This delightful thatched cottage stands semi-detached and dates back to 1780. Full of character, it displays many period features such as beams (some low), a stable door, an inglenook and wooden floors.
Conveniently located, it is set back slightly from the road and is less than 5 minutes’ walk from the popular priory town of Christchurch, with its many inns, eateries and shops, as well as a bustling harbour and waterside dining. The wonderful golden stretch of sand at Avon beach, with its pastel coloured beach huts and excellent scenic walks, is about 5 minutes’ drive or take the ferry from Mudeford Quay to Hengisbury Head. Within easy reach are Bournemouth and Poole with award-winning beaches and seaside attractions; Salisbury with its medieval cathedral; Marwell Zoo, Peppa Pig World, and further afield, Stonehenge, Winchester Cathedral, the New Forest Wildlife Park, Monkey World, The Tank Museum near Wool, Beaulieu Museum and Exbury Gardens. The New Forest National Park is only 15 minutes’ drive and has miles of scenic walks, heathland and villages where ponies roam freely. Maritime Southampton, with its nautical interest, also has ferry trips over to the Isle of Wight. Beach 2 miles. Shop 380 yards, pub and restaurant 660 yards.
Ground floor: Living/dining room with beams and wooden floor. Kitchen. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Steep steps to first floor: 2 double (5ft) bedrooms (one can be twin on request).
Electric woodburner in living room included. Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Freezer in garage. Wi-fi. Large enclosed garden with decked sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (3 cars). Cycle store. No smoking.
With many period features, this thatched cottage lies just 5 minutes’ drive from a stretch of golden sands.