The Music Room, Dorset
Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
17th Century Converted Coach House In Shaftesbury, Dorset. Stunning Location Within Easy Reach Of Town Centre And Open Countryside. The Music Room sleeps 2 (1 bedroom,can accommodate baby) and it is in close proximity of The Manor House and surrounded by the walled garden which encompasses both properties. It enjoys its own private terrace with a table and chairs and a BBQ. This modern, newly converted cottage is dog friendly. The bedroom sits on a glazed mezzanine and comprises a king sized double bed with luxury goose down duvet cover and pillows, and Egyptian cotton bed linen. Large luxury bath and hand towels are provided. The ceiling is slanted at the foot of the bed. The shower room has a basin, shower and loo, and there is a shaving point and a mirror. The living/dining area is a large open plan space with a comfy large L shaped sofa draped in cushions and throws, an armchair, coffee table, huge book shelf, 40 inch flat screen plasma TV with freeview, DVD player, IPod docking station, circular glass dining table with leather dining chairs. It also has an electric wood burner to make it extra cosy! The kitchen is fully equipped to a high standard, benefiting from a washing machine, microwave, electric oven and hob, fridge, all sorts of pots and pans, a wok, toaster, kettle and cafetiere. There is also a boot rack and coat hangers in the kitchen.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Studland Beach - National Trust 56 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Gatwick Airport 189 km, Nearest railway: Gillingham Dorset 6 km|
|Notes||Pets welcome, 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, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The West Country region
About the area
Not far from Shaftesbury is the world heritage site of the wonderful Jurassic Coastline of Bournemouth Poole and Swanage are 30 miles away.
Studland beach, Poole Harbour and Brownsea Island are all worth a visit and are 35 miles away.
5 miles to the East is the most wonderful 18 hole Rushmore Park Golf course.
20 miles to the West is the well designed course at Yeovil.
Special Interest Holidays
We are fortunate to be surrounded by stunning walking routes in all directions and there are ordnance survey maps in the Music room for you to enjoy.
Sherborne Abbey and Salisbury Cathedral are 15 and 20 miles away respectively.
Shaftesbury 5 minute walk. Please note the steep ascent.
Sherborne 15 miles
Salisbury 20 miles
Stonehenge 25 miles
Bath 32 miles
Longleat Safari Park 13 miles
Stourhead House and gardens 11 miles
Corfe Castle 30 miles
Tank Museum and Monkey world at Bovington 27 miles
Larmer Tree gardens 10 miles
Old Wardour Castle 7 miles
Kingston Lacey House 19 miles
Wilton House 18 miles
We are fortunate to have a wonderful range of pubs, cafes and restaurants both in Shaftesbury and the local surrounding area.
In Shaftesbury there is a Chinese, Indian and Italian restaurant.
Several pubs and cafes and a delightful delicatessen which is also a bistro and sells the best cheese for miles.
There is an excellent butcher, green grocer and wine merchant, a large tesco store and co-operative both of which are open 7 days a week.
There are a range of banks, gift shop, Shaftesbury Art Centre, Tourist information Centre, Pharmacy and Medical Centre and Vet.
There is a fresh fish market every Thursday morning in Shaftesbury.
There are tempting clothes shops for both men and women.
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