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The Garden House, Okeford Fitzpaine, Dorset

SuperhostOkeford Fitzpaine, England, United Kingdom
Entire cottage hosted by Sue
4 guests2 bedrooms3 beds1.5 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the cottage to yourself.
Clean and tidy
15 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Sue is a Superhost
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Great location
95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
The Garden House is a carefully restored spacious 2 bedroom former coach house, situated in the centre of an attractive rural village in the heart of the rolling Dorset countryside. Okeford Fitzpaine was awarded best large village of the year 2018 in Dorset. A perfect destination for families, nature lovers, walkers, cyclists and anyone else wishing to escape to beautiful rural Dorset.

The space
THE GARDEN HOUSE
The Garden House is located within the village of Okeford Fitzpaine, adjacent to the owners home and is accessed off a shared drive. This comfortable two bedroom cottage offers sleeping for up to 4 guests plus one child in own travel cot. Outside there is a small private lawn garden with paved patio area and good sized table, chairs and BBQ. There is off road parking for 1 vehicle.

THE LIVING AREA
Spacious living room that also provides a seated dining area. French doors open out onto the garden/terrace. Flagstone flooring that runs throughout the ground floor and original exposed beams bring a lovely character to the room. Large wood burning log stove and underfloor heating ensure a cosy stay even on the coldest winter day. Free wi-fi and 40 inch smart television are also provided.

THE KITCHEN
Well equipped kitchen/dining area with fridge freezer, slim dishwasher, microwave, Bosch washing machine, induction hob, electric oven, iron and ironing board, Lavazza coffee machine with complimentary coffee pods and cafeteria.

BATHROOM
The downstairs family bathroom features separate shower, bath, toilet and sink. Fresh towels are provided and toiletries.

BEDROOM 1
A bright and spacious master bedroom with King size bed, Television, vaulted ceilings and original wooden beams. 2 velux windows make this a beautifully bright room.

BEDROOM 2
Large twin bedroom with 2 singles beds.

Airing cupboard on landing.

Upstairs also includes a separate small toilet room with sink.

GARDEN
With access from the living room the south facing garden has a close boarded fence 5ft high and a 3ft picket fence with small gate. It includes a paved terrace, garden furniture, BBQ and small lawn area. Perfect for al fresco dining!

Guest access
Guests have private access to the whole of the house and its adjoining garden. Off road parking is offered for 1 vehicle. Additional vehicles can be parked on road in the village.
The Garden House is a carefully restored spacious 2 bedroom former coach house, situated in the centre of an attractive rural village in the heart of the rolling Dorset countryside. Okeford Fitzpaine was awarded best large village of the year 2018 in Dorset. A perfect destination for families, nature lovers, walkers, cyclists and anyone else wishing to escape to beautiful rural Dorset.

The spac…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Wifi
Indoor fireplace
TV
Washer
Iron
Heating
Hair dryer
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Okeford Fitzpaine, England, United Kingdom

The pretty village of Okeford Fitzpaine (Winner of Dorset’s Best Kept Village 2018) features a well stocked village shop and traditional country pub, both within a minutes walk of the Garden House. For larger shops the town of Sturminster Newton is 3 miles away.

Further afield is a multitude of attractions and activities including; The Jurassic Coast, The Purbecks, Brownsea Island, Corfe Castle, Shaftesburys Gold Hill, the sandy beaches of Sandbanks and Bournemouth, grand national trust properties such as Kingston Lacey and Stourhead, Dorchester the home of Thomas Hardy, Salisbury Cathedral, Monkeyworld and Bovington Tank Museum are just a few of the local attractions that can be reached within an hour.

For food and drink lovers the local area is well serviced with an array pubs and restaurants as well as organic farm shops and food markets offering plenty of high quality local Dorset produce.
The pretty village of Okeford Fitzpaine (Winner of Dorset’s Best Kept Village 2018) features a well stocked village shop and traditional country pub, both within a minutes walk of the Garden House. For larger…
Kingston Lacy
20.0 km
Farmer Palmer's Farm Park
22.7 km
The Tank Museum
22.7 km
Brownsea Island Ferries
29.1 km

Hosted by Sue

Joined in November 2015
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Hi I am Sue and I have lived in North Dorset for 20 years with my family and 2 dogs. I hope that you will enjoy my holiday cottage and look forward to meeting you.
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House rules
Check-in: After 5:00 p.m.
Checkout: 11:00 a.m.
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Safety & Property
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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