"Come and indulge yourself at Mallard Cottage an attractive 18th Century Grade II listed cottage nestled on the edge of the historic city of Winchester and next to the owners home. This is the ultimate place for romantic escapes majestic adventures and city breaks as a couple or small family whatever time of year you choose to visit.\nThe former Ale House is situated on a charming terrace with easy access to the delights of this beautiful city and has been sympathetically restored to the highest standard to uncover much of its original charm and character. Boasting original exposed beams stone walls and lots of wonderful welcome touches such as en-suite bathrooms equipped with luxurious toiletries and fluffy white robes which have been added to provide that ultimate holiday experience.\n\nThere is a spacious open plan living area with an industrious design which seamlessly flows through to the exquisite kitchen area that is well equipped and features all the modern day amenities. From dining area you’ll be greeted by bi-folding doors which extend the living space out onto a large patio area where you can enjoy scenic views over the landscaped garden across to a glistening river.\nOn the first floor the sumptuous bedrooms have been completed with you in mind and feature pocket sprung mattresses dressed in satin white bed linen and a spacious en-suite shower room with a characterful and sophisticated feel throughout.\nFamed for its historic places and bustling streets Winchester hosts an enchanting selection of majestic sites traditional ale houses and highly acclaimed restaurants waiting to be explored. The charming high street offers quaint alleyways and cosy squares draped with independent gift shops and home to a thriving food scene Rick Stein The Ivy River Cottage and the Michelin starred ‘Black Rat’ are some of the names which can be found. A visit to the city would not be complete without a trip to the imposing 11th century cathedral home to one of the longest medieval naves in Europe. You will not be disappointed. Shop pub and restaurant 100 yards."
Mallard Cottage: Sleeps 4 with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Parking for 1 car. Private, enclosed garden.
Open plan living space: With limestone floor.
Living area: With electric wood burner and Smart TV.
Dining area: With bi-fold doors leading the patio.
Kitchen area: With breakfast bar, electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed, Smart TV, beams, wooden floor and en-suite with walk-in shower, toilet and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2: With kingsize bed (for children), Smart TV, beams, wooden floor and en-suite with walk-in shower, toilet and heated towel rail.
Maximum occupancy is 2 adults and 2 children (up to 14 years old).
Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack.
Enclosed, lawned garden, patio and garden furniture. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking. Please note: There is a river at the bottom of the garden, 50 yards away. Children under 14 years old only.
What you need to know
There is a river at the bottom of the garden, 50 yards from the property.
Please note: The property sleep 2 adults and 2 children (up to 14 years old).
Government guidance and legislation on COVID 19 changes frequently. Before you travel, you need to ensure you have checked and understood the relevant legislation and guidance that is applicable to you and the make up of your party.
Properties in England - Current government guidance states that in England, outdoor restaurants and takeaway options, as well as swimming pools are permitted to open in Step 2 (expected to be 12 April – 16 May 2021), subject to social distancing rules. Indoor entertainment and areas of hospitality will not be permitted to open until Step 3 (expected to be 17 May – 20 June 2021).
Wales: The latest Welsh government guidance states that outdoor attractions and outdoor hospitality, including at cafes, pubs and restaurants can reopen on Monday 26 April 2021. Gyms, leisure facilities and fitness facilities can reopen on 3 May 2021.
Scotland: The latest Scottish government guidance states that gyms and swimming pools can reopen for individual exercise on 26 April 2021. On the same day, outdoor hospitality (which can serve alcohol and stay open until 10pm) and indoor hospitality (without alcohol and closing at 8pm) can reopen.