Shaftesbury, Dorset | 4 Bed
17th Century Thatched House
Sleeps 8 | Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 4
"Garden and out-house"
"View of the house from the garden"
"Terrace with sunloungers. There are two more by the pool which is just above the terrace."
"Salt water swimming pool with child proof cover. Newly tarmaced tennis court in distance"
"Main en suite bedroom. Huge bed!"
"Very large bath and power shower. There is a wet room downstairs with another power shower"
"Bathroom for two bedrooms"
"Spare room "attic room" on its own floor. En suite. Kingsize bed. "
"Dining room with 12th century flagstones"
"Kitchen with an aga for winter and large electric cooker for summer"
"There is a flat screen telelvision in front of the cow hide sofa."
"Sitting room with large fire place."
"View from the paddock in spring"
"Very large trampoline"
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17th Century Thatched House
- Main home
- Equipped for kids
- Disabled access
About our home
SWIMMING POOL and TENNIS COURT! We are in a hamlet of 7 houses, set in 16 acres of natural land, between two villages with a farm shop, two village shops and a new wonderful gastropub.
We have a swimming pool which is air source heated and easily reaches 30 degrees when the weather is good, a tennis court, and a large beautiful garden, with beautiful views of the Cranbourne Chase.
Beaches are less than an hour away, Longleat is half an hour, Shaftesbury, our very pretty town, is 10 minutes away, with local farmers markets every week.
With ground source heating, the house is warm year round. There is a huge fire place to add to that on cosy winter evenings. Tables, chairs, a chiminea, and a gas barbeque outside provide for diniing al fresco.
Fresh eggs every morning from our chickens, some of them blue if you are lucky!
We are responsible parents of 2 children and 3 dogs. If you are in France and looking for a longer swap, we would like to bring the dogs too. I assure you that we would treat your home with respect and responsibility, as we do ours.
- Buzzy restaurants
- The Fontmell, The Grosvenor, Pyt House, Chutneys, The Beckford, The King John
- Cool bars
- The Fontmell, King John
- Cozy cafés
- Indulge in Shaftesbury,
- Retail therapy
- Bath, Salisbury, Bournemouth, Poole
- Bit of culture
- Salisbury, Bath,
- Walks in the park
- Spot of exercise
- Out door salt water swimming pool, tennis court, bicycles
- Day tripping
- Longleat, Bath, Beaches
3 things about us
- We are hoping to live in the midi Pyrenees area of France for a year while the children learn French at school.
- We have 2 children aged 4 and 5 and 3 dogs.
- We love food, animals, and the great outdoors. We live surrounded by beautiful countryside and access to fresh farm produce and seafood.
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