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The Nest - Private Room & En-suite B&B - Medstead

SuperhostAlton, hampshire, United Kingdom
Private room in house hosted by Lara
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 private bathroom
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My husband and I live in the house with our two young children.

Our home backs onto the Watercress Steam Railway Line - train enthusiasts will love hearing the train pass and seeing the steam...

Four Marks & Medstead Watercress station is just a 10mins walk from our home where you can see steam trains passing.
Jane Austen’s home in Chawton is 5mins drive away.

We are located on the edge of the South Downs 30/40mins from larger towns (Farnham, Basingstoke, Southampton and Winchester).

The space
Our house is situated in rural Medstead village, on the edge of Four Marks village with easy access to the A31 Winchester Road. We are 5mins from Chawton village (the home of Jane Austen) & 10mins from Alton Market Town and station.

We live in a newly built house, with open, quiet space to the front of our house and a large garden to the rear which is not overlooked.

The room is a spacious double bedroom with a king bed plus an en-suite, looking out to the rear of the property towards the steam train line. Included in the room is a small convenience fridge, kettle with complimentary tea and coffee plus a hairdryer and a safe. WiFi is available for guests also.

We also provide a basic ‘help yourself’ style breakfast which includes a selection of cereals and bread for toasting.

We have local convenience shops within a 5minute walk plus a range of takeaway options for dinner. Guests are welcome to use or kitchen to eat dinner if they use the takeaway options.
There are other dining options a short drive away.

Guest access
Open access to the Kitchen/Family Room, Lounge, Garden

Other things to note
Looking for a longer stay or dates that are not available? Do message me to check availability.

If you wish to bring a baby/toddler and have your own sleeping arrangements such as bedding and/or a travel cot, there is room in the bedroom to facilitate this. Please message me in the first instance.
My husband and I live in the house with our two young children.

Our home backs onto the Watercress Steam Railway Line - train enthusiasts will love hearing the train pass and seeing the steam...

Four Marks & Medstead Watercress station is just a 10mins walk from our home where you can see steam trains passing.
Jane Austen’s home in Chawton is 5mins drive away.

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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed

Amenities

Wifi
Free parking on premises
Dryer
Washing machine
Laptop-friendly workspace
Breakfast
Heating
Hair dryer
Iron
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Alton, hampshire, United Kingdom

We love living in this area, based in a rural location with a few small shops offering essentials close by.

We are lucky to have a range of places to eat in the evening close by including a Curry, Chinese, Fish and Chips and Kebabs. There are also a range of restaurants and pubs within 10/20mins drive which are often recommended. There are a number of independent cafes within a short walk or a longer hike (depending on your preference) which are excellent. Some of these include Loaf, Garthowen Garden Centre Treetops Cafe & Nosh.

An adjacent village, Chawton, was the home of the Author - Jane Austen. You can visit her home and garden. Chawton house is also open for visits. Central to the village is an old English pub and a tea room to offer a variety of refreshments.

Selborne is a 20minute drive away, the old, quaint village of Gilbert White.

Other local attractions include:
Alice Holt (biking, running, walking trails including the Gruffalo and Zog trails)
Birdworld
Marwell zoo
Winchester Science museum
Lavender Fields
Hattingley valley wines
Lasham gliding
Triple F Brewery with a bar (in walking distance 5mins)

The area is a great stop off spot for commuters and we also have local businesses operating in the area, such as Blindingly Simple which offers courses for home furnishing (10 min walk).
We love living in this area, based in a rural location with a few small shops offering essentials close by.

We are lucky to have a range of places to eat in the evening close by including a Curry, C…

Hosted by Lara

Joined in October 2017
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I live in Medstead,Hampshire right by the Watercress Steam Engine Line with my two boys (4yrs old and 1yr old) and husband. We are both teachers. We love exploring new places and walking. We also offer an Airbnb private room in our home. We enjoy hosting as much as travelling and staying with other hosts.
I live in Medstead,Hampshire right by the Watercress Steam Engine Line with my two boys (4yrs old and 1yr old) and husband. We are both teachers. We love exploring new places and w…
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During your stay
We love guests in our home and are happy to share communal areas such as the lounge or family room, but we do understand when some guest like their own space too.

Guests can always contact us via email or text regarding any questions before or during their stay and we will be happy to help.
We love guests in our home and are happy to share communal areas such as the lounge or family room, but we do understand when some guest like their own space too.

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House rules
Check-in: After 15:00
Check out: 10:00
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No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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