Shell Seekers

east end

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Special Offer 10% off remaining weeks in, May, June, July, August and September at Shell Seekers. This offer is not valid for short breaks.

3 bedrooms

Up to 6 guests


Key Features

  • Property code: A179
  • Changeover day: Friday
  • 2 or more bathrooms
  • Access statement available
  • Near beach
  • Central heating
  • Parking (see description for details)
  • Dishwasher
  • Garden or outside space
  • Nearby pub or restaurant
  • Real fire
  • Short breaks available
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Waterside
  • WiFi


For a perfect family holiday look no further than Shell Seekers. This spacious luxury three bedroom restored period detached house is situated on a quiet no through country lane in a stunning rural location just a short stroll from the Solent foreshore. The house which is full of character exudes an ambience of relaxation and welcome with comfortable living spaces, wood burner, fireplace and feature galleried landing.  The three bedrooms with views over open fields towards The Solent and two bathrooms provide versatile accommodation suitable for a family or friends wishing to holiday together.

Just 2.5 miles away is Lymington Pier, with regular ferries to historic and pretty Yarmouth, Isle of Wight. A further mile away you will find the popular coastal town of Lymington with its historic Quay, open air Sea Water Baths, many interesting shops, pubs and restaurants.  Beaulieu and the National Motor Museum is a six mile drive through the picturesque New Forest National Park.  If you enjoy the outdoors then this is the property for you with cycling, walking and the coast all available from the doorstep.

Entrance into an attractive well equipped kitchen/diner with electric oven, electric induction hob, Aga, (in use during the winter months), dishwasher, microwave and fridge.   Spacious dining area with seating for six people.
Utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge/freezer. 
The welcoming homely lounge with ample comfortable furniture, DAB radio/cd player, Smart TV with Blu-ray and open fire provides a relaxing space to unwind at any time of the year. Cloakroom with hand basin & WC.
The second spacious vaulted living area with wood burner, Smart TV, with Blu-ray and doors to the courtyard garden offers an alternative place to take it easy.
Stairs lead from here to the galleried landing where guests can also relax or children can play or read whilst enjoying distant views to the Solent and Isle of Wight.
Bedroom 1 with super-king size (6ft) zip and link bed, (bed can be made into two 3ft single beds), views over open fields, steps down to en suite incorporating bath with hand shower, hand basin & WC.
Bedroom 2 has a king-size zip (5ft) and link double bed. Can be made into two 2ft 6in single beds.
Bedroom 3 twin room with two 2ft 6in zip and link beds.  Can be made into a king-size bed (5ft).
(Please advise configuration of each bedroom at time of booking). 
Family bathroom with over bath shower, hand basin, WC and underfloor heating.

To the rear of the house is an attractive south facing sheltered courtyard garden equipped with ample garden furniture.  A perfect place for a relaxing sun downer after a busy day exploring the surrounding area.  An enclosed lawn and gated driveway are to the front of the property with a patio area complete with garden furniture.

Available for one car on the drive. Further ample parking available on quiet lane outside the property.

Included Bed linen and towels, central heating (oil), electricity and Broadband WiFi. One basket of logs available for each fire in appropriate season. Travel cot and high chair available on request.
Children All ages welcome.
Pets Regret no pets.
Telephone  For incoming and emergency outgoing calls only. Mobile signal variable. 
Bicycle Storage Available in garage.
Nearest Shop East Boldre Post Office & stores  3 miles
Nearest Pub East End Arms  ½ mile along lane.  Please take a torch if you are walking after dusk.
Nearest Town Lymington.3.5 miles
Nearest Beaches  Tanners Lane foreshore 5 minute walk.   Milford on Sea -7 miles.
Short Breaks Available low season bookable any time, mid and high season two weeks before.
Changeover Day Friday.
Arrival Time 3.30pm.
Departure Time 10am.
Non Smoking
Property: Self-catering holiday home

July 2019

Very good holiday. The court yard at the back was a bit messy but I think this was due to the thatching being done to the house next door.

April 2019

We had a fantastic week here - the cottage was very comfortable. The location was great and peaceful - we enjoyed overlooking fields and being near the shingle beach. Ponies and donkeys wandered up and down the lane.

January 2019

Wonderful wonderful time! We really appreciated all the Xmas decorations, the great combo of aga and electric stove/hob, the blankets on all the sofas and the peace and quiet. A really special cottage - a home from home. We felt very privileged to be able to stay there. Please tell the owners we loved it!

October 2018

Amazingly well equipped and generous welcome pack which was very much appreciated. Brilliant in all aspects.

September 2018

Wonderful House in a rural location, just a stonethrow from the beach. Beautiful interior with much attention to detail, kitchen very well equipped. The owners have created a real gem. Saw often ponies wandering by on their way to the beach. We can highly recommend Shell Seekers and hope to return in the future!

August 2018

Wonderful cottage and location. Despite recommendations above we would highly recommend this cottage, we had a wonderful holiday.

July 2018

Despite the list of suggested improvements, we had a good stay. Probably lucky that the hot weather meant we were out a lot. The local beach was lovely and the mod-cons in the house (TVs and kitchen) are great.

June 2018

Noticed stain on master bed sheet. Apart from that (and the odd cobweb behind the side tables which was nothing compared to my own home!) the cottage was immaculate and very well stocked for total comfort and relaxation, away from all the light pollution and traffic noise. We would highly recommend and rate Shell Seekers to everyone, and Lymington, and the New Forest. First time there but hope to go back very soon. A BIG THANK YOU TO NEW FOREST COTTAGES for the first of many future holidays with you.

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