Located in Blandford Forum, Dorset
Rose Cottage rests in Pimperne near Blandford Forum and can sleep 12 people in six bedrooms and is pet-friendly.
- Sleeps: 12
- Bedrooms: 6
- Bathrooms: 3
- Pet Friendly: 2
Rose Cottage is a beautifully-renovated brick barn conversion situated on a working equestrian centre, on the outskirts of Pimperne village, in Dorset. The property comes with six bedrooms, three on the ground floor and three upstairs, as well as a family bathroom on both floors, perfect for up to 12 people. The ground-floor bedrooms include a super-king-size double room with an en-suite shower, a twin room with zip/link beds and a bunkroom. Upstairs is a second super-king-size bed, a second bunk room and a single bedroom. There is also a children’s room upstairs with a cot. Downstairs, there is a sitting room seating 10 with a woodburning stove, a well-equipped kitchen well-equipped and a large dining room. Outside is a shared games room, a lawned garden, patio and a barbecue, and off-road parking for six cars. Rose Cottage is a fantastic Dorset holiday home for friends and family groups.
Rose Cottage is a beautifully renovated brick barn conversion, designed with large families and groups of friends in mind, perfect for those seeking to explore the beauty of the Dorset countryside.
Rose Cottage is an exceptional find and can easily accommodate up to 12 people, with ample room for sleeping, cooking, eating and socialising together as you plan your holiday. Inside Rose Cottage are a total of six wonderful bedrooms; two rooms have super-king-size beds, one of which can be made into twin beds if preferred and has an en-suite shower room. Here, you will also find a flexible twin/double bedroom, a single room and two rooms with bunk beds. This impressive holiday accommodation also comes with a fantastic kitchen, perfectly equipped for catering your own culinary delights, as well as a breakfast table with seating for six, whilst the main dining room offers a huge dining space for up to 20 people! There is a main sitting room with a good seating arrangement, a warming wood burner and lovely views of the stables to the back of the cottage, as well as an alternate sitting area for four in the large dining room. Here, you can get some peace and quiet and catch up on some reading, or just watch a bit of TV.
Out front is a patio and a shared lawned garden, where you can relax on warm summer evenings and enjoy a tasty barbeque, whilst the younger guests of the group can have fun in the adjoining games room or enjoy some reading in the snug above it. A truly wonderful family holiday home for groups exploring Dorset.
- Electric central heating with woodburning stove
- Electric range with gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, 2 x dishwasher, washer/dryer, 2 x TV with Freeview, CD/radio and WiFi
- Fuel, power and starter pack for stove included in rent
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- Travel cot, highchair, travel cots and stairgates available on request
- Ample off-road parking
- Shared lawned garden and private patio with furniture and charcoal barbecue
- Two well-behaved dogs welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop 3 miles, a pub just over 1½ 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.