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Houghton Lodge

Swimming Pool
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Cottage -
5 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 12
Bournemouth, Dorset, England
Houghton Lodge, Your own Private Spa. Indulge, Relax, Rewind. Situated in a peacefull country village, deep in the dorset downs, yet only a short drive to the coastal towns of Poole, Bournemouth and Weymouth (home of the sailing events for 2012 olympics). Acommodating up to 11 guests. Houghton Lodge is perfect for family gatherings and group holidays. Swim in the stunning heated indoor pool complex (mornings) then relax and indulge in the Hot-Tub and Infa Red Sauna. Private garden, patio and decking areas,plus large 1/2 acre field for ball games, picknics and barbecues. Vast network of footpaths direct from property plus great mountain biking tracks. Local Pub approx 1 Mile walk.. There is an abundance of Good Pubs and fabulous restaurants in the area. Places to Visit for all the family. Monkey World, Swanage Railway, Corfe Castle, Brown... Read more
Listing #HL11795
About the Owner
Lucy Fiander C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:50%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:January 2006
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

We stayed for a week in August and were totally blown away by this beautiful home from home holiday retreat. The house was spotlessly clean, the kitchen really well equipped.....every home comfort you would need. The indoor pool was amazing, a great size to be...More

1  Thank GGsaxplayer28
Claire D, VR Owner at Houghton Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thank You so Much for this lovely review . You and your Family were the Perfect guests. We are so glad you have enjoyed your stay with us . Look forward to welcoming you all back in the future . Regards Lucy and Matt

Reviewed 15 August 2018

12 of us stayed for 3 nights, this included 1 infant and two 5 year olds. We had a great weekend. All of our extra requirements were met when we asked for a high chair, cot etc. The place is a little far from big...More

Thank Mandy M
Claire D, VR Owner at Houghton Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Thank You Mandy for taking the time to give us such a lovely review. We are so Pleased we were able to make your stay a Memorable occasion. You were lovely guests and we hope to see you all again soon . Regards Lucy and...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Fabulous house!!! We arrived to find the house beautifully presented, dining table all laid out, lovely Christmas tree in the lounge,coffee and mince pies waiting. The bedrooms are all lovely, the lounge is amazing, so spacious, with lovely comfy sofas and the wood burner is...More

1  Thank Maria K
Management response:Responded 11 December 2017

Thank You Lovely Ladies xxx It was our pleasure . Hope to see you all again soon . Merry Christmas Lucy and Matt

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (11)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (11)
  • Microwave
  • Pool Table
  • Private Garden
  • Private Indoor Pool
  • Queen Beds:(3)
  • Refrigerator
  • Sauna
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Open plan ground floor Kitchen & dining: Fully fitted kitchen, all at accessible levels, with electric oven, gas hob, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, microwave. Seating for 11. Patio doors leading out to decking-patio area sauna and hot-tub. Separate utility room with washing machine, tumble drier and ironing facilities. Lounge: Large woodburning stove, snuggly comfortable sofas, Large plasma screen T.V with Sky, sound surround and DVD player. 4 Groundfloor bedrooms 2 twin, 3 double, 4 bathrooms, 2 en-suite.

First floor bedroom. views of the Dorset countryside, Double bed, plus double sofa bed. en-suite with bath, wc and wash basin, TV and tea & coffee making facilities.

*** Houghton Lodge has been specially created for guests with disabilities ***

Every comfort has been carefully...
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We do not allow large groups under the Age of 30 to hire the House . A booking with majority of guests over 30 is totally acceptable No STAG Parties or all Male Groups. Pets...
    2 Showers
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    3 Queens
    1 Sofa
    4 Twins
    1 King
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
  • Rare occasions extra logs for fire : ₹ 1,917 / stay - Fee
  • We do not supply bath or pool towels .: ₹ 0 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
ALL Prices are based on 10-12 people sharing.
We have not been able to show all prices please do contact us for MIDWEEK BARGAINS
See our own website for more information .
A Cash Damage deposit of £300 is required on arrival.
HEN & GIRLIE SPA WEEKENDS OUR SPECIALITY ask for more details.Dogs Welcome £30 per week / weekend each.
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About the neighbourhood
Situated in the tiny village of Winterbourne Houghton, one of Dorset’s best kept secrets. Surrounded by the most beautiful country scenery. The beautiful Georgian market town of Blandford Forum is only 7 minutes away by car. Blandford offers local weekly markets, a wide selection of independent shops, supermarkets, restaurants, good pubs and take-aways. The local area boasts an abundance of great pubs with good food, award winning restaurants, horse-riding, tennis, golf, fishing, cycling, walking, summer activities for children, theme parks fishing in the local stream and great picnicking to name but a few.
Car advised
How to get there
Follow the signs into Blandford Forum Town centre.
When you reach the Crown Hotel follow the road to the left, over the bridge and straight accross small roundabout. Untill you see the sign on right.
Follow the sign to Winterborne stickland approx 5 miles.
Turn left into the village, at the crown pub on left. Opposite is the sign to Winterborne Houghton.
Follow the road for 1 mile untill you come to a fish farm on your left, carry on untill you see a little church also on the left.
On the right hand side after a row of terraced cottages , is a Pink thatched cottage stuck out into the road, turn directly right after this and go straight to the top of the drive . At the very top is Downview Farm turn right at the double gates into Houghton Lodge. Enjoy your holiday.................
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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