Key Holiday Home Information:Dog-Friendly, up to 2 dog(s) welcome by arrangement.
Nearest Airport and Railway Station: Wool Station (12 miles).
Nearest city or town: Blandford, approximately 8 miles away.
Type of self-catering break: Self-catering cottage in rural Dorset with access to indoor swimming pool, games room, tennis court and children's play area..
Short Breaks and weekend breaks: We offer short breaks all year round except for the school holiday periods.
Located in Milton Abbas on Luccombe Farm within the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Cake House is one of nine welcoming holiday cottages.
Sleeping 4 people in two bedrooms ( one king sized bedroom and one twin bedroom), this welcoming cottage is all on one level, making it ideal for families or for those who prefer to avoid stairs. Also at the Cake House is an open plan living area with lounge area with flat-screen TV and DVD and a well equipped kitchen, as well as a family bathroom.
All of the cottages are surrounded by stunning gardens and landscaped grounds for you to enjoy and to help you relax. There are many facilities on the farm, free of charge and open all year round, including a heated indoor swimming pool, sauna, gymnasium, games room, children's play area, tennis court, lakeside BBQ, star gazing platform with superb views and fantastic walks. Children can visit the animals including donkeys, ducks, sheep, chickens, goats and alpacas. There is a riding school on the farm and there is a small discount for guests. We offer clay pigeon shooting on the farm and dry and wet trout fly fishing off-site by prior arrangement and at extra cost.
Free Wi-Fi is available in each cottage and parking is free.
Luccombe Farm is located within easy walking distance (10-15 minutes across fields) of the historic village of Milton Abbas where you can find a post office, small grocery store, wonderful farm shop, fantastic pub serving gourmet meals and nearby Milton Abbey. The Cake House is pet friendly and there is a £5 charge per dog per night. For all guests departing on a Sunday, you are welcome to stay until 4pm, free of charge, to make the most of your weekend.
Entertainment and/or Leisure Facilities on Offer: Games Room , heated swimming pool (Behind the Cake House) , Sauna , Tennis Court
Flexible changeover day: Yes
Recommended Attractions near Milton Abbas: Rural Dorset is one of the most peaceful, beautiful and genuinely unspoilt areas in England. There is so much to see and do and we are always happy to advise. We also maintain a large library of leaflets in our Games Room. Our suggested days out could include a trip to the world’s largest Tank Museum in Bovington, Poole and Sandbanks for windsurfing and boating trips around the world’s second largest natural harbour. Explore Brownsea Island owned by the National Trust, famous for its bird sanctuary. Visit the Isle of Purbeck, perhaps to include Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door or Wareham, Corfe Castle and a trip on the famous Steam Railway to Swanage.
Good places to visit near Milton Abbas: Activities: – Dorset Waterpark – Jurassic Coast Activities – Lulworth Outdoors – Milton Abbas & Abbey Murder Mystery Treasure Trail – Monkey World – Snowtrax Alpine Activity Centre – The Tank Museum – Tower Park Attractions: – Corfe Castle – The Jurassic Coast – Lulworth Cove – Swanage Railway – Dorchester Museums – Hardy’s Dorchester; Hardy’s Cottage & Max Gate Beaches: – Bournemouth Beach (Pier) – Chesil Beach (Chesil Bank) – Chesil Cove – Church Ope Cove – Greenhill Beach (Weymouth) – Kimmeridge Bay – Lulworth Cove & Durdle Door – Sandbanks Beach (Poole) (Sandbanks Peninsular) – Studland – Swanage Beach and Bay – Weymouth Nearby Villages & Towns: – Abbotsbury – Blandford Forum – Cerne Abbas – Corfe Castle – Dorchester – Lyme Regis – Milton Abbas – Isle of Portland – Shaftesbury – Sherborne – Wareham – Weymouth Stately Homes and Gardens: – Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens – Athelhampton House & Gardens – Bennetts Water Gardens – Compton Acres – Forde Abbey Historic House and Gardens – Kingston Lacy – Kingston Maurward Gardens and Animal Park – Knoll Gardens – Mapperton House & Gardens – Minterne House & Gardens – Stock Gaylard House Wine Tasting and Breweries: – Hall & Woodhouse Ltd – Langham Wine EstateMore about the Location:
Good places to eat near Milton Abbas: The Hambro Arms Pub: Is our Milton Abbas local, and just a 10-15 minute walk across our fields (or 5 min drive). They have a children’s menu and Dorset Cream Tea is served every afternoon for £5.50. Dogs are allowed in the bar and not the restaurant area. The Oak at Dewlish: This traditional very popular dog friendly Dorset Village Pub is a free house, serving a good range of guest beers from the local area. It is a 16 minute drive away (7 miles) via Winterborne Whitechurch and Milborne St Andrew. Or, for the more adventurous, it is a 4.7 mile cross country walk away (c. 1.5-2hrs). The Crown Hotel: The oldest inn in Dorset, in the Georgian town of Blandford, the Crown Hotel is open daily for food. There is a children’s menu and well-behaved dogs are welcome in the bar and outdoor areas. It is a 15 minute drive via Winterborne Whitechurch. The Royal Oak: A family run and owned dog friendly freehouse in Milborne St Andrew. There is a children’s play area in the garden and we have been told by a few guests that the carvery is very good! (Every Friday from 6pm and every Sunday from midday.) It is a 10 minute drive via Winterborne Whitechurch The Yellow Bicycle Cafe: Is located in the heart of Blandford Forum. Delicious homemade food, great tea and coffee. It is a 15 minute drive via Winterborne Whitechurch. (Closed Sunday & Monday.) The Blue Vinny: Village pub/restaurant with a garden in Puddletown, offering locally sourced dishes with a Mediterranean spin. It is a 15 minute drive via Winterborne Whitechurch and Milborne St Andrew (on the road to Dorchester). The Old Granary: On Wareham Town Quay with views over the Purbeck hills, this is the perfect place to enjoy a meal, afternoon tea, or just a drink. Wareham is a pretty, riverside town and one of the few remaining Saxon walled towns in England. It is a 30 minute drive away via Winterborne Whitechurch and Bere Regis. The Italian Kitchen: Also on Wareham Town Quay, this restaurant is a must-visit for any lover of Italian cuisine. The Greyhound: Is situated in the heart of Winterborne Kingston, on the main road through the village. Modern British cuisine is served, prepared daily using fresh locally sourced produce. It is a 12 minute drive via Winterborne Whitechurch. The Botany Bay Inne: Is a family and dog friendly pub with a fantastic traditional country pub menu. The Sunday Carvery is very popular. It lies on the A31 and is a 17 minute drive via Winterborne Whitechurch and Winterborne Kingston.
Short Breaks: Yes, minimum 2 nights
|Price Banding Period||Weekly Price||Changeover day||Min Stay & Short Breaks Information|
|07 Feb 2020 - 21 Feb 2020||752.00 GBP||We offer short breaks all year round except for the school holiday periods.|
|22 Feb 2020 - 03 Apr 2020||699.00 GBP||" "|
|04 Apr 2020 - 17 Apr 2020||911.00 GBP||" "|
|18 Apr 2020 - 01 May 2020||825.00 GBP||" "|
|02 May 2020 - 10 May 2020||900.00 GBP||" "|
|11 May 2020 - 22 May 2020||825.00 GBP||" "|
|23 May 2020 - 29 May 2020||1,069.00 GBP||" "|
|30 May 2020 - 02 Jul 2020||932.00 GBP||" "|
|03 Jul 2020 - 17 Jul 2020||1,047.00 GBP||" "|
|18 Jul 2020 - 28 Aug 2020||1,277.00 GBP||" "|
|29 Aug 2020 - 03 Sep 2020||1,047.00 GBP||" "|
|04 Sep 2020 - 17 Sep 2020||891.00 GBP||" "|
|18 Sep 2020 - 16 Oct 2020||791.00 GBP||" "|
|17 Oct 2020 - 30 Oct 2020||911.00 GBP||" "|
|31 Oct 2020 - 17 Dec 2020||752.00 GBP||" "|
|18 Dec 2020 - 04 Jan 2021||921.00 GBP||" "|