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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, surroned by 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.

Our Accommodation

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 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 dining area includes a gate legged dining table and four chairs (additional chairs in the conservatory).

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 television with DVD. A selection of books and leaflets on the New Forest to help plan your holiday.

Garden bench KitchenGarden Bench Kitchen Dining AreaDining area and lounge at Garden BenchGarden Bench Lounge with wood burner stove and riser recliner chair

Electric and Profiling Beds

Garden Bench's master bedroom has electric foot and head riser beds which work independently and can be a superking or twin. 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 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.

Family room with profiling bed and 2 standard single beds. Profiling bed in the raised postion Master Beds can be a twin or a doubleMaster Bedroom as a double room

The modern fully accessible wet room has a largel shower area 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.

Garden bench Wet roomGarden Bench wet room

Private Garden

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 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 your 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 and the completion of a pets booking form.

All bed-linen, towels and tea towels along with gas central heating, hot water and Wifi is included in our tariff.
Read our access statement

Bookings are taken from Friday to Friday so you can enjoy the Lymington's Saturday market
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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.


Accessible Accommodation in the New Forest

For more details contact:
Our Bench 9 Lodge Road Pennington Lymington Hampshire SO41 8HH
Telephone: 01590 673141
Email: cottages@ourbench.co.uk