Pauline and her family enjoyed a truly memorable and relaxing stay at Roosthole Holiday Property during the last weekend in January.
Pauline was the lucky winner of the AGA Cookshop competition in conjunction with AGA Cottages and was randomly selected from over 10,000 entries.
We asked Pauline to give us the highlights of her stay …
“We arrived late Friday afternoon to be greeted by Dave who gave us an informative twenty minute tour of the spacious house and grounds with an explanation of all the facilities. We were joined that evening by our two daughters and their partners and we all enjoyed a lovely evening catching up over a fish pie supper cooked to perfection in the AGA.
On the following morning my two daughters were pleased to be able to head down to the local park in Horsham (15 minutes by car) for their usual 5 km run which simultaneously takes place in many venues around the country. They took part in this whilst the men played golf at Mannings Heath, which is literally 100 yards walk down the road! After a late brunch cooked on the AGA my daughter put us all through an exhausting yoga session in the spacious living room after which we went for an hour’s walk in the local woods, the entrance to which is just 250 yards from the house.
That evening we all made the short walk to Mannings Heath Golf Club where the very accommodating staff put on a very enjoyable cheese and wine tasting for the six of us followed by a return walk to the lovely warm house again where we cooked up some venison steaks on the AGA with dauphinois potatoes.
On Sunday, the men were up early for another game of golf whilst the ladies explored the extensive grounds of the Roosthole House with the hope of seeing the rare albino dear that roam freely in the locality. Alas none were spotted but then the boys returned having seen them racing across the golf course! Typical!
The AGA was well used over the course of the weekend and was also able to deliver a late, relaxing Sunday roast over which we could all gather and chat about our lovely weekend together before reluctantly leaving Roosthole as we all had work commitments the following Monday morning.
In summary, we found Roosthole to be an ideal size for our family of 6 adults with excellent facilities. If we were lucky enough to have the opportunity for another break at Roosthole we would jump at it. Thank you so much.”