Emley FarmhouseBowlhead Green, Godalming, Surrey, GU8 6NW
- Guests 10
- Bedrooms 5
- Preferred changeover day Friday
- Minimum stay 3 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 2
- Acorn rating 5 What's this?
- Reference 001018
About Emley FarmhouseA 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 Winkworth Arboretum, which is just a 15-minute drive from the cottage. Further into the South Downs, you’ll find the 17th-century country house, Petworth, just a 25-minute drive away.
Why book with us?
- Unrivalled locations
- Exclusive access to special places
- Award-winning customer service
Our Covid promise
- Postpone or refund with no admin fee
- Extensive additional cleaning
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 available
- WiFi* available
- Open fire / wood burner available
- Garden available
- BBQ not available
Not accessibleView accessibility guide (PDF 1870 KB)
Kitchen and breakfast room, two large sitting rooms and a dining room, all with wood-burning stove, utility/cloakroom with lavatory and wash basin.
Five bedrooms (two doubles with 5' beds and three twins), two bathrooms with handset mixer taps and shower room.
Notes for guests
Access: The accessibility guide is for guidance only. For up to date photos, please see the images on the webpage.
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: Limited Wi Fi, which is supported by BT, is available free of charge to guests to parts of the ground floor at this cottage. Please note that intermittent connection problems can sometimes occur and should not be relied upon.
Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 4pm at this cottage
Please note: Up to a maximum of 10 bags of 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 spit: 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.
Similar places to stay
In the heart of the Felbrigg Hall estate, this converted stable block has heaps of character and style.