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Penny Farthing House B&B

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Address: Apartment 2 Penny Farthing House, 3 Chesil Street, Winchester SO23 0HU
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A superbly large and comfortable room in a city centre Georgian house with stunning original features, high ceilings, plaster cornices and chandeliers. Situated on the ground floor with stair-free, private and personal access the room boasts a sitting area with a work table and free wi-fi – perfect for a tourist stay or visiting professional that needs some space.
The king size bed is fitted with a Tempur mattress, sumptuous pillows and luxurious bedlinen, all to give an excellent nights sleep following a hard day at work or play.

The en-suite shower room, with its range of Baylis and Harding toiletries, is guaranteed to invigorate for the evening’s entertainment or for the busy day to come.

Breakfast is served in the kitchen/dining area and is a healthy choice including fresh fruit and yogurt, porridge in the colder months and low-fat cereals in the warmer months, or boiled, poached or scrambled eggs followed by toast and a selection of marmalade, jams and honey, all washed down with fresh cafetière coffee and Whittard leaf teas.

Penny Farthing House is situated within easy walking distance of the city with such attractions as Winchester Cathedral, Winchester College, the Law Courts, museums, other historic buildings, shops, plus many restaurants and bars. Our guests make such comments as “Everything was perfect”.

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Total no. of bedrooms 1

King ensuite from £95 –  sleeps 2 (parking included in price)

Discounts available for 2 nights or more

If your enquiry is from overseas and you contact us by email, we will endeavour to return with confirmation within a few hours.

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Guest access – the guest entrance is on the ground floor without any steps outside or inside with a walk-in shower so suitable for people who may have difficulties climbing stairs.

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Re-decorated guest room and enhancements necessary for welcoming guests with social distance restrictions.

Penny Farthing House remains open to anyone in a Key Worker role who is unable to board within NHS facilities, where possible this is to be with strict controls on the communications.

When the government eases further the restrictions on accommodation, Penny Farthing House will initiate any further changes in order to self-certify as operating a Covid-19 policy.

At all times through to the possible total lifting of restrictions Penny Farthing House will prioritise the health and safety of both guests and staff.

Regardless of the shape of our new normal the guest will always be offered the option of a socially distanced stay with us.

  • Separate entrance with key safe
  • Totally self service breakfast in guest room
  • Takeaways from local restaurants available for evening meal
  • Check out can be by text
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  • City centre location
  • Walking distance of train and coach stations
  • Free off-street parking available
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Guests have their own sitting area but are welcome in the lounge
  • Television
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-fi connection
  • Central heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Tea and coffee-making facilities in bedroom
  • Welcome biscuits and chocolates
  • Healthy breakfasts served
  • Special diets catered for by arrangement
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The train station is 15 minutes walk from Penny Farthing House but taxis are available at the station if you have heavy luggage.

The coach stops by King Arthur’s statue in the Broadway which is five minutes walk to Penny Farthing House.

By Road

Leave the M3 at Junction 9 or 10 and take to the B3404 Bar End Road toward Winchester City Centre. Cross the mini roundabout and the road name changes to Chesil Street. Continue toward the city centre, after approximately half a mile Penny Farthing House is on the right just before the pedestrian crossing. Parking is at the back of the building.

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