Laurel Cottage

Located in Osmington, Dorset

Laurel Cottage is a thatched cottage in Osmington, Dorset and can sleep three people in two bedrooms and is pet-friendly.

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


Laurel Cottage is a stunning thatched roof cottage, lying in the village of Osmington in Dorset. The property offers two bedrooms, a double and a single, sleeping three guests. There is a bathroom with a bath and shower over, plus an open-plan living space with a kitchen, dining and seating area. Outside there is a garden with decking and an off-road parking space for one car. Laurel Cottage is an idyllic retreat for a Dorset coastal getaway.

Property Details

Perfectly positioned for enjoying the countryside and the coast of Dorset is this charming detached thatched cottage, Laurel Cottage, which rests at the heart of the traditional village of Osmington.

This two-bedroom holiday accommodation has bags of character combined with a contemporary twist and is a great find for a couple or small family seeking a quiet getaway to the countryside. Push open the characterful front door and be welcomed into the open-plan living room, where the exposed beams frame the sleek kitchen units, and you will find a range of appliances that are sure to encourage a spot of home cooking. Step across the tiled floor and kick back on the sofa with a good book or browse through the channels of the TV for a movie night with your partner. Afterwards, retreat up the spiral staircase, where the sense of opulence is continued in the plush double bedroom, with crisp white linens that are waiting to be curled up under after a busy day exploring Dorset. The bedroom comes with stylish wardrobes for your holiday belongings, while along the landing you will find a single bed and a family bathroom featuring a shower over bath.

During the summer months, take your drinks outdoors and onto the decking area, with lots of privacy soaking up your surroundings. If you can tear yourself away from the charming abode, enjoy a stroll through the village to admire the surrounding views, where you will discover a handful of pretty chocolate-box cottages. Osmington Mills, the beautiful coastal hamlet known for its history of smugglers who supposedly took refuge in the local inn, now The Smugglers Inn, which dates back to the 13th century and serves fabulous food, and can be reached within a 20-minute walk along the famous South West Coast Path.

Craig's Farm Dairy, tea room and farm shop are very close to the property, so you are perfectly placed for buying fresh milk, cheeses and wonderful ice cream. The seaside town of Weymouth is a short drive away, with numerous bars, restaurants, shops and activities, as well as the three-mile stretch of beautiful sandy beach, hosting a range of traditional seaside entertainment during the summer months, including donkey rides, funfair and crazy golf.

A trip east to the unique Lulworth Cove is a must, where you can spend the day on the sheltered shingle beach or enjoy a meal at one of the local pubs or restaurants. A walk from Lulworth Cove over the hill to Durdle Door offers the perfect opportunity to admire the stunning views over the coastline and unusual geological rock formations.

To the west, you will discover the traditional market town of Bridport, with lovely shops and a weekly market with fresh local produce. Take a trip to West Bay Harbour to discover a lovely beach and amazing cliffs to admire, and venture further afield to find Charmouth and Lyme Regis, where you can uncover your own fossils. Laurel Cottage is a perfect cottage to explore the Dorset coast and countryside.


  • Electrically heated radiators
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Garden with decking area
  • One well behaved pet welcome
  • No smoking
  • Shop 1½ miles, pub 350 metres


Cot Available
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Washing machine



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Area Details


Osmington is a small village with narrow streets lined with picturesque thatched cottages. The village is very popular with walkers wanting to see the White Horse ingrained in the hillside. Built in 1808 to honour King George III, who was a frequent visitor to the area. The figure on the hillside depicts the King riding a horse who sadly did not survive long enough to see this famous landmark.

Osmington Mills is a 10-minute walk along the coast path. Soak in the stunning views along the way. Visit the very pretty and very popular pub The Smugglers. The pub tells tales of the French smuggler, Pierre Latour, in the 17th century. Sit back, take in the stunning views and the excellent home-cooked food. It is well worth a visit.

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