Wagon House, Bookham Court
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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The Wagon House holiday cottage is the old converted Wagon House with a galleried ceiling exposing oak beams. Suitable for families or couples, this cottage is all on one level and has a large sitting room with a woodburner in an inglenook fireplace. It has a separate kitchen and a double and twin bedroom and bathroom with a shower over the bath. It has views from its patio over the lake and neighbouring field.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Weymouth 30 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||1.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol 90 km, Nearest railway: Dorchester or Sherborne 16 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, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
The West Country region
The Wagon House is situated on the edge of Thomas Hardy's Blackmore Vale with panoramic views and glorious walks. Half way between the historic towns of Sherborne and Dorchester it is the ideal base from which to explore Dorset and only an half an hour drive from the Jurassic coast and beaches.
Bookham Court cottages are situated in the hamlet of Bookham in the centre of Dorset, with panoramic views over Thomas Hardy's Blackmore Vale. Half way between Dorchester and Sherborne it is the ideal location for exploring the Dorset countryside and the Jurassic coast.
Bookham is a tranquil hamlet where you will only be woken by birds singing. Buckland Newton, a mile away has a fantastic village shop, selling local produce and papers. The Gaggle of Geese public house is popular with locals and visitors alike, with the chef cooking good value home cooked pub food. Within 4 miles there are several other very good eating establishments.
The historic towns of Dorchester and Sherborne are within 10 miles with castles, abbeys and individual shops to explore.
Weymouth and the coast is an half an hour drive with many attractions for all ages, ie Abbotsbury Gardens, swannery and smugglers barn.
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9 Feb 2014
"The Great Escape"
When you need to get away from it all and seek comfortable tranquillity then Bookham Court is the ideal venue. We have been virtually annual visitors for over 10 years. The boys have grown up here and insist on returning each year. We have spent Spring and long Summer evenings by the BBQ and Autumnal / Winter evenings by the cosy log fire.
The wildlife and fishing pond are a great attraction with the Badgers and Owls a firm favourite. This secluded Hamlet is only minutes from a number of fine Pubs and the Market Town of Dorchester and Sea side town of Weymouth are but a short drive away and have the facilities to provide for every aspect of a traditional English break.
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