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5 star Luxury Cottage in the heart of the New Forest ** August 1 week reduced **

Bedrooms 4
Separate WCs1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

4/5 bedroom beautiful thatch cottage in the heart of the New Forest

Woodside Cottage New from Summer 2017

A beautiful thatched cottage on a quiet private road overlooking the allotments on the border of Sway and Ashley.

** Prices from £375 per night **

50% deposit required within 24 hours hours of quote please to secure the dates.We cannot hold dates due to high volume of enquiries.

Separate pricing Christmas ,Easter and New Year.

We are in the heart of the New Forest and a mere five minutes drive to the open forest and and coast for beautiful walks.

We can cater for family groups of 4-10 guests and are very popular with family groups .

Importantly we politely request that Woodside is NOT a party venue and prior to letting we ask that you please agree to this strict letting condition pre-booking.

We are not a venue please for stags or hens .

**This let is for the Main house and beautiful south facing front garden **

The let does not include the annexe (Little Woodside) or the back garden which is the owner's private weekend residence when the main cottage is not let and has no connection with the main house,accessed by its own entrance .The owner does not live at the property when the main house is let ,to be clear

The property is new to the the lettings market after being meticulously renovated as a private residence.

We let for no more than 140 days a year as per regulations.

For groups of 10 (the maximum permitted) there is the option to let the private suite (a four poster super king bed, dressing room and luxury ensuite bathroom) for an extra charge of £50 per night in the main house

You are assured a very high standard not found in other standard lets - even the sheets are of high quality along with the beautiful house furnishings. Designed as a luxury family home, this certainly isn't a house set up for lets and we believe that is why we have 100% positive feedback from all our lovely guests.

We have a lot of return guests and are hugely popular with those that like a bit of luxury at affordable cost and appreciate that this holiday let is of a very high standard ,not found in the area ,so very unique .The bar is set very high and we are proud of that as we would want when we go away .We get booked up for 60th and 70th birthdays gatherings and can recommend some stunning local restaurants all a short drive away .

Woodside is a beautiful, tranquil cottage and is a fabulous place to have family gatherings and wonderful dinner parties. It's a perfect base in the centre of the New Forest. Our wish is that guests really enjoy the peaceful surroundings and tranquillity of the garden. It's a wonderful home away from home, far away from the hustle and bustle of the city and you'll leave fully de-stressed!

Layout :-The bedrooms in the main house are all large/kingsize and have their own individual decor. Two king on the top floor and two double with an optional luxury suite on the the second floor. There is no bedroom on the ground floor and all are either king or double beds (no singles or beds put together ) .Some share the main family bathroom and two have ensuite. We rarely let to capacity as we choose not to overfill the house.

All rooms have luxury linen provided but we don't provide towels.Towels can be provided at a charge of £5 per person if required.

Guests must bring their own cots or high chairs due to health and safety reasons.

If you have pets please check with the owner. Generally we allow one small dog to be kept in the kitchen overnight and no pets upstairs please. Charge for a small dog is £25 and all garden poops to be pup in the bin in dog bags please !

Included in the let of the main house are:- four beautiful large bedrooms, kitchen, dining room, conservatory, front garden, lounge, three toilets and two bathrooms.The owner will never be in the main house while you are letting to allay any concerns. It is for your sole private use.We do not provide a washing machine .

Not included in the let in the main house are :- the study, garage and laundry /facility room, back garden. The annexe is not included and is totally separate with no adjoining doors to the main house which is either let or the owners weekend residence.

The dining room table seats up to 8 comfortably and has an extension so 10 can dine.

Parking is for a maximum of THREE normal sized family cars and absolutely no parking in the lane as it obstructs neighbours access. This is a strict condition and any extra vehicles will be asked to be moved . The gates must please be shut at night to keep the clever sneaky deer out and for your privacy. Please close all windows when you go out, for security and the odd rain shower that we get on the coast!

The property has beautiful gardens designed by an award winning Hampton Court landscape gardener.

This is a new modernised thatch cottage and has all the mod cons to make your stay a very comfortable one indeed.

** For wedding groups we are not a venue for the groups to get ready on mass pre wedding,as we have strict limits of guests and cars on the property.(3 cars .Max 8-10 same guests ).

The amount of guests booking Woodside cannot be exceeded with extra day visitors please due to noise and indemnity insurance.No parking in the lane please and Woodside is not a wedding photography backdrop without prior permission due to house security reasons please.

The property is perfect for family groups and has a lovely warm and welcoming atmosphere. The garden is beautiful and is in full bloom when the wisteria are shooting up, mixing with the roses.

We would ask for a maximum of 3 well behaved children please. Children below two years old are free but we don't provide cots and high chairs due to health and safety regulations.

Public holidays : Bank holidays, half terms and New Year is a minimum of three nights. The minimum stay for Christmas and Easter is 4 nights.Please enquire for separate costs.

July is 4 nights minimum ,August peak season so one week minimum unless we have space nearer the dates .

Week bookings are Friday to Friday .(from 330pm checkin to 1030am checkout)

Woodside is a lovely place and we are sure you will love staying here.

Letting conditions:-

Full balance of payment must be made two months prior to arrival please plus refundable damage deposit. Please put in your diary!

Cancellation within two months = loss of deposit

Cancellation within one month= full cost of holiday.If we can relet then we are fair and charge just the deposit .

The house must be left clean as found. All rubbish,nappy bags etc must be put in the black bags out by the side gate please and fridge and freezer emptied. We ask guests to treat this lovely cottage as you would your own. Any damage/extra unnecessary cleaning will be charged.

If you're looking for a party venue this is NOT the place for you.

No extra guests or day visitors please due to strict indemnity insurance.

These polite strict letting conditions to be agreed before we let

Due to thatch insurance we cannot permit fires,log burner ,fireworks or barbecues and are a non smoking property.

We have never had any complaints and always ask guests to please let us know at the start rather than at the end if any issues,even minor , so you have a wonderful stay at this beautiful New Forest hideaway.

"The cottage has a unique charm all of it's own and is just perfect in every way after years of meticulous upgrades and planning.”

"Peace and quiet, well away from the main road and overlooks allotments at the front and the forest with deer at the back”

We do hope you come and stay at our lovely new forest cottage.

Regularly asked questions:

The house is let with 4 bedrooms on two upper floors(No bedrooms on the ground floor ).

The 5th bedroom is the owner's suite and charged extra containing a beautiful 6ft x 6ft super king 4 poster,dressing room and luxury private ensuite.This is in the main house and only let when required.The max house capacity is 10.

We can't permit day guests and the maximum amount on the property is 10 .

There is a downstairs loo.

2 king bedrooms, two double sleeping 8 comfortably.There are NO split single beds.

You have sole use of the main house and no one else stays on the property.

The annexe and back garden are NOT let and separate to the main house .

We don't offer use of the laundry room .There is no washing machine .

The dining room table is extendable and seats 8 and can fit 10 .

There is room for 3 standard sized cars to park.4th can be parked at the end of the lane ,but not in the lane due to neighbours right of way.

The kitchen is fully equipped for Sunday roast cooking and the fridge freezer is a standard size so please don't over purchase if here for a week.

We provide all quality bedding,hand towels ,toilet paper and washing up liquid.

Please remember to bring your favourite towels

The house has fibre optic wifi

We are 5 minutes from the open forest with the ponies and the beaches.

High season weekly bookings are Friday to Friday.

Standard check in is after 330pm and checkout 1030am

The nearest pub is the Plough , 4 minute drive away

We don't provide cots or high chairs due to health and safety insurance and ask parents to bring their own .

Calendar is up to date ! with costs as per the website for that time

Christmas,Easter and New Year costed separately


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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in New Milton in New Forest District

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • We only permit 3 cars to be parked .No lane parking. Extras parked at the end of the lane please .
  • The let is for the 4 bed main house .If you wish the owner suite of 4 poster /private dressing area and luxury ensuite ,this is £50 per night .direct
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Television
  • Garden ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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5 star Luxury Cottage in the heart of the New Forest ** August 1 week reduced **
average rating of 4.9 based on 30 reviews

Perfect place for a New Forest holiday

  • 5 of 5

Firstly I wanted to thank Mike the owner for a very smooth and easy booking and communication process, he gave us all the information up front and ensured we knew everything before we arrived, which made for a very smooth check in process.

And his house is amazing, we had 6 people and a 4 month old and there was plenty of room for all of us. We felt instantly at home as the house as an amazing feel to it. The kitchen was a great place to hang out and the lounge was very comfortable. All the bedrooms had slightly different themes, all with very comfortable beds (slept amazingly from the first night) and plenty of room. One of them also included hidden bathroom (hint for the next guest is to look in the wardrobe).....we cannot fault this place or the owner. It's was a great place to spend our new forest holdiday and we are already planning our return.

Thanks again Mike for everything

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi there. Thanks so much. We look forward to your next visit and glad everything was ok and to your liking ! Mike
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Beautiful property in secluded setting.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was very clean on arrival. The decor was tasteful and luxurious. There were five good sized bedrooms with extremely comfortable beds and ensuites to two of the rooms. The kitchen was well stocked with all necessary utensils. The gardens were very well maintained with plenty of shady spots and seating areas.

We were very sad to leave and would happily return again.

Thank you Mike.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Country Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in this deceptively large house for a weekend away with friends. The house is beautifully maintained, and tastefully decorated and we couldn't believe every single room had it's own tv!! The location is a stones throw from so many beautiful parts of the New Forest and beaches too. Would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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A lovely comfortable and spacious house

  • 5 of 5

Great location, nicely decorated and clean, a great place for a short or long stay and our family of 4 enjoyed our stay

  • Review Submitted: 16-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic property for relaxing

  • 5 of 5

If you want to rent a beautiful property which does nothing but encourages you to relax, this is the one.

It's clean, homely, warm and secure.

Thank you Mike (the owner) for your excellent prompt friendly and helpful communication.

The Hare and Hounds in Sway is a fantastic for pub grub. The East End Arms in East End is an awesome gastro pub.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent stay. Tidy, peaceful and stunning.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay, could not have asked for much more. We had the house for a 30th birthday weekend.

The house is beautiful with 5 spacious and well decorated double beds. Great location, set in a quiet road just minutes from the new forest and the coast. The living room (with a great TV) is sizeable enough to socialise easily.

Mike provided a great service really responsive to a minor technical hitch which was out of his control.

Only one minor criticism would be to have some basic condements, such as salt, pepper, sugar and some tea bags. Apart from that can’t complain at all.

Thanks for a great weekend. I would definitely recommend it and stay again.

Many thanks

Olly Clark

  • Review Submitted: 01-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Olly. Thanks very ,much for the kind review .We fixed the alarm beep (was dust apparently ! so all were replaced to avoid a future issue ) .We do ask for guest to bring their own cooking and drinking condements but will definitely stock up for 2018 ! Hope to see you again Best Mike
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New Forest National Park
Beaulieu National Motor Museum
Peppa Pig World
Hurst Castle
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
The Plough at Tiptoe
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Barton on sea
Nearest Train
1 Miles
New Milton
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
The Plough at Tiptoe
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Barton on Sea
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.