Walnut Tree Cottage is a delightful, detached, thatched holiday property. Located within the grounds of the owner’s home, which is steeped in history dating back to the 1800’s and where reputedly the original owner ran a wheelwrights, post office and bakery. This cottage is in a convenient location, set just back from the main road leading from Salisbury, 9 miles, or Ringwood, 5 miles. For keen walkers, this is ideal as the property is situated directly opposite footpaths within the New Forest National Park, with many scenic walks and ideal for spotting local wildlife. For those wanting to explore the many miles of cycle trails through the New Forest, Ringwood Forest and the local cycling and activity centres, the property offers lock-up cycle storage, the owners also have cycles available to loan onsite. This property is an ideal base from which to visit the extensive attractions in the area. Nearby the charming town of Fordingbridge has a host of shops, cafes and eateries, and the gentle flowing River Avon is just across the road. It is convenient for road links to the cathedral cities of Winchester and Salisbury, Christchurch Harbour, and the coast including Poole and Bournemouth. Local fishing spots include Witherington Farm Fishing, where there are four well stocked course fishing lakes, Moors Valley Coarse Fishing Lake, Avon Springs Fishing Lakes, the Ringwood Lakes and coastal fishing at Poole harbour - the worlds second largest natural harbour. Other attractions include Marwell Zoo, Beaulieu Motor Museum, Go Ape Bournemouth, New Forest Otter, Owl Park, Corfe Castle, Coombe Bassett Down and the historic port town of Lymington. Maritime Southampton and various other tourist attractions are within easy driving distance, as is Stonehenge. Beach 16 miles. Shop and pub 1 mile, restaurant 400 yards.
Ground floor: Kitchen. Shower room with toilet. First floor: Living room with beams and vaulted ceiling. 1 double (5ft) bedroom. 2 Z-beds available (for children).
NSH, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot, travel cot and high chair on request. Freeview TV. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Fridge/freezer. Sitting-out area. Shared lawned garden. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. Welcome pack. No smoking. Friday to Friday.