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Front of house with off-road parking

House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Dearholm is a lovely, three bedroom, self catering house ideally located in the popular village of Brockenhurst within the heart of the beautiful New Forest National Park. Within walking distance of the village, with its variety of shops, eating places and pubs, it is ideal for family holidays. Dearholm benefits from its own private parking, an enclosed front and rear garden with decking for dining al fresco style, and is close to the mainline train station. It is 200 metres from open forest and direct walking and cycle routes. The property welcomes well behaved dogs.

Size Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Highcliffe 15 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Southampton or Bournemouth 25 km, Nearest railway: Brockenhurst 200 m
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 DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (3), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Daerholm is well equipped with a separate lounge a study/playroom area and a large conservatory leading off from the kitchen and dining room. There is also a downstairs toilet. Upstairs the main bedroom is fitted with a comfortable king size bed. The second bedroom comfortably houses a double and single bed. The third bedroom has a single bed. The family bathroom is complete with a power shower. The upstairs bedrooms are carpeted throughout.

Luxury linen and towels are provided. There are two televisions and DVD/CD players. A Welcome Pack upon arrival.

Further details outdoors

Dearholm has its own private drive with parking for 2 cars. There is also a secure garage where bikes, canoes or beach equipment may be stored. The front and rear gardens are private and enclosed. A decking area in the rear garden leads off from the conservatory with tables and chairs for al fresco dining. Sun loungers are also provided

The Central Southern England region

The New Forest is undoubtedly one of the UK's premier tourist attractions. Every year visitors from all walks of life come here to experience its natural beauty. To the south, The New Forest runs down to the coast, offering views over the Solent and across to the Isle of Wight.

The New Forest heathlands and forest are in essence unchanged since they were given special protected status as a hunting ground by William the Conqueror over 900 years ago. That status has recently been enhanced by announcement that The New Forest is now a National Park. In fact, only about half of The New Forest is actually woodland; the remainder is open heathland, which bursts with colour in the summer and autumn months. The area is ideal for walking, cycling, sailing and horseriding and there are also plentiful beaches within easy reach.

Within the area there are inter-city rail links direct to Waterloo, as well as easy access to the M27 and the M3. There are also regular ferry crossings from Lymington to the Isle of Wight.

New Forest

Brockenhurst is situated in the heart of the New Forest and offers a good selection of shops, pubs and restaurants as well as cycle hire and horse-riding stables. Ponies, cows and donkeys roam freely around the village and sometimes even pigs can be seen hunting for acorns! From Brockenhurst's mainline railway station, London Waterloo can be reached in just 90 minutes with the towns of Southampton and Bournemouth, with its seven miles of golden sands, sparkling sea, beautiful award-winning gardens and water sports galore, only 20 minutes away.

Even closer is the town of Lymington - a haven for yachting enthusiasts, who enjoy the advantages of the double tides, with it's marina edged with shops full of sea faring clothes and plenty of places to eat and drink. Cobbled streets and 17th century houses make Lymington a must for visitors. The High Street is full of interesting shops and every Saturday becomes a hive of activity when it is lined with market stalls selling everything from vegetables to fabric and tools to antiques. A walk along the river leads to the open air sea water swimming pool, children's sandpit, play area and a boating pool.

Passenger and car ferries to the Isle of Wight go from Lymington and take approximately 30 minutes, or visitors can cruise the Solent from the town quay.

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29 Jul 2014


"Highly recommended - great house in a great location"

We had a great time at Dearholm. The property is well-placed in a quiet street in the village, a few minutes walk from the local shops, pubs, bike hire centre and the mainline railway station.The hou… More

17 Jun 2014


"Home from Home"

This house is just perfect for a family with kids. It really is home from home. It is very well appointed with virtually every gadget, pot/pan,etc. you can need to make your stay an easy one, and Sal… More

7 Jun 2014


"Great family holiday home"

We stayed at Dearholme during the May half term, we chose Dearholme after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor and they are all defiantly true! It is the ideal house to stay in for a family holiday, I … More

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We are hoping to have Wifi installed very soon.

21 Sep 2013


"Perfect base for a New Forest holiday"

Dearholm is a comfortable, spacious three-bedroom house, perfect for a family (our group consisted of five - toddler, parents and one set of grandparents). Well-located in Brockenhurst, it is a shor… More

26 Jan 2013


"home from home"

Lovely house to stay in,we have stayed there the last 2 years over new year and its so cosy and homely. The owner is really helpful and leaves some nice welcome presents,wine and chocolates, bread and milk.There is so much space to spread out and play the games that are in the house, we all loved it.

18 Nov 2012


"first class holiday accom"

Dearholm was ideal for our familyof five adults and two children,loadsa space in all aspects of the house,well decorated,very well equipped and everything worked.Enclosed back garden ideal for dog and 2yr old g/daughter.Everything neat and tidy inside and out and spotlessly clean.Off road parking for 2 cars was great.Location ideal-close to lovely village centre and its shops and in the middle of New Forest area.Very good value for money too.

7 Apr 2012


"Perfect "home from home" and in a great location for the New Forest"

Stayed at Dearholm for the Easter holiday for a family get away (3 adults, 2 Children and the dog).. House was in a pefect location in the village of Brockenhurst and within walking distance to the lo… More

5 Mar 2012


"What a wonderful place for a holiday or short break"

This year will be our fourth time staying at Dearholm, the cottage has all the comforts of home , with plenty of space. The cottage is well equipped ,sheets, towels even down to a loo roll plus a wonderful welcome pack.With the cottage being dog friendly which is great as many are not , my two dogs love it here not wanting to go home. The location is ideal, just five minutes walk from Brockenhurst village and their fabulous bakery , just step into the new forest from the front gate and with numerous coastal destinations with in a short drive. The owners are very friendly and nothings a problem for them. I cant wait till July to just relax and unwind once again

14 Feb 2012


"comfortable, well equipped, flexible sleeping arrangements"

Very close to the station in a good location for the New Forest and local attractions. The house is well equipped, we cooked Sunday lunch for eight with no problem. The sleeping arrangements are flexible as there are 2 sofa beds down stairs. The two loos were very welcome! There is plenty of comfortable seating and the table easily sits eight. The separate sitting room with additional TV can double as a bedroom and would provide a quite space if a large family was staying. This is an ideal house for a large family or group of friends. The welcome pack is a lovely touch,

12 Feb 2012


"Large but snug holiday home, with all facilities you could want."

We stayed here at Christmas with our daughters and their other halves who all live in this area. We were able to comfortably host christmas here. We did full home cooking and had good space. There are loads of wardrobe space. We were really central and the train station is just around the corner. It is very quiet here of a night. The local area is beautiful with ponies everywhere. I would absolutely book this house again. Thank you for our holiday.

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