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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Little Coombe self catering holiday cottage is one of 4 cottages, personally run by Andrew and Nicola Foot at Bookham Court, near Alton Pancras, Dorchester. This 4 star cottage is popular with couples and families visiting Thomas Hardy's Dorset. The cottage has wooden floors, beams and a woodburning stove in an inglenook fireplace. The double and twin bedrooms are both ensuite, one with a bath and one with a shower. Children and pets are welcome and travel cots, highchairs and stairgates can be provided.
Little Coombe has a patio with garden furniture, BBQ and garden which leads into a field with course fishing lake. You will see plenty of wildlife at Bookham Court, from our wildlife hide you can view birds and mammals feeding or watch chicks hatching via our interactive cameras.
A games room, with a wi-fi hotspot is ideal for those wet days.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Weymouth 30 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol 90 km, Nearest railway: Dorchester or Sherborne 16 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||Central heating, TV, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river|
The West Country region
Little Coombe is situated on the edge of Thomas Hardy's Blackmore Vale with panoramic views and glorious walks. Half way between the historic towns of Sherborne and Dorchester it is the ideal base from which to explore Dorset and only an half an hour drive from the Jurassic coast and beaches.
Half way between Buckland Newton and Alton Pancras, Bookham is a small hamlet, ideal for a peaceful holiday but close to many good eating establishments and a good village shop.
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25 Feb 2014
"A “home away from home”"
Living in the States and having family in Alton Pancras, we have stayed at the Bookham Court cottages on numerous occasions and entertained our American guests there too – they loved it! Each visit we've received a warm welcome from Nicola and Andy Foot and have always enjoyed a very relaxing stay. Little Coombe is a clean, cosy, well equipped cottage that provides all the amenities needed to make you feel at home, with a wonderful log burning fire for those colder evenings. We've also enjoyed using the neighbouring games room that provides entertainment for all ages, as well as internet access (a “must have” for my family!). There are many great walks locally as well as easy access to nearby towns, making this the perfect location for a relaxing get-away and – as in our case - family get-togethers. We shall definitely be coming back!
15 Feb 2014
"Peaceful location; excellent facilities for all"
Modern, clean, comfortable cottage. play barn great for teenagers in bad weather; excellent location by many bridle paths for walk/cycle. Bird/wildlife watching hide a bonus. Would go again.
10 Feb 2014
"Perfect getaway for a relaxing break"
Lovely cottage in a great area. Plenty of things to do locally if you don't want to drive too far. Pubs in walking distance if you don't mind a bit of a hike and the village shop is well stocked. Sherborne is relatively close and has everything you need. Cottage very cosy with plenty of space, highly recommended.
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