"Less than an hour from London this detached 18th-century barn is set in the owner’s grounds in the heart of a quintessentially English village with pub green and cricket pitch.\nAn ideal weekend getaway for families or groups of friends Old Rectory Barn enjoys its own access parking amenities garden and privacy. Inside there are many original features including beams roof trusses exposed stone and brick walls and a flagstone floor as well as an Aga range and wood burner and modern features such as Wi-Fi and Smart TV. Outside there is a 1-acre private garden with 300-year old cedar tree and direct access to a 6-acre area of paddock and small woodland.\nThe village green is located a 2-minute walk along a footpath. There you will find a 16th-century pub with garden that serves lunch and dinner. The pub is a starting point for numerous walks cycle and bridle paths. Black Down the highest point in the National Park with its pine and heather covered slopes made famous by Tennyson is immediately accessible on foot. The owner provides details of the many footpaths and suggested walks in a welcome pack for guests.\nNext to the village green is the recreation ground with pavilion and outside café. This is the location for cricket football and stoolball matches and is a launch site for hot-air balloon flights including in winter. There are three well-maintained tennis courts as well as outdoor zumbafitness classes.\nWithin a 30-minute walk via footpaths are two further pubs one which was the Winner of the Good Food Pub Guide of the Year 2012 and Pub of the Year Sussex Life Awards 2016 and the other which has a popular Indian restaurant offering takeaway as well as eat-in. There are other award-winning local pubs within a short drive.\nWithin a 15-20 minute drive is Petworth with its antique shops stately home art collection Gainsborough Holbein Titian Blake Capability Brown gardens boating lake and open-air concerts and Midhurst renowned for polo at Cowdray Park. For sailing canoeing and open-water swimming enthusiasts Frensham Great Pond is similarly nearby. Golf is available locally at Hindhead Old Thorns Liphook and Cowdray. Fishing is available via Grayshott Angling club.\nGoodwood is 25-30 minutes away with its Festival of Speed Revival horse racing and aerodrome with self-fly hire and Harvard and Spitfire flight experiences. Chichester and West Wittering with its award-winning sandy beach are 35-45 minutes away depending on local seasonal traffic."
The Cottage: sleeps 8+2 in 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. 1 kingsize, 1 double, 2 twin, double on landing. Private parking and large garden.
Open plan living space: With flagstone floor.
Living area: With wood burner, Sky+ Smart TV with Netflix and Amazon Prime (sports and movies package, and BT Sports) and DVD player, sofa seating for 10.
Kitchen area: With Aga, microwave, American style fridge/freezer, dishwasher and Nespresso Vertuo Plus coffee machine.
Utility room: With washer/dryer.
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds and cot.
Wet room: With shower and toilet.
Bedroom 3: With kingsize sleigh bed and cot, en-suite with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 4/Landing: With double bed.
Bedroom 5: With twin beds and 2 junior beds (for flexible sleeping arrangements).
Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Welcome pack. Detached heated games room with Bonzini table football, pool table, table tennis and a selection of garden games. 1-acre lawned garden with garden furniture and BBQ. 6-acre paddock and small woodland. Bike store. Electric car charging point. Private parking for 8 cars. No smoking.
What you need to know
The lower level of stairs are partially open sided. No loud music after 11pm.