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Downview Farm

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Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 17 reviews

Heated indoor pool

House | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 14

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Downview Farm is set in the idylic village of Winterborne Houghton. With the beaches and towns of Poole, Weymouth and Bournemouth just a 30-40 min. drive away. The property is large and contempary, with 6 bedrooms sleeping 14 guests, spacious dining and entertaining areas make it perfect for large gatherings and celebrations. Heated Indoor pool complex (from 12.30pm-12.30am) Private outdoor Hot- Tub.

Large outdoor entertainment areas with contemporary patio furniture and bar-b-que's.

Book a girlie pampering break, beauty theraphists offer, a wide range of luxury spa treatments so float

away and live the dream. For the boys is a nearby outdoor pursuits centre activities to suit all ages.

Size Sleeps up to 14, 6 bedrooms
Nearest beach Poole
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bournemouth, Nearest railway: Poole
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Private indoor pool, Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Private indoor pool, Shared indoor pool
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 6 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms, 2 En suites and 4 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (5), Cots (1), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 14
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Private indoor pool, Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

A spa day with your own personal beauty therapist, who will visit you in your own private pool complex. Choose from a wide range of treatments, with all natural product ranges and aromatherapy oils. Miranda and Jo are highly qualified in all aspects of beauty therapy. Just relax and let us at Downview Farm really spoil you.

Further details outdoors

Outdoor areas include lawns, large decking area, barbque, patio tables, sun loungers plus large out-door hot-tub.

Further details

Downview Farm has exclusive use of the indoor heated pool complex from 12.30pm. -12.30am daily.

Large outdoor Hot -Tub for exclusive use of Downview Farm guests only.

The Dorset region

Fantastic walking country with footpath access from both properties.

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.


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 Crown Inn at Winterborne Stickland (1 mile away approx) Tel. 01258 880838 ÊOur very friendly local!

The Museum Inn Tel. 01725 516261 fantastic food , truly excellent the bar serves food but you can`t book so for evenings you have to get there before 7pm yes really !!

The Harbour Heights Tel. 01202 707272 The Best Views Ever !!! Overlooking the beautiful Sandbanks peninsula, and Brownsea Island . It will truly take your breath away.

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Review 1-10 of 17

15 Jan 2015


"Exactly what I'd hoped for"

We went along for my sisters 30th birthday & had a lovely time. The house was stunning, clean & set in a lovely location. Felt incredibly homely while also luxurious. Particularly loved the swimming p… More

15 Jan 2015


"We will be back!"

From the start Lucy was accommodating and helpful in organising. The house its self if beautiful, clean, tidy. Matt did a great job of showing us around on arrival. and little touches like welcome te… More

13 Dec 2014


"Fantastic celebration weekend"

Thanks Lucy and Matt for the warm welcome to Downview Farm. The house was very tastefully decorated and all facilities were as described. Loved the added touch of a beautiful Christmas Tree in the lo… More

22 Sep 2014


"Great Party House, but house has a few maintenance issues"

Great lay out and lovely pool and hot tub. House Looking a tad tired. A few maintenance issues need to be sorted - Showers not running very well, TV only tunes on to channel 5 ,cooker very hard to li… More

19 Jun 2014


"Please read 2star as well as other reviews"

Be aware. Wonderful pool, hot tub and garden, but the house left much to be desired. One shower was out of use, another a poor trickle, leaving one good shower between 11 of us. The property was not … More

The shower was out of use in the Pool area .
Guests were informed of this .
The main Valve had gone and the plumber who had been called that day to repair it , did not have the part it had to be ordered as we provide upmarket showers not something that can be collected form homebase.
The showers in house were just a tickle , because the guests had at somepoint turned off the pump which works the water pressure.
We do state very clearly on our booking forms and Website that POOL and Bath towels are not provided.
We state clearly what we do and do not provide .
Hairdryers we do not.
There is absolutely Nothing wrong with the Television and we are very confused at this comment?
Cleanliness .
I can assure you that we are completely fussy about our property .
The property is immaculate for ALL our guests arrivals .
The rotting food in the bin was my apple core that I had eaten whilst awaiting your arrival.
I do remember my Partner greeting you , and arriving home so upset and insulted I had to take control.
I was shouted at in my face , for lack of towels, which I had informed you about over the phone the previous day ? Also the Hairdryer .
I deal with the public all the time , rarely am I spoken to like that !
We provide a Beautiful , Clean Hoilday Let and our Team of 7 work very hard every Friday to ensure you the very best .
Sometimes things do break down , they do not give us notice, it just happens.
We do all we can to repair things as quickly as we can.
I am sorry that you did not have a good time .
I would like to offer our appologies .

12 May 2014


"Absolutely fantastic!!! If your looking for an amazing weekend away look no further!!"

Booked for this for bank holiday hen weekend, absolutely amazing time!! 11 ladies and so much space and lots of bathrooms!! We stayed in houghton lodge.The house was clean and beautifully presented, r… More

16 Dec 2013


"A Superb Stay!"

I booked Downview Farm after much deliberation and trawling across many websites offering luxury breaks. My wife wanted to celebrate her 40th birthday in style with close friends. Her remit was to enj… More

30 Jun 2013



I booked Downview Farm for my daughter's hen weekend. Lucy was very helpful during the booking process and when we go there Matt was brilliant. The chocolate muffins on arrival were a very nice… More

4 Dec 2012


"Fantastic relaxing break"

10 ladies enjoying a relaxing get together at Downview. The house was stunning and Matt lite the fire for us and all we had to do was text him if there were any problems. Cake, milk and fresh flowers… More

12 Nov 2012


"Great place - Had a wonderfultime"

We all thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Downview Farm and very much appreciated the very enjoyable tea/coffee and cake that was left for us to enjoy on our arrival. We all found the house very warm and… More

Review 1-10 of 17

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Calendar last updated:27 Jan 2015

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