Bench Cottage is a semi detached bungalow providing self catering holiday accommodation on the outskirts of Lymington, just 2 miles from the New Forest National Park. It has been purpose built to cope with nearly everyone's needs, especially those less able, as it is wheelchair friendly.
The accommodation comprises of an open-plan kitchen, lounge and dining area, two bedrooms and fully accessible shower room, all to a very high standard of decoration and comfort. Sleeping up to four people including well behaved children and babies.
The kitchen is fully equipped, having split level work surfaces, electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge with small freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. All kitchen utensils, cutlery and china are supplied, in fact everything you are likely to need to make your stay pleasant, relaxing and enjoyable.
The lounge and dining area have comfortable seating, including a electric riser/recliner chair, leather suite and a television with DVD. A selection of books on the New Forest to help plan your holiday. A gate leg dining table and four dining chairs make this a delightful room.
Master bedroom is a twin bedded room - one single bed is a full profiling bed (electric foot and head riser bed with added height adustability) and the other single is an electric head and foot riset bed. They can be positioned close together or further depart - depending on your requirements. There is a also a wardrobe, bedside units with alarm clock, for a perfect nights sleep.
New for 2019 - both beds in the master bedroom have access to a ceiling hoist. - Access statement to be updated soon.
The second smaller bedroom is a twin, access to the beds is from the centre of the room with a bedside cabinet, alarm clock and bedside light and chest of drawers. These beds also have elecrtic head and foot risers. All beds will be made up with fresh linen, duvets and pillows before your arrival. When staying longer than a week fresh linen will be supplied and we will change the beds for you at no extra charge.
The modern fully accessible wet room has a large shower area and grab rail. The adjustable washbasin can be lowered for your comfort. The raised toilet is access friendly too with drop down rails if required and space both sides for lateral transfer.
All bed-linen, towels and tea towels along with gas central heating and hot water is included in our tariff.
To the outside there are garden tables and chairs, a parking and turning space, all hard standing with tarmac and easy level access to your front door.
Lymington has many restaurants, public houses and takeaways and lots of individual shops, as well as one or two national stores. Discover the hidden park behind the shops, or visit our market which is held every Saturday from 8am till 4pm, where you can purchase everything you need for that perfect holiday. All within a 20 minute walk or 5 minutes by car. A map giving directions can be found in your cottage.
The New Forest National Park is on your doorstep, where 93,000 acres of Forest are waiting for you to explore. Catch the New Forest Ponies wondering through some of the villages, walk through the enclosures and see if you can spot a Fallow or Red Deer. Just remember that the ponies can kick and that there is a speed limit on unfenced Forest roads.
Come in the spring when the young foals can be seen everywhere, sit in the shade of the forest or on the cliff tops in the summer sun. In the Autumn come and see the splendor of the autumn colours, and in winter the forest is a magical place and there are so many attractions and museums to visit whilst you are here - you will find all the details in your cottage.
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