The fireplace is really special. It’ll be fully stacked with logs for your arrival and if you run out during your stay, just let us know and we’ll bring you some more.
The kitchen is small, but well organised and will be stocked with breakfast things including juice, local artisan bread, The Ship’s house granola, Illy coffee, preserves, etc.
The living area has sofas on either side of the fireplace and doors out into the garden.
The garden is a quite wild…but in a good way! There’s quite a bit going on, whatever the time of year – April & May in particular are great – April for the giant Magnolia which covers most of the lawn and May for the Wisteria which is spectacular to say the least…
Looks out onto the lane which can be fun if you want to listen to the local lane politics – it’s very entertaining – for those who don’t live there (less so for those who do!).
As with all the properties managed by The Ship, The Cottage is dog friendly. Let us know you’re bringing one (or four) and we’ll make sure there are plenty of towels, treats and toys kicking about. Note: Dogs are allowed in all areas of the cottage but ideally NOT on the sofas or the beds [...]
Important distinction here. This is a cottage entirely designed for adults and older kids. That doesn’t mean you can’t bring small children, but please be aware that there are lots of child related hazards here – from ponds in the garden to things like matches, firelighters next to fires, etc, etc. SO ANYWAY – THE [...]
No smoking. Not because we’re boring or judgemental – you just can’t! We’ve made sure there are lots of nice spots outside for smokers so you shouldn’t feel too shunned… No drugs. Well, obviously. No rowdy house parties. It’s just not that kind of place…