Short Stay Homes owns a selection of self catering holiday homes in the New Forest, Dorset and Devon

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A selection of self catering holiday homes in the New Forest, Dorset and Devon

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15% offer on midweek breaks in January and February 2022

* offer excludes the Riverside Lodge, Riverside Lodge and Glamping Pod, Riverview and South Farm properties

About Short Stay Homes

We own a number of high-quality, self catering holiday homes in Hampshire, the New Forest, Dorset and Devon. These properties are available for short lets throughout the year.

Whether it’s a 3-night break or a longer stay, we can cater to your needs. From a picturesque thatched cottage perfect for exploring the New Forest National Park, a luxury Georgian mansion in the heart of the thriving harbour town of Christchurch, Dorset or a fishing break in Devon, we have the perfect property for you.

We accept dogs in all of our properties, so no need to leave your four legged friends behind!

Please have a good look around the site at the many and varied properties we offer.

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Make the most of your stay and add some extras. These include Hot Tub hire, exclusive fishing, e-mountain bike hire or VW Camper Van hire to name but a few. These are all available in your cart when making the booking.

Collated especially for our guests, we have negotiated great discounts on activities for your stay with us, which include everything from dining out to sports activities.

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We are delighted to announce the completion of the purchase of Galtons Cottage in West Moors near Bournemouth, Dorset. This beautiful thatched cottage is in close proximity to all amenities, ideally located between the coast and the New Forest. The cottage sleeps 14 guests and in early 2022 this will increase to 16 with the addition of the courtyard glamping pod, it also includes a hot tub and games barn.

Book Now Galtons Cottage, Dorset sleeps up to 16 – Short Stay Homes

Beautiful South Award winner 2021Short Stay Homes
We are delighted to be awarded the beautiful South Award for 2021 for self catering accommodation
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Guestbook Entries

We’ve chosen our holiday homes carefully to ensure that you have a great time wherever you are staying with us. We take huge pride in presenting them in the best condition possible to help ensure you have the most enjoyable of stays.

“Our last day of a lovely week. Such a perfect setting for dog and baby and adults. Close enough to the shops and the New Forest just down the road. Thank you for the wine and flowers. We hope to come back soon, the house has everything we need + 3 bathrooms – Luxury. Many Thanks – The Bells.”

The first time for us. Couldn’t believe the fabulous view, utterly mesmerising. The fishing was awesome, never less than 100lb a day, excellent condition and fought harder than I have ever known. All in all a holiday you dream of. The Poolies – Coventry.”