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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Very Good 4.5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £100 /night

£695 - £1045 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Self-catering house with stunning sea views, just one minute walk from the beach and cliff walks. Patio overlooking the sea. Ideal for couples/families seeking relaxation.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 3

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £58 /night

£400 - £525 / week

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  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Coach Cottage is ideal for a quiet holiday, up a private unmade up lane. Pet friendly, it is perfect for dogs on a footpath leading to fields and then Hambledon Hill. Walking in the area is fantastic - there are 72 footpaths in the village alone! Pubs & shop in village Vibrant village in Dorset, close to Shaftesbury & Blandford. Coast,Sherborne, Salisbury& Bath a short drive  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Very Good 4.5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £68 /night

£475 - £800 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Moonfleet is an end coastguard cottage in Dorset available for holiday lets. Set in the countryside near to the coast, it has panoramic sea views (over 100 miles of coastline) from the main rooms and front bedrooms looking out to the Fleet Lagoon and Chesil beach. The large south facing front garden has lawn areas, patio, terraces, child's play equipment, and sea views!  …see more

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House | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

Very Good 4.5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £57 /night

£395 - £1495 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Teal House is a beautiful 18th Century property in the heart of Lyme Regis and only minutes from the beach on a flat level walk. Comfortable and well equipped its a great family holiday location.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Very Good 4/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £99 /night

£687 - £1441 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Luxury accommodation - 5 Star holiday cottage to sleep 6. Open plan sitting room with coal burning stove, and split level kitchen with dining area.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Very Good 4.5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £47 /night

£325 - £1095 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Lavender Cottage is a charming 18th Century cottage in the centre of Lyme Regis and only 100 metres on a flat level walk from the beach. Small private garden which gets plenty of afternoon sunshine.  …see more

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Farmhouse | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

3 Nights min stay

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from £137 /night

£954 - £1633 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
House Hot Tub Self Catering Dorset Swanage  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

1 night min stay

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from £61 /night

£424 - £742 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
The Pines is perfect for a relaxing holiday and also has the added benefit of being 5 minutes from the beautiful Mudeful Quay and Avon Beach. There is so much to do during your stay in Mudeford.  …see more

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Tented camp | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £84 /night

£588 - £756 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
We call it Crafty Camping - luxury adult only 'glamping' in a hand-crafted woodland environment. Stay with us and our cosy bell tents can be your home-from-home in the woods. Piping hot woven willow tree shower and proper loos. Shared sauna yurt & wood fired pizza oven. Live availability & online booking 24/7: www.mallinson.co.uk  …see more

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House | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

Excellent 5/5 

7 Nights min stay

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from £166 /night

£1160 - £1480 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Thank you for your interest in Bonham, a spacious family holiday home. We are now accepting bookings for Summer 2015. Please read the Trip Advisor reviews from families we have hosted. We hope they give a flavour of what you can look forward to !  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £55 /night

£385 - £640 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
The Old Dairy is a private romantic and beautifully secluded former milking parlour in the heart of Dorset. Converted to an extremely high specification with an exposed oak vaulted ceiling and a glass and oak gable end providing uninterrupted views of the country side. Seasonal sightings of barn owls, deer, foxes and badgers are common with many different species of birds.  …see more

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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £90 /night

£630 - £910 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
SHORT BREAKS - 2 nights or more - generous Breakfast Basket included - 5 minutes drive River Cottage HQ & Lyme Regis - level ground floor - spacious - Wi Fi - slipper bath - rainfall shower - brass bed - designer kitchen - sitting room - conservatory - terrace - Owner Managed - All linen - Jurassic Coast - Coastal Path - Farm Shop - walk to Bus & Inn that serves Food  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £65 /night

£450 - £650 / week

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  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
JUST LAUNCHED! Luxury COUPLES cottage perfect for WINTER BREAK roll top bath, egyptian cotton linens. WOODBURNER with logs and a welcome basket.FREE WI-FI, secluded cottage garden, walks from the door, house bikes.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Very Good 4.5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £64 /night

£445 - £700 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Minnies is a 17th Century Thatched cottage at the heart of the attractive village of Burton Bradstock. It is 10 minutes walk through the fields to Chesil Beach, and the acclaimed Hive Cafe. It has modern services and sleeps four. The cottage has its own enclosed garden with lawn and patio and it is quite secure for young children.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £68 /night

£475 - £695 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Idyllic thatched cottage with parking for 2 cars, a short stroll from Lulworth Cove beach perfect for the family to relax. For those that enjoy walking and hiking there are excellent coastal paths to explore the Jurassic Coast . The Games Room is very popular. Nearby attractions: Monkey World, Tank Museum, Corfe Castle, Tyneham Village, Fossil Forest, Lulworth Castle  …see more

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Barn | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £60 /night

£420 - £960 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
A traditional stone built barn that was once used to store flax, Linum Barn is now a delightful, modern holiday home set in peaceful countryside within easy reach of Lyme Regis and the World Heritage Jurassic Coast.  …see more

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Log cabin | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £91 /night

£636 - £1166 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Beautifully presented this superb log cabin offers the perfect holiday on its own, hot tub, 3D TV with surround sound, large gas barbecue and covered outside dining area ideal for summer and autumn evenings. Floor to ceiling windows and doors give a open light feel. We supply all you need for your holiday but are unable to provide cots or high chairs for young children.  …see more

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Caravan/Mobile Home | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

Very Good 4/5 

1 night min stay

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from £106 /night

£742 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Located in the heart of the beautiful Isle of Purbeck in Dorset,This national treasure provides access to some stunning countryside and woodland as well as providing wonderful views around the harbour itself. It is rich in wildlife and has attractive towns and villages  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

4 Nights min stay

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from £50 /night

£345 - £475 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 22 km
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
A lovely house in a peaceful rural location ideally placed for the many and varied attractions that Dorset has to offer from the seaside to country walking to suit all tastes. The village has a shop, Post Office and well recommended pub all within walking distance. Well equipped and comfortable, the perfect base for you to visit the beautiful county of Dorset. FREE WiFi.  …see more

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House | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

Short stays welcome

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from £184 /night

£1285 - £2685 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 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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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 3

Short stays welcome

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from £47 /night

£325 - £650 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
1 of 3 single storey barn conversions a short drive to beaches these delightful barn conversions nestle in a quiet spot yet close to many amenities, their location makes an ideal base to explore a wide variety of places of interest amongst the wonderful county of dorset. explore the beautiful surrounding countryside with some stunning scenery, particularly along the famous jurassic coast. There are numerous coast paths and inland bridleways as well as small, picturesque villages with pubs to enjoy a good meal. The area is famed for its popular beaches including chesil beach which stretches for 18 miles. Enjoy some of the many attractions within a short drive which include weymouth with its sealife centre, abbotsbury swannery, monkey world, dinosaur museum, lulworth cove and castle, durdle door and much more. In the evenings, relax in the enclosed garden or stroll to one of 3 pubs all within a 15 minute walk. outside: each property benefits from its own enclosed garden with patio area and seating. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, electric and central heating included. Towels for hire. 2 well-behaved dogs welcome. Regret no smoking in the properties. Location: sandy beach at weymouth 4 miles, shop and pubs within 1 mile. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower and wc and 1 single. Bathroom: with wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: small, well-equipped with cooker, fridge, washing machine, microwave, tv, dvd and patio doors.  …see more

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Cottage | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

Short stays welcome

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from £130 /night

£910 - £2275 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 16 charming properties recently developed to a high standard a stroll from the popular world heritage jurassic coastline short breaks only available during off peak weeks. Please call for details this gated holiday complex offers a selection of well thought out, purpose built, spacious accommodation within these converted former farm buildings located a short stroll from the village amenities. situated within the traditional dorset seaside village of charmouth, that offers an array of shops and pubs a short walk from your door, ideal for picking up the morning paper and more. Perfectly placed on the jurassic coast, that has joined the ranks of the great barrier reef and the grand canyon as one of the wonders of the natural world and designated as england's first natural world heritage site. Spanning 95 miles of the dorset and east devon coastline and taking in some of the very finest walks and views available. Lyme regis is a short drive away, which offers an unspoilt seafront with sheltered south-facing beaches and provides a perfect environment in which children can play and adults can relax in the traditional deckchairs that still line the promenade in summer. There are many attractions in the area including the charming resorts of beer, branscombe and numerous national trust properties and gardens to name but a few. leisure facilities: guests are invited to enjoy the leisure facilities of the neighbouring holiday park which includes a covered outdoor heated swimming pool and the char valley cafe, serving speciality teas and coffees throughout the day. Also available for adults use, at a reduced charge, is the well-equipped char valley health club with gymnasium, indoor pool, sauna and steam room. The covered outdoor pool is open on 15th - 22nd feb,12th - 26th april, 3rd - 5th may, 24th may - 6th sept and 25th - 31st october 2014. Outside: properties benefit from a private patio area with garden furniture. Amenities: ample parking available on site. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available on site, for an additional charge, in the char valley cafe. Regret no pets or smoking. Location: beach, shops and pubs all within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm - 8pm this spacious accommodation offers five bedrooms: 1 king-size with flatscreen tv with en-suite shower room and wc, 1 further king-size and 2 twin rooms. 1 further twin room located on the ground floor (that can be made as a super-king size upon prior request). Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc, located on the first floor. A wet room with wc is located on the ground floor along with a further separate wc. Lounge/diner: with large flatscreen tv, dvd and freeview. Kitchen: has been well-equipped offering integrated oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer. Additional info: £100 security deposit payable to owner on arrival which will be returned the following week. Short breaks only available during off peak weeks.   …see more

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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

Short stays welcome

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from £42 /night

£290 - £530 / week

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  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 2 stunning renovated apartments located next to traditional pub and set in picturesque countryside these studio apartments are finished to the highest of standards and are situated within the quiet grounds of a family owned pub, renowned for producing quality locally sourced dishes and local ales, is a popular destination for families and enjoys some of the most stunning views down the valley and over the rolling hills. conveniently located off a main a-road that links dorchester to crewkerne, means that the property can be used as an ideal location for exploring the whole of the dorset area, from the picturesque villages of lyme regis on the west coast and along the famous jurassic coast to weymouth, wareham and on to the metropolitan towns of poole and bournemouth. Or simply stay within the pub grounds taking in the views while you are waited on and breathe in, relax and unwind. outside: access to a enclosed garden with patio area, seating, shared bbq facilities and also access to the pubs shared garden. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking within the property. Location: beach 10 miles, shops within 3 miles and winyards gap inn next door. this first floor studio apartment offers one bedroom: double with en-suite shower room with wc. Lounge: area which enjoys sofa, wall mounted flatscreen tv, dvd, freeview and ipod dock. Kitchen/diner: move seamlessly from the lounge into this area, with high stools, integrated appliances, oven with hob, microwave and fridge with ice compartment. Use of washing machine. Amenities: regret no pets. Additional information: short breaks available in off peak weeks.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Short stays welcome

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from £53 /night

£370 - £715 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
1 of 3 properties located within this quaint village setting located just off the main farm these attractive single storey barn conversions are situated within the heart of the picturesque village of berwick st john, sat on the dorset and wiltshire borders, striking distance from some of the most breathtaking scenery. from your doorstep, guests are welcome to enjoy a wealth of walks to suit all tastes and abilities that lead across the 230 acres of farmland and the wealth of bridleways and footpaths, or wander down to the local pub with its warm hospitality and locally produced ales and home cooked meals, that is a stumble away. Sandwiched between salisbury and shaftesbury, both offering a slice of culture and history, as well as numerous entertainments to keep even the most discerning of guests occupied. Easy access via the a303 allows this to be an ideal spot for touring the area from the picturesque new forest, down to the world heritage site of dorset's jurassic coast as well as numerous national trust properties all within easy reach. shared utility: external with freezer and tumble dryer. Amenities: off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, wi-fi, electric and night storage heaters included. Regret no smoking within the property. 1 well-behaved dog welcome. Location: beach 1 hour, shop 3 miles and pub within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm. the accommodation all on one floor offers two bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin. Bathroom: offers shower over bath and wc. Lounge: with flatscreen tv, freeview, dvd/vcr, radio with ipod dock and a selection of books, dvd's, videos and games. Kitchen/diner: with integrated oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment, microwave and washing machine. Outside: enclosed patio area with garden furniture.  …see more

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Barn | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

Short stays welcome

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from £44 /night

£305 - £595 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
1 of 3 cottages, positioned within the owners 13 acres, perfect location for exploring dorset these cosy, but well-appointed cottages are nestled in the grounds of a farm where the owner lives and a warm welcome awaits you, but your privacy is assured. The farm is home to one of the largest collection of private horse drawn vehicles, a perfect holiday retreat for even the most discerning guests. the location is easily accessible making it an ideal base throughout the year for a weekend break or a touring holiday. Dorset has something for everyone, with countless picturesque villages, the market towns of shaftesbury (5.5 miles), the gold hill and gillingham (3 miles) and the historic cities of salisbury and bath. You will be spoilt for choice for walks as dorset's beautiful landscape of rolling chalk downland and hidden valleys affords wonderful walking. Longleat safari park is nearby along with the jurassic coast, with much more. amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking. Location: weymouth and bournemouth's sandy beaches approximately 1 hour drive. Shops 3 miles, pub 1 mile. the accommodation offers one bedroom: double with en-suite shower over bath and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan area with tv and dvd. Kitchen has an electric oven, hob, microwave, fridge and washing machine. Outside: enclosed garden with patio and seating. Amenities: night storage heating included. 1 small dog by arrangement.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Short stays welcome

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from £63 /night

£435 - £860 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
charming cottage quietly located within the walls of wareham located a short walk from the historic town centre this character cottage, dating back to 1750, still retains a lot of its original charm yet benefits from complete modernisation throughout. the traditional market town of wareham is a short stroll from your door with its picturesque quay, from where you can hire a rowing boat or take a trip around poole harbour. The town benefits from plenty of restaurants and pubs as well as its weekly street market and monthly farmers market. A wealth of attractions are within easy reach including the national trust's corfe castle, sandy beaches at swanage, studland or poole, thousands of acres of nature reserves at hartland, arne or stoborough, great for birdwatchers and nature lovers. The county town of dorchester is easily accessible as is the larger town of bournemouth with seven miles of sandy beaches. this delightful cottage offers two bedrooms: 1 king-size double and 1 further double reached via steep cottage style stairs. Bathroom: bath with shower attachment and wc. Lounge: benefits from a woodburner (first basket of logs included), flatscreen tv, dvd, freeview and ipod dock. Kitchen/diner: well-equipped with oven, hob and slim line dishwasher. Utility: with microwave, fridge with ice compartment and washer/dryer. Outside: enclosed garden with garden seating and bbq. Amenities: off-road parking for 1 small car only, reached via a narrow entrance to the rear of the cottage. Bed linen, towels (please bring your own beach towels), electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Childs buggy and booster seat available. Regret no smoking within the property. 2 well-behaved dogs welcome more by arrangement. Additional info: narrow access to property, however there is additional adjacent street parking available. Location: beach 4 miles, shops, pubs and restaurants all within walking distance. Arrival: 3.30pm  …see more

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Cottage | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

Short stays welcome

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from £105 /night

£730 - £1720 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 2 properties. Walking distance to beach and durdle door situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty, a world heritage site and perfectly positioned for touring the rest of dorset these new, adjoining sister properties have been furnished to a high standard, offering a unique holiday experience. west lulworth is a beautiful village with the famous horseshoe shaped lulworth cove, which is a must see place for anyone visiting the county. Here you can swim and relax on the beach and the area is good for snorkelling and diving. Durdle door is another must see feature which can be reached on foot direct from the property and offers a lovely beach which is perfect for the whole family. The area is ideal for walkers offering outstanding walks all around. From lulworth you will be able to visit the many attractions the area has to offer including monkey world, the tank museum, lulworth castle, corfe castle, abbotsbury swannery, tyneham, weymouth and much more. arranged over three floors and offers three/four bedrooms: on the ground floor 1 twin and 1 double. On the second floor, 1 master with king-size bed and en-suite with double-ended bath, separate large shower and wc. A further adjoining twin room can make this level a family suite if desired. Once in the twin bed area the en-suite can be accessed by either room without having to pass through the other. This floor is in the eaves of the roof with low sloping ceilings, therefore headroom is restricted in places. Bathroom: on the ground floor, with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: a spacious and light open-plan living area on the first floor with tv, freesat, dvd and views of hambury tout, opening into large kitchen/diner with double oven, hob, freezer, fridge, microwave and dishwasher. The large dining area has french doors leading to balcony. Washing machine on the ground floor. Outside: private patio with seating and garden to the rear of the property accessed from the balcony or the parking area via external stone steps shared with the neighbouring property. The garden boasts stunning countryside views but as it is steep, young children should be accompanied. Amenities: off-road, undercover parking for 2 cars and further parking on adjacent slip road. Bed linen, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Stairgate provided for the family room. Regret no smoking or pets. Location: beach, pub and shops within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm.  …see more

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Apartment | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £65 /night

£450 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
spacious apartment located within a tranquil setting this converted former stable sits within the centre of the farm, which is now a diy livery yard, with horses and ponies of all ages calling it home. Located on the outskirts of the attractive and much sought after village of holt, the ideal spot for touring the whole of this lovely area, from the rolling countryside that leads from your doorstep, to the new forest that is within easy reach and down to the popular coastline. the apartment is ideally situated for walking and cycling being adjacent to holt forest, queens copse and holt heath. The market town of wimborne minster is a short drive and offers an array of restaurants, shops and pubs. There are several pubs within a 5 minute drive, all of which serve good food. Slightly further afield, the metropolitan towns of poole and bournemouth, with their vibrant shopping and nightlife, are the perfect spots for those craving the hustle and bustle and, of course, the sandy beaches for those avid beach goers. For the keen golfer, there are also 5 golf courses all within the surrounding area. For those wishing to explore dorset and the wider countryside, the jurassic coast, designated as a world heritage site, is a must for those wishing to pick up a memento of their stay or to simply take in the stunning scenery along the coastline. Leisure facilities: guests are welcome to wander the meadow land with two maintained and stocked fishing lakes that guests are welcome to fish with prior to arrangement. this spacious ground floor accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite wet room and wc. 1 twin with en-suite shower and wc. Lounge: with ample seating around the flatscreen tv with dvd and freeview. Kitchen/diner: with oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment, dishwasher and washing machine. Outside: enclosed, rear patio with garden furniture and bbq. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, electric, night storage heating and internet access included. Regret no smoking within the property. 2 well-behaved dogs welcome. Location: beach 11 miles, shop 2 miles and pubs 1 mile.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £71 /night

£495 - £1000 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 16 charming properties recently developed to a high standard a stroll from the popular world heritage jurassic coastline short breaks only available during off peak weeks. Please call for details this gated holiday complex offers a selection of well thought out, purpose built, spacious accommodation within these converted former farm buildings located a short stroll from the village amenities. situated within the traditional dorset seaside village of charmouth, that offers an array of shops and pubs a short walk from your door, ideal for picking up the morning paper and more. Perfectly placed on the jurassic coast, that has joined the ranks of the great barrier reef and the grand canyon as one of the wonders of the natural world and designated as england's first natural world heritage site. Spanning 95 miles of the dorset and east devon coastline and taking in some of the very finest walks and views available. Lyme regis is a short drive away, which offers an unspoilt seafront with sheltered south-facing beaches and provides a perfect environment in which children can play and adults can relax in the traditional deckchairs that still line the promenade in summer. There are many attractions in the area including the charming resorts of beer, branscombe and numerous national trust properties and gardens to name but a few. leisure facilities: guests are invited to enjoy the leisure facilities of the neighbouring holiday park which includes a covered outdoor heated swimming pool and the char valley cafe, serving speciality teas and coffees throughout the day. Also available for adults use, at a reduced charge, is the well-equipped char valley health club with gymnasium, indoor pool, sauna and steam room. The covered outdoor pool is open on 15th - 22nd feb, 12th - 26th april, 3rd - 5th may, 24th may - 6th sept and 25th - 31st october 2014. Outside: properties benefit from a private patio area with garden furniture. Amenities: ample parking available on site. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available, for an additional charge, in the char valley cafe. Regret no pets or smoking. Location: beach, shops and pubs all within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm - 8pm the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 king-size with flatscreen tv and 1 twin located on the first floor. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc, located on the first floor, with a further wet room with wc located on the ground floor. Lounge/diner: with flatscreen tv, dvd and freeview. Kitchen: offers integrated oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher. Utility room: with wash/dryer. Additional info: £50 security deposit payable to owner on arrival. Short breaks only available during off peak weeks.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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£420 - £860 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 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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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 3

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from £44 /night

£305 - £595 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
cosy, romantic cottage perfectly located for exploring historic somerset, sleeps 2+1 6 nights commencing 10th august 2014 was from £585 now from £525 nestling within the village of coleford in the mendip hills, this quaint terraced cottage has been refurbished and equipped to provide a lovely holiday home. there are many attractions within a short drive which the area is famous for, including wells cathedral, glastonbury tor, longleat, cheddar gorge, wookey hole, bristol and the chew valley lakes. The coastline of north somerset is easily accessible and offers a range of beaches. Coleford itself is some 6 to 7 miles from the historic market town of frome with a wide range of shops, galleries, restaurants and around 10 miles from bath which is also steeped in history and well worth a visit for its attractions including the roman bath. Relax in the patio garden and stroll to the local pub in the evening for a meal. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: approached via open tread stairs, 1 double and 1 single. Bathroom: downstairs with shower over bath and wc. Lounge: with sofa bed, tv, dvd, hi-fi and woodburner effect electric fire. Kitchen: with cooker, washing machine, microwave and fridge/freezer, leading to conservatory dining area with patio doors to garden area. Outside: enclosed patio garden with seating and bbq. Amenities: roadside parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Regret no pets. Additional info: the property can sleep 2+1. Location: beach 20 miles. Shop, pub and takeaway walking distance.    …see more

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Barn | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

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from £105 /night

£730 - £1540 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 16 charming properties recently developed to a high standard a stroll from the popular world heritage jurassic coastline short breaks only available during off peak weeks. Please call for details this gated holiday complex offers a selection of well thought out, purpose built, spacious accommodation within these converted former farm buildings located a short stroll from the village amenities. situated within the traditional dorset seaside village of charmouth, that offers an array of shops and pubs a short walk from your door, ideal for picking up the morning paper and more. Perfectly placed on the jurassic coast, that has joined the ranks of the great barrier reef and the grand canyon as one of the wonders of the natural world and designated as england's first natural world heritage site. Spanning 95 miles of the dorset and east devon coastline and taking in some of the very finest walks and views available. Lyme regis is a short drive away, which offers an unspoilt seafront with sheltered south-facing beaches and provides a perfect environment in which children can play and adults can relax in the traditional deckchairs that still line the promenade in summer. There are many attractions in the area including the charming resorts of beer, branscombe and numerous national trust properties and gardens to name but a few. leisure facilities: guests are invited to enjoy the leisure facilities of the neighbouring holiday park which includes a covered outdoor heated swimming pool and the char valley cafe, serving speciality teas and coffees throughout the day. Also available for adults use, at a reduced charge, is the well-equipped char valley health club with gymnasium, indoor pool, sauna and steam room. The covered outdoor pool is open on 15th - 22nd feb, 12th - 26th april, 3rd - 5th may, 24th may - 6th sept and 25th - 31st october 2014. Outside: properties benefit from a private patio area with garden furniture. Amenities: ample parking available on site. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available on site, for an additional charge, in the char valley cafe. Regret no pets or smoking. Location: beach, shops and pubs all within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm - 8pm this spacious accommodation offers four bedrooms: 1 king-size with flatscreen tv and en-suite with shower over bath and wc and 2 twin rooms. 1 further twin room located on the ground floor (that can be made as a super king-size upon prior request). Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc, located on the first floor. A wet room with wc is located on the ground floor. Lounge/diner: with large flatscreen tv, dvd and freeview. Kitchen: well-equipped offering integrated oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer. Additional info: £100 security deposit payable to owner on arrival which will be returned the following week. Short breaks only available during off peak weeks.   …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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£315 - £630 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
renovated barn conversion with large private enclosed garden. delightful single story 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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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £68 /night

£475 - £950 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 16 charming properties recently developed to a high standard a stroll from the popular world heritage jurassic coastline regret no children under 18 yrs regret no babies short breaks only available during off peak weeks. Please call for details this gated holiday complex offers a selection of well thought out, purpose built, spacious accommodation within these converted former farm buildings located a short stroll from the village amenities. situated within the traditional dorset seaside village of charmouth, that offers an array of shops and pubs a short walk from your door, ideal for picking up the morning paper and more. Perfectly placed on the jurassic coast, that has joined the ranks of the great barrier reef and the grand canyon as one of the wonders of the natural world and designated as england's first natural world heritage site. Spanning 95 miles of the dorset and east devon coastline and taking in some of the very finest walks and views available. Lyme regis is a short drive away, which offers an unspoilt seafront with sheltered south-facing beaches and provides a perfect environment in which children can play and adults can relax in the traditional deckchairs that still line the promenade in summer. There are many attractions in the area including the charming resorts of beer, branscombe and numerous national trust properties and gardens to name but a few. leisure facilities: guests are invited to enjoy the leisure facilities of the neighbouring holiday park which includes a covered outdoor heated swimming pool and the char valley cafe, serving speciality teas and coffees throughout the day. Also available for adults use, at a reduced charge, is the well-equipped char valley health club with gymnasium, indoor pool, sauna and steam room. The covered outdoor pool is open on 15th - 22nd feb, 12th - 26th april, 3rd - 5th may, 24th may - 6th sept and 25th - 31st october 2014. Outside: properties benefit from a private patio area with garden furniture. Amenities: ample parking available on site. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available on site, for an additional charge, in the char valley cafe. regret no pets or smoking. Location: beach, shops and pubs all within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm - 8pm the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 king-size with flatscreen tv and 1 twin located on the first floor. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc, located on the first floor, with a further wc located on the ground floor. Lounge: with flatscreen tv, dvd and freeview. Kitchen/diner: offers integrated oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer. Additional info: £50 security deposit payable to owner on arrival which will be returned the following week. Regret no children under 18 and no babies. Short breaks only available during off peak weeks.    …see more

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Villa | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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£420 - £740 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
a delightful spacious modern rural retreat in desirable area this renovated annexe sits within it's own private space upon the owner's land. Rurally situated on the outskirts of sturminster newton, within walking distance of it's shops and pubs, yet far enough away to enjoy it's rural tranquillity, and within the heart of thomas hardy country providing a splendid variety of activities, from walks and garden tours to golf and horse riding. Yeovil is just a short drive from the property and offers a wealth of restaurants, shops and pubs to keep even the most discerning of clients entertained. You can also visit shaftesbury’s gold hill, made famous by the hovis advert. Alternatively, you can enjoy the nearby golf courses and driving range or other attractions include sherborne castle, which contains a splendid collection of art, furniture and porcelain and incredibly close encounters with some of the world’s most amazing animals in the drive through safari park at longleat, with longleat house, widely regarded as one of the best examples of high elizabethan architecture in britain and one of the most beautiful stately homes open to the public. this tastefully renovated property offers two bedrooms: 1 spacious master double with en-suite bathroom, separate shower and wc and 1 further twin, with 2'6" beds. Shower room: with wc on the first floor. Separate wc downstairs. lounge/kitchen/diner: on the ground floor, open-plan and benefits from a conservatory style finish and underfloor heating, making the room light and warm. the lounge/diner area offers ample seating around the table, flatscreen tv/dvd and hi-fi. The kitchen offers integrated oven with hob and extractor hood, fridge with ice compartment, microwave, washing machine and dishwasher. Outside: the large enclosed garden offers lawn and patio with seating area with bbq. Amenities: ample parking for 2 cars. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking within the property. Dogs welcome. Additional info: there is a separate freezer under the stairs. Location: beach 20 miles, shops and pubs 1 mile.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £65 /night

£455 - £890 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
1 of 3 luxurious farm properties with beautiful views across fields to knowle hill and the cranborne chase, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Sleeps 4+1. these delightful properties are located on pretty farmland which was worked until recent years. They have been developed and furnished to an extremely high quality and offer families and couples an opportunity to experience luxurious living in an idyllic rural setting. set between the east dorset villages of woodlands and horton there is much to see and do in the immediate area including castles and ruins to explore, and country estates to wander around. Slightly further afield, the metropolitan towns of poole and bournemouth, with their vibrant shopping and nightlife, are the perfect spots for those craving the hustle and bustle and, of course, the sandy beaches for those avid beach goers. For the keen golfer there is a golf club nearby and for those wishing to explore dorset and the wider countryside, the jurassic coast (designated as a world heritage site) is definitely worth a visit. outside: large shared garden area with lawn. Amenities: private off-road parking for 2 cars. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking. Additional info: an additional small single bed for a child can be provided upon request. Location: pub 2 miles, village shop 4 miles, indian restaurant within walking distance, sandy beach at bournemouth 18 miles. Arrival: 3pm. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 king-size double and 1 further king-size double with the option of having a small single bed (suitable for a child) added to this room if required. Bathroom: located on the ground floor with shower attachment on the bath, separate shower cubicle and wc. Kitchen/breakfast bar: with electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave and dishwasher. Washing machine: located in utility cupboard in the hallway. Lounge/diner: cosy room with tv/dvd, woodburner effect electric fire, farmland views, and access to private enclosed patio area. Outside: patio area with garden furniture. Amenities: 1 well-behaved pet welcome (the owners kindly request to be kept on a lead when outside on-site).    …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

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from £55 /night

£380 - £760 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 3 converted barns positioned high on the mendips with fantastic countryside views, sleeps 4 + 1 located in one of the most popular parts of somerset, these beautifully renovated barns have been converted to a high standard. With much care and attention gone into their design to provide wonderful views of the paddock and evening sunsets over the mendip hills, you will be perfectly positioned for a relaxing holiday. situated on the outskirts of gurney slade, you will be able to take full advantage of the village amenities with 3 good pubs and the village post office store all in walking distance. There are many other attractions for which the area is famous within a short drive, including georgian bath which is steeped in history and well worth a visit for its attractions including the roman baths, wells cathedral, glastonbury tor, longleat, cheddar gorge, wookey hole, bristol and the chew valley lakes. The coastline of north somerset is easily accessible and offers a range of beaches. After your day, watch the sun go down and relax in garden under the pergola or stroll to the local pub for an evening meal. amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and wi-fi included. Night storage heating available, if required, at a cost of £20 per week payable to the owners on arrival. Regret no smoking or pets. Location: less than a 20 minute drive from the glastonbury festival. Shop and pubs 0.5 mile, beach (weston-super-mare) 27 miles and 3 18 hole golf courses within 5 miles. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: both with tvs and far reaching views across the mendip hills. 1 double with en-suite shower and wc. Up 2 steps into another bedroom with 3 single beds (the bedrooms are in the eaves of the roof with low sloping ceilings and therefore head height is reduced in places). Bathroom: located downstairs with bath, walk-in shower and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan with feature window to take in the paddock views, wooden flooring, flatscreen tv, dvd, ipod dock and hi-fi. Kitchen with electric oven, hob, microwave, fridge with ice box and washing machine. Outside: shared enclosed garden with private area overlooking surrounding fields with a covered patio, bbq, garden furniture and a secure shed to keep bikes or golf clubs.    …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £78 /night

£540 - £1100 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
charming character property 2 miles from the popular lyme regis an annexe to an early georgian farmhouse in a beautiful valley on the border of east devon and west dorset close to somerset to the north. The interior is tastefully furnished and the private garden is perfect to sit and enjoy the rural atmosphere. close to the jurassic coast, a world heritage site, with easy access to coastal walks, beaches and fossil-rich cliffs. Lyme regis is under 2 miles with boutique shops, pubs, restaurants, museum, cinema and theatre overlooking the sea. Enjoy the regency houses on the promenade, langmoor gardens, historic cobb, beach and harbour. For river cottage fans, park farm (river cottage hq) is 2 miles north and halfway to the small town of axminster and river cottage canteen. There are many local attractions, pecorama, beer caves, seaton tramway, crealy, bicton park, burrows farm gardens, killerton and knightshayes court. Axminster train station has direct connections to exeter and london waterloo. this traditional property offers three bedrooms: 1 master double with slightly reduced headroom and 2 twin rooms, all on the first floor and reached via steep traditional cottage stairs. Bathroom: on the ground floor, with bath and wc. Shower room on the first floor with wc. Lounge: enjoys woodburner within the inglenook fireplace, tv, dvd and freeview. Kitchen/diner: offers oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Utility room: external useful storage area with washing machine. Outside: enclosed courtyard area with seating and bbq. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. 2 well-behaved dogs welcome. Regret no smoking within the property. Location: beach, shops, pubs and restaurants all within 2 miles in lyme regis. Arrival: 3pm.    …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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£540 - £1100 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 16 charming properties recently developed to a high standard a stroll from the popular world heritage jurassic coastline, sleeps 4+2 short breaks only available during off peak weeks. Please call for details this gated holiday complex offers a selection of well thought out, purpose built, spacious accommodation within these converted former farm buildings located a short stroll from the village amenities. situated within the traditional dorset seaside village of charmouth, that offers an array of shops and pubs a short walk from your door, ideal for picking up the morning paper and more. Perfectly placed on the jurassic coast, that has joined the ranks of the great barrier reef and the grand canyon as one of the wonders of the natural world and designated as england's first natural world heritage site. Spanning 95 miles of the dorset and east devon coastline and taking in some of the very finest walks and views available. Lyme regis is a short drive away, which offers an unspoilt seafront with sheltered south-facing beaches and provides a perfect environment in which children can play and adults can relax in the traditional deckchairs that still line the promenade in summer. There are many attractions in the area including the charming resorts of beer, branscombe and numerous national trust properties and gardens to name but a few. leisure facilities: guests are invited to enjoy the leisure facilities of the neighbouring holiday park which includes a covered outdoor heated swimming pool and the char valley cafe, serving speciality teas and coffees throughout the day. Also available for adults use, at a reduced charge, is the well-equipped char valley health club with gymnasium, indoor pool, sauna and steam room. The covered outdoor pool is open on 15th - 22nd feb, 12th - 26th april, 3rd - 5th may, 24th may - 6th sept and 25th - 31st october 2014. Outside: properties benefit from a private patio area with garden furniture. Amenities: ample parking available on site. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available on site, for an additional charge, in the char valley cafe. Regret no pets or smoking. Location: beach, shops and pubs all within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm - 8pm this spacious accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 king-size with flatscreen tv and en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and wc and 1 twin, located on the first floor. Bathroom: offering small bath and wc, located on the first floor, with a wet room and wc located on the ground floor. Lounge/diner: benefits from a 4'6" double sofa bed, flatscreen tv, dvd and freeview. Kitchen: with integrated oven and gas hob, microwave and dishwasher. Utility room: with washer/dryer and fridge/freezer. Additional info: £50 security deposit payable to owner on arrival which will be returned the following week. Short breaks only available during off peak weeks.    …see more

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Log cabin | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 3

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£315 - £630 / week

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  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
30 acres, horses, woodland walks, chickens and use of shepherds hut. Sleeps 2+1 friday changeover from october 2014 this cosy, but private detached lodge nestles in the grounds of the owners' smallholding. Your privacy is assured but the owners are always happy to offer help and advice on the local area and places of interest. Although convenient to shaftesbury you are situated in a peaceful spot with panoramic views over open countryside. easily accessible it is an ideal base throughout the year for a weekend break or a touring holiday. Dorset has something for everyone, with countless picturesque villages, shaftesbury and the famous gold hill made famous by the hovis commercials and gillingham are nearby. The historic cities of salisbury and bath are within reach. You will be spoilt for choice for walks as dorset's beautiful landscape of rolling chalk downland and hidden valleys affords wonderful walking. Longleat safari park is nearby along with the jurassic coast and much more. this log cabin offers comfortable accommodation one bedroom: double with en-suite bathroom with shower attachment and wc. Curtained porch area with seating that can be used for z bed if required. Lounge: with tv/dvd and hi-fi. Kitchen/diner: electric cooker, fridge with freezer section, microwave and top loading washing machine. Outside: covered seating area with table and chairs with views over the enclosed lawn garden. Shepherds hut. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Regret no smoking. 1 well-behaved dog welcome (allowed in the kitchen and covered porch). Location: pubs and shops within 1 mile. any property identified with increased accessibility may have different levels of provision. It is, therefore, advisable that you contact us before you book to ensure the property meets your specific needs and requirements  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

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from £74 /night

£515 - £1060 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 16 charming properties recently developed to a high standard a stroll from the popular world heritage jurassic coastline short breaks only available during off peak weeks. Please call for details this gated holiday complex offers a selection of well thought out, purpose built, spacious accommodation within these converted former farm buildings located a short stroll from the village amenities. situated within the traditional dorset seaside village of charmouth, that offers an array of shops and pubs a short walk from your door, ideal for picking up the morning paper and more. Perfectly placed on the jurassic coast, that has joined the ranks of the great barrier reef and the grand canyon as one of the wonders of the natural world and designated as england's first natural world heritage site. Spanning 95 miles of the dorset and east devon coastline and taking in some of the very finest walks and views available. Lyme regis is a short drive away, which offers an unspoilt seafront with sheltered south-facing beaches and provides a perfect environment in which children can play and adults can relax in the traditional deckchairs that still line the promenade in summer. There are many attractions in the area including the charming resorts of beer, branscombe and numerous national trust properties and gardens to name but a few. leisure facilities: guests are invited to enjoy the leisure facilities of the neighbouring holiday park which includes a covered outdoor heated swimming pool and the char valley cafe, serving speciality teas and coffees throughout the day. Also available for adults use, at a reduced charge, is the well-equipped char valley health club with gymnasium, indoor pool, sauna and steam room. The covered outdoor pool is open on 15th - 22nd feb, 12th - 26th april, 3rd - 5th may, 24th may - 6th sept and 25th - 31st october 2014. Outside: properties benefit from a private patio area with garden furniture. Amenities: ample parking available on site. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available on site, for an additional charge, in the char valley cafe. Regret no pets or smoking. Location: beach, shops and pubs all within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm - 8pm the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 king-size with flatscreen tv and 1 room with 3 single beds located on the first floor. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc, located on the first floor, with a further wet room with wc located on the ground floor. Lounge/diner: with flatscreen tv, dvd and freeview. Kitchen: offers integrated oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Utility: with washer/dryer. Additional info: £50 security deposit payable to owner on arrival which will be returned the following week. short breaks only available during off peak weeks.  …see more

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House | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

7 Nights min stay

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from £163 /night

£1140 - £2585 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
charming traditional property sits within an acre of private grounds located on the edge of the picture postcard rural town of beaminster, conveniently set just off the main route from the town to the jurassic coastline; makes this perfect for touring west dorset or simply relaxing in complete privacy in the property. an easy walk along the footpath right outside your door takes you through to the town centre with its selection of restaurants, shops, pubs and tea rooms mean that you can forget the car and completely relax. Just a short drive leads you on to the world heritage site of the jurassic coast that runs along the dorset coast, from the picturesque town of lyme regis along to swanage, that is a must when visiting the area. The county town of dorchester, rich in history, is within 30 minutes' drive and offers a wide range of restaurants, shops and pubs. this stunning spacious property offers six bedrooms: 1 master double, 1 twin and 1 further double located on the first floor, with 2 further doubles and a small twin room located on the second floor. Bathroom: with wc located on the second floor, with a wc, separate shower room and separate bathroom located on the first floor, with an additional wc located on the ground floor. Lounge: with open fire, flatscreen tv with dvd and skytv, with a snug area/ children's playroom with flatscreen tv located off the kitchen. Kitchen/diner: with open fire, double electric oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Utility: with washing machine and tumble dryer. Outside: the property benefits from an acre of enclosed gardens with 2 summer houses, a covered pond, patio area with ample garden furniture and bbq. Play equipment for children available including swings and a giant trampoline. Amenities: off road parking for 4 cars. Bed linen, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking within the property. 1 well behaved dog welcome. Additional info: £200 security deposit payable to owner 2 weeks prior to arrival. Location: beach 7 miles, shops, pubs and restaurants all within walking distance. Arrival time: 4pm.  …see more

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House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £63 /night

£435 - £800 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
set in the heart of dorset's striking countryside this recently converted coach house offers a real haven for visitors to relax and unwind. Located within the grounds of the magnificent old rectory where a warm welcome awaits, yet privacy is assured. situated in a charming village in the heart of dorset’s striking countryside where the popular pub/restaurant is a short stroll and an ideal venue for family or friends throughout the year. Dorset has something for everyone, with countless picturesque villages, the market towns of shaftesbury and gillingham and the historic cities of salisbury and bath. There is a wide selection of attractions including longleat safari park, stourhead house and gardens along with much more. two bedrooms: approached via an attractive staircase, 1 double with countryside views and 1 twin (the travel cot will be located in this room when needed). Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Lounge: with tv, dvd, hi-fi and electric fire. Kitchen/diner: with cooker, halogen hob, microwave, fridge with ice-box, dishwasher, tv, dvd and hi-fi. Utility room: with washer/dryer and separate wc. Outside: to the front of the property is a pleasant courtyard, to enjoy alfresco dining, with seating under the pergola and a large stone built bbq. Amenities: parking to the front of the property and behind gated entrance. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available. Regret no pets or smoking. Additional info: refundable £50 security deposit for electronic gate key, payable direct to the owner on arrival. Location: beach 1 hour drive, shops 4.5 miles, pub walking distance.  …see more

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Log cabin | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

7 Nights min stay

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from £75 /night

£520 - £565 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 2 lodges, 135 acres, fishing lake  a beautifully finished scandinavian lodge situated in the heart of dorset's striking countryside with uninterrupted views of the fishing lake, a small rowing boat is available for hire and the surrounding countryside can be appreciated from both the veranda and balcony. the lodge is easily accessible making  an ideal base throughout the year for a weekend break or a touring holiday. Dorset has something for everyone, with countless picturesque villages, the market towns of shaftesbury and gillingham and the historic cities of salisbury and bath. There is a wide selection of attractions including longleat safari park 15 minute drive and stourhead house and gardens and much more. The farm offers access to a wealth of beautiful countryside walks from all directions and wonderful riding in the stourhead estate is a 5 minute drive. leisure facilities: try your hand at coarse fishing in the well stocked lake (reasonable daily or weekly charges apply and family concessions available) or take your golf clubs and have a go at the 4 hole pitch and putt (limited golf clubs are available). There is also a shared croquet lawn along side the golf course. this log cabin is finished to a very high standard and has been carefully positioned to ensure maximum privacy. Offering three bedrooms: 1 double with tv, french door opening onto the balcony with seating and en-suite bathroom with bath and wc, 1 twin and a separate wc. Downstairs double bedroom. Bathroom: downstairs opposite the double room with handheld shower over bath and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open plan, with skytv, dvd and hi-fi. The kitchen area has electric cooker, microwave, fridge and dishwasher. Utility area: with washer/dryer and plenty of room for coats. Outside: veranda with table, chairs and bbq. Immediately to the side of the lodge is a large fully enclosed garden, so children can play safely. Amenities: private entrance with ample off-road parking. Bed linen, towels and electric included. Night storage heaters downstairs and wall panel heaters in the bedrooms. Wi-fi available. Regret no pets. Regret no smoking. Location: pubs within 1.5 miles, shops 2 miles and village shop within walking distance (1 mile), bournemouth's sandy beach 45 minute drive. Arrival: 3pm.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £65 /night

£455 - £890 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
charming cottage quietly located within the walls of wareham located a short walk from the historic town centre this character cottage, dating back to 1750, still retains a lot of its original charm yet benefits from complete modernisation throughout. the traditional market town of wareham is a short stroll from your door with its picturesque quay, from where you can hire a rowing boat or take a trip around poole harbour. The town benefits from plenty of restaurants and pubs as well as its weekly street market and monthly farmers market. A wealth of attractions are within easy reach including the national trust's corfe castle, sandy beaches at swanage, studland or poole, thousands of acres of nature reserves at hartland, arne or stoborough, great for birdwatchers and nature lovers. The county town of dorchester is easily accessible as is the larger town of bournemouth with seven miles of sandy beaches. this delightful cottage offers two bedrooms: 1 king-size double and 1 twin reached via steep cottage style stairs. Bathroom: located on the first floor offers bath with shower attachment and wc and a further shower room with under-floor heating and wc located on the ground floor. Lounge: benefits from a woodburner (first basket of logs included), flatscreen tv, dvd, freeview and ipod dock. Kitchen/diner: with under-floor heating and well-equipped with electric range cooker, fridge with ice compartment and slim line dishwasher. Utility area: with microwave and washer/dryer. Outside: enclosed garden with garden seating and bbq. Amenities: off-road parking for 1 small car, only reached via a narrow entrance to the rear of the cottage. Bed linen, towels (please bring your own beach towels), electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Childs buggy and booster seat available. Regret no smoking within the property. 2 well-behaved dogs welcome more by arrangement. Additional info: narrow access to property, however there is additional adjacent street parking available. Location: beach 4 miles, shops, pubs and restaurants all within walking distance. Arrival: 3.30pm  …see more

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Log cabin | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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from £44 /night

£305 - £595 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
this charming property enjoys a tranquil rural setting this spacious lodge sits within its own private space upon the owner's small holding, enjoying complete privacy. Situated on the outskirts of sturminster newton and enjoying views over the rolling countryside. sturminster newton town centre is within walking distance and has built up a good reputation of offering a vast array of locally sourced produce and goods, with a wealth of shops, pubs and restaurants. Shaftesbury’s gold hill, made famous by the hovis advert, is within easy reach as are attractions including sherborne castle, with its splendid collection of art and the drive through the safari park at longleat, with longleat house, widely regarded as one of the finest examples of elizabethan architecture in britain and one of the most beautiful stately homes. Yeovil is only a short drive and offers a selection of restaurants, shops and pubs to keep even the most discerning of clients entertained. this spacious accommodation offers one double bedroom with low rise bed, en-suite shower room and wc. Lounge/diner: enjoys ample seating with recliner sofas around the flatscreen tv with dvd and freeview. Kitchen/breakfast room: with oven and hob, microwave, fridge and washing machine. Outside: benefits from an enclosed patio and covered decked area with bbq and garden furniture, guests are also invited to enjoy the owner’s small holding. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, electric, electric heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking within the property. 1 well-behaved dog welcome. Location: beach 20 miles, shops and pubs 1 mile.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 3

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from £54 /night

£375 - £395 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
charming barn conversion located in this vibrant village location this recently finished cosy barn conversion has been finished to a high standard throughout, perfectly located within the heart of the village just off the bustling through road. a stone's throw from the property is the village shop and pub, the perfect retreat after your busy day exploring the area and popular for serving local produce and ales. 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 and around the wareham and swanage areas. An array of attractions are within easy reach including monkey world, the tank museum, lulworth castle, corfe castle, abbotsbury swannery, tyneham and much more. this attractive accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double with tv located on the first floor set within the eaves of the property and 1 single room on the ground floor. Bathroom: compact yet well-thought out room with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan space with electric effect fire, ample seating around the flatscreen tv/dvd. Kitchen: with integrated oven and hob, fridge with ice box, microwave and washing machine. Outside: an enclosed private courtyard with garden seating reached via the french doors from the lounge. Amenities: off-road parking for 1 car. Bed linen, towels, electric and underfloor heating included. Wi-fi available (£5 per week). Regret no smoking within the property. Regret no pets. Location: beach 4 miles, shop and pub within walking distance.  …see more

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Barn | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £63 /night

£435 - £860 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
1 of 3 cottages, positioned within the owners 13 acres, perfect location for exploring dorset these cosy, but well-appointed cottages are nestled in the grounds of a farm where the owner lives and a warm welcome awaits you, but your privacy is assured. The farm is home to one of the largest collection of private horse drawn vehicles, a perfect holiday retreat for even the most discerning guests. the location is easily accessible making it an ideal base throughout the year for a weekend break or a touring holiday. Dorset has something for everyone, with countless picturesque villages, the market towns of shaftesbury (5.5 miles), the gold hill and gillingham (3 miles) and the historic cities of salisbury and bath. You will be spoilt for choice for walks as dorset's beautiful landscape of rolling chalk downland and hidden valleys affords wonderful walking. Longleat safari park is nearby along with the jurassic coast, with much more. amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking. Location: weymouth and bournemouth's sandy beaches approximately 1 hour drive. Shops 3 miles, pub 1 mile. the accommodation offers three bedrooms: 1 king-size situated on the ground floor, next door to the bathroom, 1 spacious double bedroom, with lovely views and en-suite shower, wc and heated towel rail. 1 twin room. Bathroom: with shower over bath, wc and heated towel rail. Lounge: large with woodburner effect electric fire, tv/dvd and french doors leading to patio and garden. Kitchen/diner: large room with cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer. Outside: enclosed garden with picket fence and patio with seating. Amenities: central heating included. 2 small dogs or 1 medium dog, with responsible owners, by arrangement. Arrival: 3pm.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £68 /night

£475 - £950 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
traditional thatched cottage in iydillic village location sleeps 4+2 experience real country living in a lovingly restored grade ii listed 17th century cottage, nestling in over 1/3 acre in a pretty village setting and boasting views over open fields. Furnished and fitted to a high standard it offers a luxurious retreat and opportunity to explore this desirable part of the county. the cottage’s central location makes it a perfect base for exploring the beautiful countryside and villages of dorset. The jurassic coast including the impressive lulworth cove and durdle door, and the award-winning sandy beaches of bournemouth, sandbanks, weymouth and studland base are within a short drive. An array of attractions are within easy reach including monkey world, the tank museum, lulworth castle, corfe castle, abbotsbury swannery, tyneham and a selection of national trust properties. Larmer tree, stourhead and the famous gold hill at shaftesbury are also within easy reach. Closer to home the delightful town of blandford forum offers a weekly market and farmers’ market, the annual dorset steam fair, tea rooms, and a selection of pubs and restaurants. the accommodation offers two bedrooms, accessed via cottage-style stairs from the ground floor (please note no handrail): 1 master king-size double with dressing room, providing a perfect space for dressing or use as a nursery if required, and 1 twin. Bathroom: with feature roll-top bath and wc. Lounge/diner: lovely cosy room with inglenook fireplace, woodburner (logs included), tv/dvd, sofa-bed and ipod dock. Kitchen: modern fitted area with integrated appliances with electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave. Utility room: useful area adjacent to the kitchen with washing machine. Outside: gravelled garden area to the front of the property and enclosed garden to the rear with garden furniture and bbq. Amenities: ample private off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking inside the property. 2 well-behaved dogs welcome. Location: beach 22 miles, pub within walking distance and a selection of pubs, shops and restaurants in blandford forum 6 miles.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £57 /night

£395 - £680 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
charming cottage set in tranquil location this quaint cottage dating back to the 1850’s used to form part of the former grand residence of letton park and has now been stylishly finished to offer high quality holiday accommodation with country views. ideally located on the outskirts of blandford, yet within easy reach of the town’s delightful and varied shopping that include a weekly market and regular farmers' markets, tea rooms, restaurants and a good bus service. With the cottage’s central location, it makes it a perfect base for exploring the beautiful countryside and villages or visiting dorset's jurassic coast with the impressive lulworth cove and durdle door within 17 miles. The award-winning sandy beaches of bournemouth, sandbanks and weymouth are within easy driving distance. Many attractions are available such as monkey world, longleat and various national trust properties. this spacious accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 spacious double and 1 zip-and-link twin which can be made into a double on request. Bathroom: bath with shower over and wc. Lounge: with woodburner (1st basket of logs included) and flatscreen tv with freeview and dvd, hi-fi and cd player. Kitchen/diner: well-equipped with integrated oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave and washing machine. Outside: benefits from a private rear enclosed garden at the rear, with garden furniture and bbq and a modest lawn to the front of the property that includes a summer house in which to enjoy a glass of wine. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, wifi, electric, central heating included. Regret no smoking within the property. 1 well-behaved dog welcome. Location: beach 30 minutes, shops and pubs within 1 mile.  …see more

With its rolling countryside and mild climate, Dorset is a favourite location for holidaymakers. There are quiet villages and interesting local markets to explore as well as great walking, horse riding and fishing on the river Stour. The New Forest is a great base for outdoor activities and the region is also home to Stonehenge and cities such as Bath, Salisbury and Bournemouth.