The Studio

Located in Shaftesbury, Dorset

The Studio is a charming stone cottage on the outskirts of Shaftesbury, Dorset and can sleep three people in one bedroom and is pet-friendly.

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


The Studio is a wonderful stone cottage on the outskirts of Shaftesbury, Dorset. The property hosts one super king-size (zip/link) bedroom with a sofa bed and a Juliet balcony. Downstairs has a family shower room, as well as an open-plan living room with a fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Outside has an enclosed gravelled area with furniture. Off-road parking is available for two cars. The Studio is an excellent base for a remote break to Dorset.

Property Details

The Studio is a detached stone cottage on the outskirts of the Saxon town of Shaftesbury set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With stunning views over the Dorset hills right from your door, you can enjoy the countryside while dining al fresco when the weather allows. The lounge is upstairs and a Juliet balcony makes for an excellent spot to unwind and let the beauty of the area do its work. Shaftesbury itself is 2 miles away and features famous Gold Hill, the 8th century Abbey which is now a museum and of course many shops, cafes and restaurants. This area can be enjoyed by the whole family as The Studio is pet-friendly and accepts one well-behaved dog to be kept downstairs.

The accommodation at The Studio comprises an open plan kitchen/diner with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge and a range of accessories and utensils. The dining area seats two and has great views of the countryside. Upstairs tot he bedroom/sitting room with a super king-size bed, Juliet balcony and comfy sofa with TV and WiFi-enabled throughout. The shower room has a shower, basin and toilet.

Outside is an enclosed gravel area complete with furniture. There is off-road parking for two cars. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.


  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, toaster, kettle, fridge, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • An enclosed gravelled area with furniture
  • 1 well behaved small dog to be kept downstairs
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2½ miles and pub 2 miles


Cot Available
Great View
Linen and Towels
Off road parking
Pet Friendly



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Area Details


Shaftesbury is one of the highest and oldest towns in England, a beautiful town sitting in a glorious landscape. The town is the home of Gold Hill, made famous by the “Hovis” advert and with views across the Blackmore Vale and thatched cottages, it is very picturesque. The main shopping is around the High Street where there are lots of small, independent retailers as well as coffee shops and cafes and you will find craft shops down the side streets. Shaftsbury market takes place on Thursdays and sells local produce, all against the backdrop of Gold Hill and spectacular views.

In July, the Gold Hill Fair is a weekend event with music, dance and more. In June, join in with the Shaftesbury festival. This is a weeklong celebration, enjoy music, entertainment and even dog shows - fun for all the family. At the end of August visit the Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show. This has over 500 exhibitors and a host of events making this a fantastic day out for all the family, jam-packed with entertainment for all ages.

Longleat House, the Safari and Adventure Park, is a great day out and is just a 30 minute drive away. You can see lions, tigers, wolves, cheetahs and a whole host of other animals. There are seasonal events and tours on offer or visit the house and gardens. Explore Old Wardour Castle, run by English Heritage. The castle featured in Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves, find the turrets and the views from the top of the castle to beautiful countryside beyond.

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