Birch Lodge is a rural retreat, a single-storey cottage attaching the owner's home, one mile from Charlton Marshall. Set all over the ground floor, there's one king-size double bedroom plus a wet room, meaning a couple can enjoy a comfortable holiday here. There's also a kitchen and a sitting room with dining area, while outside is a private seating area to the front of the property plus off road parking for one car and shared use of the owner's hard court tennis courts. Birch Lodge is a delightful holiday base for discovering Dorset's beautiful countryside and coast.
All ground floor. One king-size double bedroom. Wet room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area.
Oil central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Sky Sports and Movies, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 1 car. Private patio area plus side lawned area. Shared use of owner's tennis court, racquets and balls provided. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 2 miles, pub 1 mile. Note: Intermittent mobile signal. Note: The owner has three dogs.
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 thriving pub; whilst nearby Blandford Forum offers a good selection of shops and restaurant, and the stunning surrounding countryside offers a network of footpaths and cycleways. Excellent transport links from Charlton Marshall offer access to many places of interest. A rural Dorset village providing a convenient holiday base from which to explore this fascinating area.
Dorset has many claims to fame including the iconic Hovis advert, the best-selling Famous Five Books, and the award winning drama ‘Broadchurch’. Visit Shaftesbury and you’ll find a very recognisable street, Gold Hill. This cobbled street was use in the 1970’s Hovis TV advert featuring a boy pushing a bike up the hill. Walking up/down this familiar hill you’d be forgiven for humming or whistling 'New World Symphony' which accompanied the TV advert.
Enid Blyton’s ‘The Famous Five’ series featured Dorset locations such as the Isle of Purbeck and Poole Harbour, with Anne, Dick, Georgina, Julian, and Timmy the dog having their adventures and enjoying a few ginger beers along the way.
The cliffs and beach at West Bay were used as the backdrop to the ITV crime drama ‘Broadchurch’. Retrace the steps of David Tennant and Olivia Coleman by visiting this stunning section of the Dorset coast.
The Jurassic Coast is over 90 miles of coastline covering from East Devon to Dorset. Recognised as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO, The Jurassic Coast, quite rightly, joins other well-known World Heritage Sites such as the Great Barrier Reef (Australia) and the Grand Canyon (USA). It is easy to see why this coast is so popular when it allows visitors to experience a fascinating walk through history.
We hope you have a great Dorset break!
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Reviews for Birch Lodge
The cottage was well equipped and was in an ideal location for visiting nearby seaside towns and beaches.
Mr Adams, Hertfordshire
Reviews are the subjective opinions of previous guests and not of Remarkable Holidays Ltd