Acres Down Farm Cottage


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3 bedrooms

Up to 6 guests


Key Features

  • Property code: A558
  • Changeover day: Friday
  • Access statement available
  • Parking (see description for details)
  • Direct forest access
  • Dishwasher
  • Garden or outside space
  • Nearby pub or restaurant
  • Real fire
  • Short breaks available
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi


This delightful, detached farm cottage (originally the Manor Dairy) is situated on a mixed working farm keeping beef cattle, pigs, sheep and chickens. The cottage enjoys a superb location looking out over fields to the open forest beyond. It is comfortably furnished and equipped, and offers an attractive and peaceful place for a family holiday. This is a wonderful place from which to explore the beautiful countryside on foot or by bicycle.

Entrance through sunny conservatory with washing machine and leads to main patio.
Sitting room with wood burner, flatscreen TV, separate DVD player, French windows to second patio with field views.
Kitchen with oven, halogen hob, microwave, fridge-freezer and dishwasher.
Washing machine in conservatory.
Dining room off kitchen.
Cottage stairs to First Floor:
Bedroom 1 with double bed (4ft 6in).
Bedroom 2 with twin single beds(3ft).
Bedroom 3 with twin single beds (3ft).
Bathroom with bath, separate shower cubicle, basin and WC.

Enclosed garden with two patios, one with garden furniture and overlooking fields. Barbecue provided.

For 2 cars in farm lane by cottage.

Included Bed linen (guests to provide own towels), WiFi (intermittent connection), electricity, night storage heating (double glazed throughout apart from conservatory), travel cot (bring own cot bedding).
Pets No pets
Parking For 2 cars in farm lane by cottage.
Telephone No telephone.
Direct Forest Access
Farmshop nearby provides own farm produce including home reared beef, pork and lamb.
Pubs in Emery Down and Minstead both 1 mile.
Shops, pubs and restaurants in Lyndhurst 2.5 miles.
Beach Milford on Sea 12 miles, Lepe 11 miles.
Short breaks Available low season bookable any time, mid and high season two weeks prior to holiday start date.
Changeover Friday
Arrival 3pm
Departure 10am

June 2019

Fabulous Hse, beautifully clean and a great position.

June 2019

Yes, a lovely relaxing location and a very comfortable cottage.

May 2019

This was our second stay at the cottage. We greatly enjoyed our stay and hope to return. We found the little Farm Shop very useful and the lady running it extremely pleasant and helpful. We had one meal out at the Pub in Emery Down, otherwise were self-catering.

September 2018

Apart from the two items listed above, we were very happy with our stay.

September 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Lovely, comfortable cottage in idyllic surroundings. Very friendly welcome from all concerned.

August 2018

Beautiful location, clean, well equipped cottage

May 2018

This was our first visit to this cottage and to this part of the New Forest. We were very impressed with the cottage, the helpful welcome we got from the locals - and the location with its immediate access to the Forest. We also found the nearby Acres Down Shop very useful. Unfortunately we chose to visit Lyndhurst on the Saturday morning. It took ages to get there because of the enormous traffic queue and the car park was brimfull. I hope I never make this mistake again ! We hope to have the opportunity to book the cottage again if it is available in the future.

September 2017

we enjoyed it very much in the woods.lovely ladies in the farm shop(recommend the meat) and tea room (very nice cream tea) peaceful restful stay go cycling and walking in the forest have a pint in the local pubs .

September 2017

The location is stunning and seeing cows outside the gate is just wonderful! The cottage is lovely, and the bedrooms a really good size, with excellent storage and lots of lamps make it really cosy. The kitchen is well stocked with equipment and a dishwasher! The cottage was lovely and clean on arrival. We would definitely stay here again, but for the fact that we like the novelty of staying in different cottages!

September 2017

The pictures showing the garden and surrounding fields are very misleading. Having a family that wanted to get out and enjoy the garden and surrounding fields, we weren't able to use the garden as we would have wanted to as the lawn was overgrown and the grass covered in apples, making it dangerous to walk on. Also the pictures don't show the fact that the fields have cows in them, again making it unable to use. It's a shame as the cottage was perfect otherwise in a great location.

We are sorry to hear that the garden was overgrown and we will be looking into this. The property is on a working farm , as described, which will explain why there were cows in the fields during your stay.

- The New Forest Cottages Team

May 2017

We enjoyed our stay. There were several places to sit and eat or relax. The diningroom and conservatory were welcome havens when some of us were watching the television. I would definitely recommend the cottage to others and hope to return with my daughter and grandchildren maybe next year. They would love it!

April 2017

Really enjoyed our stay at Acres farm. Wild ponies visited us most mornings. Peaceful and cosy. The farm house was perfect for our family of 5.

October 2016

This is a lovely old farm cottage, cosy and well equipped. Situated in a quiet spot on a working farm with wonderful walks just five minutes from the door and easy access to the rest of the New Forest.

August 2015

Nice spacious cottage with great access to the forest.

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