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  • Bankside Idyllic lakeside property | Bankside - Bankside and Lakeside Hut, Motcombe, near Gillingham
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  • Bankside Idyllic lakeside property | Bankside - Bankside and Lakeside Hut, Motcombe, near Gillingham
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    Bankside

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    Property ref: S78116

    • Sleeps 2

    • Baths 1

    • Pets 3

    • Wifi Yes

    • Reviews (7)

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    About this property

    This shepherd’s hut provides idyllic lakeside accommodation, for couples looking to relax, or explore this isolated and rural location.
    5 steep steps to entrance. All on the ground floor.
    Open plan living space.
    Living area:
    With electric coal-effect fire, 26" Freeview TV, DVD player and twin beds.
    Dining area.
    Kitchen area:
    Galley style with gas cooker, microwave and fridge.
    Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.
    Electric central heating and gas included. Enclosed garden with patio, garden furniture and barbecue.
    Both properties: Electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Use of owner’s washing machine. Welcome pack. Unspoilt grounds (shared). Fishing on site. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: This property is by the side of a lake.
    These wonderful shepherd’s huts are located on the edge of a carp lake, and are now delightful holiday cabins, situated in the grounds of the owner’s home, offering a peaceful retreat on the edge of the Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire border. Watch the continuous antics of the varied birdlife visiting the lake from the balcony. Set in the heart of the Blackmore Vale, renowned for its natural beauty, Bankside and Lakeside Hut provide an ideal base from which to explore the many attractions in the area. Gillingham has a rich history dating back over 1000 years, and has enjoyed mentions in a great deal of literature, including the work of Thomas Hardy. Shaftesbury is a small market town in Dorset with a recorded history that goes back to the Anglo Saxon times. You can experience what it was like back in King Alfred’s time, whilst walking round the ruins of the abbey, or just enjoying the history of the area displayed in the Gold Hill Museum. The town is the home of Gold Hill, made famous by the ‘Hovis’ advertisement, and has magnificent views over the Blackmore Vale. There is a wide variety of independent shops, pubs and restaurants for tourists to enjoy. This is known as the ‘Gateway to the South West’, from which you can tour the area from Stonehenge in the east, to Bath and Bristol to the north, and Bournemouth and the Jurassic Coast to the south. A visit to the National Trust Stourhead House and Gardens is also recommended. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.
    Bankside (ref. UKC1414) and Lakeside Hut (ref. W43465) can be booked together to accomodate up to 4 guests.

    Accommodation

    Barbecue
    Fuel and Power Included
    Golf nearby
    Pub within 1 mile
    Grouped Properties
    Pets – no charge
    Rural Location
    Television
    WiFi
    Bed Linen & Towels Included
    Short Breaks All Year
    Pet Friendly
    Welcome Cottages
    Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs
    Open Plan
    Parking - On Site
    Customers Choice
    Glamping
    Lakeside
    Waterside Breaks
    Great Value Properties
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    GroupB
    GroupH
    GroupT

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    Local amenities

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    • The White Lion Inn
      3 miles
    • The Udder Farm Shop
      3.5 miles
    • Costa Coffee
      4 miles
    • Gold Hill
      4 miles
    • Stourhead House and Garden
      4.5 miles
    • The Nog Inn
      6.5 miles
    • The Beckford Arms
      7 miles
    • Aqua Sana
      9 miles
    • Hauser & Wirth Somerset
      9 miles
    • Roth Bar & Grill
      9 miles

    Reviews (7)

    JOHN ‐ 29 Sep 2019
    "It is the first time in 10 years we have had a relaxing holiday. Having a reactive dog is stressful on holidays but this is the first time WE and our girl have enjoyed our break .She had the freedom to run around without any worry of another dog coming from nowhere .Myself and my husband and our 3 dogs will be going back here for our holidays ."
    elaine ‐ 16 Sep 2019
    "it was a lovely relaxing holiday in beautifull surroundings hosts were very welcoming would love to book again we even caught some carp alltogether a brilliant holiday"
    Geoffrey ‐ 11 Sep 2019
    "we had a lovely holiday at Bank Side, lovely location, although its a working farm its was quiet and no farmyard smells, and the fishing was great lots of lovely carp, lots of places to visit in the area, it was a very relaxing holiday"
    Linda ‐ 20 Jul 2019
    "What a wonderful place, surrounded by wildlife and sheep outside your window,great fishing outside your door, great hosts,just loved the place.If you just want to relax do it."
    Dave ‐ 1 Jul 2019
    "Extremely relaxing my wife treaty me for my Birthday and would definitely recommend ,fishing was enjoyable caught every day .Wildlife was brilliant to watch from sheep and lambs to foxes ,Buzzards and residents birds in boxes.Our three Dogs loved it and hosts were very friendly and helpful a great set up"
    Fiona ‐ 11 Jun 2019
    "Loved the fishing had a relaxing week second visit"
    Jeannette ‐ 3 Nov 2018
    "We had a lovely time, however, the garden wasn’t completely enclosed and our cocker spaniel escaped several times"

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