|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
Ideally located in the heart of the New Forest National Park, this holiday cottage, one of a pair, is set back on the road between Brockenhurst and Burley with wonderful open views over the forest. The popular town of Brockenhurst is just a short walk away with its pubs, restaurants and individual shops. This holiday home offers very good quality finish with the modern open-plan kitchen/dining room also with a sitting area and the main living room is ideal for cosy winter evening with its wood-burning stove. From the gate there is access into the unspoilt forest and heathland, with wandering ponies and cattle which the New Forest is famous for. Miles of beautiful walks are available or guest can explore by car or bicycle - discovering some of the appealing villages, attractions and gardens, such as Beaulieu Palace, Abbey and Motor museum, Exbury Gardens and Bucklers Hard. The yachting town of Lymington is on the edge of the New Forest which has good pubs, individual shops and a popular Saturday market from here you can also take day trips to the Isle of Wight. Enjoy nearby Hengistbury Head, Bournemouth and Poole with its miles of golden sandy beaches, the beaches at Mudeford, a charming fishing village lying at the entrance to Christchurch Harbour and the centre of the local fishing industry, where fresh fish can be bought from the fish stall. If you are interested in maritime history, head for the ports of Southampton and Portsmouth with museums and historic dockland. The property is less than a mile from Brockenhurst railway station, connecting to London Waterloo (95 minutes), Bournemouth (20 minutes) and Weymouth (80 minutes). Excellent local golf course. Riding stables nearby. Shop and pub ¼ mile.