The Village Vestry

Sturminster Marshall, Dorset
  • 4 +2
  • 2
  • Pet Friendly

The Village Vestry is a stunning conversion and now provides a fantastic base from which to explore the natural wonder of Dorset.

  • Divine converted chapel in a stunning village location
  • A short stroll to 2 cosy, traditional village pubs
  • Perfectly located to explore the beautiful Jurassic Coast and Dorset countryside

About The Village Vestry

A pretty converted chapel overlooking the village green with a traditional Maypole, This charming holiday cottage provides great accommodation, in a peaceful setting and is ideal for those looking to relax and spend time with loved ones.

The property retains a wealth of charm and character, whilst offering all the mod cons for a comfortable stay from the large open plan kitchen/ dining room overlooking a pretty landscaped garden to the 2 en-suite bedrooms, one double and one twin to the ground floor and an impressive galleried sitting room with views through a gothic arched window to the village green beyond.

A more formal dining area under the arched window will add a real sense of theatre to any dinner party!

Situated in a pretty Dorset village with a local shop and 2 local village pubs The Red Lion is within 2 minutes walk and The Golden Fox is a 15-minute stroll away.

Sturminster Marshall is a gateway to not only the natural wonders of Dorset with the stunning Durdle Door just 6 miles away and Sandbanks peninsular and miles of sandy beaches are less than 12 miles to the south.

If you are after some culture, there are numerous National Trust properties within an hour including the stunning Kingston Lacy, an Italian style country manor and the historic towns of Wimborne Minster and the county town of Dorchester are both worth a visit.

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What makes this area
So special...

Any visit to Dorset must include a trip to Lulworth Cove on the Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO world heritage site.

Property details

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms (both of which are en-suite)
Double - 1 (sleeps 2)
Twin - 1 (sleeps 2)
Large kitchen breakfast room with fully fitted kitchen, separate dining area. first-floor sitting room (with sofa bed for +2)
Parking - On street parking is widely available within a close proximity to the property
Garden area - fully enclosed garden with seating and dining

Ground Floor
Kitchen/ Breakfast Room; Well fitted modern kitchen with microwave, DAB radio, kettle and toaster, 'Rangemaster' cooker with 5 ring hob, full-size dishwasher and American fridge/ freezer and underfloor heating
Dining room with seating for 4 on a raised platform to make the most of the views to the maypole and village green through a gothic arch window
Utility room with washing machine and separate tumble drier and storage cupboard with the hoover, ironing board and stair gate underfloor heating
Ground floor WC with wash basin and WC and heated towel rail
Master Bedroom: (sleeps 2 ), in a double bed with wardrobe and dressing table with TV above.  Ensuite with double shower, wash basin and WC with underfloor heating
Bedroom Two: (sleeps 2 ), in twin beds, wardrobe and wall mounted TV with ensuite shower room with enclosed shower WC and wash basin and underfloor heating

First Floor
Galleried ceiling with exposed timbers and vaulted ceiling, 3 large sofas ( I sofa bed), 47inch tv with Freeview, DVD player

Fully enclosed garden with dining for 4 plus further seating area

What you need to know

2 pets are welcome
On street parking is widely available within a close proximity to the property

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