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THE OLD STABLES, pet-friendly single-storey luxury cottage, en-suite, garden

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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This single-storey barn conversion is set round a grassed courtyard near Winterbourne Stickland, and sleeps six people in three bedrooms.The Old Stables is a single-storey cottage in a lawned courtyard setting, a mile from Winterborne Stickland and four miles from Blandford Forum. The cottage has a king-size double with en-suite shower, two twin bedrooms and a bathroom. The open plan living area has a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner. Outside is ample off road parking, a private patio area, shared lawn and shared games room with pool table, table football and air hockey. The Old Stables is close to local walks, pretty villages and bustling market towns, as well as for exploring the Jurassic Coast and the rest of this lovely area. Amenities: Electric heating with woodb...This single-storey barn conversion is set round a grassed courtyard near Winterbourne Stickland, and sleeps six people in three bedrooms.The Old Stables is a single-storey cottage in a lawned courtyard setting, a mile from Winterborne Stickland and four miles from Blandford Forum. The cottage has a king-size double with en-suite shower, two twin bedrooms and a bathroom. The open plan living area has a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner. Outside is ample off road parking, a private patio area, shared lawn and shared games room with pool table, table football and air hockey. The Old Stables is close to local walks, pretty villages and bustling market towns, as well as for exploring the Jurassic Coast and the rest of this lovely area. Amenities: Electric heating with woodburning stove. Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and games. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Further fuel can be purchased from owner. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Ample off road parking. Covered bike storage. Enclosed, private garden with lawned area, patio and picnic bench. Shared front lawned area. Shared games room with pool table, table football and air hockey. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 5 miles, pub 1 mile. Note: Dogs to be kept on a lead whilst on the premises due to nearby livestock. Please note: The communal games room may be unavailable for your stay due to the current situation. Region: Explore the fossils and stunning beaches of Dorset's Jurassic Coast, visit historic Sherborne and Shaftesbury, or enjoy the footpaths, country lanes and thatched-roof pubs Dorset offers. Town: Winterborne Stickland is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty offering good walks and superb views. Take a visit to the market town of Dorchester, home of Thomas Hardy. Within an easy drive lies the Jurassic Coast with sandy beaches at Weymouth and Swanage and cliff top walks along the South West Coastal Path.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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Sykes Holiday Cottages
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2009
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Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Directions were first class and interaction with Leanne was impeccable with all the relevant information supplied quickly with regard to entry to the property and other questions we had prior to arrival. Clean, Cosy and very comfortable with the small welcome package, including seasonal mince...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Kingfisherlodge186
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We were really pleased upon our arrival with how the exterior was well looked after. The cottage was the same and in fact the whole building with the other cottages. We booked for our daughters 30th so we could get together as a family which...More

Date of stay: August 2017
3  Thank EborWarwickshire_UK
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We were so impressed when we arrived with how utterly beautiful the cottage was and in fact the whole building with the other cottages. We booked for our son's 18th as he is based close by. Everything you need for a holiday away was provided...More

Date of stay: November 2016
Thank Padge39
Reviewed 8 August 2014

This cottage is one of a small cluster inside renovated farm buildings/stables. It has been transformed into a beautifully presented holiday home. Real wood floors and furniture, modern kitchen and bathrooms, all in a wonderfully peaceful location with walks on the doorstep. Well positioned for...More

Date of stay: July 2014
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Internet Access
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Ping Pong Table
Pool Table
Private Garden
Cooker
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
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