New Forest Self Catering at Garden Bench
Self Catering for up to five people
Garden Bench is a fully accessible detached self catering cottage neighbouring our two other properties, on the outskirts of Lymington, within 2 miles of the New Forest National Park. This 1920's style bungalow has been completely renovated to offer purpose built accommodation to cope with nearly everyone's needs, especially those less able, as it is wheelchair friendly and is our first property to offer a profiling bed.
- Garden Bench has it's own quiet enclosed garden and large patio area, ideal for a restful holiday.
- Garden Bench is finished to a high standard with a fully accessible kitchen, a modern wet room, a cosy lounge with riser recline chair, flat screen television, free Wifi and with the added enjoyment of a wood burning stove.
The accommodation comprises of an open-plan kitchen, lounge, dining area, and two bedrooms, all to a very high standard of decoration and comfort. Sleeping up to five people including well behaved children and babies.
The kitchen is fully equipped, having split level work surfaces, electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, 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 dining area includes a gate legged dining table and four chairs (additional chairs in the conservatory), which is folded to one side on your arrival to maximum the living space.
Leading off the kitchen is a small conservatory area with seating for two people - ideal for morning coffee as you can sit and watch the birds.
The lounge has comfortable seating, including a electric riser/recliner chair and 2 two seater leather sofas, and a wood burning stove - perfect to relax in front of during an Autumn or Winter break. There is a flatscreen digital television with DVD. A selection of books and leaflets on the New Forest to help plan your holiday.
Electric and Profiling Beds
Garden Bench's master bedroom has electric foot and head riser beds which work independently and can be double or twin bedded. Furnished with a wardrobe, chest of drawers, and bedside units with alarm clock.
The second larger bedroom is a triple bedded room. This includes 2 single beds and the third bed is an electric profiling / carers bed which has foot and head risers and is fully height adjustable and is fixed with adjustable bed guards. There are bedside cabinets, an alarm clock and a chest of drawers. All beds will be made up with fresh linen, duvets and pillows before your arrival.
The modern fully accessible wet room has floor level shower and grab rail. The adjustable washbasin can be lowered for your comfort. The standard height toilet is access friendly too with drop down rails if required and space both sides for lateral transfer, a raised toilet seat is available if you need it.
Outside is a lovely level patio with a table and six chairs so you can enjoy the private garden. There is a garage which contains a tumble drier which you are welcome to use, as well as space and charging point for your any scooters or wheelchairs you may bring with you. Here you will also find a small supply of wood for the fire. There is off road parking for one car on the driveway and easy level access to your front door and garden.
We are able to accept dogs in Garden Bench, as it has its own private garden - although they are subject to additional terms and conditions.
All bed-linen, towels and
tea towels along with gas central heating, hot
water and Wifi is included in our tariff.
Bookings are taken from Friday to Friday so you can enjoy the Lymington's Saturday market
When staying longer that
a week fresh linen will be supplied, we
will change the beds for you at no extra charge.
We have a list of accessible equipment and special extras available, including a portable hoist to make your stay more enjoyable.