Located in Upwey, Dorset
This wonderful semi-detached cottage is situated in the village of Upwey, near Weymouth and sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 4
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: 1
Shepherd Oak is a quality semi-detached cottage, in a courtyard setting and is one of five on-site, 3.5 miles from Weymouth. This superb holiday home is set mostly on the ground floor and has a zip/link king-size double bedroom, a bathroom and an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area, as well as a mezzanine double with en-suite on the first floor. Outside there’s off-road parking for one car, a patio with furniture and a shared hillside garden with picnic benches. Shepherd Oak is a luxury holiday base for couples, families and friends.
Shepherd Oak is a new cottage located in the valley of the River Wey in the charming village of Upwey. Shepherd Oak is one of five new cottages in the North Manor Meadow development grouped around a shingled courtyard and is perfect for families or groups of friends. Upwey is a surprising village, feeling very rural, utterly charming but only 3.5 miles from Weymouth and its golden, sandy beach. Visit the Upwey Wishing well for some great food, all set in wonderful gardens with the river running through it. While there visit the gallery next door stock full of talented local artists and sculptors. The village itself is very picturesque with a good variety of modern and vintage buildings and there is even a garden centre to enjoy with a great range of plants, again in a lovely setting.
The accommodation at Shepherd Oak comprises of an open plan living area with a well-equipped kitchen with electric oven with ceramic hob, microwave, fridge with icebox, washer/dryer and dishwasher. The sitting area has a smart TV with Freeview and WiFi is available throughout. The dining area has a table and chairs for four and great views looking out over the courtyard and the patio area. There are two bedrooms, a double with en-suite shower with basin and toilet and a king-size double that can also be arranged as a twin if that would better suit your requirements. The bathroom has a bath with shower over, toilet and basin. A travel cot and high chair can be provided upon request.
Outside there is a private patio area complete with table and chairs as well as a shared hillside garden with picnic benches. There is off-road parking available for one car and Shepherd Oak accepts one well-behaved dog. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.
- Gas central heating
- Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 3 x Smart TVs with Freeview, WiFi
- Fuel and power inc in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc in rent
- Travel cot and highchair on request
- Off-road parking for 1 car
- Private patio with furniture, plus shared hillside garden with picnic benches
- One well-behaved dog welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop and pub 10 mins walk
- Beach 3½ miles
- Note: Dogs must be kept on a lead whilst outside, and nearby kennels available to rent by arrangement with owner
- Note: Sloping ceiling in first-floor bedroom
North Manor Meadow Cottages
Upwey is a very picturesque village. With the beautiful countryside surrounding the village, you could easily forget that Weymouth is so close. The Upwey Wishing Well has been a tourist attraction from Victorian times. It remains so to this day with a tea room serving home-made cakes and home-cooked food. Surrounded by ornamental gardens and the river, and of course, the well itself.
Upwey has 2 pubs in the village The Old Ship Inn and The Royal Standard, who brew their own ales. Island Garden Nurseries is a must for keen gardeners, full of plants and friendly advice. Take a seat on the bench by the stream and breathe in the fresh country air.