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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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
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • 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 30 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Philip, 26th October 2018

Delightful cottage full of character we loved the location great for dog walks right on the doorstep, fully enclosed garden with lots of on site parking .Everything you could need in the kitchen & more, comfortable beds with lots of draws & wardrobes, a bath in both onsuits as well as showers. Wonderful log burner in lounge with underfloor heating Read moreensuring cosy & comfortable evenings after a long days activities. Hide

Reviewed by Daimien, 19th October 2018

Absolute unique property. Quite outstanding. Forest walks from the door and pub at the end of lane. Donkeys and horses all around. Magical.

Reviewed by Rebecca, 28th September 2018

We had an amazing stay in Hunters Moon. The property was absolute luxury. Beds very comfortable. Every utensil, pot, pan or knife you could need in kitchen. Very cosy log burner. It was everything we hoped it would be and more....

Reviewed by Georgie, 31st August 2018

A beautiful cottage in a fantastic location. Well equipped and comfortable with the added bonus of the horses and dinky donkeys roaming around just around the corner

Reviewed by Andrea, 24th August 2018

Amazing property, great location.Property is light and warm and has a real touch of luxury, every kitchen utensil available with plenty of games and DVDs. Perfect for couples and families.Delightful welcome package with lots of provisions provided.Much appreciated.

Reviewed by L, 3rd August 2018

Fabulous house, great location for exploring the new forest.

Reviewed by Petra, 22nd June 2018

Fabulous Cottage in the lovely New Forest. Perfect, my mother and I loved the cottage and Raffles my cocker spaniel had a great time exploring the garden.

Reviewed by Brian, 15th June 2018

Hunters Moon is a fantastic place to stay. It is an amazing location inside the new Forrest. Really enjoyed our holiday. Plenty of room for ourselves and our labradoodle Sage-bell.

Reviewed by Paul, 1st June 2018

High quality holiday cottage. Well placed in quiet area but quite a bit of road noise when sitting in garden at weekend. Well equipped ... but be prepared for poor mobile connectivity. Really enjoyable stay.

Reviewed by James, 25th May 2018

Lovely house in the forest and not too far from shops etc. Everything you need supplied for a great holiday with the dogs and kids, thank you.

Reviewed by Russ, 4th May 2018

Simply superb. Everything we could have wished for. This was our second visit and it definitely wont be our last

Reviewed by Ellen, 27th April 2018

Beautiful cottage in a great central location for exploring new forest.

Reviewed by Colin, 13th April 2018

A really lovely oak-framed cottage, with two lovely bedrooms and excellent kitchen, living rooms and dining room. It has an excellent location just on the north western edge of the New Forest, with excellent walking in that area. The cottage is perfect for people with dogs who like good walks - our Golden Retriever Barney really loved it.

Reviewed by Elaine, 6th April 2018

Gorgeous 5 star cottage in a beautiful location. Donkeys and ponies right on the doorstep. Easy access to the rest of the New Forest and only 30 minute drive to the coast. Cottage was equipped with everything you could think of (and everything you might not think of!). Lovely under floor heating, a log burner, fabulous showers and a jacuzzi bath reRead moreally made it an enjoyable relaxing stay. Private pretty, secure garden and added bonus of a lockable shed which was handy for storing bikes. Loved it! Hide

Reviewed by Carole, 16th March 2018

Absolutely beautiful but would be better not in March with heavy snow and wind chill for three days Such a diverse area and not far to the coast. Loved Highcliffe and actually ate lunch outside in the sun! The house is stunning and so private Would love to sit and have a BNQ in the summer there.

Reviewed by Kate, 26th January 2018

Hunter's Moon was the most perfect cottage stay. Immaculately clean and everything you could ever think of was there, at your finger tips. Our sausage dogs adored the underfloor heating and the pretty dog proof garden to explore. We did yoga in the sunlit conservatory, and the log fire and the jacuzzi bath were perfect after a day spent walking in Read morethe forest. So nurturing we have come away feeling rejuvenated. Hide

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 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
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