Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 6
An idyllic cottage situated in a beautiful village perfect for friends or family to share.
Church Hill Cottage is in a perfect rural position within easy reach of the Jurassic coast, country walks, Forde Abbey, Cricket St Thomas Wildlife Park, numerous National Trust attractions and the historic market town of Bridport. The places of interest are endless! There are frequent direct rail links from London Waterloo to Crewkerne which is only a 5 minutes drive to the cottage.
Church Hill Cottage sleeps six people, has an open fire in the lounge and woodburner in the dining room, making it a very cosy cottage! With mature gardens to the front and rear of the cottage - perfect for summer BBQs. The two patio areas makes a perfect place for an early evening glass of wine with one covered in a beautiful Wisteria filling the area with an intoxicating smell during the spring months.
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|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||West Bay|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 59 km, Nearest railway: Crewkerne 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors||
Church Hill Cottage has 3, very pretty double bedrooms with double aspect windows overlooking the delightful gardens (2 upstairs & 1 downstairs) and a child's bedroom with 2 single beds. The bathroom has a large 'rain' shower set into the ceiling, classic roll top bath and is tiled in Fired Earth.
We want you to be comfortable during your stay so the beds are furnished with high quality duvets and hotel quality high threadcount bedding (with extra throws for those colder winter nights !)
The lounge is beautifully furnished, has an open fire and French doors which opens out to the garden. Whilst we are sure you will want to spend as much time as possible outside exploring the local area, for those cosy nights in there is TV with freeview, DVD player and ipod dock / bluetooth and CD player. We have a small selection of DVDs or you are welcome to bring your own.
In the dining room there is a woodburner, a large farmhouse table and seating for 6 or more people.
This then leads into a lovely, bright kitchen complete with island. All mod cons available including large American style fridge-freezer with water/ice dispenser and a very handy pantry! The kitchen is well equipped with everything you should need including vintage cutlery and crockery and a Nespresso machine, filter coffee maker etc.
|Further details outdoors||
Down a little narrow path leads you to a rose arch framing pretty Church Hill Cottage covered in climbing roses and scented honeysuckle. The lovely front garden is secluded, with mature planting and wood/coal store.
The kitchen leads out to a pretty patio area which captures the morning sun perfectly. A great spot for morning coffee. The charming main garden to the rear is lawned, with mature planting and fenced all round with rustic willow hurdles.
Equipped with teak patio furniture, sunloungers and a BBQ. If you don't want to venture out, the cottage has all the home comforts you need!
The West Country region
Dorset is an outstandingly beautiful county set in the South West of England. Bursting with stunning countryside and the dramatic Jurassic coastline, not forgetting numerous places of historical interest and mild South West climate making Dorset the perfect holiday destination.
The market towns of Bridport, Dorchester and Sherbourne also seaside towns such as Lyme Regis and Weymouth are all within easy reach. Famous landmarks such as Durdle Door, Lulworth Cove and Chesil Beach with Monkey World and Cricket St. Thomas Wildlife Park for the kids (or the 'big kids'!) are all within easy vehicle access.
There are many farm shops nearby including well known The River Cottage shop and cafe in Axminster. Also numerous pubs and restaurants near by are well worthy of a visit.
Summer Lodge Country House Hotel is approximately 15 minutes drive away and is the perfect place for a slap up lunch, dinner or their amazing afternoon tea in the elegant dining room. A treat absolutely everyone should try!! For an extra special treat book youself into their amazing spa for a spot of pampering.
South Perrott is a picture postcard village near the pretty market town of Beaminster. The River Parrett runs through the village and you can even walk through part of it (in wellies of course!) on the ' Parrett Trail' which takes you on a beautiful walk up to the next village of Chedington where there is a great pub with fantastic views down the valley for that well earned pint!
There is a pub in South Perrott called The Coach & Horses where you can meet the friendly locals, get a good pint and, if you don't want to cook, some decent 'pub grub'.
Church Hill Cottage is situated near the top of Church Hill in a private and secluded position. At the very top of the hill lies the lovely church of St. Mary's, where King George was said to have visited. On Sundays you will hear the melodic sound of the church bells chiming - you will really feel like you are in the countryside!
Getting here is easy with frequent direct trains from London Waterloo to Crewkerne station (only 5 minutes from the cottage), Exeter airport only 45 minutes or the A303 within 20 minutes drive away. Church Hill Cottage is in a very accessible spot.