The Garden Studio: Stunning garden and river views


Entire guest house hosted by Caroline

2 guests, Studio, 1 bed, 1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the guest house to yourself.
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Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Great location
95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
The Garden Studio is a stylish, spacious, self contained getaway cabin with its own entrance and terrace with elevated views over beautiful gardens and the River Test on the edge of Watership Down.

It's set in a conservation area, with wonderful wildlife walks on its doorstep along the river, into the nearby village of Overton or towards the Harrow Way and the downs. The station is within easy walking distance; there's also space to park a car. The perfect place to relax and recharge.

The space
Furnished in vibrant kingfisher colours, this beautiful and idyllic studio offers peaceful, high quality accommodation including a comfortable 4’6” double bed, a welcoming living area, a separate en-suite shower room and fully fitted kitchen with hob, oven, grill and integrated fridge freezer.

Designed for relaxing and escaping to the country, the studio includes two sofas for cuddling up in front of complimentary Netflix, Amazon Prime and freeview TV, a large dining table which doubles as a desk, a well-lit cosy reading chair, free wifi and plenty of storage.

The kitchen is equipped for cooking simple meals and includes full coffee making facilities (moka pot, cafetière, milk frother), teapot, kettle and toaster plus breakfast bar with stools.

The separate en-suite shower room includes a walk in shower and heated towel rail.

Luxury white 100% cotton bed linen, fluffy towels as well as cleaning products and fresh flowers from the garden are all provided for your stay, along with a complimentary local aperitif.

The terrace with outdoor furniture is perfect for al fresco drinks to admire the glorious views across the garden and Test valley, spot wildfowl fly over the river and enjoy the evening sunset.

Basic gym facilities available by arrangement.

Committed to AirBnB's 5-step enhanced cleaning process based on AirBnB's cleaning handbook developed in partnership with experts.

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Garden view
River view
Lake access
Free driveway parking on premises – 1 space
Pets allowed
32" HDTV with Netflix, standard cable/satellite, Amazon Prime Video
Air conditioning
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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4.97 out of 5 stars from 72 reviews


Where you’ll be

Polhampton, England, United Kingdom

Local attractions include:
Highclere Castle, the home of the Earl and Countess of Carnarvon, doubled as the backdrop for the popular costume drama Downton Abbey.
Bombay Sapphire Distillery, the famous gin distillers is 2 miles away, offering guided tours and tastings.
Steventon, the village where Jane Austen grew up, the grand houses she visited and farms tracks she walked, formative for her writings and sharp insights.
Whitchurch Silk Mill, a 19th century water mill, weaving English silk fabrics using 19th century machinery. Set on the banks of the River Test, the mill's has a fascinating history and includes a tearoom for lunch and refreshments.
Coates & Seely English sparkling wine vineyard just beyond Overton nestled in the valley of the River Test.
Cathedral city of Winchester, the first and former capital city of England and home of King Alfred the Great.

Activities include:
Amazing walks from the front door in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty along footpaths, bridleways and towards the North Wessex Downs, including Watership Down.
Keen cyclists can take on the Test Valley 30 mile Circular Ride that combines pretty Hampshire market towns, with chalk streams and local pubs.
Curious fishermen can walk to see the source of the River Test and follow the river through Overton, Whitchurch and on to Stockbridge.

Hosted by Caroline

  1. Joined in October 2020
  • 73 Reviews
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  • Superhost
- Landscape and garden designer - Side hustling with The Garden Studio - Volunteering for Horatio’s Garden a national charity which supports everyone affected by spinal injury through creating and nurturing beautiful gardens in NHS spinal injury centres - Loves flowers, family, friends and dogs
- Landscape and garden designer - Side hustling with The Garden Studio - Volunteering for Horatio’s Garden a national charity which supports everyone affected by spinal injury thro…


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During your stay

There is usually someone around and about if you need us. However we will respect your privacy and will not intrude on your space.

Caroline is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Language: Français
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 pm
Check out: 10:00 am
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

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Airbnb's social distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide detector not required Show more
Smoke alarm

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