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Beautiful Self Contained Flat In A Fine Period Country House

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 775 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

The Flat Sleeps Two And Has Its Own Front Door From The Drive

Durmast House is a handsome property reached at the end of the drive. The house is set in 4 acres of garden designed by the famous Edwardian designer Gertrude Jekyll and which is listed in the Hampshire Register of Historic Gardens. Guests are welcome to wander around the garden.

This comfortable flat has accommodation on two levels and is a generous size. From the entrance hall is a fully equipped kitchen with a breakfast table and four chairs. On the first floor there is a large sitting room with a three piece suite and a more formal area. Adjacent is the bedroom with double bed and fitted wardrobes with an en suite bathroom.

There are lovely views of the garden from these rooms

More Details

Owner
Margaret Daubeney
Member since: 1990
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 November, 2017

Why Margaret Daubeney chose Burley

Durmast House is set in the beautiful New Forest area of Hampshire. There are many walks across the heaths and forests. The sea is not very far away with lovely views across the the Isle of Wight.

The gardens of Durmast House are widely regarded as being a typical example of Gertrude Jekyll's English style garden design. The gardens are open fro charity twice a year under the National Garden Scheme.

Location

Car: recommended

The village of Burley is in the centre of the New Forest in beautiful countryside with many interesting walks through the forest with an abundance of flora and fauna and an excellent area for bird watching. Several stables for horse riding are nearby and a golf course very close. Bicycles can be hired in the village.

A day's visit to the Isle of Wight ferry is fun, the boat leaves from Lymington which is about eight miles from Durmast. The beaches are within six miles drive. Christchurch Town with the Abbey and harbour is about 5 mile's drive. Bournemouth and Southampton are equidistant, about 12 miles where there are larger shops, theatres and the Winter Gardens for music in Bournemouth.

There are many lovely gardens to visit such as Mottesfont Abbey, Exbury Gardens, Hilliers, Cranborne Manor. Macpennys, Spinners and many others.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Burley in New Forest District

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
Building Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 775 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Luxurious French design bathroom suite
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , 1 Cot , Optional single divan or child bed or cot in sitting room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beautiful Self Contained Flat In A Fine Period Country House
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews
5

Spacious elegant peaceful classic

  • 5 of 5

Hospitality was superb from the owners

  • Review Submitted: 17-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect Accommodation

  • 5 of 5

As regular visitors to the New Forest, we found this accommodation perfectly situated within one mile of Burley, with a pub across the road. The flat itself was very elegant, and spacious. Would definitely like to return again in the near future.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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very much recommended house in lovely woody environment

  • 5 of 5

my wife and I loved the house, its extended and well maintained garden, and the New Forest at its doorstep. Inside, the house offers an old fashioned luxury and cosyness. The owners are very helpfull and will tell you all you need to know about the area and where to go. We will definitely return in the future !

  • Review Submitted: 22-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Super accommodation. Wonderful garden. Ideal environment in the New Forest.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming and comfortable

  • 4 of 5

We loved this beautiful and well-appointed flat and were charmed by the garden and surroundings

  • Review Submitted: 28-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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heaven. peaceful.has everything you need

  • 5 of 5

The whole set up was superb.the area as well. The garden is as good you see in country magazine.I have little winge that is the shower did not work. But have no hesitation in recommending the place .wonderful.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Burley, Hampshire

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
February, March
1 Feb 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
From
£75
£350
 
 
April
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
From
£75
£395
 
 
May, June, July
1 May 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
From
£75
£460
 
 
August
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
From
£75
£495
 
 
September
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
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£75
£450
 
 
October
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
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£75
£375
 
 
Nov
1 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
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£75
£350
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
From
£75
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

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During Winter shorter breaks (minimum 2 nights) are possible at £70 per night.
Extra Z bed or cot are available on request (£30 per night)
Well behaved dogs are welcome for £10 per dog per week.
The flat is available from 1400 hrs for guests

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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