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The Stables

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 15 reviews

Excellent 5/5 

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Lodge / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2

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Lodge / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

The Stables is a converted, one bedroom self contained holiday home situated in the beautiful village of Ibsley.

Outside The Stables is a patio and BBQ area with patio furniture overlooking the lawned garden, which is available all year round.

Ibsley is a small village located on the edge of the New Forest National Park, providing opportunities for relaxing days in the beautiful Forest, and cosy evenings in one of the three traditional Forest pubs that are within walking distance of the Stables.

Fordingbridge and Ringwood, both less than 5 miles away, have a host of charming pubs and restaurants with great atmosphere and good food. For a more up-beat evening, the vibrant night-life of Southampton and Bournemouth is only a short drive away, as are the sandy beaches of Bournemouth and Poole for days by the sea.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Bournemouth 20 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bournemouth airport 15 km, Nearest railway: Bournemouth 20 km
Family friendly Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors BBQ
Access Parking

The Hampshire region

The Stables is less than 1/4 mile outside one of England's greatest assets - the New Forest. In 1079 it was commandeered by William the Conqueror as his "hunting ground". Perfect for a relaxing break or romantic weekend, the Forest is still as stunning as it was then with much of the landscape and many traditions unchanged since medieval times..

The World Heritage site of Stonehenge with its ancient stone circles, the medieval cathedral of Salisbury, the Beaulieu Motor Museum, Animal and Bird sancturies and many other places of interest all within easy driving distance. Weymouth Bovington Tank Museum and Monkey World are all within an hour's drive from The Stables. Other activities such as golf and Go Ape, the ultimate adventure experience, can be found at Moors Valley Country Park.


The New Forest National Park has picturesque villages, welcoming inns, and thousands of acres of rugged moor, heath and woodland populated by the famous wild ponies. The magnificent Elizabethan manor house at Breamore, and the home of the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu, are unmissable attractions of this beautiful area.

Blashford lakes, located within the Avon Valley on the western edge of the New Forest, is a 490-acre wildlife reserve and is only a short walk from The Stables.

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Review 1-10 of 15

22 Feb 2015


"A Wonderful Stay At The Stables"

We had a great 5 night break at The Stables with our Labradoodle Dave. The accommodation was perfect. Spacious and warm with everything we needed. Our hosts Julie and Simon were most welcoming and hel… More

12 Sep 2014


"Just lovely!"

Fab five night stay in the New Forest! We stay every year but this is by far the best accommodation we have had! We took our dog to the beach everyday, we love the beaches and the sea - we didn't… More

26 Aug 2014


"Long Weekend break"

Stayed for 3 nights with my pregnant wife. Found the accomodation to be very well equiped. The patio and bbq were great for cooking in the evening and even better for the morning when cooking the love… More

26 Jul 2014


"5* accommodation in 5* surroundings"

We have just stayed in here for a week - perfect in every way!!Ideally situated for great walks in the New Forest or trips further a field - what ever takes your fancy!Gorgeous stable conversion set … More

4 Jun 2014


"Just what the doctor ordered"

We stayed here for three nights in late May, and despite the weather we had a lovely time. Julie and Simon are great hosts who are there if you need them but also give you space, as although it's… More

11 Nov 2013


"A great weekend"

Thanks to Julie and Simon for a great weekend! The kitchenette allowed us to choose whether we wanted to stay in or eat out and we were able to relax in the comfortable living area. Great location for… More

3 Aug 2013


"excellent holiday for my parents!"

I organised this holiday with my sister for our mum & step dad as thought it looked perfect for them. Speaking to them on their return, they both said it was the best holiday they've had in a long time which was brilliant to hear. I had no doubts really as previous reviews reviews were really good & how nice Julie the owner was throughout the whole booking process.
My parents loved the area & all the animals onsite which made it all the more enjoyable for them.
On how relaxed & happy my parents were after their holiday, I would highly recommend this place to everyone!

21 Jul 2013


"Perfect location to experience the New Forest"

I stayed here in April for an anniversary celebration with my boyfriend -we had a lovely weekend and the Stables was a big part of that. The house has everything you could need for a short stay, and J… More

12 Feb 2013


"Simply Wonderful"

Just come back from a wonderful three day stay at The Stables. I booked the break as an alternative Xmas present for my wife. She wanted a jumper.

So glad I did. The location was as good as you could hope for. 5 minutes walk to the edge of the New Forest. - absolutely brilliant if, like us, you've got a dog with you. There are two pubs within a 30-minute walk and a third (the Old Beams) that looks like a pub but is in actual fact a restaurant. If you want food I'd recommend the Alice Lisle - a little pricey but well worth the extra couple of quid.

Julie and Simon were the perfect landlord and landlady. Unobtrusive but always on hand if you need any expert local knowledge. The accommodation itself was well-equipped and really warm

All in all a wonderful experience - highly recommended to anyone who fancies a few restful days away.

(Edit: given the dreadful weather, I think my wife would quite have liked to have a jumper as well!).

17 Jan 2013


"Lovely settings"

We spent new year at the stables for some peace and quiet and thats exactly what we got. It is in good spot for getting around and near to all the local tourist spots without being hustled and bustled. It was nice that julie and Simon we're really helpful and welcoming but left you alone. Only slight criticism is the bedding quilt thin and I would take your own pillows. Also small table top cooker very slow could do with a microwave in kitchen but these are minor things as the place well equiped clean and in ideal peaceful spot and will definitely stay again. Sharon

Review 1-10 of 15

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    Julie R.

    • 5 Years listed

    90% Response rate

    Calendar last updated:24 May 2015

    Based in United Kingdom

    Languages spoken
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    +44 14256 56172

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