Manor House

Langton Herring near Weymouth, Dorset and Somerset (Ref. 27236)

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Cottage features

  • Swimming pool
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    12

  • Bedrooms

    6

  • Bathrooms

    3

  • Pets

    No

The Property

This impressive rural detached 18th century manor house is set in six acres of grounds, in the charming West Dorset village of Langton Herring, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, five miles from Weymouth. This luxurious West Dorset manor house offers spacious accommodation, ideal for extended families and groups of friends wishing for a peaceful, relaxing holiday base. Set over three floors with country views in all directions, this manor house near Weymouth and Abbotsbury provides six spacious bedrooms and three bathrooms. This Dorset cottage offers a sitting room with a large fireplace, housing a warming open fire, plus there is also a light and airy second sitting room, along with a kitchen/diner boasting both an AGA and a woodburning stove, meaning there is plenty of space to accommodate everyone in your party. There are six acres of private paddocks and woods surrounding your West Dorset house, which provide a haven for wildlife, and also offer lovely walks leading onto the coastal path where there are exceptional views towards the Fleet Lagoon and Chesil Beach. In the grounds of this Dorset holiday home guests can enjoy a swim in the heated pool, work out in the fitness suite or play a game of pool or table tennis. After all your adventures take some well-deserved refreshment at the local pub, which is renowned for its connections to smugglers of long ago! Within an easy drive of this Langton Herring manor house the golden sands and bustling harbour of Weymouth can be found. Try your hand at sea fishing, or attempt all kinds of watersports, including sailing and diving. Explore the rugged Isle of Portland at one end of the world famous Chesil Beach, alternatively follow the dramatic coastal road towards quaint Abbotsbury, well-known for its swannery and sub tropical gardens, and then on to the seaside and harbour village of West Bay, which was used as the setting for the Broadchurch TV series. All this and more are easily accessible from this West Dorset holiday cottage. This is an exceptional holiday property, set in one of the most magical and stunning areas of the country.

Accommodation

Over three floors. Six bedrooms: 1 x half tester king-size double, 1 x king-size double, 1 x double with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x twin, 2 x second floor twin. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Second floor bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area and woodburning stove. Utility. Boot room. Sitting room (seats 6) with open fire. Second sitting room (seats 9). Outdoor heated swimming pool. External fitness suite.

Amenities

Oil central heating with woodburning stove and open fire. Electric AGA, electric oven and hob, microwave, 2 x fridge/freezer (one with ice maker), washing machine, condenser dryer, dishwasher, 5 x TVs with full Sky (2 independent systems for flexible viewing), Blu-ray, DVD, CD/radio, PlayStation 3, telephone (incoming calls only), WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter packs for stove and fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and travel highchair on request. Ample off road parking. Enclosed lawned gardens with pond, two patios with furniture and six acres of paddocks and woodland. Outdoor heated swimming pool available mid Apr to end of Sep (weather dependent) measuring 12m long and 1.2m deep (no shallow end). External fitness suite over two floors with treadmill, weight machine, cross trainer, small pool table and table tennis. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 2.5 miles, pub 10 mins walk. Coast 1 mile. Note: Pool has no shallow end. Note: Young children must be supervised around fenced pool area and pond at all times. Note: Some of the floors are at different levels; therefore property may not be suitable for the infirm or less mobile. Note: No hen or stag parties. Note: Check-in time is 4pm and check-out time is 11am.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location

LANGTON HERRING

Weymouth 5 miles.

A charming, rural, coastal village set in a West Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in an elevated position above the Fleet Lagoon and Chesil Beach. Known as a Thankful Village, as all men returned from both World Wars, Langton Herring is dotted with pretty thatched cottages and the local pub boasts connections to smugglers and their contraband! A stroll along the adjacent coastal path provides you with spectacular views across the Fleet Lagoon, home to many migrant birds, whilst a trip to nearby Abbotsbury, with its swannery and sub tropical gardens is a must. Alternatively, visit Weymouth with its bustling harbour or just soak up the sun enjoying the watersports and numerous attractions. Should you tire of all this take the scenic coastal journey towards West Bay, the setting for TV’s Broadchurch series. A picturesque village offering a peaceful West Dorset holiday base, which you won’t want to leave!

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