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Scandinavian chalet in rural Dorset. Outstanding Views Across the Blackmore Vale



Updated: 23-Oct-2016
Chalet in West Stour, Nr. Shaftesbury, Dorset..With 3 bedrooms and en-suite facilities. Downstairs double, open plan lounge and kitchen/diner

This 4* Scandinavian chalet is perfect for friends or families re-uniting. It is situated on a working dairy farm and on the outskirts of a small village. Master double bedroom with balcony and en-suite shower room, twin room with en-suite shower room and downstairs double with en-suite bathroom. Open plan lounge kitchen/diner and French doors leading onto large veranda and a new six seater hot tub.

Duncliffe chalet is a non smoking property and unfortunately we are unable to take pets.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I am 52 years old and am married with two sons. I grew up in Gillingham, Dorset so know the area very well.

I have been married for 29 years and have lived at Stour Cross Farm for 25.

I started doing B & B in 1991 in the farmhouse until my second son was born in 2001. Now I run 4 self catering holiday chalets in the grounds of the farm.

I spend more time and money cleaning and refurbishing each chalet than I do in my own house but thoroughly enjoy it. It's so satisfying to know guests appreciate and have enjoyed their stay. The comments in the visitor books prove it.

I love animals especially dogs but unfortunately we cannot accommodate pets because of the farm animals. I have very little time to myself and as a family we rarely take a holiday. I wish life would slow down.

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1 Reviews

1 holidaymaker review


Fabulous chalet. Extremely clean and well organised.

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely fab chalet. Great for family get together. Super hot tub with great view not over looked. Very quiet and peaceful. Large games room for the young and better for the oldies remembering their days at the youth club.table tennis. Table football air hockey. Plenty of laughing. The whole farm is a great place to recharge your batteries. Can not thank you enough Christina .

Maureen & Ian Holloway . Lancashire. Angela freer Tenterden.

Brief visit from the Warhursts from thr Rectory at Smedley.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

Guests who have stayed at Duncliffe chalet tell me they could quite easily live in this property. The open plan lounge kitchen/diner enables all the guests to interact with one another without being excluded whilst cooking dinner or clearing the table. I just love the French Blue coloured kitchen, it's so soft and goes with so many different colours.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Autumn Half Term
21 Oct 2016 - 27 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
28 Oct 2016 - 18 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Christmas & New Year
19 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner

Changeover Day:
For weekly bookings during peak seasons the start day is Saturday. Short breaks normally start from fri-Mon or Mon-Fri. Two nights are also available at certain times. Arrival time is 4.00pm and departure is 10.00am. Please contact owner for prices.
If your stay in Duncliffe chalet is not intended as a holiday i.e for work, please contact owner before booking.

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Updated: 23-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

NEW FOR 2015 !! Six seater hot tub with 36 swirling massage jets for a relaxing soak. Includes reclining position and Captain's chair plus bench seats. Enjoy a glass of wine after a long day touring and let those jets work their magic on aching limbs.

Property Type

  • chalet


  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub ...


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • sight seeing

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Downstairs Bathroom - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Large corner shower
  • Twin Bathroom - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Corner shower
  • The master and twin rooms have en-suite corner showers, W.C and wash basins. The double downstairs has bath with shower over bath, W.C and wash basin. There is also a cloakroom with W.C and corner wash basin in the lobby. Each en-suite has shaver sockets within the mirror's.and heated towel rails.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The master bedroom has it's own balcony overlooking the neighbouring county of Somerset. The twin room has views towards Duncliffe and Shaftesbury beyond. Downstairs is the third room with double bed. All the beds are made up on arrival.


  • Balcony
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Outside: Patio doors open out onto a large veranda with eight seater round wooden garden furniture. From the veranda there is a spacious area for children to play. The chalet is adjacent to fields grazed in the summer by our black & white Freisian cows. Don't worry there is a fence but the girls are very inquisitive and will watch you with curiosity. Utility Room: The utility cupboard within the kitchen contains iron/ironing board & laundry basket. Vacuum cleaner, mop and bucket. Cot/high-chair. Hair dryer. Games for adults and children. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / All beds are made with sheets and duvets. Adults are provided with bath sheets and hand towels and children, 3+ years, bath towels. For babies and toddlers using the cot please bring your own bedding. When a week or more is booked the linen and towels are changed on a weekly basis. Please provide your own beach towels.

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