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Karuna - West Stafford

West Stafford, Dorset
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Internet access
Pub nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Detached home in a private and central location with a pub 600m away
  • Light and airy, with bi-folding doors that let the outside in
  • Beautiful contemporary design with thoughtful added touches
  • Relax in the two-tier terraced garden
  • Just 3 miles from the market town of Dorchester
  • Visit the famous and picturesque Lulworth Cove
Property code: DC209

A contemporary detached home in the heart of a picturesque Dorset village, boasting a spacious rear garden and modern amenities. Great for families or groups of friends.

Situated in the heart of a picturesque village, 3 miles from Dorchester, this light and attractive detached property makes a stylish holiday home for a large family or group of friends. Beautifully decorated and tastefully furnished, this fantastic getaway offers cosy accommodation for up to eight guests. Within 8 miles of the stunning Jurassic Coast, this spacious and welcoming house is ideal for enjoying the beautiful Dorset countryside.

On entering this large and inviting property, you will find the stylishly furnished double-aspect lounge which is a lovely space to sit back with plenty of seating, an electric flame effect fire, mirror Smart TV and French doors leading to the garden. The spacious kitchen/diner is a perfect space for sharing a favourite family meal, and also features a seating area with TV/DVD and French doors. Going upstairs there are four delightful bedrooms: a twin and three doubles (one with an en-suite bathroom). The beautiful back garden is split over two levels, with the top tier featuring a terrace, lawn, trees and an undercover seating area for two with a Sonos sound system. The lower tier features a patio, decked area and a U-shaped seating area as well as a raised vegetable garden and a BBQ. Parking is available for three cars.

The thriving market town of Dorchester has plenty of great places to eat and drink, as well as attractions including Max Gate (1.5 miles), the former home of Thomas Hardy. You can also visit Hardy’s birthplace in Higher Bockhampton (2 miles). Other landmarks and attractions include Maiden Castle (4.5 miles), Clouds Hill (7 miles), Lulworth Castle (13.5 miles), Nine Stones (8 miles), Monkey World and The Tank Museum (both 9.5 miles). Heading to the coast you can explore Lulworth Cove (11 miles), Ringstead Bay (9 miles) and the popular seaside town of Weymouth (9.5 miles).

Please note there is a refundable £500 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 4 bedrooms - 3 doubles and 1 twin
  • 2 bathrooms - 1 en-suite with a free-standing bath and separate shower and WC; 1 bathroom with a separate shower and WC, and 1 additional WC
  • Oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, wine fridge and dishwasher
  • Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • TV/DVD
  • Sonos sound system
  • Woodburner effect fire
  • Split-level rear garden with BBQ and undercover seating
  • Regret no pets
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Pub within half a mile, shop 2.5 miles, beach 8 miles

This property is personally managed by Chris.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 6 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Veronica 30th August 2019

Fabulous holiday home, decorated to an exceptionally high standard in a beautiful corner of Dorset. We are a family of 7 adults and found Karuna to be ideal for our late summer get-together.

Reviewed by R 26th July 2019

Very comfortable house in a lovely village. I would wholeheartedly recommend the Wise Man pub in the village - a truly memorable meal.

Reviewed by Rosemary 5th July 2019

Beautiful family home. Would love to come back again.

Reviewed by Mr R Giffen 26th April 2019

It had everything we required.Smartly decorated and a very relaxing garden.

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Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

Although it's just three hours from London and the South East, Dorset feels like a world away from the hubbub of the city. This gem of a county offers the very best of rural England: magnificent coastal scenery, vast sandy beaches, rolling hills, charming villages, country pubs, stately homes and medieval castles.

Take time to explore the dramatic and diverse coastline. Stretching 95 miles from East Devon to Poole, the Jurassic Coast has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and is the only natural phenomenon in England to achieve this status. Here, visitors can uncover Earth's fascinating history whilst enjoying unspoilt views over superb beaches, many of which welcome canine companions too. From the iconic rural rock arch at Durdle Door to the endless sandy expanses of Studland, Dorset has it all.

Why not head to Lyme Regis, classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty? Like much of West Dorset, it has an old-world ambience and offers excellent fossil hunting opportunities. Or head east to discover the beauty of Lulworth and the vibrant seaside resort of Swanage.

Steeped in history and with a certain quintessential charm, Dorset's glorious countryside is peppered with small towns and villages which are well worth a visit. Many are graced with fine buildings, immortalised in the books of Thomas Hardy, a Dorset-born novelist and poet. For more energetic visitors, footpaths and cycleways reveal the county's hidden secrets with the coast always close at hand for those who love the water.

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