Located in Bridport, Dorset

This delightful house rests in Shipton Gorge, Dorset and can sleep four people in two bedrooms and is pet-friendly.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 1


Rosamund is an attractive, single-storey house resting in Shipton Gorge, Dorset. Hosting two bedrooms including a double and a twin, along with a shower room, this property can sleep up to four guests. There is also a kitchen/diner, a sitting room, and a sunroom. Outside there is off-road parking for two cars and a large private garden. Ideal for exploring both the coast and the country, Rosamund is the ideal base for a family holiday to Dorset.

Property Details

Resting in Shipton Gorge, Dorset a beautiful village surrounded by glorious countryside, lies Rosamond, a spacious and comfortable holiday home providing the perfect base for a family or group of friends looking for a peaceful staycation. Sleeping up to four guests, the property is all ground-floor with bedrooms decorated in grey and black tones, sure to invite you to rest after a busy day of exploring the local area.

The modern kitchen/diner is a great space to gather and enjoy home-cooked meals whilst you chat and plan your holiday itinerary before moving conversations to the sitting room where you can cosy down on the plush sofa and flick on the TV to catch up on your favourite shows. From here, the sunroom is a charming addition where you can sit with your morning cup of tea or coffee and get lost in a book or perhaps use the space to relax and unwind at the end of the day with a glass of wine in hand. Retire to one of two bedrooms; the dwelling is home to a king-size room and a twin room, both complete with plush beds and storage for you to unpack your belongings. Guests will also benefit from a shower room, complete with a walk-in shower, basin and WC, where you can freshen up ahead of the next day's adventures.

Outside, the property boasts a large rear garden perfect for al fresco dining in the warmer months and a great space for the little ones to run off some energy, while you take in the fantastic views over the rolling countryside and beyond.

The village of Shipton Gorge is rich in history with pretty lanes, traditional cottages and a grand church dating to the XIII century which is even mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086. Take a leisurely stroll through the charming village which offers many scenic walks along footpaths and bridleways, before stopping off at a traditional pub for a delicious meal. The nearest beach is just a short drive away in the coastal village of Burton Bradstock and is the home to the loved-by-locals Hive Beach Café which serves light bites and refreshments in a spectacular on-beach location with a sweeping shingle shoreline and golden clifftop backdrop.

A few miles further afield you will find the quirky town of Bridport which is well known for its weekly markets with a diverse range of stalls, selling arts and crafts, unique keepsakes, bric-a-brac and local foods. Another short and scenic drive will take you to the bustling fishing village of West Bay, known for its busy working harbour lined with kiosks, cafes and restaurants.

Another scenic car journey brings you to the seaside town of Weymouth; offering all you need to enjoy a traditional day by the sea with its golden sandy beach, shallow waters and many attractions including donkey rides, arcades and watersports, a fun filled day out both adults and children will enjoy, Weymouth is worth a visit.

Rosamond is a wonderful home-away-from-home in which to explore and discover the wonders of delightful Dorset and all that it has to offer all year round.


  • Gas central heating
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power are included in the rent
  • Bed linen and towels are included in the rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Large private garden
  • One well-behaved dog is welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub ⅓ of a mile, beach 2 miles


Ground floor bath
Ground floor bed
Ground floor facilities
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Rural Location
Washing machine


Area Details


Bridport is a small, busy market town on Dorset's Jurassic Coast. The town has quite a few independent shops, a supermarket, cafes and restaurants. There are also local markets here each week. Bridport has an arts centre, cinema, and museum. The museum includes an exhibition of the town's long history of rope-making amongst other exhibits. The town hosts the local food festival for a week at the end of June and ends with the Round Table Beer Festival. The town holds its annual carnival on the third Saturday in August. Visit Palmers Thatched Brewery to sample local beers and ale. Explore Mangerton Mill which is still a working water mill, visit the tea rooms attached and finish off with a country walk by the river.

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