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View from Ropley Station
Historical Ropley Station
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Alresford, Hampshire, England
Watercress Lodges self-catering holiday homes are nestled in rolling countryside at Dean Farm, Ropley. Rural Hampshire offers family fun with countryside walks and cycle routes all around.

• Six detached lodges available named after stations.
• Countryside walks and cycle routes all around.
• Close to the bustling Georgian market town of Alresford and only 20 minutes' drive from the delightful Cathedral city of
• The lodges offer the opportunity to get away to the countryside but with superb local facilities.
• Campground will be available from 2014 and will be the ideal getaway for families. Newly built shower block and toilet facilities.
• Short breaks available.
• The lodges are located in the rolling countryside at Dean Farm, Ropley, near Alresford. The family farm they have owned since the 1940&#39...
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Listing #HL647720
About the Owner
Joanne K
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location is quiet, overlooking farmland. Watercress line very near to watch steam trains traveling up and down the line. At Ropley there are engine sheds and a station which made this place fascinating. The lodge was very well equipped and made for a comfortable stay....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The two bedroom was very clean, with good facilities in the property. We enjoyed the walks and especially liked the steam trains though we never had time to have a trip on one - that’s something we’ll do on our next stay. Handy having downstairs...More

Thank TraceyOLondon
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Our second visit in 9 months.This time with the longer, lighter June evenings. The excellent accommodation has been described in my earlier post and by others and I cannot praise it highly enough. Our visit coincided with the Diesel Gala held by the Mid Hants...More

Thank jadasm94
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Sofa
    1 Full
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Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
GBP 500
14 Jul 2018 -
7 Sep 2018
7 nights
GBP 850
14 Sep 2018 -
20 Dec 2018
7 nights
GBP 500
21 Dec 2018 -
3 Jan 2019
7 nights
GBP 798
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Christmas Availability and discounts available, ask for a quote.
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About the neighbourhood
The unique Watercress Lodges & Campsite is a fantastic new self-catering holiday retreat overlooking the South Downs, situated only 3 miles from New Alresford and the River Itchen, nestled in the beautiful Hampshire countryside. Watercress Lodges have the unique privilege of being located alongside a working steam railway. Thomas the Tank Engine weeks are a particular favourite with families.
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How to get there
Airport: Southampton Airport: 34.0 km
Railway: Alton Station: 18.0 km
Ferry: Southampton Ferry: 38.0 km
When you come into Ropley you pass from Alresford The Anchor Pub on your right hand side. Proceed for approximately 1/2 a mile and you will see a cross roads sign. Turn left into Bighton Hill and proceed up hill. You go over a railway bridge and then see two entrances on your left hand side take the second entrance market Watercress Lodges & Campsite.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 39.0 km.
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