|sleeps||from 12 to 24|
|description||Spectacular Georgian Rectory West Dorset Coast|
|about||The Old Rectory is a very fine Georgian rectory listed grade II*. It is set in grounds of about one and a half acres with large lawns and flower gardens to the east and south, very suitable for croquet and knockabout tennis games. Beyond the gardens is a beautiful valley with views to the sea cliffs and downland.
The house is situated in the very pretty village of Symondsbury with its parish church, village school and thatched pub and cottages. The entire area is designated as being of outstanding natural beauty and is ideal for long walks or a relaxed seaside holiday It is about a mile and a half to the sea and there are a variety of beaches to choose from ranging from sandy beaches at West Bay and Lyme Regis to small coves at Eype and Chideock.Bridport, the nearest town, is a mile and a half away and has large street markets twice a week of fruit and vegetables, antiques and bric-a-brac. Bridport Leisure Centre is well equipped for indoor swimming, squash, badminton, weight training etc. and there are golf, horse riding, sailing and diving facilities within easy reach.
The very spacious accomodation comprises:- eleven double bedrooms - four with super kingsize six feet wide "boat beds", one with kingsize four-poster, three antique standard doubles and three twin-bedded rooms, two bathrooms, two shower rooms, very large drawing room with grand piano, T.V. and video and very large dining room adjacent to the verandah, library with quarter-size billiard table and extra T.V. point, breakfast room, kitchen with large range-style gas cooker, American fridge/freezer with ice-maker, dishwasher, automatic washing machine, kitchen equipment, cutlery and crockery for twenty- eight guests.
The Old Rectory has most of its original features including flagstone floors, open fireplaces, oak and pine floorboards, baize doorcoverings and a fine central staircase ascending through three floors. It also has central heating which together with electricity is included in the price. The beds all have duvets, pillows and linen. Children are of course very welcome.
The accommodation sleeps a total of twenty-two adults but the Old Rectory can be booked for parties of twelve and above. Please see separate rate card. Contact Ann Barnes on 01308422575
|price_range||from £60 per person per night|
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|name||The Old Rectory Symondsbury Bridport, Dorset DT6 6HD|
|availability||Week commencing 24th November|
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