Riverside Cottage
Nr Winchester, Hampshire, England
Featured in The Sunday Times '25 great British holiday rentals'



Modernised thatched cottage full of character: 4 +1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8 +2, Garden, Swimming Pool

Riverside Cottage is a detached thatched period property; beautifully positioned in 5 acres - it sits on a quiet lane on the bank of the River Dever, a tributary of the Test. There is a large private lawned garden including a swimming pool, terrace and view over a paddock with horses. The house has been refurbished but with many of the original features retained. It is bright and spacious as well as cozy.

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Description:

The accommodation of Riverside Cottage consists of large entrance hall, WC, children's snug, garden conservatory, sitting room, kitchen with adjoining conservatory dining, utility/boot room. 4 double /twin bedrooms with 2 ensuite and a separate a shower room. There is also a downstairs bedroom / study with downstairs WC. Oil fired central heating, wood burner in hall and snug TV room, open fire in sitting room with TV /DVD. The kitchen has an Aga plus separate cooker/hob and combi microwave, dishwasher, washer, dryer, freezer, open plan conservatory dining area. The house is child friendly with river and swimming areas fenced off and gated. Ample off street parking. Sorry no dogs or smokers.
Facilities:
Property Type:
House
Bedrooms:
2 Double Bedrooms, 1 Double  Bedrooms (adjoining if required) 1 Twin Bedroom and 1 Study Double bedroom. Rooms can accommodate an extra bed on request and cot.
Bathrooms:
1 ensuite Bathrooms, Family Bathroom,1 Shower Room, 1 Separate WC.
Kitchen:
Fridge, Freezer, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Iron. Aga and oven/hob plus combi microwave.
General:
Wood burning Fires, Central Heating, House Linen ( except towels) crockery/cutlery. Off street ample parking. A housekeeper lives in a private area of grounds. They will have no contact unless requested but will clean after use with a supplement.
Dining:
Seating for 10. Large kitchen table which could take many more than 10 within kitchen conservatory  plus ample outside dining too.
Entertainment:
TV, Video, DVD, Radio, CD System, Board Games. Many countryside walks, local riding, fishing, Large Garden with Children’s climbing frame, Trampoline. Terrace, Garden Furniture, BBQ Private Pool.
 
If you are wanting to use the cottage for a party, wedding or other entertainment please call to discuss. There will be a supplement for this.
Suitability:
Children Welcome, Wheelchair Access, Suitable For Elderly, Sorry - No Pets Allowed, Sorry - No Smokers. Wonderful family home, cosy and spacious.
Nearest Airport:
Southampton/Heathrow - 40 miles
Nearest Bar/Pub:
Barton Stacey - 1 miles
Nearest Restaurant:
Andover/Winchester - 10 miles
Location Type:
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding, Near the sea, Quiet, Riverside, Town
Local activities in and around Winchester:

Riverside Cottage is a hour away from London off the A303. The beautiful Test Valley around Stockbridge is worth exploring as is Winchester with its famous Cathedral. Salisbury, Romsey and the New Forest are all in reach within 30 minutes drive. Southampton and the Hamble are within 20 minutes drive away.

Riverside Cottage is in a little Hamlet called Bransbury but close to the village of Barton Stacey with a Beautiful Church, Post Office, Pub and Shop.

Riverside Cottage is off the A303 going west. From the M25 ( or if coming from London you can go straight to the M3) take M3 to junction 8 - the A303.

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Guestbook comments:

"thank you so much what a beautiful house - my children loved the garden and climbing frame. My husband and I loved the peace and space." - Juliet

"we will come again - we celebrated my dad's 70th birthday and it was the first time in a long time that the whole family got together - fantastic." - the Sumner family

"We spent two nights at the cottage as guests on our way to Cornwall - it was beautiful and so peaceful, and the room comfortable. We will recommend the Cottage to anyone. " - John and Alice Clampett

"This was our third visit - because so many of our family live abroad, when they come over we like to all be together and Riverside Cottage makes such a wonderful setting. " - London


"Thank you for letting us use your beautiful setting for our sons 21st party - it all worked out so well and the marquee in the field was a superb location. We enjoyed the quiet retreat of the house while looking party revelers." - B Stacey

For booking information contact: Clare Clark - tel: 07973 215407 or email: info@riversidecottage4let.co.uk

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