• About The Old Thatch

    With many period features, this thatched cottage lies just 5 minutes’ drive from a stretch of golden sands.

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      2 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 4 people

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      Yes 1 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Bike store
      Bike store
    • Dishwasher
    • Fuel and power included
      Fuel and power included
    • Enclosed garden / patio
      Enclosed garden / patio
    • Garden / patio
      Garden / patio
    • Golf nearby
      Golf nearby
    • Highchair
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Pets - no charge
      Pets - no charge
    • Romantic collection
      Romantic collection
    • Stairgate
    • Thatched roof
      Thatched roof
    • Television
    • Christmas themed cottage
      Christmas themed cottage
    • WiFi
    • Short breaks all year
      Short breaks all year
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Fishing nearby
      Fishing nearby
    • Coastal within 3 miles
      Coastal within 3 miles
    • Coastal within 5 miles
      Coastal within 5 miles
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "With many period features this thatched cottage lies just 5 minutes’ drive from a stretch of golden sands.Ground floor Livingdining room with beams and wooden floor. Kitchen. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Steep steps to first floor 2 double 5ft bedrooms one can be twin on request. \n Elec woodburner in living room inc. Gas CH elec bed linen and towels inc. Highchair and stairgate. Freeview TV. Elec cooker. Mwave. Wmachine. Dwasher. Freezer in garage. Wi-fi. Large enclosed garden with decked sitting-out area and furniture. Parking 3 cars. Cycle store. No smoking. \n This semi–detached thatched cottage close to the pretty town of Christchurch is bursting with charm and character boasting many of the original period features including beams some low stable door inglenook and wooden floors.\n\nA short walk will take you into the town centre where you will find a wealth of opportunities on offer including pubs restaurants shops and a natural harbour. Christchurch is an excellent base to explore the New Forest National Park only 15 minutes’ by car and the Jurassic Coast ideal for walking exploring glorious beaches cycling and scenic coastline. The town of Poole is easily accessible. Fishing is also available nearby. Children will love building sandcastles on the beach or a spot of crabbing at the quayside. Explore Bournemouth with its 7 miles of sandy beach shops and traditional seaside fun for all to enjoy. Stonehenge Monkey World and Southampton are well worth a visit for those wanting to venture further afield. From Southampton catch a ferry for a days sightseeing to the Isle of Wight known as the dinosaur capital of Great Britain. Shop 380 yards pub and restaurant 660 yards. \n " https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/956/840/956197.jpg W44052

    The Old Thatch reviews collected by Reevoo

    8.1 out of 10 – based on 11 reviews

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    out of 10

    Great location with a short walk to the restaurants ,supermarkets and pubs. Well equipped with off road parking very useful. Second bedroom is a bit tight but overall a cosy cottage for four



    out of 10

    The cottage was beautiful and the location was perfect. It was also lovely to receive the welcome gifts, our daughter loved the cookies! The owner also went out of her way to send information of child friendly things to do nearby,our daughter loved the splash pool so thank you ! The only downside was the noisey busy road outside as the traffic can be heard inside, particularly at night time.



    out of 10

    Cottage quaint and comfortable and close to shops, river and children's play park. Road noise a bit bothersome at night. Garden dog friendly but not inviting as a social or relaxing area. Overall, good choice for our week stay.



    out of 10

    Cosy warm cottage with ideal location for sightseeing, what and shops.



    out of 10

    Very disapponited, the location well its the busy road outside and parking onto and out of the drive.And I mean busy 24/7. A restful peaceful holiday it is not. The garden is untidy and I see has been reported before. Inside the cottage the shower just runs hot no temperature control did not use it because of this. When was the last time someone had a look at the old freezer it was just dirty, storage drawers broken it was kept in the back of the garage also untidy. And the sofa cushions are worn out need replacing. Feel the write up on this cottage to be misleading and owners should be asked to make improvements. New freezer and new shower would be a start.



    out of 10

    Perfect location for everything, would definitely stay again, not 5star luxury but everything you need for a comfortable break on site parking a big bonus



    out of 10

    The Old Thatch is a lovely warm, cosy and well equipped cottage. Great location, just a short stroll away from the river and the centre, and we were provided with so much information. The owner was extremely helpful too. We really enjoyed our stay and would definitely stay in the cottage again. We have already recommended to friends and family.



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