Although in a rural setting, many towns & picturesque villages are within an easy drive. There is an award-winning farm shop about a 10-minute walk away, which has local produce & a licenced cafe. There is also a pub serving good food just under a mile away. For the outdoor enthusiast, riding, cycling or strawberry picking are all nearby, as well as a popular water sports park. Visit Moors Valley Country Park which has many activities. The New Forest National Park has miles of open scenic heath, woodland, footpaths & bridle paths. Fordingbridge (nearby) has a host of shops, cafe's, eateries & the River Avon. Ringwood also has good shops & restaurants (15min drive). Convenient road links to the cathedral cities of Winchester & Salisbury, also for visiting Christchurch Harbour & the coast with Poole & Bournemouth. Beaulieu Motor Museum, New Forest Otter & Owl Park, & various other attractions are within easy driving distance. Beach 9 miles. Shop 1/2 mile, pub & restaurant 875 yards.