Arniss Farmhouse, New Forest sleeps 12 + 2

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Arniss Farmhouse is a 19th Century Farmhouse boasting a superb location with direct access to the New Forest and breath-taking views of open countryside. It’s open plan layout accommodates 12  + 4  (in additional en-suite bedroom annexe and Shepherds Hut) guests making it the perfect base for friends or extended families to come together to enjoy the New Forest. The Farmhouse is in the quiet hamlet of Godshill accessed down a private lane and sharing it’s enviable position with a working riding and livery stables.

The ground floor has a large open plan lounge with wood burning stove, a dining area which comfortably seats 12, a conservatory, a large well-equipped kitchen, a utility and cloakroom, a games room, and a double bedroom with en-suite shower, ideal for those with mobility difficulties. Facilities include two Smart TVs with Sky, WiFi throughout. On the first floor there are two double bedrooms with en-suite showers, a large family bathroom and a twin room. The second floor attic has 4 single beds. The front bedrooms and loft have stunning views of the New Forest. An additional en-suite bedroom annexe that sleeps 2 and/or a Shepherds hut that sleeps 2 is available to hire for 15% of the rental.

Outside there is a BBQ and patio with seating for twelve, private gardens, fully enclosed dog proof paddock and ample parking. Childrens play frame and trampoline.

Beautiful walks and cycle routes are all literally on the doorstep, with deer grazing in the surrounding fields. There are two pubs and cycle hire within walking distance.  The town of Fordingbridge is a short drive away with supermarkets, shops and a selection of pubs and takeaways.

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A wonderful Welcome pack is provided including a bottle of Prosecco, New Forest Spring Water locally produced Tutti Fruity Jam, Fudge, Biscuits, Milk, Tea & Coffee. Also a discount Go New Forest card to be used locally which can provide discounts when used with participating businesses.

Additional facilities available

  • Hot tub a 4 person hot tub is available on request at a cost of £325 for a weekend and £400 for the week.
  • One acre paddock available to bring your own horses at £150 per horse with direct rides out into the New Forest and is adjoining an existing equestrian facility.
  • En-suite bedroom annexe that sleeps 2 for 15% of the rental
  • Shepherds Hut that sleeps 2 for 15% of the rental with garden shower room
  • Additional accommodation in Arniss Lodge that can sleep 6
  • EV Charging 1 charger available Terms and conditions apply

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Bedroom Information

Bedroom 1 Ground floor double  bedroom with ensuite
Bedroom 2 First floor double bedroom with ensuite
Bedroom 3 First floor master bedroom with ensuite can be 1 king size or 2 singles
Bedroom 4 First floor twin bedroom
Bedroom 5 Second floor attic bedroom with 4 single beds
Ensuite Bedroom annexe ground floor double bedroom can be 1 king size or 2 singles (additional charges apply)
Shepherds Hut King size or 2 singles (additional charges apply) with garden shower room.


Open plan fully equipped kitchen with dining area, lounge and conservatory.

Lounge & Dining

Open plan kitchen/diner with seating up to 12 + 4


Bathroom 1 Ground floor ensuite shower
Bathroom 2
Bathroom 3
First floor en-suite shower
Bathroom 4 First floor en-suite shower
Bathroom 5
First floor family bathroom
Emsuite ground floor shower room in bedroom annexe
Shepherds Hut garden shower room

Utility RoomUtility room is off games room.
GardenGarden with patio area with garden seating and barbecue and hot tub. Childrens play frame and trampoline

Further Information

Facilities and Services: Oil fired central heating and electricity included. Travel cot, 2 high chairs and stairgates available on request (but please bring own cot bedding), dogs welcome, paddock enclosed for dogs. Garden with patio and barbecue area. Bookings are Friday to Friday for 7 night stays, Friday to Monday for weekend stays, and Monday to Friday for mid-week stays.

  • There is a £250 refundable security deposit to ensure against damage, pets are charged at £40 each
  • Towels and bed linen included
  • Bottled Gas barbecue available.
  • Logs available