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Warmwell Lodge

Warmwell, Dorset (Ref. 994760)



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  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “From start to finish it could not have gone more smoothly.”

    Communication was great and Warmwell Lodge was perfect.

    Communication was great and Warmwell Lodge was perfect.

    - Mr Handley, August 2021

The property

Beautiful Grade II listed early Victorian property located at the entrance to a Jacobean Manor house within a wonderful village of Warmwell which is a few miles from Dorchester, a busy county town in Dorset. With stylish decorations throughout and antiques, designer fabrics blending to contemporary interior including well-equipped kitchen and modern bathroom, this cottage is a delightful holiday home for families or couples. Get warm by a cosy log-burner and sit in the lounge in winter months or in summer you can enjoy eating in the garden with birds singing in the sunshine.

The local horses are a nice relaxing view as they happily graze in the adjoining field. Sympathetic colour scheme has been added throughout the interior of the bedrooms along with original features such as mullion windows, bread oven and beams. The village of Warmwell has stunning countryside views and a few charming properties with character worth your attention.

The village includes a delightful XIII century church, Manor House to access several footpaths criss-crossing the estate. Locally you have a choice of options.

The Wise Man at West Stafford, The New Inn in West Knighton, The Sailors Return in East Chaldon all serving delicious food.

If you wish to eat close to the sea, try The Smugglers Inn in Osmington Mills with a rocky beach close-by.

You can take a walk to Ringstead beach along the coastal path too. If you in athe area, why not to visit Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door, one of the most popular sightseeing places in Dorset.

You can’t find a better place to have a picnic or bask in the sun, or have a swim surrounded by all the beauty. Visitors with children enjoy going to famous Monkey World, The Tank Museum and Farmer Palmer’s farm. Warmwell Lodge has a stunning scenery around and is a comfortable holiday home for families with pretty garden and abundance of walks around. The owners suggest four walks from Warmwell Lodge, an annotated map will wait for you once you will arrive at the property: Walk 1 - The Loop - approx. half mile Walk 2 - Lower Watercombe, approx. 2 miles Walk 3 - The Watercress beds & Heath, approx. 3 miles Walk 4 - The Beach.

The walk to the beach is approx. 4 miles; it is spectacular and strenuous (approx. 1.5-2 hours).


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin single
  • Ground floor Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast table
  • Utility areas
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with log burner.
  • Gas central heating, Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, TV, DVD, DAB radio, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, high chair available
  • Stair gate
  • Roadside parking
  • Big landscaped garden
  • Two well-behaved small dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles
  • Pub 3 miles
  • Beach 4 miles.

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About the location


Dorchester 5.7 miles; Weymouth 8.1 miles; East Lulworth 10.8 miles

Warmwell derives it’s name from a well of tepid water, and has a varied village history including, having an RAF airfield used by the RAF in the second world War. If you want to continue on a theme of military history then why not explore the Tank Museum at Bovington just 8 miles away. Monkey World rescue is also an interesting day out and just around the corner from the Tank Museum. Should you be craving the sight and sounds of the sea then you are also ideally placed, with Lulworth Cove and Durdle just 8 miles away to the East and Weymouth and it’s golden sands and shallow water just 8 miles to the west. You will find many local café’s and restaurants in both these locations where you can sample local fish and award-winning produce. Be sure to enjoy an ice cream on the seafront.

Region Information

Note: max 4 people.
Note: 12 cottage style stairs with hand rail on left hand side (slightly narrow and steep) to first floor.
Note: Guests need to bring their own cot linen.
Note: Two small, or one medium dog(s) welcome.
Note: The property is accessed via unmade road.
Note: Bathroom is located on the ground floor.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas