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Character Cottage In Lymington...New Forest...Sleeps 4 Plus Infant



Updated: 28-May-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the property

Cottage in Lymington, New Forest, Hampshire, England - Ideal For New Forest, Bournemouth, Weymouth And South Coast

Character cottage in Lymington, in the New Forest....2 bedrooms...Sleeps 4 plus infant...

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About the Owner

Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
28 May, 2017

10 Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)


Lovely stay

  • 4 of 5

Our 3rd visit to footprints... what draws us back ? We love Lymington and the cottage is ideal ! Central location, car space, clean comfortable well equipped charming cottage ! Great first breakfast left ...

Lovely little garden that is secure and gets the sun in the afternoon !

I'm sure we will return for a 4thvisit !!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very good value for money

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is very cosy and comfortable and child friendly. All the descriptions on the website are accurate and everything in the cottage was clean and well-maintained. Carolyn and Peter are very helpful and obliging. Lymington is a lovely town. This is the second year my family have stayed in this cottage and in all probability will look forward to staying there again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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lovely little cottage in a great central location

  • 5 of 5

We've just returned from a 4 night stay in the cottage. It's a lovely little cottage, and suited us perfectly, a family with 3 kids, one of whom is a toddler (cot provided). The house is v child friendly, with doors to prevent little ones from roaming up stairs or in the kitchen unsupervised and a fully enclosed garden. Lots of lovely little touches like fresh flowers, milk and biscuits on arrival. A great location, only a few minutes walk to the centre of town. We'd love to go back.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A really good place to stay,great for a baby !

  • 5 of 5

We were three adults and a baby and we stayed at Footprints for three nights. The cottage was very well equipped and cared for with excellent attention to detail. The living area, with a door at the bottom of the stairs and gate between the kitchen and dining area make it perfect for a crawling baby, really safe.

The garden is lovely too, very quiet and sunny with a nice little lawn and comfy garden furniture and lots of birds, we were even left seed to feed the birds with!

The cottage is really near to the centre of Lymington and all sorts of other amenities too, Library, Museum and Art gallery, swimming pool etc.You have a quiet, safe little retreat but a few minutes takes you right in to the heart of things.

Definitely a good place to stay !

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Comfortable cottage close to all amenities

  • 4 of 5

Footprints was spacious (our Sons 19 and 22 shared bunk room) and was well equipped, including a decent shower. It had quality bedding and towels and comfortable beds. We enjoyed eating in the little garden and watching the birds eat their way through all those sunflower seeds!!Car stayed on drive all week as everything was close at hand. Enjoyed day trip to Isle of Wight, Open Top Bus Tour of New Forest, Bucklers Hard and lovely walks including Hurst Spit/castle where we got a great view of The Needles. Shops and restaurants were just around the corner. All clean and tidy when we arrived, with milk in the fridge and flowers/wine on the side. Owner responded quickly to our original enquiry and acknowledged all emails/payments with the same efficiency. Many thanks - we had a great week. 😄

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 3 of 5

Overall the property has everything you need. There is a parking space as explained in the details. As we walked into the property there is quite a smell of damp which we put down to the age of the cottage but it does also come from the furniture.

Even though it smelt damp the property is clean.

The stairs are very steep as stated in the details.

There is as a secluded garden which was safe for our dog.

The location to get into town was perfect apart from it being on quite a busy road when getting your car out. We spent majority of our time out as there are very nice restaurants and pubs in the area which allow dogs in. Also the Isle of Wight is a good place to visit. A little tip is to book your ferry ticket online as you then have no queue to wait in.

We will pay Lymington another visit.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this review... As Owners, we are constantly trying to improve Footprints 👣 and therefore welcome feedback... On this occasion, previous guests had spilt a quantity of water on the carpet and this along with the age of the property...we feel was responsible for the damp smell. However, we would like to comment that the furniture was not affected, but the area where the spillage had occurred was near the sofa...This has all now been rectified.... Re..traffic conditions.... Lymington is generally a quiet little town ; but during school holidays, it can get busier...
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Activity and Interests

Car: not necessary


Footprints Cottage is a 10-15 minute drive from the nearest beachs of Keyhaven and Milford on sea.


Southampton airport nearest....30 to 40 mins from Footprints.


5 minute walk to the town centre.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 2
26 May 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 3
14 Jul 2017 - 6 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rate 4
7 Sep 2017 - 11 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 5
12 Oct 2017 - 6 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
A refundable security deposit of £100, plus a non refundable deposit of £100 upon booking... This will then secure the booking as long as the remaining balance( balance minus £100) is paid 40 days prior to arrival....
The security deposit of £100 will be transferred back to the guest within 10 days of departure, as long as everything is ok....

Changeover Day:
Flexible changeover days – Friday / Saturday or a weekday may be possible.
Please arrive after 4.00 pm and vacate by 10.00 am on the day of departure.

Notes on prices:
Nightly rates £80-£110.00
Non refundable deposit of £100 payable on booking....
Full amount payable 6 weeks prior to arrival date...
Additional refundable security deposit of £75 when full
payment is due...This will be returned within ten days of departure as long as all is ok.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 28-May-2017


Property Type

  • cottage


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • village


  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Downstairs bathroom with bath and shower..And fan heater..


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 2 bedrooms. Travel cot and high chair available...convector heaters in all other rooms. Bedroom 1 with double bed Bedroom 2 with 4 foot bunk beds suitable for both adults and children.


  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome


  • Notes on accommodation: No pets allowed – however small well behaved dogs may be accepted by prior arrangement. Footprints is a smoke free cottage.... Outside: Small enclosed private garden.....with garden furniture. barbecue available....but must be cleaned after use.... Linen and towels provided. No linen provided for cot.... High chair also available Other: Please note the staircase to the bedrooms is quite steep due to the property being quite old. Caution is therefore advised with very young children and the elderly.

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