Located in Sturminster Newton, Dorset
Oke Apple Cottage is a holiday cottage in Okeford Fitzpaine, Dorset, sleeping 2 and pet friendly with its own swimming pond and countryside views.
Oke Apple Cottage is located in the grounds of the owners' thatched cottage and is a charming single storey barn conversion. The village of Okeford Fitzpaine is just .7 miles away with Sturminster Newton 2 miles away. The Cottage provides open plan living and has excellent countryside views over the adjoining farmland. An unusual feature at this cottage is the swimming pond - a great way to start or end your day, unless you are staying in January!
The accommodation at Oke Apple Cottage comprises of an open plan living area with Freeview TV, WiFi and a selection of books and games. There is a dining area and the kitchen comes equipped with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge and freezer and an additional, small sitting area. The bedroom has a super-king size double bed that is zip and link so can also be arranged as a twin upon request. The shower room has shower, basin and toilet.
Outside there is a shared rear lawned garden with a private patio complete with furniture. There is a swimming pond and one well behaved dog is welcome. There is off road parking available for one car. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.
Sturminster Newton is in the Blackmore Vale and is surrounded by beautiful countryside. The town is split in two by the River Stour with Sturminster to the North and Newton to the South of the river.Read more
Move from the metropolis that is Sturminster Newton and you will find yourself in some stunningly beautiful areas - we holidayed in this very area in 2012. There are some great villages to explore including Okeford Fitzpaine, Child Okeford, Manston, Marnhull, Stalbridge, Stourton Caundle, Pulham and Hazelbury Bryan to name but a few.
Every Monday the town holds a market that has been occurring in the area for a long time and holds all sorts of locally produced goods. In the middle of September, the area gathers in all the cheese lovers to the Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival. 2014 saw it in its 15th year and exhibitor numbers grow even further. It's not all cheese though with a wealth of other food and drink exhibitors as well as entertainment and arts and crafts. On the third Thursday in August, Sturmninster Newton holds its annual carnival.
The North Dorset Trailway is run by a charity and is dedicated to making sections of the pld Somerset and Dorset Railway into usable areas to now walk and cycle. The trail now leads from Sturminster Newton all the way through Blandford Forum to Spetisbury, around 11 miles in total. It is one of the best ways to appreciate all the countryside around you with lots of attractions to visit on your way. One such is Sturminster Newton Mill, a stunning looking building with a very long history. The mill consists of three floors and a north and south wing and regular events are also held on the site. It even has a shop selling flour made by the still working mill. The mill is open between April and September with a small admission charge.
Sturminster Newton Museum is housed in a beautiful thatched building in the centre of the town. It shows exhibits to do with local history of the town, the local railways and even local poets. There is also a souvenir and gift shop and admission is fee.
You have a choice of over 20 places to eat out including tea houses, cafes, pubs and restaurants. There are also some great pubs and restaurants to discover in the outlying villages and towns.Read less
Bournemouth is 26 miles away
Bristol is 40 miles away
Exeter is 61 miles away