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Willow Tree Cottage - Sandleheath

Sandleheath, Hampshire
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 2
4
star
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A charming property in the pretty village of Sandleheath
  • A great base to explore the delights of the New Forest 
  • Enjoy a day out at the nearby riverside town of Fordingbridge
Property code: 79197

A wonderful property nestled on the outskirts of the New Forest, with so much to do and explore nearby. Ideal for a couple’s retreat.

Located in the pretty village of Sandleheath, neighbouring the village stores and post office, this is an ideal base to explore the delights of the surrounding area, from the historic New Forest town of Fordingbridge, referred to as “Forde” in the Doomsday Book, to a day trip to the city of Salisbury where you will find one of the original Magna Carta manuscripts, claimed to be the best preserved of the four originals.

Enter this beautifully renovated property through the double patio doors into the lounge with Smart TV, which is a lovely room in which to sit and enjoy views of the garden or a relaxing evening cosied up in front of the fire and your favourite film. Enjoy an evening meal at the dining table. There is a spacious king-size bedroom and the kitchen complete with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment is on the opposite side of the lounge. Further access to the gardens can be gained from the kitchen. The shower room with shower and WC completes this wonderfully thought out accommodation.

The well-maintained shared gardens are a delight to sit out and enjoy, at the end of the garden to the fragrant lavender that can also be found here. Access the  garden through the double patio doors from the lounge or the rear access from the kitchen. Private allocated parking for one car is available at the front of the property.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 Bedroom – King size bed
  • 1 Shower room with shower and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Pub 0.5 miles and shop within walking distance
  • Smart TV in lounge
  • Wifi
  • Sofabed available
  • Shared enclosed garden area
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • 2 dogs welcome

Sue Pierce-Smith

This property joined our collection in 2020 and is managed by Sue.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 35 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Daniel, 11th January 2022

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Reviewed by Natasha, 7th January 2022

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Lovely property near the new forest. Has all the essentials including a welcome hamper of foods. Big fenced garden for the dogs to safely play. Will hopefully be coming back in the future.

Reviewed by Valerie, 30th December 2021

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Brilliant! A lovely cottage, I would give it more stars for comfort if I could. The little touches and treats for us on arrival were great - everything thought of. Loved the Alice in Wonderland theme too. We hope to stay there again in the not too distant future.

Reviewed by Kathleen, 22nd December 2021

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Reviewed by Sharon, 26th November 2021

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Warm welcome & clean, with modern decor. Garden safe for doggies & as part of the post office building, handy shop! Parking very convenient.

Reviewed by Kevin, 19th November 2021

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Was great. Debs was extremely helpful and nice

Reviewed by Jenna, 11th November 2021

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Lovely cottage with some extras provided by the owner. Really welcoming owner. Would definitely recommend. Location great for visiting the forest

Reviewed by Kerry, 29th October 2021

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Holiday cottage was neat and cosy, with all you could need for a couple of days. Would love to see the mature garden in the summer in full bloom, I imagine it would be beautiful as it was south facing too. Well equipped with every game you could imagine and plenty of good reading material also. A nice little nest for two to get cosy in and cuddle uRead morep. Hide

Reviewed by D, 25th October 2021

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Lovely place to stay with your dog. Very generous extras from the host. Good location for travelling the area. Also cosy to curl up and read.

Reviewed by Rachel, 22nd October 2021

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This was the perfect place for our first few days away from home with our then 8-week-old baby. The cottage was really cosy and comfortable, and the welcome really couldn't have been friendlier! We also really enjoyed the thoughtful and generous range of provisions, which definitely added to the homely feel. The cottage made a good base for exploriRead moreng the New Forest, and we had a nice (if rainy) morning in nearby Fordingbridge too. I think we'll be back! Hide

Reviewed by Brian, 8th October 2021

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We were made to feel very welcome by Debbie.

Reviewed by Graham, 1st October 2021

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Reviewed by Richard, 17th September 2021

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The cottage was very cosy and well decorated and furnished, the village of Sandleheath is a lovely village and ideally situated to explore all of the New Forest and surrounding arears of interest. There are a variety of places to eat within easy access Fordingbridge has plenty of shops to provide all of your needs. Debbie the owner could not be morRead moree obliging and helpful, the welcome pack/goodies that she provide goes far and beyond any cottage we have stayed at before. Hide

Reviewed by Robert, 10th September 2021

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Willow Tree Cottage was a real treat a real relaxing home from home. Very well maintained and quiet so you could really chill out.

Reviewed by Julie, 3rd September 2021

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Wonderful cottage. Debbie the owner couldn't have been more hospitable. The fridge was full if unexpected goodies. Perfect for our dog who was also well caterered for. Bed was extremely comfortable. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending it or returning myself. Perfect get away after a busy day visiting places of interest

Reviewed by Gillian, 20th August 2021

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Hostess very welcoming. Welcome pack very comprehensive.

Reviewed by James, 10th August 2021

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Nice small cottage on the outskirts of New Forest that acts as a good base for exploring. The fridge was stocked with breakfast items when we arrived which was lovely.

Reviewed by Sally, 30th July 2021

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Reviewed by Ian, 27th July 2021

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A lovely 3 night stay, cosy accommodation with garden for the our 2 spaniels to enjoy. Good location for New Forest exploration. Town a short drive away for pub grub and restaurant if required. Village shop next door for any essentials. Plenty of books and games if indoor entertainment required. Owner supplied welcome gifts, wine, bread, eggs, sausRead moreages and bacon, delicious and very thoughtful thank you. Hide

Reviewed by Jill, 11th July 2021

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Loved all the little extras at the cottage. The cottage and garden were outstanding. Bit remote for us as we are used to amenities nearby, but thats my fault for not researching properly. The shared garden was lovely, but didnt realise another dog was present which was a bit of an problem as it had issues with ours. Debbie was lovely and very accomRead moremodating. Hide

Reviewed by Susan, 2nd July 2021

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Excellent cottage. Garden beautiful. Such a kind and thought ful owner. Left such lovely things for us. Private and restful. Shop next door, so useful. Everyone veryhelpful.

Reviewed by Andrew, 11th June 2021

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Reviewed by Beverley, 1st June 2021

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Absolutely brilliant The host was so lovely, we knew how to get hold of her if we needed too. Every little touch was much appreciated

Reviewed by Janet, 25th May 2021

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Reviewed by Gary, 21st May 2021

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We really enjoyed our stay here. It's great location for exploring the New Forest and the cottage was very comfortable and relaxing with lots of nice touches

Reviewed by Sally, 18th May 2021

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Debbie the owner really had thought of everything and was very generous in terms of a well stocked fridge with food and wine, as well as this biscuits, tea, coffee, chocolate, dog biscuits and poo bags etc it was lovely and clean and the fire was great with all the wood you could need provided. Situated in a lovely part of the new forest will will Read moredefinitely return, Hide

Reviewed by Eileen, 14th May 2021

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Reviewed by Nigel, 7th May 2021

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Reviewed by Johnny, 30th April 2021

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We had the most wonderful welcome and stay at the cottage. The service was excellent in contact with the contact person. It is a short distance from the New Forrest although very quiet and a great place for rest and relaxation.

Reviewed by Clare, 16th April 2021

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Reviewed by Frances, 17th October 2020

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The extras when arriving at the property were amazing, near the home of Alice Hargreaves the Alice in Wonderland touches with the eat me, drink me tags were just that little be special. The owner was warm welcoming and couldnt do enough for you to make our stay perfect. We went for a complete get away from it all for our 35 wedding anniversary. SucRead morecess. Hide

Reviewed by Richard, 5th October 2020

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Beautiful rustic decor, kitchen equipment excellent, comfy bed and nice garden area, easy parking Lots of lovely little extras, host very friendly and nothing too much trouble, Ideally suited for exploring the New forest

Reviewed by Gwendoline, 28th September 2020

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Had a lovely few days staying at this cottage. The owner was very friendly and helpful and on arrival we found nice surprises of basic foods,wines and sweets awaiting us.

Reviewed by Dave, 25th September 2020

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Good location for exploring the new forest. A nice cosy cottage with a really comfortable bed. Liked the mix of modern equipment with all the period furniture. Fans of Alice in Wonderland would love it. The shop is next door and we'll stocked, run by the owner who couldn't be more friendly and helpful. Will definitely return.

Reviewed by I, 19th September 2020

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Superb one bedroom cottage. Ideal for couples. Fully equiped kitchen, lounge/ diner and large bedroom. Debbie the owner was very friendly and helpful. Cottage was spotlessly clean. Cottage within half hour drive of most New Forest attractions and the coast.

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