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Highlea

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
5 guests
3 nights minimum
Bungalow
Situated in rural East Dorset, close to beaches and the New Forest. We can offer a peaceful location with views to our local 'Folly' of Horton Tower. the property is situated 6miles (10kms) from the delightful town of Wimborne Minster with its lovely Minster church with its unusual clock. Bournemouth with its famous beaches and excellent shopping and nightlife for those who want it, is only 15miles (25kms) away and the New Forest, hunting grounds of former monarchs, with free roaming horses and cattle in the villages is a short drive away. Guests can be assured of a warm welcome and will find all facilities in the accommodation. Bed linen and towels are provided and there is a cooker,,fridge, microwave, crockery and cutleryprovided. The accommodation is set out with a double bed and a sin...Situated in rural East Dorset, close to beaches and the New Forest. We can offer a peaceful location with views to our local 'Folly' of Horton Tower. the property is situated 6miles (10kms) from the delightful town of Wimborne Minster with its lovely Minster church with its unusual clock. Bournemouth with its famous beaches and excellent shopping and nightlife for those who want it, is only 15miles (25kms) away and the New Forest, hunting grounds of former monarchs, with free roaming horses and cattle in the villages is a short drive away. Guests can be assured of a warm welcome and will find all facilities in the accommodation. Bed linen and towels are provided and there is a cooker,,fridge, microwave, crockery and cutleryprovided. The accommodation is set out with a double bed and a single bed and an en-suite bathroom. There is a fitted kitchen and a lounge for guests exclusive use. The lounge has comfortable seating and a bed settee able to sleep a further two people if required. In our rural setting we often have Deer, foxes, Badgers, rabbits, hares etc visiting the garden, although they tend to be rather secretive.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Doreen H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2014
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 26 August 2020

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Date of stay: August 2020
GoPlaces25508697817, VR Owner at Highlea, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2020

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Reviewed 14 August 2020

Carl was the lucky Winner of this wonderful 1 week fully paid vacation by Doreen and Denise to the NHS (Guys and St Thomas’s NHS Hospital). I am a Senior ITU nurse and this was a wonderful get away for us with our two toddlers....More

Date of stay: August 2020
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GoPlaces25508697817, VR Owner at Highlea, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2020

Thank you for this wonderful review. We hope you will return soon.

Reviewed 7 August 2020

As the title suggests we loved our short break at Highlea. Doreen and Dennis were welcoming and friendly hosts who made us feel really at home. The property had everything we needed and it was a fantastic base for exploring Dorset and the New Forest.The...More

Date of stay: August 2020
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GoPlaces25508697817, VR Owner at Highlea, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2020

Thank you for this review we would love to welcome you all again. Doreen and Dennis

Reviewed 27 July 2020

Used this property as a base to visit family. Dennis & Doreen were very welcoming and informative about the area & the lemon drizzle cake went down a treat with family. The property was clean and compact with nice views, will defiently return.

Date of stay: July 2020
Thank Rainhamite
GoPlaces25508697817, VR Owner at Highlea, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2020

Thank you for your review. We would be delighted to welcome you back.

Reviewed 7 September 2019 via mobile

The accommodation was lovely, clean environment.Pleasant owners and the cake given to us was very nice.I highly recommend this place

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Edith E
GoPlaces25508697817, VR Owner at Highlea, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2020

Thank you for your review. We would be delighted to welcome you again.

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Reviewed 29 August 2019

The location is amazing and hosts Doreen and Dennis so friendly. A very nice touch with the chocolate cake and milk in our fridge when we arrived,and even welcomed our pet dog alfie.If you are looking for a very pleasant place to stay look no...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank cathymick123
Dennis H, VR Owner at Highlea, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2019

Thank you for a great review. Would love to welcome you again.

Reviewed 23 May 2019

Chose location as close to family in Wimborne. Peaceful, scenic with lovely accommodation. Great to watch all the birds in beautiful garden whilst eating breakfast on the patio. Doreen and Dennis are just right as hosts. Nice welcome of homemade cake and milk in fridge.

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank angkn57
Dennis H, VR Owner at Highlea, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2019

Thank you for a super review. We would be delighted to welcome you back to Highlea.

Reviewed 24 April 2019

The scenery was beautiful, the accommodation had everything we needed and the Doreen and Dennis went over and beyond to make our trip thoroughly enjoyable and super relaxing. Me and my husband couldn't recommend this place more. We hope to be back in the future.

Date of stay: April 2019
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Dennis H, VR Owner at Highlea, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2019

Thank you for a super review. Delightful guests. We hope to welcome you again in the future.Doreen and Dennis

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 18 August 2018

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Date of stay: August 2018
dendor1944, VR Owner at Highlea, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 4 August 2018

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Date of stay: August 2018
dendor1944, VR Owner at Highlea, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Private Garden
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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We live in a rural area with some gently sloping areas offering good walking and cycling. Coast ,countryside and Forest all easily available,
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