Criddlestyle Cottage, Fordingbridge – 5 bedroom, New Forest

Location

BOOK DIRECT WITH THE OWNER’S OF CRIDDLESTYLE COTTAGE FEE FREE HERE. WE WILL MATCH ANY PRICE QUOTED.

Criddlestyle Cottage is within the New Forest National Park but only 1 mile from the pretty riverside town of Fordingbridge. Within walking distance are all the extensive facilities of Sandy Balls New Forest Holiday Village. Woodlands, walks, fishing on the Hampshire Avon, leisure centre, shops and restaurants. There are also many golf courses within close proximity.

The cottage can accommodate up to 10 people. The kitchen is fully fitted with an electric hob & double oven, microwave, full height fridge and separate freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.

There are 5 bedrooms on one level within the cottage. Bedroom 1 has a king-size double bed and possible en-suite bathroom. The second bedroom has a double bed; bedroom three has adult sized bunk beds and bedroom four has a double bed and possible en-suite shower room.  The fifth bedroom has twin beds and an en-suite shower room.

For larger groups why not combine our Mews Hill or Riverside Lodge properties located within the same private location. Up to 25 guests can be accommodated and we give a 5% discount for multiple bookings.

New for 2017/18 we have a beach hut available on Bournemouth promenade between October 17′ – March 18′ and Sandbanks in Poole from October 18′ – March 19′. The huts are available exclusively for our guests that have booked one of our holiday homes for 1 day per 7-night stay. They are not suitable for overnight stays. Further details on request.

Please note:

(All prices inclusive of 20% VAT, businesses registered for VAT can reclaim the VAT element)

 

People10
Bedrooms5
Bedroom Information

King size bedroom (with possible en-suite) with Sky TV
Double bedroom with possible en-suite wet room with Freeview TV/DVD,
Double bedroom with Freeview TV/DVD
Twin room (with en-suite)
Room with bunk beds.

Kitchen

Electric Double Oven, Dishwasher, Washer/Dryer Machine; Separate Dryer; Microwave; Fridge; Freezer; Electric Hob; Breakfast Bar.

Lounge & Dining

Character room with split level L shaped lounge / diner with high ceilings with exposed beams creating a spacious and comfortable area to relax in. Exposed Wood Burner adds to the ‘country cottage’ feel and provides a lovely feature for wintry weekends at the cottage. Enjoy a 50″ flat screen TV with sky TV and DVD player.  Large comfortable corner leather sofa and additional leather sofa complete the room.  Dining area with comfortable seating for 10 guests around a solid wood rectangle dining table. Double doors give access to the rear garden. We have recently upgraded the lounge & diner with new carpet, wood flooring in the dining area, and redecoration.

Bathrooms

Bathroom 1 (can be en-suite) with Jacuzzi bath with hand shower over, basin, heated towels rail & wc.
Bathroom 2 En-suite toilet and shower room with heated towel rail.
Bathroom 3 (can be en-suite) wet room designed for disabled use.

GardenThe Cottage has its own self contained garden and there is parking for up to four cars, seating for 10 people with 2 tables and 2 parasols, barbecue and fire pit. Shed, picnic bench and trampoline.

Further Information

Facilities and Services

Wifi available throughout the property.

Electric storage heaters and electricity included, phone for incoming calls and emergency outgoing calls, travel cot and high chair available on request (but please bring own cot bedding), towels included; dogs welcome, fully enclosed garden with patio area, trampoline and private parking for up to four cars.

Short breaks available Friday to Monday (3 nights) Midweek stays Monday – Friday (4 nights) or 7-night stay, changeover day is a Friday.

  • There is a £500 refundable security deposit to ensure against damage, pets are charged at £25 each.
  • The first basket of logs for the wood burner in the lounge is free and then £5 per basket thereafter.
  • An adjoining 2-acre paddock is available on a DIY basis if you wish to bring your own horse at £75 per horse per week. The paddock adjoins a bridleway which gives access to the National Park.
  • Criddlestyle Cottage can be let together with Mews Hill or Riverside Lodge giving a potential  21/25 group capacity, all set within their own private grounds within a few minutes walk of each other. We also provide a discount of 5% for joint bookings.
  • 80 yards of exclusive private fishing on the Hampshire Avon only a few hundred yards from the house. There are 4 good swims suitable for specimen coarse fishing. £75 pp PW. Please note that day tickets can be obtained for the immediately adjoining Sandy Balls 1/2 mile stretch of the river for £10 per day pp.
  • Welcome pack provided including a bottle of Prosecco, locally produced honey, shortbread biscuits, milk, tea & coffee. Also, a discount Spend n’ Save card to be used locally which can provide discounts when used with participating businesses.