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New Forest National Park - Hampshire Avon

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Two bedroom, 2 bathroom, cedar clad lodge on the bank of the Hampshire Avon

A luxury Lodge enjoying a unique location, looking down the Hampshire Avon, one of the most beautiful and best coarse fishing rivers in the UK. The cedar-clad Lodge literally sits on a small lake in an elevated location within yards of the river. Stunning sunsets across the river to the water meadows and with an ancient woodland to the rear. Open plan living area and secluded location, free fishing on the lake and one swim on the river, with additional fishing available along with a further stretch of the river at additional cost. Please inquire for full fishing details. The lodge makes the perfect getaway from it all for a romantic break, with country walks literally on your doorstep.

In 2016 we added a Tipi which can sleep an additional 2 guests with the added benefit of using separate access to the lodge for toilet and shower facilities. The Tipi can only be booked when booking Riverside Lodge. Tipi prices are based on 20% of the price of the lodge.

Riverside Lodge:


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Property Manager
Richard Oliver
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2018

About Richard Oliver

Owner of a number of holiday properties in the South East of England, a number of which have fishing, either on lakes or rivers or both. Trading as Short Stay Homes.

Richard Oliver purchased this cabin in 2015

Why Richard Oliver chose Fordingbridge

A truly unique and sensational location on the banks of the Hampshire Avon.

What makes this cabin unique

Luxurious accommodation with large bi-folding glass doors to enable guests to fully appreciate the sensational view downstream with underfloor heating throughout and a feature wood burner in the open plan lounge/ diner. Romantic and secluded location but within easy access of facilities. Additional fishing available along a further stretch of the river available at extra cost.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you for the most stress-free Christmas ever! It was just perfect...What a beautiful place...we don't want to leave. We will definitely be back...soon!

Ps. Thank you for the delicious welcome basket and the lovely Christmas tree.
Dec 2017
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Fordingbridge Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 9:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for children ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Double shower which can also be accessed from outside
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Can be split from super king into two singles
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
The new lodge is within 150 yards of two 5 bedroom properties, which in total with the lodge could accommodate a group of up to 25 people. The best possible location for a large family gathering particularly if some of the members of the group like fishing and horse riding. This is a unique opportunity within the New Forest National Park. New for 2016 we have added a Tipi close to the Lodge adding the potential for an additional 2 guests to stay. Please call or email for separate prices.


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New Forest National Park - Hampshire Avon
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews


  • 5 of 5

A luxurious and beautiful place to stay, surrounded by nature, water and peace. Plus really prompt and helpful emails from Richard to sort out our holiday. Thank you so much for everything, we will be back again soon.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Stunning, secluded location!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for a terrific weekend. We really didn’t need to stray too far from the lodge; everything is right there to enjoy and the facilities are very well maintained and the information professionally organised ; what more could we ask. Next time we will definitely stay longer!!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A wonderful retreat offering seclusion and tranquility beyond measure

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for along weekend in this beautiful lodge and it was everything we hoped it would be - a perfect place to escape the world for a few days.

The location is perfect right by the riverside and the gardens and pond just enhanced the peaceful nature of the place. The evenings were spent on the decking enjoying wine while watching the world go by. Flying Swans, Geese, sheep and cows along with some very friendly ducks just made the place feel even more at one with nature.

As far as the lodge goes, all of the little details had been perfectly thought out with all that you need basically provided, (except food and drink!) with a little welcome hamper when you walk through the door full of essentials, (Thank you!!)

Safe to say we will be coming back both to this wonderful place.

Thank you.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Absolutely as advertised, perfect.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Lovely location, despite the rain.

  • 5 of 5

Accommodation and Management Team were faultless.

Looking to book for the summer for a longer stay.

When modern technology failed, Richard was especially helpful.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
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Excellent property

  • 5 of 5

Had a fantastic week in this beautiful place. It's situated in the most stunning of places. Brilliant location to lots of attractions. The lodge it self is just amazing. Everything done to high standard would thoroughly recommend this to anyone.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay at our Riverside Lodge. We put a great deal of effort into creating this truly unique property and it is really rewarding when we receive such positive feedback. Tony (owner)
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Southampton and Bournemouth
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Three Lions
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Bramshaw Golf Club, Bramshaw
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Three Lions, Stuckton
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Matchams Lane
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Car: necessary

Located on the banks of the Hampshire Avon within the New Forest National Park in a quiet and secluded location. Riverside Lodge is the perfect location for a romantic retreat or a fishing holiday.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $41.85
Refundable damage deposit $348.72
Pet Fee $34.87
Tax Rate 20.0%

The first basket of logs and welcome pack free. Further baskets of logs £5 each.

Lake fishing and one river swim for fishing included in the prices addtional fishing stretch available at an extra cost of £75 pp pw or £50 pp pw for a weekend.

Stabling for horses at £75 ph pw in nearby paddock.

£250 Security deposit to ensure against damage to the property.

5% discount available if booked with nearby properties.

5% discount available to returning guests.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund