Description(Reference number: 414654)
25 Wakeling Island is a wonderful detached house resting on Silverlake, a site of private holiday homes, in Crossways, Dorset. Hosting three bedrooms, including a king-size with an en-suite shower room, and two twin rooms, along with a family bathroom, this property can sleep up to six guests. There is an open-plan living space with a kitchen, dining area and a sitting area with a woodburning stove, with a decked area outside with furniture, a lawn space and off-road parking for two cars. Offering a relaxing retreat in nature is 25 Wakeling Island.
Once a major RAF airfield, serving an important role in World War II as a fighter base protecting coastal areas, the village of Crossways has been built on historic ground and settled in the south of Dorset, just a stone's throw from the shores of Weymouth Bay and the bustling town of Dorset. Within the village you can find several local shops and some pubs, including Spitfire Club, a lovely bar nodding towards the area's heritage. Discover more interesting history at The Tank Museum in Bovington, offering an amazing opportunity to see these large and amazing machines up close. Resting close by to the museum is a different kind of adventure at Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre; this wondrous primate sanctuary is a must-visit for any animal lovers, set in an open-air animal park. Near to Puddletown in Athelhampton is the amazing Athelhampton House & Gardens, one of England's finest Tudor manor houses with well-kept Elizabethan style gardens, with this wonderful dwelling visited by the famous Thomas Hardy many times during his writing . Within reach of the classic seaside town of Weymouth, under ten miles away, you can delight in walks along the promenade, beachside amusements and golden sands. Find the county town of Dorchester home to a great selection of shops and eateries, with history dating back to the Iron Age and some wonderful museums and attractions documenting this. Discover a wonderful Dorset holiday base when stating in Crossways. .