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View towards the cottage
Views over Emery Down
Sweet country cottage style kitchen
Sweet country cottage style kitchen
Comfortable lounge area
Bedroom
Bathroom
View towards Clares Cottage
Forest life
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Clares Cottage

Lyndhurst, New Forest
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Romantic
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Situated in the peaceful Hamlet of Emery Down where ponies roam free
  • A footpath at the bottom on the lane takes you into Lyndhurst village
  • Superb golf courses and horse riding trails are close by
  • The perfect romantic bolthole for couples
  • Direct walks into the New Forest from the doorstep
  • The nearby towns and villages offer many places to enjoy delicious food
  • 2 small to medium sized dogs welcome - please contact owners if dog is a larger breed
     
Property code: NFL60

An enchanting rural position in the peaceful hamlet of Emery Down, this property is within easy reach of some of the area’s best attractions, including the buzz of Bournemouth and the independent shops of Lymington.

Emery Down is a picturesque hamlet nestled in the New Forest National Park. The property is a great choice for those wanting to make the most of the spectacular landscape. The nearby town of Lymington is a wonderful spot for whiling away an afternoon meandering through the cobbled streets. Alternatively, head out along the Solent coastline taking in the breathtaking views before heading back to Emery Down and the local pub to relax and unwind. Bournemouth is just a short drive away and offers an array of shops, bars, restaurants and cafes, not forgetting the spectacular beaches that make a great day out.

The property has an inviting open-plan kitchen diner that’s fully equipped with all the essentials that guests require during their stay. Granite worktops and travertine floor tiles add to the country-style chic of the room. A stable door from the kitchen leads out to the patio garden. Through an archway there is a cosy lounge area with oak wood floors that add to the sense of warmth and character of this room which is perfect for a night in watching a DVD in front of the woodburner. This delightful living space is perfect for a romantic getaway.

Upstairs the property’s bedroom is a good size with a double bed and there is a fully tiled bathroom that contains a shower. The bedroom window reveals delightful views across the surrounding countryside.

Outside there is a lovely garden surrounded by a wooden fence, with a lawn and patio seating area for enjoying al fresco dining on balmy evenings.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • Gas hob/electric oven, microwave, coffee machine, integrated fridge and freezer
  • Dishwasher, washing machine/dryer Woodburner and logs in winter months
  • 24” flat screen TV, DVD and CD player
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hairdryer
  • Fully enclosed garden with patio and garden furniture
  • Bike storage
  • Bath towels, tea towels, bed linen and utilities all included (excludes beach towels)
  • Parking in the lane opposite the cottage
  • Smoking is not permitted
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Just a few minutes stroll from the local pub
     

Claire Tranter

This property is personally managed by Claire.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 29 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Andrew 24th July 2020

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Lovely cottage in great location, very well equipped and maintained.

Reviewed by STEPHEN 17th July 2020

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Lovely cosy cottage with everything we needed for the perfect self catering holiday. Great location for woodland walks, trips to the beach and close to shops and amenities. Local pub just a stroll away that serves great food was an added bonus.

Reviewed by James 11th November 2019

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A very cosy little cottage, ideally located to explore the new forest

Reviewed by Lisa 1st November 2019

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Amazing cottage for two and your dogs. Very romantic place. Enjoyed walking the dogs in the beautiful New Forest. Lovely woodburnee. Absolutely recommend it.

Reviewed by Louisa 6th September 2019

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This cottage is lovely. It is very convenient for exploring the New Forest. We were very impressed with this well equipped comfortable cottage. The garage was really useful to store our bicycles. The cottage is situated near good pubs and not far from Lyndhurst. A great cottage for a couple.

Reviewed by Keith 23rd August 2019

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Reviewed by Debbie 16th August 2019

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Clare's cottage is an excellent spot for lovely dog walks. A good choice of pubs , which are doggy friendly and they are all withon walking distance of Clare's cottage. The cottage caters for our doggy friends excellently.

Reviewed by Tracey 12th July 2019

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Lovely cottage located in a brilliant location, the New Foreat is across the road and there are many lovely walks and pubs in the area.

Reviewed by Jill 17th June 2019

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Great location, lovely cottage.

Reviewed by Roger 24th May 2019

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Lovely clean and well equipt cottage with a fully enclosed garden for dogs. Perfect location for walks into the New Forest and good pubs in every direction. Take the longer walk to Lyndhurst via the path and narrow country lane at the end of the lane. Stop at the Waterloo pub on the way back. Also the walk to the Oak at Bank is good. The friendly pRead moreonies gave us a nice welcome most days when we returned at the end of the day. A short drive to many walking trails as well. Hide

Reviewed by Debbie 17th May 2019

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Good location for getting out and about. Pubs within walking distance, one right on the doorstep. Small cottage but everything you need for a relaxing stay.

Reviewed by Karen 19th April 2019

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Lovely well equipped cottage, super location and lovely back garden with views into the distance (and from the bedroom). Lots of great and varied walks straight from the door. Great for dogs with an outside tap and side access to the garden. So nice not to need the car.

Reviewed by Helen 29th March 2019

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The location was excellent, plenty of walks for humans as well as dogs. Lyndhurst was 15 mins from the cottage but there were also a few indirect very pleasant walks you could take? Accommodation was correct in every way. Very snug and cosy with views over the forest.

Reviewed by Lynne 22nd March 2019

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Reviewed by Rose 15th March 2019

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A lovely cottage for 2 and a dog. Very quiet. Good kitchen/diner/lounge. Upstairs small but okay. Small enclosed garden for dog with woods down the road. Great place to explore New Forest and coast.

Reviewed by Sarah 4th March 2019

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Reviewed by Christopher 24th December 2018

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loved it

Reviewed by Karen 7th December 2018

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Reviewed by Jane 23rd November 2018

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Reviewed by Lynne 16th November 2018

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Reviewed by Dawn 12th November 2018

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Excellent cottage, all facilities faultless.

Reviewed by Matthew 20th October 2018

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Lovely cottage in a fantastic location, lots of walks from the door into the forest. We saw horses going passed the window. Enclosed back garden great for the dog. 2 local pubs and 10 minute walk into Lyndhurst with shops, cafes and pubs. Would stay again, thank you.

Reviewed by Catherine 21st September 2018

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Definitely, (but we would like to keep this lovely cottage a secret!)

Reviewed by Frank 7th September 2018

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Reviewed by Jan 31st August 2018

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We had a great holiday cottage perfect. Lovely enclosed garden for the dogs. The cottage is located in a great area, some really lovely walks, and some lovely pubs close by.

Reviewed by Peter 24th August 2018

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Great place, ideal country hideaway. Fantastic location, had everything we needed and more, we had a wonderful week.

Reviewed by Debbie 17th August 2018

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This cottage is perfect little hideaway for couples with doggies. It's very dog friendly with lots of lovely dog walks on your doorstep. Also not forgetting delightful pubs for eating at a short walk from the cottage.

Reviewed by Christina 10th August 2018

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Lovely cottage in a lovely area. The New Forrest inn is just down the road and well worth a visit for dinner. Very friendly people. Lovely long Forrest walks. Will definitely book again.

Reviewed by Susan 3rd August 2018

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A comfortable well kept cottage. Fantastic location for forest walks and eating out.

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Location

Map
Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

If you’re after a holiday destination which has natural wonders and British tradition in abundance, look no further than the New Forest – a region where beautiful heathland, forest trails and stunning coastline surround quaint villages and market towns.

The National Park is found on England’s south coast, covering the south west of Hampshire but extending into Wiltshire and Dorset. It’s known for its picturesque footpaths and cycle trails, from which you can witness the spectacular sights of deer, ponies and cattle roaming free throughout the ancient woodland.

The villages of Lyndhurst, Brockenhurst and Buckler’s Hard have plenty of traditional, cosy pubs in which you can enjoy some locally-brewed cider or beer. Or, if you wanted something a little livelier, Hythe, Lymington and New Milton run fantastic weekly markets, while the lively city of Southampton is a drive away.

If you prefer coast over country, a visit to the shoreline is a must. Highlights include the Barton-on-Sea cliffs, Lymington Quay, and the Beaulieu River, where adventurous activities including canoeing await. There are plenty of other great things to do, too, with the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu, Breamore House and Museum near Fordingbridge, and Exbury Gardens all found around the region.

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