Huckabee

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Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2

Overview

Pool Modern Ideal for Kids

*EARLY BIRD 2023*

Book a 2023 villa holiday by 31st January and receive:

  • A welcome hamper on arrival
  • Up to £100 private chef voucher
  • Trees planted to offset 110% of your villa stay

Ts&Cs apply.

Sitting on the edge of the Lakeside Estate Village, bordering the beautiful nature reserve, Huckabee is a three-bedroom cottage offering a tasteful blend of modern furnishings and cosy creature comforts. The house is of of traditional red brick construction with oak beam lintels creating a feeling of a haven, a solid home away from home, with beautiful modern interiors. The corner setting of the house provides a private garden setting, so you can enjoy long afternoon lounging on the grass, embracing moments of calm and solitude after a morning of adventure in the Estate. 

The property also benefits from full access to the Estate’s Activity Hub Membership included within the rental costs. This provides you with complimentary access to bikes, canoes, kayaks and stand-up paddle boards during your stay, so you can revel in a new adventure every day, exploring the outstanding areas of natural beauty that envelop the entire Estate, in a variety of creative ways! 

Inside, Huckabee has been carefully furnished, with laid-back, modern furniture to suit most tastes. The ground floor boasts a large, open-plan living space for you all to enjoy together. At one end, the kitchen is fully equipped, with a sink overlooking the garden and a hob that faces the room, so you can cook whilst keeping an easy eye on your family and friends. A family dining table divides the kitchen and living room, and eases you into the more cosy, informal atmosphere of the sofas and fireplace. Just imagine it; a morning of paddle boarding and walking, an afternoon in the garden and an evening curled up by your wood burner, can you imagine anything more wholesome? A convenient cloakroom completes the ground floor, with all the bedrooms located upstairs. 

The master bedroom accommodates a fabulous king-size bed, with a modern en-suite shower room. There is a second king bedroom, as well as a further bunk-bed room that both share the family bathroom. Simple, modern, and designed with everything you need, all you need to do is turn up, unpack and instantly relax. 

For a fun, adventurous, family holiday, Huckabee and The Lakeside Estate is the perfect choice, a refuge in the Dorset countryside! 

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • While the house is brilliant for family holidays, young children might need supervision to explore the grounds due to the open nature of the area
  • Please be aware there are no water-based activities between November and February for health and safety reasons

Property Features

Shared Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Satellite TV Bicycles Provided Working Fireplace

Huckabee is a welcoming, family cottage, located in the Lakeside Estate with access to the Estate Spa and an Activity Hub membership. There are 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, and it can accommodate up to 6 people.

Ground Floor

- Fully equipped, open-plan kitchen with breakfast bar peninsula
- Dining area for six guests.
- Lounge area with log burner
- Cloakroom

First Floor
- Master bedroom with king-size bed and en-suite shower room
- Bedroom with king-size bed
- Bedroom with bunk beds
- Family bathroom

Exterior Grounds

- Decking
- Lawned garden
- Private driveway parking for 2 cars

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi
- Satellite TV
- Activity Hub Membership included
- Use of Estate spa and outdoor swimming pool
- Travel cot & highchair available on request for an additional charge

Location

About the surrounding area of Huckabee
Canoeing/Kayaking Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Tennis Nearby Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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The dramatic Jurassic coastline plays protector to the wild heathlands and rolling dales of beautiful Dorset. It is no wonder that this captivating area has enticed filmmakers, poets, authors and artists for centuries, with visitors allured by the sweeping golden beaches, grand historic houses, cobblestone market towns and idyllic country pubs. 

All around the Lakeside Estate and scattered down the Jurassic Coast there are picturesque towns to visit. From the breezy coastal town of Poole to the rich history of Dorchester and the picture postcard vistas of Lyme Regis. The Estate itself is located amidst the rugged beauty of this area, in the environs of West Dorset. Formerly the site of RAF Warmwell, the Estate boasts a rich history, offering a breath-taking space combining unspoilt nature, beautiful wildlife, and modern luxuries, so you can leave all worries behind, settling in for a holiday of complete relaxation.  

Enjoying the great outdoors is all part of a stay at the Lakeside Estate, with waterways to discover, cycle pathways to relish and the rolling Dorset Countryside to explore. Whether you want to hop in a kayak, canoe, paddleboard or bike, there is something for everyone, it is a real of hub of activity! The Estate’s tennis court and 3G artificial-turf Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) in Beaumont Village offer the perfect facilities for a quick knock-about or a lively game of five-a-side football with friends and family. The views from the courts over Beaumont Lake are gorgeous, making for a tricky distraction when you are trying to hit a winning shot! 

Lowland heathland is one of Britain’s most important habitats for wildlife conservation. The outer Heath is a SNCI (Site of Nature Conservation Interest) and it supports an unbelievable range of plants, birds, insects and mammals making it a remarkable place for wildlife spotting. For those eager to get close to nature, there are hundreds of acres to explore, with woodlands and hedgerows sheltering this diverse array of native wildlife. You can explore down the waterways, or by foot or bike making the most of the vast network of private footpaths. 

After a busy day immersed in nature, the Estate Spa is the perfect respite. The spa has been designed to offer a tranquil sanctuary of stress-free indulgence and ultimate relaxation! There is an outdoor pool, roof terrace, sauna, gym, library and a ‘restful relaxation’ lounge for some post treatment ‘you’ time. In the peaceful, candlelit treatment rooms you can enjoy an array of luxurious treatments.

Of course, no holiday is complete without a satisfied appetite. Your holiday home offers its own kitchen for home cooked delicacies, or for a night off, there are plenty of options within the Estate and in the surrounding towns. The Hurricane Terrace and Bar is located on the roof terrace of the spa, offering bespoke cocktails inspired by the area and a variety of snacks and small plates if you are feeling peckish. The Estates traditional handmade yurt offers the perfect spot for a lazy afternoon, with an outdoor woodfired pizza oven which is often fired up by expert chefs to provide the tastiest authentic woodfired pizza using the freshest local ingredients. Hours will idle by, as you play bored games, tell stories, and get cosy by the log burning stove!

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Southampton Airport

(51.8 miles)

Nearest Village Walking Distance

(Crossways)

Nearest Town/City Dorchester

(6 miles)

Nearest Restaurant The Wise Man Inn

(3.3 miles)

Nearest Beach Man O'War Beach

(8.1 miles)

Nearest Golf Came Down Golf Club

(7.7 miles)

Nearest Train Station Moreton

(1.6 miles)

Nearest Supermarket Waitrose & Partners Dorchester

(5.9 miles)

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Dorset has been a popular holiday location for families for years past. The rugged coastline, golden sandy beaches and outstanding natural beauty make it feel like one large playground for kids to enjoy and the Lakeside Estate only emphasises this. 

The Estate has been designed with families in mind, with plenty to enjoy for kids and adults alike. There are four fantastic playground areas for them to revel in, and treasure hunts around the estate, so you can enjoy the spa whilst they run wild and free! 

The Estate boasts hundreds of acres to explore, with woodlands and hedgerows overflowing with wildlife. You can explore via waterways, taking kids on paddle boards, or in canoes and kayaks, adding a little education into the fun as they spot vibrant birds and native plants, between falling in and out of the water! Private footpaths wind around these picturesque grounds, so you can all hop on bikes for active adventures or watch kids running ahead as you indulge in a long walk. 

The island, which is tucked away amongst the untouched foliage of the Warmwell Heathland, offers a haven for the whole family. This secret gem in the woods creates a beautiful, secluded spot for children to run free and adults to be at one with nature. Children can climb, slide and zip-line through the trees, whilst you enjoy a gripping novel or take a relaxing swim in the eco-pool. Bike routes and walking trails connect this secluded area to the Estate, although we can already guess that you might never want to leave! 

The Airstream kid’s area is brilliant for families. A beautiful silver Airstream has been transformed into a cosy reading and play area for kids so both you and your little ones can wind down after all the active adventures on offer. 

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Tennis Nearby
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Bicycles Provided

Extras

At Oliver’s Travels, we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to travel services, we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team, who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit This property is subject to a £500 refundable damage deposit.
Arrival time 4pm
Departure time 10am
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Pets welcome? No pets.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Smoking Allowed? No smoking.
Heating costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Internet access? Yes, Wi-Fi included in the rental price.
Other Ts and Cs A travel cot & highchair can be provided on request for an additional charge of £10. Please request at time of booking to secure availability

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jan 28th 2023 - Mar 29th 2023 - - - £2,562
Mar 29th 2023 - May 1st 2023 £1,020 £1,088 £1,156 £1,360
May 1st 2023 - Jun 2nd 2023 £1,376 £1,468 £1,559 £1,834
Jun 2nd 2023 - Jun 9th 2023 £1,756 £1,873 £1,990 £2,340
Jun 9th 2023 - Sep 29th 2023 £1,376 £1,468 £1,560 £1,834
Sep 29th 2023 - Oct 20th 2023 £1,020 £1,088 £1,156 £1,360
Oct 20th 2023 - Nov 3rd 2023 £1,756 £1,873 £1,990 £2,340
Nov 3rd 2023 - Dec 15th 2023 £783 £835 £888 £1,044
Dec 15th 2023 - Mar 27th 2024 - - - £2,562
Mar 27th 2024 - Apr 29th 2024 £1,020 £1,088 £1,156 £1,360
Apr 29th 2024 - May 31st 2024 £1,376 £1,468 £1,559 £1,834
May 31st 2024 - Jun 7th 2024 £1,756 £1,873 £1,990 £2,340
Jun 7th 2024 - Jul 31st 2024 £1,376 £1,468 £1,560 £1,834

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jan 28th 2023 - Mar 29th 2023 - - - €2,739
Mar 29th 2023 - May 1st 2023 €1,090 €1,163 €1,236 €1,454
May 1st 2023 - Jun 2nd 2023 €1,471 €1,569 €1,667 €1,961
Jun 2nd 2023 - Jun 9th 2023 €1,877 €2,002 €2,127 €2,502
Jun 9th 2023 - Sep 29th 2023 €1,472 €1,570 €1,668 €1,961
Sep 29th 2023 - Oct 20th 2023 €1,090 €1,163 €1,236 €1,454
Oct 20th 2023 - Nov 3rd 2023 €1,877 €2,002 €2,127 €2,502
Nov 3rd 2023 - Dec 15th 2023 €837 €893 €949 €1,116
Dec 15th 2023 - Mar 27th 2024 - - - €2,739
Mar 27th 2024 - Apr 29th 2024 €1,090 €1,163 €1,236 €1,454
Apr 29th 2024 - May 31st 2024 €1,471 €1,569 €1,667 €1,961
May 31st 2024 - Jun 7th 2024 €1,877 €2,002 €2,127 €2,502
Jun 7th 2024 - Jul 31st 2024 €1,472 €1,570 €1,668 €1,961

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jan 28th 2023 - Mar 29th 2023 - - - $2,978
Mar 29th 2023 - May 1st 2023 $1,186 $1,265 $1,344 $1,581
May 1st 2023 - Jun 2nd 2023 $1,599 $1,706 $1,813 $2,132
Jun 2nd 2023 - Jun 9th 2023 $2,041 $2,177 $2,313 $2,720
Jun 9th 2023 - Sep 29th 2023 $1,600 $1,707 $1,813 $2,132
Sep 29th 2023 - Oct 20th 2023 $1,186 $1,265 $1,344 $1,581
Oct 20th 2023 - Nov 3rd 2023 $2,041 $2,177 $2,313 $2,720
Nov 3rd 2023 - Dec 15th 2023 $911 $971 $1,032 $1,213
Dec 15th 2023 - Mar 27th 2024 - - - $2,978
Mar 27th 2024 - Apr 29th 2024 $1,186 $1,265 $1,344 $1,581
Apr 29th 2024 - May 31st 2024 $1,599 $1,706 $1,813 $2,132
May 31st 2024 - Jun 7th 2024 $2,041 $2,177 $2,313 $2,720
Jun 7th 2024 - Jul 31st 2024 $1,600 $1,707 $1,813 $2,132

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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