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Period Cottage Close To New Forest National Park Boundary

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage in Bickton, New Forest, Hampshire, UK - Peaceful Location With Established Gardens

Beautifully presented and newly furnished period cottage. Excellent location in a small historical hamlet which is located on the boundary of the New Forest national park and close to the Avon Valley pathway for walks. Convenient for Fordingbridge (1 mile), Ringwood (5 miles), Salisbury (12 miles) and Bournemouth (16 miles). Good sized garden and parking for 2 cars on drive. Free WIFI broadband.

Alastair Knockton
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
November 26, 2017

About Alastair Knockton

My wife (Helen) and I have been holidaying in the New Forest area for over 15 years, visiting once or twice a year. We finally took the plunge and bought Willow Cottage in October 2013. Our son James, who is 8 years old, loves the garden and we love relaxing in the lounge with a glass of wine next to the wood burning stove.

The location of Bickton attracted us as it is so quiet yet convenient for major road networks. The New Forest is just a short walk away and the River Avon path is just at the end of the road. We hope you enjoy Willow Cottage as much as we do!

Alastair Knockton purchased this cottage in 2013


Car: recommended


16 miles to Bournemouth beach (25 min drive)


Fordingbridge (1 mile), Salisbury (12 miles), Christchurch (13 miles), Bournemouth (16 miles), Southampton (25 miles)

Further Details:

Local supermarkets are in Fordingbridge, Ringwood, Bournemouth and Salisbury


Bickton Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Bathroom with wc, washbasin, bath and separate shower. Downstairs wc and washbasin
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king-sized bed Bedroom 2 with double bed Bedroom 3 with single bed Travel cot
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
Notes on accommodation: No smoking accommodation Sorry - no pets. No all male or all female groups. For example, hen & stag parties. Outside: Private good sized established garden. Parking for 2 cars. Utility Room: Washer dryer Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Clean towels and bedding are provided. Property is cleaned on changeover.


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Period Cottage Close To New Forest National Park Boundary
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 22 reviews

Good location

  • 5 of 5

Access to the cottage was good,

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Lovely cottage, quiet location. Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage which was perfect for our stay in Bickton.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Beautiful cottage. Clean tidy and well equiped

  • 5 of 5

Lovely quiet location. Gorgeous garden for outdoor eating or just relaxing.

Good communication with the owner.

Really clean, tidy and well presented.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Lovely property ideal size and layout for family with two children and great rural location

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage layout and rooms perfect for our family 2 adults and 2 children one of each sex. Nice garden great size. Perfect rural location quiet good walks from the front door on the edge of the new forest perfect for cycling in and great driving location to lots lymington for ferry to idle of white towns of the new forest water parks and beaches of Bournemouth and pool.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Lovely cottage in an ideal location.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was spacious and well equipped. Beautiful garden with plenty of space for our 1-year old to crawl and explore (and included a nice patch of herbs). Perfect location away from the main road and only 2 minute drive from beautiful Fordingbridge. Helen and Alastair answered to all our needs. We recommend this cottage.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Great property over New Year

  • 5 of 5

Everything was excellent about out our 3 night stay over the New Year.

The property was great, very spacious and warm and in a very quiet location. Great walks and countryside all around and we would not hesitate in returning for another stay.

Highly recommended - thanks to Helen (owner) for all of the helpful information etc.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $199.87

Booking Notes:
A non-refundable deposit of 50% is payable to secure the booking.
Full balance is payable 4 weeks before the booking.
Payment can be made by cheque or bank transfer.
Arrival is from 4pm and departure is by 11am.

Changeover Day:
7 nights stay (Friday - Friday). We will be moving to Saturday to Saturday from September 2016.
Please call to discuss short breaks

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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