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River House Annexe

Fordingbridge, Hampshire
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing on site / nearby
Romantic
Parking on site / nearby
Towels included
Travel cot available
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At a glance

  • Pretty annexe situated within the town of Fordingbridge, on the edge of the New Forest
  • Picture perfect, unrestricted views and access to the River Avon without the need to leave the garden
  • Fishing in the river is available all season (with the best fishing during the winter months)
Property code: 89512

Unleash plenty of escapades - adventure awaits in the New Forest, where this delightful riverside property welcomes two bow-wows, so no one need be left behind. Forming part of the owners’ home, yet cleverly created to offer a good degree of separation and privacy, this characterful retreat is a great base for enjoying the tranquil surroundings of Fordingbridge town and the New Forest beyond. Enjoy serene river views from the comfort of your bedroom, or step outside with your canine companions in tow and take in restful river views and the soothing sounds of the waterway from the property’s enclosed garden.

Step inside to the inviting country style kitchen, full of charm and with ample seating in the dining space, it offers all you need cater for yourselves throughout your holiday. The lounge is spacious and although equipped with a Smart TV, it is the captivating river views that are sure to hold your attention; open up the patio doors and invite the outside in. To the left of the lounge, you’ll find a generously sized shower room and on the right of the living space, take a shallow step up and into the large bedroom, which also boasts incredible views of the River Avon. The enclosed garden is a great spot for dogs to enjoy sunning themselves, whilst you can sit back with drink in hand and BBQ simmering and while away hours, witnessing the comings and goings along the river. The property also boasts its own jetty, accessed via the owner’s garden, to be used at your leisure.

Locally there are plenty of dog-friendly activities to embark on. Enjoy fishing directly from your doorstep via the owner’s private jetty, or rent a kayak and mooch down the River Avon at your leisure; Rover and Fido are sure to enjoy a doggie paddle too! Fordingbridge itself boasts many dog-friendly establishments, including pubs and cafes offering delicious locally fayre. The seaside town of Lymington is 22 miles away; grab a bag of fish and chips on the famous Lymington Pier and drop anchor along one of its three marinas to witness elegant yachts steer into sight. The city of Salisbury sits just 10 miles away with its 123m-high cathedral spire looming over a medieval network of streets, it is ripe for exploring with two legs or four, or head a few miles out of the city to legendary Stonehenge.

  • 1  bedroom - king-size
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, washing machine, fridge/freezer, De’Longhi coffee machine, tumble dryer
  • Welcome pack
  • Travel cot available
  • Smart TV and DVD player
  • Enclosed lawn garden and patio space with charcoal BBQ
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Shop and pub just over 150 metres
  • Babes in arms welcome
  • Arrival: 15:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Sarah Jadali

This property is personally managed by Sarah.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 34 guest ratings

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Reviewed by grahame 5th April 2024

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Reviewed by Jonathon 29th March 2024

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This was our second stay at River Annex, even though the weather wasnt the best we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this accommodation and the delightful village of Fordingbridge. River Annex is so well equipped, clean, comfortable and relaxing. Alan and Lesley are very nice, friendly , and helpful. Our two Labradors love staying at River Annex, The Read moreowners two beautiful German Shepards, Meg and Caspar, are very friendly and like a good stroke. Just booked another stay at River Annex for August. Hide

Reviewed by Christina 22nd March 2024

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Riverside Annex is spacious, well equipped, comfortable and very clean. Stunning enclosed patio and garden overlooking the river. Location within the town is close to shops and pubs that are all dog friendly . The George does a lovely Sunday roast. Great position to visit Salisbury, Christchurch and the New Forest. Lesley and Alan are welcoming andRead more friendly, also available if needed. The best place weve stayed in with our dog. We would definitely recommend and plan to return. Hide

Reviewed by Geoff 15th March 2024

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The driveway is very steep and not ideal for those of us with mobility problems.

Reviewed by Graham 8th March 2024

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Couldn't of found better place to stay, everything was perfect, accommodation, location, amenities and the the hosts, who were not intrusive but were on hand if i needed anything. Thank you.

Reviewed by Alan 1st March 2024

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We enjoyed our stay , hosts great , live on site but not intrusive, location lovely, you have your own part of the garden to use , My partner didnt catch a fish but enjoyed trying, river at bottom of garden , accommodation clean and comfortable, would definitely recommend, Lovely local pubs , and great fish and chips about 10 steps away from accommRead moreodation, food shops a short walk away, we went to Portsmouth for the day about an hours drive away, Ringwood nice for bigger supermarket and shops Hide

Reviewed by Kathleen 2nd February 2024

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Lovely property for 2 people. Great location, home from home feel. Perfect!

Reviewed by Marlene 23rd December 2023

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Alan and Lesley were very welcoming and informative hosts and provided a booklet with information on the area and local amenities, many of which are within walking distance. Very clean and spacious for two adults and our dogs. A very, relaxed and enjoyable stay. We will come again! :-)

Reviewed by Lyn 7th December 2023

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Reviewed by Andrew 19th November 2023

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The location was good for us close enough to the forest for long dog walks during the day and in the evening a nice walk to the pubs and restaurants.

Reviewed by Malcolm 6th October 2023

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The property was well equipped and spotlessly clean. It is ideally located closer to the town. The garden is nice and secure for dogs and borders the river. The hosts, Lesley and Alan are lovely and nothing was too much trouble for them. For our next visit to the area I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again.

Reviewed by Jacky 29th September 2023

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We had a lovely holiday in the New Forest. There is a lot to explore. River House was a great base, it is clean and comfortable and in such a lovely location on the river Avon with shops very close by. Our dog had a wonderful time sniffing out all the new smells and sights.

Reviewed by Janice 22nd September 2023

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Perfect little annexe for 2 people. Riverside position, loved seeing the ducks and swans everyday. Lovely owners...helpful but not obtrusive. Plenty of pubs within walking distance which did great food. Everywhere was dog friendly. And, of course, beautiful walks in the New Forest nearby.

Reviewed by Derick 15th September 2023

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Reviewed by Pauline 1st September 2023

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A comfortable accommodation of two halves. To the front there are nearby shops and pubs. At the back you enter into a tranquil garden with a beautiful river at the bottom. The owners are welcoming, helpful and also discreet. Inside there is everything you need for your holiday. Our two dogs loved their walks in the new forest.

Reviewed by Linda 25th August 2023

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We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this property which is spacious, comfortable and well equipped with pleasant garden and outlook over the river. It's in an excellent location within yards of the town centre. The Chinese takeaway is closeby and they supplied us with the best fish and chips we've ever had! We also had the best ever Ploughman's lunchRead more at the Cartwheel pub in nearby Whitsbury. I caught a 3lb roach fishing from our garden but it wasn't easy with the weed this time of year. Hide

Reviewed by Adrian 14th August 2023

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Stunning location overlooking the river. The cottage is superb and well cared for by Lesley and Alan. It is so clean and tidy that you wouldn't even know it is a dog friendly cottage. The welcome pack from the hosts is so welcome and especially the bottle of bubbly as we were on our honeymoon. We would highly recommend this to anyone visiting the aRead morerea and we would definitely stay there again. Hide

Reviewed by Jonathon 14th July 2023

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Just returned from our lovely relaxing week staying at the River House Annex. This accommodation is highly recommended by us and our two labradors, its a comfortable, spacious home from home. Alan and Lesley are absolutely delightful and so are their two beautiful German Shepherds (Meg and Casper). River Annex has its own private garden on the bankRead mores of the Avon, parking to the side, and is very well equipped. Fordingbridge is a stunning little village, very friendly locals, with nice pubs. Hide

Reviewed by Dave 30th June 2023

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Reviewed by Pauline 23rd June 2023

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Beautiful cottage, river at the bottom of the garden, husband caught 2 chubb both over 6lb and an eel, it was brilliant

Reviewed by Elaine 16th June 2023

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We had a lovely week at the Riverside Annex, the hosts Alan and Lesley were helpful with out being intrusive. The Annex is clean well equipped and comfortable. We would highly recommend this property. Fordingbridge is a great place to stay, there are several pubs that serve nice food, and all dog friendly. It is in a great location to visit the surRead morerounding areas, with a good bus service to Bournemouth and Salisbury. Hide

Reviewed by Mark 9th June 2023

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Fantastic accomodation, ideal for a couple, Alan and Lesley have tried to think of everything to make you feel at home and they have succeeded. A great setting just by the River Avon allows you to sit outside in your own bit of garden and watch the river run past - truly idyllic The location allows you to easily visit some stunning places in the NeRead morew Forrest, as well as the nearby Jurrasic coastline of Dorset, also nearby Portsmouth historic dockyard highly recommended. A gem of a place to stay. Hide

Reviewed by Janice 2nd June 2023

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What a lovely location - just by the river. The annex was very well equipped, clean and comfortable. Our two labradors settled in immediately. Thanks to Yvonne, who looked after us at the start, until Alan and Lesley, who were lovely hosts, returned from their holiday. The welcome pack on our arrival was a nice touch. Fordingbridge is a nice littleRead more town, and perfect for the New Forest and Bournemouth area. We would thoroughly recommend the accommodation. Hide

Reviewed by Sheila 26th May 2023

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Very good accommodation with the added bonus of having the banks of the river Avon at the bottom of the garden. Excellent location for the new forest, close to Southampton & Dorset so plenty of choices to visit.

Reviewed by Andrew 12th May 2023

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River House Annexe in Fordingbridge was high standard accommodation, clean, tidy, modern with a lovely fully enclosed garden which our dogs loved. The hosts Alan & Lesley were readily available if needed, and very welcoming and kind but were not intrusive. The location is perfect for visiting South Wiltshire, East Dorset & West Hampshire most attraRead morections within a 30 minute drive. Fordingbridge was a quiet friendly town with a lovely riverside park for exercising dogs. Fabulous! Hide

Reviewed by Terry 5th May 2023

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Fabulous location on the river in the lovely village of Fordingbridge. Totally brilliant location for New Forest walks. Hosts Alan and Lesley are really lovely, welcoming, helpful and friendly, but leave you to your own devices as you wish. Perfect

Reviewed by Paul 28th April 2023

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Spacious and very comfortable accommodation. Beautiful setting with the river Avon at the bottom of the garden. The owners, Alan & Lesley, are lovely people and have provided many books and games in the annexe and they are on hand if needed but are unobtrusive. There are enough local amenities if you do not want to travel but the annexe is ideally Read moresituated for those wanting to explore the New Forest and beyond. Hide

Reviewed by Tracy 10th March 2023

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Fabulous place to stay, lovely accommodation and a great location. Hosts were very friendly and welcoming. A lovely welcome pack, including wine was a nice touch. Fantastic walks on your doorstep. Would definitely recommend

Reviewed by Susan 25th February 2023

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The annexe was lovely, well equipped and very comfortable, the view of the river was a lovely added bonus. I would definitely recommend this property for a lovely quiet break.

Reviewed by Valerie 20th February 2023

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Lovely annexe of the owner's property but with a good deal.of privacy. Fully enclosed dog friendly garden with access to the river at the bottom. Clean comfortable accommodation. Shops and pub nearby. Within a short drive of forest walks.

Reviewed by Cathy 13th February 2023

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Lovely warm welcome, would definitely stay there again.

Reviewed by Dawn 3rd February 2023

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Really lovely hosts- Alan & Lesley are very welcoming but also respectful of your privacy. We had a really restful week in this lovely location- a private section of riverbank for fishing at the end of the garden& wonderful peace and quiet. Really close to the town amenities for convenience yet once you close the gate to the drive you enter a spaceRead more of tranquillity The accommodation is larger than the pictures portray with lots of storage so you arent falling over your belongings. Recommended * Hide

Reviewed by Graham 24th January 2023

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A real home from home The hosts were really welcoming and helpful, definitely be back

Reviewed by Karl 30th December 2022

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Fantastic place with lovely views of the Hampshire Avon, well located for the new forest and Bournemouth. Great for fishing and dog walking , even managed a 15lb Pike from the garden, fordingbridge also has a few nice pubs and shops for your needs including a Chinese a 30 second walk away from property that is certainly a 10/10 .. will be going bacRead morek . Hide

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