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Slate Cottage

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7 Nights  

  • £1600  to  £3900

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Short Breaks From

  • £500 p/night
    Off peak
    (2 night min)
  • £600 p/night
    Peak season
    (3 night min)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    4 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    3 (peak)
    2 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Access

    Ground floor

  • Log Burner
  • Beach Nearby

About Slate Cottage

You would expect to see Slate Cottage in a glossy magazine. More of a house than a cottage sleeping ten guests, it is beautifully presented throughout with families in mind, perfectly combining luxury touches with family (and dog) friendly practicality to ensure everyone can relax and enjoy their time away together.

With a stylish contemporary and classic mix, topped off with a nod in the retro direction, Slate Cottage is an excellent choice for an extended family gathering, getting together with friends or a celebratory event. It's fabulous central dining hall has an enormous table allowing everyone to dine together in comfort, with a convenient family room in ears shot where the kids can play while the adults socialise. The kitchen has everything needed (including a large breakfast table) for self-catering, and the sitting room on the first floor with large log burner is perfect for chilling out, as is the ground floor family room with log burner and comfy seating for those who prefer to not climb stairs. Outside living is equally as appealing with a large enclosed garden (plus paddock where two cheeky Shetland ponies live) for relaxing and alfresco dining when the sun shines.

Whether you want to be close to the sea, the forest or want the convenience of a town, Slate Cottage is perfectly placed. It is approximately a twenty five minute walk into the popular Georgian market town of Lymington, a haven for yachting folk with its lovely boutiques lining the cobbled quay, high street names (including Waitrose) and bustling Saturday market. There is a children's play area just five minutes walk away as well as an indoor swimming pool (just over ten minutes).

With miles of tracks and trails throughout the New Forest National Park and coastal clifftop walks, the surrounding area offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor minded guests, especially those who enjoy walking, cycling, sailing, golf and horse riding. There are picturesque thatched villages and miles of open heather and gorse clad heathland to explore where ponies and cattle graze freely. Hop on the ferry from Lymington and take a trip to the Isle of Wight for the day, or visit one of the areas many attractions including nearby Beaulieu with its famous National Motor Museum; Bucklers Hard, steeped in maritime charm; Exbury Gardens (glorious when in Spring bloom), Lymington Sea Water Baths or for the younger party members, Paultons Park, home of the popular Peppa Pig World.

Whether you want to simply immerse yourself in the luxury of Slate Cottage or get out and about enjoying everything that this special corner of the country has to offer, this stylish holiday home is an excellent choice and less than two hours from London.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

New Forest Escapes joined Independent Cottages in July 2012

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Bluetooth
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • iPod Docking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi
  • Family Activity

Location (The New Forest)

Designed with families in mind, Slate Cottage is perfect for multi-generation groups with bedrooms on both the ground and first floor.

Accommodation comprises:

Ground floor

  • Entrance Hall leading off to the utility room with plenty of space to store coats and boots.
  • Incredibly social dining hall just made for socialising where everyone can sit in comfort together. A lovely place for catching up over supper or a celebratory meal.
  • Stylish kitchen / breakfast room with off-white units topped with wooden work surfaces, gas hob with extractor over, double eye-level oven, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher. There is also a table perfect for breakfast and light snacks.
  • Family room with comfy seating, doors taking you outside, wall-mounted television and a wood burning stove. This leads into...
  • Playroom go sitting room with sofa bed which can be made up as a queen bed allowing this room to be used for sleeping, playing (toys provided in the separate toy storage room!) or as a quiet place to tuck yourself away and relax.
  • King-size bedroom.
  • Bunk bedroom which the younger party members will love.
  • Shower room with WC and wash basin.
  • House bathroom with free-standing roll-top bath, WC and wash basin.

First floor

  • Master king-size bedroom with en-suite including a shower, WC and wash basin.
  • Flexible super-king size bedroom which can also be made up as a twin by prior arrangement.
  • Additional large lounge with seating set around the log burning stove as a focal point and large glass doors opening onto a Juliette balcony, letting the light flood in.

Outside: Slate Cottage has a nice size garden with plenty of space to play and relax in the summer sunshine. There is also a gated paddock where two cheeky Shetland ponies live which is on occasions visited by deer (children are welcome to fuss the ponies but please do not attempt to ride them!).

Additional information: There is complimentary WiFi internet access and mobile coverage is good for most networks. Up to two dogs are welcome by arrangement (a large crate is also provided if needed). Prices are inclusive of heating, bed linen, electricity and towels. Short breaks available all year round (two night minimum). For those celebrating a special occasion (or just wanting a night off cooking!), catering services can be arranged. There are lots of toys and books provided for the children. For those wanting some holiday pampering, there are excellent spas in the area and home treatments can also be arranged via the owner.

Slate Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 8+2 in 4 bedrooms (2 Kings, 1 Super-king/Twin, 1 Bunk bedroom + Snug with sofabed)
2 dogs welcome
Ground floor accommodation
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £1600
To £3900
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
All male groups - Please enquire with owner.
All female groups - Please enquire with owner.
Catering available - Yes (by arrangement).
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)1590 462005 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

New Forest Escapes
Member Since July 2012

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Slate Cottage Noticeboard

Weekend prices are approx' 60%-70% of the full weeks price that is advertised. Most of our properties welcome dogs. We are a small team & all locals who know & love the area. We'd love to hear from you so please do get in touch.

Last Minute Offers

No current last minute offers

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Slate Cottage 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 22nd January 2022

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