Forester's Cottage - Dorset, Sleeps 4
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Forester's Cottage - Three Legged Cross, New Forest/East Dorset Border, Dorset, England - Sleeps 4

Forester's Cottage

This delightful detached 4 Star property is one of just two very individual cottages located on the owner’s friendly farm and offers holiday accommodation for four guests, children of all ages are welcome. For larger parties both cottages can accommodate up to nine guests (see also Keeper’s Cottage). Forester’s is equally ideal for a couple - a discount is offered to couples if only one of the bedrooms (and en-suite) is used. Pets are also welcome by arrangement and livery for horses.

Forester’s has ground level accommodation. It is beautifully maintained and well equipped to ensure you have an enjoyable and memorable holiday or short break. Digital TV’s and full gas central heating offer a very comfortable environment all year round. Forester’s is open for Christmas and New Year.

Surrounded with trees, fields and hedgerows, this lovely area offers a variety of wildlife, excellent country walks, off road cycling and horse riding. Close to the New Forest/East Dorset border, the location offers the best of both worlds. The New Forest market town of Ringwood is just 4 miles east, between and within an easy walk is, Moors Valley Country Park with lakes, tree top trail, cycle hire, steam railway and lots more. The spectacular Cranborne Chase is four miles west with some of Dorset’s finest scenery. Just seven miles south, are the beaches of Southbourne, Hengistbury Head and Mudford Sands with nature trails, cliff walks, land-train and water sports.

The coast and countryside offer a wealth of pursuits, events and special sights, as well as a huge variety of bistros, pubs, restaurants, markets, museums, and attractions.

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  • Forester's Cottage Summer 2016
  • Forester's Open plan living
  • Forester's patio, ideal for alfresco dining.
  • Forester's dual aspect natural light.
  • Forester's kitchen beautifully maintained.
  • Forester's kitchen includes a washer-dryer, dishwasher and fridge-freezer.
  • Forester's King-size Double. Vaulted timber ceiling.
  • Forester's en-suite shower room to double room. Soft white towels and hand soap.
  • Forester's Twin bedroom with vaulted timber ceiling.
  • Forester's en-suite to twin bedroom. Soft white towels & hand soap provided.
  • Morning Forester's Cottage
  • Our hens offer fresh eggs for breakfast
  • Window charm.
  • Forester's gable, vaulted timber ceilings with ground level accommodation.
  • Cottage Farm in Summer
  • Horses at Cottage Farm
  • Window boxes galore.
  • Cottages at 'Cottage Farm'
  • Wildlife in the garden at Cottage Farm on the New Forest / Dorset border.
  • Exploring the Jurassic Coast, 45 minute drive from Cottage Farm.
  • Cooling off at Dancing Ledge


  • Internet Access
  • Pub/Restaurant Nearby
  • Garden/Outside Area
  • Bike Storage
  • Off-Road Parking
  • DVD
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Cot
  • Kingsize Bed
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • Stables/Livery Onsite

Forester's Cottage Continued

Accommodation is all on ground level and comprises:

  • The living space is open-plan in style with comfy leather sofas, flat screen digital television (with Free-serve), DVD, CD/cassette player and double aspect windows providing nice views over the patio area to the stables and fields beyond. Country pine furniture complements this room including a dining table with chairs.
  • Well equipped and maintained kitchen which includes a washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave, fridge-freezer, fitted hob and electric oven.
  • King-size bedroom with vaulted beamed ceiling, digital television with Free-serve and en-suite with shower, toilet and wash basin.
  • Twin bedroom which is a pretty room also furnished in a country style with a low beam, then opening up to a vaulted beamed ceiling and Free-serve digital television. This room also affords an en-suite with shower, toilet and wash basin.

Outside: This detached cottage has a patio which is fenced with colourful borders and herbs, along with outdoor furniture and barbecue for relaxing and alfresco dining. There is also a second gate for entrance which provides access for mobility equipment and big prams.

Additional information: Gas, electricity, towels and bedlinen are included within the price. Fresh farm eggs are usually available to purchase for a hearty English Breakfast. Beds are made up ready for arrival with fresh quality linen dressed with floral bed spreads and seasonally weighted duvets to ensure comfort. Year round special offers. Infant equipment is provided including a travel cot (please bring your own cot bedding), baby bath and highchair.

Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £490
Mid Season from £600
High Season from £770
Peak Season £850

Key details:
Star Rating: 4 Star

Pets: Yes, 2 dogs allowed
Smoking: No
Children: Yes
Changeover Day: Flexible
Payment options:
Cheque, Credit Card, Bank Transfer

Bedroom configuration:
Sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms (1 Double, 1 Twin)

Owner's details:
Owner: Jean Baylis, click Contact Details for owner´s phone number and email address.

Forester's Cottage joined Independent Cottages in June 2009

Owner's Other Properties

Keeper's Cottage - Three Legged Cross, Dorset, sleeps 4+1

Owner Noticeboard

All bookings are priced for 4 guests, we offer £10 per night discount to a couple inc.gas, electric, linen, towels etc. Pets accepted by arrangement.

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Owner Notice Board

All bookings are priced for 4 guests, we offer £10 per night discount to a couple inc.gas, electric, linen, towels etc. Pets accepted by arrangement.