Deer lodge at Chapel Lodges

Located in Wimborne, Dorset

Deer Lodge at Chapel Lakes is a detached lodge in Wimborne, Dorset and can sleep two people in one bedroom.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: No


Deer Lodge at Chapel Lodges is a charming detached lodge resting on the outskirts of Wimborne Minster in Dorset. Hosting one king-size bedroom along with an en-suite shower room, as well as an open-plan living space with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area, this property can sleep up to two guests. Outside there is a private patio with a hot tub and guests have access to the owner’s private acres of land, shared with Pheasant Cottage next door. Deer Lodge is a wonderful retreat for a romantic break in Dorset.

Property Details

Resting on the outskirts of the charming but lively town of Wimborne Minster is this luxurious converted stable, Deer Lodge at Chapel Lodges. Offering a couple a perfect excuse to get away for a romantic break in Dorset, this idyllic property is set within the owner's 13 acres of beautiful grounds, which includes private woodlands and meadows. With your own private hot tub at hand for relaxing evenings under the stars or day time spent watching a multitude of wildlife including; deer, rabbits, pheasants and a plethora of birdlife, whilst the bubbles work their magic. Meet the tame sheep, Mellow and Rapunzel, or spend time around one of the woodland clearing firepits, which can also be used for BBQs.

Settle into the open-plan living space after a day of exploring the multitude of footpaths leading to Corfe Barrows Nature Reserve and The Stour Valley Way, which provides stunning riverside views and numerous quiet country trails. You can even bring your bikes to explore further, this is a perfect location for a tranquil and quiet treat away from the crowds. Rest on the sofa within the attractive decor, with a fantastic TV for some quiet evening entertainment. Enjoy rustling up some fabulous evening meals in the contemporary kitchen within a smart alcove, beneath the spotlights enjoy using the great range of appliances including an electric oven and hob, to cook a romantic dish to share at the dining table.

Delight in dipping in the bubbling hot tub which rests out on your own private patio, afterwards making use of the fantastic chiminea as you continue your evening. Discover the lovely bedroom which holds an inviting king-size bed complete with high thread count linen to ensure a wonderful nights sleep. The modern en-suite shower room hosts a large walk-in double shower, complete with Egyptian cotton towels, bathrobes and slippers.

When you need to venture into town, find Wimborne Minster (1.1 miles) to be a bustling and classic Dorset town with stone-built churches, winding streets, and an array of shops, both local and high street favourites, and a multitude of restaurants and bars. Alternatively, you can stay closer to home to eat at our local picture postcard, thatched pub and restaurant which is only a 2-minute stroll from Deer Lodge.

Located in the countryside but within easy reach of the world-famous World Heritage Jurassic Coast and the beautiful National Trust Studland beaches. Other nearby attractions are the towns of Poole and Bournemouth, the famous sandbanks beach, the beautiful Poole Harbour and the new Forrest which is just a 20-minute drive away. Head into the Cranborne Chase AONB which lies practically on your doorstep, for gorgeous scenery and landscapes to discover on walks and bike rides, or travel to the National Trust owned Kingston Lacey House, a huge country mansion holding fascinating Egyptian artefacts and a notable art collection.

Deer Lodge at Chapel Lodges is a perfect place to spend a special break with your loved one.


  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, microwave, coffee machine, TV and WiFi
  • Record player and vinyls
  • Fuel and power included in rent
  • High thread count bed linen, Egyptian towels & robes included in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Private patio with hot tub and access to owner's acres of private land with lawn, croquet lawn, chiminea and swing
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop within 1 mile, pub within 350 metres
  • Sandbanks Beach 10 miles
  • Note: The use of the grounds is shared with the nearby property, Pheasant Lodge, however, both properties are secluded from each other to respect your privacy
  • Note: This property does not accept children
  • Note: Due to safety regulations requiring water change to the hot tub for each new guest, water will not be up to temperature until 8pm on day of arrival
  • Note: Please advise the owner of any dietary requirements
  • The check-in time is 5pm


Great View
Ground floor bathroom
Ground floor bedroom
Ground floor facilities
Hot Tub
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Rural Location



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Area Details


Wimborne Minster, more often called Wimborne, is a market town near Poole and Bournemouth. The square is a hive of activity with a variety of shops and cafes. Browse down the side streets for the more traditional shops, or visit a farm shop and cafe outside of the town. The town has a large and well-established market that runs on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday. There are three pubs to choose from offering home-cooked traditional food.

The most famous attraction is Wimborne Model Village. Built over fifty years ago and 1/10th scale model that amazes its visitors from all over the world with its quality and realism. They also have an award-winning sensory garden, giant chess set, putting lawn, model railway gift shop and tea room. Every June the town hosts the Wimborne Minster Folk Festival which dates back to 1980. Regarded worldwide, the annual event of traditional folk dance and songs sees one of the largest gatherings. Dance teams and musicians from the South of England take part and this event usually attracts large crowds.

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