We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

New Forest Cottage backing onto Open Forest

12 reviews
Overview
Reviews
Amenities
Availability
Map
Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
Minimum stay varies
Condo/Apartment
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
Bathrooms
Show more
About the Owner
Denny G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:75%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:February 2016
Write a reviewReviews (12)

1 - 5 of 12 reviews

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 7 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

More

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
See more reviews
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 27 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
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Washer
Highchair
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Iron
Stereo System
TV
Corporate Bookings
Parking
Microwave
Linens Provided
Playground
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Trampoline
Internet Access
Watersports Nearby
Toaster
House Swap
Fireplace
See more amenities
Would you recommend this holiday rental to someone planning a romantic trip?YesNoUnsure
Availability
September 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
October 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
November 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
December 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
January 2020
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
February 2020
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
View all months
See more rates and fees
Map
About the neighbourhood
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...
How to get there
POSTCODE BH25 5SJ From London, at the end of the M3, take the M27 westbound. Continue until motorway turns into the A31 dual carriage way. After approx 1 mile take the exit signposted to Emery Down - this is a small exit! Follow this road for three miles until you come to a T Junction with 'The Swan Inn' opposite - Turn right onto the A35. - Take4th Left signposted to New Milton – Holmsley Road B3058 (This is just over 7 miles from the Swan Inn) - After 2 miles you will see the Rising Sun pub in front of you. TurnTurn left here onto Tiptoe Road (signposted to Wootton and Tiptoe) Cross cattle grid, half a mile further on the right hand side you will see the Wootton and Bashley Social Club. We are opposite, signpost on driv
More
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
How can I contact the owner?
How will the owner contact me?
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
How do I pay?
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
#HL2227055244