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Close to village amenities and station, 5 bedrooms and large south facing garden

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5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
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Period house located 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 t...Period house located 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, a single room, a room with bunk beds and a family bathroom. A travel cot is available on request. Please not the upper bunk is suitable for over 7's only and up to a maximum weight of 12 stone / 76kg. 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, bakers, 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. Cycle hire is available within a short walk of the house. Local attractions/activities include: Paultons Park with Peppa Pig World; 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: (please check specific dates) Spring and Summer - Foals are born and can be seen walking around the village and the forest with their mothers. Last weekend in 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, 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! More
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About the Owner
Alison/Jeff A
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2016
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If we are around we will try to pop in and say hi and check everything is alright but otherwise we will check in with you by phone or text. We are happy to provide suggestions of things to do and places to go but also provide lots of information in the house.
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Reviewed October 29, 2019

Excellent accommodation. Alison and Jeff have finished the property to a high standard . It’s spacious, comfortable, well equipped and easily met the needs of the three generations that stayed . Great location to explore the New forest , easy walk to the local village...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Flosil
Safari650719, VR Owner at Close to village amenities and station, 5 bedrooms and large south facing garden, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2019

Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad you all had a comfortable stay and hope to welcome you back sometime. Regards Alison and Jeff

Reviewed October 28, 2019

Our stay at Hathersage Cottage was fantastic. Alison & Jeff have set up a perfect holiday home, with everything you need for 3 generations of one family. From the moment you walk into Hathersage you and your family are welcomed into a warm well equipped...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Emma G
Safari650719, VR Owner at Close to village amenities and station, 5 bedrooms and large south facing garden, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2019

Hi Emma, thank you so much for your review, it sounds like you all had a great time exploring the area. We are so glad you liked the house and we would love to welcome you all back again! Regards Alison and Jeff

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Reviewed September 14, 2019 via mobile

What an amazing house! It is so well equipped, the owners really have thought of everything. Our kids absolutely loved playing with all the toys and spent hours in the playhouse at the end of the large garden. The location of the house is perfect,...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank lou436
Safari650719, VR Owner at Close to village amenities and station, 5 bedrooms and large south facing garden, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. I'm so glad you all enjoyed your holiday and hope to welcome you back sometime. Alison

Reviewed August 23, 2019 via mobile

A lovely welcome hamper was provided when we arrived. We had a wonderful stay in this very well equipped cottage. The cottage in the centre of Brockenhurst is well located to visit everything in the New Forest.

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Karen B
Reviewed August 16, 2019

The owners, Alison and Jeff have made this spacious house a real gem, thinking of everything that makes a stay perfect, from the beautiful and comfy rooms, brilliantly equipped kitchen to the playhouse at the bottom of the garden for little ones (the large garden...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Frances D
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Highchair
Dryer
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
Iron
TV
Parking
Microwave
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
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Patio
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About the neighbourhood
The house is in Brockenhurst village and is a short walk to the many village amenities. The village has a butchers, bakers, greengrocers, convenience stores, post office, playground and a selection of cafes, restaurants, pubs and spas. It is only 8 miles to the nearest beaches at Milford on Sea or Barton on Sea. The Isle of Wight is accessible as a day trip by ferry from Lymington just a few miles away. It is a great place for walking and/or cycling, with over 100 miles of cycling trails.
Getting around
By train: Brockenhurst station is a few minutes walk away and has regular trains to: Lymington, Ashurst and Sway in the New Forest, Winchester, Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch among other places. By bus: During the summer holidays there is an open top, hop on hop off tourist bus that runs from outside the train station. and Regular bus: No 6 Southampton, Totton, Lyndhurst and Lymington By bicycle: Bring bikes or hire them locally
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