6.8 miles SW of Stockbridge

Longbourn

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Bedroom details

5 Bedrooms (Sleeps 11 + cot)

Bedroom 1

1 x king

Bedroom 2

1 x king

Bedroom 3

1 x zip and link

Bedroom 4

1 x zip and link

Bedroom 5

3 x single

As soon as you drive along the one-mile approach to Longbourn, tucked away in the beautiful Test Valley, thoughts of everyday life fade away and when the vista opens to reveal the gorgeous red brick, early-18th century house, you'll not fail to fall in love.

Sweep up to the entrance and step through the front door and you will be met by a gorgeously furnished, warm and welcoming home, where style and luxury has been paired seamlessly with comfort and calm. Five exquisite bedrooms await, whilst the spacious living areas makes this retreat perfect for larger soirees. Outside, there's a stunning garden complete with swimming pool, tennis court and pool house.

Whether it's curling up with your favourite book or movie in front of the fire in the snug or sharing cocktails on the terrace on a warm Hampshire evening, there is something for everyone at Longbourn. Set on a 200-acre farm of grassland and woods, and being nestled in the Test Valley, you're ideally situated to explore this unspoilt part of England, just over two hours from London.


Setting

In close proximity to Longbourn you will find Meriton, set ideally nearby one another to cater for larger parties when booked together, whilst offering perfect privacy when the retreats are booked separately. You can view Meriton here, or call us for more information. A 10% discount is available when booking both retreats together, please enquire with our booking team directly to apply this discount.


Living and eating

On entering Longbourn, you'll be met by a large entrance hall with open fire - a beautifully cosy welcome!

Steps lead down to the open-plan kitchen complete with a charming sitting area with wood burner - the perfect spot for pre-dinner drinks - plus a Smart TV. The spacious kitchen is fully equipped with everything a keen cook might need, including an Aga (lit between October and April), electric oven, four-ring induction hob, built in fridge freezer, butler sink with Quooker hot water tap, two dishwashers, larder and the all-important Nespresso coffee machine. The large central island offers plenty of space for prepping, whist two chairs at the end means the cook can have company too!

Next door lies a bright conservatory with large dinner table that seats twelve - the perfect setting for celebratory meals and dinner parties.

Leading off from the kitchen is the formal sitting room, bedecked with three sumptuous sofas and a crackling open fire is the perfect, grown-up space to come together, whether it's for post-dinner chats, opening presents on Christmas day or simply to bask in the peaceful ambience. Doors lead out into the garden, offering a delightful breeze on a hot summers' day, whilst a Smart TV is on hand to entertain should you need it.

Should you be seeking a quiet spot, or if little ones want a room of their own, there's a fabulous snug with Smart TV (with Virgin TV and Sky Sports), huge L-shaped blue sofa and an open fire. And should you need to make your stay a workcation, there's a study too complete with a desk and large screen to connect laptops to, whilst two leather armchairs offer a peaceful spot for reading the Sunday papers.

Finally, there's a utility room leading off from the kitchen with a washing machine and separate tumble dryer, and a boot room with plenty of hooks and boot storage - plus room for a wet dog!


Sleeping and bathing

There are five stunning bedrooms to choose from, all located on the first floor.

The master bedroom is simply beautiful with a semi-vaulted ceiling, dual-aspect windows and a sumptuous king-sized bed, just made for long lies ins. In addition, there's a walk-through dressing room and ensuite bathroom with bath, shower and two sinks.

The second bedroom also has a comfy king-sized bed and comes complete with an ensuite bath with overhead shower.

The third and fourth bedrooms both have zip and link beds, meaning they can be made up as king sized beds or twin beds for flexible sleeping arrangements - these rooms have access to the family shower room that lies across the landing.

The fifth bedroom - in blues and pinks - is just perfect for little ones and has three single beds plus a trestle bed should you need it. This room has an ensuite bathroom with overhead shower.

All the beds come swathed in luxurious linens, soft bedding and sumptuous pillows and throws to ensure a blissful nights' sleep. There are heated rails in all bathrooms to keep towels warm and fluffy.

In addition, there are two loos on the ground floor.


Outdoor space

Step into the garden and you'll discover a blissful space in which to relax, complete with a heated outdoor swimming pool (available between April and September), pool house and hard-court tennis court.

You'll find a dining table for twelve and a six-ring gas barbeque for meals alfresco, whilst loungers and chairs nestled around the pool offer space for everyone to relax. If you're feeling a little competitive, there's croquet to play on the lawn and table tennis in the pool house. The pool house has an oven and four ring electric hob plus a dishwasher and fridge - so everything is at hand for rustling up drinks and snacks. In addition, there's a loo and shower.

The house is surrounded by grass and woodland, lending a uniquely peaceful feel to this special spot. Whether it's spotting deer on the skyline on a summer's evening, or the bark of a fox in a nearby wood, you're really surrounded by nature at its best...


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Parking

There is plenty of private, off-road parking plus a universal car charger for electric cars.


Babies and children

Babies and children are most welcome at Longbourn. A travel cot, highchair and stair gate can be provided on request.


Dogs

Longbourn welcomes one well behaved dog. Please note that the five acres of garden are sheep proof but not guaranteed dog proof. Please note, there is an additional fee per dog, per week or short break.


In the Area

Longbourn lies in a 200-acre farm comprising of grassland and woods in the Test Valley, one of the most popular areas of Hampshire. The Test Valley boasts peaceful villages set within undulating and lightly wooded landscape, divided by its world-renowned chalk streams and rivers, making it a wonderful spot for leisurely walks. If you're an avid cyclist, the area is a cycling paradise with stunning car free roads. If you love mountain biking, then there are plenty of routes in the surrounding woods and the nearby New Forest. You're also free to explore the woods and fields of the farmland, just perfect for when you want a car-free day!

Pop in the car and just 10 minutes away is Bentley Wood, a huge 2000-acre with lots of tracks and paths - perfect for stretching your legs. Head to Romsey, an ancient market town, and Stockbridge, the heart of the Test Valley - for shopping and eating out. Stonehenge, Salisbury, Bournemouth, Sandbanks, Winchester and the Isle of Wight are all nearby and well worth exploring on days out and about.


Complete with a heated swimming pool, our dog friendly Hampshire retreat for twelve is set within 200 acres of idyllic English countryside and ancient woodland.

At a glance

From £3,214 for a long weekend or mid week break.

Sleeps 11 + cot | 5 Bedrooms | Dogs welcome (1 only)

Key features

Electric car charging point

Family friendly

Games Room

Grand Getaway

Heated outdoor swimming pool

Multi Generational Holidays

2 Hours From London

Aga

Al Fresco eating

Autumnal escapes

Baby on Board

Big and Beautiful

Celebratory stays

Private tennis court

Travel cot and highchair

WiFi

Workcation Retreat

Dog friendly

Swimming Pool

Wood Burner

Open Fires

Parking

Boutique country chic

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Short breaks:

  • Mid Week Breaks (Mon to Fri) cost 75% of the weekly rate.
  • Long Weekends (Fri to Mon) cost 75% of the weekly rate.
  • Short breaks are not available at Christmas and New Year.

Payments:

  • A 13 deposit & £40 booking fee secures your dates.
  • Payment of balance is due 8 weeks before your holiday starts.
  • There is a charge of £38 per pet per week or short break
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We know how gorgeous our retreats are, but don’t just take our word for it – here’s what previous guests say about Longbourn:

It’s an amazing property, photos don’t do it enough justice! Very well thought through, peaceful place to recharge if you are trying to get away from the hustle of a big city. Ten stars out of five, perfect all round.

Most beautiful property in stunning location. Very response host and staff. We were so lucky to benefit from the outdoor swimming pool and facilities on one of the hottest weeks of the year. Luxurious interiors and very well equipped kitchen. There wasn't anything they hadn't thought of really. The local area was fabulous but we were too hot to go exploring too much. A great place to stay. We will return I hope.

A beautiful, secluded house and gardens, with a warm swimming pool and tennis court. Very well presented and luxurious. Living the dream for a week!

Longbourn is a fantastic property. In an idyllic place. It is a s dream for a family.

Our favourite BR house so far! A really special place to relax and enjoy a truly wonderful environment. Apart from a gorgeous house and pool which was a highlight, the rewilding of the surrounding countryside meant that there was so much wildlife to see, butterfly’s galore! A real hidden gem.X

It's the perfect location for a family (of all ages) to get together. We didn't want to leave.

What an amazing house and the grounds were truly spectacular. the large dining table was the perfect place for breakfast, looking out at the views.

A beautiful house in a tranquil, idyllic spot.

My son organised a family gathering at this incredible house to celebrate my 70th birthday! We had the best of times swimming, walking and playing tennis. The weather was superb and the house and garden were exceptional, also so comfortable too!

It was a perfect venue for our family pre Christmas gathering. Lots of space and very cosy. Everything we needed was provided.

The house exceeded our expectations. A wonderful place to stay.

We had an incredible time at Longbourn. An stunning house set in beautiful countryside. Whenever we needed assistance both Boutique retreats and the owner were on hand to help. A holiday to remember!

We had a wonderful stay at Longbourn, and all our party enjoyed themselves either swimming, playing tennis, walking or just relaxing in the beautiful countryside. The house was well equipped and very comfortable every detail had been thought about, and was of a high standard. A Hampshire gem.

What an amazing holiday we had at Longbourn. Fantastic hosts who were very responsive with any little query. The swimming pool was a real treat. So beautifully warm that our new-borns could have a swim! We cannot thank you enough for the best stay.

We have had SUCH a wonderful weekend in your beautiful home. We have enjoyed the tennis courts, the lovely and warm swimming pool, and the gorgeous house... Log fires, lovely furnishings, and so homely. Thanks for providing the setting for a very happy family weekend celebrating my birthday.

What a gem of a place!

A very beautiful and comfortable house in a great countryside location. We loved the walks, the garden, tennis court and the beautifully warm swimming pool, which was perfect for our young grandchildren and us too. We would love to come again sometime.

We have really enjoyed spending 3 days at Longbourn. The setting is stunning - we really enjoyed running through the fields and woods and swimming in the pool. We saw deer and so many pheasants. A perfect family retreat!

We have had a fabulous stay at this wonderful house. It is beautifully furnished and very well equipped. During what was a very cold week we have even managed to use the pool everyday which was lovely and warm. It is an idyllic location for family quality time and we hope to return one day. Thank you!

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