One of a pair of 18th century gardener’s cottages set within a country estate, Plum Cottage exudes serenity. Its country chic style along with breathtaking views towards the River Stour and cricket pitch beyond provide a great hideaway to explore the stunning Dorset countryside.
Plum Cottage nestles within a country estate providing a tranquil base on the edge of the market town of Wimborne. Take a short stroll into Wimborne where you will find numerous foodie delights in its cafes, pubs and fine restaurants. The weekend brings a popular market where you can source local produce from regional suppliers including a butchers, bakers, fishmonger, fruit stalls and cheese stands.
The nearest beaches are at Bournemouth and Poole, a half hour drive away. Poole Harbour has excellent sailing, whereas the surfers amongst you will be interested in the surf reef at Boscombe. A little further afield you can explore the Isle of Purbeck and stunning Jurassic coastline.
Superb walks are in abundance with over three hundred miles of well signed footpaths, bridleways and byways to explore. Garden lovers and history seekers will be in their element with many National Trust properties and gardens to discover.
The Living Room/Dining Room with wooden floors, low ceiling beams and exposed stone work has a large three seater sofa and two arm chairs in front of the wood burner. Apple TV with Netflix account, guests receive a £20 credit for Apple movies.
There is a large elm table with seating for six. This table can accommodate ten if required when booking along with Apple Cottage.
The modern Kitchen has an electric oven and induction hob, fridge and dishwasher.
A separate outhouse houses a freezer and washing machine.
Separate cloakroom with wash basin and WC.
The Master Bedroom has a king sized double bed, two bedside tables with lamps, fitted wardrobe with shelves and an occasional chair. There are views across towards the River Stour and surrounding countryside.
Bedroom Two has a large hand built twin bunk-bed (full size single beds), chest of drawers. Views across towards the River Stour and surrounding countryside.
Bathroom with roll top bath with hand-held shower head attachment, wash basin, heated towel rail and WC.
Hanging space is available is available in a cupboard on the landing for both bedrooms.
There is a private cottage garden with fruit trees and large lawned area at the rear of the property. There is a table, chairs and a charcoal barbecue. (Guests will provide their own fuel).
Need to Know
Plum Cottage can be booked alongside Apple Cottage to accommodate a maximum of 10 people. Discounts available when booking both cottages together. Please call to discuss.
A welcome basket of logs is provided.
Off-street parking is available.
A high chair can be provided upon request.
One well behaved dog welcomed at £25 per stay.