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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Situated in beautiful Dorset countryside in an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this is a rare opportunity to stay in a very comfortable cottage in an unspoilt rural valley, rich in wildlife, birds and wild flowers. It has its own garden and lies within the grounds of the owner's small farm. There are numerous interesting walks straight from the front door and 2 good pubs within a mile and a half. Bridport with its twice weekly markets, shops, restaurants and a leisure centre is 5 miles away. West Bay (a bustling harbour where Broadchurch was filmed), the Jurassic Coast and several interesting beaches and coastal paths are also close by.

The cottage which is attractively furnished and well equipped has a beamed living room with a wood-burning stove and a French window onto the garden. A modern fitted kitchen, double bedroom, twin bedroom, bath, lavatory and over-bath shower. The wood-burning stove (logs included in rent) heats radiators if required. There are electric Night Storage and convector heaters. Electricity in excess of £10 (for 3 to 6 day stays) and £15 (for stays of a week or more) will be charged according to meter readings. Bed linen included . Colour TV and DVD. Wi-Fi accessible. Electric cooker, Microwave, washing machine/dryer, freezer and fridge. BBQ. Natural spring water with UV filter. Dogs on request.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach West Bay 10 km
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 8 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The West Country region

There are exceptional hills and valleys in this part of West Dorset so the walks are very satisfying. For example a round trip to West Milton and back or to Mapperton (with its Sawmill Cafe for lunch) and back.

Bridport has street markets on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The town has an Arts Centre and The Electric Palace cinema. There is also a Leisure Centre.

The Kingcombe Centre, 4 km away, runs Nature courses and conducts walks. Powerstock Common is a site of Nature Conservation Interest.

Maiden Castle and Eggardon Hill are iron age hill camps.


Gastronomically speaking the area is full of good Restaurants, Pubs and cafes, for example Summer Lodge and the Acorn Inn in Evershot, the Riverside at West Bay, the Hive Beach Cafe at Burton Bradstock and The Half Moon at Melplash.

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28 Jun 2014


"Lovely secluded retreat"

On the beach wasn't really on our list of needed items when we looked from somewhere to stay. However the location of Barn Cottage was a very happy accident, set beautifully on a farm in a pretty… More

19 May 2014


"A little slice of heaven in Dorset."

We have just returned from a lovely relaxing week in an idyllic cottage tucked away in the countryside. The cottage itself was cosy and welcoming, especially the log burning stove and the views from t… More

3 Apr 2014


"Simply excellent"

Tucked away in the rural dorset countryside we found an absolute gem. The Barn Cottage is absolutely beautiful; recently renovated, the cottage is cozy with spacious living areas and a lovely private … More

4 Jan 2014


"Beautiful cottage in a wonderful location; we'll definitely be back!"

A comfortable and charming cottage in an extremely peaceful and stunning location. Barn Cottage is ideally situated for exploring the West Dorset and East Devon coastline and its historic towns includ… More

8 Dec 2013


"perfect getaway"

Very cute little cottage about 15mins from the coast through some gorgeous countryside. Although its in the grounds of the owners small farm it feels very private and you have your own walkway round t… More

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Calendar last updated:27 Sep 2014

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Languages spoken
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  • French

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