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Lilac Lea

Lane End near Bere Regis, Dorset (Ref. 946443)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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6 Customer Review(s)

  • “Great place and very friendly and helpfull”

    - Mr Ellaway, May 2021

The property

Bere Regis 1.5 miles.

Lilac Lea is a charming bungalow, conveniently adjoined to the owner's home, close to the village of Bere Regis in Dorset.

This property is in a lovely, quiet location and is ideal for a couple or small family looking to explore rural Dorset and bask in the many adventurous days out available from the doorstep of the property.

The gravelled driveway offers off-road parking and features a small paved area with outdoor furniture, perfect for alfresco dining and enjoying the best of Dorset's weather.

Taking one step up into the property, the small hallway leads into the living/dining area, complete with a dining table and seating for three, as well as a sofa, TV and wood burning stove, perfect for kicking back and relaxing after a day of exploring.

The kitchen features sleek white units with lovely wooden worktops and has a light and airy feel, equipped with many appliances and amenities that you will require during your self-catered stay, including a kettle, toaster, microwave and washing machine, should you wish to use it.

The king-size master bedroom is spacious and has plenty of storage space, with a wardrobe and bed side tables available, there is also a CD player/radio you can make use of and a cot or pull out are also available upon request, should you have an additional guest or be travelling with an infant.

The white bathroom is spacious and has a bath with shower over, so you can take your pic of how you want to begin each day of your holiday.

Bere Regis is just over a mile from the cottage and is a quiet but charming place to visit, with a few pubs and a village shop to browse.

The historic town of Wareham is slightly further afield, sitting along the River Frome, which provides a lovely backdrop to a day out here, you'll find a good selection of shops, cafés, bars and restaurants and galleries.

Pay a visit to Monkey World, an ape rescue centre with more than 250 rescued animals, plus the delightful Wareham Forest offers plenty of picturesque strolls and see if you can spot some of the amazing wildlife that inhabits the area, including deer and lizards.

Also take a trip to the tank museum with a number of tank fest weekends.

Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door are 10 miles from the property with its glorious beaches and the opportunity to walk the incredible Jurassic Coast.

However you choose to spend your holiday, there are plenty of opportunities available from your doorstep with a stay at Lilac Lea.


  • All-ground-floor
  • 1 x king-size double bedroom
  • 1 x bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining area
  • Electric heating
  • Wood burning stove with starter pack of fuel
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, washing machine
  • TV, Radio/CD player, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot available on request
  • Off-road parking
  • Patio with furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.5 miles
  • Note: Property can sleep up to three guests, with a folding bed available on request
  • Note: While this property is all-ground-floor level, there is one step into the property

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About the location


Wareham 6 miles; Dorchester 12 miles; Poole 12 miles.

Bere Regis is found in north-west Purbeck District between Dorchester and Poole and is a short distance to the villages of Moreton and Bovington. Athelhampton House is only a short drive away on the edge of Puddletown village. The village boasts St John the Baptist church which has a history dating back 1000 years where tours are given by church members, available between May and September. Close by are the villages of Briantspuddle, Affpuddle and Turnerspuddle, which are quiet and picturesque. Affpuddle Forest which is managed by the Forestry Commission is found south of Affpuddle village, with Higher Hyde Heath (managed by Dorset Wildlife Trust) found south of Bere Regis. For the adventurous, there are numerous outdoor activities within easy reach of Bere Regis including Quad Biking, and Hang-Gliding. Near to the Bere Stream, Elder Road Open Space can be discovered with its riverside boardwalk and bridge as well as the area known as Mays Wood which is accessible to the public with numerous trees and plants including orchids, which has been created by Brian May, the lead guitarist from the pop group Queen. There is a farm shop on Rye Hill which sells a large variety of local produce. There are also two village pubs and a village shop.

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