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Mrs Christina Trim

Advertiser since 2011
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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CHALET HARDY CHALET: 3 BEDROOMS, SLEEPS 6

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday chalet in Gillingham - Melbury & Hardy Chalet

Superb Scandinavian style chalets sleeping six

Melbury and Hardy are two of four Scandinavian style timber framed chalets.set in the grounds of a working dairy farm surrounded by Blue Spruce trees.

Melbury and Hardy chalet at Stour Cross Farm are situated on a working dairy farm. We milk approx 140 black and white Freisian Holstein cows twice daily. During the summer months most of the calves are born of which a third are Freisian. These are hand reared by myself and often get spoilt with affection. They become very friendly and don't mind being groomed or cuddled. This seems to set them up right when they join the herd. The cows are housed in a barn over the winter and turned out to grass in spring until November. Melbury looks out on some of the fields and guests are delighted when they wake up in the mornings, pull back the curtains and see all the girls grazing. Some guests have never seen cows before let alone stand within 2 ft of them. Don't worry, there is a fence and although they are very inquisitive they are quite harmless.

We are happy for any visitors to watch the milking in the afternoons. It is a fasinating process to watch.

North Dorset Location: Melbury chalet at Stour Cross Farm sits on top of a hill just outside West Stour village.

It is centrally placed for many attractions which can be reached easily by car. The village itself is very friendly and hosts many fun fund raising events. The local free house pub boasts excellent cuisine and fine ales.

Within the grounds of Melbury and Hardy are two other chalets. Duncliffe and Wessex. All sleeping six with their own parking and surrounded by Blue Spruce Fir trees.

NEW FOR 2013. Our new games room is available for our guests.. It consists of a table tennis table, Table football, large connect 4 and air hockey. For the little ones they can play on the car mat with a selection of cars.

We also have an upstairs room with a coin operated pool table and large T.V with X box.

More Details

Details for holiday chalet Hardy Chalet, 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 3 Bathrooms

Hardy Chalet is a Scandinavian style chalet situated on a working dairy farm just 1 mile from the village of West Stour, North Dorset. Hardy has recently been refurbished and is the perfect place to stay whilst exploring our beautiful county. Hardy has three bedrooms, two double and one twin. The double downstairs has an en-suite wetroom whilst the master bedroom has en-suite bathroom and own balcony. The twin room has an en-suite shower room. The lounge and kitchen/diner are open plan and have all mod cons, including dishwasher, washing machine and microwave. The leather reclining sofa's allow you to relax after a tiring day sight seeing. Hardy is a non smoking property and unfortunately cannot accept pets. The views surrounding the chalet are just astounding and from the master bedroom on a clear day King Alfred's tower can be seen in the distance. Parking allows for three cars and the tarmac area down one side of the chalet allows for easy access to the back of the chalet.
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Mrs Christina Trim (Owner)
Advertiser since 2011
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Location

Location

Nearest Airport
163 Kilometres
Heathrow
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Kilometres
The Ship Inn, West Stour
Nearest Ferry
47.7 Kilometres
Poole
Nearest Golf
43.6 Kilometres
Moors Valley, Ringwood
Nearest Train
4.1 Miles
Gillingham, Dorset
Nearest Motorway
69.4 Kilometres
M5 - Jct 25 Taunton or M3 - Jct 8
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Kilometres
The Ship Inn, West Stour
Nearest Ski
46.2 Kilometres
Dorset Snowsport Center, Wareham
Nearest Beach
55.1 Kilometres
Bournemouth
Car: recommended

Stour Cross Farm is located outside the small village of West Stour. We run a dairy herd of approx 150 Friesian cows alongside four Scandinavian style self catering chalets. Approx 200yds from A30 and 15 min. from A303. Surrounded by pretty villages and country lanes, some with pubs and restaurants. West Stour has it's own pub which can be easily reached on foot serving real home cooked food. Shaftesbury, the Saxon hilltop town, is only 10 mins drive. It features the famous cobbled Gold Hill (Hovis advert) and quaint family run shops. Stourhead, an N.T attraction with it's beautiful house, gardens and lakes is a short driving distance. Family attractions include Monkey World, Bovington Tank Museum, Longleat and Fleet Air Arm Museum. We are also only an hours drive from the Jurassic coast. Other local activities range from Golf, Fishing and Horse Riding. Stour Cross Farm boasts spectacular views across the Blackmore Vale, Somerset and Wiltshire from which endless walks can be enjoyed.

Other Activities: badger watching, quad riding, soft play area for younger children,

Golf: Moors Valley is the ideal place to play golf.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday chalet in Gillingham, Shaftesbury and North Dorset

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Half Term
25 Oct 2014 - 31 Oct 2014
7 night minimum stay
£620
for 7 nights
£620
 
 
Low Season
1 Nov 2014 - 20 Dec 2014
3 night minimum stay
£288
for 3 nights
From
£96
£385
 
 
Christmas
21 Dec 2014 - 27 Dec 2014
7 night minimum stay
£899
for 7 nights
£899
 
 
New Year
28 Dec 2014 - 3 Jan 2015
3 night minimum stay
£675
for 3 nights
From
£225
£899
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes When booking weekly or short holidays a deposit is required.
If the holiday falls inside 4 weeks of arrival then the whole amount is due.
Payments can be made by cheque or BACS, credit or debit card. .
Unfortunately deposits cannot be refunded.
Two nights can be booked at certain times of the year. Please email for prices.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for Hardy Chaletin Gillingham in Shaftesbury and North Dorset

Property Type:
  • chalet (detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Baby Gate
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Handheld shower aswell
    Twin - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Ground Floor - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Wet room
  • The downstairs wet room has recently been refurbished with new flooring and wall tiles, A new shower has also been installed.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 Double Bed
    Twin - 2 Single Bed
    Ground Floor - 1 Double Bed
  • The ground floor consists of a double bedroom with open hanging rail and shelves which is situated under the stair well. The bedroom would suit less able guests. Upstairs has a master double bedroom with own balcony and a twin room. The sloping ceilings in both bedrooms are clad in pine and have open hanging rails and wooden slated shelves.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Furniture
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • veranda
  • Wood Decking
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis

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