Dorchester (5mls NW), Dorset


Dorset s beautiful landscape of rolling chalk downland affords wonderful walking there are a network of footpaths directly from the property. The property is nestled in a rural location with views across the fields where you can often see sheep and horses grazing. For fishing enthusiasts guests can arrange with the owner to fish on either the privately owned 4 mile stretch of the River Frome or on the private fishing lake which is within walking distance from the property. The area offers a wealth of pretty villages sandy beaches and a coastline which has World Heritage status. The towns of Dorchester Sherborne and Yeovil are easily accessible and there are many National Trust properties to visit. The popular seaside town of Weymouth with its sandy beach is a 20 minute drive and the harbour town of West Bay is a 30 minute drive. In addition to this there are many attractions including Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum Monkey World Hardy s Cottage and Abbotsbury Swannery. Entering the property from the enclosed terrace you are met by a beautiful lounge/kitchen/diner with an impressive apex ceiling exposed beams French doors oak flooring and impressive chandeliers. Here you can relax and enjoy the countryside views while snuggled up in front of the wood burner. The property is always toasty and warm with underfloor heating throughout. Enjoy watching your favourite programme on the TV or take time to enjoy a DVD. The impressive kitchen is very well-equipped and is perfect to try out some new recipes or cook some old family favourites. The kitchen has a Rangemaster electric oven and hob microwave fridge/freezer and dishwasher. There is also a utility room with a useful cloakroom with WC. Leading from the lounge area are two of the four bedrooms both are super-king-size zip-and-links (which can be made into a twin on request at time of booking) with TV s and spacious en-suite bathrooms with a shower bath and WC. Walking back through the lounge/kitchen/diner will lead you to the final two bedrooms again both super-king-size zip-and-links (which can be made into a twin on request at time of booking) with TV s and spacious en-suite bathrooms with a shower bath and WC. All four bedrooms are beautifully furnished with luxury bed linen and boast countryside views. Venturing out of the large French doors from the lounge/kitchen/diner you will find yourself on the private south facing enclosed terrace. A perfect place to enjoy some outside dining with garden furniture BBQ and fabulous countryside views. Ample off-road parking is available in the gravelled area. NEW FOR 2019 an oakframed open summerhouse with a table tennis table comfortable garden furniture and a fridge an idyllic peaceful area to relax and watch the sun go down.

Accommodation Overview

Sleeps: 8

Bedrooms: 4

Pets: 0

Arrival Day: Fri


  • Downstairs bedroom
  • Downstairs bathroom
  • Enclosed garden / patio
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Increased accessibility
  • Internet access
  • Working farm
  • Games / Play facilities
  • Fishing onsite / nearby
  • Luxury
  • Family friendly
  • Towels included
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair available

Booking Enquiry

Check Availability



If you like this self catering property, please share it on Twitter:

And if you like Horizon Cottages, please follow us on Twitter:

Back to Dorset Properties

Popular Destinations

Other holiday rentals in the area

Dorchester (5mls NW)


Dorchester (7mls NW)

Dorchester (3mls NW)

test Scheduled maintenance. Please check back later - 218