Retreat 38504 – Shaftesbury, Dorset

  • Dorset
  • 8
  • 4
  • 2
from  £1429
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Amidst the splendid Dorset countryside lies the rural village of Melbury Abbas where a beautifully restored barn conversion awaits. Located in the picturesque rolling hills and expansive farmland of Dorset this property offers an ideal starting point for delightful walks. This charming region is rich in quaint villages sandy beaches and a coastline with world heritage recognition. Explore Shaftesbury (2.8 miles) a lovely market town renowned for Gold Hill which was made famous as Hovis Hill in the 70s Hovis bread commercials. Visit the popular coastal towns of Poole (23 miles) Bournemouth (30 miles) and Weymouth (34 miles). Additionally visitors can explore Longleat House and Safari Park (21 miles) National Trust s Kingston Lacey (15 miles) and Stourhead (14 miles) Salisbury Cathedral (21.5 miles) and Monkey World (25.5 miles). Step inside this stunning property and you will immediately find yourself in a fantastically appointed open-plan living area with far-reaching countryside views and an impressive vaulted ceiling. The lounge/kitchen/diner is made for relaxing enjoy the snug area which has a Smart TV and wood burner for those cooler evenings. Or relax on the sofas which overlook the garden and on warm sunny days open the large glass doors to the patio making the space even larger. The well-equipped kitchen is a great space for cooking lazy breakfasts or trying out new recipes which can be enjoyed around the large dining table. Completing the downstairs is a useful WC. Head upstairs where you will find all four bedrooms all beautifully decorated and with countryside views. The master bedroom has a super-king-size-zip-and-link which can be a twin on request and boasts an en-suite bathroom. There are two king-size bedrooms and a twin-zip-and-link which can be a super-king-size on request. Completing this floor is an immaculate family bathroom. You will find an enclosed secluded garden where you can either enjoy al fresco dining on the patio with outdoor seating or relax with a good book. The highlight of the garden is the wood fired hot tub which is particularly inviting at night when guests can enjoy the warm water under the star-filled skies. Need to know: 4 bedrooms 1 super king size zip and link which can be made into a twin on request, 2 king size and 1 twin zip and link which can be made into a super king size on request. 2 bathrooms 1 en suite bathroom with bath, separate shower and WC, 1 bathroom with a shower over bath and WC and 1 separate WC. Kitchen with 2 electric ovens and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, coffee machine and washing machine. Travel cot and highchair available. Wood burner logs included (please bring own kindling wood). Smart TV and DVD. Enclosed garden with a spacious patio, outside seating and a charcoal BBQ. Wood fired hot tub logs included. Shared open sided games barn with table tennis and table football. Ample private parking. Shops and pubs 2 miles. This property is currently being renovated, but for ideas on furnishing please look at it’s sister property Dukums House, property code: 48814.



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