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Little House

(Ref. 1012243)

Wellow, Hampshire Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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18 Customer Reviews

  • "Everything was fine and the owner contacted by phone and email - just me but I do think that it would have been nice if they had taken the time to just say hello whilst we were there."

    Reviewed by David4.7Jul 2023

  • "Little House was a lovely place to stay in the New Forest."

    It was well equiped and had everything you would need whilst on holiday. It is situated in a beautiful place called Wellow, so peaceful and the only sound you can hear are the different varieties of birds! It was lovely to sit out on the patio area and listen to them. It was just perfect for us and we had beautiful weather for the whole week. Thank you to Mags and Joe for the lovely welcome items too. I would highly recommend this place and I'm sure we will return again soon.

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Jun 2023

  • "The property was ideal for us very peaceful and any problems we had were resolved on the same day."

    Mags was very helpful.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Sep 2022

  • "I was surprised to find that the “cottage” described on your website was actually a flat in the roof space of the owners garage with all the living space upstairs and the bathroom down two flights of stairs."

    It may be a good idea to emphasise this for those with mobility issues. Also if you needed to use the bathroom during the night, you have to walk the length of the flat in total darkness to reach the light switch unless you use the bedroom light thereby waking your partner. We had warm weather during our stay and found the flat extremely hot with little means of ventilation other than a fan that was far too noisy to use especially at night. We couldn’t eat outside because that would mean carrying food, plates etc down the stairs and back up again. The patio wasn’t private being directly overlooked and beside the main driveway. Having said that the property was very clean, well equipped and peaceful but given the issues we experienced we wouldn’t book this property again.

    I am sorry you didn’t enjoy your stay I believe from Sykes they have advertised the property correctly and will speak to you. Stairs are not two flights and can be seen clearly on property Sykes pictures. If you have mobility problems then you shouldn’t have booked this property Privacy on patio, there is a gate for guests to close if they require more privacy Flat has been occupied in hot weather by other guests and no one has complained, indeed I don’t think anyone could sleep regardless which property they lived in, temperatures were very high in our area. I hope in the future you find your ideal holiday property. The majority of feedback for this property has always been positive. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Debra3.4Aug 2022

  • "Little House was located in a beautiful area of Hampshire and had everything we required."

    The bed was super comfortable and the only issue we had was the extreme heat for the first couple of days. The large fan gave us some reprieve thankfully. The cottage is perfectly situated to visit nearby Romsey and the New Forest and further afield places such as Portsmouth, Salisbury and Bournemouth. Many thanks to Mags for the little extras to welcome us. We would have no hesitation in returning to Little House

    Reviewed by Ellen5.0Aug 2022

  • "The Little House was a lovely comfortable property."

    beautifully presented and lacking in nothing. Very friendly owners and situated in a lovely area.

    Reviewed by Isabel5.0Jun 2022

  • "We were extremely happy with everything at Little House."

    It was comfortable, spacious, spotlessly clean and all the facilities were first class. It is situated in the quiet, secluded grounds of Wellow Manor and our stay was very peaceful and relaxing. We have no complaints at all and would be very happy to stay there again.

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Jun 2022

  • "Fantastic hosts as usual with a lovely personal feel to the holiday"

    Reviewed by Shelley5.0Sep 2021

  • "Had a lovely week staying at Little House."

    The property was very clean and was equipped with everything you need for a break in the New Forest. It was so peaceful and had the weather been better it would have been nice to sit outside to enjoy an evening drink. It is well positioned for visits to the many delightful villages around the area. We loved the place.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Aug 2021

  • "Fabulous setting and fabulous cottage/little house - the welcome card and treats ..."

    Fabulous setting and fabulous cottage/little house - the welcome card and treats from the owners gave it a personal touch made to feel very welcome, will probably return

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Jul 2021

  • "Situated within the grounds of the manor, the property was peaceful and private."

    There is a lovely garden area for your own use with a table and chairs and also loungers. The property is modern, tastefully decorated and well equipped. The Little House really was spotlessly clean and there were lots of extra cleaning materials provided if you required them. Bread, biscuits, milk were provided along with some chocs, beer, Prosecco. There is a large fan in case we get another spell of hot weather. We really enjoyed our stay here, lovely and quiet. It was an idea base for the New Forest, Southampton, Salisbury. We ate out most evenings, but booking was necessary as most bars/restaurants are not back to normal as yet.

    Reviewed by Maurice5.0Jul 2021

  • "The Little House was exceptional."

    We booked at short notice and the cottage was scrupulously clean. The attention to detail and generous welcome pack made our stay very comfortable. We would love to visit again one day.

    Reviewed by Joan5.0Mar 2021

  • "Absolutly spotless, felt very comfortable with the cleanliness."

    Found it a little hard to find in the dark but once we did we were welcomed by a wonderful card and welcome treats. We enjoyed our short stay here and recommend to any couple looking for a place to stay near the new forest.

    Reviewed by Ellise4.7Oct 2020

  • "This is beautiful place to stay and our second visit."

    We will be back again. High recommended.

    Reviewed by Shelley5.0Sep 2020

  • "It is a wonderfully quiet location, the accommodation is all new and well designed,and the owners are lovely people."

    We booked very late and it was really the only suitable place in that general area with vacancies - so we consider that we were very fortunate.

    Reviewed by John4.7Aug 2020

  • "The Little House proved to be the ideal venue for a much needed total break from our business."

    The owners seem to have gone out of their way in welcoming visitors with some really nice touches to make you feel extra special on your arrival and lots of information about the accommodation and local area. We wanted to be able to cook for ourselves so the kitchen facilities were excellent for this purpose with everything we needed to prepare a meal. If you are seeking peace and tranquility, this is the place to be. The temperatures were positively Mediterranean throughout our stay so we slept with the windows wide open and it was so nice to be woken by the sound of the dawn chorus rather than traffic! The bed was comfortable and we slept really well. We had planned to explore the New Forest on our bikes but the 30 degree week long heatwave meant that we opted to drive to a beach everyday to get a suntan instead. Each evening we stopped on our way back in Romsey to use the local Waitrose, just 4 miles from the Little House. This was just about the most perfect holiday we could have wished for, lovely accommodation in beautiful, safe and secure surroundings. We would definitely go back because it suited our needs perfectly!

    Reviewed by John5.0Aug 2020

  • "The cottage was nicely nested on the manor grounds, with some lovely views of the garden."

    The place is well appointed, quiet, very clean, and on arrival, Mags had left some flowers, chocolates, biscuits, and a loaf of bread. In the fridge, we're also found some milk, beer and prosecco! Tea and coffee packs were also available in the cupboard. Nothing was too much trouble- when we asked for a fan as it happened to be the hottest day of the year so far. The place is well located and easy access to the New Forest, Salisbury, Southampton, Romsey (one of the closest villages). I would fefi

    Reviewed by Kamar4.7Jul 2020

  • "The hosts were fantastic, friendly and very helpful."

    We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and have booked a second stay already.

    Reviewed by Perry5.0Jul 2020

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  • One bedroom: 1 x king-size
  • Ground-floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire.
  • Electric central heating and electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hobs, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Courtyard with furniture and lawned area
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 2 miles
  • Note: Babes in arms are welcome however please bring your own travel cot
  • Note: The check in time for this property is from 5pm
  • Please note: Due to the rural location, WiFi can intermittent

The property

A captivating cottage, Little House poses as the perfect retreat for you and your partner to enjoy a tranquil trip in the county of Hampshire.

Settled next to the manor itself, this modest and charming cottage is ideal for couples looking to be situated within a bustling village surrounded by plenty of action in the neighbouring areas.

Open up the traditional wooden door of the property and head up the stairs into the hub of your home for the week.

Put down your bags and recline into the sofa with a cup of tea amongst the electric fire, a snug and stylish spot, the sitting area of the property is where you will most likely spend your lazy evenings with the television on, a fabulous place to spend some quality time with your loved one.

Once you’ve settled in, take your bags to the bedroom found just beyond the inviting blue-panelled archway, hang your belongings in the conveniently arranged storage spaces at the sides of the doorway and take a nap on the king-size bed before heading out to explore your surroundings.

The bedroom also offers you an ideal spot to get ready for your day ahead, with an endearing dressing table and plenty of natural lighting shining through the window and into the crisp white room, you’ll be ready in no time and won’t ever have to worry about who gets the bathroom mirror first.

In the evenings, whip up a wholesome meal in the kitchen area which you can enjoy around the dining table before retreating to the window seat for a spot of reading, a pleasant space with a tranquil aura, it’s the best spot in the house to unwind.

Outside also hosts an enchanting garden, perfect for enjoying some alfresco dining head to the courtyard amongst the shrubs and take in the settings under the sun.

The local area is tranquil, take a stroll into your surroundings before jumping in the car and heading to the nearby village of Wellow, here you can find a wide selection of fantastic amenities, giving you the opportunity to dine out in one of the gastro pubs as well as even holding an ice cream shop for dessert, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to cuisine.

The village also holds a golf course, tennis courts and fishery for the avid outdoorsman, bringing you an action-packed day out.

East Wellow also has a strong historical connection with Florence Nightingale, who is buried alongside her family in St Margaret’s Church.

The nearby centre of Romsey with it's 12th century abbey and home of the Mountbatten Family, offers visitors a fine selection of shops, restaurants, cafés and pubs to choose from.

A car journey away will take you to Southampton, with its many museums, a theatre, a Tudor house and gardens, and an abundance of tourist attractions and historical landmarks, there’s bound to be something here for all tastes.

Little House is a highly desirable property, positioned within a fantastic base for exploring Hampshire there’s no better place to holiday on the south coast of England.

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About the location


Romsey 4.4 miles, Southampton 10.8 miles, Salisbury 13.4 miles

Wellow is a wonderful village, known to collectively hold both the villages of East Wellow and West Wellow. The village predominantly displays architecture from the 20th century, with some older thatched cottages, presenting you with a quirky combination which houses a fantastic array of amenities. Within the village itself you can find a wide selection of things to see and do, including pubs and cafés, an ice cream shop and tearooms, a golf course, a village hall hosting activities and events throughout the year, and shops where you can pick up all of your groceries for your self-catered stay. For the nature lover, the village offers the perfect opportunity to explore the lands of Hampshire by foot or bike, and with the New Forest National Park bordering the village, you'll be sure to see some of the best sights on the southern coast. If you're visiting in the summer months, be sure to check out the New Forest Folk Festival, held just outside of Wellow, here you can expect to see a wide variety of folk performances surrounded by a lively atmosphere and good beer. Close by is the bustling port city of Southampton, with its SeaCity and Solent Sky museums, the Tudor house and gardens, the Titanic trail and much more, it's the perfect place to enrich yourself with history and culture and enjoy a fun-filled day out with your loved ones. With Salisbury, Eastleigh and Winchester not too far away, Wellow provides you with the perfect base for exploring the wondrous lands of the south coast.