The Old Stable

Durley near Southampton, Hampshire (Ref. 30475)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • Miss Loftus
    September 2016
    “When we arrived at the Old Stable - ...”
    When we arrived at the Old Stable - Wow perfectly placed for a peaceful, relaxing holiday. Bob and Pat were very welcoming and Pat baked us a cake which was a nice surprise.
    When we arrived at the Old Stable - Wow perfectly placed for a peaceful, relaxing holiday. Bob and Pat were very welcoming and Pat baked us a cake which was a nice surprise. The Old Stable is perfectly placed for all areas around Southampton and beyond. Train station and supermarkets just 5 minutes in the car. All in all a very enjoyable holiday.


  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Durley 1 mile.

An impressive, detached barn conversion set in the grounds of the owner’s farmhouse, on a non-working farm, close to the rural Hampshire village of Durley.

This stylish Durley cottage has been lovingly created from a former stable and hayloft dating back to 1850, and now offers couples and small family groups a most attractive holiday base.

Much thought has gone into the layout of this Hampshire cottage, which incorporates original oak beams in the spacious open plan sitting and dining areas, along with a well-equipped kitchen and a convenient cloakroom.

Upstairs at your cottage near Durley, the beamed eaves double bedroom benefits from an en-suite shower room, together with a further bathroom adjacent to the twin bedroom.

There's an enclosed sunny patio area with attractive raised planters outside this Hampshire holiday home; a perfect social space for planning the day's excursions, whilst locally there are several footpaths meandering across the lovely countryside.

You are spoilt for choice as to days out within easy reach of this Durley cottage - shopaholics are well catered for at the nearby Hedge End Shopping Outlet, or how about exploring the superb Meon Valley, the New Forest National Park, Marwell Zoo, ancient Winchester, or Portsmouth’s historic naval dockyard?

Then after all your adventures, this Durley holiday cottage is a lovely place to come home to!


Two eaves bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric flame-effect fire.


  • Electric wall convector heaters with electric fire
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Undercover bike storage
  • Enclosed front patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Note: There are two beams running at a height of approx 6 foot across the ceiling of the living area
  • Note: Sloping ceilings in bedrooms.

About the location


Botley 2 miles; Southampton 7 miles.

Durley is an attractive small south Hampshire village, only a short drive from Bishops Waltham and Botley, and 7 miles north east of Southampton. The village is surrounded by lovely countryside which provides super rural walks, yet there are excellent transport links close by which take you to many places of interest. Well worth visiting is the picturesque Meon Valley, and the lovely River Hamble, and nearby Marwell Zoo provides a great day out. Alternatively, take a trip to the fascinating Royal Naval Dockyard at Portsmouth, where you can explore HMS Victory, visit historic Winchester or how about treating yourselves at Hedge End Shopping Outlet or even venture down to Southampton's West Quay? With The New Forest, Poulton’s Park and sandy beaches within 40 minutes, there's so much to see and do catering for all interests within easy reach of this lovely area.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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