In the New Forest hamlet of Bashley, a few minutes' walk from the open forest, The Lodge is a no-expense spared restoration of a traditional, brick house, combining period charm and character with contemporary comfort and convenience.
An open air, heated swimming pool, available from June to September, makes this a highly desirable holiday venue in this unique part of southern England.
Approached along a driveway, and within secluded, gated grounds, you'll come across this lovely 'home from home' with its brick facade and clean lines.
Inside there's a very bright and spacious interior, stylishly furnished with carefully chosen details such as Farrow and Ball paint colours, Designers Guild fabrics and accessories, White Company linen and a state-of-the-art country kitchen.
All very luxurious and welcoming.
An original walled garden borders runs along the rear of the property and alongside the pool.
Lined with comfortable sun loungers, this is a fabulous area for guests to switch off and relax.
You'll feel like you're sunbathing in the Med!
Four bedrooms: 1 x ground floor king size bed, 1 x super king size double sleigh bed, 1 x double, 1 x twin.
Bathroom with double end bath, shower, basin and WC, ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC.
Kitchen with TV.
Living room with woodburner (1 basket of logs provided.)
Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £200.
About the location
Highcliffe 2 miles; Christchurch 6 miles; Bournemouth 12 miles
This charming market town rests delightfully in southwest Hampshire, only slightly south of the magnificent New Forest National Park. New Milton, dating back to the Anglo-Saxon days, is lined with a selection of amenities, while also hosting the Ballard Lake and Meadows. The coast is nearby in the village of Barton-on-Sea, a suburb of New Milton with a café and a restaurant overlooking the beach. The town of Highcliffe is just two miles away, a popular seaside resort in the Victorian era, it boasts a stunning castle, the Steamer Point Nature Reserve, a golf course and a sandy beach. Other well-known seaside spots nearby include Christchurch and Bournemouth slightly further along the coast. Head inland for your dose of luscious landscape, ideal for walkers, cyclists and wildlife spotters with many outdoor activities on offer too.
Note: Swimming pool available from May 25 and closed Sept 30 at an additional charge of £100 - guests should specify in advance of arrival if they wish to have the pool prepared and heated for their stay.
Note: This property has a Good House Keeping bond of £200.