Bustard Hut

UK England South East England Hampshire Andover Kingsettle Stud

  • Sleeps 4 (max 4 adults, 3 children)
  • Electricity
  • Cooking facilities
  • Beds Provided
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Private Bathroom
  • Breakfast included
  • En-suite bathroom/toilet
A hand-built (by us!) cabin that sleeps 4 (king-size bed and bunk-bed). En-suite kitchen and bathroom. Elevated decking area and additional firepit/BBQ area with Hot Tub.

The Owner Says

Bustard Hut started life as a hay-trailer on the farm, and has been lovingly converted into a family cabin. Secluded at the bottom of our meadow and surrounded by woodland, Bustard hut is perfect for young adventurers! The king-size bed with panoramic views across the fields offers a bit of luxury for mum and dad, and the sturdy bunk-bed is a hit with the kids. The kitchenette has all you need with a fridge, electric hob and microwave. The bathroom is also en-suite with a shower. Seating/dining areas are provided both inside and outside. Bustard has a large elevated deck to the side that overlooks our private woodland (perfect for den building), and additionally there is a firepit/BBQ area plus wood-fird Hot Tub (surcharge applies). All linen and towels are provided along with unlimited firewood and marshmallows! No Wifi but the phone signal is very good if you're not ready for a digital detox.

About Kingsettle Stud

Suitable For

Our site is particularly popular with young families and couples; although anyone keen on nature and particularly bird-watching will love the experience of staying on the Estate. The Coach House is dog-friendly and always popular for this reason. Lapwing Shepherd's Hut is a more luxurious experience perfectly suited to couples. The Bustard Cabin with it's secluded deck and bunk beds is a brilliant option for young families.

Nearby

The history of the area is hard to beat. Stonehenge is just around the corner, and a walk around our grounds alone will take you past 5000 year-old earthworks and burial mounds. Just last year a hoard of bronze-age axe-heads was found in one of our fields. In the wider area there are some world-class hikes to be discovered, taking in the famous white-horses of the Ridgeway, Avebury and Wansdyke to the north, or the New-Forest with it's wild ponies to the south. Finally, our area has some award-winning eateries and vine yards to be explored, particularly in Winchester and the villages surrounding the river Test (also great for a spot of wild-swimming!).

Food & Drink

The Malet Arms is a beautiful 40 minute walk away through the Estate (or 5 minute drive). It's a traditional Pub with a roaring fire, kitchen garden and locally sourced menu, and we always recommend it. It is also dog and family friendly. Slightly further afield there are numerous award-winning eateries, too many to mention, but foodies will enjoy a visit to the Red Lion in East Chisenbury or The Greyhound on the Test. Stockbridge is also a great option for delis, coffee and light lunches.

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Location

Kingsettle Stud is located at Kingsettle Stud, Cholderton, Hampshire SP4 0DX

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Getting There

About 8 miles east of Stonehenge, leave the A303 on the A338  towards Cholderton. After a couple of miles, at the first roundabout, take the first exit onto Grateley Road and then continue on Cholderton Road. From here, follow signs to turn left into Kingsettle Stud and the Cholderton Estate. There’s a train station at Grateley (seven miles from Kingsettle Stud), which is ideal for anyone bringing a bike. Otherwise, the best station to use is Andover (14 miles away), which has a taxi rank.