This fabulous property has been lovingly furnished, and with stunning views over the Blackmore Vale yet just two hours from London by train, provides a perfect opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle.
This 350-year-old forge retreat in the village of Cucklington is full of character inside and out. Near Shaftesbury, find a great hideout for you and your hound to be treated to the most stunning green spaces, and far-reaching views of Blackmore Vale and beyond, all on the doorstep. Sleeping two plus one loyal four-legged family member who is welcome on the first floor, this idyllic base boasts incredible panoramic views. The dwelling is also set perfectly to spoil you for choice with tours of the best walking and cycling places around.
Hop up the short flight of steps and through the pretty barn door into the bright lounge/kitchen/diner, with unbeatable countryside views at every angle from its perfectly positioned windows. The character of the stonework and exposed beams balance perfectly with modern country living. This theme is continued throughout the pretty bedrooms downstairs, which consist of a king-size and a single bedroom. Completing the abode is a contemporary bathroom. Outside is ample seating with gorgeous views in a designated area on the periphery of the owner’s garden – perfect for winding down on a lazy evening.
Get the ball rolling with your bright-eyed barker and venture out into the Cranbourne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, 7 miles away. You are also within reaching distance of Stonehenge (27 miles), Cheddar Gorge (30 miles) and Longleat Safari Park (15 miles) for more adventure options. For salty sea dogs, make a day-trip to the south coast, with fabulous beaches at Bournemouth, Swanage, and Weymouth (all under 45 miles) to choose from. Closer to home, sample county hospitality with a pub just a 100-metre walk down the road.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.