The Retreat

Located in Christchurch, Dorset

This quirky cabin is set in a leafy spot with a private sunken hot tub, wraparound deck and easy access to the coast and the New Forest National Park making it the ideal base for a relaxing break.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 2

Description

This stylish timber framed property is set on the edge of The New Forest National Park. From here you can head to the beautiful beaches at Avon and Mudeford or perhaps visit Bournemouth with its popular amusements and pier. The towns of Ringwood and Christchurch are easily accessible and offer a good selection of local amenities including shops, restaurants and cafés. For those wishing to get active, head to the nearby fishing lakes or outdoor activity centre. Many walking and cycling routes also run nearby, winding through the spectacular landscape that this area is renowned for.

Adjacent to the owners’ home yet with privacy assured, a winding path and external steps lead to the private entrance into this elevated detached cabin. Once inside, you are met with a cosy yet stylish open plan lounge/kitchen/diner. This snug and comfortable space have room to unwind beside the Smart TV or enjoy leisurely home-cooked meals at the table. The kitchen area has an electric oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment and microwave. Heading further into the property, you will find two compact but fabulous double bedrooms, which have been decorated with care to give you a feeling of sleeping within the trees. The bedrooms share the contemporary shower room with WC.

Stepping outside via the lounge or kitchen area takes you onto a beautifully stylish deck, which wraps around two sides of the property. A step leads to an area set within the trees, which is home to a stunning sunken hot tub with shelter above. Garden furniture and a charcoal BBQ makes this the ideal spot for sundowners or dining alfresco. A shared lawn sits to the front of the property with picnic benches. Two off-road parking spaces are available approximately 15m from the property.

Facilities

  • Thoughtful and quirky styling with a woodland theme
  • Private hot tub with shelter, ideal for a relaxing dip whatever the weather
  • Elevated position on stilts with a wraparound deck to enjoy the outdoors
  • 2 double bedrooms
  • 1 shower room with WC
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave and fridge with ice compartment
  • Smart TV in the lounge area
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Raised deck with charcoal BBQ, private hot tub and shared lawn area
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Beach 5 miles, shop 3 miles and pub 1 mile
  • Beauty treatments are available at an additional cost (by prior arrangement only)
  • Regret no children under 16 years

Features

BBQ
Close to coast
Hot Tub
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
TV
WiFi

Location

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Area Details

Christchurch

Christchurch lies between the beautiful New Forest National Park and Bournemouth. Visit the area for the beaches which extend for four miles and are beautiful golden sand. The nearby villages of Highcliffe and Mudeford offer fantastic opportunities for crab fishing. Highcliffe Beach and Friars Cliffe are safe for swimming. The town has an array of shops in the pedestrianized Saxon square as well as a weekly market. Christchurch has a variety of cafes and pubs around the Quay, relax and soak up the tranquil atmosphere. Christchurch plays host to the Food and Wine Festival in May and has over 100 stalls. Join the atmosphere of the Music Festival on the first weekend of July. Catch the Annual Regatta held on the second week of August which ends with a superb fireworks display.

Activities and Attraction

Take a boat to the vast Nature reserve of Brownsea Island owned by the National Trust. Try Watermans Adventure Park catering for different age groups. Or, for family fun then Christchurch Quay and Splash Park cater for all ages. Adventure Wonderland is a great park catering to younger children. We have visited several times and it always goes down well and we stay until closing! Christchurch and Highcliffe Castle are a must for history lovers with Highcliffe Castle having a cafe to relax in after your tour.

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