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Foxes Earth

(Ref. 1132976)

Nomansland, Wiltshire Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 3 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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16 Customer Reviews

  • "Excellent accommodation, impeccably maintained and tastefully decorated."

    Would highly recommend. Only issue arose upon leaving when the front door (with the key on the inside) locked itself when shutting. This only became apparent when we tried to open the door. We explained the situation to the owner and it became apparent that although they had a spare key this would not work with another key in the lock. The only way in was apparently to break a window. The owner advised that the same issue had occurred before. Given that would strongly suggest that a warning be provided either verbally and/or by a notice on the door not to leave the key in the lock when exiting the property.

    Reviewed by Lindsay4.7Jun 2024

  • "We’ve just had a lovely two night stay at Foxes Earth."

    Everything you could need in the cottage and a fabulous welcome pack which was really thoughtful. Immaculate decor and incredibly clean. Thank you so much for such a wonderful break!

    Reviewed by Katie5.0May 2024

  • "The owners were really helpful and made us and our young dog feel completely welcome."

    The cottage/chalet is beautifully set, nicely thought-out internally and it is very peaceful! The chalet's proximity to the New Forest makes for easy and good walks. It was thoughtful of the owners to leave a bottle of wine and snacks, too. They were appreciated! The village is lovely, with an excellent pub (always busy) and a French restaurant (also always busy.) The cities of Salisbury and Southampton are close by and there are many interesting places to visit. thank you for a most relaxing, restorative break! We would definitely recommend Foxes' Earth!

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0May 2024

  • "We were met by a lovely lady called Kim on arrival, she was very helpful about the area and places to visit during our stay, the property has everything you need for a fantastic stay, very comfortable and spotless, we can't wait to return in the future."

    Reviewed by David5.0Apr 2024

  • "Beautiful location, wonderful cottage but sadly mis advertised as having a king size bed."

    It is a small double. Once this issue was pointed out after we had to measure the bed, the owners and Sykes cottages admitted the mistake but were sadly unwilling to offer anything to recompense for 3 nights in a tiny bed. We always check bed size so feel a little misled. Disappointed.

    Reviewed by Lucy2.8Mar 2024

  • "Lovely Cottage everything has been thought of."

    Perfect location for exploring The New Forest.

    Reviewed by Pamela5.0Mar 2024

  • "Lovely cosy cottage."

    Comfortable and well equipped. Appreciated the welcome pack goodies. Ideal location for enjoying the sights of roaming horses, ponies, donkeys and pigs and for exploring and walking in the New Forest.

    Reviewed by Jacky5.0Mar 2024

  • "The listing stated that a microwave was available but we were not aware of one on our visit unless it was contained within the oven, which seems unlikely."

    There could have been a few extra sockets in the main front room as there was only a set to support power to the TV and there was no real room to set up a laptop PC. However, and very much on the plus side is that the property is immaculately maintained and the owners were very helpful and did as much as they could to make our family welcome. A highly recommended property to visit if you want a peaceful location with great views of the New Forest and the surrounding area. Undoubtedly this would be an excellent place to visit in the summer due to the outside seating on the balcony which is spacious.

    Reviewed by Tony4.7Dec 2023

  • "Kim was very welcoming and helpful throughout our stay."

    Place was lovely and had everything we needed. Short walk to pub and a French restaurant. Plus walks straight into the woods.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Oct 2023

  • "Thanks Kim & Chris - Stephen, Kat & I thoroughly enjoyed our couple of days in the New Forest."

    Foxes Earth made a great place to lay our heads at night, clean, snuggly warm and in a great location.

    Reviewed by Susan4.7Oct 2023

  • "We had a wonderful 3 night stay at Foxes Earth."

    The property was spotlessly clean and has all the mod cons you need to make your stay more comfortable. The owner popped over to make sure we had everything we needed within 10 minutes of us arriving and if we needed anything we could just knock on their door and ask which was lovely. There was a delightful welcoming pack which consisted of a bottle of wine, some beer, chocolate and biscuits. There were also some dog treats for our dog. We made full use of the decking area when the weather allowed us to. I did think by looking at the pictures that we had access to the garden for our dog but it is just the decking area but this was completely my misunderstanding. There is an open space area where you park your car for your dogs to go outside which is completely enclosed and adequate. We went on lots of walks from the property itself and also went further afield in the car and on returning from our walks we used to walk down to the pub for a tipple or two which was great. This is a great place to stay with everything you could wish for in a wonderful area of the New Forest. Thank you for making our stay so comfortable.

    Reviewed by Janice4.7Oct 2023

  • "Beautifully appointed property in a lovely peaceful location with easy access to the New Forest area…a trip down memory lane for us having camped at Longbeech and Ocknell sites over several years."

    Excellent shower and Kitchen facilities…could perhaps benefit from a Microwave and Coffee m/c for some but not an issue for us. The Food at the Lamb Inn does not disappoint . The Welcome pack was much appreciated. Thank you Kim and Chris!

    Reviewed by Bernard5.0Sep 2023

  • "We had a lovely few days in the New forest the location was great for walking and the countryside was beautiful."

    The cottage had everything we needed and was very quiet.

    Reviewed by Louise5.0Sep 2023

  • "A lovely accommodation, which we found extremely well presented throughout."

    A warm welcome from Kim & Chris along with a handy welcome pack including a bottle of wine and 2 beers!. Very quiet location, which we found ideally situated for our daily excursions. A local pub only 3 doors away was most welcome on our first evening after a torturous journey took longer than expected. The 2 bedrooms are light and airy with 2 big Velux windows. During our stay the blinds were waiting to be fitted. The information pack would benefit from some places of interest to visit or recommended restaurants/pubs. We found The Royal Oak at Fritham (15 mins drive) excellent. Serving a variety of amazing Ploughman’s lunches and a very reasonable price. Also on a wet day we discovered The Buckler’s Hard Museum & Historical Village. Excellent.

    Reviewed by Denise5.0Aug 2023

  • "Beautifully appointed little cottage that was perfect for my wife and I, along with our 3 year old daughter and Maltese dog."

    The owners had obviously put some care and thought into the property and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay from Friday to Monday over the August Bank holiday weekend. The location was perfect for Peppa Pig World and the ponies, donkeys and cows wandering around in the village were a delight. A lovely pub and French restaurant were just 2 mins walk away. Highly recommend this accommodation.

    Reviewed by Dean5.0Aug 2023

  • "A wonderful stay in a delightful location."

    Nice and quiet.

    Reviewed by Daniel4.7Aug 2023

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Private driveway for 1 car
  • Enclosed rear decked area with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.7 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Please be aware that there is a small dog from the owner that may also use the be around the property at times

The property

Resting in an outstanding area of the New Forest National Park in Nomansland, Wiltshire is Foxes Earth, a delightful, wood-cladded abode.

Enveloped by woodland views and nature-filled trails, Foxes Earth offers an escape from the hustle and bustle, ideal for a family of three and their four-legged friend.

Park up on the private driveway, taking in your rural setting.

Head indoors to be greeted by a bright and airy open-plan living space, featuring a well-equipped, sleek kitchen, a dedicated dining area, and plush sofas to sink into after a day of hiking.

Rustle up tasty dishes to refuel, setting the patio table upon the enclosed, decked area, offering the perfect place for an alfresco affair; enjoy a tranquil atmosphere with birdsong in the backdrop.

As the sun sets, climb the stairs to meet a lovely double bedroom, with plenty of storage and a lofty Velux window, flooding the room with light, and a spacious, single bedroom.

Awaken to a refreshing shower in the contemporary, ground-floor shower room, before donning your walking boots to explore the area, with plenty of attractions and landmarks located across the national park, including Millyford Bridge Inclosure, Furzey Gardens, New Forest Golf Club, and the New Forest Heritage Centre.

In the village you'll locate a wonderful farm shop, where you can stock up on the essentials, or head to The Lamb Inn-Nomansland for a traditional feast.

Well-positioned to tour Salisbury, fill your day with a visit to the National Trust property of Mompesson House, take in the beauty of Salisbury Cathedral, or brush up on your local knowledge at The Salisbury Museum, before dining out at one of the many restaurants in the area.

Southampton harbour and its attractions are within reach by car, whilst beachgoers can enjoy visiting the likes of Milford on Sea, Barton on Sea, and Bournemouth, offering the best of both worlds.

Escape to rural Wiltshire at Foxes Earth.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Landford 1.1 miles; Lyndhurst 8.1 miles; Salisbury 12.8 miles; Milford on Sea 20.1 miles.

Nomansland is a small village in the county of Wiltshire, resting between Hamptworth and Fritham in the South of England. Home to The Lamb Inn-Nomansland pub, serving delicious, traditional fare, and the New Forest Veg Barn farm shop, visitors have all the essentials for a self-catered stay, whilst further amenities lie in nearby Landford. Nestled within the New Forest National Park, walking, hiking, and cycling trails are plentiful in the area, making it a haven for nature enthusiasts. A wide variety of attractions can be reached by car, with the Paultons Park Home of Peppa Pig World ideal for families, Furzey Gardens for wildlife spotters, and Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary for animal lovers. With the coastline a car journey away, the village is well-positioned to enjoy a beach day at Calshot and Milford on Sea, whilst Cranborne Chase AONB rests West, offering breath-taking views of the surrounding countryside, or head to Salisbury for a day of sightseeing, with a plethora of historic landmarks to tour.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas