Briar Cottage

Located in Bridport, Dorset

This spacious cottage has a homely ambience and nestles within a conservation area in a pretty village. With easy access to Beaminster, Bridport and the stunning Jurassic coastline, this is the ideal base for a family holiday.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: 1

Description

The charming village of Netherbury is set within a picturesque valley backed by verdant rolling hills. Set out on foot to explore the many footpaths through the surrounding countryside, stopping off for a drink or hearty meal at a local pub on the way. Just 2 miles away is the small town of Beaminster which offers a good range of local amenities, or head 3.5 miles south to popular Bridport, which is known as the gateway to the Jurassic Coast. This vibrant town has a weekly market, a great selection of independent shops, coffee shops and restaurants, as well as a thriving selection of boutiques selling antiques and vintage curios, should you wish to seek out some treasures. Heading a mile further south from Bridport will bring you to the popular coastal resort of West Bay. The swathes of pebble beach offer spectacular views over Golden Cap and wonderful walks along the South West Coast Path. Boat trips also run from the working harbour around the coast to Lyme Regis. This pretty town is well worth a visit and is home to charming cobbled streets, ice-cream coloured houses and plenty of galleries to browse.

This mid-terraced property is set within the heart of this peaceful village. A shared path and steps lead to the front door. Once inside you are met with a welcoming hallway with a useful separate WC. Immediately in front of you is the kitchen. This well-equipped space has an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and slimline dishwasher. Just next door is a spacious lounge/diner, which has a TV/DVD and electric effect wood burner. Leading on from here is an attractive sunroom with seating that overlooks the courtyard garden. Heading back into the entrance hall you will find a flight of stairs rising to the first floor. There are three bedrooms to choose from, the first is a double with en-suite shower room and WC. Next is a king-size zip-and-link (which can be made as a 2’6” twin on request) and finally an inviting twin. Completing the accommodation is a bathroom with shower over bath and WC.

Heading outside by either the kitchen or sunroom brings you into a courtyard garden which is laid to gravel and bordered by natural hedgerows. There is garden furniture where you can enjoy al fresco meals and drinks, whilst relaxing listening to the church bells. To the rear of the property is one off-road parking space (suitable for a small car only). Alternatively, a village car park is located just behind the property (a small weekly charge applies).

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

Facilities

  • Set in a pretty village location in the Brit Valley and surrounded by rolling hills
  • Access to many beautiful walks in the area, as well as wonderful riverside, walks along the River Brit
  • Perfect location for days out exploring the Jurassic Coastline and fossil hunting on the many beaches
  • 3 bedrooms 1 king-size zip and link (can be made as a 2 6 twin on request), 1 double and 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC, 1 en suite shower room with WC and 1 separate WC downstairs
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and slimline dishwasher
  • TV/DVD in the lounge
  • Selection of books and games available
  • Courtyard garden laid to gravel and with furniture, bordered by natural hedgerows
  • 1 off-road parking space (suitable for a small car only) and a village car park immediately behind the property (small weekly charge applies)
  • Beach 5½ miles, shop 2 miles and pub 1½ miles

Features

Cot Available
Dishwasher
Family friendly
Garden
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
TV
Washing machine
WiFi

Location

Area Details

Bridport

Bridport is a small, busy market town on Dorset's Jurassic Coast. The town has quite a few independent shops, a supermarket, cafes and restaurants. There are also local markets here each week. Bridport has an arts centre, cinema, and museum. The museum includes an exhibition of the town's long history of rope-making amongst other exhibits. The town hosts the local food festival for a week at the end of June and ends with the Round Table Beer Festival. The town holds its annual carnival on the third Saturday in August. Visit Palmers Thatched Brewery to sample local beers and ale. Explore Mangerton Mill which is still a working water mill, visit the tea rooms attached and finish off with a country walk by the river.

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