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Woodmancote Lodge

Linchmere near Haslemere, Sussex (Ref. 916403)

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Mrs Truckell
    January 2017
    “Very friendly hosts, easy ...”
    Very friendly hosts, easy communication.


  • Swimming pool
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This delightful detached chalet-style lodge in Linchmere is ideally positioned within the South Downs National Park, and is surrounded by woodland, countryside and wildlife, making it the perfect place to stay when looking for rest and relaxation, or a romantic retreat.

The two sets of French doors allow light to flood into this surprisingly-spacious lodge, and space is not the only surprise in store for guests!

This lovely cottage boasts its own private sauna next to the shower room, so relax in the warmth on winter afternoons, or take advantage of the shared outdoor heated swimming pool on warm summer days.

The cottage offers a double bed, with another double bed above, accessed by a ladder, making it a great choice for those with children.

The studio-style accommodation offers comfy seating, a dining area, a kitchenette and that sumptuous double bed, all with views of the grounds beyond.

Step outside and enjoy your morning coffee on the private decked terrace overlooking the swimming pool.

This part of rural West Sussex is close to Surrey and Hampshire, a perfect base for exploring.

The South Downs National Park offers ramblers, cyclists and horse riders over six hundred square miles to roam, so pack a picnic, put on your walking boots and enjoy a day of bluebell woods, meadows, country lanes and quaint villages, before returning to the welcome of this cottage.


All ground floor. Open plan studio accommodation with double bed and additional double bed over, kitchenette, dining area and sitting area (seats 3). Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC. Sauna.


  • Electric freestanding heater
  • Electric hob, combination microwave/oven, fridge/freezer, TV with full Sky inc. Premiere and Disney Movies, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Private enclosed front decked terrace with furniture and BBQ
  • Use of outdoor heated swimming pool, available usually in the morning by arrangement with owners between end of May to end of Sep
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.5 miles, pub 2 miles
  • Note: Lodge accessed via grass paddock with no path
  • Note: Two shallow steps up to decked terrace
  • Note: Owner has horses and dogs
  • Note: Max 2 adults and 1 child or 1 adult and 2 children.

About the location


Haslemere 3 miles; Arundel 15 miles; Chichester 20 miles.

Linchmere, also spelt Lynchmere, is a small rural hamlet nestled in an idyllic location within the South Downs National Park. It’s a perfect choice for long country walks, horse riding, cycling, or just chilling out during the changing seasons. Enjoy the stunning views across classic rural landscapes, encapsulated by the line “In England’s green and pleasant land” from the famous hymn Jerusalem, composed by Hugh Parry who stayed at Linchmere's Grade I listed Shulbrede Priory. There is plenty of history in the village, with the church dating back to the 12th century. Haslemere, three miles away, is a charming market town full of independent shops, cafes and tea rooms, and is also gateway to the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The area has a wealth of gastro pubs serving excellent, locally sourced food and drink. The market town of Midhurst is also nearby, home to the world-famous Cowdray Polo Park and the Veuve Cliquot Cup – why not pack a picnic and watch a match? Glorious Goodwood, with its horse racing and motor racing festivals, is also only a short drive away. Take a trip along the English wine route, with opportunities for wine tasting, to arrive at Petworth, another historic town crammed with antique shops. Here you can explore the National Trust Petworth House and Park. The gardens were created by Capability Brown, and look out over a town made up of cobbled streets and wooden-fronted cottages. In keeping with the nostalgic past, Petworth also has a Cottage Museum where you can see what life was like for domestic servants around the beginning of the 1900s. With endless walks and cycling through the beautiful South Downs, London just over an hour away, and only 28 miles to West Wittering beach on the South Coast - one of the county’s top beaches - Linchmere is a perfect place to stay.

Region Information

Note: Max 2 adults and 1 child or 1 adult and 2 children.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas