The Old School sleeps 14

The Old School sleeps 14

Sleeps 14 | 4 Bedrooms | 8 beds | 5 Bathrooms

Step inside history elegantly reimagined in this unique home nestled in an enchanting village on the outskirts of Lymington, New Forest. Stay in this Luxe gorgeous former Victorian school in Lymington. Highly renovated and split into two semi-detached houses, to provide more space for groups with 2 kitchens/ lounges and 4 bathrooms, it can sleep up to 14. Book a chef, hot tub, in house spa treatment too! (additional costs apply!)

The Space

Every corner of these gorgeous homes whispers a tale of sophistication and comfort, from their sun-soaked gardens to the state-of-the-art EV charging facilities in the parking area. The breathtaking interior, draped in timeless elegance and contemporary panache, unfolds an aesthetic journey that never ceases to amaze.

Rich textures and fine details conspire to create a symphony of style, paying homage to the building’s historic charm while offering a nod to the modern traveler’s needs. Fall asleep under high, beamed ceilings that tell tales of a bygone era, and wake up to a symphony of light cascading through tall, arched windows.

Experience the blend of old-world charm and cutting-edge amenities, from the well-preserved architectural features to the ultra-luxe bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, and cosy living spaces adorned with boutique styling.

This is not just a place to stay; it’s a journey into an intimate, luxe narrative that intertwines the old with the new in the most magical way. Stay here, and you don’t just live in a slice of Lymington history—you’re part of it. With church-style windows, glass balustrade, and modern interiors, this cottage has been beautifully converted into a holiday home-from-home. It is the perfect base for all groups, friends and families alike.

The unique multi-function layout offers the best of both worlds- a lot of space for families/groups and quiet also enough space for quiet too. Offering multi function socials areas so you can all come together.

The cottages are two semi detached cottages side by side, so there are two lounges/ two kitchens/two dining spaces and four bathrooms, and two downstairs W/C’s! All at an affordable price!

They can be adjoined by a few steps from the bi-fold doors into the Garden if one to the other, perfect for multi-generational breaks. Safe for children as they are not accessed from the road.

The Garden has outdoor dining furniture and BBQ. HOT TUB AND IN HOUSE CHEF/SPA IS AN ADDITIONAL COST.


Downstairs-Entrance leads into the large living area to seat up to 14 on large sofa, perfect for movie night. Fire place.

Dining table seating up to 10.

Sofa bed sleeping 1.

Glass balustrade leading upstairs.


Bedroom 1

1 king bed with En-Suite

Bedroom 2

1 king bed, 1 double bed

Cottage 1 can sleep Up to 7.
If everyone wants own bed then 4 persons including sofa bed in lounge.

The garden area has a bbq and seating for up to 10.


Downstairs- Gorgeous navy kitchen with gold accents, open plan kitchen living space and dining table to seat up to 10

Double Sofa bed in lounge sleeping 1.

Glass staircase balustrade,

desk space/work space.

Bedroom 1

2 double beds with En-Suite

Bedroom 2

1 double bed, 1 single bed

Total for cottage 1 = up to 8 or if everyone is wanting own bed 5 including sofa bed in lounge.

The garden area has a bbq and seating area for up to 4/ patio for hot tub hires.

Parking for 4/5 cars.

Guest access


Other things to note

Hen groups/stag group/young group celebrations please note.

We only accept very low key hen /stag/celebrations as elevated noise and disruption will not be tolerated, we will consider groups on a case by case basis and additional terms/deposit will apply.

We care about our community and do not want noisy groups or parties/ we reserve the right to terminate bookings immediately if this rule is not complied with and we get complaints from neighbours.


Hair dryer

Cleaning products



Body soap

Hot water

Shower gel

Washing machine




Bed linen

Room-darkening shades


Clothes storage


High chair

Babysitter recommendations


Smoke alarm

Carbon monoxide alarm

Fire extinguisher

First aid kit


Dedicated workspace



Cooking basics

Dishes and silverware

Coffee maker

BBQ grill

Long-term stays allowed


Up to 14 guests
From £1000-£1600 per short break (seasonal)

Your Home Stay Includes
Linen, towels. Filter Coffee machine, & Nespresso coffee machine, (traditional pods) tea, sugar, shampoo, conditioner, shower gel,
basic condiments, e.g. salt/pepper/oil.
Basic supplies, e.g. Starter dishwasher tabs/washing up liquid/black bags/kitchen roll/toilet roll.

Bedroom summary Cottage 1
~Bedroom 1 king bed with ensuite sleeps up to 2~

~Bedroom 2 x 1 king & one double bed to sleep up to 4 ~

Sofa bed in Lounge to sleep 1

Bedroom summary Cottage 2
~Bedroom 2 Double beds with ensuite sleeps up to 4~

~Bedroom 2 x 1 Double bed & 1 single bed sleeps up to 3 ~

Sofa bed in Lounge to sleep 1

Children are Welcome
Cots: Two cots is available
Highchairs: Two highchairs are available

 charcoal barbecue in each cottage
(exc charcoal and firelighter please bring)

No Pets~No parties~no extra guests without approval.

Mod Cons
Smart TV, outdoor seating area. Filter coffee machine and Nespresso. 

 Additional Extras
In-house chef, hot tub, in-house pamper treatments, bike hire.

Arrivals & Departures

Arrival Time: 4pm
Departure Time: 11 am