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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 3

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£325 - £640 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • 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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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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£435 - £860 / week

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detached cottage in peaceful spot with enclosed garden & games room. this idyllic cottage is accessed down a narrow lane and sits within 6 acres overlooking beautiful countryside and the banks of the river stour in the dorset village of durweston. this property is located just a short drive to the market town of blandford forum which offers delightful and varied shopping, a weekly market and regular farmers' markets, tea rooms, restaurants and a good bus service. The cottage is also within walking distance across the river to the village pub and shop. Well placed for visiting dorset's jurassic coast with the impressive lulworth cove and durdle door. 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. the bright and comfortable accommodation, all on one level offers: two bedrooms. 1 king-size double and 1 twin room with 2'6" beds (can be made in to a double on request). Shower room: with wc. Lounge/diner: with woodburner, tv/dvd, wi-fi and ipod dock as well as a selection of books and games. Kitchen: well fitted with electric cooker, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher and many extras such as nespresso coffee machine. Outside: covered seating area with bbq and large enclosed lawn. Games room: with table football. Outdoor table tennis and boules. 4 mountain bikes are also available on loan to ride the nearby trail way. Fishing available by arrangement on owner’s stretch of the river stour where guests can also launch kayaks/canoes from the island also a haven for birds and otters. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric, logs and wi-fi included. Pets welcome. Regret no smoking. Location: beach 18.5 miles. Pub and shop within walking distance. 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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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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£455 - £1100 / week

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  • Private garden
1 of 2 cottages with access to the inland coastal footpath 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 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: 1 double with en-suite shower and wc, 1 twin and 1 twin with 2'6" beds. Bathroom: downstairs with shower over bath 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 6 and some additional comfortable seating. Kitchen: with electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, dishwasher and washing machine. Outside: enclosed large decked area, overlooking surrounding fields with seating. Amenities: wi-fi available. Property has a private water supply.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £68 /night

£475 - £950 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • 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 or 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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Cottage | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

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from £105 /night

£730 - £1540 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • 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. If visiting outside these periods please enquire. 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 four bedrooms: 1 king-size with flatscreen tv with en-suite bathroom with shower over the bath and 2 twin rooms located on the first floor, with a 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, 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 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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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £63 /night

£435 - £860 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • 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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Barn | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £63 /night

£435 - £860 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • 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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Barn | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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from £44 /night

£305 - £595 / week

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  • Suitable for over 5s only
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
perfect for exploring the county of dorset and also somerset and devon nestling in the dorset countryside, this single storey conversion is set in half an acre garden, approached through a private entrance shared only with the owner's adjoining property, a warm welcome awaits but privacy is assured. The village of mosterton a 5 minute walk, has a village store and pub. While away the hours exploring the beautiful countryside dotted with small villages and market towns which are stunning in all seasons. The small town of beaminster is 3.5 miles away and has a selection of shops and good places to eat, the market town of bridport with its popular farmers markets is 10 miles. The jurassic coast is easily accessible by car, from the well-known beaches of west bay (11 miles), burton bradstock and lyme regis to the famous chesil beach that stretches for 18 miles. There are countryside walks nearby including the famous parrett trail with other walks and cycle paths passing close by the property. the accommodation offers one bedroom: double with en-suite shower room and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan with tv, freeview and dvd. Kitchen area with cooker, microwave, fridge with icebox and washing machine. Outside: private, gravelled garden with a wonderful range of flowers and seating. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available. Regret no smoking. 1 small well-behaved dog welcome but not to be left unattended in the property. Additional info: guests are welcome to bring own travel cot. Location: beach 13 miles, pub, village store and post office walking distance.   …see more

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Apartment | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £74 /night

£515 - £1060 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
stunning panoramic views of the harbour and the jurassic coast this modern apartment sits within the heart of the popular coastal village of west bay, the location of the popular hit itv series, broachchurch. Enjoy a wealth of restaurants and pubs all a short stroll from the apartment, including the popular and award winning seafood riverside restaurant, renowned for using fresh local produce and the catch of the day. west bay is referred to by many as the gateway to the jurassic coast and classified as a world heritage site and offers some of the most stunning coastal walks in both directions along the south west coast path, down to weymouth and over to lyme regis. Or simply sit back and relax on the balcony whilst enjoying the unrivalled views over the harbour and coastline and watch the small fishing boats and pleasure cruisers slowly drift in and out of the harbour. this first floor accommodation is laid out upon one level and offers two bedrooms: 1 master double with en-suite shower room and wc and 1 twin bedroom. Bathroom: family size with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: cosy with panoramic harbour and sea views, flatscreen tv with dvd and hi-fi. Kitchen area offers integrated appliances, electric oven with gas hob and extractor hood, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing/dryer. Outside: patio doors from the lounge lead to balcony with stunning views. Amenities: allocated parking for 1 car, 3 on site visitors car parking spaces on a first come first served basis. Bed linen, towels, electric and underfloor central heating throughout included. Wi-fi available. Regret no pets or smoking. Location: shops, pubs and beach all within easy walking distance.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £53 /night

£370 - £715 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
1 of 3 properties located within this quaint village setting located just off the main farm 5 nights commencing 7th july 2014, was from £485 now from £350 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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Log cabin | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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£305 - £595 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • 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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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £77 /night

£535 - £1235 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
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, this property dates back to 1901 and has been furnished to a good 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. the accommodation is arranged over three floors and offers three bedrooms: 1 twin and 1 double opening onto an enclosed courtyard on the ground floor. 1 master with king-size bed, en-suite with shower over bath and wc on the second floor. Bathroom: on the ground floor with separate bath and large shower. Lounge/kitchen/diner: first floor offers a spacious open-plan living area with tv, freesat, dvd and cd. Juliet doors open to a small balcony with views of hambury tout. The dining area has french doors to the terraced rear garden. Kitchen area has a double oven, hob, freezer, fridge, microwave and dishwasher. Washing machine on the ground floor. Outside: decked area at the top offers distant sea views. Young children should be accompanied in garden. Amenities: off-road parking for 1 car and further parking on slip road in front of the house. Bed linen, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Travel cot, stairgate and highchair available. Regret no smoking or pets. Location: beach, pub and shops all within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £78 /night

£540 - £1100 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • 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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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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£435 - £860 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
working farm, 130 acres, cattle and horses this converted semi-detached barn is perfectly positioned to enjoy the delights dorset has to offer. Approached via a farm lane and overlooking the working farm, guests are welcome to roam the land and see the animals. while away the hours exploring the beautiful surrounding countryside dotted with small picturesque villages. This part of dorset offers a superb cliff-top coastline, which is a world heritage site and can easily be joined from the cottage in 1.5 miles. The surrounding coastline provides excellent conditions for diving, canoeing/kayaking, windsurfing/kite surfing, fishing and sailing with the 2012 olympic sailing venue in portland. Discover the wealth of places to visit including weymouth with its seafront, beaches, harbour, abbotsbury swannery, lulworth cove and castle, durdle door and much more. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 galleried double with sloping ceilings approached via a staircase and 1 twin. Shower room: and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan with tv, dvd, freeview and patio doors. Kitchen offers electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice-box and washer/dryer. Outside: small enclosed patio and lawn area to the front of the property with seating and bbq. There is a pond at the back which is fenced off from the property but please take care with children. Amenities: off-road parking for 2 cars. Bed linen and electric included, additional £20 per week for electric from november to easter. Night storage heating in the living areas and electric heating in the bedrooms. Wi-fi available. 1 dog welcome. Location: weymouth's sandy beach and shops 4.5 miles, pub 2 miles.  …see more

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Barn | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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from £44 /night

£305 - £595 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • 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 sun-trap patio and seating. Amenities: night storage heating included. Regret no pets.  …see more

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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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from £43 /night

£300 - £550 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • 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 an 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 ground floor studio apartment offers one bedroom: double with en-suite shower room with wc. Lounge: area which enjoys sofa, wall mounted flatscreen tv, dvd and freeview. 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: 1 well-behaved dog welcome. 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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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • 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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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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from £42 /night

£290 - £530 / week

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  • Suitable for over 5s only
  • 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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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £60 /night

£420 - £840 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
1 of 4 listed barn conversions situated in a courtyard setting with countryside views and private enclosed patios situated in the quaint village of leigh amid glorious dorset countryside, these 4 delightful barn conversions make an excellent holiday base to explore dorset and south somerset. Converted to a high standard and set in an l shape with a courtyard on one side and lovely country views over thomas hardy’s famous blackmoor vale on the other. steeped in history, dorset's beautiful landscape of rolling chalk downland and hidden valleys affords wonderful walking. The area offers a wealth of pretty villages, sandy beaches and a coastline which has world heritage status. There are several golf courses nearby, horse riding and water activities can be enjoyed at halstock reservoir. The towns of dorchester, sherborne and yeovil are easily accessible and there are many national trust properties and gardens to visit including montacute and stourhead. In addition to this there are many attractions including yeovilton fleet air arm museum, haynes motor museum, monkey world and abbotsbury swannery. farm activities: though set on the edge of an organic farm, but in a non-working part, the owner would be delighted to show guests around the farm, which is only a short walk away from the cottages. There is also a small flock of sheep and chickens in the cider orchard close by. Games room: shared, with a snooker table, table football and darts. outside: the grounds offer stunning views of the surrounding countryside as well as a lake which attract a wealth of wildlife and superb country walking on the doorstep. Cycle store. Amenities: each property has parking for 2 cars close by. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Location: shop 0.2 mile and pub 1 mile. Weymouth’s sandy beach within a 40 minute drive. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin. Shower room: with wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: with tv and dvd. Kitchen area: with cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer. Outside: small private courtyard with garden furniture. Amenities: 1 dog welcome.  …see more

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Barn | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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from £40 /night

£280 - £595 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
pretty annexe to main farmhouse with beach a short walk away this delightful property nestles next to the owner’s property on a small organic farm with sheep and chickens. It has been built and developed in a sustainable way using a number of local and natural materials and offers a great escape for couples looking to explore this lovely area.  perfectly placed on the jurassic coast, designated as england's first natural world heritage site, and spanning 95 miles of the dorset and east devon coastline taking in some of the very finest walks and views available. The seaside village of charmouth is a 2 mile walk from the property and offers an array of shops and pubs. Lyme regis is also within easy reach and boasts an unspoilt seafront with sheltered south-facing beaches and traditional deckchairs that still line the promenade in summer. Other attractions in the area include the charming coastal resorts of beer, seaton, sidmouth, branscombe and numerous national trust properties and gardens. the accommodation offers one bedroom: super-king size (that can be presented as a twin upon request) with en-suite bathroom with shower attachment and wc. shower-room: with electric shower and wc, located on the ground floor. Lounge/diner: lovely cosy area with large flatscreen tv/dvd and french doors with garden views. Kitchen: with electric double hotplate hob, small electric combination microwave oven and fridge with freezer compartment. Regret no washing machine but it is possible to use the one in the main farmhouse by arrangement. Outside: private patio area with garden furniture. Amenities: private off-road parking for 1 car. Bed linen, towels, electric, heating (underfloor heating on the ground floor and central heating on the first floor) and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking. 2 well-behaved dogs welcome, please kindly keep on leads when on site. Location: beach 2 miles, pub within walking distance and selection of pubs, shops and restaurants in charmouth 2 miles.    …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £45 /night

£315 - £630 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • 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 | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

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from £105 /night

£730 - £1540 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • 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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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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from £45 /night

£315 - £630 / week

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  • Suitable for over 5s only
  • 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 owner's 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 5

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from £74 /night

£515 - £1060 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • 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. e covered outdoor pool is open from may 25th - september 7th and also october 19th - november 2nd 2013. If visiting outside these periods please enquire.  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, dishwasher. Utility room: with wash/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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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £71 /night

£495 - £1000 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
1 of 4 barn conversions, furnished to a high standard, indoor heated leisure pool, situated in a courtyard setting and surrounded by peaceful grounds set within the peaceful grounds of the owner's farm and located a short drive from sherborne, these delightful barns have been converted and furnished to a high standard and are situated in a courtyard setting. The design of the cottages gives the feel of a warm and welcoming farm cottage, most with woodburners and all with delightful, detailed finishing touches. the area itself is beautiful and offers a wealth of attractions to suit all tastes including pretty villages, sandy beaches and a coastline which has world heritage status. There are many national trust properties and gardens that are all well worth a visit including stourhead, montacute kingston lacy, corfe castle, hardy's cottage and studland beach and nature reserve. In addition to this the towns of dorchester, sherborne and yeovil are easily accessible and there are many attractions to visit including monkey world, the tank museum, a sea life centre, abbotsbury swannery and longleat. For golf enthusiasts, there is a golf course 300 yards away but if golf is not your game there are many other country pursuits within easy reach. leisure facilities: indoor heated leisure pool (4' deep throughout) perfect for the summer and winter alike. Outside: the grounds offer stunning views of the surrounding countryside as well as two large lakes which attract a wealth of wildlife including herons, badgers, kingfishers, woodpeckers and swans. At the bottom of the gardens and beyond the lakes is a gate, which leads direct onto a network of footpaths where you will be free to walk and take in the stunning scenery. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available. Location: lake fishing 4 miles. Beaches at lyme regis and weymouth within a 35 minute drive. Village shop 0.5 mile, 2 pubs 0.5 mile. all on the ground floor and offers two bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower over bath and wc, 1 twin bedroom with en-suite wet room and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: with tv, dvd and woodburner. Kitchen area with cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Outside: private patio area with seating. Amenities: 1 well behaved dog welcome between september and march inclusive only. Additional info: wheelchair friendly. 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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House | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

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from £184 /night

£1285 - £2685 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • 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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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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from £48 /night

£335 - £660 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
delightful barn conversion in village setting situated in the sprawling village of lytchett matravers near poole and wareham, the property enjoys peace and tranquillity nestling at the bottom of the owners’ home and garden, a beautiful “chocolate box” thatched cottage where their friendly dog wanders freely. affording fabulous far reaching views over surrounding countryside and towards the purbeck hills and corfe castle, it is ideal for couples or small families looking to explore the stunning dorset coastline with a huge variety of attractions and amenities nearby including poole, the jurassic coast, lulworth cove, weymouth, portland and abbotsbury, to name a few. The golden beaches at bournemouth, shell bay and swanage are all a convenient drive away, as are corfe castle, monkey world, the bovington tank museum and dorchester. Other local activities include golf and walking with many routes and footpaths being accessible direct from the property. the accommodation is situated on the sensitively converted barn’s first floor, which retains many exposed beams, is accessed by an internal staircase from the car port and offers one bedroom: with super king-size zip- and link, which can be made into a twin on request, built in wardrobe and en-suite shower room with wc. Double doors lead out onto a south facing balcony area with table and chairs and a lovely view of the purbeck hills. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan with a velux, 3 dormers and a large west facing feature panoramic window overlooking a horse paddock and superb sunsets, making the accommodation light and airy. Lounge area with leather double seater reclining sofas, reclining armchair, tv/dvd and wi-fi. A selection of books and games are provided. Kitchen area well-equipped with electric cooker and hob, fridge with small freezer section, washer/dryer, dishwasher and microwave. Dining area with oak table and chairs. Amenities: ample parking in own car port which gives direct access to the front door. Additional storage for bikes surf boards etc. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking. 1 dog welcome, 2 dogs by arrangement. Additional info: no ground floor garden area. Location: beach a 30 minute drive, shops, 2 pubs/restaurants all in the village.  …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
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • 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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Bungalow | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £135 /night

£940 - £1720 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
splendid countryside views and within walking distance of the beach. Sleeps 6+2. discounts for smaller parties - call for more details situated in the charming village of swyre, in the bride valley and has recently been refurbished to a high standard. The property is situated off a bridle path offering a network of country walk. the quaint stone and thatched villages of swyre and puncknowle offer excellent pubs with visits from brass bands and morris dancers through the summer months. Beach is within walking distance, 2 minutes by car, with panoramic coastal views. The shingle beach of west bexington forms part of the jurassic coast and has a hotel, pub and beachside café with a limited shop service. Perfect for nature lovers, walks and fishing enthusiasts. The pretty village of abbotsbury (10 minutes drive) known for its swannery and tropical gardens are enjoyed by many throughout the year, other popular beaches close by include hive beach, charmouth and lyme regis. More attractions within a short drive include monkey world, deep sea adventures, portland castle and a number of national trust homes and gardens. the accommodation offers four bedrooms: on the ground floor, 1 double with en-suite shower and wc and 1 further double. Upstairs 1 double and 1 twin with balcony boasting splendid countryside views. Bathroom: on the ground floor with mixer shower over bath and wc. Separate wc between the upstairs bedrooms. Downstairs cloakroom with wc. Lounge: with double doors into garden room with view over the garden. Patio doors onto the covered veranda, tv and hi-fi. Kitchen/diner: with electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Outside: enclosed, well maintained garden with furniture, if accessing the seating area from the garden there is a small slope. There is further seating to the front of the property that catches the morning sun. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Regret no smoking within the property. 2 well-behaved dog welcome (at no time must the dog be left unattended in the property). wi-fi available. No cot or highchair but guests are welcome to bring their own. Additional info: £100 security deposit payable by cheque 2 weeks prior to arrival, direct to the owners. This property sleeps 8 or 7 with cot. Location: pub 5 minute walk via a country lane, shop and beach 5 minute drive or approximately 20 minute cross country walk.  …see more

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House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £71 /night

£495 - £1000 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • 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. If visiting outside these periods please enquire. 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 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 which will be returned the following week. Short breaks only available during off peak weeks.  …see more

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Villa | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £60 /night

£420 - £740 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • 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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House | 8 Bedrooms | sleeps 16

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from £290 /night

£2030 - £4030 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 2 properties, this truly luxurious property offers outdoor heated swimming pool, hot tub available for hire at an additional charge, childrens play area, pitch and putt golf and much, much more short breaks available in off peak weeks and for last minute dates this grand property has been finished to the highest of standards having left no detail to the imagination. This property is the perfect retreat all year round, with facilities that will keep the whole group entertained whatever the weather. if you can tear yourself away from the house, it can also be used as the ideal spot for guests who are looking to explore the local area with dorset's array of visitor attractions all within easy reach, including bovington tank museum, monkey world, the splashdown waterpark and nearby gorcombe farm, offering a whole host of activities including paintball, shooting, archery, fishing, quad bikes and off-road vehicle experiences. Or 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, or take a trip down to the coast and experience the unique jurassic coast that has been a photographer's dream for decades. Why not, one night, take the burden of hosting off your hands and enjoy that special dining experience, arranged direct with the owner. Or, simply relax within your spacious enclosed garden with children's play area. There is also a large patio area, with garden furniture and bbq, that overlooks the pool. Leisure facilities: heated outdoor swimming pool, open from mid-may until the end of september only. Hot tub available for hire, must be requested at the time of booking please. Play facilities: children's play area, sunken trampoline, pitch and putt, volley ball net and football nets. Games room: with a full size pool table with wall mounted tv is located just off the kitchen.  this sumptuous, spacious accommodation offers eight bedrooms: all with tvs. On the first floor reached via the grand sweeping staircase, offering 2 doubles both with en-suite shower room, 1 of which enjoys a private balcony, 1 further double with en-suite shower over bath and wc, with 3 further twin bedrooms. Bathroom: located on the first floor, enjoying bath, separate shower and wc. Situated on the ground floor, 1 double with en-suite shower room with wc and 1 twin. Lounge: with ample seating around the open fire and wall mounted large flatscreen tv with dvd and skytv. Dining room: with ample seating, large wall mounted flatscreen tv with dvd, skytv, xbox and seating. Kitchen: has been extremely well-equipped offering range cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, additional fridge, freezer and 2 dishwashers. Utility room: with washing machine and tumble dryer. Outside: offers ample space for young and old alike with large lawn, patio with seating and bbq, swimming pool and play area. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, electric and central heating included. A heating surcharge of £50 per stay applies from october - march inclusive. Wi-fi available. Regret no smoking within the property. Regret no pets. there are 3 cots (1 travel cot and 2 wooden cots) and 3 highchairs available on request. Extra beds can be added at a pro-rata cost. Towels are not provided, please bring your own. Additional info: £400 security deposit is payable to the owner two weeks prior to arrival and if applicable, the heating surcharge and hot tub hire charges are also payable to the owner at the same time. A £25 grocery hamper and can be pre-ordered for the day of your arrival or ordered during your stay for the following day. Home cooked meals for your holiday can also be ordered by prior arrangement with the owner. Location: beach 14 miles, shops and pubs 2 miles. Arrival: 4pm.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 3

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from £48 /night

£335 - £675 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
1 of 3 properties located within this quaint village setting located just off the main farm 5 nights commencing 7th july 2014, was from £467 now from £335 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. this character property, the middle of three, offers two bedrooms: 1 double and 1 single room both reached via three steps down. Bathroom: offers shower over bath and wc. Lounge: with flatscreen tv, dvd/vcr, freeview, video, radio with ipod dock, selection of dvd's, videos and games. Kitchen/diner: with integrated oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment, microwave and washing machine. Outside: patio area with garden furniture.  …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
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • 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 4

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from £63 /night

£435 - £860 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
detached converted barn on smallholding of 1.5 acres with ponies, chickens and sheep recently converted from former stables and using locally reclaimed materials and the finest oak, much of the barn's original features have been preserved. warm and cosy in winter, yet cool in summer, the barn provides an ideal base to explore this unspoilt part of england, where there is something for everyone. There are endless opportunities for walking, cycling and riding, pretty villages and ruined castles, wildlife adventures and historic gardens, arts, food and literary festivals. Situated in the north dorset village of hazelbury bryan ('nuttlebury' in hardy's wessex novels), on the edge of the dorset area of outstanding natural beauty. The village itself has a couple of churches, a pub and a shop selling fresh local produce. the stylish, contemporary, single storey accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite bath with shower attachment and wc. 1 twin room with exposed beams and en-suite shower room with wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: impressive open-plan area with exposed a-frame beams and tv/dvd. Kitchen area equipped with washing machine, dishwasher, electric cooker and hob, fridge, small freezer and microwave. Outside: enclosed gravel patio area with garden furniture and bbq. Vegetable garden, lawn area and chicken coop where you can collect fresh eggs (when laid.) amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Regret no smoking. 1 well-behaved dog by arrangement. Wi-fi available. Additional info: dog sitting service can be provided by arrangement for a small extra charge. Location: beach at weymouth approximately 26 miles, shop 2 miles, pub within walking distance.  …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 of all ages
  • 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, electricity, 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 £57 /night

£395 - £785 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • 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

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Barn | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £86 /night

£600 - £1310 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • 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 three bedrooms: 1 king-size with flatscreen tv and 2 twin rooms all located on the first floor. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc, located on the first floor. A wet room with wc is located on the ground floor. Lounge: with large flatscreen tv, dvd and freeview. Kitchen/diner: well-equipped offering 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. Short breaks only available during off peak weeks.  …see more

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Cottage | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

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from £105 /night

£730 - £1720 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • 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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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £63 /night

£435 - £860 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
beautiful countryside views yet only a 10 minute stroll to the beach a renovated 300 year old character cottage with all modern amenities and furnishings. Situated in the picturesque seaside village of eype near bridport, in a beautiful countryside setting with a 10 minute stroll to the secluded beach. explore the world heritage jurassic coast with its scenic coastal and countryside walks, try fossil hunting on the beaches, or scuba diving, paragliding, golfing and river boating further along the coastline. Ideally situated to tour the whole of dorset and the many attractions the county has to offer including the seaside town of west bay, markets in bridport and numerous national trust properties. If all this is just too much then simply relax in your enclosed garden and admire the views. The new inn pub and eype's mouth hotel serve bar and restaurant food both within walking distance. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double with far reaching views and 1 twin. Shower room: with wc and heated towel rail. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan with sofa bed, skytv, dvd and open fire (first bag of coal free). Dining table seating 4/6. Well-equipped kitchen with electric oven, integrated fridge, microwave, coffee machine, food mixer and other kitchen gadgets. Utility room: with washer/dryer and storage for bikes, boots, body boards etc in outside shed. Outside: enclosed garden with garden furniture and bbq. Amenities: allocated parking for 1 car, a 3 minute walk from the cottage. Bed linen, towels, hairdryer, electric and night storage heating included. Wi-fi available. Regret no smoking. 2 pets welcome. Additional info: welcome pack on arrival and many standard consumables provided. Location: beach, pub and hotel serving restaurant food, small shops available in season within walking distance, nearest supermarket in bridport 1 mile.  …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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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • 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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£600 - £1385 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • 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 bedrooms: on the ground floor 1 twin and 1 double. On the second floor a master suite with king-size bed, adjoining dressing room and en-suite with double-ended bath, separate large shower and wc, this floor is in the eaves of the roof with low sloping ceilings, therefore head height 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. 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 parking for 2 cars and further parking on adjacent slip road. Bed linen, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available. 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 £55 /night

£380 - £760 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • 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/freezer and washing machine. Outside: enclosed, rear patio with garden furniture and bbq. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, electric, electric 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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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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£455 - £890 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
1 of 4 barn conversions, furnished to a high standard, indoor heated leisure pool, situated in a courtyard setting and surrounded by peaceful grounds set within the peaceful grounds of the owner's farm and located a short drive from sherborne, these delightful barns have been converted and furnished to a high standard and are situated in a courtyard setting. The design of the cottages gives the feel of a warm and welcoming farm cottage, most with woodburners and all with delightful, detailed finishing touches. the area itself is beautiful and offers a wealth of attractions to suit all tastes including pretty villages, sandy beaches and a coastline which has world heritage status. There are many national trust properties and gardens that are all well worth a visit including stourhead, montacute kingston lacy, corfe castle, hardy's cottage and studland beach and nature reserve. In addition to this the towns of dorchester, sherborne and yeovil are easily accessible and there are many attractions to visit including monkey world, the tank museum, a sea life centre, abbotsbury swannery and longleat. For golf enthusiasts, there is a golf course 300 yards away but if golf is not your game there are many other country pursuits within easy reach. leisure facilities: indoor heated leisure pool (4' deep throughout) perfect for the summer and winter alike. Outside: the grounds offer stunning views of the surrounding countryside as well as two large lakes which attract a wealth of wildlife including herons, badgers, kingfishers, woodpeckers and swans. At the bottom of the gardens and beyond the lakes is a gate, which leads direct onto a network of footpaths where you will be free to walk and take in the stunning scenery. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available. Location: lake fishing 4 miles. Beaches at lyme regis and weymouth within a 35 minute drive. Village shop 0.5 mile, 2 pubs 0.5 mile. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double with four-poster bed and 1 bunk bedroom on the ground floor. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: with flatscreen tv and built-in dvd. Kitchen area with cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer. Outside: small private courtyard with garden furniture. Outside: private patio area with seating. Amenities: 1 dog welcome.  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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from £45 /night

£315 - £630 / week

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  • Suitable for over 5s only
  • 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 owner's 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 | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

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from £130 /night

£910 - £2275 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • 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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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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from £48 /night

£335 - £675 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
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 or 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, from 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 charming property offers one super king-size bedroom (made up to a twin upon request). Bathroom: with shower over the bath and wc, located on the first floor, with a further wc located on the ground floor. Lounge/kitchen/diner: with wall mounted flatscreen tv with dvd and freeview. Kitchen area with 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 yrs and no babies. Short breaks only available during off peak weeks.   …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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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • 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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Barn | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £86 /night

£600 - £1310 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
delightful spacious barn conversion within a tranquil location, sleeping 6+2  this charming grade ii listed converted barn is set within a tranquil spot and reached down a long private drive, shared only with the owner's property. Benefitting from stunning garden views and many of the original features, the property has been sympathetically renovated and finished throughout. nestled in a rural setting outside the vibrant town of sturminster newton and within walking distance of its wealth of shops and pubs, yet far enough away to enjoy the peace and tranquillity. Situated within the heart of thomas hardy country and offering some of the finest walks and stunning scenery within dorset, right from your doorstep. A short drive leads you to some of the must visit locations that dorset has to offer, from gold hill in shaftesbury, made famous by the hovis advert, sherborne, that is often described as the prettiest town in dorset, with its castle containing a fine collection of art, furniture and porcelain, plus many more visitor attractions in the area. 25 minutes leads you to the sandy beaches of poole and the rest of the picturesque dorset coastline. Or simply relax within the garden and take in the peace and quiet of this hidden gem. this spacious property offers three bedrooms: 1 master double (family room) with sofa bed, 1 further double with en-suite shower room and wc and 1 twin. Bathroom: located on the first floor with bath, separate shower and wc. Further wc located on the ground floor. Lounge: enjoys an inglenook fireplace with woodburner (logs and coal provided), flatscreen tv/dvd and ipod dock. Dining area: with views over the garden and pond. Kitchen/breakfast room: is reached down some steps from the ground floor and offers integrated oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave and dishwasher. Utility room: with washing machine. Outside: enclosed rear garden with paved terrace, lawn, garden furniture and bbq. Guests are also welcome to explore the owner's well maintained 10 acres of orchard, woodland, meadowland and pond area with tributary stream, where children must be accompanied. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, electric, towels, central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking within the property. 1 well-behaved dog welcome. Location: beach 20 miles, shops and pubs within 1 mile.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £60 /night

£420 - £840 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
1 of 4 listed barn conversions situated in a courtyard setting with countryside views and private enclosed patios  situated in the quaint village of leigh amid glorious dorset countryside, these 4 delightful barn conversions make an excellent holiday base to explore dorset and south somerset. Converted to a high standard and set in an l shape with a courtyard on one side and lovely country views over thomas hardy’s famous blackmoor vale on the other. steeped in history, dorset's beautiful landscape of rolling chalk downland and hidden valleys affords wonderful walking. The area offers a wealth of pretty villages, sandy beaches and a coastline which has world heritage status. There are several golf courses nearby, horse riding and water activities can be enjoyed at halstock reservoir. The towns of dorchester, sherborne and yeovil are easily accessible and there are many national trust properties and gardens to visit including montacute and stourhead. In addition to this there are many attractions including yeovilton fleet air arm museum, haynes motor museum, monkey world and abbotsbury swannery. farm activities: though set on the edge of an organic farm, but in a non-working part, the owner would be delighted to show guests around the farm, which is only a short walk away from the cottages. There is also a small flock of sheep and chickens in the cider orchard close by. Games room: shared, with a snooker table, table football and darts. outside: the grounds offer stunning views of the surrounding countryside as well as a lake which attract a wealth of wildlife and superb country walking on the doorstep. cycle store. amenities: each property has parking for 2 cars close by. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Location: shop 0.2 mile and pub 1 mile. Weymouth’s sandy beach within a 40 minute drive. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double with tv and 1 twin. Shower room: with wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: with tv and dvd. Kitchen area: with cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer. Outside: small private courtyard with garden furniture. Amenities: 1 dog welcome.    …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.