View towards the property
Beautiful dining area
Alfresco dining
Stylish kitchen
Open plan living
Stunning bedroom
View towards the property
Garden area
Nearby views
New Forest ponies
Nearby location
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3 / 15  Alfresco dining
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5 / 15  Open plan living
6 / 15  Lounge
7 / 15  Bedroom
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9 / 15  Stunning bedroom
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13 / 15  Nearby views
14 / 15  New Forest ponies
15 / 15  Nearby location

Hunters Moon,

Godshill, New Forest
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 2
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • An enchanting oak framed, thatched property
  • Enjoying an elevated position with breathtaking views
  • Full of character from the vaulted ceilings and exposed beams
  • Situated in the idyllic rural hamlet of Godshill
  • Perfect for families, with its child-friendly features
  • Impressive brick fireplace with woodburner
Property code: NFL72

Situated in the charming hamlet of Godshill, the enchanting thatched property offers delightful one-level accommodation nestled in the heart of the New Forest. Extensive walking and cycling routes are right on this property’s doorstep.

With an array of forest walks right on the doorstep, this property is ideal for exploring the New Forest National Park and there are opportunities for horse riding, golf and cycling within the area. The house is situated close to designated off road cycle routes if you wish to explore the area on two wheels or head to top class golf courses, Hamptworth and Bramshaw to perfect your swing. The small riverside town of Fordingbridge is approximately 2 miles away with a selection of independent shops and a supermarket, great for picking up essentials during your stay. For those evenings you don’t fancy cooking, The Fighting Cocks pub is a two minute walk from the property and offers good ‘pub grub’.

Offering luxurious family-friendly accommodation, this single storey property boasts light living spaces and striking oak flooring throughout. The comfortable living area is bathed in natural light and centres around the large log burning stove. With plenty of space for the family, the room boasts a 50” HD TV with SKY HD+ plus and a little play area complete with toys and books for up to four year olds, perfect for keeping younger children entertained. Enjoy a feast in the vaulted dining room with doors that open directly on to a terrace offering plenty of space for entertaining. The country style kitchen is equipped with all the essentials for your stay and there is an island unit with high stools that is a great setting for catching up with the family as you prepare a delicious meal. This property features two bedrooms, both with a king-size bed and an extra single bed in the second bedroom. Adjacent to each bedroom are bathrooms. One bathroom has a relaxing Jacuzzi bath and WC and the second is a wet room with power shower, bath and WC. A basement utility room can be reached from the dining room stairway (with stairgate) and has a washing machine and tumble dryer.

Outside the property benefits from a charming, fully enclosed sunny garden with a patio that is perfect for a spot of alfresco dining. The patio has furniture, an umbrella and a gas BBQ. If you are looking for somewhere to store your bikes or a buggy, there is a secure shed in the garden. One dog welcome, two dogs by arrangement. Car parking for two or three cars can be found to the front of the property.

Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter.

  • Dishwasher, fridge freezer and coffee machine
  • Rangemaster cooker with five ring gas hob and double oven and grill
  • Island unit with seating for four and large oak dining table seating six
  • Washing machine, tumble dryer, and iron and ironing board
  • 50” TV with Sky HD+ in lounge, 20” TV with Freeview in bedrooms
  • Wii console and radio
  • Woodburner
  • Spa bath with shower over in bathroom
  • Fully enclosed sunny garden with garden furniture and sun umbrella
  • Gas BBQ, bike and buggy storage available
  • Off road parking for two or three cars
  • Back garden gate with direct forest access
  • Highchair, stairgate, travel cot, and selection of toys and games
  • The owners respectfully request non-smoking guests only
  • Nespresso Coffee Machine
  • Wi-Fi included


This property joined our collection in 2016 and is managed by Claire.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 34 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Richard, 5th January 2018

A lovely cottage with all the equipment needed to fully enjoy it. In a good location. Peaceful and private.

Reviewed by Eve, 22nd December 2017

Hunters Moon is a very comfortable and well equipped cottage. Perfect for relaxing.

Reviewed by Jeremy, 17th November 2017

This cottage blew our mind on arrival. Hunters moon had the perfect blend of classic country style mixed with modern flair. Our dog absolutely loved the large enclosed garden during the daytime and was more than impressed with the underfloor heating and wood burner in the living room on the cold winter evenings. The starter pack of jams and cerealsRead more was a lovely touch. This cottage had everything you could ever need for a week, including an amazing spa bath! Cant wait for next year. More 5 stars Hide

Reviewed by Christine, 3rd November 2017

An amazing cottage. The standard was very high and the welcome package was unexpected but very much appreciated. Gorgeous place and a great fully enclosed and dog proof garden.

Reviewed by Peter, 13th October 2017

The pictures of this property do not really do it justice! It is a truly stunning, beautifullly equipped and the owners have thought of everything to make this a fantastic place to stay. We will definitely book again.

Reviewed by Wendy, 8th September 2017

It was stunning we had a great time thank you so much .We will be back

Reviewed by Lorraine, 1st September 2017

A beautiful cottage and gardens which is well equipped with attention to detail.

Reviewed by Victoria, 25th August 2017

We had the most wonderful week at Hunters moon, could not fault it at all!! Perfect location, beautiful to look at at day and night !

Reviewed by Kathleen, 11th August 2017

Beautiful cottage, well equipped and comfortable. Donkey's right up to the gate and always near by. Great for biking, walking and a great base for see the new forest and surrounding areas. Will recommend to all. thanks for a great week.

Reviewed by Teresa, 28th July 2017

Wow! Hunter's Moon is stunning. The welcome hamper full of local bread, juice, eggs, jams, milk as well as chocolate gateaux and champagne was wonderful. The cottage is very comfortable and stocked with day to day provisions such as washing up liquid, foil, cling film, salt and pepper - all the essentials I'd packed stayed in their bag. Being locatRead moreed in the forest with ponies and donkeys on your doorstep was lovely and great for walking but also easy to get to well known places by road. Hide

Reviewed by Sonja, 21st July 2017

Lovely cottage and gardens, could have been cleaner, toilet bend black on arrival in main bathroom. We found from google enough local places to eat of an evening, forget The Fighting Cocks on the corner, very rough pub, police were rounding up youths one evening! Fordingbridge, village, very run down, not worth going in that direction!

Reviewed by Ian, 26th May 2017

Lovely spacious property, ideal location for visiting key area towns and cities. The large enclosed garden is secure enough for even the most inquisitive dog and a beautiful sun trap throughout the day.

Reviewed by Paula, 28th April 2017

Hunters Moon is an amazing cottage. The location is perfect for venturing out exploring the Forest and many places of interest. The cottage is of a very high standard, fully equipt everything you could need and more! a beautiful garden for BBQ's, kids toys and books, which our daughter loved! The lovely touches from the owner on arrival were very mRead moreuch appreciated (a hamper of cereals, jams, homemade cake and milk in the fridge!) Would highly reccommend Hunters Moon, will definately be back. Hide

Reviewed by Royston, 21st April 2017

The wow factor on this cottage is worth the visit alone and all though it's a lot of money it's worth every penny would recommend to anyone the only complaint would be only two bedrooms for such a big house.

Reviewed by Peter, 14th April 2017

Yes we would recommend this property to a friend.

Reviewed by Lynne, 7th April 2017

This cottage is impressive. From the ensuite bedrooms, to the stunning fireplace, to the beautiful dining room and imposing chandeliers. The latter hang from a glass atrium allowing you to star gaze and moon watch while dining. Superbly dog friendly with excellent walks from the door. Wow!

Reviewed by Anita, 3rd April 2017

This is a beautiful warm open barn with a fully enclosed (even for sausage dogs) garden that opens straight onto the New Forest. It was well equipped and whilst it was quite expensive you definitely get what you pay for and this place was a lovely holiday home.

Reviewed by Michael, 24th March 2017

A beautiful, well equipped and comfortable cottage. The cottage is ideally situated as it is not to far to travel to any of the well known tourist attractions. A beautiful cottage set in beautiful surroundings. The local pub/restaurant, "The Fighting Cocks" is only a few minuted walk away and serves the most amazing food and also caters for dietaryRead more requirements. It's dog friendly too! Hide

Reviewed by Janet, 17th March 2017

Fantastic in every way!

Reviewed by Andrew, 24th February 2017

Cottage is really lovely and extremely well equipped. The garden is enclosed an ideal for our dog (who also loved the underfloor heating). Many nice touches to welcome us. Cottage is in a great location on the edge of the New Forest. Lots to do in the surrounding area from shopping in Bournemouth to walking on the beach and of course the forest itsRead moreelf. Altogether a great holiday in a fabulous cottage. Hide

Reviewed by Susan, 17th February 2017

Lovely cottage would highly recommend it.

Reviewed by Mrs L.D , 22nd June 2016

We loved it, spacious, luxurious had everything in it. Well equipped. Booking was was very easy and kept informed.

Reviewed by Dr J.M , 14th June 2016

We have stayed in many self catering cottages and flats in this country and the USA. I can think of no better one than this. Straightforward, friendly, and efficient booking experience.

Reviewed by Mr D.K , 18th April 2016

Holiday cottage was lovely, very comfortable beds. Enjoyed walking and visited Salisbury which is a lovely place. Very helpful and efficient booking process.

Reviewed by Mr T.D , 29th March 2016

Outstanding premises and very helpful owners, we had a lovely relaxing holiday and an ideal opportunity to catch-up with family and friends. Very easy to book, good photographs and very well described.

Reviewed by Mrs K.C , 16th March 2016

Great place and excellent location; our second visit to this cottage. Received very good service.

Reviewed by Mr R.M-W. , 22nd February 2016

It was comfortable, spacious and warm. There was access to the Forest through the gate of the cottage and plenty of pubs to eat. The team were as always, very helpful and pleasant to deal with.

Reviewed by Mrs C.A. , 22nd February 2016

The cottage was immaculately clean. Its a gorgeous house and all the rooms were amazing. Lovely to have toys for children that were in good condition and puzzles with all the pieces! We loved our holiday.

Reviewed by Mrs H.G. , 25th January 2016

What a fantastic place to stay. The cottage is beautiful and cosy, thanks to the woodburner and the super-comfortable beds. Annie is a very helpful, warm host. We went on some lovely walks and just metres from the house are friendly donkeys and horses. I can't think of a better holiday cottage. Walks around Godshill, pub dinner at the George in ForRead moredingbridge, day out in Lymington, the Naval Dockyard at Portsmouth. Thank you Hide

Reviewed by Miss J. F. Hove, 31st December 2015

The cottage was wonderful. Finished to a high standard and wonderfully clean. It was decorated for Christmas and Annie had lit the log burner for our arrival which was lovely. Would love to return in the summer.

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View towards the property
Beautiful dining area
Alfresco dining
Stylish kitchen
Open plan living
Stunning bedroom
View towards the property
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