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Overlooking the ancient Angel Lane

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
  • Car not necessary

Easter cottage

A beautiful mews cottage in the heart of the historic part of Shaftesbury with it's own courtyard parking, perfect for enjoying the town's atmosphere, an interesting and lovely location to holiday for all seasons, with so much to see and do, or just relaxing..

The famous Gold Hill, trendy bistros, bars, cafes, restaurants, Castle Walk and interesting shops surround its location. All just a short level stroll away.

This delightful cottage has just been refurbished with a brand new stylish kitchen and bathroom. Two comfortable bedrooms, one double and one twin.

The cottage has two patio areas both with seating and a relaxing comfortable lounge with large french windows..

The locality of the cottage offers an ideal base to discover Dorset with a host of varied and interesting places to visit from Longleat to Salisbury and Sherborne all around 30 minutes drive.

We offer free bicycle hire upon request.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Bournemouth Beach
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bournemouth International Airport, Nearest railway: Gillingham Train Station
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Funished to a high and comfortable standard with a downstairs cloakroom and TV's in both bedrooms, this property will cater for all your homely needs. With two patio gardens, both with seating and pretty flower beds, tranquility can be found within the heart of this historic town.

Further details outdoors

With a large heated public swimming pool (open from April till October) just a few meters away, a park just across the road and a with library a few meters stroll in the opposite direction all your needs will be catered for.

Please note despite the location within a historic saxon hilltop town, access to all these facility's are level.

Further details

Local information books will be provided.

The West Country region

Set in the heart of Hardy country, Shaftesbury is an ideal base for exploring the diverse range of Dorset attractions in the surrounding area. Near by places of interest include Longleat House & Safari Park, Stonehenge, Salisbury Cathedral, Bath Spa, Poole Harbor, Stourhead Gardens & Lake a mear 15min drive away or why not visit the near by airfield of Compton Abbas with many vintage aircraft, and the possibility to view the picturesque historic town of Shaftesbury from the air!


Shaftesbury is a medieval Saxon hilltop market town full of character and rich in history.

With plenty of interesting historic places to explore and many lovely country walks.

An ideal holiday destination throughout the year, with its famous Gold Hill, Abbey Ruins,

Castlehill view points, own museum, and littered with medieval cobbled pathways its the perfect

destination for a great holiday.

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Review 1-10 of 11

25 Feb 2014



Lovely cottage in the heart of Shaftesbury - perfect location, clean, comfortable, warm, cosy. Made to feel so welcome. Lovely welcome pack which my teenage daughter in particular appreciated with the… More

30 Nov 2013


"Perfect location and perfectly appointed accommodation--could not have been better."

The location is perfect for getting around town on foot--no need for a car, but there is a reserved parking space if you are driving.My wife, her parents and I stayed for a week in October of 2013 in … More

31 Oct 2013


"Idéalement situé, confortable et superbe accueil!"

Petit cottage dans le centre de Shaftesbury (avec une place de parking), Easter Cottage est une superbe base pour rayonner dans le sud oues t de l'Angleterre. Nous sommes proche de Stonehenge, Sa… More

9 Oct 2013


"Perfect in Every Way"

This cottage was a wonderful surlprise. It was beautifully and practically decorated, and its location really excellent...very close to all facilities. The owner, Ashley was both very friendly and helpful, and her thoughtfullness of providing fresh produce and town/area information for us on our arrival was unexpected and very much appreciated. The cottage was luxurious and its facilities helped make our stay totally comfortable and happy for the entire week. It was excellent value. We definitely plan to return to such wonderful accommodation, delightful town and stunning area at some time in the future.

5 Oct 2013


"great place to stay"

The house is well equipped and very well located in Shaftsbury, it's also a very good base for visiting places not only in Dorset but in the surrounding counties. Lots of National Trust propertie… More

13 Sep 2013


"Last minute heaven"

This was a very much a last minute booking. Saw it was available on the Saturday and was able to rent from Sunday to Sunday. Met by owner, Ashley who gave us not only a comprehensive tour but the best… More

5 Sep 2013


"Wonderful stay in a typical english cottage"

Cottage in perfect conditions, clean and fully equipped. Excellent location for exploring Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire and fantastic welcome by the hosts. They are very kindly and helpfull: thanks f… More

26 Aug 2013


"Cosy, central, charming cottage"

My mom, myself, and my teenage son rented Easter Cottage for two weeks. Easter Cottage was a great home-base for our travels throughout Dorset. We had daily adventures: Salsibury, Bath, Dorchester, an… More

3 Apr 2013


"heaven hiden in town"

A wonderfully safe feeling house, with quietness and seclusion after a busy day, this the perfect place to rent and enjoy the comforts afforded there. The 'welcome pack' is wonderful and ma… More

26 Feb 2013


"Great location and sweet cottage"

The cottage itself is sweet. The main bedroom is quite spacious with the second one being on the smaller side. The bathroom and kitchen are very modern and everything is in good condition. I had a very comfortable stay, the house was very clean and well kept. The location is great for pottering round Shaftesbury and also for getting out and about via car. The owner was lovely to deal with, very sweet and helpful which was really appreciated as I was travelling alone with 2 young children.

Review 1-10 of 11

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