Cottage rental in Winchester, Hampshire
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It’s just a short walk to the centre of the city with its award winning restaurants and pubs, nestled around the oldest high street in England. Close by, you have the Cathedral and beautiful walks through the Water Meadows; where Keats was inspired to write “Ode To Autumn”.
Hang Your Hat is on 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 The Mucky Duck, fantastic walks, a Theatre, a Library and the train station to London - It ticks all the boxes! Winchester itself was the ancient capital of England and has a plethora of local historic attractions, such as Winchester Cathedral, King Arthur's Round Table, Jane Austen's House and nearby Stonehenge to name but a few.
The local area also offers a fantastic choice of shooting grounds and fishing lakes. Or perhaps Golf is your preferred pastime? South Winchester Golf Club is less than 3 miles from the cottage and Alresford Golf Club is just over 6 miles away. There is plenty for you all to choose from to keep you entertained in and around Winchester, everything from Rugby to Canoeing along the River Itchen.
In less than 25 minutes you can visit Go Ape Southampton, situated in Itchen Valley Country Park, set in 440 acres of beautiful woodland and meadows close to the River Itchen, it's perfect for those looking for awesome outdoor activities you'll never forget.
Well worth a visit is the market town of Alresford, a real treat. Alresford (pronounced Allsford) is a beautiful Georgian Town, which for many centuries was a prosperous wool town. Old Alresford is mentioned in the Doomesday Book but the present town of New Alresford did not come into existence much before 1200, it has a great range of shops to explore.
Southampton International Airport is 12 miles away, ideal for the overseas visitor. Another 10 miles will deliver you to the heart of The New Forest, which has something for everyone. A camera is a must as there is so much to see and do. Beautiful scenery, wildlife, pub lunches, New Forest ponies, historic buildings, ancient trees, walks and routes are a few to mention. Or for the more adventurous, why not hop on a ferry to the Isle of Wight, Wightlink operate a car ferry from Lymington to Yarmouth.
If you are looking for the beach, you are spoilt for choice with many stunning sandy beaches. Milford On Sea is nearby with its shingle beach providing views of The Needles and Christchurch Bay or Barton On Sea; which is known for its safe beach with stunning Vista’s.
Living roomDVD player
Dining roomDining table
Leisure activitiesPrivate gardenSteam room
- Walk to the The Mucky Duck pub
- In the centre of Winchester for shops and restaurants
Hang Your Hat: Sleeps 2 in 1 double bedroom with 1 wet room. Courtyard garden and enclosed private garden.
Sitting room with open fire, DVD player and satellite television.
Kitchen/ breakfast room, granite work surfaces, under floor heating, fridge with freezer box, induction hob, electric oven, washing machine, coffee maker, dishwasher, dining table for 4 and French doors to rear garden.
Hammam styled steam room and shower. Underfloor heated mosaic floor. Heated towel rail. Candles. Mirror with sensor light. Dimmer switch.
Double bedroom (sleeps 2) double bed, wardrobe. Separate snug/study. Sofa bed by arrangement or space for baby (up to 12 months) - sleeps 1
Garden is private enclosed and on two levels with a paved patio area and table and chairs.
Central heating and underfloor heating
Highchair available upon request.
Hang your Hat provides the comforts of a home from home, but with the luxury of a hotel suite. In the ideal location to explore Winchester, the ancient capital of England; the cottage is a two storey one bedroom property. Perfect for couples seeking a romantic bolt hole or for individuals who want to relax after a hard day’s site seeing.
Relax with a book by the log fire or enjoy a glass of fizz and watch the sun go down in the courtyard garden. There is space for dining and for entertaining colleagues and friends, as well as a candle lit steam room to indulge in with underfloor heating and oak and limestone floors. There is one bedroom upstairs with a private study leading off from the room, a quiet place to read, to collect thoughts or pour a fine malt and enjoy!
In the garden you’ll find a stone, cut over a 1000 years ago, part of a mullioned window of Hyde Abbey; the resting place of King Alfred The Great. The garden provides a good degree of privacy with subtle lighting, ideal for Al Fresco dining whatever the weather.
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