About the home
Houghton Lodge, Your own Private Spa. Indulge, Relax, Rewind. Situated in a peacefull country village, deep in the dorset downs, yet only a short drive to the castal towns of Pooe, Bournemouth and Weymouth (home of the sailing events for 2012 olympics). Acommodating up to 11 guests. Houghton Lodge is perfect for family gatherings and group holidays. Swim in the stunning heated indoor pool complex (mornings) then relax and indulge in the Hot-Tub and Infa Red Sauna. Private garden, patio and decking areas,plus large 1/2 acre field for ball games, picknics and barbecues. Vast network of footpaths direct from property plus great mountainbiking tracks. Local Pub and Post office approx 1 Mile walk.. There is an abundance of Good Pubs and fabulous restaurants in the area. Places to Visit for all the family. Monkey World, Swanage Railway, Corfe Castle, Brownsea island, Bovington Tank Museum. You,ll Never Want To Leave !!!!
|Size:||Sleeps up to 11, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Studland in the Purbecks|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
Hen and stag parties
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Adapted for wheelchair users
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Private indoor Pool, Jacuzzi / Hot tub, Sauna, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool:||Private indoor Pool|
|General:||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Pool / Snooker table, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||5 Bedrooms, 9 bathrooms of which 4 family bathrooms, 3 en suites and 2 shower rooms|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (1), Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Cots (2), Dining seating for 11, Lounge seating for 11|
|Other:||Towels provided, please check with the advertiser regarding linen|
Adapted for wheelchair users
|Outdoors:||Private garden, BBQ|
|Access:||Wheelchair access, Secure parking|
Further details indoors:
Open plan ground floor Kitchen & dining: Fully fitted kitchen, all at accessible levels, with electric oven, gas hob, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, microwave. Seating for 11. Patio doors leading out to decking-patio area sauna and hot-tub. Separate utility room with washing machine, tumble drier and ironing facilities. Lounge: Large woodburning stove, snuggly comfortable sofas, Large plasma screen T.V with Sky, sound surround and DVD player. 4 Groundfloor bedrooms 2 twin, 3 double, 4 bathrooms, 2 en-suite.
First floor bedroom. views of the Dorset countryside, Double bed, plus double sofa bed. en-suite with bath, wc and wash basin, TV and tea & coffee making facilities.
*** Houghton Lodge has been specially created for guests with disabilities ***
Every comfort has been carefully researched and provided for. The Kitchen and dining areas are all at accessible levels, and are equipped with every modern appliance you would expect to find at home. The Heated Indoor Pool is at a constant warm temperature all year round, the air temperature is also very warm, making bathing a truly relaxing and enjoyable experience. The Pool has been fitted with a wispa hoist, Guests are requested to supply their own personal sling. (see pic.) There is a specially created pathway suitable for wheelchair users, leading from Houghton Lodge to the Pool at Downview Farm.
All outside areas have gentle slopes to and from Houghton Lodge. Winterbourne Stickland (approx 1 mile) where you will find our local pub, and post office. The property is open plan and fitted with Nursecall throughout the property. There is a ceramic flooring throughout the ground floor to provide easy access. All kitchen facilities are specially adapted and to the required levels for wheelchair users. The ground floor wet room and W/C have turning space and left hand transfer. The wet room is also fitted with handrails, shower seat and full length mirror. The Ground floor bedroom has turning space and is a twin or double room with TV, full length mirror and accessible storage space. There is plenty of room in the lounge and dining areas for wheeelchairs and turning.
Further details outdoors:
Outside decking patio area to front with parking. Decking area and contemporary garden to rear, plus 1/2 acre field for recreation and barbeques. Private outdoor HOT-TUB and Infa Red Sauna .All outside areas have accessible slopes and lighting for
Patio furniture & barbecue. games room with pool / snooker table and board games, heated indoor pool, with hoist, times 8.30 - 12.30
Houghton Lodge Has 5 Bedrooms 4 being on the ground floor 2 of which are suitable for guests with dissabilities, with space for hoist and turning . All areas inside and out are easily accessible .
On arrival a returnable deposit is required of £300, in case of accidental damage. For weekend stays or midweek the deposit is required in cash. This deposit will be returned to you within 14 days by baccs transfer.
The West Country / Dorset region
Snuggled in it’s own little valley, deep in the Dorset Downs, yet only 30 minutes from the stunning Dorset coastline and beaches of Poole, Bournemouth and Weymouth, with fantastic shopping, entertainment, theatre, casinos, restaurants, bars and nightclubs. Not to mention endless entertainment parks etc. for the children. Fantastic walking country with footpath access.
The Bournemouth / Winterborne Houghton area
Situated in the tiny village of Winterbourne Houghton, one of Dorset’s best kept secrets. Surrounded by the most beautiful country scenery. The beautiful Georgian market town of Blandford Forum is only 7 minutes away by car. Blandford offers local weekly markets, a wide selection of independent shops, supermarkets, restaurants, good pubs and take-aways. The local area boasts an abundance of great pubs with good food, award winning restaurants, horse-riding, tennis, golf, fishing, cycling, walking, summer activities for children, theme parks fishing in the local stream and great picnicking to name but a few.
How to get there
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Follow the signs into Blandford Forum Town centre.
When you reach the Crown Hotel follow the road to the left, over the bridge and straight accross small roundabout. Untill you see the sign on right.
Follow the sign to Winterborne stickland approx 5 miles.
Turn left into the village, at the crown pub on left. Opposite is the sign to Winterborne Houghton.
Follow the road for 1 mile untill you come to a fish farm on your left, carry on untill you see a little church also on the left.
On the right hand side after a row of terraced cottages , is a Pink thatched cottage stuck out into the road, turn directly right after this and go straight to the top of the drive . At the very top is Downview Farm turn right at the double gates into Houghton Lodge. Enjoy your holiday.................
Activities near Bournemouth
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
27 Feb 2013
We have just returned from spending a Hen weekend at Houghton Lodge and I have had to leave a review to say how impressed we were following our stay.
Firstly, the setup to book is very... more
28 Jun 2012
Had a fantastic stay at the Lodge for my hen weekend with the girls, great facilities on site hand for both abled and less abled people, and we loved the hot tub!! Driveway a little hard work for a... more
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 11|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|OCTOBER||1 Oct 12||26 Oct 12||£ 1895||£ 199||£ 450||3 Nights|
|HALF TERM||26 Oct 12||2 Nov 12||£ 2295||£ 412||£ 565||3 Nights|
|NOVEMBER-DECEMBER||2 Nov 12||22 Dec 12||£ 1795||£ 275||£ 430||3 Nights|
|CHRISTMAS||22 Dec 12||29 Dec 12||£ 2995||-||-||1 Week|
|NEW YEAR||29 Dec 12||5 Jan 13||£ 2995||-||-||1 Week|
|JANUARY||5 Jan 13||2 Feb 13||£ 1895||£ 275||£ 416||3 Nights|
|FEBRUARY||2 Feb 13||16 Feb 13||£ 1895||£ 275||£ 416||3 Nights|
|FEB HALF TERM||16 Feb 13||22 Feb 13||£ 2650||£ 424||£ 565||3 Nights|
|FEBRUARY||22 Feb 13||1 Mar 13||£ 1895||£ 275||£ 450||3 Nights|
|MARCH||1 Mar 13||29 Mar 13||£ 1995||£ 275||£ 450||3 Nights|
|EASTER||29 Mar 13||12 Apr 13||£ 2895||£ 412||£ 565||3 Nights|
|APRIL||12 Apr 13||27 Apr 13||£ 1995||£ 300||£ 484||3 Nights|
|MAY||27 Apr 13||24 May 13||£ 2250||£ 325||£ 517||3 Nights|
|WITSUN HOLIDAY||24 May 13||31 May 13||£ 2995||£ 438||£ 599||3 Nights|
|JUNE||31 May 13||28 Jun 13||£ 2595||£ 338||£ 558||3 Nights|
|JULY||28 Jun 13||19 Jul 13||£ 2650||£ 374||£ 598||3 Nights|
|SCHOOL HOLIDAYS||19 Jul 13||30 Aug 13||£ 2995||£ 449||£ 599||3 Nights|
|SEPTEMBER||30 Aug 13||27 Sep 13||£ 2250||£ 313||£ 484||3 Nights|
|OCTOBER||27 Sep 13||26 Oct 13||£ 2195||£ 313||£ 450||3 Nights|
|HALF TERM||26 Oct 13||1 Nov 13||£ 2895||£ 438||£ 599||3 Nights|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
ALL Prices are based on up to 11 people sharing. Payment details see our own website
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MIDWEEK BARGAIN BREAKS Mon - Fri . FROM -£1,100 excluding school holidays
SPECIAL OFFERS ALWAYS AVALIABLE please ask.
Dogs Welcome £50 per week / weekend each.
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