Watermill | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 12
A luxury classically renovated Mill House which is part of the ancient Maiden Newton Mill Site, which is a stunning backdrop for your holiday in Dorset.
The House is a stunning property designed for 12 guests over 3 floors. Free Wi-Fi is now available to all guests.
Ground Floor - As you enter Mill House you will notice the flag stone floors that lead you into the Large Sitting Room with wood burning stove creating a warm and cosy place to sit and chat and is a welcoming site for the weary traveler. This leads us into the amazing Kitchen/Dining Room with large limed elm table with seating for 12, AGA, Cooker, Microwave, Dishwasher and Television. Off of the Sitting room there is a Large Family Room complete with Television and DVD/CD player, a Pool Table Room, Utility Room with Washing Machine and Tumble Dryer and a Shower Room. An large L shaped garden is accessible via the Pool Table Room and has views over the Mill Leat and Sluice Gates.
First Floor - This floor contains the Master Bedroom with King Sized Bed and Television, Two Family Bathrooms and two further bedrooms.
Second Floor - The top floor contains 3 further bedrooms.
All rooms have lovely views over either The Mill Site, River Frome, Mill Leat and Sluices or the Mill House Garden and across Maiden Newton Village.
The Mill Site is quiet and an ideal place to relax whilst on holiday. If you are looking for a smaller place to stay, there is also the stunning Mill Cottage next door which is available for 8 people, or you can rent both together for up to 20 people.
We could not be in more perfect surroundings on the banks of the River Frome, 8 miles from Dorchester and 15 miles from the Jurassic coastline.
Fishing is also available on the river outside your front door if you hold an appropriate fishing license.
Our property is situated in the glorious Dorset village of Maiden Newton. Maiden Newton Mill House, is set in idyllic grounds of about 3 acres, over looked by majestic London Plane trees. The village is accessed by train, bus or car, and is a nice size, with a pub, restaurants, village shops, petrol station, and many social events.
We are just 8 miles from the bustling market town of Dorchester, and the Royal Poundbury Estate. A little further down the road will take you to Weymouth and the stunning Jurassic coast, where there are beautiful fossils to be hunted for in this World Heritage site. The coast road from Weymouth to Lyme Regis is simply breathtaking, and a delight for artists or photographers.
Please note that we are now offering great discounts on Mill Cottage.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||West Bay 20 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bournemouth 40 km, Nearest railway: Maiden Newton 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Swing set, Private fishing lake or river|
The West Country region
We are just a short drive to the World heritage site Jurassic coastline, fossil hunting and the water Olympic Games. Dorset is a favorite location for holiday makers. There are quiet villages and interesting local markets to explore as well as great walking, horse riding and fishing on the river Frome.
Maiden Newton is a glorious large village, close to the bustling market town of Dorchester.
Dorchester is an attractive place to take walks near the town centre and you can also enjoy the peace and greenery of the countryside.