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Dorset Rural Country Retreat, 6 Acres, Hot Tub, Sleeps 20, near Jurassic Coast

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9 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, travel cot, free WiFi
Smart TV, fireplace, ping pong table, books
Smart TV, fireplace, ping pong table, books

Overview of Dorset Rural Country Retreat, 6 Acres, Hot Tub, Sleeps 20, near Jurassic Coast

Dorset Rural Country Retreat, 6 Acres, Hot Tub, Sleeps 20, near Jurassic Coast

5.0/5 Exceptional

Entire home

9 bedrooms8 bathroomsSleeps 21

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Pet-friendly
  • Washer
  • Outdoor Space
  • Hot tub

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
Blandford Forum, ENG

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationTolpuddle Martyrs Museum10 min drive
  • Popular LocationClouds Hill11 min drive
  • Popular LocationMonkey World Ape Rescue Center14 min drive
  • AirportBournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.)43 min drive

Space details

9 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, sleeps 21
Bedroom 1
    1 queen bed
    1 sofa bed
Bedroom 2
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
    1 king bed
Bedroom 5
    2 single beds
Bedroom 6
    1 king bed
    1 sofa bed
Bedroom 7
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 8
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 9
    1 queen bed
Bathroom 1
    Combined bath/shower
Bathroom 2
    Combined shower/bath
Bathroom 3

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Dorset Rural Country Retreat, 6 Acres, Hot Tub, Sleeps 20, near Jurassic Coast

Family-friendly holiday home in Blandford Forum with hot tub
Located between Dorchester & Bournemouth in Winterborne Kingston, Abbots Court rural retreat has been described by The Guardian as "A luxurious but un-stuffy country retreat".

Set alone in 6 acres of lawn and woodland offering total seclusion from the outside world, the whole place is yours exclusively from start to finish.
As you enter the house you are met with a stunning sweeping staircase taking you up to the first floor. Six beautiful bedrooms decorated in modern Farrow & Ball, all with private en suite bathrooms, luxurious bedding and stunning views.
Bedrooms 5 & 6 can also be used as inter-connecting- perfect if you have younger children staying.
For the older teens, the second floor is ideal with its self contained kitchenette, lounge, 2 bedrooms and large bathroom.
There is one ground floor bedroom- ideal for those who would rather not have to climb stairs...

The lounge boasts large chesterfield sofas with a roaring fire and doors out onto the patio and grounds.
Moving to the Dining room with enough seating for all your guests you can make this room as grand or casual as you desire....Why not have pre or after dinner drinks in your own lounge bar, also with open fire, decorated in vivid colours with an impressive collection of gin bottles...
The large open plan country kitchen with butler sink, double fridge, kitchen table and breakfast bar has everything you need during your stay...
Private games room with pool table, dart board and fruit machine is the perfect escape for some fun with the piece de resistance being the hot tub cleverly located in the central courtyard in the middle of the house....
With acres of woodland, BBQ and outside seating we think we have thought of everything for the perfect rural getaway...
Guest accommodation at this holiday home offers fireplaces and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to patios. This accommodation is furnished with sofa beds, dining tables and kitchen islands. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Smart televisions are featured in guestrooms. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

Recreational amenities at the holiday home include a spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Christina and James
Speaks English, French, Greek
Bookings for this property are managed through Vrbo, part of our Expedia Group family.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)


Contactless social distancing
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Beach sunloungers


  • Hot tub


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Car required

Family friendly

  • Playground
  • High chair
  • Travel cot


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Blender
  • Paper towels


  • Dining table


  • 9 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Sofa bed


  • 8 bathrooms
  • Combined shower/bath
  • Jetted bath
  • Shampoo
  • Towels provided
  • Toilet paper
  • Hairdryer
  • Soap

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Dining room


  • Smart TV with cable/satellite service
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Ping pong table
  • Books
  • Games
  • Stereo

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Washing machine


  • Heating


  • Pet friendly


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Limited housekeeping
  • Chef
  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • In a rural location
  • Near a hospital

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Hunting nearby

Safety features

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector


  • Sleeps 21

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Check-in time starts at 5:00 PM


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets are allowed
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Parties and events are allowed on site
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
A car is required for transport to and from this property

Property is also known as

Vrbo Property

About this area

Blandford Forum

Located in Blandford Forum, this holiday home is in a rural area. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Cranborne Chase and the West Wiltshire Downs, while Tolpuddle Martyrs Museum and Sculpture by the Lakes are cultural highlights. Travelling with kids? Consider Monkey World Ape Rescue Center and Wimborne Model Town. Waterskiing and windsurfing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with cycling and horse riding nearby.

What's nearby

  • Tolpuddle Martyrs Museum - 10 min drive
  • Clouds Hill - 11 min drive
  • Ashley Wood Golf Club - 13 min drive
  • White Mill - 14 min drive
  • Monkey World Ape Rescue Center - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Wool Station - 14 min drive
  • Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.) - 43 min drive


  • Drax Arms - 5 min drive
  • Milton Arms - 8 min drive
  • The Martyrs Inn - 9 min drive
  • The Cock and Bottle - 10 min drive
  • China China - 11 min drive

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Overall score and ratings



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5/5 Excellent

Fantastic property
We had a really lovely stay in the property and would highly recommend it. From the beginning Christina answered all our questions promptly and was a pleasure to deal with. The property is well located for exploring the Jurassic Coast, it’s beautifully decorated and filled with lovely little touches. We felt very lucky to holiday there. All the rooms were very comfortable and there was plenty of space for our party of 13 and 2 dogs! The gardens in particular are stunning and we spent many hours enjoying them in the sunshine. The hamper of goodies on arrival was also very much appreciated. Thanks for a fantastic holiday.

5/5 Excellent

Great location for quality time with friends
I can’t fault Abbots Court or the team that run it. The property is brilliantly appointed and has all the necessary components for a great place to stay. The setting was amazing, surrounded on all sides by farmland makes for a very relaxing location. Although rural and tranquil it was still close enough to get to loads of places for day trips and only a short stroll from the local pub. The grounds are epic and provided a fantastic safe space for the kids to play and explore. From my very first communication with Christina and Elizabeth they were very helpful and prompt with their responses and knew the answers to all my questions. We really enjoyed our stay, just wished we could have stayed longer!!

5/5 Excellent

Beautiful house with extensive grounds in private setting
We loved this charming property. Loads of space and elegant decor. We gathered outside due to Covid rules but it worked! The hot tub was a challenge to heat to the right temperature but good fun. Some hairdryers would be good. The pub down the road in the village was excellent. We would happily come back and stay here again!