Located in Blandford Forum, Dorset
Forever Cottage is a mid-terrace cottage in Milton Abbas, Dorset and can sleep two people in one bedroom and is pet-friendly.
- Sleeps: 2
- Bedrooms: 1
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: 2
Forever Cottage is a delightful property resting in the village of Milton Abbas, Dorset. Hosting one bedroom with a super-king-size bed (zip/link can be twin on request), and an en-suite WC, along with a ground floor shower room, this property can sleep up to two guests. There is a kitchen, dining room, and a sitting room with a woodburning stove. Outside there is an enclosed garden with a gravel patio, furniture and a barbecue, along with private parking for one car. Forever Cottage is a delightful property, perfect for a romantic break in Dorset.
Set in the wonderful location of Milton Abbas, Forever Cottage offers a beautiful spot to enjoy the countryside of Dorset, attached to the owner's home, this mid-terrace cottage is pet-friendly and features a woodburning stove.
Ideal for a couple's break or a holiday with a friend either can be accommodated with the zip/link bed that can either be a super-king-size or a set of twin beds. On the ground floor, you can find the vibrant kitchen with ample appliances for a self-catered stay, as well as a separate dining room and a sitting room, where the woodburning stove can warm you on a cool evening. Completing the ground floor is the shower room, while upstairs you can discover the lovely bedroom, with feature wallpaper and pleasant decor, it's a charming spot to settle down in.
Let the dogs out in the morning in the enclosed patio garden to stretch their legs, before embarking on a local walk in the area to explore; head up to Bulbarrow Hill and take in the scenery of Dorset, or wander south to Milborne St. Andrew, a village in a valley named for its seasonal stream running down from the chalk downs. For a thrilling day of excitement, find Gorcombe Activities on Gorcombe Farm, home to quad biking, paintball, clay shooting, archery, and even axe-throwing among the many other activities, it presents a fabulous day out for a couple. Just under ten miles away in Bovington is the excellent attraction of Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre, home to a rescued and endangered primates in an open-air park. Spend a day on the coast, whether it's over to the seaside haven of Weymouth, enjoying views from the 17th century Lulworth Castle Wareham, or walking along the epic Chesil Beach. Forever Cottage is a perfect property to make some amazing Dorset memories to keep forever.
- Oil central heating with woodburning stove
- Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, Freeview TV and DVD player and WiFi
- Fuel, power and initial log supply included in rent
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- Travel cot available on request
- Private parking for one car
- Small enclosed garden with gravelled patio, garden furniture and barbecue
- Two well-behaved pets welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop and pub just over 1 mile away
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.