Launceston Farm, Blandford Forum, Dorset

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Sleeps
10-16
Bedrooms
8
Dining
16
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Luxury farmhouse and cottages sleeping 16 with indoor pool, sauna and play areas, near the Jurassic Coast

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Launceston Farm, Blandford Forum, Dorset, sleeps 10-16 in 8 bedrooms.

Sleeps 2 to 16 in the farmhouse and 2 cottages
The Farmhouse sleeps 12
The Bothy sleeps 2
Flint sleeps 2

Available individually or with sole use of the whole site.

Launceston Farm is a beautiful working organic farm sleeping 16 on the Dorset/Wiltshire border, within easy reach of the A303 and M3. The accommodation comprises a stunning Georgian farmhouse and two cottages sleeping 2 each, with exclusive use of a stunning 12m indoor swimming pool and sauna. Jurassic Coast beaches and water sports are within a 40 minute drive.

The Farmhouse has 6 en suite double bedrooms; all with stunning views over the farmhouse gardens and rolling Dorset countryside. The Farmhouse kitchen is the perfect place to congregate for breakfast whilst the dining room easily seats 16 with doors out onto the sun terrace and BBQ area. The family room is a fantastic space to relax, with a huge corner sofa and buddabags, plenty of toys and books to entertain little ones, a Wii with games and selection of DVDs for chill out time. The sitting room is a refuge for grownups with its open fire place and plenty of comfy seating.

Enjoy croquet and rounders on the lawn and send the children off to explore the play orchard with its willow Tipi. There is also a dedicated toddler area with sandpit and mud kitchen. Enjoy the space; play, hide, run and soak up the countryside. For rainy days, the indoor swimming pool will provide hours of entertainment for children of all ages.

The Bothy, a cosy apartment attached to the farmhouse, is on one floor whilst Flint, in a converted stable overlooking the renovated Victorian farmyard gardens, is on two. Both cottages have a kitchen, sitting/dining area with flat screen TV and wood burner and a super king bedroom (also available as a twin). Flint and The Bothy also each have their own private outdoor courtyard with bateau bath "hot tub".

Launceston Farm is perfect for families and large groups as it can accommodate 16 people plus infants, but there is also the handy option for couples to "get away" from the crowd in the farmhouse and take refuge in their own self-contained accommodation.

All properties are dog friendly.

Facilities

Breakfast table seats 12. Electric oven with hob and Aga. Two dishwashers. Two fridges with separate freezer and wine chiller. Microwave.
Comfortably seats 16. Catering available on site or from recommended caterers for special occasions and parties.
Family room has comfy seating for 12. Selection of books, games, toys and DVDs, indoor Tipi and two buddha bags. Separate sitting room with open fire.
36" Smart TV in every bedroom. Family room 40" Smart TV with DVD player. Sitting room 49" smart TV. Sonos music system.
WiFi available throughout. Download speed poor due to rural location so download any large files you need before arrival.
Selection of toys, books, DVDs, game console and games available in Family Room.
Open fire in Family Room and Sitting Room. Central heating in farmhouse. Underfloor in cottages. Each cottage also has a wood burner.
8 double bedrooms in total; 6 in the farmhouse (four available as twins), 1 super king double/twin in Flint and 1 super king double/twin in The Bothy.
All linen provided. Fitted sheet provided for travel cots.
Each bedroom has en suite shower and WC. Three of the Farmhouse bathrooms have a roll top bath. Flint and The Bothy have an outdoor bateau bath.
The Bothy, a self contained appartment attached to the Farmhouse, has a ground floor bedroom.
3 travel cots, 3 high chairs, stairgates for the Farmhouse and Flint, booster seat, toilet seat, potty, stick blender, microwave, baby monitor.
Fenced orchard with play fort, swings and willow Tipi. Toddler area with sandpit and mud kitchen.
12m indoor heated pool with sauna available exclusively to guests between 7:30am and 7pm.
Ample off road parking for all three properties.
Smoking not allowed inside the property. Permitted outside. Cigarette butts must be disposed of responsibly in the designated facilities.
A maximum of two dogs are permitted per property. Dogs must be kept under control as this is a working farm with livestock. Additional charge £25.

Location

Please use Launceston Farmhouse entrance, not Launceston Farm. In the heart of Cranborne Chase, and close to the south coast and New Forest.
The Georgian market town of Blandford Forum.
Pimperne Village Shop is four miles away.
The Langton Arms is in the village, just a five minute walk from the farm. Award winning family and dog friendly pub.

Booking Information

Minimum stay 3 nights. Reductions available for groups of 10-14. Please enquire. Changeover days for weekly stays are Fridays, for short breaks, Mondays and Fridays. Refundable damage deposit is £1,000. Deposit of 30% to confirm booking. Balance remainder payable 10 weeks before arrival.

Self Catering
Yes
Outside Caterers
Yes
Breakfast
Yes
Other Meals
Yes
Full Board Only
No
Wi-fi
Yes
Games Room
No
Hot Tub
No
Swimming Pool
Yes
Tennis Court
No
Pets
Yes
Open Fire
Yes
Disabled Access
No

Getting here

Tarrant Launceston
Blandford Forum
Dorset
DT11 8BY
United Kingdom
Salisbury (15 miles), Poole (15 miles) and Dorchester (23 miles).
One mile from the Farm. Services hourly to Salisbury.
Bournemouth International Airport (24 miles), Southampton (43 miles) and Bristol (70 miles). 2 hour drive from Heathrow and 2.5 hour drive from Gatwick depending on M25.

Late Deals

New Year 2016/2017 Availability

28th Dec-4th Jan available. Sleeping 14 plus infants (and dogs) in luxury Farmhouse accommodation. Indoor swimming pool, family games room, open fires and local village pub. Catering available.

Rental Rates

PeriodWeekly Price3 Night Weekend2 Night WeekendMidweek per night
High Season - Sleeping 16
5550
3580
3580
1194
Mid season - Sleeping 16
5190
2980
2980
994
Low season - Sleeping 16
4165
2380
2380
794

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