The Forge to rent in Dorset with superb facilities and location to ensure you have an enjoyable relaxing quality holiday.

The Forge
Marshwood Manor, Dorset, England
Property Ref: DUS
4 Star.
Sleeps 8

Pets: Yes

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About The Forge

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Enjoy the freedom of The Forge in Dorset where you can relax in comfort and please yourself what to do, with no fixed mealtimes.

Blakes Holiday Cottages offer you the assurance that The Forge in Dorset is a quality self catering accommodation, that guarantees the highest levels of comfort, luxury and care, enabling you to enjoy your holiday trouble stress free.

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A delightful base for your holiday, set in glorious countryside close to unspoilt beaches._<strong>Marshwood Manor offers excellent accommodation and facilities in a tranquil rural setting, surrounded by Dorset&rsquo;s loveliest countryside, and only 5&nbsp;miles from the unspoilt beaches and golden sandstone cliffs of the coastline. The estate&rsquo;s 10&nbsp;acres of lawn, garden, pasture and woodland offer plenty of room for adults to stroll and children to play. </strong><br />The properties have been carefully formed from a fine original range of buildings next to the manor house.and may be booked together to accommodate larger groups holidaying together (property refs DEY, DFA, DEX, DUS, DUT, DWS) Previously filmed for BBC television, all retain character and charm, whilst offering comfortable holiday accommodation fitted to a high standard throughout. Each has its own garden with furniture, and all enjoy shared use of the extensive gardens and grounds &ndash; as well as a range of facilities, including use of the owners&rsquo; small <strong>outdoor heated swimming-pool</strong> (1st May - 30th Sept) set in a walled garden. There is a large games barn with pool table and table tennis, and a children&rsquo;s play area with swings and slide. Approached along a private drive and set well back from the road, the cottages are perfectly positioned for enjoying this delightful corner of Dorset.<br />There are a variety of beautiful beaches, both sand and pebble, within a five to ten mile radius, including those at Lyme Regis, Charmouth, Seatown, Eype, West Bay and Burton Bradstock. Fossil-rich cliffs define this dramatic stretch of coastline, which encompasses the 2,000-acre National Trust estate of Golden Cap. This is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and superb walking country, both on the rolling chalk hills overlooking fertile inland valleys and on the coastal footpaths offering spectacular clifftop views. It is also an area full of romance and history, with three ancient hill forts and the house and gardens of Forde Abbey all nearby.<br />A range of attractions is on offer in nearby country towns. Lyme Regis is a pretty seaside resort, its elegant colour-washed buildings and promenade lining a handsome harbour. Motor boats can be hired and there are fishing trips, a sailing school, and a windsurfing school. Bridport is a thriving market town, featured on TV&rsquo;s <em>River Cottage</em>, the <em>Port Bredy</em> of Hardy&rsquo;s novels, offering a good choice of shops, inns, restaurants, an arts centre and a sports centre with indoor pool. The coastline is excellent for sea fishing and inland waters offer good coarse fishing. Golfers will find courses at Lyme Regis and West Bay. Guests can enjoy art classes with a trained instructor in our own studio (subject to an additional charge, availability and prior booking). There are also riding stables in the area. Caterers are available locally. The local shop at Marshwood and two charming thatched country pubs are within a short drive._<ul><li><em>Elec incl </em></li><li><em>Parking</em></li><li><em>Shops 2 miles</em></li><li><em>Flatscreen digital TV</em></li><li><em>D<em>VD player</em></li><li><em>Auto wm/tumble dryer</em></li><li><em>M/wave</em></li><li><em>D/washer</em></li><li><em>Fridge/freezer</em></li><li><em>H/chair by arr</em></li><li><em>Duvets with linen</em></li><li><em>Towel hire &pound;3 pp<em></em></li><li><em>Non-smokers only</em></em></li></ul>_ADDITIONAL FACILITIES<ul><li>Use of owner&rsquo;s <strong>outdoor heated swimming-pool</strong>, 25ft x 12ft (1st May - 30th Sept, 10am to 6pm) </li><li>Shared gardens and grounds of 10 acres including children&rsquo;s play area (suitable for children under ten)</li><li>Shared large games barn with pool table (coin-operated) and table tennis</li><li>Enclosed play area with Wendy house, suitable for children under five, situated in the courtyard opposite games barn entrance</li></ul>_WINTER BREAKS AND OFF-SEASON HOLIDAYS<br />All cottages at Marshwood Manor are cosily heated and are perfect for holidays in late Autumn, Winter and early Spring._Formerly two cottages, The Forge is an attractive and spacious cottage, offering ground floor accommodation all on one level with easy walking access. Large double-aspect living room with multi-fuel stove and beamed ceiling. Well-equipped fitted kitchen/dining-room with range cooker, beamed ceiling and door to private garden. Laundry/boot room. Two double bedrooms, one with 5ft bed. Two twin-bedded rooms. Two bathroom/W.C.s, one with separate shower cubicle._<ul><li>Elec convector heaters/elec heaters incl </li><li>Oil CH incl</li><li>Multi-fuel stove - first basket incl, thereafter avail locally</li><li>Range cooker incl</li><li>Two TVs</li><li>Two cots</li><li>Private rear garden with furniture</li><li><em><strong>Easy walking access </strong></em></li><li><em><strong>Friday to Friday</strong></em></li></ul>

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