One Red Cottage
Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
One Red Cottage in Tiptoe is ideally located for exploring the outstanding landscape, wildlife, and picturesque villages of the New Forest. Half a mile from the open forest and four miles from the coast at Barton on Sea, this semi detached Georgian cottage is situated on a quiet road and backs onto farmland. Within easy distance of many popular locations including Lymington, Christchurch, Bournemouth and the Isle of Wight, it is perfect for walking, cycling, sightseeing or rest.
An idyllic place in which to relax and unwind, the cottage is well equipped with games, a selection of dvds/cds, books, and wifi.
Sway railway station is a mile and half from the cottage where there is an hourly service to London Waterloo (1 hour 50 minutes).
From the cottage the open forest is a half mile walk and it is possible to walk to Burley (5 miles), Brockenhurst (5 miles) and beyond. There are 2 pubs with gardens within a mile. The nearest shops and restaurants are at Sway. More extensive shopping is available at New Milton (2 miles), Lymington (6 miles) and Christchurch (8 miles).
There is a riding stable within a mile. The nature reserve on the coast at Keyhaven (7 miles) is popular with bird watchers. Children will love crabbing at Mudeford (7 miles), wild ponies in the forest, the charming coastal village of Milford on Sea (5 miles) or the sandy beach at Highcliffe (6 miles).
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Barton on Sea 7 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bournemouth International 16 km, Nearest railway: Sway 2.5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Fully equipped kitchen/diner with French doors to garden. Dishwasher, microwave, fridge freezer, and ipod docking station. Dining table sits 8 in comfort.
Living room with working open fire, freeview flat screen TV, DVD player, piano, sofa and easy chairs.
Family bathroom with shower over bath.
Double bedroom with large chest of drawers and wardrobe.
Double bedroom with built in wardrobe, large chest of drawers and en suite wc/power shower.
Twin beds room (can be converted to one kingsize bed) with built in wardrobe and drawers.
|Further details outdoors|
Large garden with lawn, patio area, 2 tables, 6 chairs, 2 deck chairs, sun umbrella, barbeque, chiminea and rotary washing line.
Out house with washing machine and tumble drier.
Parking at front of house (room for 2 small cars or 1 large car), plus parking in road.
Welcome pack, towels and linen provided. During October to April we will supply some wood and coal for the open fire and a fire will be laid ready for your arrival.
There are 2 double bedrooms (of which one is en suite) and one bedroom that can be either king size or twin.
The Central Southern England region
The New Forest is an area of southern England which includes the largest remaining tracts of unenclosed pasture land, heathland and forest in the south east of England.
The New Forest coast extends for 26 miles in length making it up to 76% of Hampshire's total coastline (33 miles). This 33 miles is a very conservative value taken as the crow flies from the Hampshire-Dorset border to Chichester Harbour; if one follows the high water mark through every creek and inlet of every harbour and estuary the distance traversed becomes some 230 miles.
From the cottage the open forest is a half mile walk and it is possible to walk to Burley (5 miles), Brockenhurst (5 miles) and beyond. There are 2 pubs with gardens within a mile. The nearest shops and restaurants are at Sway.
More extensive shopping is available at New Milton (2 miles), Lymington (6 miles) and Christchurch (8 miles). There is a riding stable within a mile. The nature reserve on the coast at Keyhaven (7 miles) is popular with bird watchers. Children will love crabbing at Mudeford (6 miles), wild ponies in the forest, the charming coastal village of Milford on Sea (5 miles) or the sandy beach at Highcliffe (6 miles).
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6 Apr 2014
"Ideal cottage and location"
The cottage was well equipped, like home from home. Was greeted with a welcome basket which was very much appreciated after a 6 hour journey. Garden was great for the dogs as it was enclosed and a def… More
28 Dec 2013
A fantastic cottage! Could not fault it at all. It was warm, big enough to accommodate us very comfortably, had a lovely sociable large kitchen, lovely cosy lounge with an open fire and a fabulous g… More
29 Sep 2013
"The perfect cottage"
The cottage is so warm and welcoming.It has everything.The kitchen is very big, the garden is beautiful, the locatios is great.It is a home away from home.We will definitely reccomend it to others.… More
22 Sep 2013
"Clean,homely, as described, owner helpful."
We Stayed at Red Cottage in the New Forest for a long weekend. (3 generations of our family) My dealings with the owner, Alison were excellent. She replied promptly and was always very helpful. The co… More
8 Sep 2013
"Wo wir uns zuhause fühlten"
Als Familie waren wir sofort mit dem Haus vertraut: sehr gut ausgestattet, bequeme Betten, eindrucksvolle Cd und DvD Sammlung, zahllose Bücher, offener (heizbarer) Kamin und ein gut spielbares Klavie… More
16 Aug 2013
"A home away from home, so relaxing."
This is a lovely cottage conveniently located to see the New Forest and going to the beach is not too far either. It is like being a guest in someone's home rather than a sterile rental home. The… More
20 Jul 2013
"Delightfully welcoming cottage, felt at home within minutes."
The cottage was clean, organized and well equipped. The kids enjoyed the badminton in the garden and the adults loved the large kitchen for gathering. The coastal walks and beaches were super and the quaint towns surrounding were fun to explore. I would not hesitate to return or recommend this cottage; the owners were helpful throughout the booking process and the stay.
11 Jun 2013
"Great Cottage....Excellent Location"
Extremely comfortable cottage with all the facilities you would expect and more.
We wanted for nothing.
Excellent location giving easy access to shopping in lovely towns such as Lymington, the wonderful and picturesque new forest and some great beaches, also dog friendly.
Would certainly return especially if we could have another week of wall to wall sun.!!
10 Jun 2013
"Comfortable, pretty cottage in a beautiful part of the world"
One Red Cottage is a pretty, well equipped property in a beautiful location. Although having transport is a necessity, there are lots of things to do within a fairly small radius of Tiptoe. The cottage was clean equipped with useful and well-kept items. It has all mod-cons and as eclectic mix of books/games/DVDs etc! The garden is a good size and safe and therefore good for children. By far the best place in the cottage is the large kitchen with its large table and plenty of natural light. Would very much recommend this as a place to stay for exploring the New Forest. Well priced and well positioned.
25 Feb 2013
"Home from home"
As a three generational family, including a toddler and baby, One Red Cottage provided a perfect base to explore the coast and countryside of the New Forest.The attention to detail by the owners ensur… More
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