In a terrace of about twelve cottages on the edge of Charlton Marshall village is this dear little cottage.
Surrounded by countryside and unspoiled, it is a tranquil base for small families or adults to relax.
Head down a couple of steps through the porch into the snug sitting room where you can chill out beside the open fire or enjoy your meals, prepared in the well equipped kitchen.
Head on up the steep olde worlde stairs to the two pretty bedrooms, both looking over the garden.
The garden is safely enclosed and charming with roses and clematis sheltering the table and chairs.
Wander out to the village pub, which conveniently offers WiFi, or go fishing in the local river valley.
Head to the handsome resorts of Poole or Bournemouth for some seaside fun or to admire the boats in Poole Harbour, or try the more peaceful coastline around iconic Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove which is timeless walking country.
Poppy Cottage is a lovely place to recharge your batteries or walk and cycle on the Stour Valley Way.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC, basin. Ground floor sitting room with open fire and dining area. Kitchen.
About the location
Blandford Forum 2 miles.
The friendly, elongated village of Charlton Marshall can be found in a rural Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty beside the River Stour, two miles south of the lively Georgian market town of Blandford Forum. The village boasts a friendly pub; whilst nearby Blandford Forum offers a good selection of shops and restaurant, and the stunning surrounding countryside welcomes outdoor enthusiasts with its network of footpaths and cycleways. Excellent transport links from Charlton Marshall offer access to many places of interest, with a journey southwest leading you to Thomas Hardy's Dorchester, then on to Dorset's magnificent Jurassic Coast at Weymouth and beyond. Take the route north to discover the many pretty villages of the Blackmore Vale on the way to historic Sherborne, then south to the attractive market town of Wimborne Minster, as well as stunning Poole Harbour, where a cruise around the islands is a must. A rural Dorset village providing a convenient holiday base from which to explore this fascinating area.
Note: This property sleeps a maximum of 4, including babies and is best for a maximum of 3 adults.