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Cosy country cottage near Shaftesbury in Dorset

The living room opens into the large kitchen with French windows to the garden
6 reviews
The living room opens into the large kitchen with French windows to the garden
The living room has an open fire
The kitchen table, centre of the house, flooded with light
Overlooking the garden, the kitchen is large and well equipped
French windows open from the kitchen into the garden (pic coming soon)
The house is full of books, and quiet corners to read them.
The main sofa in the living room is a sofa bed should you have more guests
The bathroom has both a bath and a separate shower.
There is another smaller loo downstairs
Dorset and Wiltshire from White Sheet Down, our favourite picnic spot
The bench at the end of the garden looks south to the Dorset Downs.
The cottage was built in the 1880's
Upstairs bedroom
Double bed and birdsong in the upstairs bedroom
Two single beds in the downstairs bedroom
And plenty of children's books
Dorset is a landscape of small villages
15th century Fifehead Church
Bluebells in Fifehead Wood, 5 minutes from the front door
Our village phone box has become a book exchange
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Shaftesbury, Dorset, England
A rural retreat in the heart of Dorset, this terraced cottage comes with two bedrooms -- a double and twin. There is a comfortable living room with an open fire, a small library and a large eat-in kitchen with French windows leading to a garden with fine views. Picturesque, cosy, idyllic, peaceful.
About the Owner, Stanley S
Languages spoken: English, Italian, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 28 days ago
Listed since : May 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 6 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL1793178
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Malcolm R
1 review
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 for a stay in February 2017
person found this review helpful

We had very cold bleak damp weather for our stay, but we were more than happy to spend hours relaxing in the cottage. Has a lovely calm peaceful feel. There are quiet corners to curl up with a book, we could not believe our eyes when we arrived to see the choice of reading!!! There is a light and airy...

Barbara R
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016 for a stay in December 2016
person found this review helpful

We recently spent a week in this lovely cottage near Shaftesbury. This charming cottage had everything we needed for our winter holiday, including open fireplaces, a well appointed kitchen and a library full of the most wonderful collection of books. Situated midway between the lovely villages of Sherbourne and Shaftsbury, it is in driving distance to Bath, Salisbury, Stonehenge and...

Redruth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

Management response:

So glad you enjoyed the house. Do come again. You are always welcome.


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  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
Guests should read the booklet provided in the house about how things work. Guests should leave the house in good order. This is not a party house so no parties, gatherings or...
    2 Full baths
    1 Sofa
    1 Full
    3 Twins
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
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30 Oct 2017 -
19 Dec 2017
3 nights
20 Dec 2017 -
4 Jan 2018
5 nights
  • Damage Deposit: £150 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning Fee: £40 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
A cleaning fee of £40 will be added to the rental price. There may be flexibility about the check in and check out times depending on whether other clients are arriving or departing on the same day.
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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