"The Gate House a spacious architectural gem has been sympathetically restored and now offers stylish interiors and wonderful grounds. High ceilings cosy nooks sash windows and a wonderful turned wooden staircase blends seamlessly the owners passion and keen eye for interior design.\nBeing tucked away at the outskirts of historic Wimborne Minster gives this wonderful property a rural feeling but is within a short stroll of the vibrant town square and its bars and restaurants.\nThe property offers 7 beautiful bedrooms sleeping 16 guests in style and comfort a grand sitting room large kitchen with beautiful AGA with separate breakfast room and a formal dining room offers the perfect space to come together over dinner and a drink or two. A newly refurbished entertainment room with underfloor heating houses a large 75\\ flat screen TV connected to a Netflix account with a complimentary £20 to spend on Apple movies. You then step outside through bi-fold doors onto a terrace which has a hot tub. To make guests stay extra special a welcome basket of local homemade treats is provided on arrival including freshly baked bread from the local bakery locally sourced free-range eggs and jam milk in the fridge and a selection of Dorset teas and ground coffee.\nWhat makes this area so special? Visit the Minster and in summer months view its remarkable chained library. For the more adventurous the Stour Valley Way and Hardy Way walking routes pass through Wimborne. Kayak or watch kingfishers on the River Stour. The National Trust’s Kingston Lacy estate is a five minute drive from the town centre. Or visit Badbury Rings a spectacular iron age hill fort. Step back in time and stroll around the model village just 5 minutes away\nWithin 30 minutes drive you will find Sandbanks peninsular with miles of unspoilt sandy beaches and the chance to enjoy a wide variety of water based activities. From here take the iconic chain ferry to Swanage a glorious Victorian seaside town. If you are looking for culture Kingston Lacy a National Trust house and gardens are well worth a visit or take in a show or concert at the ’Art Deco’ Tivoli theatre a 5 minute walk away."
The Gate House: sleeps 16 adults in 7 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms (3 of which are en suite). Ample private parking. Garden area - Enclosed.
Grand entrance hall. Bed 1 (sleeps 2) Twin bedroom with en suite shower and WC. Sitting room. Large kitchen with Aga, 2 electric ovens, 5-ring gas hob and dishwasher. Separate breakfast room. Dining room with space for 16 guests. Entertainment room with underfloor heating and bi-fold doors onto the terrace, XBox and 75" flat screen TV connected to Netflix.
Bed 2 (sleeps 2) Double bedroom with en suite shower and WC
Bed 3 (sleeps 2) Double bedroom
Bed 4 (sleeps 2) Double bedroom
Bed 5 (sleeps 2) Twin bedroom
Bed 6 (sleeps 2) Twin bedroom
2 separate family bathrooms with WC
Accessed via steep steps
Bed 7 (sleeps 4) Double bedroom plus with two twin beds with ensuite bathroom and WC
Wi-Fi/Broadband/TV connected to Netflix
All wood supplied for fires and stoves as needed
Large enclosed garden with BBQ. Table and chairs
Hot tub now available
What you need to know
Highchair and Travel cot available (please supply own bedding for this)
Pets are allowed
Suitable for wheelchair access
A security deposit of £250 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.