The Lodge Dove Farm

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£550.00 up to £1,300.00 per night as of 18/02/2024

Situated in Alresford in the heart of historic Hampshire, this charming lodge offers rural calm with landscaped gardens and beautiful views of the chalk stream River Arle. Dating back to the 1700s, The Lodge has been attentively refurbished with comfort and convenience in mind. Sleeping up to eight guests, this five bedroom property is perfect for a relaxing retreat with family and friends (four-legged friends also welcome!). Enjoy cooking in the contemporary kitchen with luxury appliances, or unwind by the cosy fireplace. Marking a special occasion? Local caterers can be arranged to prepare a delicious home-cooked meal. Guests will find it hard not to fall for the charm of this rural retreat as it comes into view. The lush lawns and greenery of the landscaped gardens and the alluring sound of the trickling stream set the tone for a tranquil escape. At the heart of the property is a comfy open plan lounge area framed by original oak beams, lending a charming, rustic feel to the room. Curl up on the spacious window seats with a book, or gaze out and admire the peaceful views. Keen to get cosy after a day’s exploring? Get toasty in front of the crackling fireplace, with its Stûv wood burner, a glass of wine in hand. Keen chefs will feel right at home in the contemporary, open plan kitchen with marble countertops. This recently renovated space will make cooking a breeze, with its luxury high-end appliances including a Miele cooker and hob and a handy Quooker tap. A dishwasher is also available for your convenience. Enjoy a convivial, tasty meal with your group as you share the highlights of your day. In warmer months, guests can directly access the terraced garden from the kitchen for alfresco dining or a morning Nespresso coffee. Ready to retire for the night after a long day out? The Lodge features five light, inviting bedrooms with plush carpets and crisp bed linen. The spacious master bedroom has a super-king size bed and an ensuite bathroom with a shower. Additionally, two double and two single bedrooms provide a range of sleeping options, accompanied by a shared family bathroom. The property also features a utility room with a washing machine, dryer and storage space for shoes, coats and other items. Main access to the drive is shared with another property, however, The Lodge is gated with private access and two parking spaces, as well as a separate oak car canopy. Explore Hampshire (Jane Austen’s County) and its extensive hiking trails, historic sites and pretty market towns including Alresford, where the property is situated. Discover riverside walks, the quaint 13th century Fulling Mill and lots more.

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