Located in Wimborne, Dorset
Minster Cottage is a pretty cottage in Wimborne, Dorset and can sleep five people in three bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 5
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: 1
Minster Cottage is a delightful end-terrace cottage resting in the market town of Wimborne, Dorset. Hosting three bedrooms including a king-size, a twin and a single, along with two bathrooms, this property can sleep up to five guests. There is also a kitchen/diner with a wood-burning stove and a sitting room with a gas fire. Outside there is off-road parking for two cars and a garden with a summerhouse, decking and a patio with furniture. Minster Cottage is the perfect base for a memorable family holiday to Dorset.
Situated in the heart of the lively market town of Wimborne, Dorset lies Minster Cottage, an attractive three-bedroom end-terrace cottage perfect for a family or group of friends. The property is conveniently located within easy reach of nearby seaside towns, historic villages and within walking distance from the gracious Wimborne Minster, making it the ideal base for exploring this lovely area of Dorset.
Stepping into the property, the sitting room welcomes you to relax and unwind with a good book on the sofa after a long day of exploring your surroundings as the fire warms the room around you. Moving through the property, the kitchen/diner is sure to be the social hub throughout your stay, boasting a welcoming wood-burning stove to take the chill off the open-plan space. The well-equipped kitchen hosts all the appliances certain to entice any budding chefs of the group to rustle up some tasty meals. From here, take advantage of the large dining table, where you can sit down as a family to enjoy your dinner and a glass of wine while you catch up on the day's events.
When sleep calls, climb the stairs to the bedrooms for some well-earned rest ahead of another adventurous day out. The master bedroom is bursting with character, hosting a queen-size bed. Guests will also benefit from a twin room with exposed brick walls, and another single room, ideal for younger guests. Two bathrooms serve the property; the first is home to a bath, basin and WC; and the second is a ground-floor shower room with a walk-in shower, basin and WC, so there is ample room for the whole group to prepare for the day ahead.
Outside, the cottage boasts a beautiful and sought-after garden space; home to a pretty summerhouse, as well as a decked area and a patio with furniture, where you can take your dining outside in the evenings, or perhaps just savour your morning coffee in the summer sun.
Treat yourself to a meal out in one of the local eateries such as The Olive Branch, or grab a bite from Le Petit Prince bakery, whilst Deans Court Café provides a lovely treat for morning coffee, lunches and afternoon tea! For days out while at the property, the Wimborne Model Town is a popular attraction among tourists, presenting a tenth scale model of Wimborne town complete with the magnificent Wimborne Minster. You can also visit the glorious Minster one afternoon and indulge in the rich cultural history and architecture the town has to offer.
A short and scenic car journey will take you to the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Cranborne Chase; known for its unspoilt scenery and walking paths for varying abilities, the area is a lovely day of exploring for the whole family. While you are in the area, why not visit Cranborne Manor and Garden Centre, home to an ancient manor house and delightful gardens, the estate hosts a wealth of local walks around an abundance of greenery. The Dorset coast is also within easy reach from the cottage; take a trip to Poole Harbour for a spot of lunch while overlooking the gorgeous sea views in the bustling town.
Whatever the weather, Minster Cottage is a fantastic base for a memorable holiday to Dorset with the family.
- Gas central heating
- Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, WiFi
- Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove included in rent
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- Off-road parking for 2 cars
- Garden with summerhouse, lawn, decking and patio with furniture
- One well-behaved pet welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop and pub 200 metres away
Wimborne Minster, more often called Wimborne, is a market town near Poole and Bournemouth. The square is a hive of activity with a variety of shops and cafes. Browse down the side streets for the more traditional shops, or visit a farm shop and cafe outside of the town. The town has a large and well-established market that runs on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday. There are three pubs to choose from offering home-cooked traditional food.
The most famous attraction is Wimborne Model Village. Built over fifty years ago and 1/10th scale model that amazes its visitors from all over the world with its quality and realism. They also have an award-winning sensory garden, giant chess set, putting lawn, model railway gift shop and tea room. Every June the town hosts the Wimborne Minster Folk Festival which dates back to 1980. Regarded worldwide, the annual event of traditional folk dance and songs sees one of the largest gatherings. Dance teams and musicians from the South of England take part and this event usually attracts large crowds.