Haddon Lake Boathouse is tucked away in the glorious 2-acre grounds of Haddon Lake House, voted one of the country’s finest gardens in the television series 'I Own Britain’s Best Home & Garden'.
With shared gardens and stunning lake, this beautifully converted detached single-storey barn enjoys a superb elevated location, with gently sloping path access. The Boathouse is at the heart of this outstanding award-winning Victorian garden that has also been featured in national magazines. We normally accept a minimum of seven day bookings but this can be negotiable at certain times. Please use the 'ask the owner a question' button to contact us before booking online.
The Boathouse is perfect holiday base in the AONB for breathtaking scenery and spectacular downland and coastal walks. Sea 650 yards. Shop ½ mile. Recently and stylishly converted, the property offers all the comforts of home inside, and outside a private terrace, deck and furniture. Guests are encouraged to use all the gardens and grounds as if they were their own!
The accommodation features : Open-plan living/dining room/kitchen, limed oak floor. Double bedroom, skylight and feature limestone floor, en-suite bathroom with shower attachment, toilet. Single bedroom, skylight and limestone floor, en-suite shower room, toilet.
All services — electricity, radiators, bed linen, towels — are included. Facilities available: satellite TV; DVD; microwave; washing machine; dishwasher.
NB: Unfenced lake, sloping banks in grounds. Off road parking.
Regret no babies or children under 16 yrs for reasons of insurance due to unfenced lake. The cottage is not suitable for pets.
We request that guests do not smoke on the site.
Please note reception for mobiles is patchy for some networks, but our landline is freely available for urgent messages at any time of the day or night. The Boathouse is not connected to the internet, so you are guaranteed a peaceful stay!
The garden which the cottage adjoins has featured in Homes and Gardens (Feb 2006), The Sunday Times (March 2007), the Lady magazine (May 2007), Ideal Home (June 2007), and was a main feature article in Country Living magazine (Oct 2008) and The English Garden magazine (Aug 2009), The Garden - RHS Journal (Dec 2010), Garden Style (Aug 2012) and Country Life (Oct 2012). The gardens have also been featured in books - Dream Gardens of England (published by Merrell), Exploring Britain’s Country Gardens (published by the AA) and Garden Design - A Book of Ideas (published by Mitchell Beazley.