"What was once a dormant calf byre of one of Hampshire’s most beautiful privately owned historic houses Houghton Lodge is now a bespoke collection of six individually designed boutique en-suite bedrooms called The Apple Rooms named after apple trees growing in the walled garden orchard. The rooms face west across a grassy meadow away from the main house and river.\nThe Apple Rooms provide the perfect base for exploring the many Test Valley attractions and restaurants. They are ideal for romantic getaways countryside and rural retreats weekends away visiting friends fishing or attending a function close by.\nMahogany and oak Georgian furniture has been carefully selected to style the rooms most pieces are over 300 years old. Where antique furniture has been difficult to source new pieces have been bought to complement the minimal yet stylish design.\nThe result is a blissfully serene and idyllic escape in Hampshire. All guests can enjoy complimentary entry to the gardens during their stay during the opening hours 1st April – 30th September to discover the features of the walled garden peony walk long border topiary peacock garden and the luscious lawns which roll down to the River Test. Guests will also receive a discount for the on-site tearoom Honesty at Houghton Lodge. During the winter months the garden and tearoom are closed 1st October-31st March to allow some much needed garden development.\nBarnack Beauty is one of the two largest rooms with plenty of space to lounge around. Dominated by a handsome super king sleigh bed and beautiful roll top slipper bath the room is bright and fresh. A further shower room features a waterfall shower WC and washbasin. The granite grey Shaker style simple kitchenette is brightly lit by two windows and provides space for basic self-catering.\nOther ’apple rooms’ available are Arthur Turner. Cox’s Orange Pippin. D’Arcy Spice. Egremont Russet and Fearns Pippin."
Barnack Beauty: Sleeps 2 adults in 1 Super King, seating/dining for 2, smart TV and free Wi-Fi, underfloor heated bathroom and a a basic kitchenette with fridge, kettle, toaster and microwave (for your convenience, however, it does not have an oven or hob)
Parking for 1 car
Open plan studio combining: Bedroom (sleeps 2), in a Super king size bed, Smart TV. Kitchenette: microwave, kettle, toaster and fridge plus a welcome portion of fresh milk, tea and coffee.
Bathroom: automatic lighting, anti-mist smart mirror, heated towel rail, under floor heating and a bespoke range of Houghton Lodge Gardens apple scent inspired toiletries.
Communal freezer for ice.
Accessible to a wheelchair user with an adapted wetroom.
Selection of magazines, books and local touring map
Outside area with communal BBQ and garden furniture. | Bench (sole use)
What you need to know
This room has an inter-connecting door to Cox’s Orange Pippin (which also has disabled access).
Adult only (except for wedding parties) one infant is permitted, a travel cot and highchair is available on request
No pets (Arthur Turner and D'Arcy Spice are pet friendly)
No hen/stag parties
Wi-Fi / Broadband
The gardens are open and freely accessible to guests from 1st April to 30th September