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Oak Grove (Ref:415431)

Oak Grove. Holiday home between Midhurst and Haslemere in the South Downs National Park,great base for walkers and dog friendly.Petworth and Goodwood nearby.

Holiday cottage, Fernhurst, West Sussex

Oak Grove - Main Image
  • Sleeps 4
  • Access Statement
  • BBQ
  • Child friendly
  • Cycle storein the garden
  • Dishwasher
  • Easy parking
  • Garden- enclosed
  • Ground floor bedroom and bathroom
  • Linen and towels included
  • Pets welcome- one dog
  • Television
  • Travel cot
  • Washing facilities
  • Wi-Fi
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Cleanliness 
5.0
Service and Staff 
5.0
Comfort 
4.0
Condition 
5.0
Location 
4.0
Value For Money 
4.0
4.5 OUT OF 5

November 2017

warm and cosy holiday base

"We really enjoyed our few days at oak Grove. Lots of good walks through the woods towards Haslemere and over Black down without having to take the car out. House itself was clean, cosy and warm. Good enclosed garden for the dog too! Nice to be able to walk into the village for bits and bobs, and easy drive into either Haslemere or Midhurst for supermarket. Would recommend the Red lion in the village for eating out. "

Cleanliness 
4.0
Service and Staff 
4.0
Comfort 
4.0
Condition 
4.0
Location 
5.0
Value For Money 
4.0
4.2 OUT OF 5

September 2017

A good base for walking.

"Oak Grove is perfectly situated for exploring the glorious countryside around West Sussex, Hampshire and Surrey. Fernhurst has little in the way of amenities, but the Red Lion pub is excellent, with good beer, food and a friendly welcome. Other good pubs nearby. The house was clean and had everything you require. Parking for 2 cars, 3 bedrooms and spacious kitchen/diner. Everything worked and the house was well stocked with essentials."

Cleanliness 
5.0
Service and Staff 
5.0
Comfort 
4.0
Condition 
5.0
Location 
5.0
Value For Money 
5.0
4.8 OUT OF 5

September 2017

a good few days

"My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay, property very clean and good parking. Owners made sure we were welcome and previous visitors enjoyed the place as we did."

Cleanliness 
5.0
Service and Staff 
5.0
Comfort 
5.0
Condition 
5.0
Location 
5.0
Value For Money 
5.0
5.0 OUT OF 5

September 2017

Comfortable cottage in a great area

"We had a very nice stay in this cottage. Everything you need is available (and more). Very comfortable and clean. The owners are very hospitable. We enjoyed the South Downs and visited some great places. If we visit the Soth Downs again we sure will try to book this cottage again."

Cleanliness 
5.0
Service and Staff 
5.0
Comfort 
5.0
Condition 
5.0
Location 
5.0
Value For Money 
4.0
4.8 OUT OF 5

July 2017

One of the best holiday properties we have stayed in

"The photos for this property do not do it justice. It is all very new, modern and and extremely clean. Lovely fixtures and fittings, a real home from home with everything you need. Great bathrooms with power showers in both. The owners left us a welcome card for when we arrived and the neighbours from next door were friendly and helpful giving us ideas on where places were in the area. Situated in a nice quiet residential road within walking distance of the village centre, local pub, small selection of shops and a lovely walk around the cricket pitch ideal for walking the children or a dog. I would definitely stay here again and would recommend it to any friends or family. Deserves a ten out of ten."

Cleanliness 
5.0
Service and Staff 
5.0
Comfort 
5.0
Condition 
5.0
Location 
5.0
Value For Money 
5.0
5.0 OUT OF 5

July 2017

Ideal Base

"Needed somewhere for a few days in the Midhurst area.......Amberley House Cottages were fantastic to deal with, I've used them before and wouldn't hesitate to use them again and to recommend them. Oak Grove was ideal for our needs and surprisingly spacious with a lovely garden. Massive bed (2 x singles joined together) in the main bedroom would have benefitted from a matress cover to mask the joint between the matresses and to keep the matresses clean but a small criticism in an otherwise excellent let. Recommended."

Cleanliness 
5.0
Service and Staff 
5.0
Comfort 
5.0
Condition 
5.0
Location 
5.0
Value For Money 
5.0
5.0 OUT OF 5

June 2017

Holiday at Oak Grove Fernhurst

"Booked as a late deal with Amberley House Cottage Holidays, by telephone. The process was easy and communication was excellent. Oak Grove was well equipped to a very high standard and has a homely feel to it. Located in a very quiet residential area in a village that has the basic amenities, village shop, newsagent, takeaways and pub. Great location for exploring the surrounding area. "

Cleanliness 
5.0
Service and Staff 
5.0
Comfort 
5.0
Condition 
5.0
Location 
5.0
Value For Money 
4.0
4.8 OUT OF 5

April 2017

Fantastic stay in a superb house in a great location

"We had a fantastic stay at Oak Grove over Easter. This is a very thoughtfully equipped property, it was spotlessly clean and the layout was perfect for two adults and two children and a dog. We used the office as a third bedroom and made use of the enclosed garden and games room. There were two smart TVs and wifi, the beds were very comfy and the bathrooms had power showers. The location was perfect for exploring Hampshire and West Sussex. Fernhurst village has everything you need on your doorstep - a great pub the Red Lion, a super Indian take away the Mumbai, a post office, newsagent, fruit and veg shop, as well places to walk the dog and a play park and playing fields. The owners contacted us before we arrived and made us feel they were there if we needed anything, without intruding. We would highly recommend Oak Grove. "

Set below the imposing Blackdown, the highest point in the South Downs, this holiday home is a comfortable base for exploring the wonderful surroundings and numerous local attractions.

Oak Grove is a modern, attached chalet home set in the lovely village of Fernhurst which is just beneath Blackdown, the highest point in the South Downs National Park. The cottage itself has all modern comforts whilst offering the rural location that would be ideal for walkers or nature lovers.

On the ground floor you will find a bright and airy dining area with seating overlooking the front garden area and this then leads to the fully equipped kitchen which has all modern conveniences including a dishwasher and wine fridge. The snug lounge area is equipped with entertainment to suit all ages including access to Freeview TV, Netflix and Amazon and the double patio doors lead out to the rear garden. Also on the ground floor is the study, which has a roll out single bed available. The ground floor bathroom is equipped with a walk in shower, WC and basin.

Oak Grove has two upstairs bedrooms, the principal bedroom has a 6ft ziplink bed which can be utilised as a double or a twin. The second bedroom has a single bed with an additional trundle single bed available. The family bathroom on this floor has a full bath, corner shower, WC and basin. The views over to the surrounding countryside from the first floor are delightful and you can catch glimpses of Blackdown from the second bedroom.

The rear garden is an oasis of tranquility surrounded by mature oak trees which offer privacy and seclusion. There is a garden building housing a full size table tennis table which is available throughout the summer months for guests to enjoy. For those summer evenings there is a BBQ and comfortable outside seating for alfresco dining.

Fernhurst and beyond

Fernhurst is a West Sussex village lying close to the borders of Surrey and Hampshire. It nestles comfortably midway between the North and South Downs and is a Northern Gateway within the South Downs National Park. The great looming hillside of Blackdown, which is the highest point in the South Downs National Park, sits high above the village. On a clear day you can see from Blackdown all the way across the Weald to the Devils Dyke above Brighton and even as far as Lewes in East Sussex. The views have inspired many for years including the renowned Alfred Lord Tennyson, writer of such epic works as Charge of the Light Brigade. The distinctive pine and heather covered slopes around Blackdown are a favourite walking spot and there are numerous wonderful trails and footpaths to follow.

Haslemere, a mere 3 miles from Oak Grove, is a quaint and charming market town, steeped in history and has a host of attractions for visitors to satisfy all interests. Experience first-hand the beautiful parks, gardens, and spectacular historic houses, or immerse yourself in culture at the many places of historical interest. Particularly fascinating is the award winning Haslemere Educational Museum, founded in 1888 and which contains wonderful collections of natural history and human history.

Drive 10 minutes and you will be in Midhurst, here you will find the grand Tudor ruins of Cowdray House one of England’s most important early Tudor houses. Visited by Queen Elizabeth I and King Henry VIII, this impressive Tudor house was partially destroyed by fire in 1793. Its magnificent ruins are set in the stunning landscape of Cowdray Park, in the heart of the South Downs National Park, which is well known for the Polo held from spring onwards and in particular the Gold Cup events which are hosted each summer.

A little further and you will reach the historic town of Petworth which is best known as the location of the stately home Petworth House completed in 1696 and the deer park which was landscaped by Capability Brown. The House and its grounds are now owned and maintained by the National Trust and the magnificent country house contains an internationally renowned art collection with numerous works by Turner. The town is full of quaint houses and cottages many within their own courtyard settings. They are interspersed with antique shops and tearooms so it makes the ideal place for a stroll following a visit to the house.

With Goodwood less than half an hour's drive from Oak Grove you are perfectly placed to visit Goodwood House, the home of the Earl and Countess of March, which combines the glamour of a great English country house with the warmth of a family home. It also provides a dramatic setting for one of the most significant private art collections in the country. You can also take the opportunity to attend one of the many events at the Goodwood Motoring circuit such as the Festival of Speed or the Revival meeting.

Places to visit

Petworth House and Park

West Dean Gardens

Weald and Downland Museum

Goodwood House

What's on

Petworth Festival — June

Cowdray Polo Gold Cup— July

Goodwood Revival — September

  • Local shop — 100m Fernhurst
  • Nearest supermarket — 3 miles Haslemere
  • Nearest restaurant — 3 miles Haslemere
  • Local pub — 400m Fernhurst
  • Mainline rail service 3.5 miles at Haslemere for services to London Waterloo and Portsmouth
  • Gatwick Airport — 37 miles

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