Sawpit Orchard (113)
Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
On the edge of the village, this first floor accommodation is above the owner's house but has its own entrance accessed by a bridge from the village lane. It has views over the large shared garden, reached by an external staircase, and its own private sitting area under an apple tree. The remainder is steeply sloping with flower beds, trees, fruit cage and vegetable garden (organic vegetables available in season). Parking on village lane.
Shop 4 miles; Pub 300 yards.
Spacious for two. Step down to Hall with space for coats and boots; Kitchen/Dining Room with beamed window, ice-box fridge and microwave Combi Oven only (no washing machine); Sitting Room with a shuttered window; double-aspect Bedroom with 5ft double bed and door to garden via external stairs; en suite shower bathroom with power shower.
Electric panel heaters. Hairdryer. No Telephone.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
The West Country region
Home to England's first World Heritage Site, the Jurassic Coast's outstanding geology represents 185 million years of Earth history. The whole 95 miles is open and spectacular, a walker's paradise to explore the sandy beaches, bays, coves and headlands, the changing geology determines and incredible variety of bird, plant and sea life.
Dorset has less rainfall than Devon or Cornwall and the summer swimming is excellent. The water is clean and the beaches varied: reefs and shale ledges for snorkelers, safe sandy beaches for children at Studland, Swanage and Weymouth plus great swathe of shingle that makes up the famous Chesil Bank.
Over half the county has been designated an Area of Outstanding Beauty and there are many places to visit from the famous Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door arch to fossil hunting at Charmouth and Lyme Regis, to viewing the Roman artefacts in Dorchester and climbing to the top of the majestic Maiden Castle.
The wide and varied activities on offer in the county include sailing, surfing, coasteering, rock climbing, horse riding and golf. The choice of beaches in Dorset also offer every thing from the 'Kiss Me Quick' resorts to the unspoilt, deserted remote bays and coves, most are dog friendly all year round.
The resort towns of Swanage, Weymouth and Lyme Regis offering great family entertainment plus many festivals and county shows including The Great Steam Fair, the Dorset County Show and Bestival at Lulworth Castle. Dorset has also attracted many famous chefs and fine dining can now be had at the Michelin star restaurant Sienna in Dorchester, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's River Cottage or Mark Hix's Oyster & Fish House. Getting to Dorset is quick and easy. Whether by train or car getting here is easy and just 2.5 hours from London and the home counties.
Situated in a steep valley on the edge of the Dorset Downs, the ancient village of Powerstock (formerly known as 'Poorstock') is small but beautiful and has been used as a film location for a number of BBC television series. The church dates from Norman times and contains a carving of what is thought to be Good King Wenceslas. The Three Horseshoes pub is an excellent spot for a drink or a meal and is right near Dorset Coastal Cottages 2 beautiful properties. The beaches of Burton Bradstock and West Bay are less than 20 minutes drive.
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