Located in Beaminster, Dorset
Hooke Court is a moated manor house in Hooke, near Beaminster, Dorset, sleeping up to 23 with large gardens and oozing history and style
Hooke Court is a moated manor dating to the 17th century but with some areas dating considerably further back. With a large garden and no less than 11 bedrooms it makes for an excellent choice for large family gatherings or groups of friends to get together under one roof. Only 10 miles from the coast there is a mass of activities and attractions to explore in all directions.
The accommodation at Hooke Court comprises of a reception hall leading to drawing room with open fire, TV, DVD player, WiFi and doors to the garden. The dining room houses a huge table and the kitchen comes well equipped with a range-style cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, additional fridge, washer/dryer and dishwasher. There is a large games room with a table tennis table.
Up to the first floor where there are three double bedrooms and five twin bedrooms, one with a bunk bed for an additional two. All rooms on the first floor are en-suite with either a bath or shower, basin and toilet. The second floor has a further two twin bedrooms and a single bedroom and a further bathroom.
Outside there are large gardens with picnic tables dotted around and of course a large moat. There is parking available for ten cars.
Beaminster is a small town in West Dorset which retains a village feel and is located at the head of the valley of the River Brit. The town is home to the Beaminster Festival, an annual event of music and art. This is usually a 9 day event held in late June and 2013 will see its 18th year. Recently, West Dorset has been voted the most popular area of outstanding natural beauty by the readers of National Country Walking Magazine. Now you can explore the area in the company of Llamas with guided Trekking, Rambling and Walking Tours with UK Llamas based just outside of Beaminster. Or try your hand at disc golf at Whitcombe Disc Golf Course, where the British Open Disc Championship has been held. Just think of playing golf but with a frisbee! Famous faces you may see in the town include Martin Clunes who has now been a resident of the area for many years.Read more
For eating out there are several choices. Most notable perhaps, is the Wild Garlic which is run by Mat Follas, the winner of BBC Masterchef a few years back. For a quicksnack why not drop into the Ann Day Gallery and Coffee Shop, miximg art with a good cup of tea and cake.Read less
Exeter is 40 miles away
Bristol is 41 miles away
Bournemouth is 44 miles away