About this listing
Own entrance, 2 bedrooms, French doors opening from lounge into lovely garden space. Free Wifi and high speed internet. Firepit and barbecue. The Lodge is tucked behind main house, a Victorian end of terrace, on B road joining historic market towns of Ringwood and Christchurch. A great base for holiday makers and business travellers. Ringwood a tourist spot in its own right, is within easy travelling to the coast, beauty spots and popular towns, cities, airports and motorway.
About 40 feet behind main house, access to The Lodge is via a mid terrace driveway, through a double gate into an enclosed garden space with small yard and pathway to own entrance. Fully equipped and with an option for 5th guest to sleep in lounge it is large enough for families and small groups, alternatively providing a bit extra for couples and individuals. A firepit and barbecue are available on request to make the most of garden life.
Our location provides an ideal base for simply relaxing and rejuvenating, and/or exploring nearby: seaside towns, The New Forest National Park, World Heritage Site Jurassic Coast and lots of other tourist attractions including the cathedral city of Salisbury.
Perfect too for business events, conferences and stopovers, being within easy travelling distance to Bournemouth, Salisbury and Southampton.
Rivers Avon, on our doorstep, and Stour, nearby, a lovely spot for fishing groups.
Guests are welcome to enjoy our enclosed garden and have their own access.
Interaction with guests
We live in the main house and are happy to be available as needed.
Other things to note
Off road parking, across road and opposite main house (for unloading off road parking in mid terrace driveway)
Large gas barbecue use on request
Firepit use on request
High speed internet and a YouView box connected to the TV. YouView is a catch-up internet-based TV system.
Refuse collection weekly Wednesday early morning
Children are welcome and our own grandchildren have often stayed and play in the garden. However we don't make specific claims or guarantees about child safety. We take a safety aware, common sense approach and lots of families, with children of all ages, have stayed with us quite happily with no problems. Our home safety card is complete. Please feel welcome to ask if you have any questions about safety at all.
If you are a smoker, we've no objections to smoking in the garden area, only ask for care with disposal.
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.
Pippa and me have lived in Ringwood for over 25 years. We've enjoyed travelling and, years ago, lived abroad. Some of our best travel experiences have been when staying with locals. We're friendly :0) and live in the main house, so will be on the doorstep to help if needed. If you would like to know more about us, The Lodge or Ringwood please contact. We look forward to meeting you.