Located in Beaminster, Dorset
Situated on the edge of the popular Dorset town of Beaminster, this attractive wing of a stone cottage offers cosy and welcoming accommodation for a family seeking to enjoy this tranquil and breathtaking area.
- Sleeps: 6
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: 4
Peacefully located on a rural lane in the heart of the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the cottage is within easy walking distance of Beaminster s market square, home to a choice of great places to eat and drink. The Jacobean Mapperton House and Gardens is nearby (2.5 miles), and there are miles of stunning walks to enjoy from the doorstep. The bustling Georgian market town of Bridport (6.5 miles) is just half a mile from the coast and has a range of independent shops, pubs, restaurants and cafes. Bridport is the gateway to the Jurassic Coast, with miles of sandy beaches including West Bay (8 miles), Hive Beach (9.5 miles) and Chesil Beach (22 miles). Local attractions include Pilsdon Pen (6 miles), Lewesdon Hill (4 miles) and the popular town of Lyme Regis (16 miles).
On entering this light and attractive property you will find a hallway with seating and a selection of books on the bookcase. This leads you into the bright and spacious open plan lounge/kitchen/diner. A double-sided wood burner is at the heart of the space, dividing the room into two parts, with a step leading up to the raised kitchen. The stylishly designed kitchen/diner offers an attractive dining area and is fully equipped with an electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and breakfast bar. The washing machine is in a separate utility room. The stylish lounge features a vaulted beamed ceiling and French doors leading to the terrace and is an ideal space to unwind in, with TV/DVD and plenty of seating. There is also a ground floor WC. Going upstairs you will find three comfortable bedrooms: there is a spacious super king-size bedroom with a Juliette balcony overlooking the garden, a king-size bedroom and a twin bedroom. The first floor also features a bathroom as well as a shower room, each with a WC. Please note, the upstairs rooms all have sloping ceilings and reduced head height at the eaves.
Stepping outside you can relax on the gravelled terrace which has outdoor furniture and a BBQ. The house is set within around half an acre of grounds facing fields with an orchard area and natural hedgerows bordering the garden. There is ample parking for 4 cars available.
- Perfect rural sanctuary for families looking for an idyllic getaway in a secluded location
- A delightful cottage set in extensive grounds and with walks from the doorstep
- Set in Dorset's Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty and within a short drive to the Jurassic Coast
- 3 bedrooms 1 super-king-size, 1 king-size and 1 twin
- 2 bathrooms on the first floor 1 bathroom with bath and WC, 1 shower room with shower and WC
- 1 ground floor WC
- Kitchen electric oven, gas hob, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher
- Utility room with washing machine
- TV/DVD in the lounge
- Wood burner (logs provided free of charge Oct-Apr)
- Garden with outdoor furniture and BBQ
- Off-road parking for 4 cars
- 4 dogs welcome dogs are not permitted in the bedrooms
- Wi-Fi included
- Selection of books, games and DVDs
- Central heating and electric included
- Underfloor heating
- Shop/pub 800 metres
- Coast 7 miles
- Bridport 6 miles
Beaminster is a small, picturesque town in the heart of West Dorset's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The town has many local artists living here. In fact, the Beaminster Festival held in late June celebrates local artists and much more. Beaminster has two supermarkets, craft shops, and a cafe. Natural beauty is all around this town and an array of walks to explore either by foot or by bike. If you prefer to try something a little more unusual, explore the area in the company of Llamas or Donkey Walking Adventures. Mapperton House and Gardens is not only beautiful but is also free to RHS members. It lies just a short distance away and is a great day out. It is no stranger to featuring in films, you may have seen it in Daphne Du Maurier's "Rebecca". Famous faces you may see in the town include Martin Clunes who has now been a resident of the area for many years.