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Gingerbread Cottage

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
3 guests
3 nights minimum
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Gingerbread Cottage is a pretty, stone and thatched cottage situated in the heart of Chideock, located opposite the village church. The cottage dates back 300 years and has many character features including exposed beams and window seats. Gingerbread Cottage is an ideal holiday escape for a couple or a small family of three. The beach at Seatown is a mile away and is accessible via a pretty bridleway of quaint thatched cottages. Gingerbread Cottage has two pubs within walking distance and a village shop. On the beach at Seatown you also have another pub with seating on the cliff, this makes for a perfect place to sit and watch the waves roll in or take in the views of Golden Cap. Gingerbread Cottage is ideally situated for exploring the local area. Bridport, with its bustling marke...Gingerbread Cottage is a pretty, stone and thatched cottage situated in the heart of Chideock, located opposite the village church. The cottage dates back 300 years and has many character features including exposed beams and window seats. Gingerbread Cottage is an ideal holiday escape for a couple or a small family of three. The beach at Seatown is a mile away and is accessible via a pretty bridleway of quaint thatched cottages. Gingerbread Cottage has two pubs within walking distance and a village shop. On the beach at Seatown you also have another pub with seating on the cliff, this makes for a perfect place to sit and watch the waves roll in or take in the views of Golden Cap. Gingerbread Cottage is ideally situated for exploring the local area. Bridport, with its bustling market town, is only 2 miles away and you have Charmouth, Lyme Regis and West Bay only a short drive away. Catching the bus is also an option as the bus runs along the Jurrasic Coast from Exeter to Poole, making regular stops. Gingerbread Cottage offers you a home from home, relaxing break. The cottage is cosy and fully equipped with all you need to relax and enjoy your time away. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
We are happy for a dog to stay in the cottage but we ask that you do not allow them upstairs in the bedrooms.
Bathrooms
1 Shower
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About the Owner
Jane E
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2013
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Reviewed 2 March 2020

Booked a 3 night break hoping for some gentle spring sunshine, despite Storm Jorge we got some! Gingerbread Cottage is in a great location : 15 mins walk from cottage down winding lane to Seatown beach and The Anchor Pub (v popular, deservedly so, delicious...More

Date of stay: March 2020
Thank SamG520
Reviewed 30 October 2019

We spent a lovely few days in Gingerbread Cottage. The cottage is beautiful and very cosy. The finishing touches are lovely and it was perfect for walks, pubs and relaxing. It’s a nice walk to Seatown beach and dinner at The Anchor Inn overlooking the...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 2 September 2019

I come from the city called London, this was my first time to Dorset, I came over the hills to get there, nothing but green, fresh air greeted me, Ive fallen in love with it all, On arrival, the cottage was excellent, clean, warm, made...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 April 2019

Chideock is a small village with beautiful stone build houses and lots of thatched cottages,it has two pubs both serving food and all the staff in both are very friendly and welcoming. Gingerbread Cottage is in a side street off of the main road and...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank 229Carole
JaneE1475, VR Owner at Gingerbread Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay in Gingerbread Cottage. The A35 is very often busy during the season with happy holidaymakers heading to the West Country to explore this beautiful county.

Reviewed 16 July 2018

Situated on North Road quite close to the A35 which passes though the village. The cottage has a private off road parking space. Gingerbread Cottage is well equipped & can sleep 3 persons. There is a convenience store around 2/300 yards away. There are a...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank ColinManchesterUK
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

Stayed at the very comfortable and well equipped cottage for a week using Chideock as a good centre and the buses to walk sections of coast path from Seaton to Weymouth . Jane and Laurie looked after us very well on arrival and we enjoyed...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Helen M
Jane E, VR Owner at Gingerbread Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Thank you for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay in Gingerbread Cottage. We are very fortunate to live in an area which is so beautiful, it's great to be able to share it all with our guests. Thank you!

Reviewed 16 February 2018

Well equipped cottage in a good location. Selection of provisions provided on arrival which is a nice touch. Comfortably furnished, the only downside being no heating in the bathroom, a bit chilly at this time of year. Jane and Laurie are excellent hosts who are...More

Date of stay: February 2018
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Home from home feel to cottage. The gingerbread biscuits on arrival was a lovely touch, plus fresh eggs, bread & butter was greatly appreciated. Visited both The George pub in village and The Anchor on the beach at Seatown food at both was excellent. Location...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank davelloyd59
Management response:Responded 26 July 2017

I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay in Gingerbread Cottage and exploring the surrounding area. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience. I hope to see you both return one day, call direct on 01297489996. Thnak you Jane

Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This was my second ever visit to Chideok, I was a bit sceptical as the place I stayed the first time was awful. I could not have been more wrong, we were recommended this venue by a friend who also stayed there recently! A very...More

Date of stay: March 2017
1  Thank Adam B
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Internet Access
Parking
Private Garden
Wi-Fi
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Getting around
The X53 bus runs all along the coast road from Poole to Exeter. The bus stop is a minutes walk from the cottage.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gingerbread Cottage

Gingerbread Cottage is able to accommodate up to 3 guests. See all property details.

Gingerbread Cottage has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Gingerbread Cottage has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

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