The Old Manor
The Old Manor lies in Dorset countryside between Blandford Forum and Poole. This dog friendly and listed, 9-bedroom manor house offers true country house luxury self catering holidays for up to 19 guests for large family gatherings or friends. It is perfect for holidays all year round.
- Sleeps 21
- Bedrooms 9
- Bathrooms 4
- Child Friendly
- Dog Friendly Cottages
- Jurassic Coast
The Old Manor sits within 2-acres of gardens, including a tennis court, terrace, vegetable garden and woodland walks and is approached by an impressive carriage drive.
Step through the grand old oak doors into the hall, and shed outdoor gear in the boot room and step into a welcoming snug with comfortable leather sofas facing a magnificent fireplace.
The elegant dining room table can accommodate up to 18 guests around two tables (there's room for a further 6 at the kitchen table (perfect for kids wanting their own table together).
The sunny drawing room has a grand working fireplace with big 'send-you-to-sleep' sofas, arm chairs and a large TV with Sky.
The large family kitchen is very well equipped with integrated appliances including an American fridge freezer, a 4-oven Aga (there's an electric oven with induction hob too), plus two dishwashers and an expresso coffee machine.
There are two floors of bedrooms upstairs mainly sleeping 2 with one single bedroom. Some of the bedrooms have zip and link beds allowing them to be used as doubles or twins. The rooms are all stylishly furnished and centrally heated, with one room having underfloor heating.
A games room is located in a separate cottage in the garden and will appeal to the young and young at heart with facilities including pool, table tennis, air hockey, back gammon and other board games. It also houses equipment for games of rounders, hockey and badminton on the lawns.
There is a hot tub in the garden which should be booked in advance. There is a small charge of £75 for use of this facility. Wander through the garden and discover the lavender-fringed terrace which has a luxury swing set plus outdoor dining facilities, allowing up to 22 guests to take lunch, or dinners under the stars together on balmy summer evenings.
Other activities can be arranged in advance, such as shooting, archery, craft and dance classes. Just ask us for further information and we will be happy to assist you.
Prices from £1950 for the weekend, £2150 for the week and £1250 for a four night stay Monday to Friday
Contact us by phone or e-mail using the enquiry button, or visit our website using the 'Visit Website' button for further information about The Old Manor.
special week by Maarten on August 15th 2016
Being in Dorset and in the manor was a special week for us.
Perfect by Rachel on August 15th 2016
The house was perfect for our group. We made good use of the tennis court, games room and garden and welcomed the big TV when watching the Wimbledon final!
Brilliant weekend by Rachel on August 15th 2016
I wanted to email you to thank you for the opportunity to stay in The Old Manor this weekend. We had a brilliant weekend which was largely thanks to the wonderful venue.
great time by chris on August 15th 2016
We all had a great time last weekend in the house, everybody was a bit taken aback by how grand it was.
family really loved it by Brian on August 15th 2016
Can I take this opportunity to thank you for allowing us to use Almer Manor last weekend. All our family really loved it , it was an ideal house for our celebrations, with all the facilities and grounds it made it very special. We will certainly recommend it to our friends.
beautiful house by Richard on August 15th 2016
I would like to thank you for the stay at the old manor it is a beautiful house and lovely views we had a fab stay and really enjoyed the location as it is very close to beaches etc
Great Time by Raf on August 15th 2016
We had a great time, thanks very much for all your help with organizing the house hire
your wonderful old manor house by sam on August 15th 2016
Thank you for a great stay in your wonderful old manor house we all had a great time
beautifl house by becky on August 15th 2016
Thank you for a brilliant stay in your beautiful house on 15th to 17th April. We had a great weekend.
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Cottage added 24th December 2015