Old Yew Cottage

Located in Broadwindsor, Dorset

Old Yew Cottage is a charming semi-detached cottage in the centre of Broadwindsor in Dorset, sleeping eight people in four bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: No


Old Yew Cottage is a lovely semi-detached cottage set in the village of Broadwindsor, in West Dorset. With four bedrooms, including one king-size double, two doubles and one twin, this cottage can sleep eight people. The cottage also includes a first floor cloakroom, a ground floor cloakroom and a family bathroom, as well as a kitchen, two sitting rooms, one of which has a wood burner and a conservatory with a dining area. Outside is off road parking for two cars and an enclosed patio garden with furniture. Old Yew Cottage is a charming base for families and friends looking for a central village location from which to enjoy the delights of west Dorset and beyond.

Property Details

Old Yew Cottage is located in the popular village of Broadwindsor. This semi-detached cottage has a spacious and light feel to it and is well equipped for stays all through the year. You are surrounded by the beautiful countryside of West Dorset here and there are many walks available so you can enjoy it. The community-run store is on your doorstep and the local pub and craft centre is just a short stroll away.

The accommodation at Old Yew Cottage comprises of two sitting rooms, one of which has a wood burner, equipped with Freeview TV, DVD player, CD/radio and selection of books and games. WiFi is enabled throughout. The kitchen has an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. The conservatory has a dining area and views of the garden. There is a ground floor cloakroom with a basin and toilet. A high chair is available on request.

Upstairs there are four bedrooms arranged as a king-size double, two regular doubles and a twin. The bathroom has a bath, separate shower, basin and toilet.

Outside is an enclosed patio with furniture and a barbecue. There is off-road parking for two cars. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.


  • Oil central heating with wood burner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 3 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, telephone for incoming calls only, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for wood burner included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Highchair on request
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed patio garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1 min walk, pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: Intermittent mobile phone signal
  • Please be aware this property is available as a holiday let only and not suitable for worker bookings


High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Real Fire
Washing machine



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Area Details


Broadwindsor is a small village with a mix of lovely period cottages and houses. The village has a village shop and a pub which serves traditional home-cooked food. Broadwindsor's claim to fame is its connections with King Charles II. King Charles took refuge in the Castle Inn in 1651 whilst escaping from the parliamentarians. Troops went to search the inn but became distracted. After solving the situation, they went straight to bed exhausted. This allowed Charles disguised as a serving wench to escape. The Castle Inn burnt down and rebuilt in 1850 as the George Inn.

The beautiful surrounding hills allow lots of walking opportunities to admire the views. The Lewesdon and Pilsdon hills are local landmarks with Lewesdon deemed to be the highest in the county at 279 metres. There is some good-natured bantering to argue if Pilsdon is actually the highest hill but it is 2 metres smaller. Lewesdon Hill is well worth a visit at bluebell time, enhancing the beauty even more.

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