The SpaceI look forward to Welcoming you to Alton, showing you the apartment and ensure that you are comfortable. Happy to be of assistance where I can.
I call it DIY Bed and Breakfast.
The apartment itself sleeps 2 very comfortably however should you want to use the second room which sleeps another 2 people it is an additional charge of £15 per person.
Supermarkets such as M&S, Sainsbury's, Iceland and the Co-Op are all in walking distance from here. Sainsbury's is open until 22.00hrs and the Co-Op is open until 22.00hrs. We have eateries galore, from 'Montys' French influence, 'Secret Garden', chef in house, home made at 'The George', excellent pub grub at 'The French Horn' just the other side of The Butts Green, with Weatherspoons, SubWay and Dominos. Then there is always a short walk (15 minutes) to Jane Austen's Chawton where there is 'The Grey Friars' .Choices Choices. Guest AccessAccess Policy for Guests to Studio Apartment.
The Apartment is first floor.
The parking area is an allocated area which is on level ground and below the apartment, on brick pavers
Access to the entrance for guests is through a 5’ high solid wooden gate (using a bolt on the garden side) and then up
An outdoor flight of steps (Fire escape).
12 steps and the 13th is the landing area directly outside the stable door to the apartment.
The step treads are open bars and not suitable for stiletto heels, small children or walking sticks.
These steps have a low and hip height rail on the right-hand side ascending and the wall of the building on the left with no hand rail.
The front door is a stable door which opens inwards into the apartment.
The entrance step into the apartment is higher than the normal up-riser of a step and only the door frame (on the left hand side) can be used as support
(No handrail or handle at this point).
There are solar lights (3). One at the gate, second on the base of the steps and third above the door.
We also provide electric lights at the entrance to the garden and over the steps which is controlled by manual switches.
The surface paint (on the fire escape) is Hammerite paint with sand in the surface to enhance foot and hand grip.
The steps are open to the elements and therefore rain, frost and snow must be consideration to all prospective guests and consideration to carrying of luggage
and personal belongings.
If the ground floor bedroom is rented – access to the first floor apartment and all its amenities is by an indoor flight of stairs.
The front door to this room is directly by the parking space on the hard pavers.
Access in to the room is through a stable door which opens inwards.
The entrance step is higher than the normal up-riser of a step and only the door frame (on the left hand side) can be used as a support.
We keep sand, salt, shovels and snow-scoops in the garage; please draw to our attention if something needs addressing. Interaction with GuestsWhere I can be of assistance please ask. There are booklets in the apartment on the equipment & safety. There are books on Alton and Hampshire, booklets gathered to keep you informed of things to see and what to do. if something is missing please ask. The NeighborhoodAlton is a Market Town with the watercress steam train, Coors brewery ponds parks and play areas. it suits all age ranges. Where you stay is on the flat into town, but a short walk takes you into the wonderful Rural areas of Hampshire and the South Downs national Park. Getting AroundGrid Ref. SU 711 387 GB. Post Code GU34 1R(URL HIDDEN)If coming by car it is the M3 Jct 6, follow signs to Alton on the A339. or A31 the South jct sign posted to Selbourne & Liss (B3006). Train from Waterloo London is 1hr 10minutes. Buses stop in Alton High Street or on request here on the other side of The Butts.
I live at no 64, the Butts and so when you arrive feel free to park in-front of no64 where I can give you a key and show you the apartment. Other Things to NoteThe apartment has no baby equipment. parents who intend to bring child need to be self sufficient in this area. there is No Smoking in the Apartment nor on the steps. the garden has a sitting area where guests may smoke. Sorry no Pets. Laundrette is in walking distance where there is a complete service, I offer a washing line on request.