Dove House and Swallows, Dorchester, Dorset

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Sleeps
6-13
Bedrooms
9
Dining
17
  • Weekly price
    from £ 2200
  • 2 night weekend
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  • 3 night weekend
    from £ 1950
  • Midweek per night
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Joined us:

2006
Property Type: 
Houses
Large holiday house and cottage sleeping 13 with an indoor swimming pool for family get togethers in Dorset

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Dove House and Swallows, Dorchester, Dorset, sleeps 6-13 in 9 bedrooms.

Welcome to Dove House and Swallows -

Winners of South West Tourism Self-Catering Holiday of the Year Gold Award 2008/9

2 outstanding self-catering houses nestling in 1,000 acres of Dorset farmland, just 5 miles from Dorchester and 10 miles from Weymouth. The perfect location for a family holiday, a quiet break or touring holiday in the English countryside.

The exceptional accommodation is extremely spacious,with quality fittings throughout. Both Dove House and Swallows are quietly located down a mile long tree-lined drive. Dove house has exclusive use of an indoor heated swimming pool, and is perfect for larger groups.

Dove House is a peaceful and luxurious house and ideal for a family holiday or small company training retreat sleeping 13 in 7 en-suite bedrooms. There is a large, enclosed garden area with patio and garden furniture, for the more energetic, there is also a hard tennis court that can be used by prior arrangement.

Swallows is designed for 4 people to share in comfort. It has its own walled garden, a double and twin/double room and is furnished to the same high standard as Dove House.

Of course, if you have a large group you may want to occupy both properties -together they accommodate up to 17 people.

Situated close to the stunning Jurassic coast visitors to Dove House have a wealth of activities to choose from within an hours drive of the house with many interesting towns and picturesque villages, countryside and coastal walks with glorious scenery, historic houses and monuments and attractions designed for the many visitors to this lovely area.

Children and families are especially well served and there are many places to entertain even the most demanding of children including Lodmoor Country Park, a Shipwreck Centre, Sea life Centre and Tropical Bird Park in Weymouth. Abbotsbury, which is close to the properties, has the oldest tithe barn in the country, a children's farm, play area and renowned Swannery.

Facilities

Large, well equipped kitchen/dining room with 5 burner gas hob, 3 electric ovens, microwave, 2 dishwashers, 2 large fridges/freezer + 1 for drinks.
Stunning dining area in kitchen, table extends to seat 17 when combined with Swallows. French doors to patio for alfresco eating.
Spacious living room with open fire and ample seating for all. Stocked games cupboard, books and videos. A great party room. French doors to garden.
TV, DVD, video, radio, cassette and CD. Full sky package in Dove House. Freeview in Swallows and Games Room. TVs in 2 bedrooms and kitchen also.
Dove house and Swallows both have superfast broadband.
Yes, with large flat screen TV (Freeview) DVD, table football and pool table. Sofas
Full adjustable biomass central heating throughout and open fire. Heated towel rails.
Spacious comfortable en-suite bedrooms, Dove House has one on ground floor, floor plans on owners web site. All twins can be 6 ft doubles.
Quality fresh cotton linen and towels provided throughout, except cot bedding and swimming towels.
Quality fittings in spacious en-suite bathrooms throughout. 2 bath/shower rooms, 2 bathrooms,5 shower rooms.
Please contact to discuss. Access statements available on owners web site.
Travel cots and high chairs available. Children's play area, secure pool. Stair gate.
Large secure gardens with covered portico area, patio and furniture with BBQ. Private walled and secure garden for Swallows
Dove house has exclusive use of an indoor heated swimming pool. Safe non-slip floor and fully lockable. 4ft depth throughout. Loo and shower.
Ample
No
1 small well behaved dog only in Swallows at a small extra charge

Location

Visitors to Dove House have a wealth of activities to choose from within an hours drive of the house. Interesting towns and picturesque villages near.
Ancient Roman market town of Dorchester, 5 miles with Tesco, Waitrose, M&S. Bridport 10 miles. Weymouth 10 miles.
2 miles garage with shop. Home Delivery from Tesco and Waitrose. Little Waitrose 5 miles
Saxon Arms at Stratton 4 miles. Extensive excellent places to eat within easy distances. See web site for more details.

Booking Information

High Season Prices: £4400 per week Dove House and £800 Swallows

Low Season: £1950 Dove House w/end

£1400 Dove House mid week

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

Getting here

c/o Pigen House
Dorchester
Dorset
DT2 9DZ
United Kingdom
Dorchester, 5 miles
Dorchester, 5 miles
Bournemouth

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Dove House and Swallows, Dorchester, Dorset
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Pippa James

Joined us: 2006
+44 (0)1305 889 338
c/o Pigen House
Dorchester
Dorset
DT2 9DZ
United Kingdom