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Deer Lodge

...celebrations, sunsets, swim

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Close to Lymington’s boutique-filled High Street, and boat-bobbing coast, Deer Lodge really will make you feel like you’ve just bagged membership to your very own (eco) country club!

Revealing its field-filled views the second you enter (look out for roe deer in the fields), this spacious home has ALL the ingredients for a very special stay… Complete with a heated swim current-pool, hot tub, gym, games room and cosy cabana… the gorgeous, and open-plan, interior blends indoor/outdoor living to perfection. It has amazing eco’ creds’ too; including solar and hot water panels, car charge point.

Whether getting away with family, or friends, there’s plenty of room for you all to retreat… and its 4 x sumptuous bedrooms ensures that everyone on the guest list feels thoroughly spoiled (the master suite is an absolute showstopper!).

After starting your day with a workout or dip; there is an abundance of town, coast and countryside ready to explore (if you can bear to leave, that is!), and Deer Lodge is perfectly located to discover it all.

Upon your return, football, ping-pong, & games from the garden room call for some serious competition… or for indoor action, the vast toy cupboard is brimming!

After a feast-filled night, what better way to end a busy day, than with bubbles outside?

…Deer Lodge really does cater for all. It is gorgeous, spacious, dog-friendly, child-friendly, and even has an office… so from professional athletes, to those looking for a serious pamper… this is the greatest escape!

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£360 / night

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All the essential details.

Here's your full run down of this place, inside and out...


As soon as you enter, be prepared to be wowed by the views and the sense of space!

The glossy, and open-plan kitchen, dining area, and sitting room, all span the full width of the house- soaking up the field-filled vista to bring the outside in.

With a heater, and blankets, at the-ready, you'll find the cosy cabana just off the sitting room. Filled with luxe throws, and plump cushions, the glass window also means you can look out (perfect for watching the kids!) and feel extra cosy... whatever the weather!

Head back inside to discover the 4 x sumptuous and spacious bedrooms. The downstairs bedroom is next to the generous family bathroom, and the 3 x bedrooms upstairs come with their own en-suites. Whilst all are uber-lovely, we have to say that the master suite really is a showstopper... boasting a huge bathroom, and impressive closet, just lie back to soak-up lovely sunsets from its floor-to-ceiling glass!

Children will be extra happy here and, alongside all the fun waiting to be had outside, they are sure to delve deep into the 'Narnia' of a toy cupboard.

We love the fact that there is plenty of room to gather together here, or equally find a quiet & cosy spot if you need some downtime! For anyone needing somewhere to catch up on emails, there's a also a decent sized office to hunker-down in.

Lymington's Georgian market town is a short drive away (bike there in 6 mins, or walk in 15). It's a busy and bustling place that is fab for boutique-finds, people-watching and sampling the many independent places to eat, drink and be merry! The nearest supermarket is Waitrose and the Saturday market is also great for topping up your fresh supplies.

Dogs are also welcome at Deer Lodge, and can roam anywhere downstairs (there's a stair gate and well-fenced garden so you don't need to worry about escapists).

The house owners are really into eco-homes. There are 33 photovoltaic panels on the roofs here, electricity is stored in 10KW of batteries for use when the sun goes down. There are hot water panels on the roof too. There is a super efficient heat recovery ventilation system here, plus all the usual building mod-cons of excellent top-of-the-range insulation system, double-glazed windows and low-energy lighting throughout. The electric tariff here is green too, so you can charge your electric car and feel very happy about that too. Thumbs up!
Floor plan


Master bedroom Super king with en-suite. Views over the fields and swimming pool.
Bedroom 2 Double bed with en-suite. Synthetic bedding.
Bedroom 3 Double bed with en-suite. Synthetic bedding.
Bedroom 4 Super king bed or Twin beds. Synthetic bedding. Downstairs.


Master En-suite Roll top bath, shower, double sink, and smart touch LED mirror.
En-suite 2 Shower and smart touch LED mirror.
En-suite 3 Roll top bath and smart touch LED mirror.
Family Bathroom Large shower, double sink and smart touch LED mirror.

All the rest...

KitchenOven with induction hob / American Fridge-freezer / Nespresso Vertuo Coffee Machine / Toaster / Kettle / Dishwasher / Pantry / Microwave.
Connectivity Great WiFi connection both inside & out.
Kids' StuffA travel cot 39.4L x 28.7W x 35.6H. high chair and children's crockery & cutlery are available + there is a fab array of games on offer (in the downstairs storage cupboard)
PetsDogs are welcome in the downstairs area here - with a small charge per dog, per stay. Garden is well fenced and enclosed.


Where to start... there is so much to discover outside....with views overlooking the grassy fields, this 'playground' is also well-fenced, feeling nice and private amongst neighbours.

THE HOT TUB (additional fee charged for hot tub use)
Take your bubbles from the cabana to the hot tub - there's plenty of room for all 8 of you to warm up here!

Secretly hidden in the garden (it has a useable wooden decking cover on sliding tracks); a mere flick of a switch will reveal your heated pool! This Elite level swim-current pool is set to a very welcoming 27 degrees in peak season and in colder months a little cooler at about 24 degrees.
Pool dimensions - 6 x 3 meters. 1.3 Depth.

Across the garden, the gym is light, airy and well set-up. With its special flooring (45mm), this separate room is also home to a running & rowing machine, skiErg machine, assault bike, treadmill, weight power rack (with 200kg of Olympic weights & pulley system), dumbbells (up to 30kg), medicine balls, training bands, TRX system and a cross-fit box all at the ready! The owners are seriously into their fitness and compete in IronMan competitions internationally...

Cosy sofas let you sink-in and curl-up to chill, watch the smart TV, or get gaming (there's an X box & small pool table). If you are looking for additional guests to join your party, please chat to us about using this room.

As well as the plant wall, the football goals, the ping pong table, and the ice bath (Brrrr-ing your own ice)... there's also a great area for alfresco feasting. With seating for 8, feel free to use the EliteGrill gas BBQ & GOZNEY Roccbox Pizza oven (just outside the kitchen making for easy to-ing & fro-ing!).

GardenHeated swimming pool / Hot tub / Gym / Games room / 8 x seater round garden dining table & chairs / Sun loungers / Outside cold shower / BBQ / Gozney pizza oven / Football goals / Outdoor heater / Front garden bike & equipment storage / Outside laundry room.
ParkingThe driveway has room for 3-4 cars (with unrestricted parking on the road to accommodate any additional vehicles in your party) with a *Project EV charge point available to use. *Charges apply.

Home truths

This is a residential road, so please be aware of noise and your neighbours.

The heated directional current pool is hidden under the central-raised decking (operated by remote control) - please be aware that there are no steps to enter the pool. The gym, pool and hot tub are also available for your use (there is an additional fee for guests using the hot tub) ; but will need to sign a waiver prior to using any of the facilities outdoors to confirm that you will be using equipment at your own risk.

As we change the hot tub water for every booking, if you arrive on a changeover day, it may take till later on your arrival day until the optimum temperature is reached... trust us though, it'll be well worth the wait!

The outdoor bath is available to use as an ice bath. The owners recommend filling it up with the garden hose and leaving overnight. As above, the bath is also to be used at your own risk.

The outdoor games room is set-up with a smart TV, sofa beds & football table. If you would like additional guests to stay in this room, please chat to our team.

The back garden fencing for dogs is 4ft high, some dogs may try to jump over it to escape and chase deer - this wouldn't be popular....

Please note there are no blinds covering the gable window in the master bedroom.

Two of the ensuite bathrooms do not have doors.

1 Gas canister for the outdoor heater will be provided during your stay, should you need more there will be an additional cost.

There is an extra charge for logs and kindling to burn on the fire (October- March) but feel free to BYO!

For security reasons there is a ring camera installed outside of the property.


You can park within 5 metres of the front door. There are two small steps inside (each 3") as you move from the hall area to the kitchen.

The stairs have a good handrail.

There is a downstairs bedroom and bathroom.

Booking Information

Included in your booking cost are: all bedding and linen, towels for the house, kitchen essentials, any baby kit you've requested and cleaning the house after you leave. We also supply some treats to get you going for tea when you arrive. Enjoy!

Arrival & Departure

Arrive from: 4pm
Depart before: 10am

Payment Info

Deposit: 50% at booking
Balance Due: 45 days before stay
Security Deposit: £500.00

Location, location, location...

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Guests that have stayed here rate this place:

4.7 out of 5

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We enjoyed staying in your comfortable and well appointed house!... March 2024 Read More
Fabulous house and facilities. Thank you very much for an amazing family weekend & dogs. ... February 2024 Read More
We have had a great stay, we enjoyed the stay. Lovely swimming pool and hot tub. Lovely and cosy beds. Than... February 2024 Read More
It was great to be away for a few days before the busy-ness of Christmas. 2023 was a tough year for us and it... December 2023 Read More

Guests that have stayed here rate this place:

4.7 out of 5

We enjoyed staying in your comfortable and well appointed house!

Rosemary, Paul and Sarah March 2024

Fabulous house and facilities. Thank you very much for an amazing family weekend & dogs.

Boardman, Brooks-Wards February 2024

We have had a great stay, we enjoyed the stay. Lovely swimming pool and hot tub. Lovely and cosy beds. Thank you from all of us.

Mason family February 2024

It was great to be away for a few days before the busy-ness of Christmas. 2023 was a tough year for us and it was lovely to relax a bit at the end of the year. We loved the house!

The McIlroy family December 2023

Lovely house, great to celebrate our mum's birthday!

Newill family December 2023

Such a gorgeous house with stunning views. A beautiful place to celebrate our 40th year. Lots of time catching up in the hot tub. Highly recommend Sunday lunch at The Townhouse (opp. Waitrose) and Verveine in Milford on Sea.

Smith family November 2023

Thank you for making us feel so welcome in your beautiful home. We are living the dream here and enjoyed celebrating.

Samantha November 2023

Such a gorgeous house with stunning views! A beautiful place to celebrate our 40th year! Lots of time catching up in the hot tub! Highly recommend Sunday lunch at The Townhouse (opposite Waitrose) and Verveine in Milford On Sea!

November 2023

Thank you for making us feel so welcome in your beautiful home. We were living the dream here and enjoyed celebrating.

Samantha October 2023

Thank you for letting us stay in your incredible house! We had a great time here!

Terry & family September 2023

5 stars! Wonderful stay. Wonderful property. Brilliantly equipped. Beautiful garden. Always something to do. We will definitely be coming back next time we are in the new forest. Thank you so much!!

Leanne & family September 2023

Beautiful beautiful house, made so welcome with everything we needed for a great holiday.

Brights & Durants August 2023

Lovely house and amazing weather. Great facilities that were well used. We hope to stay again in the near future!

Vicky and family June2023

Excellent stay at Deer Lodge with my family. Our kids loved the pool, games room and outdoor space. Feels like a home from home and real treat. Thank you to the excellent hosts for a brilliant experience.

Matt & family April 2023

Thank you so much for a wonderful week away. We had an amazing time!

Speyers family April 2023

Thank you for a lovely 40th birthday, I had a wonderful time! The hot tub was a lovely extra touch! The best stay ever, a beautiful house.

Louisa and family April 2023

A wonderful house and wonderful accommodation! We had beautiful weather and thoroughly enjoyed The New Forest (as always!). Lots of sports, fine dining and fun. The Old Mill is a must, especially in the sun! Thank you!

The Withers family April 2023

Thank you so much! We had a wonderful weekend catching up and celebrating all of our 40th birthdays. The amenities were perfect. We'll be back next year, celebrating a special birthday for Della, we all had a lovely time.

Paul & family April 2023

We had a wonderful time, and made full use of the magnificent facilities. The weather was fantastic and we loved going into Lymington on a couple of trips. Everyone aged 11 to 81 had an absolute ball - not least Winnie the dog! Thank you!!!

Benjamin and family February 2023

We had a very comfortable time thank you. Enjoyed the hot tub byt too cold to enjoy the pool! Plenty of space for us to have a lovely time celebrating respective 60th and 30th birthdays. Peaceful and quiet for a relaxing weekend. Thank you.

Tracy and family February 2023

Had a fabulous stay at Deer Lodge, just wish we had longer!! Hot tub was amazing - so lovely and hot especially when the weather was so cold. Would love to return. Thank you guys, we loved it.

Ellie Baldino January 2023

Wow, thank you so much for an amazing stay, what a house, what a location. Loved all the special touches. Thank you for a beautiful and special Christmas and for my very special candle.

Darren, Paula, Cara and Aiden Christmas 2022

Eric and Libby come from Singapore to see family in Fareham. Came to visit us because they are very old friends. They have had a splendid times, we sing and have said they would happily live here or holiday again. Loved it!

Paula, Aidan, Cara and Coco and Libby spent a couple of days. December 2022

Wonderful stay in a beautiful home, top notch!

Tilson December 2022

A lovely time celebrating Sarah's 60th birthday! We visited Lymington and Verveine Fish Restaurant in Milford on Sea - both highly recommend.... Your house is very relaxing, especially the fireplace and the hot tub!! Thank you for a lovely time.

Sarah, Ant, Gwen, George, Ben, Hayley, Becky and Alexis (plus Dennis the dog!) November 2022

Wow!! Amazing home, thank you so much. Absolutely everything, plus more, you could ever ask for. So many happy memories for us all. Will definitely be returning. Thank you so much.

The Dudleys November 2022

This pLace is like a dream Air BnB, the house and garden are exactly like the photos and we didn't want to leave the house the entire weekend. The communication and assistance from the team was outstanding and we couldn't have asked for more. My only slight negative was that we expected the house to be somewhat secluded and more in the countryside, however this is on a residential road and in amongst a normal row of houses, having said that though you wouldn't know once you were inside.

Lauren November 2022

Lovely spacious home, great appliances. Awesome! Clean and modern. Close proximity supermarkets and the town. Would definitely come again :). Thumbs up from JP (age 10)

Gabrielle & family November 2022

Wonderful home in a beautiful area. The hot tub was well received and drinks in the outside heated seating area. The haven bar and restaurant and the Lighthouse both lovely. Thank you for the nice touches especially the Molten Brown products. We all loved our stay.

Lauren and friends November 2022

An absolutely magic house, beautifully designed, in an awesome setting, with a brilliant host team. Highly recommend.

Matilda Oct 2022

We had an amazingly relaxed long weekend at Deer Lodge. Great amenities: the pool, games room and hot tub were a hit, especially for the children. The cabana for the grown ups. Thank you!

Tom Oct 2022

A great place for a family holiday in the New Forest with easy access to all of the great outdoor activities in the area. Deer Lodge has great accommodation, with excellent facilities to relax and enjoy some quality time with family and or friends. The Lodge is really well equipped and there is a brilliant Waitrose nearby for you to do all of your grocery shopping. The host was very responsive to any questions we had. Highly recommend this property.

Dave Oct 2022

A very enjoyable stay, had some really good weather so we enjoyed getting out to walk at the beach and in the New Forest. Hurst Castle is well worth the visit and if you enjoy birdlife, visit Sturt Pond at Milford-on-Sea.

Dave and family October 2022

Lovely stay. Hot tub was wonderful and we loved playing table tennis and pool. We recommend the Lymington market on Saturday and Hordle Cliffs beach in Milford On Sea for a nice beach experience. Thank you for a lovely stay.

Alexandria August 2022

What a fabulous house, pool, hot tub. Indoors & outdoors is perfect, we have serious house envy :). All ages and the dog have had a wonderful time. 100% recommend.

Komieczko & Cleaver family August 2022

Thank you for the holiday and I loved the gifts and pool.

Ava & Cohen (grandchildren) August 2022

A fantastic week, thank you for letting us share your lovely house. We definitely will be coming back soon to such a magical and joyful place! Thank you.

The Lipani faily July 2022

Fantastic week! Great house, great location, great weather; what more could you wish for? we will definitely be coming back. Thank you for allowing us to share your home with you.

The Spencer family July 2022

We had the most fantastic stay celebrating a 60th birthday. The house is just fabulous nad clearly a very loved home. We loved every aspect of the house and all it's luxuries. We will 100% recommend Deer Lodge to family and friends. Thank you.

Donovan family July 2022

We had a great stay in your lovely home, so many amazing memories by the pool. The hot tub loved by my grandson age 4! The view from the back garden and such a beautiful home, we shall return one day.

3 generations of Fitzpatricks May 2022

Beautiful house and facilities. Would have like a wardrobe in downstairs bedroom to hand clothes. Lots of space for 8 people, thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

Marlows and Maszz families May 2022

Fantastic week in a beautiful home... thank you for letting us share it. Love everything about the house. Made some wonderful memories. We'll be back.

The Lockharts & Burtons April 2022

Very enjoyable and relaxing week at this splendid venue, assisted by good weather

The Hall & Hancock family April 2022

Very enjoyable and relaxing week at this splendid venue, assisted by good weather.

Hall, Hancock & Sowerby families April 2022

Much needed family weekend and couldn't of picked better. Fantastic house and beautiful place, we'll definitely be back.

Kerry Blake March 2022

What a wonderful house! We enjoyed every aspect of it, especially the wonderful outside spaces. The kids absolutely loved the pool and hot tub! A brilliant base to explore the new forest with lovely visits to Highcliffe Castle, Beaulieu and Lymington. Thank you for all the fabulous memories! X

Julian & family February 2022

A wonderfu new year had by all of us in a wonderful house! Great memories made! We'll be back x

The Lockyers January 2022

A dream Christmas was had by everyone. And Santa came too! Many thanks.

The Parnhams December 2021

As this is newly opening for guests, there are no reviews yet...however the team at NFE have a few words "From the second we entered Deer Lodge we fell utterly in love! Greeted by the most gorgeous views, there are so many extra special treats in-store here. From the pool, to the hot tub, and the super-cosy cabana, you will be completely spoilt for choice as to what do... and the master suits is an absolute showstopper!"

Rachel Parsons, Founder Nov 2021

Back home from a fabulous family holiday at Deer Lodge. The house and the facilities are wonderful. Everything is so well thought out and suited us all perfectly. We especially loved the pool, gym, hot-tub and cabana. There were also some lovely walks for our dog including shaded ones in the hot weather. Everyone at New Forest Escapes is very helpful and communication was great. I would highly recommend NFE and Deer Lodge although i would actually just like to move in there permanently.

The Konieczko Family August 2022