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Charming cottage in Longparish, Andover, Hampshire, England

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,087 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms / Secluded, Peaceful Central Location, Easy Access To Numerous Tourist Attractions, Walks

Eastfield House Lodge is a charming two bedroomed cottage (sleeps 4) set in secure private gardens, offering a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere for those seeking a break from this mad world! The building has been recently converted and completed in January 2014 to a very high standard; it is well insulated, double-glazed and centrally heated (under floor heating on the ground floor). Free wifi is available.

On the ground floor, you will find a fully equipped kitchen (including food processors/mixers and Nespresso coffee machine) opening onto a spacious dining area, a sitting room, shower room and utility room (with washing machine, tumble dryer, ironing equipment). From the dining area, stairs lead to the 2 bedrooms - one with ensuite shower room, the other with a vanity unit. Each room has 2 single beds which can be made into a Super King size bed according to preferences - all bed and house linen are provided and there is a hair dryer.

We provide a lot of basic items, such as coffee capsules, tea, sugar, dishwasher tablets, kitchen and loo rolls, cleaning products, hand soap and toiletries.

The cottage enjoys a secluded position with lovely views over the lake and large garden - guests are welcome to use the family tennis court. The property is located in the attractive and ancient village of Longparish in Hampshire. The village has 2 pubs (each with a restaurant) and a shop/PO.

Ideal for a relaxing, peaceful break/holiday with the added attraction of a comprehensive choice of beauty and spa treatments available in the main house, just across the drive.

The property is very easily accessed via the B3048, from the A303/M3 and A34 dual carriageways, offering good communication E-W & N-S to Winchester or Newbury (20min), Salisbury (30 min) and Stonehenge (25 min); London/Heathrow (45min-1hr), Southampton Airport (40min), Portsmouth channel port (1hr); Whitchurch/Andover railway stations (15min) - good connections to London Waterloo (1hr).

More Details

Mrs Benedicte Pullen
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, Some German
Calendar last updated:
26 April, 2018

About Mrs Benedicte Pullen

My name is Bénédicte – I was born in Geneva (Switzerland) where I lived with my family until I married Roger, my English husband, and moved to the UK in 1989 - we have one son who presently lives with us and a (very spoilt!) friendly black Labrador.

Roger also has 2 sons from a previous marriage and 5 lively grandchildren.

In 2003, I refurbished a house I owned in the French ski resort of Les Carroz, into 3 apartments and rented them out through Owners Direct. I really enjoyed making sure people had a good time and we had lots of repeat bookings; however, the distance made things a bit heavy to manage after a while so the property was sold eventually.

During that period, I also trained as a beauty therapist and image consultant and started working from home.

Roger is retired but very active and busy - he helps a lot with everything. He is passionate about flying, motor racing and sailing and has written 5 adventure novels with a new one underway.

Mrs Benedicte Pullen purchased this cottage in 1992

Why Mrs Benedicte Pullen chose Test Valley District

We fell in love with Eastfield House and the area when we first visited it. Despite needing a lot of work, both the house and the garden instantly felt like home.

We liked the seclusion and rural feel that gave the impression of being remote - yet so easy to access - being able to get to Heathrow in just under an hour was a real bonus.

Longparish village is beautiful with several bridges over the River Test - famous worldwide for fly fishing - and lovely walks in the surrounding countryside.

Over the years, we refurbished the house and outbuildings and improved the garden. In January 2014, we completed the conversion of Eastfield House Lodge for our future retirement and decided to let it out in the meantime for holiday/short term breaks, like we used to do in France. After refurbishment, we are now also offering The Studio Loft apartment in another outbuilding.

What makes this cottage unique

Eastfield House enjoys a very peaceful location yet is so easy to access - it is totally secure in a gated property, with ample parking space, and offers total privacy whether you are staying in The Lodge or The Studio Loft.

The central position of the property makes it an ideal base for visiting numerous places of interest in central southern England.

The Studio Loft was recently refurbished, fitted with a fully equipped kitchen and comfortably furnished - turning it into a light and airy apartment with total privacy.

Finally, staying at The Studio Loft or the Lodge offers the added bonus of being able to enjoy total relaxation from beauty and spa treatments in the main house just across the drive.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Test Valley District in Hampshire

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1087 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 17:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please refer to our own rental agreement for details of our cancellation policy.
  • Please remove shoes before going upstairs or walking on carpeted areas, especially if weather is wet. Shoe storage provided by entrance.
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Ground Floor: shower room with large cubicle, toilet, washbasin, shaver socket, mirror, cupboards, heated towel rail. First Floor: ensuite shower room with large cubicle, toilet, washbasin, mirrored cupboard, shaver socket, heated towel rail.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: 2 single beds (or 1 SuperKing as preferred), lamp table, lamp, storage cupboards, Velux window with blind; ensuite shower/toilet. Bedroom 2: 1 SuperKing (or 2 singles beds as preferred), lamp table, lamps, chest of drawers, tallboy, washbasin with storage, use of downstairs 2nd shower room.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: Eastfield House Lodge offers comfortable accommodation in a very peaceful and relaxing setting. Very easy to access from any direction, it is an ideal base for exploring many places of interest in central southern England, but also for those needing somewhere to stay on a short term basis. A comprehensive choice of beauty & spa treatments is available in the main house, just across the drive. Free wifi available. Outside: Small private patio in a sun trap (yes, we do get sunshine!) with lovely views over lake (with fountain and occasional wild ducks) and the 13thC village church in the distance. Extensive lawns, lined with trees and shrubs, and a paddock. Outdoor furniture available (summer). Tennis court. Ample secure parking in gated property. Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble-dryer, s/steel sink, overhead airer, steam iron, and ironing board, storage cupboards. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen (100% cotton), towels, tea towels, bath mats supplied. Cleaning carried out prior to handover. Additional cleaning available on request at additional cost. Other: Dining area: extendible circular dining table / six chairs, two arm chairs and two bar stools, glass fronted oak cabinet, large rug, lamp table + lamp, hanging / storage cupboard, high chair, removable safety stair gates. Stairs to 1st floor.


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Charming cottage in Longparish, Andover, Hampshire, England
average rating of 4.909091 based on 22 reviews

Highly recommend!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous stay at the Eastfield House Lodge. We found it easily with the detailed directions provided in advance. We found the place spotless with more than enough room for our family of four to recover from our flight from the US. Our hosts were so gracious and brought us breakfast groceries since we woke to unexpected (and uncharacteristic) heavy snowfall. It was a perfect location with a quaint pub nearby with delicious food and tasty pints. We would absolutely stay here again and highly recommended it!!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us and for your kind review - it has been lovely to meet you and your family. We are delighted that you had a great time and were able to enjoy the (unusual for this time of the year!) snow. We wish you a great stay in the UK and hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again some time in the future. Best wishes. Bénédicte & Roger
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A lovely nook in the countryside

  • 5 of 5

2nd sty at the Lodge and still a feel-at-home experience !

All you need for a perfect break in the countryside, in a comfortable extremely well-equiped place.

Will be back :)

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us again, it has been lovely to have you and your family back! We are delighted that you like the Lodge and look forward to welcoming you again next year. Best wishes. Bénédicte & Roger
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  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage with everything you need. Thoroughly enjoyed my stay. Would certainly go back again.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your recent visit and feedback - we are so glad you enjoyed your stay in The Lodge and would be delighted to welcome you again in the future. Best wishes. Benedicte & Roger
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Our weekend trip to Beaulieu.

  • 5 of 5

4 of us travelled to this lovely lodge for the weekend for 2 nights. What a wonderful place to stay. As promised we received a text to tell us that our accommodation was ready for us and were duly greeted at the gate by Roger. He gave us a guided tour and explained everything we needed to know about the lodge and also about all the best places to eat in the area. You really couldn't ask for more the kitchen was equipped with everything you could possibly need and a nice touch to have bath robes and slippers provided too. We ate at 2 of the pubs recommended and were not disappointed. Our only regret is that we could not stay longer but will definately book again and return to this lovely lodge.

Frank and Linda Dearle and Colin and Gill Head.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us, recently, and for your kind comments. We are delighted that you found The Lodge comfortable and enjoyed visiting the area. Hopefully, you did not have time to explore everything, so we might have the pleasure of welcoming you again some time in the future! Best wishes. Benedicte & Roger
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Beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

The property was immaculate and had absolutely everything that you could need and more.It was very comfortable and I would have no hesitation recommending it.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Immaculate accommodation. Made very welcome by hosts. Beautiful area.

  • 5 of 5

Property couldn't be bettered. Local pub made us very welcome and food great. Hosts very helpful in settling us in and facilitating a wonderful fishing trip.

  • Review Submitted: 11-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Cricketers
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Andover Golf Club
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Andover Station
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
M3 (via A303 - 1/2 mile)
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Cricketers
Nearest Beach
55 Miles
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

A comprehensive choice of beauty therapy and spa treatments together with image consultancy sessions are available in the main house in my home based beauty salon just across the drive (mosaiquebeauty.com).


New Forest - Beaulieu / Beaulieu Motorsport Museum / Bucklers Hard Museum 36 miles; Lymington (and ferries to Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight) 43 miles - all about 45 to 1 hour's drive.

Southampton 23 miles, West Quay shopping centre 25 miles.


Heathrow 55 miles; Eastleigh airport 22 miles; Portsmouth ferry port about 1 hour. Car essential.


Winchester 12 miles, Stockbridge 10 miles, Salisbury 18 miles, Central London 75 miles, Newbury 18 miles, Stonehenge 25 miles, Thruxton 9 miles, Highclere Castle (Downton Abbey) 12 miles, Mottisfont Abbey and Romsey 17 miles, New Forest Beaulieu 36 miles, Lymington 43 miles, Jane Austen's House Museum - Chawton/Alton 23 miles.

Further Details:

Andover - 5 miles: Supermarkets, pharmacies, banks, leisure centre, golf course, hospital (Not A&E).

Local shop in village with Post Office. Two pubs, both with restaurants.


Prices & Availability

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We will email you our own booking confirmation with a full set of terms and conditions, after you have booked (either automatically through the website, or over the phone). No damage deposit asked; we trust you to treat our lovely house like your own! However, in case of accidental damage or loss of keys/gate opener (can happen!), we will ask for reasonable compensation.
Arrival times from 17.00 to 21.00 hours. Departure by 11.00am.

Changeover Day:
Flexible changeover day. Arrival between 17.00 and 21.00 hours. Departure by 11.00am.

Notes on prices:
The cottage sleeps maximum 4 guests, however, we'll accept 1 extra small child (up to 8yrs) for whom we will provide a comfortable mattress and proper bedding and towels for an extra £60.00 per period of 2 to 7 nights.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.