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View towards the rear of this characterful property
Contemporary bathroom with separate shower
Comfy twin mezzanine bedroom
Enjoy a nice drink on the patio
View towards the front of this former Methodist Chapel
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Woodgreen Old Chapel

Fordingbridge (3mls NE), New Forest
VE We’re good to go scheme
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Former Methodist chapel tucked away in the tranquil village of Woodgreen
  • Set within the breath-taking landscape of the New Forest National Park
  • Take a walk or ride along one of the many routes through the beautiful surrounding area
Property code: 56823

Unwind in this charming former chapel. Take time out to relax in the stunning open-plan space or take a walk in the beautiful countryside surrounding the village.

A quirky, former Methodist chapel, this property boasts superb access to the New Forest National Park. Ideal for families and friends, nature-lovers and keen walkers are afforded the most idyllic base from which to explore by day and relax by night. Sleeping four people across two bedrooms and with room for your two dogs, embrace the chance to get away from it all and lose yourself to tranquillity.

Ditch muddy boots and wipe paws in the entrance's utility room and head inside. If you've spent a day walking, the bathroom (located just opposite the utility) has a bath, perfect for soaking aching muscles and unwinding. For a brisk start to your day, there is a separate shower too. Further inside the property, the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner takes pride of place. Here, tall ceilings lend a sense of grandeur, complemented by underfloor heating that in winter adds an especially cosy dimension. Pad over to the kitchen and begin culinary preparations for your evening meal; everything has been provided to help you create meals like you would at home. Clink glasses around the dining table and later let the dishwasher take care of the washing up. From the comfortable lounge, two staircases lead to separate galleried mezzanine bedrooms with privacy screens: a king-size and a twin. On summer days, you will find eating alfresco a tempting proposition most evenings, making good use of the BBQ and garden furniture.

Located within the New Forest, beautiful scenic walks are in abundance. Pick up one of the many trails nearby and wander below emerald canopies, accompanied by birdsong and the gentle crunch of your boots. For supplies, Woodgreen village itself has a shop and a pub (only a few hundred yards away), whilst Fordingbridge (3.5 miles) and Ringwood (9.6 miles) are home to cafes, shops and restaurants.

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

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 king-size and 1 twin (both on mezzanine overlooking the lounge area) with privacy screens
  • 1 bathroom and 1 separate WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment, dishwasher and microwave
  • Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Electric and underfloor heating on ground floor and central heating included 
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Dogs will be safe outside on a lead
  • Beach 15 miles, shop and pub within walking distance
  • TV and DVD in lounge
  • Gas BBQ available

Sue Pierce-Smith

This property is personally managed by Sue.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 18 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Gerard 19th April 2021

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Superb property - well equipped, comfortable and warm - difficult to find any faults. Ideal for walks into the new forest, - the 'boot room' at the entrance is particularly useful

Reviewed by Gillian 12th April 2021

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Wonderful stay in a beautiful part of the New Forest which is far quieter than the southern area. The Old Chapel had everything we would have wanted for our stay, and more with some lovely touches from the owner. There is a super village shop and pub a couple of minutes walk away. We hope to stay again!

Reviewed by Alison 21st December 2020

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This is such a lovely village the shop is well equipped and a pub no need to take the car Well equipped warm and comfortable Dog friendly and a good size boot room for cleaning muddy boots and paws

Reviewed by Lisa 21st September 2020

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Really lovely cottage and location. The conversion of the chapel has been done beautifully and has everything you need for your holiday. Mrs Hart the owner is so friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend

Reviewed by Sam 18th September 2020

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A beautiful conversion with a wonderful ambience . Highly recommended the property

Reviewed by Andrew 4th September 2020

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The property had been very well rennovated from a former methodist Chapel. The Air Heat Sourse and underfloor heating worked very well. We would definatly stay there again.

Reviewed by Sally 28th August 2020

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The Old Chapel has lots of character and made a very comfortable base for exploring the New Forest. Woodgreen is a lovely village with good pub and well stocked community shop and lots of walks from the front door. The owner was very welcoming with good advice on the area.

Reviewed by Christine 14th August 2020

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We really enjoyed our stay in the old chapel. Woodgreen is a wonderful location and Jenny the owner is lovely

Reviewed by Steve 20th July 2020

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The cottage was lovely, very clean, comfortable and had everything we needed. There is a very nice pub in the village and an excellent local shop. The owner lives next door and she was very friendly and helpful.

Reviewed by Rebecca 21st December 2019

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Wonderful place to stay. Our second visit and just as brilliant the second time as the first. Great place to stay if you love walking and exploring. The chapel is comfy and cosy and a perfect base for the New Forest.

Reviewed by Julie 5th October 2019

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Reviewed by Sandra 27th September 2019

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The coverted Chapel was of a high standard. Off road parking. It was fully equiped wahing machine, tumble dryer, and all cooking necessities. The owner of the property is very helpful and friendly. It is situated in a very quiet "high street" ideal for relaxation, plenty of local walks and others not to far away. Good place for trips out to discoveRead morer more of the new forest. We also had visits from the local ponies and donkeys. Hide

Reviewed by Malcolm 6th September 2019

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Beautifully converted chapel in a beautiful area of the New Forest. Had a lovely time and Mrs Hart was very welcoming.

Reviewed by Julie 24th August 2019

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The Old Chapel is recently refurbished to a very high standard. we felt very at home and had an amazing week exploring the new forest, isle of wight and the near by coast. The owner Jenny lives next door and is a wonderful, kind lady and we really enjoyed talking to her when ever we bumped into each other. thank you so much for all you advice on whRead moreere to walk our dogs. The local pub is a few hundred yrs down the road, has a big garden with great food. Local shop is also very close. Hide

Reviewed by Andrew 19th August 2019

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This converted chapel was magnificent in every way A modern touch has been applied to every bit of it The location and facilities were perfect too

Reviewed by Bianca 27th July 2019

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Great location, spacy new cottage in cosy woodgreen.

Reviewed by Allison 5th July 2019

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Perfect getaway, beautifully designed, and in a wonderful village. Loved every minute.

Reviewed by Gary 21st June 2019

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Cottage itself was very high standard it had everything you could need. Location was great lots of ponies walking around the village and great access to the new forest.walking distance to village pub and local stores.

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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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