About the home
The Bothy (3 bedrooms, sleeps 7 + childs bed)
The main part of the cottage was an old coach house, the Bothy is comfortable, very spacious and full of character with charming rustic features throughout. It has a private fenced garden which is safe for children and dogs with wonderful views over the village and charming countryside.
Bedroom 1, a large vaulted ensuite bedroom.
Super-King size 6ft bed; very comfortable and extremely popular with guests,(which can be made into 2 single beds if required).
There is also a further 3ft single bed and a cot can be provided. There is space to sleep another child on a mattress on the floor if required.
The family bathroom has a walk in power shower, separate bath, toilet and basin.
Exposed wooden floorboards. TV with Freeview and DVD.
There are wonderful views of the village and countryside from this room.
King Size bed which has a high quality mattress.
Ensuite with walk-in power shower, toilet and basin.
This room has exposed wooden floorboards, a vaulted ceiling and beautiful old beams throughout. The bathroom has a new
There are stunning views of the village and beautiful surrounding countryside.
It has a TV with Freeview and DVD.
Bedroom 3 (Situated on the ground floor)
King Size bed which has a high quality mattress.
Ensuite with shower, toilet and basin.
Exposed rustic stone wall, solid wooden floorboards and rustic beams throughout.
TV with Freeview and DVD player.
The cottage is very well equipped and there is a good selection of DVD's, books and games for adults and children. We provide guides and an OS map.
The front door leads into the hallway where there is a door leading to the good sized kitchen/diner. There is a small table and the kitchen is very well equipped with a new electric oven , washing machine, microwave, slow cooker, kettle, toaster, dishwasher and cafetiere. There is shared use of a tumble dryer.
A seperate stair case leads from the kitchen to Bedroom 1, as described above.
Bedroom 3 is on the ground floor and is also accessed from the kitchen.
The hallway also leads to the living/dining room which is a very large room with lovely oak floor boards, an exposed stone wall,beautiful ornate fireplace(not in use) and lovely old rustic beams throughout. This room overlooks the garden and goat pen and also provides views of the village, and surrounding countryside. The garden is fenced and is safe for children and dogs. There is a large dining table and chairs to seat 8 and also plenty of comfortable seating, TV , DVD player, and radio/tape/CD player.
SKY TV is available in the lounge, incuding SKY Sports channels.
The charming staircase leads from the living room into Bedroom 2.
There is a private fenced garden which can be enjoyed by guests with a private sitting area with table and chairs. The garden is fenced and is safe for children and dogs.There is also a BBQ. The large communal gardens are also accessible and are great for children to explore. There is use of a large trampoline with net enclosure,a slide and a selection of play equipment.
Electricity, heating, linen, duvets included. Heating is by way of independently controlled central heating to radiators.
Parking for two cars; off road and private.
Wi-Fi connection £10 per week
Well behaved dogs welcome (£20 supplement per dog).
|Size:||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||West Bay|
|Will consider:||Long lets|
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
No smoking at this property
|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:||3 Bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 3 en suites|
|Furniture:||Single beds (1), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seating for 8, Lounge seating for 8|
|Other:||Linen provided, please check with the advertiser regarding towels|
|Outdoors:||Shared garden, Private garden, BBQ, Trampoline|
Further details outdoors:
Attached to the house is a 2 acre paddock that can be accessed by guests which is occupied by some very friendly sheep who will have lambs in the spring and two pot bellied pigs. There are also three very cute pigmy goats that are very friendly and can be fed.
The cottage has a private fenced garden with table and chairs. There is also a BBQ.
There is also a large communal garden which can be enjoyed by guests and provides access to the paddock. The gardens are great for children to explore and there is a good selection of play equipment for children including a trampoline and a slide.
The garden is bordered by a stream ; PLEASE TAKE NOTE; YOUNG CHILDREN MUST NOT BE LEFT UNATTENDED.
There are wonderful views over the village and towards the historic church and surrounding countryside, including Lewesdon Hill- the tallest hill in Dorset. The garden has excellent bird life.
There is off road parking by the cottage for 2 cars if more parking is required please enquire.
From the cottage there are many delightful walks along well marked footpaths including Lewesdon Hill, owned by the National Trust, the highest hill in Dorset. From the summit are wonderful views.
Also in walking distance is Pilsdon Pen an ancient hill fort; from the summit are spectacular views.
Beaminster a small historic market town is 3 miles away it has a wonderful square and church. It has several pubs, cafes, restaurants and a small Co-op store.
Bridport a thriving arty town is some 7 miles away. It has all the facilities of a small town including a cinema, art centre and a famous street market on Wednesdays and Saturdays. This is a lively interesting place to visit with a fascinating history. There are several large supermarkets.
Dorset is characterised by rolling hills, winding valleys, and beautiful villages. The area abounds in historic monuments and beautiful scenery.
The Jurassic coast is the only Natural World Heritage site in England and offers fantastic scenery and lovely beaches.
The area is a walker's paradise and provides many opportunities for families and children. The wonderful Jurassic coast is very close offering opportunities for fishing, crabbing, fossil hunting, swimming and a host of attractions at places like Lyme Regis.
Lyme Regis is a wonderful town on the coast in a fantastic setting providing safe bathing and a host of other activities.
There are numerous formal gardens and historic houses;
Mapperton Gardens; nr Beaminster
Forde Abbey ; approx 15 min drive
Montecute House, (National Trust), nr Martock approx 25 min drive
Tintinhull (NT) approx 40 min away
Barrington Court (NT) approx 45 min away
Abbotsbury – Tropical Gardens ( also has children's farm) 30 min away
Kingston Maurward, Dorchester, 35 min away (also has children's farm)
Escott, Ottery St Mary, Devon, 45 min away (various small animals, birds of prey, owls, and outdoor/indoor play areas)
Wi-Fi is available at £10 per week
Well behaved dogs are welcome at a charge of £20 per dog
Bookings run from Friday to Friday. During late autumn, winter and early spring booking periods are flexible.
We provide a travel cot, high chair and stair gate
We also provide ;
~ Toilet rolls
~ Washing up liquid,
~ Hand soap,
~ Dish cloths/brush,
~ Kitchen roll,
~ Dish washer tablets,
~ Tea towels,
~ Oven gloves.
The West Country / Dorset region
In May 2007 the Daily Telegraph said ' To find countryside half as good as this you would have to travel at least as far as the Dordogne'
The West country and in particular Dorset is one of the most popular holiday destination in the UK. It enjoys warm summers and traditationaly mild winters. This is one of the warmest areas of the UK. Dorset is charicterised by rolling hills, winding valleys, and beautiful villages. The area abounds in historic monuments and beautiful scenery. The Jurassic coast is the only natural world heritage site in England and offers fanstanic scenery and lovely beaches. The area is a walkers paradise and provides many opportunites for families and children. The wonderful Jurassic coast is very near offering opportunities for fishing, crabbing, fossil hunting, swimming and a host of attractions at places like Lyme Regis. Lyme Regis is a wonderful town on the coast in a fantastic setting providing safe bathing and a host of opportunities for families.
Visit www.westdorset.com and hiddendorset.org for further information.
The Broadwindsor area
Broadwindsor is a popular, friendly and very historic conservation village, in an area of outstanding natural beauty. The village has a pub ,Community Village shop, children's play area, sports field, and beautiful 12th century church
The White Lion pub re-opened in February 2012 and the new management are friendly and popular. The pub has an open fire and is cosy and friendly, accepting well-behaved dogs on leads . Excellent food is served daily from a varied lunch and evening menu.
Broadwindsor also has a renowned Craft centre, which also has a restaurant serving very good lunches. reowned Craft centre, which also has a restaurant, serving very good food.
From the cottage there are many delightful walks along well marked footpaths is fantastic countryside including Lewesdon Hill, owned by the National Trust, the highest hill in Dorset. From the summit are wonderful views. Also in walking distance is Pilsdon Pen an ancient hill fort again from the summit are spectacular views. Beaminster a small historic market town is 3 miles away it has a wonderful square and church. It has several cafes and restaurants and provisions can be got from here. Bridport a thriving arty town is some 6 miles away. It has all the facilities of a small town including a cinema, art centre and a famous street market on Wednesdays and Fridays. This is a lively interesting place to visit with a fasinating history.
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Activities near Broadwindsor
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
07 May 2013
A very comfortable cottage with excellent facilities.
Each bedroom had en-suite facilities and all rooms were spotless.
Good sized kitchen and most importantly, everything was lovely and... more
04 May 2013
We were three generations and two dogs and The Bothy was enjoyed by all! Even though the weather was very cold, the cottage was warm and inviting. The large bedrooms all had big, comfortable beds and good ensuites with plenty of hot water to go around. David and Elaine were on hand if we needed any help or advice. The cottage was well situated for trips to the coast or walks in the countryside.
27 Apr 2013
David and Elaine were there to greet us and couldn't have been more helpful. The cottage was very spacious and easily accomodated our group of five. All the facilities were excellent.... more
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 8|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Half term||1 Jun 12||8 Jun 12||£ 745||-||-||1 Week|
|Early summer||8 Jun 12||6 Jul 12||£ 560||-||-||1 Week|
|Summer||6 Jul 12||13 Jul 12||£ 670||-||-||1 Week|
|Summer||13 Jul 12||20 Jul 12||£ 745||-||-||1 Week|
|Summer Holidays||20 Jul 12||24 Aug 12||£ 825||-||-||1 Week|
|Summer||24 Aug 12||1 Sep 12||£ 825||-||-||1 Week|
|Summer||1 Sep 12||7 Sep 12||£ 670||-||-||1 Week|
|Late Summer||7 Sep 12||21 Sep 12||£ 560||-||-||1 Week|
|Early Autumn||21 Sep 12||5 Oct 12||£ 460||-||-||1 Week|
|Autumn||5 Oct 12||26 Oct 12||£ 395||£ 95||£ 95||Flexible|
|Half Term||26 Oct 12||2 Nov 12||£ 540||-||-||1 Week|
|Late Autumn||2 Nov 12||14 Dec 12||£ 355||£ 90||£ 90||Flexible|
|Christmas New Year||14 Dec 12||4 Jan 13||£ 745||-||-||1 Week|
|Winter||4 Jan 13||15 Feb 13||£ 355||£ 95||£ 95||1 Night|
|Half term||15 Feb 13||22 Feb 13||£ 420||-||-||1 Week|
|The start of spring||22 Feb 13||29 Mar 13||£ 395||£ 95||£ 95||1 Night|
|Easter||29 Mar 13||12 Apr 13||£ 595||-||-||1 Week|
|Spring||12 Apr 13||24 May 13||£ 460||-||-||1 Week|
|Half term||24 May 13||31 May 13||£ 700||-||-||1 Week|
|Early summer||31 May 13||5 Jul 13||£ 560||-||-||1 Week|
|Summer||5 Jul 13||12 Jul 13||£ 670||-||-||1 Week|
|Summer||12 Jul 13||26 Jul 13||£ 745||-||-||1 Week|
|Summer Holidays||26 Jul 13||30 Aug 13||£ 825||-||-||1 Week|
|Summer||30 Aug 13||6 Sep 13||£ 670||-||-||1 Week|
|Summer||6 Sep 13||20 Sep 13||£ 560||-||-||1 Week|
|Late Summer||20 Sep 13||4 Oct 13||£ 460||-||-||1 Week|
|Early Autumn||4 Oct 13||25 Oct 13||£ 395||-||-||1 Week|
|Half Term||25 Oct 13||1 Nov 13||£ 540||-||-||1 Week|
|Late Autumn||1 Nov 13||13 Dec 13||£ 355||£ 90||£ 90||1 Night|
|Christmas / New Year||13 Dec 13||3 Jan 14||£ 745||-||-||1 Week|
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