• About Drovers Cottage

    Brick and flint cottage, surrounded by countryside, a peaceful and romantic retreat for two, Jane Austens’ House easily reached.

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      Cottage

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      1 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 2 people

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      1 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Dishwasher
      Dishwasher
    • Fuel and power included
      Fuel and power included
    • Garden / patio
      Garden / patio
    • Highchair
      Highchair
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Romantic collection
      Romantic collection
    • Rural location
      Rural location
    • Satellite TV
      Satellite TV
    • Television
      Television
    • WiFi
      WiFi
    • Short breaks all year
      Short breaks all year
    • Cot available
      Cot available
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Open plan
      Open plan
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
    Safer Stays

    We have encouraged all of our owners to adapt their cleaning routine. The provider of this accommodation has confirmed they are following the Safer Stays principles, which include:

    • Extra cleaning and sanitisation
    • Extra time for property to air
    • Safe key collection and key drop
    • Hand soap or sanitiser provided
    • Social distancing guidance
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "Brick and flint cottage surrounded by countryside a peaceful and romantic retreat for two Jane Austens’ House easily reached. Open-plan livingdining room with electric woodburner kitchen area and tiled floor. First floor Double bedroom with sloping ceiling. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.\n Elec woodburner inc. Elec full gas CH bed linen and towels inc. Tcot suitable for ages up to 18mths. Hchair. Freeview TV. DVD. StereoCD. Mwave. Wmachine. Dwasher. Wi-Fi. Tel honesty box. Large enclosed garden with patio and furniture. Parking for 2 cars. No smoking.\n Located in a breathtaking setting completely enveloped in the rolling countryside which is has wildlife in abundance this attractive brick and flint holiday cottage makes a romantic and peaceful retreat ideal for couples and walkers. As the name suggests Drovers Cottage was formerly a place of rest for drovers modern day livestock transporters who travelled hundreds and hundreds of miles with their animals and needed somewhere to rest. The group of fir trees which still remain to this day were an easily recognisable landmark even from afar. The fields surrounding the cottage are of archaeological interest as they were used as Roman camps and often oyster shells can be found these were brought in barrels from the coast for the Roman warriors to eat and they tossed the shells into the fields.\n\nHaving been totally renovated Drovers Cottage offers tasteful and well-presented accommodation and is within easy walking distance to the quaint thatched-roof village with its shop beautiful church and two pubs serving good food. This picturesque village is steeped in history it has a bronze burial in the parish which dates back to 2000BC. The village was part of the Royal Manor belonging first to King Alfred the Great then later William the Conqueror which is recorded in the Domesday Book. \nWithin easy reach are the South Downs Portsmouth Winchester Cathedral Southampton with its maritime history the New Forest Chichester beaches at the Witterings or Hayling Island the Watercress steam train Jane Austen’s house Gilbert White’s house and Birdworld. London is just an hour by train from nearby Petersfield. Seasonal fishing available in a small lake close by. Shops ¼ mile. \n \n " https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/131/840/1310629.jpg PAAV

    Drovers Cottage reviews collected by Reevoo

    9.8 out of 10 – based on 17 reviews

    Overall rating

    9.8

    Comfort and Equipment

    9.4

    Location

    9.8

    Cleanliness

    9.4

    Value for money

    9.3

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    10
    out of 10

    If you want peace and countryside this is the place.

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    2020-03-14

    10
    out of 10

    We had a lovely relaxing break. Will certainly be booking again

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    2020-03-10

    9
    out of 10

    Outside tap would have been useful to wash dog down after muddy walks

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    2020-03-01

    10
    out of 10

    Cosy cottage for a winter break. It must be wonderful in the summer.

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    2020-02-15

    10
    out of 10

    fantastic cottage and location definitely recommend

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    2019-11-11

    10
    out of 10

    I have now had ten bookings over the past 11 years which probably says it all.

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    2019-11-04

    10
    out of 10

    A beautiful stay in an idyllic location with walks around the South Downs Way

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    2019-09-14

    10
    out of 10

    A lovely escape from the crowd in a beautiful clean comfortable accomodation.

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    2019-09-06

    9
    out of 10

    Lovely situated cottage. Good base for walking. Lovely to sit outside on a summer's evening (we were lucky with the weather).

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    2019-10-14

    9
    out of 10

    Very nice cottage and great location.

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    2019-08-15

    10
    out of 10

    a place to totally relax. walks right on your doorstep.

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    2019-08-05

    10
    out of 10

    A delightful quirky cottage. Lots of character with sloping ceilings and squeaky floorboards. In an out of the way location, so not suitable for everyone. Peaceful and quiet, lots of wildlife and lovely walks.

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    2019-07-21

    10
    out of 10

    Relaxing time. No traffic. Good Walks.

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    2019-07-18

    9
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    2020-03-09

    10
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    2020-05-02

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