Our front doorThe attic room


Privatzimmer

6 Gäste

1 Schlafzimmer

1 Bett


Privatzimmer

6 Gäste

1 Schlafzimmer

1 Bett

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Über dieses Inserat

Beautiful farmhouse with a large garden on the edge of a quiet picturesque village with a local pub a 3 minute walk away serving very good food. 3 double bedrooms, 2 en suite, off road parking. Very friendly cats, dogs and chickens. Children welcome. Central to the Jurassic Coast, 15 minutes to the sea, 20 to Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door, Weymouth, Monkey World, the Tank Museum. 45 to Abbotsbury tropical gardens, Burton Bradstock, Lyme Regis, Studland, Swanage, Corfe Castle, Sandbanks.


Die Unterkunft
Badezimmer: 1 (Privates Badezimmer)
Schlafzimmer: 1
Betten: 1
Check-in: Flexibel
Haustierbesitzer: Hund(e), katze(n) und andere(s) haustier(e)
Art des Zimmers: Privatzimmer

Ausstattung

Preise
Zusätzliche Personen: 12€ / Nacht bei mehr als 2 Gästen
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Beschreibung

Die Unterkunft

This listing is for the Attic Suite which can sleep 2 adults and up to 4 children on mattress beds on the floor. There is also room for a travel cot.

Our attic has been converted to create a beautiful bedroom and bathroom, you have the whole floor to yourself. The large bathroom has a roll top bath and a shower. The bedroom has a king size bed, a large television, DVD player, and 2 chairs to create a seating area. There is plenty of space for mattress beds on the floor for children and a travel cot. We have a double and 2 single mattress beds and a travel cot you may borrow. Bedding is included for the mattress beds but not the travel cot.

There is a small fridge for you to use with fresh milk, tea and coffee facilities in the hallway.

We also have 2 double bedrooms and a bathroom with a very good shower on the first floor. The larger bedroom has an en suite bathroom, a king size bed, a TV and room for a cot or a single mattress bed for children. The second double bedroom has a beautiful bay window which can be taken with the larger room only as the 2 rooms share a bathroom. There is space for a cot and a single mattress bed suitable for children in the smaller room. To book these rooms please see the seperate listings on the page about me.

We have a large, enclosed, secluded garden with several tables and chairs. A field behind the garden for our chickens, ducks and guinea fowl. You can walk straight onto a network of foot paths from our field. I have a good map with directions showing all local walks and some further to local pubs.

Higher Lewell Farm House was originally built in the 1760’s and the date can be seen clearly written in brick on the front of the house. The house is situated at the top of Hardys Row on the outskirts of the village backing on to fields. Hardys Row was named after Thomas Hardy's father who built 6 houses on the row to house the poor of the village.

Zugang für Gäste

The house and accommodation for guests consists of a kitchen where we invite you to take your breakfast. We offer a traditional breakfast but we are very happy to accommodate any dietary requirements or particular favourites. You may also collect fresh eggs from the chicken house if you like. We have a large secluded garden and vegetable patch with adjoining field for the chickens and our neighbours horse. We also have a room suitable for coats, boots and bikes.

Interaktion mit Gästen

As much or as little as you like. We are very happy for you to join in, or hide in your rooms. We have both lived in Dorset all our lives so are happy to help you plan days out to explore Dorset which is full of beautiful places to walk, play and eat.

Die Nachbarschaft

In the centre of Thomas Hardys stunning countryside. We are on the edge of the village backing onto fields so it is very quiet. The village is very pretty particularly in spring and summer as many of our neighbours are very keen gardeners. The village has a lovely pub serving very good food a 3 minute walk away and you can also walk to the next door village which has a very good pub too.

Verkehrsmittel

We are 10 minutes from Dorchester train station and are very happy to come and pick you up for £5, or we can arrange a taxi. We have plenty of off road parking.

Weitere wichtige Infos

Some Local Information and things to do.

I am very happy to plan days out for you before or during your visit, I love Dorset and want you to see as many of the beautiful parts as you can. I have plenty of maps, leaflets and typed up suggested days out to help you get the most out of your trip.

Some of the most popular attractions are:
Monkey World
The Steam Train to Swanage
Weymouth Beach
Bovington Tank Museum
Kingston Maurward animal park
Farmer Palmers
Abbotsbury Swanery
Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens
Bridport famous weekly street markets

Heritage
Maiden Castle is the largest Iron Age hill fort in Europe covering 47 acres just two miles from us.
Thomas Hardy’s cottage and Max Gate (Thomas Hardy’s permanent home) are both within 5 miles.
Dorset County Museum in Dorchester 4 miles away provides wonderful exhibits about the Jurassic coast, local historical finds as well as a temporary art gallery showing varied works of art, many of which are for sale.
Athlehampton House is a wonderful stately home and gardens just 5 miles.
Dorset & Devon Military Museum again in Dorchester, provides wonderful views over the landscape from the top of its Keep as well as having a collection of artefacts, uniforms and weapons.
Corfe Castle one of the most evocative ruined castles in England is a 20 minute drive away.
The Cerne Abbas Giant and the White Horse in Osmington are giant carvings into the chalk hillsides of Dorset.

Coast
We are under 30 minutes away from the following famous beaches and coastal towns:
Lulworth Cove
Durdle Door
Weymouth
Chesil Beach
Kimmeridge
Ringstead
And under an hour away from
Studland
Swanage
Sandbanks
West Bay
Charmouth
Lyme Regis

Sea fishing trips can be arranged from Weymouth, Lyme Regis and West Bay.

Walking
Higher Lewell Farmhouse is just 5 miles from the Hardy Way, the Jubilee trail and the South West Coast Path. These offer a wide variety of well signed walks in addition to hundreds of local footpaths and bridleways across the county.

Cycling
A National cycle route passes near by our village for road based bikes.

For those with mountain bikes, Puddletown Forest provides good off road opportunities as well as jumps for dare devils, this is just a 25 minute bike ride or 8 minutes by car.

Places to Eat

Nearby is the famous county town of Dorchester which has many good Indian, Chinese, Thai and Italian Restaurants.

The new Brewery Square development offers lots of well known restaurants such as Nandos, Zizzi, Carluccios, Wagamama and Pizza Express. It has a large outdoor cinema screen as well as a large indoor multi screen cinema and a large courtyard with a fountain system for children to play in.

Weymouth harbour is only a 15 minute drive and offers a wide variety of good pubs and restaurants.

We also have many traditional local pubs:
The New Inn - in West Knighton, our local village, 3 minute walk.
The Wise Man - West Stafford, half an hour walk or 4 minute drive.
Yalbury Cottage - Lower Bockhampton, absolutely delicious local food and perfect for a special occasion, 5 minute.
The Blue Vinney - Puddletown, 15 minute.
The Smugglers - Osmington, 15 minutes.
The Sailors Return - East Chaldon, 15 minutes.
I can also recommend many more further away near local attractions and beaches to fit in with days out.


Hausregeln
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Check-in-Zeit ist flexibel

We ask guests to please not smoke in the house but we do have a covered area next to the house you may smoke in if it is raining.


Stornierungen

Streng

Wenn du bis zu 7 Tage vor deinem Aufenthalt stornierst, erhältst du eine Rückerstattung über 50 %, plus die Service-Gebühren.


Sicherheits-Features
Rauchmelder
Kohlenmonoxid-Detektor
Erste-Hilfe-Set
Schloss an der Schlafzimmertür

Verfügbarkeit
1 Nacht Mindestaufenthalt.
2 Nächte Mindestaufenthalt vom 1. Juni 2017 - 1. Oktober 2017.

77 Bewertungen


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Nutzerprofil von Wolfgang
Juli 2015
Sophia hat uns sehr herzlich empfangen und uns sofort integriert. Wir haben uns sofort wie zuhause gefühlt. Das Cottage ist wunderschön renoviert und sehr gemütlich. Es gibt auch Hunde, Katzen und ein Pferd, ideal für unsere Kinder. Die Lage ist perfekt wenn man Südengland besuchen will zB die Jurassic Coast.

Nutzerprofil von Fiona
Mai 2017
The perfect place for a weekend in Dorset! Very laid back and relaxed but nothing was too much trouble for Mike and Sophia. Our children loved the huge garden and friendly Labrador. There's a nice country pub 2 minutes' walk away, Dorchester and the coast are less than 20 minutes by car.

Nutzerprofil von Christian
Mai 2017
The perfect place to stay while exploring the wonderful Dorset coast and surrounding areas. An old character-filled home, with friendly pets and very welcoming hosts. We had a great weekend and will no doubt return!

Nutzerprofil von Adel
April 2017
I can highly recommend staying at Sophia's place. The farm house has bags of character with a lovely garden and we were made to feel very welcome. We stayed in the attic room which was perfect for us ( 2 adults, 1 child and a toddler). Our girls loved running around the garden with the chickens and dogs! The farmhouse is within easy reach of the Jurassic Coast and we had a great three days of exploring coves, walking along cliffs and building sand castles.

Nutzerprofil von Madeline
April 2017
Sophia is a wonderful and welcoming host, and cooks an awesome breakfast. The house is lovely, the beds really comfortable, with a lovely garden and fields for walking or visiting the chickens (fresh eggs for breakfast!) The location is beautiful and quiet, but with a great pub in walking distance. It's in easy reach of Dorset's famous sites such Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door. We look forward to visiting Sophia's home again, as we had such a lovely weekend there.

Nutzerprofil von Laura
April 2017
Just the loveliest home, the most charming hosts, made to feel like old friends from the moment we walked through the door. Breakfast-superb! Beds-super comfy! 2 boys, aged 9 & 11 and Elka the Labrador loved the house, the garden, the animals and the perfect situation to enjoy all the Jurassic Coast has to offer. Cannot recommend highly enough.

Nutzerprofil von Amelia
Februar 2017
A home from home piece of paradise. Comfortable, clean and cosy. Attentive hosts and gorgeous pets. We were well looked after and hope to make a return trip. Thank you Sophia.

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Nutzerprofil von SophiaSophia ist ein Superhost.

My husband Mike and I have lived in Dorset all our lives, both growing up on farms near Dorchester. We moved into the Farmhouse in 2008 and have completely fallen in love with it, the garden and our village. We have been running the B and B since 2011 and really enjoy it. We have met some really lovely people and both love having guests in the house, whether they come for parties, a rest or to explore Dorset. We have 2 very friendly dogs and 3 cats, who all love children, and lots of chickens and ducks. We both love animals, wildlife and nature. Mike is a landscape gardener and tree surgeon, I am studying to be a nutritionist and when I have time I volunteer for the Dorset Wildlife Trust and Compassionate Dorset.

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