Frome Lodge House
Located in Dorchester, Dorset
Frome Lodge House is a two-bedroom holiday home that can sleep four people situated just outside of Dorchester, Dorset and is pet-friendly.
- Sleeps: 4
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: 2
Frome Lodge House is located just outside of Dorchester town overlooking Frome River water meadow in Dorset and has accommodation all on one level. With 1 x king-size and 1 x single (with second pull out single) and a family bathroom. A wood-burning stove is the centrepiece of the open plan living area with kitchen, dining and sitting area. The property has off-road parking for two cars and an enclosed rear lawned garden with furniture. Located just over a mile from Dorchester this property allows you to be close to all amenities yet enjoy some peace and tranquillity.
Frome Lodge House is situated on the outskirts of Dorchester and overlooks the Frome River Water Meadow. Within walking distance of the town centre, you get all the benefits of pretty rural views as well. The accommodation is all on the ground floor and is pet-friendly accepting up to two well-behaved dogs. Dorchester is the county town of Dorset and has been an important area for thousands of years and Maiden Castle, an Iron Age fort that can still be visited today, was one of the countries most important settlements before the Romans arrived. The town is steeped in history and you can explore this within the County Museum. The town is blessed with many museums including The Keep, Dinosaur Museum, The Tutankhamun Exhibition, Hardy's Cottage, Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, Max Gate, Terracotta Warriors Museum and the Teddy Bear Museum. Attractions include the Roman Town House, the only Roman townhouse to be seen in its entirety and dating back to the 4th century AD, Sculpture by the lakes, Athelhampton House and Gardens, Kingston Maurward Park and Gardens or perhaps take a trip to Langham Wine Estate and Brewery. Take a stroll through the Borough Gardens, watch a game of tennis, enjoy the play area and stop and listen at the traditional band stand. There are just under 100 restaurants in Dorchester catering for all tastes and budgets from breakfast through to dinner. The Jurassic Coast is just a 15-minute drive away so you can combine the best of the countryside with the fabulous beaches that Dorset has to offer.
The accommodation at Frome Lodge House comprises an open plan living area with a woodburning stove, TV, French doors to the garden, comfy seating and WiFi-enabled throughout. The dining area has a table and chairs for four with the kitchen equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. The two bedrooms are arranged as a king-size double and a single with an additional pull out bed. The bathroom has a small bath with a shower over, basin and toilet. A cot and highchair can be provided if wanted.
Outside is an enclosed rear lawned garden complete with furniture. There is off-road parking for two cars. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.
- Oil fired central heating
- Woodburning stove
- Oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV
- Fuel and power included in rent
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- Cot and highchair available on request
- Off-road parking for two cars on the driveway
- Enclosed rear lawned garden with garden furniture
- Two well-behaved dogs welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Pub 5 mins walk
- Shop 10 mins walk
Dorchester is the county town of Dorset and is a town for all seasons. This vibrant, bustling town has an array of "brand name" shops as well as banks and local independent shops up the side streets. Cafes, test rooms, pubs, restaurants, and takeaways catering to all tastes can be found here. There is also a weekly market on Wednesdays selling local produce. Dorchester is the birthplace of Thomas Hardy and he based his novel, The Mayor of Casterbridge, on Dorchester. Open all year round, Max Gate, the childhood home of Thomas Hardy, now owned by the National Trust, is well worth a visit.
Visit Wolfeton House set in beautiful water meadows, in the nearby village of Charminster. Visit Athelhampton House and Gardens or visit Kingston Maurwood, a Georgian mansion surrounded by 35 acres of gardens. Dorchester Park often has open-air concerts in the bandstand or an open-air cinema in the summer months. The park has a mini open-air gym and a large expanse of grass for the children to run around. For the adults there is a cafe, sit for a picnic or a coffee and watch the kids explore. Join the Dorchester Town Ghost Walks and discover the many haunted buildings. The Dorset County Show attracts visitors from near and far. It is a two-day event, featuring horse competitions, funfair, crafts, and is a chance for the local farmers to show their prized animals and produce. There is so much to do here for all the family.
Visit the Keep Military Museum, 4 floors of military history focusing on the Dorsetshire regiment over the past 500 years. Try the Dorset County Museum or The Dinosaur Museum, an award-winning museum with life-size dinosaur reconstructions, fossils, and more. Finally, explore the Teddy Bear Museum, house, and shop. This is a celebration of all things stuffed in teddy form that will delight those young of heart.