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Southover Farmhouse, Tolpuddle, Dorset

Large accommodation for friends or family near the Jurassic Coast
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 Southover Farmhouse from the front.The kitchen viewed from French doors to terrace.The kitchen viewed from the hall.The sitting room viewed from the hall.Downstairs double bedroom.The en suite shower room for the twin bedroom.The terrace outside the kitchen and the hot tub.The view from the terrace across the water meadows
Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Southover Farmhouse, Tolpuddle, Dorset, sleeps 14 in 6 bedrooms.

Southover Farm House was refurbished in 2005 to a high standard and with the aim of making people view it as a holiday home, rather than a holiday let.

The house is situated in its own large, securely fenced garden with a terrace accessed from the kitchen which is ideal for outdoor dining adjacent to the hot tub.

There are extensive views from the house over the glorious surrounding Dorset farmland, woodland and water meadows.

The large, well-equipped family kitchen has a sofa and chairs to relax in, a large island for gathering around while meals are prepared and seating for 16 around the two pine kitchen tables.

The cosy sitting room has an open fire and is a perfect place to curl up in front of the TV or with a book (help yourself from the bookcase!) at the end of a tiring day in the hot tub or exploring Dorset's towns, countryside and stunning Jurassic coast.

There is a fully-equipped utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer and downstairs toilet adjacent to the hot tub.

Southover Farm House is ideally suited for family gatherings or friends' reunions as the accommodation is flexible and the rooms are high-ceilinged and spacious.

While Southover Farm is a working farm with crops, cattle, horses, watermeadows and woodlands, it is still a peaceful setting in which to sit and watch the horses graze in the fields and listen to the birdsong.

For eating out the village of Tolpuddle, famous for the Tolpuddle Martyrs, has an excellent pub named in their honour which is less than a mile's walk from the farmhouse, while The Blue Vinny in Puddletown and Athelhampton House are both a short drive away.

The busy county town of Dorchester is 8 miles away and easily accessible for the cinema or some retail therapy.

Puddletown has a convenience store for food shopping.

If available, there are two excellent local chefs who will come to the house to cook you a meal for a special occasion.

Group Accommodation Details

Kitchen Details
Large fully equipped kitchen with seating for 16, sofa and chairs, woodburner, island. Views over our beautiful water meadows, terrace and garden.
Dining Room
There is no separate dining room. There is seating for 16 in the kitchen, and on the terrace for outside dining.
Sitting Room
Cosy yet spacious room with TV and DVD player, stocked bookcase and open fire. Great place for some of the group to gather away from the kitchen.
TV and Music Facilities
TV in kitchen and TV and DVD player in sitting room. There is no Wi-Fi at Southover Farmhouse - it is a place to chill out and get away from it all.
Telecom Facilities
No telecom facilities.
Games Room
There is no games room.
Heating / Open Fires
There is a woodburner in the kitchen and an open fire in the sitting room. Logs are supplied. The rest of the house is heated by oil-fired radiators.
6 bedrooms: downstairs - double; upstairs - double with en suite, double and 2 single beds, single with truckle bed, a twin, a triple with en suite.
All bedlinen and towels and tea towels included.
Large family bathroom with shower, en suite bathroom, en suite shower room, downstairs loo.
Disabled Facilities
There are no steps into the house, nor on the ground floor, nor out onto the terrace. There is a downstairs double bedroom and small toilet.
Children's Facilities
The farmhouse has stairgates at the top and bottom of the stairs. There is a high chair and a cot is available.
Outdoor Facilities
The farmhouse stands in the middle of a large, securely fenced garden with flat lawns. There is a hot tub and barbecue and outside table and chairs.
Swimming Pool
There is no pool.
There is ample parking on the gravel drive in front of the house.
No smoking in the house, please.
Occasionally we accept a small well-behaved dog by special appointment and with the housekeeper's consent!

Large Group Property Location

Southover Farmhouse is situated to the south of Tolpuddle in Dorset. Tolpuddle is just off the main A35 from Bere Regis to Dorchester.
Nearest Station
There are two train stations in Dorchester (7 miles away) and one each at Wool (6 miles) and Moreton (5 miles).
Nearest Bus
Bus services are available locally but very infrequent.
Nearest Airport
Hurn Airport is the nearest airport and is 45 minutes away from the farmhouse. It is an international airport, but small. Southampton - 43 miles.
Nearest Town
Nearest sizeable town is beautiful Dorchester which is the county town of Dorset and next to Poundbury, the town designed by the Prince of Wales.
Nearest Shop
There is a village store with post office and butcher in Puddletown some 3 miles away from the farmhouse.
Nearest Pub / Eatery
The Martyrs' Inn, named in honour of the Tolpuddle Martyrs, is in the village of Tolpuddle 10 minutes walk from the farmhouse.

Booking Information

At low season, from:

3 nights Friday-Sunday £275 per night,

4 nights Monday-Thursday £250 per night,

7 nights Friday-Thursday £1,100 per week.


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Sheila Cobb

Southover Farmhouse, Tolpuddle, Dorset
Sleeps 14, Bedrooms 6, Dining 16
+44 (0)1305 854 246 / +44 (0)7775 900 449
Tolpuddle, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7HE

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