The Coach House Witchampton
Located in Wimborne, Dorset
The Coach House Witchampton is a detached converted coach house in Witchampton near Furzehill, Dorset, and can sleep two people in one bedroom and is pet-friendly.
- Sleeps: 2
- Bedrooms: 1
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: No
The Coach House is a remarkable converted coach house resting in Witchampton near Furzehill, Dorset. Hosting a studio-style living space with a double bed, kitchen, dining area and sitting area, along with a shower room, this property can sleep up to two guests. Outside there is off-road parking and an enclosed patio garden with a hot tub and furniture. Explore both the coast and country with a stay at The Coach House.
Wimborne Minster 4.9 Miles Tucked away in the heart of the picture-postcard village of Witchampton near Wimborne rests this remarkable holiday home, The Coach House. Converted to a high specification and nestled within easy reach of both the coast and country of Dorset, The Coach House is an idyllic base for a romantic getaway to this beautiful part of the country. Park up on your private driveway situated at the foot of this lovely dwelling and make your way over the threshold and into the fabulous studio-style living space, beautifully-appointed with exposed wooden beams paired with contemporary features and furnishings, providing a homely and welcoming setting to enjoy a staycation.
Be charmed by the fully equipped kitchen taking centre stage in the sociable space, home to an array of modern amenities including a handy washing machine and dishwasher; perch at the breakfast bar to share a bottle of wine as the designated chef cooks up a storm, or settle down and put your feet up in front of the television following an action-packed day. Take your dining experience outdoors with a leisurely seat on the private patio, firing up the barbeque in the warmer weather, and end each day in style with a leisurely soak in the elegant hot tub, taking in the tranquil setting of your peaceful surroundings.
When sleep calls, retire for the evening to the sumptuous king-sized bed to rest your head, and in the morning, kick-start your day with an invigorating rinse in the spacious walk-in shower situated in the stylish shower room.
Get better acquainted with your surroundings and head off on foot to explore the picturesque terrain of the Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that encompasses the property, stretching miles of chalkland, ancient woodland and rolling countryside providing a plethora of scenic walking and cycling trails. The market towns of Wimborne Minster and Blandford Forum are within easy reach, where you'll find a range of essential amenities to assist with your self-catering experience, including delicious eateries and well-stocked shops, perfect for treating your loved one to a bite to eat or picking up any last-minute ingredients. Conveniently, the Witchampton Village Shop is less than a minute’s walk away if you found yourself short of anything, as well as the local Witchampton Club if you wanted to end a busy day with a real ale or refreshing alternative.
Explore Wimborne on a miniature scale with a visit to Wimborne Model Town & Gardens, discover the fascinating local heritage at the Museum of East Dorset, or enjoy a leisurely stroll along the banks of the River Allen. Take in Wimborne’s impressive Minster church which includes one of the last remaining chain libraries, housing a rare collection of manuscripts. Evening entertainment can also be found in the many restaurants and bars as well as the historic Tivoli Theatre. Further history can be found when visiting the National Trust property of Kingston Lacy. This property, built to resemble a Venetian palace, is surrounded by exquisite gardens and woodland walks. The estate extends to 8,500 acres, including bluebell walks and the remains of an Iron Age fort at Badbury Rings.
Venture further afield and visit the popular seaside resort of Bournemouth, where you can enjoy a revitalising dip in the tranquil waters of the English Channel, backed by the towering cliffs and colourful huts that decorate the beach, test your luck at the thrilling arcades on Bournemouth Pier, or board the historical West Cliff Lift to the centre of the town for a spot of retail therapy or sightseeing at the beautifully maintained Central Gardens. The nearby Purbecks and Jurassic coastline give ample opportunity for adventure and enjoying the stunning countryside including the awe-inspiring location of Durdle Door.
Whether you're looking for adventure or to unwind, The Coach House is an idyllic base for your next getaway to Dorset.
- Electric central heating
- Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
- TV, WiFi
- Fuel and power are included in rent
- Bed linen and towels are included in rent
- Travel cot and highchair available on request
- Off-road parking
- Enclosed patio with furniture, barbeque and hot tub
- One well-behaved pet welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop and pub 200 yards away
- Note: There is a sofa bed in the sitting room to accommodate two additional guests if required
About the property
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.