Smiths Lane, Piddletrenthide, Nr Dorchester, Dorset
Description of BankhayesBankhayes is a detached cottage on the River Piddle in the heart of Hardy's Wessex (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty). It is an eighteenth century farmhouse in Piddletrenthide with a large garden with barbeque facilities which slopes gently down to the River Piddle. The accommodation comprises: a sitting room (with large character fireplace, satellite TV, DVD player & broadband), a fitted kitchen (with oil-fired Aga, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer & microwave), a second sitting room with TV, a large conservatory with ample dining space, five bedrooms, a bathroom with separate large shower and a second large shower room. There is also a z-bed which can be moved around to further increase the sleeping accommodation. There is parking for at least 4 cars.
The nearest pub is only 2 minutes away and there are three others with equally good dining facilities in the vicinity. The village shop provides all basic needs and a range of local produce, as well as doubling as a post office and newsagent.
The house is situated in a quiet location on a bridlepath with the opportunity for numerous walks direct from the doorstep and has wonderful views over the Piddle Valley. It is also about 12 miles from the Jurassic Coast. Nearby attractions include the Giant at Cerne Abbas, Hardy's Cottage at Higher Bockhampton, Abbotsbury Swannery, Dorchester, Weymouth, Monkey World and Corfe Castle.
Pricing is very competitive and there are some excellent late-booking opportunities.
Features of Bankhayes
Accessibility DetailsThe property is not suitable for wheelchair users.
NotesShort breaks are available in quiet periods. Just give us a call
ChangeoverChangeover is usually Saturday.
Booking Conditions£100 deposit on booking. Balance to be paid 3 weeks prior to entry.
Contact Information and Booking Enquiries
Property contact details
020 8542 6839
Location details for Bankhayes
(All distances and times are approximations)
Getting HerePiddletrenthide straddles the B3134 which is reached from Puddletown on the A35. It can also be reached from the north via Sherborne on the A352. On a good day it takes about 2 hours from Heathrow or the M25.