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Defoe House, Bed and Breakfast

Certificate of Excellence 2014
  • Your independent accommodation (annex), with main house to the left.
    Your independent accommodation (annex), with main house to the left.
    Your independent accommodation (annex), with main house to the left.
    Main living area
    the kitchenette with microwave/ fridge/kettle/toaster.
    Delicious home made cooked or continental breakfasts delivered to your accomodation each morning.
    Property description
    Lymington
    |
    Rental Home – 
    1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
    A perfect location situated in a quiet New Forest village between Lymington and Beaulieu, ideal for walkers, sailors or anyone looking for some peace and quiet. It's only a two minute walk into the forest, as well as being ideally placed for visiting Beaulieu, Lymington and the Isle of Wight.
    The accommodation is situated in an annexe building, ensuring total privacy, and comprises of a large double bedroom with dining area and sofa (sofabed), separate bathroom and separate kitchenette.
    The bedroom is furnished with a 4'6” bed and a sofa-bed (a single foam floor mattress/bed can be provided if required) wardrobe, table, chairs, free WiFi and Freeview 22' flat screen TV/DVD.
    The kitchenette has a kettle (plus tea/coffee making facilities), microwave, toaster and fridge, making...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Central Heating
    • Cots:(1)
    • Dining Seats (4)
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • DVD Player
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Internet Access
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Microwave
    • Parking
    • Refrigerator
    • Sofa Beds:(1)
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Wi-Fi
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      No
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Additional amenities & feature info
    Recently refurbished accommodation, comprising of a large double bedroom with dining area and sofa (sofabed) with separate kitchenette and separate bathroom.
    Ideally suited for 2 people, however a sofa bed can be used to increase capacity to 4 or single mattresses can be added for children (Only £5 extra each night per child!).
    Linen and bath towels provided.
    Full English Breakfasts includes eggs from our own chickens, local sausages and bacon, homemade bread and jams...
    Arrival times are from 14.00 and check out at 11.00 please...thank you!
    All enquires are forwarded to my mobile so late bookings can often be acommodated.....
    Listing #HL278481 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

    Showing rates for up to guests.
      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    Now - - 2 nights
    $120
    £80
    $135
    £90
    $751
    £500
    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    The accommodation is best suited for two adults, although up to two children can also be accommodated at £5 each per night (including breakfasts).
    Stay 7 nights for the price of 6!
    Very happy to take last minute requests...so please do ask.
    During Summer and Easter school holidays there is a minimum stay of 3 nights and continental breakfasts are usually offered ( bagels/smoked salmon/home made bread and jams/fresh coffee and juice)....Thank you!
  • Property location
    Restaurants
    Things to Do
    Access
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Southampton or Bournemouth: 22.4 mi
    Railway: Brockenhurst / Lymington: 3.1 mi
    Ferry: Lymington: 2.5 mi
    On entering Norleywood from the north continue past the phone box (on your left) and drive on through the village (the road narrows to single lane here). About 100 yards after the phone box take the right fork opposite the house called Cornerways and then immediately right again down a single gravel track next to Wayside Cottage. Defoe House is on your right with black double garage doors.

    (Search for 'Defoe House B&B' on Google Maps. The top of the track is at 50o 46.6' N; 01o 29.7' W.)
    Activities nearby
    There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.9 mi.
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Kevin R
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 for a stay in October 2014
1
person found this review helpful

If you are seeking a family run, friendly plce for you and your family, no bigger than three or four in a party, want an element of privacy and seclusion teamed with home comforts, then this is the place for you. The setting in the heart of the new forest could not be better, cycling and walking trails are in... more

Management response:

Thank you so much for your time in writing another review. Lovely to have met you all again and well done in walking so many miles that weekend! Looking forward to seeing you all next year. Best Wishes Vanessa more

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Suzy H
Cobham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 for a stay in October 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We stayed for one night in this gem of a place. We were warmly greeted by Vanessa and George (and of course their delightful dog Alfie!) with some delicious lemon cake. The accommodation is separate from the house and with all amenities. The bed was really comfortable, the room was warm and cosy and with lots of space including a... more

Management response:

Lovely to have met you both on your minibreak to the New Forest. Thank you for your kind review, Best Wishes Vanessa more

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MaryTatlo...
Solihull, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 for a stay in September 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Having booked directly, we have not long returned from a 2 night stay at this gem of a property tucked away in the heart of the New Forest. We were in the area for a family funeral in Bournemouth but wanted a base nearby to unwind for a couple of days afterwards whilst near such a beautiful corner of the... more

Management response:

Thank you for spending the time to write a review. Very glad to hear that you had a lovely time with us, despite the reason why you were visiting. Hopefully will see you both again in the future. Best Wishes Vanessa. more

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