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Close to village amenities and station, 5 bedrooms and large south facing garden

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Overview
5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
2 nights minimum
Rental Home
Period house located in Brockenhurst village, in the heart of the New Forest. Enjoy beautiful walks and cycle rides from the doorstep and keep look out for donkeys, ponies and the occasional Highland cattle wandering past! A large, open plan kitchen, dining/family room with bi-fold doors leading onto a large south facing garden. Plenty of room for all of your group to relax together in one space. The kitchen is fully equipped with a dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, microwave, double oven, gas hob, T.V., DVD player and micro hi-fi. There is also a selection of baking trays and an electric food mixer in case you have been bitten by the Great British Bake Off bug. A large slow cooker means that you can prepare a meal and leave it to cook while you go out and enjoy yourself for t...Period house located in Brockenhurst village, in the heart of the New Forest. Enjoy beautiful walks and cycle rides from the doorstep and keep look out for donkeys, ponies and the occasional Highland cattle wandering past! A large, open plan kitchen, dining/family room with bi-fold doors leading onto a large south facing garden. Plenty of room for all of your group to relax together in one space. The kitchen is fully equipped with a dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, microwave, double oven, gas hob, T.V., DVD player and micro hi-fi. There is also a selection of baking trays and an electric food mixer in case you have been bitten by the Great British Bake Off bug. A large slow cooker means that you can prepare a meal and leave it to cook while you go out and enjoy yourself for the day. Bi-fold doors open from the kitchen onto a large patio with just a small step down. The patio has a large table and 8 chairs so that you can enjoy eating outside in the garden. A BBQ is also provided. The rest of the large, south facing garden is laid to lawn with plenty of room for adults to relax and children to play. There is a second dining area away from the house with some shade provided by the two apple trees and plum tree, this would also provide a great spot for children to play games or have their own tea parties away from the adults. The living room seats 8 and is equipped with a TV, DVD player and digital radio. You can also sit and relax and keep watch out of the large bay window for ponies, donkeys and cows walking past. The house has a downstairs bedroom with a zip link bed which can be made up as either a super king size bed or two full size singles. There is also a downstairs shower room with a walk in shower with low profile shower tray, toilet and basin which may make this property suitable if someone in your party has restricted mobility. Upstairs there is a double bedroom with en-suite, a further double with a view out over the garden, a single room, a room with bunk beds and a family bathroom. A travel cot is available on request. Please not the upper bunk is suitable for over 7's only and up to a maximum weight of 12 stone / 76kg. A selection of games, books, and DVDs are available for all age ranges if you want to spend a night in, and maps of the area, walks and cycle routes are provided to help you plan your days out. The property has off street parking for one car. Village amenities include: a greengrocers, butchers, bakers, post office, convenience stores as well as a good selection of cafes, pubs and restaurants. Wanting a car free holiday? The property is only a short walk from a mainline train station. Cycle hire is available within a short walk of the house. Local attractions/activities include: Paultons Park with Peppa Pig World; Lymington Salt Water Swimming Pool with inflatable obstacle course; Longdown Activity Farm; New Forest Reptile Centre; New Forest Museum and Visitors Centre; Beaulieu Motor Museum, Palace House and Garden; Bucklers Hard Maritime Museum; Hurst Castle; New Forest Activities Centre; Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum; Furzey Gardens; Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway; Highcliffe Castle; New Forest Otter, Owl and Wildlife Park; Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary; St Barbes Museum and Art Gallery; Go Ape and Segway at Moors Valley Country Park; golf; horse riding and fishing. Events: (please check specific dates) Spring and Summer - Foals are born and can be seen walking around the village and the forest with their mothers. Last weekend in May- Brockstock - live bands, produce stalls and children's entertainment. Brockenhurst Football Club. June - New Forest Arts Festival. July - Milford on Sea Arts and Music Festival.. Last week in July - New Forest and Hampshire County Show, August - Cowes Week on the Isle of Wight August - New Forest Fairy Festival, Burley. August - Bournemouth Air Festival Autumn - Pannage. Usually the third week in September, pigs are released into the forest to eat the acorns that have fallen to the ground. September - New Forest Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, 6k and Junior run. September - Southampton Boat Show. October - New Forest Walking Festival December - Christmas lights - watch the fire service rescue Father Christmas from the roof of Tesco and the Reindonkies! More
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About the Owner
Alison/Jeff A
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2016
Interaction with guests
If we are around we will try to pop in and say hi and check everything is alright but otherwise we will check in with you by phone or text. We are happy to provide suggestions of things to do and places to go but also provide lots of information in the house.
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Reviewed March 5, 2019

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Date of stay: March 2019
Safari650719, VR Owner at Close to village amenities and station, 5 bedrooms and large south facing garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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Reviewed August 22, 2017

We chose Hathersage because of its convenient location and its roomy size to accommodate our family of five - plus guests. It certainly didn't let us down and we would recommend to anyone who wants to explore the New Forest. Hathersage is a short walk...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank tessao231
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Reviewed August 14, 2017

What an amazing house, tastefully decorated throughout, fully equipped with quality fixtures and fittings, large enough for all the family (7 of us stayed) but also cosy and comfortable. We cannot praise this property enough. There is a secluded garden with a lovely decking area...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank fastgiraffe
Reviewed July 27, 2017

The house is lovely, clean and spacious with a great garden, and the owners are very helpful and seem to have thought of everything. The location is ideal, especially for none car drivers as it close to the village and train station but on a...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Frances D
Management response:Responded July 29, 2017

Frances it was lovely to get the chance to meet you and your family albeit very briefly. We are very pleased that you liked the house and that you had a good holiday and would love for you to return sometime :-)

Reviewed March 25, 2017

Myself & my grown up children & granddaughter spent a lovely long weekend at Hathersage in Brockenhurst to celebrate my 60th birthday. The house is fantastic, the layout is perfect for larger families of varying ages & having 3 bathrooms makes all the difference. The...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank Companion666952
Management response:Responded March 30, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at Hathersage Cottage, and thank you for your lovely comments. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay and your birthday celebrations and hope to welcome you all back sometime. Regards Alison...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Stove
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Central Heating
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Highchair
Dryer
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
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Private Yard
Iron
TV
Parking
Microwave
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
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About the neighborhood
The house is in Brockenhurst village and is a short walk to the many village amenities. The village has a butchers, bakers, greengrocers, convenience stores, post office, playground and a selection of cafes, restaurants, pubs and spas. It is only 8 miles to the nearest beaches at Milford on Sea or Barton on Sea. The Isle of Wight is accessible as a day trip by ferry from Lymington just a few miles away. It is a great place for walking and/or cycling, with over 100 miles of cycling trails.
Getting around
By train: Brockenhurst station is a few minutes walk away and has regular trains to: Lymington, Ashurst and Sway in the New Forest, Winchester, Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch among other places. By bus: During the summer holidays there is an open top, hop on hop off tourist bus that runs from outside the train station. and Regular bus: No 6 Southampton, Totton, Lyndhurst and Lymington By bicycle: Bring bikes or hire them locally
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