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Dibben's cottage

Very good
15 reviews
Back garden
View of side garden from bedroom
Master Bedroom
Garden bedroom
Double bedroom
Enjoy the view from the kitchen sink
The kitchen
The spacious first floor sitting room
The sitting room has a functioning fireplace
The dining room
The view into the neighbouring field
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Shaftesbury, Dorset, England
A 19th century family cottage surrounded by a very flowery garden and rolling countryside.

The ground floor has the kitchen and a large dining room (with a piano that is reasonably in tune) and the master bedroom with en-suite bathroom. The first floor has a bright and spacious living room with an open fireplace, one bedroom with two single beds, and one with two single beds size pushed together into a super king size bed.

Plasma screen TV with DVD player and a classic DVD collection, including some for children.

We have all baby equipment: cot, playpen, highchair, bouncing chair, microwave oven, hand blender...

This is a family home rather than a formal rental property, so we hope guests will treat it like their own.

There is a taxi service in Tisbury, but generally you will need a car to get around.
The village of Semley is a 30 m...
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Listing #HL1174160
About the Owner
constance b
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:92%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

Beautiful cottage in the countryside of Semley. I recommend it if you are looking for a relaxing holiday. A huge garden for families with children to play. Will sure be visiting in the future and will stay longer.

Thank dorianne1486
Reviewed 30 September 2016

A characterful, well equipped cottage, in a beautiful location, close to Semley village. Would appeal to those wishing to stay in an atmospheric cottage, virtually untouched for the last 50+ years. Would benefit from the addition of a shower, although there was plenty of hot...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2015

We have just spent a very happy ten days feeling "home from home" without the responsibility for the enchanting and spacious garden! This, even at this late stage in the season, was packed with interest and loving care, along with this wonderfully unpretentious and charming...More

Thank Nicholas W
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • SuperKing Beds:(1)
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
1 large dog or 2 small dogs. Should not be left in the house in guests absence (during a wedding, for instance).
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Twins
    1 King
    1 Queen
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
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13 Jul 2018 -
2 Sep 2018
6 nights
3 Sep 2018 -
21 Sep 2018
4/9 to 22/9
3 nights
22 Sep 2018 -
19 Oct 2018
22 sept to 19 oct
3 nights
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  • Cleaning: £60 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: £100 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The cottage is surrounded by a large and very flowery garden. It is on the edge of a very quiet road, and overlooks the beautiful parkland of the neighbouring estate. The village of Semley is 3 km away, and has a very pretty village store, a pub with decent food, and a church.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Southampton: 55.0 km
Railway: Tisbury: 8.0 km
Ferry: Portsmouth: 73.0 km
If you're coming from the A303: turn south on the A350 towards Shaftesbury, drive a couple of miles and take the left turn indicating 'West Tisbury'. Drive a couple of miles, through the tiny hamlet (4 houses) of Kinghay, cross the little bridge then another km and Dibben's cottage is on the right. There are no other houses nearby so you can't miss it.

If you're coming from Shaftesbury. Drive up the A350 then take a right at the sign indicating Semley. Drive through Semley then out again by the road to the right of the Bennet Arms, and another couple of miles to Pythouse gate house. At the gate house, take a left. Dibben's cottage is the first house on the left (you can't miss it as there are no other houses for another couple of miles).
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 39.0 km.
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