House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 4
In a quiet rural location this semi-detached house is ideally situated for the visitor who wants a relaxing break or who wants to explore the many varied delights of Dorset.
The house is well equipped and is comfortably furnished to ensure that you can enjoy its peaceful location to the full. In the garden you will find a patio with table and chairs and a raised sun terrace with a small lawn; access to the terrace is up 7 steps. From the front of the house you can enjoy the lovely views of the surrounding countryside.
FREE Wi-Fi is available. 32" LCD television with Freeview. DVD player. iPod docking station.
The village of Milborne St Andrew has a licensed shop which keeps a good stock of fresh and frozen food and basic household items, and the Royal Oak pub which serves a wide range of very good food including takeaways! There is also a Post Office.
Dorchester and Blandford Forum are just 15 minutes drive away and are also served by the regular bus service which runs through the village. The well known internationally renowned Jurassic Coast and the South Coast Path with stunning views, fine beaches and good walking are just 25 minutes away.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Lulworth Cove or Ringstead 22 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bournemouth 40 km, Nearest railway: Dorchester 12 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors|
There is a good range of DVDs, books and games to keep the whole family entertained and occupied.
The main bedroom has a double bed; the second bedroom has a 3ft single bed; the third bedroom has a 2ft 6in single bed. There is ample storage space in the bedrooms in the chest of drawers and wardrobes.
In the bathroom there is a shower over the bath in addition to the usual handbasin and toilet. There is also a downstairs toilet.
Linen and towels provided, visitors are asked to bring their own beach towels.
|Further details outdoors|
Off-road parking is provided for two cars on the gravel driveway.
Situated on the corner of the cul de sac gives The Clovers a larger than average plot which therefore enjoys a lovely light and open feeling around the property.
Start date Saturday; the start date can be flexible depending on availability, contact the owner for details.
Short breaks for a minimum of 3 days; there may be availability for short breaks at times other than as shown, subject to other bookings, please contact the owner for details.
The West Country region
The magnificent Dorset coastline, together with the outstanding natural beauty of the unspoilt countryside, makes this county a very special place to come and explore. There is plenty for everyone from couples to families.
Along the Jurassic Coast you will find many accessible places where fossil hunting is a popular pastime. Beach lovers have a wide choice of beaches to enjoy including the sandy expanses at Swanage and Weymouth.
Inland Dorset's landscape is delightfully varied. Towards Swanage and Studland in the east you will find flat heathland with an abundance of wildlife. The centre of Dorset is chalk downland, with extensive rivers and streams. To the west of Dorset beyond Dorchester the land is more hilly, with a rich landscape of woodland and small fields.
For walkers Dorset offers great variety through wonderful scenery, from short and middle distance strolls to long distance national trails. Around the village of Milborne St Andrew there are a number of footpaths including one which runs up the lane next to the house and leads into open countryside.
For those looking for a more relaxed break there is a wealth of delightful villages and historic buildings to browse and explore with many National Trust properties including Thomas Hardy's cottage near Dorchester and Brownsea Island in Poole harbour. For those looking for the seaside you will find many beaches and coves only a short drive away.
Dorchester is a bustling market town with over 400 shops and businesses (including a new major development started in 2011 which includes a new cinema and will soon have a range of shops and restaurants) to satisfy everyone's interest. As well as a great selection of high street regulars, Dorchester has its own speciality shops that attract people from all over the south west. There is an extensive weekly market on Wednesdays where you can buy local produce as well as browse the wide variety of stalls.
There is a choice of museums including the award winning County Museum with information about Thomas Hardy, the Jurassic Coast, the county's history and much more.
Other attractions in the area of interest to families and those with specialist knowledge, too numerous to list them all here, include the Bovington Tank Museum, Monkey World, Abbotsbury Swannery, Durlston Country Park and the Swanage steam railway.
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1 Jun 2014
"Worth every penny (and I'm from Yorkshire!!)"
As a short-stay holiday home, I can't recommend The Clovers highly enough. Why anyone would stay in a hotel or a caravan when they can stay here is beyond me. The property itself is located on th… More
I am very pleased to read that you really enjoyed your stay at The Clovers; many thanks fot taking the time to write such an extensive review. Peter
26 Oct 2013
"Comfortable cosy cottage in ideal location"
Had a great week at the Clovers. The cottage is comfortable and cosy with everything required for self catering (including Wi-Fi and loads of leaflets about places to visit) and is in a quiet locatio… More
Many thanks for taking the time to submit your review and for adding comments which will interest future visitors; I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay.
10 Oct 2013
My sister and I stayed at The Clovers for one week from Saturday 14th September, 2013. Our immediate impression was one of quality accommodation in all respects, and this was reinforced during the cou… More
Many thanks for taking the time to submit your review; I was very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay at The Clovers during your travels. Peter.
3 Oct 2013
"It was a great stay"
It was really a great, relaxing summer holiday in England. We enjoyed it very much. This cozy house is very well equipped and very clean. From there you can go on day trips in the area, where there ar… More
Very many thanks for your kind comments about your stay at The Clovers; it was a real pleasure to meet you and I was delighted that you enjoyed your stay. (Your English is very good!)
12 Aug 2013
"A Jewel In The Crown"
The Clovers is a beautifully maintained house set in lovely countryside. The Clovers is furnished to a very high standard throughout and the owner goes out of his way to make sure you have an enjoyabl… More
I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much; it is much appreciated that you took the trouble to submit your review, many thanks.
17 Jul 2013
"Fabulous homely accomodation"
Stayed at The Clovers for four nights in July . On arrival we found the house to be clean tidy and very welcoming. The house felt very inviting and extremely well equipped for a rental . The flowers … More
Many thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback; I am always delighted to read that visitors have enjoyed staying at The Clovers.
30 Jun 2013
"This house is a home from home very clean and equipped in an excellent location"
Very nice location for a hoilday exploring all the Dorset sites. Very friendly and helpful owner who has attended to every detail to ensure a comfortable stay.… More
Many thanks for your comments, I was very pleased to read that you really enjoyed your stay at The Clovers.
15 Jun 2013
"Modern house, well equipped with good location"
The house was clean, tidy and well equipped. WiFi was very useful. House is modern, and as we are used to staying in older properties, the bedrooms did seem a little small and the house relatively l… More
I was very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay at The Clovers; thank you for taking the time to submit this review.
12 Apr 2013
Had a wonderful break at The Clovers. Everything you need is there. All the comforts of my own home.The location is a perfect base for doing the sights.One thing I would point out, is that there is no… More
Many thanks for your comments, I am very pleased to read that you really enjoyed your stay.
25 Feb 2013
"A luxurious, charming and cosy cottage."
Our second trip to The Clovers was as enjoyable as the first. Would highly recommend this property. Good location with plenty of place to visit within easy reach.… More
Many thanks for taking the time to submit your comments; I was very pleased to read how much you enjoyed your stay at The Clovers.
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