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Beach Retreat is moments from the sea front & a stroll to Milford village green

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Modern apartment close to sea front yet only a short distance to the New Forest


A warm welcome to Beach Retreat

This modern, bright and airy ground floor self-contained holiday apartment is in a premier location within a short walk of Milford seafront with its excellent beaches, café and restaurant with stunning views of the Isle of Wight, Needles and the Jurassic coast beyond. We are also conveniently situated within a short stroll of the popular coastal village of Milford on Sea.

With it’s own front entrance and parking space, Beach Retreat is equipped to a high standard. Provided for your stay are freshly laundered linen, towels and tea towels. All heating and lighting costs are included and a welcome tray is here for you on your arrival.

Milford on Sea Village

Situated around the village green are welcoming pubs, award wining restaurants (including French, Indian and Thai cuisine), tea rooms, traditional independent shops, convenience stores, a wine bar and also a couple of beauty salons for that little bit of holiday pampering !

The popular Village Community Centre in Milford offers a wide range of live performances, films and activities. A great venue for both locals and visitors alike.

Throughout the year, Milford’s village green is the centre for many events including Music and Arts week, the popular plant fair and the Food Festival to mention just a few. Visit for more information on the year round events.

Out and about

No need to drive during your stay, as well as being able to walk to the sea front and village centre, around the village there are many varied footpaths leading you through public woodland, along the Danestream or down to the coast and up onto the clifftop to enjoy the panoramic sea views.

Walk on the shingle bank to Hurst Castle (built by Henry VIII to defend the Solent and where Charles l was imprisoned before his trial & execution in London in 1649), takes approximately 45 minutes (or take the ferry from Keyhaven). On the return trip why not visit the 18th century Gun Inn (fresh locally caught crab a speciality and log fires in the winter).

Fossil hunting, paddle boarding and surfing are also popular activities along this interesting coastline.

Regular ferries from local Keyhaven harbour and Lymington will take you across to Hurst Castle and the Isle of Wight. If you want to explore further, there are many nearby interesting places such as Highcliffe Castle, the lovely village of Beaulieu with its well known motor museum and riverside walk to Buckler’s Hard and the maritime museum - all within easy reach. Visit the Georgian town of Lymington with its colourful Saturday market and cobbled quayside. (From May – October regular “Story of Lymington” walks are escorted by volunteer guides in the town).

Bird Watching – The area is a wildlife haven and very popular with bird enthusiasts. Walks straight from the door to the local nature reserve and the Keyhaven salt marshes – a favourite place to see swans, Brent geese, oyster catchers, little egrets and curlew. The hide located at the start of the shingle bank by Raft Rocks Café is a sheltered place to view the wildlife.

During the summer months you can take the Hop-on, hop-off New Forest bus tour from Milford on Sea – a great ‘car free’ way to experience a wide area of the New Forest National Park.

A short drive from Milford to the village of Hythe gives you the opportunity to take a ride on the World’s oldest pier train to the end of the 130 year old pier, from here you can catch the regular ferry to Southampton. Here you will find the Tudor House, Art Gallery and the Sea City Museum with its unique exhibition and interactive story of the Titanic.

The New Forest – ponies can be found grazing on the open heathland and you usually get to spot a deer or two as well. Cosy and traditional forest pubs are a welcome stop after exploring the many beauty spots in the forest, autumn is a great time of the year to capture all the wonderful changing colours and fungi of the forest with your camera.

In winter, Bournemouth and Winchester host their special Christmas Markets (Winchester also having its seasonal outdoor ice rink from November). Milford on Sea celebrates the run up to Christmas in true festive spirit having late night shopping with complimentary mince pies and sherry, carols on the village green and Father Christmas makes a visit too!

All year round, there is always something new to do and experience -

Planning a short break or longer holiday to this beautiful part of Hampshire, Beach Retreat is a great base to relax and enjoy the mix of the seaside and the New Forest.

We hope to welcome you soon !

More Details

Property Manager
Steve & Teresa
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
23 May, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

It was lovely to meet you both too. We had a lovely time and loved your new apartment. Thanks for making us so welcome
Jun 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Milford on Sea in Milford-on-Sea

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • chalet
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Large walk in shower (no bath)
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Living area - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sofa bed for extra guest available on request -small charge
  • 1 sofa bed in living area can be used for third person on request (there will be a small charge for the extra bedding and towels)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(27 traveller reviews)

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Beach Retreat is moments from the sea front & a stroll to Milford village green
average rating of 4.814815 based on 28 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Lovely short break in this beautiful apartment ...Steve and Teresa were the perfect hosts ...brilliant location.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay ,we hope you enjoyed the apples Steve and Teresa
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Beach Retreat - A little haven in Milford on Sea

  • 4 of 5

Lovely place. Very clean and comfortable. Stayed in very hot weather but the house stayed cool and airy. Enjoyed sitting outside in the evenings watching the bird life in the garden.

Owner was friendly and helpful and although not needed on this visit, we would be happy to ask questions or for recommendations.

Would definitely like to plan a future visit.

  • Review Submitted: 09-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A great apartment in walking distance to Milford and its great local restaurants

  • 4 of 5

The title line summarises our break perfectly - our only problem was that the bed collapsed twice during our break and required a permanent repair!

  • Review Submitted: 06-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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You will not be disappointed

  • 5 of 5

Beach Retreat is wonderfully well furnished , well maintained and a very comfortable home for two with private access to come and go as you please. Although it is very popular , everything within it seems " as new " and the presentation is a real credit to Steve and Teresa. The location is perfect with a short walk to the sea front or a ten minute walk into Milford village with a choice of pubs and restaurants should you choose not to take advantage of the facilities within Beach Retreat and enjoy an evening in. The area of the New Forest has so much to offer. We believe we have found the perfect place to stay.

Mike and Julia


  • Review Submitted: 30-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Immaculate and well thought out peaceful bolthole

  • 5 of 5

Clean, well equipped, light, bright and close to the sea.

Lovely property, very peaceful and quiet.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This property is absolutely stunning - well equipped, spacious and spotless. Steve and Teresa are extremely pleasant, friendly hosts.The village is delightful, La Perle set menus are great value and delicious, Monsoori NIghts Indian also worth a visit. Just chilling on the private patio watching the pheasants is total holiday relaxation, we would definitely return and recommend without hesitation.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Graham Thank you for your review so glad you enjoyed your stay we cant promise pheasant's every day ,glad you enjoyed the village as much as we do regards Steve and Teresa
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
bournemouth /southampton
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
milford village
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
lymington to yarmouth
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
barton on sea
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
milford village
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
milford beach


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £150

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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