“Fantastic family getaway” We stayed at The Old Schoolhouse for 1 week at the end of may/start of june and had a fantastic time. The cottage is very spacious and homely at the same time. The kitchen is very well equipped. The garden with outdoor furnit
“Idyllic!!!” We have just returned from a fantastic break at Arniss Farm. The house is well equipped and decorated/ furnished to a high degree. The gardens and surroundings were perfect for a relaxing family holiday.
We are now looking to see when we
“Excellent again” We returned to 40 The Retreat, having stayed there last April. The house is very comfortable and brilliantly located to explore different aspects of Portsmouth's heritage. The Historic Dockyard is 1.3 miles away and, with an all attra
“Excellent Facilities and friendly and helpful owners”
Reviewed 16 Sep 2013
We recently had a weekend away with four couples and two young children and found 40 Retreat to be the perfect venue. The house was in very good condition with the open kitchen and dining area great f… More
“The nest house to spend quality family time in Portsmouth”
Reviewed 11 Jun 2013
Amazing house! it felt like home! Lovely decoration, spacious rooms, living room and kitchen, ideal for large families wanting to spend some real quality time! Fully equipped, modern and with everythi… More
“Beautiful house, great hospitality from owners”
Reviewed 18 Mar 2013
Great location, close to the Kings Theatre were we had our annual Empower Conference. Close to the seafront and great shops on Palmerston Road.
Steve and Malisa let our guests have the run of their… More
“Perfect seaside holiday break.” We stayed at this amazing stilted cabin by the sea in July 2012. The place is delightfully quirky. It is one of a community of box cabins, set about a central green and right next to the harbour. Ducks roam about and it
“Great place. Lovely surroundings. Great for kids. Safe.”
Reviewed 8 Mar 2013
'The box' as it is known is surprisingly spacious.
Right next to see.
Amazing beeches nearby.
Emsworth is a lovely village within walking distance.… More
“Great location, fabulous for children, lots to do locally”
Reviewed 6 Mar 2013
Well maintained accommodation with balcony and barbecue, open views over the marina. Marina coffee shop/ cafe within stones throw from property and easy picturesque walk into elmsworth. Great for chil… More
“Walking Holiday with friends” The house was well and thoughtfully presented with good quality comfortable furnishings and many interestings artifacts and located at the end of a quiet close. The garden was lovely and a relaxing quiet place to unwind a
A wonderful home in a fantastic location resulting in such a great weekend here. Help was on hand when we couldn't figure out how to work the cooker. Chris was friendly and professional in all of our … More
“Lovely house in great location”
Reviewed 9 Sep 2016
Lovely house in a great location, lovely and clean and well maintained.
Well kept courtyard, well equipped house… More
Thanks for your review and we look forward to welcoming you back any time
“A fantastic holiday” We sepnt the time from 19.08 to 26.08 in this lovely holiday house. We, that was a group of 6 adults and two little kids. We enjoyed every day touring the area, whether exploring the New Forest , spending time at the beach or just
Extremely well appointed cottage inside with plenty of room for all the family. Nice touch books and DVD's for the adults and games for the children. Only downside was the rear which needed repearsand… More
Hello and many thanks for your review.
We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at our house.
In case you decide to stay with us again, you'll be pleased to know that the grass in the back yard is now cut often, and the shed just received a brand-new roof.
“Great family house”
Reviewed 28 Jun 2016
Big house, very well-appointed. loads of space for a group of 6 adults, a 3-yr old and a toddler. Spacious garden enjoyed by the kids.… More
“Wonderful place to stay with everything you could wish for” You could not wish for a nicer place to stay in, beautiful home with all mod cons. Very attentive owner, thought of everything you could need. If you don't want to cook, the local pubs and re
This house was really very lovely. Everything was immaculate, very clearn and it is modern and well decorated throughout. The kitchen was small but very well equipped. The garden is a great size wit… More
Thank you. We're glad your stay was a success and you enjoyed our little village.
Reviewed 10 Jun 2017
Had a lovely stay at Stubbington. The house is well decorated and immaculate. The pictures don't do it justice. Joy provided some essentials which was a nice touch. We'll definitely try to return for … More
“Great house perfectly situated” Great house, didn't feel like a rental, felt loved. Everything in good repair, crisp white linen and v comfortable mattresses! Beautifully clean with nice well kept sofas. Small but sunny patio garden with table and cha
Great location - comfortable luxury-
Clean- would thoroughly recommend!
Olivia was very welcoming.
We took my Mum away on her first trip since my Dad passed away. We could not have wished for anyw… More
Many thanks for your very kind review .... I am so pleased you were able to enjoy your stay after the sad news concerning your Father.
I too lost my Father in January and a short break can help enormously.
With very best wishes to your mother and family,
“Beautiful cottage with lovely touches” We have just returned from this beautiful cottage with Sue the owner there to meet us and show us how everything worked . There were fresh flowers , a bottle of wine in the fridge and an Easter Egg on our grandso
We stayed at Amble Back for 3 or 4 days between Christmas and New Year 2015. We originally requested availability for a different cottage that Sue and Simon own in Downton but as it was not available… More
Thank you for taking the time to post this review. We were delighted to welcome you over the Christmas holiday as our first guests and are so pleased that you found Amble back such a home from home in a great location. We hope to see you again soon. Sue
“Amble back easily met our high expectations”
Reviewed 24 Mar 2016
as we had stayed in Sue`s other cottage so felt sure that Amble Back would be among the best we have stayed in ,and it was !
It felt cosy , but plenty of space for the 2 of us (and a dog ) and was … More
We were delighted to welcome you to Amble Back following your earlier stay at Little Terraces. Thank you for your kind words. We are so pleased you liked all that the cottage and Fordingbridge have to offer. Hope to see you again. Sue
“gorgeous, comfy, well equipped, cosy cottage, didn't want to leave!”
Reviewed 19 Jan 2016
Absolutely lovely place, couldn't ask for more. Sue was more than accommodating and couldn't do enough to make sure we had a wonderful stay. The cottage is open plan and filled with lovely artistry an… More
Thanks for taking the time to post a review. We are glad you enjoyed your weekend away and it brighten up January. Come again in the Spring when you can see more of the lovely surrounding countryside and perhaps sit outside at The George, next to the river.
“Wonderful location, excellent property.” A well equipped property with easy access to local shops and eating places. The two sitting rooms, each with it's own TV, gives gives scope for variety in entertainment to meet the needs of the different ages o
“A warm comfortable house that is so welcoming to all ages with a homely feeling.” As a mixed aged group with different needs we all felt at ease as if we had been here before. The hidden surprises of the house kept us on our toes and the children in w
Wonderful weekend stay at Old Masters House. 6 adults. + 5yrs, 3yrs, and 7 months. Beautiful house, so much space it worked brilliantly. Kids loved the garden and all the toys and games supplied. Weat… More
“Superb in every respect”
Reviewed 11 Nov 2016
We had a wonderful time celebrating my husbands birthday with our children and four grandchildren all under 4. The accommodation was suitable for all of us and perfectly safe for the children. Such ca… More
Thank you so much. We really enjoyed hosting your stay and so glad all went well - family times are special and v happy that The Old Masters House fitted the bill for your celebrations.
“relaxing luxurious family get together”
Reviewed 23 Jun 2016
Thankyou Kate for the amazing home you have and for all the extras and those amqazing little notes everywhere. The wine and date cake were amazing and well appreciated. All the family had their own … More
Thank you so so much for this lovely review . We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and had good enough weather to enjoy the garden , discover the town and most importantly enjoy time together. Please come back and stay again. Thank you
Spacious but cosy deckhouse, even in a cold windy week. With access through a marina full of interesting boats and yachts, it had great views across the harbour with the Portsmouth Spinnaker in the di… More
Thankyou for your kind words, I am very glad you enjoyed your stay in what is a unique location, and very much hope to be able to welcome you back again in the future.
Reviewed 10 Jun 2014
What a find! A wonderfully different place to stay in a super location. If you enjoy peace and quiet, walks from the door and a gorgeous view of the harbour, you'll love it here. On a sunny evening yo… More
Thankyou for your kind words - so glad you enjoyed your stay!!
“Great accommodation in a great location”
Reviewed 3 Jun 2015
Cannot recommend this property enough. Has all the needed mod cons to be considered a home from home. A great location too, with good links into the main cities and some nice coastal towns and beache… More
Thankyou so much for your kind review, we really appreciate your feedback!
“A lovely large house, well equipped for all the family.”
Reviewed 23 Jun 2016
Park House is a lovely house. Well equipped for the larger family. My family and I (11 of us all together) had a lovely week celebrating our parents Golden Wedding anniversary. Lorrena was so accommod… More
Thank you very much for your kind words, the tea and biscuits were specially left for your parents, i know its one of the first things my mum would have said as we arrive " someone put the kettle on" i need a cup of tea after that journey.
“A comfortable home for the weekend!”
Reviewed 4 May 2015
We hired the house as a base for our daughters wedding! We had our three teenage sons with us so the wifi was an obvious benefit. The rooms are large and spacious and big enough for the bride and brid… More
“Nice comfortable stay in a big spacious house”
Reviewed 4 May 2015
The park house is a great place to stay. The three living rooms with its couches made us feel like being at home. We also liked dining in the park house and the good cooking equipment made it easy for… More
“Couldn't ask for more” A lovely base to explore the New Forest and surrounding areas. A great deal of thought has gone into making sure everything you need is provided. We travel up and down the country regularly and I can honestly say I have never
“Immaculately presented, homely, ideally located holiday home perfect for families.”
Reviewed 8 Apr 2015
The owners of this property have thought of everything; from the milk, tea, coffee and biscuits there on arrival, to the towels for the dog after muddy walks. The booking through the owners website wa… More
“A charming and spotless property well located in Lymington”
Reviewed 10 Feb 2014
We stayed at Grafton in early Feb. Despite awful weather, we had a brilliant weekend. The house is well located and Is in a quiet residential spot and easy to find. It is absolutely spotless with … More
“Our stay was absolutely fantastic. A home away from home.”
Reviewed 10 May 2013
I would highly recommend Grafton Holiday Home. It is so well situated, immaculately clean and extremely comfortable. Tina and Mike couldn't be more helpful. We were delighted when we were able to ex… More
“lovely, spacious unit oozing character and with easy access to south-west England” We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Old Bakery in Fareham and were charmed by the building's "quirkyness" - exactly what we had traveled from Canada to the UK to find
This was our second visit to The Old Bakery and we stayed for 3 weeks this time whilst visiting family in the area. The cottage is surprisingly large with 3 good sized bedrooms and with the added bon… More
“Roomy cottage in fabulous location - all amenities at your doorstop.”
Reviewed 29 May 2013
The cottage is lovely with spacious rooms and the added bonus of two separate bathrooms. Beautiful bedding and all the utensils and crockery you could ever need. Great location for shops and local res… More
Reviewed 13 May 2013
The old Bakery in central Fareham was the perfect situation for our visit to friends and family in the area. I was a little concerned about it being on the high street (our 2yearold grandaughter needs… More
“Felt like home from the second we arrived” The kitchen was really well kitted out with everything you could possibly need, making self-catering very easy. Bedrooms were comfortable and really well presented. The garden was beautiful and very pleasant
“Very comfortable, cosy cottage in the heart of the New Forest”
Reviewed 27 Jun 2013
I have stayed in many properties in the New Forest over the years and this was the best so far. I particularly liked the peaceful, pretty garden. The location in Brockenhurst is ideal, being within … More
“A real home from home!” Burley is an excellent centre for exploring the New Forest. Brackenwood is in the centre and ideally placed for local facilities and for walking from the door straight into the forest. The towns of Christchurch, Lymington, Ring
Bracken wood is in a beautiful setting in the new forest.You just had to cross the road and then you were in the forest,lots of ponies to see and beautiful heather.The house was very homely and comfor… More
A lovely review, thank you. The heather in the Forest at this time of year is quite a display of colour against all the different greens you see at this time of year. Lovely too are all the colours of Autumn so perhaps another trip is needed! Anyway, delighted you all had a wonderful time and we hope to welcome you back again in the future.
“Best house in the villlage”
Reviewed 4 Aug 2016
We stayed here for three nights with the dog. The house is so cosy and relaxing.we brought more stuff than we needed as everything is there including dog bowls, tea, milk, sugar and wine!. The dog co… More
Thank you for taking the time to review your stay and we're delighted your stay exceeded expectations and the doggy shower bath was so useful. Our dog owning guests really do seem to appreciate it and it certainly does make life easier - especially in the more muddy seasons!
We look forward to welcoming you again in the future.
“A lovely little bolt hole”
Reviewed 2 Oct 2016
A really homely place right in the heart of one of the quieter parts of the New Forest, with loads of walks starting literally on your doorstep.
Extremely warm and comfortable, and we hope to retur… More
Glad you enjoyed your stay so much and of course we look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you again in the future. Thank you for taking the time to review us - always appreciated.
“Perfect family home plenty of room for all + dog.”
Reviewed 18 Jun 2017
Ideal location for Lymington we really came for walking along the beach enjoyed Barton on sea and Milford,Beaulei was very interesting unfortunately the weather
was bad did not stop us but would hav… More
“Lovely bungalow, good area too, nice walks ,also not far from the beaches.” We had a lovely week, bungalow very clean and spacious, comfy beds too. Location very good too, just a few minutes either way, to reach the new forest for lovely walks or spen
“Delightful House and so child friendly, great location.” We are 2 families with small children, Magnolia House was just superb, luckily we had some nice sun shine whilst there so were able to BBQ, the garden is so private and enclosed for the children
I was staying with a party of 8-people - the house was ideally located 20-minutes to Southampton 15-minutes to Bournemouth
All you needed to bring along with you was your toothbrush! Everything that… More
Thank you so much for your great comments, really appreciated.
“Excellant base to explore the New Forest and surrounding area”
Reviewed 18 Jan 2013
We arrived at end Dec 12 and Stayed until after the new year. the house was perfect for us allowing plenty of room for us all (6 adults and 4 children). The bedrooms were all spacious and the house wa… More
“excellent family accomadation for all ages”
Reviewed 22 Aug 2011
We arrived to a lovely welcome from carol,after good communiction through the booking process.For us the accommadation was an ideal location.Everyday Shops are not near by but this was no problem for … More