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300 year old Beautiful 6 bed New Forest Thatched Cottage with Games room



Updated: 05-Nov-2016
6 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms And Large Garden In Popular New Forest Village

A truly stunning Picturesque New Forest Cottage in the heart of the village of Woodgreen. Centrally located with pub and villager store in close proximity but also only a short walk to the Village Green and open forest beyond. This 300 year old thatched cottage has all the charm you would expect of a period property but also with all the modern conveniences of a newly refurbished and decorated property. In addition just completed (Dec15) is a brand new conservatory, new ground floor wet room, and a new double garage with a play room above.

On the ground floor there is one double bedroom with an en suite wet room. Ideal for disabled access. A large kitchen/diner opening out onto the new conservatory an outdoor seating area ideal for al fresco eating; a lounge with a wood burner and 40' television and a dining room with seating for up to 12.

On the first floor there is a master bedroom with an en suite shower room, a cloak room, a family bathroom with corner bath, separate shower and wind seat, and one twin bedroom and one double bedroom. On the second floor there are one double bedroom and one twin bedroom with a secret staircase.

Outside there is a very large garden perfect for hide and seek giving excellent privacy. A small stream runs through the garden and there is also a trampoline and barbecue.

To the front of the property there is parking for up to four cars and direct access onto Love Lane. As of Dec 15 we have constructed a new double garage now offering a play / hobby room above incorporating a new Table Tennis table and new Table Football.

Love Lane is a private track that provides vehicular access to two other properties and pedestrian access turning right out to the Village Green and open Forest beyond and turning left to the Horse and Groom public house and the community run village store which also has a post office and small coffee shop. The store sells a wide range of locally sourced produce and the pub has an excellent selection of beers and food.

More Details
  • Sleeps 13
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Manager

We own a large selection of properties throughout the uk which we let and manage. We take great pride in providing high quality accommodation to ensure you have a great holiday.

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Richard Oliver
Criddlestyle, Southampton Road
SP6 2JT Fordingbridge Hants United Kingdom
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Guestbook comments from the manager

Great holiday, 11 of us to celebrate 70th birthday for the first weekend - then there was 2!

We all loved Beck Cottage, it must be said that when required the property management provided an excellent service.

Hope to come again.
Nov 2016
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4 Reviews

based on 4 holidaymaker reviews


Wonderful holiday accommodation

  • 5 of 5

The cottage more than met our expectations: fantastic amount of space for our party of nine, beautiful furnishings, thoughtfully equipped right down to steps in the bathrooms for small children, and a lovely garden as a bonus.

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Hidden Gem in The New Forest

  • 4 of 5

A beautiful cottage hidden in a little village near Fordingbridge. The perfect venue for my husband's 65th birthday. It was great for all the family 8 adults and 4 little ones, we were able to enjoy the cottage and had a wonderful Pirate party in the garden !

We hired Luke Shaw Catering to cook us a meal at the venue on the Saturday night. it was all brilliant and I would recommend them to anyone with a large or small party to caterer for. A good time was had by all .

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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First class.

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 13 stayed at this lovely thatched cottage for a weekend birthday celebration and we were delighted with it. The furniture and furnishings were first class and the kitchen was very well stocked . We couldn't have asked for more.

The kitchen was an ideal place for the 6 young children to eat whilst the dining room with its superb huge table was perfect for our celebratory evening meal .

The house had a very welcome feel to it . It is situated in a very friendly village with a local store and we were able to enjoy walks from the cottage and also visit the next door pub where we booked Sunday lunch .

Definitely a place we would recommend and return to should we go back to the New Forest .

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful cottage

  • 5 of 5

Lots of character, beautiful mature large garden. Well equipped kitchen, lovely linen in the bedrooms and beautiful furniture. Plenty of space for 3 families.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
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From the Owner

This property was acquired to improve the range and type of holiday accommodation we have available in the New Forest National Park. The convenient location of this typical New Forest thatched cottage in one of the Forest's most sought after villages provides an ideal opportunity to sample what New Forest living is all about. It is also rare to find a cottage of this size which can accommodate large groups in spacious surroundings.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Southampton or Bournemouth at 20 Miles Nearest Barpub : Horse and Groom at 50 Metres Nearest Ferry : Southampton at 25 Miles Nearest Golf : Bramshaw Golf Club, Bramshaw at 7 Miles Nearest Train : Salisbury at 12 Miles Nearest Motorway : M27 at 8 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Horse and Groom at 50 Metres Nearest Ski : Matchams at 8 Miles Nearest Beach : Bournemouth at 20 Miles Car: necessary

Within the heart of the New Forest National Park in the pretty village of Wood green within walking distance of extensive woodlands, the village green and local facilities.

This is an ideal base from which to explore the National Park with beautiful walks on your doorstep.

As well as being excellent for walkers with their dogs, it is also very well located for fishermen and golfers.

The Hampshire Avon offers some of the best specimen coarse fishing in the country and within a few miles are large gravel pits with excellent carp fishing.

A few miles across the forest is the oldest golf course in Hampshire, the Forest Course at Bramshaw as well as other nearby excellent courses at Hampworth, Remedy Oak, Ferndown, Paultons Park and Stoneham.

There are also a number of equestrian centres close by.

Other Activities: Forest Walks, Specimen Coarse Fishing, Bird Watching, Hot air ballooning

Golf: Within 15 minutes drive is the world renowned Remedy Oak and within 10 minutes drive is Bramshaw golf club with its Manor and Forest courses. The Forest Course is the oldest course in hampshire and offers a very unique experience where you literally play amongst the ponies. Within 30 minutes drive are many other fine courses including, Ferndown, Stoneham, Parkstone, Broadstone, Hamptworth, Queens Park, Meyrick Park, Brockenhurst to name but a few.

If you are considering organising a golfing trip and you are new to the area please contact the owner who is a keen golfer and has played most if not all of the local courses and would be happy to help.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early Winter 2016
28 Oct 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Mid-week special
5 Dec 2016 - 8 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
Mid-week special
12 Dec 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
Mid-week special
19 Dec 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
6 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Half Term 2017
10 Feb 2017 - 16 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Winter 2017
17 Feb 2017 - 23 Mar 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Easter 2017
24 Mar 2017 - 6 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring 2017
7 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Summer 2017
26 May 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2017
21 Jul 2017 - 24 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer 2017
25 Aug 2017 - 21 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn 2017
22 Sep 2017 - 12 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn Half Term 2017
13 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Winter 2017
27 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas and New Year 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £500
Pet Fee £25
Tax Rate 20.0%

Single Foldaway bed available in the king size bedroom for £50 extra for the 13th person
£500 security deposit required to ensure against damage to the property.

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From the Owner

300 years old but also recently refurbished with all the modern conveniences that you would expect. Combine that will a short stroll to the village pub and store or out in the Forest and you really do have the best of all worlds. Recently added: New ground floor wet room, New conservatory off from the Kitchen, and new double garage with play room and games room.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Baby Gate
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • fitness centre
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Floor Area

  • 2000 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, ground floor en suite
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, 1st floor family bathroom
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, En suite shower room to master bedroom on 1st floor
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, 1st floor cloakroom
  • 3 bathrooms and one cloak room


  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Master bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, En suite shower room plus secret stair case
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, Sink in bedroom and small ornate fire place
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed, ground floor with en suite shower room
  • Bedroom 6 - 1 Double Bed, 2nd floor
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed, Ist floor
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed, 2nd floor with secret stair case connecting to master bed
  • 6 bedrooms, one on the ground floor, 3 on the first floor and 2 on the second floor. Cot also provided. Single Foldaway bed available for King size bedroom for 13th person at an extra charge of £50


  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • There are a number of nearby riding centres for Forest rides

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