The Flat Sleeps Two And Has Its Own Front Door From The Drive
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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.
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Very good accommodation
Very good hosts,in great accommodation central to the New-Forest area.
Based in Burley
A clean and comfortable flat surrounded by beautiful gardens. A good base for exploring the New Forest especially the coast. We enjoyed visits to Highcliffe Castle, Exbury Gardens, Buckler's Hard and Hurst Castle along with coastal walks from Barton-on-Sea and Milford-on-Sea with our four legged friend. There were no restrictions on the beaches at Barton or Milford so our dog was able to enjoy a paddle as well!
Treated like wellcomed guests
When driving up the drive we were totally impressed, and things got better. We were greeted by Phillip in a friendly and welcoming manner. He then showed us around the property. The small hallway leads to a large and well equipped kitchen. Up the stairs is a large lounge area with smart TV. Leading off from here is the large bedroom and from here you get to the large bath room.
Outside is the beautiful garden which we spent many evenings.
A wonderful holiday with wonderful hosts. We intend to return next year.
Our week in Durmast House, Burley
A truly beautiful property, surrounded by the most amazing garden. Right in the heart of the new forest, the surrounding scenery is spectacular, with walks and trails through picturesque villages and forestry. The apartment was spotlessly clean with a very well equipped kitchen. The owners/hosts were very friendly and accommodating. I would highly recommend a stay at this beautiful property.
Introduction to the New Forest
This is a well appointed property, very clean and comfortable, surrounded by beautiful gardens.
We had a warm welcome from the owners who have a good knowledge of the local area.
The property provided a excellent base for exploring the New Forest.
We had a lovely week in the New Forest. The apartment was perfect and had everything we needed. The gardens are amazing and Philip and Margaret were the perfect hosts, really friendly and welcoming but unobtrusive.
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.