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South House Retreat

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6 reviews
Cosy spacious rooms with great views over open countryside
Beautiful old country house with quirky features and tranquil setting.
Spacious parking.
Roaring open fires on chilly days and nights.
Space to work in every room.
Home cooked  food. Breakfast included, lunch and Dinner optional extras.
Spacious grounds with  riverside seating.
River Piddle in grounds
Relaxing areas.
Alfresco dining on our sunny south facing patio.
20 minutes drive to beautiful beaches and the Jurassic coast.
Art and craft gallery with all exhibits for sale.
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Overview
Private Room , 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 2
Piddletrenthide, Dorchester, Dorset, England
Set in in the heart of Hardy country, in the picturesque village of Piddletrenthide, South House Retreat is a unique B and B offering accommodation to writers, artists, creative people literary lovers and those who want to rest or just visit our beautiful County.
Run by Tracy and her artist husband Martin, this 200-year old
Regency style house is a wonderfully tranquil place. There are four letting rooms, including a twin room all with big comfy beds, desks and relaxation space, three bathrooms, and shower facilities, a therapy room where you can book wonderful holistic treatments, a large lounge/library, homely kitchen with aga, open fires, studio space for painting, art and craft gallery, large walled garden and the river Piddle running through the grounds for idyllic alfresco dining
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Listing #HL7339841
About the Owner
Tracy W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

The place very quiet and natural visual field of window. The person very kind and positive service👍

Thank Anita K
Tracy W, VR Owner at South House Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Thank you we are glad you enjoyed your stay

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I stayed here the night before my wedding. The house is beautiful and immaculately clean. Tracy and Martin are accommodating, generous and such thoughtful hosts. I have no hesitation in recommending South House Retreat to anyone that will stand still long enough! Very highly recommend.

Thank JoannaPage1
Tracy W, VR Owner at South House Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

We so loved being able to make your special day that bit more comfortable. Happy marriage days always

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

This place is lovely. Tracy and Martin have converted an 1820 large house which retains wonderful character. We were welcomed with tea and white wine on the lawn and a chance to play with Benji the dog.Tracy and Martin could not have been more welcoming...More

1  Thank Stephen P
Amenities
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Fireplace
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Secure Parking
  • Staffed Property
  • Towels Provided
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Smoking is allowed in the grounds but not in the house. No shoes allowed on carpeted areas. Head phones must be used when using any media on you ipad or laptop. Over 18s...
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Bedrooms
    1 Full
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About the neighbourhood
We are rural, yet only 10 minutes from the historic town of Dorchester, with its individual shops, antique emporiums, restaurant, bars and tea rooms as well as a weekly market. Our village has a tiny shop which sells about everything you need, three pubs within stumbling distance, two offer riverside dining and all have a great atmosphere.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Bournemouth International: 40.0 km
Railway: Dorchester South or West: 8.0 km
Ferry: Southhampton: 80.0 km
We are on the edge of Piddletrenthide, as you go through Piddlehinton we are about a mile further on , We are on the left...The first thing you will see is probably the big cream chimneys. If you pass the school you have gone to far. Obviously reverse these details if you come in the other way!
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 18.0 km.
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