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The Stable at Rambler Cottage

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Rambler Cottage
Summer Blooms
Itchen Valley Woods
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
This one bedroom dwelling for up to 2 people (young baby in travel cot is ok) is a well equipped converted Stable in the peaceful garden of a picturesque16th century Grade 11 listed thatch cottage in a semi rural location This delightful accommodation is conveniently placed for Eastleigh, Winchester, Southampton, Southampton Airport, The New Forest, Bournemouth, Portsmouth and ferries to the Isle of Wight and France. We are Four Star Visit England rated as well as a 5 Bubble Trip Advisor rating based on over 70 reviews The perfect retreat for those who prefer seclusion to socialising in a guest house or hotel, whether it is for a Romantic Getaway from the bustle of everyday life, a Holiday, Business, or a Work Secondment..... 'Ideal for my needs by far the best accommodation I have s...This one bedroom dwelling for up to 2 people (young baby in travel cot is ok) is a well equipped converted Stable in the peaceful garden of a picturesque16th century Grade 11 listed thatch cottage in a semi rural location This delightful accommodation is conveniently placed for Eastleigh, Winchester, Southampton, Southampton Airport, The New Forest, Bournemouth, Portsmouth and ferries to the Isle of Wight and France. We are Four Star Visit England rated as well as a 5 Bubble Trip Advisor rating based on over 70 reviews The perfect retreat for those who prefer seclusion to socialising in a guest house or hotel, whether it is for a Romantic Getaway from the bustle of everyday life, a Holiday, Business, or a Work Secondment..... 'Ideal for my needs by far the best accommodation I have stayed in whilst working all over the country. I won't hesitate to book again if possible if I am working this area again. Thank you both'. Breakfast is provided - see details of our welcome pack You may come to enjoy a walk in the country nearby, to watch cricket at The Ageas Bowl or football at St. Mary's Stadium, or to visit friends or relatives. Many comment on the peace and tranquility of the location. Whatever the reason you can be assured of an initial warm welcome by your hosts, then you are left to yourselves to enjoy the peace and every convenience at your disposal and enjoy the views of the Thatch, that is floodlit in the evening. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Guests should be over the age of 18.
Bathrooms
1 Shower
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About the Owner
Hilary + Mike C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2012
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Reviewed 3 September 2019

This is a very luxury cottage with Netflix, music service, dishwasher and has everything you need for a comfortable stay. It is however small, so my tall husband (1.91 metres) had some trouble (bed is small and he couldn't stand up straight in the shower)....More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Teddy_Rachel
HilaryC279, VR Owner at The Stable at Rambler Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2019

Thank you for your encouraging review. We try to give our customers what we would like ourselves . So often bathrooms have little storage space for the visitor.

Reviewed 17 February 2019

We decided to stay at The Stable as we have recently got a puppy and my mum offered to dog sit for a few nights so that we could have some time to ourselves. We wanted to find somewhere that was close to activities we...More

Date of stay: February 2019
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Road628280, VR Owner at The Stable at Rambler Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2019

Thank you. We try to give guests an experience by picking up on the little details that are so often missed in making sure every guest feels the accommodation was personal for them. It is encouraging to hear when we have succeeded in this! We...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2018

The Stable is the most amazing place to stay, we have loved it here. From the moment we walked in the door and found the handwritten note from the hostess to the home made bread, homemade cake, milk in the fridge, fruit, jams, cereal and...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank PDYR
Management response:Responded 12 August 2018

We were bowled over by your review. What more could we ask! Thank you very much. We would love to have you stay with us again. Enjoy the rest of Europe and safe journey back to Australia.

Reviewed 15 July 2018

This was our second stay at The Stable, and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Hilary and Mike are so friendly. The accommodation is spotless, and includes everything you need plus a whole host of extra treats including the fabulous welcome pack. Plus, despite the wonderful...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank 2015Denisett
Management response:Responded 12 August 2018

Thank you for your glowing review. It is such an encouragement for us as we try to give our guests an experience as well as a place to stay.

Reviewed 3 May 2018

HIlary and Mike obviously enjoy making the Stables a cozy retreat to unwind in Spotlessly clean and cozy cottage with all mod cons and a fabulous welcome gift of home baked goodies and other tasty delights We did not meet MIke apart from just glimpsing...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Jayne S
Hilary C, VR Owner at The Stable at Rambler Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Thank you for your glowing review. It is so encouraging for us. We think what we would like and take on board comments from others and try to provide it so we are all delighted!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Additional amenities & feature info
The beautifully designed accommodation has a double bedroom, spacious shower room with double shower, fully equipped kitchen, lounge with dining facilities and gas central heating. Some of the little extras include: Krups Nespresso coffee machine and some complimentary coffee capules, Wi-fi Apple charging leads and socket in lounge, Amazon Echo Dot - 'Alexa' Some our guests comments from our visitors book: 'The homely feel of the Stable makes us always feel as thought we are at home which always makes holidays feel nice.' 'We found the Stable extremely comfortable and the numerous extras were a real special treat. The freshly baked bread and cake were much appreciated. The location is quiet and peaceful.' 'Wow - what can I say apart from a very huge thank you. The Stable is a truly hidden gem. My stay was so lovely and you were such gracious and generous hosts. My only regret is that all four of my family would not be able to return with me on another visit.' 'What a perfect place, equipped with everything you could need.'
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About the neighbourhood
Local attractions nearby -The Itchen Valley Country Park - including a Go Ape tree top adventure -Manor Farm Country Park (The Farm features in BBC's Wartime Farm series) -Marwell Zoological Park -Hampshire Cricket Ground “The Ageas Bowl” – 5 minutes - Sea City (Titanic Exhibition) - Southampton -St. Mary's “Saints” Football Ground – 20 minutes -Art Galleries -Interesting local villages and Tea rooms -Large Shopping Malls -Cinemas - Theatres - Night Clubs - Numerous Golf Courses - a wide variety of Restaurants and Takeaways with home delivery Coastal attractions (20 -30 minutes) include, Lee on the Solent, Portsmouth/Southsea, Hamble, The Royal Victoria Country park, and Bournemouth.
Getting around
You really need a car to visit the area as the local bus service is not very frequent
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