This end cottage, in a row of four, is on a quiet lane with similar characterful properties. To the front and side are gravel paths with mature borders; beyond a shared rear path is a large secluded stone terrace with BBQ and a lawn. The interior is of a high standard and retains a host of original features - doors, beams, staircases etc. Parking for 2 cars adjacent.
Shop 0.5 miles; Pub 400 yards.
Hall; front Sitting Room with gas flame fire, freesat TV, hi-fi and iPod dock; large Living Room with log burner and glazed doors to garden; characterful Kitchen/Dining Room with flagged floor, dishwasher, ice-box fridge, Rayburn cooker plus multi-cook microwave; rear Lobby for boots/coats; WC /Cloakroom.
Upstairs: 3 Bedrooms: a 5ft double with iron bedstead and Victorian fireplace, and 2 twins. Bathroom: bath and shower.
Central heating plus log burner, gas fire and Rayburn. No Telephone.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
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.
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This peaceful village near the beautiful Dorset coast is the 'Overcombe' of Thomas Hardy's novel The Trumpet Major. Set amongst picturesque countryside, and underneath the shadow of the Osmington White Horse (a hill figure of King George III sculpted in 1808 into the limestone), Sutton Poyntz is the perfect place to enjoy the beauty of Dorset. Stay with Dorset Coastal Cottages and enjoy the best of both worlds with countryside walks right on your doorstep and the beaches(sand), restaurants and bars of Weymouth less than 4 miles away.