The Mouse House
Located in Blandford Forum, Dorset
Mouse House is a studio cottage near Milborne St Andrew in Dorset, sleeping two people in one bedroom and pet-friendly.
- Sleeps: 2
- Bedrooms: 1
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: 2
The Mouse House is a ground floor, studio property situated near Milborne St Andrew in Dorset. It boasts studio accommodation hosting a double bed, there is also a shower room, it can sleep two people. The accommodation also includes an open-plan living area featuring a kitchen, a dining area and a sitting area. To the outside, there is plenty of off-road parking as well as an enclosed courtyard with furniture. The Mouse House is a cosy, pet-friendly hideaway in a superb spot for a break enjoying the countryside and coastline of Dorset.
The Mouse House lies in beautiful countryside on the edge of the village of Winterborne Whitechurch which in itself is on the edge of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This studio accommodation is perfectly located for lovers of the countryside and lovers themselves, a great romantic retreat. There is great walking and cycling direct from your doorstep and the walks can be enjoyed by your pets as The Mouse House accepts two well-behaved dogs. Lots of charming villages to explore and pubs to discover but you are close to the market town of Blandford Forum and the county town of Dorchester with further options for dining out and attractions to visit.
The accommodation at The Mouse House comprises of an open plan living area with TV, dining area with seating and gas hob, microwave and fridge. There is a double bed and a shower room with a basin and toilet. A travel cot can be arranged if you need.
Outside is an enclosed courtyard garden complete with furniture. There is ample off-road parking. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.
- Underfloor gas heating
- Gas hob, microwave, fridge, TV
- Fuel and power inc in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc in rent
- Travel cot available on request
- Ample off-road parking
- Enclosed courtyard with furniture
- Two well-behaved dogs welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop 3 miles and pub 2 miles
- Note: Dogs to be kept in the porch area only
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.