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7 Nights  

  • £1470  to  £1750

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Short Breaks From

  • £210 p/night
    Off peak
    (3 night min)
  • £250 p/night
    Peak season
    (3 night min)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    3 (all year)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access

    Ground floor

  • Open Fire

About Blackbirds

Blackbirds feels so hospitable that it's almost like staying with your favourite family members. The detached holiday cottage is a warm cocoon of comfortable soft furnishings, gentle neutral shades, lots of natural light and leafy forest views. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac in Bransgore, it feels blissfully peaceful and private, yet is within strolling distance of a cafe, bakery, small supermarket, The Three Tuns and two other pubs serving food. There is space for six people to sleep in three bedrooms, with excellent self-catering facilities for cooking tasty family meals to eat in the dining area or the private garden.

Bransgore is on the western edge of the New Forest National Park, straddling the border between Hampshire and Dorset. It's a top choice for a family self-catering holiday as it gives excellent access to the woodlands and chocolate-box cottages of the New Forest while being within easy reach of Christchurch, Bournemouth, and many beaches. The village once had a thriving brick industry and dates back to Saxon times. A scenic walk leads from the cottage north to Thorney Hill, Vereley Hill and Picket Plain via the Dur Hill enclosure and Kingston Great Common. You can also walk or cycle the three miles to Burley to pick up the Burley Food Trail, take a New Forest Deer Safari, or enjoy a fun wagon ride. Ringwood is a 15-minute drive away, with more shops, tea rooms and amenities. Main supermarkets deliver to the address as well as a number of local restaurants.

Alternate days in the New Forest with days at the coast, swimming, surfing and sailing to your heart's content. Discover many local beaches, from busy seaside resorts to quiet coves. Days out can also include sightseeing at local attractions, horse riding, golf, and fishing. With holiday bookings available all year round, you'll always find time to take a break in this relaxed and beautiful part of England.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Sarah Macey joined Independent Cottages in October 2022

Enquire online / Phone:

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Open Fire
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (The New Forest)

Accommodation Comprises:

Blackbirds is a spacious detached single-storey holiday home with an enclosed garden and off-street parking. Being on a residential cul-de-sac means there is no passing traffic to disturb your peace.

  • Put the TV on and settle back on the sofa or in an armchair, relishing in the cosy warmth of a real log fire. Timber floors stretch through to the dining area and conservatory, with lots of natural light flooding in during the day. The TV has Sky Q and a DVD player, and there is a selection of board games.
  • There are double-glazed doors between the living/dining room and the conservatory, ensuring you stay snug in winter with the option to open the space up and let in the gentle summer breeze. There's a sofa and an armchair to admire the garden views with your morning cup of tea.
  • A modern kitchen with Shaker-style units will be the starting point for delicious meals with family and friends. As well as a big modern range, there is a dishwasher, fridge/freezer, combination microwave, and an excellent complement of equipment, utensils, crockery, glasses and cutlery.
  • Sleep late in the sumptuous king-sized bed, watching TV or looking out into the garden. The master bedroom has an ensuite shower room with a WC and handbasin.
  • A second double bedroom has a double bed, plenty of storage, and a TV with Sky Q.
  • The third bedroom is a lovely single with an extra trundle bed to make it a twin room.
  • The family bathroom has a shower over the bath, WC and a handbasin.

Outside: The enclosed garden has a patio, outdoor lighting and seating for six people. There is parking for several cars.

Additional Information: Utilities, fibre optic WiFi, a welcome basket of logs, bed linen and bath towels are included. A high chair and travel cot are available with guests to provide cot bedding. Two well-behaved dogs are welcome by arrangement and the owner has a large dog crate/cage that can be available if required. There is an additional charge of £25 per week per dog. There is a breakage security deposit of £300.
Smoking is not allowed in any areas at Blackbirds.

Blackbirds Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 5+1 in 3 bedrooms (1 King, 1 Double, 1 Single + trundle)
2 dogs welcome
Ground floor accommodation
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £1470
To £1750
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)7973 826783 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Sarah Macey
Member Since October 2022

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Blackbirds Noticeboard

Suitable for all generations, couples or families. See our website for last years guests comments. Blackbirds is managed by family and are always available for any problems.

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* Calendar last updated: 9th March 2024
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