Little Thatch

Located in Buckland Newton, Dorset

Little Thatch is a charming, thatched cottage in Cerne Abbas that sleeps three people in two bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: No


Little Thatch is a delightful, Grade II listed, semi-detached thatched cottage in Cerne Abbas, Dorset. With two eaves bedrooms and a ground floor family shower room, the property can sleep three people. There’s also a kitchen, a utility room and a sitting room with an electric fire. Outside, there is a raised gravelled patio with furniture and a lawned area. There’s also unrestricted roadside parking. Little Thatch is an idyllic little cottage, providing a perfect, memorable holiday home for your time in this pretty, popular area.

Property Details

Little Thatch is a semi-detached thatched cottage with a Grade II listing located in the pretty village of Cerne Abbas in Dorset. This former estate worker's cottage is in one of Dorset's most photographed villages and was once voted Britain's most desirable village. It is well known for the 180 foot Cerne Giant cut into the chalk downlands which dominates the landscape. The countryside surrounding the village is beautiful and has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The facilities in the village are very good with three pubs and a tea room as well as a couple of shops.

The accommodation at Little Thatch comprises of a sitting room with electric fire, smart TV with Freeview, DVD player, WiFi and a selection of books and games. There is a kitchen with a dining area equipped with an electric range cooker with a double oven, 5-ring hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and washing machine, tumble dryer and slimline dishwasher in a utility area. There is a ground floor shower room with a toilet and basin. There are two bedrooms, a double and a single. There is a bathroom with a bath with a handheld shower, basin and toilet.

Outside there is an enclosed lawned garden with raised gravelled patio complete with furniture. Please note that only babes in arms and children over 5 years old can stay. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.


  • Oil central heating with electric fire
  • Electric range cooker with double oven, 5-ring hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, slimline dishwasher, Smart TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Unrestricted roadside parking outside the cottage
  • Enclosed lawned garden with raised, gravelled patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: Babes-in-arms and children over 5 only
  • Note: Open tread staircase to the first floor
  • Note: There are steps up to the garden and gravelled area
  • Note: Intermittent mobile reception, with exception of EE


Ground floor bathroom
Ground floor facilities
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Washing machine



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Area Details

Buckland Newton

Buckland Newton is a pretty village in Dorset on the edge of Dorset's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village has a playing field and playground as well as a village shop, post office and pub. There are an abundance of country walks to discover here that will take you off the beaten track and allow you to enjoy the countryside and views.

For those who love action, then visit the Henley Hillbillies. Here you can drive quad bikes, Polaris Ace buggies, Mini Mavriks and even hover crafts. Or try your hand at shooting with the option for clay pigeon, archery, crossbows and air rifles. Nearby towns include Sherborne and Dorchester with a wealth of attractions. Visit Cerne Abbas and enjoy a relaxing lunch in the beer gardens of a choice of three pubs, all are dog friendly. Explore its famous chalk giant and wonderful countryside and take in the wonderful views surrounding you.

Those who like horticulture will appreciate Minterne Gardens in the nearby village of Minterne Magna. Set in over two hundred acres of stunning landscapes, streams, and cascades, this is a garden to remember. You can break up exploring by relaxing over a refreshment from the cafe and enjoy the views over the lake. Dorchester is a 20 minute car journey away, so here you can experience the sedate country way of life, knowing that the hustle of bustle of town life is never far away.

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