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Manor House Large Receptions Rooms Sleeps 14 Heated Outdoor Pool Tennis Court



Updated: 26-Sep-2016
House in Tolpuddle, Nr. Dorchester, Dorset, England - South Facing And Set In Its Own Garden And Grounds

Major part of substantial Dorset manor house set in 100 acre estate, adjoining woodland. excellent sporting facilities including heated swimming pool, hard tennis court, boule area, and indoor games room with table tennis and table top football. Golf, fly fishing and pony facilities all close. Panelled traditional drawing and dining rooms furnished with antiques. Large party room. Bedrooms are large and comfortably furnished. Easily accessible from the main A35 London to Dorchester road. London trains at Moreton station [7 minutes]. Wifi to all rooms.

  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms, 2 Separate Toilets
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

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1 holidaymaker review


summer holiday

  • 5 of 5

17 of my family stayed here this summer and we had a brilliant time.It was like staying at Downton Abbey .Every evening we would play games on the lawn bowls, crochet, rounders and everyone enjoyed the swimming pool.The surrounding area was great for walks with our many dogs.The house is so big you can easily find a quiet spot for yourself ,it was clean and the antique furniture really made it feel grand.we all had a wonderful famy holiday.Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

Trout and fly fishing available at adjoining property contact Richard Slocock. Stabling and manage also available next door from Sally Slocock on the same number


Ringstead beach, 20 minutes driving pebbles with some sand

Weymouth beach 30 minutes driving sand harbour and resort facilities

Kimmeridge beach 35 minutes surfing

Swanage and Studland sandy beaches 40 minutes driving


Car essential. Airports at Southampton 1 hour driving, Bristol 1 1/2 hour driving and Bristol 2 hours driving. Ferries and Poole [30 minutes driving] and Portsmouth[1 1/2 hours driving]


Dorchester 20 minutes driving, Poole 30 minutes driving, Bournemouth 40 minutes driving, Weymouth 30 minutes driving


Rental rates


  • Booking Notes:
    Booking form from Michael Slocock at Southover House Tolpuddle Dorchester Dorset, contact us through text or email.
    25% deposit required to confirm booking.
    Final payment 6 weeks before arrival.

    Changeover Day:
    Friday or by arrangement

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Updated: 26-Sep-2016
Available arrival



  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool


  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • rural


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Toilet 2 - Toilet
  • Bathroom 1 ensuite with Bedroom 1 bath basin and wc. Bathroom 2 ensuite with Bedroom 2 bath basin and wc. Bathroom 3 ensuite with Bedroom 3 bath, basin and wc. Bathroom 4 bath/shower over, basin, wc with washing machine and tumble dryer.


  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Bedroom 6
  • Bedroom 7
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 14 (7 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, Bedroom 2 with twin beds, Bedroom 3 with double bed, Bedroom 4 with twin beds, Bedroom 5 with twin beds, Bedroom 6 with double bed and Bedroom 7 with twin beds [one small]. Cots also available


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Notes on accommodation: The east wing of the house is let on a long term basis and there are cottages and a business on the estate. Outside: 6 acres of gardens with south facing sitting area. Pool area also has outside seating area, barbecue. Private swimming pool is a 32ft x 16ft and heated Utility Room: Washing machine and tumble dryer in bathroom 4 Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen and towels included. cleaning for 4 hours midweek Other: Pool house with tables and chairs for 6/12

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