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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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£435 - £860 / week

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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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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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£600 - £1385 / week

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  • Suitable for children over
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  • 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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Cottage | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

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£730 - £1720 / week

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  • Suitable for children over
  • 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 | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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£335 - £675 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children over
  • 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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Apartment | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £71 /night

£495 - £1000 / week

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  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
panoramic harbour views this spacious ground floor modern apartment is situated in the beautiful coastal village of west bay is furnished to a very high standard and offers panoramic harbour views. Located within this first class complex which features in hit itv series broadchurch. Located on the jurassic coast this delightful coastal village is a wonderful seaside location for family holidays countryside and coastal walks fossil hunting fishing/angling trips scuba diving paragliding golfing river boating and so much more. You will be ideally positioned for touring the whole of dorset either by car or along the south west coast path which runs through west bay and is part of the world heritage coast. The accommodation all on the ground floor offers two bedrooms: 2 doubles 1 with en-suite shower room and wc. Bathroom: with shower attachment over bath and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: with panoramic harbour views tv dvd hi-fi cooker microwave fridge freezer dishwasher washing machine tumble dryer and patio doors leading onto a balcony area with stunning views. Amenities: allocated parking for 1 car. There are 3 on site visitors car parking spaces but are on a first come first served basis. Bed linen towels electric and underfloor central heating throughout and wi-fi included. Regret no pets or smoking. Location: shops pubs and beach all within easy walking distance.  …see more

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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £86 /night

£600 - £1410 / week

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  • Private garden
finished to the highest of standards offering an array of facilities. Hot tub available for hire at an additional charge this lovely holiday property surprises you as soon as you walk in. Completed to the highest of standards and no detail left to the imagination this semi-detached property sits in an idyllic situation reached via an extremely grand driveway. This is 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. Or simply relax within your choice of gardens your modest enclosed front patio with garden furniture and bbq or the leisure facilities: hot tub available for hire must be requested at the time of booking please. Secret garden that offers children of all ages the space to let off steam on the large grass area. Play facilities: sunken trampoline swing ball badminton net and racquets. This stunningly finished property offers three bedrooms: all spacious with wall mounted flatscreen tv and access to skytv 1 double located on the ground floor with en-suite shower room with wc. On the first floor 1 double room with en-suite shower and wc and 1 twin bedroom with en-suite shower over bath and wc. Lounge/diner: offers a large wall mounted flatscreen tv skytv xbox 360 connect and xbox. A selection of dvds for all ages to enjoy. Kitchen: with integrated oven and hob microwave washing machine dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Outside: guests have an enclosed courtyard to the rear of the property with tranquil countryside views garden furniture and bbq plus the added bonus of a spacious secret garden with sunken trampoline and masses of lawn. Amenities: off-road parking. Bed linen wi-fi electric and central heating included. Regret no smoking within the property. Regret no pets. Additional info: the hire charge for the hot tub is payable to the owner two weeks prior to arrival. 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. Close by is the acclaimed white pepper cookery school where your can partake in their array of pre planned or bespoke courses. Towels are not provided please bring your own. Location: beach 14 miles shops and pubs 2 miles. Arrival: 4pm.  …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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  • 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 | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

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from £55 /night

£380 - £760 / week

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  • 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 miles 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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Apartment | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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£420 - £890 / week

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  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
luxury apartment walking distance to the beach this first floor apartment has been finished and furnished to a high standard and is a short stroll to the harbour and beach. West bay is a delightful seaside village and is steeped in history and often referred to as the official gateway to the jurassic coast with many attractions and facilities from swimming fishing trips coastal and countryside walks fossil hunting diving golfing river boating pubs shops and restaurants. It is ideal for exploring the whole of dorset either by car or along the south west coast path which runs through west bay and is part of the world heritage coast. The accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan area with freesat tv dvd cd/radio electric oven gas hob fridge freezer dishwasher microwave and washer/dryer. Outside: balcony with seating. Amenities: 1 car parking space. Bed linen towels electric and underfloor heating included. Regret no pets. Location: beach shops and pubs all 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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  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
detached house in convenient and accessible location with games room. Sleeps 6 2 this delightful house sits in a large established garden on the edge of the conservation village of melbury osmond close to sherborne and yeovil. An ideal spot for guests who are looking to explore the local area with pretty villages and towns the jurassic coast beaches and sheltered coves all within a short drive. There are also a wealth of attractions to suit all tastes. Locally there are walks including through melbury park to the neighbouring village of evershot with pub and shop. There are many thomas hardy locations (his mother was born and married in the village) sherborne with its abbey and two castles montacute house yeovilton fleet air arm museum haynes motor museum the cerne giant and on the coast abbotsbury west bay and bridport weymouth and lyme regis. Visitors can use the tennis and boules court in the village. Sailing (reservoir) and golf are also available nearby. Games room: garage with table tennis. The spacious accommodation offers four bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower room. 1 further double 1 twin and 1 single. Bathroom: with shower attachment and separate shower cubicle and wc. Separate wc downstairs. Lounge: triple aspect with open fire (first basket of logs included) tv/dvd french doors lead onto covered decked area. Snug: with seating desk and tv/dvd. Kitchen/diner: with electric cooker hob dishwasher microwave fridge and tv. Utility room: with washing machine sink and door to garage with freezer and stable door leading to garden. Outside: fully enclosed garden mainly lawn with covered decked patio area with garden furniture and bbq. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen electric central heating towels and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking. 1 dog welcome. Location: beaches 18 miles pub 5 minute walk shops 3 miles.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

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from £53 /night

£370 - £740 / week

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  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
situated in the heart of lively weymouth a level walk to the town and beach this charming georgian terraced cottage has a lovely light and airy feel. The property makes an ideal base for enjoying the area. However if you fancy staying closer to home then all the amenities weymouth has to offer are on your doorstep including a selection of pubs shops and restaurants. Weymouth has long been a hidden gem with its seafront beaches sealife centre harbour and wealth of restaurants shops and pubs. In the heart of the world heritage jurassic coast offering some of the finest walks and picturesque views in the country including hardy s monument towering over the landscape chesil beach and picture postcard villages and hamlets. The county town of dorchester is a short drive or train ride and is steeped with history. Once the former home of the poet and novelist thomas hardy who placed this striking countryside on the map. Discover a wealth of attractions including abbotsbury swannery monkey world dinosaur museum lulworth cove and castle and durdle door. The accommodation is arranged over 3 floors and offers three bedrooms: the first floor has 1 double and 1 single room. There are steep cottage style stairs leading to a spacious attic room with twin beds. Bathroom: situated on the ground floor with shower over bath and wc. Lounge: with tv and dvd. Dining room: separate. Kitchen: well-equipped with oven gas hob fridge freezer and microwave with door leading to the courtyard. Outside: sunny enclosed courtyard offering seating and a bbq area. The converted outside privy houses a washing machine. Amenities: parking is roadside with permit included. 2 dogs welcome. Regret no smoking inside the property. Bed linen wi-fi electric and central heating included. Location: beach shops pubs (2 located at the end of road and others within walking distance) restaurants and other leisure facilities a few minutes stroll. Arrival: 3:00pm.  …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 and 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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House | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £68 /night

£475 - £800 / week

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  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
panoramic views walking distance to harbour located in the medieval town of christchurch where the rivers avon and stour meet this delightful property offers panoramic views over stanpit nature reserve christchurch harbour and hengistbury head beyond. Christchurch with its 900 year old priory nestles between the new forest and the vibrant town of bournemouth on the dorset coast. The area itself is one of the finest parts of the country and is renowned for its weather beaches coastal and woodland walks historical sites of interest and fine food. You will be situated within easy reach of award winning beaches and the towns of poole southampton and salisbury. Take the ferry from lymington (a pretty yachting town) across the solent to the isle of wight or visit the channel islands or even france on a fast ferry from poole or weymouth. Enjoy fossil hunting along the jurassic coast (recognised as a unesco world heritage site) with its stunning scenery or relax on one of the quiet picturesque beaches. Amongst the many attractions the area has to offer are the renowned exbury and compton acre gardens the national motor museum at beaulieu monkey world hurst and corfe castles weymouth s deep sea adventure and paultons park (a family theme park) all of which can be enjoyed on a day s excursion. The accommodation is arranged over 3 floors and offers four bedrooms: on the first floor 1 double with handbasin and balcony with lovely views 2 single bedrooms one with handbasin. On the second floor 1 further double with balcony which is large enough for family dining evening drinks or sun bathing. This bedroom has its own bathroom with wc and spa bath. Shower room: on the first floor with separate wc. Lounge: large room overlooking the pretty garden and nature reserve beyond. Kitchen/diner: on the ground floor fully-equipped with oven hob microwave fridge/freezer and washer/dryer. Dining table seating 6. Outside: the patio doors open onto a raised patio area with steps down to the well-planted enclosed garden bordering stanpit marsh. Amenities: off-road parking for 3 cars. Bed linen towels and central heating included. Regret no pets. No smoking inside the property. Location: the nearest beach is 1 mile mudeford harbour 20 minute walk shops and pubs are within walking distance.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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£420 - £840 / week

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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

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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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from £48 /night

£335 - £570 / week

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  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
stylish couples retreat with sea views and the attractions of west bay regret no children or infants this beautifully furnished apartment makes a perfect getaway location situated right on the water s edge in west bay enjoying sea views and sunsets from the south-facing living area. Located within this first class complex which features in hit itv series broadchurch. West bay offers a variety of shops; a popular ice cream kiosk supermarket fishmonger and much more. You will be spoilt for choice for eating out with many pubs and restaurants a stroll away including the riverside restaurant one of the country s leading seafood restaurants. Nearby you can find the market town of bridport 1 mile away and the larger centres of dorchester and weymouth are about a 30 minute drive. Keen walkers have the south west coast path with walks to weymouth and to lyme regis. Your cosy apartment awaits you at the end your day so sit back and relax with the sound of the ocean to sooth and prepare you for the next day s adventures. This first floor apartment which can be accessed via a lift or stairs offers one bedroom: 1 king-size double with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and wc. Seperate cloakroom with wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan with glass juliet balcony with sea views flatscreen tv with dvd and freesat and unique locally sourced furnishings. Kitchen area offers fridge freezer electric oven and gas hob microwave dishwasher dab radio with ipod dock and nespresso coffee machine. Amenities: secure underground parking for 1 car. Bed linen towels electric underfloor heating included. Regret no pets. Regret no smoking. Additional info: regret no children or infants. Wi-fi available in west bay. Laundrette within walking distance. Location: beach shops pubs and all within walking distance.  …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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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children over
  • 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 sleeps 5 1 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: shared indoor heated leisure pool (4 deep throughout) perfect for the summer and winter alike the pool is open 8.30am-8pm every day however private bookings are taken occasionally further information and timetables can be found onsite the pool is also open to non-residents by prior arrangement. 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 45 minute drive. Village shop 0.5 mile 2 pubs 0.5 mile. The accommodation offers three bedrooms: all on the first floor 1 double with en-suite shower over bath and wc 1 twin bedroom and 1 single bedroom with pull-out bed. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Downstairs wc. Lounge/diner: with tv dvd and woodburner. Kitchen: with cooker microwave fridge freezer dishwasher and washer/dryer. Outside: private patio area with seating. Amenities: 1 well behaved dog welcome between september and march inclusive only.  …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 over
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
lovely 18th century detached thatched cottage with far reaching views nestling in a quiet and tranquil position this lovely thatched detached cottage built in 1738 is surrounded by open fields and rolling countryside. A perfect base for a relaxing holiday or for exploring both dorset and somerset. 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. In the evenings enjoy the lovely views from the patio or visit one of the rustic traditional pubs close by serving good food. This traditional cottage retains much of its original quirky charm and character and offers two bedrooms: approached via the original narrow cottage style stairs 1 double and 1 twin. Bathroom: upstairs with slipper bath and separate wc. Downstairs wc. Lounge: with woodburner tv dvd and freeview. Dining room: separate. Kitchen: modern units with cooker fridge/freezer washing machine dishwasher and microwave. Outside: enclosed gardens with patio and seating. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen electric and central heating included ( 30 surcharge for central heating between 1 october and 31 march). Free internet access. 1 dog welcome 2 dogs by arrangement. Additional info: please be aware that the cottage is a strictly no smoking area this is due to its thatched roof and listed status. The owner is a ceramic artist and illustrator and offers 20% discount on any paint your own pottery activity guests may wish to undertake while on holiday at the cottage. A 20% discount is also offered on the owner s hand painted personalised pottery gifts. Location: beach 40 minutes pub and shop within 1 mile.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £94 /night

£655 - £1410 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children over
  • 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 with en-suite bathroom with shower over the bath and 1 twin room located on the first-floor with a further double located on the ground-floor. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc located on the first-floor with a wet room with shower and 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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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 over
  • 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 accessed from the lounge. Bathroom: on the ground floor with bath hand shower attachment 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. Storage/utility room: external useful storage area for surfboards beach and walking gear with washing machine. Outside: fully enclosed secure 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 more by arrangement. Regret no smoking within the property. Additional info: circular walking route around the property with countryside woodland and scenic views 30 minutes. Direct off-road riverside walk into the centre of lyme regis around 45 minutes. Location: beach shops pubs and restaurants all within 2 miles in lyme regis. Arrival: 3pm.  …see more

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Villa | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 2

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from £40 /night

£280 - £500 / week

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  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
quaint annexe in the stunning rural village of berwick st john this well appointed annexe adjoining to the owners property is situated in 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 enjoy a wealth of walks to suit all tastes and abilities or simply succumb to the local pub with its warm hospitality and locally produced ales and home cooked meals. Easily accessible via the a303 allows this to be an ideal spot for a quick getaway or as a base for touring the area. Sandwiched between the historic cities of 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. All in all you are assured a relaxing break. The accommodation offers two bedrooms: both situated on the first floor 1 spacious double and 1 cosy single with 3 bed. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/diner: offering flatscreen tv with dvd freeview and ample seating around the dining table. Kitchen: compact yet well thought out offering electric cooker with hob top loader washing machine and fridge with ice compartment. Outside: patio area with seating to the side of annexe and gas bbq (please request on arrival). Secure lock up for bicycles if required. Amenities: off-road parking for 1 car. Bed linen towels electric and central heating included. Additional heaters available at cost. Regret no pets. Regret no smoking. Location: beach 1 hour shops 2 miles and pub within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm  …see more

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Log cabin | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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from £44 /night

£305 - £595 / week

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

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 3

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from £48 /night

£335 - £675 / week

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  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
1 of 3 properties located within this quaint village setting located just off the main farm these attractive single-storey barn conversions are situated within the heart of the picturesque village of berwick st john sat on the dorset and wiltshire borders striking distance from some of the most breathtaking scenery. From your doorstep guests are welcome to enjoy a wealth of walks to suit all tastes and abilities that lead across the 230 acres of farmland and the wealth of bridleways and footpaths or wander down to the local pub with its warm hospitality and locally produced ales and home cooked meals that is a stumble away. Sandwiched between salisbury and shaftesbury both offering a slice of culture and history as well as numerous entertainments to keep even the most discerning of guests occupied. Easy access via the a303 allows this to be an ideal spot for touring the area from the picturesque new forest down to the world heritage site of dorset s jurassic coast as well as numerous national trust properties all within easy reach. Shared utility: external with freezer and tumble dryer. Amenities: off-road parking. Bed linen towels wi-fi electric and night storage heaters included. Regret no smoking within the property. 1 well-behaved dog welcome. Location: beach 1 hour shop 3 miles and pub within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm. The accommodation is all on one floor and offers two bedrooms: 1 double and 1 single with pull out single bed available on request. Bathroom: offers shower over bath and wc. Lounge: with flatscreen tv/dvd freeview radio with ipod dock video with selection of videos books 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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Barn | 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 over
  • 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 | 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 over
  • 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 | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £94 /night

£655 - £1410 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children over
  • 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 three bedrooms: 1 king-size with flatscreen tv with en-suite with bath with shower over and wc and 2 twins 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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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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from £45 /night

£315 - £630 / week

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

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

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from £74 /night

£515 - £1060 / week

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

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House | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

7 Nights min stay

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from £163 /night

£1140 - £2585 / week

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  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
charming traditional property sits within an acre of private grounds 7 nights commencing 03 january 2015 was from 1140 now from 975 located on the edge of the picture-postcard rural town of beaminster conveniently set just off the main route from the town to the jurassic coastline; makes this perfect for touring west dorset or simply relaxing in complete privacy in the property. An easy walk along the footpath right outside your door takes you through to the town centre with its selection of restaurants shops pubs and tea rooms mean that you can forget the car and completely relax. Just a short drive leads you on to the world heritage site of the jurassic coast that runs along the dorset coast from the picturesque town of lyme regis along to swanage that is a must when visiting the area. The county town of dorchester rich in history is within 30 minutes drive and offers a wide range of restaurants shops and pubs. This stunning spacious property offers six bedrooms: 1 master double 1 twin and 1 further double located on the first floor with 2 further doubles and a small twin room located on the second floor. Bathroom: with wc located on the second floor with a wc separate shower room and separate bathroom located on the first floor with an additional wc located on the ground floor. Lounge: with open fire flatscreen tv with dvd and skytv with a snug area/ children s playroom with flatscreen tv located off the kitchen. Kitchen/diner: with open fire double electric oven hob microwave dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Utility: with washing machine and tumble dryer. Outside: the property benefits from an acre of enclosed gardens with 2 summer houses a covered pond patio area with ample garden furniture and bbq. Play equipment for children available including swings and a giant trampoline. Amenities: off road parking for 4 cars. Bed linen electric central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking within the property. 1 well behaved dog welcome. Additional info: 200 security deposit payable to owner 2 weeks prior to arrival. Location: beach 7 miles shops pubs and restaurants all within walking distance. Arrival time: 4pm.  …see more

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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 over
  • 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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House | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

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from £184 /night

£1285 - £2685 / week

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

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £45 /night

£315 - £650 / week

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

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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from £45 /night

£315 - £630 / week

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

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

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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from £45 /night

£315 - £630 / week

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

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Barn | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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from £44 /night

£305 - £595 / week

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  • Suitable for children over
  • 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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House | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

Excellent 5/5 

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from £86 /night

£600 - £1585 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
charming 17th century farmhouse located within this rural setting reached through the unused farm entrance the house is surrounded by large lawns on two sides offering plenty of room for children to play and let off steam. Finished to an extremely high standard having been sympathetically renovated whilst keeping much of its original charm. Perfectly situated just off the jurassic coast spanning 95 miles of the dorset and devon coastline and taking in some of the very finest walks. Located 3 miles from both lyme regis and charmouth. These seaside towns offer sandy beaches and provide a perfect environment for children to play and adults to relax in the traditional deck chairs which still line the promenade of lyme regis in the summer. This picturesque property offers three bedrooms: master double with super-king-size bed and en-suite shower room and wc 1 double with king-size bed and additional single and 1 further large room with 3 single beds all located on the first floor. Bathroom: with wc. Additional shower room with wc located on the ground floor. Lounge: enjoying woodburner and flatscreen tv with dvd and freeview. Snug/play room with additional seating sofa bed and tv. Dining room: full size dining table large inglenook with large woodburner. Kitchen: well-equipped with integrated oven and hob double wall mounted electric oven microwave fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Utility: with washing machine and tumble dryer. Outside: offers a large enclosed garden with lawn and patio with garden furniture bbq and climbing frame for small children. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen towels electric and wi-fi included. Central heating surcharge of 30 per week applies october march inclusive. Generous supply of logs provided. Regret no smoking. Regret no pets. Location: beach 4 miles shop and pub 1 mile.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £57 /night

£395 - £680 / week

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  • Suitable for children over
  • 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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Apartment | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

7 Nights min stay

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from £74 /night

£515 - £1060 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children over
  • 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 - £740 / week

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  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
1 of 8 cottages nestled in pretty courtyard setting this delightful barn conversion offers original features such as exposed beams alongside modern day creature comforts. Conveniently located in a central position on the border between dorset and wiltshire it provides a great base from which to explore this picturesque part of the country. Discover the heart of the dorset countryside with beautiful landscapes and hidden valleys all of which offer fantastic walks. The county really has something for everyone including countless picturesque villages to explore longleat safari park monkey world bovington tank museum stonehenge and compton abbas airfield. Nearby are the pretty market towns of shaftesbury blandford forum sherborne gillingham and salisbury each offering an array of amenities pubs shops and restaurants. Slightly further afield but still within easy reach you will find the spectacular jurassic coast and the city of bath famed for its architecture fabulous shopping experience and spa. Games facitlities: outside shared play area on site with trampoline swings and a slide. The accommodation is arranged on one level and offers two bedrooms: 2 twin rooms can be made up as super king-size beds on request with en-suite shower room with wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan living space with flatscreen tv/dvd. Kitchen area modern with electric oven and hob fridge/freezer and microwave. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen towels electric central heating and wi-fi included. Communal laundry room with use of washer/dryer for a small additional cost honesty box by machine. Regret no smoking. 1 well-behaved dog welcome. Location: expansive stretch of sandy beach at bournemouth 35 miles pub and village shop 1.5 miles in semley.  …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 over
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
1 of 3 cottages positioned within the owners 13 acres perfect location for exploring dorset these cosy but well-appointed cottages are nestled in the grounds of a farm where the owner lives and a warm welcome awaits you but your privacy is assured. The farm is home to one of the largest collection of private horse-drawn vehicles a perfect holiday retreat for even the most discerning guests. The location is easily accessible making it an ideal base throughout the year for a weekend break or a touring holiday. Dorset has something for everyone with countless picturesque villages the market towns of shaftesbury (5.5 miles) the gold hill and gillingham (3 miles) and the historic cities of salisbury and bath. You will be spoilt for choice for walks as dorset s beautiful landscape of rolling chalk downland and hidden valleys affords wonderful walking. Longleat safari park is nearby along with the jurassic coast with much more. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen towels electric and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking. Location: weymouth and bournemouth s sandy beaches approximately 1 hour drive. Shops 3 miles pub 1 mile. The accommodation offers one bedroom: double with en-suite shower over bath and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan area with tv and dvd. Kitchen has an electric oven hob microwave fridge and washing machine. Outside: enclosed garden with patio and seating. Amenities: night storage heating included. 1 small dog by arrangement.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £57 /night

£395 - £800 / week

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  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
converted stables in delightful dorset village this converted stable is perfectly positioned in the village of stour row to enjoy the delights that dorset has to offer. Skilfully done the external remains largely unchanged whilst the interior offers spacious modern accommodation. 3 miles away steeped in history is the traditional market town of shaftesbury which offers breath taking views and the warmest of welcomes. The town is the main shopping and service centre for the surrounding area and provides a range of facilities. The high street is renowned for its selection of independent specialist retailers while also being home to multinational chains. You can also visit shaftesbury s gold hill made famous by the hovis advert. Todber manor is a short walk away and offers 6 well stocked lakes for coarse fishing. Alternatively you can enjoy the nearby golf courses and driving range. Other attractions include sherborne castle which contains a splendid collection of art furniture and porcelain. Enjoy 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. The accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin both with integral storage. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/diner: with tv freeview and dvd. Kitchen: with cooker microwave fridge freezer and washing machine. Outside: enclosed garden with bbq and seating area. Guests are welcome to use owners trampoline and swings. Amenities: ample parking. Wifi available. Bed linen tea towels towels electric and central heating included. Regret no smoking. Regret no pets. Location: shop 2 miles pub 1.5 miles.  …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 over
  • 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 | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £55 /night

£380 - £760 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
quaint cottage in a village location this quaint cottage is situated in a row of charming cottages in blandford st mary and has been comfortably furnished to provide a perfect base to tour the whole of the area. within easy walking distance of the market town of blandford forum that offers delightful and varied shopping, a weekly market and regular farmers' markets, tea rooms, restaurants and a good bus service. The cottage is close to the stour inn, a small friendly inn offering first class hospitality and good food. Centrally located for 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. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 king-size and 1 twin. Bathroom: with restricted headroom and handheld shower over bath and wc. Lounge: cosy with tv, dvd, hi-fi and woodburner. Dining room: with dining table and chairs seating 4. Kitchen: with gas hob, electric fan oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine and microwave. Outside: from the kitchen access to the enclosed, sun-trap courtyard with seating and bbq. Additional side entrance to the property and locked storage for bikes (to be arranged with the owner). Amenities: roadside parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and heating included. Regret no smoking inside the property. 1 dog by arrangement. Location: beach 18 miles, shops and pubs walking distance.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £57 /night

£395 - £800 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
1 of 3 single storey barn conversions a short drive to beaches these delightful barn conversions nestle in a quiet spot yet close to many amenities their location makes an ideal base to explore a wide variety of places of interest amongst the wonderful county of dorset. Explore the beautiful surrounding countryside with some stunning scenery particularly along the famous jurassic coast. There are numerous coast paths and inland bridleways as well as small picturesque villages with pubs to enjoy a good meal. The area is famed for its popular beaches including chesil beach which stretches for 18 miles. Enjoy some of the many attractions within a short drive which include weymouth with its sealife centre abbotsbury swannery monkey world dinosaur museum lulworth cove and castle durdle door and much more. In the evenings relax in the enclosed garden or stroll to one of 3 pubs all within a 15 minute walk. Outside: each property benefits from its own enclosed garden with patio area and seating. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen electric and central heating included. Towels for hire. 2 well-behaved dogs welcome. Regret no smoking in the properties. Location: sandy beach at weymouth 4 miles shop and pubs within 1 mile. The accommodation is approached via 3 steps up and offers two bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower room and wc and 1 zip-and-link twin which can be made into a super-king upon request. Bathroom: bath with shower over and wc. Lounge/kitchen: with electric oven and halogen hob fridge with ice-compartment microwave and washing machine. Lounge area with wall-mounted tv/dvd and patio doors leading out into the garden. Dining room: with seating for 6.  …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 over
  • 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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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 over
  • 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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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £60 /night

£420 - £840 / week

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

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £71 /night

£495 - £1000 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children over
  • 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: shared indoor heated leisure pool (4 deep throughout) perfect for the summer and winter alike the pool is open 8.30am-8pm every day however private bookings are taken occasionally further information and timetables can be found onsite the pool is also open to non-residents by prior arrangement. 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 45 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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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £65 /night

£455 - £890 / week

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  • Suitable for children over
  • 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. Play facilities: swing ball and basketball net. 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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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 3

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from £44 /night

£305 - £595 / week

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