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Sherborne 5 miles; Wincanton 5 miles.
The attractive village of Charlton Horethorne sits on the Somerset side of the county border with Dorset, five miles distant from both Sherborne and Wincanton. Village life revolves around the large village green and is well served by a number of local amenities including a well stocked village store, post office , garage, and excellent pub. Locally, the stunning surrounding Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty boasts excellent scenic walks, whilst a visit to historic Sherborne, with its lovely abbey and ancient castle is not to be missed, also Wincanton offers an array of interesting shops and good recreational facilities, as well as its famous racecourse. Alternatively, there’s easy access to Stourhead House and gardens, the Fleet Air Arm Museum at Yeovilton, as well as Glastonbury, and Wells. A superb location, offering a wonderful village base from which to explore this fascinating and interesting area.
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Two luxurious, single storey lodges, set in a peaceful location within the grounds of the owners’ farm cottages, in the heart of the friendly village of Charlton Horethorne, on the borders of Somerset and Dorset, equidistant between Sherborne and Wincanton. These stylish Charlton Horethorne cottages offer attractive, open plan holiday accommodation, ideal for couples, families or a group of friends who wish to explore this lovely area. The bright, spacious interiors of these elegant Charlton Horethorne holiday cottages include vaulted ceilings in the open plan living areas, exuding quality and style, as well as en-suite facilities to the master bedrooms. Both Charlton Horethorne cottages have access to private patios with furniture, providing a perfect place to relax and unwind after your day exploring. The surrounding Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is intersected by a wealth of local footpaths, whilst a short drive from your Charlton Horethorne holiday cottages takes you to ancient Sherborne with its lovely abbey and castle, or to Wincanton, well known for its racecourse. A little further afield you can sample the delights of the stunning National Trust house and gardens at Stourhead, marvel at the exhibits at Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum, or explore mystical Glastonbury and the nature reserves of the Somerset Levels. These Charlton Horethorne holiday cottages offer an ultimate home-away-from-home at any time of the year.
An extremely well presented detached, single-storey Charlton Horethorne cottage. This is a light and airy, open plan home-from-home holiday lodge, in an idyllic setting a short walk from the village pub and shop, and tastefully furnished throughout, with a Poppy theme. The master bedroom of this Charlton Horethorne holiday cottage benefits from an en-suite walk-in shower, while a family bathroom serves both twin bedrooms. Outside this Charlton Horethorne cottage, the sunlit patio offers a relaxing place for sipping a refreshing drink after your busy day. A stylish, welcoming, holiday lodge in an idyllic Somerset village. This property can be booked with Ref. 12644 to accommodate 10.
All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with TV/Freeview and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with flame-effect electric fire.
Calor gas central heating with electric fire in sitting area. Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD player, WiFi, selection of books and games. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Rear paved patio with furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub less than 3 mins walk.
Previous visitors' comments about Poppy Lodge:
Wonderful accommodation in a peaceful village. Ideal for touring Somerset and the South West.
Mrs Granger, Leeds, February 2013
Poppy Lodge was a fantastic place to stay and we had a fantastic new years eve dinner party there.
Miss Hampshire, London, December 2012
Very nice holiday home set in a really lovely village owners very helpful. We would recommend to our friends and hope to go back in the future. Lots to do and see in the area. The property is nice and warm and well furnished. We go on a lot of cottage holidays and this chalet is one of the best.
Mr Nightingale, Burntwood, October 2012
I liked the decor, the area was really beautiful with plenty of hills for running up. We could not have asked for a better place to stay. The landlords that we spoke to and encountered were very nice people. I will be back in the future.
Mr Burton, Darlington, September 2012