Pound Cottage

Located in Maiden Newton, Dorset

Pound Cottage is a detached cottage in Lower Kingcombe, Dorset and can sleep three people in one bedroom and is pet-friendly.

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


Pound Cottage is a detached cottage in Lower Kingcombe, near Maiden Newton in Dorset. Hosting one bedroom containing a double and a sofa-bed, along with a shower room, this property can sleep up to two people. Additionally, there is a kitchen/diner and a sitting room with a woodburning stove and bread oven. To the outside, there is off-road parking in an allocated space outside the property, and a private enclosed orchard to the rear. Pound Cottage is a lovely property from which you can explore the beautiful county of Dorset.

Property Details

This beautiful detached stone cottage is set in the amazing county of Dorset, within the Kingcombe Centre Nature reserve, owned and managed by Dorset Wildlife Trust and an AONB. Enjoy direct access to the acres of land and walking routes belonging to the Kingcombe nature reserve and share a wonderful adventure with your family in the south-west of England.

Walk into the sitting room where you'll be impressed by the large brick fireplace, now home to a modern woodburning stove that sits next to the original bread oven, a unique feature compared to many other holiday accommodation. Enjoy family meals sat around the dining table, with food lovingly prepared in the contemporary kitchen you'll find everything you need to cook up a storm. When you're ready for bed after a long day of exploring, head upstairs to the double room, perfect for a couple, or if you're holidaying with a friend, simply make use of the sofa-bed to convert the room to a twin. Also upstairs is the shower room with a shower cubicle, basin and WC, so you can wake up and get a refreshing shower in the morning.

This property benefits from an orchard enclosed which is used for access to the wildlife reserve. Pound Cottage has wonderful character with exposed wooden beams and brickwork, echoing the country surroundings, and providing a home-from-home for guests.

This fantastic area is a haven for walkers and cyclists alike, with so many trails and paths already carved out for you, and with plenty of quaint tea rooms and cafes to stop at along the way, you are sure to love ambling around Dorset. Not far away is the bustling towns of Lyme Regis, Weymouth and West Bay, all excellent choices for a day out exploring the local sights and taking in the history. Pound Cottage is a lovely property to bring your loved ones to, for getting to know this part of the UK.


  • Electric central heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV and WiFi available at the visitor centre, mobile phone coverage may be intermittent in the property
  • Fuel and power included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Off-road parking in allocated space
  • Private enclosed orchard for Pound Cottage guests only
  • One well behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub within 3½ miles Note: Dog not allowed upstairs or on any furnishings
  • Note: The cottage is situated next to a small car park that has two spaces allocated for clients of Pond Cottage
  • The remaining spaces may be used by visitors to our centre


Linen and Towels
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Washing machine



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Area Details

Maiden Newton

Maiden Newton is a town-sized village with the River Frome running through it. Maiden Newton has developed as a pretty village with a blend of old and new buildings. A petrol station with a supermarket attached, a few independent shops and a pub mean you can walk to all amenities.

The neighbouring village of Cattistock has a fully enclosed park and play area beside the pub. The Fox and Hounds is directly opposite the playground which offers homecooked food and is dog friendly. The village of Sydling St. Nicholas is stunningly picturesque. The village follows along the little Sydling Water with tiny connecting bridges. Ancient thatched cottages line the bank - well worth a visit. Dorchester is a 15 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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