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Holiday Cottages in the Sturminster Newton area

The area around Sturminster Newton has a good selection of holiday cottages available to enjoy a break in the beautiful Dorset countryside

Belview Cottage

Sturminster Newton, Dorset

Sleeps 4    No Pets

Price from £316.00-£1586     Ref syk1357

Belview Cottage
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Belview Cottage is a delightful, detached cottage, located in an idyllic rural setting, can be found in the hamlet of Fifehead Neville, just three miles from Sturminster Newton. Set in the grounds of the owner's home, this property offers a double room, a twin room and a family bathroom and can sleep up to four people. With oak floors throughout the downstairs level, there is a well-equipped kitchen, a good-sized sitting room with an electric fire, a dining area and French doors leading outside. Outside, there is off road parking for two cars and an enclosed lawned garden with furniture. Belview Cottage truly is a wonderful base for friends and families wishing to explore Dorset and the Jurassic Coast.

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2 Bedrooms Oil central heating with electric woodburner-effect fire in sitting room. Electric oven and halogen hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview HD, DVD, DAB radio/CD player with music and power ports, WiFi, selection of books and games. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. DAB radio alarm clock and hairdryer in both bedrooms. Travel cot in double bedroom, highchair and baby bath on request. Off road-parking for two cars. Small lockable store. Enclosed lawned garden with raised paved patio and furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking inside or outside property. Shop and pub 1.5 miles. Note: Sloping ceilings in bedrooms, with restricted headroom in places. Note: This cottage has been awarded a 4* Gold Award by Visit England national grading scheme. Note: The arrival time for this property is 4pm.

The Stables

Sturminster Newton, Dorset

Sleeps 4    Pets Allowed

Price from £319.00-£2098     Ref syk1854

The Stables
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This pretty barn conversion is situated amidst the owner's 130 acres of wooded farmland, just three miles from the centre of Sturminster Newton. Expertly renovated to an exceptionally high standard, this property boasts exposed beams throughout and provides wonderful views over the Blackmore Vale. With two charming bedrooms, a well equipped fitted kitchen and a traditional sitting room, this is a spacious property. Access to the pretty garden is via French windows in the lounge, which adds to the overall impression of space. Close by there are numerous footpaths and bridleways, providing excellent walking opportunities whilst the town of Sherborne is just 11 miles away.

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2 Bedrooms Oil central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, video, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of books and videos. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Enclosed garden and patio with furniture and swings for children aged 3-10 years. One small well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 2 miles, pub 1.5 miles.

1 White Lane Close

Sturminster Newton, Dorset

Sleeps 2    No Pets

Price from £232.00-£1126     Ref syk923804

1 White Lane Close
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1 White Lane Close is a one bedroom annexe situated in the village of Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Hosting one double bedroom, and a wet room, this property can sleep up to two people. Inside you will also find an open-plan sitting, kitchen and dining area. To the outside is off-road parking and an outdoor patio area with furniture. Resting in a charming location with places of interest just waiting to be explored, 1 White Lane Close is a delightful retreat in a unique part of England.

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1 Bedrooms Gas central heating. Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, washing machine. TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and games. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off-road parking for 1 car. Outdoor patio and lawned area with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 1 mile. Note: Selection of mobility accessories available if required. Note: Small step into shower room. Note: property is 5 miles and 15 minutes from Todber Manor Fisheries.

Property FCH76458

Sturminster Newton,

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Price from £1593.00-£3501     Ref fch76458

Property FCH76458
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Fifehead Neville is a peaceful hamlet offering a slice of idyllic rural living yet within easy reach of great amenities and attractions. The nearby market town of Sturminster Newton is well serviced by a choice of pubs and independent shops selling both essential and artisanal supplies. Lovers of nature can explore the extensive grounds frequented by an array of wildlife including woodpeckers and nightingales or visit some of the many local beauty spots within easy reach. To the South is the stunning Jurassic coastline home to some of Dorset s most photographed landmarks such as Durdle Door and Ringstead Bay. Or perhaps stretch your legs with a hike up Bulbarrow Hill where you will find panoramic views over rolling countryside. The private gravel driveway leads directly to the main entrance into this detached property. Once inside you are met with a welcoming hallway leading firstly to a stunning open-plan kitchen/diner on the right via two steps. With warm wood flooring numerous places to sit and a lovely homely ambience this well-equipped space is the ideal central meeting point for family suppers. There is a traditional AGA electric oven and dishwasher on offer. Leading on from this room via a small set of steps is a generous utility room with a walk-in pantry washing machine tumble dryer and American style fridge/freezer. This is the ideal spot for cleaning down your four-legged friends after long walks in the countryside. Heading back into the hallway brings you to a cosy snug with a study area wood burner and a TV/DVD ideal for spending a lazy evening watching your favourite show. Next is the lounge which really shows off the character of this traditional Dorset longhouse. There is a wonderful inglenook fireplace complete with open fire and a deep sill that invites you to rest a while with a good book. A door leads from here up a winding set of cottage style stairs to a king-size bedroom set into the eaves there are characterful beams and an en-suite bathroom with hand-held shower over bath and WC. Heading back downstairs and into the central hallway you will find a second set of stairs leading to a choice of bedrooms. To the left is a super-king-size bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC. Next door is a pretty double bedroom with a light and bright ambience. Two single beds are tucked into the large landing and can provide additional sleeping space on request. To the right of the stairs two further lovely double bedrooms and a contemporary bathroom with shower over bath and WC complete the accommodation. Due to the age of the property there are numerous changes of level beams and some areas of restricted head height which only adds to it charm. Stepping outside from the kitchen/diner you will find a patio area with furniture immediately to the rear of the property where you can light the gas BBQ and cook up a storm. An area of lawn and established flower beds and shrubs lead on from here to kitchen garden where you can pick some seasonal delights. The area immediately to the rear of the cottage is fully enclosed and ideal for your dog to roam freely. Should you chose to explore the wider grounds beyond the cottage itself you will find an expansive space complete with many separate areas including a large unenclosed pond (care to be taken with children and pets) generous rolling lawns and many lovely spots in which to sit with a good book or picnic. With six acres to explore and resident guinea fowl hens and a peacock for company you are sure to unwind in this truly idyllic spot. A stable yard and games space complete with table tennis is located to the side of the cottage. The cottage is set beside the owners office and housekeepers cottage however your privacy is assured. To the front of the property is a further cottage garden leading to an off-road parking area for up to eight vehicles. Due to the expansive nature of the grounds a gardener is in attendance weekly. Need to know: 5 Bedrooms 1 super king size, 1 king size and 3 doubles. 1 bathroom and 2 en suite bathrooms. AGA, electric oven and dishwasher. Utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer and American style fridge/freezer. Electric and central heating included. Wood burner and open fire (logs included). Ample off road parking. 2 dogs welcome. Wi Fi included. Beach 19 miles, shop and pub 2 miles. TV/DVD available in the snug. Gas BBQ available. Sleeps 10 2 (twin beds available on the large landing on request). Outdoor games space with table tennis. Stabling available on request.

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Property FCH26523

Sturminster Newton,

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Price from £667.00-£1689     Ref fch26523

Property FCH26523
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This property enjoys a tranquil location on the owners smallholding in the heart of the Dorset countryside. Surrounded by farmland and walks this is the perfect spot for nature lovers wildlife enthusiasts and stargazers as there is no light pollution. Just a mile from the property the village of Hazelbury Bryan has a welcoming pub which guests can walk to from the property on the footpaths across the fields. Ten miles to the north-west of the property the town of Sherborne makes for a lovely day trip with its two castles and imposing abbey which was founded in AD 705. Fifteen miles to the south meanwhile is the town of Dorchester which has a surprising number of unusual attractions including a Tutankhamun museum a Teddy Bear museum and a Terracotta Army exhibit as well as a good range of shops tea rooms and pubs. Other attractions within easy reach of the property include the Fleet Air Arm Museum the town of Glastonbury with its atmospheric abbey ruins and the beaches of the Jurassic Coast which lie 23 miles south of the property. Guests approach this stylish property through the walled garden from where the front door opens onto the impressive open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner with its beamed ceiling and contemporary Scandinavian feel. A large dining table occupies the centre of this space a perfect spot for lingering over long meals and enjoying one another s company. The lounge area has two comfortable sofas a TV/DVD and a wonderfully warming wood burner which ensures that the property retains a lovely cosy feel even on the coldest of winter days. At the far end of the room the kitchen area is well-equipped offering an oven hob microwave and dishwasher whilst the fridge/freezer and washing machine can be found in a separate utility room. Moving through to the sleeping accommodation there are three bedrooms all of which act as fine examples of the owners thoughtful attention to detail and all benefitting from their own TV and bathroom facilities. Two of these are king-size rooms the first of which has an adjacent bathroom with shower-over-bath and WC whilst the second bedroom boasts an en-suite shower room with WC and can be made up as a twin room on request. The third bedroom is a pleasant twin room which has an en-suite shower and WC. There is also a convenient cloakroom with a WC. Guests should be aware that there are some low beams in the property and therefore some reduced head-height in places. To the front of the property there is a delightful walled garden which is partially set to lawn and has a gravelled seating area with garden furniture and a BBQ. Guests also have exclusive use of a private wildflower meadow where you will find a private wood fired hot tub set on raised decking and accessed via walkways (hot tub available from 6th March 2020). Also available from 6th March 2020 there will be a separate games room. There is plenty of space for children to play in the enclosed garden or on the large shared lawn area which is a great spot for outdoor games or for children to burn off some energy! By arrangement with the owners guests can explore the walks across their land or challenge your companions to a game of Poohsticks in the stream. There is ample parking available. Need to know: 3 bedrooms: 2 king size and 1 twin. 3 bathrooms 2 en suite shower room with WC; 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC opposite one of the king size bedrooms. Kitchen: oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washer/dryer. TV/DVD in lounge. TV in all the bedrooms. Wi Fi included. Wood burner with first basket of logs included (more available to purchase on site). Fresh eggs can be purchased on site. Honey, seasonal fruit and vegetables can be purchased from the owners when available. Available from 6th March 2020 separate games room. Available from 6th March 2020 wood fired hot tub set on raised decking and accessed via walkways in the wildflower meadow. Variety of lawn games available on request. Heating and electric included. Regret no pets. Suitable for families with twin babies, with two highchairs and two cots. Secure storage available for bicycles. Shop and pub (drinks only) 1 mile, beach 26 miles. Arrival 4pm.

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Property FCH1460

Sturminster Newton,

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Price from £399.00-£920     Ref fch1460

Property FCH1460
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This property is located just one mile from the town of Sturminster Newton and yet enjoys a quiet location surrounded by fields. This pretty market town sits on the River Stour and offers a good range of shops and eateries as well as some interesting architecture including the sixteenth century watermill and a picturesque six-arch bridge the inspiration behind a poem written by the town s famous former-resident Thomas Hardy. The area around the town has much to offer visitors including the towns of Shaftesbury and Dorchester the magnificent Cerne Abbas Giant Lulworth Cove beach and the iconic limestone arch of Durdle Door. When guests arrive at this contemporary detached annex they will first come to the ground-floor living space: a spacious lounge/kitchen/diner. The lounge area has windows on two sides which flood the whole room with light as well as comfortable seating a TV/DVD hi-fi and dining table. An archway leads through to the kitchen area which offers an oven hob microwave fridge/freezer dishwasher and washing machine. On the first floor of the property there are two bedrooms. The first of these is a spacious master suite with a double bed and en-suite bathroom benefitting from a bath separate shower and WC. The second bedroom is a restful twin room with smaller sized 2 6 beds (which can be made up as a king size bed on request). The shower room on the first floor offers a shower and WC whilst there is also a WC on the ground floor. Outside there is a patio seating area with table and chairs in front of the property as well as plenty of space in the enclosed paddock just across the driveway. There is driveway parking for two cars. Need to know: 2 bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin (which can be made up as a king size, requested at the time of booking). En suite bathroom with bath, shower, and WC to the double room. Shower room with shower and WC, plus separate ground floor WC. TV/DVDand hi fi Wi Fi included. Kitchen: oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washing machine. Electric, and central heating included. 1 dog welcome by arrangement, at an additional charge (2 may be welcome on request). Parking for 2 cars. Shops and pubs 1 mile, beach 20 miles.

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Property FCH29117

Sturminster Newton,

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Price from £321.00-£479     Ref fch29117

Property FCH29117
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This cosy holiday cottage adjoins the owner s home yet with your own private entrance parking and secluded garden privacy is very much assured. The area offers plenty for visitors to explore included the charming villages and long sandy beaches of the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. In addition to this the towns of Dorchester Sherborne Slaisbury and Yeovil are easily accessible and all well worth a visit to discover their array of independent shops and eateries. There is also numerous National Trust properties and gardens in the area including Stourhead Montacute Kingston Lacy Corfe Castle Hardy s Cottage Studland Beach and Nature Reserve. Other attractions within easy reach include Monkey World Abbotsbury Swannery Longleat Safari Park Sherborne Castle and Yeovilton Air Museum. Enter the property into the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner to find everything you need for a comfortable stay in Dorset. The lounge is complete with a woodburner effect electric fire TV/DVDand a sofa bed. There is also a dining room table for the two of you to enjoy meals together. The gallery-style kitchen leads just off from the lounge/dining space and is equipped with an electric oven and hob microwave and fridge with ice compartment. The pretty double bedroom offers a comfortable spot to rest your head after a long day of exploring Dorset. There is an en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC. Outside of the property you can enjoy your own beautifully kept secluded garden with lawn patio area garden furniture and lockable storage for outdoor equipment. There is private off-road parking for one car. Need to know: 1 double bedroom. 1 en suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC. Woodburner effect electric fire. Sofa bed. Kitchen: electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge with ice compartment. TV /DVD. Electric and central heating included. Wi Fi included. Regret no smoking anywhere on the premises. Regret no pets. Regret no infants due to the size of the property. Lockable storage for outdoor equipment. Private off road parking for 1 car. Pub and shop within walking distance. Arrival 4pm.

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Property FCH6512

Sturminster Newton,

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Price from £369.00-£801     Ref fch6512

Property FCH6512
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This property is located just a short walk from the centre of the historic town of Sturminster Newton. The celebrated author Thomas Hardy made Sturminster Newton his home and the area around the town features in several of his novels. It is easy to see why the novelist fell in love with this town with its picturesque water mill handsome arched bridge and beautiful surrounding countryside. The River Stour which runs through the town is a great place for keen fishermen as well as those who leisurely walks in attractive surroundings . Further afield yet still within easy reach the town of Shaftesbury is a wonderfully quaint place to spend an afternoon and visitors will recognise its famous Gold Hill from the long-running Hovis adverts. This detached property makes a lovely romantic retreat for a couple looking to escape the stresses of daily life. Upon arrival guests can immediately make themselves at home in the lounge/diner which not only has comfortable seating but also has large floor-to-ceiling windows which flood the room with light and a TV/DVD. Passing the dining table and moving through to the kitchen guests will easily be able to find everything they need including an oven hob microwave fridge with ice compartment and washing machine. The bathroom is also located on the ground floor and offers a shower-over-bath and WC. Stairs lead from the lounge up to the first floor in the eaves of the property. The super-king-size bed dominates this cosy space which has sloping ceilings a storage chest and two circular windows at either end of the room. Guests should take care here as there is some reduced head-height in this room. Outside there is a pleasant patio with a table and chairs which is accessed from the patio door in the lounge. Beyond this area the garden gives way to a spacious lawn with plenty of space to relax and enjoy the sun or perhaps sit outside with evening drinks or an alfresco meal. There is ample-off road parking. Need to know: 1 super king size bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and WC. TV/DVD Wi Fi included. Kitchen: oven, hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment, and washing machine. Electric and central heating included. 2 dogs welcome by arrangement, at an additional charge. Shops and pubs within walking distance, beach 20 miles.

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