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Manor House | 8 Bedrooms | sleeps 20

Excellent 5/5 

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from £525 /night

£3675 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Large country Manor with five beautifully decorated bedrooms and three cosy attic rooms. The perfect setting for a family gathering, wedding reception or reunion with friends. The tennis court and gardens have beautiful uninterrupted views of Dorset countryside. www.manorhousemoreton.co.uk  …see more

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Bungalow | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Very Good 4.5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £72 /night

£500 - £800 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Situated in Upton near Ringstead Bay on the Jurassic Coast with beautiful country views. Boasts all day sun and is only a 10 minute drive from Weymouth. Beech Lawn is a 3 bedroom detached home with a huge garden to the front and a completely private garden to the rear. Upton is a small hamlet with lots of country walks and boasts of lovely country views.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Very Good 4.5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £68 /night

£470 - £740 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Nestling in the grounds of Clyffe Manor House this grade II listed cottage combines period features with modern day living to ensure your holiday is both one of relaxation and comfort. The Courtyard is the perfect base from which to explore this wonderful part of Dorset.  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 3

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £43 /night

£300 - £500 / week

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  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
Self catering Holiday Cottage Historic village Tolpuddle festival cottage parking internet patio cycling walking steam fair Thomas hardy Jurassic coast  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £61 /night

£425 - £1495 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
ROSE COTTAGE Newly renovated/refurbished. 5 star award. Private Tennis Court available from Summer 2014. Character cottage, inglenook fireplace, woodburner, original beams. FREE WIFI. Large garden. On a farm. Near beaches and Jurassic Coastline. NATURE TRAIL & FISHING FREE WI-FI INTERNET ACCESS Special offers. Comfortable beds/Vi-spring mattresses. Hardye Wessex Country  …see more

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Cottage | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £100 /night

£695 - £1995 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
TINCLETON LODGE sleeps 2 to 10. Newly renovated and refurbished character cottage. 5 star coveted with GOLD award. En-suite facilities, Luxury ground floor room with en-suite Wet/Shower room - M3a. Set in 600 acres of beautiful countryside. Near Jurassic coastline. FREE WI-FI. SET ON A FARM. FISHING ON RIVER FROME. NATURE TRAIL. PRIVATE TENNIS COURT from Summer 14.  …see more

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Lodge | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

4 Nights min stay

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from £86 /night

£600 - £1295 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
High spec fully fitted 5 year old lodge, with 3 bedrooms, one en suite. Large open plan lounge, with vaulted ceiling, dining area with a large dining table which seats 8, wonderful fitted kitchen. Outdoor rattan sofas and table, to enable you to relax on the verandah. Two lovely comfy sofas, TV with Freeview and DVD player. Master bedroom with walk in wardrobe & en suite.  …see more

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Farmhouse | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Very Good 4.5/5 

Min stay varies

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from £65 /night

£450 - £800 / week

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  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Wing of 17th Century Farmhouse in spectacular traffic-free location down a country track one mile from the sea and the Jurassic Coast Path. Peace and tranquillity - a unique paradise in a timeless setting. This Grade II listed farmhouse is in an area of outstanding natural beauty.  …see more

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House | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

3 Nights min stay

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from £143 /night

£1000 - £2200 / week

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  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Five bedrooms, six bathrooms, parking for eight cars, acre of lawns, large kitchen and sitting-room, wood burner, wonderful views, five minutes by car from Lulworth Cove, direct traffic-free footpath access to the Jurassic Coast near Lulworth through countryside. No traffic noise, no attic rooms, central heating, broadband, TV all rooms.  …see more

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Bungalow | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Short stays welcome

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from £35 /night

£240 - £500 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Situated in a rural and secluded setting with ample private parking 5 miles from the coast and 3 miles from Dorchester Open all year Pets welcome Garage/shop and pub within 2 minutes walk  …see more

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Farmhouse | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

Min stay varies

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from £125 /night

£870 - £1580 / week

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  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Dorset holiday cottage sleeps 8 Disable access with wet room and wheel chair access Dorset sleeps eight Rural Dorset Sleeps 8 with Disabled access members of National disability scheme unlimited heating all year around Possible events, marquee hire for party. Large family kitchen with all mod cons Bedroom with full disabled access  …see more

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Bungalow | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Min stay varies

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from £40 /night

£280 - £480 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
The Granary offersaccommodation for four people with one double and one twin room. It has Freeview TV, Free WiFi, and with a DVD player. We are situated in a rural and secluded setting with ample private parking right outside the dwellings. X2 properties each sleeping x4, X1 double and x1 twin  …see more

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Barn | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £84 /night

£588 - £1595 / week

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  • Nearest beach 52 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
A stylish, 3 bedroom barn conversion, sleeps 6. Can be booked with adjoining property to accommodate an additional 4 guests. Dogs welcome, stabling available for horses, terrace and lawns, within easy walking distance of Child Okeford.  …see more

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Cottage | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £129 /night

£899 - £2432 / week

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  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
Two luxury barn conversions with 5 bedrooms, sleeping 10. Character features including exposed beams and limestone flooring. Stunning countryside views from the furnished terrace and lawns. Fabulous walking country over the Hambledon Hill National Nature Reserve.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £49 /night

£340 - £730 / week

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  • Nearest beach 18 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
A modern country home furnished to a very high standard with a king size bedroom, a twin bedroom, a bathroom, a shower room, a lounge, kitchen/diner, downstairs cloakroom, secure and private garden parking for 2 cars and country views. We accept dogs and we have Wi-Fi! Visitors love our characterful but modern and well equipped cottage which is so well located for exploring  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 3

Very Good 4.5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £45 /night

£309 - £757 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Country cottage with two bedrooms, sleeps 3. Rural setting surrounded by forest and farmland. Large secured garden with patio area. Fitted to a high standard throughout. Off-street parking for one car.  …see more

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House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Very Good 4.5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £43 /night

£296 - £603 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
This semi detached cottage is located in the hamlet of Duntish near to Sherborne and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £45 /night

£309 - £817 / week

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  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Set in the tranquil Dorset countryside, this property is well equipped, furnished and decorated to a high standard throughout, providing comfortable holiday accommodation.  …see more

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Farmhouse | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 9

Excellent 5/5 

Min stay varies

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
The Lodge offers the most wonderful, relaxed, rural accommodation for up to 9 (plus 3) people. It is positioned high on the beautiful Dorset downs commanding spectacular views south towards the coast. The property is set at the heart of the Wrackleford Estate only a few minutes drive from the Jurassic coast  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £67 /night

£464 - £1214 / week

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  • Nearest beach 52 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
A modern and very spacious 2 bedroom barn conversion, sleeps 4. Can be booked with adjoining property to accommodate an additional 6 guests. Beautifully furnished. Terrace and lawns, stabling for horses, dogs welcome. Easy walking distance of excellent Child Okeford.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £45 /night

£310 - £640 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
A lovely end of terrace grade 2 listed cottage in the picturesque village of Puddletown. Puddletown lies 8 miles from the Jurassic coast and in the Piddle Valley which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  …see more

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Barn | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £43 /night

£300 - £550 / week

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  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
cosy barn conversion set on 130 acre cattle farm. Regret no children this new barn conversion is situated on the owner s farmyard 1 mile from the village of martinstown on the outskirts of dorchester noted as being home and inspiration to the author thomas hardy whose novels tess of the d urbervilles and the mayor of casterbridge were both based on the town. In 1833 the tolpuddle martyrs formed their friendly society of agricultural labourers and were later arrested and tried in the shire hall in dorchester. This building still remains and is preserved as it was at the time. Prince charles purpose built village of poundbury is situated to the west of the town and is visited by hrh several times a year. There is lots to see and do nearby on the hills to the south west of the town stands hardy s monument a memorial to the other local thomas hardy sir thomas masterman hardy who served with lord nelson. Keen walkers can walk up to the monument and on a clear day enjoy superb views of weymouth the isle of portland and chesil beach. The abbotsbury swannery is 3 miles away and the jurassic coast with its fossil rich beaches and coves is also close by. The seaside resorts of weymouth and portland are worth a visit. All in all this is an ideal base for exploring the area attractions include montacute house hardy s cottage bovington tank museum and much more. The well converted accommodation offers one bedroom: with king-size bed and door leading to a small patio and fenced gravel path. Bathroom: with shower over bath wc and heated towel rail. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan with oak laminate flooring woodburner (first basket of logs provided) comfy sofa and tv. Kitchen area has electric cooker hob and hood fridge with small freezer section microwave and small dining table and chairs. Regret no washing machine. Outside: adjacent open-sided barn enjoys a sunny aspect with garden furniture and bbq. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen towels and electric panel heater/immersion heating included. Private water supply. Please note this is a non-smoking property. Regret no pets. Regret no children. Location: beach 9.9 miles farm shop and coffee shop 1 mile in martinstown and pub 1 mile.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £50 /night

£350 - £795 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Delightful Grade II listed cottage, minutes walk from the centre of Dorchester and a short drive to the Jurassic Coast and beaches. A comfortable home from home with 3 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, large kitchen and spacious lounge.  …see more

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House | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 13

Good 3.5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £140 /night

£980 - £1795 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Two beautiful and spacious neighbouring thatched cottages in the rural village of East Chaldon, Dorset which can be rented individually or together for a fantastic family/group holiday. Can sleep 11 adults plus cot between the two properties. Facilities and features are for both properties together.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Good 3/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £58 /night

£400 - £800 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Stable Cottage is a beautiful traditional Dorset cottage set in the rural retreat of East Chaldon, Dorset. With 2 bedrooms the property sleeps 4 (plus a cot) and features a large, open plan living/dining area and beautiful enclosed garden. Walking distance to the coast.  …see more

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Cottage | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

1 night min stay

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from £193 /night

£1350 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Litton Cottage is picture perfect; in idyllic countryside you'll be immersed into the rural Dorset lifestyle, a moment away from the Jurassic Coast. This exquisite stone thatch cottage hides cozy period features typical of a traditional cottage.  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

1 night min stay

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from £46 /night

£320 - £450 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Not suitable for children
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
A pet friendly cottage in the heart of Dorchester. One bedroom, easy access to Dorchester town centre,  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

Short stays welcome

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from £45 /night

£315 - £630 / week

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  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
working farm perfect location for exploring dorset this semi-detached cottage is approached via a farm lane and is surrounded by beautiful countryside. The rear of the cottage overlooks a working farm however privacy is assured. A perfect place to get away and unwind. The immediate area is ideal for walking and cycling as there are a wealth of bridleway footpaths to explore. Sherborne is a beautiful town and offers visitors an abundance of medieval buildings a superb abbey castle and excellent shops. Dorchester is a market town with a rich and varied history it is home to the famous thomas hardy novels. Although slightly inland dorchester is a great base from which to explore dorset s jurassic coast world heritage site as well as the cosmopolitan resorts of bournemouth and poole. There are several attractions close by including weymouth with its seafront beaches sealife centre and harbour abbotsbury swannery lulworth cove and castle durdle door and monkey world. The accommodation is arranged on one level and offers one bedroom: twin room. Shower room: wet room style with wc. Lounge: with tv dvd freeview and hi-fi. Kitchen/diner: with electric cooker microwave fridge/freezer and washer/dryer. Outside: patio doors from the lounge lead onto a patio with seating bbq and wonderful countryside views. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen towels electric and central heating included. Regret no smoking. 1 dog welcome. Additional info: dog cage available if required. Storage for bicycles and larger items available. Location: beach 20 miles shops and pubs 1 mile. Any property identified with increased accessibility may have different levels of provision it is therefore advisable you contact us before you book to ensure the property meets your specific needs and requirements.  …see more

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House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

7 Nights min stay

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from £55 /night

£379 - £875 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
These traditional semi-detached holiday cottages are set on the edge of the village of Dewlish. They are full of character with wooden floors, beams and woodburners, making cosy holiday accommodation what ever the time of year you visit. The village is surrounded by ...  …see more

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House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Short stays welcome

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from £39 /night

£272 - £600 / week

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  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
This is a delightful attached barn conversion, within the grounds of the owner's home and set in the rural Dorset hamlet of Tincleton and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.  …see more

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House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

1 night min stay

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from £58 /night

£400 - £917 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
Pretty charmingly furnished country cottage in idyllic rural setting in the heart of Thomas Hardy country and within 20 minutes of the Jurassic Coast - Milborne St Andrew  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

Short stays welcome

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from £45 /night

£315 - £630 / week

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  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
1 of 2 charming character cottages located in this idyllic spot - sleeps 2 1 additional adult or 2 2 additional children on sofa bed these charming spacious semi-detached properties sit within 5 acres of the owners grounds where guests are invited to enjoy this open space at their leisure and take in the peace and tranquillity of the area. From private balconies there are stunning far reaching views over the gardens and beyond to the frome valley. Located within the rolling picturesque dorset countryside this is the perfect spot for guests looking for a relaxing break in peaceful surroundings with an array of walks from the properties that lead over the picture postcard landscape. With their central location these cottages are ideal for guests looking to explore the wider area from cerne abbas with its famous giant carved into the chalk hillside weymouth sea life park and marine sanctuary abbotsbury swannery to the awe inspiring world heritage jurassic coast that is a must for guests visiting the area to name but a few. Outside: each property has access to the shared lawns with small ornamental pond (please take care with children). Shared utility: with fridge and freezer facilities and washing machine. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen electric wi-fi and heating included. Regret no smoking. Location: beach 17 miles shops and pubs within 3 miles. Arrival: 3pm. The accommodation offers one bedroom: super-king (made to twin by prior request) located on the first floor with access out onto the private enclosed balcony and en-suite shower room with wc. Lounge: with ample seating around the flatscreen tv with dvd and freeview. Kitchen: with integrated oven and hob small fridge with ice compartment and microwave. Outside: seating area to the rear of the property. Additional info: sleeps 2 1 adult or 2 2 children on sofa bed. Amenities: regret no pets.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Short stays welcome

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from £45 /night

£315 - £650 / week

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  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
renovated barn conversion with large private enclosed garden. Delightful single-storey barn conversion with far-reaching countryside views accessed via a shared driveway finished to a high standard and is perfect base for exploring the area. There is so much to see and do in the area with beaches to the north and south as well as a wealth of attractions to suit all tastes which include sherborne castle numerous national trust properties and gardens longleat safari park montacute house yeovilton air museum to name but a few. Although slightly inland dorchester is a great base from which to explore dorset s jurassic coast world heritage site as well as the cosmopolitan resorts of bournemouth and poole. Southern counties shooting is a 15 minute drive where you can take part in clay pigeon shooting and karting. Leisure facilities: children s outdoor play equipment. Guests are welcome to collect their own eggs from the resident hens. The barn offers two bedrooms: 1 double bedroom and 1 bunk bedroom. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan lounge area with woodburner (first basket of logs included) tv/dvd and a selection of dvds. Fitted kitchen with electric cooker fridge no freezer compartment dishwasher and microwave. Outside: large enclosed garden and decked area to the rear of the barn with garden furniture and bbq. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen electric first basket of logs and central heating included. Towels for hire. Wi-fi available. 2 medium-sized dogs welcome. Regret no smoking. Additional info: babysitting by arrangement. Location: pub within walking distance shop 1 mile beach 20 miles.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

Short stays welcome

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from £63 /night

£435 - £905 / week

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  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
1 of 2 cottages set in open countryside with far-reaching views these cottages are set in beautiful surroundings a short walk from the fabulous area of hardy s monument in wonderful west dorset. The monument is shaped to represent a spyglass or telescope that admiral hardy would have used on board ship. There are stunning far-reaching views from each of the comfortable cottages and you can see miles across the countryside from the dining rooms and bedrooms. Dorchester with its wednesday market is 6 miles away and weymouth is 7 miles away. Take time to sit and have a drink in weymouth and watch the amazing old harbour with all its boats and ferries or jump on one to visit guernsey for the day. Discover dorset s amazing jurassic coast from your cottage. Within easy reach are lyme regis charmouth seatown bridport abbotsbury and weymouth to name a few musts to visit. There is something for everyone on your doorstep whether it be the interesting coastline the pretty villages with dog friendly pubs the abundance of water sports fishing golf or fossil hunting. These cottages make the most perfect base in west dorset even in the winter months as they are warm and cosy with the added bonus of lovely open logs fires. Amenities: both cottages have ample off-road parking. Bed linen and electric included. Central heating is an extra 30 per week payable to the owner. Regret no smokers. 1 small/medium dog welcome further by arrangement. Location: martinstown s village pub 2 miles away serves good food dorchester s shops pubs and restaurants 3 miles good sandy beach 7 miles. Arrival: 4pm. Offering three bedrooms: approached via cottage-style stairs 1 super-king-size bed (or a twin on request) 1 twin and 1 single. Shower room: with double shower and wc. Lounge: with an open fire for cooler evenings (available november to end april) tv and dvd. Dining room: sunroom with wonderful countryside views dining seating for 5 and some additional comfortable seating. Kitchen: with electric oven gas hob microwave fridge with icebox dishwasher and washing machine. Outside: enclosed decked area overlooking surrounding fields with seating. Additional info: property has a private water supply. Welcome breakfast basket included.  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

Short stays welcome

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from £45 /night

£315 - £630 / week

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  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
1 of 2 charming character cottages located in this idyllic spot - sleeps 2 1 additional adult or 2 2 additional children on sofa bed these charming spacious semi-detached properties sit within 5 acres of the owners grounds where guests are invited to enjoy this open space at their leisure and take in the peace and tranquillity of the area. From private balconies there are stunning far reaching views over the gardens and beyond to the frome valley. Located within the rolling picturesque dorset countryside this is the perfect spot for guests looking for a relaxing break in peaceful surroundings with an array of walks from the properties that lead over the picture postcard landscape. With their central location these cottages are ideal for guests looking to explore the wider area from cerne abbas with its famous giant carved into the chalk hillside weymouth sea life park and marine sanctuary abbotsbury swannery to the awe inspiring world heritage jurassic coast that is a must for guests visiting the area to name but a few. Outside: each property has access to the shared lawns with small ornamental pond (please take care with children). Shared utility: with fridge and freezer facilities and washing machine. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen electric wi-fi and heating included. Regret no smoking. Location: beach 17 miles shops and pubs within 3 miles. Arrival: 3pm. The accommodation offers one bedroom: king-size located on the first floor with access out onto the private enclosed balcony. Bathroom: with bath and wc on the ground floor. Lounge/diner: with ample seating around the flatscreen tv with dvd and freeview. Kitchen: with integrated oven and hob small fridge with ice compartment and microwave. Outside: seating area to the rear of the property. Additional info: sleeps 2 1 adult or 2 2 children on sofa bed. Amenities: 2 dogs welcome.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Short stays welcome

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from £60 /night

£420 - £840 / week

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  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
lovely detached property close to village pub this delightful property dates back to the early 1900 s and was originally the former coach house for the neighbouring inn. The accommodation has been completely renovated to a high specification with little touches incorporated to give it a really homely comfortable feel yet having all the benefits of contemporary technology. The area has many interesting countryside walks direct from the property as well as being ideally situated for touring the local area from the picturesque world heritage site of the jurassic coast and the olympic sailing site of weymouth and portland to the wealth of picture postcard villages that lie in the heart of the dorset countryside. An array of attractions are within easy reach including monkey world the tank museum lulworth castle corfe castle abbotsbury swannery tyneham and much more. The stylish accommodation consists of two bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin. Shower room: situated downstairs wet room with wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan with wooden floors and exposed beams woodburner (first basket of logs included) tv/dvd. Kitchen/dining area is well-equipped with range style electric oven and gas hob washer/dryer dishwasher microwave and fridge with small freezer compartment. Outside: small seating area outside and use of the pub s garden patio and play area suitable for children under 8. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen towels electricity gas underfloor heating and wi-fi available. Regret no smoking. Regret no pets. Location: beach 16 miles pub next door shop 3 miles.  …see more

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House | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £71 /night

£495 - £1000 / week

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  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
detached house in convenient and accessible location with games room. Sleeps 6 2 this delightful house sits in a large established garden on the edge of the conservation village of melbury osmond close to sherborne and yeovil. An ideal spot for guests who are looking to explore the local area with pretty villages and towns the jurassic coast beaches and sheltered coves all within a short drive. There are also a wealth of attractions to suit all tastes. Locally there are walks including through melbury park to the neighbouring village of evershot with pub and shop. There are many thomas hardy locations (his mother was born and married in the village) sherborne with its abbey and two castles montacute house yeovilton fleet air arm museum haynes motor museum the cerne giant and on the coast abbotsbury west bay and bridport weymouth and lyme regis. Visitors can use the tennis and boules court in the village. Sailing (reservoir) and golf are also available nearby. Games room: garage with table tennis. The spacious accommodation offers four bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower room. 1 further double 1 twin and 1 single. Bathroom: with shower attachment and separate shower cubicle and wc. Separate wc downstairs. Lounge: triple aspect with open fire (first basket of logs included) tv/dvd french doors lead onto covered decked area. Snug: with seating desk and tv/dvd. Kitchen/diner: with electric cooker hob dishwasher microwave fridge and tv. Utility room: with washing machine sink and door to garage with freezer and stable door leading to garden. Outside: fully enclosed garden mainly lawn with covered decked patio area with garden furniture and bbq. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen electric central heating towels and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking. 1 dog welcome. Location: beaches 18 miles pub 5 minute walk shops 3 miles.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £60 /night

£420 - £860 / week

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  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
traditional cottage close to amenities with pretty enclosed garden this delightful terraced cottage retains much of its original charm with exposed beams inglenook fireplace with a woodburner and nestles along the main village road in the heart of central dorset. Perfect for families or couples alike. Cerne abbas is a small friendly village lying in the valley of the river cerne famous for being the home of the cerne abbas giant a chalk figure of a man carved into the hillside. There is an extensive range of public footpaths and bridleways throughout the village and walks to suit every taste the village also boasts a traditional dorset tea room 3 village pubs and a shop/post office. The historic market town of dorchester is approximately 7 miles away. The seaside resorts of weymouth swanage and lyme regis with their sandy beaches and coves are also worth a visit. Other attractions include monkey world the tank museum durdle door lulworth castle corfe castle abbotsbury swannery the abbey town of sherborne and much more. The accommodation offers two bedrooms: accessed via cottage style stairs 1 double at the front of the property and 1 twin overlooking the garden. Bathroom: handheld shower over bath and wc. Lounge: with exposed beams woodburner (first basket of logs included) tv and dvd. Kitchen/diner: well-equipped with belfast sink electric oven and hob microwave fridge freezer slimline dishwasher washing machine cd/radio ample seating for 4 and access to the patio and garden. Outside: accessed from the kitchen patio area with seating 6 steps lead up to the garden area. Amenities: roadside parking directly outside of the property. Bed linen towels electric and central heating included. Regret no smoking in the property. Regret no pets. Location: beach approximately 10 miles shop/post office and pubs all within walking distance.  …see more

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House | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

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from £184 /night

£1285 - £2685 / week

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  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
stylish contemporary luxury eco-friendly dairy conversion. Sitting outside the pretty village of sydling st nicholas this wonderful new south facing detached environmentally friendly property has been furnished and equipped to the highest of standards. A perfect retreat year round with facilities to keep everyone entertained whatever the weather. An ideal spot for guests who are looking to explore the local area with pretty villages and towns the jurassic coast beaches and sheltered coves all within a short drive. There are also a wealth of attractions to suit all tastes which include montacute house hardy s cottage bovington tank museum and more. For those wishing to enjoy dorset s more sedate offerings a whole host of walks can be enjoyed from nearby the property taking in the simply beautiful rolling hills that are littered with flora and fauna. That is if you can tear yourself away from the property! farm activities: a marked farm trail within the area of outstanding natural beauty. Games room: located on the large mezzanine level overlooking the lounge/kitchen/diner with pool table table football flatscreen tv bluray dvd satelite tv xbox games console and xbox kinect. This light airy and spacious accommodation offers six bedrooms: 3 of which are situated on the ground floor 1 king-size with walk-in dressing room leading to en-suite with roll-top bath and wc 2 twins both with en-suites 1 with shower room and wc and 1 with walk-in dressing room and en-suite with roll-top bath and wc. 3 further bedrooms on the first floor 2 king-size both with en-suites 1 with walk-in dressing room roll-top bath and wc and 1 with shower and wc. 1 further twin with en-suite shower room and wc. Dab radios with ipod docks provided. Shower room: located on the ground floor with shower and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: accessed from the large hallway this spacious triple aspect room benefits from underfloor heating ceiling to floor south facing windows and double doors offering a great living area perfect for entertaining and gatherings. Lounge area with woodburner flatscreen tv blu-ray dvd skytv and wii games console. Kitchen area is extremely well-equipped with range cooker and 5 ring induction hob dishwasher fridge freezer and breakfast bar. Dining area with large table overlooking the enclosed patio. Utility room: with sink washing machine and tumble dryer. Outside: enclosed south facing patio with covered seating area and bbq. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen towels electric heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking within the property.Stairgates available for top and bottom of stairs. Location: beach at weymouth 16.5 miles shop 3 miles and pub 1 mile (15 minutes walk). Arrival: 5pm departure: 12pm.  …see more

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House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

7 Nights min stay

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from £52 /night

£360 - £763 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
A delightful holiday cottage with a garden overlooking open fields, nestling peacefully in the village of Portesham. Abbotsbury with its swannery and sub-tropical gardens 3 miles. Vibrant seaside resort of Weymouth with sea-life centre 7 miles. Fine walks abound acro...  …see more

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House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

7 Nights min stay

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from £45 /night

£312 - £896 / week

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  • No pets allowed
This picturesque 18th century thatched cottage nestles within the charming hamlet of Lower Bockhampton, the setting for Thomas Hardy's novel 'Under the Greenwood Tree'. The cottage is full of historic character, with plenty of books to enjoy in the cosy living room. ...  …see more

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House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

7 Nights min stay

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from £57 /night

£397 - £928 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
Set in an AONB, The Hideaway enjoys countryside views, and makes a wonderful base for a holiday. One side of the house is made up of glazed doors allowing the scenery to be enjoyed from all principal rooms. The famous Jurassic coast is 9 miles. Dorchester, 6 miles. E...  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

7 Nights min stay

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from £80 /night

£554 - £1321 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
Lying in the picturesque Piddle Valley in West Dorset are the twelve acres of glorious rolling countryside in which these holiday cottages are set. No longer a working farm, Doles Ash Farm now has an established vineyard producing English wines. The splendid range of...  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

7 Nights min stay

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from £55 /night

£383 - £772 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
Lying in the picturesque Piddle Valley in West Dorset are the twelve acres of glorious rolling countryside in which these holiday cottages are set. No longer a working farm, Doles Ash Farm now has an established vineyard producing English wines. The splendid range of...  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

7 Nights min stay

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from £115 /night

£801 - £2197 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
Set at Higher Bockhampton (which is Hardy's 'Upper Mellstock'), Greenwood Grange is a secret hideaway set in its own 4 acres of peaceful grounds and landscaped gardens. All the cottages have undergone a major refurbishment and offer the very highest quality accommoda...  …see more

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House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

7 Nights min stay

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from £87 /night

£609 - £1336 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
Set at Higher Bockhampton (which is Hardy's 'Upper Mellstock'), Greenwood Grange is a secret hideaway set in its own 4 acres of peaceful grounds and landscaped gardens. All the cottages have undergone a major refurbishment and offer the very highest quality accommoda...  …see more

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House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

7 Nights min stay

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from £51 /night

£354 - £750 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
Lying in the picturesque Piddle Valley in West Dorset are the twelve acres of glorious rolling countryside in which these holiday cottages are set. No longer a working farm, Doles Ash Farm now has an established vineyard producing English wines. The splendid range of...  …see more

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House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 3

7 Nights min stay

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from £37 /night

£257 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
This delightful 18th-century detached cottage is set in the heart of Maiden Newton, near the county town of Dorchester and is a great base to discover West Dorset. Explore from Weymouth with its beach, shops and attractions, along the Chesil beach and famous World He...  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

7 Nights min stay

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from £46 /night

£321 - £746 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
Situated in a wooded setting in the beautiful Dorset countryside, this spacious detached pine holiday lodge overlooks a lake and is on part of Warmwell Heath, a 140-acre Site of Special Scientific Interest. Tastefully furnished and well equipped, it is an ideal spot ...  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

7 Nights min stay

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from £59 /night

£408 - £1247 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
Tucked away in a peaceful location within a small exclusive close, is this charming semi-detached thatched cottage. The cottage has been constructed to a good standard and boasts an en-suite shower room in the main bathroom, as well as a sun trap conservatory and law...  …see more

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