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Luxury 4 bed cottage | New Forest | 10 mins to the beach

  • 8 Guests
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Bathrooms

LUXURY SELF CATERING COTTAGE IN THE NEW FOREST, HAMPSHIRE. Nestled in the heart of the New Forest, near the sea, the Coach House offers a charming and cozy retreat for all seasons. Whether you want to celebrate a special occasion with your family, friends, or loved ones, the Coach House is the perfect place to create unforgettable memories. With its stunning period features, high ceilings, and wood burner, the Coach House provides a spacious and comfortable accommodation for 8 people. You can admire the views of the estate from the cobbled forecourt, the walled gardens, or the lawn, and enjoy the privacy and tranquility of this unique setting. Here is a video of the Coach House.

When you arrive, you will find a complimentary welcome hamper with milk, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine, and other essentials to make a light snack or breakfast. Some items may vary depending on the region.

The Coach House is one of two holiday cottages situated in the grounds of Heathfield Estate. The building used to house the coaches and horses for the main house and has a lot of character, with its cobbled front courtyard and arched wooden doors. The sitting room is generously sized and has high ceilings, exposed beams, and a woodburning stove. It is the ideal place to relax and unwind after a day of exploring and enjoying the beauty of the area. The kitchen dining room is also large and has high ceilings and exposed beams. It is fully equipped with granite work tops, dishwasher, two ovens, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and all utensils. It is perfect for casual dining and festive meals. The four double bedrooms can accommodate 8 people. Three of the bedrooms can be configured to sleep either two individuals or a couple. The house has three private garden areas: a lovely covered terrace bordering onto the south facing lawn with beautiful views over the estate garden, a walled garden with a garden room and a cobbled courtyard ideal for al fresco dining in the evening – all wonderful places to socialize, relax and unwind. Heathfield Estate is located within the New Forest National Park, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The New Forest is a paradise for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, with its country pubs, horse-riding, bike-riding and walking trails. You will be amazed by the wildlife and scenery of the forest. Heathfield Estate covers 14 acres and has a rural feel, but it is also close to both the city and the coast.

The New Forest National Park is one of the largest remaining forests in England. The forest was created by William I in about 1079 for the royal hunt. He and his successors hunted the deer that still live in the forest. They are shy creatures but you might be lucky enough to spot one around Heathfield. Wild ponies and donkeys roam the open heath in the New Forest area. The ponies are one of our best-loved native breeds, it is their grazing that maintains the open character of the forest. The New Forest is famous for its ancient trees. You can see beech trees that are 400 years old, oaks that are 800 years old, and even some yew trees that are said to be 1000 years old, that were here when William I and his descendants used the forest for hunting.

For larger groups, take a look at our Luxury 2 bed Cottage which can sleep four guests, which can be booked separately or together with the Coach House.

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
  • The Estate's Hot Tub is available for use for 1 hour slot per day between 8am-1pm or 8pm-11pm. Each slot must be booked the day before and confirmed by the Estate team. Kids under the age of 14 are not allowed to use it.
  • Three outside spaces including cobbled courtyard and lawn.
  • Parking for three cars.
  • 150 Mpbs fibre WiFi. It is fast!
  • Children and infants welcome.
  • Sorry, no pets.
  • Additional features
  • 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, Blu-ray DVD player
  • Cot, highchair and stairgates (available on request).
  • Garden tables, chairs and rattan sofas in all three outside areas.
  • Selection of outdoor games including badminton, football and boule.
  • With prior arrangement chef and babysitting services and mountain bike hire is available (additional charge).
  • The nearest railway stations are Hinton Admiral (3 miles), New Milton, (4.6 miles) Christchurch (7 miles), and Brockenhurst (8 miles).
  • The nearest village is Bransgore, just 2 miles away.
  • Christchurch's unique location on the coming together of the rivers Stour and Avon and the shores of its own large natural harbour makes Christchurch a breath-taking location to visit, 5 miles.
  • Mudeford Quay is situated at the entrance to Christchurch Harbour and provides spectacular views out to sea and back to Christchurch town. 
  • Bournemouth, 5 miles, well known for its great nightlife, entertainment and shopping.
  • Known as the cruise capital of Europe, Southampton plays host to over four million visitors a year and boasts an impressive cultural offering.
  • Cycling, Fishing and boat trips all available in and around the New Forest.

    • With the inspiring World Heritage Jurassic Coast and the stunning New Forest National Park nearby it's a great location to get out and explore.
    • The nearby town of Christchurch has a great selection of pubs and restaurants using the very best local produce most of which comes straight from the local fishing boats.
    • The New Forest Coastline with salt marshes, sand and seabirds, has many stunning beaches to visit including Barton-on-Sea and Milford-on-Sea.
    • Visitors to The New Forest have the choice of pretty villages in the heart of the forest or bustling seaside towns including Beaulieu, Brockenhurst, Burley, Fordingbridge, Hythe, Lymington, Lyndhurst, New Milton, Ringwood and Sway.
    • There are so many interesting things to do and see including Beaulieu Abbey, Motor Museum & Palace House, Bolderwood Ornamental Drive, Exbury Gardens & Steam Railways, Hurst Castle, Lepe Country Park and Rockbourne Roman Villa.
    • Great family days out can be had at Longdown Activity Farm, Monkey World, New Forest Wildlife Centre or the Liberty's Owl, Raptor and Reptile Centre.

    • Nestled in 14 acres of landscaped grounds, the Coach House is yours for as long as you’d like. Whether getting extended family together for a memorable weekend, spending a summer holiday with loved ones, or inviting friends for a special celebration. The Coach House is one of two uniquely charming properties on the Heathfield Estate that are available to stay in. Collectively or individually the two properties can host between 4 to 12 guests.  We are in the southwest part of the New Forest and are only 10 min from the coast where Chewton Glen Hotel is nearby as are some great restaurants.  New Milton is the nearest train station. Lots of local forest trails to walk nearby.

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      Front of the Coach House

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      Outdoor dining table on front terrace

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      Amenities

      Pool & spa facilities

      Outdoor Jacuzzi

      Parking & facilities

      Parking available, Parking included, Private Garden , Private Porch

      Policies

      Credit cards accepted, Accessible 24/7, Children welcome, Suitable for events, Pets not allowed , Smoking not allowed

      Entertainment

      Deck chairs, Ping-Pong-Table, DVD-Player, Stereo system , TV (Antenna)

      Kitchen & dining

      Gas BBQ, Children's high chair, Coffee machine, Cooking utensils, Dishwasher, Grill, Kitchen stove, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Toaster , Vacuum cleaner

      Location features

      Rural

      Bathroom & laundry

      Bathroom & Laundry, Bed linen, Hair dryer, Clothes dryer, Essentials, Iron & Board, Shower, Towel set, Bathtub, Washbasin , Washing machine

      Heating & cooling

      Central heating, Fireplace , Heating available

      Internet & office

      Wireless Broadband Internet

      Home Safety

      Carbon Monoxide Detector, Fire Extinguisher, First aid kit , Smoke Detector

      House Rules

      • Credit cards accepted

      • Children welcome

      • Pets not allowed

      • Smoking not allowed

      Check-in: 03:00 PM

      Check-out: 10:00 AM

      Location

      Heathfield Estate, Lyndhurst Road , Bransgore, United Kingdom


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      About host

      Paul Heydon

      With a heart straddling the vast Atlantic, I lead a life woven with rich threads of British charm and Canadian spirit. London's vibrant energy fuels some of my days, while the serene embrace of the New Forest offers a sanctuary for the soul. A true gourmand, my palate dances with delight at every culinary adventure, savoring both Michelin-starred artistry and hidden gems alike. When wanderlust beckons, I explore the world in luxurious style, seeking experiences that push boundaries and ignite wonder. History whispers its secrets to my eager ears, and a deep love for animals fills my heart with compassion. As co-owner of  Heathfield Estate with my wife, I steward a legacy steeped in tradition, while my keen eye for potential guides me as an angel investor. In essence, this is a life brimming with cultural tapestry, epicurean delights, and a deep appreciation for the world's beauty, both past and present.

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