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  • The Cottage At Dockens Water Idyllic, lodge style holiday home | The Cottage At Dockens Water, Linwood
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  • The Cottage At Dockens Water Idyllic, lodge style holiday home | The Cottage At Dockens Water, Linwood
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    The Cottage At Dockens Water

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    Property ref: S14130

    • Bedrooms 1

    • Sleeps 4

    • Baths 1

    • Pets 2

    • Wifi Yes

    • Reviews (15)

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    About this property

    Set within the New Forest National Park, this idyllic property is the perfect holiday home for nature enthusiasts.
    Situated in the New Forest National Park
    Shared outdoor swimming pool and sauna. This detached lodge-style holiday bungalow accessed by a rough track, is situated adjacent to the owner’s home. With its wonderful moorland and forest views, the property is set amidst the heart of the New Forest National Park which is a genuine walkers’ paradise and offers miles of traffic-free cycling. Beautiful woodland and moorland views can be enjoyed from every room in the property. Guests have access to the fantastic shared swimming pool and sauna! Why not completely relax and try beginners yoga and meditation, instructed on-site by a qualified yoga teacher (£15 for 90 minutes, one-on-one session). The New Forest is home to more than 3000 wild ponies which roam freely as well as deer, cattle and pigs. The cottage is perfectly located for admiring stunning summer evening sunsets across the open landscape. The popular coastal towns of Christchurch and Mudeford are a short drive away. Beach 20 miles. Shop 3 miles, pub and restaurant 300 yards.
    All on the ground floor.
    Open plan living space: With flagstone floors.
    Living area: With electric wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD player, iPod dock, CD player, double sofa bed and French doors leading to terrace.
    Dining area.
    Kitchen area: With electric cooker and fridge.
    Bedroom: With kingsize bed.
    Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.
    Electric oil-filled heaters, electricity, bed linen and towels included. External laundry room with two washing machines and two tumble dryers (shared). Terraced area with garden furniture and barbecue. 9-acre grounds with patio (shared). Outdoor swimming pool (shared, 10m x 4m, depth 1m to 1.8m, open 7am to 7pm every day, June-September). Sauna. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is a stream, lake and brook in the grounds, 20 yards away. No children under 8 years old.

    Accommodation

    Barbecue
    Bungalow
    Detached Property
    Ground Floor Facilities
    Fuel and Power Included
    Pub within 1 mile
    Pets – no charge
    Rural Location
    Television
    Decorated at Christmas
    WiFi
    Bed Linen & Towels Included
    Short Breaks All Year
    New Forest
    Swimming Pool
    Swimming Pool - Outdoor
    Swimming Pool - Shared
    Washing Machine
    Open Plan
    Shower Cubicle
    Winter Best Sellers

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    Local amenities

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    • High Corner Inn
      0.5 miles
    • Red Shoot Inn
      1 mile
    • New Forest Water Park
      2.5 miles
    • The Alice Lisle
      2.5 miles
    • George Inn
      3.5 miles
    • The Elm Tree
      4 miles
    • Boston Tea Party
      4.5 miles
    • Framptons
      4.5 miles
    • The Trusty Servant Inn
      5.5 miles
    • The Lamb Inn
      5.5 miles

    Reviews (15)

    Caroline ‐ 3 Dec 2018
    "Cottage at Dockens Water is in an excellent location for walking. It has a cozy look inside but I found it a bit chilly when the weather is windy because there are draughts coming from window frames & under doors. Could also be cleaner.I loved the cottage & location & had an excellent holiday but I did find it a bit cold with the draughts!"
    Lee ‐ 17 Nov 2018
    "Fantastic location and cosy enough and comfortable. If you are an outdoor person and want walks literally on the doorstep, then this is the perfect location."
    Angela ‐ 8 Nov 2018
    "Really enjoyed our stay would recommend it to others"
    Carole ‐ 31 Oct 2018
    "Second stay here & already booked again! Quaint, comfortable cottage, fab setting amongst fields & fab walks. 2 pubs within walking distance, good food & dogs welcome. Only downside is the shower isn't great but that's not the end of the world.My favourite weekend hide away, love it!"
    J ‐ 29 Sep 2018
    "What's not to love about this place? I've read the other reviews and they focus on the smell from the hoover and the fact there's no internet access... They've completely missed the point of this beautiful little cabin in the woods. Yes, it's basic and the internet access isn't fabulous, but it's an oasis of tranquility away from the rat race and the stress of modern life. It's meant to be back to basics. Just you and nature. If you want a five star hotel, book a five star hotel. This is LITERALLY a cabin in the woods: there's an abundance of wildlife; open stretching skies; miles of trails to follow and lose yourself; pubs galore if you know where to look... You wake up to wild horses at your window, for goodness sake. What more could you ask for? And as for the track that leads to the cabin - it's in the WOODS! What do you expect? Go slow. Take your time. Enjoy every second. There's no rush at Dockens Water. That is the whole point. Would recommend in a heart beat."
    John ‐ 24 Sep 2018
    "This location is fine if you drive a four wheel drive vehicle.In my car the track leading to Dockens water damaged my suspension and caused sever problems"
    Mary ‐ 1 Sep 2018
    "We had the best time here and will definitely return. The owners and staff could not be more helpful. My little one cried because she did not want to leave ! So many beautiful sights to be seen. Perfect for the dogs. Swimming pool is heated. Sauna. Board games for rainy days. Everything we needed that we forgot was in the cottage. Owners dogs so cute. We did Peppa Pig world, riding at eastmoor stables and the zip line on Brighton pier which I recommend for families. Also recommend the tall tree trail near by to see the tallest trees in the new forest. Thankyou for a wonderful and relaxing week."
    Kelly ‐ 18 Aug 2018
    "The lady who deals with the bookings is a little off-putting, but the owner is lovely.A lovely lodge, comfortable beds, warm swimming pool, stunning views with wonderful surprise visitors. It could have been a little cleaner and it would have been nice to have a few welcome bits but I would still definitely recommend."
    Stuart ‐ 5 Aug 2018
    "4th consecutive year that we have spent a week here. Already looking forward to next year."
    L ‐ 26 Jul 2018
    "A very comfortable and well equipped cabin with amazing views across the plains of the new forest. Wild horse wander past. Cows visit.Very peaceful and private. The owners are really helpful and friendly. All in all an excellent stay."
    Vivien ‐ 22 Jul 2018
    "Amazing, peaceful and beautiful place. we will be back."
    Andrea ‐ 1 Jul 2018
    "Cottage is a wooden cabin and should be advertised as such ...bathroom was very poor ..not finished off to a good standard and the freezer part of the fridge was full of ice and needed to be de-frosted...on the plus side the location is fantastic ...you can walk off into the forest from the back door and the swimming pool was an added bonus as the weather was very hot ..."
    Gail ‐ 22 May 2018
    "Stunning location, lovely property"
    Ann ‐ 19 May 2018
    "Cottage in a rural location but pub that does food a few minutes walk away. No signal for mobile phone and the internet connection is by satellite and a bit limited. Not really a problem once you realise that. Can be nice to be out of reach sometimes. Lovely to have breakfast looking out at the forest. The dogs loved it."
    Christine ‐ 13 May 2018
    "Lovely location good for trips out dog friendly hut not too our liking but hard too find one which does not include dogs!Well equipped"

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