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Forester's & Keeper's Cottages: We are maintaining strict cleaning protocols to Covid-19 standards and are very proud to have achieved 100% for Cleanliness 2019/2020. We are taking bookings now for Spring and Summer. Your required dates can be secured with just £100 deposit. We offer flexible and refundable booking conditions due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. We live on site at Cottage Farm and are easily contacted.
Both detached cottages are located at Cottage Farm, our family home with our own horses and a variety of visiting wildlife. Our location is just a walk or cycle into Moors Valley Country Park / Ringwood Forest offering a wide variety of activities for visitors of all ages. With easy access into the New Forest National Park both north and south areas and to the southern beaches: The beautiful Hengistbury Head, Christchurch and the golden sands of Southborne and Bournemouth. There are events and pursuits to suit everyone.
Both cottages are detached, 4 5 star rated by Visit England, very individual, beautifully maintained and equipped to a high standard. Both have two bedrooms, en-suites and or family bathroom, full gas central heating, ground floor rooms / accommodation (no stairs), digital TV's in the bedrooms as well as in the living areas. Each cottage has open plan living with home entertainments, free Wi-FiInternet, fitted kitchens with modern appliances including dishwasher, washer-dryer and fridge-freezer. Both have furnished patio/gardens with BBQ offering an ideal place for alfresco dining and relaxation. We offer the convenience of on-line booking via our website: www.foresterscottages.co.uk we do not charge booking fees, vat, meters or security deposit and we welcome your communication direct with us.
Forester's Cottage has quality, charm and character with the original 200 year old cob walling and vaulted timber ceilings. Ground floor rooms / accommodation (no stairs). Full gas central heating offers a warm welcome all year round. There are two bedrooms, a king-size double and a twin bedroom each with quality floral spreads and crisp white linens, digital TV and en-suite shower rooms with wc., hand basin and shallow step into the shower cubicle. The modern kitchen is well equipped and maintained, including a dishwasher, fitted hob and electric fan oven, microwave, washer-dryer and fridge-freezer. Comfy open-plan living with two and three seater leather sofas and pouffe, country pine dining and complimentary soft furnishings, flat screen TV, wifi, dvd player, books and games offer at home entertainment. Double aspect views over the gardens to the fields and stables with our own horses and ponies. One shallow threshold leads out to the fenced lawned garden and furnished patio with table, four chairs and a BBQ, offering a lovely setting to dine alfresco and relax, surrounded with trees and flowers. Forester's Sleeps 4 + cot.
Keeper's Cottage has views across our own grazing fields - often the place to see deer, foxes, a variety of birds and other wildlife. The accommodation is bungalow style, ground floor accommodation without stairs. Full gas central heating offers a warm welcome all year round.The modern open plan living has two and three seater soft leather reclining sofas, oak dining table and leather seating. Smart TV, dvd player, books and free internet provided by a BT home hub.The fitted kitchen is well equipped including a dishwasher, washer/dryer and fridge-freezer, fan oven, gas hob and a microwave. There are two bedrooms, each with fitted furnishings and TV. The master bedroom has a super-kingsize double bed and an en-suite shower room with shallow step in shower cubicle, hand-basin and WC. The large twin bedroom has space for a third full size single bed if required. A fifth person supplement of £10 per night would be payable for the extra bed. Each bedroom has complimentary soft furnishings and crisp white linens are provided with beds made ready for your arrival. Keeper's also has a family bathroom: a bath with shower over, hand-basin and WC. The entrance leads out with one small step to the fenced garden and patio which is furnished with a table, six chairs and a BBQ, offering an ideal place for dining alfresco and relaxation, often with the most beautiful sunsets. Keeper's sleeps 4/5 +cot.
Inclusive rental: Gas central heating, electricity, linen, towels and free wi-fi are all included in the rental price, with beds freshly made for your arrival. We offer on-line booking via our website: www.foresterscottages.co.uk we do not charge booking fees, vat, meters or a security deposit.
Our locality, between forest, open countryside and the coast, offers excellent cycling, walking, horse riding, water-sports, forest adventure play for a variety of ages, tree-top trail and Go-Ape forest zip wire at Moors Valley Country Park. A wealth of activities, special sites and events are available for all ages.
An abundance of good food is on offer from farmers markets, organic outlets, local shops, pubs, restaurants and beach bistros. We provide our visitors with the Go New Forest card which carries discounts from participating businesses around the New Forest.
Forester's & Keeper's Cottages are open all year. Well behaved dogs, pets and horses welcome by arrangement.
Short breaks October to mid-May.
Both cottages offer versatile accommodation for couples, friends and families.
See our website for more pictures, video tours and details - www.foresterscottages.co.uk
Year round Special Offers
Discounts for couples
Friday turnarounds during Summer. Flexible changeover dates can be accommodated during quieter months.
No smoking indoors please.
|Room / Unit Type||Room / Unit Tariff*|
|Foresters||from £700.00 to £1,050.00 per unit per week|
|keeper's||from £770.00 to £1,120.00 per unit per week|
*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments, per pitch per night for campsites and per week for self-catering accommodation and holiday parks.
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
See Cottage Farm on Explorer OL22 New Forest Map. Approximately 1 mile Moors Valley Country Park, 4 miles Ringwood / New Forest National Park, 4 miles Cranborne Chase,10 miles Beaches. Good road/motorway link (London approximately 2 hours). National Express coach connection at Ringwood. Rail to Bournemouth from London Waterloo. Local Airport - Bournemouth International.
Mainline train from London Waterloo to Brockenhurst on the New Forest or to Bournemouth. National Express Coach service to Ringwood. Taxi would be required from the train station or bus to Forester's & Keeper's Cottages at Cottage Farm. Local buses are available hourly to Ringwood and Bournemouth. The farm is within 25 minute walk to Moors Valley Country Park.
|Closed Long Term|
|Season (4 Jan 2021 - 29 Oct 2021)|
* We will be closed from November 2021 to March 2023 due to major building work. Bookings will recommence from 03 March 2023 for Forester's Cottage. Your preferred dates can be secured with only £100 deposit. We offer flexible and refundable terms and conditions in view of the Covid-19 Pandemic and we maintain strict cleaning protocols. We have been awarded the Visit England Good To Go accreditation and have a Guest Charter with regard to the pandemic. We will continue to live on site at Keeper's Cottage and are easily contacted for enquiries and bookings.
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