Apple Court House


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5 bedrooms

Up to 9 guests


Key Features

  • Property code: C148
  • Changeover day: Friday
  • 2 or more bathrooms
  • Access statement available
  • Central heating
  • Parking (see description for details)
  • Dishwasher
  • Garden or outside space
  • Nearby pub or restaurant
  • Real fire
  • Nearby shop
  • Short breaks available
  • Village
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi


Apple Court House, has over the years been converted from a Victorian apple barn to what is now a substantial 5 bedroom period family home offering versatile accommodation for holiday makers visiting the New Forest.

The owners have recently spent time refurbishing Apple Court House, giving the property a fresh, modern and contemporary feel throughout. The property showcases two beautiful open fires for those winter months and a stunning garden to enjoy during the summer. Crisp white bedding and luxury Laura Ashley finishing touches make this property feel like a real home from home in the countryside.

Situated between Hordle village and Downton hamlet just 3 miles from Lymington and 2 miles from the pretty coastal village of Milford on Sea, this delightful holiday home is the perfect place for families or groups of friends to unwind after exploring the coast or New Forest.

The spectacular, internationally acclaimed gardens at Apple Court House were created in 1988 by famous horticulturists and contain many rare and unusual plants. As well as a large, private garden, visitors can enjoy free visits by arrangement to the public garden next door.


Please be aware this property sleeps a maximum of 8 adults.

Spacious reception hall with stairs leading to galleried landing on first floor.
Lounge, dual aspect with comfortable seating, TV with Youview box, DVD player, feature open fire place and French doors to garden.
Generous, attractive, open plan farmhouse kitchen/diner with gas Rangemaster with electric hotplate, microwave, fridge-freezer, dishwasher and breakfast island. Wooden dining table with seating for 10, open fire place, French doors to garden and patio.
Utility room with washing machine, electric hob and electric oven.
Downstairs cloakroom with hand basin and WC. Under stairs cupboard housing tumble dryer. 
Appealing conservatory overlooking the east facing lawned garden with sofas and chairs. Further downstairs cloakroom with hand basin and WC.
There are two separate flights of stairs to the first floor.
Spacious master bedroom with super king size bed (6ft), ample storage and dual aspect windows with views over the gardens.
Bedroom 2 with king size bed (5ft),  ample storage, dual aspect with views over the gardens and fields.
Bedroom 3 is laid out as a children’s room with set of 3ft bunk beds (top bunk not suitable for adults), games, books and DVD’s.
Bedroom 4 with twin single beds which can be made into a king size bed (5ft) (please advise bed configuration on booking), dual aspect with views over the gardens. 
Bedroom 5 with single bed (3ft), ample storage and dual aspect views over the gardens.
Bathroom 1 with Jacuzzi bath, separate walk in shower, hand basin and WC.
Bathroom 2 with underfloor heating, walk in shower, hand basin and WC.

Attractive, private, lawned garden, which originally formed part of the nationally acclaimed Apple Court Garden. Professionally landscaped with stunning trees and shrubs surrounding the patio and lawn. Garden furniture and charcoal barbecue. To the east of the house is a further garden in front of the conservatory also laid to lawn and patio with garden furniture. Bicycle storage is available in the garage. 

Off road parking available for up to four cars next to the house.

Included: Bed linen, towels, central heating (gas) electricity. One large basket of logs for each of the open fires in appropriate season. Travel cot and high chair available on request. Free visits to Apple Court Garden.
Children: All ages welcome.
Pets:  Regret no pets.
Telephone: Available for incoming calls and emergency calls. Mobile signal variable.
Wifi: Available.
Nearest Shop Co-Op Store in Hordle – 1 mile.
Nearest Pub Royal Oak Downton – ½ mile.
Nearest Town  Lymington - 4 miles.
Nearest Beach  Milford on Sea – less than a mile.
Short breaks: Available low season bookable any time, mid and high season two weeks before the holiday start date. Short breaks are available throughout the whole of September.
Changeover Day: Friday
Arrival 4pm
Departure 10am

March 2019

lovely large property- Quiet and secluded-although jacuzzi didn't work and some leaking from main bathroom one night meant hallway had water seepage.- unsure where to put food wastage- black sack or recycle. Pleased with children's DVD and books

August 2018

We very much enjoyed our stay in this property. Thank you.

June 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Apple Court House. Ideal for families with children. On arrival there was no travel cot or single beds made up as a king size which had been requested and was printed on our invoice. We phoned the owner who told us where the cot was and we moved the beds ourselves. The owner said she had not received these instructions. Otherwise no problems.

June 2018

We had a lovely time with great weather. The space in the house and garden were perfect for our stay and we liked the location as we could easily reach the coast and New Forest. Our children and grandchildren very much enjoyed the holiday. Also, thank you to Emma for letting us look around the beautiful Apple Court Gardens on a none opening day - a lovely experience.

July 2017

We had a great time at Apple Court House, it was ideally situated, has great space which suites our kids and the adults with plenty of room to accommodate everyone's needs. The gardens were wonderful and owners were very helpful when we needed assistance! Fantastic property which we would highly recommend to larger families traveling in the area.

April 2017

This was a lovely cottage in brilliant location and tastefully decorated with a beautiful garden. The supplies were adequate - the only thing we would have liked was a hairdryer! But I would highly recommend this property.

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