Dover Close

Located in Poole, Dorset

Dover Close is a grand, detached house is located in Poole, Dorset and can sleep eight people in four bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Pet Friendly: 2


Dover Close is a grand detached house located in Poole, Dorset. It has four bedrooms: one king-size with en-suite bathroom and WC, two double with en-suite shower room and WC and one twin. There is a separate family bathroom and WC. It has a ground floor cloakroom with basin and WC. Downstairs has an open-plan fitted kitchen and dining area, as well as an open-plan living room and dining area. Outside has a lawned garden and patio area with a summer house, decking and furniture provided. Dover Close is an excellent modernised cottage in the heart of Dorset countryside.

Property Details

Dover Close is a grand detached house with a high-quality open-plan interior located in Poole. The house is perfect for large families or groups of friends to holiday together with 3 en suite bedrooms and a sun trap of a garden complete with patio, table and chairs. Poole is dominated by its huge natural harbour which has no fewer than five islands within it which can be reached by regular boat trips. It is a 15-minute walk to Branksome Chine, a fantastic golden sandy beach on the edge of Sandbanks and Poole but this whole stretch of coastline is fine golden sand so you are spoilt for choice. Discover the National Trust's Brownsea Island, the birthplace of the Scout movement and one of the last places to spot red squirrels or the famous landmarks along the Isle of Purbeck including Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door and Corfe Castle. Lots of places to eat out including the best Fish and Chips shop Chez Fred, The Plantation, The Cliff and the Rick Stein restaurant. Petit Prince offers the best coffee and cakes for that light snack. Shops are just 10 minutes away with the local pub just 1 mile away. Your holiday can be enjoyed with the whole family as Dover Close will accept up to two well-behaved dogs.

The accommodation at Dover Close comprises a spacious open plan living area with a dining table and seating for 10, Freeview TV, DVD player, WiFi and plenty of comfy seating. The kitchen and utility are very well equipped and also has a dining table and chairs for six for breakfasts and is equipped with an electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and a range of accessories and utensils. A cloakroom rounds off the ground floor. There are four bedrooms arranged as a king-size double with en suite bathroom and dressing area, two double bedrooms with en suite shower rooms and a twin. The bathroom has a bath with a shower over, basin and toilet.

Outside is the garden complete with patio, table and chairs, summer house with decking and a barbecue. There is off-road parking for one car. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.


  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, fridge/freezer, toaster, kettle, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • TV with Freeview, DVD player and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Lower level patio area with raised lawned garden, a summer house with decking, furniture and barbecue
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 10 mins walk miles and pub 1 mile


Cot Available
Great View
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Washing machine



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Area Details


Poole is a large, pretty town, with so much to offer. It has a beautiful natural harbour that is the largest natural harbour in Europe. Across from Poole harbour is Brownsea Island. This is a Nature Reserve owned by the National Trust, with the north side of the Island managed by the Dorset Wildlife Trust. Only a small population lives on the island itself. The island has a castle a gift shop, a cafe, and an outdoor centre - you could be lucky enough to see one of the native red squirrels. The town has a vast number of shops, a shopping centre, supermarkets, a choice of restaurants, cafes and pubs.


Poole has four beaches (five if you include Sandbanks) that have won more Blue Flag awards than any other UK resort. The soft, golden sands are cleaned and raked every day of the year. Shore Road beach offers a gently sloping beach and safe, clean water. There is a launch zone for kitesurfers and windsurfers here. Canford Cliffs beach is a tranquil area with a steep, sandy cliff that is a haven for wildlife and is a great beach to relax on. Branksome Beach allows pets all year round. There is also a sandy harbour beach to visit at the nearby village of Hamworthy.


Summer Breeze on the Quay is a free music and firework event every Thursday in late July and August. Plus, every Friday evening is the Quay for my Car event that has a different theme each week, from Beetles to American muscle cars. Grooves on the Green is an annual music event in Parkstone, Poole with 2 music stages and entertainment. In addition, in the middle of June come and enjoy Paye Day, Poole's annual pirate day including the infamous Pirate Parade. Tower Park is a waterpark and swimming pool, cinema, bowling, soft play and bingo under one roof, making it a great visit for all the family all year round.

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