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Forest Corner - Lodge

Certificate of Excellence 2014

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 34 reviews

View across the national park with dining area and outside alfresco dining

Log cabin | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Close to PEPPA PIG WORLD/Paultons Park (about 15 minutes away) Forest Corner Lodge iwith its 5* review s a unique luxurious escape set back in a secluded spot on a quiet country lane with views through the bi-folding glass wall from the open plan modern contemporary dining area and lounge, across the 365 hectare New Forest National Park. The luxury interior offers modern log fireplace, gas central heating and uPVC double glazing throughout, Xbox 360 kinect, 42" Apple Mini Mac computer, Bose remote sound system in each room (including bedrooms and bathroom) with bluetooth to play your music from your phone, tablet or computer, 3D TV and Bluray in lounge. The Lodge has 3D TV's in each of the 2 King Size bedrooms (1 can be made into a twin bedded room) remote blackout blinds and there is free WiFi broadband throughout. Mood lighting, rugs, comfy leather sofas and walnut floors throughout provide additional luxury. Monsoon coloured shower, full length bath. Forest Corner with its modern contemporary interior has a fully fitted and equipped kitchen and utility room with Neff eye level double oven, Neff ceramic hob, Bosch washer, dryer, Smeg fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster, kettle etc, The Lodge also has a kettle and fridge plus tea and coffee etc, but no cooking or heating food facilities.

Off road parking on the gravel drive for up to 3 cars

Children welcome, cot and high chair provided free on request.

Outside the large well lit decked barbeque area with 24 jet mood lit Jacuzzi hot tub provides additional luxury for anyone wanting a comfortable yet stylish break away from it all.

Access directly on to the New Forest National Park makes this an ideal place from which to explore the forest on foot, bicycle or horseback. Bird watching, fishing and horse-riding are popular activities in the area as is jet skiing, sailing, water and board skiing at the water sports centre on the nearby lakes. Forest Lodge is situated between the medieval town of Fordingbridge (5 miles away) and the market town of Ringwood (4 miles away) and within walking distance (5-10 minutes) of some great pubs and Michelin star restaurants (30 minutes). The market town of Ringwood offers, a good Sainsbury's and Waitrose as well as a wide range of boutique shops, restaurants and pubs. Forest Corner with its Lodge really is the perfect base to enjoy all the best the New Forest has to offer.

SHORT STAYS -1-4 Nights

70% of the weekly cost is normally applicable for Short Stays (1-4 nights (eg Fri, Sat, Sun and/or Mon) except for off peak Oct - March (excluding Christmas and bank Holidays) where you tell us your budget and we will try to beat/match it.

Apart from the hot tub and all the luxuries Forest Corner and Lodge breaks offer our guests........

Walking

Running

Cycling

Fishing

Birdwatching

Horse riding

Sailing

Kayaking and

Jet Skiing

Peppa pig world

Paultons park

Monkey world

*Close to PEPPA PIG WORLD Paultions park (about 15 minutes away) New for 2014, high chair and cot on request - no extra charge.

Ground Floor –

• American walnut floors throughout the ground floor with patio doors leading into light and airy lounge/diner.

• Lounge has 42" led 3D TV with free view and Apple Mini Mac computer, Bluray DVD, Xbox 360 Kinect and log fire place.

• Bose lifestyle sound system throughout the property with remote in each room including bedrooms.

• Dining area with seating for 6 and french doors opening onto the side decking

• Bi folding glass across the entire front to the outdoor seating area suitable for 8

• Hot tub Jacuzzi with 24 jets, 2 power jet levels, air blowers and led lighting all from one central control panel

• Both lounge and diner have the facility to fold part or the entire bi fold glass wall back to join the inside space with the outside decked area

• FREE WiFi Broadband throughout.

Hall leading to

• Fully fitted bathroom, heated controllable floor, colour light changing monsoon shower, Bose remote sound system, 2 velux roof windows to the stars and L shaped long relaxing modern bath, wenge sink unit and mono block mixer tap and toilet

• Cloak room with WC, hand basin, mirror and wedge unit

• Bosch washing machine and tumble dryer

• Master bedroom in Lodge with King Size 5ft bed, 3D TV, Bose Wave sound system, with French doors to private side and back garden.

• Second bedroom with either 2ft 2" Twin beds or King Size 6ft bed, 3D TV, Bose Wave sound system.

• Modern top of the range cot can be provided

Outside:

• Secluded, enclosed garden with large decked area equipped with garden table and chairs, ideal for enjoying al fresco dining with view directly across the New Forest.

• A small gravel sun area with decked area equipped with garden table and chairs

• Bicycle storage

• Modern gas barbeque.

• Direct access to New Forest national park

• Pets - Only with advance permission

• Parking for up to 3 cars

• No Smoking

• No landlineI just internet access. Mobile reception , O2 good others untested and may be variable

• Wifi Broadband available FREE throughout

• Bicycle Storage Available in garden

• Beach Mudeford 14 Miles Bournemouth 16 miles

• Shops Ringwood 4 miles and Fordingbridge 4 miles

• Pubs The thatched Old Beams, Alice Lisle, Red Shoot, Royal Oak and Foresters.

• Restaurants Michelin star Three Lions at Stuckton, Mirabelles at Nomansland and romantic Little Mere within walking distance at South Gorley

• New Forest Water Park: Jet, water and board skiing activities/teaching, fishing and sailing

• Short breaks - Available - All year

Available for short breaks and weekends as well as normal holiday lets.

Returnable security deposit of £275 (and so far we have not had to retain any part of any guests deposit, thankfully for all :-) and discounts up to 15% for repeat visits

We appreciate peoples budgets and arrival days may be fixed so please do ask and we will try to accommodate all our customer's needs, we don't get offended so please don't be shy!

Well behaved children welcome

We require a 45% deposit to hold the dates for you and the balance is due 4 weeks prior to arrival date as either a PayPal payment or direct bank transfer. PayPal do accept Debit and Credit Card Payments. Prices and availability are always kept up to date and are on this web site.

Prices are total per night/week including electricity, linen, bath towels, FREE Broadband WiFi throughout.

You can either book via the web site or ask us to send you a booking payment request for the dates required. Only when the initial deposit is paid are the booking dates secured. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need further help or advice.

PLEASE NOTE; For bookings of 2 people we only make up 1 king size bed so if you do require a second bed making up please do tell us in well in advance, thank you

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REVIEWS all 5*

Reviewed July 12, 2013 NEW

“Luxury Lodge! Absolutely fantastic!”

The lodge is gorgeous and has all the mod cons you could ever need! Kitchen was stocked with essentials for when we arrived which was a really nice touch. Done to a very high standard. Fabulous, luxurious, romantic break. Setting is gorgeous and very private. Location is great - lots of things to see and do in the New Forest, it is just beautiful! If you like fish we recommend SevenFish restaurant in Ringwood.

The owner is great - always responds to emails/phone calls.

Overall, we were very impressed, couldn't fault it and can't speak highly enough, we will definitely be back in the future :)

This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.Reviewed

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July 3, 2013

“Fantastic Forest Getaway”

This was a beautiful lodge with fantastic facilities the owners provided everything needed and we were thrilled with the overall experience. We had a small child with us who thoroughly enjoyed the garden area beautiful surroundings country walks and lovely local pub garden. We would most certainly recommend here to family friends and anyone wanting to experience a long break. Thank you again to the owners for a great long weekend!

This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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“Idyllic New Forest getaway”

This modern, well-equipped and beautifully designed lodge is a perfect base to explore the New Forest. The outside hot tub is an excellent way to relax after a long day walking. Great pubs and restaurants nearby as well. The only problem was that we had to come home again. Host was also helpful when I lost my directions and couldn't find it (it's set well away from the road for maximum peace). We will be back for a longer stay.

This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Bournemouth 20 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 7 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bournemouth 20 km, Nearest railway: Bournemouth 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Central Southern England region

The New Forest won Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Award for Best Destination in the world - come and visit us to see for yourself how wonderful it is. Forest Lodge is set in the peaceful New Forest National Park - where the deer, ponies, donkeys and cattle roam freely. The New Forest has numerous attractions to visit and sites to see. Or ideal for just a peaceful getaway. Every season paints a different picture, bluebells and foals in spring to brilliant leaf colours in autumn.

New Forest

Ringwood stands on the western edge of the New Forest at a crossing point of the River Avon. For centuries it has been the traditional market town of the New Forest with its market charter dating back to 1226.

Ringwood still has a lively Wednesday morning street market and has remained a delightful, unspoiled historic town with both quaint and modern shops, street entertainment, restaurants, pubs and cafes.

Ringwood features a good selection of shops to browse in including three supermarkets and a wide variety of smaller specialist retailers. Be sure to wander down West Street to view the River Avon from the old three-arched stone bridge or enjoy a stroll around Jubilee Garden. The church too is well worth a visit.

Ringwood is well placed on the Avon valley footpath and ideal for an overnight stop.

There are many other opportunities to discover the area on foot and the visitor information centre can provide details of local town trails and walks.

5 things to do with young children when staying in Ringwood

1.) Paultons Park and Pepper Pig world- Ower-www.paultonspark.co.uk/

2.) Adventure wonderland- Bournemouth-www.adventurewonderland.co.uk/

3.) The Bournemouth Aquarium- Bournemouth-www.oceanarium.co.uk/

4.) Moors Valley Country Park- Ashley Heath-www.moors-valley.co.uk/

5.)Bournemouth beech and peer- Bournemouth

Walking

Cycling

Fishing

Birdwatching

Horse riding

Sailing and

Jet Skiing

All wthin walikng distance of Forest Lodge

Great pubs and michelin " restaurants

Nearby attractions include - Beaulieu Motor Museum, Bucklers Hard, Exbury Gardens, Longdown Dairy Farm, Marwell Zoo, Paultons Park, Lepe Country Park, New Forest Wildlife Park, Moors Valley, Romsey Rapids, 3 Golf courses plus lots more! Or retail therapy at Southampton's West Quay (30 minute drive)

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22 May 2014

4/5

"Luxury Lodge in Tranquil Setting"

Stayed for a few nights mid May, the Lodge was very clean and modern with just about every mod-con you could want. The setting was very peaceful and tranquil and we loved to sit outside and watch the… More

18 May 2014

5/5

"Great house - very well appointed"

Stayed for a week March 22nd to 29th. The house was excellent - finished to a high standard and well equipped. The only thing it really needs is direct access: the stream next to the house was too hig… More

13 May 2014

5/5

"Top Class Lodge, Outstanding setting!!"

Cannot fault the lodge and the owner's attention to making your stay top draw!! Truly unique!The lodge offered a home from home feel, with lovely touches like the lovely tulips in the vase & tea,… More

13 May 2014

5/5

"Great place to stay will go again"

The lodge is fantastic as great value for money. Tucked away and very private but close to lots to do.… More

13 May 2014

5/5

"Certainly be visiting again!"

The service and professionalism that was provide and superb and made my Birthday complete. The weather was cold so couldn't take advantage of the hot tub how ever the comfort of the log cabin and… More

6 May 2014

5/5

"Amazing Stay, Couldn't ask for more"

We had a fantastic time at Forest Lodge, it had almost every gadget you could think of, and it made for a really comfortable stay. The Hot tub is superb, we used it often and it was lovely at night ti… More

19 Apr 2014

5/5

"Tucked away treat!"

We stayed at Forest Lodge for 5 days and had a fab time! The Lodge is set back from the road in a peaceful location. The hot tub was used daily and a real extra treat. The lodge has lots of mod cons, … More

18 Apr 2014

5/5

"Fantastic getaway in a fab location"

Our family had a great time staying in this high tech modern lodge. The location was fantastic, right on the edge of the New Forest! We found there was lots to do- loads of great activities for our tw… More

17 Apr 2014

5/5

"Relaxing"

A very relaxing stay, perfect for short breaks. The accommodation is of high quality. Being self catering I missed not having an oven, but as we were only staying two nights and the local pubs served … More

12 Apr 2014

5/5

"Relaxing in style"

We stayed with friends for a week and had a great time. If you like wildlife at your back door, fresh air and the outdoors then this is a must for you. The accommodation is clean smart and high tech w… More

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Calendar last updated:17 Sep 2014

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