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Brock Cottage

Beaulieu, New Forest, Hampshire (Ref. 6495)

4.7

Excellent

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

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

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58 Customer Reviews

  • "My husband and I stayed in Brock cottage for 5nights, pretty cottage in good location, beautiful grounds very relaxing Owner Sue very friendly she has got a sweet little dog called Boris who came round to see us every day, the forest great for walking and biking certainly would recommend it."

    Reviewed by MoiraAug 2022

  • "We have just returned from a lovely weeks stay in Brock Cottage."

    Sue the owner was very welcoming. The cottage itself is very comfortable with great views, spacious rooms and a very well equipped kitchen. It also has a lovely garden which is very private. We also had visits from the owners little dog Boris who was adorable. Thankyou Sue and Boris for a lovely week, hopefully we will be booking with you again.

    Reviewed by KevinJul 2022

  • "Superbly located cottage open to the Forest."

    Owner very helpful. Nothing too much trouble. To enhance a stay here we would suggest a couple of lounging chairs for the garden (sitting on hard wood chairs to read was not very comfortable). Also perhaps a small sofa in the kitchen/diner to make more of a day room (we had friends visit for a few hours and there were only 2 chairs to sit on).

    Reviewed by LesleyJul 2022

  • "This was a lovely little holiday cottage for two and had everything that you needed in the property."

    It is very central and you can get to loads of places within half an hour of the property. It has a lovely outlook over the moors and hatchet pond is great for a walk. Sue was lovely and boris the dog came to visit everyday. We had a very relaxing week.

    Reviewed by KimJun 2022

  • "The cottage was as described and clean."

    Sue, the owner, was very hospitable and Boris, her little dog was delightful. We enjoyed our week in the New Forest, The only think that we missed was Wi-Fi as the mobile coverage in the New forest was not great.

    Reviewed by JohnMay 2022

  • "Cottage was ideally situated to get around the area."

    It was spacious and had beautiful outlook over the heathland. Would definitely return

    Reviewed by YvonneMay 2022

  • "Comfortable and relaxing cottage in a good location."

    We hope to return.

    Reviewed by KevinApr 2022

  • "A very comfortable cottage."

    in a beautiful location with plenty of flat walks from outside the door.The owner and Boris the dog were charming and very helpful.We would love to return—thoroughly recommended.

    Reviewed by John RoyMar 2022

  • "We stopped at Brock Cottage in the New Forest."

    Sue who own's the cottage was very welcoming and nothing was to much trouble for her. She did have Boris her dear little dog who was so friendly and we looked forward to him coming around to see us when we got back from going out to explore the beautiful area, it was also a great thing to be able to look out of the front window to see the ponies and donkey's grazing on the grass, also there is a beautiful back garden where we saw a pheasant running about, so if you want a relaxing holiday give this place a try.

    Reviewed by CarolMar 2022

  • "Sue the owner is great, friendly and very helpful."

    She has a lovely dog Boris who pops over, but Sue did check we were ok with him popping over. The accommodation is great, had all we needed and parking, we cook ourselves a lot and found the facilities good. Great view of the sunset and ponies from the living room window. It is in a great location between Beaulieu, Lymington, Brockenhurst and near the Car Museum. Great walks through the forest. Would definitely recommend here, and hope to return.

    Reviewed by JennyMar 2022

  • "Brock Cottage is so cosy and perfectly located for exploring the New Forest."

    It is clean and comfortable with great views across the garden and the heathland. The host (and her dog) are friendly. The kitchen is well equipped and the entrance has storage for bikes and the ideal place for leaving muddy walking gear. We had a lovely stay, have already recommended it to others and are considering a repeat visit.

    Reviewed by RachelFeb 2022

  • "Very cosy and comfortable, well equipped and furnished property."

    Ideally placed for all the attractions the New Forest has to offer. Owner and her four legged companion Boris are lovely hosts. We are sure to be making a repeat booking.

    Reviewed by MichaelJan 2022

  • "Lovely break."

    Lady owner was brilliant and ensured cottage was continually pheated as weather was chilly. Really comfortable, clean accommodation. Beautiful area and will return in the future. Can't rate the Lady owner (Sue) enough, really looked after us. Boris, (Sue's dog) befriended me too!

    Reviewed by FrancisJan 2022

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this cottage."

    Note for Sykes: The listing did not show us a picture of the shower room which did cause us concern when deciding on the property. In the event it was absolutely fine.

    Reviewed by MaryNov 2021

  • "This cottage is positioned perfectly to enjoy the New Forrest, everywhere very east to get to, very relaxing Sue and Boris gave us a warm welcome, we will certainly return."

    Reviewed by PatriciaOct 2021

  • "This was our second stay at Brock Cottage and we enjoyed it just as much as the first."

    Sue is a lovely host and we had plenty of visits from Boris the dog. The cottage is very comfortable in a beautiful location, with walks into the forest from the doorstep. We are already planning our next visit!

    Reviewed by LouiseOct 2021

  • "What a super cottage in a beautiful part of the world."

    Just outside the gate is common land, where ponies are grazing. Sue, the owner, is lovely, and so helpful and the cottage is very clean and well equipped. We had a wonderful week with plenty to do, and we hope to return. This is a little gem.

    Reviewed by StephenSep 2021

  • "Absolutely superb cottage, detached, large parking area behind secure gates, huge secret garden, and grounds to wander in, and Boris the dog came in for breakfast, and tea every day."

    Superb vista from the lounge window, very cosy indeed. We will be staying again.

    Reviewed by SheilaSep 2021

  • "The cottage was in an excellent location for walking out into the forest or a short drive to the coast."

    Loved the view from the upstairs lounge window across the heathland where we watched the animals grazing. The landlady was very sweet and attentive and helpfully put on the central heating in June to dry us out after a particularly wet walk! Even the property’s garden is fabulous……..we would have used it more had it rained less!

    Reviewed by SusanJun 2021

  • "Very warm and cozy spot for a winter break."

    Really comfortable and welcoming place for two of us to hang out and sleep in comfortable beds. We do a lot of outdoor activities so fantastic to have the large porch area where we could keep stuff safe and dry. Also, we were kindly allowed to use the boiler room to dry some of our kayak and bike kit. Kitchen facilities great - so saved a lot of money and hassle finding places to eat out. Great farm shop 10 minute walk away. Having said that, we enjoyed the 20 minute walk to the nearest pub with huge food portions and crackling fireplace (taking lights to guide and protect us on the road)

    Reviewed by SDec 2020

  • "The cottage is in a fantastic area of the New Forest, with walks into the forest from the doorstep and Hatchett Pond just across the road, with stunning sunsets."

    There are often ponies and donkeys right outside the gate. Walking into Beaulieu takes about 20 minutes, and although there is a footpath for most of the way, there are small parts of road walking with no pavement (there is a grass verge). The cottage itself has everything you need and is very comfortable, we felt totally relaxed and slept better than we have done for years. The owner lives next door to the cottage and is very helpful, you are also likely to be visited by her friendly dog, Boris. All in all, we had a great stay at Brock Cottage and wouldn’t hesitate to stay there again.

    Reviewed by LouiseOct 2020

  • "Very peaceful location."

    Walks from the door. Will definitely go back.

    Reviewed by PaulaSep 2020

  • "Basic but comfortable."

    Very nice host. Very convenient for the forest walks and easy access to Lymington and Beaulieu. What a treat to be given a car parking contract. Weather was a bit disappointing but not your fault.

    Reviewed by IanAug 2020

  • "Brock Cottage is superbly located overlooking Hatchet Pond just outside Beaulieu."

    Cosy and comfortable with all required equipment and facilities. Friendly welcome from the owner, Mrs de Salis and her dog, Boris. Reasonable meal to be had at Turfcutter's Arms in East Boldre. One note, not a problem for us but the stairs in the cottage are rather steep with narrow treads for those who might find that a difficulty

    Reviewed by BrianMar 2020

  • "A wonderfully cosy and comfortable cottage, with lovely views across Hatchet Pond and open heathland."

    A perfect and peaceful location for our autumn break. We hope to return next year.

    Reviewed by JillOct 2019

  • "The location of the cottage for cycling, walking and fishing was excellent and the views wonderful."

    Reviewed by JamesSep 2019

  • "Absolutely perfect cottage in a truly amazing location."

    We wanted peaceful and beautiful and received both. Ours hosts Sue and Boris (the cutest doggy) were great company and made us so welcome, nothing was too much trouble. The cottage is well equipped for those choosing to cater for themselves and the property was spotless. Highly Recommend. Thank you Sue and Boris, we'll be back.

    Reviewed by JillJul 2019

  • "The Cottage was in an excellent position to explore the New Forest but was a little tired and not very well equipped."

    However, we would go again.

    Reviewed by JillMay 2019

  • "No phone signal anywhere near the cottage."

    Mrs details friendly and helpful Boris the dog a real character beware of the animals roaming everywhere

    Reviewed by MaureenApr 2019

  • "The cottage is in a great location for walking, cycling and visiting places in the New Forest and has all the facilities required for a long or short stay."

    Great views from the lounge window and secluded back garden for sitting out. The wi fi was a bit hit and miss but that's probably due to the area and also the tv signal wasn't very good in the lounge for BBC but was OK in the kitchen. This didn't worry us as we didn't spend any time watching tv. We would recommend this cosy cottage.

    Reviewed by JackieApr 2019

  • "The cottage is beautifully situated beside Hatchett Pond a very relaxing spot to visit."

    Also the cottage garden is gorgeous.

    Reviewed by AidanApr 2019

  • "Very relaxing due to ambience of surroundings, central to lots of places in the ..."

    Very relaxing due to ambience of surroundings, central to lots of places in the New Forest , Coast and villages very cosy on chillier nights

    Reviewed by RaymondMar 2019

  • "Once again Sue and Boris provided us with a friendly greeting when we arrived."

    The cottage was clean, tidy and cosy. Brock cottage is Ideally situated for walking in the forest or visiting the coast . Planning to return again next year.

    Reviewed by LeslieMar 2019

  • "Very friendly host, even provided us with a parking clock, which gave us free local parking throughout our stay."

    Reviewed by PeterMar 2019

  • "Excellent cottage one of the best we have ever had."

    Lovely views from the windows over the New Forest and very close to the coast and amenities.

    Reviewed by RobertMar 2019

  • "Great location, walks straight from the door."

    Short walks to the pub (good food), farm shop and Beaulieu.

    Reviewed by JillFeb 2019

  • "What a perfect location for great walks."

    So peaceful . It's nice to see wildlife free to walk the lands. Can't wait for a return visit

    Reviewed by LucyJan 2019

  • "Brock cottage is in a lovely area for exploring the new forest."

    The cottage was comfortable and the owner lives next door and was really helpful and recommended all the best places to visit. We had a fantastic time and will definitely return for a second stay. Thank you Sue and Boris for a fabulously lovely holiday.

    Reviewed by AnneSep 2018

  • "The cottage is perfectly placed to explore the New Forest and surrounding area."

    It is right in the forest as opposed to being on the peripheral with heath land and woods right in front of us. The proprietor who lives next door was very pleasant and helpful and made our stay very enjoyable. The cottage is like an upside down house with the kitchen downstairs and the living room, bedroom and bathroom upstairs. There is a rather steep set of stairs going upstairs and rather risking spilling a cup of tea on the stairs we for the most part 'lived in the kitchen' which was fine only going upstairs later in the evening. Overall the holiday was great and we thoroughly enjoyed it.

    Reviewed by PhilSep 2018

  • "Brock Cottage is a wonderful, peaceful and relaxing setting just in the right place to explore the Eastern part of the New Forest."

    It is very comfortable and cosy as well as quiet. The garden is glorious. The kitchen is well set up for a meal at home with patio doors open and a glass of wine. The owner is lovely and very helpful.

    Reviewed by RebeccaJul 2018

  • "The Cottage was in a lovely location with open views to the front and was very comfortable and roomy."

    We had very hot weather but the house kept quite cool. The owner living next door was very helpful with advice on where to visit. It was so nice being able to sit outside in the lovely secluded garden and to see New Forest ponies from the lounge window. The location was good, not far to many interesting places and we had some good walks on the coast and in the forest.

    Reviewed by HilaryJul 2018

  • "The location of the cottage was excellent , the cottage and the gardens are marvellous , but most of all Sue and Boris were superb hosts."

    Thanks again to Sue . Must highly recommend there cottage.

    Reviewed by PhilipJun 2018

  • "The steep stairs should be emphasised"

    Reviewed by RobertMay 2018

  • "We have had another lovely week staying at Brock Cottage in Beaulieu."

    Mrs De Salis, the owner, is a lovely lady and a perfect host, along with her dog, Boris. Brock Cottage is in an ideal spot and there are lovely places to see and visit. The cottage is very cosy and is lovely to go back to after day's out sightseeing. We especially like Lymington and the market which is held every Saturday down the High Street.

    Reviewed by ElizabethMay 2018

  • "Brook Cottage was the ideal cottage for the two of us and within a few hours we felt very much at home."

    The owner Sue, and her right hand four legged helper, Boris were both delightful. The garden at the cottage was lovely and the cottage's position in the New Forest ideal. An excellent position for sightseeing. We extended our sightseeing as far as Bournemouth and Chichester as well as the lovely villages and towns in the New Forest. Several highlights including Lymington, Christchurch, and Bolderwood Arboretum. Sue recommended a couple of places to visit and they were excellent, especially Exbury Gardens. At various times throughout the day, everyday, we saw ponies, donkeys and cattle just metres from the cottage. For a brisk stroll around Hatchet Pond you need only walk a few metres as it is over the road. We have used Sykes many times and again they have given us a home away from home. A big thanks to Sue and Boris. Jim and Jennie

    Reviewed by JamesApr 2018

  • "Lovely comfortable cottage, beautiful garden and lovely views from living room window, ponies everywhere."

    Lots to do in the area, forest and coastal walks. A warm welcome awaits you on arrival.

    Reviewed by ValApr 2018

  • "The cottage was lovely and in a beautiful area."

    We had a very warm welcome from the owner and she was very helpful with information about the area. Had a lovely holiday and would recommend.

    Reviewed by JeanMar 2018

  • "Fantastic place."

    The owner Sue was very helpful and her knowledge of the area was very useful.

    Reviewed by TimAug 2017

  • "This is the 6th year (may be 7yrs) that we have stayed at Brock Cottage, we feel it is almost like being 'at home' Sue & Boris (super dog) always make us most welcome, now looking forward to booking up for 2018."

    Reviewed by IanAug 2017

  • "The cottage was delightful and the location offered easy access to the Forest, sea and historical cities."

    The cottage is situated in a very rural setting and is in a lane just off a good road system. It is very quiet but has all the amenities needed to make a holiday a great success. It also has a secluded garden with seating areas. A most helpful but not intrusive host sets the seal on this lovely holiday cottage.

    Reviewed by JenniferJul 2017

  • "We had a very good week staying in Brock Cottage in the New Forest."

    Mrs De Salis, who owns the cottage, was lovely and a perfect host and also her dog Boris! The cottage had an amazing garden and the cottage was comfortable and clean. The cottage is in an ideal area of the New Forest with plenty to do and lots of eating places. Lymington Market was delightful on a Saturday morning and you can also go on the ferry from Lymington to Yarmouth in the Isle of Wight. Milford on Sea is good for a walk along the paths and you can also get the ferry from Hythe to Southampton.

    Reviewed by ElizabethMay 2017

  • "The Wifi was a little unpredictable, but for us this wasn't an issue as everything else was perfect & the owner was so kind, friendly & helpful."

    Reviewed by JudyApr 2017

  • "Superb location, Owner was lovely and very helpful."

    It was great to see New Forest ponies on the heartland as you pulled the curtains each morning, and to walk around the local pond, and among the gorse and heather, in the evening, with ponies and donkeys everywhere. The coastline is only a few miles away and there are so many walks and places to visit. We were a bit worried about the "steep staircase" in the property and whilst it took a bit of getting used to, there was a good strong handrail, and with both the sitting room, bathroom and bedroom upstairs, there was no worries about having to negotiate it at night-time. The bed was also very comfortable. We will definitely return to this property.

    Reviewed by KayApr 2017

  • "Had a lovely holiday at brock cottage ,lovely location spotlessly clean."

    Beautiful gardens and very comfortable but the internet did not work all week which we did need, sue the owner did try to have it fixed but did not succeed

    Reviewed by LyndaApr 2017

  • "The cottage was just perfect for a relaxing break, we had everything we needed and the owner Mrs S De Salis was very welcoming and made sure we had everything we felt at home in this lovely accommodation."

    Reviewed by MargaretMar 2017

  • "Relaxing lazy holiday in a comfortable cottage in a quiet location was ideal thank you"

    Reviewed by PeterFeb 2017

  • "The owner was very friendly and helpful."

    She gave us many recommendations for exploring the nearer environment and good hints for day trips in the area. Stonehenge and Salisbury or the park Stourhead are really a visit worth. A trip to the Isle of Wight could be another option. The cottage is very cozy. It's a quiet place for relaxing. The New Forest with its beautiful landscape and the wildlife is really amazing.

    Reviewed by KlausAug 2016

  • "We have had holidays at Brock for the last 4 years & have booked for 2017."

    This is an area that we love to come to, Brock cottage is superb, excellent very helpful owner on site we will return all the time we are able to drive to the location. The comment book in the hall reads of other folk having super holidays.

    Reviewed by IanAug 2016

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Summary

  • One super king-size double bedroom (zip and link, can be twin on request)
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Fitted kitchen with dining area
  • First floor sitting room..
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, combination microwave, fridge, fridge/freezer, use of washing machine by arrangement with owner, dishwasher, flat screen TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi with a booster, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for two cars
  • Lobby for bike and walking clothing storage
  • Lawned garden and patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Note: The cottage has steep internal stairs
  • Note: Cycle hire is available nearby
  • Note: No children under 7, including infants.

The property

Beaulieu 1 mile.

A charming, detached New Forest holiday cottage, situated next to the owner's home.

In an acre of garden, with direct forest access, and situated just 1 mile from the picturesque village of Beaulieu, this New Forest cottage has nature all around.

Renovated and refurbished to a good standard, this cottage has one double bedroom and a first floor sitting room, making it perfect for a romantic break in spectacular countryside.

With views to the front towards nearby Hatchet Pond, the largest body of water in the New Forest..

There are lovely walks and cycle trails straight from the door of this New Forest cottage, and with the National Motor Museum, Buckler's Hard and Exbury Gardens all close by, as well as pony trekking, you'll be spoilt for choice of things to do.

This New Forest holiday cottage offers a great holiday base from which to explore this stunning area.

Why not take a trip to the Isle of Wight from nearby Lymington, or visit the beautiful beaches at Bournemouth?

There is so much to see and do from this super New Forest holiday cottage.

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About the location

BEAULIEU

Lymington 6 miles; Lyndhurst 9 miles; Southampton 16 miles.

Beaulieu is one of the New Forest's most famous and picturesque villages, situated on the tidal Beaulieu River and home to the National Motor Museum, as well as Lord Montagu's beautiful palace house. A short distance away is historic Bucklers Hard, the waterfront village from where there are boat trips on offer along the Beaulieu River. The New Forest itself is the country's smallest national park, boasting 150 square miles of magnificent woodland, and swathes of heather and bracken covered heath land, dotted with picturesque villages, frequented by herds of wild ponies, cattle and deer. The forest is intersected by well marked paths, ideal for walking and cycling, and with easy access to both stunning Exbury Gardens as well the Isle of Wight ferries from nearby Lymington, this super area provides an idyllic holiday destination.

Region Information

Note: No children under 7, including infants.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas