbury and The Watermill near Newbury. Horse Racing at Newbury or Salisbury. Motor racing at Thruxton. Golf Clubs at Tidworth, Andover,Salisbury and Winchester. Fishing at Avon Springs Fishing Lakes. Fly fishing on the River Test near the beautiful hamlet of Stockbridge. Horseriding opportunities. Shooting - game or clay pigeon. Cycling - brilliant routes for road bikes or mountain bikes. Just ask us. Wilton House. Bath. Longleat safari park. Stourhead Gardens. Exbury Gardens. National Motor Museum Beaulieu.
Conditions of booking: - 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. This will be fully refunded within 1 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 date of the holiday. A confirmation of booking and deposit receipt will be sent