Pheasant Lodge at Chapel Lodges

Located in Wimborne, Dorset

Pheasant Lodge at Chapel Lodges is a charming detached cottage based on the outskirts of Wimborne, East Dorset and can sleep two people in one bedroom.

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


Pheasant Lodge is a wonderful one bedroom cottage based on the outskirts of Wimborne, East Dorset. The property offers a king-size bedroom and a separate family shower room, sleeping two altogether. There is an open-plan living room with a fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Outside has an enclosed lawned garden and patio area with furniture and hot tub. Off-road parking is available. Pheasant Lodge is the perfect spot for a romantic getaway with your loved one.

Property Details

A luxurious one-bedroom holiday home based just outside of the thriving town of Wimborne Minster, in East Dorset. Overlooking the beautiful, unspoilt countryside and set in 13 acres of private rolling countryside, this property is the perfect choice for couples looking for a rural escape to Dorset that's within reach of the coastline for a number of beaches.

Pheasant Lodge provides a wonderful studio-style living space, with a large sofa to curl up on of an evening while catching up with your favourite shows. Throw open the patio doors and let the breeze wash over the interior, whilst you enjoy a hearty breakfast at the dining table, prepared in the well-equipped kitchen. Resting behind the lounge area is a large king-size bed, with lovely bedside tables and lamps, perfect for some late-night reading, with a double-sized shower room to support. Use the wonderful dressing table to get ready for the day, with a provided hairdryer and large mirror.

Delight in your enclosed garden, with a delightful patio area where you dine on the comfortable bistro, sat next to the fire pit bbq, with the fire pit to keep you warm during those chilly evenings. Or take a relaxing dip in the hot tub and let those bubbling jets work their magic to get rid of those aching muscles.

With so much to do on your doorstep, leave time to unwind in the 13 acres of private grounds within which Pheasant lodge is set, home to an extensive variety of wildlife including deer, pheasants, badgers, rabbits and a huge selection of birdlife. Meet the tame sheep, Mellow and Rapunzel, or spend time around one of the woodland clearing firepits, which can also be used for BBQs. Take advantage of the provided barbecue and cook up a storm for you and your partner. Discover a bridlepath bordering the holiday home leading directly onto Wayman's Way footpath towards Corfe Barrows and Happy Bottom nature reserves.

Alternatively head the opposite direction onto the Stour Valley way, perfect for a leisurely walk with stunning countryside and river views, or walk into nearby Wimborne town (1.1miles) a haven for food lovers with its plethora of local restaurants, bars, cafes and pubs. Bring cycles if you wish to explore extensive local cycle routes.

Just 9 miles from the lodge is stunning Sandbanks beach and Poole Harbour, from here a short ferry journey transports you to the beautiful national trust owned Studland beaches and the start of the world heritage cited Jurassic Coast. Pheasant Lodge is a mere 20 minutes drive from the New Forest national park with ample additional leisure activities.

After a busy day exploring the local area why not take a 2-minute stroll to our local pub, a centuries-old picture-postcard Dorset thatched Inn serving award-winning beers and good food. You are within reach of the Dorset AONB and Cranborne Chase AONB for a number of countryside hot spots, trails, nature reserves and a plethora of wildlife to spot. Or travel into Wimborne Minster itself and discover the National Trust property of Kingston Lacy House, boasting an Italian-style country manor house housing a number of Egyptian artefacts and a notable art collection, and set within picturesque Japanese Gardens.

Pheasant Lodge is an idyllic cottage located in the heart of the Dorset countryside.


  • Electric central heating
  • Microwave oven, toaster, kettle, fridge, TV coffee maker, Bluetooth radio and WiFi
  • Fuel and power included in rent
  • Bed linen and Egyptian towels and bathrobes included in rent
  • Ample off-road parking for two cars
  • Enclosed lawned garden and patio area with furniture, hot tub, barbecue and fire pit
  • Sorry, no pets and smoking
  • Shop under 1 mile and pub 350 metres
  • Note - Due to safety regulations requiring water change to hot tub for each new guest water will not be up to temperature until 8pm on day of arrival
  • Please advise the owner of any dietary requirements
  • The check-in time is 5pm
  • Note: this property can not accept children - including infants


Great View
Ground floor bath
Ground floor bed
Ground floor facilities
Hot Tub
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub


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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