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The Down House Cottage

Comfortable King size bed in bright and airy, dual aspect bedroom
9 reviews
Comfortable King size bed in bright and airy, dual aspect bedroom
The dining area window viewed from the garden
The Down House Cottage
Victorian bathroom newly re-furbished
Large, walk-in shower
Characterful, cottage staircase
Sitting room viewed from turn in the staircase
Double sided log burner
Garden path leading to front door of the cottage
Breakfast al fresco
Walk to Winchester following the path of the River Itchen
The village of Shawford as seen from The Downs
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Winchester, Hampshire, England
Dating from the late 1800's and recently renovated The Down House Cottage nestles in the leafy village of Shawford, right on the edge of the National South Downs Park. Less than 3 miles from the historic heart of Winchester. The river Itchen flows through the village and it is possible to follow it's path right to the High Street within 45 minutes.
The Down House Cottage, which adjoins our family home, has a private entrance leading you directly into a small kitchen equipped for light catering and complete with cooker, fridge, washing machine. There is a cosy sitting room with large log burner (which is double-sided so also heats the kitchen - a first night 'fire starter kit' is provided & logs are available to buy from the local store for subsequent nights) plus a dining area over-looking the mature garden. The s...
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Listing #HL6745163
About the Owner
Sue G
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Interaction with guests
Arrival time any time after 2 p.m. Departure time before 11 a.m. I'm always happy to help with local knowledge, restaurant/pub recommendations. I try to be as fleible as possible so should you have any special requests do please ask.
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

I needed a nice, fairly secluded place with all the amenities for a comfortable stay. It was also important to be close to Winchester (1 stop on the train from Shawford station, which is a short walk from Down House!) for me to indulge my...More

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  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • SuperKing Beds:(1)
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Shower
    1 King
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Getting around
A car is not strictly necessary - Shawford has it's own station which is less than five minutes walk away. There are buses that run along the main road (also 5 mins. walk away) every 20 minutes either into Winchester or the opposite direction to Southampton. There are some very nice pubs within walking distance, a village store in the neighbouring village of Twyford (15 minutes walking). Winchester is walkable within 45 minutes.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Southampton: 10.0 km
Railway: Shawford: 0.1 km
We're easy to find and directions will be sent after booking.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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