Thatch Cottage

Located in Buckland Newton, Dorset

Thatched Cottage is a detached cottage in Buckland Newton, Dorset and can sleep six people in three bedrooms and is pet-friendly.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: 2


Thatch Cottage is a detached property resting within Buckland Newton, Dorset. It comes with three bedrooms comprising of a double with en-suite, a ground floor double and twin, together sleeping up to six people. Here, you will also find a ground-floor bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC, a kitchen, a utility, a sitting room with open fire and a conservatory. Outside, there is a large garden with a stream, garden bench and wooden swing, as well as off-road parking. Thatch Cottage is a wonderful getaway to Dorset.

Property Details

Thatch Cottage is a traditional chocolate-box, thatched cottage with beautiful large gardens, tucked off the road with spectacular countryside views. Located in the quiet village of Buckland Newton, between Sherborne and Dorchester, this quaint bolthole promises to be that wonderful holiday to Dorset that you have been dreaming of.

This charming accommodation is set over two floors and is full of character with original features and exposed beams, complemented by plush furnishings to ensure a welcoming space to return to at the end of each day. Enter through the front door into the sitting room, where you can look forward to snuggling up on the sofa and getting lost within a good book, whilst the open crackles in the background. A traditional kitchen with a dining area set off with a tiled floor comes complete with everything you could possibly need to create a delicious meal, which can be enjoyed within the separate dining room. There is a spacious conservatory with far-reaching views across the meadows, with two sofas and a TV, offering an alternative space for the family to relax. As the evening draws to a close, look forward to catching your rest within one of the three well-presented bedrooms, each boasting plush furnishings and plenty of storage space. The ground-floor double bedroom has wonderful countryside views, chairs and a table, perfect for additional family members wanting additional space to relax. Adjacent to this room is the family bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC.

Climbing the stairs will bring you to two bedrooms where you can relax and unwind after a busy day exploring Dorset, comprising of one twin bedroom and one double bedroom, boasting stunning countryside views has the benefit of its very own en-suite.

Step outside into the substantial sized gardens, with a lovely country outlook, a small stream running along one side of the garden, outdoor furniture and a wooden swing for the children, this is the perfect place to sit back and relax. Thatch Cottage accepts two small or one medium well-behaved dogs, so you can bring your pets on holiday with you and enjoy long country walks with them.

The nearby village of Buckland Newton is well-served by a small local village shop and the Gaggle of Geese pub, where both children and dogs are very welcome. Alternatively, a scenic drive will take you north to the ancient market town of Sherborne with its wide range of independent shops, historic buildings, cultural events and festivals. Travel 10.7 miles south and this will take you to the ancient Roman town of Dorchester, the county town of Dorset. Dorchester has some of the country’s best-preserved Roman remains a beautiful river walk and a good selection of tearooms and coffee shops for you to watch the world go by.

Further afield you have Weymouth with its perfect sandy beach, promising to be a great family day out, whether you are lazing on the sands or walking the sublime coastline. Thatch Cottage is the ideal property for your holiday providing a relaxing retreat in a countryside setting where you can escape from reality and reconnect with loved ones.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor double bedroom, 1 x double bedroom with en-suite, 1 x twin bedroom
  • Ground-floor family bathroom with shower over bath, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Utility
  • Dining Room
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Conservatory
  • Oil central heating and open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, 2 x TV, DVD Player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power included in rent
  • A small basket of logs supplied for winter lets
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Stairgate, travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Enclosed lawns with a stream, garden bench, wooden swing
  • Two small or one medium well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking allowed
  • Shop just over 1 mile, a pub within 1 mile
  • Note: there is a £21 pet charge per pet, per week
  • Note: There is an additional pull out double sofa bed in the conservatory and a trundle bed available in the twin bedroom upon request before arrival


Cot Available
Great View
Ground floor bathroom
Ground floor bedroom
Ground floor facilities
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Washing machine



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Area Details

Buckland Newton

Buckland Newton is a pretty village in Dorset on the edge of Dorset's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village has a playing field and playground as well as a village shop, post office and pub. There are an abundance of country walks to discover here that will take you off the beaten track and allow you to enjoy the countryside and views.

For those who love action, then visit the Henley Hillbillies. Here you can drive quad bikes, Polaris Ace buggies, Mini Mavriks and even hover crafts. Or try your hand at shooting with the option for clay pigeon, archery, crossbows and air rifles. Nearby towns include Sherborne and Dorchester with a wealth of attractions. Visit Cerne Abbas and enjoy a relaxing lunch in the beer gardens of a choice of three pubs, all are dog friendly. Explore its famous chalk giant and wonderful countryside and take in the wonderful views surrounding you.

Those who like horticulture will appreciate Minterne Gardens in the nearby village of Minterne Magna. Set in over two hundred acres of stunning landscapes, streams, and cascades, this is a garden to remember. You can break up exploring by relaxing over a refreshment from the cafe and enjoy the views over the lake. Dorchester is a 20 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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