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Willow Cottage - The Old Barns

5.0 of 5 bubbles
4 reviews
Period bathroom with large double ended roll top bath
Double aspect vaulted and beamed open plan lounge/kitchen/diner with access to the balcony
South facing balcony for alfresco dining
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Kitchen/diner with large windows overlooking the north paddock
Large bedroom with wardrobe and dressing table
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Laverstoke Mill, home to Bombay Sapphire for gin tours and tasting 30 minutes away
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Horesebridge - 1 mile along the Test Way you will find the John O'Gaunt pub
The Old Barns courtyard
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The River Test at Houghton
The Old Barns in the snow
The River Test at Houghton
The Old Barns chickens
Country walks accross the fields.
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Sunset at The Old Barns
Lillies in The Old Barns pond
Fly fishing on the River Test at Compton
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Winchester, Hampshire, England
The Old Barns originally formed part of an old dairy farm and is surrounded by stunning English countryside. <BR>The barn conversion consists of 4 one bedroom holiday cottages all upside down accommodation taking advantage of the views of the Test Valley.<BR><BR>Ideal retreat for couples, families, dogs, cyclists, walkers, fishermen or simply for a getaway. <BR><BR>The light airy upstairs is an open plan lounge/kitchen/dinger with vaulted and beamed ceilings opening up onto the South Facing balcony for alfresco dining.<BR><BR>Downstairs you will find a large period bathroom with a generous double ended roll top bath and a generous bedroom offering a superking size bed.
About the Owner, Sarah P
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 29 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 49 reviews and 5 properties
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We had a wonderful few days in willow cottage, quiet, relaxing just what we needed, would definitely stay here again

Management response:

It was lovely to meet you both and your beautiful puppy. Thank you for your lovely review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay and that the break lived up to what you wanted. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you would like to come and stay again.


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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016

We enjoyed a short break at this fabulous cottage in the Test Valley. A great location for travelling around this truly idyllic area of Hampshire. Very spacious and equipped with everything you need. The owners Sarah and Robert really make you feel welcome and at home. Will definitely return.

Management response:

Thank you for your lovely review of our cottage and the area. We are glad you enjoyed the cottage and made the most of your time here. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you would like to come and stay again. Kind Regards, Rob and Sarah.


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Teddington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Stayed here with 2 girlfriends for a quiet weekend away of gossip and bubbles ;o) Great barn with lovely balcony in the sun. Well equipped (and fabulous deep roll top bath). Enormous comfy bed (read stage!) Great countryside location for walks along the Test valley. Couldn't fault the place!

Management response:

Thank you for your lovely review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay in Willow Cottage. The roll top baths in Damson and Willow cottages are fantastic, it's hard to find a bath that you can truly lie out in and relax. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you would like to come and stay again in the...


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Garden
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Please read our terms & conditions prior to booking. Please enquire regarding children (accommodated on put up beds and subject to additional charges). Please enquire regarding...
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About the neighbourhood
Enjoy the countryside:<BR>Opportunities for walking, horse riding and cycling are abundant in the Test Valley with highlights being the 44-mile Test Way and the annual Test Valley Tour. The Old Barns is located in the heart of the Test Valley with the Test Way on it's doorstep it is ideal for country pursuits. The Test Way was originally a canal, then later a railway, this was removed in the mid 60's and is now a wonderful walk, cycle, bridal way that runs for 44 miles (from Inkpen to Southampton). There are many fantastic footpaths and cycleway in the area.<BR><BR>With the clear chalk streams the River Test and its tributaries on our doorstep, famous for its fly fishing with an abundance of brown trout, rainbow trout, grayling and salmon. We can provide you w... more
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How to get there
We are located just of the A3057 (Stockbridge to Romsey Road) 1.5 miles South of Kings Somborne in the pretty hamlett of Brook.<BR>Budget airlines fly into Southampton airport or Bournmouth airport.<BR>The nearest Trainstation is at Dunbridge (1.5 miles away) or Romsey (4 miles away) and Winchester Train Station and Bus Station is a 20 minute taxi journey away.<BR>
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby.
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