Buttercup – Buckham Mills

Located in Beaminster, Dorset

Charming converted dairy set within the picturesque rolling countryside of rural Dorset, with wonderful panoramic views and a wood burner for cosy evenings in with the family

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: No


This stylish former dairy is set within a collection of four properties in a rural position within beautiful West Dorset. Located near Pilsdon Pen and Lewesdon Hill there are many walking and cycling routes near the property, taking in the wonderful scenery on offer in this picturesque spot. Take a trip to the local village of Mosterton, where you can find a shop and pub or visit the historic village of Abbotsbury, The Cerne Abbas Giant and the popular towns of Beaminster and Bridport, which are all within easy reach. The stunning Jurassic coastline, with renowned sites including West Bay, Charmouth and Lyme are also accessible by car.

A long gravel driveway leads to the properties and three steps lead from the shared courtyard into this terraced single-storey property. Once inside you are met by a light and bright open plan lounge/kitchen/diner boasting an abundance of character features including exposed stonework and timber beams. If you can tear your eyes away from the lovely views, this is the ideal spot to settle down beside the wood burner with a good book or perhaps turn on your favourite programme on the Smart TV. The country style kitchen area is well equipped with an electric oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment, dishwasher, washer/dryer and microwave. A central breakfast bar is perfect for casual dining and a dining table with room for everyone for something more formal. Leading on from here you will find a beautiful king-size bedroom with a Smart TV and a further double bedroom, both decorated with care and full of character and charm. Both rooms share the contemporary shower room with a shower and WC, which is just opposite.

Heading outside you can relax around the bistro table and chairs, this is the perfect spot for enjoying a drink outdoors or simply enjoying the view. There is also a further shared seating area with garden furniture and a BBQ, as well as a 2.5 acre paddock where guests can try to spot some of the local wildlife. There is off-road parking for two cars within the shared car park, approximately 15m from the property (unloading is possible directly outside of the property).


  • Tucked away within beautiful countryside and with access to expansive outdoor space
  • Surrounded by wonderful walks and cycle routes
  • Perfectly placed for touring Dorset and taking day trips to the stunning
  • Jurassic Coast
  • 2 bedrooms 1 king-size and 1 double
  • 1 shower room
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment, microwave, washer/dryer and dishwasher
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Smart TV in the lounge and king size bedroom
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars within a shared car park
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Beach 9
  • 5 miles, shop and pub within walking distance
  • A complex of properties


Downstairs bathroom
Downstairs bedroom
Great View
Ground floor bathroom
Ground floor bedroom
Ground floor facilities
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Real Fire
Rural Location
Washing machine



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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.

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