Winterborne Houghton holiday cottage rental with private indoor pool, jacuzzi/hot tub, internet access and walking

36 reviews

From the owner

  • Cottage
  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies

Key information

  • Nearest beach 28 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

From the owner

Houghton Lodge A Secluded Countryside Retreat .Your own Private Spa , Private Yoga Classes available. Morning use of indoor Pool , Totally Indulge, Relax and Rewind. Situated in a Beautiful peaceful country village, deep in the Dorset downs, yet only a short drive to the coastal towns and beaches of Poole, Bournemouth and Weymouth . Acommodating up to 12 guests and Pets welcome. Houghton Lodge is perfect for Special occasions ,family gatherings and holidays with friends Enjoy a morning swim in the heated indoor pool complex , then relax and indulge in your own private Hot-Tub and Infa Red Sauna at your leisure. Private garden, patio and decking areas,plus large 1/2 acre field With Woodland fire Pit. Enjoy outdoor living picnics and barbecues. Vast network of footpaths direct from property plus great mountain biking tracks. Local Pub approx 1 Mile walk.. There is an abundance of Good Dog Friendly Pubs and restaurants in the local area.

Wonderful Dog walking country .

Further details

Houghton Lodge Has 4 Bedrooms 3 being on the ground floor 2 of which are suitable for guests with dissabilities, with space for hoist and turning . All areas inside and out are easily accessible .

Further details indoors

Open plan ground floor Kitchen & dining: Fully fitted kitchen, all at accessible levels, with electric oven, gas hob, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, microwave. Seating for 11. Patio doors leading out to decking-patio area sauna and hot-tub. Separate utility room with washing machine, tumble drier and ironing facilities. Lounge: Large woodburning stove, snuggly comfortable sofas, Smart T.V and DVD player. 3 Groundfloor bedrooms 1 twin, 2 double, 4 bathrooms, 2 en-suite.

First floor bedroom. views of the Dorset countryside, Double bed, plus double sofa bed. en-suite with bath, wc and wash basin, TV and tea & coffee making facilities.

*** Houghton Lodge has been specially created for guests with disabilities ***

Every comfort has been carefully researched and provided for. The Kitchen and dining areas are all at accessible levels, and are equipped with every modern appliance you would expect to find at home. The Heated Indoor Pool is at a constant warm temperature all year round, the air temperature is also very warm, making bathing a truly relaxing and enjoyable experience. The Pool has been fitted with a wispa hoist, Guests are requested to supply their own personal sling. (see pic.) There is a specially created pathway suitable for wheelchair users, leading from Houghton Lodge to the Pool at Downview Farm.

All outside areas have gentle slopes to and from Houghton Lodge. Winterbourne Stickland (approx 1 mile) where you will find our local pub, and post office. The property is open plan and fitted with Nursecall throughout the property. There is a ceramic flooring throughout the ground floor to provide easy access. All kitchen facilities are specially adapted and to the required levels for wheelchair users. The ground floor wet room and W/C have turning space and left hand transfer. The wet room is also fitted with handrails, shower seat and full length mirror. The Ground floor bedroom has turning space and is a twin or double room with TV, full length mirror and accessible storage space. There is plenty of room in the lounge and dining areas for wheeelchairs and turning.

Further details outdoors

Outside decking patio area to front with parking. Decking area and contemporary garden to rear, plus 1/2 acre field for recreation and barbeques. Private outdoor HOT-TUB and Infa Red Sauna .All outside areas have accessible slopes and lighting for
disabled guests.

Patio furniture & barbecue. games room with pool / snooker table and board games, heated indoor pool, with hoist, times 8.30 - 12.30

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed Sofa Bed
  • Bedroom 2: Super King Bed 3 Single Beds
  • Bedroom 3: King Bed
  • Bedroom 4: Super King Bed 2 Single Beds
  • Bedroom 5: Double Bed 2 Single Beds
  • 2 En suites, 2 Shower rooms


  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • High chair available


  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Adapted for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private indoor pool
  • Jacuzzi or hot tub
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Safe
  • Sauna
  • Pool or snooker table
  • Games room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Linen provided

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Interaction with guest

We like to make your Holiday a personal experience . Matt will meet you at the property at 5-5.30pm on your day of arrival. He will show you the Pool and Hot-Tub workings and give you information on the property. Do ask him any questions about the local area he is a wealth of knowledge.



Things to know

Check in: 15:00 Check out: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.


This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.

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No smoking at this property

House rules

We do not allow large groups under the Age of 30 to hire the House .
A booking with majority of guests over 30 is totally acceptable
No STAG Parties or all Male Groups.
Pets Policy... Doggies Welcome
Groups of Children exceeding 6 will need special permission from the owners .

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About the owner

Lucy Fiander C.
Calendar updated:
26 Jul 2021

Years listed:

Based in:
United Kingdom
Languages spoken: English
This Cottage has 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and sleeps 12. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 24 May 2006. Located in Bournemouth, it has 36 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £2995 to £5850.
The Owner has a response rate of 35% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 26 Jul 2021.


Very Good
36 reviews
Very Good

Perfect Location - Great Hosts
Jul 2021

We enjoyed a fantastic week's stay at this beautiful house from 9th July . The house is spacious and comfortable with amazing attention to detail. When we arrived we were greeted with delicious … More 

Reviewed 18 Jul 2021


Amazing Break
May 2021

Would like to say a big thank you to Lucy and Matt for our amazing holiday at Houghton Lodge . We were a family of 8 adults 2 children and 2 babies and the house, Swimming pool and gardens was just pe… More 

Reviewed 6 Jun 2021

Owner's reply:
We are so glad you enjoyed the stay xx We give you 10 out of 10 for being great guests too xx Lucy and Matt

Incredible place to stay
Dec 2020

We stayed in Houghton Lodge at Christmas for a week and the property is wonderful. Each day began with a dip in the beautifully maintained swimming pool which has loungers for those who prefered to … More 

Reviewed 2 Jan 2021

Owner's reply:
Thank You so much for this lovely review We absolutely loved having you all to stay. X Lucy and Matt
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Lovely place.
Oct 2020

Had a lovely time here, very comfortable and the kids loved their time in the pool. Everything was clean and the owners checked the hot tub and cleaned the pool daily. Some nice walks right on the doo… More 

Reviewed 31 Oct 2020

Taylor N

Outstanding Service, Amazing Views, The Perfect Escape! :)
Feb 2020

Lucy and Matt were utterly fabulous hosts while we stayed with them over the winter/spring period. Very down to earth and able to help with any little question whenever. Matt even brought us in logs a… More 

Reviewed 14 May 2020

Owner's reply:
Thank you so very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review . We have booked in your new dates . And can not wait to see you all again .
Review 1-5 of 36


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