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Yew Tree Cottage

Burgate, near Fordingbridge, Hampshire
Grade 4 Star rating

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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Pets 2
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Description

This thatched cottage, steeped in history, offers a spacious interior and an attractive large landscaped garden.

Large living room with open fire. Kitchen/dining room with gas/electric range (for cooking) and brick floor. Utility/wet room with toilet. Steep, curved stairs to first floor: Double bedroom with 5ft bed, ornamental fire surround, TV and en-suite toilet. Second staircase to first floor: Double bedroom with 5ft bed and additional single bed (for +1). Low beams and steps throughout. Separate annexe (accessed via external stairs): Double bedroom with 5ft bed, double sofa bed (for alternative sleeping only), TV and en-suite shower room with toilet.

  • Open fire - initial fuel inc, thereafter avail locally
  • Elec, full oil CH, bed linen and towels inc
  • Three Freeview TVs
  • DVD
  • CD
  • Gas/electric range inc
  • W/machine
  • T/dryer
  • D/washer
  • F/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Large, enclosed lawned garden with furniture
  • BBQ
  • Ample parking
  • No smoking
  • NB: Fenced pond 50 yds. Neighbouring residents walk across the front of Yew Tree Cottage to access their property


This wonderful, detached, thatched cottage, with a separate annexe, offers an attractive large lawned landscaped garden and a spacious and tastefully styled interior. Conveniently located, set back from the main road leading from Salisbury, 9 miles or Ringwood, 5 miles. For keen walkers, this is the perfect location, situated directly opposite footpaths and within easy reach of the New Forest National Park, with many scenic walks and great for spotting local wildlife.
Dating back to the 1600s, this comfortable and spacious home is steeped in history. The famous local painter, Augustus John, resided here and he had a studio to show off his work, which became a popular stopping point for gentry travelling from London to the West Country. In later years, he became a renowned political spokesperson with many articles published in the Delphic Review, which was edited in Fordingbridge.
The main property comprises a large living room on the ground floor with an open fire, wet room/utility and kitchen/dining room with a range set within an inglenook bread oven, and original brick floor. There is a steep curved staircase to the master bedroom with high ceilings and original beams and an en-suite toilet. There is a separate staircase to the second bedroom, which is very spacious and has a double and single bed. The third bedroom is in a separate annexe adjacent to the house, which is above the garage, accessed by external steps; guests will find a double bed, sofabed (for alternative sleeping), and en-suite shower room with toilet.
This is a great touring base from which to visit the extensive attractions in the area. Nearby, the charming town of Fordingbridge has a host of shops, cafés and eateries, and the gentle flowing River Avon is also nearby. Rockbourne is good for fly fishing and there is coarse fishing at Fordingbridge. There is a water park with various water sports including windsurfing and boating close by.
Convenient for road links to the cathedral cities of Winchester and Salisbury, Stonehenge, Christchurch Harbour and the coast including Poole, Sandbanks and Bournmouth. Other attractions include Marwell Zoo, Beaulieu Motor Museum, Monkey World, Avon Heath Country Park and The New Forest Wildlife Park. Maritime Southampton and various other tourist attractions are within easy driving distance. Shop 4 miles, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

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Features

  • Barbecue
    Barbecue
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio
    Enclosed Garden/Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Open Fire
    Open Fire
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Thatched Roof
    Thatched Roof
  • WiFi
    WiFi
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site
    Fishing Nearby/On-site
  • Heritage Collection
    Heritage Collection
  • Ground Floor Wet Room
    Ground Floor Wet Room
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle


Customer Comments

  • 8

    10/07/2019
    Confirmed guest, 08/07/2019
    A lovely old listed thatched cottage which makes a cosy place to stay in the area. Well equipped with a super kitchen makes mealtimes feel relaxed and friendly. We liked the bedrooms - all of them including the garage one- and loved the garden which is dog friendly and 99% dog proof (watch out for behind the garage area!). Problem areas for some people would be one of the staircases and the option of some brighter lights would be good in the lounge for reading. The road can be noisy but it’s low hum and rumble - not overly intrusive even in the garden.


  • 8

    07/07/2019
    Confirmed guest, 05/07/2019
    Yew Tree Cottage worked out extremely well for our party of 6 adults and 2 dogs. It has 3 large bedrooms, with 2 double beds in one of them and we enjoyed the kitchen being large enough to have a big table which we could eat and socialise at. It has a large garden so the dogs could have a run. We greatly enjoyed our week there. We found the location, right next to the A338 less of an issue than we expected, but it's no good staying at Yew Tree Cottage if you can't tolerate traffic, in the same way that the staircases to the bed rooms are very steep, so fine for us but no good if you have small children or someone who can't manage stairs. Again it would be preferable if it were in Fordinbridge rather than a couple of miles out as it's too far to walk, but you're not going to find a marvellous, large thatched cottage with big garden in the middle of a town.


  • 6

    30/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 28/06/2019
    Large cottage in good location and amenities. However cottage needs a refresh and deep clean. Dishwasher not working properly, tablet dispenser would not open as a capsule stuck in which we could not remove. Two stair cases, on very precarious. Wet room collected water around toilet and sink. Garden absolutely fabulous which the dogs enjoyed. Ample parking, however on a busy main road so be careful as you leave the cottage. Photo of staircase uploaded, not suitable for the less able.


  • 8

    25/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 24/06/2019
    Nice property, garden and aspect. Major problem is property entrance is very narrow between high hedges which are up against the road. Firstly finding the property - 'land marks' are mis-leading: one of the 2 bus stops referred to has been hidden by the hedge: the wooden gates are open and not visible from the road. Instructions should say 'property is about 100 yards north of Fryern Court Road on the same side'. Best located using Google maps & searching for Yew Tree cottage. Secondly and more importantly, with the narrow entrance and high hedges up against the fast moving A338 (no pavements) it is very difficult to leave the property safely by car & pull out onto the road. The hedges need cutting back to give adequate visibility of the traffic on the road. Several comments about this are in the guest book in the cottage.


  • 5

    05/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 03/06/2019
    Although Yew Tree Cottage is on the whole comfortable and well equipped there were parts of the cottage that were not too clean and very tired looking. The kitchen was great gathering spot but some of the pans and baking trays need replacing. The lounge was comfortable but somewhat gloomy. The stairs to the annexe need attention before they rot away completely- the top 3 are very wobbly and do not feel safe. The garden was lovely and fully enclosed so safe for the dog. For us the biggest drawback was the proximity to such a busy main road. It made it noisy when trying to sleep as there is no double glazing and getting out in the mornings was not easy especially with the high bushes impeding your view. Overall might suit some but not for us.


  • 9

    02/04/2019
    Confirmed guest, 01/04/2019
    We found the cottage to be really well equipped, very clean and a lovely place to stay for the weekend. The garden is beautiful and away from the road. The road is close and you can hear it but we didn't find it a problem. We loved the quirkiness of the cottage. The lock on the door is loose and just needs looking at. But we would definitely return if we were going that way again.


  • 9

    15/03/2019
    Confirmed guest, 14/03/2019
    Really lovely property. Loved the layout and quirkiness of it! Lovely big rooms, very comfy beds, big and we’ll equipped kitchen. Very thoughtful of the owner to provide milk, biscuits and wine - much appreciated. Just a couple of observations- the shower head is broken and the tiles in the shower have mould on them - not horrendous but noticeable. Some of the kitchen equipment was a bit grubby and needed cleaning before it could be used. The lock on the door needs some attention as it is very loose.


  • 9

    19/11/2018
    Confirmed guest, 13/11/2018
    Yew Tree cottage has been done out very nicely and feels very homely from the minute to through the door. The stair case is a bit challenging, but having a enclosed WC in the room means that you don't have to keep going up and down the stairs. To be honest it all adds to the character. We only used the 2 main bedrooms in the cottage, so it was a bit of a trek downstairs to the use the toilet in the middle of the night, but we knew that before we arrived. Plenty of kitchen equipment and a huge aga so you could cook a big breakfast at the same time.


  • 3

    29/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 28/09/2018
    AN UP TO PHOTO, ON THE COTTAGE WEB SITE, )WOULD BE ""GOOD""TO SHOW AN UP TO DATE PHOTO . THE COTTAGE INSIDE, SHOWER AND SHOWERER HEAD ALL NEEDED A REVAMP:: THE WASHING MACHINE WAS IN A FILTHY ""MESS"". AT LARGE, THE COTTAGE COULD DO WITH A GOOD REVAMP!!!


  • 9

    24/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 21/09/2018
    Staying in this old cottage was really special for us. The stairs are steep, the floor is uneven and not everyything in the house was working, but that did not matter to us. The sleepingrooms are spacious and there was enough space for the four of us (i would not recommend it for more people!) and coming back from our daily trips soon felt like coming home. Yew Tree Cottage made our trip to south england something very special and we had wonderful holidays.


  • 5

    02/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 31/08/2018
    Very, very noisy as on main road, dangerous to get out. No proper dog walks. The cottage itself beautiful but so let down by the cleanliness, it was disgusting. Owner had not taken on board any previous comments.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; We are sorry if you did not enjoy the cottage. The main road can be busy at times. There is access to public footpaths just across the road next to the bus stop and is sign posted, and it will take you to Breamore and the old bridge over the main river Avon. The Cottage is cleaned after every guest visit and we are sorry if Housekeeping missed anything.

  • 8

    10/07/2019
    Confirmed guest, 08/07/2019
    A lovely old listed thatched cottage which makes a cosy place to stay in the area. Well equipped with a super kitchen makes mealtimes feel relaxed and friendly. We liked the bedrooms - all of them including the garage one- and loved the garden which is dog friendly and 99% dog proof (watch out for behind the garage area!). Problem areas for some people would be one of the staircases and the option of some brighter lights would be good in the lounge for reading. The road can be noisy but it’s low hum and rumble - not overly intrusive even in the garden.


  • 8

    07/07/2019
    Confirmed guest, 05/07/2019
    Yew Tree Cottage worked out extremely well for our party of 6 adults and 2 dogs. It has 3 large bedrooms, with 2 double beds in one of them and we enjoyed the kitchen being large enough to have a big table which we could eat and socialise at. It has a large garden so the dogs could have a run. We greatly enjoyed our week there. We found the location, right next to the A338 less of an issue than we expected, but it's no good staying at Yew Tree Cottage if you can't tolerate traffic, in the same way that the staircases to the bed rooms are very steep, so fine for us but no good if you have small children or someone who can't manage stairs. Again it would be preferable if it were in Fordinbridge rather than a couple of miles out as it's too far to walk, but you're not going to find a marvellous, large thatched cottage with big garden in the middle of a town.


  • 6

    30/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 28/06/2019
    Large cottage in good location and amenities. However cottage needs a refresh and deep clean. Dishwasher not working properly, tablet dispenser would not open as a capsule stuck in which we could not remove. Two stair cases, on very precarious. Wet room collected water around toilet and sink. Garden absolutely fabulous which the dogs enjoyed. Ample parking, however on a busy main road so be careful as you leave the cottage. Photo of staircase uploaded, not suitable for the less able.


  • 8

    25/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 24/06/2019
    Nice property, garden and aspect. Major problem is property entrance is very narrow between high hedges which are up against the road. Firstly finding the property - 'land marks' are mis-leading: one of the 2 bus stops referred to has been hidden by the hedge: the wooden gates are open and not visible from the road. Instructions should say 'property is about 100 yards north of Fryern Court Road on the same side'. Best located using Google maps & searching for Yew Tree cottage. Secondly and more importantly, with the narrow entrance and high hedges up against the fast moving A338 (no pavements) it is very difficult to leave the property safely by car & pull out onto the road. The hedges need cutting back to give adequate visibility of the traffic on the road. Several comments about this are in the guest book in the cottage.


  • 5

    05/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 03/06/2019
    Although Yew Tree Cottage is on the whole comfortable and well equipped there were parts of the cottage that were not too clean and very tired looking. The kitchen was great gathering spot but some of the pans and baking trays need replacing. The lounge was comfortable but somewhat gloomy. The stairs to the annexe need attention before they rot away completely- the top 3 are very wobbly and do not feel safe. The garden was lovely and fully enclosed so safe for the dog. For us the biggest drawback was the proximity to such a busy main road. It made it noisy when trying to sleep as there is no double glazing and getting out in the mornings was not easy especially with the high bushes impeding your view. Overall might suit some but not for us.


  • 9

    02/04/2019
    Confirmed guest, 01/04/2019
    We found the cottage to be really well equipped, very clean and a lovely place to stay for the weekend. The garden is beautiful and away from the road. The road is close and you can hear it but we didn't find it a problem. We loved the quirkiness of the cottage. The lock on the door is loose and just needs looking at. But we would definitely return if we were going that way again.


  • 9

    15/03/2019
    Confirmed guest, 14/03/2019
    Really lovely property. Loved the layout and quirkiness of it! Lovely big rooms, very comfy beds, big and we’ll equipped kitchen. Very thoughtful of the owner to provide milk, biscuits and wine - much appreciated. Just a couple of observations- the shower head is broken and the tiles in the shower have mould on them - not horrendous but noticeable. Some of the kitchen equipment was a bit grubby and needed cleaning before it could be used. The lock on the door needs some attention as it is very loose.


  • 9

    19/11/2018
    Confirmed guest, 13/11/2018
    Yew Tree cottage has been done out very nicely and feels very homely from the minute to through the door. The stair case is a bit challenging, but having a enclosed WC in the room means that you don't have to keep going up and down the stairs. To be honest it all adds to the character. We only used the 2 main bedrooms in the cottage, so it was a bit of a trek downstairs to the use the toilet in the middle of the night, but we knew that before we arrived. Plenty of kitchen equipment and a huge aga so you could cook a big breakfast at the same time.


  • 3

    29/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 28/09/2018
    AN UP TO PHOTO, ON THE COTTAGE WEB SITE, )WOULD BE ""GOOD""TO SHOW AN UP TO DATE PHOTO . THE COTTAGE INSIDE, SHOWER AND SHOWERER HEAD ALL NEEDED A REVAMP:: THE WASHING MACHINE WAS IN A FILTHY ""MESS"". AT LARGE, THE COTTAGE COULD DO WITH A GOOD REVAMP!!!


  • 9

    24/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 21/09/2018
    Staying in this old cottage was really special for us. The stairs are steep, the floor is uneven and not everyything in the house was working, but that did not matter to us. The sleepingrooms are spacious and there was enough space for the four of us (i would not recommend it for more people!) and coming back from our daily trips soon felt like coming home. Yew Tree Cottage made our trip to south england something very special and we had wonderful holidays.


  • 5

    02/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 31/08/2018
    Very, very noisy as on main road, dangerous to get out. No proper dog walks. The cottage itself beautiful but so let down by the cleanliness, it was disgusting. Owner had not taken on board any previous comments.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; We are sorry if you did not enjoy the cottage. The main road can be busy at times. There is access to public footpaths just across the road next to the bus stop and is sign posted, and it will take you to Breamore and the old bridge over the main river Avon. The Cottage is cleaned after every guest visit and we are sorry if Housekeeping missed anything.

  • 8

    10/07/2019
    Confirmed guest, 08/07/2019
    A lovely old listed thatched cottage which makes a cosy place to stay in the area. Well equipped with a super kitchen makes mealtimes feel relaxed and friendly. We liked the bedrooms - all of them including the garage one- and loved the garden which is dog friendly and 99% dog proof (watch out for behind the garage area!). Problem areas for some people would be one of the staircases and the option of some brighter lights would be good in the lounge for reading. The road can be noisy but it’s low hum and rumble - not overly intrusive even in the garden.


  • 8

    07/07/2019
    Confirmed guest, 05/07/2019
    Yew Tree Cottage worked out extremely well for our party of 6 adults and 2 dogs. It has 3 large bedrooms, with 2 double beds in one of them and we enjoyed the kitchen being large enough to have a big table which we could eat and socialise at. It has a large garden so the dogs could have a run. We greatly enjoyed our week there. We found the location, right next to the A338 less of an issue than we expected, but it's no good staying at Yew Tree Cottage if you can't tolerate traffic, in the same way that the staircases to the bed rooms are very steep, so fine for us but no good if you have small children or someone who can't manage stairs. Again it would be preferable if it were in Fordinbridge rather than a couple of miles out as it's too far to walk, but you're not going to find a marvellous, large thatched cottage with big garden in the middle of a town.


  • 6

    30/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 28/06/2019
    Large cottage in good location and amenities. However cottage needs a refresh and deep clean. Dishwasher not working properly, tablet dispenser would not open as a capsule stuck in which we could not remove. Two stair cases, on very precarious. Wet room collected water around toilet and sink. Garden absolutely fabulous which the dogs enjoyed. Ample parking, however on a busy main road so be careful as you leave the cottage. Photo of staircase uploaded, not suitable for the less able.


  • 8

    25/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 24/06/2019
    Nice property, garden and aspect. Major problem is property entrance is very narrow between high hedges which are up against the road. Firstly finding the property - 'land marks' are mis-leading: one of the 2 bus stops referred to has been hidden by the hedge: the wooden gates are open and not visible from the road. Instructions should say 'property is about 100 yards north of Fryern Court Road on the same side'. Best located using Google maps & searching for Yew Tree cottage. Secondly and more importantly, with the narrow entrance and high hedges up against the fast moving A338 (no pavements) it is very difficult to leave the property safely by car & pull out onto the road. The hedges need cutting back to give adequate visibility of the traffic on the road. Several comments about this are in the guest book in the cottage.


  • 5

    05/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 03/06/2019
    Although Yew Tree Cottage is on the whole comfortable and well equipped there were parts of the cottage that were not too clean and very tired looking. The kitchen was great gathering spot but some of the pans and baking trays need replacing. The lounge was comfortable but somewhat gloomy. The stairs to the annexe need attention before they rot away completely- the top 3 are very wobbly and do not feel safe. The garden was lovely and fully enclosed so safe for the dog. For us the biggest drawback was the proximity to such a busy main road. It made it noisy when trying to sleep as there is no double glazing and getting out in the mornings was not easy especially with the high bushes impeding your view. Overall might suit some but not for us.


  • 9

    02/04/2019
    Confirmed guest, 01/04/2019
    We found the cottage to be really well equipped, very clean and a lovely place to stay for the weekend. The garden is beautiful and away from the road. The road is close and you can hear it but we didn't find it a problem. We loved the quirkiness of the cottage. The lock on the door is loose and just needs looking at. But we would definitely return if we were going that way again.


  • 9

    15/03/2019
    Confirmed guest, 14/03/2019
    Really lovely property. Loved the layout and quirkiness of it! Lovely big rooms, very comfy beds, big and we’ll equipped kitchen. Very thoughtful of the owner to provide milk, biscuits and wine - much appreciated. Just a couple of observations- the shower head is broken and the tiles in the shower have mould on them - not horrendous but noticeable. Some of the kitchen equipment was a bit grubby and needed cleaning before it could be used. The lock on the door needs some attention as it is very loose.


  • 9

    19/11/2018
    Confirmed guest, 13/11/2018
    Yew Tree cottage has been done out very nicely and feels very homely from the minute to through the door. The stair case is a bit challenging, but having a enclosed WC in the room means that you don't have to keep going up and down the stairs. To be honest it all adds to the character. We only used the 2 main bedrooms in the cottage, so it was a bit of a trek downstairs to the use the toilet in the middle of the night, but we knew that before we arrived. Plenty of kitchen equipment and a huge aga so you could cook a big breakfast at the same time.


  • 3

    29/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 28/09/2018
    AN UP TO PHOTO, ON THE COTTAGE WEB SITE, )WOULD BE ""GOOD""TO SHOW AN UP TO DATE PHOTO . THE COTTAGE INSIDE, SHOWER AND SHOWERER HEAD ALL NEEDED A REVAMP:: THE WASHING MACHINE WAS IN A FILTHY ""MESS"". AT LARGE, THE COTTAGE COULD DO WITH A GOOD REVAMP!!!


  • 9

    24/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 21/09/2018
    Staying in this old cottage was really special for us. The stairs are steep, the floor is uneven and not everyything in the house was working, but that did not matter to us. The sleepingrooms are spacious and there was enough space for the four of us (i would not recommend it for more people!) and coming back from our daily trips soon felt like coming home. Yew Tree Cottage made our trip to south england something very special and we had wonderful holidays.


  • 5

    02/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 31/08/2018
    Very, very noisy as on main road, dangerous to get out. No proper dog walks. The cottage itself beautiful but so let down by the cleanliness, it was disgusting. Owner had not taken on board any previous comments.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; We are sorry if you did not enjoy the cottage. The main road can be busy at times. There is access to public footpaths just across the road next to the bus stop and is sign posted, and it will take you to Breamore and the old bridge over the main river Avon. The Cottage is cleaned after every guest visit and we are sorry if Housekeeping missed anything.

  • 8

    10/07/2019
    Confirmed guest, 08/07/2019
    A lovely old listed thatched cottage which makes a cosy place to stay in the area. Well equipped with a super kitchen makes mealtimes feel relaxed and friendly. We liked the bedrooms - all of them including the garage one- and loved the garden which is dog friendly and 99% dog proof (watch out for behind the garage area!). Problem areas for some people would be one of the staircases and the option of some brighter lights would be good in the lounge for reading. The road can be noisy but it’s low hum and rumble - not overly intrusive even in the garden.


  • 8

    07/07/2019
    Confirmed guest, 05/07/2019
    Yew Tree Cottage worked out extremely well for our party of 6 adults and 2 dogs. It has 3 large bedrooms, with 2 double beds in one of them and we enjoyed the kitchen being large enough to have a big table which we could eat and socialise at. It has a large garden so the dogs could have a run. We greatly enjoyed our week there. We found the location, right next to the A338 less of an issue than we expected, but it's no good staying at Yew Tree Cottage if you can't tolerate traffic, in the same way that the staircases to the bed rooms are very steep, so fine for us but no good if you have small children or someone who can't manage stairs. Again it would be preferable if it were in Fordinbridge rather than a couple of miles out as it's too far to walk, but you're not going to find a marvellous, large thatched cottage with big garden in the middle of a town.


  • 6

    30/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 28/06/2019
    Large cottage in good location and amenities. However cottage needs a refresh and deep clean. Dishwasher not working properly, tablet dispenser would not open as a capsule stuck in which we could not remove. Two stair cases, on very precarious. Wet room collected water around toilet and sink. Garden absolutely fabulous which the dogs enjoyed. Ample parking, however on a busy main road so be careful as you leave the cottage. Photo of staircase uploaded, not suitable for the less able.


  • 8

    25/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 24/06/2019
    Nice property, garden and aspect. Major problem is property entrance is very narrow between high hedges which are up against the road. Firstly finding the property - 'land marks' are mis-leading: one of the 2 bus stops referred to has been hidden by the hedge: the wooden gates are open and not visible from the road. Instructions should say 'property is about 100 yards north of Fryern Court Road on the same side'. Best located using Google maps & searching for Yew Tree cottage. Secondly and more importantly, with the narrow entrance and high hedges up against the fast moving A338 (no pavements) it is very difficult to leave the property safely by car & pull out onto the road. The hedges need cutting back to give adequate visibility of the traffic on the road. Several comments about this are in the guest book in the cottage.


  • 5

    05/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 03/06/2019
    Although Yew Tree Cottage is on the whole comfortable and well equipped there were parts of the cottage that were not too clean and very tired looking. The kitchen was great gathering spot but some of the pans and baking trays need replacing. The lounge was comfortable but somewhat gloomy. The stairs to the annexe need attention before they rot away completely- the top 3 are very wobbly and do not feel safe. The garden was lovely and fully enclosed so safe for the dog. For us the biggest drawback was the proximity to such a busy main road. It made it noisy when trying to sleep as there is no double glazing and getting out in the mornings was not easy especially with the high bushes impeding your view. Overall might suit some but not for us.


  • 9

    02/04/2019
    Confirmed guest, 01/04/2019
    We found the cottage to be really well equipped, very clean and a lovely place to stay for the weekend. The garden is beautiful and away from the road. The road is close and you can hear it but we didn't find it a problem. We loved the quirkiness of the cottage. The lock on the door is loose and just needs looking at. But we would definitely return if we were going that way again.


  • 9

    15/03/2019
    Confirmed guest, 14/03/2019
    Really lovely property. Loved the layout and quirkiness of it! Lovely big rooms, very comfy beds, big and we’ll equipped kitchen. Very thoughtful of the owner to provide milk, biscuits and wine - much appreciated. Just a couple of observations- the shower head is broken and the tiles in the shower have mould on them - not horrendous but noticeable. Some of the kitchen equipment was a bit grubby and needed cleaning before it could be used. The lock on the door needs some attention as it is very loose.


  • 9

    19/11/2018
    Confirmed guest, 13/11/2018
    Yew Tree cottage has been done out very nicely and feels very homely from the minute to through the door. The stair case is a bit challenging, but having a enclosed WC in the room means that you don't have to keep going up and down the stairs. To be honest it all adds to the character. We only used the 2 main bedrooms in the cottage, so it was a bit of a trek downstairs to the use the toilet in the middle of the night, but we knew that before we arrived. Plenty of kitchen equipment and a huge aga so you could cook a big breakfast at the same time.


  • 3

    29/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 28/09/2018
    AN UP TO PHOTO, ON THE COTTAGE WEB SITE, )WOULD BE ""GOOD""TO SHOW AN UP TO DATE PHOTO . THE COTTAGE INSIDE, SHOWER AND SHOWERER HEAD ALL NEEDED A REVAMP:: THE WASHING MACHINE WAS IN A FILTHY ""MESS"". AT LARGE, THE COTTAGE COULD DO WITH A GOOD REVAMP!!!


  • 9

    24/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 21/09/2018
    Staying in this old cottage was really special for us. The stairs are steep, the floor is uneven and not everyything in the house was working, but that did not matter to us. The sleepingrooms are spacious and there was enough space for the four of us (i would not recommend it for more people!) and coming back from our daily trips soon felt like coming home. Yew Tree Cottage made our trip to south england something very special and we had wonderful holidays.


  • 5

    02/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 31/08/2018
    Very, very noisy as on main road, dangerous to get out. No proper dog walks. The cottage itself beautiful but so let down by the cleanliness, it was disgusting. Owner had not taken on board any previous comments.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; We are sorry if you did not enjoy the cottage. The main road can be busy at times. There is access to public footpaths just across the road next to the bus stop and is sign posted, and it will take you to Breamore and the old bridge over the main river Avon. The Cottage is cleaned after every guest visit and we are sorry if Housekeeping missed anything.

  • 8

    10/07/2019
    Confirmed guest, 08/07/2019
    A lovely old listed thatched cottage which makes a cosy place to stay in the area. Well equipped with a super kitchen makes mealtimes feel relaxed and friendly. We liked the bedrooms - all of them including the garage one- and loved the garden which is dog friendly and 99% dog proof (watch out for behind the garage area!). Problem areas for some people would be one of the staircases and the option of some brighter lights would be good in the lounge for reading. The road can be noisy but it’s low hum and rumble - not overly intrusive even in the garden.


  • 8

    07/07/2019
    Confirmed guest, 05/07/2019
    Yew Tree Cottage worked out extremely well for our party of 6 adults and 2 dogs. It has 3 large bedrooms, with 2 double beds in one of them and we enjoyed the kitchen being large enough to have a big table which we could eat and socialise at. It has a large garden so the dogs could have a run. We greatly enjoyed our week there. We found the location, right next to the A338 less of an issue than we expected, but it's no good staying at Yew Tree Cottage if you can't tolerate traffic, in the same way that the staircases to the bed rooms are very steep, so fine for us but no good if you have small children or someone who can't manage stairs. Again it would be preferable if it were in Fordinbridge rather than a couple of miles out as it's too far to walk, but you're not going to find a marvellous, large thatched cottage with big garden in the middle of a town.


  • 6

    30/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 28/06/2019
    Large cottage in good location and amenities. However cottage needs a refresh and deep clean. Dishwasher not working properly, tablet dispenser would not open as a capsule stuck in which we could not remove. Two stair cases, on very precarious. Wet room collected water around toilet and sink. Garden absolutely fabulous which the dogs enjoyed. Ample parking, however on a busy main road so be careful as you leave the cottage. Photo of staircase uploaded, not suitable for the less able.


  • 8

    25/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 24/06/2019
    Nice property, garden and aspect. Major problem is property entrance is very narrow between high hedges which are up against the road. Firstly finding the property - 'land marks' are mis-leading: one of the 2 bus stops referred to has been hidden by the hedge: the wooden gates are open and not visible from the road. Instructions should say 'property is about 100 yards north of Fryern Court Road on the same side'. Best located using Google maps & searching for Yew Tree cottage. Secondly and more importantly, with the narrow entrance and high hedges up against the fast moving A338 (no pavements) it is very difficult to leave the property safely by car & pull out onto the road. The hedges need cutting back to give adequate visibility of the traffic on the road. Several comments about this are in the guest book in the cottage.


  • 5

    05/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 03/06/2019
    Although Yew Tree Cottage is on the whole comfortable and well equipped there were parts of the cottage that were not too clean and very tired looking. The kitchen was great gathering spot but some of the pans and baking trays need replacing. The lounge was comfortable but somewhat gloomy. The stairs to the annexe need attention before they rot away completely- the top 3 are very wobbly and do not feel safe. The garden was lovely and fully enclosed so safe for the dog. For us the biggest drawback was the proximity to such a busy main road. It made it noisy when trying to sleep as there is no double glazing and getting out in the mornings was not easy especially with the high bushes impeding your view. Overall might suit some but not for us.


  • 9

    02/04/2019
    Confirmed guest, 01/04/2019
    We found the cottage to be really well equipped, very clean and a lovely place to stay for the weekend. The garden is beautiful and away from the road. The road is close and you can hear it but we didn't find it a problem. We loved the quirkiness of the cottage. The lock on the door is loose and just needs looking at. But we would definitely return if we were going that way again.


  • 9

    15/03/2019
    Confirmed guest, 14/03/2019
    Really lovely property. Loved the layout and quirkiness of it! Lovely big rooms, very comfy beds, big and we’ll equipped kitchen. Very thoughtful of the owner to provide milk, biscuits and wine - much appreciated. Just a couple of observations- the shower head is broken and the tiles in the shower have mould on them - not horrendous but noticeable. Some of the kitchen equipment was a bit grubby and needed cleaning before it could be used. The lock on the door needs some attention as it is very loose.


  • 9

    19/11/2018
    Confirmed guest, 13/11/2018
    Yew Tree cottage has been done out very nicely and feels very homely from the minute to through the door. The stair case is a bit challenging, but having a enclosed WC in the room means that you don't have to keep going up and down the stairs. To be honest it all adds to the character. We only used the 2 main bedrooms in the cottage, so it was a bit of a trek downstairs to the use the toilet in the middle of the night, but we knew that before we arrived. Plenty of kitchen equipment and a huge aga so you could cook a big breakfast at the same time.


  • 3

    29/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 28/09/2018
    AN UP TO PHOTO, ON THE COTTAGE WEB SITE, )WOULD BE ""GOOD""TO SHOW AN UP TO DATE PHOTO . THE COTTAGE INSIDE, SHOWER AND SHOWERER HEAD ALL NEEDED A REVAMP:: THE WASHING MACHINE WAS IN A FILTHY ""MESS"". AT LARGE, THE COTTAGE COULD DO WITH A GOOD REVAMP!!!


  • 9

    24/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 21/09/2018
    Staying in this old cottage was really special for us. The stairs are steep, the floor is uneven and not everyything in the house was working, but that did not matter to us. The sleepingrooms are spacious and there was enough space for the four of us (i would not recommend it for more people!) and coming back from our daily trips soon felt like coming home. Yew Tree Cottage made our trip to south england something very special and we had wonderful holidays.


  • 5

    02/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 31/08/2018
    Very, very noisy as on main road, dangerous to get out. No proper dog walks. The cottage itself beautiful but so let down by the cleanliness, it was disgusting. Owner had not taken on board any previous comments.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; We are sorry if you did not enjoy the cottage. The main road can be busy at times. There is access to public footpaths just across the road next to the bus stop and is sign posted, and it will take you to Breamore and the old bridge over the main river Avon. The Cottage is cleaned after every guest visit and we are sorry if Housekeeping missed anything.

  • 8

    10/07/2019
    Confirmed guest, 08/07/2019
    A lovely old listed thatched cottage which makes a cosy place to stay in the area. Well equipped with a super kitchen makes mealtimes feel relaxed and friendly. We liked the bedrooms - all of them including the garage one- and loved the garden which is dog friendly and 99% dog proof (watch out for behind the garage area!). Problem areas for some people would be one of the staircases and the option of some brighter lights would be good in the lounge for reading. The road can be noisy but it’s low hum and rumble - not overly intrusive even in the garden.


  • 8

    07/07/2019
    Confirmed guest, 05/07/2019
    Yew Tree Cottage worked out extremely well for our party of 6 adults and 2 dogs. It has 3 large bedrooms, with 2 double beds in one of them and we enjoyed the kitchen being large enough to have a big table which we could eat and socialise at. It has a large garden so the dogs could have a run. We greatly enjoyed our week there. We found the location, right next to the A338 less of an issue than we expected, but it's no good staying at Yew Tree Cottage if you can't tolerate traffic, in the same way that the staircases to the bed rooms are very steep, so fine for us but no good if you have small children or someone who can't manage stairs. Again it would be preferable if it were in Fordinbridge rather than a couple of miles out as it's too far to walk, but you're not going to find a marvellous, large thatched cottage with big garden in the middle of a town.


  • 6

    30/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 28/06/2019
    Large cottage in good location and amenities. However cottage needs a refresh and deep clean. Dishwasher not working properly, tablet dispenser would not open as a capsule stuck in which we could not remove. Two stair cases, on very precarious. Wet room collected water around toilet and sink. Garden absolutely fabulous which the dogs enjoyed. Ample parking, however on a busy main road so be careful as you leave the cottage. Photo of staircase uploaded, not suitable for the less able.


  • 8

    25/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 24/06/2019
    Nice property, garden and aspect. Major problem is property entrance is very narrow between high hedges which are up against the road. Firstly finding the property - 'land marks' are mis-leading: one of the 2 bus stops referred to has been hidden by the hedge: the wooden gates are open and not visible from the road. Instructions should say 'property is about 100 yards north of Fryern Court Road on the same side'. Best located using Google maps & searching for Yew Tree cottage. Secondly and more importantly, with the narrow entrance and high hedges up against the fast moving A338 (no pavements) it is very difficult to leave the property safely by car & pull out onto the road. The hedges need cutting back to give adequate visibility of the traffic on the road. Several comments about this are in the guest book in the cottage.


  • 5

    05/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 03/06/2019
    Although Yew Tree Cottage is on the whole comfortable and well equipped there were parts of the cottage that were not too clean and very tired looking. The kitchen was great gathering spot but some of the pans and baking trays need replacing. The lounge was comfortable but somewhat gloomy. The stairs to the annexe need attention before they rot away completely- the top 3 are very wobbly and do not feel safe. The garden was lovely and fully enclosed so safe for the dog. For us the biggest drawback was the proximity to such a busy main road. It made it noisy when trying to sleep as there is no double glazing and getting out in the mornings was not easy especially with the high bushes impeding your view. Overall might suit some but not for us.


  • 9

    02/04/2019
    Confirmed guest, 01/04/2019
    We found the cottage to be really well equipped, very clean and a lovely place to stay for the weekend. The garden is beautiful and away from the road. The road is close and you can hear it but we didn't find it a problem. We loved the quirkiness of the cottage. The lock on the door is loose and just needs looking at. But we would definitely return if we were going that way again.


  • 9

    15/03/2019
    Confirmed guest, 14/03/2019
    Really lovely property. Loved the layout and quirkiness of it! Lovely big rooms, very comfy beds, big and we’ll equipped kitchen. Very thoughtful of the owner to provide milk, biscuits and wine - much appreciated. Just a couple of observations- the shower head is broken and the tiles in the shower have mould on them - not horrendous but noticeable. Some of the kitchen equipment was a bit grubby and needed cleaning before it could be used. The lock on the door needs some attention as it is very loose.


  • 9

    19/11/2018
    Confirmed guest, 13/11/2018
    Yew Tree cottage has been done out very nicely and feels very homely from the minute to through the door. The stair case is a bit challenging, but having a enclosed WC in the room means that you don't have to keep going up and down the stairs. To be honest it all adds to the character. We only used the 2 main bedrooms in the cottage, so it was a bit of a trek downstairs to the use the toilet in the middle of the night, but we knew that before we arrived. Plenty of kitchen equipment and a huge aga so you could cook a big breakfast at the same time.


  • 3

    29/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 28/09/2018
    AN UP TO PHOTO, ON THE COTTAGE WEB SITE, )WOULD BE ""GOOD""TO SHOW AN UP TO DATE PHOTO . THE COTTAGE INSIDE, SHOWER AND SHOWERER HEAD ALL NEEDED A REVAMP:: THE WASHING MACHINE WAS IN A FILTHY ""MESS"". AT LARGE, THE COTTAGE COULD DO WITH A GOOD REVAMP!!!


  • 9

    24/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 21/09/2018
    Staying in this old cottage was really special for us. The stairs are steep, the floor is uneven and not everyything in the house was working, but that did not matter to us. The sleepingrooms are spacious and there was enough space for the four of us (i would not recommend it for more people!) and coming back from our daily trips soon felt like coming home. Yew Tree Cottage made our trip to south england something very special and we had wonderful holidays.


  • 5

    02/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 31/08/2018
    Very, very noisy as on main road, dangerous to get out. No proper dog walks. The cottage itself beautiful but so let down by the cleanliness, it was disgusting. Owner had not taken on board any previous comments.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; We are sorry if you did not enjoy the cottage. The main road can be busy at times. There is access to public footpaths just across the road next to the bus stop and is sign posted, and it will take you to Breamore and the old bridge over the main river Avon. The Cottage is cleaned after every guest visit and we are sorry if Housekeeping missed anything.

  • 8

    10/07/2019
    Confirmed guest, 08/07/2019
    A lovely old listed thatched cottage which makes a cosy place to stay in the area. Well equipped with a super kitchen makes mealtimes feel relaxed and friendly. We liked the bedrooms - all of them including the garage one- and loved the garden which is dog friendly and 99% dog proof (watch out for behind the garage area!). Problem areas for some people would be one of the staircases and the option of some brighter lights would be good in the lounge for reading. The road can be noisy but it’s low hum and rumble - not overly intrusive even in the garden.


  • 8

    07/07/2019
    Confirmed guest, 05/07/2019
    Yew Tree Cottage worked out extremely well for our party of 6 adults and 2 dogs. It has 3 large bedrooms, with 2 double beds in one of them and we enjoyed the kitchen being large enough to have a big table which we could eat and socialise at. It has a large garden so the dogs could have a run. We greatly enjoyed our week there. We found the location, right next to the A338 less of an issue than we expected, but it's no good staying at Yew Tree Cottage if you can't tolerate traffic, in the same way that the staircases to the bed rooms are very steep, so fine for us but no good if you have small children or someone who can't manage stairs. Again it would be preferable if it were in Fordinbridge rather than a couple of miles out as it's too far to walk, but you're not going to find a marvellous, large thatched cottage with big garden in the middle of a town.


  • 6

    30/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 28/06/2019
    Large cottage in good location and amenities. However cottage needs a refresh and deep clean. Dishwasher not working properly, tablet dispenser would not open as a capsule stuck in which we could not remove. Two stair cases, on very precarious. Wet room collected water around toilet and sink. Garden absolutely fabulous which the dogs enjoyed. Ample parking, however on a busy main road so be careful as you leave the cottage. Photo of staircase uploaded, not suitable for the less able.


  • 8

    25/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 24/06/2019
    Nice property, garden and aspect. Major problem is property entrance is very narrow between high hedges which are up against the road. Firstly finding the property - 'land marks' are mis-leading: one of the 2 bus stops referred to has been hidden by the hedge: the wooden gates are open and not visible from the road. Instructions should say 'property is about 100 yards north of Fryern Court Road on the same side'. Best located using Google maps & searching for Yew Tree cottage. Secondly and more importantly, with the narrow entrance and high hedges up against the fast moving A338 (no pavements) it is very difficult to leave the property safely by car & pull out onto the road. The hedges need cutting back to give adequate visibility of the traffic on the road. Several comments about this are in the guest book in the cottage.


  • 5

    05/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 03/06/2019
    Although Yew Tree Cottage is on the whole comfortable and well equipped there were parts of the cottage that were not too clean and very tired looking. The kitchen was great gathering spot but some of the pans and baking trays need replacing. The lounge was comfortable but somewhat gloomy. The stairs to the annexe need attention before they rot away completely- the top 3 are very wobbly and do not feel safe. The garden was lovely and fully enclosed so safe for the dog. For us the biggest drawback was the proximity to such a busy main road. It made it noisy when trying to sleep as there is no double glazing and getting out in the mornings was not easy especially with the high bushes impeding your view. Overall might suit some but not for us.


  • 9

    02/04/2019
    Confirmed guest, 01/04/2019
    We found the cottage to be really well equipped, very clean and a lovely place to stay for the weekend. The garden is beautiful and away from the road. The road is close and you can hear it but we didn't find it a problem. We loved the quirkiness of the cottage. The lock on the door is loose and just needs looking at. But we would definitely return if we were going that way again.


  • 9

    15/03/2019
    Confirmed guest, 14/03/2019
    Really lovely property. Loved the layout and quirkiness of it! Lovely big rooms, very comfy beds, big and we’ll equipped kitchen. Very thoughtful of the owner to provide milk, biscuits and wine - much appreciated. Just a couple of observations- the shower head is broken and the tiles in the shower have mould on them - not horrendous but noticeable. Some of the kitchen equipment was a bit grubby and needed cleaning before it could be used. The lock on the door needs some attention as it is very loose.


  • 9

    19/11/2018
    Confirmed guest, 13/11/2018
    Yew Tree cottage has been done out very nicely and feels very homely from the minute to through the door. The stair case is a bit challenging, but having a enclosed WC in the room means that you don't have to keep going up and down the stairs. To be honest it all adds to the character. We only used the 2 main bedrooms in the cottage, so it was a bit of a trek downstairs to the use the toilet in the middle of the night, but we knew that before we arrived. Plenty of kitchen equipment and a huge aga so you could cook a big breakfast at the same time.


  • 3

    29/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 28/09/2018
    AN UP TO PHOTO, ON THE COTTAGE WEB SITE, )WOULD BE ""GOOD""TO SHOW AN UP TO DATE PHOTO . THE COTTAGE INSIDE, SHOWER AND SHOWERER HEAD ALL NEEDED A REVAMP:: THE WASHING MACHINE WAS IN A FILTHY ""MESS"". AT LARGE, THE COTTAGE COULD DO WITH A GOOD REVAMP!!!


  • 9

    24/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 21/09/2018
    Staying in this old cottage was really special for us. The stairs are steep, the floor is uneven and not everyything in the house was working, but that did not matter to us. The sleepingrooms are spacious and there was enough space for the four of us (i would not recommend it for more people!) and coming back from our daily trips soon felt like coming home. Yew Tree Cottage made our trip to south england something very special and we had wonderful holidays.


  • 5

    02/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 31/08/2018
    Very, very noisy as on main road, dangerous to get out. No proper dog walks. The cottage itself beautiful but so let down by the cleanliness, it was disgusting. Owner had not taken on board any previous comments.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; We are sorry if you did not enjoy the cottage. The main road can be busy at times. There is access to public footpaths just across the road next to the bus stop and is sign posted, and it will take you to Breamore and the old bridge over the main river Avon. The Cottage is cleaned after every guest visit and we are sorry if Housekeeping missed anything.

  • 8

    10/07/2019
    Confirmed guest, 08/07/2019
    A lovely old listed thatched cottage which makes a cosy place to stay in the area. Well equipped with a super kitchen makes mealtimes feel relaxed and friendly. We liked the bedrooms - all of them including the garage one- and loved the garden which is dog friendly and 99% dog proof (watch out for behind the garage area!). Problem areas for some people would be one of the staircases and the option of some brighter lights would be good in the lounge for reading. The road can be noisy but it’s low hum and rumble - not overly intrusive even in the garden.


  • 8

    07/07/2019
    Confirmed guest, 05/07/2019
    Yew Tree Cottage worked out extremely well for our party of 6 adults and 2 dogs. It has 3 large bedrooms, with 2 double beds in one of them and we enjoyed the kitchen being large enough to have a big table which we could eat and socialise at. It has a large garden so the dogs could have a run. We greatly enjoyed our week there. We found the location, right next to the A338 less of an issue than we expected, but it's no good staying at Yew Tree Cottage if you can't tolerate traffic, in the same way that the staircases to the bed rooms are very steep, so fine for us but no good if you have small children or someone who can't manage stairs. Again it would be preferable if it were in Fordinbridge rather than a couple of miles out as it's too far to walk, but you're not going to find a marvellous, large thatched cottage with big garden in the middle of a town.


  • 6

    30/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 28/06/2019
    Large cottage in good location and amenities. However cottage needs a refresh and deep clean. Dishwasher not working properly, tablet dispenser would not open as a capsule stuck in which we could not remove. Two stair cases, on very precarious. Wet room collected water around toilet and sink. Garden absolutely fabulous which the dogs enjoyed. Ample parking, however on a busy main road so be careful as you leave the cottage. Photo of staircase uploaded, not suitable for the less able.


  • 8

    25/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 24/06/2019
    Nice property, garden and aspect. Major problem is property entrance is very narrow between high hedges which are up against the road. Firstly finding the property - 'land marks' are mis-leading: one of the 2 bus stops referred to has been hidden by the hedge: the wooden gates are open and not visible from the road. Instructions should say 'property is about 100 yards north of Fryern Court Road on the same side'. Best located using Google maps & searching for Yew Tree cottage. Secondly and more importantly, with the narrow entrance and high hedges up against the fast moving A338 (no pavements) it is very difficult to leave the property safely by car & pull out onto the road. The hedges need cutting back to give adequate visibility of the traffic on the road. Several comments about this are in the guest book in the cottage.


  • 5

    05/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 03/06/2019
    Although Yew Tree Cottage is on the whole comfortable and well equipped there were parts of the cottage that were not too clean and very tired looking. The kitchen was great gathering spot but some of the pans and baking trays need replacing. The lounge was comfortable but somewhat gloomy. The stairs to the annexe need attention before they rot away completely- the top 3 are very wobbly and do not feel safe. The garden was lovely and fully enclosed so safe for the dog. For us the biggest drawback was the proximity to such a busy main road. It made it noisy when trying to sleep as there is no double glazing and getting out in the mornings was not easy especially with the high bushes impeding your view. Overall might suit some but not for us.


  • 9

    02/04/2019
    Confirmed guest, 01/04/2019
    We found the cottage to be really well equipped, very clean and a lovely place to stay for the weekend. The garden is beautiful and away from the road. The road is close and you can hear it but we didn't find it a problem. We loved the quirkiness of the cottage. The lock on the door is loose and just needs looking at. But we would definitely return if we were going that way again.


  • 9

    15/03/2019
    Confirmed guest, 14/03/2019
    Really lovely property. Loved the layout and quirkiness of it! Lovely big rooms, very comfy beds, big and we’ll equipped kitchen. Very thoughtful of the owner to provide milk, biscuits and wine - much appreciated. Just a couple of observations- the shower head is broken and the tiles in the shower have mould on them - not horrendous but noticeable. Some of the kitchen equipment was a bit grubby and needed cleaning before it could be used. The lock on the door needs some attention as it is very loose.


  • 9

    19/11/2018
    Confirmed guest, 13/11/2018
    Yew Tree cottage has been done out very nicely and feels very homely from the minute to through the door. The stair case is a bit challenging, but having a enclosed WC in the room means that you don't have to keep going up and down the stairs. To be honest it all adds to the character. We only used the 2 main bedrooms in the cottage, so it was a bit of a trek downstairs to the use the toilet in the middle of the night, but we knew that before we arrived. Plenty of kitchen equipment and a huge aga so you could cook a big breakfast at the same time.


  • 3

    29/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 28/09/2018
    AN UP TO PHOTO, ON THE COTTAGE WEB SITE, )WOULD BE ""GOOD""TO SHOW AN UP TO DATE PHOTO . THE COTTAGE INSIDE, SHOWER AND SHOWERER HEAD ALL NEEDED A REVAMP:: THE WASHING MACHINE WAS IN A FILTHY ""MESS"". AT LARGE, THE COTTAGE COULD DO WITH A GOOD REVAMP!!!


  • 9

    24/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 21/09/2018
    Staying in this old cottage was really special for us. The stairs are steep, the floor is uneven and not everyything in the house was working, but that did not matter to us. The sleepingrooms are spacious and there was enough space for the four of us (i would not recommend it for more people!) and coming back from our daily trips soon felt like coming home. Yew Tree Cottage made our trip to south england something very special and we had wonderful holidays.


  • 5

    02/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 31/08/2018
    Very, very noisy as on main road, dangerous to get out. No proper dog walks. The cottage itself beautiful but so let down by the cleanliness, it was disgusting. Owner had not taken on board any previous comments.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; We are sorry if you did not enjoy the cottage. The main road can be busy at times. There is access to public footpaths just across the road next to the bus stop and is sign posted, and it will take you to Breamore and the old bridge over the main river Avon. The Cottage is cleaned after every guest visit and we are sorry if Housekeeping missed anything.

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