Oak Tree Cottage, which offers ground floor accommodation, is a delightful cottage set in an amazing position right in the middle of the forest and approached by a short narrow track. Surrounded by forest in a very quiet position you can walk from the front door in all directions, no roads, just woodland and heath land where ponies graze.
The cottage was part of an old gun powder factory dating from 1899. There are wonderful views from all the windows where you will spot wildlife. There is a flat fenced large garden with lawn and flower beds which is safe for children.
Eyeworth is a very pretty hamlet with a beautiful pond about 300 yards from the cottage with wild ducks. The wild ponies are often seen drinking from the side of the pond and the ducks are always looking for a crust of bread to be thrown in for them.
This holiday cottage at a glance
Sleeps six guests.
Three bedrooms, two en-suite bathrooms and one family bathroom.
All accommodation is on the ground floor.
Wood burning stove.
Large, fully enclosed, lawned garden.
Ample onsite parking.
Sorry, no pets.
Minimum of a three night stay.
Wonderful views over the field and forest.
Oil Rayburn plus electric hob and oven, microwave.
Fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine.
Sky TV in the sitting room, TVs in each of the bedrooms, video, DVD player.
Travel cot and highchair available on request.
Attractions and nearby amenities
About 900 yards away is a local country pub that serves wonderful lunches every day of the week and stocks local beers.
There are numerous walks from the front door of the cottage including a lake, 200 yards away, which makes a perfect spot for a picnic.
The nearest shop is about three miles away.
Salisbury, Bournemouth, Lymington (where there are very good shops and a street market on a Saturday) and Southampton are easily accessible.
For a great family day out, visit Peppa Pig World at Romsey only 10 miles away.
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