"Riverside Cottage is a stunning characterful holiday cottage tucked away in 5 acres of beautiful gardens set on the banks of the River Dever. The cottage is a delightful example of a truly blissful country retreat with its thatched roof cosy but spacious interior swimming pool wonderfully manicured gardens riverside studio and Summer yurt. Riverside Cottage gives a feeling of tranquillity and seclusion as soon as you enter its long driveway with everything a country goer may want and yet within walking distance of the little hamlet of Bansbury.\nFor events and artistic retreats you can also book the luxury riverside studio which can seat up to 70 for celebratory dining. Or for outside events at the Cottage book the luxurious yurt great for summer parties meditation sessions or a fun sleep out.\nThis charming much loved home is within easy reach of the historic City of Winchester with its excellent shopping and restaurants. However the setting is so pretty you may not want to leave at all There is an impressive kitchen at the heart of the property with a traditional Aga that no true country cottage is without and is ideal for entertaining. This opens out on to the garden facing conservatory that has wonderful views of the surrounding grounds. The cottage has no shortage of traditional charm with original wood beams comfy beds unique furniture and cosy log burner to relax by and unwind after a long country walk.\nThe cottage was once separate farmers’ cottages but were converted into one property with care it has all the unique touches of each cottage including 3 separate staircases and hidden gems you will need to discover for yourself\nAlthough Riverside Cottage is set in five acres the garden is fully fenced and gated. No wonder the Riverside Cottage featured in The Sunday Times ’25 great British holiday rentals’ with guests returning year after year.\nPlease enquire if you’d be interested to add either the yurt or the studio to your stay."
Riverside Cottage: sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms, downstairs W.C, children’s snug, garden conservatory, sitting room with open fire, kitchen with adjoining conservatory dining, utility/boot room and swimming pool.
Bedroom/study, can sleep 2, on a double sofa bed, WC
Sitting room. Open fireplace, exposed wood beam ceiling, seating for 6, TV/DVD/CD. Board games.
Kitchen/Conservatory. Aga, combi microwave, fridge and freezer, dishwasher, washing machine.
Open plan conservatory dining area with seating for 10
Snug with TV and comfortable seating
Master bedroom (sleeps 2) double bed, en-suite, dressing room, wardrobe.
Double bedroom (sleeps 2) double bed, walk in cupboard and shower room
Double bedroom (sleeps 2) double bed, tables, door adjoining:
Twin bedroom (sleeps 2) with two 3ft beds and en-suite bathroom. Please Note: This room is most suitable for children.
Oil fired central heating
Large lawned garden
Swimming Pool adjacent to the Lodge (vacant when the cottage is booked on its own)
Parking for 5+ cars.
What you need to know
A security deposit of £500 is required at this property. This will be collected automatically 7 days prior to arrival and refunded (unless a damage claim is received) 7 days after the end of your stay. Please note that your refunded security deposit will take 3-5 days to appear in your account. For your convenience, we’ll take this payment from the last card used to make payment to us. If you would prefer to use a different method of payment, please let us know before the security deposit is due.
Cot and highchair available
Catering for functions areavailable
Opportunity to purchase Riverside lifestyle condiments, crisps and other gift items.
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.
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.