Located in Blandford Forum, Dorset
Bluebell Cottage is an end-terrace cottage on the outskirts of Pimperne in Dorset and can sleep two people in one bedroom and is pet-friendly.
- Sleeps: 2
- Bedrooms: 1
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: 1
This pretty, end-terrace brick barn conversion is situated on the outskirts of Pimperne village in Dorset, beside a working equestrian centre. The property has a bright, open-plan living area with a kitchen, dining table and sitting area, as well as exposed beams and painted brick walls. Upstairs is a super king-size bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, ideal for two people and outside is a private patio with furniture in a shared lawned garden. There is off-road parking. A great base for couples visiting Dorset.
Nestled on the outskirts of Pimperne and just a short distance away from the market town of Blandford Forum is Bluebell Cottage a delightful, romantic country retreat for couples wishing to explore Dorset. You and your partner can look forward to unwinding each evening within the spacious, open-plan living room, where the exposed beams and whitewashed brick walls offer a sense of character as you enjoy the modern conveniences and contemporary styling. This superb space offers a kitchen, a dining table and a plush sofa so you can curl up together with a glass of wine and reminisce the day, or catch up on some late-night TV before bed. Upstairs is a lovely bedroom, with a super king-size bed and en-suite bathroom; kick-start your morning with a coffee before a refreshing shower, or relax your aching muscles after a long walk, with an even longer soak in a hot bubble bath.
Outside is pretty Rattan-style furniture on the patio, where you can enjoy the sunshine and soak up the fresh country air. The location is great for walking and exploring the many delights of Dorset, making Bluebell Cottage the perfect holiday home for couples visiting this wonderful part of the country.
- Electric central heating
- Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD and WiFi
- Fuel and power inc in rent
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request
- Off-road parking available
- Shared lawned garden and private patio with furniture and charcoal barbecue
- One well-behaved pet welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop 3 miles, pub 1
- 7 miles
- Note: The cottage is situated in the centre of a working arable farm and at some times of the year there may be noise from farm machinery, if you are interested in how the farm works then please do ask the owners
- Note: The owners have a catering service available for any night of your stay, menus can be decided upon before your arrival and food can either be left at your cottage for you or can be prepared and served to you
- Note: Check-in from 4 pm onwards
Newfield Farm Cottages
Situated on a working arable farm with horses, on the outskirts of Pimperne village in Dorset, Newfield Farm Cottages are a wonderful, three-cottage complex set inside a beautiful brick barn conversion. Rose Cottage, Forget Me Not Cottage and Bluebell Cottage together make up this complex and together can sleep up to 20 people, making this perfect for all kinds of party make-ups. The grounds of the cottages are thoughtfully planned out to make an exceptional holiday experience, with ample off-road parking and a shared lawned garden with patio areas with seating and barbecues, perfect for cooking up something tasty during the summer months! The interior of the properties hold their own individual character and charm, as well as complemented by contemporary styling and modern conveniences to create welcoming spaces to return to. If you can tear yourself away from the cosy cottages, take a short stroll into Pimperne, where you will find a selection of two local pubs that serve food. For more options, take the car to the market town of Blandford Forum where you can visit a number of museums, take a brewery tour, or simply browse the market stalls that visit the town twice a week. The town also as a good selection of shops, pubs and restaurants that are well-worth sampling. Better acquaint yourself with your surroundings by visiting the Badbury Rings Iron-Age hill fort, the National Trust’s stunning Kingston Lacy House, or explore the Jurassic and West Dorset Heritage coastline. Set in the Cranborne Chase AONB, this wonderful region of Dorset has plenty to offer people of all ages. From visiting the multitude of lovely towns, visiting the many attractions from Monkey World, the Tank Museum, Adventure Wonderland Theme Park, or walking along the stunning Dorset coastline, there is something to entertain everyone! Newfield Farm Cottages are a fabulous holiday destination for large groups of friends, families and couples exploring Dorset!
Blandford Forum is the most complete, small Georgian town in England, set on the banks of the River Stour. Fires destroyed the town in the eighteenth century and the town gradually rebuilt. Today, the town is now a fascinating example of Georgian architecture. Read all about the history of the town and the devasting fire in the local museum.
The town has a charming parish church and a wonderful marketplace. Surrounding the marketplace are an assortment of local independent shops and well-known "brand" shops as well as cafes, pubs, and supermarkets. The town also has indoor and outdoor markets each week. Blandford Forum is home to one of Dorset’s breweries – Hall & Woodhouse. Drop in for a tour of the brewery, sample, or buy the famous "Badger Beer".
There are a few trails to try around the town, cycle along the old trailway between Blandford and Sturminster Newton taking in fabulous Dorset scenery all the way. At Shillingstone is a cafe, offering needed refreshment for your trip back. Have a bite to eat in the cafe, alfresco, or in the restored buffet coach.
By far the biggest event in the area is the annual Great Dorset Steam Fair held at the end of August. The event has grown every year and now sits on a 600-acre site. It is the leading show of its kind in the world, attracting a lot of international attention. Fun for all the family with various entertainments and music to suit all ages and an old-time steam funfair.
For those adventurers, try Gorcombe Extreme Sports in the nearby village of Thornicombe. Here you find Quad biking, paintball, dirt buggies, an extreme assault course, and clay shooting. After a long day, stop for a cream tea and explore the well-stocked farm shop full of delightful local produce.