White Horse Cottage sleeping up to 10 guests
Dating back over 450 years ago, this large property offers many original features and makes a great base for a family get-together.
This lovely warm and welcoming semi-detached holiday home is steeped in history and with parts dating back over 450 years, White Horse Cottage offers many original features such as beams (some low) and wooden window frames. Comfortably furnished, this delightful family cottage has a light and airy kitchen with breakfast room adjacent, a family room with sofas, board games, toys, TV and an X-box 360, a separate dining room seating up to 10, and a large living room with a woodburner. The spacious bedrooms are located on the first floor, some have beams. Outside is a large, lawned, enclosed garden, a cycle store for up to 3 bikes, plus private parking for 3 cars.
In a very convenient location, White Horse Cottage is within walking distance of several village amenities, including the award winning inn, The Thomas Lord, which is named after the founder of Lords cricket ground who is buried in the village churchyard. There is also a village shop, post office, café and a butchers, who won the Hampshire Life Butcher of the Year award in 2014. There are local buses to various destinations including Winchester and Petersfield.
In the heart of the South Downs National Park, this wonderful part of Hampshire provides direct access to miles of scenic walks across the Meon Valley, including the South Downs Way. Neighbouring East Meon, 3 miles, has a pretty church and good pubs. Within easy reach are the glorious South Downs, Queen Elizabeth Country Park, the naval city of Portsmouth with its historic dockyard, home to Nelson’s Victory and The Mary Rose, along with waterside dining, extensive designer shopping and ferry trips to the Isle of Wight. The ancient city of Winchester with its stunning cathedral and science centre, Southampton with its shopping centre and the New Forest with its extensive heathland walks, riding and cycling opportunities is approximately 40 minutes away. Historic Chichester with its cathedral and festival theatre, beaches at the Witterings or Hayling Island, the Watercress steam train, Jane Austens’ House, Gilbert White’s house and Birdworld, Marwell Zoo and Peppa Pig World are all easily accessible from White Horse Cottage. London is about an hour by train from nearby Petersfield. Beach 20 miles. Shop, post office, pub and cafe 100 yards.
Some rooms with low beams.
Living room: With wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD player and CD player.
Sitting room: With Freeview TV and Xbox 360 with a selection of games, and a selection of board games and toys.
Kitchen: With breakfast area, electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.
Partial open-sided stairs to:
Bedroom 1: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request).
Bedroom 2: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request).
Bedroom 3: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 4: With double bed.
Bedroom 5: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.
Shower room: With walk-in shower and toilet.
Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for wood burner included. Travel cot and highchair. Welcome pack. Enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area, garden furniture and barbecue. Bike store. Private parking for 3 cars. No smoking. Please note: This property has a security deposit of £100.
Open Fire / Woodburner
Garden / Patio
Pub within 1 mile
Pets – no charge
Bed Linen & Towels Included
Short Breaks All Year