The Old Barn


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1 bedrooms

Up to 2 guests


Key Features

  • Property code: A163
  • Changeover day: Friday
  • Access statement available
  • Central heating
  • Parking (see description for details)
  • Dishwasher
  • Garden or outside space
  • Real fire
  • Short breaks available
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi


Originally part of the village forge and latterly the village garage, The Old Barn has been rebuilt and extended to provide a spacious and welcoming holiday home in the centre of the village of Exbury. Recently refurbished to a high standard, the Old Barn lies next door to the owners' home but is entirely separate and private with its own enclosed garden and sunny patio. The spectacular Exbury Gardens, with its world famous Rothschild collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias and rare trees, is a short stroll away and there are many excellent walks to be enjoyed along the nearby coast and in the forest. Beaulieu village with its ruined Abbey, Palace House - historic home of the Montagu family and National Motor Museum - is a short drive away, as is bustling Lymington with its waterfront, shops and marinas.

Spacious, comfortable sitting room has a log-burner, LCD TV, DVD and french doors to garden.
Light and airy kitchen/breakfast room has table and chairs to seat four with electric hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and doors to garden.
Cloakroom with hand basin and WC.
Entrance Hall with coat-stand & storage space.
Stairs from sitting room to First Floor:
Stairs open into bedroom with king size bed (5ft), dressing table, wardrobe and TV.
Bathroom with bath and separate shower, basin and WC.

French doors from the sitting room and kitchen open onto a patio equipped with garden table and chairs. An enclosed garden with lawn, mature shrubs and well-maintained flower borders.

Off road for two cars.

Included White Company bed linen and towels, WiFi, electricity and central heating (oil), one basket of logs provided for log-burner in season.
Children The Old Barn is only able to accomodate babes in arms.
Pets Regret no pets.
Parking Off road for two cars.
No Smoking
 available for use. 
WiFi Available.
Nearest Shop Beaulieu 3.5 miles, Hythe 5.5 miles.
Nearest Pub Royal Oak, Hilltop - 2 miles, or Beaulieu village with the renowned Montagu Arms Hotel with its Michelin Star restaurant 3.5 miles.
Nearest Town Hythe - 5.5 miles.
Nearest Beach Lepe 2.5 miles, Calshot 5 miles.
Short breaks available low and mid season. Please contact the office on 01590 679655.
Changeover Friday.
Arrival 3pm
Departure 10am
Property: Self-catering holiday cottage.

April 2019

A perfect spot to get away from it all.

October 2018

We enjoyed our holiday very much and the cottage was excellent. It was well equipped, beautifully furnished and very spacious - by far the best cottage, for two people, we have ever stayed in.

October 2018

Had a good week especially with the bonus of lots of sunshine. Relaxing and comfortable. Lovely part of the world. Unfortunately unable to walk (for us anyway!) to a pub or store so had to use the car more than anticipated.

July 2018

Very pleasant property in a lovely area- Lepe Country Park and beach great, with some good walks. Lymington , both town and Solent Walk thoroughly enjoyed. Had a very enjoyable visit to The Sammy Miller MotorBike Museum at New Milton.

June 2018

We enjoyed our stay very much. The Old Barn is excellent in all respects: all rooms were well equipped and/or furnished; everything was clean and the bed was very comfortable. Thanks go to Kate and Red for this.

April 2018

A great stay in a very comfortable, well-equipped cottage in a tranquil setting.

April 2018

Fabulous cottage with lots of extras i.e. lights in garden, use of phone, woodburner etc. Quiet location, recommend walking on beach at Lepe. Rooms very spacious and well equipped.

April 2018

What a fantastic cottage that has been lovingly looked after by Red and Kate… We will be back, thank you

April 2018

Lovely cosy cottage with all the amenities. Can recommend Lepe walk on a nice day. Will recommend to others.

April 2018

This peaceful, beautiful space is just what we needed..Superbly decorated barn, cosy even with snow for 2 days! We have enjoyed just veing, had some great meals and time to relax. Thank you both so much!

April 2018

We have really enjoyed staying in this beautiful, well-equipped cottage, have had the best sleep in ages in the comfortable bed, everything you need is here. Thank you both.

April 2018

What a delightful, spacious cottage, so comfortable and an ideal place to chill out – and we did!

April 2018

really enjoyed the holiday weather not brilliant but did not stop us doing all that we wanted to do and to come home to a lovely warm cottage was the icing on the cake

November 2017

We had a very pleasent stay at the Old Barn in Exbury. The barn is well equipped and has a big kitchen with all desirable facilities. Wood for the wood burner was provided for the colder days, but also the heating system worked very well. Kitchen, living room, bedroom and bathroom are all in very good condition. TV and WiFi worked well and there is plenty of information of the area as well as a library, DVDs and games. Very peaceful, quite area, As it was already November, we could unfortunately not make use of the small garden behind the barn.

July 2017

Thank you for a fantastic property Red and Kate

June 2017

It was a really lovely cottage, with excellent sized accommodation with a very pretty garden, all totally private from the owners' house. Everything that you could want, to cook a meal, was in the kitchen and all of the kitchen equipment was easy to use. Beaulieu, Brockenhurst and Lymington were very close by and Exbury Gardens was not far from the cottage. Although we visited the gardens at the time of year, where there was not much colour, we still spent a couple of hours there and could see that in April/May, it would be beautiful. The only thing that we could say would benefit visitors, who wanted to spend some time relaxing in the garden, as we did, would be a couple of cushioned, adjustable, relaxing chairs. All in all, a great holiday and a cottage to recommend to family and friends! Thank you!

May 2017

Very peaceful location. A spacious, comfortable cottage with everything we needed, and a pretty, secluded garden. Lovely!

May 2017

Lovely accommodation in a peaceful setting within close proximity to the coast, estuaries and the woods and heathland of the New Forest.

June 2016

We had a fabulous time, thank you. The Old Barn was perfect and it was great to have a big kitchen as usually places for just 2 people tend to be rather small. We had a really comfortable and relaxing stay

January 2016

A lovely cottage with everything you could ask for

January 2016

A delightful place to stay - spacious, stylish and comfortable

January 2016

The Old Barn is tranquil and idyllic, the perfect get away. We look forward to coming back in 2016.

April 2015

The Old Barn is comfortable, warm and quiet, all the ingredients for a relaxing break. Although secluded, it is within a few minutes drive of all amenities and attractions.

November 2014

The Old Barn accommodation is first class and an ideal base for visiting the area. We really enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend it!

November 2014

The Old Barn is charming and spacious with everything to hand. The location is ideal for exploring the New Forest.

November 2014

A wonderful week's holiday. The Old Barn is a delight, with everything of a high standard. Very comfortable and the garden is lovely, very pretty and private

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