This stylish detached lodge quietly sits astride the Sydling Brook and the Langford Lake, it is the most ideal location for either relaxing away from the hubbub, or a dream location for an angler.
Dorset's beautiful landscape of rolling chalk downland affords wonderful walking, there are a network of footpaths directly from the lodge. The lodge is nestled in a rural location with views across Sydling Brook and to Langford Lake. The area offers a wealth of pretty villages, sandy beaches and a coastline which has World Heritage status. The towns of Dorchester, Sherborne and Yeovil are easily accessible and there are many National Trust properties to visit. The popular seaside town of Weymouth with its sandy beach is nearby and the harbour town of West Bay is a short drive away. In addition to this there are many attractions including Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum, Monkey World, Hardy s Cottage and Abbotsbury Swannery. This detached lodge is approached via a private drive and stands proudly at the end in a beautiful rural setting. Enter through the double French doors and into the bright and airy open plan lounge/kitchen/diner. Here, you can relax on the comfy sofas and enjoy looking out to the Sydling Brook and beyond. Or, for those cooler evenings curl up in front of the open fire and enjoy watching a favourite DVD. The kitchen/diner has an electric Range master oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine, it is a perfect place to cook a lazy breakfast or a special meal. The property s two bedrooms are located off the lounge area and both have a light filled and spacious feel. Both bedrooms are super king size zip and links (which can be made into twins on request). There is also a contemporary bathroom with bath, separate shower and WC. Heading out of the French doors is the Veranda which is open on two sides, but under cover and is the most magical spot to spend an evening relaxing with an open fire next to the Sydling Brook. There is a garden table, chairs and BBQ, so guests can relax with a spot of al fresco dining while enjoying the stunning views over the Sydling Brook and lake. Guests are, of course, free to explore the grounds around the lake, where you may see the very occasional fisherman. Ample parking can also be found to the side of the property. This property can be booked with property code 42204, please see 'need to know' for further details. Need to know: 2 bedrooms super king size zip and links (which can be made into a twin on request). 1bathroom with bath, separate shower and WC. Electric Range master oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Open fire in the lounge area (first basket of logs included). Outdoor open fire on the veranda. Ample off road parking. Wi Fi included (the internet is provided through a 4g connection giving a speed of 15mbs which should be fine for most forms of usage, it has unlimited data on it and the Wi Fi is throughout the property). Travel cot and highchair are available on request. Beach 11 miles, pub and shop 2.5 miles. Children to take care as the brook runs past the front of the lodge and the lake is not fenced. Guests can enjoy dry fly fishing and have exclusive use on the lake at an extra cost of 250 by direct arrangement with the owner instructors and equipment hire can be arranged if required. Charcoal BBQ available. This property can be booked with Woodbury Meadow Barn (property code 42204), subject to availability, which sleeps 8 and is within a 5 minute walk away. Please note electric vehicles cannot be charged from the property under any circumstances, the nearest EV charging point can be found in nearby Poundbury (approx. 6 miles away) Osprey Charging Station, Buttermarket, Poundbury, DT1 3AZ.
Downstairs bedroom, Downstairs bathroom, Waterside views, Open fire / woodburner, Internet access, Shop within 1 mile, Fishing onsite / nearby, Quirky, Cottage, Does not allow pets, Yes, Yes, Yes
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