One – Old Coombe Cottages
Located in Broadwindsor, Dorset
Spacious converted barn with exposed stonework, wood burner, pretty terrace and good access to a wealth of nearby attractions. The ideal spot for a romantic break in picturesque Dorset.
- Sleeps: 2
- Bedrooms: 1
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: 2
Set in a peaceful location within a working farm with characterful rooms and an abundance of charm. Nearby Stoke Abbott is surrounded by countryside, making it the ideal spot for walkers and nature lovers. An abundance of pretty towns and villages are accessible from here, including Beaminster and Bridport, offering cafes, boutique shops and restaurants. Heading south is the stunning Jurassic Coastline, perfect for all manner of outdoor pursuits, with much-photographed locations such as West Bay and Lyme Regis being accessible by car. For relaxed days enjoy all that Dorset has to offer, with attractions such as the National Trust owned Tintinhull Garden and Montacute House estate, the Fleet Air Arm Museum and Dorchester all within easy reach.
A long driveway leads you to the semi-detached property which is accessed via a couple of steps from the parking area. On entering you are met by a charming open plan lounge/kitchen/diner. The kitchen area is well equipped with an electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer and microwave. Here you can enjoy romantic meals and plan the following day, before settling down with a film in front of the wood burner on chillier evenings. Heading out of this room you will find a spacious bedroom with a king-size four-poster bed, a pitched ceiling and a cosy sofa, this room is the perfect spot to lose yourself in a good book, it also has a contemporary en suite bathroom with bath, shower and WC.
Heading outside you will find a pretty terrace with garden furniture and BBQ. Located directly outside of the kitchen/diner area, it’s the perfect spot for enjoying a meal outdoors on a warm summers evening. A few steps from the property is also a large, raised decked area with outdoor furniture. This is shared with the neighbouring cottage and has lovely views overlooking the owner’s field. Relax with a drink or dine al fresco while watching the resident lambs in the Spring. There is also a shared utility room in an adjacent block and one off-road parking space available within the nearby farmyard.
- This stunning converted barn is hidden away along a long driveway in a beautiful and peaceful setting
- A perfect rural sanctuary surrounded by rolling countryside and with wonderful walks from the doorstep
- Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and within easy reach of the spectacular Jurassic Coast
- 1 bedroom 1 king-size four-poster
- 1 en suite bathroom
- Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer and microwave
- Shared utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer in an adjacent block
- Wood burner
- Electric and central heating included
- Bed linen and towels included
- Off-road parking for 1 car
- Wi-Fi included
- Regret no smoking
- 2 dogs welcome must be kept on a lead as on a working farm
- Beach 6 miles, shop 3 miles and pub 2 miles
- A complex of properties
- TV and DVD in the lounge
- BBQ is available
- Sleeps 2 1 with a sofa bed available in the bedroom (suitable for 1 adult or 2 children)
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.