Dorchester Cottage

ID: S230453

  • Bedrooms 2
  • ・ Sleeps 4
  • ・ Pets 2

About this property

The picturesque village of Frome St Quintin is the ideal base for families and couples to explore the Jurassic Coast and rural landscapes of West Dorset. Set out on foot to wander through the surrounding countryside stopping off for a hearty meal at a local pub on the way. During your stay don t miss a visit to the county town of Dorchester a must for history lovers with two of Thomas Hardy s former homes the county museum and military keep. Other nearby points of interest include Haynes Motor Museum Cerne Abbas Giant West Bay (of Broadchurch fame) and the market towns of Sherborne and Beaminster. This delightful cottage is the perfect choice for a cosy break away from it all in the countryside. Prepare and enjoy hearty meals in the welcoming kitchen/diner which features exposed beams stone flooring a butler s sink farmhouse table and charming window seat. Here you will also find an oil-fired Aga electric hob fridge freezer microwave dishwasher and washing machine. Moving through to the charming lounge you will find a wood burner set into a charming inglenook fireplace making this a cosy room for relaxing and warming up after a long day exploring the surrounding countryside. An inviting snug next door offers an alternative space to unwind in front of the Smart TV or make use of the selection of games and books available. There are two beautifully presented bedrooms in this property each enjoying stunning rural views and accessed via separate steep cottage-style stairs. The first bedroom is accessed via stairs leading from the lounge to the first floor where you will reach a pretty landing area with a quaint window seat overlooking a pond in the adjoining field. On this floor there is a charming king-size bedroom with views over the garden and adjacent to this bedroom is a shower room. From the kitchen is another set of stairs leading to the second bedroom which is a light and airy twin room featuring traditional wooden floorboards and a separate WC. Stepping outside there is a spacious enclosed garden with lawn and garden furniture perfect for relaxing with a glass of wine overlooking the sprawling countryside beyond. There is off-road parking for two cars within the fenced garden. Need to know: 2 bedrooms 1 king size and 1 twin, each accessed via separate steep cottage style stairs. 1 shower room with WC and 1 separate WC. Kitchen oil fired Aga style oven, electric induction hob, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine. Smart TV in the snug. Selection of books and games. Wood burner in the lounge first basket of logs included October to March inclusive. Restricted head height due to low ceilings and doorways. Wi Fi included. Iron and ironing board available. 2 dogs welcome. The owner advises there will occasionally be farm animals around the outside of the enclosed garden and on the vehicle track approaching the cottage. Strictly no BBQs allowed due to thatch. Off road parking for two cars within fenced garden. Beach 11 miles, pub and shop 2 miles.


Enclosed garden / patio: Yes
Open fire / woodburner: Yes
Internet access: Yes
Working farm: Yes
Romantic: Yes
Quirky: Yes
Thatched: Yes
Towels included: Yes
Travel cot available: Yes
Highchair available: Yes

Nearby points of interest

  • The Dinosaur Museum
  • Fleet Air Arm Museum

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