Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 3
A Coté is rated FOUR STAR GOLD by Visit Britain and offers all amenities needed for a relaxing and enjoyable break: flat screen television with Freeview and DVD player. You will also find a radio with CD player & iPod docking station. A deck of cards, CDs, DVDs and books are provided should the weather be inclement!
The property private terrace overlooks and gives access to a small but beautifully tendered and designed garden shared with the owners.
A Coté is fully central-heated, with gas and electric cooking rings, electric oven, microwave and slow cooker and more.
The property situated on the A3066 is within walking distance of Beaminster Town centre, its pubs, cafés, award winning restaurants and shops. Yet it is surrounded by peaceful and stunning countryside. Perfect for all, from "foodies" to music and art lovers.
A travel cot is available for £15. Please ask when booking. We do not supply high chair.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||West Bay 12 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 67 km, Nearest railway: Crewkerne, Somerset 11 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||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors|
A two-bedroom cottage recently refurbished comprising a lounge/diner with French doors opening onto a private terrace and offering all that is needed and more for a splendid and comfortable holiday.
Large shower with seat, in a modern bathroom.
A Coté is all on one level with easy access to all rooms making it suitable for partially disabled persons.
|Further details outdoors|
Private terrace with table, parasol and 3 garden armchairs, overlooking an enclosed garden shared with owners
There is a small unprotected water feature in the garden.
A Coté is available all year-round on a weekly basis from Friday to Friday.
Short breaks are also available for a minimum of 3 nights running Fri/Sat/Sun nights at weekends. Midweek breaks are 4 nights running Mon/Tues/Wed/Thur.
Welcome pack provided.
The West Country region
More than 42% of Dorset countryside has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, so in West Dorset you can lose yourself amongst the peace and tranquility of this unspoilt part of England.
In the heart of Thomas Hardy's country, with lots of charm and numerous activities for the young and the young at heart, West Dorset is fantastic for the older person who just wants to chill in the relaxing West Dorset air but just as invigorating for the the younger generations.
Whether your preference is walking, cycling, horse riding or that idyllic picnic, you will find the perfect activity for you in West Dorset's beautiful countryside.
The jurassic coast is only a few miles from Beaminster, and Lyme Regis and its famous Cobb is only ½ hour away. Why not explore Charmouth and go fon a fossil hunt along its renowned beach.
West Dorset offers so many ancient site to explore: Lambert's Castle, Eggardon Camp, Cerne Giant, Dorchester Maiden Castle, Maumbury Rings, and the Poundbury Camp, and Brownsea Island one of the few remaining red squirels' santuary, to name but a few.
And when you have exercised enough it will be time to enjoy a traditional West Dorset Cream Tea.
With over 200 listed buildings in its historic centre, the tranquil town of Beaminster stands at the head of the Brit Valley and is a walker's paradise.
Beaminster and the surrounding area history is brought to life at the town museum, which holds permanent and seasonal exhibitions all year-round.
Every year the Beaminster Art and Music festival takes place during the last week of June and attracts many celebrities and followers.
A few miles away, the town of Bridport boasts a regular farmers' market, a beer and food festival every year and has even added a September Hat festival to its charm!
Mapperton House, Forde Abbey, Kingston Lacey, Chesil Beach, Abbotsbury tropical garden and the swanery and many, many more are all close to Beaminster and make a great day outing.
The young explorers will enjoy the Tank Museum at Bovington and Monkey World in Longthorns, both near Wareham. Maybe a Llama trek from New House Farm in Beaminster, or an encounter with Dinosaurs at Dorchester Museum.
There is so much to see and do!
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28 Jul 2014
"Welcoming and relaxing"
I ditto that of all the other reviewers. Firstly the cottage is squeaky clean, an absolute must when you're on holiday. The cottage has everything you need. Small things make a difference: tea, m… More
Thank you very much for the brilliant review. We do our best to make every one feel happy and comfortable. Glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you back again soon.
25 May 2014
"Excellent Base for a Holiday in Dorset"
The owners of A Cote are very welcoming. It is spotlessly clean and very well equipped with everything you could want for a self catering holiday. Beaminster is an excellent place from which to explor… More
Thank you so much for these comments.We hope to welcome you again at À Côté.
28 Apr 2014
"Excellent place to stay"
We loved staying at A Cote. It was extremely comfortable and well equipped and the very friendly and helpful owners had left lots of extras for us as well, such as milk and biscuits. It was very cle… More
Thank very much for such a nice comment. We are pleased you found the cottage comfortable and enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again.
9 Apr 2014
Initially I chose Beaminster and then A Cote as a base for an activity based holiday in Dorset. But what a great base it turned out to be. It could not have been more central for our activities, walki… More
Thank you very much for this outstanding review. We appreciate it as much as you enjoyed your stay in the area.
5 Jan 2014
"So good we bought a house!"
This was one of the very best cottages we have ever stayed in. Superbly comfortable, excellently equipped and nothing too much trouble. We were here for 2 weeks in November yet still were able to enjo… More
We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and were able to look, find and purchase your new house in Dorset.
Thank you very much for the shining review.
25 Aug 2013
"A Slice of Heaven!"
A Cote was an absolute dream, and my vacation there was perfect from start to finish. The cottage was spacious, scrupulously clean, and had every amenity I could have possibly thought of. The bed was … More
All we can say is that when people pay to spend sometime at A Côté we try and do our utmost to make their stay memorable and comfortable. We are so pleased you had a great time and look forward to seeing you in 2015!
9 Jun 2013
"All you could wish for and more."
excellent accomodation, very comfortable, did not need to take anything as everything you need is supplied plus more. lovely garden, very friendly and helpful couple. would definitely go back and woul… More
Thank you so much for a lovely review. We are delighted that everyone who has stayed with us had a lovely time. Hope to see you back.
24 May 2013
We have returned home again after our second stay at this most wonderful cottage. Everything in the cottage is of a high standard and you could not wish for a better place to spend time in Dorset. We found this 'Gem' quite by chance last year and it was so good we booked for this year before we left! Again we have already booked for next year and look forward to seeing Laurence and Michael again, they are great people and interact with the tenants as much or as little as the tenants are happy with. Teir garden is magnificent and is yours for your stay, and you don't have to get your hands dirty!! If you want the most idilic and high spec place to stay in Dorset, this is the place to be.
Wow! Thank you very much for the glowing review. We look forward to seeing you next year.
27 Apr 2013
"a special little gem"
Everything was perfect for a comfortable stay in peaceful surroundings . We can thoroughly recommend this property .… More
Thank you very much. Your comments are highly appreciated. The little plant is still going strong. Thank you.
11 Nov 2012
"PICTURE POSTCARD PERFECT"
very well furnished.unobtrusive owners - met them at the start of the week, said our 'good bye's' at the end of the week.absolutely everything you needed for self catering - and i mean,… More
Thank you so much for such a great feed back. It makes us very proud that A Coté gets a seal of approval from our guests.
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