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New Forest Cottage backing onto Open Forest

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The Stables
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3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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OUR HOME Cosy converted stable set in two acres of paddocks in the grounds of our family house in the heart of the New Forest. Ideal for family holiday or romantic break. Stunning, tranquil rural location - walk out of our back gate onto miles of open forest - magical woods for exploring/mountain biking/picnics and forest stream nearby for paddling and pooh sticks. Downstairs kitchen diner with coffee machine, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, freezer and microwave. Iron and ironing board. Downstairs toilet. Upstairs, 3 bedrooms - 1 super king size/twin; 1 double, 1 bedroom single/double or single + cot as required. In addition a double sofa bed in the living room. Cosy living room with flatscreen TV, DVD player, Bluetooth wireless speaker and wifi. Shower room. Se...OUR HOME Cosy converted stable set in two acres of paddocks in the grounds of our family house in the heart of the New Forest. Ideal for family holiday or romantic break. Stunning, tranquil rural location - walk out of our back gate onto miles of open forest - magical woods for exploring/mountain biking/picnics and forest stream nearby for paddling and pooh sticks. Downstairs kitchen diner with coffee machine, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, freezer and microwave. Iron and ironing board. Downstairs toilet. Upstairs, 3 bedrooms - 1 super king size/twin; 1 double, 1 bedroom single/double or single + cot as required. In addition a double sofa bed in the living room. Cosy living room with flatscreen TV, DVD player, Bluetooth wireless speaker and wifi. Shower room. Selection of kids toys including brio train track, Lego, picture books and DVD's. Access to concept 2 ergometer in outside stable. There is no formal garden at the cottage but you are right on the open forest. There is an outdoor seating area with a picnic table for evening meals outside. You also have access to the paddocks with the trampoline. Plenty of off-road parking. THE AREA THE FOREST The New Forest National Park is a stunning area for mountain biking, walking and riding. All can be accessed from our back door. There is a riding school within a mile of the house and miles of mountain biking tracks are available for exploring the forest. The living room overlooks the open forest and wild ponies gather outside our back gate daily. THE COAST We are 10 minutes drive from the coast and Lymington and/or Christchurch where you can rent boats to sail or explore the solent. You can also take a car or passenger ferry to the Isle of Wight from Lymington to explore the sailing meccas of Cowes or Yarmouth. Sandy beaches are 15 minutes drive away in Highcliffe, Hengitsbury head and Mudeford. If you want to explore a bit further afield, you can visit the stunning natural harbour in Poole (30 minutes drive away) and get the chain ferry from Sandbanks to the Studland Bay Nature reserve. For those interested in nature there are several bird reserves in the area and the New Forest Otter Sanctuary. KIDS ACTIVITIES Peppa Pig World and Paulton's amusement park are a twenty minute drive away. Moors valley nature reserve has outdoor wooden adventure playgrounds and tree climbing, as well as a miniature train. Open air salt swimming baths in Lymington, indoor 25m pool in Pennington (10 minutes drive). New Forest Wildlife park - otters, owls, bison and a brilliant wooden outdoor adventure playground. Crabbing at Lymington Quay. Longdown dairy petting farm with pony rides, playground, tractor rides, goat, calf and pig feeding. Cinemas in Christchurch, Bournemouth and Southampton. Soft play in Christchurch and Southampton. Science museum in Winchester with interactive kids displays. Dinosaur museum in Dorchester and on the Isle of Wight. Marwell Zoo with giraffes, tigers, meerkats and snow leopards. Beaulieu motor museum with playgrounds, antique cars and a train to explore the grounds. Calshot activities centre is one of the largest outdoor centres in Britain and has a climbing wall, sailing, windsurfing, archery, indoor skiing and more. Legoland is 90 minutes away by car and worth a day trip. Tank museum and monkey world in Bovington ..... there is lots for kids to do! CULTURE For cultural visits, the stunning medieval cathedral cities of Winchester and Salisbury are 40 minutes drive away, with boutique shops, coffee shops, restaurants and the cathedrals to explore. Both Bournemouth and Southampton have theatres and Bournemouth a symphony orchestra with regular concerts. There is an excellent train service from Brockenhurst (10 mins drive to the station) to London Waterloo. Trains leave every 30 minutes and it takes 94 minutes to get there, so ideal for day trips to the museums and the West End. The Beaulieu Motor Museum is of interest to car enthusiasts and there is a military history museum at Hurst Castle. EATING OUT There are a number of great restaurants in the area such as the Pig in Brockenhurst, Limewood Hotel, Chewton Glen, Gordleton Mill and The Jetty. Lots of information and contacts are provided in the cottage. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Shower
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About the Owner
Denny G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:74%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2016
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 6 July 2019

Date of stay: July 2019
Escape631995, VR Owner at New Forest Cottage backing onto Open Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2019

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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We loved our stay in the New Forest. The house had everything you would need for a stay ,home from home. All the amenities were great, our twin girls loved playing in the outside space, the local attractions were perfect for all ages. We had...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank Lmdempsey
Reviewed 1 September 2017

A perfect location, at the end of a long drive away from traffic and right in the middle of the New Forest. A perfect place to stay to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The stables has a well equipped kitchen,...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We had a wonderful holiday at the beginning of June. The stables are very well equipped for a family and had everything we could require. My daughters, aged 6 and 2, were very impressed with their own personal park and the horses and cows they...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank jemmalpaterson
Reviewed 26 May 2017

The location of the cottage is beautiful, very quiet and backing into the open forest. The cottage itself is very spacious and extremely well equipped for children. You would not need to take anything to entertain children as the cottage had plenty of toys, books,...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank Emma J
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Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay. Very comfortable. Everything you need for a great holiday. Good location. Very peaceful.

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank Mr Nigel J C
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Lovely well-equipped former forester's cottage backing straight onto the New Forest. Toys, climbing-frame, playhouse for children. Wood-burning stove and logs, large secluded garden. Very safe and cosy and ideal for a holiday with young children. Barbecue and outdoor toys. Owner left lots of tips for...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank Judith402
Management response:Responded 8 November 2016

This review does not refer to our property - we do not have a log burner or a large private garden. I am trying to get this review removed.

Reviewed 1 November 2016

We received a very warm welcome from the owner Denny-which was much appreciated. We were shown around the converted Stables and shown how to use all appliances, the heating and boiler etc. Denny also answered a few of our questions and told us that if...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank MR MARK P
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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

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Date of stay: June 2016
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Last week we stayed in cosy cottage for one week. Booking was effortless and the owner answered our queries promptly by email. We found the accomadation very clean and comfortable wit every thing we needed. Being situated between the forest and coast gave us plenty...More

Date of stay: May 2016
1  Thank janec724
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Playground
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
Trampoline
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
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THE COAST We are 10 minutes drive from the coast and Lymington and/or Christchurch where you can rent boats to sail or explore the solent. You can also take a car or passenger ferry to the Isle of Wight from Lymington to explore the sailing meccas of Cowes or Yarmouth. Sandy beaches are 15 minutes drive away in Highcliffe, Hengitsbury head and Mudeford. If you want to explore a bit further afield, you can visit the stunning natural harbour in Poole (30 minutes drive away) and get the chain ferry from Sandbanks to the Studland Bay Nature reserve. For those interested in nature there are several bird reserves in the area and the New Forest Otter Sanctuary. KIDS ACTIVITIES Peppa Pig World and Paulton's amusement park are a twenty minute drive away. Moors valley nature reserve has outd...
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