"Dorchester Manor is an extraordinary 18th Century residence made with Portland stone surrounded by woodland and parkland and the front aspect of the house has an uninterrupted view of the countryside it’s simply a large comfortable house suited to welcoming all the generations of your family for your annual gatherings. The Manor House is a quintessentially English Manor house which can easily house up to 20 people perfect for those special birthday celebrations or a family get together. The rooms are welcoming light and all very generously proportioned giving you that all important space for dinning together on the large rustic dining table designed to seat everyone. Also the vast reception rooms are perfect for simply playing a game or two. After a meal your party will be able to choose from one of the cozy lounges and play rooms settle back into the natural comfort of this historic house with its inviting open fires.\nThe spacious kitchen with aga will be the hub of activity whether you choose to cater for yourselves or bring in the local chef for a delightful treat. The first floor is laid out with five stylish large bedrooms with sash windows and inspirational views of the countryside. The master bedroom even has its own slipper bath from where you can also survey the surrounding countryside.\nThe house is set in acres of tranquil Dorset countryside it really is a rural dream Dorset holiday house and only 10 kilometres from the coast you can have the best of both worlds This house will transport you back to an era synonymous with Georgian countryside estates and country pursuits.Climb the stairs again from the first floor and you will find a three further generous sized bedrooms all with lovely panoramic views. Head height is around 6ft in these rooms so they all have that period property feel.\nThe two acre gardens that surround the house will have everyone exploring or whilst the children are playing hide and seek the adults in your party can enjoy a picnic in the sunshine. The tennis courts in the grounds are bound to bring out that competitive streak in all members of your group\nA stay at Dorchester Manor is a unique experience waiting for you."
Dorchester Manor: sleeps 17 + 3, over 3 floors and 8 bedrooms, 3 family bathrooms, 4 reception rooms, large kitchen, tennis court and parking for up to 8 cars
Large entrance dining hall with rustic dining table that seats up to 20
Drawing room with open fire and comfortable seating, large sash windows
Morning room with open fire and comfortable seating, large sash windows
Lounge play room with table football, piano, sofas, open fire and large TV with PlayStation connected
Large family kitchen with an aga, wooden floors and seating for eight people
Pantry with a tall fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and two dishwashers, boot room with log storage
Master bedroom (sleeps 2) with Super king-size bed and slipper bath and large sash windows
Bedroom 2 (sleeps 2) with Super king-size bed
Bedroom 3 (sleeps 2) with king-size bed
Bedroom 4 (sleeps 2) with king-size bed
Bedroom 5 (sleeps 2) with King-size bed
Family Bathroom with double shower and under-floor heating
Second Bathroom with bath and under-floor heating
Hallway - with the option of putting three single beds within this large entrance way to the three other bedrooms (sleeps 3)
Bedroom 6 (sleeps 2) two single beds
Bedroom 7 (sleeps 3) three single beds
Bedroom 8 (sleeps 2) two single beds
Logs provided for the fire
2 acres of manicured gardens
Parking for 6-8 cars
What you need to know
This property is only available for midweek stays
Changeover day is Monday / Friday
Cot and highchair available on request
3 Single beds are available to increase the occupancy of the house to 20
A security deposit of £500 is required at this property. This will be collected automatically 7 days prior to arrival and refunded (unless a damage claim is received) 7 days after the end of your stay. Please note that your refunded security deposit will take 3-5 days to appear in your account. For your convenience, we’ll take this payment from the last card used to make payment to us. If you would prefer to use a different method of payment, please let us know before the security deposit is due.
In light of Covid-19, accommodation providers may have temporarily removed some non-essential, high touch items (some examples may include decorative cushions, towels, games and hair dryers) from their accommodation.
Due to government restrictions some facilities/activities (where applicable) may not be open during your stay. Please check latest government updates for up to date advice.