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Bracken Cottage

Bracken Cottage from gate
21 reviews
Bracken Cottage from gate
Bracken Cottage in winter
sitting room
Main Bedroom
main bedroom view
surrounding area
breakfast bar
bedroom 2
bedroom 3
bedroom 3
bedroom 4
reception area
Dining Room
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4 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 8
Sway, Brockenhurst, New Forest, Hampshire, England
Bracken Cottage is a lovely cottage to rent in the New Forest. The cottage is located on the edge of the popular village of Sway and provides direct access to the New Forest, with ponies, donkeys and cattle frequently coming up to the gate. Bracken Cottage is a new rental property for April 2012 and has been recently redecorated to a high standard and sleeps up to 8 adults comfortably in 4 bedrooms. The position of the cottage could not be better for a family holiday. Bracken Cottage is located in the South of the New Forest between the Georgian yachting town of Lymington and the charming village of Brockenhurst and offers easy access to the coast and to the New Forest. Christchurch with its historical centre and attractive sandy beaches of Mudeford and Hengistbury Head are a short drive away and Poole (including Sandbanks) and Bournemout... Read more
Listing #HL225791
About the Owner
Johnathan L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a day
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely weekend in the cottage while we were in Sway for a wedding. The owner was very helpful and also flexible about check in and check out times. There was plenty of room for our group of four adults plus a baby....More

Thank Gill_D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a family of 8 (including two kids under the age of 9) and it was everything we wanted - plenty of space for us all to sleep comfortably and to enjoy the garden as the weather was better than expected. The house was...More

Thank Sarah R
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Reviewed 1 May 2018


  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
On the ground floor there is:

- a modern kitchen with a fridge, gas hob, an electrical fan oven and a microwave;
- an open plan sitting room with an open fire leading into an adjoining dining room;
- a loo; and
- a bedroom with a double bed.

On the first floor the cottage offers: a large landing off which there is a family bathroom incorporating a bath with a shower, a basin and a loo and three further bedrooms, bedroom one and bedroom three with double beds and one further bedroom with twin beds. All of the bedrooms have attractive aspects and two overlook the open forest.

The house is surrounded by a patio area with ample space for a barbecue giving access to a good-sized garden and a drive way suitable for up to 4-5 cars. Access to the washing machine, drier, additional fridge and fr...
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Full terms and conditions as per booking form
    1 Full bath
    3 Fulls
    2 Twins
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
GBP 140
GBP 980
1 Jul 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
7 nights
GBP 180
GBP 1,260
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
We can accept Cheques bank transfers (BACS) including international BACS transfers or payments made through Paypal. We can often accommodate weekends too Friday & Saturday or Saturday & Sunday nights we ask for £420.
To date we have not used the available online booking system but if that is an important factor for any guest and they would feel more comfortable using that facility please do ask us and we will do so. Please note that for 2018 we are asking for £140 per night minimum stay 3 nights or £420 thats £980 per week for all months other than July-August (minimum stay 1 week) Christmas week and New Year week which are £180 per night or £1,260 per week.
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About the neighbourhood
Sway is a village in the New Forest National Park. The parish was formed in 1849 when 2208 acres were taken from the neighbouring parish of Boldre. Sway now has a population of 3,350 and an electorate of 2,780 (2007 figures). Lying as it does within easy walking of the open Forest and some four miles north of the Georgian town of Lymington with its boating facilities and the Solent coastline it is an attractive place to live or to visit, with travel being made easier by the award winning station on the main line from Waterloo to Weymouth. The village has a pharmacy, a doctors surgery, a Post Office/News Agents, a general store, a butcher, Hairdresser and a Garage with petrol and has two pubs, a number of restaurants and establishments providing accommodation. There is also a Church o... more
Car advised
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby.
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