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Lovely cottage & garden

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom, 2 bathroom cottage located in village within New Forest National Park

Thimble Cottage sleeps up to 6 guests plus 2 babies.

It is a delightful holiday cottage that provides the best of old world charm combined with modern convenience, offering spacious accomodation with character and style.

This pretty 17th century thatched cottage is furnished to a high standard with 2 living rooms and plenty of comfortable seating.

It is our family holiday home and as we regularly use the cottage with our 3 young children we have lots of things young children require including toys which reduces what you need to bring. We also have a well equipped kitchen so cooking at the cottage is easy and we also have need a bean to cup coffee machine. There is a dinning table which seats six and two high chairs.

The garden is large and fully enclosed with two seating areas and a gas BBQ.

Located just north of Lyndhurst we are just 5 mins drive from Paultons Park, the home of Peppa Pig world and a 25 min drive (at the right time of day) from the beach at Mudeford. Obviously there are also all the activites of The Forest itself including walks, cycle paths and pubs.

Please note due to insurance restrictions the wood burner is not available for guests to use.

More Details

Owner
Debbie
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
10 December, 2017

About Debbie

We see the cottage as our second home which we share with the guests who book to stay. We orignally bought it pre children so we could escape London at the weekends and enjoy the outdoors. We now have a 4 year old and 2 year old twins who also love the cottage and The Forest. This means the cottage is very suitable for families with children but also for grown ups.

Debbie purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Debbie chose Southampton

We love the fact that the cottage has the character of an old thatched cottage with a light modern extension at the back. This means we have a cosy front room which we use in winter and the evenings, but a light living room next to the kitchen and the garden for summer and the day time.

We also love the garden and have changed it a lot since buying the cottage, adding fruit trees, roses and a raised decking area at the back to make the most of the views across the fields.

Location

Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Southampton Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Compass Inn
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Bramshaw Golf club
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Totton station
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
M27 Junction 1
Nearest Beach
17 Miles
Avon beach Christchurch
Car: recommended

Close to all the attractions of the New Forest.

20-25 minute drive to the coast

Close to Peppa Pig World

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Southampton in City of Winchester

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Traditional bathroom - Bath with shower head & curtain
    Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure , Downstairs bathroom - Quadrant shower & basin
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Downstairs toilet & basin
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , 2x 3 foot single beds with good quality bed linen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , King size memory foam mattress & good quality bed linen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Good quality king size bed & bed linen
  • Main bedroom - King size bed with memory foam mattress
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
Notes:
The cottage is very close to Peppa Pig world. Approx 5 mins drive. The beach is 25 mins drive away. The forest is also very close.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(31 traveller reviews)

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Lovely cottage & garden
average rating of 4.774194 based on 31 reviews
5

Super house

  • 5 of 5

Everything that we needed was in this house apart from the hairdryer which is a small detail

  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Glad you liked the cottage. The hairdryer is usually in one of the double beds rooms in a wardrobe or drawer.
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5

Just what we hoped it would be.

  • 5 of 5

Great location for both Southampton and Bournemouth the area itself was great for going walks. The house had so much character and it was so well equiped, the bottle of wine was well appreciated after a long drive from Scotland.Beds were all very comfortable and the underfloor heating in the morning is lovely, great rental would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay at the cottage.
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5

Attractive cottage and lovely garden

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in this spacious and well equipped cottage which is conveniently located for exploring the eastern side of the New Forest. The garden is well tended and very attractive with numerous seating areas. The cottage has several low settees which our party, all aged around 60, found uncomfortable, but no doubt other people may like these. Many good pubs close by.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay at the cottage and your stay in the New Forest. We and our children love our low sofas, but we have put a high back one in the back living room with a view of the garden which our parents appreciate.
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4

Great house close to all amenities

  • 4 of 5

Spacious house with lots of seating areas. Lovely garden & great location for New Forest

  • Review Submitted: 25-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Glad you liked the cottage and garden.
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5

Beautifull Historic place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This is the most well equipped cottage i have ever stayed at. In lovely decor and wonderful gardens. Centrally located. This classic historic building has all mod cons, very comfortable, would recommend staying here.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay at our cottage.
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5

Lovely cottage with everything you need

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week with a group of four adults, two children and a toddler. Everybody loved the house and the garden - it really felt like a home. Comfy beds and sofas, toys for the kids and a great kitchen with all you need to prepare a nice meal. We were lucky and had lots of sunshine so could make the most of the beautiful garden as well. The location is perfect for trips to the New Forest and to the coast. We can only recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed your holiday. We hope to have you stay again.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Southampton, South East England

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter 2017
27 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£480
for 3 nights
From
£160
From
£166
Fri,Sat,Sun
£695
 
 
Christmas 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,150
for 7 nights
£1,150
 
 
New Year 2017
29 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£950
for 5 nights
From
£190
 
 
Winter 2018
6 Jan 2018 - 8 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£480
for 3 nights
From
£160
From
£166
Fri,Sat,Sun
£695
 
 
Feb half term 2018
9 Feb 2018 - 18 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
From
£170
Fri,Sat,Sun
£725
 
 
Feb 2018
19 Feb 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£480
for 3 nights
From
£160
From
£166
Fri,Sat,Sun
£695
 
 
March 2018
1 Mar 2018 - 29 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
From
£166
Fri,Sat,Sun
£725
 
 
Easter 2018
30 Mar 2018 - 17 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£525
for 3 nights
From
£175
From
£200
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£900
 
 
April 2018
18 Apr 2018 - 3 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£495
for 3 nights
From
£165
From
£175
Fri,Sat,Sun
£775
 
 
May bank holiday
4 May 2018 - 7 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£555
for 3 nights
From
£185
 
 
may 2018
8 May 2018 - 24 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£495
for 3 nights
From
£165
From
£180
Fri,Sat,Sun
£800
 
 
may half term 2018
25 May 2018 - 4 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£525
for 3 nights
From
£175
From
£200
Fri,Sat,Sun
£900
 
 
June 2018
5 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£540
for 3 nights
From
£180
From
£200
Fri,Sat,Sun
£875
 
 
July 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 21 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£540
for 3 nights
From
£180
From
£200
Fri,Sat,Sun
£900
 
 
Summer holiday 2018
22 Jul 2018 - 5 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£630
for 3 nights
From
£210
From
£250
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,250
 
 
Sept 2018
6 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£525
for 3 nights
From
£175
From
£175
Fri,Sat,Sun
£850
 
 
Oct 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 18 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£495
for 3 nights
From
£165
From
£166
Fri,Sat,Sun
£775
 
 
Oct half term
19 Oct 2018 - 28 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£540
for 3 nights
From
£180
From
£175
Fri,Sat,Sun
£850
 
 
Nov 2018
29 Oct 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£405
for 3 nights
From
£135
From
£166
Fri,Sat,Sun
£695
 
 
christmas 2018
21 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,150
for 7 nights
£1,150
 
 
New Year 2018
28 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 5 nights
From
£200
From
£200
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,150
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£480
for 3 nights
From
£160
From
£175
Fri,Sat,Sun
£695
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Rates are subject to change until reservation confirmed.
7 night stays have Friday changeover day (except for Christmas)
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

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