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“Amazing property in an idyllic location”

Review of Bilshay Farmhouse

Bilshay Farmhouse
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35 reviews
Bilshay Farmhouse
Sitting Room
Kitchen
Views from the kitchen window
Dining Area
Bedroom
Triple Bedroom
Bedroom
Triple Bedroom
Ensuite Bathroom
Main Bathroom
Bilshay Farmhouse
Patio
Garden with hot tub
Views from the garden
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Farmhouse -
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Bridport, Dorset, England

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Natalie S
Romsey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Amazing property in an idyllic location”
Reviewed 23 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014

Great property, very traditional with a modern twist.
The view is to die for and the service brilliant.
I booked this for a Hen weekend with 9 ladies and everyone was impressed. I just couldn't believe the location and to be able to sit in the hot tub and enjoy it was just perfect. When split between 9 of you the price is very reasonable. Enjoy!!!!!!!

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Liked best: the view!
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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joannelbr...
Poole, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautiful Accomodation in and idyllic rural setting”
Reviewed 7 January 2014 for a stay in December 2013

I stayed here with my husband and children together with our parents and a few other extended family from Christmas Eve until the 27th of December. The pictures on the webiste looked amazing andf reality did not disappoint. The equipment for cooking was just like home from home (if not better) of course this was vital to be able to cook Christmas dinner. It was so clean and the setting was lovely too, very rural yet very close proximity to the town centre of Bridport. Would definatley visit again infact would love it to be a second home to escape to.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Hilary A
Farnham, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Perfect Place for a Family holiday”
Reviewed 28 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

We enjoyed a wonderful week with our extended family, and assorted friends, in this beautiful old farm house with stunning views. We had everything we needed to enjoy a problem free week. The hot tub in the garden was great and even the weather was perfect.
Lots to do and see all around, especially if you are keen walkers. I am sure we will be back.

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Liked best: The view
Liked least: Leaving!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Gill S
Uckfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“We wish we could have stayed longer in this beautiful spot”
Reviewed 13 May 2013 for a stay in May 2013

Bilshay farmhouse easily lived up to all our expectations. The location was perfect with wonderful views from the huge garden, Very well equipped with many extra details such as the large welcome hamper and luxury bathrobes. Well designed and styled, it suited all our ages from 3 months to 65 years. The owners were helpful with our specific needs (extra high chair; bed arrangements).
All Symondsbury properties in this area are quite pricey but well worth the extra for the attention to detail, overall size and provision of amenities. The coast, beautiful local villages and towns, cliff top and country walks are all close by, but the trampoline and hot tub in the lovely garden meant we didn't have to go anywhere!
We were sad to leave and would love to return.

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Liked best: The adults appreciated the great kitchen; the children loved the trampoline
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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JnP267
Reading
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5 reviews
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“Guaranteed a fantastic holiday at Bilshay!”
Reviewed 25 March 2013 for a stay in March 2013

My friends and I wanted a relaxing long weekend break with a bit of luxury - and that is exactly what we got. The rooms are spacious and well equipped, the bathrooms are gorgeous, all rooms very clean. Lovely touch to have dressing gowns available also! Massive cooker, 6 gas rings and 2 main ovens (2 smaller ones too). The fireplace was nice and cosy, although the house was lovely and toasty warm which was handy as it was very chilly outside! Didnt stop us enjoying the gas BBQ though! The hot tub was great too, fantastic views all around, trampoline available if you want it.

Only downside if Im being picky is that the games room could do with being a bit more updated, it is in a little barn area so is very cold, the ping pong table is fine but the pool table was quite all and old, and not very level - however this is a minor issue.

Fantastic place, would love to come and stay again!Thanks to everyone at Symondsbury farm for a fantastic stay, for being so helpful during the booking process and by answering all of my many questions!

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Liked best: hot tub and views
Liked least: games room
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Large groups
People with pets
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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