Southover House - Tolpuddle, Dorset, England

suggest friend
Large Country House Large Country House
Front Entrance
Large country house with swimming pool Large country house with swimming pool
Outdoor Swimming Pool
Large country house, sleeps 14 Large country house, sleeps 14
Cosy Drawing Room
Large country house, double bedroom Large country house, double bedroom
Comfortable and Homely Double Bedroom
Large country house, 7 bedrooms, sleeps 14 Large country house, 7 bedrooms, sleeps 14
Spacious Double Bedroom
Booking and Enquiries
phone 01305 848220 or
email Click here to email owner
payment options Payment Options: cheque, bank transfer
Contact: Mr. Michael Slocock
Booking Advice!

  • Stay safe and never complete a Bank Transfer to outside of the UK or Ireland without emailing Country Cottages Online first to check that the bank details are correct first. Most holiday home owners featured on our sites are based in the UK or Ireland so requests for foreign bank transfers should be verified via email with us first.
  • You should always call the owner or agency on the phone number given on the site and check over any bank details and payment methods quoted in email before placing a booking.
  • It is recommended that you take out appropriate holiday insurance.

Key Cottage Information

Price range from £2000 to £2500 per week
Number of units of accommodation: 1
Sleeps from 8 to 14 people in 7 bedrooms 
Number of bathrooms: 4 
Short Breaks: 
Suitable for the disabled:  no
Children are welcome:  yes Cot, High Chair available.
Pet Friendly:  yes(2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Membership Badges
The owner/agency for Southover House has been advertising with Country Cottages Online for more than 5 years. Read More

Southover House is 1/2 mile south of Tolpuddle village in Dorset; it is the centre of a 100 acre working estate. The house faces south and looks out over its own fields and woodland - offering excellent walking in the beautiful Dorset countryside. The park like grounds have numerous mature specimen trees and sweeping lawns. The heated swimming pool is set on the west side of the house in an exclosed hedge close to the house. It measures 32 x 16 ft and has a pool house seating 6 to 12. There is an outside barbacue area with seating.

The ground floor has four reception rooms - a traditional drawing room seating 12 and a panelled dining room seating 18. The study has a tv and dvd. The party room can be set up to seat 40 people and adjoins the kitchen. This is fully equipped with Aga, electric cooker, two fridges, freezer microwave etc. In the semi basement there is a large games room with table tennis and table top football.

This owner/agency has featured on since 2012

Entertainment Facilities:
  • TV
  • Sky TV
  • Video or DVD
  • Internet Access
Kitchen & Dining:
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee Maker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Type of Cooker: Aga and electric cooker
  • Dining Table Seats: 18
  • 3 Kingsize Bed(s)
  • 8 Single Bed(s)
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Bath
  • Power Shower
  • Towels Provided
  • Central Heating
  • Open Fire
  • Wood Stove
Garden and Outdoors:
  • Garden: 6 acres
  • Parking
Special Facilities:
  • Tennis Court
  • Games Room: Table tennis, tabletop football
  • Views to the south over fields and woodland
Southover House  - Tolpuddle,

Upstairs there are seven bedrooms sleeping 14. There are cots available. The master bedroom is a double with an ensuite bathroom. Bedroom 2 is a twin with ensuite bathroom. Bedroom 3 is a double with large ensuite bathroom. Bedroom 4 is a twin with a door to the family bathroom. this has bath with overheasd shower, basin and wc. It has has the washing machine and tumble drier. Bedroom 5 is a twin; bedroom 6 is a double and bedroom 7 is a twin with one bed being small. 

Please visit the owner's website to find out more about the holiday cottage, amenities, surrounding area and places to visit in Dorset.

KEY: Available Booked Changeover day

Please enter the month and year you wish to view and use the right and left arrows to move by month.

February 2018
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Show price information
Availability updated on 29/12/2017

Pricing period First night. Last night Weekly rate Changeover day Min Stay & Short Breaks Information Short Break Nightly Rate
Weekday From Weekend From
winter 06 Jan 2014 19 Jan 2014 2,000.00 GBP flexible Flexible (any time)400 GBP 400 GBP
spring 01 Apr 2014 20 Apr 2014 2,000.00 GBP flexible Flexible (any time)400 GBP 400 GBP
late summer/autumn 05 Sep 2014 18 Dec 2014 2,000.00 GBP flexible Flexible (any time)400 GBP 400 GBP
Christmas & New Year 19 Dec 2014 05 Jan 2015 2,750.00 GBP flexible No short breaks- -

Tank Museum, Monkey World, Farmer Palmers, SeaLife Centre Weymouth

Nearest Train Station or Airport: Moreton railway station

Recommended Places to Visit: Poole and Weymouth

Annual Events: Tolpuddle Festival 3rd weekend in July. Dorset Steam Fair end August

Recommended Places to Eat Out: The Blue Vinney Puddletown

Local Sports: Swimming, surfing, sailing, riding, fly fishing, numerous golf courses


Tolpuddle is a picturesque Dorset village with a pub.

Similar English Country Cottages

Shepherd's Hut Barn, rural Dorset England, Dorset, Winterborne Whitechurch
The Victorian Barn England, Dorset, Blandford Forum
Corner Pet-Friendly Barn, Dorset AONB England, Dorset, Winterborne Stickland
Private Rural Lodge, Wrackleford Estate England, Dorset, Stratton
The Old Stables Holiday Barn England, Dorset, Winterborne Stickland
The Old Manor England, Dorset, Blandford Forum