The accommodation is set within a wing of the historic Minterne House
Enjoy using the shared outdoor pool and lawn tennis court
Relax in the sitting room
Enjoy leisurely meals
Shared pool and lawn tennis court
Access included to Minterne Gardens
Enjoy beautiful walks in the grounds of the estate
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The Wing At Minterne House

Minterne Magna, Dorset
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 3
4 star
Complex of properties
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Family friendly
Tennis Court
Swimming pool
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Spacious accommodation set within one of the most fascinating country manor houses in Dorset
  • Unique opportunity to learn about the estate's history and remarkable Himalayan gardens that lie in this tranquil valley setting
  • Daily access to the 27-acre gardens, as well as use of the shared outdoor pool and lawn tennis court
  • Freshly prepared food by a brilliant chef can be arranged with the owner, perfect for a dinner party
Property code: 88100

Stay in a wing of this striking country house, with daily access included to spectacular Himalayan gardens, a shared pool and a tennis court. A truly unique choice and ideal for a relaxing break.

This property is a great place to gather the family together for a relaxing holiday spent making memories in a historic setting. With so much beauty to see within the 27 acres of grounds including wild woodlands, small lakes and quiet corners to sit and contemplate life, you needn’t leave the grounds during your stay in order to have an enjoyable holiday.

Sitting on the first floor within a wing of Minterne House, the apartment is accessed via a shared hall leading to the private doorway. Inside, the living room is warm and welcoming, with comfortable seating, a Smart TV, a record player and an Alexa ensuring long evenings of entertainment, be it watching your favourite film or getting competitive for a family games night. The kitchen has ample space to prepare feasts for large numbers, all of which can be served up on the dining table, which is located in the same room. There are four stylish bedrooms in total, three of which are king-size zip-and-link beds (which can be made up as twins on request), with the fourth being a twin. Within the apartment, there is a bathroom and a shower room offering choices, plus, the shower room has a handy utility area with a washing machine and tumble dryer. Outside, there is a shared lawn tennis court and outdoor heated pool which is available to be used between April and October with prior bookings.

Minterne Gardens sit just outside the property and are a must-visit whilst staying. Watch the seasons change and explore the notable collection of rhododendrons, with daily entry to the gardens included within the accommodation. Just 2.5 miles away in the village of Cerne Abbas, you’ll find a small selection of eateries and the iconic giant carved into the hillside, which can be seen from a picturesque walking trail. Dorchester (10 miles) is another great option for slower days when you fancy perusing the shops at your leisure, visiting the cinema and exploring the local history in a museum.

  • 4 bedrooms – 3 super-king-size zip-and-link (can be arranged as 2’6” twin beds on request) and 1 twin zip-and-link (which can be arranged as a super-king-size on request)
  • 2 bathrooms – 1 Jack and Jill bathroom with bath and WC; 1 shower room with shower and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge and freezer
  • Utility cupboard within the shower room with washer/dryer
  • Smart TV and DVD (plus selections of films) in the sitting room
  • Record player with selection of old vinyls in the sitting room
  • Amazon Alexa which can connect to the record player
  • Open fire (logs included)
  • Selection of environmentally friendly toiletries
  • There is a hairdryer in each bedroom
  • 2 travel cots
  • 2 highchairs
  • 3 dogs welcome – please ensure dogs are clean and dry before entering the house, an outdoor tap is available for muddy paws and boots
  • The accommodation can also be reached via the traditional 100 year old lift
  • Free daily access to Minterne Gardens between 10am and 6pm
  • Freshly prepared food by a chef can be arranged with the owner, perfect for a dinner party
  • When Lord Digby is in residence, guests are welcome to have a complimentary tour of the house and learn about the history
  • Shared access to a lawn tennis court (rackets and balls supplied)
  • Shared outdoor heated pool (please bring pool towels), with changing room, from April until the end of October, between 10am-12noon and 4pm-6pm daily. Each property will have a designated 2-hour slot each day (varying times) for the pool, with sole use of the pool - times will be displayed in the apartment on arrival
  • Children must be accompanied when using the facilities
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars is available in an adjacent shared area
  • Shops and pubs 2 miles, beach 15 miles
  • Please note: Shared estate can be booked with properties 87050 and 87379
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 3 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Belinda Withey

This property is personally managed by Belinda.

The accommodation is set within a wing of the historic Minterne House
Enjoy using the shared outdoor pool and lawn tennis court
Relax in the sitting room
Enjoy leisurely meals
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