Our Holiday Cottages

Moorhen Lodge

Sleeps 6

About Moorhen Lodge...

Beyond the enchanting river, Moorhen Lodge is a treasure trove of eclectic antiques, creating an atmosphere of warmth and nostalgia. Every corner of this delightful cottage tells a story, and you’ll find yourself captivated by the unique pieces that adorn its walls and shelves.

The ground floor of Moorhen Lodge welcomes you with an open plan layout, seamlessly blending the kitchen and living area. The fully equipped kitchen boasts modern amenities, including an oven/hob, kettle, dishwasher, fridge, and washing machine. It’s a haven for culinary enthusiasts, allowing you to prepare delicious meals using local ingredients or simply brew a cup of tea to savour while immersed in the serene ambience of the riverside setting. After a day of exploration in the beautiful village of Wickham and its surroundings, sink into the comfortable sofa in the living area, unwind, and enjoy your favourite shows on the smart TV.

As you make your way up the industrial-style stairs, you’ll discover the inviting bedrooms that await you. The first bedroom features a charming Jack and Jill bathroom, complete with a shower over the bath. Here, you’ll find yourself surrounded by unique antique pieces, including a wardrobe cleverly disguised as a garage door, adding a touch of whimsy and surprise to your stay.

The second bedroom is a delightful haven, boasting a cosy double bed and an additional double bed tucked away on a mezzanine level. This clever arrangement offers flexibility and extra sleeping space, making it an ideal choice for families or groups of friends. To further enhance your comfort, this bedroom also features an ensuite shower room, ensuring privacy and convenience for its occupants.

While Moorhen Lodge provides a charming and tranquil retreat, the surrounding area of Wickham beckons you to explore its beauty. Located in Hampshire, Wickham is a quintessential English village with a rich history and a charming character. Stroll through its picturesque streets, lined with traditional cottages and historic buildings, and soak up the quaint ambience.

Wickham is also known for its vibrant community and hosts various events throughout the year, including festivals, markets, and fairs. Immerse yourself in the local culture, visit independent shops, sample delicious cuisine at cosy pubs and restaurants, or simply enjoy a leisurely walk along the riverbank, taking in the serene views and the soothing sounds of nature.

For those seeking outdoor adventures, the surrounding countryside offers ample opportunities for hiking, cycling, and exploring the natural beauty of Hampshire. From scenic trails to expansive parks, there’s something to suit every taste.

Whether you choose to relax in the garden and watch the river meander by, explore the charming village of Wickham, or embark on outdoor adventures, Moorhen Lodge provides the perfect base for a memorable and enchanting getaway. Come and experience the beauty, tranquillity, and distinctive charm of this delightful holiday cottage

About Mabel Cottage...

Welcome to Mabel Cottage, located in the heart of Wickham on the scenic River Meon. This delightful holiday cottage offers a charming and comfortable retreat for your stay.

Upon entering Mabel Cottage, you’ll find a well-equipped kitchen with everything you need to prepare your favourite meals. The kitchen includes an oven hob, toaster, microwave, kettle, large fridge freezer, and a washer and dryer, ensuring convenience and ease during your stay.

As you make your way upstairs, you’ll discover a spacious and inviting studio-like living space. Here, you’ll find a luxurious king-size bed that promises a restful night’s sleep. Comfortable seating arrangements provide the perfect place to unwind after a day of exploration, and a cosy log burner adds warmth and ambience to the room.

Mabel Cottage features a separate staircase leading to a unique “snug” area. This cosy space offers a day bed that can be transformed into a single bed suitable for children/ teenagers, accommodating additional guests if needed. A large smart TV provides entertainment options, allowing you to relax and enjoy your favourite shows or movies.

The cottage also boasts a well-appointed family bathroom with a shower over the bath, ensuring your comfort and convenience during your stay.

One of the highlights of Mabel Cottage is its beautiful outdoor seating space, which overlooks the picturesque River Meon. This tranquil spot offers a wonderful opportunity to relax and soak in the serene surroundings. If you’re a fishing enthusiast, you’ll be delighted to know that fishing is available, with the understanding that any fish caught are returned to the river.

Mabel Cottage is ideally located in the centre of Wickham, placing you within easy reach of local amenities, shops, and restaurants. The scenic River Meon provides a peaceful backdrop, inviting you to explore its beauty and enjoy the tranquillity it offers.

Whether you’re seeking a romantic getaway or a cosy retreat for a small family, Mabel Cottage is the perfect choice. Its comfortable and well-appointed interiors, combined with the picturesque outdoor seating area and convenient location, ensure a memorable and enjoyable holiday experience.

The second bed is only suitable for a child.

"Relaxing by the river on a summer evening, listening to the waterfall of the Chesapeake Mill. It's like something out of a good book!”