Located in Sturminster Newton, Dorset
Belview Cottage is a charming, detached cottage in Fifehead Neville, near Sturminster Newton, Dorset, sleeping four people in two bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 4
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: No
Belview Cottage is a delightful, detached cottage, located in an idyllic rural setting, which can be found in the hamlet of Fifehead Neville, just three miles from Sturminster Newton. Set on the grounds of the owner’s home, this property offers a double room, a twin room and a family bathroom and can sleep up to four people. With oak floors throughout the downstairs level, there is a well-equipped kitchen, a good-sized sitting room with an electric fire, a dining area and French doors leading outside. Outside, there is off road parking for two cars and an enclosed lawned garden with furniture. Belview Cottage truly is a wonderful base for friends and families wishing to explore Dorset and the Jurassic Coast.
Belview Cottage is a detached cottage that lies in the hamlet of Fifehead Neville which is 3 miles from Sturminster Newton. Located on the grounds of the owner's home, the cottage has been equipped and furnished to a high standard and comes with beautiful countryside views. This is a real get away from it all location with footpaths on your doorstep in which to enjoy the countryside.
The accommodation at Belview Cottage comprises a living room with electric wood burner-effect fire, HD Freeview TV, Blu-ray player, CD player, WiFi and a selection of books and games. The dining area has a table and chairs for four and French doors leading outside. The kitchen is well equipped with an electric oven and halogen hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. There are two eaves bedrooms, one arranged as a double and one a twin but both with excellent countryside views. A travel cot, highchair and baby bath are available. The bathroom has a bath, separate shower cubicle, basin and toilet.
Outside there is an enclosed garden with a patio area complete with a table and chairs. There is a small lockable store. There is off-road parking for 2 cars and your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.
- Oil central heating with electric wood burner-effect fire in the sitting room
- Electric oven and halogen hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview HD, DVD, DAB radio/CD player with music and power ports, WiFi, selection of books and games
- Fuel and power included in rent
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- DAB radio alarm clock and hairdryer in both bedrooms
- Travel cot in a double bedroom, highchair and baby bath on request
- Off-road parking for two cars
- Small lockable store
- Enclosed lawned garden with raised paved patio and furniture
- Sorry, no pets and no smoking inside or outside the property
- Shop and pub 1½ miles
- Note: Sloping ceilings in bedrooms, with restricted headroom in places
- Note: This cottage has been awarded a 4* Gold Award by Visit England national grading scheme
- Note: The arrival time for this property is 4pm
Sturminster Newton is a market town on the River Stour. The town has a medieval six-arch bridge that joins Sturminster to Newton. Thomas Hardy lived here for a time and wrote much of his novel, The Return of the Native, while a resident at Riverside house. Another famous resident was William Barnes, a popular Dorset poet. Located in the Blackmore Vale you are never far away from beautiful country views. The town has a range of shops, a supermarket, chemist and post office as well as cafes, pubs, and restaurants. Every Monday the town holds a market with local produce to tempt. Visit the towns working watermill that still produces flour every fortnight, take a tour and learn the history behind this historic building. There are great country walks from the Mill to enjoy. There are some great villages to explore close by, most with pubs to experience.
In the middle of September, the area gathers for the Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival. This festival has grown hugely size since it began and is a celebration of all things cheese. The festival is not limited to cheese so it is a great event to explore the best from local Dorset food and drink producers. Live music, bales to sit on while you munch your food, entertainment for the children, all with the backdrop of beautiful country views. Something for everybody and a great family day out.
Explore the North Dorset Trailway, transformed into a walk and cycle path. The trail now leads from Sturminster Newton all the way through Blandford Forum to Spetisbury. It is around 14 miles in total but more sections are planned to open soon. It is one of the best ways to appreciate all the countryside around you with lots of attractions to visit on your way. Visit Sturminster Newton Museum in a beautiful thatched building in the centre of the town. It shows exhibits to do with the local history of the town, the local railways, and even local poets. There is also a souvenir and gift shop and admission is free.