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Gorse Cottage

Gorse Cottage, Brockenhurst, Hampshire

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Pricing From: £600.00 - 1900.00

It would be hard to find a more perfect location than Gorse Cottage. Our front garden looks out directly on to the New Forest and a secluded back garden overlooks fields where horses graze. Ponies, donkeys, pigs and deer are often to be seen outside the front gate.

The cottage is situated a mile from the popular village of Brockenhurst in the heart of the New Forest, where the main line station connects London and Bournemouth. The cottage was awarded the prestigious five star Gold English Tourist Board grading in May 2013. This is the highest award available for a self-catering cottage.

In recent years, the cottage closed to facilitate a large extension and greatly improved facilities. The new cottage is has 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms (3 en-suite), a large living room, kitchen/breakfast room and an impressive conservatory. The cottage is fully refurnished with state of the art equipment such as a flat screen TV, range cooker, new bathrooms.

There is a new kitchen, new furniture, new bedding and linen. The ancient New Forest landscape, where ponies, cattle and even pigs are free to roam is a lovely spot for walking, cycling and anyone who wants to enjoy the countryside, yet offering all the amenities of a holiday area. It is within easy reach of the coast and sailing facilities at Lymington.

Southampton and Bournemouth are nearby and the beautiful Dorset coastline is within easy reach. Riding stables and bike hire shops are available in the area. We have a lockable bicycle shed if you want to bring your own bikes with you.

The Balmer Lawn Hotel is just 400 metres away, giving you access to indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a gym, sauna and jacuzzi, tennis courts and squash courts for a low daily rate. The New Forest Show takes place in late July. There are lots of facilities and equipment for children and babies, including a fantastic play house in the back garden.

It?s a house for all seasons. We have the conservatory for the summer, beautiful forest walks in the Autumn, a cosy warm cottage for the winter and the colourful Exbury Gardens nearby for the Spring. Guests regularly return, often every year.

We hope that this is testimony to the quality of the accommodation and effort made to maintain high standards.We welcome well behaved dogs. We have extremely modern facilities and offer WiFi internet access.

Pet friendly accommodation Pet Friendly


Location Type

Housekeeping & Services
Iron and Ironing Board
Weekly Maid Service
Bed Linen Included
Towels Included
Fuel and Power Included
Pets Allowed
High Chair
No Smoking

Ground Floor Facilities
Ground Floor Bedroom
Ground Floor Toilet
Ground Floor Bath
Ground Floor Shower

Washing Machine
Tumble dryer

Internet Access
Wireless Broadband

TV - Satellite or Cable
CD Player
DVD Player

Leisure Equipment
Patio Furniture

Garden/Terrace/Play area
Private garden
Terrace / patio
Enclosed garden / play area
Childrens play area

Parking available
Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
Wind Surfing
Outlet Shopping
Mountain Biking
Horse Riding
Pub/Bar within 1 mile

Local Water Sports
Swimming (indoor pool)
Swimming (outdoor pool)

Approximate Location

Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Brockenhurst area.

Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

St Barbe Museum - 4.7 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Beaulieu - 4.7 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Furzey Gardens - 5.7 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Rufus Stone - 6.4 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Eling Tide Mill Experience - 6.8 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway - 7.5 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Hurst Castle - 8.3 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Medieval Merchant's House - 8.5 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Yarmouth Castle - 8.7 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Highcliffe Castle - 8.9 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

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Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.

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