Sited in the picturesque Dorset village of Upwey, a favourite spot for the writer Thomas Hardy, Old Forge offers a cosy retreat with quiet walks from various bridleways into stunning Dorset scenery. The property isa converted forge and the unusual layout affords wonderful countryside views from the upstairs lounge and kitchen/diner, with the beamed ceilings giving a traditional country cottage feel. The three comfortable bedrooms, one with en suite, and bathroom are located on the ground floor of the property. The pretty, enclosed garden is ideal for dining alfresco, or soaking up some sun during the summer months. Whilst staying in Upwey, do visit The Upwey Wishing Well tea rooms, which offers homemade cakes and Dorset Cream Teas and is an easy stroll from Old Forge. A short walk down the road is The Royal Standard, a lovely local pub which also serves food. A short journey across the rolling hills of Dorset will take you to the famous Chesil coastline in the West or the Purbeck coastline in the East. The county town of Dorchester is less than five miles away and here you will find a good variety of shops, museums, restaurantsand a weekly market. Weymouth's golden sandy beach, shopping centre, gourmet restaurants and colourful harbour are a mereten minute car or bus ride away (with the bus stop 2 minutes walk away).Accommodation: Ground floor: Bedroom 1, Super kingsize zip and link double bed or twin single beds (please note your preference when booking) with en suite shower, hand basin and toilet. Bedroom 2, Kingsize double bed. Bedroom 3, 4ft sized single bed. Bathroom, bath and shower over, hand basin and toilet. Stairs to first floor. Kitchen / Diner, doorwith raised viewing deck and steps down to the garden. Lounge with step down to lower level of the lounge. Cloakroom with toilet and hand basin.Additional services:WiFi. Gas central heating. Washer / dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer. CD Music System. Enclosed garden with garden bench, table and chairs. Off road parking for two cars on drive way. Old Forge welcomes one well behaved pet. Suitable for children overfive only, due to steps from kitchen down to garden.