Perfect for relaxation and close to central Winchester and restuarants.
I am a scientist working part time at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London. I have stayed in villas, cottages, hotels and apartments in some diverse places. For me, it is how a place makes you feel when you walk in, explore it and stay a while. Hang Your Hat is like a warm embrace, welcoming and friendly. Well equipped and cared for. Just what I would have liked to have found in the many places I have stayed around the UK and abroad. It provides this in an honest and unpretentious manner.. a place to simply Hang My Hat.
Mike purchased this Cottage in 2011
Why Mike chose Winchester
I love old buildings, they have a character and charm, a patina of history, that you cannot just create. It is a beautiful brick and flint brewery workers cottage built in the early years of Queen Victoria's reign, 1843. For a small cottage it has a tremendous sense of space with a magical courtyard garden. It is in a quiet street in one of the oldest parishes of the city and yet just a short walk into the centre of town. Even nearer are two great pubs The Hyde Tavern and Mucky Duck, fantastic walks, a Theatre, a Library and the train station to London. It ticked all the boxes. Somewhere to feel at home.
What makes this Cottage unique
Imagine your own private suite, as if in your own private hotel. The warmth of an open fire, or the steam room, or to sit out in the courtyard garden and enjoy the evening air. The study can provide a close-by separate space for baby (up to 12 months). Ideal for a getaway break. Highchair available.
Feel free to smoke in the courtyard garden
Children not allowed
A baby is welcome
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date. 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
...not disappointed; back patio is lovely.
Quirky but homely
A quirky little place but certainly not lacking in the home comforts. Lots of nice touches (count the hats!) and thoughtful extras (eggs, milk, fizz, brollies, shopping bags etc). All in all a wonderful place to stay
A perfect place in Winchester
This is a most beautiful property in Winchester. Close to the train station and easy walking distance into the city. The house has absolutely everything you could need and so much thought has gone into the decor. The back patio/garden is so private and lovely to sit in especially in the evening. The bed was so comfy. The property on arrival was spotless and we managed to park close to the house. I would highly recommend this property and if we are ever in Winchester we will stay in "Hang Your Hat".
Perfect in every way
A lovely cosy cottage, beautifully furnished to a very high standard. A superb private courtyard for al fresco dining. Luxurious shower and steam room. Private comfortable study/reading room. Excellent in all aspects and only 10 mins from city centre.
All around, excellent. Perfect location too!
Beautiful cottage, slept my buddy and I comfortably in separate rooms. Great single
bed available the guest room that is not pictured. Garden and terrace are amazing. Kitchen is perfectly stocked. Coffee. Mike has thought of every detail.
And the location. Literally a 5 minute walk to train station. Very close to town as well, maybe 7-8 minutes.
Very select, comfortable property with easy walking access to city centre shops and restaurants
Clean, quaint, quiet, well equipped and well positioned. A delightful place to stay when seeking to explore Winchester and surrounding area.
Winchester Cathedral with the longest nave in Europe.
King Alfred the Great's Round Table in the Great Hall.
Winchester High Street the oldest High Street in England
Jane Austen trail, she is buried in the Cathedral and lived closed by.
Wolvesey Castle..the old Bishop's Palace.
Walk the water meadows where John Keats was inspired to write 'Ode To Autumn'
Sample the Wayfarer's Dole, a horn of ale and of morsel bread, which has been served for over 800 years to weary pilgrims on their route to Canterbury.
Get up early and catch a sight of the deer and wild life along the Pilgrims Way.
Chesil Rectory for lunch or dinner..a 600 year old Medieval house.
The Wykeham Arms has been awarded the accolade of best pub in the country alongside numerous other awards.
Explore the numerous restaurants and pubs in this ancient capital of England.
All this and more is within walking distance of Hang Your Hat.