What is provided?



  • Full-size pool table
  • Large selection of books for adults and children
  • Wooden railway track and building blocks
  • Ride-on wheelie bugs for toddlers
  • Jigsaws
  • Games, inc playing cards, Monopoly, Scrabble, Cluedo and Bananagrams
  • Wifi
  • Sonos speakers linked to free Google Play account (Download the free Sonos controller app to a tablet or smartphone. You can also add your own music services, such as a Spotify account)
  • TV with free Netflix account
  • Piano and sheet music
  • Guitars (3) and ukuleles (3)


  • Large wrap-around garden
  • Badminton set
  • Croquet set
  • Tree swing for children (used at own risk)
  • Charcoal barbecue trolley (coals not supplied)
  • Patio tables and seating for up to 16
  • Deckchairs (6) 



  • Two Tripp Trapp high chairs for a babies or toddlers
  • One travel cot (linen not provided as we have found parents usually prefer to bring their own)
  • Child step for sink




  • Double electric range cooker with six-ring halogen hob and rotisserie
  • Second electric fan oven
  • American-style fridge freezer with filtered water and ice
  • Second fridge and freezer
  • Dualit six-slice toaster
  • Two dishwashers
  • Large washing machine and drying room
  • Microwave
  • Hand blender/masher and whisk and scales
  • Large and small pans, steamers, frying pans, griddle
  • Baking tins and casserole dishes, plus serving bowls
  • Knives and utensils, inc set for barbecue
  • Bone china plates and dishes, and cutlery
  • Teapots, coffee percolator and cafetière
  • Wine glasses, champagne flutes, pint glasses, mugs, teacups and beakers


  • Tea towels
  • Dishcloths, sponges and scourers
  • Washing-up liquid
  • Dishwasher tablets
  • Washing powder
  • Fabric conditioner
  • Kitchen roll, foil and baking parchment
  • Bin liners
  • Food caddy bags

Cooking essentials to get you started

  • Olive oil, extra virgin olive oil and and vegetable oil
  • Common herbs and spices, soy sauce
  • Salt and black pepper
  • Sugar
  • Vinegars
  • Dorset Tea and instant coffee
  • In the herb garden: rosemary, thyme, sage and mint

(If you do a lot of cooking, we'd be grateful if you could replace any items you use up)



  • Toilet rolls
  • Hand soap
  • Hand towels
  • Bath towels
  • Bath mats



  • Bedlinen - Many of our duvets are feather filled. Please let us know if anyone in your party requires a non-feather duvet and in which bed they will be sleeping.
  • Hairdryers
  • Bath robes
  • To view the sleeping arrangements available, please see the floor plans



  • Front door wreath
  • Large decorated real tree
  • Decorations in reception rooms