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The Old Exchange @ Arcobaleno

Self catering in Sway, near Brockenhurst Hampshire.
Telephone: 01590 683313/679228 (Day/Evenings) Mobile: 07831 855391 E-mail: arcobaleno_1@hotmail.com

Old Exchange Self catering and bed and Breakfast in Sway
English Tourism Council 3 stars - No Smoking or pets please

The Old Exchange is a modern and light, high quality fully furnished conversion sleeping 2-12 people, and is available for weekly bookings and short breaks. It has been converted from the Old Telephone Exchange in Sway and comprises of two apartments.

The Old Exchange is a detached building set back from the road in the centre of Sway village, and has its own gated drive and parking area with room for two cars. It is an ideal base of walking, riding, playing golf, sailing, fishing cycling or just relaxing in the New Forest

The First Floor Apartment

The first floor apartment is reached via ‘u’ –shaped stairs from its own door on the ground level.

This apartment has an open plan kitchen, fully equipped with: an electric oven and hob, and fridge with icebox, a washer drier, a dishwasher and a microwave. The lounge dining room has two comfortable leather settees and a double fold out bed. There is a freeview televisio and DVD player. A high-speed broadband connection is available. A short corridor leads to a twin bedroom and a double bedroom; there is a shower room with toilet and basin at the top of the stairs

The Ground Floor Apartment

The ground floor apartment boasts an entrance hall with utility cupboard and a cloakroom with toilet and basin.

On entering the hall, to your right, there is a large and bright sitting room / diner with comfortable seating, freeview television and DVD player. A high-speed broadband connection is available. At night, this versatile sitting room / diner converts into a double bedroom by unfolding the 4ft6’’ continental wardrobe bed. On entering the hall, to your left, there is a large and light family room, which sleeps four, with twin beds and a set of two 3ft bunks. In this room there is an en-suite shower room with toilet and basin.

The kitchen is bright and is fully equipped with an electric oven, gas hob, fridge with icebox, a washer-drier and a microwave.

Old Exchange self catering accommodation Old Exchange, self catering kitchen

Both apartments sleep up to 6 people,
book both and we can accommodate up to 12 family and friends.
Full gas central heating, hot water, electricity
as well as towels, tea towels and bed linen are all included.


Sway is a quiet village four miles west of Lymington, on the edge of the New Forest, about 15 miles from both Southampton and Bournemouth. Sway station is on the Bournemouth-Southampton mail line, with an hourly trains direct to London Waterloo. There is also a limited bus service. The town of Lymington with its Saturday market and the Isle of Wight ferry is only a short drive away as are the beaches of Hordle, Barton, and Bournemouth.

Just follow the link below for a map.

The Old Exchange Map

  • Bookings are from Friday to Friday
  • weekly rate from £450.00 - £850 per appartment
  • no smoking - no pets
  • Short breaks are also available all year round subject to availability.

    Telephone 01590 683313/679228 (day/evenings)
    or Mobile 07831 855391
    E-mail: arcobaleno_1@hotmail.com

    All correspondence to: Mrs. Sarah Alborino, Gabetti Cottage, Priestlands Lane, Lymington. Hampshire. SO41 8HZ
    No smoking or pets please