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Farmhouse | 9 bedrooms | sleeps 17
Moorbath Farmhouse sleeps up to 17 people, for relaxed country breaks near the Dorset seaside, with exclusive use of the heated indoor swimming pool, traditional Dorset skittle alley, ping pong and pool table.
Moorbath is a wonderful, secret setting for large family holidays, families sharing, party weekends and hen or stag nights.
Moorbath is a lovely 17th century farmhouse which has the feel of a comfortable rambling family home in the country, rather than a holiday cottage or hotel.
|Size||Sleeps up to 17, 9 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Eype just ten minutes away|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bournemouth (1hr) Exeter (1hr) Bristol (1.5hr), Nearest railway: Crewkerne (25mins) or Dorchester South (35mins)|
|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||Private indoor pool, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private indoor pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||9 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms of which 4 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (9), Cots (2), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 14|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Private heated indoor swimming pool
Excellent Kitchen with two dishwashers, two fridges and range cooker
Full Sky Package and large screen TVs
About this location
The Dorset region
West Dorset is am amazingly beautiful and tranquil part of the country.
It combines coast, country and endless things to do and see while on holiday from para-gliding off the Downs to fishing off the coast or simply totally relaxing in a quant old pub.
People come to West Dorset for the food, the beaches, sailing, water sports, walking, riding, strange woodland crafts or simple peace and quiet
Locally there are fantastic pubs and restaurants particularly seafood restaurants. Great walks and bicycling.
Sea fishing as well as nearby lakes and reservoirs. There are several horse riding stables.
Bridport is a very relaxed and fascinating place with its street market, artist studios, book and antique shops, Electric Cinema and live music
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8 Jan 2015
"Great family venue"
Just back from a week at Moorbath Farmhouse with our 6 children and 8 grandchildren celebrating our 70ths. What a great venue! Superb facilities (the grandchildren would happily have lived in the po… More
18 Nov 2014
"Heaven - Perfect for Large Groups of Any Age"
We were a party of 18/20 who stayed at Moorbath over a sunny weekend in November. We are school friends celebrating our 50th birthdays this year - our party also included 6 teenagers and 1 child. We… More
17 Nov 2014
"Perfect for an all age holiday."
Moorbath Farmhouse was idyllic for our family celebration week (Granny's 70th). We were lucky with the weather but there was plenty to occupy the young had it been wet. We loved the 'shabby … More
8 Oct 2014
"Ideal location for family, good accommodation, excellent activities on site"
Excellent rooms, beds, linen etc. Constant hot water in bathrooms. Good lounges and comprehensive kitchen with large range cooker, two dish washers, large fridge with second fridge for drinks in utility room and good freezer.
Pool nice and warm with good changing area and showers, table tennis, skittles and pool table all good. Good grass area for other activities, we set up badminton and Kubb.
Very quiet location apart from country road at front. Plenty of parking for 5-6 cars.
Good outside seating area with BBQ, gas fired would be better though.
Sky plus sports and two excellent TVs.
18 Jun 2014
My husband and I were looking for a rental property that would be suitable to hold a joint 60th birthday weekend celebration with family and friends. We arrived at the farmhouse on Friday afternoon, S… More
I'm delighted you had such a good time at Moorbath. Thank you for your review and feedback. We now have a new Satellite based WIFi broadband throughout the house.
6 Apr 2014
"Great relaxing farmhouse for a Golden Wedding celebration family get-together."
A wonderful old spacious farmhouse set in a lovely quiet part of Dorset. The lovely indoor swimming pool was occupied every day from 7.15am by three granddaughters of 8, 6 and 5 years much to their parents dismay!
The beds were most comfortable and peace and quiet all around at night apart from the odd owl or two and a cockerel in the morning.
There is no Broadband WiFi as stated on one website. Take extra dishwasher tablets and tea towels and also towels for the swimming pool.
Louisa Hawker provided delicious food and two lovely ladies, Kathy and Kate who looked after us beautifully.
Moorbath now has a satellite based WIFI broadband system throughout the house and most of the garden.
5 Feb 2014
"A perfect place for a large family gathering"
We were at Moorbath Farmhouse for Christmas, and couldn't have wanted a better place to be – welcoming us with lit fires, a decorated tree, and holly-decked pictures. Even a bunch of mistletoe.
There was everything we needed: plenty of crockery and cutlery, so there was always enough , even with full loads in the two dishwashers, for our party of 18. Our ages ranged from 2 to 65, and Moorbath suited us all.
The dining table was especially appreciated. 18 adults sat round it one evening, without being at all crowded, and with plenty of space down the middle of the table for setting out the feast, and the drink to go with it. The only shame was the time of year meant we couldn't eat outside and make use of the tables and cooking equipment there, and the lovely garden.
11 Nov 2013
"Perfect spot for a chill-out"
We booked Moorbath Farm for a weekend away with friends. Everyone loved the setting - quiet and peaceful in lovely surroundings. The bedrooms were comfortable and the kitchen very well equipped. We enjoyed the swimming pool and skittle alley and went home feeling relaxed and ready to face the world again. I'm sure we'll be back next time we need to re-charge our batteries.
15 Oct 2013
"Huge and atmospheric accomodation that was perfect for all"
We were a large part of 4 families and we all came away having had an amazing time (even though we were there for the storms). The place is huge and so atmospheric that we had endless fun playing hide… More
11 Sep 2013
We stayed at Moorbath for my Mum's 60th birthday so our party ranged in age from 11 months to 87 years! There was definitely something for everyone. The setting is stunning and with the beautiful… More
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