Lay Your Hat In Winchester

Winchester, Hampshire
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This delightful cottage oozes charm. It's full of light in the summer and cosy in the winter. Perfect for two in the heart of the beautiful mediaeval city of Winchester.

  • Comfortable and charming with many historic touches
  • Steam room and gorgeous cottage garden
  • In the centre of Winchester for shops and restaurants

About Lay Your Hat In Winchester


Lay your Hat In Winchester provides the comforts of a home from home, with style and touches that exude charm from the moment you walk in. In the ideal location to explore Winchester, the ancient capital of England, just a short walk away. The cottage is a two storey one bedroom property. Perfect for couples seeking a romantic bolt hole or for the sole traveller who want to relax after enjoying the delights of Winchester, or just want to enjoy Lay Your Hat In Winchester's homely comforts. You have space for dining and for entertaining colleagues and friends; there is a fully equipped kitchen to simply do your own thing.

Relax with a book by the log fire or enjoy a glass of fizz whilst watching the sun go down in the courtyard garden. There is a candle lit steam room to indulge in with underfloor heating and oak and limestone floors. There is one bedroom upstairs, with quality Egyptian linen. Also, a private study which can provide space for an extra guest or even two for a short stay. A perfect quiet place to read, collect your thoughts or pour a fine malt to enjoy!

In the garden you'll find a stone, cut over a 1000 years ago, part of a mullioned window of Hyde Abbey; the resting place of King Alfred The Great. The garden provides a good degree of privacy with subtle lighting, ideal for Al Fresco dining.

Check in the fridge for your complimentary bottle of Prosecco.

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What makes this area
So special...

It's just a short walk to the centre of the city with its award winning restaurants and pubs, nestled around the oldest high street in England. Close by, you have the Cathedral and beautiful walks through the Water Meadows; where Keats was inspired to write "Ode To Autumn".

Lay Your Hat In Winchester is on a quiet street in one of the oldest parishes of the city and yet just a short walk into the centre of town. Even nearer are two great pubs The Hyde Tavern and The Mucky Duck, fantastic walks, a Theatre, a Library and the train station to London - It ticks all the boxes! Winchester itself was the ancient capital of England and has a plethora of local historic attractions, such as Winchester Cathedral, King Arthur's Round Table, Jane Austen's House and nearby Stonehenge to name but a few.

The local area also offers a fantastic choice of shooting grounds and fishing lakes. Or perhaps Golf is your preferred pastime? South Winchester Golf Club is less than 3 miles from the cottage and Alresford Golf Club is just over 6 miles away. There is plenty for you all to choose from to keep you entertained in and around Winchester, everything from Rugby to Canoeing along the River Itchen.

In less than 25 minutes you can visit Go Ape Southampton, situated in Itchen Valley Country Park, set in 440 acres of beautiful woodland and meadows close to the River Itchen, it's perfect for those looking for awesome outdoor activities you'll never forget.

Well worth a visit is the market town of Alresford, a real treat. Alresford (pronounced Allsford) is a beautiful Georgian Town, which for many centuries was a prosperous wool town. Old Alresford is mentioned in the Doomesday Book but the present town of New Alresford did not come into existence much before 1200, it has a great range of shops to explore.

Southampton International Airport is 12 miles away, ideal for the overseas visitor. Another 10 miles will deliver you to the heart of The New Forest, which has something for everyone. A camera is a must as there is so much to see and do. Beautiful scenery, wildlife, pub lunches, New Forest ponies, historic buildings, ancient trees, walks and routes are a few to mention. Or for the more adventurous, why not hop on a ferry to the Isle of Wight, Wightlink operate a car ferry from Lymington to Yarmouth.

If you are looking for the beach, you are spoilt for choice with many stunning sandy beaches. Milford On Sea is nearby with its shingle beach providing views of The Needles and Christchurch Bay or Barton On Sea; which is known for its safe beach with stunning Vista's.

Property details

Summary:
Sleeps 2 in 1 double bedroom with 1 wet room. Courtyard garden and enclosed private garden.

Ground Floor
Sitting room with open fire, DVD player and satellite television.

Kitchen/ breakfast room, granite work surfaces, under floor heating, fridge with freezer box, induction hob, electric oven, washing machine, coffee maker, dishwasher, dining table for 4 and French doors to rear garden.

Hammam styled steam room and shower. Underfloor heated mosaic floor. Heated towel rail. Candles. Mirror with sensor light. Dimmer switch.

First Floor
Double bedroom (sleeps 2) double bed, wardrobe. Separate snug/study. Sofa bed by arrangement or space for baby (up to 12 months) - sleeps 1 or 2

Outside
Garden is private enclosed and on two levels with a paved patio area and table and chairs.
 


What you need to know

Residential visitor permit for one car included.
Extra options for another car or if residential parking isn't preferred:
Free parking space on weekends.
£3 charge per night weekday parking.

Can sleep an extra 1 or 2 on the study's sofa bed with spring mattress. 

Infants up to 12 months only
Highchair available upon request.

WiFi
Central heating and underfloor heating
Sky TV


 

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