Galtons Cottage, Dorset sleeps up to 16



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Short Stay Homes
Galtons Cottage
August 2021


Galtons Cottage is our latest thatched cottage close to all amenities in the village of West Moors, beautiful country side and main roads to London, and yet secluded. This charming cottage has  6 bedrooms + glamping pod  and 6 bathrooms. Sleeps up to 16 and is available for bookings from October 2021 onwards  Please note that the floorplan and interior photographs will be updated when we have furnished the property.

This 200 year old beautiful cottage has a bright airy extension for the kitchen and dining area  but also full of  charm for the rest of the cottage, with beams, inglenook fireplace and wood stove.

There are lovely gardens to front and rear with a childrens play frame and trampoline, hot tub and secure patio area to the rear.

Games Barn with table tennis and table football.

There is off road parking for 4 + cars with good road links and public transport nearby.

A wonderful Welcome pack is provided including a bottle of Prosecco, New Forest Spring Water locally produced Tutti Fruity Jam, Biscotti Biscuits, Eggs, Milk, Tea & Coffee. Also a discount Go New Forest card to be used locally which can provide discounts when used with participating businesses. Please note that due to Covid 19 we have removed eggs for the time being for safety reasons as they are not wrapped.

Additional facilities available

  • Hot tub a 5 person hot tub is available on request at a cost of £300 for a weekend and £375 for the week.
  • Additional accommodation in ‘Jessica’ our vintage VW Bay campervan, T2 1600 manual which sleeps up to 2 adults and 2 children under 12. For more details please see here.

Either add to cart when booking or enquire for availability or more information. For other great extras including afternoon tea delivered to your door check out our Extra Facilities

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Bedroom Information

Bedroom 1 Ground floor double bedroom
Bedroom 2 Ground floor double bedroom with wet room ensuite
Bedroom 3 First floor double bedroom
Bedroom 4 First floor twin bedroom
Bedroom 5 First floor master bedroom with king size bed, 2 single beds and ensuite
Bedroom 6 Second Floor double bedroom  with en-suite
Bedroom 7 Glamping pod with either king size bed or 2 singles




Fully equipped kitchen in bright new extension with dining area, underfloor heating  and patio doors out to a patio area in the garden.

Lounge & Dining

Full of character the lounge has old beams and an inglenook fireplace with wood stove leads to a snug bar and play area.


Bathroom 1 Ground floor cloakroom
Bathroom 2
Ground floor en-suite with wetroom 
Bathroom 3
Ground floor shower room with sink and WC for glamping hut and hot tub
Bathroom 4 First floor shower room  with sink and WC
Bathroom 5
First floor en-suite with bath and shower WC and sink
Bathroom 6 2nd Floor ensuite bath with WC and sink

GardenFront garden laid to lawn, secluded patio courtyard area with trampoline, childrens play frame, hot tub and glamping hut.

Further Information

Facilities and Services: Gas fired central heating and electricity included. Travel cot, 2 high chairs and stairgates available on request (but please bring own cot bedding), dogs welcome, fully enclosed garden (not secure for small dogs) 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 £35 each
  • Towels and bed linen included
  • Charcoal barbecue available, please bring your own coals