Characterful country cottage right in the heart of Dorset, perfect for couples’ getaways. Stunning landscape views along with quaint market villages right on your doorstep.
Stay in the heart of the English countryside and explore both Dorset and Somerset on your doorstep with a stay at Bowden Farm. This comfortable property has been lovingly renovated to host two guests, ideally suited to a couples’ retreat. The 13-acre estate also boasts two further properties that are available to rent for larger groups travelling together. Enjoy the peace and quiet of this secluded location as well as close proximity to some of Somerset’s prettiest market towns and Dorset’s glorious coastline within 35 miles.
Lovingly decorated with a home-from-home decor, this holiday home promises an instantly inviting place to stay. Step inside and make yourselves at home in the open-plan living space where kitchen, dining room and lounge sit sociably together. Evening meals or bright and early breakfasts can be enjoyed here in the dining area or outside on the patio in sunny weather. When it’s time for a cosy evening in, the loveseat sofa and TV/DVD are on-hand to keep you company and the king-size bedroom on the first floor ensures an undisturbed night’s sleep. Completing the property is an abundance of outdoor space with the owner’s unique collection of horse-drawn vehicles on display – a fascinating addition to this Dorset home.
Just 7 miles from the expansive Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and 25 miles to the East Devon AONB, you’ll never find yourself short of wonderful landscapes to discover close by. Take a romantic day trip to the nearby village of Sturminster Newton (7.5 miles), the heart of Thomas Hardy country, or venture into the nearest town of Shaftesbury (7 miles) for local shops and eateries. Travelling north into the Somerset region, the towns of Glastonbury (24 miles) and Wells (23 miles) boast plenty to see and do, along with the many fascinating offers of the Mendip Hills AONB (30 miles).