Southover House - Tolpuddle, Dorset, England

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Front Entrance
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Outdoor Swimming Pool
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Cosy Drawing Room
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Comfortable and Homely Double Bedroom
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Spacious Double Bedroom

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£2000 - £2500 weekly price range
Sleeps  8 to 14 people in 7 bedrooms 
4 bathroom(s)
pets welcome
Pet Friendly (2 dogs welcome)
Family-Friendly: Cot, High Chair available.
Rating: Not assessed
Accessibility information: sorry this property has no disabled accessible features.
Number of units of accommodation: 1
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Price from £2000 per week
Price from £2000 per week
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About Southover House

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.

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Special Facilities

Special Features

Entertainment Facilities

Free Wifi Free Wifi
Games room Games room: Table tennis, tabletop football

Leisure Facilities

Heated pool Heated pool
Tennis court Tennis court

Property Facilities

Kitchen & Dining

Microwave Microwave
Fridge/freezer Fridge/freezer
Washing machine Washing machine
Type of cooker Type of cooker: Aga and electric cooker
Dining table Dining table seats 18


Bed linen provided Bed linen provided


Bath Bath
Towels provided Towels provided
Power shower Power shower

Other facilities

Coffee maker Coffee maker


Central heating Central heating
Woodburner Woodburner
Open fire Open fire

Garden and Outdoors

Garden Garden: 6 acres
Parking Parking

Family-Friendly Facilities

Children welcome Children welcome
Cot Cot
High Chair High Chair

Dog-Friendly Facilities

Dogs welcome Dogs welcome - up to 2 dogs

Setting and Local Information

Views: Views to the south over fields and woodland
Nearest Train Station or Airport: Moreton railway station
Secluded Secluded
Near the beach Near the beach
Pub(s) nearby Pub(s) nearby
Good area for walking Good area for walking
Golf course nearby Golf course nearby
Fishing available nearby Fishing available nearby

More About this Property and Booking Information

Southover House  - Tolpuddle,
Type: Large Country House Large Country House.
Types of Bookings welcome:
Corporate Events Corporate EventsFriends FriendsFamilies Families

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. 

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Property Location


Tolpuddle is a picturesque Dorset village with a pub.

Local Attractions

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

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

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