Lodge / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Axen Lodge is tucked away on its own at the end of a private lane, off the beaten track, with spectacular views across Symondsbury Estate and beyond. The old shooting Lodge is detached with a large garden, veranda and newly built deck where you can sit and take in the magnificent views. You will feel like your on top of the world, surrounded by unspoilt countryside, with a mixture of woodland and farmland its a fantastic place to watch the varied wildlife.

There are 3 bedrooms in the Lodge and we have built a Log cabin in the garden making the total number of beds 8.

Axen Lodge is perfect for those who enjoy getting away from the crowds, there are beautiful walks straight from the door and The Estate has built a Mountain Bike Trail plus a skills area for all ages and abilities, hours and hours of fun! So if you enjoy getting lots of fresh air and coming back to luxurious accommodation with roaring fires then this the place for you.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 57 km, Nearest railway: Crewkerne 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites
Furniture Double beds (4), Single beds (6), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Trampoline
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The Dorset region

Axen Lodge is located in a secluded area at the end of a long farm drive in the depths of the Dorset countryside. Axen Lodge commands a 360 degree radius of outstanding views over the Symondsbury Estate. It is surrounded by some incredible scenery, including the famous Colmers Hill, which is definitely worth a walk to the top to experience the spectacular views. Symondsbury has the best of both worlds and really does gives the visitor a chance to go back in time and experience traditional country village living, whilst being on the outskirts of a modern market town.


The Market town of Bridport is located 2 miles away with markets on both Wednesday and Saturday, there is also a very popular vintage market on Sundays. Bridport boasts a number of individual shops as well as Waitrose, Morrisons and Lidls. Bridport is famous for being a 'foodies' haven with fantastic restaurants, bistros and tea rooms. There are plenty of artist studios to visit and galleries plus the Electric Palace Cinema which hosts live music and comedy nights.

The beautiful beaches and cliffs along the coast offer plenty of walks and fish restaurants.