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Kingfisher Cottage - village 'barn conversion' nr Sherborne, garden, woodburner

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Kingfisher cottage with family garden, patio, decking & variety of chairs, tables, loungers, BBQ etc
Large lounge with woodburner, widescreen tv, Sky+, wifi, underfloor heating etc.
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1 of 45Kingfisher cottage with family garden, patio, decking & variety of chairs, tables, loungers, BBQ etc
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4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
10 guests
2 nights minimum
Cottage
Country cottage in style of barn conversion with a sunny garden in a small village. Fully modernised while retaining features - fireplace, woodburner, exposed beams. Modern features inc underfloor heating (downstairs), CH radiators upstairs, double oven and ceramic hob, pressurised hot water. The garden provides a lovely setting to relax with a tranquil stream, sun loungers, BBQ, table/chairs, lawn (ideal for children). There are walks, historic houses, Jurassic coast and other places of interest within easy reach. With renowned pubs and restaurants in the area that provide something for everyone - from quaint to modern! With easy access to north coast (Somerset and Devon) and south coast (Jurassic coast of Dorset, Devon etc) and under one hour from Weymouth - site of Olympics 2012 sai...Country cottage in style of barn conversion with a sunny garden in a small village. Fully modernised while retaining features - fireplace, woodburner, exposed beams. Modern features inc underfloor heating (downstairs), CH radiators upstairs, double oven and ceramic hob, pressurised hot water. The garden provides a lovely setting to relax with a tranquil stream, sun loungers, BBQ, table/chairs, lawn (ideal for children). There are walks, historic houses, Jurassic coast and other places of interest within easy reach. With renowned pubs and restaurants in the area that provide something for everyone - from quaint to modern! With easy access to north coast (Somerset and Devon) and south coast (Jurassic coast of Dorset, Devon etc) and under one hour from Weymouth - site of Olympics 2012 sailing - there are sandy beaches, quiet coves, great walks and more!More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
No fireworks or loud parties! Please confirm in advance the pets you plan to bring - normally we have no problem with one or two well behaved dogs. Dogs must stay downstairs and off the soft furnishings.
Bathrooms
2 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath, 1 Half bath
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About the Owner
Tim A
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2011
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Reviewed 14 May 2019

Really well planned house, superbly equipped and very clean, with a nice feel. Some of the decor is a bit tired, which the owner/manager acknowledged, saying she would freshen it up when refurbing. Good kitchen, with everything necessary. Comfortable lounge with plenty of seating, decent...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank alysenb
kingfishercot, VR Owner at Kingfisher Cottage - village 'barn conversion' nr Sherborne, garden, woodburner, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2019

Thanks for the feedback and comments. You will be welcome back again if in need of another get together!

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Reviewed 23 April 2019 via mobile

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Date of stay: April 2019
kingfishercot, VR Owner at Kingfisher Cottage - village 'barn conversion' nr Sherborne, garden, woodburner, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2019

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Reviewed 11 March 2019

Date of stay: March 2019
kingfishercot, VR Owner at Kingfisher Cottage - village 'barn conversion' nr Sherborne, garden, woodburner, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2019

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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We had a very good time. Everything was clean, very friendly welcome. Kitchen with everything you need, plenty space in house and garden. Can it recommend absolutly!

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank kersty2016
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Stayed here for a friend’s local wedding. House was comfortable, clean and well equipped. Would recommend.

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank JonathanM1008
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: September 2018
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Didcot, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Date of stay: December 2017
Reviewed 6 April 2017

My family and I had a great 4 day break in Kingfisher cottage, thoroughly enjoyed every minute. Was only sorry weather not a bit colder as would have loved to light the lovely wood burner.....

Date of stay: March 2017
1  Thank 512susanw
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Beautiful thatched cottage, full of charm and character, in a lovely Somerset hamlet. Cottage exceeded our expections and was very well equipped, clean, cosy & comfortable - like home from home! Loved the little spiral staircase leading to the main bedroom. We had beautiful weather...More

Date of stay: July 2015
2  Thank BNMBarnie
Reviewed 2 January 2015

We stayed with my sisters family for the Christmas week and we had the most wonderful time. The owners had warned us the cottage was small, but having grown up in a small Somerset cottage, it was actually bigger than we were expecting. The house...More

Date of stay: December 2014
3  Thank Strawberryhelen
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Blackford is conveniently on the Dorset/Somerset/Wiltshire border a few minutes from the A303 and within easy distance of coast and other attractions. Something to suit all age groups! Local villages and pubs within walking distance include: North Cadbury (pub) South Cadbury (Camelot hill fort and pub) Holton (pub) Maperton Yarlington (see good food pubs above) Corton Denham (see good food pubs above)
Getting around
We recommend a car as we are a small village with limited public transport. Trains are available from places including Castle Cary, Sherborne, Gillingham, Yeovil, Templecombe etc. Buses from Wincanton, Yeovil, Sherborne etc Taxis from most large towns includong Castle Cary, Sherborne, Yeovil, Wincanton etc
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