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The Old ChapelSturminster Marshall, Wimborne and surrounding villages

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A simply stunning restoration of this once Chapel, with a feature spiral staircase and Ash balustrade leading up to the impressive first floor sitting room. Modern and contemporary meets old and historic here with underfloor heating throughout the ground floor and a feature full length window looking out onto the village green of Sturminster Marshall.

The Old Chapel is located in a prominent position within this quiet Dorset village on the River Stour. Sit back and relax, enjoy country life with a choice of two pubs, a well-stocked convenience store, Co-op, pharmacy and Post Office and a good nine-hole golf course, all within walking distance.

A short drive away, the larger market town of Wimborne offers numerous foodie delights in its cafes, pubs and fine restaurants. The weekend brings a popular market where you can find fresh local produce including a butchers, bakers, fishmonger, fruit stalls and cheese stands.


American style fridge/freezerCentral Heating Electric range cookerEnclosed gardenGarden furniture ParkingTelevisionBed LinenDishwasherDVD playerMicrowaveTelevision with FreeviewTowelsTumble Dryer Washing Machine Within walking distance to pub Within walking distance to shop


Ground Floor:

Housed within the old vestry area of The Chapel, with an electric Rangemaster and hob, large American style fridge/freezer with cold water supply and ice-making facility, dishwasher and microwave. Kitchen table with seating for four.
Utility room
With a washing machine and tumble dryer.
Dining area
With table and seating for 4.
With wc.
Bedroom one
With a double bed and an LCD television with Freeview. The en-suite includes a double shower, heated towel rail, wash basin and wc.
Bedroom two
With two single beds and an LCD television with Freeview. The en-suite includes a shower, heated towel rail, wash basin and wc.

A spiral staircase leads from the hallway to the sitting room.

First Floor:
Sitting room
With a 47” LCD television with Freeview and DVD player. A wonderful place to relax and admire the sympathetic restoration this property has undertaken. There are three leather sofas (one of which is a sofa bed). Edged with an Ash balustrade at one end, you can look down onto the formal dining area below and out through the full length window onto the village green.

A manicured garden with two seating areas.
There is also a brick shed with a padlock which can be used as a bike store.

Additional information:
Up to two well behaved dogs considered (small additional charge).
Please note this property has a capacity of four (plus two sleeping on a sofa bed).
Sofa bed can be added during the booking process.

Surrounding local area

The nearest beaches are found at Bournemouth and Poole a 20 minute drive away. Poole Harbour has excellent sailing, whereas the surfers amongst you will be interested in the surf reef at Boscombe, near Bournemouth. A little further afield you can explore the Isle of Purbeck and stunning Jurassic coastline.
Superb walks are in abundance with over three hundred miles of well signed footpaths, bridleways and byways to explore.
Garden lovers and history seekers will be in their element with many National Trust properties and gardens to discover including the magnificent Kingston Lacy just a few miles away.

Guest reviews

Beautiful house and fittings and decor.
Lovely location
Thank you so much for the welcome pack!
Beds were comfortable

We hope to come again, and our 3 week old baby had a lovely time.

Thank you

J & K - , December 2017
1 of 14

St Margaret's Book Group weekend.

A group of women
piles of books
Great food
Comfortable beds
Well equipped kitchen
All a great formula for a lovely weekend away.


A & I, November 2017
2 of 14

Cottage came highly recommended - didn't disappoint! - Wonderful

K & A - Herefordshire, November 2017
3 of 14

Great weekend celebrating our daughters 30th birthday with all our family.
My daughter fed the penguins at Birdland which was a special treat!
We love the house it had Everything! we needed.

Thanks for the welcome pack.

The Purdy Family.

P.s Sunday lunch at The Slaughter Inn was fantastic! A lovely walk from the village.

The Purdy family, November 2017
4 of 14

50th birthday girls weekend away.

We had a lovely time in this beautiful house. Highly recommend The Rose Tree Cottage Restaurant.
Is fantastic food and great staff.

We hope to return.

N, L & S, November 2017
5 of 14

Had a great weekend celebrating a 70th birthday with all the family.
The house is beautiful and has a great location.

Thanks for everything

C & D, October 2017
6 of 14

Lovely peaceful place in lovely countryside.

M & A - Derbyshire, September 2017
7 of 14

We've loved this area and the cottage.

Thank you

S & M - Manchester, September 2017
8 of 14

Thank you for this great location and wonderful house.

S & A - Germany, September 2017
9 of 14

Excellent House

Super Location

R & C - London, August 2017
10 of 14

Great house in a lovely location!

R & B, August 2017
11 of 14

A beautiful getaway.

Thank you

B & H - Essex , August 2016
12 of 14

Enjoyed a lovely week in excellent accommodation!

J & M & F - West Yorkshire , August 2016
13 of 14

A lovely cottage and warm welcome, we had a wonderful week.

Thank you

S & U - Germany , July 2016
14 of 14
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Welcome hamper included

A complimentary hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or breakfast. There may be some regional variations.


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