Detached property with enclosed courtyard
Kitchen/diner with doors leading to enclosed courtyard
Kitchen area
Lounge with exposed beams and woodburner effect fire
Lounge with doors leading to the enclosed garden
Dining room
Master bedroom with a spiral staircase leading to the en-suite
Master bedroom
Master bedroom en-suite accessed via a spiral staircase
Twin bedroom with en-suite shower and WC
Family room on the first floor with low beam
Enclosed rear garden
Enclosed courtyard
View towards the property
1 / 16  Detached property with enclosed courtyard
2 / 16  Kitchen/diner with doors leading to enclosed courtyard
3 / 16  Kitchen/diner
4 / 16  Kitchen area
5 / 16  Lounge with exposed beams and woodburner effect fire
6 / 16  Lounge
7 / 16  Lounge with doors leading to the enclosed garden
8 / 16  Dining room
9 / 16  Master bedroom with a spiral staircase leading to the en-suite
10 / 16  Master bedroom
11 / 16  Master bedroom en-suite accessed via a spiral staircase
12 / 16  Twin bedroom with en-suite shower and WC
13 / 16  Family room on the first floor with low beam
14 / 16  Enclosed rear garden
15 / 16  Enclosed courtyard
16 / 16  View towards the property

The Auld Laundry,

Poole (8mls NW), Dorset
Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 4
Change Sat
Dogs allowed 2
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Increased accessibility
Internet access
Pub nearby
Family friendly
Travel cot available
Highchair available
9 more

At a glance

  • Spacious detached property sleeping ten
  • Lovingly converted former-laundry to the neighbouring manor house 17th century period property with well-maintained original features
  • Stunning split-level master bedroom suite with spiral staircase
  • Attractive courtyard and large lawn garden for relaxing and playing
  • Located in the hamlet of Bloxworth, within easy reach of the stunning Dorset coast
Property code: THEAU

Impressively spacious detached property sleeping up to ten guests, situated in Bloxworth, a small hamlet in East Dorset, just a short drive from Poole Harbour and Lulworth Cove.

This property lies in the pretty hamlet of Bloxworth, a tranquil part of the world, with just 200 inhabitants. The surrounding countryside is perfect for enjoying peaceful country walks, however, the property does not feel cut off, as there is much to see and do in the surrounding area, including the historic market town of Wareham with its shops, and pubs, which lies just five miles south of the property. Continuing on past Wareham, towards the coast, visitors will come to the village of Corfe with its famous castle. This atmospheric 1000-year-old fortification is now a romantic ruin maintained by the National Trust and is a much-loved part of English history. Further south still, is the coastal town of Swanage with its golden sandy beach, restored Victorian pier, and nostalgic steam railway.

Guests staying at this sprawling property are in for a real treat, as it makes a truly special place to stay. On arrival, guests will first come to the kitchen/diner, a light and airy space with beamed vaulted ceilings, stone floors, wood burner-effect electric fire, and a TV. At one end of the room, the farmhouse-style dining table is a great place to gather over breakfast and informal meals, whilst at the other end of the room, the kitchen is well-equipped with an electric Range oven, hob, microwave, American-style fridge/freezer, and dishwasher. A separate utility room houses the washing machine and tumble dryer for those who wish to use them. The comfortable lounge is, arguably, the communal heart of the house, and offers several large sofas, perfect for sitting back and unwinding in front of the wood burner-effect electric fire, TV, and DVD. Two steps lead from the lounge through to the formal dining room, with its large dining table, coal-effect electric fire, and patio doors which lead to the garden. Coming next to the bedrooms, the master bedroom suite is a beautifully designed and styled room, and would rival the honeymoon suite of any grand hotel. This split-level room has a king-size bed from which guests can enjoy a late-night film on the TV, a sofa, large built-in wardrobes, and a spiral staircase which leads to the galleried en-suite bathroom. This spacious bathroom has a sumptuous air and offers a shower-over-bath and WC. The second bedroom is another king-size room, which also has a sofa. This room too, benefits from an en-suite bathroom with shower-over-bath and WC. The third bedroom on the ground floor is a twin room which has an en-suite shower and WC. The fourth bedroom is located on the first floor of the property: a spacious family room, it has two single beds, as well as a king-size bed. This room not only benefits from an en-suite bathroom with bath and WC, but also a fantastic snug room with its own TV, perfect for parents with early-rising children who may want a little extra time in bed. Guests should be aware that this bedroom is in the eaves of the property and a such has some reduced head-height and one particularly low beam in the middle of the room.

The horseshoe-shaped property is built around a spacious central courtyard which has garden furniture and a BBQ, and makes a fantastic space for relaxing over drinks. In addition to this, there is a generously-sized lawn garden with countryside views and plenty of space for everyone to enjoy. There is parking for six cars.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

Please note there is a refundable £300 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 4 bedrooms: 2 king-size, 1 twin, and 1 family room with king-size bed and 2 single beds
  • 3 en-suite bathrooms: 2 with shower-over-bath and WC, and 1 with bath and WC 1 en-suite shower room with shower and WC
  • TV/DVD, plus TV in the master suite and the family room Wi-Fi available
  • Kitchen: oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, and tumble dryer
  • Electric and central heating included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Books, games, and DVDs
  • Parking available for 6 cars
  • Discount available for parties of 2-4 in off-peak season
  • Shop and pub 2 miles, beach ten miles
  • Arrival 3pm

This property joined our collection in 2016 and is managed by Claire.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 10 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
Overall equipment
Overall comfort
Overall location

Reviewed by Brian, 24th August 2019

Really ideal for large family. Safe for dogs as courtyard is enclosed. Beaches only short drive away. Large dining room great for family meals or adult parties.

Reviewed by Breda, 17th August 2019

We had a wonderful weeks stay at The Auld Laundry - it was perfect for our multi generational family as the large lounge & kitchen were away from the bedrooms. The house was very well equipped and had everything we could have wanted. The outside courtyard was used a lot as we had lovely weather and the children enjoyed playing in the garden. The hoRead moreuse is situated in a small hamlet surrounded by beautiful countryside but was close enough to drive to local attractions. Hide

Reviewed by Barbara, 10th August 2019

The Auld Laundry is very spacious, round a secure courtyard.The bedrooms are pleasantly furnished and comfortable though towels are not routinely provided. Showers are hot and plentiful. The house is well equipped with games and puzzles and the kitchen is a pleasure to cook and eat in. The surrounding countryside is particularly beautiful. We foundRead more the house itself oddly spread out but good if you wanted to escape. Hide

Reviewed by Eirwen, 3rd August 2019

Excellent facilities. Very well equipped. Plently of room to be together or separate. Very friendly owners very easy to communicate with. Had a lovely week with family aged from 7 months to 70 years.

Reviewed by Jeremy, 21st July 2019

A wonderfully spacious and self contained property, very interesting, a peaceful rural setting, yet quite close to the facilities in Wareham.

Reviewed by Graham, 4th May 2019

We stayed in May 2019 and had a wonderful time. Extensive property and all in good order with friendly and non-interfering owners. Great location with plenty of different days out within a short drive.

Reviewed by Mariana, 20th April 2019

Perfect for the whole family and even the dogs.

Reviewed by Rachael, 6th April 2019

This fitted our needs perfectly. There were 3 families staying here and we all had enough space without being on top of each other but plenty of space to come together when we wanted to. We loved the location, it is close enough to all the touristy things but far enough out so you can relax in the peace and quiet

6 more
Detached property with enclosed courtyard
Kitchen/diner with doors leading to enclosed courtyard
Kitchen area
Lounge with exposed beams and woodburner effect fire
Lounge with doors leading to the enclosed garden
Dining room
Master bedroom with a spiral staircase leading to the en-suite
Master bedroom
Master bedroom en-suite accessed via a spiral staircase
Show 4 moreTwin bedroom with en-suite shower and WC


Static Map
Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

1/3 Deposit

Take advantage of our deposit scheme when booking 9 weeks or more in advance.