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Arts and Crafts cottage with large garden near beach and New Forest



Updated: 21-Oct-2016
Uplay Cottage in Everton, Lymington, New Forest, England - Peaceful enclosed village location, walk to pub, shop, and beaches. Perfect base for the New Forest.

This lovely cottage in the New Forest Uplay cottage is a beautiful 'Arts and Crafts' Edwardian estate workers new forest cottage, set in a delightful village location at the end of a quiet lane within the oldest part of Everton village. It was designed and built under the direction of the office of Edwin Lutyens, the well known Arts and Crafts architect.

The cottage is sited within it's large, quiet garden, enclosed by high hedges and tall mature trees, and is only two minutes walk from the village pub and excellent restaurant, The Crown, which is run independently by husband and wife team Jannine and Phil and serves quality food and real ales.

The nearby beaches at the next village, Milford on Sea, with views across to the Needles on the Isle of Wight are just a walk or short drive away and the fine Georgian quayside market town of Lymington, is only a couple of miles away, with all parts or the New Forest easily reached for walking, cycling and wonderful days out.

Uplay cottage retains all of it's original character both inside and out, the ouside has it's original clay peg tiles and mellow red brick, complemented by the original timber windows and doors with the addition of inkeeping double opening french windows, in original window openings, to access the deck from the lounge, and the large garden from the kitchen / dining room.

There are original wooden floorbards and ledge and braced cottage doors throughout, and characterful quarry tiles remain in the lobby and cloakroom, and form the window sills.

The large but cosy lounge has an open fire, perfect for winter breaks, and the original high timber beamed ceiling. It is furnished with 3 settees and period armchairs, making it a comfortable room for 8 to 10 guests. There's an original built in dresser which houses books and games, and local information useful during your stay, and a television with DVD player. The room has windows at both ends.

The kitchen/dining room directly adjoins the lounge and also accesses the garden and the deck. It has a large central wooden table with up to 10 chairs, making a comfortable social space alone or combined with the lounge. There are contemporary, durable stainless steel and beech worksurfaces, stainless steel integrated oven and hob, with a freestanding fridge freezer. There is a dishwasher, washing machine and tumbledryer. The maple kitchen cupboards house a comprehensive range of cooking and dining equipment for use during your stay.

There's a bathroom upstairs with wc, basin and bath, with a separate thermostatic shower over the bath with glass screen. The cloakroom downstairs has a second wc and basin.

The four bedrooms at Uplay cottage, all with different aspects and character, comprise of two double bedrooms, one on the ground floor with front window to the small front garden and side bay window overlooking the large garden, the other upstairs, again with dual aspect, cosy vaulted ceiling and inkeeping arts and crafts furniture. A further bedroom with a double bed and a single bed has a delightful view over the large cottage garden, and the next bedroom has bunk-beds and a single bed, and has a front aspect with cottage dormer window, and the unusual 'secret window', which children and adults alike love!

More Details
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided

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Activity and Interests

Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Cycling, walking and golf.


Milford on Sea 3 mins drive, further beaches along the coast to Bournemouth. Lymington quay 5 mins drive, for Isle of Wight.


Rental rates

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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £25
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Booking Notes:
All bookings taken online 24/7, book on line, 25% deposit with balance 2 months prior to stay, payment by bank transfer, card or paypal.

Changeover Day:
Friday, Monday and Weds changeovers but flexible where necessary.

Notes on prices:
All weekends priced individually, use above as a guide. Midweek stays are significantly cheaper.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Toys

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • village


  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Upstairs bathroom with w/c, basin, and bath with shower over. Downstairs w/c and basin.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 3 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Lovely cottage with 4 bedrooms for 8 to 10 people Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1- 1 Double bed Bedroom 2- 1 Double bed + 1 single bed Bedroom 3- 1 single bed + 1 set of bunk beds Bedroom 4- King sized double bed


  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: This lovely Arts and Crafts cottage in the New Forest is close to beaches in the next village at Milford on Sea with views across Christchurch bay to the Needles and the Isle of Wight, and the Purbecks and Hengistbury Head. It is set in a large garden in a lovely village location. Lymington is a Georgian quayside market town just 2 miles away, and all parts of the New Forest are readily accessible. This is a lovely cottage for 2 families, a family with grandparents, or a group of 8 or so friends to share. Outside: Large garden with picnic bench, great for children and ideal for barbecues - please bring your own. Garden is accessed directly from dining room with patio doors. Long drive for several cars to park. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bedlinen is provided, with beds made up. Please bring your own towels.

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