"This wonderful property has to be experienced first-hand. A labour of love by the owner who occupies the original station this fully renovated carriage will provide a memorable and exciting holiday for up to four guests.\nThis 1922 carriage couples modern design with touches of historic charm. The open plan living space has a sofa two armchairs a TV and a fully equipped kitchen. Both bedrooms have new furnishings with en-suite shower rooms and the light fittings in the living area are from the Orient Express.\nHorsebridge Station was one of the stops on the Sprat and Winkle line after which the carriage got its name. With patio furniture for four and barbecue enjoy the feeling that the train stopped just for you.\nAt the end of the station drive you’ll find the charming John O’Gaunt pub a delightful place for a drink before or after a stroll along the famous Test Way which follows the course of the railway line just 100 metres from the station.\nThere is ample parking a play area for children in the garden which is also suitable for a dog to run around. Table tennis is available on request.\nStay for a week or more to truly experience the magic of The Sprat and Winkle Railway Carriage for yourself."
Sprat and Winkle: sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms (2 are en-suite). There is plenty of parking in the station car park - no street parking.
Open plan sitting / kitchen / dining with one sofa and two armchairs, breakfast bar dining area with seating for 4, door to the patio, AC unit
Kitchen: with electric hob and oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine
Master Bedroom: (sleeps 2), kingsize bed, ensuite shower room with WC
(sleeps 2), twin beds (zip-link to SuperKing - available on request), ensuite shower room with WC
Wi-Fi. Enclosed garden. Renovated carriage
Garden, outside furniture and BBQ
What you need to know
The check in time at the property is 3pm on your day of arrival and check out is 10am on your day of departure.
Bed linen and towels are provided.
No parties, hens or stags.
Beds will be made up as per the description above unless otherwise requested.
You can view a floor plan of Sprat & Winkle here.
Please note that whilst short stays are permitted this house is best experienced in a longer amount of time.
The TV is equipped with an Amazon Firestick, please remember your passwords to use this feature.
'Guests are kindly reminded to not leave dogs unattended in the carriage at any time.
In light of Covid-19, accommodation providers may have temporarily removed some non-essential, high touch items (some examples may include decorative cushions, games and hair dryers) from their accommodation.
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).
Properties in Wales and Scotland – guidance on which facilities and venues can open and when has not yet been published. We recommend that you keep up to date with government announcements for further information.
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