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Damson Cottage - The Old Barns

The Old Barns in the heart of the Test Valley
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The Old Barns in the heart of the Test Valley
Damson bedroom with king size bed (bedroom is alot larger than it looks in this picture) Luxurious large double ended roll top bath
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5.0 of 5 stars
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39 reviews
The Old Barns in the heart of the Test Valley
Damson bedroom with king size bed (bedroom is alot larger than it looks in this picture)
Luxurious large double ended roll top bath
Triple aspect views from the vaulted and beamed open plan lounge/kitchen/diner.
Alfresco dining on the south facing balcony or watch the sunset with a glass of wine.
The french doors into the bedroom of Damson Cottage
Rustic styling on the solid oak doors
The Old Barns courtyard.
Sunset at The Old Barns
Local walks - in the early winter sun.
Local walks - accross the rape fields.
Lillies on our pond.
Fly fishing on the River Test.
Horsebridge - 1 mile along the Test Way (The John O'Gaunt pub can be found here)
The River Test at compton's fly fishing.
The Old Barns in the snow.
The River Test at Houghton.
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Overview
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Stockbridge, Hampshire, England
The Old Barns originally formed part of an old dairy farm and is surrounded by stunning English countryside. It is ideally located for exploring the outstanding countryside, wildlife and picturesque local villages and hamlets. Stockbridge is only 5 miles away with fantastic restaurants and shops, Horsebridge is a short stroll down the Test Way in one direction and Mottisfont in the other direction. The wonderful Cathedral cities of Winchester and Salisbury and the New Forest National Park are less than 30 minutes by car. <BR>The Old Barns offers a luxurious romantic retreat with many fine restaurants and pubs in the area. An idyllic place in which to relax and unwind, the cottage is well equipped for your stay.<BR>With the River Test on your doorstep the area is renowned for its country pursuits and fine walks. <BR&g... Read more
About the Owner, Sarah P
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 48 reviews and 5 properties
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Listing #HL214962 by: Holiday Lettings
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5 of 5 stars Excellent - based on 39 reviews
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Jo B
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 for a stay in December 2015

Damson cottage is a great place to recharge the batteries . It is lovely and comfortable with everything needed for a self catering stay. It is on the Test Way and we had a fabulous walk into Stockbridge for Sunday lunch. Very tranquil, yet at the same time only 15-20 mins from Winchester .

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Management response:

Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and the surrounding area. We are very lucky to have such fantastic places on our doorstep and we are spoilt for choice of good places to eat. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you would like to come and stay again. Kind Regards, Sarah and Rob

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Lynneblue
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Had an excellent stay at Damson Cottage at the Old BArns. Warm welcome from Sarah and Rob on the day we arrived and kept us upt o date with local farmers markets and provided fresh eggs and milk for our stay. (We had the company of the chickens sitting with us on the patio). The Old Barn is in a...

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Management response:

Many thanks for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay (and the company of the chickens) and so pleased that the sky was clear enough for your star gazing. We would love to see a couple of the pictures if you want to email them to us. Hope to see you again soon. Regards, Rob and Sarah.

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Joqueenbe...
London
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

This is the 2nd time we've stayed at The Old Barns and I dare say we'll be back again. We love the accommodation, which is of a high and comfortable standard, and the owners are great. It was my husband's and daughter's birthday and they put up a banner, and popped some bubbles in the fridge, as a surprise. The...

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Management response:

It was lovely to see you all again and hope that you all enjoyed they birthday break. Hope to see you all again. Rob and Sarah.

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Amenities
  • Balcony
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Yard
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
Suitability
  • Pets Allowed:
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  • Smoking Allowed:
    No
  • Kid Friendly:
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Additional amenities & feature info
The Old Barns is a beautifully converted timber barn in the heart of the Test Valley with the Test Way on our doorstep it is the ideal country retreat. Luxury rustic accommodation within a secluded courtyard with south facing balcony for alfresco dining.<BR><BR>We have 4 cottages for rental, so please enquire if you have a group of friends or family that you would like to get together or if you are not sure which cottage would most suit your needs. All cottages are similar in style and design. Damson and Willow Cottage are slightly larger than Elderberry and Bramble. All the cottages are upside down accommodation taking full advantage of the views and all the cottages can be linked via the balconies for larger groups.<BR><BR>Welcome to Damson Cottage:<BR>... more
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 2 nights
$169
£130
$1,145
£880
Dec 17, 2016 -
Jan 7, 2017
festive season
3 nights
$208
£160
$1,301
£1,000
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Children - up to two children (under 16 years) can be accommodated on a double sofa bed in the bedroom, subject to availability and prior arrangement for an additional charge Well behaved dogs welcome, subject to terms and conditions and prior booking for an additional charge of £20 per dog, per stay (or per week if the stay is more than 1 week).
Dogs must not be left unattended in the property at any time and must not disturb other guests.
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Southampton airport: 11.2 mi
Railway: Romsey: 3.1 mi
Ferry: Portsmouth: 24.2 mi
We are located just of the A3057 (Stockbridge to Romsey Road) 1.5 miles South of Kings Somborne in the pretty hamlett of Brook.<BR>Budget airlines fly into Southampton airport or Bournmouth airport.<BR>The nearest Trainstation is at Dunbridge (1.5 miles away) or Romsey (4 miles away) and Winchester Train Station and Bus Station is a 20 minute taxi journey away.<BR>
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 16.8 mi.
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