Valley View House

Wow. What a view! It’ll take your breath away and quiet your soul in one swift move.

The house and annexe perch on the edge of this gentle and wild valley. It is filled with birdsong, ancient trees and what once was farmed, is now quietly rewilding and therefore full of the busy-ness of nature.

Once a smugglers paradise, now calm and serene, it’s only the wild ponies who galavant about and make themselves known.

The house was rebuilt entirely 20 years ago and every room (apart from the loo), up and down, is focused on the view. The house is styled throughout for simplicity and relaxation. Everything is well built, quality and sparkling clean. We love that there are 4 double rooms, each has a proper ensuite, and our favourite is the bottom annexe bedroom with it’s terrace. Sleep with the doors wide open…

This property is suitable for those with children over 5 years old due to the luxury of the interior.  Children will love playing on the lawns or heading out into the National Park where they can run, jump, go wild and have about 200 acres of freedom for picnics and play.

The local pub, The Foresters Arms is excellent and just down the lane. The donkeys love it here too and are loiter outside often.

You can walk for miles and miles. We love heading down through the valley and up onto Hampton Ridge with views into Dorset and over to the southern part of the National Park. Carry on and you’ll arrive at the Royal Oak in Fritham. This was a well used smugglers trail in the 1800s. For picnic spots and secret reading in the bracken, meander for 20 minutes and you’ll get perfectly lost in the sea of green ferns, flowering heather and wild ponies that carpet this area.

Cyclists will love the off road trails. Roadies will love the miles of quiet lanes. There is horse riding nearby. Or if you fancy some axe throwing… then it’s in Fordingbridge. Which, by the way, is your closest useful small town and has everything you’ll need. There are very good farms shops nearby also.

 

At a glance...

  • 10
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Forest Retreat
  • Luxury
  • Family Friendly

from

£315 per night

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Eco Conscious

We engage with sustainable practice to actively reduce our impacts

Championing local

We celebrate the culture and traditions of the New Forest

Proudly independent

We are a small, mum-run local business at heart

All the essential details.

Here's your full run down of this place, inside and out...

Inside

Sleeping...

Bedroom 1 : Kingsize bed and en-suite with hand held shower in bath, and toilet. Views facing south towards the forest.
Bedroom 2 : Kingsize bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet. Views facing south towards the forest.
Bedroom 3 : Single bed. Views of the forest.
Bedroom 4 : Single bed. Views of the forest.
Bedroom 5 in Annexe : Kingsize bed with forest views and garden. 2 steps to entrance into a Sitting room. 4 steps upto bedroom area.
Bedroom 6 in Annexe : Double bed, tiled floor, patio doors leading to garden, and en-suite with shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail..

Bathrooms...

Family Bathroom : Shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.
Ensuite Bathroom : Shower cubicle and toilet with tiled floor.
Ensuite Bathroom : Shower over bath, and toilet with tiled floor.
Ensuite Bathroom in Annexe : Bath with shower attachment, towel heated towel rail and tiled floor
Ensuite Bathroom in Annexe : Shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
WC : Separate toilet on the ground floor in the main house

All the rest...

Kitchen : The well-equipped kitchen has a traditional Aga as well as a conventional oven/hob, American-style fridge/freezer /wine fridge/ Microwave / DeLonghi Bean to cup Coffee machine / Dishwasher / Washing machine / Tumble Dryer. There is a separate toilet as well as a handy boot/utility room on the ground floor.
Mod Cons : Sound bar / Smart TV with SKY / Electric underfloor heating / WIFI
Connectivity : There is good WIFI here with boosters set up around the house. 4G is limited with EE providing the best.
WIFI calling works very well here.

Outside

Garden : The garden is just over 2½-acre and wraps around the house. The hedges and trees are tall and give excellent privacy on all sides but your own forest views. There are sloping banks and an unfenced pond in the garden.
Parking : Parking for 3 cars here. In the National Park car park opposite, which is free and never locked, there is plenty of extra parking, directly opposite in the free National Trust car park at Windmill Hill.

Home truths

Accessibility

Good to know

All linen, towels for the house and kitchen essentials are provided for you free of charge. We also supply a welcome pack with some treats to get you going for tea when you arrive.

Arrival & Departure

Arrive from: 5pm
Depart before: 10am

Payment Info

A 50% deposit is required to confirm your booking, with the remaining balance due 8 weeks before your stay. A security deposit of £500 is also due before your arrival for this house

Guests that have stayed here say...

Real real reviews on our facebook page, on google and our upfront reviews pages

The location...

Valley View is about 5 minutes walk to the nearest pub. The Foresters. It's a good spot, donkey's rest up outside, food is good, beer local and cold! Don't miss it. There are plenty of other foodie places locally, mostly pubs and all with a good reputation.

The North of the New Forest, (that’s everywhere above Lyndhurst…) is wild and beautiful. 

It is widely regarded as the wildest part of the National Park. There are fewer roads and even fewer boundary markers which makes for big views and bigger skies.

Need more info, or not quite what you’re looking for..?

Don’t worry, we’re always on-hand to help and our personalised booking process will match the right house to the right guests!

We're all locals and know the houses and Forest like the backs of our hands, so if you have any queries about the information we have provided or have any special requests for your stay, please just ask:

Call us 01590 462005

Email us hello@newforestescapes.com

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