STH018 – Dorset

This amazing house is one of the oldest Grade 1 listed stately homes in Dorset. Originally built in the 1440’s it was completely remodelled in 1552 by architect John Nash, who was renowned for his work on Buckingham Palace. The house has a wealth of history behind it and 133 acres of parkland and gardens. The grounds include a lake, deer park, river, waterfall, landscaped lawns, gazebos, sculptures, a walled kitchen garden, fountains, a 1km lime tree-lined drive, and a river running through it.
The West Wing of the house has 3 large double bedrooms a mezzanine kitchen orangery, chapel room and cellar bar available for use. It also features an extensive taxidermy collection amongst one of the most unusual collections of antiques, art, and curios in the country.
Additional properties on the estate include the 3-bedroom Dower House (with swimming pool), and numerous outbuildings.
The grounds of the estate park and areas of the house are available as a location for filming and photography. The journey time from London is approximately 3 hours. There is extensive parking provisions and large vehicle access, and also on-site accommodation and catering.