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The House in Dorset

| Christchurch, Dorset
10
5
3
Dogs allowed 1
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Catering
Corporate gatherings
Family friendly
Wedding venues
Beach houses
3 more

At a glance

  • Grade II listed townhouse
  • Contemporary décor
  • Enclosed garden
  • Patio and lawn

Recently refurbished, this three-storey Grade II-listed townhouse is ideally located in the historic centre of Christchurch.

Offering fresh, contemporary decor and cool mid-century touches, it’s well suited for groups of ten as well as offering an ideal small reception venue for those marrying in the nearby Priory.

Prepare meals in the spacious and bright kitchen, complete with a large range oven and hob, stone flooring, large sash window and breakfast table. Enjoy more formal meals in the sunny dining room, seating ten, overlooking the garden beyond. At the end of a long day, relax and unwind in the tranquil sitting room, tastefully decorated with the added bonus of a large woodburner.

There are five bedrooms in total, arranged across the first and second floors, each one, light, airy and full of character with original fireplaces and feature beds.

Outside, an enclosed rear garden with teak furniture is perfect for enjoying al fresco meals during the summer months, or a post-wedding glass of bubbly!

Regret no hen or stag parties.

SLEEPS 10: 5 bedrooms: first floor; 1 en-suite double, 1 double with TV, 1 twin with TV. Second floor: 1 twin and 1 en-suite double.

ADDITIONAL BEDS: Up to 2 travel cots available.

COOK + DINE: Well-equipped kitchen with gas range oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave. Dining room seating 10, welcome pack provided.

RELAX: Sitting room with woodburner, sofas and Virgin TV.

BATHE: 3 bathrooms in total, 1 en-suite bathroom, 1 en-suite shower room, family bathroom/wet room.

OUTSIDE: Enclosed rear garden with teak furniture to seat 10. Parking for 3 cars. Bike storage available.

TECH: Flat screen Virgin Media TV, very fast Wi-Fi, Freeview TV in 3 bedrooms.

PLAY: Virgin Media TV, Wi-Fi

PETS: Dogs welcome.

VENUE HIRE: Wedding receptions and corporate events welcomed.

ADDITIONAL INFO: There is the option to use a beach hut until April in Bournemouth, or one in Poole from October. Although winter time, beach hut use is very popular even in these out of season months. Please enquire for further details.

LOCAL AREA: The house is perfectly located, immediately adjoining the Christchurch Priory and the Priory Quarter, yet still within only a few minutes’ walk to all the excellent facilities of the town centre including many fine restaurants, excellent shopping and a small cinema. Also close by in The Quay where ferries can take you across Christchurch Harbour to the Mudeford Beaches (with its £250k beach huts!) and Hengistbury Head.

ACTIVITIES NEARBY: Christchurch Harbour, the River Avon and the River Stour, all within easy walking or driving distance, provide some of the best fishing in the UK and are also excellent for watersports, particularly sailing, canoeing and windsurfing.

Excellent beaches can be found within a few miles at Hengistbury Head, Mudeford, Southbourne and Bournemouth. The New Forest National Park is within 5 miles. You can visit the nature resort of Stanpit Marsh and the woodlands at Steamer Point and Highcliffe Castle. As well as the excellent shopping facilities in Christchurch, even larger selections of stores can be found in Bournemouth and Southampton.

Christchurch is an excellent base for golf enthusiasts with some good courses nearby. The owners can arrange discounts at some of the local visitor attractions, restaurants, golf courses and angling clubs by arrangement.

GETTING THERE: Nearest airport: Bournemouth (7 miles). Nearest station: Christchurch (0.5 miles).

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