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  • Axe Lodge

    Higher Chilfrome, nr. Maiden Newton

    Grade
    2
    1
    2
    1
    Ref: 25873

    Lancombe Lodges are set in three acres of glorious Thomas Hardy country, in the heart of an AONB in West Dorset and near the famous World Heritage Jurassic Coast, including Chesil Beach. These wooden lodges offer an idyllic retreat amongst a breathtaking landscape of rolling countryside, a perfect base for exploring. Each lodge has its own decked patio where you can chill out after a day out, or relax in the three acres of grounds, enjoy a dip in the heated indoor swimming pool or an invigorating sauna. Broad Lodge guests can also enjoy their own private hot tub. There is also a shared spa room which offers massage and beauty treatments. There are many country walks nearby with natural trails such as the Wessex Ridgeway. For scenic coastal walks, the spectacular Jurassic Coast with stunning views over Lyme Bay is a must. Explore the seaside resorts of Weymouth, West Bay, Charmouth and on to Lyme Regis, taking in some fossil hunting, swimming and boating. Enjoy historic houses such as Athelhampton House and Gardens, Mapperton House and Gardens and Forde Abbey and Gardens, and family attractions at Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum, Bovington Tank Museum and Sea Life Centre at Weymouth. Within an easy drive is the county town of Dorchester with shops and restaurants, or further afield the historic town of Sherborne with abbey, the market town of Bridport, Swannage and Poole, or enjoy golf, fishing, horse riding or go-karting. Convenience store on-site. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles.

    Steps to entrance. All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen with wooden floor. 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

    All properties: Electric heaters, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD and small library. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Shared utility on site with two washing machines and two tumble dryers. Decked patio and furniture. 3-acres of shared woodland. Shared barbecue. Parking (1 car). Shared indoor heated swimming pool (6.75m x 3.65m, depth 1-1.5m) open 8.30am - 8.30pm April-October, 9am - 7.30pm November-March. Shared sauna. Shared spa room. Shared games room with DVDs and small library, book library, air hockey and table-top football table. No smoking.

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  • Newhouse Barton - Rook

    Ipplepen, nr. Totnes

    Grade
    2
    1
    1
    1
    Ref: HCCR

    "Outstanding variety...situated in beautiful rolling Devon countryside and offering easy access to the many beaches of South and East Devon and the untamed beauty of Dartmoor. With a heated indoor swimming pool and quality recreational facilities, Newhouse Barton has it all"

    Whether seeking an active family holiday or a relaxing weekend to recharge the batteries, Newhouse Barton is the perfect location from which to explore the South Hams, the Dart Estuary and Dartmoor. Located midway between Totnes and Newton Abbott, this collection of sympathetically and carefully restored barns and farm cottages enjoy a superb range of on-site facilities including a Roman-style heated indoor swimming pool (no additional charge), a traffic-free and child-friendly setting with young children’s play area and a furnished games room with pool table, table tennis, table football and toys for younger guests. Nearby there is a range of quality restaurants and pubs serving an excellent range of food to suit all tastes and budgets. The surrounding area offers a beguiling mix of attractions to suit all tastes and ages. The seaside towns and villages from chic Salcombe to Torquay on the ‘English Riviera’, with its palm trees and sub-tropical plants, emanate a Mediterranean feel. Totnes is a 10-minute drive away, with a medieval castle and a thriving arts and crafts scene. Teignmouth is a traditional Victorian seaside resort with a nature reserve at Dawlish Warren, a hotspot for bird watching. Exeter has a world famous cathedral, quays and a shopping centre. For the more active, there’s surfing at Bigbury or visit Haldon Forest, with its cycle and nature trails and Go Ape! For the children, Torbay is easily reached, with Paignton Zoo and Living Coasts.
    The wild beauty of Dartmoor is 20 minutes away with its abundance of wildlife and dramatic landscapes. Numerous National Trust properties are close by including Agatha Christie’s Greenway. Steam trains travel from Kingswear to Paignton and Totnes to Buckfastleigh. Visit historic Dartmouth with bustling boat harbour, castle, contemporary art galleries and boutiques. Salcombe with its beaches, sailing and watersports is also easily accessible, as well as Blackpool Sands, Slapton and picturesque Dittisham with its annual crab catching competition. Slightly further afield, East Cornwall and the Eden Project are within an hour’s drive, and the East Devon coast is easily accessible with its unique fishing port at Beer and beaches at Sidmouth and Branscombe. Local shops 1½ miles.

    The end one of a row, Rook makes a perfect tranquil retreat for a romantic break. Beamed open-plan living/dining room with sofa-bed (for alternative sleeping only), wood-burning stove and vaulted ceiling. Well-equipped, farmhouse-style kitchen area with slate floor. Double bedroom with pine four-poster bed, sofa-bed (for alternative sleeping only), vaulted ceiling and door to patio. Shower room and toilet.

    • Wood-burning stove - fuel available locally
    • Electricity and full central heating included (October-May £35per week)
    • Travel cot
    • High chair
    • Stereo/CD
    • Washer/dryer
    • Fridge/freezer
    • Wi-fi
    • Small patio to front and rear, furniture

    • Bed linen and towels included
    • High chair
    • TV
    • Microwave
    • Dishwasher
    • Shared barbecue
    • Ample parking
    • Shared indoor heated swimming pool (38ft x 16ft, with changing and shower facilities, open all year round 9am - 8pm)
    • Shared games room with table tennis, pool table and table football
    • Young children’s play area with climbing frame
    • No smoking

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  • The Old Coach House

    Ellicombe, nr. Dunster

    Grade
    2
    1
    2
    1
    Ref: E2226

    At the foot of Grabbist Hill (NT) in the Exmoor National Park, these four beautifully furnished and well-equipped Grade II listed cottages are set in the grounds of 16th century Ellicombe Manor. Clustered around a cobbled courtyard they enjoy shared use of an outdoor heated swimming pool, with its own walled area and poolside furniture, and an acre of magnificent sub tropical gardens and 3-acre paddock offering views over the West Somerset Steam Railway and across the Bristol Channel to the Welsh coast. The gardens are a special feature of Ellicombe Manor, filled with mature palm trees, named exotic plants and shrubs and quiet corners with seating. Here, too, visitors may discover the ‘secret garden’ or enjoy a game of outdoor chess or other outdoor games.
    A mile away, Dunster, with its famous castle, yarn market and pre Christmas candlelight shopping, offers a selection of pubs, shops, and restaurants. Minehead’s resort attractions, sandy beach and coastal path walks are also close by. Golf, river and lake fishing, horse riding and wonderful walking locally in Exmoor National Park and West Somerset Steam Railway weekends. One mile to the start of South West Coast Path.

    All on ground floor: Living/dining room with vaulted ceiling and patio doors. Kitchen. 2 steps down to 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

    Terrace and furniture.

    All properties: Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. CD. Microwave. Shared laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer (honesty box) and freezer. Shared 1-acre garden with secret garden and furniture. 3-acre paddock. Parking. Shared outdoor heated swimming pool (open May-September, 10am-4pm). Outdoor chess. No smoking.

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  • Corner Cottage

    Llys-y-Fran

    Grade
    2
    1
    1
    1
    Ref: W42503

    On-site facilities including swimming pool

    These beautiful cottages have been tastefully renovated from a traditional Welsh barn and are set in the heart of Pembrokeshire alongside the Llys-y-Fran Country Park and reservoir. There are plenty of facilities available for guests free of charge, including croquet and badminton, a heated covered swimming pool, all-weather tennis court and a children’s play garden. You can also enjoy the country park which is less than a minute’s walk and has a 200-acre reservoir and an impressive 100ft dam, the largest game fishing in west Wales. This is a beautiful woodland setting with a delightful nature trail for both walkers and cyclists, and an 8-mile perimeter trail providing fine views and a variety of wildlife including badgers, foxes and otters. The broadleaf woodland provides a breeding site for sparrowhawk, buzzard and woodpecker, whilst the lake attracts uncommon water bird species such as little gull and black tern. Set in the heart of Pembrokeshire, giving access to beaches, national park, the historic Preseli Mountains and the worlds famous Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and Coastal Path. Within a short drive is Oakwood Theme Park. A holiday in Pembrokeshire would not be complete without a visit to the picturesque harbour and the golden beaches at Tenby or the busy resort of Saundersfoot, a complete contrast from the more secluded parts perhaps, but always popular with children. Also within a short drive are Manor House Wildlife Park, Caldey Island, with its cistercian monastery and countless historic castles such as Carew, and Pembroke. It is an ideal location for a perfect family holiday as a getaway or for trying some of the outdoor pursuits and entertainment. Pembrokeshire is famous for its excellent restaurants and pubs. In the immediate vicinity there is the country park restaurant and two pubs serving food in the village of Clarbeston Road (3 miles). Golf and horse riding are within 5 miles.

    All on ground floor: Living/dining room with beams. Kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

    Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Electric heaters included. Travel cot. High chair. Satellite TV. Electric cooker. Dishwasher. Lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture.

    All properties: Electricity and bed linen included. DVD. Washing machine. Shared laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi (at cost). Ample parking. Shared swimming pool (8.5m x 4.2m, depth 1-2m), open Easter-October. Shared tennis court. NB: Small pond in grounds, reservoir close by.

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  • Fron Isaf Cottages - Ysgubor Ganol

    Llanglydwen, Narberth

    Grade
    2
    1
    0
    1
    Ref: OWV

    In a hidden valley, surrounded by fields on every side, with red kites, buzzards and ravens circling above and with views of the Preseli Hills to the west, these peaceful holiday properties (refs OWV, OWU & OWW) are close to so much in west Wales. Fron Isaf Cottages nestle within the owners’ beautiful grounds and have been sensitively converted from old slate and stone barns into cosy and attractive holiday accommodation, and Ysgubor Uchaf (ref OWW) is a silver award winner with the Green Tourism Council. The stunning indoor pool, sauna and Jacuzzi make these very special properties. Each cottage has its own outdoor area with private seating and a barbecue. In addition there is a large mature garden with a decked seating area perfect for enjoying the rural views and watching the sun set over the Preselis.
    The properties’ environmental credentials are strong. Water comes from a spring and much of the heating and hot water is from a geothermal source. A footpath leads directly from the cottages providing circular walks of varying length in the surrounding countryside.
    The nearest town is Narberth, with its wonderful shopping opportunities. About half an hour’s drive to the south are Tenby, Saundersfoot and Amroth with their glorious beaches. While half an hour to the north the dramatic Pembrokeshire and Cardigan coastlines offer beautiful bays, sandy beaches and market towns like Newport, with its excellent restaurants and many good pubs. Carmarthen and Haverfordwest are half an hour away and both towns have a good range of shops, supermarkets and a market. Tourist attractions like Oakwood, Folly Farm, Anna’s Welsh Zoo, Blue Lagoon Water Park as well as The National Botanic Garden of Wales, Aberglasney Gardens and St. Davids - Britain’s smallest city - make for a good day out. There are also at least seventeen castles to visit within an hour’s drive. Excellent walking in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and on the coast path, as well as activities like golfing, sailing, fishing, cycling and horse riding are plentiful in the area. Shop, 3½ miles, pub 1 mile.

    Open-plan living/dining room with wood-burning stove, patio doors, large arched windows, beams and modern oak style kitchen with wooden floor. Shower room with toilet. Open-tread stairs to first floor: Gallery style double bedroom.

    • Electric heaters included
    • Parking (for 2 cars)
    • No children or toddlers

    • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter £3 per basket
    • Bed linen and towels included
    • Freeview TV
    • DVD (small library)
    • Stereo/CD
    • Microwave
    • Shared laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer
    • Wi-fi
    • Large, shared, lawned garden with patio and furniture
    • Private patio with furniture
    • Barbecue
    • Shared, heated, indoor swimming pool (24ft x 16ft, depth 3ft 3in to 5ft 6in, open every day, all year 8am - 8pm) with sauna, Jacuzzi, changing and shower facilities (bring own towels for pool use)
    • Natural spring water supply
    • NB: Steps to patio, slopes and unfenced stream in front of cottages

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  • Croft Cottages - Bungalow 1

    Watchet

    Grade
    2
    1
    2
    1
    Ref: W44211

    Located in the heart of the ancient seaside port of Watchet, Croft Cottages offers a wide range of cottages to suit any size and requirement. All the cottages (refs W44203, W44204, W44205, W44206, W44207, W44208, W44209, W44210, W44211 and W44212) are well furnished and presented, and their convenient location within Watchet adds to their appeal.

    Located just off the high street, means guests can wander into town for a walk around the harbour, eat and drink in the local restaurants and pubs, and also be able to catch a train at the local station of the renowned West Somerset Steam Railway. There is a regular bus service so you won’t even need the car. There are beaches at Blue Anchor, Kilve, Dunster and Minehead is a short distance away. Take a walk along the promenade and enjoy an ice-cream overlooking the picturesque harbour. Minehead is also the start of the South West Coast Path which provides some challenging yet spectacular walking. The pretty medieval town of Dunster, with its castle (NT) is well worth a day out. Other areas of interest close by are Porlock and Porlock Weir and a bit further along the coast, are Lynton and Lynmouth, the two towns connected by the Victorian cliff railway. Exmoor National Park offers great walking for all abilities and there are some great spots to visit including Withypool, Lanacre and Tarr Steps. Shop, pub and restaurant 200 yards.

    All on ground floor: Living room with patio doors. Dining room/kitchen with tiled floor. 1 twin bedroom. Shower room with toilet.

    Gas central heating included. Towel hire. Electric cooker. Wi-fi. Enclosed lawned garden with patio, sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (1 car).

    All properties: Gas, electricity and bed linen included. Travel cot and high chair on request. Freeview TV. DVD. Microwave. Washing machine. Fridge/freezer. Shared indoor heated swimming pool (8m x 5m, min depth 1m to 1½m), open 10am-7pm Easter-October. Welcome pack. No smoking.

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  • Apartment F

    Gambassi Terme

    Grade
    2
    1
    1
    1
    Ref: ITN234

    Basking in the Tuscan sunshine this rural complex is only 2km from the centre of Gambassi Terme, a small town situated between the provinces of Florence and Siena. In a lovely quiet position with panoramic views over the valley, offering two ground floor apartments ITN234 and ITN237, part of a group of six, each is pleasantly furnished, well equipped and with a private sitting area. The beautiful, irregularly shaped outdoor swimming pool is shared with the other apartments, and there are 2 shared barbecues situated in the well-kept and completely fenced, shared outdoor area. San Gimignano is only 18km away, Volterra 27km, and the beautiful cities of Florence and Siena 50km.

    All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Shower room with toilet. Tiled floor thorughout.

    Central heating. Satellite TV. Gas hob. M/wave. Shared w/machine. D/washer. Shared garden and furniture. Sitting-out area and furniture. Shared grounds. Shared BBQ. Ample parking. Shared outdoor swimming pool (102m², open May-Sep). NB: Steps and drops in grounds.

    • Distance to Gambassi Terme 2km
    • Nearest facilities 2km
    • Nearest airport Florence

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  • Mount Pleasant Cottages - Wood View

    Mount, nr. Bodmin

    Grade
    2
    1
    2
    1
    Ref: 90000

    Lying amidst 13 acres of beautiful gardens, woodlands and pasture, these cottages boast shared use of a heated indoor swimming pool (Jun to Sep). The cottages are available for year round holidays and are in the perfect location for couples, small families or even groups wishing to tour all of Cornwall. These beautifully restored cottages are just a short drive from both the north and south coasts and are well placed for picturesque fishing villages, The Eden Project and sandy beaches. The wild beauty of Bodmin Moor is available from the doorstep, complete with a wealth of natural flora and fauna to be observed while traversing the excellent walking terrain. Set in beautiful and peaceful surroundings, within a pretty courtyard setting, the owners’ live on site. Whether you take a dip in the pool, or choose to roam the lovely gardens and woodland, or make use of the mountain bike trails, there is a lot of scope to have a holiday to remember. Locally there are a range of attractions within easy reach, including Colliford Lake Park and the Hurlers Stone Circle. Go south to Looe, 13 miles, for a sandy beach, interesting Monkey Sanctuary and the South West Coast Path. West to Bodmin, 6 miles, for a golf course and Lanhydrock (Nattional Trust), with its 450-acre grounds, or north towards the coast at Tintagel Head. Horse riding at Denby, 7½ miles, Wadebridge 13 miles. North 18 miles to Padstow and Newquay. A real rural retreat that boasts easy accessibility to coast or country, guests of Mount Pleasant Cottages really can enjoy the best of both worlds! Shop and pub serving food 2½ miles.

    Ramp to entrance. All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 1 double bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet.

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    All properties: Electric heaters, gas, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Digital TVs. DVD. iPod/Bluetooth dock. Electric cooker. Microwave. Laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Wi-fi. Sitting-out area and furniture. Shared 13-acre grounds with gardens and woodland areas. Barbecue. Parking. Stabling and grazing by arrangement. Use of indoor heated swimming pool (9m x 5m, depth 0.9m to 1.7m), open June-September. Welcome pack.

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  • Didworthy Country House - Moorlands

    Didworthy, South Brent

    Grade
    2
    1
    1
    1
    Ref: 27599

    Shared, outdoor, heated swimming pool

    Didworthy Country House is a most elegant Victorian country house nestling within the Dartmoor National Park in the hamlet of Didworthy, close to the village of South Brent. These three holiday properties (ref’s: 27597, 27598 and 27599) form part of the main house and are positioned around an inner courtyard planted with clematis and pretty colourful plants. All guests have shared use of the owners’ fabulous outdoor heated swimming pool (available July/Aug, 10am to 6pm) and access to the lovely garden complete with patio areas and summerhouse with barbecue. From the pool patio the views are quite lovely and the moors are just a short walk. Many outdoor activities can be organised whilst you holiday here, including horse riding, shooting and fishing. These properties are perfect for those couples and families who are looking for a completely tranquil location in the countryside, and those who love the outdoors will thoroughly enjoy holidaying here. Following the River Avon upstream will take you over Shipley Bridge and up on the moors to the Avon Dam which is a wonderful scenic walk or you could take your bikes and cycle the route. The owners live on site in the main house and are most friendly and accommodating and are happy to share their swimming pool and garden with you. Shop, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.

    External open-tread stairs to entrance. All on first floor: Living/dining area. Kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.

    All properties: Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot and high chair on request. Freeview TV. DVD. Electric cooker. Shared laundry room with washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Shared payphone. Wi-fi. Large shared garden with patio and furniture. Shared grounds. Parking (1 car). Shared outdoor swimming pool (depth 1.4m, available July/August, 10am to 6pm). No smoking. NB: Stream in grounds.

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  • Eymet

    Eymet

    Grade
    2
    1
    0
    1
    Ref: W14670

    This pair of cottages (Cottage l, ref W14669 and Cottage ll, ref W14670) are situated in two hectares of gardens with lovely countryside views from their south facing terraces and the shared outdoor swimming pool (9m x 4m, open May to September) with terrace. Simply but comfortably furnished in rustic style with many beams and stone walls they are most suitable for couples wanting an affordable holiday in a very popular area of the Dordogne, ideal for golfers and canoeing enthusiasts. The discreet English owner lives in the grounds. The historic bustling bastide town of Eymet is close by with a weekly market, cafes, bars and restaurants. The charming bastide towns of Duras and Monségur are within a short drive and also have colourful weekly markets. Nearby Bergerac straddles the River Dordogne and is the largest town in the Périgord Pourpre département, an area that derives its name from the purple grapes that grow in the region’s 125 sq km of vineyards. The most famous wines are the sweet whites produced around Monbazillac with château open to the public. The old city and harbour retain their charm making Bergerac a good place to spend a day exploring. There are opportunities for cycling, walking, and wine tasting and canoeing in the area and for sampling the regions delicious local produce at one of the many local restaurants. Shops, café/bar and restaurant 4km.This pair of cottages (Cottage l, ref W14669 and Cottage ll, ref W14670) are situated in two hectares of gardens with lovely countryside views from their south facing terraces and the shared outdoor swimming pool (9m x 4m, open May to September) with terrace. Simply but comfortably furnished in rustic style with many beams and stone walls they are most suitable for couples wanting an affordable holiday in a very popular area of the Dordogne, ideal for golfers and canoeing enthusiasts. The discreet English owner lives in the grounds. The historic bustling bastide town of Eymet is close by with a weekly market, cafes, bars and restaurants. The charming bastide towns of Duras and Monségur are within a short drive and also have colourful weekly markets.

    Nearby Bergerac straddles the River Dordogne and is the largest town in the Périgord Pourpre département, an area that derives its name from the purple grapes that grow in the region’s 125 sq km of vineyards. The most famous wines are the sweet whites produced around Monbazillac with château open to the public.

    The old city and harbour retain their charm making Bergerac a good place to spend a day exploring. There are opportunities for cycling, walking, and wine tasting and canoeing in the area and for sampling the regions delicious local produce at one of the many local restaurants.

    Shops, café/bar and restaurant 4km.

    Ground floor: Lounge/kitchen/diner, shower room with toilet and basin. First floor: 1 double bedroom.

    Colour TV, wi-fi, shared washing machine, freezer, microwave, enclosed patio, terrace, shared garden, garden furniture, barbecue, ample off road parking. Sorry, no pets. No children. NB: Steep, open-tread stairs to first floor. 3 steps or level rear access to property in garden.

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  • Greenwood Grange Cottages - Abbotsea

    Higher Bockhampton, nr. Dorchester

    Grade
    2
    1
    2
    1
    Ref: DHR

    "Greenwood Grange offers the ideal holiday combination - premium quality accommodation, fine facilities all within a family-run friendly and welcoming atmosphere, and it has achieved a Green Tourism Business Scheme Gold Award"

    Set at Higher Bockhampton (which is Hardy’s ‘Upper Mellstock’), Greenwood Grange is a secret hideaway set in its own 4 acres of peaceful grounds and landscaped gardens. All the cottages offer the very highest quality accommodation and facilities, with each cottage having its own individually styled interior using natural and recycled materials where possible.
    As well as offering plenty of space for strolling and relaxing, there are two en-tous-cas tennis courts, lawns for croquet and badminton, a children’s play area with swings and yurt (with toys and games) and a dogs’ exercise paddock, in addition to the organic vegetable garden and pick your own fruit area, with free range chickens providing eggs, to be enjoyed by all the family. There is also a magnificent Roman-style indoor heated swimming pool (complete with mural!) with full changing facilities, a large sauna and sitting area.
    At the entrance of Greenwood Grange is Thorncombe Wood - a wildlife sanctuary from which a nature trail leads through magnificent chestnuts, beeches and oaks, and through 70 acres of black heath, furze, birch, holly, heather and rhododendrons. This is just one of many walks directly from the door over some of the most beautiful countryside in Dorset, perfect for healthy walks for dog lovers and all the family.
    Those interested in the literary landscape can explore the locations of Hardy’s famous novels. Steeped in history, Greenwood Grange was built by Thomas Hardy’s father, whilst a short distance away is the thatched cottage where Hardy himself was born, built by his great-grandfather and little altered. At Lower Bockhampton, Hardy went to school and there is a lovely walk from there to the next village, Stinsford, where his heart is buried.
    All around is a wealth of glorious National Trust countryside, pretty towns and villages as well as the beautiful coastline just 6 miles away. Excellent local village restaurants and pubs can be recommended. Kingston Maurward College with animal park, gardens, conference, function and education centre is within walking distance.
    Dorchester (Roman Durnovaria and Hardy’s ‘Casterbridge’) is a pleasant walk away (2 miles) and a most attractive country town, with museums of the dinosaur and the military, swimming pool, golf (good golf can also be found at Weymouth and Charminster) and has plenty of good shops, restaurants and pubs. Also of interest is Prince Charles’s development at Poundbury, near Dorchester.
    Weymouth is 8 miles with its Georgian seafront beach - ideal for castle building! It is overlooked by an elegant 3-mile level esplanade; there is swimming from the beach, and there are lots of traditional entertainments. Two nearby RSPB reserves are at Lodmoor and Radipole which has nature trails from which grebes, swans and warblers may be seen.
    The beach at Ringstead Bay (6 miles) is known for its geology, fossils and the vegetation and wildlife of its undercliff; nearby can be seen the outlines of a village abandoned in the Middle Ages.
    The Dorset World Heritage Coastal Path offers magnificent views and surprising sights, such as the natural arch of Durdle Door, and the almost circular cove of Lulworth, about 7 miles away.
    Further west dotted along the coastline towards West Bay and the market town of Bridport are the ‘chocolate box’ villages of Burton Bradstock and Abbotsbury (famous for its swannery and gardens).
    The area offers abundant river stretches for coarse or trout fishing, and sea angling from the coast.
    Gardens flourish in the mild climate, and there are many to choose from: Mapperton Gardens, Kingston Lacey, Knowle Gardens, Compton Acres, Forde Abbey Gardens and the subtropical gardens at Abbotsbury are well worth an excursion. Shop 2 miles.

    Set within the courtyard, with individually styled rooms. Offering convenient ground floor accommodation, this attractive property has an open-plan living/dining room with kitchen area and French doors to small sitting-out area. Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

    • Ground floor facilities

    • Combined heating, electric, leisure facilities, bed linen and towels included
    • Travel cots and high chair by arrangement
    • Two TVs - with Freeview (three TVs in DKG)
    • DVD
    • Microwave
    • Shared laundry room with freezer, washing machines and tumble dryers
    • Wi-fi
    • Garden furniture
    • Ample parking
    • Special welcome hampers by arrangement
    • NB: Pond in grounds

    SUPERB INDOOR POOL AND SAUNA COMPLEX

    Sensitively created in old stone to blend with the cottages, Greenwood Grange’s magnificent pool is open daily all the year round. For the exclusive use of visitors, it is spectacularly designed in Roman style, with a mural depicting an emperor and his hand-maidens.

    • Fine 32-ft x 18-ft indoor heated swimming pool with full changing facilities (please bring own towels)

    • Shallow ‘D’ end for young children’s supervised paddling

    • Sitting area overlooking pool

    • Six-person sauna

      EXTENSIVE INDOOR AND OUTDOOR FACILITIES

      Indoor Amenities (Games room closed November to March, except Christmas and New Year):
      Set next to the pool building and sympathetically designed in stone and brick, the purpose-built leisure building has Freeview TVs and offers plenty of things to do, whatever the season.

    • Table tennis, table football, bar billiards and full-sized pool table

    • Fenced ‘under fives’ play area with play slide, play train and tot rocker

      Outdoor amenities:

    • Peaceful grounds extending to 4 acres

    • Children’s play area with swings

    • Two en-tout-cas tennis courts (or please bring your own racquets)

    • Croquet lawn (equipment foc, or please bring your own)

    • Badminton lawn (equipment foc, or please bring your own)

    • Dogs’ exercise paddock

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  • Peyrilles, nr. Gourdon

    Peyrilles, nr. Gourdon

    Grade
    2
    1
    0
    1
    Ref: W14353

    Ideal for a couple, this pleasant, ground floor holiday apartment enjoys superb views over natural unspoilt countryside with abundant flora and fauna. Crafted from part of the owner’s property, it has been designed to offer maximum privacy with an independent entrance, private swimming pool (7.5m x 5m, depth 1.3m) and large garden area plus access to further extensive grounds of 22 acres. Situated 11km south from the market town of Gourdon and 18km north of historic Cahors with its vineyards. Shop 3km, café/bar and restaurant 1km.

    All on ground floor: Lounge/kitchen/diner, 1 double bedroom with en-suite shower (no toilet), separate toilet.

    Heating, colour satellite TV, DVD player, CD player, wi-fi, washing machine, freezer, private garden, shared grounds, terrace, garden furniture, barbecue, off road parking for 2 cars. Sorry, no pets.

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