Self Catering in Dorset - Dorchester
Dorchester (12.5mls N)
Sleeps a maximum of: 6
Pricing From: £535.00 - 1303.00
Deep in the heart of Hardy Country this charming detached property is an ideal spot for guests who are looking to explore the local area which is abundant with pretty villages and towns the Jurassic Coast plenty of beaches and sheltered coves which are all within a short drive. With easy access to the A37 there are also a wealth of other attractions to suit all tastes. Locally there are walks including through Melbury Park to the neighbouring village of Evershot with pub and shop.
There are many Thomas Hardy locations (his mother was born and married in the village) Sherborne with its abbey and two castles Montacute House Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm museum Haynes Motor Museum the Cerne Giant and on the coast Abbotsbury West Bay and Bridport Weymouth and Lyme Regis. For more energetic activities sailing is available on the nearby reservoir and golf enthusiasts can try out one of the nearby golf clubs in Yeovil or Sherborne. Visitors can use the tennis and boules court in the village.
On entering this fantastic house a welcoming entrance hall leads into the bright and inviting triple-aspect lounge. With an open fire TV/DVD and French doors opening onto the garden this is a beautiful room to relax in. From the lounge double doors lead into the elegant dining room which offers a charming view over the garden and is perfect for sitting down for a special meal.
Heading into the kitchen/diner the kitchen area is equipped with an electric oven and hob dishwasher microwave fridge TV and a kitchen table ideal for breakfast or supper. The kitchen leads to the useful utility room which has a washing machine sink a stable door leading to the garden and a door leading to the garage where you will find the freezer. Exploring further on the ground floor you will find a delightful snug which is furnished with a desk seating a TV/DVD and a selection of books.
The garage houses a games room with a table tennis table and there is a separate WC on the ground floor too. Moving upstairs you will find four spacious bedrooms. There are two double rooms one with an en-suite shower room.
Also there is a twin room and a single room which has an additional pull-out guest bed. Completing the first floor is a bathroom with a bath and shower attachment separate shower cubicle and a WC. Stepping outside you will find a large fully enclosed garden mainly laid to lawn with a covered decked patio area garden furniture and BBQ which is ideal for enjoying an evening drink or dining al fresco.
Ample off-road parking is available in the driveway.
Open Fire / Wood Burner
Games / Play Facilities
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Dorchester area.
Nearest AttractionsHeritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Stockwood, St Edwold Church - 0.8 miles (Historic Church)
Minterne Magna, St Andrew's Church - 5.5 miles (Historic Church)
Minterne Gardens - 5.6 miles (Garden)
Toller Porcorum, St Andrew & St Peter Church - 6.3 miles (Historic Church)
Sherborne Abbey Church - 6.6 miles (Historic Church)
Toller Fratrum, St Basil's Church - 6.6 miles (Historic Church)
Sherborne Castle - 6.7 miles (Historic House)
Cerne Abbas Giant - 6.7 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Cerne Abbey - 6.8 miles (Abbey)
St Augustine's Well, Cerne Abbas - 6.8 miles (Prehistoric Site)
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