Hosting stunning, rural views on a working farm, nestled within a large estate in Hampshire, Buckholt Stables is ideal for a holiday near the quaint village of West Tytherley. With the New Forest National Park and Cranborne Chase AONB close by, choose to make the most of this superb region for walking and cycling. Tucked down a private driveway, you will find your very own barn conversion to enjoy a week-long stay with your family and friends on return from one of many outdoor adventures. Buckholt Stables were originally built in the 1820s to house general livestock and storage, and were out of use for a long period before undergoing major renovation work. This lodge has been beautifully converted revealing a mix of traditional and contemporary style, for a homely feel throughout. Arrive at the large sitting room on entrance, which has an open fire adding warmth to those cold winter nights and a snug area, perfect for reading and enjoying some quiet time to yourself. You will find a large map of the grounds on the wall as you walk down the corridor to the kitchen and views out of the window across the rear of the property. All you need to rustle up hearty meals for the family is in the commercial-style kitchen, or you can hire a professional chef to do the cooking for you. Tuck into a huge, delicious feast around the large dining table and chat about all the days out and things you would like to see and do during your stay, as you crack open a couple of bottles of wine and enjoy the social ambiance. There is also a large boot room to complete the living area downstairs, ideal for storing away your hiking boots and other outdoor gear, as well as providing a space for your four legged friends. There are nine spacious bedrooms and nine en-suite bathrooms in total, three of which are located on the ground floor, allowing for flexible sleeping arrangements and convenience during your stay. The first floor plays host to the master bedroom, which is open-plan and has a boutique-style roll top bath tub, perfect for an indulgent soak after a long walk. To the exterior, you have your very own established, walled garden, where you can relax with a refreshing drink on the patio and while away a balmy afternoon, as the kids play on the lawn with the dog. Enjoy sitting around the sunken fire pit of evening perfect for catching up on the days events and creating memories. Close by in the village of West Tytherley, you have a traditional pub serving food and a handy convenience store, while the medieval city of Salisbury has plenty more on offer, including its Gothic cathedral featuring Europe's oldest working clock. You can explore its thriving arts scene after hours, including a plethora of restaurants and one of the country's leading repertory theatres. For those who love being outdoors, you will find you are surrounded by fabulous walking country and breath-taking landscapes to inspire you. The mysterious Stonehenge is only 10 miles away, this prehistoric monument is a insight to neolithic life called 'a wonder of the world' it is a source of inspiration and a spiritual place. Or you can travel down to the coast at Southampton and find many more attractions to suit all tastes. Portsmouth, Englands south coasts navel base is iconic for its maritime history, home to HMS Victory and HMS Warrior is great for learning about our Royal Navy history. Or why not take a stroll around the famous Tudor ship, The Mary Rose preserved in the Dockyard Museum. With rolling country views of Hampshire and plenty to see and do in the surrounding area, how can you resist a stay at Buckholt Stables?
Over two floors. Nine bedrooms: 1 x ground floor four poster bed with en-suite bath, separate walk-in shower, basin and WC, 2 x ground floor super king-size double with en-suite bath, separate walk-in shower, basin and WC (one zip/link available on request), 1 x four poster bed with en-suite bath, separate walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x super king-size double with bath, walk-in shower, basin and separate WC, 1 x super king-size double with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 2 x super king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, (both zip/link available on request), 1 x twin with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC. Ground floor cloakroom. Commercial Kitchen. Dining room. Sitting room with open fire and snug area. Boot room
Amenities for Rental
Central heating with underfloor heating and open fire
Oven, hob, combi-microwave oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher
Sky TV, Superfast WiFi
Fuel and power inc. in rent
Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
Ample off-road parking
Walled garden with seating, gas BBQ and pond area
Hot tub that can comfortably accommodate 12 people
Two well behaved pets welcome
Sorry, no smoking
Shop and pub 1.6 miles
Note: No stag/hen or similar
Note: There is a resident chef and catering options available at this property, full and part time staff available
Note: Gala dinner available
Note: There is an unfenced pond at this property, children to be supervised at all times
Note: Property check in time is 4pm.
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