The Chocolate Box Cottage
ETC 5 STAR GRADING
"The Chocolate Box Cottage" is situated about three miles from Fordingbridge on the edge of the beautiful New Forest. This "chocolate box" cottage has featured on numerous puzzles, calendars and confectionery boxes and is regarded as one of the most photogenic properties in the area. Just a short distance from the River Avon, it has open fields and country lanes nearby and is situated next door to an Inn/Restaurant.
Set in grounds of half an acre, this Grade II listed cottage is of high quality with an excellent standard of furnishings and fittings. We therefore expect to welcome guests who will respect and appreciate this kind of accommodation. Well behaved dogs are very welcome, sorry no smoking.
The Living Accommodation
The lounge area consists of an inglenook fireplace,with a Gas woodburner fire, beamed walls and ceilings, latch style storage cupboards and leaded light windows. It is fully furnished to a high standard and includes a television and video. All curtains in this room and throughout the property are hand made by a local interior design company
In a truly delightful cottage style, the kitchen has beamed ceilings and walls with a ceramic tiled flooring. There is a range of pine wall and floor mounted units. Integral appliances include a fridge, freezer, Neff dishwasher, washing machine, gas cooker and microwave oven. There is a built in dresser unit with glazed leaded display cabinets. Coffee maker, toaster, kettle and iron are all supplied, along with a full range of kitchen utensils, china and cooking equipment. Also supplied is a CD Audio Player. Wifi facilities. French window doors open out onto the front garden area.
Consists of a pine dining table and seating for six people.
The hallway has ceramic tiled flooring with stairs leading to the upstairs bedrooms. The hallway also leads directly into the Lounge area. There is also a payphone in the hallway.
Three Bedrooms - Sleeping up to 6 people.
The master bedroom features a sloping floor and ceilings with wood beamsand an en-suite bathroom. Linen and duvets are supplied for the double bed.
The second bedroom again has sloping floors and sloped ceilings incorporating a Victorian style vanity wash hand basin. There is also a small portable television within the room. Linen and duvets are supplied for a double bed. Hairdryer available for use.
The third bedroom is on the ground floor, and consists of a pair of single beds (which can be put together to act as a double bed). Duvets and linen are supplied.
The bathroom consists of a Victorian style bath and shower attachment. Hairdryer supplied.
The cottage would be available for occupation no earlier than 3.00 pm on your day of arrival, and up to 10.00 am on your day of departure.
A refundable deposit of £100 per booking, to be held against damages or breakages will be necessary. This will, of course, be returned should no damage occur during your stay.
An extra charge of £14.00 per week per pet is applicable (Guide Dogs excepted). Weekend Breaks (Friday night to Monday morning) and Short Breaks (Monday night to Friday morning) are available out of High Season. Weekly bookings are Friday to Friday.
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