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Pefect cottage for family weekend
We stayed at the beautiful Yaffel Cottage with our daughter, son in law, 5 year old and 3 year old Granddaughter's for our Son's wedding at Grittenham Barn which is only a 7 minute car journey. The cottage was a home from home we didn't want for anything and if we did Alex was on call. The children enjoyed playing the games in the cupboard especially the monkey game. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and Alex was the perfect host. Will definately be back.
Lovely house, beautiful location, very friendly proprietor and great walks for dogs.
Yaffle Cottage, where to begin. I have been given the onerous task of telling the world all about our stay. I say onerous because I just know I am going to run out of superlatives describing the most wonderful time spent in this glorious property.
To start with, the unanimous decision from our party of eight on arrival was if any of us owned Yaffle Cottage there was no way we would let it out to strangers.
Our party was four couples and as we all came from different locations we decided to do the civilized thing and meet up in a local pub. This turned out to be The Foresters Arms and upon arrival were greeted much hugging, kissing and back slapping as my wife and I had not seen the others for quite a while as we live in France and were a teeny weeny bit late. Not because we had just arrived after a seven hour drive and an eight hour ferry crossing and another hour from Portsmouth, it was just that we were not quite sure of the way from Portsmouth. The Pub by the way was very near to the cottage, probably 10 mins. And was very good.
On our arrival at the cottage we were welcomed by our host Alex who showed us round and explained everything to us.
In the beginning there was almost too much to take in but after unpacking we began exploring.
The Cottage is set in the middle of woodland which is beautiful and the two dogs that were in our party made very good use of them.
The four double bedrooms are large with big comfortable beds and more than enough wardrobe space.
The Cottage is built on two levels. The upper which could be classed as ground floor has two beautiful en suites offering every amenity while downstairs has two equally gorgeous double bedrooms and a shared bathroom which has everything you could want.
While not the winter evenings and mornings could be on the chilly side and the heating system was second to none. Plenty of radiators and most importantly two heat zones, was handy for us as living in France must have made our blood thinner because being on the lower part of the house I set the room stat at a civilised level while the two bedrooms above had their thermostats switched off. This is the attention to detail offered by Alex.
The kitchen is very spacious, eight of us could sit comfortably at breakfast and like everywhere else was to the highest standard.
But I digress, go Yaffle Cottage but book early.
We did and had the most wonderful time.
Marion and Malcolm.
A lovely place to stay for a family gathering. Very well equipped, lots of space good sized bedrooms. A very helpful owner and all set in beautiful countryside. A lovely way to meet up with family and friends, with everyone on equal footing, so one one has to play host. I hope we can come back again soon!
Beautiful cottage in wonderful quiet surroundings. Super comfortable all creature comforts included Alex the owner has thought of everything , was a shame we weren’t staying for longer.We’ll definitely be back many thanks
A beautiful, well-equipped and comfortable cottage in a fantastic location.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Yaffle cottage. Alex was an excellent host and the house was immaculate. He even provided a Christmas tree!
Yaffle suited our family gathering perfectly with ensuite bedrooms on the ground floor (great for elderly parents) and two more bedrooms plus a games room (ideal for teenagers) downstairs. There are TVs in every room and three large comfortable bathrooms. My two-year-old niece also had a good time with a board across the top of the stairs to protect her from a tumble. The kitchen is spacious and extremely well equipped with two cookers. We were able to prepare Christmas dinner for eight and sit in comfort round the table to eat it.
The location is lovely too with walks through a scenic nature reserve just minutes from the front door. Glimpses of the Downs made for good photos as well.
All in all a perfect cottage for our family Christmas break.
Ideally located for Goodwood (approaching Goodwood from the North avoids traffic jams around Chichester!)