Located in Dorchester, Dorset
The Creamery is a beautiful conversion of an old dairy is in the town of Dorchester in Dorset and can sleep 5 people in 3 bedrooms and is pet-friendly.
- Sleeps: 5
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: 1
Situated in a historic county town of Dorchester within a strolling distance to its centre is a conversion of an old dairy, The Creamery. The property sleeps up to five people in three bedrooms and has a cosy feel to it with a sunny garden for all to enjoy. The property was a Tinsmith’s workshop and still has original solid wooden beams and it’s a part of a group of converted cottages, flats and houses once all been a large Fordington Dairy.
The Creamery is full of character cottage located on an old dairy within walking distance of the centre of Dorchester. The interior of the cottage is a mix of old with vaulted, beamed ceilings and new with an open plan lounge, kitchen and diner with contemporary styling. The county town of Dorchester offers much to the visitor, with many pubs and restaurants including Dorset's only Michelin starred restaurant, a selection of well known and boutique shops, several museums and the well-manicured Borough Gardens.
The accommodation at The Creamery comprises of a ground floor bedroom one which has been arranged as a double, bedroom two a twin and bedroom three a single. The family bathroom has a bath with a shower over, basin and toilet. Stairs take you to the first floor and the living accommodation which is open plan. The lounge area has a TV with DVD player with the kitchen well equipped with gas hob, grill and oven, fridge freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. The dining area has a table and seating for six.
Outside there is a small patio area. There is off-road parking for up to two cars. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.
- Gas central heating, electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, DVD, WiFi
- Fuel and power included in rent
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- Cot and high chair available
- Off-road parking for two cars
- Small patio area with furniture
- One well-behaved dog allowed
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop and pub for 5 min
- River 5 min
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.