1 White Lane Close
Located in Sturminster Newton, Dorset
This annexe is situated in the village of Sturminster Newton, near Blandford Forum, and can sleep two people in one bedroom.
- Sleeps: 2
- Bedrooms: 1
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: No
1 White Lane Close is a one-bedroom annexe situated in the village of Sturminster Newton, Dorset. Hosting one double bedroom, and a wet room, this property can sleep up to two people. Inside you will also find an open-plan sitting, kitchen and dining area. To the outside are off-road parking and an outdoor patio area with furniture. Resting in a charming location with places of interest just waiting to be explored, 1 White Lane Close is a delightful retreat in a unique part of England.
1 White Lane Close is a one-bedroom annexe adjacent to the owner's property in a quiet street in the market town of Sturminster Newton. Situated in the famed Blackmore Vale this makes for an excellent base in which to explore some beautiful Dorset countryside but the World Heritage Jurassic Coast only remains a 45-minute drive giving you both options. The accommodation is suitable for disabled guests with wheelchair wide doors and mobility accessories available upon request. The garden has wide patio areas helping access both outside and in which is well illuminated, has a roof overhang and can be accessed via the living area which has four glazed panels that can be opened to blend the inside and the outside. There is more going on in Sturminster Newton than you think with a choice of where to eat out, shops and the fantastic Exchange which hosts events throughout the year including comedy, music, film, history and talks.
The accommodation at 1 White Lane Close is all on one level and comprises of an open plan living area with Freeview TV, DVD player, WiFi and a selection of books and games. The kitchen has a dining area and is equipped with an electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment and washing machine. The bedroom is arranged as a double with a shower room with basin and toilet. There is a slide-out bed that would accommodate one child.
Outside is a garden with a patio area complete with furniture. There is off-road parking available for one car. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.
- Gas central heating
- Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, washing machine
- TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and games
- Fuel and power included in rent
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- Off-road parking for 1 car
- Outdoor patio and lawned area with furniture
- Sorry, no pets and no smoking
- Shop and pub 1 mile
- Note: Selection of mobility accessories available if required
- Note: Small step into the shower room
Sturminster Newton is a market town on the River Stour. The town has a medieval six-arch bridge that joins Sturminster to Newton. Thomas Hardy lived here for a time and wrote much of his novel, The Return of the Native, while a resident at Riverside house. Another famous resident was William Barnes, a popular Dorset poet. Located in the Blackmore Vale you are never far away from beautiful country views. The town has a range of shops, a supermarket, chemist and post office as well as cafes, pubs, and restaurants. Every Monday the town holds a market with local produce to tempt. Visit the towns working watermill that still produces flour every fortnight, take a tour and learn the history behind this historic building. There are great country walks from the Mill to enjoy. There are some great villages to explore close by, most with pubs to experience.
In the middle of September, the area gathers for the Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival. This festival has grown hugely size since it began and is a celebration of all things cheese. The festival is not limited to cheese so it is a great event to explore the best from local Dorset food and drink producers. Live music, bales to sit on while you munch your food, entertainment for the children, all with the backdrop of beautiful country views. Something for everybody and a great family day out.
Explore the North Dorset Trailway, transformed into a walk and cycle path. The trail now leads from Sturminster Newton all the way through Blandford Forum to Spetisbury. It is around 14 miles in total but more sections are planned to open soon. It is one of the best ways to appreciate all the countryside around you with lots of attractions to visit on your way. Visit Sturminster Newton Museum in a beautiful thatched building in the centre of the town. It shows exhibits to do with the local history of the town, the local railways, and even local poets. There is also a souvenir and gift shop and admission is free.