Emley Farmhouse

Godalming, Surrey

At-a-glance details

  • Sleeps 10
  • Bedrooms 5
  • Preferred changeover day Friday
  • Minimum stay 2 nights
  • Number of dogs welcome 2
  • Acorn rating 5 What's this?
  • Reference 001018

About Emley Farmhouse

A charming country retreat on the edges of the South Downs.

Escape the city in this charming rural retreat, based on the fringes of the South Downs. The Grade II listed farmhouse and the surrounding buildings have remained largely unaltered since the 19th-century and retain a unique country charm. Remnants of its past can be found in each room from the low beamed ceilings and inglenook fireplaces to the latticed windows and even an internal well.


You’ll be surrounded by the Surrey Hills, with lots of countryside walks nearby. You could walk to Hindhead Commons and the Devil’s Punch Bowl or drive there in 10 minutes. This is perfect walking country with footpaths leading through shady woods or across open heathland with grazing cattle and wild ponies.


Other attractions nearby include Winkorth Arboretum, which is just a 15-minte drive from the cottage. Further into the South Downs, you’ll find 17th-century country house, Petworth, just a 25-minute drive away.

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Features and facilities

  • Cot & high chair available
  • Microwave available
  • Fridge available
  • Freezer available
  • Dishwasher available
  • Washing machine available
  • Tumble dryer available
  • Telephone not available
  • Television available
  • DVD not available
  • WiFi* available
  • Open fire / wood burner available
  • Garden available
  • BBQ not available


Not accessible


  • Ground floor

    Kitchen and breakfast room, two large sitting rooms and a dining room, all with wood-burning stove, utility/cloakroom with lavatory and wash basin.

  • First floor

    Five bedrooms (two doubles with 5' beds and three twins), two bathrooms with handset mixer taps and shower room.

Notes for guests

Access: If you would like a copy of the access statement for this cottage please call the team on 0344 800 2070.

There are uneven floors throughout the cottage with some low beams. There are wooden raised steps into each room (access may be difficult if elderly or mobility impaired)

Cottage approach: The track to the cottage is uneven and unlit and is used by local farmers. Caution will need to be taken for low slung vehicles or at time of bad weather.

Parking: Please do not park in front of the house as access is required at all times by the farmer to fields beyond the house.

*WiFi: This is now available, but please note that intermittent connection problems can sometimes occur and should not be relied upon. We are pleased to provide free WiFi at this cottage which is supported by BT.

Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 4pm at this cottage

Please note: Up to a maximum of 10 bags of sweet chestnut logs per stay can be ordered in advance via Contact Centre at a cost of £10 per bag. The wood supplied is sweet chestnut, cut from local National Trust coppiced woodland. Please be aware that the doors to the stoves need to be kept closed at all times as the wood has a tendency to split: the stoves work more efficiently with doors closed.

Long eared bats roost in the loft at this cottage. If a bat gets into the living room area during your stay please open a window to allow it to escape. Further information can be found in the Cottage Welcome Folder.

The Aga will be switched off from 1 May until 30 September.

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About the Acorn rating

We have applied a 1-5 acorn rating to each cottage to be used only as a guide that covers location, style of interior and facilities you may be looking for. The range runs from 1 Acorn at a more basic level such as Bird How which due to its stunning yet remote location doesn’t have a caretaker through to 5 Acorns at the highest level – such as Shute Barton.

Cottage pricing is not judged on the Acorn rating alone and as all our cottages are of an individual nature we recommend that all factors are considered when making your choice.

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