Recently renovated, period house in Brockenhurst village, in the heart of the New Forest. Enjoy beautiful walks and cycle rides from the doorstep and keep look out for donkeys, ponies and the occasional Highland cattle wandering past!
A large, open plan kitchen, dining/family room with bi-fold doors leading onto a large south facing garden. Plenty of room for all of your group to relax together in one space.
The kitchen is fully equipped with a dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, microwave, double oven, gas hob, T.V., DVD player and micro hi-fi. There is also a selection of baking trays and an electric food mixer in case you have been bitten by the Great British Bake Off bug. A large slow cooker means that you can prepare a meal and leave it to cook while you go out and enjoy yourself for the day.
Bi-fold doors open from the kitchen onto a large patio with just a small step down. The patio has a large table and 8 chairs so that you can enjoy eating outside in the garden. A BBQ is also provided. The rest of the large, south facing garden is laid to lawn with plenty of room for adults to relax and children to play. There is a second dining area away from the house with some shade provided by the two apple trees and plum tree, this would also provide a great spot for children to play games or have their own tea parties away from the adults.
The living room seats 8 and is equipped with a TV, DVD player and digital radio. You can also sit and relax and keep watch out of the large bay window for ponies, donkeys and cows walking past.
The house has a downstairs bedroom with a zip link bed which can be made up as either a super king size bed or two full size singles. There is also a downstairs shower room with a walk in shower with low profile shower tray, toilet and basin which may make this property suitable if someone in your party has restricted mobility.
Upstairs there is a double bedroom with en-suite, a further double with a view out over the garden, one single room, one room with bunk bed and a family bathroom. A travel cot is available on request.
A selection of games, books, and DVDs are available for all age ranges if you want to spend a night in, and maps of the area, walks and cycle routes are provided to help you plan your days out. The property has off street parking for one car.
Village amenities include: a greengrocers, butchers, post office, convenience stores as well as a good selection of cafes, pubs and restaurants.
Wanting a car free holiday? The property is only a short walk from a mainline train station. South West trains run a regular service from Waterloo to Weymouth with stops at Sway, Ashurst, Southampton, Poole and Bournemouth amongst others. Cross Country trains run from Manchester to Bournemouth and stops include Winchester and Southampton. There is also a local branch line to the Georgian market town of Lymington from where it is possible to take a ferry to the Isle of Wight. Cycle hire is available within a short walk of the house.
Nearest beach is 8.1 miles. Local attractions/activities include: Peppa Pig World and The Lost Kingdom Dinosaur Theme Park at Paultons Park; Lymington Salt Water Swimming Pool with inflatable obstacle course; Longdown Activity Farm; New Forest Reptile Centre; New Forest Museum and Visitors Centre; Beaulieu Motor Museum, Palace House and Garden; Bucklers Hard Maritime Museum; Hurst Castle; New Forest Activities Centre; Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum; Furzey Gardens; Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway; Highcliffe Castle; New Forest Otter, Owl and Wildlife Park; Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary; St Barbes Museum and Art Gallery; Go Ape and Segway at Moors Valley Country Park; golf; horse riding and fishing.
Events: (check specific dates)
Spring and Summer - Foals are born and can be seen walking around the village and the forest with their mothers.
May Brockstock - live bands, produce stalls and children's entertainment. Brockenhurst Football Club.
June - New Forest Arts Festival
July Milford on Sea Arts and Music Festival.
Last week in July - New Forest and Hampshire County Show, Brockenhurst - agricultural show with produce stalls and children's entertainment
August - Cowes Week on the Isle of Wight
August - New Forest Fairy Festival, Burley.
August - Bournemouth Air Festival
Autumn - Pannage. Usually the third week in September, pigs are released into the forest to eat the acorns that have fallen to the ground.
September - New Forest Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, 6k and Junior run.
September - Southampton Boat Show.
October - New Forest Walking Festival
December - Christmas lights - watch the fire service rescue Father Christmas from the roof of Tesco and the Reindonkies!