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Beautiful stone manor house, set in 5 acres, with stunning views over the Blackmore Vale
Sleep up to 24 in the house and coach house. Full catering available along with a wealth of activities and entertainments. Ideal for family gatherings, friend reunions, birthday and anniversary celebrations. Also licensed for weddings. Situated in North Dorset, we have great travel links to London, Bristol & Exeter.
Voted ‘Best Group Getaway’ in the Unique Holiday Cottages Awards, Chaffeymoor Grange ticks all the boxes. Dating from the 17th century, it boasts beautiful stone mullioned windows, huge fireplaces and exposed beams, and has been brought bang up to date with luxurious bathrooms, contemporary furnishings and stylish décor.
Sumptuous sofas and a large open fire are features of the beautiful oak panelled drawing room, and the impressive dining room seats up to 24 people comfortably around one table. The huge kitchen and breakfast room are at the heart of the house and catering can be arranged to suit. A centrally controlled sound system and full size pool table take care of indoor entertainment.
Upstairs, accommodation is in 10 rooms, all individually furnished, with 9 top of the range bathrooms. Indulge in an afternoon of pampering by our visiting beauticians – a manicure, facial or full body massage, all in the comfort of your own room.
Outside you have the run of 5 acres of beautiful mature gardens, a lake with its own island, a tennis court and croquet lawn. For those feeling energetic we provide plenty of maps detailing local walks and cycle routes and can also help organise various activities such as shooting, horse riding and golf.
Lake, ornamental pond, croquet lawn, tennis court
Downstairs, the house boasts a superb oak-panelled drawing room, a dining room that seats 24, a well-appointed kitchen leading into the breakfast room, a morning room, a games room and two cloakrooms. Most of the reception rooms are linked to a central sound system and internet access is available throughout the house.
Upstairs, the accommodation comprises 10 spacious bedrooms, all doubles or twins, plus nine bathrooms finished to the highest specification. The house will sleep 20 people comfortably, with up to 4 additional children in z-beds and cots.
We work closely with several fantastic local caterers who can provide delivered food on arrival, a celebratory dinner one night with waitress service or full catering throughout your stay.
Also available, our self contained Coach House with large double bedroom, sofa bed in the living room, bathroom and kitchen area - perfect for up to 4 additional guests.
The Grange is located on a south facing hillside on the edge of the pretty village of Bourton and is within easy walking distance of the excellent local pub and village shop. The extensive grounds include beautiful, mature gardens, an ornamental pond, a croquet lawn, a tennis court, 5-aside football area and a lake with its own island. Pool, table tennis and garden games are available on-site and clay shooting, horse riding and golf can all be arranged close by. Activities such as bubble football, archery, falconry and circus skills can all be arranged on-site.
This is an area of outstanding natural beauty on the Dorset/Somerset/Wiltshire borders. Local attractions include Wincanton Racecourse, the historic towns of Sherborne (with its Abbey) and Shaftesbury (Gold Hill of Hovis advert fame), Stourhead Gardens, Haynes Motor Museum, Fleet Air/Arms Museum, Stonehenge, Poole Harbour and Glastonbury Tor. It's about an hour's drive to the gorgeous beaches of Dorset's south coast (Poole, Weymouth, Lyme Regis etc).
Pubs, bars, and restaurants
- Village (1Km)
- Gillingham (6Km)
- Castle Cary (10Km)
- Bristol (45Km)
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Book 2 nights between 13th Jan and 29th Feb 2020
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