Milford Croft is the perfect place to relax, explore and unwind in the comfort of five-star accommodation - just 100m from the sea.
We have a self catering bungalow with easy access and features that will be welcomed by those with mildly limited mobility. We provide initial basic supplies (tea, coffee, milk, of bread etc). Guests may also use our nearby beach hut during their stay.
Before you arrive
There are limited trains to Lymington (7km, 4 miles) and wider connections to New Milton (10km, 6 miles) from either of which there are bus services to Milford on Sea village (0.7 km, ½mile from Milford Croft). South West Trains are on 0845 6000 650, Textphone 0800 692 0792 and Morebus. National Express operate daily coach services from London to and from Milford on Sea. A taxi service (with wheelchair friendly vehicle) is available from Milford Taxis – 01425 612211. Shopping (with a bill in excess of £10) can be delivered by our village delicatessen ‘Hollands’.
There is a private parking on tarmac adjacent to the property with access through the kitchen door via a two steps (130mm, 5" and 100mm, 4" grab handle fitted); alternatively, the front door may be approached via a ramp. External and internal doorways are all 900mm, 33" wide. Kitchen and bathrooms have tiled floors; the rest of the property is fitted with loop pile carpet.
An additional parking space for a second car is available on our driveway next door and there is a large public car park (stay limited to 20 hours) on the other side of Hurst Road (90m, 100yds).
There are no steps or stairs within the bungalow. The rear garden may be accessed from the conservatory by two 125mm, 5" steps (grab handle fitted) or from outside by a gentle slope.
The dining table is 900mm, 35", square extendable to a maximum of 900mm x 1500mm, (35"x59") with four legs inset by 60mm, 2½"; the clearance underneath is 710mm, 28", there are six dining chairs.
In the kitchen there is a breakfast bar 900mm, 36" high and a round table (740mm, 29“ high, and 800mm, 32“ diameter) with four chairs. This room also has a washer/dryer, fridge, freezer, ceramic hob, two ovens (one of which is also a microwave) and a digital TV. In the lounge is a three-seater sofa, three reclining chairs and a ‘comfy’ leather chair. In the conservatory is a suite being two chairs and a settee. The lounge and conservatory are each equipped with a flat-screen digital TVs (including Free View), plus DVD players.
We provide WiFi with free internet access.
There are three bedrooms (one with en-suite WC and shower, in which there is a grab handle) with king size bed plus a ‘standard double and a twin room, all with fitted wardrobes. The bathroom has a tiled floor and walls with a shower over the bath, (grab handle fitted), a shower stool or utility chair are available on request. The WC seat is 400mm, 16" high and has a gap of 300mm, 12" to its right-hand side from where a partial shallow obstruction is presented by the basin.
All beds have an approachable gap of at least 600mm, 24" with a space of at least 450mm, 18" at their foot.
Contact and where we are: The address is: 3 Hurst Road Milford on Sea LYMINGTON Hampshire SO41 0PY
Approach from the village centre by Sea Road (signed ‘to the beach’); on reaching the T junction by ‘The Needles Eye’ café, turn right and our drive is in about 2000m, 220 yds on the right. Those with ‘SatNav’ might be guided in via Westover Road, this becomes Hurst Road as one gets to the coast; our drive is opposite the Bowling Club’s large white hut chub-house.
3G Mobile access on all three UK networks is usually available.
We have a website at www.milfordcroft.co.uk. Mobile telephone reception on Vodafone, O2 and Orange is good from most parts of the property.
Beach Hut 'Westover 161'
Our Beach Hut is just 205m, 226yards from Milford Croft. It may be approached from the Milford promenade by a ramp near to the ‘Needles Eye’ café. There is a water tap by the playground adjacent to the café and a gas hob in the hut.
Our hut is fourth in from the end of the terrace. Apart from negotiating dropped kerbs when crossing Hurst Road the entire journey can be achieved without having to negotiate steps. Guests with limited mobility could go by car to the eastern sea-front car park from the nearest point of which the beach hut is just 140m, 153 yds.
In front of the beach hut is a path made of concrete and 3.3m, 3.6 yds wide upon which the provided tables and chairs may be placed. To enter the hut there is a doorway 900mm, 36” wide and a step 75mm, 3” high.
The key with which guests are provided fits all of the two or three locks fitted. Access to the beach hut is provided on a complimentary basis to Milford Croft guests from 6am to 10pm. So, if you arrive earlier than our 3pm ‘entry time’ it should be possible to park (by Milford Croft if you wish) and use the hut while we finish changeover cleaning. If you may wish to take up this offer please tell us by Wednesday prior to your arrival.
Storms, occur in the late autumn and may deposit pebbles on the path to the front of the beach huts. These could be of significant depth and will be cleared by the Council prior to Easter each year as part of the hut owners’ license agreements with them.
Access to the beach hut may become restricted or impractical in the winter.
We would welcome your comments on the quality of this access statement
Our paperwork is available in large format on paper by phoning 01590 644014.