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Defoe House, Bed and Breakfast

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5.0 of 5 stars
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79 reviews
Your independent accommodation (annex), with main house to the left.
Main living area
Your kitchenette, which is stocked up with your breakfasts. Will be topped up during your stay.
Outside seating area.
private bathroom
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Lymington river nearby.
Beautiful walks on your doorstep.
Lymington cobbled street.
Lymington river, where you can catch ferry to Isle of Wight.
Close to Exbury gardens, famous for its spring and autumn colour.
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Private Room, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Lymington, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Hampshire, England
A perfect location in a quiet New Forest village between Lymington and Beaulieu, ideal for walkers, cyclists 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 privacy, and comprises of a large double bedroom with dining area, sofa, separate bathroom with a bath and shower (over the bath) and separate kitchenette. The bedroom is furnished with a 4'6” bed and a sofa-bed (an additional single foam floor mattress/bed can be provided if required) wardrobe, table, chairs, Freeview 22" flat screen TV/DVD. Free WiFi and mains USB sockets are provided too.
The kitchenette has a kettle (plus tea/coffee and fresh milk), microwave, toaster and fridge....
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About the Owner, Vanessa M
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : Oct 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 79 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL278481 by: Holiday Lettings
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Sue M
Bedford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in September 2016

We had 3 days at Defoe, a wonderfully warm welcome from Vanessa. Beautifully clean studio, fresh and neat. Yummy chocolate cake all ready on arrival, swiftly followed by a homemade loaf. Fridge stocked with fresh salmon, homemade jam and marmalade along with cream, milk and fresh juice. We were very spoilt, everything topped up daily. Lots of hot water, bed...

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Thank you so much for your review and so glad you had a lovely stay with us. You certainly had lovely weather for your cycling trips. Looking forward to seeing you both next year. Vanessa

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Bryan D
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in August 2016

We wanted something a little different from the usual places and boy did we find it. A lovely b & b a couple of miles away from lymington and beaulieu. It would have been a bit tricky to find if we hadn't been emailed a short video for the last quarter of a mile or so. Superb idea. We could...

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Lovely to have met you both and so pleased that you had a few days to unwind here with us. Vanessa

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Helen H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in August 2016

Wonderful location, wonderful hosts, wonderful accommodation, wonderful breakfast. Good local pubs within walking distance.

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Thank you and lovely to have met you both. Vanessa

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Amenities
  • Books
  • 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
  • Pets Allowed:
    No
  • Smoking Allowed:
    No
  • Kid Friendly:
    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. continental breakfasts are provided and are topped up during your stay. 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.....
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£85
$124
£95
$689
£530
Sep 1, 2016 -
Dec 17, 2016
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2 nights
$111
£85
$124
£95
$689
£530
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.
Also a special price of 7 nights for the price of 6!
Very happy to take last minute requests...so please do ask.
Continental breakfasts are offered to your individual order (ie: bagels/smoked salmon/croissants/ fruit/ home made bread and jams/fresh coffee and juice etc and homemade cake or biscuits...).
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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. <BR><BR>(Search for "Defoe House B&B" on Google Maps. The top of the track is at 50o 46.6' N; 01o 29.7' W.)<BR><BR><BR><BR> <BR>
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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