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Garden Cottage

(Ref. 1138396)

Farnham, Surrey Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Swimming pool
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


1 Customer Review

  • "The driveway is really steep (I now see it mentions it being cambered) & as I drove in, my car slid on the wet/mossy bricks & the wheel went over the ledge at the bottom (not suitable for low/small cars!"

    ). Pool says exclusive use 10am - 6.30pm, but I was given specific times when I could/couldn’t use it, which meant we felt we were in a schedule whilst on holiday. Also, we had to remove the pool covers and replace them after use, which was a 2 person job, so when I was on my own with the kids, it took time & effort. Roof leaked - nothing major, but I had to deal with it. The owner was pleasant & helpful when asked, but we really should have had more warning about some of these issues.

    Reviewed by Al3.1Oct 2023


  • Single-storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x family room with 1 Double and 1 singles
  • Bathroom with freestanding bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Underfloor heating
  • Electric double oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV, Amazon Firestick, selection of DVDs, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking adjacent to Cottage available
  • Private decking and courtyard with picnic bench, exclusive use of heated indoor swim jet swimming pool from 10am-6:30pm (no poolside shower facilities available) and tennis court
  • One well-behaved dog welcome (additional fee for extra dog)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.8 miles
  • Note: Driveway is cambered, which may be unsuitable for those with limited mobility
  • Note: Temporary bed/mattress available on request
  • Note: Property is situated directly above a riding menage, where horses may occasionally be exercised
  • Note: There are steep, terraced flower beds immediately below the decking, please make sure children are always supervised
  • Note: All swimming undertaken at guests' risk
  • Note: Use of swimming pool is strictly recreational, and not permitted for commercial use
  • Note: No diving into swimming pool
  • Note: No alcohol/glassware permitted near or in the pool
  • Note: Tennis court not accessible between 10:30am-12pm on Sunday mornings
  • Note: Basic tennis equipment supplied

The property

Garden Cottage, situated near the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is a fantastic, self-contained barn conversion offering an idyllic escape for families, friends, or couples.

Enjoy a wonderful ground-floor living space, light and airy, in addition to the on-site heated indoor swimming pool and plenty of activities including tennis to enjoy in the surrounding area.

After parking up in the off-road area, step into your new home-from-home to discover the splendid open-plan living space, where you can spend quality time with your loved ones.

Prepare delicious meals in the kitchen and gather around the dining area for a tasty feast or while away the hours relaxing in the sitting area within the warming embrace of a woodburning stove and take in the tranquil atmosphere.

Venture outside to the decking and courtyard, which enjoys gorgeous views across four acres of private parkland which often contains deer and gardens that contain a private lake and stream, to indulge in an alfresco meal or alternatively, enjoy a dip in the on-site heated swimming pool, a welcomed luxury after a day of exploring your surroundings on foot.

When the sun begins to set, escape back inside to freshen up with use of the sleek bathroom, treating yourself to a revitalising shower or soothing dip in the tub, before hunkering down in one of two spacious bedrooms, each with plenty of storage and flexible sleeping for families and groups of friends.

In the morning, awake energised ready to head to Farnham, Guildford, Winchester, or Portsmouth for a plethora of activities and sights.

Escape into the great outdoors of Farnham Park with a picnic in the sunshine, admire the Castle Keep and art gallery of Guildford Castle, wander the cobbled streets of Winchester and admire the stunning Gothic architecture, or take a trip to the seaside in Portsmouth.

A holiday here will be one to remember, providing something for everyone and guaranteeing an adventure-filled stay.

For an unforgettable escape in Surrey, choose Garden Cottage.

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About the location


Guildford 11.3 miles; Winchester 27.2 miles; Portsmouth 34.9 miles.

Farnham is a bustling market town surrounded by the picturesque, rolling Surrey Hills with easy access to the capital of London, reached within an hour. Resting within striking distance of the majestic South Downs National Park, Farnham makes a great base for touring the area, littered with plenty of things to see and do. Within the town itself, you will be delighted to find the famous Georgian streets lined with a wealth of independent and quirky shops, offering you and your loved ones a taste of quintessential England. At the heart of the town, is the market, which plays host to an award-winning, monthly farmers market, and be sure to visit the museum and Farnham malting cultural centre that hosts a variety of events. Whilst here, be sure to brush up on the local history of the town by winding down the streets, where you will find evidence of Stone Age, Roman and Saxon dwellings. Be sure to visit the ruins of Waverley Abbey, found at the loop of the River Wey before discovering the 12th century castle, which was built 1138 AD by Henry de Blois, grandson of William the Conqueror. For keen walkers, the town plays host to a number of walks, which display the history and heritage of the town. Choose to walk the circular Heritage Trail to discover the town’s hidden treasures or enjoy a gentle stroll in Farnham Park Or try the close by country walks Alice Holt forest, Frensham ponds or the devils punch bowl. Other attractions within the surrounding area include the Blacknest Golf and Country Club, Birdworld, Go Ape Alice Holt and the endearing Rural Life Living Museum in Tilford. Farnham is a great base for touring this wonderful part of the country.

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