Heathfield Estate


Lyndhurst Road, Bransgore, CHRISTCHURCH, Dorset, BH23 8LA
Patio garden area in front of the Coach House


In the heart of the New Forest, with open countryside on your doorstep and the coast a stone’s throw away, you’ll find a 200-year-old private estate extensively and lavishly renovated with period features and all the modern luxuries you’d expect. Exclusively yours to enjoy for your family holiday, celebration or corporate retreat.

Heathfield Estate is quietly situated in the New Forest National Park only a few miles from Burley, Christchurch, Lyndhurst, Brockenhurst and Lymington. It enjoys a unique position in that in one direction you can explore and discover the beauty of the New Forest, with its country pubs and many activities such as bike riding, horse riding and walking. In the other direction, you can explore and discover the sea and beaches, where you can enjoy the blue flag beaches, coastal walks, crabbing, sailing and many water sports.

Accomodating from 2-12 guests, stay in an individual property or book both together and bring friends and/ or family together for a special celebration. Heathfield Estate consists of the 4 bedroom Heathfield Coach House and the 2 bedroom Magnolia Cottage, all set in 14 acres of New Forest National Park. Everything provided has been done with the intention of giving our guests all they may want for a luxurious, relaxing, self catering holiday. We will do whatever we can to make your stay hugely enjoyable. A complimentary welcome hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, bread, butter, eggs, juice, and wine, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or breakfast. There may be some regional variations.

The Coach House is truly a unique property, full of character, with exposed beams and high ceilings throughout, original arched wooden doors and a cobbled front courtyard.

Lovingly renovated to provide luxury accommodation, the generous sized sitting room with woodburning stove is the ideal place for everyone to relax in and unwind after a day exploring and discovering the beauty of the area. 

The four luxurious bedrooms accommodate 8 people. Three can be arranged either as kings or twins and there is also a pull out bed suitable for a child. There are four bath/shower rooms, three of which are en suite.

The large kitchen/dining room has a table seating ten people (extra table available), ideal for relaxing family, group and celebratory meals. It is fully equipped with granite worktops, dishwasher, two ovens, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and all utensils. Three sets of doors open up onto both the lawned garden and the cobbled courtyard.

Three private garden areas allow you to follow the sun all day. A lovely south facing lawn with beautiful views over the estate garden, a walled garden and also a cobbled courtyard ideal for al fresco dining in the evening – all perfect places to socialize, relax, unwind and have fun.

The Coach House at a glance:

- Sleeps eight guests.

- Four double bedrooms (three are ensuites with one family bathroom), three of which are zip and link beds

- Three outside spaces including cobbled courtyard and lawn.

- Parking for three cars.

- WiFi.

- Children and infants welcome.

- Sorry, no pets.

- Minimum of a seven night stay.

- Period features with high ceilings and exposed beams.

- Wood burning stove.

- Oven with separate hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.

- Nespresso coffee machine.

-Television with Freeview, DVD player, Blu-ray and digital radio.

- Cot, highchair and stairgates (available on request).

- Garden tables, chairs and rattan sofas in all three outside areas and BBQ.

- Selection of outdoor games including badminton, football and boule.

- With prior arrangement chef and babysitting services and mountain bike hire is available (additional charge).

Magnolia Cottage is a cosy, luxurious, two bedroom cottage with spacious living/dining room and separate kitchen. It is next to the Coach House but is completely private with its own gardens and terraces (front and back) for breakfast in the morning sun and al fresco dining in the evening.

The sitting/dining room is on two levels perfect for relaxing and socializing and the kitchen is fully equipped with oven, hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and washer dryer. Both the kitchen and the living room open up onto a south facing terrace and garden. 

Both bedrooms are en suite and can be made up as kings or twins.

Key parts of Magnolia Cottage:

- Sleeps four guests.

- Two en-suite double bedrooms.

- Enclosed garden with patio, barbecue, table and chairs.

- Parking for two cars.

- 150 Mpbs fibre WiFi. It is fast!

- Children and infants welcome.

- Sorry, no pets.

- Minimum of a seven night stay.

- French doors from sitting room lead onto terrace.

- Both bedrooms are zip and link, therefore can be either a double or two single beds.

- Roll top bath in en-suite to bedroom one.

- Close to a pub (17th Century Inn, The Three Tuns within a 15 minute walk).

- Television with Freeview, DVD, CD, Digital radio.

- Electric oven with separate hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, combined washer/dryer, microwave, nespresso coffee maker.

- Travel cot, high chair and two stairgates available on request.

- Front and back terraces with garden furniture and kettle style barbecue.

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Heathfield Coach House£549.00 per unit per night
Magnolia Cottage£269.00 per unit per night

*Each property on Heathfield Estate is available to hire from 7 nights upwards. The cottage and coach house can be booked together for a total of up to 12 people.


Booking & Payment Details

  • American Express accepted
  • Christmas special programme - The Coach House is the only property available for Christmas 2021 for a 14 night package from Dec 20- Jan 3. The Coach House will have Christmas decorations with a decorated Christmas tree with lights set up in the lounge plus a Christmas wreath on the front door and a special Christmas hamper ready for you in the kitchen plus Christmas theme books to read and DVDs to watch. The roaring log-fire will light up the lounge room, as a layer of frost covers the ground outdoors. The Coach House will truly be a perfect place for a luxury stay with your family and/ or friends this Christmas. Adding to the magic of this festive season, private caterers can be available to provide festive menus for opulent dinner parties, afternoon tea, etc and we can help you plan out your time here with places to go, restaurants to book, farm shops to visit, and so on. From traditional Christmas markets to magical ice rinks, the New Forest is filled with a plethora of festive activities throughout this time of year. Tis’ the season to step outside in your winter warmers and truly embrace the crisp fresh air.
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted


  • Barbecue - Both the coach house and cottage have their BBQ's for you to cook on.


  • Children welcome
  • Cots available
  • High chairs available

Cooking Facilities

  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave cooker
  • Oven

COVID-19 Response

  • Contactless check-in
  • Contactless check-out
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place - Refunds will be issued when government lockdowns are enforced.
  • Deep cleaning between visitors
  • Online booking possible
  • Open now

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating
  • Real log/coal fires - Coach House and Heathfield House offer fireplaces with logs

Laundry Facilities

  • Drying facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Washing machine

Leisure Facilities

  • Cycles for hire - Many local places hire out bicycles.
  • Fishing - locally, please ask for recommendation
  • Free WIFI
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby) - locally, please ask for recommendation
  • Kit cleaning area
  • Kit storage area
  • Leisure club (onsite or nearby)
  • Pony trekking/horse-riding - locally, please ask for recommendation
  • Secure cycle storage

Linen & Bedding

  • Linen provided


  • Sleeps up to 2
  • Sleeps up to 4
  • Sleeps up to 6
  • Sleeps up to 10 - Coach house sleeps 8 people and the cottage sleeps 4 people


  • Free Parking
  • Free Parking on Site
  • Private parking

Property Facilities

  • Cleaning service
  • Dogs/pets NOT accepted
  • Non-smoking property
  • Telephone (public)
  • WiFi or internet access

Room/Unit Facilities

  • Bath
  • DVD player
  • Hairdryer
  • King-sized bed - bedroom sizes vary, please ask for further details
  • Radio
  • Scenic view
  • Shower
  • Telephone
  • Television

Site Features

  • Building of historical interest
  • Garden

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Single sex groups welcomed


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Our exclusive hire country estate is located in the New Forest National Park, in fourteen acres of private grounds. It is quietly situated in Bransgore, and is a few miles from Burley, Christchurch, Lyndhurst, Brockenhurst and Lymington. Once you have found Heathfield, it is easy to forget that you are just two hours from London by car. It is an ideal location for a family, group holidays and corporate retreat in the South of England, with Bournemouth and Southampton airports a short drive away.


  • Video of Heathfield Estate


  • Other AwardsGo New Forest Charter Go New Forest Charter 2018
  • Other AwardsGo New Forest Member Go New Forest Member 2018
  • New Forest AwardsGreen Leaf Bronze Award Green Leaf Bronze Award 2022

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year

* Each property on Heathfield Estate is available to hire from 7 nights upwards. Only the Coach House is available over Christmas and New Years.

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