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Orchard Annexe

Boldre, Hampshire (Ref. 25383)



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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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28 Customer Reviews

  • "Excellent holiday accommodation which was spotlessly clean and comfortable."

    The kitchen area was well equipped and the cutlery and crockery were of a good quality. We enjoyed walks in the surrounding area and visited Beaulieu motor museum, Lymington and Exbury Gardens during a sunny week.

    Reviewed by MartinApr 2022

  • "Lovely little property, very comfortable and in a beautiful location."

    Reviewed by EmilyApr 2022

  • "Comfortable, warm, private and quiet accommodation, very well located for both Lymington and the central New Forest."

    We shall return!

    Reviewed by JenniferFeb 2022

  • "This was a cosy (warm), tucked-away cottage, very private even though it’s beside the owners’ home."

    It’s good value for money; not grand, but an ideal base for exploring the New Forest and the south coast. The WiFi worked fine in the living room.

    Reviewed by SusanJan 2022

  • "Very friendlY owners and very comfortable accomodation however if visiting in ..."

    Very friendlY owners and very comfortable accomodation however if visiting in the winter months I would recommend taking a small electric fire as to booster the heating which seems to be turned down from the big house during mid evening otherwise a great time was had by my wife and myself

    Reviewed by StuartJan 2022

  • "Warm welcome, lovely accommodation, fantastic location, peace and quiet, just ..."

    Warm welcome, lovely accommodation, fantastic location, peace and quiet, just what we wanted, really enjoyed our break , hope to be back in the spring

    Reviewed by AlbertNov 2021

  • "The Annexe is comfortable, warm and well equipped and the owners are very friendly."

    The property is a good base from which to explore the New Forest and coast. There are plenty of good walks - we managed to clock up over 60 miles during the week, both in the woods and along the coast and estuary walks. The only minor drawback is you can't really walk directly from the property as the road outside is very fast, so you have to drive to a suitable starting point. That said, everything is within easy reach. Some others have commented on road noise but we didn't hear anything. It was lovely to see deer coming into the garden to feed on the fallen apples, and of course there are New Forest ponies everywhere. It was strange to see highland cattle wandering along Brockenhurst High Street as though they owned the place! A very enjoyable week and highly recommended.

    Reviewed by RaymondOct 2021

  • "Directions the pub has been closed a year , it is now Roses tea rooms ."

    Reviewed by JacquelineSep 2021

  • "The owners are very friendly and the garden is lovely."

    Very private with views to open countryside. The garden is also surrounded by orchards.

    Reviewed by GillianAug 2021

  • "Nice little annex, very clean and well equipped."

    Lovely garden, managed to get some super photos of the family of deer. The only drawback is the WiFi connection, it is terrible! We think the signal comes from the main house next door and is very weak. It was constantly on and off, and we could only get it in certain parts of the cottage. This was a pain as we had a teenager with us. We enjoyed the new forest and the coast, both within a short drive away. Enjoyed evening strolls along the numerous marinas in the area. Can recommend the Red Lion in Boldre and the Monkey brewhouse just a couple of minutes drive away towards Lymington for dining. Overall we had a lovely holiday in the annex.

    Reviewed by StephenAug 2021

  • "Had a great holiday."

    Orchard cottage is a very nice place to stay. Only downside is the noisy road nearby. Had to leave windows shut at night due to the noise.

    Reviewed by DeniseAug 2021

  • "This is our second year at Orchard Annex."

    Both Bill and Val are lovely hosts. The accommodation is perfect for our needs. The garden space is beautiful with all sorts of wildlife visiting the garden while we were there (birds, squirrel, rabbit and deer) We will be back again next year

    Reviewed by JohnJul 2021

  • "The Owners Valarie and Bill are so welcoming and are very knowledgeable, so helpful nothing is too much for them always there if you need them."

    The bungalow is exceptionally clean and beds are so comfortable. This is our third time of booking and can’t wait to book again. Perfect location for everything would highly recommend the red lion pub food is amazing especially Sunday lunch, would also recommend the Boathouse in Christchurch. Lovely walks easy access to all the lovely places.

    Reviewed by HeatherMay 2021

  • "The cottage is in a great location,not overlooked and good views of the surrounding countyside."

    The cottage itself was very comfortable and well equipped. The owners were very welcoming and helpful. I would not hesitate to return

    Reviewed by EdwardApr 2021

  • "We had an amazing time, the annex was just as expected and the couple that owed it were very welcoming and friendly."

    The living room was spacious yet cosy and the kitchen had everything you would need including a washing machine and dishwasher. The double bedroom has a large wardrobe and two bedside tables with lights, the single bedroom also has a similar set up and the bathroom was also clean and tidy. Even though it rained pretty much every day we still managed to enjoy the garden and even saw two beautiful deer eating some of the apples that had fallen from a tree. Only thing we did notice was that the Tv and Wi-Fi signal would sometimes cut out especially when the wind and rain were in full force, but we knew that being in The New Forest the signals could be interrupted but it didn't affect our time to much as we came to enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Would definitely recommend to anyone who wants to enjoy the comforts of 'home' while being on holiday.

    Reviewed by AimeeOct 2020

  • "Lovely quiet private location."

    Very convenuent and warm.

    Reviewed by TrevorSep 2020

  • "Very private and quiet."

    A bit isolated this suited us but would not suite everybody. The host family were nice. The only drawback was the busy A337 road particularly in August. We could hear it in the night sometimes. Being on one level was important to us particularly my wife who is disabled. There are facilities near by. At the bottom of the hill is a co-op garage and shop. The Red Lion pub in Boldre is about one mile, they do nice Meals. There are Supermarkets in nearby Lymington.

    Reviewed by DavidAug 2020

  • "We have just come beck from a 2 week stay at Orchard House."

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The house is set in a wonderful area surrounded by apple trees and views of open fields from the garden. The owners are very friendly making us feel very welcome. We will be going back.

    Reviewed by JohnJul 2020

  • "We had a lovely holiday at the annexe in July 2020."

    The annexe is amazing , the facilities are more than adequate. We loved seeing the deer In The garden as well as the Birds . It is the ideal position to explore the new forest and coast. Can’t wait to return Fiona and Richard

    Reviewed by FionaJul 2020

  • "Lovely little cottage warm welcome from bill explaining everything would ..."

    Lovely little cottage warm welcome from bill explaining everything would recommend anyone going you wil not be disappointed

    Reviewed by JenniferFeb 2020

  • "Perfect hosts welcomed us to this cosy, compact holiday home where my friend and I enjoyed a few days rest."

    Reviewed by VeronicaJan 2020

  • "Warm and inviting- home from home."

    Great location in the New Forest yet easy access to main transport links-road,rail,ferry.

    Reviewed by DavidNov 2019

  • "The annex was very comfortable for 3 adults, good value and quiet."

    The owners are friendly and available if needed. I had been concerned about the nearness to a main road but we couldn't hear it at all. The annex is very well situated for the New Forest and the coast, our first time here and we loved cycling in the magical forest. Annie

    Reviewed by AnnieOct 2019

  • "Lovely accommodation with a very friendly welcome and ideally situated for exploring the New Forest."

    Reviewed by VictoriaOct 2019

  • "The property was easy to get to, being on a main road, and easy to find because it was well signposted (Some holiday accommodation can require map reading every day to get back to it!"

    ). The only disappointment was seeing no donkeys in the adjacent field!

    Reviewed by PeterSep 2019

  • "We were made very welcome ,milk n fridges,heated towel rails , tea and coffee ..."

    We were made very welcome ,milk n fridges,heated towel rails , tea and coffee already there , superb much better than we expected , can't wait to go back ,

    Reviewed by BettyAug 2019

  • "Beautiful location Close to Lymington yet peaceful and quiet Orchard and fields on one side, large lawned garden on the other Very accommodating hosts."

    Any requirements were met immediately eg extra Tea towels and a hairdryer Very comfortable, new, clean, and cosy.

    Reviewed by PhilipAug 2019

  • "Perfect little getaway in a beautiful place."

    Accommodation was spotless, cosy and hosts Bill and Val lovely! We would recommend Orchard Annex in a heartbeat and would love to return another time. The 3 deer in the garden was a particular treat for our little girl. Worth noting though that the wifi or 4g wasn’t great so be aware. 10 out of 10 from us though.

    Reviewed by StevenAug 2019

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  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining and sitting area
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric cooker and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Enclosed lawned garden with patio area
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.6 miles, pub 0.8 miles
  • Note: this property does not accept children
  • Note: Donkey's may be able to be seen from property, as well as view on photo 21.

The property

This detached, ground floor annex is situated in pretty grounds of the owner’s home in the village of Bodre, in the picturesque New Forest National Park.

A cosy and comfortable accommodation, Orchard Annex would appeal to couples or a small family looking to explore the lovely surrounding area.

Enjoy your wind down time in the sitting room, where you can tune into the TV or get lost within a book before heading to the cosy bedrooms to retire of an evening.

The kitchen houses all the appliances required to whip up delicious meals, which can be enjoyed in at dining table.

The patio area benefits from a sunny aspect, making it an ideal spot to sit outside with something cold in hand, admiring the views over the farmer’s fields and rolling hills in the distance.

Take a trip into the nearby market town of Lymington where you can browse the diverse range of shops, treat yourself at one of the numerous restaurants or enjoy a leisurely stroll along the Solent Way and absorb in the picturesque sea views.

Catch a ferry to the Isle of Wight and spend a day exploring the island, whether it be relaxing on the sandy beaches or exploring the narrow streets filled with interesting shops and quirky cafes.

For those feeling active, venture to the majestic New Forest National Park, where you will find miles of walking and cycling routes amid beautiful landscapes rich with history and wildlife.

For a relaxing getaway to this delightful part of Hampshire, consider booking this inviting New Forest cottage.

(Property can be booked alongside The Bothy ref 25473).

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About the location


Lymington 2.6 miles; Brockenhurst 3 miles; Lyndhurst 6.8 miles.

On the edge of the New Forest National Park, the small village of Boldre can be found nestled between the Georgian harbour town of Lymington to the south and the bustling forest town of Brockenhurst to the north. Lymington is a favoured sailing resort where tourists can catch the regular ferries that make the short journey to the Isle of Wight, and the town boasts an array of interesting boutiques, craft shops, and numerous local restaurants. Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, from the surrounding heathlands and ancient woodlands of the New Forest to the nearby coastal nature reserves, this lovely, sleepy village provides an excellent touring base from which to explore the New Forest, the Isle of Wight and the Hampshire coast.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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