Situated in the heart of Thomas Hardy’s Wessex, in a very beautiful area just east of the county town of Dorchester, and in the small quaint village of Tincleton, this lovely semi-detached lodge for 10, is well presented and graded 5 star by Visit England. It offers extremely good accommodation for 2 to 3 families to unwind and enjoy a very pleasant holiday. Situated within the 600 acres of the owner’s farm, which you are welcome to explore, there are many wonderful walks to enjoy. As well as cycling, fishing available on the River Frome, nature trails to be walked, and at allocated times during the day, use of a tennis court.
The accommodation has a spacious living room with inglenook fireplace, woodburner, old bread oven and beams, a dining room with large table and woodburner and a contemporary well equipped bespoke kitchen. There are 2 double bedrooms and 3 twin bedrooms, 3 of which are en-suite, and in the garden sun loungers are available. If you are not enjoying a barbecue or simply relaxing in this lovely cottage, there is a wealth of attractions and places to visit in this glorious part of Dorset. Within easy driving you can be on the famous World Heritage Jurassic Coast, simply soaking up some stunning scenery from Swanage, Studland Bay, or along the Purbecks (taking in Durdle Door), and to Weymouth with its sandy beach. Portland with Portland Bill, and onwards is the renown Chesil Beach, West Bay and Lyme Regis, while not too far away you can have some family time at the ever popular Monkey World, Bovington Tank Museum or Weymouth Sealife Centre. Or perhaps visit one of the many museums in Dorchester, Tutankhamun Museum, Dorset Teddy Bear Museum and the Terracotta Museum to name a few. There are also many historic houses in the area, maybe visit Athelhampton House and Gardens, or venture further and explore Poole, Bournemouth and inland Sherborne. You will find so much to do for a truly memorable holiday. Beach 8 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles.
Ground floor: Living room with beams and wooden floor. Dining room. Kitchen with beams and tiled floor. 1 twin bedroom with en-suite wet room and toilet. Separate toilet. First floor: 4 bedrooms: 2 kingsize, both with en-suite bathroom with roll top bath and toilet, 2 twin. Bathroom with roll top bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
Woodburner in living room and dining room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating, (partial underfloor on ground floor), electricity, bed linen and towels included. High chair. Six Freeview TVs (one 32"). DVD. CD. Electric hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi. Large enclosed, lawned garden with patio and furniture. Gas barbecue. Ample parking. Shared tennis court (allocated times per day, by arrangement). Fishing available on site (licence required). Welcome pack. No smoking. NB: Fenced pond 100 yards in grounds.
Ideal for groups of friends or families wanting to stay together, within easy reach of Dorchester, Jurassic Coast and Lyme Regis.