Cottage rental in Alresford, South Downs, Essex

Property reference 279589
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An accessible holiday home for wheelchair users or those with limited mobility.with views across the Hampshire countryside and an old fashioned steam railway right on your doorstep. More details...


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Visit Jane Austen's Museum, the 17th Century house in the pretty village of Chawton or try a cake at Caracoli in Alresford.


  • Property type

  • Theme

  • General

  • Kitchen

    Washing machine
  • Living room

  • Bathrooms

    Towels provided
    Wet room
  • Bedrooms

    Double bed
    Twin beds
    Sofa bed
  • Leisure activities


  • Close to the market town of Alresford
  • All on one level and designed specifically for guests with disabilities
  • Located adjacent to the famous Hampshire Watercress line railway


Steam Train Cottage: sleeps 6+2 in 3 bedrooms, (2 equipped with accessible facilities) and 2 bath/shower rooms with private parking.

Ground Floor

Level entry from the parking area with double door access.
All on one level and open plan

Kitchen / dining area: large rise and fall table and chairs for dining. Kitchen with rise and fall worktops, induction hob, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge freezer and microwave.

Sitting area: sofas, desk and large TV. Doors to terrace.

Bedroom 1: (sleeps 2) Reinforced double bed with a weight limit of 21 stone per person, or 38 stone combined. OT200C Opened Ceiling Hoist with track from Bedroom 1 to 2 via bathroom. Hoist has a 200kg safe working load. Gravity powered charging. No tools emergency lowering system. 6 hook spreader bar for easy sling adjustment. TV.

Bedroom 2: (sleeps 2), two profiling, height adjustable single beds, with pull up sides. Care Call system, TV.

En-suite bathroom to bedrooms 1 & 2: Wheel in shower with left/right access room and lever taps. Lima Clos-o-mat Automatic WC/Shower rise and fall toilet. Rise and fall basin. Double ended, full size bath, which can be accessed by the ceiling hoist. Clos-o-mat toilet and bath accessed from by ceiling hoist that travels from bedroom one to bedroom two via the ‘wet-room’ en suite. Osprey Tilt in space shower chair with foot head rest, also with commode pan and lap strap. Level access shower

Bedroom 3: (sleeps 2) Twin beds with en-suite level access wet room/WC.


Terrace overlooking steam railway and fields beyond.

BBQ with outside table and chairs.



Linen and towels provided

A carer call system is installed

This cottage accommodation will meet all your accessibility needs

All on one level and designed with luxury and accessibility in mind, this is a unique holiday rental in an idyllic location for anyone with limited mobility. Located next to Four Marks Railway Station on the famous Hampshire Watercress Steam Railway line, guests can enjoy aperitifs on the terrace whilst watching the steam trains come and go – a sure hit for all guests young and old!

Steam Train Cottage has been designed and built specifically for guests with disabilities and has a full range of high quality equipment, which is both luxurious and practical and is an ideal home-from-home for wheelchair and power chair users thanks to wide, bright and airy open spaces or simply for those who enjoy a bit more room from their holiday home.

There are 3 bedrooms comprising of a spacious double and a twin room that share a large fully adapted bathroom/wet room. In addition a luxurious twin bedroom with ensuite shower plus a sofa bed in the sitting room allows extra flexibility for you to bring the entire family. The use of the highest quality products ensures the disabled visitor is catered for as well, if not better, than in their own home.

With Winchester, the New Forest and the South Coast all within easy reach, this is an ideal location for a short break or a memorable family holiday.


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