Keeper's Cottage - Dorset, Sleeps 4+1
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Keeper's Cottage - Three Legged Cross, New Forest/East Dorset Border, Dorset, England - Sleeps 4+1

Keeper's Cottage

This delightful 5 Star detached holiday home is one of just two very individual cottages that are situated on the owner’s friendly farm near to the New Forest/East Dorset border with a wealth of attractions within easy reach. Keeper's Cottage offers a high standard of 5 star self-catering accommodation at affordable prices for up to five guests (children of all ages are welcome). Larger parties of up to nine guests can also be accommodated if both cottages are rented together (see also Forester’s Cottage). Keeper's is equally ideal for a couple - a discount is offered for a couple using one double bedroom / en-suite shower room or twin bedroom and bathroom in Keeper's Cottage. Pets are welcome by arrangement (livery is also available should you want to bring your horse to explore the forest).

Keeper's has ground level accommodation. It is beautifully presented and well equipped to ensure your holiday or short break is enjoyable and memorable. Digital televisions and full central heating offer a very comfortable environment all year round (Keeper’s is open for Christmas and New Year bookings).

Surrounded with trees, fields and hedgerows, this beautiful rural area offers a host of wildlife, fantastic country walks, both on and off road cycling and horse riding. Close to the New Forest/East Dorset border, the location offers the best of both worlds with a multitude of great days out on offer. The New Forest historic market town of Ringwood is just four miles away offering a good choice of shops for provisions and places to eat out. Within an easy walk of the cottage is Moors Valley Country Park with lakes, tree top trail, cycle hire, steam railway and lots more. The spectacular Cranborne Chase is four miles away with some of Dorset’s finest scenery and within a short car ride (just seven miles) are the beaches of Southbourne, Mudford Sands and Hengistbury Head with nature trails, cliff-top walks, land-train and water sports.

The coast and countryside offer a whole host of outdoor pursuits, events and special sights, as well as a vast choice of bistros, country pubs, restaurants, farmers markets, museums and attractions for all ages.

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  • Keeper's Cottage patio ideal for alfresco dining.
  • Entrance of Keeper's Cottage
  • Late summer rear elevation.
  • Open plan living with reclining sofas.
  • Beautifully maintained kitchen inc. dishwasher, washer-dryer, fridge-freezer.
  • Super-king double has en-suite shower room.
  • Family room  2 / 3 single beds.
  • Sunset from Keeper's Cottage
  • Wildlife in the garden at Cottage Farm on the New Forest / Dorset border.
  • Summer field at Cottage Farm
  • Keeper's patio September evening, perfect to relax after a long day.
  • Wildlife around the farm
  • Explore the Jurassic Coast, just 45 minutes drive from Cottage Farm.
  • Cooling off at Dancing Ledge, Dorset Coast.
  • Art Workshops at Cottage Farm


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

Keeper's Cottage Continued

Accommodation is all on ground level and facilities include:

  • Open-plan living room with dining, kitchen and sitting areas with views over the patio and fields. There are comfy leather reclining sofas, digital Freeserve television, DVD/CD players and dining table with leather chairs.
  • Well equipped kitchen including dishwasher, washer /dryer, microwave, fridge with ice-box and worktop appliances.
  • Super-king bedroom that offers flexible sleeping with the option to be arranged as a double or two singles if required. There are fitted wardrobes, digital Freeserve television and en-suite shower room with WC and wash basin.
  • Large twin bedroom with additional extra bed if required for a third person (a small supplement applies), fitted wardrobes and digital Freeserve television.
  • Family bathroom with shower over bath, wash basin and WC.

Outside: There is a fenced and gated patio with garden furniture and barbecue - the perfect place for enjoying a glass of wine at the end of the day whilst looking out over the grazing land and trees which are visited by wildlife including pheasants and deer.

Additional information: Beds have seasonally weighted duvets made up ready for arrival with good quality bed linen dressed with pretty bedspreads. Gas central heating, electricity, linen and towels are all included. Fresh farm eggs are usually available to purchase for a hearty English Breakfast. Special offers available all year round. Infant equipment is provided including a travel cot (please bring your own bedding for the cot), baby bath and highchair.

Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £550
Mid Season from £650
High Season from £830
Peak Season £900

Key details:
Star Rating: 5 Star

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

Bedroom configuration:
Sleeps 4+1 people in 2 bedrooms (1 Superking/twin, 1 Twin)

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

Keeper's Cottage joined Independent Cottages in June 2009

Owner's Other Properties

Forester's Cottage - Three Legged Cross, Dorset, sleeps 4

Owner Noticeboard

All bookings priced to 4 visitors. £10 per night discount offered to a couple. Gas,electric,linen, towels, free wi-fi inc. Pets by arrangement.

Last Minute / Late Availability Offers

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 for 3 nights - £390
 Priced to 4 guests, couple's discount offered. Inc. gas, electricity, linen, towels, free wi-fi etc. No booking fee, vat, meters or security deposit.

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Calendar last updated: 23rd August 2017

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Owner Notice Board

All bookings priced to 4 visitors. £10 per night discount offered to a couple. Gas,electric,linen, towels, free wi-fi inc. Pets by arrangement.