Located in Bridport, Dorset
This beautiful cottage is situated in a tranquil and peaceful spot near the Jurassic Coast, ideal for those wanting a relaxing getaway from the hustle and bustle of daily life.
- Sleeps: 3
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: 2
The cottage is found in the village of Chideock which has all the local amenities you could need to stock up for provisions. Set back on the lane which leads down to the beach at Seatown, the detached property dates back to the 1900s and has been extended to provide luxurious accommodation. Adjacent to the owner’s house, it is centrally located for exploring the local area and the town of Bridport is only 3 miles away with its working harbour and selection of cafes for watching the world go by. There are also a number of walking routes for taking your dog on, and they vary from easy to challenging – it all depends how energetic you’re feeling!
The single-storey property is accessed via stone steps from the parking area. Entered through French doors into the light and airy hall with quirky glass ceiling allowing light to fill the space. The hall benefits from a hardwearing tiled floor, ideal for dogs, and there is plenty of space to store coats and boots after you return from a walk. Up one step into the kitchen/dining room, there is another glass ceiling, this time vaulted, which allows for plenty of light to make the property feel airy and spacious. There are a wooden floor and all modern conveniences in the kitchen including a dishwasher, with French doors leading out into the rear garden. Across the hall is the lounge which has a wood burner for those cosy nights in, plus a Smart TV and iPod dock for entertainment, and the cosy decoration is accented by the beautiful slate floor. There are two bedrooms both with en-suite bathrooms. The double bedroom has an en-suite shower room, and the single bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with a roll-top bath.
Outside, to the front is a paved garden which is accessed via four steps and is split-level with several areas of additional steps. This leads to a quaint summer house and the whole front garden is dotted with plants and flowers. The enclosed rear garden is on two levels and is mainly terraced with some shrubs and climbers. There is an upper terrace up seven steps boasting captivating rooftop views of the local area and to the hills in the distance. There is parking for one car.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.
- A delightful former whalers' cottage dating from the 1900s which is tucked away in a picturesque village
- This quirky and stylish detached property is within strolling distance to a beautiful beach
- A great destination for walking with many scenic routes inland and along the nearby South West Coast Path
- 2 bedrooms 1 double and 1 single (4ft bed)
- 2 en suite bathrooms for the double bedroom there is an en suite with shower and WC; for the single bedroom, there is an en suite with a roll-top bath and WC
- Kitchen with electric oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment, microwave, washing machine and dishwasher
- Small freezer located in the summer house
- Central heating included
- Wood burner (logs included)
- Wi-Fi included
- Smart TV and iPod dock in the lounge
- 1 dog welcome, 2 dogs by arrangement
- Regret no children under the age of 12
- Enclosed split level rear garden with seating and steps in between levels, further outdoor seating to the front of the property
- Outdoor tap for muddy boots and paws
- Selection of books and games available
- Hairdryers are available in both bedrooms
- Off-road parking available for 1 car, further parking at the local shop can be found a couple of minutes walk away for 1 a day and is subject to availability
- Beach within 1 mile
- Local pub and shops approx
- 300 yards
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.