Melbury Lodge, Dorset - hot tub, stunning viewsStylish and contemporary lodge, located in a peaceful position within the pretty Dorset village of Ansty. The beautifully presented lodge is light and spacious throughout with stunning views from the open plan living, dining, kitchen area. Doors open to large decked area for alfresco dining. A cosy wood burner is perfect for the cooler evenings and of course the real highlight is the luxurious hot tub to be enjoyed all year round!
The Cartshed, Stubhampton,Cranborne Chase AONBThe Cartshed is a converted barn located in the stunning Tarrant Valley. Tastefully decorated throughout, the living room boasts a Swedish log burner and bifold doors out onto your own garden. Kitchen fully equipped with granite worktops, dishwasher, washer/dryer and Nespresso coffee machine. Smart TV in living room, Bluetooth speaker, TV in bedroom and Wifi throughout. Ensuite comprises luxury rainfall shower with heated mosaic seat. There is no bath. Linen and robes provided.
Launceston Farmhouse with indoor swimming pool & saunaLaunceston Farmhouse is a grade II, georgian farmhouse at the heart of an organic working farm on the Dorset/Wiltshire border just two hours from London and within easy reach of the M3 and A303. Sarah, the owner and farmer, was born here and has transformed the Farmhouse into a chic, home from home with all the comforts you could possibly imagine. The Farmhouse is perfect for families and groups of friends a like. All bedrooms are spacious, airy and light. All are ensuite and three have a slipper bath to enjoy long soaks with views across the walled farmhouse gardens and surrounding Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are delights to discover in the gardens and play orchard as well as chickens pecking about and lambs grazing and quite often cows will be nosying up to the Ha-Ha at the end of the garden. When it rains, the indoor pool and sauna are yours between 7am-7pm. Well stocked with toys and kept at a consistently warm temperature, afternoons are well spent enjoying this amazing facility. Downstairs the Farmhouse has a large sitting room with an open fire, TV, DVD player and Wii Console. The traditional farmhouse kitchen with Aga is a lovely place for a family breakfast whilst the dining room is perfect for special meals and celebrations. Bifold doors open out onto the sun terrace and walled gardens. In the Farmhouse gardens you will find hammocks to lounge in (spring and summer) and plenty of play equipment as well as a toddler play area with sandpit, playhouse and mud kitchen and two tree swings. The Orchard is great for den building and hide and seek in the willow tipi. If you don't fancy cooking, farmhouse suppers or farm-sourced cooked breakfasts can be delivered to the door by cordon bleu trained chef and owner, Sarah (48 hours notice). The traditional country pub in the village, a five minute walk from the farm, serves up an excellent menu of locally sourced dishes along with all the pub favourites. It has an excellent garden and play area for children. Take a trip to the World Heritage Jurassic Coast for a paddle in the ocean and the catch of the day. Enjoy a large slice of British heritage at one of the nearby National Trust and English Heritage Properties including Corfe Castle, Stourhead Gardens and Stone Henge. Nature lovers must visit Monkey World and Abbotsbury Swannery. Shop in independent boutiques for homewares and fashion in the Georgian market towns of Shaftesbury, Salisbury, Sherborne and Wimborne.