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82 Durweston

Blandford Forum, Dorset (Ref. 982146)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • View on map


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  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
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  • Mrs Jansen

    “The cottage was lovely, well-maintained, wonderful with kids.”

    It was not easy to find; we needed a local to guide us, but it worked out fine!

    It was not easy to find; we needed a local to guide us, but it worked out fine!

The property

This calming retreat is tucked away in glorious Dorset countryside, within the village of Durweston, Blandford Forum.

82 Durweston provides a relaxing base for families seeking a quiet getaway from a hectic routine, with the attractions of Blandford Forum nearby offering something for all ages and interests.

Enter into this tastefully furnished property and discover the well-appointed kitchen, displaying several integrated appliances so the chef amongst the group can prepare family feasts with ease.

With your tummies satisfied, lounge in the spacious sitting room from the sofa, armchair or chaise lounge, with the alluring open fire providing warmth to the room.

There are three bedrooms at this Durweston Cottage, consisting of two doubles and triple bunk room, accommodating perfectly for families.

Servicing these bedrooms is the elegant family bathroom, dressed in gleaming white tiles which showcase the quality of this property.

Glimpses of the idyllic countryside can be captured from upstairs windows, reminding you of the tranquil location of the cottage.

To the rear of this property is a lawned garden and gravelled area with furniture, ideal for soaking up the sun with a refreshing drink in hand.

Nearby is the quaint village of Stourpaine which offers a superb pub, The White Horse Inn, handy if you don’t fancy cooking yourself.

The market town of Blandford Forum is a short drive away and a real Georgian gem, with its stunning architecture, charming parish church and wonderful market place.

Within easy reach are a number of fascinating attractions such as the National Trust’s Kingston Lacy or the fun-filled Monkey World.

If you plan on seeing more of Dorset, then the magnificent Jurassic coastline is a must-visit, boasting a plethora of stunning beaches, hidden coves and clifftop walks.

A fine family holiday in a lovely area.


  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double and 1 x triple bunk
  • Bathroom with bath and shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room.
  • Gas central heating, open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, toaster, kettle, TV
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample parking available
  • Enclosed lawned garden and gravelled area with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2.4 miles and pub 1 mile

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About the location


Thornicombe 2.7 miles; Child Okeford 6.5 miles; Moors Valley Country Park & Forest 17.9 miles.

Blandford Forum is a market town in Dorset, England, situated by the River Stour. Notable for its Georgian architecture, most of the town was rebuilt in the 18th century after it was destroyed by a fire in 1731. King George II made a donation to rebuild the town centre with designs from local architects John and William Bastard. The Blandford Georgian Fayre is an annual event held in the first week of May and celebrates its Georgian heritage, with presentations, historical re-enactments and music and dancing. One of the town’s biggest events takes place on the late Bank Holiday weekend, the Great Dorset Steam Fair. A largely colourful festival with over 2,000 exhibits and an old time steam funfair. Offering a wide selection of independent store, supermarkets, pubs, restaurants, cafés and a Georgian tearoom. So much to visit within this quaint town and makes for a wonderful tourist attraction, whatever the season.

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