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Fox Hole Cottage

Alderholt near Fordingbridge, Dorset (Ref. 15424)

4.9

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

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

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19 Customer Reviews

  • "Great location for us near family, Salisbury and the New Forest."

    Modern, comfortable and clean cottage. Plenty of off road parking and lovely gardens.

    Reviewed by CarrolSep 2021

  • "Belinda was beyond helpful from the start as I’m not great with directions and ..."

    Belinda was beyond helpful from the start as I’m not great with directions and she talked us through on how to find fox hole cottage, she greeted us and explained everything we might need to know, it has been a long time since we had seen our friends so we had planned and booked our activities for the week, staying at a beautiful cottage made it possible for us to meet up again, I cannot thank Belinda enough for her kindness in making our stay welcome , comfortable and safe would definitely recommend, it’s situated in such a beautiful place

    Reviewed by AngeAug 2021

  • "The host was really lovely and gave us advice on places of interest in the area."

    The cottage was excellent very clean and comfortable. It is located just outside the New Forest and a short drive to Poole, Bournemouth and Wimbourne so the location is perfect. I would love to visit again and see more of the area.

    Reviewed by KarenAug 2021

  • "Everything we needed, in a quiet and fairly secluded holiday cottage - so secluded we had some trouble finding it at first!"

    We were even left a jug of milk in the fridge so we could have cups of tea on arrival. It's a very good location - Fordingbridge is just a short drive away for shopping and various eateries, and it's not much further to drive into the national park. All in all, an excellent stay - highly recommended!

    Reviewed by AndrewJul 2021

  • "We had a fabulous week in Fox Hole , for us there was one thing , we would of liked a walk in shower , and not a bath , with a hand held shower ,had a slight problem with the toilet seat , which was sorted as soon as we mentioned it ."

    We visited a lot of places throughout the week .Would recommend to family and friends .

    Reviewed by GaryJul 2021

  • "The cottage overlooked the really beautiful gardens of the owner."

    Owners very helpful and allowed us to use their freezer to store some of our food as there was only the small one at the top of our fridge,

    Reviewed by MartinJun 2021

  • "Everything was very good including the weather."

    Belinda and Graham could not have been more helpful or welcoming

    Reviewed by EllalineJun 2021

  • "I arrived at the fox hole cottage in the afternoon were I was Greeted By Graham ..."

    I arrived at the fox hole cottage in the afternoon were I was Greeted By Graham & Belinda the owner’s, I had a chat then I unpacked Everything was as it should be there’s a Information booklet on the table I slept very well At the fox hole It’s a good place to come to to get away from it all Not to far away from the new forest, burley,& Poole and other Places to visit Great pubs my fave was the bat & ball just up the road about two miles And the pub in Poole, the Poole arms Had a great rest thank you Graham & Belinda Regards Paul

    Reviewed by PaulJun 2021

  • "This is a delightful, comfortable, well equipped place to relax and well located for visiting New Forest and coast."

    The site photographs do not do it justice as the owner's garden and surrounding small holding fields are available to stroll, sit in the sun, read, breakfast on the terrace. We were given a very warm welcome and hope to return as soon as we can.

    Reviewed by MelanieMay 2021

  • "The cottage is in a lovely place with lots of places to visit nearby."

    The owners live next door though they didn’t intrude upon our holiday and the two properties are divided by a very tall hedge which gives privacy. However when the kettle wouldn’t work they were at the cottage door within five minutes with a replacement. We would happily return to the cottage, in fact we will probably do so as we only got to see a fraction of the places that we wanted to.

    Reviewed by LesleyApr 2021

  • "We had a lovely time"

    Reviewed by DavidSep 2019

  • "It turned cold when we arrived and there was only a summer weight duvet, would have been good to have more bedding available."

    Luckily weather warmed up as week progressed. Missed the description of the hand held shower, might not have booked this cottage if noticed. Small bath made bathing difficult.

    Reviewed by JimSep 2018

  • "Lovely accommodation, beautiful setting, great area for walks and birdwatching and wildlife etc."

    We may well return. Had a very enjoyable time.

    Reviewed by HelenSep 2018

  • "Fox Hole Cottage is an absolute delight."

    Everything was so clean, with many little touches to make it welcoming. Belinda is a very positive host, happy to answer questions and give much welcomed 'shortcuts' to local destinations. Everything provided to a very high standard. Would definitely recommend. To add to this Fordingbridge is such a friendly place, we felt like locals by the end of our stay!

    Reviewed by DavidJun 2018

  • "This cottage is an excellent base for the surrounding Dorset attractions."

    The owners are very hospitable and the garden/patio is very relaxing for a quiet evening and a unwinding from the days activities.

    Reviewed by RichardJun 2018

  • "This is a very nice cottage and we would recommend it to anyone."

    We would certainly consider going back. Everything was neat and clean and the rural setting was excellent.

    Reviewed by CarlSep 2017

  • "Nice cottage in lovely location quiet and relaxing it had everything we needed and close enough to get to lots of locations for days out."

    If you want peace and quiet in lovely surroundings we would recommend this cottage for you. John and Jane 29-7-17 to 5-8-17

    Reviewed by JaneJul 2017

  • "Beautiful location, gorgeous cottage."

    Only thing I didn't like was having to come home!! See you again soon

    Reviewed by SuzanneSep 2016

  • "We arrived at this lovely cottage which was surrounded by beautiful gardens and in a peaceful setting."

    The cottage was well presented and very homely and comfortable. It was immaculately clean and well furnished. We were able to go to Fordingbridge and the surrounding areas including a marvellous fishing lake where we spent a day. All in all we had a lovely holiday. Our many thanks to Jennifer and Graham for making us so welcome.

    Aug 2016

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Summary

  • One double eaves bedroom with en-suite bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Electric convector heaters
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and CDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Private patio with furniture
  • Shared lawned garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 9 mins walk, pub 1 mile.

The property

Alderholt 1 mile.

A delightful semi-detached barn conversion, one of two holiday cottages set in 10-acres of grounds together with the owner's home, close to Alderholt and Fordingbridge, within easy reach of the New Forest National Park.

This well-equipped Alderholt cottage has been...

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About the location

ALDERHOLT

Fordingbridge 3 miles.

Alderholt is a friendly, scattered east Dorset community, found on the borders of Hampshire and Wiltshire, and lies in an attractive area of woodland, heathland and commonland, through which flows the River Avon, well known for its trout fishing. Three miles away lies the pretty Hampshire town of Fordingbridge, close to the edge of The New Forest National Park, with its swathes of purple heather and woodlands, home to wild ponies and dotted with quaint villages. Ten miles north takes you to the ancient city of Salisbury, with its beautiful cathedral, or alternatively take a trip south to the glorious seaside resort of Bournemouth, with its lively shopping centre and wonderful "Blue Flag" rated beaches. For keen golfers, Remedy Oak and Bramshaw courses are within a short drive. An ideal base for exploring three picturesque counties.

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