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Mill Street cottage

Mill Street Cottage
5.0 of 5 bubbles
24 reviews
Mill Street Cottage
The back of the house from the garden
The lounge with open fire
The lounge
Kitchen area with integrated appliances including a double oven and dishwasher
Dining area
Back bedroom
Front bedroom
Bathroom with shower
Back garden with raised patio and table and chairs
Front garden and off road parking
The River Piddle at the bottom of Mill Street
The Blue Vinny pub in the vilage
Church of St Mary The Virgin on Puddletown Square
View from White Nothe above Ringstead Bay
Hive Beach
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Puddletown, Dorchester, Dorset, England
This Grade 2 listed cottage offers a quiet, peaceful base for exploring the beautiful Dorset countryside and coast with its dramatic cliff top walks, sand and shingle beaches and the World Herritage Jurassic Coast. A 19th Century estate cottage in the heart of Puddletown village, it lies 12km from the coast in the midst of 'Thomas Hardy Country'. The cottage is beautifully presented and is comfortably furnished with plenty of outdoor space.
About the Owner, Clare P
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 50 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 24 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL208565
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Malcolm W
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016
people found this review helpful

Great cottage for exploring Dorset and surrounding area, well equipped and very clean, everything we needed for our stay including dishwasher, washing machine/dryer, microwave and Wifi if needed. Pleanty of room to park 2 cars in parking area, nice secluded garden with BBQ at the back. There is a well stocked shop in the village and the pubs around the...

Suffolk, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 for a stay in May 2016
people found this review helpful

A lovely cottage and great base for our holiday in Dorset. A central position for many places has meant exploring without too much driving. Sadly our stay has been tarnished by the attitude of the owner when we had problems. We did not think that the provision of a change of towels and bed linen for a 2 week stay...

Mary S
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 for a stay in April 2016
person found this review helpful

My husband, 13 month old and I stopped at this cottage w/c 23rd April. We had a lovely time and found the cottage had everything needed for a young family. The kitchen was well equipped and we found the entire cottage clean and cosy! Great family holiday! Would definitely recommend and plan on staying here again in the future. Beautiful...

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Sleeps 4/5. The property offers two bedrooms; one double and one kingsize bed. There is also a foldaway bed available for a 5th person or if 2 people do not want to share a double bed. The bedrooms have stripped pine floors with the back bedroom overlooking the beautiful cottage gardens at the back of the house. The upstairs bathroom has a powerful shower (no bath) and there is an additional toilet downstairs off the utility area. The lounge has an open, coal or log burning fire, a 2 seater and a 3 seater sofa with the original Dorset Blue Lias flagstone flooring. The kitchen/diner offers a comfortable area to dine in with a fully fitted kitchen with integrated appliances and everything you need for a self-catering holiday. The utility area houses the washing machine and offers adequate dr... more
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
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23 Apr 2017 -
27 May 2017
Spring Term
3 nights
28 May 2017 -
3 Jun 2017
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4 Jun 2017 -
23 Jul 2017
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About the neighbourhood
Puddletown is centrally located in Dorset - 31 miles from Lyme Regis to the very west and 19 miles from Poole to the very east. It has a thriving local shop with Post Office, butchers and other fresh produce. The cottage is situated just off the main square and from the back of the house you can see the12th/13th Century church - St Mary the Virgin. A short amble past the River Piddle takes you to the highly recommended gastro pub â??The Blue Vinnyâ??.

It is located to the north east of Puddletown forest where there are good walks and a walk of 2 miles along forest tracks will bring you to Thomas Hardy's cottage. A drive through the forest will take you down â??Rhododendron mileâ??, which is stunningly beautiful in the spring. On the outskirts of Puddletown you will find Athelhampton...
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Bournemouth: 38.0 km
Railway: Dorchester: 9.0 km
Ferry: Poole: 31.0 km
Puddletown is easily accessible off the A35 between Dorchester and Poole. There are train stations in Dorchester and Weymouth where a taxi or bus can be taken to Puddletown.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 12.0 km.
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