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The Old Manor

7 Nights FromSee prices

  • £1950
    Low season
  • £4250
    Peak season

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Preferred arrival day: Friday

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£1350 Mon, 20 May 2019
4 nights - Save £300

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    6 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    With Owner

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    3+ Dogs

  • Access


  • Hot Tub
  • Open Fire

About The Old Manor

The Old Manor can accommodate up to eighteen guests or twenty four when Stable Cottage in the garden is also booked (additional charge applies when booking Stable Cottage). An attractive country house in the beautiful county of Dorset, The Old Manor sits within grounds that extend to two acres and is a popular choice for large family groups or friends who want to get away and celebrate a milestone event or simply spend time together.

With six bedrooms (plus an additional three in Stable Cottage), carriage driveway, big terrace with plenty of space to relax outside, tennis court for those who fancy a game and a hot tub for relaxing, The Old Manor welcomes and caters for the whole party.

Encapsulated by glorious Dorset countryside, The Old Manor offers all the right ingredients to simply relax and unwind, but for those who want to get out and about exploring, it is within easy driving distance (15 minutes!) of the Dorset coast and stunning beaches like Studland. The area offers plenty to see and do including the Jurassic Heritage coastline for lazy days on the beach or fossil hunting (including Bouremouth and Poole); Farmer Palmer's family friendly farm park (close to Poole); the county town of Dorchester; and plenty of country houses and gardens to visit, along with traditional welcoming inns for a meal out.

World famous Stonehenge is also within easy driving distance (less than 45 minutes), as is the magnificent Roman City of Bath (within an hour and a half drive) offering yet further choice for a day trip out.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Sarah Campos joined Independent Cottages in January 2011

1) Phone:

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Hot Tub
  • Open Fire
  • Log Burner
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Pub Nearby
  • Games Room
  • Bike Storage
  • Tennis Onsite
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi
  • Farm Stay
  • Family Activity

Location (Dorset)

The Old Manor itself sleeps up to 18 guests in six bedrooms. Accommodation is split across three floors and comprises:

Ground floor

  • Oak doors lead you into the hallway of the manor house with traditional Parquet floor and cupboard for boot storage.
  • Utility room off the hall with plenty of room for storing outdoor gear plus two basins and cupboards offering lots of storage space. This room leads into a cloakroom with WC.
  • Snug with huge old fireplace, leather sofa and traditional tartan chairs - a cosy place for a quiet moment in front of the fire with a good book.
  • Dining room with large table that can seat sixteen and separate round table which can seat an additional five (ideal for children) - kitchen chairs can be brought into the dining room to provide additional seating. A log burning stove provides warmth in the winter months.
  • Spacious sunny drawing room with parquet floor (polished), Freeview television with Sky, open fireplace, three comfy sofas (one is a double sofa bed) and armchairs - a nice place for the whole group to relax after supper.
  • Large kitchen which overlooks the garden terrace. Flagstone floor and bespoke painted cupboards compliment the tradition of this room which is equipped with American fridge freezer, two dishwashers, four oven Aga (only operational during the winter), electric oven (large), induction hobs, coffee machine (for your morning espresso), pantry and twin butler sinks.

First floor (accessed via one of the two staircases)

  • Master-suite with double four poster bed (with sofa at the base of it), additional Z-bed, wardrobe, twin wash basins and dressing room with plenty of cupboards, plus en-suite shower room.
  • Two twin bedrooms which each have two single beds and wash basins in the rooms.
  • Super-king size bedroom with additional single bed if needed plus a wash basin in the room.
  • Family bedroom with three single beds.

Second floor

  • Bedroom six is a family room sleeping four guests.
  • Bathroom with shower as well as bath, WC and wash basin.

Stable Cottage sits within the grounds and shares the same building as the games room. It sleeps an additional six guests (an extra charge applies when booking Stable Cottage) and offers split level accommodation across two floors.

  • The ground floor offers a twin bedroom with two single beds.
  • The first floor has a double bedroom (with extra single bed) plus a twin bedroom, and a family bathroom with a shower over the bath, WC and wash basin.

Outside: The games room (located in the garden in the same building as Stable Cottage) has wooden walls and floor, table with stools, bean bags for lounging on, tables for football/tennis and games for outside including badminton racquets, rounders set etc. A log burner compliments this room. A hot tub is located in the garden and available for use at an additional one-off charge of £75. The terrace is lavender fringed and provides a lovely place for relaxing and alfresco dining during the warmer months with swing seat, charcoal BBQ and garden table and benches to seat twenty. There is also an outside wet room with WC.

Additional information: Central heating throughout and carpets. Bed linen provided (please bring towels including hand towels and tea towels). Children welcome, pets welcome and no smoking inside. Cot and high chair available. Wi-Fi and Sky (standard family package) available. If you would like to use the hot tub, there is an additional charge of £75. The cost of heating is included between 1st October to 1st April - outside of these dates it will be charged according to the cost of heating oil. Early and late departure may be available for an additional small fee two weeks before arrival depending on availability.

The Old Manor Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 18+6 in 6 bedrooms (1 Double, 2 Twins, 1 Super-king, 2 Family Rms + 3 bed rms in Stable Cottage)
3 or more dogs welcome
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £1950
Mid Season from £2750
High Season from £3950
Peak Season £4250
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Paypal, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
All male groups - Yes
All female groups - Yes
Catering available - No.
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1747 811243 / 07767 686379 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Children must be supervised when around / using the hot tub.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Sarah Campos
Member Since January 2011

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The Old Manor Noticeboard

Short break weekend bookings welcome all year round.

Last Minute Offers

Mon, 20 May 2019 for 4 nights, £1350
Save £300.
Mon, 3 Jun 2019 for 4 nights, £1250
Save £500. Dogs welcome
Mon, 10 Jun 2019 for 4 nights, £1350
Save £400. Dogs welcome
Mon, 1 Jul 2019 for 4 nights, £1450
Save £500.

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The Old Manor 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 13th May 2019
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