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Odd Ways

Beaulieu - Hampshire

Spot wild ponies, relax in the peace and tranquility of nature, and venture out to explore the New Forest at Odd Ways.

  • Sleeps: 8 +4 kids
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
£350-800 per night
Please note: minimum stay for this property is:
2 nights low season & 7 nights high season

How to book...

Odd Ways is listed with us by the managing agent New Forest Escapes.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Rachel Parsons.

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  The Highlights...

  • This is a beautiful holiday home with plenty of space for you to spread out and socialise with your loved ones.
  • Four super-comfy bedrooms with four poster beds and stylish furnishings.
  • There's space for an additional two in the railway carriage which is tucked away at the end of the garden.
  • Giant garden where the kids can play, and you can spread out and soak up the sun.
  • Just past the back field youll find a ford and a rope swing and most likely see wild ponies.
  • Great base from which to explore the fabulous New Forest National Park.

  You should know...

  • The house sleeps eight adults, two kids, and two babies.
  • The railway carriage is only available from May to mid October depending on the season.

  The Detail...

Odd Ways offers an amazing rural retreat for families in the heart of the New Forest National Park. Located at the end of a tiny lane, and surrounded by thick, ancient forests on all sides, with wild ponies and song birds nearby, this beautiful property allows you and your loved ones to get back to nature. The owner is a New Forest pony collector and her friendly herd are woven into the spirit or this house. They evoke the romance of old forest legends and fables, wild rides and long friendships.

Inside, Odd Ways features a paired back, simple design, that makes use of gentle colours and lots of large open spaces. The big windows floods the house with natural light, and offer nice views wherever you look. The big living room has sliding doors that open up onto the garden, as well as three giant, super-comfy sofas for social evenings in. Theres also a log burning fireplace, so you can stay nice and warm in winter and a TV.

There are four bedrooms in the main house, all of which feature wonderful, comfy beds, and stylish design features. Three of these feature striking four poster super-king sized beds, whilst the fourth has a comfy five foot double. One bedroom also has its own en suite bathroom, whilst there is a pretty family bathroom complete with a big bath tub.

There is space for an additional two guests in the railway carriage hut. This extra bedroom is at the bottom of the garden and is available throughout the peak summer months. It offers a luxurious camping opportunity for two, and has big doors that open up and let the outside in. It also features a deep bed, pristine sheets, and a pot-belly stove and kettle. You may even see wild ponies who often come down by the carriage to drink from the quiet stream.

Back in the main house, the spacious kitchen is nicely equipped. It features all the amenities you could need as well as a nice big farmhouse table in its centre, where you can sit and keep the designated chef company, or dine together when dinners ready.

Odd Ways has a nice outdoor dining space on the terrace, where you can enjoy meals in the sunshine in summer. Theres also a huge lawned garden, complete with a trampoline, where kids can run around.

If you head out, you have all of the New Forest to explore! This peaceful, beautiful part of the country is awash with quaint walking routes and pretty wildlife. The village of Beaulieu is a nice walk from your door, and takes you through plenty of picturesque scenery. The village itself is lovely, and is home to some quaint cafes as well as the Beaulieu Estate and Car Museum. Lymington is also a 15 minute drive away, whilst the nearest beach at Tanners is just an eight minute drive. The quiet and peaceful beach of Thorns is well worth a visit also.


Essential Features
  • Baby Friendly
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Heating
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
Living Spaces
  • Games/Books
  • Open fire/Woodburner
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Highchair
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • Satellite TV/Freeview
  • Stereo music system
  • Television
  • BBQ
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Chef for hire
  • Cleaning service
  • Off road free parking
  • Walking distance to pub


  • Beach (sea)
  • Bird watching
  • Boat trips
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Historical sites
  • Horse riding
  • Markets
  • Massage
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Sailing
  • Spa
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Swimming pool (public)
  • Water Park
  • Wellbeing
  • Wildlife
  • Windsurfing
  • Wine tasting

Horse riding for adults and children is good locally and nearby. Cycle hire is 3 miles away and they will drop bikes to the house.

  On the map...

  Nearest Airport

25 miles

  Detailed Pricing Information...

The Railway Carriage bedroom is an extra 400 per weekend or 500 per week when available.

Logs, kindling are provided free. A cot and high chair are provided for free.

All linen for your stay is provided, we will clean the house for you leaving.

Dogs are 32 per dog per stay. We have a booking fee of 65 per stay here.

You can BYO horses here.
The shelter and field is ONLY usable June, Jul, Aug and early Sept if the weather is dry. Cost is 25 per horse. The field is 1 acre and has meadow grass. It is pretty weed free. The fencing is good but there is barbed wire fencing down 1 side. The wild ponies cannot touch noses with horses in the paddock, but the neighbours horses can. The stable is 12 x 12ft and is 80. There is only one. Please bring your horse bedding, hay etc.



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£350-800 per night
Please note: minimum stay for this property is:
2 nights low season & 7 nights high season

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How to book...

Odd Ways is listed with us by the managing agent New Forest Escapes.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Rachel Parsons.

Message the owner  
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