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  • The Old Engine House Artist’s impression | The Old Engine House, Drimpton, near Beaminster
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  • The Old Engine House Artist’s impression | The Old Engine House, Drimpton, near Beaminster
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    The Old Engine House

    Property ref: S85192

    • Bedrooms 3

    • Sleeps 5

    • Baths 2

    • Pets 2

    • Wifi Yes

    • Reviews (15)

    About this property

    A converted barn in a great location for exploring west Dorset and the surrounding counties with plenty of attractions for all ages.
    In a great location, in the heart of delightful west Dorset, this detached property is situated on a working beef farm, and the owners live next door. There’s glorious country scenery and walking in the area, so it’s great for dog walking, cycling and enjoying lovely village pubs to wine and dine in. There are many attractions nearby including Forde Abbey and Gardens right on your doorstep, and a local craft centre nearby. Within very easy driving distance is the ever popular World Heritage Jurassic Coast, with its stunning scenery and the seaside resorts of Lyme Regis, Charmouth and West Bay. Scenery, boating, fishing and sandy beach can be enjoyed at Lyme Regis, as well as fossil hunting, all making for a memorable holiday. Head inland, and you will find the Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum and the Haynes International Motor Museum with its classic car collection. Further afield you can visit the Clarks Village factory outlet, Glastonbury Tor, the cathedral city of Wells and Cheddar Gorge. Beach 10 miles. Shop 2 miles, pub and restaurant 200 yards.
    Step to entrance.
    Ground Floor:
    Living room: With 32" Freeview TV and DVD player.
    Kitchen/dining room: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and slate floor.
    Utility room: With washer/dryer.
    Separate toilet.
    First Floor:
    Bedroom 1: With double bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
    Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
    Bedroom 3: With single bed.
    Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.
    Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Stairgate. Welcome pack and doggy extras. Small, enclosed lawned garden with patio and garden furniture. Private parking for 3 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is a fenced stream in the grounds, 50 yards away.

    Accommodation

    Detached Property
    Dishwasher
    Fuel and Power Included
    Enclosed Garden/Patio
    Garden / Patio
    Pub within 1 mile
    Pets – no charge
    Rural Location
    Stairgate
    Television
    Decorated at Christmas
    WiFi
    Bed Linen & Towels Included
    Short Breaks All Year
    Washing Machine
    Working Farm
    Welcome Cottages
    Shower Cubicle
    More Than Dog Friendly

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    Local amenities

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    • Waitrose
      3.5 miles
    • Leakers Bakery
      8 miles
    • Monks Yard
      8 miles
    • The Bull Hotel
      8 miles
    • The Anchor Inn
      8 miles
    • The prince of wales
      8.5 miles
    • River Cottage Deli & Canteen
      8.5 miles
    • Marquis Of Lorne
      8.5 miles
    • Montacute House
      9 miles
    • The Town Mill Bakery
      9 miles

    Reviews (15)

    Aimee ‐ 10 Nov 2018
    "Great property, beautifully designed, and very quite"
    David ‐ 4 Nov 2018
    "Fabulous week in a fabulous property. High quality, well fitted and very comfortable. We will return and thoroughly recommend S85192."
    Karen ‐ 27 Oct 2018
    "We had a wonderful 5 days at the engine house. A beautiful barn conversion, meticuloualy clean amd extremely comfortable for the 4 of us. Great location to explore West Dorset, Devon and Somerset. The village of Drimpton is very small and quiet - we enjoyed the peace! The local pub is very reasonably priced for decent pub food and drinks. Would definitely recommend the engine house to anyone looking for a home from home."
    Jan ‐ 27 Oct 2018
    "Very nice cottage, ideal for our family. Would definitely go back there."
    Patricia ‐ 4 Sep 2018
    "My family and I had a very enjoyable stay in the cottage. The owner's were pleasant and helpful."
    Karen ‐ 18 Aug 2018
    "Very welcoming, clean,cosy, spacious and comfortable cottage. Use of a garden area opposite when weather fine and an enclosed and safe dog exercise area for dogs to run around in and toilet. About 20-30 minutes from Dorset coast at Bridport/West Bay/Charmouth and Lyme Regis and about 10 miles from Chard. Cottage set in lovely countryside. Well decorated throughout, lovely bathrooms and all mod cons included. Really enjoyed our relaxing stay."
    Rachel ‐ 4 Aug 2018
    "A lovely barn conversion with all mod cons. Comfortable and well equipped. Friendly owners who are on hand if needed. Near to a great pub that serves good food."
    Elaine ‐ 10 Jul 2018
    "very comfortable, equipped with everything you need and extremely clean and has been refurbished to a very high standard. Very quiet and the locals were really friendly, the pub round the corner very welcoming"
    Linda ‐ 1 Jul 2018
    "An excellent cottage just what we were looking for, lovely and clean and everything we needed."
    Graham ‐ 23 Jun 2018
    "A lovely break very peacefulFriendly pubs and owners Dogs were welcome everywhereIdeally situated for visiting most places"
    Graham ‐ 4 Jun 2018
    "Really enjoyed our stay here."
    Dawn ‐ 30 May 2018
    "Lovely people and the cottage is exactly as described."
    Anthony ‐ 5 May 2018
    "Great place to stay, perfect helpful owners, lovely peaceful village. We didn’t want to hand the keys back."
    Deborah ‐ 27 Apr 2018
    "Lovely cottage with all mod cons. Good little pub just up the road. Some lovely walks and countryside on door step. Not far to seaside and lots of other pretty villages."
    Katie ‐ 14 Apr 2018
    "We had a lovely few days, the weather could of been kinder, however the house is well located so managed to find lots to do to entertain the whole family. We will be back to explore more and do the things we didn’t have time to do. Very comfy house, and great location. Couldn’t ask for more."

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